TEACHERS (Grades 6-12, ALL SUBJECTS, 2017/18 SY)

Location
Washington, DC
Salary
Competitive Compensation Package
Posted
Apr 04, 2017
Closes
May 09, 2017
Hours
Full Time

Change in the community starts with us!

 

Chavez Schools is hiring for the 2017-2018 school year.

 

Founded in 1998, Chavez Schools educates approximately 1400 students in grades 6-12 across four campuses in Washington DC.  The mission of Chavez Schools is to prepare scholars to succeed in competitive colleges and to empower them to use public policy to create a more just, free and equal world.   Unique to our model is our public policy curriculum that focuses on real-world public policy experiences that foster critical thinking and strong advocacy skills.

 

“A word as to the education of the heart…it can only be imparted through the loving touch of a teacher.”  Cesar Chavez

 

Chavez Schools is looking for highly effective and dedicated educators who are passionate about student achievement.  We need hardworking, team-oriented and experienced teachers for 6th through 12th grade. . 

 

ABOUT THE POSITION

 

A Chavez Schools teacher is responsible for the following:

  • Collaborating with colleagues to plan highly effective, Common Core –aligned curriculum and  instructional materials
  • Preparing standards-based lesson plans that engage students in critical thinking and integrate the public policy modules of Chavez
  • Assessing student growth utilizing a variety of student assessments both formal and informal.
  • Tracking student data to inform, differentiate and drive instruction according to students’ individual needs.
  • Creating a positive learning environment and classroom culture that fosters relationships between students and staff.
  • Communicating with students, parents, and school staff to ensure that students are on-track in learning

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree (Required)
  • At least two years of teaching experience in a public school (Preferred)
  • Experience teaching in an urban environment (Preferred)
  • Chavez Schools requires all teachers to be “Highly Qualified”, which includes a Bachelor’s degree and passing the appropriate Praxis exam(s)
  • Commitment to working with students from underserved communities (Required)
  • Bachelor’s degree in the subject/content area (Preferred)

 

Position Type: Full-time, Exempt

 

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

 

Benefits: Chavez Schools offers an extremely competitive salary and benefits package, (web link to benefits package)

 

APPLY AT CHAVEZSCHOOLS.ORG

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