Are you an awesome teacher? Join us for the 2018-19 SY

Washington, DC
based upon experience
Jan 15, 2018
Feb 19, 2018
Are you an awesome teacher?
Education, Nonprofit
Full Time


Eagle Academy Public Charter School serves students from Pre-K 3 through Grade 3. Eagle is committed to building a promising future for all students in a rich, robust learning environment that fosters creativity and problem-solving abilities by emphasizing cognitive and social-emotional growth through engaging children in active learning in an inclusive learning environment.


  • Establish a provocative learning environment that promotes awe and wonderment;
  • Model a caring and respectful tone when interacting with children, parents and colleagues;
  •  Provide hands-on, creative, imaginative learning experiences that lay the foundation for joyful, life-long learning;
  • Promote language and literacy development through the use of developmentally appropriate practices;
  • Provide for the cognitive growth and social and emotional competence of all children in order for them to exceed the OSSE Early Learning Standards;
  •  Engage in a broad array of thoughtful activities that build a bridge between school and home;
  •  Demonstrate a willingness to learn, grow and develop into a distinguished teacher through content mastery and improved student learning;
  • Use data to inform and plan for teaching and learning and utilize differentiated instruction across all content areas;
  • Ensure that each child reaches reading proficiency by the end of grade 3; and
  • Contribute to the overall professional learning community by collaborating with colleagues, accepting coaching and other forms of teaching support and actively participating in all professional development opportunities


  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood and/or Special Education from an accredited university required. Master’s degree preferred;
  • Successful completion of the Praxis II Exam;
  • 2+ years urban teaching experience strongly preferred; and
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive salary and benefits package;
  • Community of early childhood practitioners committed to the principles and practices of the Responsive Classroom approach;
  • Model early childhood unit that supports and nurtures a continuum of learning from Pre-K 3 to Grade 3;
  • Professional environment where developmentally appropriate practices through play-based and inquiry-based learning are valued;
  • Theory and principles of evidenced-based early literacy and reading development through professional development; and

Ongoing professional development and coaching support in all areas

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