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

Location
Washington, DC
Salary
based upon experience
Posted
Jan 15, 2018
Closes
Feb 19, 2018
Ref
Are you an awesome teacher?
Industry
Education, Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time

Overview

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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Qualifications

  • 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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