High School Teacher - Hiring for All Subjects - Sy18-19
Background: Washington Leadership Academy (WLA) is a world-class college prep high school providing DC students with the personalized and experiential education needed to succeed in college and become public leaders. WLA combines proven best practices from successful high schools across the country with innovative and technology-rich educational strategies to create an unparalleled academic experience. WLA is one of 10 schools in the nation to be recognized as a "Super School" and awarded a $10 million grant to redesign high school from the ground up. WLA is hiring for teachers in the following subjects: Math (Algebra through Geometry) ELA Social Studies teachers (WH/US) Computer Science Biology SpEd Math SpEd ELA Language Lab Role and Responsibilities: Teaching Assume personal responsibility for the academic progress of all students. Implement a coherent, research-based curriculum using technological tools Document all syllabi, lesson plans, assignments, rubrics, and other instructional materials and methods. Use consistent school-wide practices and individualized methods to engage students in the classroom. Classroom Management Create, monitor, and sustain a disciplined and joyous school culture of high academic and behavioral standards. Provide structure in the classroom by developing and reinforcing school-wide rules and expectations. Ensure smooth operation of all classroom instructional functions without excuses or exceptions. Data Analysis Develop and use a variety of assessment data to refine curricula and instructional practice. Evaluate academic achievement through detailed data analysis of student performance. Student Support and School Culture Communicate effectively and maintain strong relationships with students, families, and colleagues. Develop and maintain positive, strong classroom culture.