6th Grade Humanities Teacher

Employer
Capital City Public Charter School
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Nov 13, 2020
Closes
Nov 29, 2020
Ref
1453734013
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Capital City is looking for innovative, experienced, and passionate teachers for the school year 2020-2021.At Capital City, we challenge the status quo every day. Our staff are skilled, compassionate, solutions-oriented, and unwavering in their commitment to give children of all ages, all backgrounds, and all abilities the education they need to thrive. If you want to help prepare the next generation of changemakers, apply today!Teaching roles are 10-month positions, which are exempt and therefore not eligible for overtime pay under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.Why teach at Capital City?Work hard and achieve results, together! At Capital City, teachers work on collaborative teams that grapple with challenges, celebrate successes, and support and learn from one another.Diversity, equity, and inclusion arent just buzzwords. We believe the diversity of our staff and the students we serve is our greatest asset. We take seriously the responsibility to achieve equity for our students and build a culture where staff engage in dialogue about race and work to build an inclusive culture.Invest in your own learning. Capital City prioritizes the professional growth and learning of our teachers through weekly internal professional development and opportunities to learn from experts around the country. Campus and school-wide leadership opportunities are available for teachers who want them.Make your classroom and curriculum your own. Our teachers value the autonomy they have at Capital City to design a curriculum that is dynamic, personal and exciting. There is a culture of innovation that is supported by Principals and Instructional Coaches.Middle School Humanities Teachers at Capital City:Plan and teach daily classes for two humanities blocks with strong emphasis on literacy developmentPlan and teach a Reading Intensive with emphasis on literacy developmentUtilize a workshop model to differentiate instruction and promote student engagementDevelop learning expeditions, curriculum, and projectsRegularly assess student progress and use data to plan for instructionMeet and plan at least weekly with a grade-level teamServe as an advisor to 10-14 students by leading a daily advisory, helping to develop the social curriculum, and supporting advisees through regular parent communicationCollaborate with staff and students to implement consistent structuresInvolve students in fieldwork and service that deepens understanding and interestSupport students with completing portfolios and meeting necessary promotional requirementsAttend a summer institute and weekly professional development sessionsComplete narrative progress reports

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