Middle School Science Teacher
Company : Campus Specifics: Why Chamberlain?As Friendships founding campus nestled on Capitol Hill, Chamberlain Elementary and Middle shines as a beacon of exceptional student achievement. A multiyear, top-performing Tier 1 campus, Chamberlain places students on a proven pathway to academic success.In an era where teacher-to-student ratios are increasingly more difficult to manage, Chamberlain places two teachers in each classroom to provide superior instruction. This approach affirms that each Chamberlain Elementary student in pre-K3-3 receive individually paced instruction instilling the knowledge, skills, success habits and character traits that lead to scholastic excellence for years to come.Consistent with Friendships college preparatory approach, grades 4-8 at Chamberlain Middle follow a robust and culturally diverse curriculum that builds a mastery of core academic content, introduces prerequisites for Advanced Placement courses and nurtures students who will approach Friendships high-performing high school environment with confidence.Praised as a wellspring of great teaching, Chamberlain is home to Friendships 2015 and 2016 Teacher of the Year winners. Overview: Friendship Public Charter School is a thriving network of college preparatory public charter schools. Recognized as a high performing charter organization -- with campuses receiving the highest performance rating offered in the District of Columbia we serve students across multiple DC communities.We are looking for thoughtful, visionary and relentless individuals to join our team of teaching professionals.Our teachers are responsible for providing each student with daily instruction and enrichment opportunities that will support their development of the knowledge, skills and dispositions to complete college and make positive contributions to their communities.When you join Friendship, you are part of a family that encompasses your colleagues and the families we serve. You join a group of people who share the same passion for our students success and for our collective ability to prepare every student for college completion. You join a group of people who share the belief that every child can achieve anything. Responsibilities: Create a classroom culture of high achievement and student ownership of their learning that helps foster students intellectual, social and emotional development.Provide daily instruction, including clear learning outcomes, well-designed lessons and high-quality assessments that align to Friendships curriculum and standards.Incorporate into lessons creative, hands-on learning experiences that broaden students exposure and interests, help foster student ingenuity and require application of knowledge and skills acquired through daily instruction.Provide a classroom environment that is visually appealing, rich with resources aligned to curriculum and standards and honors students achievement with current and accurate displays of exemplary student work.Communicate to students to understand their talents, interests and needs and to convey learning expectations and their progress toward meeting those expectations.Communicate regularly with families to identify students talents, interests and needs and update parents regarding students achievements and progress.Collaborate with school-based staff and throughout the Friendship network in staff meetings, regular analysis sessions and professional learning designed to enhance students learning experience and increase student achievement. Qualifications: Bachelors degree from an accredited universityExcellent verbal and written communication skillsSuccessful completion of the Praxis II ExamOne year of teaching experience and results demonstrating high student achievement and significant growthRequired: Fully vaccinated against COVID-19. A person is considered fully vaccinated 14 days after the last dose of a COVID-19 vaccination series (after the second dose of a 2-dose series, or after one dose of a single-dose vaccine). Religious or medical exemptions may apply.Preferred Qualifications:Masters degreeUndergraduate GPA of 3.0 and aboveEvidence of ongoing professional development and/or continuing educationTwo years of teaching experience and results demonstrating high student achievement and significant growthPraxis Information:For upcoming Praxis test date please visit the website atwww.ets.org/praxisFor HQ requirements visit policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, veteran status, status as a special disabled veteran, or any other protected criteria as established by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to recruitment and hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, layoff, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. Employment decisions at FPCS are based solely upon relevant criteria, including an individuals capabilities, qualifications, training, experience and suitability.