TEACHING POSITIONS AT PRIVATE HIGH SCHOOL IN DC

Job Type

Part Time
Temporary
Contract

Published

06/13/2018

Address

1816 12th Street Northwest
4th Floor
Washington
District of Columbia
20009
United States

Description

LOCATION

Emerson Preparatory School (Emerson) is an independent high school located in the Thurgood Marshall Center, within the vibrant Logan Circle/U Street Corridor of Washington, DC (see our Website at www.emersonprep.org). We are a small, inclusive high school with a focus on personal education. Emerson serves grades 9-12 in small classes, averaging seven students per instructor - something we deem vital to being able to effectively engage students.


POSITIONS

Emerson is seeking charismatic and knowledgeable teachers for the following positions for the Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 terms:

• We are seeking creative, enthusiastic, patient, and reliable instructors to teach the following courses:

  • Upper Mathematics: Algebra II, PreCalculus and Calculus
  • Fundamental Mathematics: Algebra I, Geometry, possibly Algebra II
  • World History and International Relations
  • Spanish Language: Spanish I and Spanish II
  • Sign Language: Sign Language I and Sign Language II
  • Photography


• We are also openly interviewing for well-qualified tutors in most subjects.


Emerson teaching positions are initially part-time, single academic semester contract positions, with the possibility of continuation at the end of the contractual period, based on performance.


QUALIFICATIONS

Ideal candidates value the opportunity to work individually with students, have a knack for generating excitement about learning, can develop lesson plans that inspire student discussion and interaction, and possess strong mentoring skills. The ability to teach across different disciplines is advantageous. Bachelor’s degree required. Content concentration or advanced degree in Secondary Education preferred. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States and must reside in the greater DC area.


PREFERED EXPERIENCE, CREDENTIALS, AND SKILLS FOR CANDIDATES:

• Two or more years of classroom teaching experience in secondary education in an urban setting, inclusive classroom and/or co-teaching experience.

• Familiarity and experience with using and teaching the use of educational technology for math instruction and practice.

• Experience working with youth with high social emotional needs.

• Cultural competency in working with students and families from different racial, ethnic, linguistic, and sexual orientation backgrounds.

• Ability to connect with families/caregivers.

• Strong quantitative and analytical skills for understanding and interpreting data to inform instruction and other practices.

• Confident verbal and written communication skills.

• Strong organizational skills, and ability to prioritize, delegate, manage time and tasks so as to consistently meet deadlines.

• Proven track record working collaboratively with a team.


HOW TO APPLY

Please send an email - linking or attaching your resume, and a cover letter (indicating the courses or positions you are interested in applying for) - to: mainoffice@emersonprep.org

Please include “2018-19 Teaching Application” as the subject line of your email.

Thank you!

Benefits

Salary and benefits are competitive, and commensurate with education, and level of work experience. Emerson is an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring and encourages applicants from all backgrounds. We do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, marital status, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other protected status. All employment decisions are made solely based on an individual’s qualifications, as related to the requirements of the position being filled.

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

mainoffice@emersonprep.org
https://www.emersonprep.org

Please send an email - linking or attaching your resume, and a cover letter (indicating the courses or positions you are interested in applying for) - to: mainoffice@emersonprep.org

Please include “2018-19 Teaching Application” as the Subject line of your email.

Thank you!


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