Classroom Lead Teacher

Job Type

Full Time

Published

10/19/2018

Application Deadline

12/01/2018

Address

1801 Mississippi Avenue Southeast
Washington
District of Columbia
20020
United States

Description

Sponsored by the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, the Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys is a tuition-free Episcopal school for children from traditionally underserved communities. The School nurtures the spiritual, intellectual, social-emotional, artistic and physical development of its students in a Christian community of learners that welcomes boys of all faiths and beliefs. Working in close partnership with students and families, the School strives to create an environment where each boy is challenged to reach his full academic potential and receives the structured support necessary to develop his unique gifts. The Bishop Walker School seeks to foster a love of learning, intellectual curiosity, spiritual foundation, and moral character that each boy will need as a student, as a citizen and as a child of God.


The Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys seeks dynamic Classroom Lead Teachers (K-5) for the 2018-2019 school year to educate and encourage the intellectual and social development of boys. The Classroom Lead Teacher is responsible for teaching a maximum of 16 students in all areas of the curriculum. The Classroom Lead Teacher should have a commitment to urban education and inspiring excellence.


Candidates should be familiar with Responsive Classroom, Guided Reading and Writer’s Workshop.


Qualifications

●     Three or more years of teaching experience preferred

●     BA or MA in Elementary Education or related field (e.g., Reading, Curriculum and Instruction)


Responsibilities

●     Establish high expectations for student academic performance and behavior.

●     Design and implement respective grade curriculum.

●     Instruct students in reading, writing, mathematics, social studies, and science.

●     Collaborate with other Lead Teachers and Specials Teachers.

●     Form and maintain positive partnerships with parents.

●     Clearly articulate both verbally and in writing students’ progress.


Expectations

•   Promotes inquiry, creativity, problem solving and critical thinking

•   Designs curriculum which recognizes children’s interests and strengthens their skills

•   Creates engaging, hands on learning experiences both inside and outside of the classroom

•   Incorporates differentiated instruction and flexible grouping

•   Assesses content, process and product of curriculum continuously

•   Recognizes the physical, cognitive and emotional needs of boys 




Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

sfolarin@bishopwalkerschool.org
http://www.bishopwalkerschool.org

Please send the following items to sfolarin@bishopwalkerschool.org:

●     Cover letter addressed to Mrs. Stephanie Folarin, Principal

●     Resume

●     Names and contact information of 3 professional references

●     Copy of college or graduate school transcripts


We are not accepting telephone inquiries.


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