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Special Education Teacher SY21-22 (Perry Street Prep Public Charter School)

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About Perry Street Prep

Perry Street Prep serves 400+ elementary and middle school students in Northeast DC. We are a community of diverse learners, with students from all eight wards of the city, that builds relationships with families and empowers students to be college-ready and to thrive in a global society. Our goal is to provide every student, PreK-8th grade, with the knowledge, the attitudes and the support they will need to succeed in rigorous high schools and beyond.

Perry Street Prep students have PRIDE: perseverance, respect, integrity, dependability, and excellence. Our school culture emphasizes PRIDE qualities, and our faculty and staff help our students strive to embody them.

Our diverse, committed, and driven staff have led Perry Street Prep to become one of the highest performing schools in Washington, DC. In 2019, we earned the distinction of Tier I, the highest performance rating given by the DC Public Charter School Board, designation as an ESEA Distinguished School by the Office of the State Superintendent of Education for exceptional student achievement by our students with disabilities, and the selection as a 2019 Bold Performance School by EmpowerK12.

For additional information about Perry Street Prep, visit pspdc.org.   

Teaching at Perry Street Prep

Special Education Teachers are responsible for delivering instruction to identified students with Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) in an inclusion setting and working to develop and manage a classroom environment that supports differentiated instruction and student progress. Teaching positions at Perry Street Prep are full-time, salaried, 10-month positions, and we expect teachers to provide in-person instruction for the 2021-22 school year.

Teachers at Perry Street Prep are responsible for the following:

  • Collaborating with colleagues in developing cohesive Common Core-aligned curriculum materials, increasing evidence-based instructional resources, and establishing instructional goals grounded in research
  • Utilizing strong content knowledge to effectively present enticing and rigorous Common Core-aligned lessons 
  • Developing Individualized Learning Plans (IEPs) for students on assigned caseload
  • Ensuring the records for each identified student are up to date and well-organized, and contain necessary progress notes and assessments
  • Modifying assessments and classwork for students with special needs
  • Assessing student progress against IEP goals
  • Tracking and monitor assessment results in order to regularly refine teaching practices and design differentiated lesson plans
  • Communicating with families regarding service delivery and student progress
  • Other duties as assigned 

Qualifications

Perry Street Prep is seeking educators with the following education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university required. Special education or master’s degree preferred.
  • Two or more years of teaching experience as an elementary or middle school special education teacher in an urban environment preferred 
  • Experience with co-teaching models preferred 
  • Experience writing and monitoring IEPs preferred 
  • A belief that all students can learn
  • A desire to be an active part of a diverse community of educators, scholars, and families
  • A strong work ethic, individual drive, and an ability to thrive in a collaborative environment

Compensation and Benefits

Perry Street Prep offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package.

About Perry Street Prep

Perry Street Prep serves 400+ elementary and middle school students in Northeast DC. We are a community of diverse learners, with students from all eight wards of the city, that builds relationships with families and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Location

On-site
1800 Perry Street Northeast, Washington, DC 20018

How to Apply

How to Apply

Do you believe that every child deserves the right to a high quality education? Do you want to prepare students for unlimited global opportunities?

Apply today! 

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Perry Street Prep is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The School’s EEO policy prohibits discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, disability, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Perry Street Prep prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities and will reasonably accommodate applicants with a disability, upon request, and will also ensure reasonable accommodation for employees with a disability. Under this policy, equal employment opportunity is required in recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, termination, compensation, benefits, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment as required by applicable law.

How to Apply

Do you believe that every child deserves the right to a high quality education? Do you want to prepare students for unlimited global opportunities?

Apply today! 

NO PHONE…

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