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We are seeking to hire Lead Teachers for elementary school level general education classrooms. We are seeking passionate professionals to be a part of our initiative to build an excellent inclusive preschool and elementary school community. 100% mask wearing policy for students & staff. Daily health screening, social distancing, and regular sanitization. COVID-19 vaccine required for school staff. School follows DC Dept. of Health's safety guidelines and requirements for schools.

Bridges mission is to provide an exemplary educational program that includes all students. Our developmentally appropriate, student and family-centered educational approach nurtures students to expand their developmental skills, in order to build a foundation for life-long learning. Bridges Public Charter School is expanding into an elementary school program. 

Bridges PCS is a multicultural program; we are looking to hire individuals of diverse backgrounds to join our school staff to reflect the multicultural demographics of the students we serve.

Learn more about our school by viewing our website and this short film: http://bridgespcs.org/

QUALIFICATIONS:

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be “highly qualified” and have: a BA and passing score on state required tests for specific grade level they will teach; a BA and certification for the specific grade level they will teach; a Masters in Early Childhood or Elementary School Education; or a Masters and certification.
  • Have 1 – 2 years of successful classroom teaching experience in an urban school setting. 2 or more years of teaching experience is preferred.
  • Be a strong classroom manager.
  • Be an effective planner of standards-based units and lessons that include differentiated instruction.
  • Have experience with data-driven instruction.
  • Be committed to meeting the needs of a diverse student population that includes students with special needs.
  • Have a track record of being a team player and community minded.
  • Have knowledge of pedagogy and experience teaching in a constructivist way.
  • Be committed to their own learning.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Planning and teaching all core subjects (reading, math, science, social studies).
  • Developing meaningful learning expeditions and projects.
  • Assessing student progress regularly and using data to plan for instruction.
  • Collaborating and co-teaching with an Inclusion teacher, ELL teacher and Assistant Teacher or Teaching Fellow.
  • Creating a classroom culture and environment practicing Responsive Classroom techniques.
  • Engaging parents and families in their student’s learning and acting as an ambassador for the school in the community.
  • Contributing productively to the school as a whole.
  • Attending and participating in school events outside of regular school hours.
  • Other duties as assigned.

We are seeking to hire Lead Teachers for elementary school level general education classrooms. We are seeking passionate professionals to be a part of our initiative to build an excellent inclusive preschool and elementary school…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    November 12, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    November 11, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Compensation

USD 45,000 - USD 73,005
Salary based on years of experience, education and certification.

Benefits

Employees will be contracted yearly. Employment agreements will be renewed according to evaluations and staff interest. Health benefits (medical & dental), disability insurance, and a retirement plan: 401-(k) or the continuation of the DCPS retirement plan.

Health savings plans, pre-tax deduction for Metro, bike racks and regular staff engagement and wellness activities. Staff lounge and lactation room for nursing mothers.

Employees will be contracted yearly. Employment agreements will be renewed according to evaluations and staff interest. Health benefits (medical & dental), disability…

Level of Language Proficiency

Must speak and write English. Must have strong written and oral communication skills.

Must speak and write English. Must have strong written and oral communication skills.

Location

On-site
100 Gallatin St. NE, Washington, DC 20011, United States

How to Apply

TO APPLY YOU MUST GO TO THIS WEBSITE: https://bridges.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx

TO APPLY YOU MUST GO TO THIS WEBSITE: https://bridges.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx

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