Early Childhood Special Education/ELL Teacher (Meridian Public Charter School)

Job Type

Full Time




2120 13th Street Northwest
District of Columbia
United States



Meridian Public Charter School is located in the Nation’s Capital. We are a rigorous PreK - 8th grade school, which academically and socially prepares its diverse student population to be successful in an increasingly global and technology based society. We aim to do this by creating a secure high energy and hands on environment where students can be excited about the learning process. Our goals are to provide a thorough foundation of knowledge and create a lifelong love of learning.

For additional information about Meridian PCS visit mpcs-dc.org.


We are seeking a Special Education/ELL teacher to work with our Early Childhood students in PreK and Kindergarten. All teaching positions are full-time, salaried, 10-month positions.

Special Education/ELL Teachers at Meridian are responsible for the following:

  • Collaborating with colleagues to develop and deliver specialized instruction in the classroom designed to help students meet grade-level standards, language development milestones, and achieve personal learning goals
  • 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
  • Supporting oversight and delivery of ACCESS administration
  • Modifying assessments and classwork for students with special needs
  • Administering and developing subject specific assessments for the purpose of assessing student competency levels and/or developing IEPs
  • Tracking and monitoring assessment results in order to regularly refine teaching practices and design differentiated lesson plans
  • Assessing student progress against IEP goals, learning targets, objectives, expectations, and/or goals for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents, and administration.
  • Tracking and monitor assessment results in order to regularly refine teaching practices and design differentiated lesson plans
  • Communicating with families regarding service delivery, student progress, and recommend ways families can support student at home
  • Serve as a member of a multidisciplinary team as appropriate
  • Participate in ELL student's transition meetings for those ready to transition out of ELL services
  • Establishing and implementing effective classroom management procedures, and maintain a productive, safe, and focused learning environment


Ideal candidates will have the following education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university required. Master’s degree preferred
  • Bilingual Spanish/English (strongly preferred)
  • Two or more years of teaching experience as an elementary or middle school teacher in an urban environment preferred 
  • Experience with co-teaching models, writing and monitoring IEPs, and ELL strategies preferred

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran’s status, or any other factor, which would constitute a violation of the D.C. Human Rights Act or other applicable laws or court order.