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MS/HS Science Teacher

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DC International School
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Washington, DC
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Published 21 days ago

DCI is hiring a full time MS/HS Science Teacher. To apply, complete the linked employment application, and be prepared to upload a copy of your cover letter, resume, sample lesson plan, and sample assessment. You will need to pass a background check. No phone calls please.


Position Overview: This teaching position entails instructional and planning responsibilities for providing IB Science education to students at DCI during the school year. This content will be taught in English.


Salary: Starting salary is determined by education and years of relevant experience. Teacher salaries range from $56,100 - $96,000.


Qualifications: A Master's Degree in secondary education or this content area is preferred (Bachelor's Degree is required). Able to meet HQT requirements under NCLB. Previous experience teaching in this content area is strongly preferred. Experience with 1:1 technology a plus.


Essential Attributes:

  • Deliver exceptional Science, Chemistry, Physics and/or Biology instruction to diverse learners.
  • Plan curriculum using a deep understanding of, and integration with, the IB Science Education curriculum framework. 
  • Advise students, including teach an advisory class using our advisory curriculum, and support other aspects of the school’s instructional program.
  • Ability to handle the intensity required to work in a high-performing charter school, and remain organized, responsible, and accountable.
  • Ability to proactively manage the classroom learning environment in accordance with the school’s discipline approach to maximize student engagement and learning.
  • Ability to accept and implement feedback received for real-time improvement. 
  • Interest and desire to engage in the IB MYP and language immersion. 
  • Ability to do the professional development work needed to deliver instruction at a high level. 
  • Collaborate with general and special educators, coordinators, and leadership. 
  • High degree of communication through a variety of mediums with parents and students.
  • Embrace French, Spanish, and Chinese cultures by leading and participating in cultural activities for faculty and students.
  • Ensure that our 1:1 Chromebooks program is implemented effectively for students by infusing technology into instruction.
  • Other duties as assigned.


About Our Team

District of Columbia International School (DCI) is a public charter middle and high school in DC. We aim to provide our students with a world-class education that empowers them to follow their passions and change the world. DCI’s education centers on the: 

  1. International Baccalaureate curriculum framework;
  2. Advanced language learning in Chinese, Spanish and French; and
  3. A culture focused on student agency supported by 1:1 technology. 

We currently serve 1370 racially and economically diverse students in grades 6-12. We recently moved to our permanent home on the Walter Reed campus in 2017, where we will continue to grow into a 6-12 middle and high school and serve 1500 students. 

While only in our sixth year DCI has become IB World School and has been rated Tier 1, the highest rating by our authorizer the Public Charter School Board. We are growing in 2019-20 and look forward to receiving your application. Come join a great team building a great school!

DCI is hiring a full time MS/HS Science Teacher. To apply, complete the linked employment application, and be prepared to upload a copy of your cover letter, resume, sample lesson plan, and sample assessment. You will need to pass a background…

Details at a Glance

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

Salary

$56,100 - $96,000

Benefits

Faculty and Staff Development/Benefits: DCI is committed to the principles of servant leadership and to providing faculty and staff with the resources and training they need to provide an excellent education experience for every student and family.

  • We have a benefits package that includes health and disability insurance and paid leave. 
  • We offer teachers daily planning time, professional development, and reasonable class sizes.
  • Teachers and staff have the appropriate technology and support to do their work.

Faculty and Staff Development/Benefits: DCI is committed to the principles of servant leadership and to providing faculty and staff with the resources and training they need to…

Level of Language Proficiency

Embrace French, Spanish, and Chinese cultures by leading and participating in cultural activities for faculty and students.

Embrace French, Spanish, and Chinese cultures by leading and participating in cultural activities for faculty and students.

Location

On-site
1400 Main Drive Northwest, Washington, DC 20012, United States

How to Apply

To apply, complete the linked employment application, and be prepared to upload a copy of your cover letter, resume, sample lesson plan, and sample assessment. You will need to pass a background check. No phone calls please.

To apply, complete the linked employment application, and be prepared to upload a copy of your cover letter, resume, sample lesson plan, and sample assessment. You will need to pass a…

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