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History Teacher at Maya Angelou PCS SY 24 - 25

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Tipo de contrato
A Tiempo Completo
Fecha de inicio
12 de agosto de 2024
Fecha límite de postulación
3 de junio de 2024
Educación
Licenciatura
Salario
Al menos USD $65.000 / año

Descripción

The Organization

Maya empowers opportunity and justice-involved youth to transform the trajectory of their lives. We do this by engaging each of our scholars in a restorative, relevant school experience that prioritizes personalized academic support, well-being, and preparation for the post-Maya pathway of their choice. With an education in our network of schools, our scholars will do more than succeed – they will thrive!

If you are interested in learning more about Maya Angelou Schools and See Forever Foundation, please visit our website at www.seeforever.org.

The Touchstone

At the Maya Angelou Schools, the key to our success is rooted in building trusting, respectful, and nurturing relationships with each other. We strive to create safe spaces for all to be able to reach their limitless potential. We are at our best when we work together to ensure the unique needs of our community are met. We empower each other to grow successfully so we can see forever! This is how we live the Maya Way, even when no one is watching.

Position Overview

Maya Angelou Public Charter School (MAPCS) is seeking a Social Studies/History Teacher. Our teachers often work in classrooms with special education teachers in order to serve special education students in an inclusive setting. Content teachers are expected to collaborate with special education teachers. Some students may have identified special education needs. Other students may require academic remediation and need creative and careful instruction to accelerate their learning.

Teachers at MAPCS are expected to support the school-wide goals of emphasizing literacy and numeracy, helping students develop their critical thinking abilities, driving all students toward mastery and understanding, and helping students find their strengths and talents to use them to address weaknesses and overcome fears. There is an emphasis upon collecting and utilizing a broad range of data to drive instruction, upon weaving social justice themes into instructional content and assessment and collaborative team teaching to meet the needs of all of our students. Students are engulfed in a blended learning program in which the traditional and digital methods of instruction are combined based upon the individual needs of students. In addition, MAPCS embraces a competency-based instructional program where students develop key skills and competencies to prepare them for postsecondary and career success.

Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Supports students learning and understanding of geographical, hsitorial, cultural and political facotrs that influence the development of world regions
  • Faciliate discussions about global, national and social issues
  • Design in-person instruction that is enriched (developing higher-order thinking skills) and personalized (reflecting learning levels and interests of individual students)
  • Design assessments that accurately assess student progress and/or incorporate digital assessments
  • Identify and address individual students’ social, emotional, and behavioral learning needs and barriers
  • Monitor and analyze student assessment data to inform personalized, enriched instruction by teacher, follow-up tutoring by tutor(s), and changes in digital instruction
  • Communicate with students and keep them informed of their progress
  • Maintain regular communication with families
  • Participate in internal and external professional development opportunities
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, history, sociology, criminal justice or related fields
  • Eligibility for certification in art or a related area within one (1) year of employment
  • Teaching experience with youth at the secondary level
  • Familiarity with research-based instructional methods and curriculum development
  • Ability to work collaboratively to support student academic and personal development
  • Knowledge of student-centered instruction, performance based assessments and youth development principles

Salary and Benefits

Our salaries are comparable to those of other public schools in the District of Columbia area. In addition, See Forever offers a robust benefits plan, including health care coverage, HSA/FSA and dependent care accounts, voluntary dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability options, commuter benefits, a 401k retirement savings plan, student loan refinancing options, and the opportunity to positively impact students with a broad range of experiences and backgrounds.

See Forever is an equal-opportunity employer. We believe a diverse staff is a better, more effective staff.

The Organization

Maya empowers opportunity and justice-involved youth to transform the trajectory of their lives. We do this by engaging each of our scholars in a restorative, relevant school experience that prioritizes personalized…

Ubicación

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5600 East Capitol St NE, Washington, DC 20019, USA

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