Bridges Public Charter School

Washington , District of Columbia ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2845454
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : February 20, 2018
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

ridges seeks to hire a school substitute to support our school program in the absence of the regular classroom teacher, assistant teacher or dedicated aide. A School Substitute works to ensure that students are able to learn subject matter and/or skills that are required for scheduled lessons and to provide meaningful instruction for assigned classrooms.

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. We will add a grade level each year reaching capacity at 5th grade in the 2017- 2018 school year.

The ideal candidate will:
Have a one of the following levels of education: a high school diploma or GED, a high school diploma and have passed the ParaPro exam, Two years of College, AA, BA or MA.
Demonstrate an understanding of instructional strategies for students ages PK3-5th
Be a strong classroom manager.
Demonstrate oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of colleagues, parents, families, and community members.
Be committed to meeting the needs of a diverse student population.
Have a track record of being a team player and community minded.
Be committed to their own learning.
Have a passion for urban public schools.
Adhere to a high level of professional and ethical standards.

Reports to school office at beginning of school day to pick up required materials/schedule of classes and at the end of the school day to return materials. Follows sign in and out procedures as prescribed by the principal.
Carries out a program of study prescribed in the lesson plans left by the classroom teacher or follows the lead of the classroom teacher is substituting for positions such as Dedicated Aide or Teacher Assistant. In the absence of a lead teacher, the substitute would be responsible for following the lead of the classroom teacher assistant.
Supports in creating a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
Supports in guiding the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and objectives as indicated in the lesson plans for the lessons, units, or projects assigned.
Employs instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting lesson objectives.
Maintains a neat and orderly classroom. Straightens chairs, tables, clears chalkboard, etc.
Takes attendance in accordance with school procedures (if requested)
Indicates to students at beginning of class the basic expectations for behavior in the class in accordance with school policies and expectations.
Insures that the students are never left unattended in the classroom.
May perform duties usually required of absent teacher such as lunchroom duty, hall monitoring, recess duty, etc.
Knows emergency evacuation routes for the classrooms assigned.
Knows procedures for referring students who are disciplinary problems.
Knows school procedures and regulations.
Other duties as assigned.
Salary is $13.85 an hour. This position does not receive benefits; it is an hourly position only. Candidates are paid for the hours they work only.

To ensure safety for all students, all staff members may be fingerprinted. Background checks will be conducted on all school staff prior to their service as employees. Bridges is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, religion, age, color, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Spanish-speakers and persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 10
  • Salary: $ 13.85 to $ 13.85 Per Hour
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Preschool
    Classroom Teacher > Early Childhood
    Classroom Teacher > Elementary
  • Welcome TO Bridges Public Charter School!

    Washington DC, Ward 4 is a residential area that is culturally diverse. Learn more about us...

    Job Requirements

    • Strong speaking skills in English.
    • At least 2 year s of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Contact Information

    • Olivia Smith
    • 1250 Taylor Street NW
    • Washington, District of Columbia 20011

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