Capital City Public Charter School

Washington , District of Columbia

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Capital City Middle School (5th - 8th grades) is looking for dedicated Special Education Teachers for the 2018-2019 school year. Special Education Teachers are responsible for delivering instruction to identified students, including English Language Learners (ELLs) and students with Individualized Education Plans (IEPs), and working to develop and manage a classroom environment that supports differentiated instruction and student progress.

This is a 10-month position, which is exempt and therefore not eligible for overtime pay under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Some of the many and varied responsibilities of inclusion teachers include:

• Developing and delivering specialized instruction in the classroom during academic periods designed to help students meet grade-level standards and achieve personal learning goals
• Communicating with families regarding service delivery and progress
• Developing IEPs for special education students and Individual Literacy Plans (ILPs) for ELLs
• Ensuring the records for each identified student are up to date and well-organized, and contain necessary progress notes and assessments
• Leading a weekly Consult Time with the grade-level teaching team to review student progress
• Modifying assessments and classwork for students with special needs
• Assessing student progress against IEP or ILP goals and using data to plan for instruction
• Supporting students with completing portfolios and meeting passage requirements
• Meeting and planning regularly with a team of teachers who teach the same students
• Collaborating with staff and students to implement consistent structures and develop traditions
• Attending a summer institute and weekly professional development with the entire staff

Requirements: 2+ years of full-time teaching experience and Special Education and/or TESOL certification. Master’s degree in Special Education/Education is preferred. Spanish-speakers are desired. Additionally candidates should have: experience working with special needs students in an inclusive setting, experience in writing and monitoring IEPs, experience working in urban environments, strong knowledge of pedagogy and experience teaching in a constructivist way, proven ability to work as a member of a team, strong leadership capabilities, and a commitment to their own learning.

Compensation and Benefits: Capital City offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package

To Apply: Email your resume and letter of interest to capitalcityjobs@ccpcs.org. Please include the position title “MS Inclusion/Special Education Teacher” in the subject line of your email. Visit our website at www.ccpcs.org for additional information about our organization.

About Our School: Capital City was founded in 2000 and now serves 983 students in grades PK-12. In 2012, the entire school relocated to a newly renovated single campus in Ward 4. Capital City has been a model for school reform in the District. The school implements the EL Education model (www.elschools.org). Through this model teachers craft expeditions that incorporate projects, research, fieldwork, and service to support students in meeting rigorous standards. Capital City’s program also emphasizes a strong social curriculum, a commitment to diversity, a strong inclusion model and the integration of arts into the curriculum.

Capital City is an equal-opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, marital status, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other protected status. All employment decisions will be made solely on the basis of the individual's qualifications as related to the requirement of the position being filled.

  • Job Category : Special Education > General Special Education
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    Capital City Public Charter School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

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