E.L. Haynes Public Charter School ( learn more )

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 2902057
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : March 7, 2018

Job Description


E.L. Haynes Public Charter School was founded in 2004 and has an award-winning program based on effective practices for advancing student achievement. E.L. Haynes is among the top-performing charter schools in Washington D.C., and is recognized locally and nationally as a model and for our exceptional student achievement gains.  E.L. Haynes currently serves 1,200 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade.


Our Mission 

Every E.L. Haynes student of every race, socioeconomic status, ability level, and home language will reach high levels of academic achievement and be prepared to succeed at the college of his or her choice.  Every E.L. Haynes student will be adept at mathematical reasoning, will use scientific methods effectively to frame and solve problems, and will develop the lifelong skills needed to be successful individuals, active community members, and responsible citizens. 


  • Plan and deliver exceptional instruction aligned to E. L. Haynes’ rigorous academic standards, assessments, student assessment data, and E. L. Haynes curriculum framework.  
  • Conduct and organize on-going assessments of student performance using multiple assessment tools including standardized tests, performance assessments, anecdotal records, homework, and individualized assessments as appropriate.  
  • Collaborate and co-teach with Inclusion and ELL teachers and Teaching Associates (when applicable).  
  • Design  and maintain a classroom culture and environment that maximizes student learning and supports college readiness for all students.  
  • Commitment to celebrating student growth and academic achievement.
  • Use Developmental Designs and Restorative Justice practices in classroom to manage student behavior with fidelity.
  • Incorporate developmentally appropriate, culturally competent, research based strategies into teaching and assessment practices.  
  • Integrate STEM enhanced theme into teaching and assessment practice.  
  • Create and assess standards based intellectual and relational connections across difference.  
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with students and families.
  • Engage parents and families in their students’ academic success.   
  • Be an active member of the E. L. Haynes Professional Learning Community.  
  • Support the development of rigorous, vertically-aligned knowledge, skills and habits within department team.
  • Contribute to the productivity of the school as a whole.  
  • Attend and participate in school events, professional development, and committee meetings outside of regular school hours.  
  • Lead student advisory group.    

Geometry Teacher Responsibilities  

  • Plan and execute lessons that prioritize student-driven learning.
  • Incorporate problem solving strategies and literacy strategies into daily instructional routine.  
  • Remediate skill deficits without compromising the curricular program.  
  • Differentiate formative assessments (independent practice, homework, exit tickets, etc.)  
  • Set, monitor, and meet class-wide achievement goals.  
  • Monitor progress towards school wide achievement goals.  
  • Create student growth plans based on student performance data.  

The ideal candidate will have two or more years of teaching experience in an urban setting and will be highly qualified and possess the following knowledge and skills:    

  • Content expertise in geometry and the proven ability to teach diverse student populations.  
  • Clear understanding of standards based curriculum, standards based assessment, and differentiated instruction.  
  • Proven ability to use models and exemplars to drive instruction.    
  • Proven ability to work as a member of a team.  
  • Strong  belief that all students can reach high levels of academic achievement.
  • Commitment to meeting the needs of every child in a diverse population.  
  • Commitment to his/her own learning and professional development.  
  • Strong collaborative capabilities.  
  • Proven ability to align instruction to high quality, rigorous, relevant assessments. 

Spanish speakers and persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Salary & Benefits 

We offer a competitive salary depending on experience and qualifications. Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, life & disability and flexible spending accounts.

E.L. Haynes is an equal-opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, and promote for all jobs on the basis of merit, qualifications, skills and competence. 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.  E.L. Haynes will fully comply with all employment-related and other laws. 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.


To Apply

Please visit the Join Our Team page on the E.L. Haynes website; https://www.elhaynes.org/apply-for-a-job to submit an application.  

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Math: Geometry
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    E.L. Haynes 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.

    Contact Information

    • Jermaine Elliott
    • 4501 Kansas Avenue NW
    • Washington, District of Columbia 20011

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