Meridian Public Charter School ( learn more )

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 2902442
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : March 8, 2018
  • Starting Date: August 1, 2018

Job Description

Meridian Public Charter School is located in the Nation’s Capital. We are a rigorous PreK - 8th grade school, which academically and socially prepares its diverse student population to be successful in an increasingly global and technology based society. We aim to do this by creating a secure high energy and hands on environment where students can be excited about the learning process. Our goals are to provide a thorough foundation of knowledge and create a lifelong love of learning.

For additional information about Meridian PCS visit mpcs-dc.org.

For 2018-19, we are seeking ELA teachers to work with our 7th and 8th grade students. All positions are full-time, salaried, 10-month positions. Teachers at Meridian are responsible for the following:
Collaborating with colleagues in developing cohesive Common Core-aligned curriculum materials, increasing instructional resources, and establishing instructional goals
Preparing standards-based lessons that challenge students’ critical thinking
Utilizing strong content knowledge to effectively present enticing and rigorous Common Core-aligned lessons
Differentiating instruction to accommodate multiple learning styles and abilities
Assessing students’ academic and developmental growth through observation and a variety of assessment methods
Tracking and monitor assessment results in order to regularly refine teaching practices and design differentiated lesson plans
Applying the values of urgency, rigor, and consistency to create a positive learning environment that promotes high expectations
Communicating with students, parents, school staff to ensure that students are on-track in their learning and making progress towards goals
Establish and implement effective classroom management procedures, and maintain a productive, safe, and focused learning environment
Other duties as assigned

Ideal candidates will have the following education and experience:
Bachelor’s degree required. Concentration or advanced degree in education preferred
Meet the appropriate grade level and subject area requirements to be deemed a Highly Qualified Teacher (HQT) under the No Child Left Behind Act
Two or more years of teaching experience as an elementary or middle school teacher in an urban environment preferred
Experience with technology and arts integration strongly preferred

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran’s status, or any other factor, which would constitute a violation of the D.C. Human Rights Act or other applicable laws or court order.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
    Classroom Teacher > English & Language Arts
  • Job Requirements

    • At least 3 year s of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Contact Information

    • Jessica Sher , Lead Recruiter
    • 1101 17th Street, NW
    • Washington, District of Columbia 20036

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