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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3406171
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : November 24, 2020
  • Starting Date: August 15, 2021

Job Description

District of Columbia International School (DCI) is a public charter school serving nearly 1,500 racially and economically diverse students in grades 6-12 from across the District of Columbia. We aim to provide our students with a world-class education that empowers them to follow their passions and change the world. DCI’s education centers on an International Baccalaureate curriculum, advanced language learning in Chinese, Spanish, and French, and a culture focused on student agency supported by 1:1 technology.

Position Overview: This teaching position entails instructional and planning responsibilities for providing IB Art education to students at DCI during the school year. This content may be taught in Spanish, French, or Chinese.

Salary Range: $56,100 - $96,000 (Starting salary is determined by education and years of relevant experience)

Qualifications: A Master's Degree in secondary education or this content area is preferred (Bachelor's Degree is required). Able to meet HQT requirements under NCLB. Previous experience teaching in this content area is strongly preferred. Experience with 1:1 technology a plus.

Essential Attributes:
Bilingual and biliterate in Spanish, French, or Chinese.
Ability to teach visual arts forms such as ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, and lens-based processes.
Deliver exceptional visual arts instruction, through immersion methods, to diverse learners while focusing on culture and arts.
Plan curriculum using a deep understanding of, and integration with, the IB Art curriculum framework.
Advise students, including teaching an advisory class using our advisory curriculum, and support other aspects of the school’s instructional program.
Ability to handle the intensity required to work in a high-performing charter school, and remain organized, responsible, and accountable.
Ability to proactively manage the classroom learning environment in accordance with the school’s discipline approach to maximize student engagement and learning.
Ability to accept and implement feedback received for real-time improvement.
Interest and desire to engage in the IB MYP, IB DP, and IB CP and language immersion.
Ability to do the professional development work needed to deliver instruction at a high level.
Collaborate with general and special educators, coordinators, and leadership.
High degree of communication through a variety of mediums with parents and students.
Embrace French, Spanish, and Chinese cultures by leading and participating in cultural activities for faculty and students.
Ensure that our 1:1 Chromebooks program is implemented effectively for students by infusing technology into instruction.
Other duties as assigned

Faculty and Staff Development/Benefits: DCI is committed to the principles of servant leadership and to providing faculty and staff with the resources and training they need to provide an excellent education experience for every student and family.
We have a benefits package that includes health and disability insurance and paid leave.
We offer teachers daily planning time, professional development, and reasonable class sizes.
Teachers and staff have the appropriate technology and support to do their work.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 2
  • Salary: $ 56,100 to $ 96,000 Per Year
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Art
    Classroom Teacher > Language: Chinese
    Classroom Teacher > Language: French
    Classroom Teacher > Language: Spanish
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    DC International 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.

    Job Requirements

    • At least 4 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Melina Jimenez-Flores , Human Resource/Talent Manager
    • 1400 Main Drive NW
    • Washington, District of Columbia 20012

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