MIDDLE SCHOOL MATH TEACHER (SY2022-23) (#184)

Two Rivers Public Charter School ( learn more )

Washington, Washington DC ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3419469
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : November 12, 2021

Job Description

Middle School Math Teacher 


Two Rivers Public Charter School is looking for a dynamic, dedicated, experienced educator to join our school as a middle school math teacher. This position is posted to create a pool of applicants for SY22-23. 


 


Background 


Two Rivers Public Charter School serves a diverse group of learners across three locations in Wards 5 and 6. Staff at Two Rivers create an exciting educational environment in which students and staff become a community of learners on a journey of discovery. Two Rivers uses the EL Education model, which emphasizes interactive, hands-on, project-based learning. The school focuses on the whole child, recognizing the importance of character education and social-emotional needs of children while helping them achieve academic excellence. 


 


The Two Rivers staff shares a strong belief that all children can learn and be high achievers. The curriculum at Two Rivers is rigorous, standards-based, and provides opportunities for students to excel in all areas. An integrated arts program and a content-based Spanish program augment the school’s demanding academic program. These elements come together through learning expeditions that allow students to incorporate and apply their classroom learning through real-world experiences. The mission of Two Rivers is to nurture a diverse group of students to become lifelong, active participants in their own education, develop a sense of self and community, and become responsible and compassionate members of society. 


 


We are Crew, not Passengers 


Teachers at Two Rivers are part of an energetic and caring team devoted to creating an incredible school. Ideal candidates will possess the following qualities/skills: 


  • Demonstrated ability to integrate curriculum across academic disciplines 
  • Dedication to teaching in ways that are interactive, hands-on, project-based, and promote self-discovery and critical thinking 
  • Commitment to achieving high academic achievement for all students 
  • Previous experience using data to inform instruction on an on-going basis 
  • A clear understanding of curriculum, instruction, and child development 
  • Commitment to meet the needs of every child in a diverse population 
  • Ability to establish an effective and efficient classroom culture 
  • Create a classroom environment that emphasizes and supports literacy and math across all content areas 
  • Capacity to nurture students and work collaboratively with families 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to work as a member of a team 
  • Possess a professional growth mindset that contributes to a community of educators

 


Qualifications


Candidates must meet one of the following criteria:


  • Degree in Mathematics,  Mathematics Education or equivalent degree or
  • Bachelor’s degree and passing score on (1) Mathematics Content Knowledge PRAXIS and (2) Principles of Learning & Teaching PRAXIS exams  or
  • Bachelor’s degree and five years of satisfactory lead teacher experience in Mathematics or
  • Bachelor’s degree and active OSSE certification or active certification from another state

 


Benefits


Two Rivers values its team of amazing educators. Teachers at Two Rivers receive: 


  • A competitive salary and benefits package 
  • The support of a welcoming and appreciative group of families 
  • A class of diverse students who are eager to learn and grateful for their school 
  • A team that values teachers and provides feedback, encouragement, and accountability
  • Colleagues with varying backgrounds and experiences, from all walks of life, who care about their work, work hard, and want to have a good time while they’re doing it. 
  • An administrative team that provides support for children with challenges
  • Professional growth opportunities on-site and off-site 
  • Membership in a professional learning community that will challenge and excite eager educators—the staff’s work was featured in the book Data Wise in Action from Harvard University 
  • A strong, established school culture that supports academic and social learning
  • A network of schools that is committed to diversity and inclusion and being an anti-racist organization.

All employees of the District of Columbia working in a school or child care center must be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have a religious or medical exemption.


 


Two Rivers 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. 

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 99
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Math: General
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Laura Sparks
    • 1227 4th Street NE
    • Washington, District of Columbia 20002

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