Meridian Public Charter School ( learn more )

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3500001
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : April 19, 2021
  • Starting Date: August 2021

Job Description

Meridian is a PreK-8th grade school with an elementary campus located in Washington DC’s vibrant U Street Corridor and a middle school campus a few blocks up the road in Columbia Heights. Our mission is to inspire a passion for learning in our students and to help them build their self-confidence and self-respect through academic achievement.

Our 650+ students are a diverse mix of African-American, Latino, Asian, African, and White students. Almost 30% of our students are English language learners, and we serve one of the largest Latinx populations in DC charter schools. Meridian is committed to serving our local community, and one-third of our students live within a half mile of our campuses. We are also proud of the fact that Meridian is a school of choice for parents— all eight wards of the city are represented among our student population.

Meridian’s strengths include two beautiful campuses with nearby outdoor and recreational grounds; state of the art technology for students and teachers; updated and aligned curricula; an academic program laser-focused on student growth, achievement, and social-emotional development; extensive professional development and support for teachers and leaders; and a school culture grounded in student achievement, collaboration, and student-centered learning.

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

Meridian seeks a Long-term Substitute Teacher for SY2021-22. The ideal candidate will have classroom teaching experience, preferably within an urban school setting. The long-term substitute teacher position is a full-time, 10-month position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The Long-term Substitute Teacher is responsible for the following:
  • Implementing the curriculum and utilizing classroom routines and procedures with consistency
  • Developing lesson plans, homework assignments and assessments
  • Presenting academic content through a variety of instructional strategies to reach all learners
  • Communicating and enforcing high expectations and standards for behavior and academic
  • Participating in professional development to learn best practices in teaching Common Core standards.
  • Forming and maintain relationships with students and their families, including phone calls and conferences.
Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Classroom teaching experience in an urban school setting preferred
  • Possess a commitment to educating students for academic achievement and empowering students to make healthy lifestyle choices
  • Believe in the capacity of every student for high academic achievement and a commitment to creating a highly-structured, effective, and fun learning environment
  • Receptiveness to feedback and a desire to continuously improve
Do you want to help Meridian continue to grow from good to great?

Apply today to the Long-term Substitute Teacher position!


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 Category : Instructional Support > Substitute: Teachers
  • Job Requirements

    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

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