1ST- 5TH GRADE TEACHER

Hope Community Charter School - Lamond Campus

Hope Community Public Charter School

Washington , District of Columbia

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Job Description

Imagine Schools
As a national family of public charter school campuses, Imagine partners with parents and guardians in the education of their children by providing high quality schools that prepare students for lives of leadership, accomplishment, and exemplary character. Imagine Schools operates 54 schools in 8 states and the District of Columbia. As a full-service charter school operator, Imagine operates as a multi-state “school district” educating approximately 38,000 students.

The schools in the Imagine family share a common culture based on Shared Values (Integrity, Justice and Fun) and Six Measures of Excellence – Academic Growth, Parent Choice, Shared Values, Character Development, School Development, and Economic Sustainability.

Job Responsibilities

The candidate will support Imagine Mid-Atlantic Region across all Six Measures of Excellence. We are seeking a Elementary Teacher for the 2017-2018 school years. The Imagine teacher must have strong teaching abilities, an understanding of pedagogy and instructional practices in K-8 education, and an enthusiasm for connecting learning to real life application. The Imagine School classroom teacher reports to the school leadership and works closely with his/her grade level team. Candidates should be energetic and progressive minded, with a willingness to work collaboratively with grade level and vertical teams.

Planning and Preparation
Team planning of unit lessons and grade level curriculum using the Core Knowledge curriculum
Strong understanding of Common Core Standards
Knowledge of content, pedagogy, and child development
Design coherent instruction and student assessments

Classroom Environment
Classroom management utilizing a school wide positive behavior support model
Create an environment of respect and rapport
Establish a culture for learning
Manage classroom procedures
Manage student behavior
Organize physical space that is conducive to learning

Instruction
Differentiated instruction to meet the needs of each student
Interdisciplinary approach to instruction
Use of varied teaching strategies
Use of questioning and discussion techniques
Engage students in learning
Use of effective formative and summative assessment techniques
Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness
Use of technology in the classroom

Professional Responsibilities
Student data analysis and portfolio maintenance
Effective parent and community communication
Continuous professional development to keep up-to-date on curriculum developments and trends in the field of education
Commitment to professional growth through participation in professional learning communities and development opportunities
Participation in shared school-wide decision making
Involvement in alignment committees and task-forces

Job Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
Must have taken the Praxis or have a DC Teaching Licensure

Knowledge of school organization, goals, and objectives with special emphasis on teaching techniques
Ability to speak and write effectively
Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment
Ability to think, work and teach interdisciplinary content
Ability to work in an environment which emphasizes a Joy at Work management philosophy under which all Imagine School operate

Exceptional candidates will:
Have at least two years of teaching experience
Demonstrate a passion for the education profession and supporting student achievement
Possess a track record of collaboration, and evidence of effective teaching experience
Please submit your resume to LAMONDHR@imagineschools.org
  • Job Category: Classroom Teacher > Elementary
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