[Immediate Hire] Teacher, Elementary SPED Inclusion Math

Full Time | Washington, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA | 13 days

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E.L. Haynes Public Charter School
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Elementary Special Education Inclusion Math Teacher

Start Date: Immediate

 

OVERVIEW


Founded in 2004 and named for the first African-American woman to earn her Ph.D. in Mathematics, the award-winning E.L. Haynes Public Charter School serves more than 1,135 students in grades Pre-K3 through  12th grade. E.L. Haynes operates two campuses in the Petworth neighborhood of Washington, DC, and offers a rigorous educational program designed to prepare students to succeed in the college of their choice.

 

TEACHING AT HAYNES

 

We want our teachers to grow! At Haynes, we provide our teachers with opportunities to strengthen their understanding of the connection between academic success and social-emotional learning. We use Responsive Classroom training for our elementary school teachers and Developmental Designs training for our middle and high school teachers. We offer weekly, in-house professional development for Elementary and Middle School staff and quarterly professional development for all staff. 

 

Year-round teaching opportunities:  As the first year-round school in D.C. we offer a unique calendar with additional opportunities for learning and breaks for our teachers in October and February. Our teachers, paraprofessionals, and instructional aides have multiple opportunities for additional compensation through coaching, leading clubs and/or teaching a class during our intersessions. 

 

Your classroom resources: We deeply believe that teachers must have the tools to maximize their impact and provide teachers with access to Amazon Prime to purchase supplies for their classrooms. In addition, our staff has access to school supplies on-site as well as grade-level specific budgets for initiatives and/or experiential learning. 

 

TALENT


Our diversity is our greatest strength. Our teachers act with urgency to build a just and equitable school and city. Our mission of student success is inextricably linked with our commitment to equity and the daily efforts of every member of our community to Be Kind, Work Hard, and Get Smart. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES
The primary responsibilities of an E.L. Haynes classroom teacher include:

  • Develop Individualized Student Programs (IEP) for students; maintain compliance with all federal regulations and state policies regarding the education of students with disabilities.
  • Maintain a caseload of students with identified special needs that are aligned with E.L. Haynes rigorous learning standards.
  • Assist students, families, and staff in understanding students’ exceptionalities so that all can advocate for and support students’ achievement of their academic, behavioral, and social goals.
  • Embrace E. L. Haynes Educational Program; Ensure access to core content areas—language arts, math, science, and social studies.
  • Measure student progress toward state and national standards.
  • Ensure appropriate accommodations to the curriculum, lessons and learning environment. Instruction may be provided within the general classroom setting, within a tailored instructional classroom, resource setting, and/or small classroom setting.
  • Create a classroom culture and environment that demonstrates the E. L. Haynes Promise by consistently modeling the promise, practicing Responsive Classroom techniques, displaying recent high-quality student work, and maintaining a classroom that is designed and organized for maximal student learning.
  • Integrate developmentally appropriate, culturally competent, research-based strategies into teaching and assessment practices.
  • Create and assess standards-based on intellectual and relational connections across differences.
  • Engage parents and families in their students’ academic success. 
  • Be an active member of the E. L. Haynes Professional Learning Community.
  • Contribute to the productivity of the school as a whole.
  • Attend and participate in school events outside of regular school hours.

  

KEY REQUIREMENTS & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

E.L. Haynes teachers represent a diversity of backgrounds and experiences. We are looking for relentless teachers who want to shape the future learners and leaders of our community, and embody the following values and characteristics:

  • A bachelor's degree and at least two years of urban teaching experience
  • Highly qualified under ESEA
  • Has experience working with diverse learners and is relentless about differentiating instruction in order to meet the needs of ALL learners
  • Is passionate about building intentional connections with parents, students, and staff members
  • Enjoys collaboration and is committed to being a strong team member
  • Spanish speakers preferred 


Spanish speakers and persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply. 
  

SALARY & BENEFITS

 

We offer a competitive salary depending on experience and qualifications. Our benefits package includes:

  • 403(b) retirement account with 3% employer contribution vested after 2 years
  • Medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Personal, sick and parental leave
  • Enrollment preference (must be D.C. resident) and free before/aftercare and intersession for children of full-time staff members

E.L. Haynes is an equal opportunity employer, and it is our policy to recruit, hire, and promote for all jobs on the basis of merit, qualifications, skills, and competence. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, marital status, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other protected status. E.L. Haynes will fully comply with all employment-related and other laws. All employment decisions will be made solely on the basis of the individual's qualifications as related to the requirement of the position being filled.


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