May 11, 2020

Teacher, School Year 2020-21

  • TrulyHired
  • Washington, USA

Job Description

E.L. Haynes Public Charter School
Job Announcement: Teacher, School Year 2020-21

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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.


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.


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.


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
  • 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


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.


We're excited to launch our teacher application for the 2020-2021 school year! Our hiring process consists of:
Online Application Video Interview Final Interview: Sample lesson, school tour and a panel interview with the school's leadership team. Conditional Offer letter pending School Safety Ombinus Act requirements, background check, and TB test
If you have any questions or would like to learn about our community please email our team at [email protected] .

  • Position Type: Full-time
Equal Opportunity Employer
E.L. Haynes Public Charter 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.
Contact Information
  • Jermaine Elliott
  • 4501 Kansas Avenue NW
  • Washington, District of Columbia 20011

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