Mar 26, 2019

PSP - Resident Teacher 19-20

  • TenSquare
Full-time Education

Job Description

About Perry Street Prep
Perry Street Prep is a 375+ elementary and middle school students in Northeast DC. We are a community of diverse learners, with students from all eight wards of the city, that builds relationships with families and empowers students to be college-ready and to thrive in a global society. Our goal is to provide every student, PreK-8th grade, with the knowledge, the abilities, the attitudes and the support they will need to succeed in college and beyond.

Perry Street Prep is a school on the rise! Our students’ growth in reading and math outpaces peers in the District of Columbia and nationally and is amongst the highest in the District. We raised our score on the DC Public Charter School Board’s Performance Management Framework (PMF) 30-points in the past four years, and we are on the cusp of becoming a Tier 1 school.

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Teaching at Perry Street Prep
The Resident Teacher works alongside a classroom teacher to instruct students in a variety of settings.  The Resident Teacher is a “teacher in training” and as such supports in the lesson planning and delivery of said lessons in classrooms.  The Resident Teacher provides support in other related school areas and performs a wide variety of duties including student supervision.
We are recruiting a Resident Teacher to work with Kindergarten through second grade students. A Resident Teacher works from 7:45am to 4:15pm and reports to the Principal.  The position is a full-time, salaried, 10-month position.  This position requires occasional evening and/or weekend commitments outside of regular school hours.
A Resident Teacher has a variety of responsibilities, including, but not limited to the following:

  • Assist in educational and social development of scholars under the guidance and supervision of the lead teacher
  • Help maintain student and classroom organization
  • Assist in the implementation of the lesson plans for the whole class, small groups, and individual students
  • Assist the teacher in regularly observing students and taking anecdotal notes to inform planning, arrangements of small groups, the set-up of the classroom and interest areas, and assessments; and help maintain accurate student records.
  • Administer tests, homework assignments, make-up work.
  • Aid in the execution of bathroom, food service and recreational duties
  • Provide assistance to physical and occupational therapy, speech and language, vision and hearing support programs. 
  • Communicate with parents and families
  • Substitute teach when a teacher is absent
  • Attend assigned student, grade level, content level, and school meetings.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by school leaders.
  • Other duties as assigned

Perry Street Prep is seeking educators with the following education and experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required.   
  • 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.

Compensation and Benefits
Perry Street Prep offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package. 
How to Apply
Do you believe that every child deserves the right to a high quality education? Do you want to prepare students for unlimited global opportunities? Apply today! 

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.

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