High School Senior Expedition (Capstone) Teacher -- Immediate Hire

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High School Senior Expedition (Capstone) Teacher -- Immediate Hire

Posted date
November 30, 2021
School level
Location

Washington, DC

Employment Type
Full-Time

High School Senior Expedition/Capstone Teachers at Capital City:

Capital City is looking for a dedicated and talented High School Expedition Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. Experience with teaching AP Capstone or IB Writing is preferred.

The many and varied responsibilities of high school teachers at Capital City include:

· Planning/teaching daily classes for 60-85 students taught in five periods per day (class size 12-20 students).
· Utilizing a workshop model to differentiate instruction and promote student engagement
· Developing learning expeditions, curriculum, and projects
· Regularly assessing student progress and using data to plan for instruction
· Meeting and planning at least weekly with a grade-level team
· Serving as an advisor to 12-13 students that involves leading a daily advisory, helping to develop the social curriculum, supporting advisees with college planning and regularly communicating with parents
· Collaborating with staff and students to implement consistent structures and develop traditions at our school
· Supporting students with completing their Senior Expedition Graduation requirements
· Attending a summer institute and weekly professional development sessions
· Completing narrative progress reports
· Certification to teach AP English/Writing/Capstone courses is highly desired

Please apply here: https://app.hirenimble.com/jobview/8331

Qualifications:

Capital City seeks to employ experienced, credentialed teachers. Ideal candidates have a Master’s degree and 2+ years of full-time teaching experience.

This position is subject to the DC Mayor's Order 2021-109, requiring all adults regularly in schools to be vaccinated for Covid-19.

Minimum required qualifications: At least two of the following:
• Masters degree in education or field of instruction
• 2+ years of full-time teaching experience
• Standard teaching certification
• Secondary teachers must also have an undergraduate or graduate major in their field of instruction OR have passed the required Praxis II exam for their discipline.
• Experience with teaching AP Capstone or IB Writing is preferred.

Additionally strong candidates have:
• A commitment to meeting the needs of a diverse population
• Experience working in urban environments
• Strong knowledge of pedagogy and experience teaching in a constructivist way
• Proven ability to work as a member of a team
• Strong leadership capabilities
• A commitment to their own learning.

In addition to the above requirements, teachers must meet the requirements of all hires at Capital City including a criminal background check and a negative TB test.