Leave a Legacy: Teach with Achievement Prep
Achievement Preparatory Academy (“Achievement Prep”) is now accepting applications from passionate and talented teachers for the 2013-2014 school year. We are an award winning, high-performing, college-preparatory public charter school located in Southeast Washington, DC. Our mission is to prepare students to excel as high-achieving scholars and leaders in high school, in college and beyond.
• Elementary teachers (grades k-3); Special Education; Art; Physical Education
• Middle school teachers: Math, English, Science, History, Spanish, Special Education (4-8)
How are we different?
Exemplary Teaching Matters to Us: We understand, develop, and support great teaching. Achievement Prep teachers receive frequent feedback on their instruction from leaders who believe that outstanding teaching is the only way to close the achievement gap
Our Team is Motivated: We are a determined team of educators who push one another to create and to sustain an outstanding environment for teaching and learning. We are driven by a belief that the quality of our instruction has the most immediate impact on our ability to achieve our mission.
We Achieve Incredible Results Together: Achievement Prep has been consistently rated as a Tier 1 school by the DC Public Charter School Board. Our scholars are among the highest performing students in the District of Columbia.
Our Teachers are Leaders: Teachers at our school also make an impact outside the classroom and have the opportunity to take on school responsibilities including curriculum design, family partnerships, culture building, and school planning.
Our Team Goes Above and Beyond: We believe that more time on task helps our scholars and teachers achieve great results. Our scholars attend school from 7:30am to 4pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, and 7:30-1:30pm on Wednesdays. Achievement Prep teachers close the achievement gap from 7am to 5:30pm Monday through Friday.
Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 10
Qualifications and Characteristics
Above all, we are looking for educators with an unwavering commitment to high academic achievement and character development of all students.
Additionally, all candidates should have:
- Bachelor’s degree (required) and/or Master’s degree (preferred)
- Achievement of NCLB “Highly Qualified” standard
- Prior experience working in urban schools
- Willingness to give and receive feedback to facilitate the growth and achievement of both students and faculty
- Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
Equal Opportunity Employer
Achievement Preparatory Academy 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.
Achievement Prep is a K-8 Tier-1, award winning and high-performing college-preparatory charter school located in Southeast Washington, D.C.
Please submit your cover letter and resume.