Washington, DC United States
The Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys seeks a dynamic 4th/5th Grade Humanities Lead Teacher (Long-Term Substitute) immediately to educate and encourage the intellectual and social development of boys. The4th/5th Grade Humanities Lead Teacher (Long-Term Substitute) is responsible for teaching 13 4th graders and 10 5th graders. The educator should have a commitment to urban education and inspiring excellence.
- Bachelor’s degree in English, History or related field, a teaching certificate or credential or equivalent professional experience which would translate to successful classroom teaching. Advanced degree preferred but not required.
- Candidates should be familiar with Responsive Classroom/Time to Teach, Guided Reading, Writer’s Workshop, EngageNY, and IXL.
Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills with the ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with all constituents.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
- Collaborates well with colleagues of diverse backgrounds on pedagogical approaches, curricular alignment, and instructional strategies.
- Promotes the use of multiple methods in solving problems, identifying more efficient strategies and generalizing principles to a broad variety of applications.
- Encourages collaborative teamwork in the classroom, teaching students to communicate effectively and thoughtfully, justify their reasoning and consider multiple perspectives when solving problems.
- Demonstrated professional behavior, including discretion, judgment, and integrity. Effectively interacts with a diverse population of students and faculty.
- Establish high expectations for student academic performance and behavior.
- Design and implement respective grade curriculum.
- Instruct students in reading, writing, mathematics, social studies, and science.
- Collaborate with other Lead Teachers and Specials Teachers.
- Form and maintain positive partnerships with parents.
- Clearly articulate both verbally and in writing students’ progress.
- Promotes inquiry, creativity, problem-solving and critical thinking
- Designs curriculum which recognizes children’s interests and strengthens their skills
- Creates engaging, hands-on learning experiences both inside and outside of the classroom
- Incorporates differentiated instruction and flexible grouping
- Assesses content, process, and product of curriculum continuously
- Recognizes the physical, cognitive and emotional needs of boys