ELA/Math Small Group Accelerated Learning Teacher

AN EXCITING OPPORTUNITY TO BE PART OF AN ACCREDITED PUBLIC CHARTER
MONTESSORI SCHOOL AND PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITY IN
WASHINGTON, DC

NEW JOB POSTING
ELA/MATH SMALL GROUP ACCELERATED LEARNING TEACHER
School Year: 2022-2023
(Grades 1-6)
 
Location: Washington, DC
Reports To: Principal & Montessori Elementary Education Coordinator
Unit: Academic
Compensation $55,000+ per year plus benefits
Employment Type: Full-Time /12-month position
Start Date: August 2022 or Until filled

About Shining Stars Montessori Academy Public Charter School
Shining Stars Montessori Academy Public Charter School’s mission is to offer a quality Montessori education infused with culturally inclusive principles to guide children to develop to their fullest potential 

Position Description: The Small Group Academic Support Teacher will provide evidence-based academic enrichment support/intervention, specialized services, and professional learning solutions for targeted Shining Stars students in grades 1-6). Students will range from those who are at-risk or ‘struggling” and would benefit from a 1:1 model - to those students who have mastered grade level
Montessori and Common Core standards and require and even more accelerated teaching and learning
experiences.
We are seeking a full-time math and/or reading teachers to work with small groups of our lower(
elementary grades 1-3) and upper elementary (grades 4-6) students. Teachers will provide targeted remedial and accelerated instruction with all instructional materials provided.
 
Essential Responsibilities
  • Work with small groups of 6-8 students
  • Teach ARC Literacy Model or math curriculum (training provided)
  • Develop skill-appropriate lesson plans
  • Maintain student records as required by SSMA
  • Ensure supervision of students to assure their safety
  • Regularly meet with Montessori Elementary Coordinator, classroom guides teachers,, for common and grade level planning 
  • Regularly administer formative assessments to ‘check for student literacy or math understanding’ for the assigned small group and track progress; Analyze outcomes to better inform your instruction
  • Assist with proctoring of NWEA and other school standardized assessments
  • Maintain inventory of teaching materials and supplies
  • Other duties may be assigned

Enjoy the Following Benefits:
  • Competitive pay
  • An attractive and robust full suite of benefits for FT employees
  • Curriculum and teaching materials provided
  • Paid training
  • Paid planning/prep time
  • Small group instruction (you are not the main classroom teacher, though an essential part of the faculty. Where possible, you will have a small assigned area to work with your students if needed )
  • Growth potential
  • Company support and quality assurance
  • Opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of our/your students

Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree required, however, a master’s is preferred
  • Active Teaching Certificate preferred
  • Prior experience in a Montessori School
  • Working knowledge of Google Suite, MS Office, and virtual meeting programs (Zoom, Google Teams, etc.)
  • A positive and enthusiastic attitude towards students, teachers, administration, parents, and other internal and external stakeholders
  • As a condition of employment, you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit to weekly testing. At this time staff are required to wear an approved mask, if and when reporting to a physical work site where they are interacting with others.

Working Conditions:
The working environment characteristics describe those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The position involves sitting for extended periods of time and requires occasionally intra-city traveling.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the employee assigned to this position. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with this position. Shining Stars Montessori Academy Public Charter School reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs.

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Shining Stars is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We encourage candidates who reflect the diversity of our student population