Washington School for Girls (WSG) is now in its twentieth year as an independent, privately financed school, serving an a vulnerable population in the Southeast quadrant of Washington, DC. WSG provides a caring and safe environment for young girls, grades 3rd through 8th, who are living in an under-served urban area and are at risk of leaving school prematurely. Students receive a solid and holistic education in the Catholic educational tradition, featuring intellectual challenge, respect for diversity, and support for the spiritual, social and emotional growth of each student. WSG works with each student to identify the best high school placement and tracks her progress throughout.
Washington School for Girls includes 2 campuses and is searching for an individual who is strong and committed to the holistic development of children. Our Campus at The VIEW houses our 3rd - 5th grades, while our Campus at THEARC serves grades 6th - 8th. Our students face unusual daily challenges and live in an underserved section of Washington, D.C.
WSG is looking for an individual who is not afraid to take risks, comfortable with using technology, and wants to collaborate with our girls. WSG is looking for a spectacular professional who is flexible, wants to engage with the families, and has high expectations of students.
The Washington School for Girls is not only a great place to work, but also a wonderful opportunity for growth! We want the experience in the classroom to not only be transformative for the students but also for you as a person and professional.
Applicants should have the:
Ability to acquire try and true techniques with students
Ability to teach all subjects to include: Reading, Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies
Plan and prepare lessons, assignments, instructional materials
Arrange and participate in teacher-parent or teacher-student conferences whenever indicated for the welfare of the student
Able to manage volunteers on a weekly basis
Work well in a small personal setting
Maintain a self-contained classroom
Take a team approach to teaching
Be creative and flexible
Have experience working with underperforming readers
Have experience developing personalized learning plans and comprehending testing data
Have strong classroom management skills
THIS IS A 12 MONTH POSITION (Year-Round)