Are you an AWESOME AMI primary teacher? Capitol Hill Montessori at Logan is hiring!
If you are interested in joining our vibrant educational community, please email your resume to Principal Brandon Eatmon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Set and reinforce clear expectations and routines that are aligned with the school’s overall vision
• Develop and implement curricula and activities to meet academic standards
• Thoughtfully plan daily lessons and implement specific strategies to meet the needs of all students, providing extra support, enrichment, or variation of work when necessary
• Demonstrate strong content knowledge
• Design and implement assessments that measure progress towards academic standards and diagnose areas of student misunderstanding
• Use assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices
• Be accountable for students’ academic growth and increase each individual student’s achievement
• Create a positive, achievement-oriented learning environment
• Reflect on successes and areas of growth as a teacher, seek to improve performance, and respond to feedback
• Participate in collaborative curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions
• Invest parents and families in their children’s academic success through regular communication
• Commitment to Equity: Passionate about closing the achievement gap and ensuring that every child, regardless of background or circumstance, receives an excellent education.
• Leadership: Coaches, mentors, and challenges others to excel despite obstacles and challenging situations.
• Focus on Data-Driven Results: Relentlessly pursues the improvement of school leadership, instruction, and operations, and is driven by a desire to produce quantifiable student achievement gains.
• Innovative Problem-Solving: Approaches work with a sense of possibility and sees challenges as opportunities for creative problem solving; takes initiative to explore issues and find potential innovative solutions.
• Adaptability: Excels in constantly changing environments and adapts flexibly in shifting projects or priorities to meet the needs of a dynamic transformation effort; comfortable with ambiguity and non-routine situations.
• Teamwork: Increases the effectiveness of surrounding teams through collaboration, constant learning and supporting others; sensitive to diversity in all its forms; respects and is committed to learning from others
• Dependability: Does whatever it takes to consistently deliver with high quality under tight deadlines; successfully manages own projects through strong organization, detailed workplans, and balancing of multiple priorities.
• Communication and Customer Service Skills: Communicates clearly and compellingly with diverse stakeholders in both oral and written forms; anticipates and responds to customer needs in a high-quality and courteous manner.
Possesses or is eligible for a valid District of Columbia Teaching License.
Meets Highly Qualified status as defined by the NCLB mandates.
Successful completion of Praxis I and II exams (unless holding a standard teaching license).
Strong instructional skills and classroom management.
Enthusiasm for and demonstrated mastery of subject matter.
Unrelenting commitment to students, self, and school’s constant learning and development.
Ability to self-reflect on teaching practices and be responsive to feedback.