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Central Consolidated School District Vacancies                                  Closing Date:  OPEN
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    Elementary School Teaching (23)                 Middle School Teaching (6)
    Exceptional Programs (8)                            Non-Certified (13)
    High School Teaching (13)                           Transportation (11)
      
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Educational Aide                                                       Closing Date: 8/1/2014
Full Time

Company Name:     District of Columbia Public Schools
Approx. hrs. / week
Days of week
Salary Range

Position Description and Qualifications
Our students need your expertise, passion and leadership.  We are looking for highly motivated and skilled talent to join our team at the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS). We seek individuals who are passionate about transforming and improving educational outcomes for our students.

In DCPS, 4,000 teachers serve the needs of 46,000 students across 110 schools. As part of a comprehensive reform effort to become the best urban school system in America, DCPS intends to have the highest-performing, best paid, most satisfied, and most honored educator force in the nation whose work drives significant achievement gains for DCPS students.

On a daily basis, the educational aide performs a variety of duties that involve working with students individually and in small groups, reinforcing daily lessons, motivating learning, assessing progress, assisting with classroom management, and other similar duties as assigned.

Responsibilities
• Collaborate in the implementation of the daily lesson plans by performing tasks that reinforce learning
• Assist the classroom teacher in regularly observing students and taking anecdotal notes to inform planning, arrangement of small groups, and assessments
• Help maintain accurate student records
• Work closely with students who may require individual or close attention
• Assist the teacher with the development of individualized programs
• Read to students, listen to and write down their dictations, and model language by conversing with students throughout the day
• Work with groups of students engaged in drawing, writing, centers, or similar work while the teacher is otherwise occupied
• Assist in the administration of the instructional plan for students with disabilities
• Address multiple intelligences of each student through lesson plans and materials
• Infuse culturally relevant, anti-bias materials and pedagogical strategies
• Maintain on-going communication with families
• Implement a variety of instructional groupings of students (small group and cooperative learning)
• Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications
• Associate’s Degree or higher required, OR
• 48 credit hours from an accredited college/university
• Child Development Associate (CDA) credential is preferred for Early Childhood Education Aides (in addition to one of the requirements above)

Personal Qualities of Top Candidates
• 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 mastery of instruction based on student performance, 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.

How to apply:
To apply, visit our website at www.joindcpublicschools.com and complete our online application.

Questions
If you have any questions, please email us at dcpscareers@dc.gov, or call us at (202) 299-2145.

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Criminal Background Check and Drug Testing
In accordance with the Criminal Background Checks for the Protection of Children Act of 2004, this position has been designated and identified as one which requires a criminal background check and/or traffic record check. If you are tentatively selected for the position, a criminal background check will be conducted. A final offer of employment is contingent upon the receipt of a satisfactory criminal background check.  A drug test is also required, and a final offer of employment is contingent on this clearance as well.

(Posted:  5/9/14)



High School Teachers                                              CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
 

Company Name:   Noble Network of Charter Schools
Approx. Hrs/Wk:  40  (full time)
Days of Week:     Monday - Friday
Salary Range:     $

Position Description and Qualifications
Be Noble. Join Noble’s Teaching Team.  Starting as one school in 1999 on Chicago’s near west side, the Noble Network of Charter Schools (Noble) has grown to serve over 8,800 students from 70 different communities at 14 separate campuses in Chicago, Illinois. Recently ranked the #15 most transformational high school in the country by Newsweek, Noble sends over 90% of our seniors (84% of whom are first-generation college students) off to college every year.  As Noble continues to grow in size and impact, we are always looking for “Noble-Quality” people to join our team and mission.

Noble-Quality Non-Negotiables:
• A History of Personal Achievement
• Belief That All Students, Regardless of Background and Current Ability, Can Succeed In High School, College, and Life
• Belief In Noble’s Approach To High Expectations
• Results-Oriented

Noble-Quality Negotiables:
Although the ideal teaching candidate has classroom experience with evidence of results, we are always looking for great people who may be new to high school, new to teaching, or new to education who have a history of achievement (regardless of field) who want to join a high-performing team and work with us to close Chicago’s achievement gap.

How to Apply:
  Please apply online at:  at www.noblenetwork.org/careers/careers-noble
  Please watch the application video on our job opportunity webpage for additional application process details.
  Questions?   E-mail: careers@noblenetwork.org

  The Noble Network of Charter Schools Is An Equal Opportunity Employer


Blueprint 2014-2015 Fellowship (K-12 Education)         CLOSING DATE:  Ongoing
                
Position Title:      Blueprint Schools Network
Approx. Hrs/Wk:  40
Days of Week:     Monday - Friday
Salary Range:     $20,000 - 21,000 / Academic Year
 
Now accepting applications for opportunities available in Denver, St. Louis, and Boston, for the 2014-2015 school year.

Position Description and Qualifications

Blueprint Fellows play an integral role in heightening student achievement in schools across the country. On a daily basis, Fellows build individualized lessons based on predetermined curriculum and plan activities that help to fill in academic gaps students may have to strengthen academic performance inside the classroom. During the course of the year, Fellows are building strong relationships that help to increase each student’s self-confidence in and commitment to his/her education, helping to foster a positive future for each student.

While teachers have classrooms of 25 or 30 students, Fellows manage no more than 4 students at a time. This allows for the individualization of remedial and supplemental instruction. Fellows receive on-going mentoring and professional development as well as receive written evaluation of feedback from their assigned Fellows Coordinator. Fellows are charged with focusing on the individual needs of their students, helping to bolster and accelerate student achievement while helping to close any skill gaps that may exist.
Expectations
Fellows have a variety of responsibilities that allow them to be an integral piece of their student’s educational experience. Fellow responsibilities typically fall into one of the following categories: Instruction, Planning, Communication & Feedback, and Compliance. Examples of duties that Fellows have that fall into these categories include:
Instruction:
• Carry out all the responsibilities of an academic tutor and ensure that students are constantly learning and being challenged.Observe, monitor, and assess students’ performance on a regular basis and record data to track student performance.
• Assist students in setting and reaching academic goals.
• Modify instruction and related lesson plans based on student assessment results.
• Present subject matter to students using a variety of research-based instructional strategies centered on students’ individual needs.
• Work alongside school staff to broaden the academic and instructional resources available to students.
Planning:
• Plan daily and weekly lesson plans based on predetermined curriculum.
• Prepare instructional activities that aid in mastering specific academic skills, including subject matter content and state-mandated and end-of-course assessments.
• Collaborate with appropriate classroom teachers, department administration and Fellow Coordinator to ensure that each student is on track with their classroom materials and instruction.
Communication & Feedback:
• Reach out to a student’s family at least once every two weeks to update the family on the student’s academic progress in tutorial.
• Develop a frequent and consistent line of communication between the student’s family and the school regarding a student’s academic status.
• Actively participate in professional development activities necessary to successfully carry out job-related duties.
• Meet with Fellows Coordinator in order to receive coaching and formal evaluation feedback.
Compliance:
• Maintain confidentiality of student information as required by law and district policies.
• Enforce school/district behavior rules and policies.
• Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Requirements
Being a Fellow is an intense but rewarding experience. It’s important that each Blueprint Fellow understands the urgency and rigor needed to help each and every student succeed in school. The following is what we are looking for from each and every one of our Fellows.
• Willingness to be a team-player with a strong sense of personal accountability and strong communication skills.
• Entrepreneurial spirit and ability to be flexible and deal with a certain amount of unpredictability.
• The ability and willingness to go above and beyond to help support student achievement.
• Associates degree or higher required.
• Experience working with adolescents or related field preferred.
• Experience tutoring or mentoring youth is preferred.
Salary and Benefits
The salary for a Fellow position is $20,000-$21,000 per school year depending on site location.Depending on start date, salary may be pro-rated. The Fellow position includes a benefits package.

How to Apply
:
  Interested candidates should visit our website to learn more about the program and access the application.
  Apply online at:  http://blueprintschools.org/fellows/apply-now

Blueprint Schools Network and all applicable school districts are Equal Opportunity Employers and do not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, cultural heritage, ancestry, political belief, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability or veteran status.

(Posted:  04-18-14)


 English Teacher (Kindergarten)                                 CLOSING DATE: September 13, 2014

Company Name: Bejing Auchan Transcom Technology & Trade Co.
Approx. Hrs/Wk:  30
Days of Week:    
Salary Range:    

Position Description and Qualifications Full Time
Conduct classroom lessons to 10-15 kids in class with the assistance of Chinese teacher. Provide high quality professional teaching at all times. Prepare and provide Demo classes, as required.  Help students reach their level of English established in their learning objectives.
Prerequisites include:
Native English Speaker or European, American Preferred
Bachelor's Degree or equivelant, TESOL or TEFL preferred
1-2 years English teaching experience with kindergarten or primary school students
Excellent communication skills, outgoing and friendly personality.
Positive and wam-hearted, with vigor and patience, love teaching and children.

How to Apply
  Email resume to sandy.transcom@gmail.com