We are looking for highly motivated and skilled talent to join our team at District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS). We seek individuals who are passionate about transforming the DC school system and making a significant difference in the lives of our students as well as their families and community.
DCPS serves over 51,000 students in the nation's capital through the efforts of approximately 4,000 educators in 118 schools. As part of a comprehensive reform effort to become the preeminent urban school system in America, DCPS intends to have the highest-performing, best paid, most satisfied, and most honored educator force in the nation and a distinctive central office staff whose work supports and drives instructional excellence and significant achievement gains for DCPS students.
Signing bonuses of up to $2,500 will be offered to those who commit to teaching in one of our highest need content areas (Special Education, ESL, World Languages, Math, and Elementary) at one of ourRISE schools and are hired by June 1. Additionally, eligibility for Elementary candidates at 1 STAR schools is based on the needs of the school as determined by the principal.
Previous exposure to or experience in the education sector a plus.
Successful completion of Praxis I and II exams (unless already 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.
Additional Salary Information: Signing bonuses and bonus pay available.
About DC Public Schools - Washington, DC
At DCPS, your impact starts in your classroom – but doesn't end there. Together, our team of passionate educators is defying expectations about what DC's students can achieve and changing the path of public education.
JOIN THE NATION'S BEST TEACHERS – AND BECOME EVEN BETTER. We're looking for dynamic teachers who insist on excellence and are passionate about honing their craft. At DCPS, you'll get the feedback you need to do your best work, colleagues who share your high standards, and opportunities to lead without leaving the classroom