Capital City is looking for innovative, experienced, and passionate teachers for the school year 2022-2023.
At Capital City, we challenge the status quo every day. Our staff are skilled, compassionate, solutions-oriented, and unwavering in their commitment to give children of all ages, all backgrounds, and all abilities the education they need to thrive. If you want to help prepare the next generation of changemakers, apply today!
After School Teaching roles are 10-month positions, which are not exempt and therefore eligible for overtime pay under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Why teach at Capital City?
Work hard and achieve results, together! At Capital City, teachers work on collaborative teams that grapple with challenges, celebrate successes, and support and learn from one another.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion aren’t just buzzwords. We believe the diversity of our staff and the students we serve is our greatest asset. We take seriously the responsibility to achieve equity for our students and build a culture where staff engage in dialogue about race and work to build an inclusive culture.
Invest in your own learning. Capital City prioritizes the professional growth and learning of our teachers through weekly internal professional development and opportunities to learn from experts around the country. Campus and school-wide leadership opportunities are available for teachers who want them.
Make your classroom and curriculum your own. Our teachers value the autonomy they have at Capital City to design a curriculum that is dynamic, personal and exciting. There is a culture of innovation that is supported by Principals and Instructional Coaches.
Capital City is looking for talented teachers for our after school program, serving students in PK-6th grade. After School Teachers will work 20 hours per week according to the following schedule: 3:00-6:00 p.m. on M, T, Th, F; 1:00-6:00 p.m. on Wednesday. There will also be an additional hour of planning time 1x per week.
The responsibilities of an After School Teacher include:
Planning and leading activities for students in small and large groups during recreational and activity times.
Supervising and supporting students with homework completion.
Implementing a social curriculum and discipline approach consistent with the school day program (CCPCS uses the Responsive Classroom model).
Clear and professional communication with parents, teachers and school staff to insure collaboration.
Attending and actively engaging in scheduled planning time.
After School teachers will typically work with one age group in classes with an average ratio of 1 adult:10 students. The position provides aspiring teachers with the opportunity to develop teaching and leadership skills while learning from experienced teachers. We seek to fill positions as soon as possible. C.A.F.E teachers will begin training upon start date.
Capital City seeks to employ experienced teachers.
This position is subject to the DC Mayor's Order 2021-109, requiring all adults regularly in schools to be vaccinated for Covid-19.
Minimum requirements: a high school diploma and experience supervising and teaching elementary age students.
Candidates should enjoy working with children, have strong classroom management skills, and be strong team players. Experience working in diverse and inclusive settings is desired.
Spanish speakers are desired.
In addition to the above requirements, teachers must meet the requirements of all hires at Capital City including a criminal background check and a negative TB test.
About Our School
Capital City was founded in 2000 and currently serves a diverse population of nearly 1,000 students across PK-12th grade. We have been recognized as a model for social, emotional and academic development. Our program emphasizes a commitment to diversity and equity, a strong inclusion model and the integration of arts into the curriculum. We are a credentialed EL Education Mentor School (https://eleducation.org/) in the national network of over 150 schools. Through this model, teachers craft long-term learning expeditions that connect learning to the real-world and incorporate projects, research, fieldwork, and service to support students in meeting rigorous standards. Learn more at www.ccpcs.org.
Capital City is an equal-opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, marital status, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other protected status. All employment decisions will be made solely on the basis of the individual's qualifications as related to the requirements of the position being filled.