Harmony DC Public Charter School ( learn more )

Harmony DC Public Charter School

Washington, District of Columbia ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 4137002
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 30, 2023
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Elementary School Teacher
  • This is an in-person job, remote working is not available
  • All candidates should be fully vaccinated

    Harmony DC Public Charter School is a public charter school located in NE Washington, DC. serving students in Kindergarten through 5th Grade.

    The mission of Harmony School of Excellence-DC is to prepare students for higher learning in a safe, caring, and collaborative atmosphere through a quality learner-centered educational program with a strong emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.


    o Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

    o Master's degree and/or teacher certification are preferred.


    o Plan a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.

    o Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.

    o Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for individual differences.

    o Prepare for classes assigned and show written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor.

    o Encourage students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.

    o Guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and, in harmony with the goals, establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects, and the like to communicate these objectives to the students.

    o Employ a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided, and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.

    o Strive to implement, by instruction and action, the district’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.

    o Assess the accomplishments of the students on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required.

    o Refer students for evaluation by district specialists as required.

    o Take necessary and reasonable precautions to protect the students, equipment, materials, and facilities.

    o Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations.

    o Assist the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct.

    o Develop reasonable rules of classroom behavior. Maintain order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.

    o Make provisions for being available to the students and to the parents for education-related purposes when required.

    o Plan and supervise purposeful assignments for teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s) and, cooperatively with department heads, evaluate their job performance.

    o Maintain and improve professional competence.

    o Participate in district and campus staff development.

    o Attend staff meetings and serve on staff committees.

    o Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues.

    o Establish and maintain open lines of communication with students, parents, and community members.

    o Prepare and submit lesson plans in a timely manner in the platform the school utilizes.

    o Maintain a minimum number of grades in the Gradebook in a timely manner.

    o Perform other duties as assigned.


    o Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral forms with all levels of management, both internal and external to the district.

    o Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships both internal and external to the district.

    o Ability to organize special programs for assigned campus.

    o Ability to use computer including software, database used by the district, spreadsheet and word processing software, calculator, copy machine and telephone.

    o Ability to analyze data

    o Ability to use effective interview techniques, effective public speaking skills, and problem-solving skills

    Employee Benefits - 2022-23 School Year

    8 paid sick/personal days

    Healthcare with Carefirst (Platinum benchmark plan) – 90% employer contribution for full-time employees (50% employer contribution for dependents)

    Dental and vision - 90% employer contribution for the employee (50% employer contribution for dependents)

    401k Retirement – 3% Employer Contribution (whether or not the employee contributes)

    $50,000 Life Insurance - 100% employer-sponsored

    Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance - 100% employer-sponsored

    Flexible Spending Account - 100% employer-sponsored

    Worker’s Compensation - 100% employer-sponsored
    • Position Type: Full-time
    • Positions Available: 1
    • Salary: $ 61,000 to $ 76,000 Per Year
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Early Childhood
    Classroom Teacher > Elementary
  • Job Requirements

    • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Muhammet Turkay , CEO
    • 62 T St NE
    • Washington, District of Columbia 20002

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