Company Info

Mundo Verde PCS

4401 8th St NE
Washington, WA, United States

Phone: 2024223690
Web Site: www.mundoverdepcs.org

Company Profile

Lead Teacher (English or Spanish) / Maestro Líder (Inglés o Español)


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Job ID:

18576

Location:

Washington, DC, DC, United States 

Category:

Education

Salary:

$48,750-$76,720+ per year
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Job Views:

13

Zip Code:

20001

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

01.13.2022
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Occupations:

Education: Classroom Teaching level3, Early Childhood Care & Development, Elementary School

Job Description:

Lead Teacher 

English or Spanish 

The position: We’re looking for a Lead Teacher  who wants to be part of a caring team of lifelong learners who seek to enhance its practice, build a strong community, and support student growth. 

What we Offer Our Students 

  • The mastery of literacy and language acquisition in both English and Spanish, we are leaders in bilingual education. 

  • High performance in all subjects including language arts, math, and the arts - science and social studies are built into expeditions

  • Support for the development of higher order cognitive and critical thinking skills and deep understanding of complex issues

  • The integration of sustainability-focused content and values across the curriculum

  • Hands on, project-based learning expeditions and learner-centered instruction

  • A responsive classroom model that emphasizes a student-centered, social and emotional learning approach to teaching and discipline

 

Why Work at Mundo Verde

  • We offer a competitive salary accordingly with years of experience and education credentials. Learn about our Teacher Salary Scale here. 

  • Eligible to earn bonuses  for having a Master’s in an education-related field, having a relevant Doctorate degree, demonstrating fluency in English and Spanish, and being Nationally Board Certified.

  • The best insurance plan for you and your family, you can choose from three different plans. Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, short/long term and life insurance, a 401(K), a transportation stipend, and paid time off (10 days of PTO: 7 Sick, 3 Personal), off on winter break, spring break and holidays scheduled in the school calendar. 

  • On and off-site Professional Development opportunities to support instruction and classroom culture, dedicated time for personal planning as well as team planning, a four week new hire institute, and 6 week coaching cycles.

  • We promote personal and professional growth and we have created a mentorship program for all new staff to support socialization, team balance and professional development.

  • We support community building and social justice and strive to be an anti-racist school.

  • We celebrate cultures from all over the world and work to create joy and inspiration.

 

What Lead Teachers are Responsible For

  • Be a leader in bringing significant and lasting change in the classroom and school by building a classroom culture that demonstrates the principles of biliteracy, sustainability, authentic inquiry, and habits of community stewardship.

  • Foster inclusion in the classroom by creating a community of learners and upholding high expectations for all students.

  • Develop and execute meaningful learning expeditions and student fieldwork.

  • Collaborate deeply with colleagues to raise student achievement.

  • Other duties as assigned.

 

What to Expect in the Classroom

  • Teachers are assigned to a manageable and reasonable classize, historically between 20-25 students per cohort. 

  • A dedicated fellow is provided in PK-1st grades to support a classroom and shared fellows in 2nd grade support a cohort of students. 

  • PK-K are full Spanish immersion and teachers manage 1 cohort of students

  • 1st-4th grade teachers teach all subject areas in either English or Spanish and manage 2 cohorts of students

  • 5th grade is departmentalized into Spanish Language Arts, English Language Arts and Math and teachers provide instruction to all 5th grade students.

  • Curriculum: Teachers create their own curriculum from the standards of each grade (Common Core in grades K-5th). And use curriculum and resources from Teachers College Reader’s Writer’s Workshop, and Investigations to support English language Arts and Eureka (EngageNY) for Math. There is a baseline of curriculum developed from teachers with support from the coaches from previous years available to revise and implement.

  • Responsive Classroom approach to classroom management 

 

Where we are Located

Mundo Verde has two campuses. Our original campus with students in grades PK3-5th is located at 30 P Street NW (Cook campus). Our new campus is located at 4401 8th Street NE (Calle Ocho campus) with students in grades PK3-1st grade (adding a grade each year through 5th). 

 

We offer relocation reimbursement if a move of 50 miles or more is required. 

 

How to Apply

Visit https://www.mundoverdepcs.org/join-us to submit an official application. 

 

See full job description here. 


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Maestro Líder 

Inglés o Español 

El puesto: Buscamos un Maestro Líder que quiera ser parte de un equipo de aprendices de por vida que buscan mejorar su práctica, construir una comunidad sólida y apoyar el crecimiento de los estudiantes. 

Lo que ofrecemos a nuestros estudiantes 

  • El dominio de la alfabetización y la adquisición del idioma tanto en inglés como en español, somos líderes en educación bilingüe. 

  • Alto rendimiento en todas las materias, incluidas las artes del lenguaje, las matemáticas y las artes: las ciencias y los estudios sociales plasmadas en las expediciones

  • Apoyo para el desarrollo de habilidades cognitivas y de pensamiento crítico de orden superior y comprensión profunda de problemas complejos

  • La integración de contenidos y valores centrados en la sostenibilidad en todo el plan de estudios

  • Expediciones prácticas de aprendizaje basadas en proyectos e instrucción centrada en el alumno

  • El modelo de Responsive Classroom que enfatiza un enfoque de aprendizaje social y emocional centrado en el alumno para la enseñanza y la disciplina

 

Por qué trabajar en Mundo Verde

  • Ofrecemos un salario competitivo acorde con años de experiencia y credenciales de educación. Conozca nuestra escala salarial para maestros aquí. 

  • Elegible para ganar bonificaciones  por tener una maestría en un campo relacionado con la educación, tener un doctorado relevante, demostrar fluidez en inglés y español y estar certificado por la Junta Nacional.

  • El mejor plan de seguro para usted y su familia, puede elegir entre tres planes diferentes. Nuestros beneficios incluyen seguro médico, dental, de la vista, a corto / largo plazo y de vida, un 401 (K), un estipendio de transporte y tiempo libre pagado (10 días de PTO: 7 por enfermedad, 3 personal), libre durante las vacaciones de invierno, vacaciones de primavera y días festivos programados en el calendario escolar. 

  • Desarrollo Profesional dentro y fuera de la escuela. Oportunidades para apoyar la instrucción y la cultura del aula, tiempo dedicado para la planificación personal y la planificación del equipo, un instituto de cuatro semanas para nuevas contrataciones y ciclos de entrenamiento de 6 semanas.

  • Promovemos el crecimiento personal y profesional y hemos creado un programa de mentores para todo el personal nuevo para apoyar la socialización, el equilibrio del equipo y el desarrollo profesional.

  • Apoyamos la construcción de la comunidad y la justicia social y nos esforzamos por ser una escuela antirracista.

  • Celebramos culturas de todo el mundo y trabajamos para crear alegría e inspiración. 



Job Requirements:

What We are Looking For

  • Bachelor’s degree required for K-5th positions, preferably in education, BA strongly preferred for PK positions

  • At least one year of experience as a teacher of record or as a Mundo Verde fellow required, urban teaching experience preferred

  • A DC teaching license/certification (or in the process of obtaining reciprocity) strongly preferred

  • Bilingual preferred for all English classroom positions, but not required. For leads in Spanish classrooms, advanced or native proficiency in Spanish required.

What We Value in Our Staff

  • Independent solutions-oriented problem-solver

  • Exudes love and joy towards students, colleagues and the work

  • Willing hard-working attitude with a growth mindset toward self, students and colleagues

Ownership of personal work and the school mission.

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Lo que estamos buscando

  • Requerimos una licenciatura para los puestos de kindergarten  a quinto grado, preferiblemente en educación, se prefiere una licenciatura para los puestos en PK.

  • Al menos un año de experiencia como maestro oficial o como becario de Mundo Verde requerido, se prefiere experiencia en enseñanza urbana

  • Una licencia o certificación de enseñanza de DC (o en el proceso de obtener reciprocidad) se prefiere fuertemente

  • Bilingüe preferido para todos los puestos de clases de Inglés, pero no es obligatorio. Para los líderes en las aulas de español, se requiere dominio avanzado o nativo en Español.

 

Lo que valoramos en nuestro personal

  • Solucionador de problemas independiente orientado a soluciones

  • Que exuda amor y alegría hacia los estudiantes, los colegas y el trabajo 

  • Actitud voluntaria y trabajadora con una mentalidad de crecimiento hacia uno mismo, los estudiantes y los colegas

  • Propiedad del trabajo personal y la misión de la escuela.