Teacher - All Subject Areas (2022-23 School Year)

DC Public Schools

Washington, United States

Date Posted December 14, 2021
Industry K-12: Public Schools, ESL Jobs
Specialty Not Specified
STEM Focus Math, Science
Certification Needed Yes, OSSE-issued teaching credential
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary $55,313 - $90,905
Website http://joindcps.dc.gov


Are you ready to join the nation’s fastest improving urban school district? We are looking for highly motivated, skilled, and equity-minded talent to join our team at District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) for the 2022-23 school year. We seek individuals who are passionate about transforming the DC school system and making a signi?cant di?erence in the lives of our public school students, parents, and the greater DC community. 


*Signing bonuses of up to $2,500 will be offered to those who commit to teaching in one of our highest need content areas at one of our RISE schools and are hired by June 1, 2022.* 


DCPS serves approximately 49,000 students in the nation's capital through the e?orts of approximately 4,200 educators in 117 schools. As part of a comprehensive reform e?ort to become the preeminent urban school system in America, DCPS intends to have the highest-performing, best paid, most satis?ed, and most honored educator force in the nation and a distinctive central o?ce sta? whose work supports and drives instructional excellence and signi?cant achievement gains for DCPS students. 



Position Overview 


Every student feels loved, challenged, and prepared to positively influence and thrive in life. 



Ensure that every school guarantees students reach their full potential through rigorous and joyful learning experiences provided in a nurturing environment. 


Strategic Priorities 

  1. Promote Equity: Define, understand, and promote equity so that we can eliminate gaps and systematically interrupt institutional bias. 
  2. Empower Our People: Recruit, develop, and retain a talented, caring, and diverse team. 
  3. Ensure Excellent Schools: Increase the number of excellent schools throughout the city. 
  4. Educate the Whole Child: Provide rigorous, joyful, and inclusive academic and social emotional learning experiences to ensure all students are college and career ready. 


This position is a safety-sensitive position. As a result, throughout employment this position will be subject to the Employee Mandatory Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy. The Government of the District of Columbia values the safety of our employees, our residents, and our visitors. In support of these values, if you are selected for this job, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs. If you are invited to join our team, you must submit proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by uploading a copy of your vaccination card, or uploading proof of your approved medical or religious exemption, to your candidate dashboard. If you are granted an exemption, you must submit to weekly COVID-19 testing and will be required to upload weekly a negative COVID-19 test to maintain employment with the Government of the District of Columbia. You will not be extended an offer of employment until you comply with the requirement to upload your vaccination card or your approved medical or religious exemption. 


The Teacher (10-month) will report to the Principal. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required. Other duties may be assigned. 





DCPS Values 


Apply here today! Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis; however, we encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible to receive priority consideration for early hiring and signing bonus opportunities. Feel free to email us at teach.dcps@k12.dc.gov if you have any questions or would like to connect with a recruiter!