Master Teacher and other opportunities at Friendship Public Charter School

1. Teaching and Learning

  • Demonstrate the highest level of instructional expertise and content mastery
  • Lead students to high levels of academic success through rigorous, targeted, and differentiated instruction
  • Design and deliver engaging instruction addressing full range of student needs and learning styles
  • Develop formal and informal assessments to measure student mastery
  • Use data to drive instruction
  • Hold students accountable to high academic and behavioral expectations
  • Align practices and routines to an achievement-oriented classroom culture
  • Foster a safe environment that encourages curiosity, academic risk taking, accountability, and collaboration
  • Support the development and refinement of FPCS’s Essential Curriculum
  • Deep knowledge of the PSAT and SAT

2. Teacher Development

  • In consultation with instructional leaders, support classroom instruction and team teach on as needed basis to ensure best practices are consistently implemented in every Friendship classroom
  • Provide 4-5 targeted professional development workshops per year
  • Mentor teachers by outlining clear and direct feedback, leading professional development workshops, collaborating with school-based instructional coaches, and connecting teachers with professional development resources
  • Model ability to analyze student data, identify student learning goals, and successfully implement strategies to address areas of growth
  • Model the pacing of instruction and maximizing class time by providing clear directions, outlining expectations, and effectively bringing a lesson to closure
  • Model and instruct teachers on how to establishing a nurturing, supportive, and positive classroom climate that encourages student responsibility by using effective classroom management strategies
  • Co-facilitate FPCS’s New Teacher Induction with other master teachers and instructional leads

3. General Leadership

  • Summarize, interpret and disseminate current developments in instruction, learning theory and cognitive research through reading of professional journals, participation in professional development and involvement in professional organizations
  • Establish a professional rapport with students and with staff that earns their respect, maintaining visibility with students, staff, parents, and the community
  • Display the highest ethical and professional behavior and standards when working with students, parents, school personnel, and agencies associated with the school
  • Serve as a role model for students, dressing professionally, and demonstrating the importance and relevance of learning, accepting responsibility and pride in the education profession
  • Attend required staff meetings and serve, as appropriate, on staff committees
  • Continue to grow professionally through collaboration with colleagues and professional growth experiences
  • Promote parent involvement through meaningful and consistent communication
  • Maintain high professional standards in communication with students, teachers, parents and school administrators

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