To serve as a Middle School Humanities Teacher at Digital Pioneers Academy (DPA), a 6th-12th grade college preparatory school that will consistently rank as a Tier 1 Washington, DC public charter school. Our mission is to develop the next generation of innovators. We are committed to ensuring 100% of DPA scholars graduate from college and secure a high paying, high demand job.
A successful Digital Pioneers Academy 6th, 7th or 8th Grade Humanities Teacher will ensure that all DPA scholars meet the highest academic and behavior standards. We are committed to creating a community where every scholar and adult feels known, loved and respected. Teachers’ investment in building culture and character will prepare scholars to lead productive lives meeting the demands of the post-secondary arena and job market.
Teachers at DPA believe that all scholars can achieve at high levels. Teachers will hold primary responsibility for implementation of Digital Pioneers Academy's curriculum, creating corresponding Humanities experiences, and ensuring the success of its scholars. Teachers will provide rigorous educational experiences to propel scholar intellectual growth and mastery of learning standards.
Through our semi-self contained structure, in which each scholar cohort has two primary teachers: a STEM teacher and a Humanities teacher, partner teachers are able to co-plan personalized, context-specific interventions and targeted, holistic supports that carry through for their scholars across all core content areas.
At DPA, we operate as a team with one mission. We attract leaders in teaching with a successful track record of developing authentic relationships with scholars, families and professional peers. With a collective mission to develop the next generation of innovators, our teachers will develop ours scholars to not only consume, but create the digital economy.
Developing strong relationships with parents and scholars, creating investment in school culture and academics
Implementing curricula and activities to meet academic standards
Teaching scholars through a curriculum focused on real learning grounded in a collection of texts, which allows scholars to engage with the texts and ideas repeatedly throughout a unit to build knowledge and tackle big ideas.
Designing assessments that measure progress towards academic standards
Using assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices
Driving academic outcomes by analyzing scholar work and data, and implementing high leverage instructional moves to ensure dramatic gains for all scholars
Participating in collaborative curriculum development, grade-level activities, and schoolwide functions
Collaborating with partner STEM teacher to create consistent structures and systems for your shared cohort of scholars
Serving as an advisor to a small group of scholars