Adult Education Lead Teacher
Briya Public Charter School
About the organization
Briya Public Charter School educates adults and young children in Washington, DC. Families enroll in Briya’s Two-Generation Program together: parents study English, digital literacy, and parenting while their children receive a high-quality early education. Briya also offers a high school diploma and training for medical assistant and child development associate credentials. The school believes, and research validates, that educating parents and children together promotes strong families and success in school and in life.
The core adult education program is comprised of three highly integrated areas of study: English, parenting, and digital literacy. The curriculum prepares students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to navigate their community as effective parents, employees, and citizens. Our integrated ESL-DL-Child Development adult education classes are taught by a Lead Teacher and an Associate Teacher. Briya offers a learning environment with a variety of technology available to enhance daily lessons and activities. Briya also offers high quality early education for children 0-5 and workforce development programs for advanced adult students who wish to pursue career-ready certifications.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Develop unit plans in accordance with Briya’s curriculum and students’ interests and needs that increase students’ English reading, writing, speaking, listening and digital literacy skills while focusing
Education and/or Experience –
Master’s degree or ESL certification and 2 years of teaching or related experience and knowledge in the fields of adult education, TESOL, education technology, special education, parenting, and/or early childhood development or Bachelor’s degree in education, special education, or related field and 3 years of teaching or related experience and knowledge in the fields of adult education, special education, parenting, and/or early childhood development.
Significant cross-cultural experience.
Excellent communication skills in English and intermediate level Spanish preferred. Amharic, Tigrinya, French, and/or Arabic is an asset.
Excellent interpersonal, problem-solving, analytical, and organizational skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Windows.
Reasoning Ability – Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out moderately complex, multi-step instructions and make appropriate independent decisions as necessary.
Physical Demands – Regularly required standing, walking, and sitting, sometimes for many hours at a time; frequently required to reach with hands and arms, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk or hear; must be able to lift objects up to twenty-five (25) pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be ma
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