We are looking for highly motivated and skilled talent to join our team at District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS). We seek individuals who are passionate about transforming the DC school system and making a signiﬁcant diﬀerence in the lives of public school students, parents, principals, teachers, and central oﬃce employees.
DCPS serves over 48,750 students in the nation's capital through the eﬀorts of approximately 4,000 educators in 117 schools. As part of a comprehensive reform eﬀort to become the preeminent urban school system in America, DCPS intends to have the highest-performing, best paid, most satisﬁed, and most honored educator force in the nation and a distinctive central oﬃce staﬀ whose work supports and drives instructional excellence and signiﬁcant achievement gains for DCPS students.
DC Public Schools is a district on the rise - Enrollment numbers are increasing, graduation rates are up, and we have led the nation in math and reading improvements, earning DCPS the title of fastest improving urban public school district in the country!
Our nationally competitive compensation rates - In addition to a solid base salary, DCPS teachers are eligible for bonuses of up to $25,000 each year. In just 4 years in the district, it is possible to earn six figures at DCPS!
Our innovative approach to professional development - In place of the traditional school-based and district-wide professional development in favor of weekly, content-specific professional learning communities that are led by subject matter experts at your school.
Advancement and leadership opportunities for teachers - Through LIFT, a five-stage career ladder, teachers are eligible for leadership positions, policy fellowships, and new professional learning opportunities, all without having to leave the classroom.
A focus on student satisfaction and engagement - Whether through our Family Engagement work, Empowering Males of Color initiative or DCPS Study Abroad Program, we are committed to providing transformative experiences for our students.