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CAREERS

The Elsie Whitlow Stokes Community Freedom PCS seeks innovative, adaptable individuals who are life-long learners who embrace diversity and believe in children’s inherent ability to learn. We invest in activities that both advance the school’s mission and support the ongoing career and professional development of faculty and staff.

Stokes School follows Mayor Muriel Bowser's Order of September 20, 2021, mandating COVID-19 vaccination of all staff. 

All staff and students must participate in our weekly COVID PCR testing (or submit a negative PCR test) until further notice.

CURRENT OPENINGS

Instructional

Elementary Teacher (East End and Brookland Campuses)

 

Posting Date: March 1, 2022

Closing Date: Open until filled

Start Date: August 2022

Job Type: Full-time and permanent

Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:50 am-3:50 pm

 

Qualifications and experience:

  • Requires a minimum of a bachelor's degree in early childhood or elementary education or equivalent. 

  • Fluency in English and French; or English and Spanish (required for target language teachers).  

  • A minimum of one year of experience teaching young children preferred.   

  • Criminal background clearance.

  • Tuberculin screening/skin test certifying that the individual is free of contagious tuberculosis.

  • Proof of COVID vaccination.

 

If interested, please email your cover letter and resume to hr@ewstokes.org.

 

Early Childhood Teacher (East End and Brookland Campuses)

 

Posting Date: March 1, 2022

Closing Date: Open until filled

Start Date: August 2022

Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:50 am-3:50 pm

Job Type: Full-time and permanent

 

Qualifications and experience:

  • Requires a minimum of a bachelor's degree in early childhood or elementary education or equivalent. 

  • Fluency in English and French; or English and Spanish (required for target language teachers).  

  • A minimum of one year of experience teaching young children preferred.   

  • Criminal background clearance.

  • Tuberculin screening/skin test certifying that the individual is free of contagious tuberculosis.

  • Proof of COVID vaccination.

 

If interested, please email your cover letter and resume to hr@ewstokes.org.

 

Learning Specialist (Special Education) (East End and Brookland Campuses)

 

Posting Date: March 1, 2022

Closing Date: Open until filled

Start Date: August 2022

Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:50 am-3:50 pm

Job Type: Full-time and permanent

 

Qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Education or relevant work experience to teach students with exceptional needs.

  • Criminal background clearance.

  • Tuberculin screening/skin test certifying that the individual is free of contagious tuberculosis.

  • Proof of COVID vaccination.

 

If interested, please email your cover letter and resume to hr@ewstokes.org.

Reading Specialist (Special Education) (Dual-Campus)

 

Posting Date: March 1, 2022

Closing Date: Open until filled

Start Date: Immediate

Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:50 am-3:50 pm

Job Type: Full-time and permanent

 

Qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree.

  • Education or relevant work experience to teach students with exceptional needs.

  • Knowledge of current Scientifically Based Reading Research (SBRR).

  • Knowledge of and experience with administering and analyzing formal and informal reading assessments.

  • Demonstrated success in raising the literacy achievement levels of traditionally at-risk students through a range of research-based instructional practices, approaches, methods, curriculum materials, and interventions.

  • Criminal background clearance.

  • Tuberculin screening/skin test certifying that the individual is free of contagious tuberculosis.

  • Proof of COVID vaccination.

 

If interested, please email your cover letter and resume to hr@ewstokes.org.

Learning Specialist (Special education teacher for the visually impaired) (Brookland Campus)

 

Posting Date: November 1, 2020

Closing Date: Open until filled 

Start Date:  Immediately

Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:50 am-3:50 pm

Job Type: Full-Time and permanent

 

Qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree.

  • Experience and formal training working with students with visual impairments.

  • Criminal background clearance.

  • Tuberculin screening/skin test certifying that the individual is free of contagious tuberculosis.​

  • Proof of COVID vaccination.

 

If interested, please e-mail your cover letter and resume to hr@ewstokes.org.

Speech and Language Pathologist

 

Posting Date: May 13, 2022

Closing Date: Open until filled 

Start Date:  Fall 2022

Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:50 am-3:50 pm

Job Type: Full-Time and permanent

 

Under direction of the Director of Special Education will participate as a member of the educational team to assess student performance in the areas of speech, communication and fluency; develop assessment reports; identify student abilities within educational, developmental or functional parameters; develop goals and objectives for consideration in the (Individual Education Plan (IEP) team meeting; develop individual speech, language and communication therapy intervention plans; maintain appropriate documentation and reports and provide staff development training to education personnel.  Does other related work as required.

 

Essential functions may include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. Provide educationally related speech and language therapy assessment in areas of suspected disability.

  2. Conducts screening and testing, obtains diagnostic information, analyzes information and makes recommendations regarding programs and services to be administered in the school setting.

  3. Complete assessments reports according to specified guidelines and develop long and short-term goals and objectives with the IEP team.

  4. Develop intervention plans that support IEP goals and implement in appropriate settings and curricula.

  5. Consult with and train classroom personnel to implement intervention plans in student’s environments.

  6. Monitor student progress, review on annual basis, reassess on triennial basis, prepare reports and maintain records as required.

  7. Develop and implement training opportunities for classroom staff and parents on the role of speech and language services, communication disorders and normal speech and hearing development.

 

Minimum Qualifications:  Education and Training

  • Bachelor’s Degree from and accredited institution of higher education. 

  • Master’s level degree in speech and language pathology or communication disorders.

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) offered by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

  • Appropriate certification and licensure in Speech and Language Pathology by the District of Columbia

Instructional Coach

Posting Date: March 1, 2022

Closing Date: Open until filled 

Start Date:  Fall 2022

Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:50 am-3:50 pm

Job Type: Full-Time and permanent

 

Qualifications and experience:

  • Requires a minimum of a bachelor's degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education or equivalent. 

  • Fluency in English (required) and French or Spanish (preferred). 

  • A minimum of five years of experience teaching young children required. 

  • Criminal background clearance.

  • Tuberculin screening/skin test certifying that the individual is free of contagious tuberculosis.​

  • Proof of COVID vaccination.

 

If interested, please e-mail your cover letter and resume to hr@ewstokes.org.

Administration

Chief Academic Officer

Posting Date: May 9, 2022

Closing Date: Open until filled

Start Date: Immediate

Job Type: Full‐time, 12‐Month Employee

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A minimum of five years of top-level leadership and organizational management experience, preferably in a charter school, nonprofit education or public agency setting.

  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in school leadership, education or related field.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal in English and preferably fluent in Spanish or French.

  • A clear vision of rigorous, high-impact instruction and assessment, as well as related academic program and leadership practices necessary to drive meaningful school improvement and network growth.

  • A highly self-motivated work style to work independently and collaboratively; flexibility and the capacity to handle multiple demands.

  • Ability to think strategically, to anticipate future consequences and trends and incorporate them into an organizational plan.

  • A champion for equity for all students and adults.

  • Proficiency in basic office computer skills, including, but not limited to, Microsoft Word, Excel and virtual platforms.

  • Demonstrated experience in managing budgets.

  • Criminal background clearance.

  • Tuberculin screening/skin test certifying that the individual is free of contagious tuberculosis.​

  • Proof of COVID vaccination.

Read a full description of the position and our school here.

If interested, please e-mail your cover letter and resume to hr@ewstokes.org.

Data Manager

 

Posting Date: March 1, 2022

Closing Date: Open until filled 

Start Date:  Fall 2022

Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:50 am-3:50 pm

Job Type: Full-Time and permanent

  • Bachelor’s Degree; 2 years of experience in schools

  • Computer skills to install new software and hardware and to troubleshoot software and minor hardware problems. 

  • Software/word processing skills for data entry, reporting, word processing, desktop publishing, spreadsheets, and PowerSchool program.

  • Criminal background clearance.

  • Tuberculin screening/skin test certifying that the individual is free of contagious tuberculosis.​

  • Proof of COVID vaccination.

 

If interested, please e-mail your cover letter and resume to hr@ewstokes.org.

Operations

Receptionist (East End Campus)

Posting Date: March 1, 2022

Closing Date: Open until filled

Start Date: Immediate

Job Type: Part-time and permanent

Schedule: Monday-Friday 2:00-4:00 pm

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bilingual English-Spanish or English-French is a plus

  • Criminal background clearance.

  • Tuberculin screening/skin test certifying that the individual is free of contagious tuberculosis.​

  • Proof of COVID vaccination.

If interested, please e-mail your cover letter and resume to hr@ewstokes.org.

After School

After School Assistant (Multiple Openings. Brookland Campus)

Posting Date: August 11, 2021

Closing Date: Open until filled

Start Date: Immediate

Job Type: This is a part-time, 90-day exempt temporary position with potential to extend for a longer period.

Schedule: Monday: 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.; Tuesday through Thursday: 2:30 – 6:00 p.m.; Friday: 1:00 – 6:00 p.m.

 

Qualifications and experience:

  • Criminal background clearance.

  • Tuberculin screening/skin test certifying that the individual is free of contagious tuberculosis.​

  • Proof of COVID vaccination.

 

If interested, please email your cover letter and resume to hr@ewstokes.org.