Teacher Job Fair

Alice Deal Middle School, 3815 Fort Drive, NW, Washington, DC 20016

Saturday, April 24, 2021
9 am – 12 pm


Saturday, May 15, 2021
9am – 12 pm

Hiring for:
Math • Science • Social Studies • English • Spanish • French • Chinese • Physical Education • Music • Art • Counselors • Social Workers • Special Education Coordinator • Behavior Techs

Seeking GREAT teachers who believe
in urban schools and student achievement.

 We’re looking for dynamic teachers who insist on excellence and are passionate about honing their craft in an urban, public school environment with the most diverse community in DCPS. We inspire excellence, curiosity, and compassion through intellectual and social engagement. Our beautiful building, great families, and dynamic teachers represent the finest in the DCPS system.

At Deal, you will have …

  • the feedback you need to do your best work;
  • colleagues who share your high standards;
  • great students; and
  • opportunities to further your training.

Deal’s instruction combines DCPS subject standards with the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Program in a rich, engaging environment that encourages a positive attitude toward learning by challenging students to solve problems, show creativity and resourcefulness, and participate actively in their communities.


 Essential Duties and Responsibilities of Alice Deal MS Teachers

  • Set and reinforce clear expectations and routines that are aligned with the school’s overall vision.
  • Develop and implement curricula and activities to meet academic standards.
  • Thoughtfully plan daily lessons and implement specific strategies to meet the needs of all students, providing extra support, enrichment, or variation of work when necessary.
  • Demonstrate strong content knowledge and ability to deliver effective instruction.
  • Design and implement assessments that measure progress towards academic standards and diagnose areas of student misunderstanding.
  • Use assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices.
  • Be accountable for students’ academic growth and increase each individual student’s achievement.
  • Create a positive, achievement-oriented learning environment.
  • Reflect on successes and areas of growth, seek to improve teaching performance, and respond to feedback.
  • Participate in collaborative curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions.
  • Invest parents and families in their children’s academic success through regular, clear communication in both oral and written forms.
  • Anticipate and respond to Deal’s diverse stakeholders in a high-quality and courteous manner.


  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Possesses or is eligible for a valid District of Columbia Teaching License.
  • Meets Highly Qualified status as defined by the NCLB mandates.
  • Successful completion of Praxis I and II exams (unless holding a standard teaching license).
  • Strong instructional and classroom management skills.
  • Enthusiasm for and demonstrated mastery of subject matter.
  • Middle School teaching experience a plus.
  • Unrelenting commitment to students, self, and school’s constant learning and development.
  • Ability to self-reflect on teaching practices and be responsive to feedback.

Tips for Success at Job Fair:

  • Bring ID and 5 copies of your resume
  • Bring a writing sample
  • Dress professionally
  • Provide proof of DC credential or Credential Eligibility if you have it