- History & Future
- Our Mission and Model
- Our Team & Opportunities
• • •
Inspired Teaching taught me how to listen to children, learn how their needs are not being met, and change my instruction to better meet their needs.
• • •
• • •
Thank you for your interest in Center for Inspired Teaching!
For 21 years, Center for Inspired Teaching has been engaging teachers as partners in education reform through our groundbreaking, innovative approach to teacher training. We are seeking a Research & Strategic Initiatives Manager to support evaluation across all programs and manage Inspired Teaching’s codifying project that will document Inspired Teaching’s content, procedures and processes across departments. The Research & Strategic Initiatives Manager will also work closely with the communications, development, and programs departments to ensure that research is incorporated into all facets of the organization’s work. And the Research & Strategic Initiatives Manager will serve as a thought partner to the Founder and President. Read the complete position description here.
Center for Inspired Teaching is building a better school experience for students by transforming the role of the teacher from information provider to Instigator of Thought®. Inspired Teaching has a unique, inquiry-based model of teaching and learning, and a proven, asset-based approach to investing in teachers to deepen and strengthen their practice. We are seeking a Director of Finance and Operations to provide the leadership, management and vision needed to ensure that the organization has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and human resources systems in place to effectively grow the organization and ensure its financial strength and operating efficiency. Read the complete position description here.
Inspired Teaching is seeking a Teaching & Learning intern to support the Inspired Teacher Certification Program. Interns are key members of Inspired Teaching and this internship provides an abundance of opportunities for learning-by-doing. Interns interface with teachers, school leaders, community partners, stakeholders, and students. Interns work with a team of professionals experienced in education, successful program implementation, communication, development, research, and providing teachers with the skills that will help them succeed. This position has the possibility of extension into the summer to support the successful implementation of the Summer Experiences for the Inspired Teaching Fellows. Read the complete position description here.
The Inspired Teacher Certification Program is rooted in the belief that teachers can be changemakers in their classrooms, schools, and society as a whole. With the right training and commitment, educators have the power to ultimately change schools in our country, ensuring that all children reach their full potential and benefit from engaged-based and student-centered instruction.
Through a year-long residency, Inspired Teaching Fellows learn the skills and dispositions of an Inspired Teacher under the guidance of a lead teacher, arming them with the knowledge and experience necessary for a smooth transition into their teaching career. In their second year, as teachers of record in District of Columbia public schools, Fellows continue to receive intensive classroom mentoring. Fellows pursue a Master of Arts in Teaching at Trinity Washington University during both years of the program. Apply here.
Explore opportunities to join the team at the Inspired Teaching Demonstration School:
The Inspired Teaching School is accepting applications for lead/master and specials teachers for the 2017-18 school year. The school is seeking self-motivated, dynamic, and thoughtful individuals with proven progressive, inquiry-based teaching skills to join the faculty. In 2017-18, the school will serve PreSchool – 8th grade and seeks highly qualified teachers of all subjects for PreSchool – 8th grade. Read position descriptions and apply here.