• Imagine Hope Community Charter School
  • Imagine Hope Community Charter School
  • Imagine Hope Community Charter School
  • Imagine Hope Community Charter School

Hispanic Heritage Month

October 25, 2015

On Friday, October 23rd, the students of Imagine Hope Lamond celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month!

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  • September 4th-October 2nd: Popcorn Palace Fundraiser
  • September 25th: Parent/Teacher Conference Day (No school for students)
  • October 2nd: Breast Cancer Awareness Day
  • October 9th: Professional Development Day for Teachers (No school for students)
  • October 12th: Columbus Day (school closed)
  • October 16th: Hispanic Heritage Program
  • October 23rd: End of Term/Parent Conferences (noon dismissal for students)
  • October 26th-30th: Red Ribbon Week ("We're Buddies, Not Bullies")
  • October 30th: Harvest Festival and Enrollment Count Day

New student applications are accepted through www.myschooldc.org. When selecting a school you will select Hope Community PCS – Lamond. Once your application has been submitted and you receive notification that your child has been accepted the following documents must be submitted to the school:

  • Proof of DC Residency
  • DC Child Physical & Oral Health Forms
  • Immunization Record
  • Student’s Original Birth Certificate
  • Lunch Application

** Students are not enrolled in the school until all supporting documents have been received.

Imagine Hope Lamond Public Charter School is a member of Imagine Schools, a full-service charter school management organization that operates 72 schools in 12 states and helps nearly 80,000 parents and guardians educate their children. Read more here.

Join Our Team

Are you a passionate educator? Are you ready to experience an empowering school culture that puts you in a decision-making role?

Are you ready to help students excel academically? If so, then become part of Imagine Hope Community Charter School.

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Mission & Vision

It is our mission to shape the hearts and minds of our students positively, by providing them with an academically rigorous, content rich curriculum, an environment in which character is modeled and promoted, and a community in which to build trusting relationships with others.

It is our vision to create a school environment that helps students gain confidence and hope for their futures, as they acquire a sense of joy and satisfaction that comes through diligent effort and attention to their daily work.


Job Opportunity

As a national family of public charter school campuses, Imagine partners with parents and guardians in the education of their children by providing high quality schools that prepare students for lives of leadership, accomplishment, and exemplary character. Imagine Schools operates 73 schools in 12 states and the District of Columbia. As a full-service charter school operator, Imagine operates as a multi-state “school district” educating approximately 38,000 students.


The schools in the Imagine family share a common culture based on Shared Values (Integrity, Justice and Fun) and Six Measures of Excellence – Academic Growth, Parent Choice, Shared Values, Character Development, School Development, and Economic Sustainability.


We are seeking experienced Self Contained Teacher who will support our Hope Lamond Campus across all Six Measures of Excellence. The Imagine Teacher will have strong teaching abilities, an understanding of pedagogy and instructional practices in K-8 education, and an enthusiasm for connecting learning to real life application. The Imagine Mid-Atlantic Region classroom teacher reports to the school leaders and works closely with his/her grade level team. Candidates should be energetic and progressive minded, with a willingness to work collaboratively with grade level and vertical teams.

Planning and Preparation

  • Team planning of unit lessons and grade level curriculum using the Core Knowledge curriculum
  • Strong understanding of Common Core Standards
  • Knowledge of content, pedagogy, and child development
  • Design coherent instruction and student assessments


Classroom Environment

  • Classroom management utilizing a school wide positive behavior support model
  • Create an environment of respect and rapport
  • Establish a culture for learning
  • Manage classroom procedures
  • Manage student behavior
  • Organize physical space that is conducive to learning



  • Differentiated instruction to meet the needs of each student
  • Interdisciplinary approach to instruction
  • Use of varied teaching strategies
  • Use of questioning and discussion techniques
  • Engage students in learning
  • Use of effective formative and summative assessment techniques
  • Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness
  • Use of technology in the classroom


Professional Responsibilities

  • Student data analysis and portfolio maintenance
  • Effective parent and community communication
  • Continuous professional development to keep up-to-date on curriculum developments and trends in the field of education
  • Commitment to professional growth through participation in professional learning communities and development opportunities
  • Participation in shared school-wide decision making
  • Involvement in alignment committees and task-forces


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in Special Education
  • Certifications In accordance with the Federal No Child Left Behind regulations, candidates must meet “highly qualified” teacher requirements before being hired for teaching positions.
    • In DC Charter Schools, this means at least a bachelor’s degree and successful completion of the Praxis exam in the core subject area being taught.
  • Knowledge of school organization, goals, and objectives with special emphasis on teaching techniques
  • Ability to speak and write effectively
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment
  • Ability to think, work and teach interdisciplinary content
  • Ability to work in an environment which emphasizes a Joy at Work management philosophy under which all Imagine School operate


Please submit Certification & Praxis Scores along with you resume to LamondHR@imagineschools.com