The Langley School, a PS-8 independent school in McLean, Virginia, seeks a head teacher for our lower division for an anticipated opening beginning in August 2017. Guided by the theory and practice of the Responsive Classroom, our lower school teachers focus on the social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth of each child to create a nurturing and stimulating environment in which to learn. In addition to providing instruction in core content areas to students, homeroom teachers in grades one through five work collaboratively with special subject teachers in science, world languages, music, art, technology, library, and physical education to create integrated units of study.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in elementary education, three to five years previous teaching experience, excellent written and verbal communication skills, comfort with integrating technology into the curriculum, interest in collaborating with colleagues, and a passion for working with children required.
Interested candidates may submit a cover letter and resume to:
Assistant Head of School
The Langley School
1411 Balls Hill Road
McLean, VA 22101
Or via email:jobopportunityLowerschoolteacher@langleyschool.org. Please write “Lower School Teacher” in the subject line.
No phone calls, please.
The Langley School is comprised of students, teachers, parents, and staff who believe that a diverse school community promotes learning and growth, preparing students for responsible and compassionate citizenship in the global community. We administer all programs and policies without discrimination based on race, ethnicity, religion, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, or any other category to the extent protected by applicable laws.