Alexandria Country Day School, a non-sectarian, K-8, independent school in Alexandria, Virginia, serving more than 200 students, seeks an experienced educator to lead its Lower Division spanning grades K-4.
Housed in a historic building in the heart of the vibrant Washington, DC, area, only minutes from Old Town Alexandria, ACDS provides its students with experiences that inspire a love of learning, prepare them to succeed in the most challenging high schools, and allow them to discover who they are in a safe and caring environment. The School serves students of average to exceptional ability in a nurturing and close-knit community with an active and engaged parent body.
Just more than 30 years old, this highly regarded school is marked by dynamic leadership, exceptional faculty, a forward thinking and innovative program, and a strong commitment to professional growth. Recent initiatives include comprehensive implementation of Singapore Math, a strong commitment to the Workshop model in reading and writing instruction, newly renovated classrooms including innovative ergonomic furniture, the implementation of standing desks in all middle school classrooms, well-supported integration of instructional technology, and comprehensive exterior improvements that expand play and learning space.