The New Community School empowers bright, talented students in grades 5-12, who are challenged by dyslexia and related language-based learning differences. The innovative and research-based college preparatory curriculum utilizes a customized educational approach to build skills in language and math and to foster academic and personal strengths and igniting the passions and gifts of unique minds.
The New Community School is currently hiring a History Teacher for the 2018-2019 school year.
Job Description: The teacher will:
Teach small classes (6-8 students/class) to both middle and upper school students in a supportive, professional environment.
Contribute to the rich student life program.
Serve as the faculty advisor to a small group of students.
Facilitate ongoing communication with parents regarding student progress, including formal written reports in accordance with the school calendar.
Teach an additional electives course as needed.
Participate in the school’s extensive pre-service/in-service training and mentoring program.
Perform other supervisory duties (i.e., athletic coaching) as assigned.
Requirements: The ideal candidate must possess:
A strong interest in learning differences and how they can affect the acquisition of history concepts.
A bachelor’s degree, Virginia state licensure, and two years’ teaching experience.
Experience in working with learning-disabled students is preferred.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
A desire and willingness to grow professionally and work as part of a team.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with experience.