To foster growth and achievement in multiple subject areas through effective planning, instruction and assessment;
To serve as advisor to a small (10 to 12) group of middle school students;
To promote the mission of Villa Academy as a Catholic Independent School.
Bachelor’s Degree required;
Successful middle school teaching experience
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
A commitment to the Mission, Vision and Core Values of Villa Academy;
Appreciation and enjoyment of middle school students and understanding of their learning and development;
Experience with effective student management and positive relationship building practices;
Knowledge and application of differentiated instruction;
An awareness of 21st Century Learning pedagogy;
A commitment to cultural competence and an understanding of its important role in academic excellence and student preparation. Consistent with our unique history and ethos, Villa Academy is committed to building and fostering a richly diverse and inclusive school community.
An ability to use instructional technology effectively, including interactive whiteboards, document cameras, Google Apps for Education and teacher web pages;
An appreciation for interdisciplinary, project-based learning;
An ability to collaborate with colleagues as part of a professional learning community;
An ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;
An ability to perform all job responsibilities of this position;
A willingness and enthusiasm for making Villa’s outdoor spaces an integral part of the curriculum and instruction;
An ability to create and sustain effective parent partnerships;
Demonstrated leadership and/or a willingness to assume a leadership role in program development;
A commitment to continuous improvement and professional development;
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please provide, via email, the items listed below (preferably in one PDF document):
A cover letter.
A current resume with relevant educational experience and three references.
Teaching Certificate (if applicable)
Villa Academy is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all federal rules and regulations and does not discriminate in admission, access, treatment or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, creed, age, national origin, marital status or disability.
About Villa Academy
Villa Academy is a Catholic independent school serving children in Preschool through Grade 8, dedicated to excellence in the education of the whole child.
Guided by the Cabrinian tradition of educating hearts and minds, Villa Academy is a learning community that challenges the unique potential of each child and educates for a diverse society. The school seeks to develop within each student self esteem, an inquiring mind, a joy for learning, and a compassionate and ethical spirit