Cape Henry Collegiate is seeking a Lower School Curriculum Specialist. The successful candidate will partner with the Head of Lower School and the Lower School Faculty in our vibrant and caring school community.
The Curriculum Specialist will lead faculty in developing and aligning grade level benchmarks in core content areas. By incorporating his/her knowledge of research in current educational practices, the Curriculum Specialist will work to review and revise curriculum, programs, materials, texts and assessments, guided by our Strategic Plan. Working with faculty, s/he will create collaborative plan(s) to implement approved changes.
The Curriculum Specialist will assist the Head of Lower School in coaching and mentoring teachers, ensuring that the learning environment is conducive to successful student growth. This will be achieved through co-teaching across grades levels, modeling and instructional coaching. S/he will assist teachers in strengthening the global education programs and in promoting the teaching of diversity and inclusivity issues. In collaboration with grade level teams, s/he will be expected to develop local and global partnerships for authentic student engagement. S/he will oversee implementation and analysis of some external formative and summative assessments and will use these outcome data to assist in evaluating our curriculum.
We are seeking a collaborative, personable and caring individual who can work with all members of our school community. The chosen candidate should have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. The candidate should be able to remain energetic and positive while meeting a variety of deadlines and challenges. The person must be able to inspire others to try new approaches and to develop professionally. Most importantly, the candidate must be passionate about meeting the needs of all students and supporting and helping his/her faculty colleagues.
Master’s degree preferred
Evidence of creative, engaging, and effective teaching
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Demonstrated organizational skills
Application Materials Requested: Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter along with three (3) references to email@example.com.
Cape Henry Collegiate is an independent, Prekindergarten through Grade 12, college-preparatory, coeducational school with over 950 students in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Cape Henry Collegiate offers small class sizes and exceptional resources in technology and materials to provide an ideal teaching and learning environment.
The School's Mission states that, “We know, value, and challenge each student. We commit to building a diverse and inclusive community. We seek to graduate independent thinkers and globally aware citizens.”
Cape Henry Collegiate is committed to building a diverse faculty/staff and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates.
About Cape Henry Collegiate
Cape Henry Collegiate is a coeducational independent day school with an enrollment of over 950 located on a 30-acre campus in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The School is noted for its meaningful honor code, strong academics, competitive athletic programs, commitment to the visual and performing arts, global education, and caring environment.