Lynnhaven Academy is an independent day school for students in grades 5 through 12. The mission of the school is to provide an independent and creative learning environment built on principles of excellence and compassion. Within an inclusive and globally aware learning community, we foster self-reliance, integrity, social responsibility, and humor, inspiring our students to discover within themselves the courage to achieve their personal best.
Lynnhaven is looking for an experienced full-time English Teacher to instruct English and Language Arts for students in grades 7-12 for the 2019/2020 school year. The English Teacher will engage in the following functions: instruct students individually and/or in groups, adapting teaching methods to meet students’ varying needs and interests; establish clear objectives for all lessons and projects and communicate objectives to students; develop lesson plans and instructional materials for class activities; prepare students for advancement by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and perseverance with challenging tasks; observe and evaluate student performance, behavior, and/or social development; assess needs of students and modify class content or teaching methods to meet those needs; assist students who need extra help through tutoring and remedial programs; use technologies in the teaching/learning process; manage student behavior in the classroom and administer discipline according to school policies; communicate student progress with parent(s) and collaborate to determine priorities for student development; demonstrate ability to lead and facilitate diverse groups of students with the understanding of group dynamics; collaborate with other staff in planning and implementing instructional goals, objectives, and methods; participate in professional training and/or coursework as needed and required; and perform other responsibilities as needed.
The functions described are general in nature and level of worked performed by a person in this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties that may be performed in this position. Lynnhaven Academy reserves the right to add or change duties at any time as necessary.
The English Teacher must possess a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in English; have three or more years of teaching experience; and must be willing and able to undergo and pass a fingerprint background check. Master's Degree or State Teaching License in English is preferred but not required.
Lynnhaven Academy is a progressive independent school located in Richmond, Virginia for students in grades 5-12. Our goal is to help students discover their strengths, unlock their potential, and find their place. We achieve this objective by providing a family-like atmosphere, small academic classes with an average of 10 students per class, easy access to educational parks and museums, a flexible and skills-based college preparatory curriculum, as well as instructional support for students to pace their academic studies. Our approach is to provide students a hands-on learning environment that is rich with positivity and encouragement. This approach effectively drives authentic understanding and application of knowledge and fosters independence and curiosity. No matter your student's learning style, our well-experienced and multi-talented faculty will guide them along their academic path to achieve their goals!
Lynnhaven Academy is accredited by the AdvancED Accreditation Commission, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, NCA Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, & the Northwest Accreditation Commission. Lynnhaven is also an accredited member of the Virginia Council for Private Education and the National Association of Independent Schools.