The Village School of Naples continues to grow and is accepting resumes for a Middle School Language Arts Teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. The Village School values inquiry-based, student-centered learning aimed to empower and inspire students to create solutions to challenges faced in an ever-changing world.
The successful candidate challenges himself or herself to think critically about where the students are and where they are going as 21st century citizens tomorrow, maintaining a clear focus on the role of reading, writing, speaking, and thinking in their present and future lives. Middle School Language Arts teachers at The Village School should have an energetic and hands-on approach to education. He/she must be enthusiastic, creative, flexible, willing to take good risks in the classroom and comfortable modeling his/her own robust reading and writing life for students. Collaboration, flexibility, and a passion for educating the whole student are key components of a successful teacher at The Village School. This position will contribute to the department’s ongoing discussions about interdisciplinary S.T.E.A.M. and project-based learning, creating opportunities for student research and experiential learning.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Plan and carry out dynamic lessons
Plan for differentiation of curriculum to meet student needs
Plan learning environment with a variety of learning styles in mind
Model Christ Skills, emphasizing this conduct model in all areas at all times
Sustain ongoing communication between parents and school
Maintain accurate and up-to-date records for each student
Maintain learning management system with up-to-date information
Support the mission and vision of the school’s learning philosophy
Supervise an assistant when appropriate
Attend required faculty meetings
Maintain and follow daily routines and schedules
Hold parent-teacher conferences as needed, at least once a year
Other duties may be assigned by the Head of School or Principal
Must have at least a four year degree, preferably in education and in the area to be taught.
Demonstrate strong support for the stated learning philosophy of The Village School. Workshops and extra study may be required to ensure a thorough understanding of the philosophy.
Understanding of 21st century classroom practices and interdisciplinary connections is required.
Spoken and written language skills must be strong and representative of an educated professional.
Technology skills must be strong and representative of an educated professional and are required to teach students in the classroom as well as to maintain records and communications.
Must be able to articulate their faith and support the school’s Christian environment.
Physically, the position of teacher requires sitting, walking, standing, and ability to lift up to 10 lbs. without assistance.
The Village School of Naples is a private preschool through 12th-grade college preparatory school located in Naples, Florida. As the first independent STEAM school in Collier County, TVS is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in academics, technology, athletics, and the arts. TVS is devoted to the development of the whole child. Christian values guide a diverse TVS student body and prepare them with confidence and wisdom for what lies ahead. TVS added an Upper School in 2016 and will have its first graduating class in 2020. The Village School of Naples is accredited by the Florida Council of Independent Schools and the National Association of Independent Schools.