Full Time Science Teacher – 2019 – 2020 School Year Lynnhaven is looking for a full-time Science Teacher to instruct Life, Physical, Earth, and Biology, Science Elective, for students in grades 7-12.
Full Time History Teacher – 2019 – 2020 School Year Lynnhaven is looking for a full-time History Teacher to instruct Civics 7, World History to 1500, World History 1500 to present, US to 1865 and Modern US history), for students in grades 7-12.
Both positions 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; communicate student progress with parent(s) and collaborate to determine priorities for the 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.
Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Science or related field; have three or more years of teaching experience is preferred, but not mandatory; and must be able to pass a criminal background check.
This individual must prescribe to the progressive learning approach as the method in which instruction is delivered.
Additional Salary Information: Lynnhaven Academy pays for vision, dental, and life insurance plans. We also offer an employer match retirement plan. Paid Time Off (PTO) in accordance with Lynnhaven Academy's PTO policy. Lynnhaven does not offer Health Insurance.
About Lynnhaven Academy
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!