Position Description The Covenant School is looking for teachers who are passionate about teaching the Liberal Arts and Sciences in a Christian environment. Applicants with a bachelor's degree in an academic discipline as well as an education degree are preferred. The ideal candidate would cultivate strong partnerships with parents while fostering an engaging and positive culture in the classroom.
Primary Responsibilities This person is responsible for:
Fostering a classroom environment that promotes joy in learning and love of others
Designing lessons using the Understanding by Design (UbD) model
Differentiating lessons to meet the needs of all students
Performing duties such as lunchroom, hall monitoring, and playground
Performing other related duties as directed by the Head of Lower School
Participating in professional development
Requirements Qualified candidates will have: a commitment to Covenant's Christian principles; experience working with students; a genuine caring attitude towards students; the ability to communicate clearly and establish effective, working relationships with students, parents, teachers, and staff; and the ability to be flexible working with various levels of students, subjects, and teaching methodologies. The candidate must also be comfortable sharing his/her faith with students.
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Dr. Gaffney, Head of Lower School, by mail, email, or hand-deliver to 1000 Birdwood Rd Charlottesville, VA 22903 or firstname.lastname@example.org
About The Covenant School
Located in Charlottesville, The Covenant School is a non-denominational Christian day school serving approximately 600 Pk-12 students from across Central Virginia. The Covenant School is committed to helping students develop morally, intellectually, and physically through the pursuit of academic excellence and the recognition of God's sovereignty over His creation.