Stuart Hall School is an Episcopal day and boarding school in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia that provides a college preparatory education for area day students in grades PreK-12 and boarding students from around the world in grades 8-12. With more than 300 students and a thriving, community-based education program, the School is located on two campuses in Verona and Staunton, Virginia (named as one of Travel & Leisure magazine’s best small towns).
A member of Episcopal Church Schools in the Diocese of Virginia, Stuart Hall is fully accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools and the National Association of Episcopal Schools. Founded in 1844, the School lives by its mission to prepare students of all faiths for success in universities worldwide and for engaged lives of intellectual curiosity, creativity, and contribution.
Job Title: Middle School Science Teacher
Reports to: Academic Dean & Director of the Staunton Campus
Job Summary: This is a full-time position that includes teaching 7th grade earth and life science and 8th grade physical science, as well as involvement in the school’s co-curricular programs. Experience and knowledge of inquiry-based learning is desirable. Hands-on activities and laboratories expected, and familiarity with remote learning techniques is desired. Future development of the school’s science curriculum as we look toward a revised program of studies will be a focus of professional planning during the 2020-2021 school year.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Teaching 4 sections of middle school science
Consistent development of personal professional growth
Collaboration within the Science department, as well as with all faculty
Faculty advisor to approximately 10-15 students
Participation in other student life opportunities
Supporting the school’s mission and culture
Adhering to the guidelines in the Employee Manual
Proactively providing parent and student communication
Bachelor's Degree in Science or in Education with a concentration in science; Master’s degree preferred
At least 3 years teaching experience or equivalent, preferably at an independent or private school
Strong interpersonal skills with students, colleagues, and other adults; team skills, such as curriculum planning with others
Strong communication skills, including experience in writing student comments and other school-related documents
Motivation and interest in professional development
Experience in incorporating STEM into middle school science curriculum
Please submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of Sharon Arne, Academic Dean, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stuart Hall welcomes candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in their teaching and learning and who will add to the diversity of our community.
Stuart Hall does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, or national and ethnic origin in the administration of its hiring practices. The School is committed to providing an inclusive educational environment. We actively engage students, families, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Our school community respects the differences in ethnicity, race, religion, sexual orientation and socioeconomic status.
About Stuart Hall School
Stuart Hall School is an Episcopal day and boarding school in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia providing a college preparatory education for area day students in grades PreK-12 and boarding students from around the world in grades 8-12. Located on two campuses in Staunton and Verona, Virginia, our School enjoys a rich history of more than 170 years, while maintaining a progressive and forward-thinking program. We believe in and live by our mission to prepare students of all faiths for success in universities worldwide and for engaged lives of intellectual curiosity, creativity, and contribution.