The New Community School empowers bright, talented students who are challenged by dyslexia and related learning differences. The innovative and research-based college preparatory curriculum uses a customized educational approach to build skills in language and math and to foster academic and personal strengths – igniting the passions and gifts of unique minds.
The New Community School is currently hiring an Interim Middle School Science Teacher, starting January 4, 2021 – June 11, 2021.
This teacher will teach small classes of Middle School students in a supportive, professional environment.
The position is for a Middle School Science Teacher who is responsible for creating a classroom environment that develops in each student an appreciation of science.
Teach small classes (6-8 students/class) a structured sequence of science concepts using varied instructional strategies.
Adjust and enhance the curriculum to meet the diverse needs of the students.
Establish clearly aligned learning objectives.
Plan for and utilize instructional methods and assessment techniques that motivate and enable each student to achieve the course outcomes.
Integrate project based learning and other authentic learning experiences into the curriculum.
Make provision for being available to students and parents for educational purposes outside of the instructional day when required or requested under reasonable terms.
Maintain accurate and complete records.
Contribute to the rich Middle School student life program.
Serve as the faculty advisor to a small group of students.
Facilitate ongoing communication with parents regarding student progress, including formal written reports in accordance with the school calendar.
Teach an additional elective’s course as needed.
Establish positive relationships with colleagues, students, parents and community stakeholders that reflect recognition of and respect for every individual.
Take all necessary safety precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.
Participate in the school’s extensive pre-service/in-service training and mentoring program.
Perform other supervisory duties (i.e., athletic coaching) as assigned.
Requirements: The ideal candidate must possess:
A strong interest in learning differences and how they can affect the acquisition of science concepts.
A bachelor’s degree, Virginia state licensure, and two years teaching experience.
Experience in working with students with learning differences is preferred.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
A desire and willingness to grow professionally and work as part of a team.
Salary Information Salary is commensurate with experience.
To Apply: Please submit both a resume and letter of interest.
About The New Community School
The New Community School empowers bright, talented students in grades 5-12, who are challenged by dyslexia and related language-based learning differences. The innovative and research-based college preparatory curriculum utilizes a customized educational approach to build skills in language and math and to foster academic and personal strengths and igniting the passions and gifts of unique minds. We are located in Richmond, Virginia.