Commonwealth Academy is currently seeking to hire a Lower School teacher to join its team for the 2021-2022 school year. Educators who thrive in our community are those who are flexible, creative, collaborative, possess a strong work ethic, and desire to foster student success. Qualified candidates should possess strong oral and written communication skills and be proficient with technology. The ideal candidate is a generalist in nature but must demonstrate knowledge of elementary school content area, current instructional and behavior management techniques, curriculum development, and best practices of 21st-century instruction. Lastly, an ideal candidate will have a strong focus on reading and/or a focus on Wilson/Orton-Gillingham instruction.
Please also note that a Bachelor's degree in Education is required, a Master's degree is highly preferred, and certification in Special Education is preferred. All employees must complete a criminal background check upon their official start date. Lastly, candidates must be willing to work on-campus and adhere to school-specific COVID-19 protocols.
About Commonwealth Academy
Commonwealth Academy is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for students grades 3-12 located in the Del Ray section of Alexandria, VA. C/A serves average to gifted students who benefit from small classes and rigorous instruction, as well as students who have been diagnosed with ADHD and/or a learning difference, and that benefit from instruction addressing various learning styles.
Commonwealth Academy offers employees a comprehensive benefits package that includes: health/dental, long-term and short-term disability, 403b plan, tuition remission and professional development reimbursement.
Commonwealth Academy recognizes and values the wide range of voices and perspectives in all spheres of academic enterprise. Through this exchange of views and experiences, our students gain the skills, knowledge, and attitude that will prepare them to be leaders in an increasingly multicultural world.
The school honors its commitment to inclusion through admission policies, hiring practices, professional development, and curriculum. The Board, administration, faculty, staff, parents and students are committed to a positive, pluralistic environment where the academic and soci...al well-being of all students is affirmed and assured, as well as to policies that promote inclusiveness, social justice and respect for all, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, and gender identity/expression.