Collegiate School seeks an energetic, innovative and committed 3rd Grade Teacher to inspire students’ love of learning. This is a full-time, benefited faculty position.
General responsibilities include:
Establish a climate of respect for each child as an individual and as a member of a classroom community
Effectively use best practices to design and deliver instruction using well-planned lessons and employing appropriate technology and learning tools
Utilize the workshop model for teaching reading and writing
Understand and support developmental benchmarks of 8- and 9-year olds academically, socially, emotionally and behaviorally
Maintain a safe, healthy and inviting learning space
Collaborate with other teachers to plan and implement lessons
Regularly assess student progress and maintain accurate and comprehensive records
Work in partnership with parents to develop each student’s skills and confidence as a learner; communicate each student’s growth throughout the year
Identify and pursue professional opportunities that enhance and extend one’s teaching
Serve on committees and engage in professional group work
Participate in all required School functions
Supervise lunch, recess and carpool, as required
Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
A Master’s degree or Virginia teaching certification in Elementary Education is preferred.
A minimum of 4 years of experience in an elementary education setting preferred
Ability to meet the needs of diverse learners and support the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
Evidence of creativity and passion in classroom instruction
Ability to inspire students’ inquisitive thinking and responsible citizenship
Enthusiasm for professional growth
Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. We seek professionals to uphold and advance our mission to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional and physical development of each student. With our core values of honor, love of learning, excellence, respect and community, we develop minds that seek and hearts that serve. Our exceptional faculty and staff not only deliver preeminent programs but prepare the next generation of inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens and compassionate leaders.
The School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. Employment decisions at the School are based on merit, qualifications and skills.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Collegiate School
Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. The School’s mission is to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional, and physical development of each student.