Collegiate School seeks energetic and committed educators to serve as an Assistant Teacher. Positions are available in Grades 1-4. This is a part-time, non-benefited faculty position.
General responsibilities include:
Support the Lead Teacher in teaching Lower School students using developmentally appropriate curriculum
Help establish a climate of respect for each child as an individual in a classroom community
Work with students individually, in small groups and as a whole class
Be familiar with the approaches of the curriculum including language and literacy development, mathematics and project-based learning
Perform routine classroom administrative tasks
Participate in all required School events which are occasionally beyond regular school hours
Participate in Admission Open Houses and speak about the program with prospective parents
Supervise lunch, recess and carpool as required
Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
Teaching experience with elementary age students
Knowledge of current best practices in elementary instruction and PBL activities
Evidence of creativity and passion in classroom instruction
Ability to inspire students’ creativity and critical thinking
Enthusiasm for professional growth
Ability to support the grade level’s program to reflect the School’s values and culture
A Master’s degree or Virginia teaching certification in Early Childhood Education or Elementary is preferred.
Strong commitment to learn about and support each student
Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
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.
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.