Chesapeake Academy seeks an experienced elementary teacher for school year 2021-2022. Candidates must be adept at differentiating instruction to build content knowledge and critical thinking skills in individual learners. Candidates should feel comfortable crafting student-centered lesson plans, blending direct instruction with hands-on, project-based learning tasks that engage students and peek their curiosity. Confidence in technology, and the ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively, is essential. Applicants should hold a bachelors degree in an educational field, have at least 3 years of successful teaching experience, and be interested in continuing to develop their professional skills.
About Chesapeake Academy
Chesapeake Academy provides a dynamic curriculum to a diverse community of learners through differentiated instruction, effective technology integration, and project/place based learning.
The school is guided and driven by its mission: to inspire each student to approach learning with curiosity and creativity, pursue excellence in all endeavors, and act with integrity -- so each can make our community and world a better place.
Character development and personal responsibility, problem solving, critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and creativity are hallmarks of the school's program. A collaborative, flexible, and supportive faculty with a strong commitment to innovation and continual growth set a tone at Chesapeake Academy of an exciting, engaged, and positive community of learners.
Located on Carter's Creek off the Rappahannock River, Chesapeake Academy is uniquely situated to promote in-depth local exploration and to apply that study to a wide range of topics, including in PE and health. Using the rich resources of Tidewater Virginia, including the wetlands and rivers of the Chesapeake Bay watershed, the Chesapeake Academy program includes an emphasis on th...e historical, economic, scientific, and community issues in our own backyard as well as in the larger world. Chesapeake Academy lives by our motto of being a small school with a huge classroom.