The Langley School, a PS-8 independent school in McLean, Virginia, seeks a middle school social studies teacher beginning in August 2021. Our middle school teachers focus on the social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth of each child to create a nurturing and stimulating environment in which to learn. Faculty work collaboratively to create and implement integrated units of study as they strive to meet the needs of every child, every day. In addition to providing instruction in core content areas to students, middle school head teachers serve as advisors to mixed-age advisory groupings.
Grounded in a deep respect for childhood, The Langley School offers an exceptional community and an inquiry-based academic curriculum paired with a unique social-emotional program for students in preschool through eighth grade. Since 1942, The Langley School has shaped confident, kind, self-aware learners who are prepared to thrive in the nation's top high schools and beyond. Langley remains committed to attracting and retaining exceptional faculty as members of our community who demonstrate a deep respect for childhood, are excited about being leaders in teaching and learning, and want to work in a highly collaborative environment.
The Langley School offers highly competitive salaries, excellent benefits, robust professional development opportunities, and tuition remission for faculty and staff. This is a 10-month position.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in education, three-five years previous teaching experience, strong background in history, excellent written and verbal communication skills, comfort with integrating technology into the curriculum, interest in collaborating with colleagues, and a passion for working with children required.