The Langley School, a PS-8 independent school in McLean, Virginia, seeks an experienced lower school teacher to cover a grade four parental leave from August 2017 until on or about 1/10/2018. Guided by the theory and practice of the Responsive Classroom, our teachers focus on the social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth of each child to create a nurturing and stimulating environment in which to learn. Lower school teachers work as members of collaborative teams to deliver a program that is child-centered and focused on developing a lifelong love of learning for our students. Classroom teachers provide inquiry-based instruction in language arts, math, social studies, and life skills.
Bachelor's required, Master's degree in education preferred
Proven excellence in written and verbal communication skills
Competency in the integration of technology in the learning process and classroom
Experience and success in collaboration in the workplace
Commitment and history in creating a diverse and inclusive classroom
Experience implementing the Writers and Readers Workshop models a plus.
Interested candidates may submit a cover letter and resume to:
Phillip Petru Assistant Head of School The Langley School 1411 Balls Hill Road McLean, VA 22101
Founded upon a deep appreciation for childhood, and an abiding belief in the necessity and power of parent/teacher partnership, The Langley School offers an exceptional community and an individually attuned academic program—proving both to be mutually reinforcing and equally essential.