Villa Academy is seeking an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, engaging and student-centered Middle School Science and Math Teacher to join our dynamic faculty for the 2018-19 school year. Villa boasts a 30-acre campus with trails to the waterfront, a garden and a greenhouse. Faculty enjoy professional development support, opportunities for emerging leaders and the chance to shape and grow our dynamic program!
This position includes 6th through 8th grade science, one middle school math class and a middle school advisory section.
A knowledge and appreciation of middle school students and understanding of their learning and development is a must. The ability to partner with colleagues and families is key. Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to plan, organize and manage multiple projects simultaneously are desired qualities.
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Bachelor’s degree required;
Strong knowledge of mathematics content, pedagogy, technology and integration;
Experience with effective student management and positive relationship building practices;
Appreciation and enjoyment of middle school students and understanding of their learning and development;
Knowledge and application of differentiated instruction;
A commitment to cultural competence and an understanding of its important role in academic excellence and student preparation. Consistent with our unique history and ethos, Villa Academy is committed to building and fostering a richly diverse and inclusive school community;
Experience with and appreciation for STEAM-focused, interdisciplinary, project-based learning;
Awareness of 21st Century Learning pedagogy;
An ability to use instructional technology effectively, including interactive whiteboards, document cameras, online textbooks, teacher web pages and Google Apps for Education;
A willingness and enthusiasm for making Villa’s outdoor spaces an integral part of the curriculum and instruction;
Ability to collaborate with colleagues as part of a professional learning community;
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;
Commitment to continuous improvement and professional development;
Ability to perform the job responsibilities of this position;
A commitment to the Mission, Vision and Core Values of Villa Academy.
Please provide, via email, the items listed below (preferably in one PDF document):
A cover letter;
A current resume with relevant educational experience and three references;
Additional Salary Information: DOE
About VILLA ACADEMY
Villa Academy is a Catholic independent school serving children in Preschool through Grade 8, dedicated to excellence in the education of the whole child.
Guided by the Cabrinian tradition of educating hearts and minds, Villa Academy is a learning community that challenges the unique potential of each child and educates for a diverse society. The school seeks to develop within each student self esteem, an inquiring mind, a joy for learning, and a compassionate and ethical spirit