The Langley School, a PS-8 independent school in McLean, Virginia, seeks a Math Specialist beginning in August 2019. The math specialist works with all lower school constituencies, but primarily grades 3-5, to promote and support learning and development. In cooperation with the director of resource and other members of the resource department, the math specialist partners with teachers to support students with a variety of learning styles and social and emotional needs. As facilitators of school-wide assessment practices, the resource department collaborates with classroom teachers as they administer, score, and evaluate assessments. The math specialist is an integral member of child study teams, collaborates with colleagues to create and implement action plans for students as needed, and monitors students’ progress in cooperation with classroom teachers and members of the resource department. Additionally, the math specialist provides small and whole group instruction in the lower school.
Grounded in 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 grade 8. 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 and staff as members of our community who demonstrate 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 partial tuition remission for faculty and staff.
Master’s degree in education, at least 5 year’s experience teaching many kinds of learners, excellent written and verbal communication skills, willingness to collaborate with colleagues, expertise in mathematics, commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive learning environment, and a passion for working with children of all ages required. Strong knowledge of Math in Focus is preferred but not required.
Interested candidates may submit a cover letter and resume to: Phil Petru Assistant Head of School The Langley School 1411 Balls Hill Road McLean, VA 22101
The Langley School is comprised of students, teachers, parents, and staff who believe that a diverse school community promotes learning and growth, preparing students for responsible and compassionate citizenship in the global community. We administer all programs and policies without discrimination.
About The Langley School
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.