Fredericksburg Academy seeks an experienced, enthusiastic elementary teacher to join our dynamic, student-centered Lower School faculty. Successful candidates will possess three or more years of teaching experience in the middle-elementary grades, a passion for educating students, an understanding of child development, excellent communication skills, experience with and enthusiasm for integrating technology in the classroom, and a detail-oriented personality. Flexibility, creativity, and a sense of humor are required.
Fredericksburg Academy teachers set high expectations for students academically and personally, nurture the personal and intellectual growth of each student, serve as role models of integrity and intellectual curiosity, value the home-school partnership, and participate in the full life of the school.
Fredericksburg Academy, located halfway between Richmond and Washington, D.C., provides a rigorous, college-preparatory education in a nurturing environment to 360 students in prekindergarten-3 through twelfth grade. Hallmarks of the Academy experience are individualized attention, unique opportunities outside of the classroom, and small class sizes. Founded in 1992, the Academy challenges each student to achieve academic excellence, to think critically and independently, to communicate effectively, and to act honorably. Our close-knit, supportive community of teachers, administrators, students and parents is welcoming and engaging.
Start Date: August 2018
Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education
1-3 years teaching experience
To apply for this position:
Please email your resume and cover letter (as PDF or Word Documents) to Patti at [email protected]
Mail: Fredericksburg Academy
10800 Academy Drive
Fredericksburg, VA 22408
Fax: 540.898.0440 (Please fax to the attention of Patty Estes)
About Fredericksburg Academy
We inspire and empower our students to discover, to engage, and to imagine the limitless nature of themselves and the world.
A safe and compassionate community is our foundation.
Teaching must be thoughtful, persistent, respectful, and passionate.
Diversity of thought and people inspires critical thinking and self-knowledge.
Each student's intellectual, ethical, emotional, social, and physical development is essential.
Strength and resilience are cultivated through achievement and mistakes, joy and disappointment.
Mastery requires mentorship, application, and reflection.
Through opportunities in academics, the arts, athletics, leadership, and citizenship, students define their paths.