Lower School Division Teacher
HRA seeks a talented, creative individual with an energetic spirit who works well collaboratively and who values and supports the school’s overall mission. The applicant must have a clear understanding and experience developing age appropriate, elementary curricula. This teacher should demonstrate a passion for teaching and a creative enthusiasm which inspires young learners. Excellent communication skills are essential. The position also requires a professional who understands the importance of providing rigorous instruction in a nurturing environment fostering the whole child experience. The HRA Lower School experience encourages a student to grow – academically, physically and emotionally.
Utilize best instructional practices, methods, materials and technology to increase student achievement.
Inspire and encourage student enthusiasm for learning.
Effectively manage the classroom to foster our school’s culture which promotes high academic achievement and intellectual engagement.
Teach necessary developmental skills based on school’s scope and sequence.
Implement 21st century technology into classroom instruction as the Lower School embraces a 1:1 iPad program.
Work collaboratively and communicate effectively with fellow grade level teachers as well as students’ parents.
Maintain careful class records.
Carefully supervise and assure student safety daily.
Engage in the school community and sponsor after-school club opportunities.
Preferably a M.A. in Elementary Education.
Four + years of elementary teaching experience.
Knowledge of elementary curriculum and instructional strategies.
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with colleagues.
Ability to anticipate and plan diverse instruction.
Strong classroom management skills, procedures and strategies for working with students.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Enthusiasm for education and student engagement.
Sense of humor.
Please contact - Susanne Swain, Head of Lower School at 884-9109 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Administrative Assistant for the Lower School Office
Hampton Roads Academy, an independent, college preparatory day school in Newport News, has an opening for a full-time administrative assistant in the Lower School. Qualified candidates should have excellent organizational, computer and communication skills. Experience in related administrative roles is preferred.
Candidates must have the following qualifications:
High degree of integrity, trustworthiness and confidentiality
Excellent oral and written communicator
Collaborative and ready to accept new responsibilities
Optimistic attitude that exudes warmth and patience
Extremely organized and capable of multi-tasking effectively
Reliable, responsible, discreet with a professional demeanor and presentation
PC Literate, proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Attentive to detail
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Susanne Swain at email@example.com