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Employment

Current Opportunities:

List of 7 items.

  • Coaching Opportunities (Varsity, Junior Varsity, Middle School)

    Experienced coaches willing to support and advance the HRA athletic program may send a resume and letter of interest to Laura Stoner, Athletic Director, at Lstone@hra.org 
  • Front Desk Associate

    Hampton Roads Academy, an independent, college-preparatory day school in Newport News, has an opening for a full-time front desk associate. Qualified candidates should have excellent organizational, communication and computer skills and will have demonstrated success in a related position. Outgoing individual should be friendly and energetic when greeting visitors and accepting deliveries.

    Successful candidates will have the following qualifications:
    • High degree of integrity, trustworthiness and confidentiality
    • Excellent and tactful oral and written communicator
    • Flexible and eager to learn
    • Proactive, attentive and positive spirit
    • Extremely organized and able to multitask effectively
    • Reliable, responsible, and vigilant
    • Professional demeanor and an enthusiastic attitude
    • PC literate, proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
    • Attention to detail a must

    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Chief of Staff, Christine Holloway at chollo@hra.org.
  • Extended Care and Enrichment Staff

    Join the HRA community of dedicated professionals whose compassion and commitment nurture the needs of our students. The Extended Care & Enrichment program offers exciting opportunities which enhance the student experience at HRA for the varying ages. Our program offers superior care by providing quality interactions between staff and students, while the policies, experiences and activities promote social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development in our students. Professional development and training are provided throughout the year. We require creative and talented individuals who love working with children. Experience working with children is recommended. Successful candidates will have to undergo a background check and be comfortable with all current COVID-19 policies.
     
    Please send a resume and letter of interest to Shirley Tanguy, Director of Ancillary Programs, stangu@hra.org
  • Lower School Division Teacher

    Essential Duties:
    • 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.  
    Job Qualifications:
    • 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 – 884-9109 or sswain@hra.org
  • Middle School Math Teacher

    Hampton Roads Academy is searching for an experienced middle school Mathematics teacher. The successful candidate will motivate students toward an enthusiasm for learning.  We are looking for a teacher and colleague who understands and appreciates the developmental learning needs and social emotional needs of the middle school child. A teacher who is approachable, engaging, organized, sensitive and disciplined will be most successful in this position.

    The primary focus remains on a very strong and rewarding student to teacher connection inside and outside the classroom.  Our goal is to attract and retain a colleague who engages thoroughly with our learning community and who is eager to participate in the larger life of the school (as advisor, coach, club sponsor, etc.). A sense of humor would also be warmly welcomed. 
     
    Essential Duties:
    • 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.  
    • 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 and intentionally supervise and assure student safety daily.  
    • Engage in the school community, advise students, sponsor clubs
     
    Job Qualifications:
    • Preferably an M.A./M.S. in mathematics and middle school education
    • Knowledge of middle school curriculum and instructional strategies.  
    •  At least four years teaching experience.
    • 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.
    • Enthusiasm for education and student engagement.
    • Sense of humor.

    If interested, please contact the Head of Middle School, Lisa Thatcher, at lthatc@hra.org.  
  • Spanish Teacher

    Hampton Roads Academy is searching for an experienced teacher of Spanish language. The successful candidate will be open to teaching a range of levels from the beginner through Spanish III or even higher depending on the range and strength of experience. Fluency in Spanish is a minimal expectation as is a strong understanding of Spanish grammar. We are looking for a teacher and colleague who will share and promote an appreciation and enthusiasm for Hispanic heritage and culture.  HRA is an Ipad 1:1 school that uses technology to support the learning experience. The primary focus remains on a very strong and rewarding student to teacher connection inside and outside the classroom.  Our goal is to attract and retain a colleague who engages thoroughly with our learning community and who is eager to participate in the larger life of the school (as advisor, coach, club sponsor, etc.). A sense of humor would also be warmly welcomed. 

    Essential Duties:
    • 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 Hampton Roads Academy embraces a 1:1 iPad program.  
    • Work collaboratively and communicate effectively with colleagues as  well as with students’ parents.
    • Maintain careful class records.
    • Carefully supervise and assure student safety daily.  
    • Engage in the school community.  

    Job Qualifications:
    • Preferably a B.A. in Spanish or  Education.
    • Demonstrable fluency in Spanish
    • Teaching experience.
    • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with colleagues.
    • 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.

    Interested candidates should send an email to the Head of School, Mr. Peter Mertz, at pmertz@hra.org
  • Substitute Teacher

    Hampton Roads Academy is looking for energetic and engaging substitute teachers to work with students of all levels, from pre-kindergarten to high school. The most successful candidates will be detail-oriented and enjoy working with children. Official experience and/or a state teaching license is welcome but not required. Successful candidates will have to undergo a background check and be comfortable with all current COVID-19 policies.

    Daily Substitute: $80/day
    Long Term Substitute: $120/day

    If interested, please submit a resume and letter of interest to Christine Holloway, Chief of Staff at chollo@hra.org.

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HRA is accredited through the Virginia Association of Independent Schools, a member of the National Association of Independent Schools and is a National Blue Ribbon School.

Hampton Roads Classical and Hampton Roads Academy are not affiliated.