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Director of Marketing and Communications 

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 Director of Marketing and Communications works directly with all members of the Hampton Roads Academy administrative team to promote the mission of the school as well as raise the school’s visibility, strengthen the school brand, and communicate to internal and external constituencies.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement a mission-centered marketing and communication strategy for the school, which proclaims HRA’s unique story, core values, and mission
  • Ensure the consistent development and execution of HRA’s branding, marketing, and communications plan of work
  • Communicate and publicize HRA’s value proposition through printed materials, media outlets, and digital platforms
  • Create, maintain, and publish content for the school’s website and social media outreach
  • Support departments and various school constituencies with promotional materials, advertisements, and other brand related communications
  • Other duties as assigned
Skills and Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing and communications or a related field
  • At least 2-3 years of successful and progressive work experience in marketing, brand management, and communications
  • Proven success and experience with website management and publication of printed materials
  • Strong writing, editing, designing, and communication skills
  • Exceptional project management skills and ability to manage multiple initiatives
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and commitment to working collaboratively
  • A strong fluency in using social media and marketing best-practices
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite. Familiarity with Blackbaud and other independent school learning management systems preferred but not required
  • Creative, self-starter with a positive outlook, attitude and sense of humor
Please contact - Jaik Henderson, Director of Advancement, at 884-9135 or
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 

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

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,

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.  
Job Classification: Full Time

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 at 757-884-9109 or


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Hampton Roads Academy

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.