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Employment

Current Opportunities:

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  • Spanish Language Faculty

    Job Summary:
    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
  • Middle School Math Faculty

    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.  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.  
    • 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, coach
     
     
    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.
     
    Interested candidates should send an email with resume and cover letter of interest to the Head of School, Mr. Peter Mertz at pmertz@hra.org
  • Upper School French Long-Term Substitute

    Hampton Roads Academy has an opening for a long-term substitute next fall for upper school French.  A successful candidate will be able to teach all levels of high school French, to include AP French language, from August 26th until mid-November.  Interested candidates should please contact Ben Rous, Head of Upper School, at brous@hra.org
  • Afternoon Receptionist

    The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented team player who will be the first point of contact for visitors at the office from 3:15pm - 5:45pm, greeting them in a polite and well-spoken manner. You will also be assigned duties as required (i.e. administrative work, and general clerical support). 
     
    Responsibilities
    • Answer and transfer phone calls
    • Act as first point of contact for visitors, parents and students
    • Follow HRA procedures and protocols
    • Other duties as assigned
    For more information or to apply, please contact the Director of Ancillary Programs, Shirley Tanguy at stangu@hra.org.
  • 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 
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Summer Camp Counselor

    Position:  Summer Camp Counselor

    Qualifications:  The ability to relate well to children and adults, including parents, staff members, and visitors is required.  Experience working with groups of children from preschool to fifth grade.  

    The Camp Counselor must be able to lead and actively participate in sports/games with children, be able to effectively monitor behavior while using appropriate discipline techniques, and develop age appropriate activities. This position is responsible for helping to maintain a safe, clean summer program site; ensuring a high level of program quality and working to establish a positive relationship with all program participants and their families. The Camp Counselor will provide a positive role model to youth & teens within the philosophy of HRA Summer Camp standards and expectations.  This will be done under the direction of the Director of Ancillary Programs.


    Responsibilities:  Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    1.  Arrive to work on time, as scheduled, ready to work.
    2. Supervise the children, with first priority in their safety, at all times following risk management policies.
    3. Participate and encourage positive participation of all students in daily activities and events.
    4. Responsible for care of all facilities, equipment and supplies.
    5. Prepare and maintain necessary supplies and stay within budget guidelines.
    6. Communicate with parents, co-workers, and supervisor about incidents involving children’s behaviors, learning issues, or other problems.
    7. Attend staff meetings, mandatory trainings, and other HRA events.
    9. Follow HRA policies and procedures including discipline procedure.
    10. All other duties as assigned by your supervisor.

NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY

Hampton Roads Academy prohibits discrimination against and harassment of any employee or any applicant for employment because of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. All personnel who are responsible for hiring and promoting employees and for the development and implementation of the School's programs or activities are charged to support this effort and to respond promptly and appropriately to any concerns that are brought to their attention.

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.