Lower School Teacher – K - 5

Position Description
 
The Covenant School is looking for teachers who are passionate about teaching the Liberal Arts and Sciences in a Christian environment. Applicants with a bachelor’s degree in an academic discipline as well as an education degree are preferred. The ideal candidate would cultivate strong partnerships with parents while fostering an engaging and positive culture in the classroom.
 
Primary Responsibilities
 
This person is responsible for:
  • Fostering a classroom environment that promotes joy in learning and love of others
  • Designing lessons using the Understanding by Design (UbD) model
  • Differentiating lessons to meet the needs of all students
  • Performing duties such as lunchroom, hall monitoring, and playground
  • Performing other related duties as directed by the Head of Lower School
  • Participating in professional development
 
Requirements
 
Qualified candidates will have: a commitment to Covenant’s Christian principles; experience working with students; a genuine caring attitude towards students; the ability to communicate clearly and establish effective, working relationships with students, parents, teachers, and staff; and the ability to be flexible working with various levels of students, subjects, and teaching methodologies. The candidate must also be comfortable sharing his/her faith with students.
 
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Dr. Gaffney, Head of Lower School, by mail, email, or hand deliver to:
1000 Birdwood Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903,
or mgaffney@covenantschool.org
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The Covenant School

Birdwood Campus | Lower School | Pre-K–Grade 5 |
1000 Birdwood Road Charlottesville, VA 22903 | 434.220.7309

Hickory Campus | Middle and Upper School | Grades 6–12 | 175 Hickory Street Charlottesville, VA 22902 | 434.220.7329
Located in Charlottesville, VA, The Covenant School is a non-denominational, private, Christian day school for Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12. Students benefit from a challenging academic program, visual and performing arts, competitive athletics, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.