Fredericksburg Academy seeks an experienced, enthusiastic Upper Elementary (grades 3-5) teacher to join our dynamic, student-centered Lower School faculty. Successful candidates will possess three or more years of teaching experience in the upper elementary grades, a passion for educating students, an understanding of child development, excellent communication skills, experience with and enthusiasm for integrating technology in the classroom, and a detail-oriented personality. Flexibility, creativity, and a sense of humor are required.
Fredericksburg Academy teachers set high expectations for students academically and personally, nurture the personal and intellectual growth of each student, serve as role models of integrity and intellectual curiosity, value the home-school partnership, and participate in the full life of the school.
Fredericksburg Academy, located halfway between Richmond and Washington, D.C., provides a rigorous, college-preparatory education in a nurturing environment to 360 students in prekindergarten-3 through twelfth grade. Hallmarks of the Academy experience are individualized attention, unique opportunities outside of the classroom, and small class sizes. Founded in 1992, the Academy challenges each student to achieve academic excellence, to think critically and independently, to communicate effectively, and to act honorably. Our close-knit, supportive community of teachers, administrators, students and parents is welcoming and engaging.
Mail: Fredericksburg Academy Personnel 10800 Academy Drive Fredericksburg, VA 22408
Fax: 540.898.0440 (Please fax to Patricia Estes, Head of Lower School)
Experience required: 3+ years classroom teaching experience at the upper elementary level
Additional Salary Information: School pays 75% of the employee's health care premium, $10 toward dental premium, TIAA-CREF retirement contributions, 125 Plan, 40% tuition remission and free after school childcare is available, life insurance, and disability insurance.
About Fredericksburg Academy
Founded in 1992, Fredericksburg Academy’s mission is to inspire and empower our students to discover, to engage, and to imagine the limitless nature of themselves and the world. Located halfway between Washington D.C. and Richmond, Fredericksburg Academy provides a strong liberal arts education within a safe, nurturing environment, offering students a breadth of cha...llenging academic experiences that prepare them for the country's best colleges and universities. FA is a co-ed, day school enrolling 360 students in PK-12th grade. Visit the school's website to learn more: www.fredericksburgacademy.org
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