Employment Opportunities

Elementary Grade Homeroom Teacher

Grades 5-8 Latin and Spanish Teacher

Grades 5-8 Part Time Spanish Teacher

Grades 6-8 Part Time Latin Teacher

Physical Education Teacher and Athletic Coordinator

Grade 3 – Grade 8 General Music, Instrumental Music, Concert Band and Jazz Band Instructor

Montessori Preschool & Kindergarten Assistant Teacher for students ages 3, 4, and 5 years old


Elementary Grade Homeroom Teacher

Job Description

Green Hedges School seeks an experienced elementary school classroom teacher for the 2018-2019 school year.  Green Hedges is a private independent preschool through Grade 8 school with approximately 150 students in Vienna, VA, fourteen miles west of Washington, DC.

Requirements:
A successful candidate for the elementary grade Homeroom Teacher will have: Undergraduate degree (masters preferred) in education or a related field • Minimum of 2 – 5 years of related teaching experience • Proficient knowledge of the academic and social-emotional development of elementary age children • A high level of energy • Good time management skills • Initiative • Collaborative skills

Successful candidates must successfully complete a required background check.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement developmentally appropriate curriculum and instruction that encourages students to be actively engaged in the learning process, using Green Hedges’ Mission and Curriculum Overviewas guides.  This includes language arts (reading, literature studies, writing, and word study), social studies, science, and math
  • Create positive learning communities within the classroom that acknowledge and respect children’s social and emotional interactions and growth
  • Implement a guided reading program for reading instruction that centers on small group learning based on students’ current instructional reading levels
  • Teach reading and writing using a workshop model, including one-on-one conferencing with students to improve individual abilities
  • Differentiate instruction to meet the needs of a variety of students with different learning styles as well as areas of strength and weakness.
  • Coordinate grade-level curriculum mapping
  • Build on an expanding knowledge of how children learn best through professional development
  • Work diligently and promptly to maintain positive and constructive home-school communication
  • Employ a variety of teaching methods to ensure optimal learning for all students
  • Conduct parent-teacher conferences
  • Use assessment and evaluation tools to guide instructional decisions; maintain accurate, up-to-date records and communicate results to students, parents, and appropriate others in a timely manner with regard to student progress and performance
  • Perform professional duties efficiently, manage resources effectively, and meet deadlines and meeting schedules set by the School
  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings and department meetings
  • Perform professional duties as assigned by the Head of School or the Assistant Head of School.  These duties include but are not limited to recess duty, lunch duty, and dismissal duty

Reports to:Assistant Head of School

Interested candidates should submit 1) letter of interest, 2) three references and 3) resume to: hr@greenhedges.org

 


Grades 5-8 Latin and Spanish Teacher

Job Description

Green Hedges School seeks an experienced elementary & middle school world language teacher to instruct Latin and Spanish for the 2018-2019 school year.  An independent school located 14 miles west of Washington, DC in Vienna, VA, Green Hedges has an enrollment of approximately 150 students in preschool through Grade 8. All students learn French from preschool through Grade 4, then choose between Spanish and French in Grade 5 (to continue with their chosen language through Grade 8). All students take Latin in Grades 6, 7, and 8.

Requirements:
A successful candidate for the elementary and middle school Latin (grades 6 – 8) and Spanish (grades 5 – 8) teacher will have: Undergraduate degree (masters preferred) in Latin or Spanish language • Minimum of 2 – 5 years of related teaching experience • Proficient knowledge of the academic and social-emotional development of elementary and middle school age children • A high level of energy • Good time management skills • Initiative • Collaborative skills

Candidates must successfully complete a required background check.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement developmentally appropriate and engaging curriculum, using Green Hedges’ Mission and Curriculum Overview as a guide
  • Create positive learning communities within the classroom that acknowledge and respect children’s social, emotional and behavioral interactions and growth
  • Effectively integrate professional standards of Latin and Spanish language and culture education into everyday classroom instruction
  • Prepare and implement lesson plans for such instruction
  • Collaborate with faculty in all disciplines with an eye toward providing interdisciplinary opportunities
  • Employ a variety of teaching methods to ensure optimal learning for all students and tailor instruction to the needs of a variety of students with different learning styles, strengths, and weaknesses
  • Build on an expanding knowledge of how children learn best through professional development
  • Work diligently and promptly to maintain positive and constructive home-school communication
  • Demonstrate competency with school related technology
  • Maintain a class web page which includes news, homework information, and resources
  • Keep current with curriculum mapping
  • Conduct parent-teacher conferences
  • Use assessment and evaluation tools to guide instructional decisions; maintain accurate, up-to-date records and communicate results to students, parents, and appropriate others in a timely manner with regard to student progress and performance
  • Serve as a facilitator for a multi-age middle school advisory group
  • Perform all professional duties efficiently and punctually, manage resources effectively, and meet deadlines and meeting schedules set by the School
  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings and department meetings
  • Perform professional duties as assigned by the Head of School or the Assistant Head of School. These duties include but are not limited to recess duty, lunch duty, and dismissal duty

Reports to: Head of School, Assistant Head of School

Interested candidates should submit 1) letter of interest, 2) three references and 3) resume to:  hr@greenhedges.org


Grades 5-8 Part Time Spanish Teacher

Job Description

Green Hedges School seeks an experienced elementary and middle school world language teacher to instruct Spanish for the 2018-2019 school year.  An independent school located 14 miles west of Washington, DC in Vienna, VA, Green Hedges has an enrollment of approximately 150 students in preschool through Grade 8. All students learn French from preschool through Grade 4, then choose between Spanish and French in Grade 5 (to continue with their chosen language through Grade 8). All students also take Latin in Grades 6, 7, and 8.

Note: For qualified candidates, this position may be combined with Grades 6 – 8 Latin instruction to create a full-time position at Green Hedges.

Requirements:
A successful candidate for the elementary and middle school Spanish teacher will have: Undergraduate degree (masters preferred) in Spanish language • Minimum of 2 – 5 years of related teaching experience • Proficient knowledge of the academic and social-emotional development of elementary and middle school age children • A high level of energy • Good time management skills • Initiative • Collaborative skills

Candidates must successfully complete a required background check.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement developmentally appropriate and engaging curriculum, using Green Hedges’ Mission and Curriculum Overview as a guide
  • Create positive learning communities within the classroom that acknowledge and respect children’s social, emotional and behavioral interactions and growth
  • Effectively integrate professional standards of Spanish language and culture education into everyday classroom instruction
  • Prepare and implement lesson plans for such instruction
  • Collaborate with faculty in all disciplines with an eye toward providing interdisciplinary opportunities
  • Employ a variety of teaching methods to ensure optimal learning for all students and tailor instruction to the needs of a variety of students with different learning styles, strengths, and weaknesses
  • Build on an expanding knowledge of how children learn best through professional development
  • Work diligently and promptly to maintain positive and constructive home-school communication
  • Demonstrate competency with school related technology
  • Maintain a class web page which includes news, homework information, and resources
  • Keep current with curriculum mapping
  • Conduct parent-teacher conferences
  • Use assessment and evaluation tools to guide instructional decisions; maintain accurate, up-to-date records and communicate results to students, parents, and appropriate others in a timely manner with regard to student progress and performance
  • Serve as a facilitator for a multi-age middle school advisory group
  • Perform all professional duties efficiently and punctually, manage resources effectively, and meet deadlines and meeting schedules set by the School
  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings and department meetings
  • Perform professional duties as assigned by the Head of School or the Assistant Head of School. These duties include but are not limited to recess duty, lunch duty, and dismissal duty

Reports to: Head of School, Assistant Head of School

Interested candidates should submit 1) letter of interest, 2) three references and 3) resume to:  hr@greenhedges.org

 


Grades 6-8 Part Time Latin Teacher

Job Description

Green Hedges School seeks an experienced middle school world language teacher to instruct Latin for the 2018-2019 school year.  An independent school located 14 miles west of Washington, DC in Vienna, VA, Green Hedges has an enrollment of approximately 150 students in preschool through Grade 8. All students learn French from preschool through Grade 4, then continue with Spanish or French through Grade 8. All students take Latin in Grades 6, 7, and 8.

Note: For qualified candidates, this position may be combined with Grades 5 – 8 Spanish instruction to create a full-time position at Green Hedges.

Requirements:
A successful candidate for the elementary and middle school Latin (grades 6 – 8) teacher will have: Undergraduate degree (masters preferred) in Latin or Spanish language • Minimum of 2 – 5 years of related teaching experience • Proficient knowledge of the academic and social-emotional development of elementary and middle school age children • A high level of energy • Good time management skills • Initiative • Collaborative skills

Candidates must successfully complete a required background check.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement developmentally appropriate and engaging curriculum, using Green Hedges’ Mission and Curriculum Overview as a guide
  • Create positive learning communities within the classroom that acknowledge and respect children’s social, emotional and behavioral interactions and growth
  • Effectively integrate professional standards of Latin language and culture education into everyday classroom instruction
  • Prepare and implement lesson plans for such instruction
  • Collaborate with faculty in all disciplines with an eye toward providing interdisciplinary opportunities
  • Employ a variety of teaching methods to ensure optimal learning for all students and tailor instruction to the needs of a variety of students with different learning styles, strengths, and weaknesses
  • Build on an expanding knowledge of how children learn best through professional development
  • Work diligently and promptly to maintain positive and constructive home-school communication
  • Demonstrate competency with school related technology
  • Maintain a class web page which includes news, homework information, and resources
  • Keep current with curriculum mapping
  • Conduct parent-teacher conferences
  • Use assessment and evaluation tools to guide instructional decisions; maintain accurate, up-to-date records and communicate results to students, parents, and appropriate others in a timely manner with regard to student progress and performance
  • Serve as a facilitator for a multi-age middle school advisory group
  • Perform all professional duties efficiently and punctually, manage resources effectively, and meet deadlines and meeting schedules set by the School
  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings and department meetings
  • Perform professional duties as assigned by the Head of School or the Assistant Head of School. These duties include but are not limited to recess duty, lunch duty, and dismissal duty

Reports to: Head of School, Assistant Head of School

Interested candidates should submit 1) letter of interest, 2) three references and 3) resume to:  hr@greenhedges.org

 


Grade 3 – Grade 8 General Music, Instrumental Music, Concert Band and Jazz Band Instructor

Green Hedges School seeks an experienced elementary and middle school concert band and jazz band instructor for the 2018-2019 school year. Green Hedges is a private independent preschool through Grade 8 school with approximately 150 students in Vienna, VA, fourteen miles west of Washington, DC.   All GHS students in Grades 4 through 8 participate in bands.

Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree (masters preferred) in music instruction, education or a related field
  • Minimum of 3 – 5 years of related teaching experience
  • A high level of energy
  • Initiative
  • Collaborative skills
  • Successful candidates must successfully complete a required background check.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement developmentally appropriate curriculum and instruction that encourages students to be actively engaged in the learning process, using Green Hedges’ Mission and Curriculum Overview as guides.
  • Coordinate several weekly instructional periods as well as “drop-in” sessions for instrument groups for grades 4 through 8.
  • Coordinate on and off campus performances.
  • Seek opportunities to showcase bands within the greater Vienna area.
  • Work diligently and promptly to maintain positive and constructive home-school communication.
  • Employ a variety of teaching methods to ensure optimal learning for all students.
  • Conduct parent-teacher conferences.
  • Use assessment and evaluation to guide instructional decisions; maintain accurate, up-to-date records and communicate results to students, parents and appropriate others in a timely manner with regard to student progress and performance.
  • Maintain accurate inventory of instruments, music, and equipment.
  • Collaborate with the School’s performing arts instructors.
  • Perform professional duties efficiently, manage resources effectively, and meet deadlines and meeting schedules set by the School.
  • Perform professional duties as assigned by the Head of School or the Assistant Head of School.
  • Create positive learning communities within the classroom that acknowledge and respect children’s social and emotional interactions and growth.
  • Coordinate grade-level curriculum mapping.
  • Build on an expanding knowledge of how children learn and perform best through professional development.
  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings and department meetings.

 

Reports to: Assistant Head of School and Head of School

Candidates should email letter of interest, resume and three references to:   hr@greenhedges.org

 


Montessori Preschool & Kindergarten Assistant Teacher for students ages 3, 4, and 5 years old
(Part-time, though full-time status may be realized with additional Extended Day responsibilities)

Organization

Green Hedges School seeks an experienced Montessori Preschool Assistant teacher for the 2018-2019 school year.  Green Hedges is an independent preschool through Grade 8 school with approximately 150 students in Vienna, VA, fourteen miles west of Washington, DC.

Green Hedges School includes three divisions:
·       Preschool & Kindergarten: Ages 3 through 5 (Montessori philosophy)

·       Lower School: Grades 1 through 5 (traditional preparatory)

·       Middle School: Grades 6 through 8 (traditional preparatory)

The preschool and kindergarten program at Green Hedges School adheres to the Montessori philosophy of education. Montessori is a three-year program, with children entering school after their third birthday and continuing through their fifth year of age. Children may also enter at age four and five (kindergarten) successfully, depending on their willingness to learn, their ability to interact positively with others, their listening skills, and their degree of self-control.

Requirements
A successful candidate for the Montessori Preschool Assistant Teacher will have: Undergraduate degree (masters preferred) in early childhood/elementary education or a related field • Montessori teaching experience, and/or interest in pursuing certification • Proficient knowledge of the academic and social-emotional development of young children • A high level of energy • Good time management skills • Initiative • Collaborative skills • Creativity • Strong communication skills • Organization Skills

Successful candidates must successfully complete a required background check.

Responsibilities

The Montessori Preschool Assistant Teacher assists the Directress (lead teacher) in guiding all facets of life and learning in the Montessori classroom. Primary tasks include establishing the prepared environment, supporting children with lessons, assisting in the implementation of curriculum and class routines, engaging in ongoing assessment of the children, and communicating student performance with the Directress and the Montessori team.

  • Adhere to the School’s Mission and Core Values.
  • Support five areas of development: practical life, sensorial, language, mathematics, and culture (history, geography, science).  (Special subject teachers provide instruction in music and movement, library, and French.)
  • Create positive learning communities within the classroom that acknowledge and respect children’s social and emotional interactions and growth.
  • Employ a variety of teaching methods to ensure optimal learning for all students.
  • Collaborate closely with the Montessori Directress and Special Subject Teachers.
  • Support parent involvement with snacks and class activities.
  • Build on an expanding knowledge of how children learn best.
  • Work diligently and promptly to maintain positive and constructive home-school communication.
  • Assist with parent-teacher conferences, both formal and informal.
  • Attend school events.
  • Use assessment and evaluation to guide instructional decisions; maintain accurate, up-to-date records in collaboration with Directress.
  • Perform professional duties efficiently, manage resources effectively, and meet deadlines and meeting schedules set by the School.
  • Work towards school-wide goals and curriculum initiatives.
  • Observe the policies and procedures as set forth in the Personnel Manual.
  • Serve as an advocate for the School in the wider community.
  • Perform professional duties as assigned by the Head of School or the Assistant Head of School.  These duties include but are not limited to recess duty, lunch duty, and dismissal duty.

Reports to

Montessori Directress (Lead Teacher)

Interested candidates should submit 1) letter of interest, 2) three references and 3) resume to:  hr@greenhedges.org

 


Physical Education Teacher and Athletic Coordinator

Job Description

Green Hedges School seeks an experienced physical education teacher and Athletic Coordinator for the 2018-2019 school year.  An independent school located 14 miles west of Washington, DC in Vienna, VA, Green Hedges has an enrollment of approximately 150 students in preschool through Grade 8. The primary responsibilities of this position are to:

  1. Guide the development and implementation of an instructional program that will provide the best possible physical education and athletic experiences for each student, Montessori Kindergarten through Grade 8.
  2. Coordinate and coach in the school’s interscholastic athletic program.

Requirements

A successful candidate for this position will have: • Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university with a concentration in physical education and/or related area(s) • Minimum of 2 – 5 years of related teaching and coaching experience • Proficient knowledge of the social-emotional development of primary, elementary and middle school age children • A high level of energy • Good time management skills • Initiative • Collaborative skills

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Coordinates the physical education and athletic programs for the school, Montessori through Grade 8
  • Meets with administrators and teachers to discuss the implementation of curriculum goals, to include developmentally appropriate health and wellness instruction at each grade level
  • Assists with the acquisition of textbooks, instructional materials, teacher guides, physical eduction equipment, and field space for interscholastic athletic program
  • Keeps parents, administrators, and community members informed about physical education and athletic programs in the school
  • Manages the annual budget for PE and athletic programs
  • Advises the Head of School on hiring athletic program coaches
  • Recruits paid and volunteer coaches

Other

  • Complies with school and board policies and regulations
  • Works cooperatively with faculty and staff
  • Relates positively to parents and community
  • Builds on an expanding knowledge of how children learn best through professional development
  • Is accurate with required records and reports
  • Demonstrates strong communication skills and command of standard English language (spoken and written)
  • Is a positive representative of School in the greater community
  • Applies Mission & Core Values in teaching and coaching
  • Attends Athletic Director meetings
  • Coordinates games and schedules for teams
  • Updates Athletic Handbook each year
  • Provides regular updates for School’s Week-At-A-Glance newsletter
  • Maintains updates for athletic pages of School’s website

 Other qualifications: Must successfully complete required background checks.

 Interested candidates should submit 1) letter of interest, 2) three references and 3) resume to:  hr@greenhedges.org