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About Our School

The Blacksburg New School is an accredited independent K-8 school, providing an individualized, rigorous and creative curriculum with a commitment to small class size. We are committed to academic and civic excellence, to individual and community responsibility, and to the love of learning.


Part-Time Lower Elementary Spanish Teacher

Position Overview
We are seeking a Lower Elementary Spanish Teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. The teacher will follow our spiraling curriculum to develop and implement lessons for our kindergarten through 2nd grade students. The program aims to develop awareness of Hispanic culture and language. The kindergarten class is designed as an introductory course, with emphasis on oral language. The first- and second-grade classes are designed as a sequence where written language (reading and writing) is introduced, though the emphasis continues to be oral.
Minimum Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree; current Spanish Education students considered
• Experience teaching or working with groups of elementary-aged children
• Excellent classroom management skills
• Strong Spanish and English communication skills
• Passion and enthusiasm for Hispanic language and culture
Hours and Compensation
The Teacher will be compensated for up to 6.5 hours/week, including 3 instructional hours, 1.5 hours for planning and prep, a 1 hour weekly Spanish planning meeting, and a 1 hour weekly all-staff meeting. On-campus classroom hours will include two afternoons/week, with the schedule to be determined between the successful candidate and the school. Compensation is $17/hour.
For More Information and To Apply
For more information about the Blacksburg New School visit www.new-school.org.
Interested applicants should forward letter of interest and resume to hiring@new-school.org. Review of applicants will begin immediately. As a small non-profit organization, Blacksburg New School is regrettably unable to sponsor applicants in need of visas. The Blacksburg New School is an equal opportunity employer.

 


Part-Time​ Computer Lab Teacher 
 
Position Overview
We are seeking a part-time Computer Science teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. The teacher will develop and implement the Computer Science curriculum for the school. Computer Science instruction begins at the third-grade level with one weekly 30-minute lesson, 60-minute lessons for fourth graders, and two 45-minute lessons for fifth through eighth grades each week. Additionally the teacher will lead two 45-minutes/week Computer Science elective classes for middle school students. Blacksburg New School provides a small classroom setting where the establishment of a positive learning environment and ample individual attention to students will be expected.
Minimum Qualifications
· Bachelor’s degree in related field or relevant experience
· Experience teaching children
· Excellent classroom management skills
· Passion and enthusiasm for Computer Science education
Hours and Compensation
This is an 18-hour/week position, including 12 instructional hours, 4.25 hours for planning and prep, as well as teacher meetings. On-campus classroom hours will be determined between the successful candidate and the school. Compensation is $17/hour.
For More Information and To Apply
For more information about the Blacksburg New School visit www.blacksburgnewschool.org. Interested applicants should forward letter of interest and resume to hiring@new-school.org. Review of applicants will begin immediately. The Blacksburg New School is an equal opportunity employer.

As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.  As a small non-profit organization, Blacksburg New School is regrettably unable to sponsor applicants in need of visas.