Wakefield School offers not only a beautiful campus overlooking Bull Run Mountain and the Blue Ridge Mountains, but also is conveniently located 1/3 mile off Interstate 66 in The Plains, Va.
Our teachers and staff are an integral part of the Wakefield community, actively participating in multiple student and campus activities throughout the year.
As an employee of Wakefield School, you will have opportunities to contribute in a number of ways, from coaching the sport of your interest, to acting in a play as a member of The Archwood Community Theatre, to playing a role as Immigration Officer on Immigration Day, to driving a group of students to a local museum, to chaperoning a dance and many, many more. Our teachers and staff are passionate about what they do and positive about how they do it. Of the 75 faculty and staff, approximately 15% have doctorate degrees, 35% have masters degrees and represent both national and international experiences.
We thank you for your interest in Wakefield School and look forward to reviewing your application, résumé and curriculum vitae. Wakefield School is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin.
Upper School Biology Teacher
Wakefield School seeks a Biology teacher for its Upper School students for the 2018-19 school year. This teacher should be experienced teaching General Biology, AP Biology, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology,and may require teaching other Upper School Science electives such as Conservation Ecology. Department Chair responsibilities may be included with this position to the qualified candidate. Candidate should be prepared to develop and lead a lab-based biology and AP Biology curricula supported by a rotation of courses that include Micro-Biology, Conservation Ecology, and Human Anatomy and Physiology. For consideration, please send your curriculum vitae and cover letter to Betty Beamon, Executive Assistant to Headmaster. For more information, please call 540-253-7540.
Fifth Grade Teacher
Wakefield School is seeking a lower school teacher to teach fifth grade for the 2018-19 school year. Ideal candidate should have a strong interest in Science and will also be teaching Language Arts. Position reports to Head of Lower School. For consideration, please send your curriculum vitae and cover letter to Betty Beamon, Executive Assistant to Headmaster. For more information, please call 540-253-7540.
Substitute Teacher Openings:
Join the Wakefield Substitute list to be called on as needed in the Lower, Middle, and Upper Schools when a teacher is absent. Substitute teachers follow lesson plans and comply with any instructions from the Headmaster, Division Head or Department Chair. Substitute teachers are expected to conduct themselves with professionalism and exhibit the Wakefield courtesies in all interactions and communications at all times. Appropriate professional appearance is essential for a strong working and learning environment that is conducive to high student and staff performance. Professional attire includes, but is not limited to, collared shirts, dress slacks, dress coordinates, suits, dresses, ties and sport coats. Substitute teachers are expected to maintain the regular teacher’s time schedule, whatever that may be, report for duty at the time designated by the school and to remain on duty until the regular teacher’s dismissal time. Qualified candidates should have some classroom experience and successfully pass all background checks as appropriate for school personnel.