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Job Type:
Full Time
Apply To:
Upper School, Middle School
Grade Levels:
7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
Job Description:

Tandem Friends School, a co-ed, Quaker, 5th-12th grade independent day school in Charlottesville, Virginia, anticipates an opening for an Upper School English and/or 7th & 8th grade English teacher for the 2019-2020 school year.

Throughout our program, TFS students are challenged to read and think critically, write with insight, creativity and precision, and discuss their ideas with supportive classmates and teachers.

Tandem Friends seeks teachers who bring diverse skills, knowledge and interests; a willingness to learn new things; and an appreciation for collaboration with students. At TFS, all teachers are active community members who share in the general support and care of the school community, serve as student advisors, and collaboratively lead service learning and overnight trips among other activities.

Tandem Friends School aspires to be an equitable and inclusive school community. The school welcomes applications from candidates who will contribute to an atmosphere in which all are valued and supported. People of color and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should submit cover letter, resume and references to

Applicant Requirements:

The ideal candidate will possess:

• a relevant advanced degree and at least 3-5 years of teaching experience,

• a strong understanding of the developmental needs of adolescents,

• experience with curriculum design, and student-centered teaching and learning practices,

• a demonstrated ability to work with a diversity of student backgrounds and learning styles.

Job Posting Expiration Date: 03/31/2019
Non-discriminatory Statement:
7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
Position Level:
Upper School, Middle School
School Name:  Tandem Friends School
Street Address: 279 Tandem Lane
City: Charlottesville
State: VA
Zip Code: 22902
Phone: 434-296-1303
Head of School: Whitney Thompson
Founding Date: 1970
Day / Boarding: Day Only
Age / Grade Levels: 5-12
Enrollment Size: 225
Social Media Sites:    
Admissions Contact: Brandon Edwards
Admissions Email:

07/10/2017 279 Tandem Lane
Charlottesville, VA 22902

279 Tandem Lane
Charlottesville, VA 22902 School

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