Job Type:
Full Time
Apply To:
Upper School, Middle School
Grade Levels:
5th Grade, 6th Grade, 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 experienced, full-time Spanish teacher to begin teaching in the 2019-20 school year.


Tandem Friends seeks teachers who bring diverse skills and knowledge, 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 participate in community service 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:

3-5 years of teaching experience and a relevant advanced degree

facility with a wide range of world language pedagogies and instructional strategies

a strong understanding of the developmental needs of both middle and high school students

experience with student-centered teaching and learning practices

a collaborative, inclusive approach to all aspects of school life


At Tandem Friends School, all fifth and sixth graders take both Spanish and Latin; older students choose from Latin, French, or Spanish.  Optimal Spanish teacher candidates will also have fluency in and experience teaching French and/or Latin.


Job Posting Expiration Date: 04/12/2019
Non-discriminatory Statement:
5th Grade, 6th Grade, 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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