The Academy is seeking an experienced elementary teacher for the 2022-23 school year to develop and implement an instructional program that will effectively provide the best possible education for each student within our classrooms. This position is responsible for creating a classroom environment that will encourage the development of competencies in the assigned grade level and to prepare each student to meet the Virginia Standards of Learning.

The Academy is a private non-profit school located in Roanoke, Virginia that serves low income students and their families. Class sizes are small with a cap of 18 students per grade. Each student who is accepted into the Academy receives a full scholarship, access to childcare, summer camp and 3 meals a day. One of the unique features of the school is that it addresses the needs of the whole family through family coaching and a community that is encouraging, engaging and inclusive.

In addition to the required academic criteria, our classrooms are enhanced with a focus on life skills and social-emotional growth. The school operates year-round with a summer camp that includes extensive field trips and class time with local community leaders, artists and entrepreneurs.

Hold or be eligible for a Virginia Teacher’s License with the appropriate endorsement to teach at the elementary school level
Have experience in lesson planning and curriculum development
Have experience and expertise in using technology in education
Have effective written, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal skills
Demonstrate the ability to work effectively with parents and families
Demonstrate the ability to be dependable and punctual
Demonstrate the ability to work and collaborate with a team of other teachers
Must have 5 plus years teaching experience
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HoneyTree ELC/McLeod Enterprises/The Academy/Elite Rentals
410 1st Street
Roanoke, VA
(540) 344-0040
Hours of operation
  • Mon: Open
  • Tue: Open
  • Wed: Open
  • Thu: Open
  • Fri: Open
  • Sat: Closed
  • Sun: Closed