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Open Positions

  • Summer Reading Teacher
  • Summer Enrichment Assistant
  • Middle and Upper School Family and Consumer Science Teacher  

Middle and Upper School Family and Consumer Science Teacher  
Position: Full Time   
Salary: Commensurate with experience   
This position reports to: Middle and Upper School Directors 
Subjects Taught: Family and Consumer Science, Culinary, Independent Living  

Description: The role of a classroom teacher at Chesapeake Bay Academy is to plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages each student to develop and fulfill their academic, as well as social and emotional, potential. The faculty is responsible for delivering the curriculum in a differentiated and multi-sensory fashion and enforcing the guidelines. A bachelor’s degree in special education or the appropriate content area, and current teacher licensure is required.  

Duties & Responsibilities  

  • To demonstrate mastery of the relevant academic content specific to mathematics.  
  • To plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning in both an on-campus and virtual environment.  
  • To communicate regularly and effectively with all community members including fellow administrators, students, parents and non-CBA professionals.  
  • To develop appropriate schemes of work and differentiated lesson plans.  
  • To establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
  • To be well-prepared for classroom activities.  
  • To provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities.  
  • To identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students' varying needs.  
  • To instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment.  
  • To use relevant technology to support instruction and continue to explore the uses of technology through on-going professional learning.  
  • To observe and evaluate student's performance and development.  
  • To assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments.  
  • To provide constructive feedback on student work-products.  
  • To maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development.  
  • To update all necessary records accurately and completely.  
  • To complete all required documentation.  
  • To manage appropriate student behavior in the classroom. 
  • To maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary philosophy of CBA To support students with through their academic challenges and provide appropriate encouragement.  
  • To participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations, as agreed to.  
  • To actively participate in regularly scheduled division and all-school meetings. 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume electronically to Jared Setnar, Upper School Division Director – jsetnar@cba-va.org


Summer Reading Teacher – teach a six-week intensive reading summer program from June 20 – July 28, 2023, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and noon. The ideal candidate will be a creative, engaging, and innovative educator that has a strong passion for teaching reading and a deep interest in supporting differently-abled learners. Specialized training in Wilson, Orton-Gillingham, Lindamood-Bell, or NILD preferred.

This position reports to: Director of Summer Enrichment
Job Type: Part-time, Temporary - 6 wk program: June 20 - July 28
Compensation: $2,600

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Serve as teacher for students in grades 1-8 in a rotation as pre-determined by the reading specialist
  • Submit progress reports to parents at middle and end of program
  • Work with reading specialist to create lessons tailored to meet individual student needs
  • Select appropriate books, media, and instructional resources
  • Select and implement apps and other software to support instruction
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and clearly communicate objectives to students
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining an environment conducive to learning for all students

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from a state-approved teacher preparation program
  • VA teacher certification with endorsement in reading and a minimum of three years of successful teaching experience, preferred
  • Teaching Certification preferred

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume electronically to Margaret Meyers, Director of Enrollment Management at mmeyers@cba-va.org 


Summer Enrichment Assistant - provide academic support to small groups of students in our Intensive Reading Program, working closely with classroom teachers during these morning academic sessions. The Summer Enrichment Assistant will also lead afternoon non-academic activities, such as Arts & Crafts, Recreation, and STEM projects, as planned and provided by the Co-Directors. Classroom experience preferred.

This position reports to: Summer Enrichment Co-Directors
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Job Type: Seasonal

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Coursework related to education, child development, and/or related field.
  • Experience working with students as a teacher, educational aide, or after-school care provider for grades 1-8.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Experience working with students with learning differences.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with program personnel to implement curriculum and programming which expands and supports student learning experiences.
  • Effectively support the needs of students with learning differences.
  • Promote a safe and healthy environment.
  • Appropriately redirect negative student behaviors.
  • Assist at morning and afternoon car line.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume electronically to Margaret Meyers, Director of Enrollment Management at mmeyers@cba-va.org 


Teacher Assistant/Para-Educator: Para-Educators work collaboratively with grade-level teachers in all day-to-day aspects of classroom management: teaching, supervision, assisting students, grading papers, organizing classroom activities, etc. Additional involvement includes curricular planning, consulting with other faculty, and contributing to student evaluation, and serving as a substitute teacher as needed. A bachelor’s degree is required. Experience with special education is preferred. Para-educators report to division leaders.

This position reports to: Middle School Division Leader

Job Type: Full-time, 10 months

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Required: Bachelors Degree
  • Preferred: Teaching Certificate and one year teaching assistant experience
  • Reliable, hard-working, problem-solver
  • Successful completion of higher education coursework related to education, child development, and/or related field.
  • Experience implementing educational programming and working with students as a teacher, educational aide, or after-school care provider for grades 1-12.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Experience working with students with learning differences.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with program personnel to implement curriculum to support student learning experiences.
  • Develop and maintain professional working relationships through effective and timely communication with other program personnel and school staff members.
  • Effectively support the needs of students with learning differences by providing 1-1 help, reading tests out loud, taking notes, and other tasks
  • Serve as a substitute teacher, follow lesson plans, manage classroom behavior
  • Appropriately redirect negative student behaviors.
  • Assist at morning and afternoon car line.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Salary/Benefits:

  • $20,000.00 - $25,000.00 per year
  • 401(k) and matching option
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance

Interested? Send letter of interest and resume to Liana Nobre, lower school director, at lnobre@cba-va.org.


Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the CBA family!

Our faculty and staff come to us from diverse life experiences and have a wide range of academic and professional credentials. However, they all have one thing in common - a passionate commitment to empowering students by nurturing their independence, self-esteem and personal pride. We offer an opportunity for educators and staff to work in a unique learning environment, sharing their gifts and talents with exceptional students who work hard to succeed and families committed to supporting that goal. Our teachers match instruction to individual learning styles, and share a personal commitment to support each student socially and emotionally. At Chesapeake Bay Academy our educators aren’t just teachers, but also advocates, mentors, and most importantly, champions for their students.

For administrative and support staff, CBA is a collaborative, welcoming environment where students, parents, and staff work together to achieve success. Our staff play a key role in fulfilling CBA’s mission.


Statement of Diversity and Inclusion: Chesapeake Bay Academy creates and fosters a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, and accepting environment for all those who engage in and with our community. We are committed to aligning our policies, programs, processes, and people with our core values of education and inclusion, integrity and respect. We actively stand against discrimination based on race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, country of origin, and physical or cognitive differences. It is our intent that every individual who engages at CBA feels accepted, represented, and empowered to share their beliefs and opinions.

 


CBA is proud to be a Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Certified organization. The V3 community is represented by a wide range of industries across the Commonwealth, from large and small businesses alike. These companies have demonstrated to the Commonwealth that they Value Veterans, and have made a public commitment to hire Veterans into their workforce.