Virginia Association of Science Teachers


The Governor’s School of Southside Virginia 
Intent to Employ Notice
2018-2019 School Term

Position: Biology/Research Instructor

Primary Location: Southside Virginia Community College – Christanna Campus, Alberta, VA
Candidate also travels to John H. Daniel Campus, Keysville, VA

Preferred Qualifications: 
Must hold a current Virginia Teaching License
Master’s Degree in Biology with thesis or Master’s Degree in another area with 18 additional graduate hours in Biology coursework
Minimum 3 years teaching experience
Gifted endorsement/experience teaching gifted students preferred
Experience with Dual Enrollment Students
Interest/knowledge in interdisciplinary curriculum

Essential Job Functions: 
• Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge in the teaching discipline.
• Plans and delivers appropriate curriculum content to students.
• Assess student learning regularly and adapt instruction accordingly to maximize student learning.
• Collaborate with other instructors in planning and delivering instruction to students.
• Communicate effectively with colleagues, students and parents.
• Foster a positive and safe learning environment.
• Collaborate with faculty members in planning symposiums, joint site events, enrichment activities, field trips, outreach events, and other functions.
• Complete other duties as assigned by the director.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Deadline: Until filled

To Apply: Mail or fax letter of interest, resume, copy of college transcripts and complete Commonwealth of Virginia application for employment to:

The Governor’s School of Southside Virginia
200 Daniel Road
Keysville, VA 23947
Fax: 434.736.2082

Equal Employment Opportunity:
The Governor’s School of Southside Virginia is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation. The Governor’s School of Southside Virginia reserves the right to hire the best available candidate. 



(posted 2.11.18) Middle School Science Teacher/STEAM Facilitator

Beginning 2018-2019 Academic Year

Competitive salary & benefits package

Collegiate School seeks an energetic and committed Middle School Science teacher to teach physical, life and earth sciences in an integrated curriculum. Included in this position is leadership in the development, communication, and implementation of STEAM practices across the Middle School curriculum. This is a fulltime, benefited faculty position.

Responsibilities will include:

Creating and executing well-designed, meaningful lesson plans, mindful of best practices of teaching and learning, including inquiry-based models

Facilitating STEAM integration across the curriculum

Fostering a climate of respect for each child as an individual

Identifying and pursuing professional opportunities that enhance and extend one’s teaching

Serving on committees and engaging in professional group work as necessary

Participating in all required School events

Supervising lunch, recess, carpool and other duties as required

Qualities of a successful candidate will include:

Strong commitment to students with all learning styles

Ability to inspire students’ love of learning and critical thinking

Ability to build professional relationships, solve problems, and plan collaboratively

Enthusiasm for professional growth, academic excellence and creative teaching

Passion for science and STEAM education

Commitment to broad participation in school life

Science teaching experience

Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community

A Master’s degree or Virginia teaching certification is preferred

Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. The school’s mission is to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional, and physical development of each student.

Please apply online at

Collegiate School is an equal opportunity employer.

 (posted 9.7.17)

Executive Director


The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE), an internationally renowned education non-profit in the Tysons Corner area, seeks a full-time Executive Director for its USA Biology Olympiad (USABO) program. The Center's mission is to nurture high school and university scholars to careers of excellence and leadership in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, and to encourage collaboration between and among leaders in the global community.

The Executive Director oversees the coordination and administration of all aspects of the USABO program including planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling program activities. Tasks include outreach and dissemination; screening program applicants; monitoring all program databases; overseeing the completion of school, district, and state vendor paperwork; managing mailings, document development, and purchasing; soliciting questions and developing exams; developing and directing 2-week training program off and on site with host and staff; identifying instructors for training program based on needed expertise; setting up contracts for instructors. Salary commensurate with experience. More information about CEE and the USABO may be found at

Position requirements:

  • Master’s or PhD degree in biological sciences  required
  • 5+ years’ experience teaching biological sciences at the high school or university level.
  • Ability to maintain workflow efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Program experience preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency with Windows, Microsoft Office applications and web editing
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work independently, accurately and quickly
  • Applicant must be able to travel during the summer for two two-week periods to include weekends.
  • Flexible full-time work schedule

Application requirements due by September 15:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume/curriculum vitae

HopeTree Academy has an immediate opening for a Full-Time Science Teacher at our location on the campus of HopeTree Family Services in Salem, VA.  This position will serve the needs of students, ages 11-22, with dysfunctional behaviors and academic deficiencies.
Responsibilities Include:
• Providing social, moral and academic opportunities for learning
• Communicate with and work cooperatively with child care and social work staff to ensure optimal direct supervision of all students
• Will maintain a close working relationship with the educational staff within the Academy
• A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from an accredited college or university
•  A current Science Teacher’s License to teach at middle and secondary education levels. Endorsements for experience working with students with disabilities and other “at-risk” students are preferred
• Must be able to demonstrate the professional ability to deal effectively with a wide range of student dysfunctional behaviors and academic deficiencies
• The teacher must demonstrate the ability to represent HopeTree Academy and HopeTree Family Services  in a positive manner within the community
• Background checks and pre-employment drug testing are required
Competitive benefits offered include medical/dental/life and retirement plan. Interested candidates must complete our on-line agency application at  EOE

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