Open Positions

BNS is Hiring

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

Second Grade Teacher

About Us

The Blacksburg New School is an accredited independent K-8 school, providing an individualized, rigorous and creative curriculum with a commitment to small class size. We are committed to academic and civic excellence, to individual and community responsibility, and to the love of learning.

Position Overview

We are seeking a full-time 2nd Grade Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. A bachelor’s degree and classroom teaching experience are required; state certification is preferred. The 2nd-grade teacher is responsible for instructing math, social studies, science, and language arts as well as for developing and implementing the current curricula for these subjects.

 

Detailed information about the scope and sequence of the full 2nd-grade curriculum is available on our website.   

 

Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary is $31,000/year plus retirement IRA as well as competitive medical and dental benefits. All full-time teachers are eligible for one dependent tuition waiver per year.

 

To Apply

Interested applicants should forward letter of interest and resume to hiring@new-school.org (or use the Submit My Application button below). Review of applicants will begin immediately.

 

Part-Time Spanish Teacher

About Us

The Blacksburg New School is an accredited independent K-8 school, providing an individualized, rigorous and creative curriculum with a commitment to small class size. We are committed to academic and civic excellence, to individual and community responsibility, and to the love of learning.

Position Overview

We are seeking a PT Spanish Teacher to teach Grades 4-8 for the 2021-2022 school year. The Spanish as a Foreign Language Program at BNS focuses on the development of communication skills, with an emphasis on language accuracy. The Middle School Spanish program begins in the 5th grade, and aims to include the study and mastery of the Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) for Spanish as a Foreign Language I and II. The teacher will follow our spiraling curriculum to develop and implement lessons for our 4th through 8th grade students by incorporating authentic material with classes conducted in Spanish.  

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Demonstrated Spanish language fluency and competence

  • Bachelor’s degree, state certification with an endorsement in Spanish preferred

  • Previous Spanish teaching experience 

  • Excellent classroom management skills

  • Passion and enthusiasm for Hispanic language and cultures

 

Hours and Compensation 

This is a 26 hour/week position including 15.5 instructional hours, 7.5 hours for planning and prep, 1 hour for collaboration with the Lower Elementary Spanish Teacher and 2 hours of teacher meetings. On-campus classroom hours and schedule to be determined between the successful candidate and the school. Compensation is $17/hour.

 

To Apply

Interested applicants should forward letter of interest and resume to hiring@new-school.org (or use the Submit My Application button below). Review of applicants will begin immediately.

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2500 North Main St, Blacksburg, VA, 24060

(540) 552-6693

Blacksburg New School is an independent K-8 school fostering academic achievement, creative and critical thinking, and thoughtful action. The mission of the Blacksburg New School is to serve its students, teachers, and parents by providing a cooperative educational environment. We are committed to academic and civic excellence, to individual and community responsibility, and to the love of learning

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