Employment

Job Opportunities at BNS

About Our School

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.

Available Positions


Part-Time Computer Lab Teacher
Blacksburg New School – Blacksburg, VA
 
Position Overview
We are seeking a part-time Computer Science teacher for the 2017-2018 school year. The teacher will develop and implement the Computer Science curriculum for the school. Computer Science instruction begins at the third-grade level with one weekly 30-minute lesson, 60-minute lessons for fourth graders, and two 45-minute lessons for fifth through eighth grades each week. Additionally the teacher will lead two 45-minutes/week Computer Science elective classes for middle school students. Blacksburg New School provides a small classroom setting where the establishment of a positive learning environment and ample individual attention to students will be expected.
 
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in related field or relevant experience
Experience teaching children
Excellent classroom management skills
Passion and enthusiasm for Computer Science Education
 
Hours and Compensation
This is an 18-hour/week position, including 12 instructional hours, 4.25 hours for planning and prep, as well as teacher meetings. On-campus classroom hours will 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. Review of applicants will begin immediately. The Blacksburg New School is an equal opportunity employer.
 

Part-Time Pre-Algebra I Teacher
Blacksburg New School – Blacksburg, VA
 
Position Overview
We are seeking a part-time Pre-Algebra I teacher for the 2017-2018 school year. The teacher will develop and implement daily 60-minute pre-Algebra I lessons for the fifth-grade level. Additionally, the Teacher will collaborate with the full-time fifth-grade teacher to ensure this math program is consistent for all students who are required to take fifth-grade math. This is a small classroom setting where the establishment of a positive learning environment and ample individual attention to students will be expected.
 
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in related field or relevant experience
Experience teaching children
Excellent classroom management skills
Passion and enthusiasm for math education
 
Hours and Compensation
This is a 9.5 hour/week position, including 5 instructional hours and 2.5 hours for planning and prep as well as 2 hours of teacher meetings. On-campus classroom hours are daily from 9-10 a.m. Compensation is $17/hour. 
 
For More Information and To Apply
For more information about the Blacksburg New School visit www.new-school.org. Interested applicants should forward letter of interest and resume to hiring@new-school.org. Review of applicants will begin immediately. The Blacksburg New School is an equal opportunity employer.
 
 

As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.  As a small non-profit organization, Blacksburg New School is regrettably unable to sponsor applicants in need of visas.