Middle School Classroom Teacher (Long-Term Substitute)

McLean, Virginia
Jul 18, 2019
Aug 22, 2019
Full Time

Middle School Classroom Teacher (Long-Term Substitute)
The Potomac School seeks a part-time Middle School Classroom Teacher to fill a long-term maternity leave for the start of the 2019-2020 school year, from late August through mid-November. This position reports to the Head of the Middle School and is responsible for teaching grade 5

Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  Teach the assigned curriculum using different instructional resources, correct assignments, administer tests, observe and evaluate students’ progress.
  •  Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities by integrating competencies, and goals into the lesson plans.
  •  Keep attendance records; manage student behavior in classroom and maintain a positive educational environment for all students.
  •  Meet with the parents to discuss student progress and problems.
  •  Participate in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and other teacher training workshops.
  •  Ensure the social, emotional and academic (language arts, mathematics, and social studies) growth of a class of children
  •  Perform all other duties as assigned.


  •  Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred.
  •  A minimum of two years’ experience teaching at the Middle School level.
  •  Ability to communicate, motivate and understand the students’ educational and emotional needs.
  •  Ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively with other teachers, support staff, parents and members of the community.
  •  Ability to recognize and respond to individual and cultural differences in students and utilize different teaching methods that will result in higher student achievement.

In striving to fulfill its mission, The Potomac School seeks many different voices, viewpoints, and backgrounds. We recognize that differences are a source of strength, and we know that everyone is enriched when each person's contributions and perspectives are valued. To express interest in this role, please click here and apply for the position.

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