Grade 5 Reading Teacher

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The Langley School, a PS-8 independent school in McLean, Virginia, seeks a grade 5 reading teacher for the 2020-2021 school year. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities in Readers’ Workshop, units of study, and team collaboration. This position will also have a fifth-grade advisory group and be expected to work closely with the other fifth-grade disciplinary teachers to provide targeted support and extension for students across the grade level. Teachers at The Langley School are committed to the social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth of each child to create a nurturing and stimulating environment in which to learn.  Additionally, Langley teachers work collaboratively with special subject teachers in science, world languages, music, art, technology, library, and physical education to create integrated units of study.

Grounded in a deep respect for childhood, The Langley School offers an exceptional community and an inquiry-based academic curriculum paired with a unique social-emotional program for students in preschool through eighth grade. Since 1942, The Langley School has shaped confident, kind, self-aware learners who are prepared to thrive in the nation's top high schools and beyond. Langley remains committed to attracting and retaining exceptional faculty as members of our community who demonstrate a deep respect for childhood, are excited about being leaders in teaching and learning, and want to work in a highly collaborative environment.

The Langley School offers highly competitive salaries, excellent benefits, robust professional development opportunities, and tuition remission for faculty and staff.

We will be reviewing applications for this position on Friday, February 21, 2020. Please submit materials by COB on Thursday, February 20, 2020. 


Bachelor’s or master’s degree in education, three to five years previous teaching experience preferred, excellent written and verbal communication skills, comfort with integrating technology into the curriculum, interest in collaborating with colleagues, and a passion for working with children required.


Interested candidates may submit a cover letter and resume to:

Sarah Beck 
Director of Curriculum and Instruction 
The Langley School
1411 Balls Hill Road
McLean, VA 22101

Or via e-mail: Please write “Grade 5 Reading Teacher '' in the subject line.

No phone calls, please.


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