DCVPA Middle Grades Teacher

University of North Carolina, Wilmington
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 02, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Working Title
DCVPA Middle Grades Teacher
External Link to Posting
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Location of Workplace
DC Virgo Prep Academy
Academic Affairs - 30000 Division
Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy teacher plans and delivers instruction designed to meet the individualized educational needs of students based on the North Carolina Standard Course of Study. Instruction will enable students to learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their educational and social development. Teachers utilize a personalized student data management system to individualize learning experiences for students designed to help them reach their fullest potential. Ongoing formative assessments provide necessary data to inform instructional decisions and design appropriate interventions. Teachers operate as members of the school’s kinship network, extended family unit. The kinship network supports the growth and development of all students. Staff actively participate as members of professional learning communities with colleagues and faculty from the Watson College of Education.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree

Demonstrated success working with diverse populations and students who have historically struggled academically and socially.
Demonstrated evidence of professional development.

Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Ability to communicate well with school personnel, students, and parents.
Demonstrated functional knowledge of computers and all aspects of related software and collaborative environments (ex. Microsoft Office Professional software programs and Google Classroom).
Ability to work independently, meet deadlines and accomplish specific tasks as requested.
Demonstrated knowledge of content.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignment.
Ability to maintain a structured classroom environment that promotes and enhances inquiry-based learning.
Ability to constantly monitor the safety and well being of students.
Comply with confidentiality requirements in local, state and federal policies and statutes.
Ability to co-teach, plan, support, and work collaboratively with candidate/ student teachers.

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience

Valid North Carolina teaching license or eligible to hold such license.
Master’s degree in elementary, middle education, special education, area specialization or related field.
Demonstrated growth on the NC Educator Effectiveness Rating Scale or comparable metric that aligns to North Carolina Teaching Standards.
Experience mentoring pre-service or beginning teachers.
National Board Certification.

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy supports the academic, social, and emotional growth of students in kindergarten through eighth grades. Our model creates kinship networks, extended family units that support student growth and development. Our learning community is personalized, inquiry-based, experiential, and reflective.

College/School Information

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to- BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Special Notes to Applicants

This position is time-limited with the possibility of continuation pending availability of funds and department need.

Months Per Year
12J (July-June)
Position Type

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of 3 Professional References
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