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Mission

Oakwood School provides a multisensory educational program in which students with learning differences are guided to achieve their unique academic and social potential in a nurturing community environment

Employment Opportunities

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Oakwood School is a 1-8th grade, private day school serving students with mild to moderate learning differences. With small class sizes (8-13 students) and a team-teaching model, Oakwood School serves to meet students where they are, teach them successful strategies, and help them reach their potential. Oakwood School is a small, close-knit community that supports its teachers and provides a nurturing and welcoming environment. We are changing lives everyday at Oakwood.

FACULTY OPPORTUNITIES

Classroom Teacher

Oakwood School in Northern Virginia is now accepting applications for teachers with appropriate training to serve Elementary to Middle School students with learning disabilities. Teacher licensure, eligibility for Provisional licensure, a graduate degree in Special Education or a related field is required. The Oakwood team-teaching model requires good communication and professional collaboration skills to provide the best educational experience for our students. A basic understanding of multisensory teaching methods, diverse learning styles, and specific strategies for teaching students with learning needs and dyslexia is required. Some training can be provided to a motivated candidate.

An appropriate candidate will also demonstrate positive classroom management techniques for students with attentional issues, processing challenges, dysgraphia, and language-based learning disabilities. Oakwood School is dedicated to helping each child reach his/her potential. While our mission is serious and requires commitment, our warm, nurturing environment provides the support to enable our staff to make a difference in the lives of children.

Serious, qualified candidates should forward cover letters and resumes to oakwood@oakwoodschool.com


Physical Education Teacher

Oakwood School in Northern Virginia is now accepting applications for an Adaptive Physical Education Teacher with appropriate training to serve Elementary to Middle School students with learning disabilities. Teacher licensure in Adaptive PE or Physical Education is required.

The Oakwood School Adaptive Physical Education Teacher instructs students in sports, recreational activities, and healthy lifestyle activities in an effort to encourage and develop physical fitness, sports/athletic skills, fine/gross motor development, self-esteem, and interpersonal skills.

An appropriate candidate will develop and implement a comprehensive physical education curriculum for elementary through middle school students with learning disabilities that ties into the overall school curriculum and philosophy, instruct middle school students in Health, adapt activities and lessons to accommodate the wide range of skill sets and abilities of the students, and provide feedback to classroom teachers about student performance and needs as part of the teaching team.

While our mission is serious and requires commitment, our warm, nurturing environment provides the support to enable our staff to make a difference in the lives of children.

Serious, qualified candidates should forward cover letters and resumes to oakwood@oakwoodschool.com


Art Teacher

Oakwood School in Northern Virginia is now accepting applications for a Part-Time Art Teacher with appropriate training to serve Elementary to Middle School students with learning disabilities. Teacher licensure in Art or a related field is required.

The Oakwood School Art Teacher instructs students in appreciating a variety of art, developing skills and techniques using various mediums, expressing themselves through art, and encouraging creativity. Integrating the arts into other areas of the curriculum is a crucial goal in this position. Art is an important avenue for self-expression and building self-esteem, as well as understanding one’s self as a learner.

An appropriate candidate will develop and implement a comprehensive art curriculum for elementary through middle school-aged students with learning disabilities that ties into the overall school curriculum and philosophy, adapt activities and lessons to accommodate the wide range of skill sets and abilities of the students, and provide feedback to classroom teachers about student performance and needs as part of the teaching team.

While our mission is serious and requires commitment, our warm, nurturing environment provides the support to enable our staff to make a difference in the lives of children.

Serious, qualified candidates should forward cover letters and resumes to oakwood@oakwoodschool.com