Careers at Carmel

Lower School Teacher (Pre-K- 5th)

With the anticipated growth of our Lower School program, The Carmel School seeks to hire Lower School teachers to join its incredible team of compassionate, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable faculty and staff for the 2024-25 school year. This teaching position is responsible for cultivating a vibrant, safe, and engaging student culture while instructing students in accordance with the school's mission. 

Those who thrive in our Pre-K–12, college preparatory, Christian school environment are mission-aligned, creative, possess a demonstrable work ethic that focuses on student success, and is remarkably fun to work with! Most importantly, however, our students need another individual who deeply cares about them. 

At The Carmel School, our Lower School teacher (K-5th grade) will be expected to:
  • help each student develop competence in his/her skills 
  • motivate each student to attain and develop necessary 21st-century skills toward thinking critically, asking higher-level questions, and collaborating with others to solve problems
  • encourage each student to understand the rules and functions of the classroom and each learning environment
  • foster students' engagement and inquiry in their studies
  • champion the role of independent schools in the greater Richmond/Fredericksburg area
Additional expectations and essential position functions for specific grade levels can be made available upon request.

Please also note that a Bachelor's degree is required, a Master's degree is strongly preferred, and certification in (content area) is preferred. All employees must complete a criminal background check upon their official start date.

Interested and qualified candidates must submit a brief cover letter, resume, and an Application for Employment (found on our website) to careers@thecarmelschool.org. Please note that copies of relevant licenses, certifications, and undergraduate/graduate transcripts will be required.
The mission of The Carmel School is to prepare students for success in our ever-changing world by creating a community supportive of
academic, physical, and spiritual growth rooted in Christian values to instill honor and integrity.