EMPLOYMENT

Open Positions

Your interest in Pinnacle Academy is appreciated!

Here is our school’s basic information for your use:

Employer: Pinnacle Education Services, d.b.a. Pinnacle Academy
Location: 14120 Newbrook Dr, Chantilly, VA 20151
POC: lyndsey@pinnacleacademyva.com

Title: Middle & High School STEM Teacher
Type of Position: Full-time
Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science Education or related field + 2 years of experience as a full-time (35+ hours/week) science teacher.
  • Experience coaching students in science competitions such as Science Olympiad.
  • Knowledge of Project Lead The Way (PLTW) curriculum and PLTW certification.

Position Duties & Requirements:

    • Operate within Pinnacle Academy, a K-12 private school oriented towards Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).
    • Teach science to 6th through 9th grade students.
    • Teach Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Engineering to high school students.
    • Develop, prepare, and present lessons with high academic standards.
      • Include PLTW curriculum in used teaching methods and material.
      • Apply sound principles of learning theory when developing instructional models.
      • Make use of homework and assessments, such as quizzes and tests.
    • Document educational results and actions taken.
    • Maintain accurate and complete student records.
    • Uphold appropriate classroom rules for student behavior that are consistent with Pinnacle Academy’s rules.
    • Develop positive relationships with students and parents and become a support for them.
    • Clearly communicate with administration, colleagues, students, and parents.

Additional duties:

    • Organize special science projects and competitions.
    • Coach and travel with the school’s Science Olympiad team(s), competing in state, regional, and nationwide competitions.
    • Tutor students for the science ACT and provide extra help to students during office hours.