Destiny School of the Arts

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Carrers

Do you have a heart for education and do you love the Arts?
Consider a career at Destiny!

OUR ORGANIZATION

We are a private school (preschool-middle school) in Leesburg, VA. Our instruction focuses on integrating the arts, academics, and experiential learning in a friendly and positive environment. While not a traditional Christian school, we are a Christian organization. Our beliefs inform our practices, policies, and overall school direction. We seek to have a meaningful educational, social/emotional, and spiritual influence on students, families, and our community.
We have a wonderful team of educators who collaborate and support one another as they challenge and differentiate students through experiential and meaningful instruction. Our school integrates academics with the arts and hands-on learning. Students and staff alike are encouraged to implement the 4 C’s (Communication, Collaboration, Creativity, & Critical Thinking) into each school day.
We desire candidates who are life-long learners and promote a love of learning. All staff members would need to support and upholds values and policies reflective of our Christian faith. Other desired attributes are trustworthy, hardworking, personable, professional, patient, flexible, proactive, respectful, and innovative. We are looking for someone who not only enjoys teaching, but who also falls in love with our school and its mission.

WE OFFER

A wonderful working environment & culture, competitive pay, paid time off, paid holidays, regular collaborative staff meetings, professional development opportunities, direct deposit, short Term Disability (FT), and life Insurance (FT).

Elementary Teacher

Job Type: Part-time, Monday – Friday
Pay: $24.00 - $28.00 per hour
School Year: 2024-2025

JOB DESCRIPTION
The teacher in this position will teach language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. Hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 1:15 pm. If looking for more hours, this position could be combined with another position in the school. A teacher’s license is preferred, but not required if candidate has equivalent experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Plan and implement lessons following the Scope & Sequence. Adapt lessons for student differentiation. Assess students’ strengths, weaknesses, and abilities. Communicate with parents and administrators about student progress.

DESIRED SKILLS
Excellent grammar and writing skills (detailed, grammatically correct, professional language). Strong classroom management. Effective teaching strategies.

EDUCATION
Bachelor’s (Required)

EXPERIENCE
Teaching: 1 year (Required)

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION
Teaching Certification (Preferred)

Please be sure to include a cover letter detailing why you believe you are a good fit for Destiny School of the Arts, as well as specifying which grades you are most comfortable working with. Serious inquiries only, please. Thank you!

Morning Preschool Academic Teacher​

Job Type: Part-time, Monday – Friday
Pay: $20.00 - $25.00 per hour
School Year: 2024-2025

JOB DESCRIPTION
The preschool academics teacher is responsible for providing engaging learning opportunities, as well as loving care to students. The preschool teacher will primarily teach introductory language arts (letter identification, sounds) and mathematics (number/shape recognition, counting). Curriculum would also include introductory science (weather, animals, life cycles) and social studies (community helpers, social skills). Hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 1:00 pm. If looking for more hours, this position could be combined with another position in the school. A degree in early education is preferred, but not required if candidate has equivalent experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Plan and implement lessons following the Scope & Sequence. Adapt lessons for student differentiation. Assess students’ strengths, weaknesses, and abilities. Communicate with parents and administrators about student progress.

DESIRED SKILLS
Excellent grammar and writing skills (detailed, grammatically correct, professional language). Strong classroom management. Effective teaching strategies.

EDUCATION
Bachelor’s (Preferred)

EXPERIENCE
Early childhood teaching: 1 year (Required)

Please be sure to include a cover letter detailing why you believe you are a good fit for Destiny School of the Arts, as well as specifying which grades you are most comfortable working with. Serious inquiries only, please. Thank you!

Morning Preschool Art Teacher

Job Type: Part-time, Monday – Friday
Pay: $20.00 - $25.00 per hour
School Year: 2024-2025

JOB DESCRIPTION
The preschool art teacher is responsible for providing engaging art and art history lessons, as well as loving care to students. It is required that applicants have teaching experience, not just art experience. Hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 1:00 pm. If looking for more hours, this position could be combined with another position in the school. A degree in art or early education is preferred, but not required if candidate has equivalent experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Plan and implement lessons following the Scope & Sequence
Adapt lessons for student differentiation
Assess students’ strengths, weaknesses, and abilities
Communicate with parents and administrators about student progress

DESIRED SKILLS
Strong classroom management
Effective teaching strategies
Vast art and art history experience and knowledge

EDUCATION
Bachelor’s (Preferred)

EXPERIENCE
Art or Early Childhood teaching: 1 year (Required)

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION
Teaching Certification (Preferred)

Please be sure to include a cover letter detailing why you believe you are a good fit for Destiny School of the Arts. Serious inquiries only, please. Thank you!

Music & Drama Teacher

Job Type: Part-time, Monday – Friday
Pay: $20.00 - $28.00 per hour
School Year: 2024-2025

JOB DESCRIPTION
Music and Drama teachers will teach music and drama classes for students in Kindergarten through 8th grade. Hours are from 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday. If a candidate is interested in more hours, this position may be combined with another position in the school. A teacher’s license is preferred but not required if the candidate has equivalent experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Plan and implement lessons following the Scope & Sequence and event objectives
Adapt lessons for student differentiation
Assess students’ strengths, weaknesses, and abilities
Communicate with parents and administrators about student progress
Plan and prepare student for school-wide musical performance

DESIRED SKILLS
Strong classroom management
Effective teaching strategies
Vast music and drama experience and knowledge Teaching and/or performance leadership

EDUCATION
Bachelor’s (Preferred)

EXPERIENCE
Teaching: 1 year (Required)

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION
Teaching Certification (Preferred)

Please be sure to include a cover letter detailing why you believe you are a good fit for Destiny School of the Arts, as well as specifying which grades you are most comfortable working with. Serious inquiries only, please. Thank you!

Drums Teacher

Job Type: Part-time, Monday – Friday
Pay: $20.00 - $28.00 per hour
School Year: 2024-2025

JOB DESCRIPTION
The teacher will teach drum classes for students in 2nd through 8th grade. Hours are from 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday. If the candidate is interested in more hours, this position may be combined with another position in the school. A teacher’s license is preferred but not required if the candidate has equivalent experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Plan and implement lessons following the Scope & Sequence
Adapt lessons for student differentiation
Assess students’ strengths, weaknesses, and abilities
Communicate with parents and administrators about student progress
Plan and prepare student for our annual Tracks Recital

DESIRED SKILLS
Strong classroom management
Effective teaching strategies
Vast percussion experience and knowledge

EDUCATION
Bachelor’s (Preferred)

EXPERIENCE
Teaching: 1 year (Required)

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION
Teaching Certification (Preferred)

Please be sure to include a cover letter detailing why you believe you are a good fit for Destiny School of the Arts. Serious inquiries only, please. Thank you!

Part and Full Time Teacher Assistants

Job Type: Part/Full-time, Monday – Friday
Pay: $15.00 - $19.00 per hour
School Year: 2024-2025

JOB DESCRIPTION
Teacher Assistant responsibilities include supporting the lead teacher, assisting with individual student needs, and light cleaning. Our school integrates academics with the arts and hands-on learning. Our school culture is one of kindness, respect, and friendliness. Hours are Monday-Friday and vary based on grade/program (8:00am-1:15pm, 8:30am-1:00pm). If seeking more hours, additional hours may be available in afternoon positions (12:00pm-4:00pm, 12:00pm-6:00pm.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Supporting lead teacher Supervising students
Assisting with group and individual instruction
Meeting student needs
Organizing materials
Substitute teach for lead teacher
Carline. Light cleaning

DESIRED SKILLS
Effective Communicator
Team Player
Knowledge of child development
Classroom Management

EDUCATION
High School Diploma (Required)

EXPERIENCE
Classroom: 1 year (Preferred))

Please be sure to include a cover letter detailing why you believe you are a good fit for Destiny School of the Arts, as well as specifying which grades you are most comfortable working with. Serious inquiries only, please. Thank you!

Morning PreK Music & Movement Teacher

Job Type: Part-time, Monday – Friday
Pay: $20.00 - $25.00 per hour
School Year: 2024-2025

JOB DESCRIPTION
The PreK music and movement teacher is responsible for providing engaging music and movement lessons, as well as loving care to students. It is required that applicants have music and performance leadership experience. Hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 1:00 pm. If looking for more hours, this position could be combined with another position in the school. A degree in art or early education is preferred, but not required if candidate has equivalent experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Plan and implement lessons following the Scope & Sequence
Adapt lessons for student differentiation
Assess students’ strengths, weaknesses, and abilities
Communicate with parents and administrators about student progress
Plan and prepare student for school-wide musical performance

DESIRED SKILLS
Strong classroom management
Effective teaching strategies
Vast percussion experience and knowledge
Teaching and/or performance leadership

EDUCATION
Bachelor’s (Preferred)

EXPERIENCE
Music or Early Childhood teaching: 1 year (Required)

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION
Teaching Certification (Preferred)

Please be sure to include a cover letter detailing why you believe you are a good fit for Destiny School of the Arts. Serious inquiries only, please. Thank you!

DESTINY PERKS

EXECELLENT PTO

Teachers work hard and sometimes you just need a day to nap hard.

COLLABORATIVE MEETINGS

Opportunities to work with peers and supervisors to meet goals and cast vision.

A WONDERFUL ENVIRONMENT

Christian values and character are placed at the center of our community.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Opportunities to work with peers and supervisors to meet goals and cast vision.

WE OFFER

A wonderful working environment & culture
Competitive pay
Paid time off
Paid holidays
Regular collaborative staff meetings
Professional development opportunities
Direct deposit
Short Term Disability (FT)
Life Insurance (FT)