Meet Our 2022-2023 Teachers & Staff

NKCS LEADERSHIP

NKCS is thrilled to bring a private school experience to New Kent County where academics intertwine with the truth of God’s word. NKCS is a place where teachers love to teach and students love to learn!

ADMINISTRATION

Christi Carnell

Christi Carnell

Director

Lee Meade

Lee Meade

Assistant Director

Pastor Wayne Meade

Pastor Wayne Meade

Administration & Chapel

Abigail Canaday

Abigail Canaday

Accounts Manager

TEACHERS

Kristy Long

Kristy Long

Pre-K Teacher

Alayna Adams

Alayna Adams

Kindergarten Teacher

Nicole Smoke

Nicole Smoke

Kindergarten Teacher

Carol Slater

Carol Slater

First Grade Teacher

Miranda Wallbank

Miranda Wallbank

First Grade Teacher

Samantha Christian

Samantha Christian

Second Grade Teacher

Shannon Corker

Shannon Corker

Second Grade Teacher

Tara Lavin

Tara Lavin

Second Grade Teacher

Sarah Ferk

Sarah Ferk

Third Grade Teacher

Kelly McNeer

Kelly McNeer

Fourth Grade Teacher

Warren Swenson

Warren Swenson

Fifth Grade Teacher

Marie Lawson

Marie Lawson

Teacher Aide

Regan Hutchens

Regan Hutchens

Intervention Specialist & Teacher Assistant

Kelly Strickler

Kelly Strickler

Intervention Specialist & Teacher Assistant

Amy Babin

Amy Babin

Upper School Hybrid Teacher Assistant

Kathy Inman

Kathy Inman

Librarian

Bridget Marshall

Bridget Marshall

Art Teacher & Marketing Manager

Deanna Tate

Deanna Tate

Spanish Teacher

John Scorsone

John Scorsone

NKCS - Physical Education Teacher & NKCC - Director of Operations

Mary Radar

Mary Radar

Assistant Librarian & Substitute

Dale Scott

Dale Scott

Intervention Specialist & Substitute

Cathy Schultz

Cathy Schultz

Substitute Teacher

Parent/Teacher Fellowship President:

Sarah Wells

NOW HIRING - IMMEDIATE OPENING

MIDDLE SCHOOL EDUCATION TEACHER

Job Description/Purpose: Seeking a Middle School Teacher with a strong desire and depth of knowledge to help students in grades six through eight develop a Biblical worldview through the lens of each subject taught.

Work Location: New Kent Christian School, 9660 Tunstall Road, New Kent, VA 23124

Goal: The teacher shall prayerfully help students learn attitudes, skills, and subject matter that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible Christians to the praise and glory of God.

Overview: The teacher shall be a college graduate, certified or certifiable, who feels called by God to the teaching profession.

Job Type: Full-time position from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday

Contracted by: New Kent Christian School Administration upon recommendation of the administrator for the remainder of the 2022-2023 school year ending May 26, 2023.

Responsible to: Administrator

Supervises: May supervise aides and volunteers.

REQUIRED PERSONAL QUALITIES

The teacher shall:

1. Have received Jesus Christ as his/her personal Savior.

2. Believe that the Bible is God’s Word and standard for faith and daily living.

3. Be in whole-hearted agreement with the school’s Statement of Faith and Christian philosophy of education.

4. Enjoys working with middle school-age students and desires for Christ to grow their minds and hearts

5. Show by example the importance of Scripture study and memorization, prayer, witnessing, and unity in the Body of Christ.

6. Have the spiritual maturity, academic ability, and personal leadership qualities to “train up a child in the way he should go.”

7. Be a Christian role model in attitude, speech, and actions toward others.

ADDITIONAL PERSONAL QUALITIES

The teacher shall:

1. Recognize the role of parents as primarily responsible before God for their student’s education and be prepared to assist them in that task.

2. Demonstrate the character qualities of enthusiasm, courtesy, flexibility, integrity, gratitude, kindness, self-control, perseverance, and punctuality.

3. Meet everyday stress with emotional stability, objectivity, and optimism.

4. Maintain a personal appearance that is a Christian role model of cleanliness, modesty, good taste, and agreement with school policy.

5. Use acceptable English in written and oral communication. Speak with clear articulation.

6. Communicate respectfully with all staff, students, and families.

7. Refuse to use or circulate confidential information inappropriately.

8. Place his/her teaching ministry ahead of other jobs or volunteer activities.

9. Make an effort to appreciate and understand this community’s uniqueness.

JOB DESCRIPTION – Essential Functions

The teacher shall:

1. Reflect the purpose of the school, which is to honor Christ in every class and every activity.

2. Motivate students to accept God’s gift of salvation and help them grow in their faith through their witness and Christian role modeling.

3. Lead students to a realization of their self-worth in Christ.

4. Cooperate with the administration in implementing all policies, procedures, and directives governing the school’s operation.

5. Teach classes as assigned, following the Abeka curriculum.

6. Integrate biblical principles and the Christian philosophy of education throughout the curriculum and activities.

7. Keep proper discipline in the classroom and campus for a good learning environment.

8. Maintain a clean, well-ordered classroom.

9. Utilize proper teaching techniques to achieve curriculum goals within the framework of the school’s philosophy.

10. Employ a variety of instructional aids, methods, and materials that will provide creative teaching to reach the whole child: spiritual, mental, physical, social, and emotional.

11. Plan through approved channels the balanced classroom use of field trips, guest speakers, and other media.

12. Use homework effectively for drill, review, enrichment, or project work.

13. Assess students’ learning regularly and provide progress reports as required.

14. Maintain regular and accurate attendance and grade records.

15. Keep students, parents, and the administration informed of progress or deficiencies.

16. Recognize the need for good public relations. Represent the school favorably and professionally to the school’s constituency and the general public.

17. Develop and maintain rapport with students, parents, and staff by treating others with friendliness, dignity, and consideration.

18. Follow the Matthew 18 principle in dealing with conflict with students, parents, staff, and administration.

19. Seek the counsel of the administrator, colleagues, and parents while maintaining a teachable attitude.

20. Attend and participate in scheduled in-service, faculty, and Parent Teacher Fellowship meetings.

21. Know the procedures for dealing with issues of an emergency nature.

22. Inform the administration promptly if unable to fulfill any assigned duty. Prepare adequate information and materials for a substitute teacher.

JOB DESCRIPTION – Supplemental Functions

The teacher shall:

1. Supervise class outings as scheduled.

2. Utilize educational opportunities and evaluation processes for professional growth.

3. Provide input and constructive recommendations for administrative and managerial functions in the school.

4. Support the broader program of the school by attending extracurricular events when possible.

5. Perform any other duties that the administration may assign.

BENEFITS – Supplemental Functions

Great, friendly, supportive environment! Opportunities for professional growth, tuition reimbursement, 40 hours PTO starting, earn extra money by working at summer camp. (healthcare not offered)

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Interested in teaching at New Kent Christian School? Please email your cover letter and resume to
info@newkentchristian.com

Get In Touch

Address: 9660 Tunstall Road, New Kent, VA 23124

Telephone: (804) 557-5774

Email: info@newkentchristian.com

School Hours: Monday–Friday
8:30am–3:30pm

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