The Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School is a regional school serving 235 juniors and seniors from seven public high schools in Augusta County, Staunton, and Waynesboro. Students attend this shared day, intensive, and selective program in the sciences or in the arts and humanities. See  for more information about the school.

Applications and resumes are now being accepted for the following anticipated teaching opening for the 2021-22 school year: SCIENCE INSTRUCTOR


Qualifications for the position include:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in the field of BIOLOGY, CHEMISTRY AND/OR PHYSICS or related field required (Master’s Degree preferred).
  2. Interest in providing students intensive experience in lab work, scientific research, and advanced technology. 
  3. Growth mind-set with interest in life-long learning, professional development, and collaboration.
  4. Teaching Experience preferred
  5. Qualify for a Virginia Teaching License

Persons interested should complete the on-line application form at Job Board, Augusta County Public Schools Personnel Department

Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School provides a supportive and intellectually challenging environment for local gifted and talented students to nurture and develop their talents, expand their knowledge, improve critical thinking skills, and foster their sense of personal and social responsibility.  SVGS facilitates a community of learners that extend and enrich their members’ education by providing rich, deep learning experiences to foster skills and habits of mind necessary to live successful lives. 

The SVGS sciences program emphasizes “practical and professional” experiences.  Courses in the sciences program are based on problem solving, critical analysis, scientific inquiry, applications, and communication. Technology is embedded heavily in all courses. 

A cover letter and resume should be sent no later than April 1, 2021 to: 

Lee Ann Whitesell, Program Director

Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School

49 Hornet Road

Fishersville, Va., 22939

(540) 245-5088

Fax (540) 886-6476


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