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Rhetoric School Literature & Rhetoric Teacher

  • Teacher
  • Midwest

Cair Paravel Latin School

The Noble Art of Learning

635 SW Clay Street, Topeka, Kansas 66606

Position Description

Cair Paravel Latin School (Topeka, Kansas) is seeking a Rhetoric School literature & rhetoric teacher for the 2023-24 school year.

Basic Requirements:

– Strong Christian testimony and commitment, including modeling and spiritual leadership for students

– Commitment to living in accordance with Biblical standards

– Agreement with the CPLS Statement of Faith (copy available at

– Commitment to the classical Christian vision

– Passion for classical Christian education or a willingness to learn more

– Love of children

– Personal love of learning

– Subject-matter expertise – At a minimum, expertise in literature from the time periods from the Medieval era to the present is required.  Additional expertise in teaching rhetoric is preferred.

– Organizational skills and aptitude for managing a classroom

Preferred Qualifications:

– Classroom/teaching experience

– Bachelor’s or master’s degree, preferably in literature or literature education, and preferably from a liberal arts college

– Training and/or experience in classical Christian education

– Versatility and/or expertise in other specialties, i.e., other curricular areas or extra-curricular activities

Cair Paravel Latin School is the region’s leading non-denominational classical Christian college preparatory school and aspires to become the premier classical Christian liberal arts school in America.  Our mission is to cultivate classically-trained lifelong learners, committed to the Lordship of Jesus Christ, who will enrich their community and God’s kingdom.  Founded in 1980, CPLS is one of the oldest classical Christian schools in the country and is a charter member of the Association of Classical and Christian Schools.  CPLS is accredited by ACCS but does not pursue accreditation with governmental agencies.  CPLS serves approximately 400 students in grades K-12.

CPLS has a unique environment and truly believes in a faculty of friends. We do not require state certification for teachers. We have found that our form of education works best when we seek those who share our values and have a natural teaching ability.  CPLS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, or national or ethnic origin.  Learn more about us at

For more information, please contact Logic/Rhetoric School Principal Darren C. Walker at [email protected]  To apply, the online teacher/faculty application can be found on our website at

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