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Full-Time Upper School Humanities Teacher

  • Teacher
  • Midwest

Cedar Classical Academy

Sic Semper Draconibus

Lansing, Michigan 48917

Position Description

Cedar Classical Academy seeks a full-time Upper School (Grades 7-11) Teacher. Cedar Classical Academy opened in 2019 with grades K-6 and is adding one grade each year to grow to K-12. The Teacher will join Cedar’s seven other Upper School faculty members to cultivate students’ intellectual and moral virtue. The Teacher reports to the Head of School.

This position focuses on humanities instruction. The Teacher may teach other classes as directed by the Head of School. The Teacher will work closely with other Upper School faculty members to enforce a cohesive discipline system across all classes, including enforcement of the uniform policy and homework policy. The Teacher will work closely with other Upper School faculty members to enforce cohesive academic standards, including writing standards. The Teacher will instruct students with a view toward equipping them for adulthood. The Teacher will model love of the content and tenacity in the face of difficulty. The Teacher will represent and vigorously enforce the Academy’s code of conduct. The Teacher will attend all staff meetings. The Teacher will enthusiastically attend all school events outside of normal school hours.

In addition to these specific duties, it is expected that the Teacher will model the Christian faith to students and as a representative of the school’s mission. The Teacher is expected to address poor behavior in their students in the hallways when it is observed and to regularly incorporate Christian themes in their classes and in conversation with parents, staff, and students, such as the Gospel, forgiveness, virtue, and redemption. The Teacher is expected to pray with and for students on a regular basis.

This position is a full-time, salaried position with a start date of July 1. Prior to the start date, the Teacher will attend a teacher training conference in June with the rest of the staff. Teacher training is provided on campus in August. Teacher mentorship from the Head of School will be provided throughout the year.

The Teacher will have a bachelor’s degree and prior teaching experience.

The Teacher shall be a born-again believer and a member in good standing of a local church. Applicants should carefully review our Mission Statement, Vision Statement, and Statement of Faith. Download the application here. We require background checks and fingerprints for all employees and volunteers.

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