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Logic & Rhetoric Teachers (5th-12th) - Part-time

  • Administrator
  • Midwest

Second Baptist School University-Model

Our mission is to equip students to think critically, live biblically and lead courageously to impact the world for Jesus Christ.

Greater Houston Area, Texas

Position Description


Second Baptist School University-Model® (SBSUM) is seeking (in an ongoing manner) PART-TIME LOGIC & RHETORIC (5TH-12TH) TEACHERS for all campuses for the 2023-2024 school year.

  • Reports to: Dean of Upper School
  • Work Calendar: Ten Months


A SBSUM teacher is expected to use classical teaching techniques to achieve curriculum goals and affect student learning, to integrate Biblical principles and a Christian philosophy of education throughout the curriculum in the classroom, and to model a consistent daily walk with Jesus Christ.


Essential functions of the job include but are not limited to the following:

  • Passion for learning and commitment to classical instruction.
  • Understanding of the classical trivium and progymnasmata.
  • Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate classical learning.
  • Develop schemes of work, lesson plans and tests in accordance with long range plans (LRPs).
  • Demonstrate a mastery of the subject material assigned.
  • Communicate clearly to and work closely with parents to resolve any behavior issues.
  • Classically instruct and monitor students’ learning.
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom and maintain biblical discipline standards in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of SBSUM.
  • Teach classes as assigned following the prescribed scope and sequence as scheduled.
  • Update all necessary records (lesson plans, LRPs, etc…) accurately and completely as required by school administration.
  • Observe and evaluate student performance and development to provide appropriate feedback.
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities to students, colleagues and parents.
  • Assign and grade classwork, homework, tests and assignments.
  • Prepare weekly assignments for satellite classroom time supervised and instructed by parents at home, using this time effectively for drill, review, enrichment, discussion or project work.
  • Obtain information for parents when requested, promptly return phone calls and answer emails.
  • Stay current on the best practices in classical education in order to promote educational excellence.
  • Participate in appropriate professional activities.
  • Comply with all SBSUM, Second Baptist School and Second Baptist Church policies and procedures.
  • Attend all required meetings/training: parent conferences, faculty meetings, devotions, school functions and training, as well as other scheduled events.
  • Supervise co-curricular activities, organizations, and outings as assigned.


We seek the following in qualified candidates:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • A strong Christian testimony and a calling to serve as a positive Christian role model to our students.
  • A heart to provide exceptional customer service to all members of the community.
  • A desire to build relationships and promote a culture reflective of the school’s mission, passion and core values.
  • A desire to lead and support all school-wide initiatives.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to demonstrate a strong track record of excellence in work habits.
  • Strong knowledge in specific content.
  • A collaborative and creative growth mindset.
  • Proficiency in technology and strong organizational and multi-tasking skills.
  • A responsible steward of the school’s resources and a commitment to support the school’s fundraising efforts as able.

An advanced degree, teacher certification, University-Model or classical school teaching, coaching and prior knowledge of Second Baptist Church and School are considered a plus.

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