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Science Teacher - Upper School 2023-2024

  • Teacher
  • West

Trinity Classical Academy

28310 Kelly Johnson Pkwy, Valencia, California 91355

Position Description


The Mission of Trinity Classical Academy is to offer a challenging education grounded in the Christian faith and the Classical tradition to produce young men and women of virtue, wisdom, purpose, and courage.

Cultural Values

Trinity Classical Academy’s cultural values include peacemaking, honest humility, constant zeal, habitual excellence, intentional relationships, and kingdom service. These values inform how the organization operates and should be reflected in all aspects of work at the school. The cultural values at Trinity Classical Academy encourage a commitment to learning, excellence, and the well-being of all members of the community. The school is dedicated to providing an elite Christian, classical education that serves all members of the body of Christ and works to grow the classical, Christian education movement.

Qualifying Characteristics

The candidate is a Christian with an authentic and a mature personal relationship with Jesus Christ in both their professional and personal life with a calling and commitment to Christian education. Qualified candidates will support our School’s Mission, while representing our Cultural Values.


Trinity Classical Academy seeks candidates for a full-time teaching position in its Upper School (7th – 12th Grades). Qualified candidates will be models in their lives and abilities of what they teach.  They will demonstrate a commitment to improving their craft as a teacher.

The Science teacher will instruct students in subject-specific classes.  They are responsible for:

·       Creating lesson plans

·       Evaluating student performance

Deliver high-quality, engaging instruction in the form of discussion, direct teaching, demonstrations and independent practice using a variety of proven methods
Differentiate lessons when needed to give all students access to the curriculum regardless of disability, instructional level, language proficiency or level of interest in the subject
Maintain a safe, orderly and supportive classroom by modeling expected behavior and standards, promoting positive interactions and quickly addressing behaviors that are not in line with the school’s discipline plan.
Communicate with parents regarding student progress, potential and behavior periodically through phone or electronic means and at parent and teacher conferences

Education and Experience

·       Bachelor’s Degree in Science field (Credential a plus)

·       Graduate Degree is preferred

·       Previous experience is preferred

Essential Skills and Abilities

·       Excellent oral and written command of the English language

·       Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, faculty, and students of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds

·       Competence in educational technology (Word processing, online management software, etc.)

·       Excellent organizational skills


·       Familiarity with classical pedagogy and Christian worldview integration

·       A strong commitment to the emphasis and philosophy of Trinity Classical Academy

·       Positive support of the school’s policies and practices

·       Service oriented and able to interface with many people

·       Truthful, positive, and purposeful when communicating with others

·       Flexible and adaptable in dealing with new, different or changing requirements

·       Multitasking in an environment with many distractions is a must

·       Must successfully pass a background investigation

Working Conditions

·       Working Environment: indoors in a comfortable temperature-controlled classroom environment and is typically free from dust and hazardous materials.

·       Generally works in a group environment; noise level is typically low with the exception of times between class periods.

·       Requires standing for long periods of time; will include frequent walking and sitting

·       Able to make visual and auditory evaluation of students work and performance

·       Physical Demands: Must be able to sit for extended period of time, repetitious hand and body movements, simple grasping, fine and gross motor skills.  Stand and walk when administering

care.  Must be able to bend, squat, kneel, push, pull and lift up to 20 pounds.  Must be able to climb one flight of stairs.

·       Mental Demands:  Ability to work well under pressure; ability to maintain a level of professionalism and clam when others are behaving inappropriately;

·       Use of computer/monitor screen; projector and other classroom equipment;

·       Travel: Travel will be required for local field trips

Work Schedule

School Calendar:  Monday – Friday, 7:20 a.m. – 2:55 p.m. or as needed beyond these hours.  Training days and parent teacher conferences may be longer workdays

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.  The job description may be updated or amended at the discretion of Administration from time to time. 

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with qualified disabilities.

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