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Upper School Latin Teacher 2024-2025

  • Teacher
  • West

Trinity Classical Academy

28310 Kelly Johnson Pkwy, Valencica, California 91355

Position Description

Education and Experience

Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts Degree (Classics Major preferred)
Previous experience is preferred.

Essential Skills and Abilities

The ability to teach the Latin language as appropriate to the curriculum
Experience in and committed to classical pedagogy.
The ability to integrate knowledge, skills, and methods across disciplines as part of the holistic education.
Preference will be given to those that are well-read and conversant in the Western canon and have a substantial knowledge of the Trivium.
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

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