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Humanities Teacher (Literature, History, and Theology)

  • Teacher
  • Midwest

Two Rivers Classical Academy

Des Moines, Iowa

Position Description

TITLE:  Humanities Teacher (Literature, History, and Theology)


Must possess a fervent Christian faith, which is demonstrated by a clear, personal relationship with Christ, by faithful participation in the life of a local church, and by character that is above reproach;
Must unreservedly agree with and promote the beliefs, mission, and vision of TRCA;
Must also possess a robust Christian worldview;
Must exemplify personal dedication to lifelong learning;
Must demonstrate a love of students and a passion to help others develop academically and spiritually;
Must have—or be willing to quickly obtain—a thorough understanding and commitment to the classical model of education;
Must have robust experience and training as a professional educator, a home educator, or preferably both; and
A master’s degree or a bachelor’s degree plus equivalent experience.



Instruct History, Literature, and Theology integrated course 3 days per week
Conduct classes using a robust discussion-based teaching pedagogy
Integrate theology naturally into discussions, assessments, and class deportment
Commit to a robust classical reading regimen while teaching
Help students both learn the material and learn how to read more effectively and efficiently

Family/Co-Teacher Mentoring

Build strong relationships with parents and students in a collaborative setting
Assist families in connecting with supervising teachers

Student Culture and Discipline

Know students by name and prioritize interaction with students throughout the day
Assist the Headmaster in planning and leading morning assembly
Pray regularly for students

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