Full-Time Grammar School Teachers (Jr. Kindergarten-6th)
Website Veritas Classical Academy
Teacher applicants must be committed to the historic Christian faith and display a desire to continually grow in their relationships with Jesus Christ. They must fully support and abide by the school’s Statement of Faith, possess a passion for and exhibit academic strength in their fields, demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning, and exude a love for children. Furthermore, applicants should have a background demonstrating a commitment to classical, Christian education either through college coursework, experience, or other discipline compatible with classical, Christian curriculum. Bachelor and/or graduate degrees as well as teaching experience are preferred for all positions.
The Grammar School Teacher provides instruction in an educational environment where students develop a love for God’s created order as they discover the truth, goodness and beauty of His world through methods consistent with the first stage of the classical approach to learning (trivium). An emphasis is placed on a biblical worldview in order to prepare these students for excellence. The goal of the teacher is to fill students with wonder about the world around them creating life-long learners who explore God’s world with diligence and perseverance.
Teaching Job Description:
Conducts oneself with Christ-honoring character, professionalism, and humility
Demonstrates a passion for classical education and excellence in teaching
Instructs clearly and provides timely feedback
Fosters a nurturing classroom culture of joyful learning and order
Creates hands-on, interactive learning opportunities
Serves as a positive role model for students, parents, and the community
Supports, invests and assists in the development of the students in reaching their full potential: spiritually, academically and morally
Assists in the creation, research, and improvement of curriculum to provide the best possible educational environment for all children regardless of their learning ability or learning style
Communicates regularly and clearly with parents to assist them in their roles as spiritual and academic mentors
Leads co-curricular activities such as putting on short skits or mini performances for chapel
Creates weekly lesson plans and home assignments for families that include an outline of material covered in class and detailed instructions
Reviews completed home assignments, assesses areas in need of improvement, and ensures that students are on track
Completes and coordinates quarterly assessments as well as teacher parent conferences
Attends school events including and not limited to parent training sessions, information sessions for potential families, and school socials
Supervises children during snack/lunch, recess, drop-off and pick-up times
Encourages children to become increasingly independent in their learning, becoming self-motivated and engaged life-long learners
This is an exempt, full-time, academic year position beginning August 1, 2022. In general, the workday is from 7:50 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., five days a week for ten months.
This position reports directly to the Headmaster.
Compensation commensurate to experience and qualifications. This is an annual contract position.
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