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First Grade Teacher

  • Teacher
  • Midwest

Westside Christian Academy

23096 Center Ridge Road, Westlake, Ohio 44145

Position Description

Full-time, begins August 2023

We seek a dynamic educator to join our faculty as we come alongside parents to raise their children to be all that God desires. The first grade teacher will be responsible as a godly role model to instruct young children according to a biblical worldview and classical methodology, for which we provide on-going training and a mentor teacher. Our teachers enjoy children while inspiring them to high standards and the pursuit of genuine Christian faith. This teacher will collaborate with another first grade teacher, an assistant, and be part of an experienced early childhood team. Class size is 18 students and parents are truly partners at WCA.

• Spiritually mature Christian in agreement with WCA’s mission, philosophy, and statement of faith and with a joyous love for young children
• Passion for Christian education
• A basic knowledge of classical methodology is most helpful, but not required
• Bachelor’s degree in related field, master’s preferred
• Teaching experience with young children
• Ability to instruct with a Biblical Worldview
• Teachable and eager to keep learning
• Excellent communication/people skills
• A sense of humor

As a PreK – 12 Classical and Christian school in suburban Cleveland, WCA is committed to quality instruction through the lens of a Biblical worldview in a nurturing environment. We use classical methodology that includes grammar, Latin, logic, rhetoric and daily instruction from God’s Word. WCA is a family-oriented community, united by the bond of being Christ followers who desire our children to grow in godly character with a zeal for learning. To learn more, explore our website at

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