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Grammar School Teacher

  • Teacher
  • Midwest

Wing Classical Academy

A Rigorous Classical Education Encased in Christian Values


Position Description

Wing Classical Academy is seeking a dedicated and passionate Grammar School Teacher to join our K-6
educational team. This role involves teaching grammar-level subjects according to the Hillsdale K-12 curriculum and the Rafiki Bible Study curriculum, Teachers will impart the subject matter of this curriculum utilizing the Socratic Method and while promoting a Christian Worldview and will strive to foster critical thinking, moral development, and Christian values in all students. Teachers will be responsible for their own classroom instruction and management; student assessment and feedback; collaboration and communication with fellow teachers, other school staff, and parents; professional development; and community involvement.
Educational Leadership
• Continue to grow in personal and professional knowledge through reading, workshops, and other
professional development opportunities.
• Collaborate with colleagues and other school leadership to address the individual needs of students as
• Participate in school events, church activities, and community outreach programs that support the
mission and values of the school.
• Demonstrate professionalism and pride in Wing Classical Academy through work ethic, punctuality,
speech, attitude, dress, and attention to duties.
Christian Leadership
• Promote a warm Christ-centered atmosphere at Wing Classical Academy
• Participate in morning ceremonies, staff prayer meetings, weekly chapel, school assemblies.
• Cultivate a personal relationship with God.
• Promote moral and ethical character development, encouraging students to grow in their faith and
demonstrate Christian virtues.
• Describe Wing’s mission, vision, and philosophy in an engaging and enthusiastic manner.
• Present concise and clear feedback to students and parents on academic and character development.
• Establish communications with parents as a group (newsletter), and cultivate individual relationships
in order to best meet the needs of students.
• Participate in conferences and other relationship-building events and activities.
• Contribute to a positive and collaborative work environment among school personnel.
Classroom Management
• Maintain a neat, organized, clean, and stimulating classroom environment.
• Set up simple, manageable class routines to accomplish basic tasks, e.g. taking attendance,
homework collection, daily cleaning schedules, materials storage and distribution, etc.
• Establish and enforce clear classroom rules and expectations that reflect Christian values.
• Manage student behavior in a positive and respectful manner, fostering a harmonious and productive
learning environment.
Lesson Preparation
• Have a thorough knowledge of and interest in the subjects assigned to teach.
• Encourage students to see how all subjects are interrelated, as parts of God’s integrated universe.
• Use clear language and appropriate vocabulary.
• Deliver engaging, age-appropriate lessons via the Hillsdale K-12 and Memoria Press Christian
curricula utilizing the Socratic Method and incorporating a Christian Worldview.
• Utilize a variety of teaching methods and resources to accommodate diverse learning styles and
varying abilities.
• Conduct regular assessments to gauge student understanding and progress.
The Grammar Teacher:
• Loves teaching children
• Is a content-master, with a demonstrated commitment to continued learning
• Has experience with Classical Christian curriculum and pedagogy.
• Has a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.
• Has patience, empathy, and the ability to inspire and motivate fellow teachers and young learners.
The Grammar Teacher:
• Publicly professes their belief in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and lives a life that reflects maturity
and intimacy with God.
• Is a servant-leader whose conduct exemplifies Biblical principles.
• Has genuine excitement and passion about Christian leadership.
Personal and General
The Grammar Teacher:
• Is an excellent communicator, both verbally and as a writer.
• Has enthusiasm for and appreciation of the school’s mission.
• Has strong interpersonal skills.
• Is able to solve problems, celebrate successes, and learn from failures.
• Has a professional demeanor with an ability to develop partnerships with parents, staff, and the
This position is a full-time position that works 9 months a year.
The Grammar Teacher will be evaluated annually by the Head of School or the Lead Grammar Teacher. A new
Teacher will have a 60 day evaluation during the first semester of his tenure.

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