The Covenant School
Published
March 29, 2022
Location
7300 Valley View Lane, Dallas, TX
Category
Job Type

Description

Job Purpose

The Covenant School seeks a qualified, collegial, and experienced teacher of 7th grade Bible and Logic. In our Bible course, students carefully study the Old Testament from both a historical and literary perspective, seeking to find common themes and messages that create a coherent framework from which to understand the Holy Scriptures.  In similar fashion, our Logic course cultivates students’ abilities to discern truth.  The focus of Logic I is informal logic and the various ways to develop good arguments and the ways arguments can seem true even when they are not - fallacies.  The ideal candidate for this position will be at home in both disciplines, able both to lecture and to lead dialectical investigations and will be an experienced teacher of academic writing. Moreover, all Covenant teachers serve as pastors (shepherds) of our students, advising them in their walk with Jesus Christ.

 

This is a full-time, ten-month position (exempt), and will report to the Logic School Director.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in both Bible and Philosophy, or from a program that requires extensive study in both disciplines. 
  • Proven track record of excellent teaching.
  • Experience or interest in classical education and traditional pedagogy. 
  • Rhetorical excellence in the spoken and written word.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Character: Exhibit the fruits of the Spirit, serving as a Christian role model both in and out of school.  Set a good example for students, parents, and colleagues in speech, actions, attitude, judgment, dignity, and respect, while living in obedience to God’s Word. Consistently exhibit the habits listed in Covenant’s Faculty Profile (below).

Instruction: 

  • Teach four to five sections of middle school Bible and Logic courses, as assigned.
  • Demonstrate thorough knowledge of both subjects and lively interest in learning more. 
  • Integrate a Christian worldview and Covenant’s philosophy of education throughout the curriculum. 
  • Provide an orderly teaching environment, consistently enforcing class rules and school policies and showing good stewardship of classroom materials.
  • Teach in an engaging fashion, employing a variety of techniques (lecture, discussion, writing workshop, etc.) that lead to active learning.
  • Maintain regular and accurate attendance and grade records.
  • Communicate in a wise and effective manner with supervisors, colleagues, students, and parents.

To apply, visit 

Careers | The Covenant School (covenantdallas.com)

Submit application, cover letter, resume, and personal testimony of Christian faith. 

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