Augustine Classical Academy
Published
May 18, 2022
Location
480 S. Kipling St., Lakewood, Colorado
Category
Job Type

Description

Augustine Classical Academy
 
Mission
Augustine Classical Academy (ACA), by partnering with families, exists to provide an education that is both classical and Christian; to equip students to know, love, and practice what is true, virtuous, and beautiful; and to challenge them to strive for excellence as they live for the glory of God and for the good of all people. 
 
Position Overview
The Grammar School Teacher of Augustine Classical Academy works collaboratively to build a relational and welcoming environment for staff, parents, and children through ACA's 4-day, classical, Christian education model. The Teacher oversees the high quality, integrated, investigative, teacher-directed, and child-focused curriculum using the guiding principles of the school’s mission and the school’s curriculum. This Position Reports to the Grammar School Principal. 
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Provide teaching instruction 
  • Grade and return all student work within one (1) week of its original submission 
  • Maintain up-to-date quarterly lesson plans, or semester lesson plans, as required by the academic dean 
  • Maintain a clean and orderly classroom at all times 
  • Participate in various weekly non-academic duties as assigned by the Principal or Head of School, e.g., morning drop-off, afternoon pick-up, lunch monitoring, recess monitoring, etc. 
  • Participate in regular (monthly, unless otherwise specified) teacher-curriculum meetings as specified by curriculum director, principal, or head of school, by providing grade-level specific feedback to administration 
 
Supports the school’s teaching and administrative teams
  • Model school values and desired culture 
  • Lead by example 
  • Cultivate a solutions-oriented outlook, a mentality of action rather than reaction, a balance of excellence and grace, and a demeanor that is glorifying to God 
  • Maintain visibility in the workforce 
  • Cultivate camaraderie and team-building 
 
Partners with families
  • Maintain frequent communications with parents through informal discussions, progress reports, and parent-teacher conferences 
  • Participate in special events throughout the year 
  • Respond to parent communications in a timely manner 
  • Resolve parental concerns 
  • Greet each parent by name 
 
Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills Required
  • A love for children and a desire to do what is best for them. 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills. 
  • High energy and takes initiative. 
  • Movement involving stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching, crawling, twisting, and reaching and substantial standing and walking and sitting. 
  • The ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) and alone. 
  • A strong understanding of child development. 
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills. 
  • Infant/child CPR, First Aid Certification, Standard Precautions. 
  • Must clear full background check and pass health screening. 
 
Educational and Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s degree
Prior teaching experience preferred 
Employment Type
  • Full Time Working Hours: Monday - Thursday, 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM; One Friday per month 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
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