Latin Instructor

Providence Classical Academy Published: April 5, 2018
Location
Bossier City (Twin City of Shreveport), Louisiana
Job Type
Category

Description

Providence Classical Academy, a classical, college preparatory school located in the Shreveport/Bossier City area of Louisiana, seeks a full-time Latin instructor for the 2018-19 school year. This instructor would be a part of our Language/Classics department and would teach Latin (3rd-6th grades). Candidates must possess competency with the Latin language. A love for Christ, for students, and for learning/teaching (especially in the Classical tradition) are essential qualities for fulfilling this role. Please send all inquiries for this full time position to office@pcabossier.org. or call Susan Gordon at (318)820-9465.

Qualified candidates will:

  • possess a 4 year college degree with at least 12 hours of college Latin credit
  • have a love for Latin
  • be a committed disciple of Jesus with the ability to sign on to our statement of faith
  • be eager to collaborate with fellow faculty on curriculum
  • demonstrate the ability to communicate well with parents
  • display a love for learning and a passion to cultivate that love in their students

 

The ideal candidate will:

  • hold at least a bachelor’s degree in Latin or classical languages (at least 12 hours of college Latin credit may suffice)
  • preferably have 2+ years of experience teaching Latin with a strong grounding in Greco-Roman history and literature
  • understand that Latin is a vital part of a liberal arts education, demonstrate an understanding of and skill in implementing classical curriculum and pedagogy, and seek to grow in his or her understanding of this tradition in order to re-imagine and embody the richest practices of Christian, liberal arts education
  • demonstrate substantial knowledge of the Scriptures