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Lower and Upper Grammar School Teacher

Sager Classical Academy Corporation
Published
January 24, 2021
Location
P.O. Box 673, Siloam Springs, Arkansas
Category
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Description

Job Summary

Sager Classical Academy (SCA) is a shared-responsibility school offering classical, Christian education in Siloam Springs, AR.  The teachers are the heart of our academy, bringing to life our curriculum, which centers on the true, good, and beautiful. Each classroom is intentionally small with no more than 12 students, so that teachers have the opportunity to create relationships in which they can all pursue wisdom together. Our lower school grammar will spend 16 hours per week instructing, while our upper school grammar teachers may have between 20-24 hours per week of instruction with students. SCA invests in our teachers with professional development opportunities and financial incentives for consecutive years of work. 

All employees at SCA are expected to:

  • Cultivate Christian culture in their classroom and relationships with families
  • Engage in professional development opportunities
  • Create experiential learning possibilities for students 
  • Invest in relationships with faculty, administrators, students and their families

Teaching Responsibilities:

  • Plan, prepare, and deliver lessons and instructional activities
  • Assess students' weaknesses, strengths, and excellencies according to learning goals
  • Model moral and intellectual virtues 
  • Maintain consistent communication with parents and administrators  

Qualifications and Skills:

Character and Disposition

  • Service-oriented worker
  • Enjoys learning and loves caring for children
  • Active participant in a local church
  • Desires professional development
  • Dedicated to the mission and vision of Sager Classical Academy
  • Professional communicator with parents, students, families, and guests
  • Reliable, punctual, prepared

Experience and Education

  • Undergraduate degree (minimum B.A. or B.S.)
  • Experience teaching lower and/or upper grammar children 
  • Previous experience in a classical Christian school as either teacher or student is preferred

 Qualifications for Hiring (all positions): 

Theological Criteria: Administrators, teachers, along with parents, students, and academy board members, are to confess and hold to Sager’s ten-point statement of faith and its mission statement. Likewise, the employee is to be a member in good standing at a local, Christian church approved by the school board and administration. 

Academic Criteria: Applicants should hold, be pursuing, or have an academic reputation equivalent to, a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctorate degree in a relevant field of study from an approved college or university. If hired, the employee is expected to show a respectable capacity to work with colleagues, set and implement curricula, teach with order and decorum, and uphold both personally and professionally the principles of a classical Christian education. 

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