Middle School Instructor

Clapham School
Published
April 10, 2019
Location
Wheaton, Illinois
Category
Job Type

Description

Clapham School is seeking a homeroom teacher for the Middle School (6th-8th grades). Clapham School’s mission is to “inspire students with an education founded on a Christian worldview, informed by the classical tradition, and approached with diligence and joy.” Therefore, candidates must be willing to teach in a way that is inspiring, genuinely Christian, and distinctly classical. Classroom instruction should guide students in an approach to work characterized by joyful discovery and diligent attention to the learning at hand.

The strongest candidates will have:

  • A bachelor’s degree or higher from a liberal arts college.
  • Background experience with classical education, Charlotte Mason’s philosophy of education or with teaching in a middle school classroom.
  • Understanding of adolescent development and a demonstrated desire to engage with middle school students as a genuine and humble leader.
  • Eagerness to contribute to aspects of school life and student culture with a spirit of service and a dedication to discipleship.
  • Ability to interact professionally and cooperatively with parents and members of the school community.
  • A commitment to learning the school’s unique philosophy of education and applying it to classroom instruction and atmosphere.
  • Demonstrated Christian maturity and involvement in a local church.

To read more about our school and philosophy of education, please see our website (www.claphamschool.org).

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