Covenant Christian Academy
Published
May 16, 2022
Location
83 Pine Street, Peabody, Massachusetts
Category
Job Type

Description

Covenant Christian Academy is seeking a qualified secondary school professional in the area of Latin education. The candidate for this position should hold a Bachelor’s degree (Masters preferred) in Latin or Ancient Languages and have experience teaching Latin at the middle and/or secondary school level. The candidate must have mastery of the field(s), the ability to flourish in our distinctly Christian and Classical model, and a passion for teaching Latin through dynamic curricula that integrate written and spoken Latin. Potential for teaching related humanities coursework may also exist.  Ideally, this teacher will have the willingness to take leadership on questions related to Latin curriculum and instruction at the Upper School level, working with two other Latin teachers to create seamless transitions and meaningful pedagogical changes when appropriate.

An Upper School faculty position includes, but is not limited to, the following:

    • Plan and teach Latin IA (grade 7), Latin IB (grade 8), Latin I (grade 9 for transfer students) and possibly AP Latin
    • Plan and facilitate all grammar mastery and vocabulary building for the courses listed above.
    • Manage and maintain Latin classroom and supplementary language-learning materials, including recommendations for additional materials that would enhance student learning
    • Participate in curriculum review and recommendations for the Latin program.
    • Prepare Latin students at all levels to succeed on the annual National Latin Exam.
    • Be available for weekly Upper School faculty meetings.
    • Attend a limited number of specified school events as representative of the CCA Upper School faculty, including “Back to School Night,” “Discover Covenant,” Admissions Events and others.
    • Be available during set hours each week to work with students individually for tutoring and/or coaching in the area of Latin language learning.
    • Serve as an advisor to a small group of students for twice a week advisory meetings.
    • Must be willing to sign CCA’s Statement of Faith and Core Values. Must maintain the highest Christian virtue and personal decorum, serving as a Christian role model and mentor both in and out of school, to students, parents, fellow faculty members and employees in judgment, dignity, respect, and Christian living.

This Latin Faculty position is a full-time position with benefits.  Supplemental income from after-school programs and/or individual tutoring may be available.

Contract runs:  Available immediately through June 2023; teaching is on a 10-month cycle.
Compensation:  Commensurate with experience

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, professional resume, Christian faith statement, and philosophy of Christian education summary.   

Submit requested materials to:
Tracy C. Bennett, USLR Dean of Academics
tracy.bennett@ccamail.org
Covenant Christian Academy
83 Pine Street, West Peabody, MA  01960

Position will remain open until filled.  Candidate interviews will be scheduled following review of requested material. Position may be filled at anytime through the search process once a desired candidate has been identified.

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