Jackson, Wyoming United States
Jackson Hole Classical Academy seeks a 2nd or 3rd Grade Teacher
The ideal candidate is an experienced teacher with knowledge of and passion for classical pedagogy. Elementary teachers cover a core liberal arts curriculum in language arts, math, history, and science, and are supported by “specials” teachers in art, music, Latin, PE, and chess. In addition to teaching content, our teachers attend to the formation of good habits in our students.
A successful elementary candidate will have the following prerequisite skills, credentials, and expertise:
•Experience teaching elementary students, preferably in a classical school.
•Knowledge of the methods and goals of classical education.
•Knowledge of Spalding Phonics (preferred).
•Knowledge with Singapore Math (preferred).
•Desire to teach character in addition to content, with an emphasis on our lowerschool habits of attention, obedience, respect, and responsibility.
•Excellent classroom management skills.
Familiarity with Charlotte Mason’s approach to habit formation is preferred but not required.
The curriculum of JH Classical Academy is in the classical liberal arts tradition. The Academy believes that each student is created in the image and likeness of God and that the pursuit of truth always begins with a sense of wonder. As educators, we seek “to cultivate within our students the wisdom and virtue necessary to discover and fulfill their God-given potential and contribute to a flourishing and free society.” The Academy seeks passionate teachers who provide intellectually rigorous instruction, attend to the formation of good habits in students, and contribute to a joyful atmosphere in and out of the classroom. As a young and growing institution, JH Classical Academy seeks versatile team-players motivated to use their talents to help build a thriving K–12 school.
Jackson Hole, gateway to both Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, is visually stunning and offers an unsurpassed quality of life. Recreation opportunities abound. The attractiveness of Jackson makes housing difficult to find, so the Academy assists incoming employees in that search. JH Classical Academy offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.
If you would like to be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and an Initial Inquiry: Faculty form (found on our website) to [email protected]