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Employment


Teaching Principal Position for 2016-17
Upper School – Grades 7-12 (full time, begins July 2016)
We seek a dynamic educator to join our faculty as we come alongside parents to raise their children to be all that God desires. We are looking to hire our very first Upper School principal as we expand to include grades 9-12 in order to best establish our classical and Christian program. This teacher/principal will be responsible as a godly role-model to:
  • Lead the day to day operations of our Upper School (7-12). We have just launched grade 9 this school year and will add grade 10 in fall of 2016, becoming K-12 in 2018. The principal will be instrumental in shaping the culture and curriculum of Upper School in collaboration with the faculty and school community.
  • Instruct our teens in history, theology and literature (Omnibus) within a block schedule. Ideally, the candidate will also be able to teach composition or perhaps a course in the arts or sciences, overall maintaining a 50% teaching schedule while functioning as principal.
WCA teachers enjoy students while inspiring them to high standards and the pursuit of genuine Christian faith and an appreciation of truth, goodness, beauty and service. Class size at WCA averages 12 students and our parents are truly partners.

Qualifications:
  1. Spiritually mature Christian with a joyous love for children and teens
  2. Passion for Christian education and a working knowledge of classical methodology
  3. Masters degree or doctorate preferred
  4. Teaching experience in a classical school, demonstrating a depth of understanding in the subject matter and an ability to lead young people toward wisdom and passion in their relationship with the Lord. We look for a strong academic mind with a youth pastor’s heart.
  5. Excellent communication/people skills
  6. Basic proficiency with technologies
  7. An entrepreneurial spirit to help shape our emerging upper school
Grade One Classroom Teacher (full time, begins July 2016)

We seek a dynamic educator to join our faculty as we come alongside parents to raise their children to be all that God desires. The first grade teacher will be responsible as a godly role-model to instruct young children according to a biblical worldview and classical methodology, for which we provide on-going training. Our teachers enjoy children while inspiring them to high standards and the pursuit of genuine Christian faith. Class size at WCA averages 12 students and parents are truly partners.

Qualifications
  1. Spiritually mature Christian with a joyous love for children
  2. Passion for Christian education and at least basic knowledge of classical methodology
  3. Bachelor’s degree in education; Master’s preferred
  4. Teaching experience with young children
  5. Ability to lead with a Biblical Worldview
  6. Excellent communication/people skills
  7. Basic proficiency with technologies

Music Teacher (half time, begins August 2016)

We seek a talented music educator who understands children, the development of music principles and skill, music history and the Biblical basis behind musical expression. This teacher will further the development of our K-8 classical curriculum, offer a choral elective in our high school and create and conduct seasonal programs. Our teachers enjoy children while inspiring them to high standards and the pursuit of genuine Christian faith.

Qualifications
  1. Spiritually mature Christian with absolute love for children
  2. Training in music education and knowledge of classical methodology
  3. Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred
  4. Music teaching experience in elementary and high school; drama/theater experience also preferred
  5. Ability to teach music with a Biblical Worldview
  6. Excellent communication/people skills
  7. Basic proficiency with technologies
Email cover letter and resume to:
J. Whiteman, Headmaster
jwhiteman@westsideacademy.org