Teaching at JH Classical Academy
Fall 2020 will mark our measured expansion to K-12 with the addition of 12th grade. A new facility is being planned that would double our capacity in 3-4 years. In anticipation of future growth, we encourage excellent teachers seeking positions other than those currently open to begin a dialogue with us now.
At Jackson Hole Classical Academy high expectations are set for students, and teachers provide a high level of support. Similarly, we expect our teachers to embrace an ethic of personal and professional growth, and leadership equips them with nationally recognized mentors and classical training. Teachers serve as models, guides, and mentors to help students reach their potential.
The curriculum of JH Classical Academy focuses upon Western Civilization and embraces the Christian heritage that is foundational to American democracy. The Academy seeks teachers who long to participate in the renewal of education and, through it, the renewing of American culture. Our teachers challenge the mind and the heart of students, instilling within them a love for what is true and beautiful and a desire to pursue lives of virtue.
Jackson Hole, gateway to both Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park, is visually stunning and offers an unsurpassed quality of life. Weekend and summer recreation opportunities abound. The attractiveness of Jackson makes housing difficult to find, therefore we do provide affordable housing for incoming teachers.
Teaching positions include full medical, vision and dental insurance. Housing stipend. Nine weeks vacation per year. IRA matching after one year.
If you would like to be considered for a teaching position, please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
along with a completed teacher application.
LATIN TEACHING POSITION
Jackson Hole Classical Academy seeks a Latin teacher who is fluent in classical Latin. Ideal candidates for this position will demonstrate a thorough knowledge of Latin grammar, a facility for prose translation, and must be conversant with Roman literature, history, and culture. JH Classical Academy pursues skilled teachers who love their subjects and their students and are familiar with classical content and methods, and preferably experienced with the Charlotte Mason’s approach to habit formation.
AMERICAN & EUROPEAN HISTORY TEACHER
Jackson Hole Classical Academy seeks a 9th
grade American Humane Letters teacher. The 9th
grade Humane Letters course focuses on America from 1620-1989. The reading list contains works of fiction and non-fiction that reveal essential elements of the era. In the classroom, students discuss works with a Socratic approach. The ideal candidate will also teach 6th
grade American History, and 5th
grade British History for the 2020-2021 school year.
Jackson Hole Classical Academy seeks a middle & high school science teacher. Ideal candidates will be gifted and versatile teachers who are familiar with classical pedagogy.
Our teachers challenge students academically and instill within them a love for what is true, good, and beautiful. Teachers serve as models, guides, and mentors to help students reach their human and God-given potential. High expectations are set for students, and they are provided a high level of support. Similarly, we expect our teachers to embrace an ethic of personal growth and professional improvement, and we equip them with nationally recognized mentors and classical training.
KINDERGARTEN TEACHING POSITION
Jackson Hole Classical Academy seeks a Kindergarten teacher experienced in classical pedagogy and prefer knowledge in Singapore Math and Spalding Phonics. Ideal candidates will be skilled teachers who love their subjects and their students and are familiar with the Charlotte Mason approach to habit formation. 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.
MUSIC TEACHING POSITION
Jackson Hole Classical Academy seeks a classically trained music teacher with a passion for teaching music theory, vocal, and instrumental performance, as well as music history to grades K-9. Ideal candidates will be skilled teachers who love their subjects and their students and are familiar with classical pedagogy and prefer experience with the Charlotte Mason’s approach to habit formation.
Jackson Hole Classical Academy seeks a Kindergarten through 6th Grade Chess teacher experienced in chess pedagogy and preferably knowledgeable in a tournament environment, in order to prepare students to perform and prosper in a competitive atmosphere. The teacher must be able to manage groups of up to twelve students in an orderly and organized manner, implementing an appropriate instructional program that guides and encourages students to think strategically and to solve chess puzzles through the fundamentals of chess playing.