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2024-2025 Faculty – Great Hearts Christos

Great Hearts Christos
Published
February 27, 2024
Location
4801 E Washington St, Phoenix, Arizona
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Description

At Great Hearts Christos, we believe God desires well-educated men and women who have developed the habits of mind and heart of which they are ordered to what is True, Good, and Beautiful and by which they are able to carry on His work. Educating is an act of love and ennobles human dignity. Scholars will be prepared for a lifetime of learning and a lifetime of service to the Lord, the Church, our neighbors, and society. They will look forward with confidence and expectation to the future and what we cannot yet see, precisely because of what we know Christ has accomplished and promised.

Great Hearts Christos employees are expected to model Christian charity and piety and conduct themselves in a way that confirms their testimony as a believing Christian.  A Christian calling should reflect the biblical perspectives of integrity and appropriate personal and familial relationships, business conduct, and moral behavior.  They affirm the Great Hearts Christos statement of faith, live the statement of faith in their personal and professional lives, and are examples of the mission and vison of the organization within and outside the classroom.

Great Hearts Christos will be looking to hire for the following roles:

Christos Gilbert (415 N Gilbert Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85234):

  • Math/Science Teachers  5th-6th
  • ELA/History Teachers  5th-6th
  • Kindergarten through 4th Grade Apprentice and Assistant Teachers
  • Art Teacher (part time)

Duties and Responsibilities

Teachers are the most important daily leaders and shapers of intellectual, ethical, and spiritual culture on our campuses. Every teacher is a role model and must always act and speak as one.

Responsibilities for the position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Create a classroom environment that will feel safe for all students to learn and reach their fullest potential.
  • Create thoughtful and well-planned lessons while adhering to the curriculum.
  • Maintain orderly classrooms.
  • Provide timely and meaningful evaluation/correction of student work.
  • Engage students utilizing the Socratic method.
  • Lead students through intelligence, charisma, humor, moral integrity, and example.
  • Fully embrace the school's vision of community, of learning, and of leadership.
  • Perform additional assigned campus duties.
  • Read, know, and support the philosophy, policies, procedures and other pertinent data of the school as published in the Faculty Handbook and most current Family Handbook.
  • Follow school policies and procedures for ensuring the safety and security of students on campus.
  • Provide reasonable assistance to those students in need of individual help and assists students to make-up work after approved absences.
  • Communicates regularly and as needed with parents, initiating parent-teacher conferences and responds to parental inquiries by the end of the next school day.
  • Attend Open Houses, special school events (such as concerts, plays and special presentations) and certain staff meetings designated as All Faculty Meetings.
  • Attend all Great Hearts professional development opportunities, including New Faculty Orientation and the Summit.
  • Support and enforce the school dress and behavior codes and make reasonable efforts to promote the orderly behavior of all students in the school, on the grounds, and at off-campus school activities.
  • Keep accurate records and make reports as required.
  • Evaluate and document the student’s day-to-day work, prepare the quarter report and prepare and participate in the formal semester evaluation and conference.
  • Attend and participate in review meetings with the Headmaster.
  • Participate in faculty development on early release days.
  • Is an active member of the community of learners, continuing to pursue his or her own professional growth and development.
  • Maintain regular consistent and professional attendance, punctuality, personal appearance, and adherence to relevant health & safety procedures.

Qualifications, Competencies, and Strengths

Education: Bachelor’s degree required.

Certifications: Certification is not required to teach at any of the Great Hearts Academies. Great Hearts teachers, whether certified or not, demonstrate a commitment to and love for the liberal arts, knowledge of the content area which they will teach, and the capacity to instill knowledge and cultivate virtue in children.

The ideal candidate will have a commitment to the philosophy and mission of Great Hearts Christos, including, without limitation, publicly supporting the mission and committing to instilling Christian beliefs in Great Hearts Christos scholars.

Additional Requirements

  • Type of fingerprint clearance: Must possess or obtain valid Arizona Department of Public Safety fingerprint clearance card.
  • Physical functions: Requires but is not limited to standing, sitting, repetitious hand and body movements, bending, squatting, and reaching. May be required to move or position equipment up to 15 pounds approximately.

This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions. It is not an exhaustive list of tasks and duties that may be assigned from time to time.

It is the policy and practice of Great Hearts Christos to prohibit any form of discrimination or harassment based on any status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws, including race, color, national origin, sex, disability (mental or physical), or age; provided that, as an expressly religious, faith-based, mission-driven organization, Great Hearts Christos requires as a condition of employment and continued employment that our employees affirm and adhere to our faith-based beliefs and principles, including those stated in our Statement of Faith and Code of Conduct. As our core responsibility is the education of young minds and the development of children to be leaders in the Christian faith, testimony of and adherence to our faith-based beliefs is an essential job function of our teachers and team leadership.

Great Hearts Christos is committed to accessibility in employment and will provide reasonable accommodation for applicants’ and employees’ physical or mental disabilities.

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