Sager Classical Academy is seeking a part-time Upper School Science teacher for the 2023-2024 school year. The Upper School is a five-day-a-week model; full-time teachers normally begin their day at 7:30 a.m. and work through 2:40 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Fridays. The Science position is needed for a total of 15 teaching hours each week, including one lab per week per class. Teachers are required to attend school functions, professional development and administrative meetings which will usually occur outside of those hours.
Position Description Summary: This position is responsible for classroom instruction, creating lesson plans and assignments based on seeing science as natural philosophy. Required reading includes Classical Academic Press’ A New Natural Philosophy: Recovering A Natural Science and Christian Pedagogy. Susan Wise Bauer’s The Story of Western Science: From the Writings of Aristotle to the Big Bang Theory is also recommended. Further responsibilities involve assessing students with regular feedback and communicating well with parents who are partnering in our students’ education. Current openings include 8th grade Physical Science (Novare), 9th grade Biology (Apologia), and 10th-12th grade General Chemistry (Novare). Curriculum and materials will be provided. The position anticipates 15 instructional hours per week plus additional preparation and grading time as needed.
Benefits: Benefits such as health insurance or a retirement savings plan are not provided by the school.
Start date: August 1st, 2023
Required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; agreement with and support of the school’s Statement of Faith; strong commitment to Christian education and direct experience with the Classical Model of education in previous roles either as a student or teacher.