Atlanta Classical Academy is seeking a math teacher to teach various classes in the upper school. Primary teaching responsibilities will include three sections of Algebra II and one section of pre-algebra. The candidate should have a strong background in mathematics, preferably holding an advanced degree. A bachelor’s degree in math or a closely-related field is required. Atlanta Classical Academy is a K-12 classical charter school that opened K-8 in the 2014 academic year. The curriculum in the elementary school consists of explicit phonics in spelling and reading; grammar via traditional methods of instruction; the Core Knowledge sequence in literature, history, and science; Singapore math; and rudimentary Latin. Daily study in Latin is required from the sixth to eighth grade, and another year of Latin is mandatory in the high school. Great books and Socratic discussion commence in the upper elementary school. The upper-school curriculum centers on the reading and discussion of great books in literature, primary sources in history, and on a thorough understanding of both the facts and the concepts in mathematics and the sciences. The study of art and music is required K-8, and art and music electives are offered as well. To graduate, all seniors must write a senior thesis and deliver and defend it orally in front of fellow students, members of the faculty, and the principal. Teachers are hired based upon their mastery of academic disciplines and their capacity for conveying knowledge to young people. Atlanta Classical Academy is affiliated with the Barney Charter School Initiative at Hillsdale College.
How to Apply/Who to Contact
Interested candidates should send their CV and contact information for two professional references to Josh Andrew (firstname.lastname@example.org), the Academic Dean.