Chelsea Academy is seeking a highly motivated faculty members who are willing to inaugurate grades K-3 during the 2022-2023 Academic Year, joining an already successful grades 4-12 at the school. Desired candidates should be joyful disciples, have a knowledge and appreciation of the Catholic intellectual tradition, classical and liberal arts pedagogy, a passion for educating and forming Christian youth, and a spirit of adventure. Important characteristics include: competence in the subject areas taught, a focus on student learning, classroom management skills, ability to collaborate on a team, and enthusiasm. Mission: Chelsea Academy seeks to form confident young men and women educated in the liberal arts tradition and the Catholic faith from Kindergarten through 12th grade . The Academy is committed to promoting and cultivating in its students the life of the mind and the love of truth; an appreciation for the natural world and the heritage of human achievement; enduring friendships; a spirit of adventure; and the virtues of honesty, diligence, courage, piety, and personal responsibility. Through an ethos shaped by Catholic teaching and devotions and a balanced curriculum that includes the humanities, sciences, the arts, and athletics, Chelsea Academy provides students with opportunities for developing themselves into adults who are capable of making positive contributions to their families, places of work, and communities. Qualifications: 1. Required: Practicing Catholic in good standing 2. Required: Bachelor’s Degree; classroom experience in classical curriculum and pedagogy in grades K-3. 3. Preferred: Master’s Degree; Virginia Teacher’s License (not required) 4. Other Desired Qualifications: a. Polished and effective oral and written communication skills b. Ability to develop and deliver effective lesson plans c. Ability to manage well a classroom environment d. Ability to relate well with students e. Ability to be flexible in a smaller-school environment f. Willingness to coach or moderate student activities and co-curriculars

How to Apply/Who to Contact

Email or mail cover letter, CV or resume, and three references to the contact below. This posting will remain active until filled. Contact: Mr. John M. DeJak, Headmaster Email: [email protected] (Subject: “Lower School Teacher”)