POSITION DESCRIPTION Full-Time Instructor of Humanities with Secondary Teaching Responsibilities in Math/Science General Summary Chesterton Academy of the Sacred Heart is seeking a versatile, full-time humanities teacher, with secondary experience in the Math/Science fields, whose love of the subject material is matched by their love of teaching and forming high school students in the Catholic faith. Teaching assignments may include all levels of philosophy from ancient to modern, history from ancient to modern, debate, astronomy/Earth science, and potential assignments in lower and upper-level math courses. Many courses at Chesterton Academy of the Sacred Heart are taught in a Socratic-discussion format. The successful candidate must be able to lead a dialectally driven classroom and embrace the integration of subject material throughout the rigorous curriculum. Additional teaching duties may include oversight of the physical education program. Teachers are expected to demonstrate superior teaching ability, content excellence, adherence to the Chesterton Academy syllabi, classroom management, promote a joy-filled culture, and assume some extra-curricular club and activities duties. Faculty at Chesterton Academy also participate in the student House system. The House system is designed to promote character and virtue, leadership, and to help students grow in holiness. Faculty members are required to attend daily Mass with the entire student body and participate in spiritual retreats or other school activities. The Humanities Teacher with Secondary Responsibilities in Math and Science reports directly to the Headmaster for Chesterton Academy of the Sacred Heart. A collaborative relationship between the teacher and the Headmaster is paramount. Required Qualifications: The candidate must be a practicing Catholic and willing to take the Oath of Fidelity to the Magisterium of the Roman Catholic Church. Candidates ideally have previous teaching experience, demonstrate excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills, and possess a track record of contributing to the vision and mission of an apostolic and educational enterprise. A Bachelor’s degree must be completed by time of hire. Position begins August 1, 2021. Preferred Qualifications: -Master’s or other terminal degree completed -Latin and/or other language experience Interested parties: Send a cover letter, resume and references, to Dr. Joshua Russell, at email@example.com. About Chesterton Academy of the Sacred Heart Chesterton Academy of the Sacred Heart is a pro-family, private independent high school that opened in Peoria, Illinois in fall of 2017, and is a member of the Chesterton Schools Network. It offers an integrated, classical, college preparatory curriculum centered on the Incarnation of Jesus Christ, beginning each day with Mass. The school develops complete thinkers who learn to draw on faith and reason for the purpose of building a culture of life. The mission of Chesterton Academy of the Sacred Heart is to raise up a generation of joyful leaders and saints, educated in the classical tradition and the truths of the Catholic faith, abounding in the skills and character requisite for success in college and professional life as well as in building up the kingdom of God, and to excel in service of family, of country, and of Christ our Lord.
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Interested parties: Send a cover letter, resume and references, to Dr. Joshua Russell, at firstname.lastname@example.org.