Part-Time Instructor of Latin General Summary Chesterton Academy of the Sacred Heart is seeking a part-time instructor of Latin, whose love of the subject material is matched by their love of teaching and forming high school students in the Catholic faith. Teaching assignment will include one section of Latin, which meets three days per week, selected from Latin I, II, or III. Part-time faculty members will also maintain at least one office hour per week on campus. The teaching schedule will be coordinated by the headmaster. Additional courses may be offered across the curriculum, particularly in math and science, based on the candidates interests and qualifications. 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. Teachers are expected to demonstrate superior teaching ability, content excellence, adherence to the Chesterton Academy syllabi, classroom management, promote a joy-filled culture. The part-time Latin instructor 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 16, 2021. Interested parties: Send a cover letter, resume and references, to Dr. Joshua Russell, at joshuarussell@chestertonpeoria.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 joshuarussell@chestertonpeoria.com.