Logic School Teacher Job Description Objective:  This is not intended to be a complete delineation of all the possible responsibilities of a Logos Classical Academy grammar teacher.  Rather, it is a general description of the basic tasks a logic teacher will be normally required to perform and be evaluated upon. In addition, it is expected that the teacher will comply with all applicable school policies and guidelines as set forth in the Faculty Handbook. Scope:  This job description is to be used in close conjunction with the Teacher Evaluation Form. BASIC TASKS OF A LOGIC SCHOOL TEACHER AT LOGOS CLASSICAL ACADEMY: Spiritual Leadership - The teacher is expected to consistently exhibit love, joy, peace, and spiritual maturity before his students and the rest of the school. The teacher is expected to be a student and lover of the Bible, God's only written Word. He or she is to use the school's curriculum guide and the Bible in constructing his or her daily Bible classes. Active, joyful participation in any staff prayer meetings and school assemblies is expected. The teacher should inspire students to love learning and teach them effectively, resulting in students that learn the skill of logic and the content of the curriculum by: knowing the material that he is teaching holding the interest of the students speaking in clear, vivid, language meeting students’ individual needs explaining unknown in terms of known challenging, but not exasperating, students getting students to retain and apply knowledge reviewing sufficiently creatively planning and teaching lessons Classroom Management and Discipline - The teacher is expected to train students and maintain a class that reflects Christ in culture and discipline, prayerfully resulting in students who are disciples of Jesus Christ. The teacher should be very familiar with and able to apply the spirit, as well as the letter, of the school rules. An orderly (not necessarily silent) working atmosphere is to be the norm. Students should be aware of the class and school rules and be encouraged to exercise self-discipline. When administrative discipline is necessary, the teacher is expected to accompany the student to the office and give the administrator an accurate accounting of the student's offense. The teacher is expected to diffuse and deal with the vast majority of corrective discipline situations within his classroom. The class should be maintained by: following discipline policies having a studious environment stopping students from stealing education of other students providing understandable standards for expected behavior fostering an atmosphere full of joyful learning avoiding stifling or boring the students loving a student even when disciplining him or her maintaining standards of school culture making sure students are in uniform Professionalism - The teacher is to consistently and joyfully demonstrate pride in Logos Classical Academy. The teacher should demonstrate the ability to be a good example of Christ-like behavior and professional conduct, resulting in students who can emulate their teacher’s behaviors, attitudes and work ethic by: being punctual being compliant being responsible being a good example for the students following staff dress code turning in planning timely turning papers back to students timely keeping clear and readable grade book communicating with parents effectively Classroom Decorum and Environment- The teacher should create and maintain a neat classroom environment that inspires learning by: a. maintaining a neat and clean classroom b. employing to creatively reinforce an interest in curricular material Student Learning - The teacher should seek to stimulate and maintain the students' interest in the material. Recognition and reasonable compensation for individual needs is also necessary. A variety of techniques (in addition to testing) should be used to measure the students' progress, such as: a. Comprehension checks b. Rephrasing of concepts by students c. Inductive questioning (questions designed to help the student move toward the correct conclusions) d. Recitations, chants, songs, acronyms, summaries and reviews e. Illustrations, applications, demonstrations Teaching Methodology - All subjects should be taught utilizing the objectives, materials, priorities, and methods prescribed in the Logos Classical Academy Lead Sheets. The teacher is expected to encourage the students to see how all subjects are interrelated, as parts of God's integrated universe.  The teacher is expected to use clear language and appropriate vocabulary. The teacher should use effective teaching methodology, resulting in students that effectively memorize secondary school curriculum content by: a. using analysis b. being an excellent example of logic and rhetoric when lecturing c. guiding discussion and debate Planning and Communications - The teacher's weekly and quarterly plans should reflect creativity and a good use of class time. Copies of the weekly lesson plans are to be turned in each Friday to the administrator. The Lead Sheets should be used to establish weekly, quarterly, and semester plans. The teacher is to regularly (at least twice each month) communicate with the parents in his class. Emphasis should be placed on getting to know the families well, as well as letting them know what is happening in the class. The parents should feel welcome to visit and assist in the classroom. The Seven Laws of Teaching, as set forth in the work of John Gregory by the same title, must be regularly and thoroughly implemented into lesson plans, and should be evident in the classroom.

How to Apply/Who to Contact

Email Resume to HOS John Howard: jhoward@logosclassicalacademy.org