Oak Hill is accepting applications for a Kindergarten teacher for the 2022-2023 school year. Using our curriculum, the teacher will plan and teach all lessons in phonics, penmanship, literature and poetry, Bible, mathematics, Bible, art and picture study, nature study, and gym. Experience teaching explicit phonics is ideal. This person will value spending time in nature, using poems and stories to teach and inspire, and be diligent in nurturing good habits in young children. This person will have a deep appreciation of nature and the arts – an enthusiasm for studying the created world and our cultural heritage of art, music, and theatre. This teacher will create an orderly, kind, and calm classroom. They will hold a strong view of the students as image bearers of God, shepherding the students’ hearts and minds as they grow in character and love for God and others. All interested applicants are encouraged to apply. This is a part-time position (full days on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays).
How to Apply/Who to Contact
1. Learn about classical education. Before you begin, candidates are encouraged to familiarize themselves with classical Christian education. Although a background in classical education is not required, our teachers are expected to teach classically. 2. Apply. Submit the following application documents via email (PDF format only please) to principal [at] oakhillhamilton.ca OR in hardcopy to 557 Garner Road West, Ancaster L9G 3K9. a. Cover letter (1 page). In no more than one page, introduce yourself, note what subjects and grades you want to teach, and why you want to teach at a classical Christian school. b. Personal testimony of faith (1 page). c. Philosophy of education (1 page). d. Resume. e. Letters of reference (1 pastoral, 2 professional). f. List of your favourite and recently read books.