The Ambrose School does not require state certification for teachers. We have found that our form of education works best when we seek those who share our values and have a natural teaching ability.
- Classroom experience
- A passion for classical Christian education
- A love of children
- Organizational skills and aptitude for managing a classroom
- A personal love of learning
In our secondary program, we seek the following:
- Experience with or a passion for Classical Christian Education.
- A contagious love of learning.
- A demonstrated love of books, particularly The Great Books.
- Subject-matter expertise.
- A background from a classical Christian or Great Books school.
- Applicants must have a strong Christian testimony and be committed to the classical Christian vision. Applicants must demonstrate strong classroom aptitude and/or have excellent teaching references. Teacher certification not required. Teaching experience highly desirable.
As a rule, we always accept applications for Grammar School Teachers, particularly Upper-Grammar School, and Secondary Humanities Teachers. We are always seeking teachers with classical Christian backgrounds who desire to be part of our community of learners.
Our teachers must be committed, orthodox protestant Christians with a living faith in Jesus Christ.
To apply for a position at The Ambrose School, send your resume with a cover letter to email@example.com. Please detail your experience with classical Christian education, your faith story – how you came to know the Lord and how you are growing in your spiritual life, references with email and phone number, and the subject and/or grade levels you are interested in teaching.
Science Teacher – We are accepting resumes for a full-time science position for the fall of 2019. The ideal candidate will have a B.A. or B.S. in a life science or physical science field, and will have experience in science instruction in a classical Christian context. We look for teachers who inspire students to love rather than just know, who seek to know God more fully, and who desire to become part of our community of Great Books-educated faculty. To apply, send your resume with a cover letter to personnel@theambroseschool.
Latin Teacher – We are accepting applications for a Latin teacher to join our faculty community. We are looking for a full-time teacher in our secondary program beginning in the fall of 2019. Our Latin instruction is conversational, using Orberg’s Lingua Latina. We are looking for a teacher who loves Latin and who is trained in or willing to learn comprehensible input and TPRS methodologies. We value teachers who inspire students to love rather than just to know, who seek to know God more fully and live a vibrant Christ-centered life, and who desire to be part of our community of life-long learners. Please send your resume with a cover letter that details your education and experience with classical Christian education and your testimony to personnel@theambroseschool.
Orchestra Teacher – Due to the growing needs of our thriving music program, we are accepting resumes for an orchestra teacher. This is a part-time position with the possibility of growing into a full-time position. This position would involve instructing orchestra students ranging from 5th-12th grade. Experience with strings, winds and percussion instruments preferred. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in music, experience with the Kodaly method, and a passion for the classical education model. The Ambrose School has been blessed with a BRAND new music facility, expected to be opening up fall of 2019. We look for teachers who inspire students to love rather than just know, who seek to know God more fully, and who desire to become part of our community of Great Books-educated faculty. To apply, send your resume with a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Head of School – Ambrose aspires to be a leader in the classical Christian movement, and we are looking for a Head of School to continue improving the classical and Christian character of the education and culture at Ambrose, beginning here in the 2020-2021 school year. Ambrose has a beautiful campus in the midst of a desirable suburb of Boise, Idaho. In this community, we have developed an excellent teaching staff and a tight-knit parent community. Our chief ambition is to improve all aspects of the K-12 operation and we are also investigating an integrated college. We view classical education as the cultivation of Christian virtue and wisdom. All of our programs and methods are oriented toward fully forming a Christian Paideia in students according to this view. The duties of the Head of School include hiring and overseeing all staff and administration, overseeing financial matters, maintaining the spiritual quality of the school, and managing all day-to-day administrative duties–all toward the classical, Christian vision in place at the school. Please send CV and a letter of application (including 3 references) to email@example.com.
- Kindergarten Teacher
- 4th Grade Teacher
- Upper Level Humanities Teacher
- PE Teacher
These are part-time positions. Classes meet two days a week and teachers prepare assignments for students to complete on the three home days. Successful candidates will have familiarity with and understanding of classical Christian education, be energetic and ready to learn with the students, and be willing to learn a new way of teaching. We prefer candidates with classical education backgrounds. Teaching experience is desired, but not required. Send your resume along with a cover letter detailing your background and your testimony to firstname.lastname@example.org.