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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
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 in the 2020-2021 school year. 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.
Janitor/Maintenance Position – We are seeking to hire a janitor who can help with cleaning and maintenance. The position is part-time at 20 hours a week. Hours can be flexible. The ideal candidate will be able to do some occasional lifting and moving of heavy items. Hourly wage is $12 – $13 depending on experience and skills. Please send inquiries and resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Homework Club Coordinator – We are seeking to hire a homework club coordinator for the hours of 2:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m., Monday – Friday on school days. Hourly wage is $12.50. Please send inquiries to email@example.com.