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.
In Grammar School, we seek the following:
- 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 Upper School, 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.
Open positions for Fall 2021:
To apply for a position listed below, complete the teaching application and send along with your resume and 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 position you are interested in.
Upper School Science Teacher – We are seeking a full time upper school science teacher to join our faculty team. Qualified teacher candidates will possess an undergraduate or graduate degree in science. A Chemistry or Physics focus preferred. A minimum of two years teaching experience and familiarity with current pedagogical and scientific instructional methods is ideal. Candidates should have a passion for high school science that is reflected in a pedagogy of embodied learning as demonstrated through experience running labs. Please include a cover letter stating how your Christian faith impacts your daily life, and how your education and past experience could be utilized at our school.
Upper School Latin Teacher: We are seeking an upper school Latin instructor to join our faculty team. Qualified candidates will possess an undergraduate degree and have a minimum of two years teaching experience. Our Latin instruction is conversational using Lingua Latina. Our program begins in 3rd grade and progresses through 5th grade using a reader system of teaching Latin. We then transition to Lingua Latina in 6th grade. Please include a cover letter stating how your Christian faith impacts your daily life, and how your education and past experience could be utilized at our school.
Bridge Grammar Art Teacher– We are seeking a part-time grammar school art instructor to teach at our Bridge program for the 2021-2022 school year. The ideal candidate will bring training and experience in art instruction and an understanding and familiarity with classical Christian education. The teacher will be responsible for teaching Pre-k through 6th grade Art on Mondays from 12:00pm – 3:00pm on the Bridge campus located at The Vineyard Church.
The Ambrose School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its admissions, scholarships, hiring, or other school-directed policies.