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 2023:
To apply for a position listed below, please complete the following requirements and send all documents to email@example.com.
- Complete the appropriate application listed below.
Ambrose Employment Application
Ambrose Teacher Application
Bridge Teacher Application
- Resume or Curriculum Vitae
- A cover letter that details your experience with classical Christian education, and your faith story – how you came to know the Lord and how you are growing in your spiritual life.
- Complete a written response to Dorothy Sayer’s essay the “Lost Tools of Learning” (Teacher Candidates Only).
Lost Tools Of Learning Essay-Dorothy Sayers
Bridge Campus Grammar School Teachers: We are seeking part-time grammar school instructors for Kindergarten and P.E. for the 2023-2024 school year. The Bridge campus runs on a hybrid model that includes both classroom instruction and homeschool days. Classes meet at The Vineyard Church, located in Garden City. Ideal candidates will have an undergraduate degree or related experience, a minimum of two years teaching experience and a familiarity with classical Christian education. 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.
North Campus Grammar School Teachers: We are seeking full-time fifth grade teacher and a part-time music teacher for our North campus. Our North campus students meet daily at Foothills Christian Church. Successful candidates will have an undergraduate degree or related experience, teaching experience and a familiarity with classical Christian education. 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.
Locust Grove Campus Fourth Grade Teacher: We are seeking a full-time grammar school instructor to teach fourth grade. The ideal candidate will be energetic and ready to learn with students, have an interest and understanding of medieval and monastic periods in history including the Renaissance and Reformation. Preferred candidates will have at least two years of teaching experience and a familiarity with classical Christian education. 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.
Locust Grove Campus Latin Teacher: We are seeking a full-time upper school Latin instructor to join our faculty team on our Locust Grove campus. Qualified candidates will possess an undergraduate degree and a minimum of two years teaching experience . Our Latin instruction 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 which continues through upper school (7th-12th grades). 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.
Lunch Coordinator: We are seeking a part-time lunch coordinator to oversee our hot lunch program next year. General duties include; coordinating the distribution of lunches, maintain lunch distribution area, communication with hot lunch provider and parents to address and solve issues as they arise. This position typically works a few hours per day, Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:30 am and 11:45 am.
Locust Grove Maintenance Manager: We are seeking a full-time maintenance manager to oversee the maintenance of our physical building and grounds at our Locust Grove campus. General duties include; completing staff building maintenance requests cheerfully and patiently, basic repairs and repainting, daily facility cleaning and trash removal, working with vendors and subcontractors as assigned, scheduling and completion of school break projects, ordering of maintenance supplies and materials, ensure field and parking lot are properly maintained and helping with the set up and tear down of events. Please complete the employment application listed above and send to firstname.lastname@example.org along with your resume and a cover letter that details your faith story.
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.