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 2022:
To apply for a position listed below, complete the appropriate application. Teacher candidates are also required to complete a written response to Dorothy Sayers essay the “Lost Tools of Learning”. Send the required application documents along with your resume and 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 position you are interested in.
Upper School Humanities Teacher: We are seeking a full-time upper school Humanities instructor to join our faculty team. Qualified candidates will possess an undergraduate degree in related field and have a minimum of two years teaching experience. We desire a candidate that is familiar with classical Christian education, has strengths in medieval studies and who has the ability to lead their department. Ideal candidates will possess a masters degree in related field. 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. Please include a cover letter stating how your Christian faith impacts your daily life and how your past experience could be utilized at our school.
Latin Teacher: We are seeking a 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.
Grammar School Teacher: We are seeking a full time grammar school instructor to teach 5th grade on our main campus. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of teaching experience and a familiarity with classical Christian education. Please include a cover letter that details how your Christian faith impacts your daily life, and how your education and past experience could be utilized at our school.
North Campus Grammar School Teachers: We are seeking grammar school teachers for all grades (Pre-K – 6th grades) to teach at our new North Campus that will meet at Foothills Christian Church beginning in the Fall of 2022. Successful candidates will have an intuitive understanding of classical Christian education, be energetic and ready to learn with their students. We prefer candidates with a classical Christian educational background and two years of teaching experience.
North Campus Administrative Assistant: We are seeking a full time administrative assistant to assist with the day-to-day operation of the front office at our new North Campus grammar school. Responsibilities include greeting parents and visitors, caring for the immediate needs of students, answering phone calls, assisting the grammar school dean with communication to staff, parents and students, ordering office supplies and oversee maintenance of office equipment and other tasks that may be assigned.
IT Support Technician Specialist: We are seeking a full time IT support technician to work with our team to provide IT services and support for our building systems throughout our facilities. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to; providing technical support to school personnel, handle daily technical support of wired and wireless data networks, file storage on NAS, printing systems and server management including user policies and credentials, installing and maintaining Chromebooks, Windows devices, MAC devices and various mobile and peripheral devices. Ideal candidates will have excellent organizational skills, possess a degree in computer science, information systems or related field or equivalent work experience. Please send you resume and cover letter that details your faith story to email@example.com.
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.