EMPLOYMENT

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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 2024:

To apply for a position listed below, please complete the following requirements and send all documents to personnel@theambroseschool.org.

  • 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 Art Instructor: We are expanding our Bridge program and are seeking a part-time art instructor for the 2024-2025 academic year. The ideal candidate will bring training and experience in art instruction and an understanding and familiarity with classical Christian education. The instructor will be responsible for teaching Pre-K through 6th grade art on our Bridge campus that meets at The Vineyard Church. Our Bridge campus runs on a hybrid model including both in person classes and at home learning. 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 detail your training and experience, your art background, your philosophy of art, and your faith story in your cover letter. We are open to hiring and training a qualified candidate as an intern for 2023-2024 academic year.

Bridge Music Instructor: We are expanding our Bridge program and are seeking a part-time music instructor for the 2024-2025 academic year. The ideal candidate will bring training and experience in music instruction and an understanding and familiarity with classical Christian education. The instructor will be responsible for teaching Pre-K through 6th grade music on our Bridge campus that meets at the Vineyard Church. Our bridge campus runs on a hybrid model including both in person classes and at home learning. 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 detail your training and experience and your faith story in your cover letter.  We are open to hiring and training a qualified candidate as an intern for the 2023-2024 academic year.

Bridge Upper School Science Instructor: We are seeking a part-time Science instructor to teach Chemistry and Physics for the 2024-2025 academic year. Qualified candidates will have a bachelors degree or higher in Science or a related field and a familiarity with classical Christian education.  Our Bridge campus runs on a hybrid model including both in person classes that meet at The Vineyard Church and at home learning. 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 detail your training and experience, and your faith story in your cover letter.

Bridge Latin Instructor: We are seeking a full-time Latin instructor for the 2024-2025 academic year. Qualified candidates will possess an undergraduate degree and a familiarity with classical Christian education. Our Latin instruction is conversational and begins in the third grade progressing through fifth grade using the Picta Dicta system of teaching Latin. We then transition to Lingua Latina in sixth grade. Our Bridge campus runs on a hybrid model including both in person classes that meet at The Vineyard Church and at home learning. 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 detail your training and experience, and your faith story in your cover letter.

North Campus First Grade Instructor: We are seeking a full time grammar school instructor to teach first grade on our North Campus at Foothills Christian Church. The ideal candidate will be energetic and ready to learn with the students as you guide them through the theme of God’s perfect plan. During the grammar phase, children are eager to memorize and we use songs, chants and rhymes to help children enjoy the learning experience. We look for teachers who inspire students to love rather than just know, who seek to know God more full, and who desire to become part of our community. Preferred candidates will have an undergraduate degree, 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 Math and Science Instructor: Our North campus is expanding and looking for a junior high math and science instructor for the 2024-2025 academic year. Qualified candidates will possess an undergraduate (or higher) degree in math, science or in an area that indicates a commitment to classical pedagogy.  A minimum of two years teaching experience and a love for junior high aged students is preferred. Candidates should have a passion for math and science instruction that is baptized in classical, embodied methods. 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. Our North campus meets at Foothills Christian Church. Please detail your training and experience and your faith story in your cover letter.

Locust Grove Campus Half Day Kindergarten Instructor: We are seeking a part-time grammar school instructor for the 2024-2025 school year to teach half-day kindergarten on our Locust Grove campus. The ideal candidate will have a cheerful disposition, be energetic and able to conduct a well ordered classroom. Our kindergarten instructors teach the basics of phonetic reading, printing upper and lower case letters, composing simple sentences and memorizing passages of scripture including the Lord’s Prayer, Ten Commandments, and Psalm 1. Preferred candidates will possess a bachelors degree 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 desire to become part of our community. Please include a cover letter that details your faith story and how your past experience could be utilized at our school.

Locust Grove Campus Second Grade Instructor: We are seeking a full-time grammar school instructor for the 2024-2025 school year to teach second grade on our Locust Grove campus. The ideal candidate will be energetic and ready to learn with students, have an interest and understanding of Ancient Egypt and be able to guide the students through the second grade theme of the fruits of the spirit. Preferred candidates will have an undergraduate degree, 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. 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.

Locust Grove Campus Sixth Grade Instructor: We are seeking a full-time grammar school instructor for the 2024-2025 school year to teach sixth grade on our Locust Grove campus. The ideal candidate will be energetic and ready to learn with students, have an interest and understanding of American history and be able to guide the students through the theme of the year of what it means to live the good life. Preferred candidates will have an undergraduate degree, 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. 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.

 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.