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5th-Grade Homeroom and 5th/6th-Grade Humanities Teacher

Working at Covenant

5th-Grade Homeroom and 5th/6th-Grade Humanities Teacher
(beginning August, 2022)

Qualifications

What skills are highly valued in teachers that we hire?

Covenant’s classical and Christian philosophy of education requires teachers to be part of building our students’ academic foundation by providing instruction in the academic disciplines through the lens of a Christian worldview, while also helping students understand the foundational truths of the historic Christian faith.   

We value teachers who are able and willing to implement the best practices of classical schooling including direct instruction and deeper level questioning, while preparing engaging lessons and managing the classroom in a way that builds a community of grace.  

  • A vibrant Christian faith
  • A Bachelor's Degree or higher in education or a related field
  • A resonance with Covenant’s mission, philosophy of education, and organizational culture
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • The ability to collaborate successfully with faculty and staff
  • Effective interpersonal skills including the ability to interface with the extended school community with grace, sensitivity, and flexibility
  • Refined organizational and time-management skills, including the ability to prioritize competing demands
  • Initiative and attention to detail
  • A love for his/her subject matter and students
  • A commitment to a lifestyle of learning
  • Previous teaching experience is preferred

Job Description

Covenant Classical is seeking a full-time 5th-grade homeroom teacher who will teach all of the Humanities subjects to the 5th and 6th-grade students.  The Humanities subjects include grammar, vocabulary, composition, literature, and history.  

This full-time position is an important role in helping our students learn to read widely, think deeply, and write well.  A love for these elements is essential.  

The successful candidate will join our professional learning community of faculty dedicated to the school’s mission and one another’s personal and professional growth.  Prior experience teaching in a classical school will be helpful but not required.  A love for the English language, a passion for great literature, and a love for writing and writing instruction are essential!  We are also seeking a candidate who resonates with our distinctive classical and Christian educational philosophy with a readiness to learn and grow as a classical Christian instructor.

The position is full time.  The compensation includes a salary and the benefits of top-tier health, dental, and vision insurance along with the opportunity participation in a 401K program with employer matching.  

We encourage anyone interested in this position to send a current resume and cover letter to Dr. Tom Stoner, head of school, ([email protected]) to arrange a preliminary conversation. 

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