Website Chesterton Academy of Our Lady of Victory Centennial, Colorado

Humanities Teacher

Full Time July 1, 2024-June 30, 2025*

*Part-time options may be available depending on the candidate pool and the school’s needs.

Chesterton Academy of Our Lady of Victory is a joyfully and authentically Catholic high school in south Denver educating students in the Western civilization tradition and the liberal arts and sciences. We seek dynamic teachers who desire to contribute to an engaging and joyful school culture and to lead young adults in their academic and spiritual formation. The successful candidate must have a passion for the humanities, which is matched by their love of teaching and forming high school students in the Catholic faith. Humanities courses may include history, philosophy, literature, theology and/or social dance. The particular assigned teaching load will vary depending on the aptitude of the candidate and the school’s needs.

Candidates must be practicing Catholics, pursuing a life of virtue and holiness through prayer and the Sacramental life. They must also be willing to take the Oath of Fidelity to the Magisterium. These are necessary to the role of modeling the Christian life to the students.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong proficiencies in content knowledge, teaching ability, organizational skills, and written and verbal communication skills. Accompanying these should be a passion to inspire wonder and excellence in students and a sense of the connections between the humanities and the sciences.

A bachelor’s degree (or higher) in the subject matter being taught is required; teaching experience or training in classical/liberal arts education is also preferred. Exceptional candidates who are transitioning from other careers or recent college graduates will also be considered. A track record of contributing to the vision and mission of an apostolic and educational enterprise is also desirable. Interested candidates should submit the following to the Headmaster, Mr. Alex
Crane, at office@ourladyofvictorydenver.com.
• cover letter
• resume/CV
• references (we recommend 2-3 professional and 2-3 personal, including those
that can speak to your spiritual life)
• unofficial transcripts from all institutions of higher learning attended
• statement of your philosophy of education and your interest in helping
support families in forming their children spiritually, intellectually, socially
(300-400 words)

More information about the school and curriculum can be found on our website at www.ourladyofvictorydenver.com.

Position Details

Schedule: Employment starts July 1, 2024 with orientation activities (mostly remote), until faculty report for in-service training in mid-August.

Classification: Exempt

Salary Range: $49,000 – $80,000 for full time, highly dependent on experience, skills, education and other factors permitted under Colorado law, prorated for part-time or reduced class schedule.

Benefits:

Full Time Benefits:
• Medical coverage (70% employer-paid premiums for employee and dependents)
• Health savings account with employer pre-tax contributions
• Dental coverage (employee-paid)
• Life and AD&D (employer-paid)
• Voluntary life (employee-paid)

• Paid time off consistent with the Colorado Healthy Families & Workplaces Act for health-related issues (up to 8 days per year)
• Paid family and medical leave consistent with Colorado FAMLI (generally, 12 weeks of paid family/medical leave at 90% of employee’s salary)
• 403B retirement plan with pre-tax or post-tax/Roth options
• Numerous professional development opportunities through the Archdiocese of Denver Office of Catholic Schools, and partnerships with University of Dallas, Benedictine College, and ICLE

Part Time Benefits:
• Paid time off consistent with the Colorado Healthy Families & Workplaces Act
for health-related issues
• Paid family and medical leave consistent with Colorado FAMLI law
• Numerous professional development opportunities through the Archdiocese of Denver Office of Catholic Schools, and partnerships with University of Dallas, Benedictine College, and ICLE

Location: 6495 S. Colorado Blvd, Centennial, CO 80121

School Mission

Chesterton Academy of Our Lady of Victory, founded in 2019, is an authentically Catholic liberal arts and sciences high school in Denver, Colorado. It is a member of the Chesterton Schools Network that began in 2008 as a result of a grass-roots movement of parents to revitalize Catholic liberal arts education in the high school grades. Chesterton Academies offer a rigorous, integrated high school curriculum centered on the Incarnation of Jesus Christ. Focusing on the classics, the schools develop complete thinkers who learn to draw on faith and reason for the purpose of building a culture of life. Learn more about the growing international Chesterton Schools Network.

To apply for this job email your details to office@ourladyofvictorydenver.com


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