Website Chesterton Academy of the Rogue Valley Central Point, Oregon

High School Math/Science | Part-time (Full-time available)

Chesterton Academy of the Rogue Valley is a joyful, classical high school, rooted in the Catholic faith. We are seeking a talented and dynamic full-time Science and Math teacher to join our team for the 2024-25 academic year. We offer a competitive salary and a faith-filled, Catholic environment.

The ideal Science teacher will teach high school Astronomy/Physical Science, Biology, and Chemistry for the upcoming 2024-25 school year, with the addition of Physics in the 2025-26 school year.

The ideal Math teacher will teach high school Euclidian Geometry, Algebra I, and Algebra II, for the upcoming 2024-25 school year, with the addition of Pre-Calculus in the 2025-26 school year.

Class sizes average 9-12 students. We are incredibly flexible to work your availability into our schedule. Full-time and Part-time positions may be purely Science, purely Math, or a combination of the two subject areas. We may also consider willingness to teach History, Literature, Philosophy, Theology, Drama, or Debate. Our school is part of a schools’ network and we are able to provide detailed course plans and materials for designated textbooks.

A bachelor’s degree is required. A master’s degree in a related field is preferred. Three to five years of teaching experience is preferred. Experience in and passion for Catholic classical education is a bonus. The ideal candidate will have an understanding and appreciation of an integrated curriculum which allows for the connection between the humanities and the arts/sciences.

The candidate must be a practicing Catholic able to actively mentor the students in the faith, and willing to take the Oath of Fidelity to the Magisterium. Candidates must demonstrate excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills, classroom management and possess a track record of contributing to the vision and mission of an apostolic and educational enterprise.

In addition to teaching responsibilities, faculty at Chesterton Academy participate in the House system, which is designed to promote character and virtue, and to help students grow in holiness. Faculty members are required to attend daily Mass with the entire student body and assist in leading spiritual retreats and school activities.

 

Job Requirements:
·       Must be practicing Roman Catholic and demonstrate a commitment to Catholic secondary education (Required)

·       Bachelor’s Degree (Required)

·       Master’s Degree (Preferred)

·       3-5 years of teaching experience in secondary school (Preferred)

·       2+ years teaching experience in a classical school environment (Preferred)

·       Exemplary verbal and written communication skills (Required).

·       Background check to work with minors (Required)

·       Committed to the mission of Chesterton Schools Network and the teachings of the Catholic Church.

 

About Chesterton Academy:
Founded in 2008 as a result of a grass-roots movement of parents, Chesterton Academy offers a rigorous, integrated high school curriculum centered on the Incarnation of Jesus Christ. Focusing on the classics, the school develops complete thinkers who learn to draw on faith and reason for the purpose of building a culture of life. See more at www.chestertonschoolsnetwork.org and www.chestertonroguevalley.org.

 

About the Employer:

* Chesterton Academy of the Rogue Valley is a classical high school in the Catholic tradition located in Central Point, Oregon. The school is collocated with Shepherd of the Valley Catholic Church in Central Point, Oregon.

* Chesterton Academy of the Rogue Valley offers an integrated, rigorous curriculum centered on the Incarnation of Jesus Christ. Our school focuses on the classics. We school develops complete thinkers who learn to draw on faith and reason for the purpose of building a culture of life.

* Our school opened in 2023 with both freshmen and sophomore classes. As part of our school’s growth, we will add a junior class in 2024, and senior class in 2025. Our average class size is between 9-12 students.

* We offer a faith-filled environment for students and faculty. We begin each day with singing Lauds; attend noon Mass on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays;  and on non-Mass days, our school participates in prayer or adoration.

* www.chestertonroguevalley.org

Point of Contact:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three to five references to Chesterton Academy of the Rogue Valley, c/o Mr. Jon Bates, admissions.carv@gmail.com

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