Lexington Christian Academy is accepting applications for a part time art teacher to cover for a maternity leave. There are 15 classes per 6 day rotation which is roughly ¾ time. The position begins January 8, 2018 and ends March 2, 2018. Courses include: 7th grade art, and Upper School courses: Basic Design, Painting & Drawing, Graphic Design, Advanced Portfolio and AP Studio Art – 2D Design.
Candidates for LCA teaching positions should be:
Experts in their academic field
Excited about teaching teenagers
Happy and positive in their dealings with others
Good listeners who desire to help students solve problems
Respected and trusted by students and parents
Known for setting high standards and coaching students to success
Interested in joining a professional learning community that seeks excellence as a team
EDUCATION: A bachelor’s degree is required. An advanced degree is a preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Careful considerations will be given to applicants who have experience in curriculum planning and who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and inspiring young people. Candidates must be committed to a team concept, willing to support the entire school program, not merely to teach assigned classes.
PROFICIENCY: The candidates we seek have a broad and deep knowledge of their subject area. In addition, candidates must be able to establish a framework in which learning can take place. They must relate well to young people and still set limits and expectations.
SPIRITUAL MATURITY: Recognizing that LCA is strongly committed to the Gospel of Jesus Christ, we expect that candidates will subscribe to the Academy’s Statement of Faith, Standards for Christian Living and be members in good standing of a Christian church.
Lexington Christian Academy is a grade 6-12, independent college preparatory school that exists to educate young men and women in the arts and sciences in the context of the Gospel of Jesus Christ by developing intellectual ability, nurturing spiritual and moral growth, encouraging creativity, and instilling a desire to serve God and others.
Mail or electronically submit a resume, cover letter, 2 professional references and brief answers to the following questions to:
Describe your view of Christian education and your commitment to it.