We are seeking a dynamic and energetic full time Department Chair to lead our ESL programs beginning with the 2017-2018 school year; possibility for earlier start date may exist. The Chair will work with a large and diverse international student population, our general faculty and an ESL department comprised of two ESL instructors.
The applicant must be able to lead a department committed to bolstering student achievement through various teaching methods and be able to assess student abilities as it relates to desired educational goals. Moreover, the Chair assists in creating interdependent working relationships between ESL instructors and other teachers. The ideal candidate offers ESL training on a regular basis to teachers and works toward creating an ESL department that is vibrant, intentional and committed to helping international students attain English language acquisition skills. The ideal candidate will have a solid background with English as a Second Language, be able to teach ESL courses, and have previous teaching and leadership experience. Experience with intensive ESL programs like ESL summer academies is highly desirable. Bilingual in Spanish preferred. Ability to work within MMA’s philosophy, a positive attitude and a profound commitment to the intellectual and emotional growth of today’s youth is essential. The candidate must be a team player and embrace the boarding school culture. An education degree with ESL endorsements is required.
Missouri Military Academy offers a dynamic educational experience for boys in grades 7 -12 in a boarding school environment. The Academy is known for its 360 Degree Education, which provides a well-rounded, holistic education that is centered upon the pillars of academic excellence, character development, personal motivation, physical health and the enhancement of leadership skills.
Missouri Military Academy is a boarding and day preparatory school with a military tradition that has readied young men for college and life since 1889. Our mission is to empower young men to unlock their potential through a structured program of academic excellence, character, social development and leadership training.
Missouri Military Academy operates four distinct yet closely linked prog...rams: the high school, for young men in grades 9-12; a middle school for boys in grades 7-8; a summer program that offers camps for boys ages 8-17; and a for-credit summer academy for students in grades 7-12.
All of our programs exist to motivate students to reach their full potential, build self-confidence and develop academic and life skills that will lead to success in college and beyond.
Missouri Military Academy is for young men and boys who wish to have a unique educational experience that challenges them to do their best and teaches them to unlock their potential. Our 360 Degree Education focuses on five elements: Academic Excellence, Character Development, Personal Motivation, Physical Development and Leadership.