Lexington Christian Academy is currently accepting applications for an upper school history teaching position, beginning September 2017. Candidates should possess the following:
- Demonstrated expertise in their academic field as evidenced by transcripts and experience
- Creative pedagogical approaches that focus on student engagement
- Effective interpersonal skills in relating to high school students and their parents
- Collaborative team approach to pursue excellence in teaching
- High standards and the ability to coach students toward success
- Demonstrated academic interest in non-Western history or culture.
EDUCATION: A bachelor’s degree is required. An advanced degree is preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Careful consideration will be given to applicants who have experience in curriculum planning and who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and inspiring young people. Candidates with a proven track record of leadership in curriculum and supervision will be given priority. Candidates must desire to collaborate with colleagues and be committed to supporting the entire school program, not only to teaching 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 clear limits and expectations.
SPIRITUAL MATURITY: Recognizing that LCA is strongly committed to historic Christianity, we expect that candidates will subscribe to the Academy’s Statement of Faith, Standards for Christian Living, and be active participants in a Christian congregation.
The faculty of the history department is committed to teaching students how to do history in a multicultural and global world. The faculty and administration at LCA foster a professional environment that emphasizes collaboration and professional development.
LCA values the varied cultural and ethnic backgrounds of its faculty and seeks to hire teachers who increase its’ diversity.
LCA 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.
Salary & Benefits
This is a full-time, 10-month position, reviewed annually. Salary is negotiable, commensurate with experience and/or qualifications. Starting date: Friday, August 25, 2017.
Email a resume, cover letter, three (3) professional references, transcripts, and brief answers to the questions found below to:
Lexington Christian Academy
48 Bartlett Ave.,
Lexington, MA 02420
History Teaching Position
Please include brief answers to the following questions:
- Describe your view of Christian education and your commitment to it?
- What motivates you to work in a Christian school?