Lexington Christian Academy is currently accepting applications for a part-time Chemistry teaching position, beginning September 2017. Candidates should possess the following:
- Demonstrated expertise in their academic field as evidenced by transcripts and experience
- Proven ability to scaffold concepts to differentiate between CP, honors and AP courses
- 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
- Networking capabilities to promote STEM opportunities in chemistry
- Opportunity for position growth into other STEM related field dependent on applicant strengths and interests.
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 science department at Lexington Christian Academy features five modern laboratories. A competitive maintenance and supply budget fully supports the department for current needs and future growth. The faculty at LCA is professional, collaborative, and supportive of 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 part-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
Science 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?