Upper School History Teacher

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Covenant Christian Academy is seeking a qualified secondary school professional in the discipline of History. The candidate for this position should hold a Bachelor’s degree (Masters preferred) in History or Classical studies. The candidate must have deep and wide knowledge of the field of History, the ability to flourish in our distinctly Christian and Classical model, and a passion for teaching high school students. This position focuses on CCA’s Rhetoric School history sequence (Classical History, Modern World History, US History and Historiography) and the load will include at least two grade levels.  Additionally, any experience teaching debate or rhetoric classes should also be noted in the candidate’s cover letter.   

An Upper School faculty position includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Plan and teach five sections of history which could include: Classical History, Modern World History and/or American History (these courses range from grades 9-11).
  • Collaborate with other Humanities teachers (English, History, Bible, Rhetoric) to build Classical content into all humanities classes (roundtable discussion, classical arrangement for essay writing, convincing and winsome public speaking).
  • Attend weekly Upper School faculty meetings.
  • Perform weekly duties expected of all full time faculty and also serve as an Advisor for a small group of students
  • Attend a limited number of specified school events as representative of the CCA Upper School faculty, including “Back to School Night,” “Discover Covenant,” Admissions Events and others.
  • Be available individually for tutoring and/or coaching in the area of close reading and classically arranged writing.
  • Sponsor one school club or student organization

The candidate must be willing to sign CCA’s Statement of Faith and Core Values and must maintain the highest Christian virtue and personal decorum, serving as a Christian role model and mentor both in and out of school, to students, parents, fellow faculty members and employees in judgment, dignity, respect, and Christian living.

The Upper School History Faculty position is a full-time position with benefits. Supplemental income from after-school programs and/or individual tutoring may be available.

Contract runs: late August 2024 through early June 2025; teaching is on a 10-month cycle.
Compensation: Commensurate with experience

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, professional resume, Christian faith statement, and philosophy of Christian education summary.

Position will remain open until filled. Candidate interviews will be scheduled following review of requested material. Position may be filled at any time through the search process once a desired candidate has been identified.

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Peabody, Massachusetts
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