Upper School History Teacher
Kennesaw, GA Upper School Faculty
Job Type

Northwest Classical Academy seeks a full-time Upper School History Teacher. The Upper School at NCA consists of grades 7-12. Teachers are responsible for the education of their students. They are expected to demonstrate high moral character and have mastery of the subjects they teach. Teachers will work collaboratively to create a working and learning environment for all students that is safe, secure, and respectful. This position would report to the Upper School Principal on Northwest Classical Academy’s Kennesaw campus. This position starts July 2024.

The responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Plan lessons and deliver instruction according to NCA’s classical curriculum and pedagogy
  • Develop and maintain a climate and culture of joy, order, and wonder in the classroom, managing student misconduct promptly and appropriately
  • Engage professionally and charitably with students, parents, other faculty, and staff  
  • Model good judgment, prudence, virtue, self-discipline, and responsibility 
  • Develop and implement student interventions, and collaborate with intervention specialists in the creation and implementation of student IEPs
  • Engage in professional development to deepen understanding of subject content and classical pedagogy
  • Use appropriate technology in teaching and learning processes, record keeping, assessment, evaluation, and performance analysis

Qualified candidates will meet the following requirements:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in a related field from a fully accredited college is required.
  • Valid teaching certification in Georgia is preferred but not required.
  • Previous experience in classical education is preferred but not required.
  • Candidates should possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

Strong candidates will support the school’s Mission: to develop students in mind and character through a classical, content-rich curriculum that emphasizes the principles of virtuous living, traditional learning, and civic responsibility.  They will have enthusiasm for the Vision: to be a nationally regarded K-12 classical school and serve as a local and national incubator for growth and promotion of classical education. And they will embody the school’s organizational values. We value

  • the tenets of classical, liberal arts education;
  • community and partnership in the common pursuit of forming intelligent, virtuous citizens;
  • excellence in teaching and learning;
  • the virtues we aim to teach our students: courage, courtesy, honesty, humility, perseverance, self-government, and service.

Why Northwest Classical Academy?

Full-time, benefits-eligible employees are offered the following:

  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Long-term and Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Participation in the Teachers Retirement System of GA for eligible positions
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Priority enrollment for children in the school

About Northwest Classical Academy:

Northwest Classical Academy (NCA) is a public charter school located in Kennesaw for grades K-10 for the 2024-2025 school year with plans to expand a grade level each year until it is K-12. All Georgia families are eligible to apply; the school is tuition-free, and no entrance testing is required. 

Northwest Classical Academy is an equal-opportunity employer. Interested candidates should apply via the school’s career site. Candidates must attach a letter of introduction, a C.V. or resume, and three character references to their application. For staff positions, please also attach a 300-500 word answer to how your work will contribute to fulfilling the school’s mission. For faculty positions, please attach a 300-500 word “statement of educational philosophy.”

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