Atlanta Classical Academy seeks full-time Teaching Assistants for grades K-6. Elementary School Teaching Assistants support homeroom teachers and share responsibility for the education of their students. They are expected to demonstrate high moral character and work collaboratively to create a working and learning environment for all students that is safe, secure, and respectful. This position would report to the Principal on our Atlanta campus.
The responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to, the following:
Qualified candidates will meet the following requirements:
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
About Atlanta Classical Academy/Northwest Classical Academy:
Atlanta Classical Academy presently employs approximately 100 faculty and staff members, and it is leading the effort to open a sister school twenty-five miles away in Kennesaw, Georgia. Before August 2021, the team will hire 50 new employees and launch Northwest Classical Academy (“NCA”) for approximately 470 students in grades K – 6. NCA would expand each year and ultimately serve grades K – 12. The children of full-time employees have enrollment preference and would be offered a seat in the school.
Atlanta Classical Academy and Northwest Classical Academy are independently operated public schools chartered by Atlanta Public Schools and the Georgia Department of Education, and Georgia’s State Charter Schools Commission, respectively. Each are equal-opportunity employers. 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.”