Employment

Two Rivers Classical Academy is seeking teachers with a passion for teaching children how to learn. This passion will flow from a teacher’s own love of learning and pursuit of excellence. These traits, inspired and governed by love for Jesus Christ and the world he created, will breathe life into the curriculum and will create an academic culture of joyful excellence.

2020-2021 Academic Year

TRCA is currently seeking applicants for the following positions for the 2020-2021 school year:

Regular Teachers (full days, most subjects, two days per week) for:

  • Kindergarten
  • First Grade
  • Second Grade
  • Third Grade
  • Fourth Grade
  • Fifth Grade (preferably “home room” plus one subject-matter)
  • Sixth Grade (preferably “home room” plus one subject matter)

Subject / Adjunct Teachers for:

  • Math (Logic/Middle School)
  • Sciences (Logic/Middle School)
  • Formal Logic (Logic/Middle School)
  • Literature & Language Arts (Logic/Middle School)
  • Latin Language (all grades K-8)
  • Fine Arts (all grades K-8)
  • Music (all grades K-8)
  • Physical Education (all grades K-8)
  • Drama (all grades K-8)

Substitute Teachers & Classroom Associates

Application Process

We are currently accepting résumés for all positions. To begin the process:

  1. Read the following:
    1. TRCA’s Statement of Faith
    2. Collaborative Model
    3. Classical Model (for additional insight, consider this article)
    4. Christian Model
  2. Create a separate document called “Narrative Answers” and briefly explain the following:
    1. Your own familiarity and interest in Classical education;
    2. Your interest and ability to work in a Collaborative model with parent co-teachers; and
    3. Your own faith in Jesus Christ and thoughts on TRCA’s Statement of Faith.
  3. Follow the link below to submit the following documents:
    1. Your Résumé or CV;
    2. Your Narrative Answers; and
    3. Optionally, your Cover Letter

Regular Teacher

Summary

This position has responsibility for one classroom of up to 16 students. The Teacher is responsible for classroom instruction two days per week (Monday and Wednesday), for creating lesson plans and assignments for the full week, for communicating assignments to co-teachers (i.e., parents), and for consultation with co-teachers throughout the week. Curriculum and materials will be provided. This position reports to the Lead Teacher or the Head of School.

Position Type

Part-time (13 instructional hours per week, plus additional preparation time as needed). Some special events, training, and in-service days are also required.

Salary   

$13,000 over 10 months (minimum base salary; may vary based upon experience and qualifications)

Benefits

 Allowance for curriculum and materials

Start Date

Classes begin August 2020. Training for incoming teachers will occur throughout the summer.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Agreement with and support of TRCA’s Statement of Faith
  • Strong commitment to Christian education and the Collaborative and Classical models of education

Desirable Qualifications

  • Teaching experience at a Classical school
  • Iowa teaching certification/license
  • Advanced degree

Subject / Adjunct Teacher

Summary

The Subject / Adjunct Teacher is a subject-matter expert who teaches a designated subject to one or more grades/classrooms, either one or two days per week. These teachers plan and create lesson plans for the full week (academy and home days), and work to coordinate and integrate subject matter across the curriculum. Examples of adjunct subjects include: Latin, Logic, Math, Fine Arts, and Physical Education, etc.

Position Type

Part-time (from 1 up to 13 instructional hours per week, plus additional preparation time as needed). Some special events, training, and in-service days are also required.

Salary   

Commensurate with expertise, time, and availability

Benefits

Allowance for curriculum and materials

Start Date

Classes begin August 2020. Training for incoming teachers will occur throughout the summer.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, plus subject-matter expertise
  • Agreement with and support of TRCA’s Statement of Faith
  • Strong commitment to Christian education and the Collaborative and Classical models of education

Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience with Classical education
  • Teaching certification
  • Degree in subject matter

Substitute Teacher

Summary

The Substitute Teacher fills in for the Regular or Adjunct Teacher, following the established lesson plan and maintaining the classroom schedule and discipline.

Position Type

Scheduled as needed, either well-planned or upon short notice. Some training and in-service days are also required.

Salary   

$100 per full day of instruction (base; may be pro-rated)

Benefits

None

Start Date

Classes begin August 2020. Training for incoming teachers throughout the summer.

Required Qualifications

  • Relevant training or experience
  • Agreement with and support of TRCA’s Statement of Faith
  • Strong commitment to Christian education and the Collaborative and Classical models of education

Desirable Qualifications

  • Ongoing contact and engagement with the Academy (e.g., parent)

Classroom Associates

Summary

The Classroom Associate assists the Regular or Adjunct Teacher with classroom instruction, following the established lesson plan, and maintaining the classroom schedule and discipline.

Position Type

Part-time, hourly, and preferably on a regular weekly schedule. Some training and in-service days are also required.

Salary   

$8.00/hour (base)

Benefits

None

Start Date

Classes begin August 2020. May participate in training for incoming teachers throughout the summer.

Required Qualifications

  • Relevant training or experience
  • Agreement with and support of TRCA’s Statement of Faith
  • Strong commitment to Christian education and the Collaborative and Classical models of education

Desirable Qualifications

  • Ongoing contact and engagement with the Academy (e.g., parent)