General Employment Information
Applicants are requested to provide a resume and cover letter (no more than one page front and back) to include:
- Brief introduction of applicant, including current church membership/attendance
- Reason for seeking a position at Rockbridge Academy
- Why the applicant would be a good fit for this position
Unless otherwise noted, submissions may be mailed to Rockbridge Academy, 680 Evergreen Road, Crownsville, MD 21032 or sent via email to email@example.com, attaching a Microsoft® Word document or a PDF.
Employment at Rockbridge Academy is open to qualified individuals who are Christians of good character, without regard or reference to race, gender, national or ethnic origin, color, age, or disability. Rockbridge Academy is a religious educational ministry, permitted to discriminate on the basis of religion. All prospective and current employees must agree with Rockbridge Academy's mission statement, and they must be willing to conduct their lives in conformity with the school's statement of faith and the school's declaration and agreement to ethical and moral integrity.
General Qualifications for Employment
Teacher applicants should have a minimum bachelor's degree in the liberal arts, literature, history, mathematics, or science. Applicants must be members in good standing of an evangelical church and be able to sign the Rockbridge Academy Statement of Faith. They must be organized, good communicators, and possess a love for children, knowledge, and learning.
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Benefits: Health insurance, life insurance, 403(b) plan w/employer matching, long & short term disability, and dental reimbursement program.
Description: Rockbridge Academy is a classical Christian school, located between Baltimore and Annapolis, which seeks to teach students in an academic, Christ-centered environment according to the Trivium. Rockbridge has grown its secondary from one to two class sections per year, and all of the employment positions will be joining an experienced faculty.
Contact: Mr. Roy Griffith, headmaster, Rockbridge Academy; Telephone: (410) 923-1171; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upper School Rhetoric/Humanities Teacher
Rockbridge Academy is seeking a full-time upper school teacher adept in the teaching of classical rhetoric with added experience in teaching literature and/or history. The ideal teacher will possess a love for learning, a love for God's word, and a love for children. This rhetoric teacher will thrive at coaching high school students in the full scope of writing and speaking, from the details of nuanced grammar to the broader skills of evaluating worldview and expressing a well-constructed argument. History and/or Literature teaching responsibilities may also be part of this full-time faculty position. A bachelor’s degree is the required educational requirement for this position. Prior teaching experience is highly desired. Interested applicants should submit resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Upper School Science Teacher
The ideal upper school math and chemistry teacher will possess a love for learning, a love for God's word, and a love for children. He or she will be organized and a clear communicator, and enjoy working as part of a team of teachers in the science department. A bachelor’s degree in the sciences is the required educational requirement for this position. A master’s degree or equivalent in the sciences is preferred. Experimentation and putting theory to practice are important parts of our science curriculum. The ideal candidate will have expertise in chemistry and life sciences. A strong ability to teach and work with math, the language of science, is a must. Prior teaching experience or work in the applied sciences, engineering, or medical fields is highly desired. Interested applicants should submit resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Junior Kindergarten Teacher
Rockbridge Academy is seeking candidates for a junior kindergarten teacher for the 2024-2025 academic year. The ideal candidate will possess a love for God's word, a love for children, and a love for learning. He or she will be organized and a clear communicator. A bachelor's degree is the minimum educational requirement for this position. The junior kindergarten teacher is responsible for maintaining a loving, disciplined learning environment, in which learning comes to life for the classical Christian student. Knowledge of and experience with classical pedagogy, familiarity with child-development, and a love for the outdoors is a plus. Interested applicants should submit resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Rockbridge Academy is seeking candidates for a full-time Music Teacher for the 2024-2025 academic year. The position is responsible for teaching JK-6th grade music classes, teaching a once a week after school select choir for 4th-6th grade, and taking a leadership role in annual school-wide musical/drama productions. The ideal candidate will possess a love and skill for vocal training and performance, a love for the discipleship of children, and a passion for biblical standards of beauty, truth, and goodness. He or she will be adept in vocal training, music history, inventory control of music department assets, classroom management, and concert production. Prior experience in conducting choirs and teaching is highly desired. A bachelor’s degree in music is the preferred minimum educational requirement for this position. Applicants should submit resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.