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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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, 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: email@example.com.
The following positions are currently available
The Facilities Coordinator assists the Facility Manager with building and grounds maintenance and repair; takes primary responsibility for logistical planning and execution of school events including set up, break down, and equipment needs; responds to staff requests for specific room maintenance needs; mentors student workers; performs miscellaneous janitorial tasks as needed; and other duties, as assigned. A successful candidate will demonstrate mature Christian character, basic experience with maintenance and repair; organization and planning skills, a willingness to learn, as well as interest in career development in facilities management. The Facilities Coordinator position is a full-time, hourly position with benefits including paid time-off, sick leave, health insurance, life insurance and a defined contribution retirement plan. This position reports to the Facilities Manager. Compensation is commensurate with experience and starts at $16-$18/hour. A more detailed job description is available here. Interested applicants should submit resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Second Grade Teacher
Rockbridge Academy is seeking candidates for a full-time second grade grammar classroom teacher for the 2023-2024 academic year. The ideal teacher will possess a love for learning, a love for God’s word, and a love for children. The candidate must be organized and a clear communicator who demonstrates skill and passion for teaching and shepherding children. A bachelor’s degree is the minimum educational requirement for this position. Teaching experience and first-hand exposure to classical methodology are ideal. Interested applicants should submit resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Rockbridge Academy is seeking candidates for a paraeducator for the 2023-2024 academic year. Ideal candidates will possess a love for God’s word, a love for learning, and a love for children. They will modify activities, both academic and developmental, to sustain growth of a student. They will track and communicate progress of the student and will assist the student in social interactions with other students and adults. We are looking for candidates who are organized and clear communicators and who demonstrate the skill and passion for teaching and shepherding children. A bachelor’s degree is the minimum requirement for this position. Experience with special education or as a paraeducator and first-hand exposure to classical methodology would be ideal. This is a full-time position, but could be split between two people. Interested applicants
should send their resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Music & Drama Teacher
Rockbridge Academy is seeking candidates for a full-time Music and Drama Teacher for the 2023-2024 academic year. The position is responsible for teaching 4th-6th music classes, upper school choirs, 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 choir direction, inventory control of music department assets, classroom management and concert production. Prior experience in conducting choirs and directing or producing drama is highly desired. A bachelor’s degree in music is the preferred minimum educational requirement for this position. Interested applicants should submit resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Homework Club Leader
Rockbridge Academy is seeking a Homework Club Leader for the academic school year. Homework Club begins at 3:10pm and will run until 5:30pm daily. Plenty of opportunities to run, play, and have free time will be given to all participants, but there will also be a focused time of homework completion each afternoon. Homework Club leaders will be readily available to assist children should they have difficulty with certain assignments. A light snack will be provided. If there is an early dismissal, Homework Club will be canceled for the afternoon. Any JK-6th grade student who has not been picked up by their parent by 3:10pm, or who is not otherwise engaged in a supervised activity, will be placed in Homework Club until their parent arrives (fees apply). Interested applicants should submit resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Morning Bible Club Leader
Rockbridge Academy is seeking a Morning Bible Club Leader for the academic school year to prepare and present a simple Bible study for K-6 grade students who are dropped off before school. The Bible time will include a brief discussion of a biblical theme, coloring, prayer time, and recitation of grammar Bible memory verses. Materials will be provided by the school. Qualified candidates will love the Lord, love His Word, and enjoy working with children. The Morning Bible Club leader is asked to report to school by 7:00am Monday through Friday and will be done before 8:00. We are open to splitting this position between two people. Interested applicants should submit resume and cover letter to email@example.com.