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, 911 Generals Highway, Millersville, MD 21108 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
Upper School Principal
Rockbridge Academy is seeking candidates for a full-time upper school principal for the 2021-2022 academic year. The ideal candidate will be experienced in, knowledgeable of, and passionate about classical Christian education, firm in his or her own Christian faith, and have a love for children and the teaching environment. His or her skills should include excellent interpersonal communication, organizational and management skills, a commitment to teamwork and collaboration, the ability to be a visionary, and the drive to be proactive in problem-solving. The principal will be involved with all aspects of administering the upper school mission, including, but not limited to: curriculum development and integration, faculty mentoring and professional development, student mentoring, academic coaching, student tutoring, and standardized testing. Prior teaching experience is preferred.
Dialectic Latin Teacher
Rockbridge Academy is seeking candidates for a full-time dialectic Latin teacher for the 2021-2022 academic year. The ideal Latin teacher will possess a love for learning, a love for God's word, a love for children, and a love for the Latin language. He or she will be organized and a clear communicator. A bachelor’s degree in Latin or the classics is the preferred educational requirement for this position. The ideal candidate will know and love the history of the classical world, being able to help students make connections between their Latin studies and their history studies, as well as how that world interacted with Christianity. A strong ability to teach and work with dialectic students is a must. Experience coaching soccer, cross country, basketball, swimming, lacrosse, or baseball a plus.
Rockbridge Academy is seeking a four-day a week experienced art instructor and classroom aide for the 2021-2022 academic year. The art instructional level is for first through fourth grades and aims at excellence in teaching beginning fine art students to identify, describe, and use the elements and principles of design in basic drawing. Familiarity with and awareness of art and art making within the historical context of Western Civilization is desired in the applicant. A bachelor’s degree in art is the preferred educational requirement for this position. He or she will be organized and a clear communicator. A strong art background, teaching experience, a love of young children, and a growing Christian life is a requirement. Experience with photography and pottery a plus.
Sixth Grade Grammar Teacher
Rockbridge Academy is seeking candidates for a full-time sixth grade classroom teacher for the 2021-2022 academic year. The ideal teacher will possess a love for learning, a love for God’s word, and a love for children. He or she will be the lead in the team teaching math and science. They need to be organized and a clear communicator. A bachelor’s degree with a major or minor in mathematics or equal experience in math instruction is the preferred educational requirement for this position. The ideal candidate will know and love the exploration of real-world problem-solving with math modeling, as well as the ability to connect math as the language of science with their students. Experience and willingness to work with students after school as a math tutor or faculty advisor for clubs like Math Club or STEM-related clubs like Lego Robotics, a plus.
Athletics and Discover Summer Coordinator
Rockbridge Academy is seeking candidates to coordinate our Athletics and Discover Summer programs for the 2021-2022 school year. The coordinator role is a full-time, year-round position reporting to the Director of Operations, and a bachelor’s degree is required. The ideal candidate will possess a love for God and His word, children, physical education, and athletics and will be a highly organized leader, self-directed, able to multi-task, and a good communicator. For the Athletics program, the coordinator is responsible to develop and implement our interscholastic athletic programs: developing game schedules with league personnel, planning and executing pre-season team meetings, recruiting and coordinating with “team parents”, monitoring student eligibility for academics, managing the athletics equipment, and ensuring compliance with all applicable regulations. For the Discover Summer program, the coordinator will develop and advertise the program as well as effectively manage summer camp operations.
The Accounting Manager is responsible to oversee the day-to-day accounting processes of the school. Specific duties include supervising the bookkeeper; managing the processes and procedures for QuickBooks file maintenance (journal entries; payables and receivables; setting up budgets; month-end, quarter-end, and year-end period close); tuition and fees billing; payroll; employee benefit funding; preparation for the financial audit; year-end tax compliance; acknowledgment and reporting of donations; and financial planning and analysis for school programs. The Accounting Manager will also assist with financial reporting, budgeting, special projects, and strategic analysis. This position is full-time, year-round, and reports to the director of operations and finance. Qualified candidates will love the Lord, have 3-5 years of accounting experience including financial reporting, CPA a plus; an understanding of accounting principles, standards, laws, and regulations pertaining to non-profit entities; proficiency with QuickBooks, Microsoft Office, and relevant database management experience; strong problem-solving skills and be detail-oriented; and excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as a desire to serve in a Christian school.