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Employment

The Faculty of the Academy for Classical Education is currently seeking individuals certified in grades K-5 for the  2017-2018 school year.  Prospective teachers must be dynamic, creative, high-performing, and dedicated to engaging and academically enriching the lives of ACE Scholars.  Educators with gifted, AP, and reading endorsements will receive special attention.  In addition, individuals interested in sponsoring extra-curricular activities will also be reviewed favorably.  The ACE faculty seeks a team of players willing to share and become a part of a thriving academic community.  Interested applicants will be scheduled for interviews in December and January only.
 
Please send application and resume to:

The Academy for Classical Education
Donna Simmons, Human Resources
5665 New Forsyth Road
Macon, Georgia 31210
 
ACE Professors must….
  • Have a passion for teaching.
  • Genuinely enjoy young people.
  • Believe in the Classical Education model and have or be willing to develop expertise in the Classical Education model.
  • Have endorsements such as gifted, reading, AP, etc. OR be willing to get them within two years.
  • Have a positive attitude toward colleagues, students, parents and all who are a part of ACE.
  • Understand that they are always the "Face of ACE" whether in the building or out.
  • Be desirous of building a family atmosphere at ACE.
  • Understand the importance of being good stewards with all ACE resources.
  • Be willing to incorporate and develop expertise in the Blended Learning model as needed.
  • Never accept less than the best from themselves or their students.
  • Understand the importance of what we are doing as a school for our community.
  • Always understand that we are modeling what we seek to see in our students!
SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS: 
 
Suggested Reading:
If you are truly interested in ACE and the classical education model, we strongly recommend that you read "The Well Trained Mind - A Guide to Classical Education" by Susan Wise Bauer and Jessie Wise.

Other suggested reading:

The Lost Tools of Learning by Dorothy Sayers

An Introduction to Classical Education by Christopher A. Perrin

Cultural Literacy by E. D. Hirsch, Jr.

Why Johnny Can’t Tell Right from Wrong by William Kilpatrick

The Schools We Need and Why We Don’t Have Them by E. D. Hirsch, Jr.

Teacher in America by Jacques Barzun

The Devil Knows Latin by E. Christian Kopff

The Making of Americans by E. D. Hirsch, Jr.

Classical Education: The Movement Sweeping America by Gene Edward Veith, Jr. and Andrew Kern

Left Back by Diane Ravitch

The Paideia Proposal by Mortimer J. Adler

Begin Here by Jacques Barzun

The Abolition of Man by C. S. Lewis

The Seven Laws of Teaching by John Milton Gregory

The Art of Teaching by Gilbert Highet