TEACHING AT ACE:
Individuals interested in teaching at the Academy for Classical Education for the 2020-2021 school year should submit an application and resume. Individuals with a gifted endorsement, Advanced Placement endorsement or coaching experience are preferred.
Please send application and resume to:
The Academy for Classical Education
Laura Perkins, Principal
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!
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