We are seeking a part-time preschool lead teacher to teach in a classical and Catholic classroom for 12 hours per week at our center in Nashville, TN. You do not need a teaching certification nor formal teaching experience to apply. We will teach you everything you need to know. The right applicant may have experience homeschooling or working with homeschool children, ministry in your Catholic parish, teaching Religious Education or Catechism classes, teaching your own children, or perhaps teaching in a classical or private school (although not required).
Regina Caeli Academy (www.rcahybrid.org), is a classical homeschool academy in the Catholic tradition. RCA is a national organization that offers instruction in a formal Socratic classroom setting on Mondays and Thursdays. The positions are hourly, and complimentary childcare/nursery is provided. Please see our Vacation and Holy Days here. No additional vacation days are given (accommodations made for sick days as needed).
Applicants must be able to sign an Oath of Fidelity to the Catholic Church and have a deep love for the Catholic faith. Curriculum and grading guidelines are provided. Tutors are trained to provide instruction and classroom management according to RCA standards. The ideal applicant will have strong communication skills, good organization, timeliness, a traditional view of the student/teacher relationship, and must be living the Catholic faith day-to-day, including having received all the sacraments appropriate to his or her state in life.
All staff complete a background check and RCA Safe Child training prior to teaching at Regina Caeli Academy.
Hours are Mondays and Thursdays 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. Tutors must be willing to prepare for classes at home and come to class prepared to teach in a highly structured environment.