K–6 ART TEACHER - Anticipated 2021-22 Academic Year
Jackson Hole Classical Academy seeks a lower school art teacher. Ideal candidates will be familiar with classical pedagogy and able to teach a variety of media and techniques to younger students. Candidates should have experience in elementary art instruction and be able to draw accurately. An appreciation for and knowledge of the goals and methods of classical education is essential. Experience with Charlotte Mason’s approach to habit formation is preferred.
The curriculum of JH Classical academy is in the classical liberal arts tradition. The Academy believes that each student is created in the image and likeness of God and that the pursuit of truth always begins with a sense of wonder. As educators, we seek “to cultivate within our students the wisdom and virtue necessary to discover their God-given potential and contribute to a flourishing and free society.” The Academy seeks passionate teachers who provide intellectually rigorous instruction, attend to the formation of good habits in students, and contribute to a joyful atmosphere. As a young and growing institution, JH Classical academy seeks versatile team-players motivated to use their talents to help build a thriving K–12 school.
Jackson Hole, gateway to both Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, is visually stunning and offers an unsurpassed quality of life. Recreation opportunities abound. The attractiveness of Jackson makes housing difficult to find, so the Academy assists incoming employees in that search.
“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” -Aristotle
About Jackson Hole Classical Academy
The liberal arts curriculum at JH Classical Academy is challenging and content-rich. Our students study the core disciplines of mathematics, literature, history, science, and Latin. Students also work through a structured physical education program to develop the body in concert with the mind and soul. Students experience what is beautiful by having the opportunity to practice the fine arts and performing arts of music, drawing, painting, poetry, and drama.
Graduates of Jackson Hole Classical Academy are not merely well-prepared for further studies, but are well along the road to becoming citizens capable of transmitting to the next generation the ideas and cultural foundations of Western Civilization.