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social studies educator, full-time

 

Summary:

An LCA Social Studies educator is called to educate and equip leaders for Christ within his or her classroom and other interactions with the LCA student body. Each educator is responsible for teaching six sections of classes, collaborating with other faculty in revising and developing the curriculum at LCA, and performing any other non-teaching duties as assigned by administration.

Legacy Christian Academy, founded in 1967 as Xenia Christian Day School, is a private, college-preparatory, non-denominational PreK-12 school with the mission of Equipping leaders for Christ. Students meet admissions standards both academically and spiritually. LCA’s 575 students come from a 5-county area. LCA is located on the historic site of the Ohio Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Orphans’ Home and facilities include four buildings: two academic buildings, a gymnasium, and a 750-seat auditorium. LCA also uses athletic fields located on the Athletes in Action campus, within walking distance from the school. LCA is fully committed to maintaining an ethnically/culturally diverse faculty and student body within a biblical community.


Position Requirements:

  • Full support for LCA’s mission, vision, philosophy, core values, and statement of faith
  • Passion for building relationships with students, parents, and faculty in a Christian environment with the mission of Equipping Leaders for Christ
  • A clear desire and ability to teach in a student-centered, biblically-integrated learning environment
  • Interest in innovatively and appropriately bringing technology, including Chromebooks, into the classroom to support student learning
  • Demonstrated strong communication, organization, and leadership skills
  • Team orientation
  • Patient and flexible while leading toward student success
  • Content mastery of 7th-12th grade Social Studies
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Studies Education, History, or a related field
     

Prior to employment:

  • Obtain an ODE issued certificate or license enabling teaching in an Ohio nonpublic school
  • Obtain ACSI secondary teacher certification
     

Ideal Qualifications:

  • Master degree in related field
  • Five years’ experience teaching Social Studies in grades 7-12 at various levels 
  • Demonstrated experience in innovatively and appropriately bringing technology into the classroom to amplify and accelerate student learning
  • Ability and interest in involvement in the LCA co-curricular program (related experience preferred) 
     

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, LCA application, resume, statement regarding Equipping Leaders for Christ, philosophy of Christian education, and personal Christian testimony to Mandie Passage mpassage@legacyknights.org