The Classical Administrator

Administration is the process or activity of running a business or organization. And while that is the given definition, I propose that there is far more to administration in your classical school than simply filling out paperwork, checking boxes, attending meetings, and nodding your head. The task of administration is a gift. It is also a grave responsibility. As an administrator at a classical school you are tasked with affecting the hearts and minds of Read more…

The Real Problem with the Greco-Roman Greats: Gender or Values?

CNN recently summarized the immense achievements of eight Western thinkers—Homer, Herodotus, Sophocles, Plato, Aristotle, Demosthenes, Cicero, and Virgil—with this accolade: “Male. Male. Male. Male. Male. Male. Male. Male.”  It is an indictment that could also have been leveled against Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, had the Biblical patriarchs been included on the list.These are the thinkers whose names grace the pediment of Columbia University’s Butler Library, which was built in 1931, at a time when Western civilization Read more…

The Three Classical Principles of Leadership

What makes a good leader? Knowing classical thought helps us in this regard. Classical thought tends to center around three general ideas: the good, the true, and the beautiful.  Using this classical scheme, we can derive three principles of leadership: character, competence, and creativity. These also map nicely onto the tripartite human soul, that thing which is possessed both by you as a leader and those you would presume to lead: the will, the intellect, Read more…

Education Research as Propaganda

Education Week magazine, the premier mouthpiece for the education establishment, recently touted a report on the study of history in American schools. “Students in U.S. classrooms,” says Education Week, “are startlingly ignorant of American history, but it’s not because their teachers have failed them. It’s because the curriculum in most schools focuses on memorizing ‘irrelevant, boring’ names and dates, according to a [recent] study.” The report the article refers to, “Reimagining American History Education,” was, Read more…

Classical Education Today: Counterfeit or Real?

In his excellent article, “Why a Classical Education Is Almost Impossible Today,” Shawn Barnett points out that much of the education that flies the banner of “classical education” is not classical in the, shall we say, “classical sense.” Barnett criticizes what he calls “a gross oversimplification” of the story of education, pointing out that there were other forms of education that were not classical before 1900. He cites this date from the timeline of the Read more…

Latin Teacher in D.C. Suburb

Ad Fontes Academy, an ACCS accredited classical Christian school in the Washington, D.C. suburbs, is seeking an experienced Latin teacher for a part-time or full-time position. The part-time position would involve teaching Latin to 3rd-6th graders. If full time, additional middle or high school classes may be available. Please send a cover letter and resume to Janet Cooper, Lower School Principal: jcooper@adfontes.com.

Upper School Science & Latin Teacher in OH

Immaculate Conception Academy, a classical school in Cincinnati, Ohio, is currently seeking a teacher of Latin and science for the second semester of the current school year. The opening is for a teacher of science in grades 7-10, and we also seek applicants who could teach Latin at the same levels. Candidates should have a Bachelor’s Degree, and ideal candidates would have some teaching experience. Though the opening is for the remainder of this current school Read more…

Founding Headmaster in Orange County, CA

About Orange County Classical Academy Launching in September, 2020, operating under the strict governance of its board of directors, the Orange County Classical Academy will be Orange County’s only tuition-free, K-12 Classical Education charter school. Orange County Classical Academy’s goal is to prepare future citizens through content-rich education centered in classics and great mentors. Scholars enjoy a classical liberal arts and sciences curriculum, developed with support from HIllsdale College, a leader in Classical learning since Read more…

K – 12 Teachers in Texas and Arizona

Great Hearts Academies is a growing non-profit network of charter schools currently serving almost 19,000 students in Arizona and Texas. Great Hearts’ academies are substantially outperforming other public and private schools, proving that tuition-free schools can do a superb job of educating students if they are smaller, more efficient, and set higher expectations for all students through a core, classical liberal arts curriculum. We gladly prepare our graduates for success in the best colleges and Read more…

High School Latin Teacher in Louisville, KY

Christian Academy School System is accepting applications for a High School Latin Teacher. We are currently blessed to serve over 3,000 students from preschool-12th grades on four distinct campuses throughout Louisville, KY and Southern Indiana. Do you have a desire to serve in a school system with a strong Biblical foundation? Do you feel a calling has been laid on your heart to impact our community and world, in His name? If so, we invite Read more…