Careers

A Career at TCA

Thank you for your interest in The Classical Academy of Sarasota.  We accept applications for all positions on an ongoing basis.

Submit all completed materials to the school office:

  • Completed application (PDF form at the bottom of this page)
  • Resume
  • All college transcripts
  • Three letters of reference – including contact information
  • Letter of interest explaining why you want to teach at TCA and what position(s) interests you most (1 page)
  • Philosophy of education (1 page)

General Information:

Teachers are responsible for the education of their students.  As examples to their students, teachers are expected to model excellence and live by the virtues we teach. Teachers are accountable to the principal.  They are employed at-will and operate as professionals within the guidelines established by TCA and its Board of Directors.  These guidelines provide that instruction be consistent with the classical trivium curriculum and sequence. Below is an outline of the responsibilities for teachers at TCA:

Adherence to TCA’s Classical Mission and Philosophy

The teacher is expected to:

  • Understand and adhere to the principles of classical education
  • Apply the principles of the trivium to his/her level of teaching
  • Cover the prescribed classical curriculum and sequence
  • Develop the intellect of each student to the utmost of his/her ability
  • Develop the personal character of every student
  • The ability to convey knowledge to young people
  • A willingness to meet each child’s academic needs
  • Promotion of high academic standards
  • The ability to engage all students in the discussion
  • Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school
  • Manage student behaviour in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures
  • Demonstrate loyalty to the school and its mission

Click HERE for PDF of application.