At Grace Academy, we seek to work with qualified, Christ-centered problem-solvers who enjoy influencing young lives for Christ through quality, Christian education. Please see below for our current employment opportunities for the 2019-20 academic year.

Teacher Application Forms

PARAPROFESSIONAL VACANCY

 

Grace Academy, located in Hagerstown, Maryland (Washington County) is seeking highly motivated, engaged, and passionate Paraprofessional for the 2019-2020 school year.

 

Grace Academy is seeking ideal candidates who can articulate a Biblical worldview and consider themselves to be 21st Century educators who embrace current best practices.  Candidates should possess a desire to grow within a professional learning community and be enthusiastic about teaching and learning.  Candidates should exhibit a passion for working with children and uphold the highest standards of excellence professionally and personally.   Candidates should be willing to collaborate with staff members and be reflective practitioners.

 

Minimum Requirements
High School Diploma/GED.
Two years’ experience in school setting or working with children or combination of education and experience totaling two years.
Regular attendance is an essential function of this position.
Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

Preferred Qualifications

A.A. Degree, 48 credit hours, or have successfully passed the Paraprofessional Praxis Test.
Competency with fundamental reading, writing, arithmetic & communication skills.
Ability to understand and follow directions.
Ability to work harmoniously with children, staff and community.

Role Responsibilities
Assist with instructional activities.
Assist in maintaining classroom organization and a positive learning environment.
Assist with the use of classroom equipment and materials.
Assist with the supervision and management of students during instructional and/or non-instructional activities.
Provide support with individualized programs.
Help students’ master equipment or instructional materials assigned by the teacher.
Maintain the same high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students as is expected of fully certified teachers.
Demonstrate courteous and professional demeanor to all stakeholders of Grace Academy.
Other duties as appropriate.

 

Wage Scale:  Based on experience – ($11.32 – $12.35 per hour)

 

 

For consideration, please address your cover letter, resume, and philosophy of education to Christina Hammer-Atkins, Lower School Principal, and email to: christina.atkins@gaknights.org  or may be mailed to Grace Academy, 13321 Cearfoss Pike, Hagerstown, MD 21740

Part-time bus drivers. This would be for athletic and field trips. Our pay is $16.50 per hour. He are the state requirements.

Meet all MVA licensing requirements, including a CDL class B (or A) driver’s license with appropriate endorsements, P (passenger) & S (school bus). Some counties require certification for driving Air Brake vehicles.

Have not more than two current points on their driving record and a satisfactory past driving record.
Have no evidence of a criminal history including background and fingerprinting.

Be 21 years old or older.

Satisfactorily pass a DOT physical from a certified medical doctor.

Receive a negative controlled substances test result.

Complete preservice instruction which includes classroom and on the road training.

Complete the MD 486 Form requirement.

Email: warren.barrett@gaknights.org

We currently have an opening for the Varsity Girls Basketball Head Coach. Please send your resume and letter of interest to Todd Ullery, Athletic Director. todd.ullery@gaknights.org

Must have 2-3 years of coaching experience at a HS level or higher.
Must pass background check and fingerprinting.

Part-time (1/2 day – 4 periods) Middle/High School Technology Teacher needed for the 2019-2020 school year, with a start date of August 15, 2019. Applicants must have a degree in a technology or equivalent field. Teaching experience is desired, with experience teaching in a 1:1 learning environment highly beneficial.

Teaching Responsibility:

Grade 6 – Basic Technology

Grade 7 – Intermediate Technology

Grade 8 – Foundations of Technology (for high school credit)

To apply for the above job, please submit a letter of interest, updated resume, and the teacher application found @ https://gaknights.org/who-we-are/employment-opportunities/. When complete, return it to warren.barrett@gaknights.org or mail to Warren Barrett, Head of School, Grace Academy 13321 Cearfoss Pike Hagerstown, MD 21740

Requirements

General qualifications include:
Degree (B.A./B.S.) in field of instruction is required.
Master’s degree is a plus
Successful teaching experience is preferred.
21st Century Skills including use of the iPad in an education setting.
Experience with Moodle, PowerSchool, Google Docs, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, Pages, Keynote, iBooks, iBook Author, iMovie, Nearpod, Educreations, Notability, Dropbox, Glo Bible, and Kno Textbooks.

  • Holds or is in the process of earning an Association of Christian Schools International Teacher Credential or a State Teaching Credential.
  • A teaching sample (either a video or in person) may be requested.