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 2021-22 academic year.

Varsity Boys Soccer Coach
Goal: To lead student athletes in team competition by coaching players in their development of individual and team skills, as well as development into Christian leaders themselves.

Overview: It is the desire of Grace Academy Athletics to be a highly visible platform for the exhibition of Christian character. Our teams play to win, but more importantly to glorify God. We are committed to an environment of encouragement, teamwork, and excellence; not criticism, individualism, or perfectionism.

Responsible to: Athletic Director

Supervises: Assistant Coach(es), Managers

Evaluation: Performance will be evaluated by the Athletic Director in accordance with provisions on evaluation of professional personnel and this job description.

REQUIRED PERSONAL QUALITIES A Head Coach at Grace Academy shall:
1. Have received Jesus Christ as his/her personal Savior.
2. Believe that the Bible is God’s Word and standard for faith and daily living.
3. Be in whole-hearted agreement with the school’s Statement of Faith and Christian philosophy of education.

ADDITIONAL PERSONAL QUALITIES A Head Coach shall:
1. Demonstrate the character qualities of enthusiasm, courtesy, flexibility, integrity, gratitude, kindness, self-control, perseverance, and punctuality.
2. Meet the stress of athletic competition with emotional stability and positive words/actions.
3. Maintain a personal appearance that is a Christian role model of cleanliness, modesty, good taste, and agreement with school policy.
4. Use acceptable English in written and oral communication. Speak with clear articulation.
5. Refuse to use or circulate confidential information inappropriately.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Coaching responsibilities:
1. STUDENT ATHLETES
a. Provide devotion and prayer during each practice, with intentionality to lead athletes to grow in mind, spirit, and body. Remember our mission is to develop Christian growth and leadership.
b. Provide recommendations for off-season training and camp.
c. Manage the balance of developing fitness and skill with beginners.
d. Advise athletes in their pursuit of athletic goals.
e. Teach the basic skills and the more complicated skills of the sport.

2. PRACTICES
a. Develop and supervise regular practices in-season, unless games prevent it.
b. Work with A.D. to develop practice schedule before season begins. Practice schedule must be approved by the A.D. and submitted to school office for publication.
c. Notify A.D. of any changes to practice schedule at least 48 hours in advance. In case of cancellation due to emergency, the school office must be notified along with the A.D.
d. In cases of inclement weather, confer with A.D. about time change or cancellation.
e. Check practice facility/field before and after each practice for cleanliness and order.
f. Remain at facility/field at end of practices until all players have left.

3. GAMES
a. Confirm transportation with school office.
b. Ensure athletes are dismissed in a timely manner.
c. Coordinate team pre-game activities/conduct and supervise pre-game warm-ups.
d. Coach during the game with intensity, encouragement, and professionalism. Your character will be remembered long after the score.

4. ASSISTANT COACHES
a. Acquire at least one assistant coach as needed that shares coaching philosophy and Christian character. Present to A.D. for approval.
b. Cross-train assistant coach(es) to supervise practice in the head coach’s absence.
c. Guide assistant coaches on technique, training, practice design and development.

5. COMMUNICATION
a. Provide contact information (phone and email) to parents.
b. Communicate game times, locations, and expectations to student athletes in a regular and timely manner.
c. Establish expectations with team captain(s) and players at the beginning of the season.

6. ADMINISTRATION
a. Provide equipment/uniform requests to A.D. before the season.
b. Submit budget requests to A.D. for the following season.
c. Meet with A.D. regularly throughout the season and at the end of season to evaluate performance and program needs.
MS/HS Science Teacher
Qualifications
Bachelor’s (Required)
Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)
Teaching Certification (Preferred)
Full Time Job Description
Grace Academy is looking for a MS/HS science teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. The MS/HS Science teacher will possess the following qualities:
Hold a bachelor’s degree in Education (preferred) from an accredited post-secondary institution.
Hold an ACSI certificate or willing to participate in a program to complete the requirements for certification in a specified time period.
Have past experience and/or capable of teaching Biology and general science
Demonstrate technology skills in Microsoft Office and Google Suite. Renweb experience a plus
Education Qualities
Teach classes and plan for the school year as assigned following the prescribed scope and sequence and objectives as scheduled by the administration
Provide an effective classroom management system
Regularly assess the learning of students, and provide progress reports as required
Maintain regular and accurate records of attendance and grades to meet the demands for a comprehensive knowledge of each student’s progress
In order to be considered for a position, we require a completed application form, which can be found on our website:
Job Type: Full-time, Contract
Benefits: Dental, health and dental insurance, PTO, sick days
Schedule: Monday – Friday, occasional evenings
Education: Bachelor’s (Required)
Experience: Teaching: 1 year (Preferred))
License/Certification: Teaching Certification (Preferred), ACSI certification preferred.
Work Location: Grace Academy, Hagerstown, MD

MS/HS History Teacher
Qualifications
Bachelor’s (Required)
Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)
Teaching Certification (Preferred)
Full Time Job Description
Grace Academy is looking for a MS/HS social studies teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. The MS/HS Social Studies teacher will possess the following qualities:
Hold a bachelor’s degree in Education (preferred) from an accredited post-secondary institution.
Hold an ACSI certificate or willing to participate in a program to complete the requirements for certification in a specified time period.
Have past experience and/or capable of teaching various social studies subjects, including American History, American Government and World History.
Demonstrate technology skills in Microsoft Office and Google Suite. Renweb experience a plus
Education Qualities
Teach classes and plan for the school year as assigned following the prescribed scope and sequence and objectives as scheduled by the administration
Provide an effective classroom management system
Regularly assess the learning of students, and provide progress reports as required
Maintain regular and accurate records of attendance and grades to meet the demands for a comprehensive knowledge of each student’s progress
In order to be considered for a position, we require a completed application form, which can be found on our website:
Job Type: Full-time, Contract
Benefits: Dental, health and dental insurance, PTO, sick days
Schedule: Monday – Friday, occassional evenings
Education: Bachelor’s (Required)
Experience: Teaching: 1 year (Preferred))
License/Certification: Teaching Certification (Preferred), ACSI certification preferred.
Work Location: Grace Academy, Hagerstown, MD

MS/HS English Teacher
Qualifications
Bachelor’s (Required)
Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)
Teaching Certification (Preferred)
Full Time Job Description
Grace Academy is looking for a MS/HS Englishteacher for the 2021-2022 school year. The MS/HS English teacher will possess the following qualities:
Hold a bachelor’s degree in Education (preferred) from an accredited post-secondary institution.
Hold an ACSI certificate or willing to participate in a program to complete the requirements for certification in a specified time period.
Have past experience and/or capable of teaching English Language Arts.
Demonstrate technology skills in Microsoft Office and Google Suite. Renweb experience a plus
Education Qualities
Teach classes and plan for the school year as assigned following the prescribed scope and sequence and objectives as scheduled by the administration
Provide an effective classroom management system
Regularly assess the learning of students, and provide progress reports as required
Maintain regular and accurate records of attendance and grades to meet the demands for a comprehensive knowledge of each student’s progress
In order to be considered for a position, we require a completed application form, which can be found on our website:
Job Type: Full-time, Contract
Benefits: Dental, health and dental insurance, PTO, sick days
Schedule: Monday – Friday, occassional evenings
Education: Bachelor’s (Required)
Experience: Teaching: 1 year (Preferred))
License/Certification: Teaching Certification (Preferred), ACSI certification preferred.
Work Location: Grace Academy, Hagerstown, MD

Elem./ MS/HS Physical Education Teacher
Qualifications
Bachelor’s (Required)
Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)
Teaching Certification (Preferred)
Full Time Job Description and/or Part Time
Grace Academy is looking for a Elem/MS/HS Physical Education teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. The Elem/MS/HS English teacher will possess the following qualities:
Hold a bachelor’s degree in Education (preferred) from an accredited post-secondary institution.
Hold an ACSI certificate or willing to participate in a program to complete the requirements for certification in a specified time period.
Have past experience and/or capable of teaching various physical education concepts and health education.
Demonstrate technology skills in Microsoft Office and Google Suite. Renweb experience a plus
Education Qualities
Teach classes and plan for the school year as assigned following the prescribed scope and sequence and objectives as scheduled by the administration
Provide an effective classroom management system
Regularly assess the learning of students, and provide progress reports as required
Maintain regular and accurate records of attendance and grades to meet the demands for a comprehensive knowledge of each student’s progress
In order to be considered for a position, we require a completed application form, which can be found on our website:
Job Type: Full-time, Contract
Benefits: Dental, health and dental insurance, PTO, sick days
Schedule: Monday – Friday, occasional evenings
Education: Bachelor’s (Required)
Experience: Teaching: 1 year (Preferred))
License/Certification: Teaching Certification (Preferred), ACSI certification preferred.
Work Location: Grace Academy, Hagerstown, MD

Education Paraprofessional
Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent
Full Time Job Description
Grace Academy is looking for a paraprofessional for the 2021-2022 school year. The paraprofessional will possess the following qualities:
Have experience working with a variety of ages and abilities of students.
Hold an ACSI certificate or willing to participate in a program to complete the requirements for certification in a specified time period.
Demonstrate technology skills in Microsoft Office and Google Suite. Renweb experience a plus
Education Qualities
Teach classes and plan for the school year as assigned following the prescribed scope and sequence and objectives as scheduled by the administration
Provide an effective classroom management system
Regularly assess the learning of students, and provide progress reports as required
Maintain regular and accurate records of attendance and grades to meet the demands for a comprehensive knowledge of each student’s progress
In order to be considered for a position, we require a completed application form, which can be found on our website:
Job Type: Full-time, Contract
Benefits: Dental, health and dental insurance, PTO, sick days
Schedule: Monday – Friday, occasional evenings
Education: Bachelor’s (Required)
Experience: Teaching: 1 year (Preferred))
License/Certification: Teaching Certification (Preferred), ACSI certification preferred.
Work Location: Grace Academy, Hagerstown, MD

Elementary Teacher
Qualifications
Bachelor’s (Required)
Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)
Teaching Certification (Preferred)
Full Time Job Description
Grace Academy is looking for an elementary teacher for the 202-2022 school year. The Elementary teacher will possess the following qualities:
Hold a bachelor’s degree in Education (preferred) from an accredited post-secondary institution.
Hold an ACSI certificate or willing to participate in a program to complete the requirements for certification in a specified time period.
Have past experience and/or capable of teaching elementary classes and bible studies
Demonstrate technology skills in Microsoft Office and Google Suite. Renweb experience a plus
Education Qualities
Teach classes and plan for the school year as assigned following the prescribed scope and sequence and objectives as scheduled by the administration
Provide an effective classroom management system
Regularly assess the learning of students, and provide progress reports as required
Maintain regular and accurate records of attendance and grades to meet the demands for a comprehensive knowledge of each student’s progress
In order to be considered for a position, we require a completed application form, which can be found on our website:
Job Type: Full-time, Contract
Benefits: Dental, health and dental insurance, PTO, sick days
Schedule: Monday – Friday, occasional evenings
Education: Bachelor’s (Required)
Experience: Teaching: 1 year (Preferred))
License/Certification: Teaching Certification (Preferred), ACSI certification preferred.
Work Location: Grace Academy, Hagerstown, MD

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