Immediate Opening - Start Date, November 1, 2023
Mission: Madison-Ridgeland Academy is a college preparatory Christian School committed to educating each student’s mind, body, and spirit.
Vision: Madison-Ridgeland Academy is committed to excellence in teaching the mind, reaching the heart, and inspiring servant leaders who will impact the world for Jesus Christ.
High School English
Associate Head of School
High School Principal
Evaluated: An annual written evaluation is provided by the Secondary School Administration, which includes the High School Principal and the Director of Instruction.
Type of position: This is a contracted, exempt employee that is paid on a salaried basis.
Spiritually, the employee shall possess characteristics that reflect:
A strong clear Christian testimony
A mature, godly spirit
A person of faith and prayer
Personally, the employee’s life shall reflect:
A lifestyle of biblical integrity
A spirit of dedication, commitment, flexibility, and responsiveness
The ability to listen and respond to counsel
Duties and Responsibilities
Contribute to the school system’s effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range issues that must be addressed; providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommending options and courses of action; implementing directives
.Establish and adjust course outlines and objectives by following curriculum guidelines and school goals; modifying plans on the basis of student diagnostic and assessment procedures
Convey information to students by using language concepts, examples, demonstrations, and teaching aids through such best practices utilizing the integration of technology with subject matter
Complete educational requirements by scheduling and assigning instructional activities following up on results
Assess student learning by preparing, administering, and scoring tests; reviewing and correcting assignments; eliciting student questions and responses; evaluating the application of learning to classroom project results
Maintain student-learning results by providing instructional feedback, coaching, counseling and disciplining students, planning, monitoring, and appraising learning results
Maintain records by documenting learning accomplishments, attendance, and behavior
Guide students’ personal and social development by establishing rules and procedures for administrative matters, student verbal participation, and student movement within the classroom, between classrooms, and within the school building
Help parents by providing academic information, suggesting available educational and social resources, addressing parents’ concerns, answering questions and requests
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, participating in professional societies
Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
Conserve resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish educational results
Other duties as assigned by the Principal
Mississippi Association of Independent Schools issued Teacher’s Certification in the area of assignment.
Bachelor’s degree in education and/or equivalent required subject hours
Physical, Environmental, and Mental Requirements
Regularly standing and walking around the classroom, lecturing and monitoring students.
Regularly sitting at the computer requiring repetitive finger motion and manual dexterity.
Close visual acuity is required for viewing a computer monitor, preparing and analyzing data and figures, transcribing, and reading.
Hearing – the ability to perceive sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction
Talking – expressing ideas by means of the spoken word to convey instructions to students, parents, and other workers
Ability to communicate effectively, even in stressful situations
Primarily inside the classroom environment
Occasional lifting of 5 to 20 pounds
Subject to frequent interruptions and frequent deadlines