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The Position:

Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy is seeking a Secondary Business Educator. This position will plan, organize, and implement an appropriate instructional program for up to six sections of classes that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential. This is a full-time position that reports directly to the Headmaster.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

– Maintain a personal, active, and growing relationship with Jesus Christ

– Demonstrate behavior aligned with CVCA’s mission statement, statement of faith, core values, policies, and expectations

– Faithfully uphold CVCA in prayer

– Carefully follow and implement all policies and procedures outlined in the Student/Parent Handbook and Faculty Handbook

– Create effective biblically-integrated lesson plans, prepare lesson materials, grade papers, manage the classroom, and evaluate and give timely feedback to students

– Exercise open, respectful, and timely communication with families, co-workers, supervisors, and other school staff

– Measure progress and accomplishments of students towards their academic achievements on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required

– Create and keep records on attendance, accidents, incidents, and other noteworthy events in accordance with licensing guidelines and program policies

– Attend conferences and workshops in order to further advance professional development

– Manage student behavior and administer biblical discipline in accordance with outlined guidelines

– Provide a safe, thriving, and respectful environment for all students in the classroom and on the school campus that always aligns with the CVCA missional boundaries

– Innovatively and appropriately bring Chromebooks and other technologies into the classroom to amplify and accelerate student learning

– Use data for instructional effectiveness

– Establish involvement in at least one CVCA co-curricular program

– Other duties as assigned


What we are looking for:

– Passion to teach business and business-related courses in a Christian environment

– Desire and ability to teach in a student-centered learning environment

– Interest in innovatively and appropriately using technology (including Chromebooks) in the classroom to support student learning

– Strong communication skills, with oral and written

– A classroom leader who is commitment to Christ-honoring Excellence

– Highly developed oral and written communication skills

– Ministry-minded in the ability to build relationships effectively and professionally with families and students

– An understanding of youth culture in order to impact students for Christ

– Ability to maintain a safe and studious classroom environment

– Demonstrated ability to develop and implement age-appropriate curriculum

– Knowledge of the cognitive, social, and emotional development of learners

– Knowledge of contemporary learning strategies and instructional methodology

– Subject matter expert and a committed lifelong learner

– Engage and motivate students to learn in a vibrant classroom environment

– Patient, caring, and kind

– Christ-like integrity

– Self-awareness and high emotional intelligence

– Well organized

– Versatile and adaptable

– Problem-solver

– Collaborative partner who shares best practices

– Proficient in Google Suite (e.g. calendar, docs, forms, sheets, etc), Microsoft Office, e-mail, internet, and other relevant software; ability to operate standard office equipment

– Ability to biblically integrate the classroom and develop Christian worldview thinking

– Ability to work on a team and deal with varied personalities

– Willing to support activities outside of typical school schedule


What you need:

– Bachelor’s degree in Business, Business Education, Social Studies, Social Studies Education, or related field

– Graduate degree with at least 18 hours in graduate-level business courses

– ACSI teaching certification or ability to obtain ACSI teaching certification prior to employment

– State of Ohio teaching certificate, grades 7-12

– Five years’ experience teaching in grades 7-12 at various levels


What you can expect:

– A focused effort to impact others and make a difference in their lives for Jesus Christ

– A Christ-honoring and collaborative work environment

– An excellent workplace/facility to work in

– Fair and just compensation


How to apply:

Please apply by submitting a cover letter, your resume, the CVCA Application, and your Christian testimony to Human Resources at [email protected]. This posting will remain open through the end of day, Monday, May 31, 2021.


About CVCA:

Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy, founded in 1968, is a private, college-preparatory, non-denominational Christian middle and high school that seeks to educate and cultivate servants for Christ. Students meet rigorous admissions standards both academically and spiritually. CVCA’s 850 students, of whom 25% represent minority populations, come from a seven-county area. Our facilities include a 177,000 square-foot building with state-of-the-art technology, 7 science labs, 31,000 square-foot fieldhouse and competition gymnasium, a 600-seat chapel/auditorium, and 70 acres of sports facilities, including a turf stadium and all-weather track. CVCA is fully committed to maintaining an ethnically/culturally diverse faculty and student body within a biblical community.