Secondary Photography Teacher – Part Time

The Position:

Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy is seeking a High School Photography Teacher. This position will plan, organize, and implement an appropriate instructional program in a high school learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential. This is a part-time position that reports directly to the Headmaster.

Ministry Overview:

Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy is a non-profit ministry that is dedicated to Educating and Cultivating Servants for Christ. We are a middle and senior high school committed to high academic standards. Our biblically integrated, college-preparatory curriculum is delivered by a dedicated staff of Christian professionals. We are committed to teaching from a biblical worldview and philosophy. We are committed to providing our students with experiences that will foster in them a servant’s heart, including extra-curricular activities, interscholastic athletics, music, theater, short-term mission trips, and numerous service opportunities. CVCA aims to create a Christian school community characterized by transforming relationships that produce a lived-out faith in the lives of our students, our faculty, and our staff.

Ministry Requirements:

  • Maintains a personal, active relationship with and is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ
  • Faithfully upholds CVCA in prayer
  • Participates in chapel as schedule permits
  • Demonstrates behavior aligned with CVCA’s Mission Statement, Statement of Faith, Core Values, policies, and expectations
  • Effectively represents Jesus Christ to those within both personal and professional spheres of influence
  • Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Develop and implement a rigorous curriculum to meet developmental goals and instructional activities
    • Effectively integrate biblical lesson planning, 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
    • Attend conferences and workshops in order to further advance professional development
    • Manage student behavior and administer biblical discipline in accordance with outlined guidelines

    What we are looking for:

    • 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

    What you need:

    • Bachelor’s degree or related field from an accredited university
    • Teaching credential/certificate/license for corresponding age/grade level or ability to obtain credentials
    • Two (2) years of teaching experience (preferred)

    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, your philosophy of Christian education, and your Christian testimony to Human Resources at

    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.