Current Openings - Kolbe Academy

Current Openings

Kolbe Academy is always accepting applications from qualified and passionate teachers.  While an opening might not be available now, please feel free to fill out an application so that we have your information on file for future openings.

Online Instructor Openings for 2020-21 School Year (Part-time positions only)

  • Long Term Subs for English, math, science, and foreign language (6-12)
  • Long Term Subs for Grades K-5

Academic Services Department (Part-time and Full-time positions)

  • Academic Advisors
  • Academic Services Representative

Kolbe Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all candidates for employment equally regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetic information.  Because of its status as a religious entity, Kolbe may consider the candidate’s religious affiliation in its employment decisions, consistent with State and Federal law.  All applicants will be required to sign a document agreeing to uphold Catholic Church teaching in their contract.

Calendar:  A link to the School Calendar can be found here.

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An online instructor must be a self-starter, and willing to lead an online course using Kolbe Academy curriculum.  Kolbe will provide the course plan, books, software and training needed to be successful in this role.   

Responsibilities for Teachers Grade 6-12

  • Conduct live classes as scheduled.
  • Check email and Schoology messages on a daily basis, Monday-Friday not including holidays or breaks.
  • Enter into Schoology all assignments with due dates specified as directed by KOLBE or its representative.
  • Give a minimum of one assignment to be graded per week.
  • Give a participation grade for each live class.
  • Return graded assignments within a reasonable time frame.
  • Hold office hours as follows:
    • During the normal class time of semester and mid-semester exam weeks.
    • Prior to any non-semester or mid-semester exams.
    • By request of a student.
  • Complete training in all technology, Kolbe philosophy and policy, and online teaching pedagogy prior to August 18th.
  • Attend faculty in-service meetings as directed.
  • Attend all department meetings as scheduled.

Job Qualifications

  • Classroom teaching experience and/or tutoring homeschool students
  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree.  
  • Master’s degree in field or teacher certification (any state).  Preferred
  • Previous experience teaching in an online environment. Preferred

Job Requirements

  • Pass Kolbe Academy technology and online learning certification course. 
  • Dedicated work space appropriate for conducting live online classes in a professional manner.  

Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience teaching the specific subject in the classroom and/or online 
  • Passion for technology and familiarity with online learning
  • Ability to create engaging synchronous lessons 
  • Engaging personality
  • Organized and Professional
  • Catholic and Virtuous
  • BONUS: Understanding of Classical/Ignatian Methodology

An online instructor must be a self-starter, and willing to lead an online course using Kolbe Academy curriculum.  Kolbe will provide the course plan, books, software and training needed to be successful in this role.   

Responsibilities for Teachers, Grades K-5:

  • Teacher will be hired as the primary teacher for a single grade level (tracking progress in all subject areas)
  • Teacher will adapt Kolbe course plans to fit the online model
  • Teacher will outline the weekly schedule and assignments for his or her class
  • Teacher will post a weekly schedule every Friday for the following week
  • Teacher creates supplemental video instructions for weekly activities
  • Teacher will create formative & summative weekly assessments
  • Teacher will help form reading & math groups based upon assessment and ability.
  • Teacher will conduct live classes with groups of students as scheduled.

Other K-5 responsibilities include:

  • Check email and Schoology messages on a daily basis, Monday-Friday not including holidays or breaks.
  • Return graded assignments within a reasonable time frame.
  • Hold office hours upon appointment on Friday mornings.
  • Complete training in all technology, Kolbe philosophy and policy, and online teaching pedagogy.
  • Attend faculty in-service meetings as directed.
  • Attend all department meetings as scheduled.

Job Qualifications

  • Classroom teaching experience and/or tutoring homeschool students
  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree.  
  • Master’s degree in field or teacher certification (any state).  Preferred
  • Previous experience teaching in an online environment. Preferred

Job Requirements

  • Pass Kolbe Academy technology and online learning certification course. 
  • Dedicated work space appropriate for conducting live online classes in a professional manner.  

Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience teaching the specific grade level in the classroom and/or online 
  • Passion for technology and familiarity with online learning
  • Ability to create synchronous and asynchronous videos 
  • Familiarity with materials in multiple subject areas
  • Engaging personality
  • Flexibility and passion for getting something off the ground
  • Organized and Professional
  • Catholic and Virtuous
  • BONUS: Understanding of Classical/Ignatian Methodology
  • BONUS: Remediation training, Orton Gillingham training, or Spalding training

Kolbe Academy, a private, Catholic, distance learning program in Napa, California, is seeking both a full-time and a part-time Academic Advisor in the Academic Services Department. The Academic Advisor will assist in carrying out the mission of Kolbe Academy to “form classically educated young men and women according to the unbroken tradition and teachings of the Catholic Church.”

Essential Duties

This position is responsible for most aspects of assisting home schooling families, including, but not limited to:

  • Providing excellent customer service via phone, e-mail and online chat re: curriculum, educational philosophy, instructional techniques, college preparation, etc.
  • Processing registrations and preparing instructional materials
  • Assessing quarterly progress of students by reviewing and commenting on work samples
  • Preparing grade records, transcripts and diplomas
  • Grading junior high and high school level work
  • Developing/revising curriculum materials
  • Giving online presentations on Kolbe’s programs
  • Traveling to home-school conferences and speaking to prospective parents regarding Kolbe’s program and curriculum

Job Qualifications

  • Must be a practicing Catholic willing to take an Oath of Fidelity to the Magisterium and to make a Profession of Faith.
  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree.

Job Requirements

  • Must be able to work consistent weekly schedule covering at least some portion of the hours of 7 AM to 4 PM Pacific time.
  • Some travel may be required
  • Some on-site training at our Napa office is required

Skills

  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills and pleasant phone demeanor
  • Must be able to multi-task with minimal supervision
  • Must be comfortable learning new technology
  • More advanced computer skills a definite plus
  • Bi-lingual English and Spanish highly desired but not required
  • Very desirable is either experience with home schooling or having been home-schooled, or past experience teaching or tutoring
  • Ability to provide specialized instruction or assist in developing curriculum in a specific subject area is desired

Physical demands

  • Must be able to lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis
  • Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time

Compensation

Full-time or part-time hourly, wage DOE.
Full-time position includes medical and dental.

Position start depends on availability of candidate. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume or curriculum vitae, including relevant academic, professional and personal references to via our online application. In addition to your educational background and any homeschooling/teaching experience you possess, please include a list of the subjects in which you are capable of providing specialized instruction and/or working on curriculum development.

Kolbe Academy is a private, Catholic home school program offering a classically-based education based on Ignatian principles and the principle of subsidiarity. Kolbe has been educating and forming young minds and souls since 1980. 

Kolbe Academy, a private, Catholic, distance learning program in Napa, California, is seeking both a full-time and a part-time Academic Services Representative in the Academic Services Department. The Academic Advisor will assist in carrying out the mission of Kolbe Academy to “form classically educated young men and women according to the unbroken tradition and teachings of the Catholic Church.”

Essential Duties

This position is responsible for most aspects of assisting home schooling families, including, but not limited to:

  • Providing excellent customer service via phone, e-mail and online chat re: curriculum, educational philosophy, instructional techniques, college preparation, etc.
  • Processing registrations and preparing instructional materials
  • Assessing quarterly progress of students by reviewing and commenting on work samples
  • Preparing grade records, transcripts and diplomas
  • Grading junior high and high school level work
  • Giving online presentations on Kolbe’s programs

Job Qualifications

  • Must be a practicing Catholic willing to take an Oath of Fidelity to the Magisterium and to make a Profession of Faith.
  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent experience.

Job Requirements

  • Must be able to work consistent weekly schedule covering at least some portion of the hours of 7 AM to 4 PM Pacific time.
  • Some travel may be required
  • Some on-site training at our Napa office is required

Skills

  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills and pleasant phone demeanor
  • Must be able to multi-task with minimal supervision
  • Must be comfortable learning new technology
  • More advanced computer skills a definite plus
  • Bi-lingual English and Spanish highly desired but not required
  • Very desirable is either experience with home schooling or having been home-schooled, or past experience teaching or tutoring

Physical demands

  • Must be able to lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis
  • Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time

Compensation

Full-time or part-time hourly, wage DOE.
Full-time position includes medical and dental.

Position start depends on availability of candidate. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume or curriculum vitae, including relevant academic, professional and personal references to via our online application. 

Kolbe Academy is a private, Catholic home school program offering a classically-based education based on Ignatian principles and the principle of subsidiarity. Kolbe has been educating and forming young minds and souls since 1980. 

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