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Long-Term Substitute Teacher: English or Latin

St. Ambrose Academy is a 6-12, private, Catholic, classical academy located in Madison, WI.  The Academy offers a vibrant Catholic community and a rapidly growing student body.

St. Ambrose Academy is looking for someone who is passionate about working with students to develop their natural gifts and talents in a thriving Catholic educational environment to substitute teach two courses for six weeks:


Either (Option A):

            English 6. Class meets: T/Th (8:48–10:05) & Fri (8:48–9:24)

            Grammar I. Class meets: T/Th (10:15–11:00) & Fri (9:27–10:03)

Or (Option B):

            Latin IIb. Class meets: M/W (10:11–11:31) & Fri (10:45–11:21)

            Latin IIa. Class meets: M/W (12:17–1:37) & Fri (12:27–1:03)


Starts: April 17, 2023    Ends: May 24, 2023




The candidate must be a practicing Catholic, willing to make an Oath of Fidelity to the Magisterium, and whose life of faith serves as an example to our students and families.

A bachelor’s or master’s degree in a related field of study is required. Teaching experience is preferred, particularly familiarity with classical education, but training will be provided for the right applicant. Candidates must demonstrate excellent organizational, written, and verbal communications skills; be adaptable to the classical classroom; be able to contribute to curriculum development; and demonstrate a desire to share their gifts and talents with the students and administration of the school.

To Apply

Send an email with resume to Dr. John Joy, Dean of Faculty:

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St. Ambrose Academy, established in 2003, is accredited by the National Association of Catholic & Independent Schools (NAPCIS). The school’s mission is to assist parents in the formation of their children by providing a classical education rooted in the Catholic faith. Aware that all truth has its origin and end in the person of Jesus Christ, our students study Catholic theology and college preparatory subjects through the teachings of the Magisterium and the primary works of civilization’s greatest thinkers. Offered regular access to the Sacraments and mentored by teachers who foster a deep love of Jesus Christ, students see and are led to imitate the virtues which joyfully compel a life lived in knowledge, love, and service of Christ and His Church.