Academy Teacher

Academy Teacher


Provide students with dyslexia and other related learning difficulties with appropriate learning activities and experiences designed to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully.



  • Become a member of the Orton-Gillingham Academy as a Classroom Educator.
  • Create an environment conducive to student learning.
  • Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.
  • Provide small group instruction based on students’ specific needs as documented by an educational evaluation and classroom progress.
  • Use formative and summative assessments and document student progress and achievement; assess and analyze student strengths and needs; design and implement appropriate instruction to facilitate learning and growth.
  • Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment as determined by the needs of the assigned students with dyslexia and other related learning difficulties.
  • Implement instructional/behavioral plan for assigned students.
  • Provide feedback and collaborate with administration and parents to coordinate the delivery of services to students with dyslexia and other related learning difficulties.
  • Collaborate with other members of the team, specific academic department, and grade level.
  • Conduct ongoing formal and informal assessments of students with dyslexia and other related learning difficulties.
  • Analyze assessment data and make recommendations for improvement based on results.
  • Participate in the annual review of students with dyslexia and other related learning difficulties with administration and parents to review progress.
  • Participate in team meetings as necessary.
  • Perform any other non-teaching duties as assigned by the administration.



  • Knowledge of research, evidenced-based dyslexia curriculum, and instructional methods.
  • Ability to review and analyze data.
  • Proficient in use of technology.
  • Have a passion for serving children and families through the high calling of Christian education.
  • Manage a classroom effectively, teach with excellence, and be able to create an engaging, relational, and joy-filled learning environment for students.
  • Dedication to biblical integration in classroom lessons and activities.
  • Evidence of at least (3) years of exemplary classroom teaching experience.
  • Willing to participate in ongoing Orton-Gillingham reading training and multisensory math professional development, experience preferred.
  • Be of strong Christian faith in addition to the aforementioned academic expectations and qualifications.
  • ACSI teacher certification, or work toward attaining it upon hiring.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field from accredited universityMaster’s degree preferred.



BLS/CIU provides a benefits package that includes:

  • Health Plan;
  • 401(k) plan with match opportunity;
  • 100% of employee’s cost of group life insurance;
  • Long term disability insurance;
  • Vacation days, holidays, sick leave, family leave;
  • Educational benefits: tuition reduction for PreK3-Graduate.


Interested and qualified candidates will need to fill out the Ben Lippen Employment Application. The application must be downloaded, printed and completed and submitted to the Headmaster’s office as shown on the last page of the application.

Ben Lippen School
Ben Lippen School
Time Period
40 Hours/10 months

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Supplemental Form and Instructions

CIU faculty positions will need to submit a curriculum vitae (CV). Once you have completed your online application, you will have an opportunity to submit a cover letter and resume.

Instructional Staff Supplement Form (PDF)

Ben Lippen Employment Application (PDF)

BLS Online Studies Adjunct Application

If you are applying for a Ben Lippen position and are unable to download the Ben Lippen application, please contact Human Resources at or 1-800-777-2227 ext. 5009.