On my arrival at Ambleside I was interviewed by Miss Mason who asked me for what purpose I had come. I replied: “I have come to learn to teach.” Then Miss Mason said: “My dear, you have come here to learn to live.” I have never forgotten those precious words which have helped me with my children.
— Essex Cholmondeley

Currently accepting applications for the 2015 - 2016 school year.

Description of an Ambleside Teacher

Ambleside teachers have an active, personal faith in Jesus Christ along with a desire to live out their faith in the classroom.  They love books: classic stories, fairy tales, myths and legends, history, natural science, anything well written with good ideas.  They love nature, art and music and many other subjects and want to introduce these things to their students.  They are lifelong learners.

Ambleside teachers desire to have a discipling relationship with ten to sixteen boys and girls teaching them the habits of attention, respect, courtesy, honesty, thoroughness, accuracy, punctuality and many more.  They are comfortable with a curriculum which uses few textbooks and requires teachers to master and teach their subjects without the usual educational aids and lesson guides.  Recognizing that Ambleside School exists for the purpose of implementing the method of Charlotte Mason, Ambleside teachers willingly submit to Charlotte Mason's philosophy and become her students.  They eagerly seek to increase their own knowledge by reading, discussing and attending educational internships so that they might become better teachers.

A minimum of a Bachelor's degree is preferred for Ambleside teachers.  A teaching certificate and classroom experience are added benefits.

Full Time Classroom Positions Available:

3rd and 4th Grade Teacher

7th and 8th Grade Teacher

Part Time Positions Available:

Spanish Teacher
An Ambleside Spanish teacher is primarily responsible for the instruction of the Spanish language for a class of up to 16 students at a time. The Spanish teacher will teach at all grade levels, Kindergarten through 8th grade, and should be fluent in conversational Spanish to aid in instruction. Spanish is taught by applying the Guoin Series method while adhering to Charlotte Mason's philosophy, and working to build proper habits of the good life in the classroom.  A high level of competence in speaking Spanish is necessary.  Also, this teacher should possess a desire to join a community of international educators who monthly conference with one another to learn and grow in how to teach foreign language at Ambleside. 

Math Specialist
The Ambleside elementary math program focuses on helping students to attain a high level of fluency in arithmetic and higher level math.   This teacher will have a love for children, a desire to each child grow in skill, and a desire to apply Charlotte Mason's philosophy in the area of mathematics.

Office Manager

Ambleside Boerne’s Office Manager provides a variety of duties in support of the Principal and School Board. This essential position will act as a liaison between the school and greater community, will establish and maintain records, will provide energy and intellect toward the organization of the school, and will formulate and implement best practices for the effective administration of the school. Qualified candidates should enjoy working with and meeting new people, should be energized by the prospect of collaborating with Principal and Board to better the organization, and should be comfortable doing the daily tasks required to assist in the running of the school. 

To request more information, please send your resume and cover letter to Andrew Hayes:

andrew@amblesideboerne.com.

Ambleside School of Boerne * 210 Turner Ave * Boerne, TX 78006

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