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Joy and Fulfillment of Educating Differently

Empower students to recognize themselves as strategic pathfinders and holders of great wisdom. Welcome to Athena Academy, where your teaching career makes a transformative turn for students and yourself.


Your Mission

If your passion is to create environments that help students feel confident and believe in their wisdom, then we want you to educate with us.

With a mixture of conventional and pioneering educational methods, we focus on teaching dyslexic children how to own their neurodiverse talent. As we hope you do, we believe this makes them stronger students who feel academically and emotionally renewed.

If you trust that children who feel confident about how they learn, do better in school, we invite you to explore these employment opportunities and consider how your talents and aspirations align with ours, making us both better.

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Development Director

Your efforts will fuel an environment where dyslexic students feel academically and emotionally renewed. This part-time or full-time position requires dedication and creativity that aligns with Athena's mission to build confidence for those with a dyslexic mind.

  • Lead diverse fundraising activities, from the annual fund to capital campaigns.
  • Steer the annual fundraising drive, ensuring meaningful connections with our community.
  • Amplify major gifts program, from identifying to cultivating key donors.
  • Command grant operations: research, proposal drafts, and essential follow-ups.
  • Lay the foundations for a robust planned giving program.
  • Organize and direct significant fundraising initiatives.
  • Bring to life memorable fundraising events.
  • Unlock our Board of Trustees’ potential as fundraisers with empowerment and guidance.
  • Be a pivotal attendee at the Board Development Committee meetings.

Are you eager to be a part of this mission? Share your story! Please submit a cover letter detailing your interest and relevant experience along with a resume to our Director of Finance and Operations, Jo Mutch at jo@AthenaAcademy.org.

Classroom Teacher

You play a vital role in shaping the futures of elementary or middle school-aged students as a Classroom Teacher at Athena Academy. Your responsibilities extend from developing language arts and/or math curriculum to delivering hands-on, project-based science and social studies lessons while working collaboratively with age-level team members.

Individuals who bring creativity, flexibility, and differentiation to the curriculum are highly regarded. This ensures that every student feels challenged and supported.

Experience with dyslexic students is valuable but not required, as our Classroom Teachers are encouraged and supported in continuous professional development.

If this opportunity resonates with your teaching philosophy and passion for working with dyslexic students, please submit your cover letter and resume to our Head of School, Victoria Trevor, at victoria@AthenaAcademy.org.

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