St. Michael Academy, a Catholic Classical Academy in Petoskey, Michigan is looking for a brilliant, energetic, and faith-filled educator to teach one section of a high school Pre-Calculus course for the 2019-20 academic year. The course meets Monday-Friday from approximately 12:45 p.m.–1:45 p.m. 

The incumbent should possess a firm knowledge of the following mathematical concepts: trigonometric operations, vectors, polar coordinates, conic sections, complex numbers and matrices. Abilities in Geometry and/or Calculus instruction a plus. This is a prerequisite course for Calculus. While skilled in their content, the instructor should strive to implement cross-curricular integration. Staff begin August 19th, 2019; instruction begins September 3rd, 2019. 

The ideal candidate will possess both teaching experience and a commitment to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church. As a growing Catholic high school that employs both the Trivium and the Quadrivium, we are interested in attracting candidates with a passion for integrated, interdisciplinary learning that produces “Smart Saints” – who can spread the Gospel effectively and pursue their professional and spiritual vocations with zeal and aplomb. Enrollment dependent, the incumbent would be considered for more teaching assignments, to include full-time status if warranted, the following academic year.

Established in 2013, St. Michael Academy is the first Catholic high school in the Little Traverse area since 1972, and Northern Michigan’s only high school offering a Classical Curriculum. SMA strives to develop the whole person, cultivating academic, moral, and all-around excellence in its students, from within a caring and attentive environment.


• Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Required; M.A. Preferred. A Specialty in Calculus Preferred.
• Three Years Teaching Experience Preferred, But New Teachers Encouraged to Apply.
• Practicing Catholic Preferred.
• Commitment to the Magisterium Required.


Please send cover letter, resume, three references, a short writing sample of academic work, and a one-page statement of educational philosophy in the Catholic liberal arts tradition to:

Richard A. Brake, Ph.D.
St. Michael Academy
2225 Summit Park Drive
Petoskey, Michigan 49770

Compensation negotiable and commensurate with experience and demonstrated excellence.