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ACRES is a microschool dedicated to fostering creativity and lifelong learning through a hybrid homeschool model. We prioritize reading, math, and project-based learning, creating an environment that encourages innovation and critical thinking.


Position Overview:

ACRES is currently hiring a Part-Time Apprentice Learning Guide for immediate hire. This position is ideal for an innovative, self-motivated individual with strong organizational skills and positive classroom management abilities. The successful candidate will collaborate to implement the school's vision, lead small group instruction, and facilitate project-based learning experiences. This position includes unique professional development opportunities with leadership development and an accelerated pathway to promotion. 


  • Collaborative Vision Building: Work closely with the school leader to contribute to the development and implementation of the school's vision, aligning with the institution's values and goals.

  • Small Group Instruction: Lead and support small group instruction sessions on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, tailoring teaching methods to meet the diverse learning needs of students in the K-4 grade range.

  • Project-Based Learning: Assist in the facilitation and implementation of project-based learning initiatives, encouraging students to engage in hands-on, inquiry-based activities that promote critical thinking and creativity.

  • Positive Classroom Management: Demonstrate strong classroom management skills, creating a positive and inclusive learning environment.

  • Leadership Development: Actively participate in leadership development programs and opportunities, showcasing a commitment to personal and professional growth.

  • Organization: Demonstrate strong organizational skills to effectively manage the responsibilities of a part-time position.


  • Bachelor's degree in Education or a related field. (teaching certification not required)

  • Demonstrated experience working with students in the K-4 grade range.

  • Creative thinker and problem solver with a passion for innovative teaching methods.

  • Self-motivated and committed to lifelong learning.

  • Strong organizational skills and positive classroom management abilities.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and references to Lauren McDaniel-Carter at 

ACRES is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Note: This job description is a general outline of the responsibilities and qualifications for the position and may be subject to change based on the needs of the organization.

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