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How to Apply

To apply for a position at Founders Classical Academy, visit the job postings for our parent organization, ResponsiveEd. Enter "Flower Mound" in the search bar to see postings for our campus.

Founders Classical Academy seeks and employs faculty members who have a demonstrable history of excellence in an academic discipline, who convey knowledge to young people with charisma and clarity, and who practice and train students in the moral and intellectual virtues. Faculty members engage students in the pursuit of the true, the good, and the beautiful. Each teacher at Founders is a professional who is esteemed and supported by a faculty of friends striving for excellence.

Flower Mound is a thriving community north of Grapevine Lake, half an hour from the University of Dallas and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Flower Mound has been ranked #9 in 24/7 Wall Street’s “America’s 50 Best Cities to Live” list and #2 in Money Magazine’s “Best Places to Find a New Job.”

Understanding Founders

To better understand the aims of the school, applicants can read Dr. Terrence Moore’s essay, “A Classical Education for Modern Times” and view some of the Barney Charter School Initiative’s lectures on classical education.

The following books contain perspective on the Founders approach:

  • Tending the Heart of Virtue, Vigen Guroian
  • Why Don’t Students Like School?, Daniel Willingham
  • The Art of Teaching, Gilbert Highet
  • Climbing Parnassus, Tracy Lee Simmons
  • Cultural Literacy, E.D. Hirsch
  • Making of Americans, E.D. Hirsch