Work for The Paideia Institute
The Paideia Institute is staffed by a dedicated team of individuals who are passionate about the humanities and thrive in a dynamic, independent, working environment. Short-term, part-time, and full-time positions will be posted on this webpage as they become available. Undergraduates interested in learning about Paideia's initiatives and gaining experience in a nonprofit start-up environment are invited to apply for our summer internship in Rome.
The Paideia Institute does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, socioeconomic status, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, students, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors.
Telepaideia offers small online classes in Latin, Ancient Greek, and related subjects with the goal of making the study of the classics affordable and accessible to anyone with an internet connection. Past offerings have included conversational Latin and Greek, traditional reading courses, intensive beginning Latin and Greek, modern language courses for classicists, and special topics courses in Latin and Greek pedagogy, Sanskrit, Old Norse, and more. Telepaideia courses are offered in the Fall, Spring, and Summer and meet online for one hour each week over a ten week session, with the exception of intensive courses which meet four times a week during each session. Learn more about the format and types of classes available by browsing our Summer 2019 offerings.
Applicants who would be interested in teaching a section of an existing course or proposing a new one should send a resume and brief statement of purpose to firstname.lastname@example.org. New course proposals should also include a course description.
Guide, Classical Day Tours, Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C.
The Paideia Institute is seeking graduate students in Classics with interest in classical influences on American art and architecture to develop and lead Classical Day Tours in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.
Tour guides will lead groups of 20-30 high school or undergraduate students on walking tours that explore the influence of the classical tradition on the history and landscape of a particular American city. Tours will focus on classical architecture and statuary, and will typically incorporate short, relevant Latin readings. Tour guides will work as needed; tours will typically last for 2-3 hours and take place on weekday mornings and afternoons.
Applicants should be enrolled in or have completed a graduate program in Classics or a related discipline. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com