Faculty Openings

We are accepting applications on a continuous basis to develop our teaching applicant pool. Please complete the Faculty Application and return to the Human Resources department.

Elementary School

Elementary Music Teacher and Elementary Choir Director

Position

Elementary School Faculty
Full Time, Exempt
Reports to: Elementary Principal
Education/Experience Required/Preferred: A four-year degree is required. Master’s Degree in Education field and/or teaching credential (Music Education) is preferred.

General Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Elementary Principal and Director of Fine Arts, the music teacher is responsible for teaching music education to pupils in grades JK-5. The candidate will help pupils grow in their enjoyment, appreciation, and performance of music through a variety of planned music experiences including singing, moving to music, playing instruments and listening to a variety of musical genres.

Each teacher at Village Christian School will incorporate into their teaching a worldview that is distinctly Christian and will also demonstrate excellent teaching, learning, thinking, and expression. It is also expected that each teacher will diligently work toward providing a CAREing, Christ-centered education producing students who thrive. Each classroom teacher is accountable to the Principal, and ultimately the Head of School.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Teaches skills in music understanding/appreciation, harmony, explorations in music and choral music to Elementary pupils.

  • Plans/executes a balanced music program and organizes class time so that preparation, rehearsal and instruction can be accomplished within the allotted time.

  • Provides individual and small group instruction in order to adapt the music curriculum to the needs of each pupil. Encourages students to develop individual musical skills to the greatest extent possible.

  • Utilizes repertoire of all types of music literature, including traditional and contemporary that are appropriate for the ages and skill levels of pupils.

  • Leads bi-weekly elementary faculty worship time.

  • Maintains care/responsibility for school-owned music, musical instruments and equipment to prevent loss or abuse. Makes minor adjustments and requests repairs to instruments as required.

  • Uses relevant technology to support instruction

  • Manages student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures

  • Is accessible to students, providing academic support, active listening, and advocacy, while observing appropriate boundaries

  • Participates in school meetings, parent meetings, and evening events as assigned by the administration

  • Is willingly involved in the VCS community outside of school hours

  • Communicates necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs

  • Executes all duties in a timely manner (holds class on time, meets deadlines, attends meetings on time, etc.)

  • Maintains a ‘team player’ attitude and willingly collaborates with colleagues

  • Elementary Choir Director- Elementary choirs include Crusader Choir made up of 2nd and 3rd grade students and Village Voices made up of 4th-5th grade students. These choirs will learn a variety of music (spirituals, patriotic, classic, pop, sacred and Americana). They perform several times a year in school concerts, holiday performances and festivals.

Additional Related Duties/Responsibilities

  • Selects appropriate music, books and instructional aids to enhance learning and requisitions musical instruments and instructional supplies as necessary.

  • Cooperates with the Principal and staff in providing musical programs (i.e. Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, etc.) for school assemblies, parent meetings and seasonal programs.

Qualifications

Village Christian School seeks to hire only employees with a vibrant Christian faith. Successful candidates will possess experience in:

  • Providing a “Christ Centered” education that integrates seamlessly with their content area

  • Has a dynamic, growing faith and is a spiritual role model for students

  • Maintains a commitment to the school’s statement of faith in action and belief

  • Skills in selecting and using appropriate technology for productivity and instruction

  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • Master’s Degree (in educational field) and/or teaching credential (Music Education) preferred.

Full-time teachers are awarded benefits and all employees are expected to fully comply with the above job description. Additional duties may be assigned to this position as required.

Village Christian School offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Village Christian School is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to any protected basis under federal, state, and local anti-discrimination laws for Christian school employers. Applicants who need an accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment and hiring process should contact the Human Resources department in order to discuss reasonable accommodation.


Substitute Teacher

General Responsibilities

The Substitute Teacher is responsible for carrying out the lesson plans of the teacher for whom he/she is substituting and fulfilling the standard duties of classroom teaching and instruction.

Specific Responsibilities

Duties of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Following the lesson plan left by the teacher for whom he/she is substituting in accordance with school’s philosophy, goals and objectives.
  • Meeting and instructing assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.
  • Establishing and maintaining order in the classroom.
  • Maintaining a classroom environment conducive to effective learning.
  • Taking all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, materials, equipment and facilities.
  • Assisting in upholding and enforcing school rules and administrative policies.
  • Reporting to the principal or his/her designee at the beginning and end of the school day.
  • Other responsibilities as directed by the principal.

Qualifications

Village Christian School seeks to hire employees with a vibrant Christian faith. Successful candidates will have the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience working with students.
  • A strong Christian faith.

Please contact kristinm@villagechristian.org.

Village Christian Schoolis an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to any protected basis under federal, state, and local anti-discrimination laws for Christian school employers. Applicants who need an accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment and hiring process should contact the Human Resources department in order to discuss reasonable accommodation.


Middle/High School

Secondary Teacher (Grades 6-12)

Position

High School and Middle School Faculty
Full Time, Part Time, Exempt
Reports to: High School or Middle School Principal
Education/Experience Required/Preferred: A four-year education degree is required. Master’s Degree in Education field and/or teaching credential is preferred.

General Responsibilities

This position provides classroom instruction to high/middle school students. Each teacher at Village Christian will incorporate into their teaching a worldview that is distinctly Christian and will also demonstrate excellent teaching, learning, thinking, and expression. It is also expected that a teacher has scholarly abilities in the area in which they teach, and that each teacher will diligently work toward providing a CAREing, Christ-centered education producing students who thrive. Each classroom teacher is accountable to the chair of his/her department, the Principal, and ultimately the Head of School.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Maintains organization plan for each assigned course (subject matter outline, daily lesson plans, etc.)
  • Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences
  • Maintains a disciplined learning environment within the classroom, which is built out of respect, grace, and passion for their subject
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities
  • Identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students' varying needs
  • Adheres to course outline as indicated in the curriculum and enriches curriculum when possible
  • Adept at using relevant and cutting-edge technology to develop relevant, real world learning experiences
  • Committed to expertise and growth in discipline content and methodology
  • Observe and evaluate student's performance and development
  • Assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments and provide appropriate feedback on work in a timely manner
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development
  • Responsible to prepare grade reports, progress reports, and attendance reports in accordance with school policy
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures
  • Be accessible to students as a “1:5 adult,” providing academic support, active listening, and advocacy, while observing appropriate boundaries
  • Participate in department and school meetings, parent meetings, and evening events as assigned by the administration
  • Is willingly involved in the VCS community outside of school hours
  • Continue to grow as a professional by attending in-service professional development activities
  • Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs
  • Is available to students and parents before and after school
  • Faithfully completes reasonable extra duty assignments (supervision, mentoring, office hours, etc.)
  • Executes all duties in a timely manner (holds class on time, meets deadlines, attends meetings on time, etc.)
  • Maintains a ‘team player’ attitude and willingly collaborates with colleagues and departmental teams
  • Maintains cordial, professional relationships with all students, staff, parents, and community members
  • Attends class overnight trips, as assigned by administration
  • Abides by the spirit and policies in the VCS Employee Handbook

Qualifications

Village Christian seeks to hire only employees with a vibrant Christian faith. Successful candidates will possess experience in:

  • Providing a “Christ Centered” education that integrates seamlessly and winsomely with their content area
  • Has a dynamic, growing faith and is a spiritual role model for students
  • Maintains a commitment to the school’s statement of faith in action and belief
  • Skills in selecting and using appropriate technology for productivity and instruction
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Master’s Degree (in educational field) and/or teaching credential preferred.

Teachers with 4 or more assigned periods are awarded benefits and all employees are expected to fully comply with the above job description. Additional duties may be assigned to this position as required.

Village Christian offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Village Christian is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to any protected basis under federal, state, and local anti-discrimination laws for Christian school employers. Applicants who need an accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment and hiring process should contact the Human Resources department in order to discuss reasonable accommodation.


Substitute Teacher

General Responsibilities

The Substitute Teacher is responsible for carrying out the lesson plans of the teacher for whom he/she is substituting and fulfilling the standard duties of classroom teaching and instruction.

Specific Responsibilities

Duties of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Following the lesson plan left by the teacher for whom he/she is substituting in accordance with school’s philosophy, goals and objectives.
  • Meeting and instructing assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.
  • Establishing and maintaining order in the classroom.
  • Maintaining a classroom environment conducive to effective learning.
  • Taking all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, materials, equipment and facilities.
  • Assisting in upholding and enforcing school rules and administrative policies.
  • Reporting to the principal or his/her designee at the beginning and end of the school day.
  • Other responsibilities as directed by the principal.

Qualifications

Village Christian School seeks to hire employees with a vibrant Christian faith. Successful candidates will have the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience working with students.
  • A strong Christian faith.

Please contact kristinm@villagechristian.org.

Village Christian Schoolis an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to any protected basis under federal, state, and local anti-discrimination laws for Christian school employers. Applicants who need an accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment and hiring process should contact the Human Resources department in order to discuss reasonable accommodation.

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