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Employment Opportunities

South City Community School is an independent Christian school in the city and for the city of St. Louis.  For information about our mission and vision to serve children and families in the city, please explore our website further. 

Teaching positions for the 2019-2020 school year

Seventh and eighth grade math and science teacher – M-F – 40 hours per week – full time

A Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Elementary Education, Middle School, Secondary Education, or a related field is required. Teacher’s certification in Missouri or a reciprocal state is required. This position offers a commensurate salary (based on education and experience) and the following benefits: school holidays, personal/sick days, and SCCS tuition reduction for teachers’ children. SCCS offers small class sizes and a supportive faculty environment.

Staff Positions

Front Desk Receptionist – M/W/F TBD – 16 hours per week – Part-time

Our part-time front desk receptionist will tend to general administrative tasks through the school day of interfacing with parents, teachers, students, and visitors to the school. This will include answering the phone, responding to emails sent to the general school address, and tending to the front door. This position also involves some light support for classroom teachers (such as printing, photocopying, and laminating), logging student tardies in the morning, and administering basic first aid to students as needed through the school day. The candidate must be an excellent communicator, highly organized, and familiar with basic computer applications and office equipment. Experience working in a school or childcare setting is preferred.

Morning and/or Afternoon Childcare Provider – Flexible Schedule – Part-time

Our morning (7:30 – 8:30 a.m.) and afternoon (1:00 – 5:30 p.m.) childcare providers care for SCCS students arriving early or staying after school for Aftercare and/or Late Play. This position begins with the first day of school in August and continues through the end of the school year in May. The flexibility of our childcare staff schedule allows for multiple childcare providers working anywhere from one day per week to five days per week (M-F), based upon personal preference. Applicants should enjoy working with preschool and elementary age children, have a knowledge of early childhood development, and have experience caring for children in a work or volunteer setting (i.e., babysitting, church nursery, child care center, etc.). Applicants must be eighteen years of age or older, have a high school diploma or equivalent, and pass a comprehensive background check. CPR and First Aid certification are required (training is provided by the school during staff training week in August– date TBD).

Childcare Provider – M-F – 27.5 hours per week- part time

Our childcare provider cares for no more than four of our teachers’ infant to toddler age children on the SCCS campus from Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The childcare provider may also be accompanied by one 0-3 year-old child of their own. This position begins with hours as-needed in August during teacher training weeks, and commences its regular schedule with the start of school year through end of May. Applicants should enjoy working with infant and toddler age children, have a knowledge of early childhood development, and have experience caring for children in a work or volunteer setting (i.e., babysitting, church nursery, child care center, etc.). Applicants must be eighteen years of age or older, have a high school diploma or equivalent, and pass a comprehensive background check. CPR and First Aid certification are required (training is provided by the school during staff training week in August– date TBD).

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Priority Attributes/Skills:

  • A personal relationship with Jesus Christ that embraces a Biblical worldview.
  • Evidence of a Godly life and a demonstrated Christian walk.
  • Is an active community member of a local church.
  • A passion for South City Community School’s mission and vision.
  • A knowledge of or willingness to learn the Charlotte Mason philosophy of education.
  • A desire for and understanding of working in a diverse urban context.

Application process is as follows:

  • Familiarize yourself with SCCS’ website and the Charlotte Mason educational philosophy
  • Email your resume and a little about your background / interest in teaching at this time
  • Introductory visit to the school and classroom observation (~1 hr)
  • Complete SCCS employment application
  • Formal interview with SCCS leadership
  • Classroom teaching under observation (~1 hr)

For more information or to apply, please email hiring@sccommunityschool.org.

SCCS is a member of the Christian Schools Association of St. Louis. Visit their website to see all CSASL job listings.

South City Community School admits students of any race, gender, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship programs, and athletic and other school administered programs.