Employment Opportunities

Open Positions

Front Desk Receptionist


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), and administering basic first aid to students as needed through the school day. The candidate must be an excellent communicator, highly organized, familiar with basic computer applications and office equipment with a strong ability to multitask. Experience working in a school or similar business setting is preferred. At a minimum, this individual will need to be available each school day between 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Extended Day Support Staff


Our morning (7:30 – 8:30 a.m.) and afternoon (1:00 – 5:30 p.m.) Extended Day Programs Staff care for students arriving early for Before Care or staying after school for After Care and/or Late Care. We are specifically needing to fill two shifts per week. We also need a substitute available during afternoon shifts. This position continues through the end of the school year. Applicants should enjoy working with preschool and elementary age children, have a knowledge of early childhood development, and have experience caring for children in an educational or similar setting (i.e., summer camp, church Sunday school or youth program, 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 preferred, but not required.

Substitute Teacher

Substitute teachers succeed at SCCS when they have a flexible schedule and can work from time to time in order to enjoy student relationships with small classes of 8-20 children. Substitute teachers enjoy the work the most when they like to follow a well laid out lesson plan provided by the classroom teacher to guide the students through a wide range of activities we call “the feast of ideas”. Topics include bible, math, science, history, and a variety of liberal arts topics.

The hiring process for substitute teachers is as follows:

1) Substitute Application (Download)

2) Onsite 30-minute interview

3) fingerprint background check

Application Process

To apply for a staff or teaching position, please submit your resume, application (see the PDF download below), cover letter, and three references to Michael Treadwell at [email protected]. South City Community School seeks candidates for all positions who sincerely profess and live the Christian faith, possess a knowledge or willingness to learn the Charlotte Mason philosophy of education, and embrace the mission and vision of South City Community School, including the desire to work in a school committed to attracting families from a wide variety of social and economic backgrounds. As part of the application process, candidates should familiarize themselves with the SCCS website and the Charlotte Mason educational philosophy.

Employment Application – PDF

Employment Application – Word

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