Employment Opportunities

Open Positions

Administrative Positions: 

Director of Finance and Operations 

South City Community School is seeking a Director of Finance and Operations who will primarily oversee and advance the organization’s financial sustainability, safeguard the school’s assets, and effectively advise the Head of School regarding all decisions affecting financial matters. Additionally, this individual will oversee the human resources, school facilities, and school technology. 

As Director of Finance and Operations, this position requires management of Finance Assistant/Accountant staff to ensure all payroll/ year-end W2s/ quarterly & annual payroll reports, accounts payable, deposits, and incidental billing are completed in a timely manner. Additionally, this role acts as liaison with the building cleaning / maintance company and the current landlord. 

As a part time position, we are seeking a highly efficient and motivated individual who desires to see Christian education in the city of St. Louis flourish. A Bachelors or Masters in Accounting is preferred as well as a minimum of five years of relevant accounting experience, preferably in a school setting with supervisory responsibilities. Business operational experience in human resources, facility operations, and/or business technology a plus but not required. 

Teaching Positions for the 2023-2024 School Year:

Classroom Teacher 2023/24 

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.

Preschool Teacher 2023/24 

Part time

A Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Elementary Education, Early Childhood, or a related field is required. Teacher’s certification in Missouri or a reciprocal state is recommended. Experience teaching in an independent or public school may be considered in lieu of certification. These positions offer 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:

Preschool Aid – T/Th- 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.   

Join our littlest learners in supporting multiple classrooms of preschool students during the school day. As an aid, you will assist our teachers with teaching and learning, small groups and general classroom management. A Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Elementary Education, Early Childhood, or a related field is preferred but not required. SCCS offers small class sizes and a supportive faculty environment. 

Summer Internship 

SCCS is seeking individuals at least sixteen years of age or older to join us during Summer Camp 2021. Counselors will engage, teach, and play with preschool and elementary age children in a day camp setting. Ideal candidates will have prior experience working with children, enjoy being active indoors and outdoors, and will be competent in teaching or leading one or more craft, skill, game, or activity (such as art, drama, handwork, nature study, sports, dance, chess, gardening, or a light academic subject using a fun/enrichment approach). Counselors must also be comfortable walking to and from Tower Grove Park while supervising children. Experience in implementing Covid-19 safety protocols in an educational setting is a plus.

Extended Day Support Staff

Part-Time
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.