Employment Opportunities

Teaching Positions

Communications Specialist

20 hours per week / part-time

The Communications Specialist will produce regularly occurring school communications throughout the calendar year, including a weekly parent email newsletter (bi-weekly in summer), job postings and other website updates, social media posts, and other content that supports clear, parent-facing communication, as well as outward facing institutional storytelling to all audiences. This candidate will collaborate with internal staff and external freelancers, providing written copy and overseeing content creation that supports marketing and advancement goals related to enrollment, fundraising, event promotion, community outreach, and donor relations. The Communications Specialist must possess strong writing and organizational skills and the ability to exercise brand oversight using established institutional brand guidelines. A familiarity with desktop publishing, including photo editing, an understanding of digital marketing strategies to reach diverse audiences, and prior experience in development and fundraising are preferred. 

French Language Teacher

Approximately 15 hours per week / part-time

The French language teacher teaches SCCS students from PK3 through eighth grade. In the younger grades our French program is foreign language exploratory (FLEX) program largely focused on French books, songs, and poems, and in the older grades is focused on conversational French. The primary aim of the program is to foster an enjoyment of foreign language learning in our students. Fluency in French is required and a willingness to lead a small, weekly Latin enrichment group in the older grades is strongly desired. A Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Elementary Education, Middle School, Secondary Education, or a related field 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. 

Summer Camp Counselor

17-39 hours per week / flexible / temporary

SCCS is seeking individuals at least sixteen years of age or older to join our Summer Camp 2021 staff. 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.

Substitute Teacher

SCCS is seeking individuals with scheduling flexibility to join our team of substitute teachers. Substitutes cover planned and unplanned teacher absences throughout the school year, with opportunities ranging from preschool through eighth grade, as well as specials classes (art, music, physical education). Applicants must be eighteen years of age or older, have sixty or more hours of undergraduate coursework or a bachelor’s degree and pass a comprehensive background check. Experience with classroom management, working with children, and implementing lesson plans, CPR or First Aid training is preferred.

Application Process

To apply for a 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.

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.