- Design experiences to engage students as active learners and problem solvers
- Flexibility and adaptability in working with a range of learning differences
- Positively contribute and collaborate with other faculty and administration
- Entrepreneurial-minded and eager to be creative
- Actively pursue growth as a professional educator
- Desire to sustain strong relationships with families
- Undergraduate or graduate (preferred) degree in appropriate discipline
- Arkansas Teaching License or comparable Christian school certification (ACSI, PECS, AACS) or able to quickly obtain certification/license
- Teaching experience or additional educational coursework
- Align with our statement of faith and statement on gender, marriage, and sexuality
TEACHING POSITIONS FOR 2023-2024 (Beginning August 2023)
RCS is seeking qualified candidates for teaching upper school social studies and history. An academic degree or advanced degree in history along with either education/teaching courses or state certification (or praxis) is required. Candidates with experience integrating biblical worldview into the study of history are preferred.
BIBLE TEACHER (GRADES 7-10)
RCS is seeking candidates for a full-time Bible position for 2023-24. A Bible degree or advanced certificate from a recognized training institute is required. The position may involve teaching Bible classes for grades 7-10 along with other duties or teaching assignments. Candidates with a coaching background or experience in teaching STEM, media/design, language, or similar areas of interest to a Christian high school setting will be prioritized.
MATH TEACHER (GRADES 7-9)
RCS is considering adding an additional part-time math teacher to assist with junior high mathematics and math labs. Certification in math is required along with an active teaching license or credentials. Candidates with a coaching background or experience in teaching STEM, media/design, foreign language, or similar areas of interest to a Christian 7-12 grade setting might be considered for a full-time role.
MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE/STEM TEACHER (GRADES 5-6)
RCS is considering adding an additional middle school teacher to teach 5th and 6th grade science along with building a STEM program for grades 4-8. Candidates should have teaching certification in science and experience with both science and middle/junior high STEM instruction as well as the ability to identify resources, create curriculum, and organize a new program.
Various subjects and interest areas for all grades
RCS seeks to expand our teaching pool in order to offer a greater variety of electives and subjects related to career and vocational pathways as well as just helping our students be even more well-rounded. So, we are open to applicants as adjuncts or part-time teachers in technology, media, graphic design, foreign language, STEM/Robotics, debate, agriculture, and similar topics.
RCS is seeking a part-time custodian for daily lunchroom management. Duties include prepping our dining commons for lunch rotations, cleaning tables, removing trash, and spot mopping/sweeping of floors as needed. Will also assist with caterers on food service days. May also have other custodial duties around the building as needed depending on hours and availability. Available beginning June 1.
RCS is seeking qualified, dedicated substitute teachers for all grades. Accepted candidates should have experience working with children in a teaching setting or a demonstrated ability to manage a group of students throughout the course of the day with organized activities. Applicants should have some knowledge and application of technology, excellent communication skills, the ability to be well organized while dealing with a sometimes-chaotic environment, and be a good team player. Applicants must be able to adhere to our statement of faith, statement on gender, marriage, and sexuality, and employee expectations as well as pass a background check.
Pay: $90/day ($50/half-day). Preferences: Can specify full-day or half-day as well as grade-level
Ridgeland Christian School is an equal opportunity employer, with the right to prefer prospective employees on the basis of religions and other exemptions applicable to religious institutions. Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which may include criminal history and credit check. The successful candidate will be asked to sign a statement of faith.
HISTORY/SOCIAL STUDIES (GRADES 7-12)