Summit Christian Academy (SCA) is a private, nondenominational Christian school in southeast Lee’s Summit, Missouri. As a Christian school, SCA requires that all employees be professing Christians who attend a Bible-believing church.

SCA has an early ed through 12th grade program on a 36-acre campus that includes two facilities, as well as track, baseball, soccer, and football fields. Founded in 1989 with 32 elementary students, SCA has a current PS-12th grade enrollment of 1,200. SCA offers a highly academic, college-preparatory program that includes 83 dual credit hours for high school students.

The elementary program includes the Foundations & Frameworks reading curriculum that greatly enhances reading comprehension through critical thinking skills, in addition to daily special classes.

SCA is dually accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International and by Cognia.

Subject to the Constitution of the United States and all applicable state and federal laws, Summit Christian Academy does not discriminate against applicants on the basis or race, color and national or ethnic origin in its employment practices, nor does it discriminate against its employees on the basis of race, color and national or ethnic origin in the administration of policies, procedures, programs, or activities.

Teacher Positions

SCA teachers should have a heart to spiritually disciple students and partner with highly engaged and supportive parents. Teachers benefit from the school’s strong academic program and uniquely designed curriculum.

SCA offers a generous benefits package that includes health, dental, life, and flexible spending account. Teachers also receive a tuition discount (maximum discount of 50%) and free childcare for their students.

Teacher candidates should complete the teacher application (link at end of this page). Candidates who are unfamiliar with Summit Christian Academy should visit the Who We Are and What We Believe areas on the website.

Speech Teacher - Dual Credit - Part Time (with a January 2023 start date) - SCA is accepting applications for a college Speech teacher. Candidates must have a minimum of a master's degree in English or Communications. Prior dual credit and/or college teaching experience is a plus.

Support Staff

Assistant Facility Coordinator (January 2023 start date) – The full-time assistant coordinator will assist the facility coordinator in scheduling elementary events, arranging for set-up/tear down, communicating events, etc. Position requires a high degree of attention to detail and interpersonal skills. Prior experience in project management is preferred.

Evening Janitorial Staff - We are accepting applications for evening janitorial workers. Positions are 5-days a week with somewhat flexible hours. Weekly hours vary, but 10 is the norm. Tuition discount is available based on weekly hours worked.

Grounds Staff – SCA is accepting applications for a full-time grounds staff position that includes field maintenance, snow removal, maintenance of outdoor machines/vehicles, and light mechanical and construction skills. Knowledge of planting and caring for plants, shrubs, and lawns is a plus. Position comes with a tuition discount.

Teacher Aide, Early Ed and Elementary - SCA is accepting applications for teacher aides to support school growth. Early ed and elementary aides will work directly with students to provide support for classroom teachers, as SCA continues its legacy of academic excellence. Positions will be approximately 29 hours per week and include tuition discounts.

Childcare Providers - The G.A.P. (God’s Aftercare Program) is looking for energetic individuals who enjoy working with children and have a heart to serve. G.A.P. serves students from early education through high school. Before school shifts start are 6:45 a.m. to approximately 8:00 a.m. After school shifts start at 2:15 PM & 3:15 PM. We have multiple spots still open. This is a fantastic position for parents/guardians while their students are at school, as it comes with a tuition discount and free G.A.P. services for your students when you are working. Please take a moment to pray and consider if we are a fit for your family. Prior childcare experience is a plus and a love and concern for children is a must!

Bus Drivers - Ideal candidates must have a Class B CDL with a passenger endorsement. If you are Interested but do not have this endorsement, SCA will provide training for you to secure the required license. Drivers will provide transportation for field trips and/or athletic events on an as-needed basis. Position does not include a tuition discount.

Coaching Positions

Summit Christian Academy has the following coaching positions available for the 2022-23 school year. Interested candidates should complete the coaching application (link at the end of this page).

There are currently no coaching positions available.

Candidates for all positions must demonstrate a high level of knowledge for the sport and must be able to effectively communicate that knowledge to student/athletes for their development. The ideal candidate would have playing experience and prior coaching experience, be motivated to work with a wide range of abilities, and coach with passion and compassion. Candidates should be dedicated to in-season and off-season player development.

Substitute Positions

Interested candidates should complete the support staff application (link at the end of this page).

Substitute Teachers - With a teaching staff of 100, SCA is always in need of substitute teachers. If you, or someone you know, is interested in serving as a classroom sub, please complete the substitute application. Candidates must have a minimum of 60 college credit hours. Prior teaching and/or subbing experience is a plus.

Substitute Classroom Aides - SCA is also looking for classroom aide substitutes. Classroom aides will monitor classrooms when the classroom teacher has the need to teach remotely. College credit hours are not required for this position. A love for students and the ability to maintain order are musts. Candidates for these positions should complete the support staff application. 

Office Substitutes - SCA is accepting applications for occasional substitutes to serve in the elementary and/or secondary office. Candidates must have prior administrative experience, excellent communication skills, experience in Microsoft programs, the ability to manage multiple tasks, and the ability to work in a fast-paced work environment.

To view the SCA mission, philosophy, and Statement of Faith, visit the What We Believe web page. Applications may be found below.

Resumes and/or applications may be mailed to the attention of Carol Lewis at SCA, 1500 SW Jefferson, Lee's Summit MO 64081, faxed to 816-525-5402, or emailed to Carol Lewis.

1. Download and save the appropriate Application to your device. 

2. If you don't already have Adobe Reader on your device, use the link below to download it. 

3. Then, using Adobe Reader, open, complete, and save the application. 

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