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SCA Job Opportunities

Summit Christian Academy has the following positions available for the 2021-22 school year. In addition to the normal turnover (teachers adding little ones to their families, moving, and/or taking positions elsewhere), we have a number of new positions due to the phenomenal growth we are experiencing. Other positions are being added to facilitate online learning opportunities.

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT SCA

Summit Christian Academy (SCA) is a private, nondenominational early ed through 12th grade school in southeast Lee's Summit, MO. Founded in 1989 with 32 elementary students, SCA has a current PS-12th grade enrollment of 900.

SCA offers a highly academic, college-preparatory program that includes more than 74 dual credit classes for high school students. The elementary program includes the Foundations & Frameworks reading curriculum that greatly enhances reading comprehension through critical thinking skills.

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

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.

Summit Christian Academy does not discriminate in its employment practices against any person because of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, age, or qualified disability.

EARLY EDUCATION

EARLY EDUCATON TEACHER (FT) - SCA is accepting applications from candidates to teach preschool and/or pre-kindergarten classes. Candidates must have a minimum of 60 undergrad hours. Ideal candidates would have a bachelor’s degree in the field of education. Prior teaching experience is a plus.

ELEMENTARY

ELEMENTARY TEACHERS - SCA is currently accepting applications from candidates who have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in elementary education. Prior teaching experience is a plus.

MUSIC TEACHER - SCA is accepting applications from candidates to teach general music, vocal, and/or Instrumental music. Candidates should have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Music.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER – SCA is accepting applications from candidates to teach elementary PE classes. Candidates should have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in PE. Prior teaching experience is a plus.

SECONDARY

BIBLE TEACHER – JUNIOR HIGH (FT) - SCA is accepting applications from candidates to teach junior high Bible and Logic classes.

BIBLE TEACHER- HIGH SCHOOL (FT) - SCA is accepting applications from candidates to teach high school Bible classes. Candidates should have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a Bible related discipline.

COMMUNICATION ARTS TEACHER (FT) - SCA is accepting applications for a junior high communications art teacher. Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree in the area of English or Communication Arts /Literature.

MATH TEACHER – Junior High (FT) - SCA is accepting applications from candidates to teach junior high math classes. Candidates should have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in a math related area. Prior teaching experience is a plus.

MATH TEACHER – Senior High (FT) - SCA is accepting applications from candidates to teach upper level and dual credit math classes. Candidates should have a minimum of a master’s degree in math or a master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in math. Prior teaching experience is a plus.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER - SCA is accepting applications from candidates to teach secondary boys’ PE classes. Candidates should have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in PE. Prior teaching experience is a plus.

SCIENCE TEACHER – JUNIOR HIGH LIFE SCIENCE (FT or PT) - SCA is accepting applications for a science teacher. Ideal candidates would have a degree in 7-12 science education or a degree with an emphasis in a science related area.

SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHER (FT) - SCA is accepting applications from candidates to teach junior high school Social Studies classes. Candidates should have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, preferably in Social Studies education. Ideal candidates would have a master’s degree in Social Studies.

SPEECH AND DEBATE TEACHER and COACH (FT or PT) - SCA is accepting applications from candidates to teach junior and senior high speech and debate classes, in addition to coaching debate. Candidates must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in English with experience in the area of speech & debate. Ideal candidates would have a Master’s degree in Speech or a directly related discipline in order to teach dual credit speech classes. Ideal candidates would also be available for several months for weekend debate tournaments, which comes with a separate stipend.

THEATRE TEACHER and DIRECTOR (FT) - SCA is accepting applications for a junior and senior high theatre teacher and director. Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree in the area of theatre/drama. Ideal candidates would have as master’s degree in speech, drama, or communication arts and previous experience directing productions. Ideal candidates would have a master’s degree and be able to teach a dual credit Introductory Speech course.

COUNSELOR (FT) -  SCA is accepting applications for a counselor to serve K-12 students. Candidates must have a master’s degree and appropriate certification in order to administer IQ tests.

ATHLETICS - COACH

The Summit Christian Academy athletic department is seeking qualified candidates for several 2021-22 coaching positions. Candidates should have an active relationship with Christ, be able to use athletics as a platform to invest in student athletes and have coaching or lesson experience in the sport and the level for which they are applying. Ideal candidates would have a 4-year degree and a teaching certificate but a minimum of 60 college hours is required. Coaching candidates should complete the coaching application (link at the end of this page). Candidates may also contact Secondary Athletic Director Lance Quessenberry for an application or with questions.

BOYS' BASKETBALL COACH (VARSITY) - SCA is accepting applications for the position of Varsity Boys' Basketball Coach. Candidates 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 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.

SUPPORT STAFF POSITIONS

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

Maintenance Worker - Part-time maintenance position with general cleaning responsibilities. Position includes a tuition discount.

Camp Eagle Summit Worker - Part-time childcare providers for Camp Eagle Summit and Camp Eagle Summit Jr. to work over the summer break. If interested, please email Assistant Principal Julie Madsen.

SUBSTITUTE POSITIONS

Substitute Teachers - With a teaching staff of 75, 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. 

 

 

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. 

Completed applications may be sent to Carol Lewis by email; by mail to SCA, 1500 SW Jefferson, Lee's Summit, MO 64081; or by fax to at 816-525-5402.

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Teacher Application (See Teacher Job Description for additional information.)

Substitute Application  |  Support Staff Application

Coaching Application  |  Volunteer Application  |  Administrator/Director

Summit Christian Academy does not discriminate in its employment practices
against any person because of race, color, national or
ethnic origin, gender, age, or qualified disability.