Our School Spirit Lasts An Eternity

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.

ELEMENTARY

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.

SPANISH TEACHER - SCA is accepting applications from candidates to teach elementary and junior high Spanish classes. Candidates should have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Spanish. Prior teaching experience is a plus.

SECONDARY

HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH TEACHER (PT) - SCA is accepting applications for a high school dual credit English teacher. Minimum requirements include a master's degree in English.

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.

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.

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.

COACHING POSITIONS

Summit Christian Academy has the following coaching positions available for the 2021/2022 school year.
High School Dance (full year)
High School Boys Soccer (fall 2021)
Junior High Boys Soccer (fall 2021)
Junior High Football (fall 2021)
Junior High Boys Basketball (winter 2021)
Junior High Girls Basketball (winter 2021)
Junior High Track & Field (spring 2022)
High School Girls Soccer (spring 2022)
Junior High Baseball (spring 2022)

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.

SUPPORT STAFF POSITIONS

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

Teacher Aides - SCA is accepting applications for several teacher aides for the 2021-22 school year 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.

Maintenance Worker - SCA is accepting applications for a part-time evening custodial position primarily focused on floor care. Position requires the ability to run an industrial floor machine, some hand mopping, and general cleaning. Applicants must have a high degree of attention to detail. Position would be 3 hours a night for a total of 15 hours a week. Position includes a tuition discount.

Grounds Staff – SCA is accepting applications for a part-time grounds staff position that includes striping fields, snow removal, landscaping, lawn care, knowledge of and ability to operate and maintain lawn equipment, and light mechanical and construction skills. Knowledge of planting and caring for plants, shrubs, and lawns is a plus. Position will be approximately 25 hours a week and comes with 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.

Childcare Providers - SCA is accepting applications for childcare providers for the Godly Aftercare Program (GAP). Hours may be 7-8:15 a.m. and/or 2-6 p.m. Prior childcare experience is a plus and a love and concern for children is a must! 

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.

Adobe Reader 

 

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.