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SCA Job Opportunities


Summit Christian Academy (SCA) is a private, nondenominational preschool 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 1,050.

SCA offers a highly academic, college-preparatory program that includes 81 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.

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.


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

Custodial/Maintenance Worker - SCA is accepting applications for a full-time custodial/maintenance position. Start/end times would vary depending on evening school events that would require set-up and tear-down. Specific duties will depend on the skills of applicants and could include custodial, mechanical, set-up, and tear-down. Applicants must have a high degree of attention to detail. Position includes a tuition discount.

Custodial Workers - SCA is accepting applications for part-time custodial workers. Somewhat flexible evening hours that would include a tuition discount.

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.

Secondary Office Assistant - SCA is accepting applications for a full-time office assistant. Ideal candidates would have experience managing a high volume of incoming calls, greeting visitors, and have a high degree of attention to detail to record student attendance. 

Admissions Assistant - SCA is accepting applications for a 12-month, full-time admissions assistant who will work with new and existing families through the enrollment process. Candidates must have administrative assistant experience, a high degree of attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and ability to manage multiple tasks.  Position includes benefits and a tuition discount.

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.

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! 

Custodial Worker - SCA is accepting applications for a part-time evening custodial position. Position includes general cleaning. Applicants must have a high degree of attention to detail. Position would be three hours a night for a total of 15 hours a week. Position includes a tuition discount.

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.


Summit Christian Academy has the following coaching positions available for the 2021/2022 school year.

Junior High Girls' Basketball (winter 2021)
Junior High Track & Field (spring 2022)
High School Girls' Soccer Assistant (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.


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.