Employment

Thank you for your interest in joining the faculty and staff of Shalom Christian Academy to develop lives of consequence in the world for the kingdom of God.

We realize that the key to a successful Christian School is its staff. We are seeking applicants who are professionally qualified, who are willing to invest in the lives of students, and who, by the pattern of their lives, are Christian role models. View our Statement of Faith here. Completed employment applications can be emailed to Shalom@shalomca.com or mailed to 126 Social Island Road, Chambersburg, PA 17202.

 

For Employment Opportunities at Growing Tree Preschool, click here.

Current Openings at Shalom Christian Academy for 2018-2019 School Year:

 

First Grade Teacher
This is a full-time position during the school year teaching core subjects in a self-contained classroom. Students leave the classroom for art, music, and physical education. A degree in elementary education is required.

 

Secondary Science Teacher
This individual will teach several subjects including biology, anatomy, environmental science, and chemistry. The candidate must possess a secondary education degree. A background in science is preferred.

 

Guidance Counselor
This half-time position provides emotional and spiritual counseling to middle and high school students. This includes meeting with individuals, coordinating small groups, and developing lessons for the larger student body. Experience in issues with body image, eating disorders, and cliques is helpful. Candidate must have a minimum of a 4 year degree in a field related to counseling.

 

Technology Integrator
The person in this 3 day/week position collaborates with teachers to support their use of technology in delivery of curricula through a variety of instructional methods. This is done through individual training and mentoring as well as leading professional development sessions, and find outside training opportunities. He/she is able to identify trends in software, curriculum, teaching strategies, and other educational areas. An education degree is required for this position.

 

Curriculum Coordinator
The person in this 2 day/week position oversees the PreK – grade twelve curriculum to ensure it meets the overall goals of Shalom Christian Academy. This individual sets the curriculum review schedule, appoints the committee for a subject review, and leads in the process. Collaborating with the principal and teacher, the coordinator researches new resources as well as reviews the scope and sequence, textbooks, and content. The position also requires evaluation of standardized test scores and making curricular adjustments. An education degree is required for this position.

 

Substitute Teacher
Substitute teachers needed on an as needed basis in all areas of the school. Shalom prefers individuals with education degrees; however, will consider someone with a degree in another field.

 

Substitute Bus Driver
Substitute bus drivers are needed to drive the occasional route.  If interested, contact Kathy Grove at 717-375-2223 or kgrove@shalomca.com.  Mrs. Grove will put you in contact with our bus contractors.

 

Qualifications for Faculty

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in education.
  • A current state and/or ACSI certification is helpful.  Necessary skills include the use of a Smartboard, iPad, and Google.
  • Alignment with Shalom Christian Academy’s mission and values. (Read our Statement of Faith)
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a community of teachers.
  • Effective communication skills with students, parents, and others.

Benefits for Full-time Faculty

  • Health insurance
  • Retirement benefits
  • Tuition discount
  • Professional development

Please submit the following documents for application:

 

Questions? Please call (717) 375-2223 or send us an email at Shalom@shalomca.com.