Santiago Christian School is a richly diverse, private, English-language, international Christian school located in Santiago, Dominican Republic. Consistent with our mission to form personas íntegras who reflect Jesus in character, wisdom, and influence, we recruit called and qualified professionals who demonstrate a personal passion for growing in spiritual maturity, pursuing professional development, and fostering a school-wide community of grace. SCS serves Dominican families, missionary families, and the international business community, so to teach at SCS is to live out our motto: Shaping the Lives of Those who will Shape the Nation.
Job opportunities for the 2022-2023 school year are listed below. If you are interested in joining the Santiago Christian School family as an educator, please send an email with a cover letter and resume (including license information) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
SCS has an exciting opportunity to impact lives through comprehensive student discipleship programming and spiritual care for a diverse international school community. The Bible Teacher / Chaplain plays a key leadership role in helping the school carry out its mission to form personas íntegras who reflect Jesus in character, wisdom, and influence. Responsibilities include pointing students and staff to Jesus through Bible teaching, pastoral counseling, and providing leadership for spiritual life programs.
Candidates must demonstrate a deep love for Jesus and a strong commitment to excellence in Christian education. In addition, candidates should have previous experience ministering in cross-cultural settings. A desire to work as part of a team is critical. Theological studies at the undergraduate or graduate level and fluency in English and Spanish are required. Teaching/chaplain experience and youth ministry experience are preferred.
SCS seeks an enthusiastic, student-centered teacher who has a heart for middle school students. Our middle school students make up part of the body of our Secondary School (7th-12th grades) and teachers works collaboratively to pour into our students to make them confident and kind Christ-followers, as well as inquisitive and engaged learners. Candidates should be native English speakers with a degree in education or math, a U.S. state teacher certification/licensure, and have experience with English as a Second Language immersion strategies in the classroom. Candidates must have evidence of an evangelical Christian faith commitment and a desire to use education as a ministry for reaching and encouraging both believing and non-believing students. Candidates with multiple areas of certification and/or experience are highly desired.
Santiago Christian School seeks an experienced art teacher who can help students appreciate the beautiful gift that God has given us through art and explore the visual arts through the creation and reflection process. This individual is responsible for teaching general exploratory art classes and aiding with the extracurricular art program. This person pursues a high standard of professionalism and attention to detail; is organized, self-motivated, and warm; is willing to take direction; and is committed to working cooperatively within a team. This individual is in charge of the after-school Art Club, as well as assisting with Fine Arts Nights and other arts events. This teacher will also work to support arts education with our partner schools, ministries which serve some of the poorest communities in Santiago. Candidates must have a bachelor's degree and preferably a U.S. state teaching license, as well as evidence of an evangelical Christian faith commitment. Two years of experience is preferred, and previous international teaching experience is a plus. Basic understanding of Spanish is helpful, but not required.
Santiago Christian School seeks an experienced Special Education/Learning Support Teacher who can provide research-based best practices for implementing effective support services within established guidelines and standards in the SCS Learning Support Program. The ideal candidate will love Christ, love all sorts of students, and be committed to Christian education as a vocation. Qualified candidates will be able to identify and evaluate at-risk students, communicate effectively with parents, and share expertise with teachers regarding the moderate-need students in our primarily full-inclusion model program. Successful candidates understand or have experience with English as a Second Language immersion strategies in the classroom.
SCS is seeking individuals who love students, love Jesus, and are committed to academic excellence. SCS understands the important role that educators have in shaping the hearts and minds of young students, and we desire individuals that are devoted to student learning. The individual should be a native English speaker with a degree in elementary education, a U.S. state teacher certification/licensure, and evidence of an evangelical Christian faith commitment. Candidates must be relationally focused and have the necessary skills to work in a team-based, professional learning community. Successful candidates understand or have experience with English as a Second Language
immersion strategies in the classroom. Two years of experience and a master’s degree is preferred, and previous international teaching experience is a plus. Basic understanding of Spanish is helpful, but not required. The ideal candidate loves students, loves Jesus, and is committed to academic excellence.