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At the core of Providence is a talented faculty and staff mature in Christian faith who are excellent in their discipline, skilled in the art of teaching, passionate about the students they teach, and committed to the school’s mission. We believe that our faculty are among the best in the nation. Each day, they have a profound impact on the lives of the students they teach.  

We are delighted that you are interested in working at Providence and welcome your consideration. 


Associate Director of Advancement

The Associate Director of Advancement serves on the Advancement Team in concert with the Head of School. The Advancement Team leads the efforts in all charitable giving, fundraising, marketing, communication, and the admissions staff for the school. This person will initially work with CDO (Head of School), and will have the potential to become the Director of Advancement with broader supervisory responsibilities, depending upon performance, capacity, and capability.

Initial responsibilities will include:  

  • Developing strategies to reach and solicit giving partners.
  • Coordinating with the board sub-committee facilitating the development needs of the school through personal giving, influencing others to give, and being ambassadors for the school.
  • Working with the Head of School to engage major giving partners personally; managing their own relationships and cultivation of giving partners.
  • Creating and cultivating (or directing the staff) alumni relationships to solicit alumni giving and to support programs that develop this relationship.
  • Developing plans to grow endowments and planned giving programs.
  • Working with consultant to oversee proposals to foundations and trusts to fund specific projects of the school, directly or working with contractors and staff.

Applicants should hold a bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, business, or a related field. Applicants must also be in agreement with and sign the Providence Statement of Faith.  

If interested, download and complete the employment application. Send it, along with your resume, to Terry Lucera, Human Resources Coordinator, at tlucera@providencesb.org. (posted 6/27/17)


Assistant Teacher – Preschool

Providence is accepting applications for an assistant teacher in our preschool program. Candidates must have at least 12 ECE units and a passion for working with children ages 2 years to 5 years. The preschool assistant teacher will work alongside the preschool teachers to supervise, establish routines for, and implement activities to meet the physical, emotional, intellectual, social, and spiritual needs of the children. Applicants must be in agreement with and sign the Providence Statement of Faith. Hours are 8 am -3 pm, MondayThursday.  If interested, please submit a resume and completed application to preschool director Caitlyn Goebel at cgoebel@providencesb.org  (posted 6/26/17)


Extended Day Program Coordinator – Lower School

The EDP Director is responsible for overseeing an after-school program to ensure a safe, positive, and nurturing environment for students in kindergarten through 6th grade. Hours are 2:45 pm – 5:45 pm, Monday – Friday. Interested candidates must possess strong organizational and people skills, a desire to create meaningful learning activities for a variety of elementary ages, and experience working with elementary students. Applicants must be in agreement with and sign the Providence Statement of Faith.   (posted 6/15/17)


To apply for an open position, please download and send a completed application to Terry Lucera, Human Resources Coordinator, at tlucera@providencesb.org. If you have any questions, please call Terry Lucera at (805) 563-4770

We are always willing to accept resumes to have on file from potential employees who are attracted to the Providence mission. You may submit your resume and cover letter to the attention of Terry Lucera, Human Resources Coordinator, at tlucera@providencesb.org.


The Patriots athletic program provides a setting where student-athletes develop both as players and as individuals, demonstrating that pursuit of excellence on the playing field is fully compatible with pursuit of excellence in the classroom. If you have an interest in a coaching opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter to Athletic Director Steve Stokes at sstokes@providencesb.org or by fax to his attention at 805-962-0132.



  • If you have general questions about Providence or the application process, please call Terry Lucera at (805) 563-4770.
  • Download the Employment Application  


Contact Providence

Lower Campus (PreK-6)
3723 Modoc Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Phone: 805-563-4770
Fax: 805-563-4780

Upper Campus (7-12)
630 E. Canon Perdido Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Phone: 805-962-4400
Fax: 805-962-0132