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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. 


Preschool Assistant Teacher, Part-time
Providence Preschool seeks an individual to support the lead teachers for children ages 2.5-5 years of age. The ideal candidate will have a strong Christian faith, be a self-starter, patient, and have a positive attitude and passion for working with young children. Previous teaching experience as well as 12 ECE units are required, along with CPR/First Aid certification. Candidates will also need to have a Livescan and physical completed, included a TB test. Please download and complete a Providence employment application and send it with your resume and cover letter to Terry Lucera, Human Resources Manager at tlucera@providencesb.org. (Posted 11/20/17)


Lower School Long-Term Substitute Teacher
Providence, A Santa Barbara Christian School seeks a qualified full-time elementary school teacher to serve as a long-term substitute beginning in March 2018. The ideal candidate will be positive, enthusiastic, and possess a “can do” spirit. Job responsibilities include planning and implementing curriculum, monitoring and recording student progress in a self-contained classroom, and modeling Christian faith, character, and values that will contribute to student development. The elementary teacher must be passionate about the lower elementary-school age group.

Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree, a valid teaching credential, and solid experience with curriculum implementation and classroom management. Applicants must also be in agreement with and sign the Providence Statement of Faith.

If interested, complete the employment application and return it, along with a cover letter and your resume, to Terry Lucera, Human Resources Manager, at tlucera@providencesb.org. (Posted 11/6/17)


Preschool Director
Providence, A Santa Barbara Christian School, seeks a preschool director to be responsible for the management of the Providence Preschool, providing the best start for the youngest Providence students exposure to the joys of learning and to walking with Jesus. Providence Preschool, founded in 2014, has been voted best preschool in Santa Barbara every year of its existence. 

The ideal applicant will have experience within a private Christian school environment and will be a creative, go-getter who can expand and develop the high-quality programming to attract and retain families. Experience with preschool programming for two-year-olds and up and adeptness at developing connections in the Santa Barbara community are pluses.

Primary Duties Include:

  • Ensure all students realize the full benefit of the preschool experience through high-quality early-childhood education, social interaction, and promotion of Christian values.
  • Oversee all preschool academic, spiritual, and extracurricular programs and activities
  • Inspire and lead the preschool staff.
  • Promote the preschool internally to currently enrolled families and externally to prospective families; work with Lower School admission director to manage seasonal admission process.
  • Design, implement, and communicate preschool policies and programs.
  • Provide ongoing training and support to preschool staff by in-service training programs and by providing feedback through classroom observations.
  • Serve as the primary spiritual leader of the preschool faculty, staff, parents, and students.
  • Oversee all operations for safety of students.
  • Manage preschool budget.
  • Make employment recommendations to Head of School.


Child Development Site Supervisor permit.


Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or equivalent.

Required Experience/Skills/Attributes

  • 3+ years experience in a comparable role
  • Proven leadership skills, including the ability to collaborate well
  • A strong commitment to Christian development in staff and children
  • An effective planner, with great attention to detail and follow-up
  • An innovative, growth mindset
  • Expert communication skills

Providence, A Santa Barbara Christian School, offers a working environment second to none, along with a solid compensation and benefits package. If you are interested in joining our team, please send your resume to Terry Lucera, Human Resources Manager, at tlucera@providencesb.org, along with a cover letter which includes your salary history and why you would like to be part of Providence. (Posted 09/26/17)


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.


We have frequent need for substitute teachers. 

If you are interested in being on our roster of substitute teachers, please download, fill out, and return the Substitute Teacher Agreement.

Please direct any questions to 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