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Employment at Providence

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. 


FACULTY & STAFF POSITIONS

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)

Admission Assistant – Upper School

Providence is accepting applications for a part-time position as an assistant to the Upper School director of admission. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Managing student and family data in our school-wide data system, assisting the director with the application process, training student admission prefects and ambassadors, organizing shadow visits, following up with families, preparing admission offer packets, attending admission events, proctoring assessments, and assisting with the international student program and processes.

Applicants must be in agreement with and sign the Providence Statement of Faith. If interested, please submit a resume and completed employment application to Terry Lucera, Human Resources Assistant, at tlucera@providencesb.org. (posted 6/26/17)

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)

Art Teacher – Lower School

The teacher will encourage creativity and tap into students’ imagination as they facilitate art classes for each grade level, kindergarten through sixth grade. Responsibilities also include maintaing and ordering art supplies, maintaining an orderly and neat art room, coordinating an annual art show, and promoting the school’s Artsonia webpage. This is a part-time position, with afternoon hours, Monday through Friday.

The ideal candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree in fine art or other related field. A teaching credential is preferred. 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)

Kindergarten Assistant Teacher – Lower School

Applicants must have a background of working with children in an academic setting and have a passion for working with kindergarteners. The responsibilities of the job include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting teacher in performing specific duties upon request of classroom teachers, in order to support student learning in language arts and math

  • Assisting in providing individual and small-group instruction

  • Adapting the curriculum to the needs of students’ various intellectual abilities

  • Reinforcing and maintaining the school’s standards of student behavior

  • Preparing instructional materials and reading with students

  • Supervising and interacting with students during lunchtime play: enforcing playground expectations and supervising eating and cleanup time

This is a part-time position, 8 am – 12 pm, Monday through Friday. The ideal candidate will hold at least a high school diploma; a bachelor’s degree and teaching credential are preferred. Applicants must 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)

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)

Instructional Assistant – Lower School

Providence is accepting applications for a part-time position as an instructional assistant at the elementary level. Applicants must have a background of working with students in an academic setting, enjoy working with elementary-aged students, and hold a bachelors-level degree.The responsibilities of the job include but are not limited to: 

  • Assisting teachers in performing specific duties upon request of classroom teachers, in order to support student learning in language arts and math
  • Assisting in providing individual and small-group instruction 
  • Adapting the curriculum to the needs of students’ various intellectual abilities
  • Reinforcing and maintaining the school’s standards of student behavior
  • Preparing instructional materials and reading with students 
  • Supervising and interacting with students during lunchtime play: enforcing playground expectations, and supervising eating and cleanup time

Applicants must be in agreement with and sign the Providence Statement of Faith.  The hours for this position are 8:15 am – 12:45 pm, MondayFriday beginning August 28, 2017. Please download and send a completed application to Terry Lucera. (posted 6/15/17)

To apply for an open position, please download and send a completed application to Terry Lucera, Human Resources Assistant, 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 Marshall Howen, Business Manager, at mhowen@providencesb.org.


ATHLETIC COACHING POSITIONS

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.


 

Resources

  • 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