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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 is among the best in the nation. Each day, our teachers have a profound impact on the lives of their students.  

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



Providence seeks an Associate Director of Student Life for the Upper School. Applicants must possess a vibrant Christian faith, have experience working with middle and high school students, including facilitating student leadership meetings and managing student life events.

  • Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Running student leadership retreats
  • Meeting weekly with the Associated Student Body (ASB), monthly with the prefect board, weekly with the ASB President, and biweekly with the Head Prefect
  • Serving as co-leader for middle school leadership
  • Planning, promoting, and overseeing a variety of student life events such as dances, homecoming week, barbeques, etc.
  • Co-planning student body retreats, including budgeting, securing venues and speakers, forming a schedule, and making faculty assignments
  • Working with the Director of Student Life for planning and to ensure that the budget and student life events are meeting expectations and being communicated clearly

This is a part-time, 20-hour per week position. The ideal candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree, possess outstanding communication skills, and will have had experience serving as a Christian role model and mentor to middle and high school students.

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 and cover letter, to Terry Lucera, Human Resources Coordinator, at tlucera@providencesb.org. (Posted 3/23/18)



Providence is hiring a director of performing arts to lead our classical choral music and musical theater programs for elementary, middle, and high school students. The right candidate will be a visionary who will build our programs and engage interest in the performing arts in students of all ability levels.

Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree or higher in music, a valid teaching credential, and solid experience with curriculum implementation and classroom management. Additional desired skills include conducting experience and expert communication skills that would result in professional interactions with students, parents, and members of the Santa Barbara community.

Primary duties include:

  • Teaches and presents assignments relative to the grade level.
  • Plans and implements a performing arts curriculum that draws in students of all levels of experience.
  • Conducts at least one high school choir, middle school choir, lower school choir, as well as seasonal performances including combined choirs.
  • Produces and directs spring musical, including students from elementary through high school.
  • Provides choral music for various school events throughout the year, including some evenings and weekends.
  • Directs choral performances including but not limited to: convocation, fall choral concert, Christmas concert, spring choral concert, choral festivals, choir tour, baccalaureate, and commencement.
  • Prepares students for ACDA and All-State Honor Choir auditions.
  • Encourages creativity and taps into each student’s imagination to encourage their talent to flourish.
  • Integrates Biblical principles and the Christian philosophy of education throughout the curriculum and activities.
  • Follows established school policies in dealing with conflict involving students, parents, staff, or administration
  • Assesses and maintains adequate records of the learning of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.
  • Participates in teacher-parent conferences, as appropriate, to maintain open communication about student progress.

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 and cover letter, to Terry Lucera, Human Resources Coordinator, at tlucera@providencesb.org. (Posted 3/20/18)


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 the 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