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Employment at Providence

At the core of Providence School 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.


PRESCHOOL DIRECTOR (Full-Time)

Providence seeks a preschool director who, in partnership with a wonderful group of preschool teachers and the Providence School administrative team, will be responsible for creating, nurturing, and sustaining a safe and developmentally-appropriate preschool experience that is aligned with Providence’s commitment to excellence in Christian education. Under the supervision of the head of school, the preschool director will lead and oversee the preschool staff as they establish routines and provide positive guidance to meet the physical, emotional, intellectual, and social needs of young children (2-5 years old), including developing activities to introduce math and literacy concepts.

The ideal candidate must, at a minimum, meet the state requirements for the preschool director role (see below). We anticipate the candidate will hold at least a bachelor’s degree and experience as a preschool director is preferred. Additional requirements for this position are:

  • Possess an infectious passion for biblically-centered education that nurtures our preschool students
  • Be able to hire, supervise, and develop (spiritually and professionally) our preschool team
  • Be an excellent communicator—in both written and spoken word
  • Be a relational connector for parents, students, and teachers
  • Organize and administer the daily details of a preschool program
  • Be an expert on the developmental markers of preschool children
  • Promote the school to current families, prospective families, and our Santa Barbara community in collaboration with the Preschool Director of Admission

The director position is a full-time, year-round, exempt position. The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2020.

To apply, please download and complete the employment application and submit it to the attention of John Pasini, Chief Financial Officer, at jpasini@providencesb.org. With the application, please include a written statement describing your personal philosophy on Christian education for preschool-aged students. A job description that provides further details of the position is available for review upon request.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE STATE OF CA: In the State of California, child care center directors shall have completed ONE of the following prior to employment:

(1) High school graduation or GED; completion, with passing grades, of 15 semester or equivalent quarter units as specified in (h)(1)(A) and (h)(1)(B) below at an accredited or approved college or university; and at least four years of teaching experience in a licensed child care center or comparable group child care program.

(A) Three of the 15 units required in (h)(1) above shall be in administration or staff relations.

(B) Twelve of the 15 units required in (h)(1) above shall include courses that cover the general areas of child growth and development, or human growth and development; child, family and community, or child and family; and program/curriculum.

(2) An associate of arts degree from an accredited or approved college or university with a major or emphasis in early childhood education or child development; and at least two years of teaching experience in a licensed child care center or comparable group child care program.

(A) Three semester or equivalent quarter units shall be in administration or staff relations.

(3) A bachelor’s degree from an accredited or approved college or university with a major or emphasis in early childhood education or child development; and at least one year of teaching experience in a licensed child care center or comparable group child care program.

(A) Three semester or equivalent quarter units shall be in administration or staff relations.

(4) A Child Development Site Supervisor Permit or a Child Development Program Director Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

(Posted 02/04/20)


LOWER SCHOOL ASSISTANT TEACHER (Part-time, Temporary)

An assistant teacher is needed in the kindergarten classroom for the remainder of the school year. The assistant teacher will assist the classroom teacher with instructional activities, individual and small group instruction, preparing materials, and supervising the lunchtime and playground routines. The ideal candidate will be positive, enthusiastic, experienced in working with children, and be a Christian role model in attitude, speech, and actions toward others. She or he will possess knowledge of child development and a commitment to biblically-centered education.

Candidates must possess a high school diploma. A bachelor’s degree and teaching credential are preferred. Applicants must also be in agreement with and sign the Providence Statement of Faith.

To apply, please download and complete the employment application and submit it to the attention of John Pasini, Chief Financial Officer, at jpasini@providencesb.org.

(Posted 02/04/20)


PRESCHOOL TEACHERS (Full-Time, Part-Time, and Substitute)

Providence seeks preschool teachers who will be responsible for providing a safe, fun, and developmentally-appropriate preschool classroom experience aligned with Providence’s commitment to incorporate Christian values in the learning process.

Under the direction of the preschool faculty, teachers will establish routines and provide positive guidance to meet the physical, emotional, intellectual, and social needs of young children (3-5 years old), including developing activities to introduce math and literacy concepts.

Ideal candidates will have at least 12 post-secondary semester units in early childhood education from an accredited college or be currently working on completion of that number of units. Additional requirements are a vision for biblically-centered education, the desire and demonstrated ability to teach and mentor students at the preschool level, and excellent communication skills with students, their parents, and members of the community.

See the info sheet to learn more.

To apply, please download and complete the employment application and submit it to the attention of Cathy Rempe, Director of the Providence Preschool, at crempe@providencesb.org. (Posted 08/21/19)


SUBSTITUTE TEACHING POSITIONS

We have frequent need for substitute teachers in all divisions:  preschool, lower school, middle school, and high school.

If you are interested in being on our roster of substitute teachers, please download the employment application (below), fill it out, and either mail or drop off the packet to the front office of the division for which you are applying. Campus Locations

Please direct any questions to the Providence Business Office, at businessoffice@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 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.


RESOURCES

  • Download the Employment Application 
  • If you have general questions about Providence or the application process, please call the Providence Business Office at (805) 962-3091.

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 the Providence Business Office, at businessoffice@providencesb.org.

Contact Providence

San Roque Campus (PS-6)
3225 Calle Pinon
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Phone: 805-962-3091
Fax: 805-962-3092

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