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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.


Providence School seeks three qualified full-time teachers for elementary classes for the upcoming school year. Ideal candidates 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 instilling the values and character traits that contribute to student development. The elementary-school teacher must be passionate about the age group and about fostering strong relationships with Providence families.

Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree, a valid teaching credential, and solid experience with curriculum implementation and classroom management. Additional desired skills include co-curricular interests and giftings, computer literacy (MS Word and Excel, RenWeb student data management, Google cloud-based systems), strong organizational and time-management abilities, flexibility, a calm demeanor in the face of conflict, expert verbal and written communication with parents, and the ability to serve as a Christian role model in attitude, speech, and actions. 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 with a cover letter to Matt Knoles, Principal of Lower School, at mknoles@providencesb.org. (Posted 7/10/20)

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.

To apply, please download and complete the employment application and submit it to the attention of Tracy Larson, Interim Preschool Director, at tlarson@providencesb.org. (Posted 06/15/20)


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.


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.


  • 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