Southwest Christian School is a community of inspired intelligence. Our faculty and staff guide students in ways that solidify a spiritual base while maximizing their academic, artistic, and athletic potentials. We enjoy small class sizes and our family-like culture allows teachers to connect with their students.
Our compensation package is competitive and includes a suite of employee benefits. Full-time employees enjoy a 403(b) retirement plan, comprehensive health insurance, life and long term care insurance, short term/long term disability program, as well as a flexible spending account for unreimbursed medical expenses and/or dependent care.
Additionally, we provide teachers with a tuition incentive, so their children may apply for enrollment at SCS.
We encourage professional growth and development through participation in conferences, seminars, as well as our Graduate Study Tuition Scholarship fostering our culture of lifelong learning. We support first year teachers with a mentoring program and provide ongoing growth and development plans for the experienced.
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Ideal Faculty Profile
Southwest Christian School expects a teacher to have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and to model Christian values, pursuing the best reputation for faith, integrity, spiritual leadership, unity, humility, ministry, and grace at school and in the community.
Southwest Christian School expects a teacher to be personally committed and loyal to achieving the vision, mission, core values, and graduate profile of the school.
Southwest Christian School expects a teacher to be a well-qualified professional, who has a passion for learning and uses innovative and creative methods to inspire students to greatness.
Southwest Christian School expects a teacher to genuinely love students, appreciating their unique God-given gifts and learning styles, holding them accountable to high standards, and challenging them to think.
Southwest Christian School expects a teacher to be an effective communicator with students, parents, and peers, building relationships of trust and consistency.
Protector of Unity
Southwest Christian School expects a teacher to be honest, refrain from gossip, and to protect the intellectual and physical property of others.
Southwest Christian School expects a teacher to create and contribute to a culture where academic, artistic, and athletic achievements are esteemed.
Teacher of Truth
Southwest Christian School expects a teacher to fuse a biblical worldview with every subject matter, using a variety of methods without compromising the truth of God’s Word.
Teacher of Respect
Southwest Christian School expects a teacher to demonstrate the utmost in manners and respect, and to require the same in return.
Teacher of Discipline
Southwest Christian School expects a teacher to maintain a safe and orderly classroom, applying discipline in a reasonable and consistent manner.
Teacher of Preparation
Southwest Christian School expects a teacher to be prepared each day, responding to unforeseen challenges or situations with the proper attitude and action.
Teacher of All
Southwest Christian School expects a teacher to respect the diversity of students, including their race, faith, ethnicity, and socio-economic status.
Human Resources Department
Southwest Christian School’s employment policy is to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, age or disability.