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DC’s faculty and staff members are committed and mature believers who are passionate about Christian education. Doing everything to the Glory of God, they are compelled to a level of excellence that imparts a contagious love of learning, the cultivation of critical thinking, and a desire to know God more deeply. External and internal professional development opportunities are a key component of the DC experience (more than 82% of our faculty hold advanced degrees), including a comprehensive mentoring program for new faculty. Our teachers value the opportunity to work in teams and enjoy learning from each other – iron sharpening iron. Of paramount importance for all is the opportunity to impact the lives of young people through the growth of intellect and faith, through relationships both in and out of the classroom, and the lasting bonds that develop within our distinctive community of learners.

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Director of Advancement

Director of Advancement
Job Posting

Overview:
The Director of Advancement is responsible for articulating the mission of the school, planning, organizing and managing all fundraising events including a $1 MM Annual Fund. The Director of Advancement is responsible for and will oversee Enrollment and Recruiting efforts as well as all marketing and communications for Delaware County Christian School. Leading the Advancement Team, the Director will develop strategic, integrated methods of managing relationships to increase understanding and support among the educational institution's key constituents, including alumni and friends, government policy makers, the media, members of the community and philanthropic entities of all types.

Delaware County Christian School is a non-denominational Christian school that is committed to educating students who will serve God and impact the world through Biblical thought and action.  Our two campuses totaling 49 acres are located in the western suburbs of Philadelphia, PA.  Founded in 1950, DC has a rich history and remains a leader in Christian education. Learn more at www.dccs.org.

The Opportunity:
The next Director of Advancement will have the unique opportunity to participate in strategic planning designed to lead DC into the next season of innovative education. The Director of Advancement, in coordination with the Head of School, will lead a campaign for an $8 MM endowment matching gift opportunity available to DC from 2020-2023. Several other exciting capital projects are also currently under exploration as the school continually seeks excellence in academics, athletics, the arts, and facilities. This is a historic moment in the life of Delaware County Christian School; qualified candidates are invited to join a highly qualified team to lead the ministry into 2030 and beyond.

Desired Profile of the next Director of Advancement

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree; Master’s preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years Advancement experience.
  • Proven leader with ability to manage a multi-divisional office with 10+ employees.
  • Strong critical thinking skills, including the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; ability to maintain a high energy level while managing multiple commitments simultaneously.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated commitment to servant leadership; extreme tact and discretion and the proven ability to handle confidential information in a trustworthy manner.

Skillset:

  • Fundraising - Ability to understand the needs and interests of different donor audiences in order to proactively develop relationships between them and Delaware County Christian School and demonstrated success in identifying, qualifying, soliciting, and stewarding gifts. Ability to strategize and implement all aspects of organizational fundraising (Annual Fund, Capital Campaigns, foundation grants, planned giving, government scholarship programs).
  • Admissions and Marketing – Develop and implement a comprehensive marketing plan. Oversee Admission’s target enrollment goals and processes.
  • Media Relations and Communications – Experience in coordination of institutional press releases and progressive local community relations. Create and implement an internal master communication and event plan.
  • Alumni Relations – Oversee the ongoing implementation of a comprehensive alumni relations program.

The Director of Advancement reports to the Head of School and is a member of the Executive Team with salary and benefits commensurate to experience (full time, year round position)

Review of applications will begin immediately, for full consideration, please submit materials by November 22, 2019.
Interested applicants please submit cover letter and resume to Mrs. Janet Smyth at jsmyth@dccs.org.

2019-20 Faculty Positions

Physics, Long-Term Substitute

Delaware County Christian School is seeking a long-term substitute for Upper School Physics, beginning in January 2020.  Strong candidates will possess a love for the Lord, a love for students, and a love for Physics.  Previous teaching experience is also desired.  The mission of DC is to educate students who will serve God and impact the world through biblical thought and action.  Please check the school’s website (www.dccs.org) regarding personal faith alignment, and complete the steps below if you believe that we are a best fit for you.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, completed faculty employment application, and unofficial copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts to Mrs. Janet Smyth at jsmyth@dccs.org.

 


Application Process/Job Requirements/ Benefits Information for all Postings:

Please submit all application materials including:

to:

Mrs. Janet Smyth
Assistant to the Head of School
Delaware County Christian School
462 Malin Road
Newtown Square, PA 19073

Or submit electronic documents to jsmyth@dccs.org

Job Requirements

  • Relevant and rich teaching experiences desired, but not required
  • Ability to coach athletic teams or lead co-curricular activities is desired
  • Please check the school's website (www.dccs.org) regarding personal faith alignment
  • Must provide current background checks

Some Benefits Include:

  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Professional Development
  • Health Insurance
  • 403b Retirement

Staff Positions


Substitute Nurse

Interested applicants must possess a current Pennsylvania professional RN license and a current CPR/First Aid/AED certification.


Application Process/Job Requirements/ Benefits Information for all Postings:

Please submit all application materials including:

to:

Mrs. Janet Smyth
Assistant to the Head of School
Delaware County Christian School
462 Malin Road
Newtown Square, PA 19073

Or submit electronic documents to jsmyth@dccs.org

Job Requirements

  • Please check the school's website (www.dccs.org) regarding personal faith alignment
  • Must provide current background checks

Some Benefits Include:

  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health Insurance
  • 403b Retirement

Athletic Coaching Positions


All interested applicants should complete a coaching application and contact Director of Athletics, Reggie Parks at 610-353-6522 x2721 or rparks@dccs.org.

Please assist the DC athletic department in connecting with qualified applicants by sharing this information with others in your communities, churches, and places of work. Thank you. GO KNIGHTS!

2019 DC Summer Programs Positions

DC Summer Programs is currently seeking qualified applicants for a number of leadership positions. If you are looking for a fun and exciting summer job, then you have come to the right place! Each of these opportunities would also serve well as an internship for college aged applicants.

Position Descriptions

Middle School Adventure Camp Director
Program Director
Service Camp Director
Art Director

DC Summer Programs Day Camps are the area's premier Christian Day Camps, ministering to hundreds of campers ranging from Kindergarten age through middle school. We are seeking staff members who are committed to serving the Lord and prepared to pour their hearts into our campers. Our leadership staff are committed to supporting you in any way possible throughout your time serving with us and beyond. If this sounds like a place where you would love to serve, then take the time to review the job descriptions, prayerfully consider which position you are best suited for and fill out the application. We are praying that the Lord will bless us with an amazing staff this summer and hope that you can be a part of it! Apply online.

Substitute Teachers

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and completed faculty application to:

Mrs. Janet Smyth
Assistant to the Head of School
Delaware County Christian School
462 Malin Road
Newtown Square, PA 19073

Or submit electronic documents to: jsmyth@dccs.org.

Bus Drivers

Delaware County Christian School is looking for bus drivers to help transport students to athletic events and class trips. DC is a Pre-K through grade 12 school located on 2 campuses. This is a part-time position with flexible hours and the ability to choose trips. If you are interested in obtaining your CDL bus driving license or you are qualified driver please complete a staff application. This application can be e-mailed to Nancy Homan (nhoman@dccs.org), faxed to 610-353-6421 or mailed to Nancy Homan, Delaware County Christian School, 462 Malin Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073. Nancy Homan can be reached to answer any questions at 610-353-6522, x2600.

Non-Discrimination Clause

Delaware County Christian School is an equal opportunity employer. Over half of our student population is represented by females and 41% of our student body is represented by ethnic minorities. We encourage applications from groups which are underrepresented within our faculty/staff. DC admits students of any race, color, and national/ethnic origin to all of the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national/ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, or athletic and other school administered programs.