Employment Opportunities

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.

2019-20 Faculty Positions

Lower School Teacher

Delaware County Christian School is accepting applications from qualified persons to serve as a lower school educator beginning August 2019. DC’s mission is to educate students who will serve God and impact the world through biblical thought and action. We are seeking an educator who feels a calling to teach, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, and desires to serve in a Christian school focused on student academic, spiritual, and social/emotional growth within a culture of continuous improvement. Please check the school's web site regarding personal faith alignment and complete the steps below if you believe that we are a best-fit school for you to develop professionally, and spiritually.


MS/US School Counselor

Delaware County Christian School seeks a highly qualified and committed individual to provide prevention and intervention services for students in the areas of health, social, emotional, and personal development - all from a biblical worldview.  The School Counselor will work primarily with students in grades 6-12.  This individual will bring specialized knowledge and insight to our team, working closely with the division heads and collaborating with faculty, parents, and other outside professionals to maintain a safe, healthy, and supportive learning environment.  This role also includes an academic component focused on eighth grade students preparing for the upper school, and ninth grade students as they experience their first year of studies in the upper school.

Qualified individuals must have an active and growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ. They should also possess strong interpersonal skills, take initiative, and be skilled in providing counsel to students, parents, and colleagues through professional development and research-based practices.  

Responsibilities:  As a resource person on our staff, the School Counselor will collaborate with administrators, teachers, parents, and outside professionals to holistically support the needs of students through intentional prevention and intervention strategies.  

Prevention strategies include:
•    Checking in with students (e.g., new students)
•    Attending New Student Orientation, Freshman Launch, and 8th Grade Transition
•    Holding spring academic meetings with every 8th grader and his or her parents and fall meetings with 9th graders
•    Providing students and parents with strategies for addressing issues such as stress management and conflict resolution
•    Sending a quarterly parent newsletter
•    Providing professional development for faculty (e.g., social/emotional needs and techniques for improving the learning environment of all students)
•    Collaborating with other staff on delivering the school health curriculum
•    Working in conjunction with the Advisory Coordinator and Chapel Coordinator to address topics through Advisory and Chapel
Intervention strategies include:
•    Helping students understand and overcome social or behavioral challenges
•    Counseling individuals and small groups on the basis of student needs
•    Coordinating make-up work plans for students with extended absences
•    Coordinating meetings with families and teachers to assist with understanding students’ situations and discuss recommendations
•    Serving as a resource and consultant on mental health, connecting families to helpful outside resources, when necessary
•    Interfacing with Student Support Services regarding students’ needs and progress

Qualifications:  A master’s degree from an accredited college or university is required.  PA School Counseling certification preferred.  Desirable candidates will also be adept in early intervention strategies.

Delaware County Christian School seeks to forward diversity through its programs and hiring. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, a faculty application, a resume and transcripts to Janet Smyth, Assistant to the Head of School (jsmyth@dccs.org). Please include SCHOOL COUNSELOR in the subject line of your email.


 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 be able to pass background checks

Some Benefits Include:

  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health Insurance
  • 403b Retirement

Staff Positions

MS/US School Counselor

Delaware County Christian School seeks a highly qualified and committed individual to provide prevention and intervention services for students in the areas of health, social, emotional, and personal development - all from a biblical worldview.  The School Counselor will work primarily with students in grades 6-12.  This individual will bring specialized knowledge and insight to our team, working closely with the division heads and collaborating with faculty, parents, and other outside professionals to maintain a safe, healthy, and supportive learning environment.  This role also includes an academic component focused on eighth grade students preparing for the upper school, and ninth grade students as they experience their first year of studies in the upper school.

Qualified individuals must have an active and growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ. They should also possess strong interpersonal skills, take initiative, and be skilled in providing counsel to students, parents, and colleagues through professional development and research-based practices.  

Responsibilities:  As a resource person on our staff, the School Counselor will collaborate with administrators, teachers, parents, and outside professionals to holistically support the needs of students through intentional prevention and intervention strategies.  

Prevention strategies include:
•    Checking in with students (e.g., new students)
•    Attending New Student Orientation, Freshman Launch, and 8th Grade Transition
•    Holding spring academic meetings with every 8th grader and his or her parents and fall meetings with 9th graders
•    Providing students and parents with strategies for addressing issues such as stress management and conflict resolution
•    Sending a quarterly parent newsletter
•    Providing professional development for faculty (e.g., social/emotional needs and techniques for improving the learning environment of all students)
•    Collaborating with other staff on delivering the school health curriculum
•    Working in conjunction with the Advisory Coordinator and Chapel Coordinator to address topics through Advisory and Chapel
Intervention strategies include:
•    Helping students understand and overcome social or behavioral challenges
•    Counseling individuals and small groups on the basis of student needs
•    Coordinating make-up work plans for students with extended absences
•    Coordinating meetings with families and teachers to assist with understanding students’ situations and discuss recommendations
•    Serving as a resource and consultant on mental health, connecting families to helpful outside resources, when necessary
•    Interfacing with Student Support Services regarding students’ needs and progress

Qualifications:  A master’s degree from an accredited college or university is required.  PA School Counseling certification preferred.  Desirable candidates will also be adept in early intervention strategies.

Delaware County Christian School seeks to forward diversity through its programs and hiring. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, a faculty application, a resume and transcripts to Janet Smyth, Assistant to the Head of School (jsmyth@dccs.org). Please include SCHOOL COUNSELOR in the subject line of your email.


Upper Campus Nurse (Part-Time)

The School Nurse is the health care professional who will be available to serve students, faculty and staff whenever school is in session. This position is for Monday-Wednesday; a Marple-Newtown district nurse serves our students on Thursday and Friday. The nurse will work alongside of the Heads of each division in matters pertaining to the overall health and safety of the school. The responsibilities of the job include but are not limited to:

  • Provide first aid and health care to students during school days
  • Maintain and update student immunization records to comply with State Health Department requirements in conjunction with Certified School Nurse
  • Provide health care related input with Support Services  in determining individual plans for student’s specific health issues
  • Work in conjunction with the Heads of each division to ensure health and safety protocols are in place at all times
  • Dispense prescription and OTC medications as needed to students per district policies
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all student and staff communications, health room visits and records
  • Provide education to staff and faculty as needed to update on current health issues. This includes annual education requirements such as Universal Precautions, allergy awareness including use of epinephrine auto injector
  • Participate as crisis team member providing health care during emergency procedures

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


Homework Club Coordinator

Delaware County Christian School is seeking a Homework Club Coordinator for the Lower School beginning Fall 2019. The primary responsibility of this position is to assist students with their homework and provide an atmosphere of care and enrichment after school. The Coordinator position includes oversight of the club including registrations and accounting.

If you love working with students in a small group setting and are seeking a ministry opportunity to DC families on a part-time basis, this position may afford just the right opportunity. DC seeks 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 DC is a school for you to develop personally, professionally, and spiritually.


Homework Club Aide

Delaware County Christian School is seeking a Homework Club Aide for the Lower School beginning Fall 2019. The primary responsibility of this position is to assist students with their homework and provide an atmosphere of care and enrichment after school. The Homework Club Aide assists the Coordinator in the daily supervision of students.

If you love working with students in a small group setting and are seeking a ministry opportunity to DC families on a part-time basis, this position may afford just the right opportunity. DC seeks 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 DC is a school for you to develop personally, professionally, and spiritually.


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 be able to pass background checks

Some Benefits Include:

  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health Insurance
  • 403b Retirement

Athletic Coaching Positions

The Athletic Office has various coaching opportunities available for the 2018-19 school year:

 

These are paid positions and all potential applicants should:

  • Possess a personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Contact athletic office and fill out the DC coaches application
  • Possess a knowledge of individual skills and team tactics of the sport involved
  • Be able to communicate a Christian-view of athletics
  • An extensive playing or coaching background is preferred

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 Coordinator
Service Camp Leader
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.

Upper Campus (grades 6-12) + Admin
462 Malin Road
Newtown Square, PA 19073

Lower Campus (Grades prek-5)
905 South Waterloo Road
Devon, PA 19333

  • 610-353-6522
  • 610-356-9684
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