Careers

Cherry Hills Christian (PreSchool, Elementary and Middle School) is a ministry of Cherry Hills Community Church, governed by a Board of Education and Finance Committee whose members include church Elders and a member of the church’s Executive Leadership Team. Our campus is located in the family-friendly community of Highlands Ranch in the south Denver Metro area.

As a faith-based institution based on biblical principles, Cherry Hills Christian hires employees who agree with the school's Mission Statement and Statement of Beliefs and adhere to biblical standards of conduct.

*Please click on the headers below to see open positions in each area of our school.

Open Positions

2019-2020 Administration Positions

Chief of Staff/COO, 2019-2020

As of: July 1, 2019                              

Supervisor: Head of School

Employee Classification: Exempt

Calendar: Year round position, 3 weeks vacation in addition to Christmas week. Works many days where teachers and administrators are off.

Position Summary

Cherry Hills Christian School (CHCS) is looking for a strong leader with demonstrated expertise across all areas of business operations to partner with the Head of School as the Chief of Staff (COS).  Reporting to the Head of School, the COS will be responsible for the strategic management and oversight of all aspects of the school’s administration and support services, including management of Administration, Finance, Human Resources, Facilities and Property, Support Services, Information and IT; with the potential to also oversee Admissions, Advancement and Marketing.    The COS will engage with the school’s Deans, faculty, the church as well as key stakeholders from the broader community. Success in this role will require an ability to quickly gain in-depth knowledge of the school while building trust with the Head of School, Deans, staff & faculty, and other constituencies.   

This role will be pivotal in helping the Head of School lead the organization through a visionary change, helping take it to the next level of excellence.  The COS will need exceptional interpersonal skills for navigating and influencing within a complex environment with varying demands and considerations as the school transitions to the new vision.  The COS is responsible for planning and directing of all financial, administrative and business operational activities for the Head of School.  In addition, this individual plays an important role of the overview and guidance on projects that are of the utmost importance. The ideal candidate must be comfortable working on cross-functional priorities at a strategic and operational level, thriving in an intellectually engaging role that demands an elite level of excellence.  The successful candidate will be flexible, innovative, and excel at “thinking big,” while also recognizing the need to coordinate his or her team’s activities within the broader structure of the organization.

Essential Expectations of a Leader

  • Support and act within the school’s mission and values.
  • Shall have received Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord and shall be a member in good standing of a worshiping body
  • Lead from a place of rooted identity, full of humility and unity; understanding that work is not the place to bolster one’s ego but it is the place to worship God.
  •  Engage with community in a way that builds trust through seeing each person as a divine masterpiece that deserves the very best customer service and respect. 
  • Carry out the annual strategic operational plan
  •  Understand and implement the annual budget through the prism of the strategic financial plan. 
  • Use detailed analytics and develop actionable metrics for the organization that translate into actionable plans, sustainable process improvements and an excellent school, student, parent and employee experience
  • Provide leadership, direction setting and clear strategic focus to the multi-functional business operations team to ensure accountability and delivery of strong results. 
  • Develop and communicate team vision that supports the broader organizational vision and is in line with the core values of the school.
  • Focus on talent management of the team which includes effectively recruiting and developing the best, and creating an environment which motivates people to thrive in their expertise and deliver on ambitious goals. 
  • Adhere to Cherry Hills Christian Community Rules. 1) Always speak positivity 2) Assume the best in other 3) Schedule a face to face if offended. Follow the Matthew 18 principle in dealing with students, parents, staff, and administration.  That is, do not cause a believer to stumble. Go to your brother (parents and staff) with the problem between you and him.  Pray. Show forgiveness and mercy.
  • Work effectively with the Head of School, Board committees, and colleagues.
  • Engage in self-reflection and annual development of a growth and renewal plan.

Spiritual Expectations of CHCS Employees

  • Agreement with CHCC’s Essentials of Our Faith .
  • Through the power of the Holy Spirit, live in a personal relationship with Jesus, who is it the perfect representation of God the Father.
  • Live as an image bearer who reflects the love of God to the CHC community
  • See all community members as God’s divine masterpieces.
  • Make it a priority to study the Bible and pray.
  • Lead the community to a realization of their self-worth in Christ.
  • Pray through each situation asking the Holy Spirit to provide guidance and restoration.

 Specific Responsibilities

  • Play a leadership role in developing a culture that enables employees to perform in accordance with CHC growth minded work environment.

o   Assist the head of school in human relations matters, including decisions regarding salaries and benefits for all personnel and the development of a support and evaluation program; oversee implementation for the school.

o   Establish a recruiting, testing, and interviewing program establishing best practices in recruiting and develop best in class policies and procedures to foster above standard retention of faculty and staff

o   Ensures team culture consistently demonstrates alignment with core values; visibly ties business decisions to core values and tenets.

o   Supervise Human Relations Manager

  • Direct all financial operations of the school, ensuring the institution remains financially stable

o   Hold the top and bottom-line perspective and lead short term budget and strategic financial planning processes that are aligned with the long-term vision.

o   Establish and manage annual budget process that enables setting of the succeeding year’s tuition at a Board of Trustees meeting at the end of each year. 

o   Prepare a monthly P&L summary by budget center for school leadership and operating statement, financial summary and business insights for the Head of School and the Board of Trustees

o   Supervise the work of the school accountant and business office personnel, ensuring the use of standard accounting and bookkeeping procedures to keep an accurate continuous record of the cash and financial position of the school.

o   Provide for the securing of an annual audit of the school’s financial records and financial positions.

o   Oversee all school purchasing, financial investments, banking activities, payroll and benefits program.

  • Own the relationship with church on issues related to finances, facilities, maintenance and custodial.

o   Manage risk at the school to ensure the safety of personnel and students in their use of the facilities and maintain appropriate levels of insurance to protect the property and to cover the liability of the school.

o   Oversee school transportation, including transportation routes, schedules and contracts and to assess the performance of the transportation companies.

o   Oversee and coordinate the work of the secretarial staff and support staff.

o   Lead the planning process and oversight of building a new school facility as part of the long-term plan

  • Ensures the effective management of the storefront and the food-service operation and any other auxiliary enterprises of the school.
  • Administers contracts and agreements with school vendors and partners.
  • Manage technology infrastructure and provide advice and guidance for its further development.
  • Involved in and directs projects viewed as being critical to the organization as a whole.

General Expectations

  • Attend and participate in all scheduled staff meetings, in-services, retreats, committee meetings and trainings. 
  • Know the procedures for dealing with issues of an emergency nature.  Ensure students’ awareness of proper emergency procedures within the building.
  • Become familiar with and adhere to all information and policies in the CHC Employee Manual.
  • Uphold the school’s professional standard of personal presentation, punctuality, professional courtesy and discretion both on and off campus. 
  • Honor the confidentiality of school, student, family, and employee information
  •  Comply with all policies and procedures. 
  • Consistent and integrous gathering, storage, and use of data. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Professional

  • MBA preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years in finance and 5 years management experience
  • Background in strategic thinking, conflict resolution, financial planning, and organizational leadership
  • Proven general manager with a successful, resourceful and hands-on track record of running a business end-to-end combined with strong P&L experience.
  • Deep analytical capabilities, potentially (although not necessarily) gained from a background in Consulting, Finance or business transformation.
  • Demonstrable ability to build lasting relationships and conduct negotiations with vendors to obtain preferable terms and win:win solutions
  • Able to balance strategy with strong operational skills - able to understand, deconstruct, streamline and optimize complex, large-scale business processes
  • Commercially astute, with strong focus and accountability
  • Excellent business judgment, with a track record of generating ideas and solving problems independently.
  • Highly analytical and structured thinking
  • Excellent track record in hiring and developing high performance teams

Personal

  • Be a stable person who prioritizes personal health: physically, mentally, spiritually, and emotionally.

Relationships

  • Reports to Head of School
  • Oversees Finance Officer, Student Accounts Coordinator, Accountant, and Human Resource Manager, and potential to oversee Admissions, Advancement and Marketing.
  • Relates with Board of Education, school committees and CHCC.
  • Supports parents, students, teachers, vendors, and school partners.       

Dean of Academic Services (Preschool – 8th Grade), 2019-2020

As of: July 1, 2019                              

Position Title: Dean of Academic Services

Supervisor: Head of School

Employee Classification: Exempt

Employee Status: Full-time

Calendar: Year Round Position

Position Summary

The Dean of Academic Services, PreK-8th, serves on the Academic Leadership Team and acts as a leader in the planning, coordination and administration of school activities and programs to include: managing student academic levels, oversee standardized testing, accommodations, tutoring center, hybrid homeschool program, summer school, enrichments, and evaluation on assigned personnel. The Dean of Academic Services will be an advocate for upholding Cherry Hills Christian culture and will report to the Head of School.

 Essential Expectations of a Leader
1.     Support and act within the school’s mission and values.

2.     Shall have received Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord and shall be a member in good standing of a worshiping body

3.     Carry out the annual strategic operational plan

4.     Understand and implement the annual budget through the prism of the strategic financial plan. 

5.     Develop and evaluate personnel

6.     Lead from a place of rooted identity, full of humility and unity; understanding that work is not the place to bolster one’s ego but it is the place to worship God.

7.     Uphold the school’s professional standard of personal presentation, punctuality, professional courtesy and discretion both on and off campus. 

8.     Honor the confidentiality of school, student, family, and employee information

9.     Comply with all policies and procedures. 

10.  Engage with community in a way that builds trust through seeing each person as a divine masterpiece that deserves the very best customer service and respect. 

11.   Consistent and integrous gathering, storage, and use of data. 

12.   Work effectively with the Head of School, Board committees, and colleagues.

13.  Engage in self-reflection and annual development of a growth and renewal plan.

Specific Responsibilities

SPIRITUAL

  • Agreement with CHCC’s Essentials of Our Faith .
  • Through the power of the Holy Spirit, live in a personal relationship with Jesus, who is it the perfect representation of God the Father.
  • Live as an image bearer who reflects the love of God to the CHC community
  • See all community members as God’s divine masterpieces.
  • Make it a priority to study the Bible and pray.
  • Lead the community to a realization of their self-worth in Christ.
  • Pray through each situation asking the Holy Spirit to provide guidance and restoration.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES RELATED TO DEAN OF ACADEMIC SERVICES

  • Track student growth in reading, writing, and math through internal and external data points.
  • Manage case load of students who have individualized learning plans (accommodations)
  • Assist Curriculum and Instructional Specialist in differentiating learning for under-challenged and struggling students.
  • Oversee operations of tutoring center, hybrid homeschool program, and summer school offerings.
  • Responsible for yearly operating budget in Academic Services.

PROFESSIONAL

  • Master’s degree and Colorado Principal license K-12 preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years teaching experience and 3 years administration experience.
  • Recognize problems and actively contribute to their resolution.
  • Adhere to Cherry Hills Christian Community Rules. 1) Always speak positivity 2) Assume the best in other 3) Schedule a face to face if offended. Follow the Matthew 18 principle in dealing with students, parents, staff, and administration.  That is, do not cause a believer to stumble. Go to your brother (parents and staff) with the problem between you and him.  Pray. Show forgiveness and mercy.
  • Attend and participate in all scheduled staff meetings, in-services, retreats, committee meetings and trainings. 
  • Know the procedures for dealing with issues of an emergency nature.  Ensure students’ awareness of proper emergency procedures within the building.
  • Become familiar with and adhere to all information and policies in the CHC Employee Manual.

PERSONAL

  • Be a stable person who prioritizes personal health: physically, mentally, spiritually, and emotionally.

RELATIONSHIPS

  • Reports to Head of School
  • Peers with Dean of Faculty, Dean of Student Culture, Dean of Spiritual Life
  • Member of Academic Leadership Team
  • Oversee Lead Tutor, Homeschool Director, and Accommodations Coordinator.
  • Supports parents, students, and teachers

Please submit a resume, cover letter that includes your personal statement of faith and experience with technology, a copy of your transcripts (bachelor and masters level), and a copy of your Colorado teaching license and Colorado principal license.

All documents should be scanned and emailed to applychcs@chcc.org. Finalists will be asked to complete an application prior to beginning the interview process and successfully pass all background/reference check requirements.

Dean of Students (Preschool - 8th Grade)

As of: July 15, 2019                            

Position Title: Dean of Students

Supervisor: Head of School

Employee Classification: Exempt

Employee Status: Full-time

Calendar: 11 month position

Position Summary

The Dean of Students, PreK-8th, serves on the Academic Leadership Team and acts as a leader in the planning, coordination and administration of school activities and programs to include: student leadership, discipline, conflict resolution, attendance, parent training, and evaluation of assigned personnel. The Dean of Students will be an advocate for upholding Cherry Hills Christian culture and will report to the Head of School.

 Essential Expectations of a Leader
1.     Support and act within the school’s mission and values.

2.     Shall have received Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord and shall be a member in good standing of a worshiping body

3.     Carry out the annual strategic operational plan

4.     Understand and implement the annual budget through the prism of the strategic financial plan. 

5.     Develop and evaluate personnel

6.     Lead from a place of rooted identity, full of humility and unity; understanding that work is not the place to bolster one’s ego but it is the place to worship God.

7.     Uphold the school’s professional standard of personal presentation, punctuality, professional courtesy and discretion both on and off campus. 

8.     Honor the confidentiality of school, student, family, and employee information

9.     Comply with all policies and procedures. 

10.  Engage with community in a way that builds trust through seeing each person as a divine masterpiece that deserves the very best customer service and respect. 

11.   Consistent and integrous gathering, storage, and use of data. 

12.   Work effectively with the Head of School, Board committees, and colleagues.

13.  Engage in self-reflection and annual development of a growth and renewal plan

Specific Responsibilities

SPIRITUAL

  • Agreement with CHCC’s Essentials of Our Faith .
  • Through the power of the Holy Spirit, live in a personal relationship with Jesus, who is it the perfect representation of God the Father.
  • Live as an image bearer who reflects the love of God to the CHC community
  • See all community members as God’s divine masterpieces.
  • Make it a priority to study the Bible and pray.
  • Lead the community to a realization of their self-worth in Christ.
  • Pray through each situation asking the Holy Spirit to provide guidance and restoration.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES RELATED TO DEAN OF STUDENT CULTURE

  • Serve on Academic Leadership Team which as a team, evaluates school health and creates yearly strategic plans to improve student outcomes.
  • See trust based, relational discipline and conflict resolution program as an opportunity for growth, healing, and re-alignment to Biblical truths and a healthy way life.
    • Appreciates the unique wiring of every student and seeks to speak life into every student in every circumstance.
    • Communicate student concerns to parents in a timely manner. Responds to and resolves parent, student and staff concerns. Maintains student disciplinary and attendance records.
    • Keep parents, students and other administrators informed of behavioral progress and deficiencies, and give sufficient notice of failure.
    • Model appropriate behavior, encourage respect for authority, school property, and peers and apply appropriate consequences for non-compliance.
  • Works with Dean of Spiritual Formation to deliver vibrant Student Leadership and Development Program.
    • High level oversight of program goals and means of implementation from K-8th grade.
  • Primary Dean who is responsible to bring parents into the culture of the school by resourcing parents with information about school culture, parenting, student life and needs, and other parent trainings. 

PROFESSIONAL

  • Master’s degree and Colorado Principal license K-12 preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years teaching experience and 3 years administration experience.
  • Recognize problems and actively contribute to their resolution.
  • Adhere to Cherry Hills Christian Community Rules. 1) Always speak positivity 2) Assume the best in other 3) Schedule a face to face if offended. Follow the Matthew 18 principle in dealing with students, parents, staff, and administration.  That is, do not cause a believer to stumble. Go to your brother (parents and staff) with the problem between you and him.  Pray. Show forgiveness and mercy.
  • Attend and participate in all scheduled staff meetings, in-services, retreats, committee meetings and trainings. 
  • Know the procedures for dealing with issues of an emergency nature.  Ensure students’ awareness of proper emergency procedures within the building.
  • Become familiar with and adhere to all information and policies in the CHC Employee Manual.

PERSONAL

  • Be a stable person who prioritizes personal health: physically, mentally, spiritually, and emotionally.

RELATIONSHIPS

  • Reports to Head of School
  • Peers with Dean of Faculty, Dean of Student Culture, Dean of Spiritual Life
  • Member of Academic Leadership Team
  • Oversee Lead Tutor, Homeschool Director, and Accommodations Coordinator.
  • Supports parents, students, and teachers

Please submit a resume, cover letter that includes your personal statement of faith and experience with technology, a copy of your transcripts (bachelor and masters level), and a copy of your Colorado teaching license and Colorado principal license.

All documents should be scanned and emailed to applychcs@chcc.org. Finalists will be asked to complete an application prior to beginning the interview process and successfully pass all background/reference check requirements.

Administration

Student Accounts Administrator (Full-Time)

 Cherry Hills Christian is seeking an experienced Student Accounts Administrator for the 2018-2019 school year. Qualified applicants must have a high degree of confidentiality, outstanding customer service skills and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. Excellent communication and multi-tasking skills required. Familiarity with databases and Microsoft Office is also required.  The Student Accounts Administrator works closely with the CHC Enrollment Manager and reports to the CHC Finance Officer.

Primary duties include:

  • Assist in development and maintenance of uniform enrollment contracts and other CHC-related parental or financial documents.
  • Oversee, uphold and communicate CHC financial policies and protocol.
  • Track all students and special billing for those enrolled in CHAS programs.
  • Maintain detailed reports on past due accounts; expedite collections.
  • Track and oversee all Staff Discounts and Multiple Student Discounts for budgets and account statements.
  • Record, bill, mail and collect before/after care charges.
  • Serve as primary liaison with parents with regard to all matters related to tuition.
  • Oversee CHC changes and withdrawals to ensure accuracy of accounting and school records. File required paperwork with Tuition Refund Plan for new and withdrawing families (K-8).
  • Develop and maintain the management system for Classroom Funds to individual teachers and specialists including yearly contracts and tracking spreadsheets.
  • Assist Tuition Assistance committee by preparing review packets; notify families who receive awards and adjust billing statements.
  • Assist Finance Officer with King Soopers Rewards program; prepare report for CHC Accountant and communicate award credit to families.
  • Account and record petty cash distributions.

This is a full-time, year-round position with benefits that follows the school calendar.  Qualified applicants will possess a Bachelor’s Degree and 3-5 years of relevant experience.  Salary commensurate with education and experience.  A tuition discount is available for enrolled students.

Interested applicants should download and complete the CHC Administration Application Packet. Please forward the completed application, resume and cover letter including your statement of faith to applychcs.org.

Substitute School Lobby Receptionist
Cherry Hills Christian is seeking an experienced Substitute School Lobby Receptionist for the 2018-2019 school year. Applicants must have a love for children and working with the public in a fast-paced environment. Excellent communication and multi-tasking skills required. Familiarity with databases and Microsoft Office is also required.
 
This is an on call position - Applicants must be available to work flexible hours throughout the week. The position follows the school calendar.
 
Interested applicants should download and complete the CHC Administration Application Packet. Please forward the completed application, resume and cover letter to applychcs.org.

PreSchool

PreSchool Substitute Teacher and Substitute TA's

Cherry Hills Christian PreSchool is seeking experienced substitute teachers and teacher assistants with flexible schedules for Early Childhood classrooms. Teacher candidates must possess or have the credentials to obtain an Early Childhood Teacher letter from the State of Colorado.

PreSchool tuition discounts available for PreSchool staff. Please submit a resume, cover letter that includes your personal statement of faith, a copy of your transcripts, and a copy of proof of your Early Childhood Teacher qualification. In addition, please download, complete and submit the Preschool and KidZone Application packet.

Please scan all documents and email to applychcs@chcc.org. All Substitutes must successfully pass all background/reference check requirements.

KidZone

Teachers

KidZone ministry is hiring teachers to work with children while parents attend church-sponsored events. Available positions are:

  • Tuesday and Thursday mornings, 6.25 hours per week - Tuesday (8:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.) AND Thursday mornings (8:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.).
  • Wednesday evening positions of 2.75 hours are also available (5:45 - 8:30 p.m.).

Candidates should love working with children and must be 16 years old or older to apply. Parents may bring young children six months old or older to work, however, parents will not work in the same room as their child. Cherry Hills Community Church attendance required.

Interested candidates should download and complete the PreSchool and KidZone Application packet, scan and return to applychcs@chcc.org.

Elementary School

Elementary Substitute Teachers

Cherry Hills Christian is seeking experienced substitute teachers with flexible schedules for Elementary classrooms. Qualified candidates must possess a valid Colorado teacher license, OR a valid substitute license.

Interested candidates should download and complete the Substitute Teacher Application packet. Please also provide a resume, cover letter that includes your personal statement of faith and experience with technology, a copy of your transcripts (bachelor and masters level), and a copy of your Colorado teaching license.

Please scan all documents and email to applychcs@chcc.org. All Substitutes must successfully pass all background/reference check requirements.

Cherry Hills Academic Services (CHAS)

There are no positions available at this time. 

Middle School

Middle School Science Teacher 

Start Date: August 1, 2019                                 

Supervisor: Dean of Faculty

Employee Classification: Exempt

DESCRIPTION:

Faculty of Cherry Hills Christian School believe their role as a teacher changes students’ lives forever by maintaining excellent, holistic, Bible-based education in a safe, caring environment. The way CHC faculty accomplish this is by living an authentic relationship with Jesus that is powered by the Holy Spirit. Students are inspired by master teachers who are passionate about content, love students, and understand the paths towards deep learning.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Possess an authentic relationship with Jesus:

  • Agrees with CHCC’s Essentials of Faith
  • Lives out a personal relationship with Jesus through the power of the Holy Spirit
  • Lives as an image bearer who reflects the love of God to the CHC community
  • Sees all community members as God’s divine masterpieces
  • Makes it a priority to pray and study the Bible and pray as a source of learning and inspiration
  • Identifies with being a spiritual leader who leads from a dependent state of union with Jesus and not from a place of self-reliance or arrogance
  • Leads the community to a realization of their self-worth in Christ
  • Prays through each situation asking the Holy Spirit to provide guidance and restoration
  • Models the fruits of the spirit in all relationships

Demonstrate expertise in teaching and learning: 

  • Intentionally teach science from a biblical perspective that inspires students to know more about God by learning more about the world that He created
  • Incorporate strategies and methodology that prioritizes student engagement and deep learning
  • Manage classroom with a balance of high structure and clear expectations combined with high love and support
  • Partner with parents and students through consistent communication about learning objectives, growth and expectations.
  • Possess strong computer and technology skills that translate into effective learning for students

Commitment to Student Centricity:

  • Sees each student as a divine masterpiece worthy of our respect, love and their best selves on a daily basis
  • Desires to love students and personally invest in their spiritual, mental and socio-emotional growth and maturity
  • Participates in life groups, mission trips, expeditionary learning and other mentorship opportunities
  • Consistently partner with parents in a shared desire for holistic growth
  • Collaborates with other CHC faculty members in an effort to strengthen student support

Commitment to personal growth and stability:

  • Be a stable person who prioritizes personal health: physically, mentally, spiritually and emotionally
  • Demonstrates a desire for constructive, honest feedback that leads towards new growth
  • Pursues growth opportunities that stretch one to grow spiritually, personally, professionally
  • Exemplifies our trust-based culture; it is for the success of each and every member of the CHC community
  • Worships God at CHC by giving your best in the gifts and talents that God has uniquely given you

RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Reports to Dean of Faculty
  • Evaluated by Science Department Chair
  • Peers with teaching faculty
  • Supports parents, students and teachers

EDUCATION AND REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:

  • B.A. or B.S. in Education, master’s degree preferred
  • A valid Colorado teaching license with Secondary Science Endorsement preferred
  • Three years teaching experience 

RESULTS:

  • CHC is a school that promotes health, well-being, and stability while delivering a world-class education that prepares students for the next level, and more importantly, for life!
  • Excellence is measured by the engagement that is seen in the shiny eyes of the faculty and student body
  • School employees give their very best each day because they believe their work is an act of worship that positively changes the trajectory of students’ lives forever 
  • A trust-based culture, built on safety, paves the way for the unique success and growth of each person in the community

APPLICATION PROCESS:

  • Phase One: Please submit a cover letter, resume, personal statement of faith, philosophy of education, references, a copy of your transcripts (bachelor and master’s level) and a copy of your Colorado teaching license. All documents should be scanned and emailed to applychcs@chcc.org
  •  Phase Two: If advanced to Phase Two, you will be provided with an additional set of questions to answer
  • Phase Three: If advanced to Phase Three, you will participate in the interview process which includes a panel interview and a sample teaching lesson with students
  • Phase Four:  Provide background/reference check requirements

Middle School Bible Teacher 

Start Date: August 1, 2019                                 

Supervisor: Dean of Faculty

Employee Classification: Exempt

DESCRIPTION:

Faculty of Cherry Hills Christian School believe their role as a teacher changes students’ lives forever by maintaining excellent, holistic, Bible-based education in a safe, caring environment. The way CHC faculty accomplish this is by living an authentic relationship with Jesus that is powered by the Holy Spirit. Students are inspired by master teachers who are passionate about content, love students, and understand the paths towards deep learning.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Possess an authentic relationship with Jesus:

  • Agrees with CHCC’s Essentials of Faith
  • Lives out a personal relationship with Jesus through the power of the Holy Spirit
  • Lives as an image bearer who reflects the love of God to the CHC community
  • Sees all community members as God’s divine masterpieces
  • Makes it a priority to pray and study the Bible and pray as a source of learning and inspiration
  • Identifies with being a spiritual leader who leads from a dependent state of union with Jesus and not from a place of self-reliance or arrogance
  • Leads the community to a realization of their self-worth in Christ
  • Prays through each situation asking the Holy Spirit to provide guidance and restoration
  • Models the fruits of the spirit in all relationships

Demonstrate expertise in teaching and learning: 

  • Intentionally teach from a biblical perspective that inspires students to know more about God by learning more about the world that He created
  • Incorporate strategies and methodology that prioritizes student engagement and deep learning
  • Manage classroom with a balance of high structure and clear expectations combined with high love and support
  • Partner with parents and students through consistent communication about learning objectives, growth and expectations
  • Possess strong computer and technology skills that translate into effective learning for students

Commitment to Student Centricity:

  • Sees each student as a divine masterpiece worthy of our respect, love and their best selves on a daily basis
  • Desires to love students and personally invest in their spiritual, mental and socio-emotional growth and maturity
  • Participates in life groups, mission trips, expeditionary learning and other mentorship opportunities
  • Consistently partner with parents in a shared desire for holistic growth
  • Collaborates with other CHC faculty members in an effort to strengthen student support

Commitment to personal growth and stability:

  • Be a stable person who prioritizes personal health: physically, mentally, spiritually and emotionally
  • Demonstrates a desire for constructive, honest feedback that leads towards new growth
  • Pursues growth opportunities that stretch one to grow spiritually, personally, professionally
  • Exemplifies our trust-based culture; it is for the success of each and every member of the CHC community
  • Worships God at CHC by giving your best in the gifts and talents that God has uniquely given you

RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Reports to Dean of Faculty
  • Evaluated by Bible Department Chair
  • Peers with teaching faculty
  • Supports parents, students and teachers

EDUCATION AND REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:

  • B.A. or B.S. in a related subject matter, master’s degree preferred
  • A valid Colorado teaching license with Secondary Endorsement preferred
  • Three years teaching experience
  • Exceptional Biblical literacy and understanding

RESULTS:

  • CHC is a school that promotes health, well-being, and stability while delivering a world-class education that prepares students for the next level, and more importantly, for life!
  • Excellence is measured by the engagement that is seen in the shiny eyes of the faculty and student body
  • School employees give their very best each day because they believe their work is an act of worship that positively changes the trajectory of students’ lives forever 
  • A trust-based culture, built on safety, paves the way for the unique success and growth of each person in the community

APPLICATION PROCESS:

  • Phase One: Please submit a cover letter, resume, personal statement of faith, philosophy of education, references, a copy of your transcripts (bachelor and master’s level) and a copy of your Colorado teaching license. All documents should be scanned and emailed to applychcs@chcc.org
  • Phase Two: If advanced to Phase Two, you will be provided with an additional set of questions to answer
  •  Phase Three: If advanced to Phase Three, you will participate in the interview process which includes a panel interview and a sample teaching lesson with students
  • Phase Four:  Provide background/reference check requirements

Middle School Spanish Teacher 

Start Date: August 1, 2019                                 

Supervisor: Dean of Faculty

Employee Classification: Exempt

DESCRIPTION:

Faculty of Cherry Hills Christian School believe their role as a teacher changes students’ lives forever by maintaining excellent, holistic, Bible-based education in a safe, caring environment. The way CHC faculty accomplish this is by living an authentic relationship with Jesus that is powered by the Holy Spirit. Students are inspired by master teachers who are passionate about content, love students, and understand the paths towards deep learning.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Possess an authentic relationship with Jesus:

  • Agrees with CHCC’s Essentials of Faith
  • Lives out a personal relationship with Jesus through the power of the Holy Spirit
  • Lives as an image bearer who reflects the love of God to the CHC community
  • Sees all community members as God’s divine masterpieces
  • Makes it a priority to pray and study the Bible and pray as a source of learning and inspiration
  • Identifies with being a spiritual leader who leads from a dependent state of union with Jesus and not from a place of self-reliance or arrogance
  • Leads the community to a realization of their self-worth in Christ
  • Prays through each situation asking the Holy Spirit to provide guidance and restoration
  • Models the fruits of the spirit in all relationships

Demonstrate expertise in teaching and learning: 

  • Intentionally teach from a biblical perspective that inspires students to know more about God by learning more about the world that He created
  • Experience integrating reading and writing with Bible principles
  • TPRS – Total Physical Response through Storytelling training
  • Incorporate strategies and methodology that prioritizes student engagement and deep learning
  • Manage classroom with a balance of high structure and clear expectations combined with high love and support
  • Partner with parents and students through consistent communication about learning objectives, growth and expectations.
  • Possess strong computer and technology skills that translate into effective learning for students

Commitment to Student Centricity:

  • Sees each student as a divine masterpiece worthy of our respect, love and their best selves on a daily basis
  • Desires to love students and personally invest in their spiritual, mental and socio-emotional growth and maturity
  • Participates in life groups, mission trips, expeditionary learning and other mentorship opportunities
  • Consistently partner with parents in a shared desire for holistic growth
  • Collaborates with other CHC faculty members in an effort to strengthen student support

Commitment to personal growth and stability:

  • Be a stable person who prioritizes personal health: physically, mentally, spiritually and emotionally
  • Demonstrates a desire for constructive, honest feedback that leads towards new growth
  • Pursues growth opportunities that stretch one to grow spiritually, personally, professionally
  • Exemplifies our trust-based culture; it is for the success of each and every member of the CHC community
  • Worships God at CHC by giving your best in the gifts and talents that God has uniquely given you

RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Reports to Dean of Faculty
  • Evaluated by Spanish Department Chair
  • Peers with teaching faculty
  • Supports parents, students and teachers

EDUCATION AND REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:

  • B.A. or B.S. in Education, master’s degree preferred
  • Fluency in the Spanish language
  • A valid Colorado teaching license with (K-12) Spanish endorsement
  • Three years Secondary Spanish teaching experience 

RESULTS:

  • CHC is a school that promotes health, well-being, and stability while delivering a world-class education that prepares students for the next level, and more importantly, for life!
  • Excellence is measured by the engagement that is seen in the shiny eyes of the faculty and student body
  • School employees give their very best each day because they believe their work is an act of worship that positively changes the trajectory of students’ lives forever 
  • A trust-based culture, built on safety, paves the way for the unique success and growth of each person in the community

APPLICATION PROCESS:

  • Phase One: Please submit a cover letter, resume, personal statement of faith, philosophy of education, references, a copy of your transcripts (bachelor and master’s level) and a copy of your Colorado teaching license. All documents should be scanned and emailed to applychcs@chcc.org
  • Phase Two: If advanced to Phase Two, you will be provided with an additional set of questions to answer
  • Phase Three: If advanced to Phase Three, you will participate in the interview process which includes a panel interview and a sample teaching lesson with students
  • Phase Four:  Provide background/reference check requirements

Middle School Substitute Teachers

Cherry Hills Christian is seeking experienced substitute teachers with flexible schedules for Elementary and Middle School classrooms. Qualified candidates must possess a valid Colorado teacher license, OR a valid substitute license.

Interested candidates should download and complete the Substitute Teacher Application packet. Please also provide a resume, cover letter that includes your personal statement of faith and experience with technology, a copy of your transcripts (bachelor and masters level), and a copy of your Colorado teaching license.

Please scan all documents and email to applychcs@chcc.org. All Substitutes must successfully pass all background/reference check requirements.