• Open positions for the 2019-2020 school year:
     

    Elementary Teacher

    Stillwater Christian School exists to equip students with the tools for learning through a Christ-centered education. We seek to develop lifelong learners who discern and apply God's truth as they serve and lead wherever God calls. Located in beautiful Northwest Montana, SCS is a PK-12 Classical Christian School with approximately 350 students. We are seeking a teacher who will offer superior academic instruction, implementing a biblical worldview in a positive environment.The successful candidate will be a gifted teacher who understands Christian and classical school theory and has the ability to develop programs and curriculum. This teacher will report to the elementary principal.

    Essential Functions:

    1. Live out the mission, vision, and core values of SCS
      a. Deliver Christ-centered education through biblical worldview integration
      b. Equip students with the tools for learning
      c. Serve as a role model in discerning and applying God’s truth
      d. Exemplify caring relationships
      e. Maintain a growth mindset, seeking to improve and help students improve

    2. Demonstrate competence in planning, preparation and execution of positive learning environment
      a. Teach clear, thorough , and complete lessons tied to learning objectives
      b. Serve as a model in preparedness and punctuality
      c. Use a variety of teaching techniques, formative assessments, and other strategies to engage students
      d.Establish a supportive, positive classroom management plan
      e.Effectively create and use the physical space to optimize learning
      f. Structure class time in a coherent, student-centered manner

    3. Implement student-centered learning using assessment to inform instruction
      a. Understand that knowing students helps them learn
      b. Demonstrate a high level of expertise in elementary academic content
      c. Employ effective teaching techniques which are engaging and relevant
      d. Regularly communicate student progress to students and families
      e. Create and use assessments to provide feedback and inform instruction
      f. Use intervention strategies to assist struggling learners
      g. Use extension activities to assist advanced learners

    4. Build community relations and demonstrates professionalism
      a.  Takes initiative to partner with parents
      b. Represents SCS positively in the community
      c. Works collaboratively with peers in improve student learning
      d. Resolves conflicts following biblical principles                                  

    Educational Requirements: The applicant must have a Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Elementary Education.

     

    K-8 Art Teacher

    Stillwater Christian School exists to equip students with the tools for learning through a Christ-centered education. We seek to develop lifelong learners who discern and apply God's truth as they serve and lead wherever God calls. Located in beautiful northwest Montana, SCS is a PK-12 classical Christian school with approximately 350 students. We are seeking a K-8 Art teacher who will offer superior education in art, implementing a biblical worldview in a positive environment. The successful candidate will be a gifted teacher who understands Christian and classical school theory and has the ability to develop programs and curriculum. This is a part-time position, and teacher will report to the elementary and upper school principals.

    Essential Functions:

    1. Live out the mission, vision, and core values of SCS
      a. Deliver Christ-centered education through biblical worldview integration
      b. Equip students with the tools for learning
      c. Serve as a role model in discerning and applying God’s truth
      d. Exemplify caring relationships
      e. Maintain a growth mindset, seeking to improve and help students improve

    2. Demonstrate competence in planning, preparation and execution of positive learning environment
      a. Teach clear, thorough , and complete lessons tied to learning objectives
      b. Serve as a model in preparedness and punctuality
      c. Use a variety of teaching techniques, formative assessments, and other strategies to engage students
      d. Establish a supportive, positive classroom management plan
      e. Effectively create and use the physical space to optimize learning
      f.  Structure class time in a coherent, student-centered manner

    3. Implement student-centered learning using assessment to inform instruction
      a. Understand that knowing students helps them learn
      b. Demonstrate a level of expertise in art
      c. Employ effective teaching techniques which are engaging and relevant
      d. Regularly communicate student progress to students and families
      e. Create and use assessments to provide feedback and inform instruction
      f. Use intervention strategies to assist struggling learners
      g. Use extension activities to assist advanced learners

    4. Build community relations and demonstrates professionalism
      a. Takes initiative to partner with parents
      b. Represents SCS positively in the community
      c. Works collaboratively with peers in improve student learning
      d. Resolves conflicts following biblical principles 

    Educational Requirements: The applicant must have a Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Education or Art. 


    Stillwater Christian School is a PreK-12 school; enrollment 373; ACSI/AdvancED accredited; non-denominational; financially sound and endowed; excellent benefits, including a retirement plan. Glacier Park, Big Mountain and Flathead Lake are only highlights of NW Montana.
     
    Send resume and references to SCS, Attn: Jeremy Marsh, 255 FFA Drive, Kalispell, MT  59901 or email jmarsh@scscougars.org