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CCLS is always accepting applicants for faculty and staff positions. Current openings are listed below. We are a growing ministry, so if you are interested in a position you do not see listed, please contact us to discuss. Apply anytime by clicking the button below, or learn more by emailing Jessica Anderson, Director of HR, at .

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Opportunities for 2023-2024

Full-Time Preschool Assistant (9:30-5:30)

Best of both worlds: full-time employment and health insurance, but you are off work for summer and Christmas Break!

As an Assistant Teacher at our preschool, you partner with the Lead Teacher all school year to implement lesson plans, cultivate Kindergarten readiness, provide safety and supervision, and teach our little ones about the love of Jesus. This position is located at our cozy Crestwood campus featuring a unique combined-age classroom and a warm, supportive team.

Position to begin immediately. Hours are Monday through Friday, 9:30am to 5:30pm. Typical school year employment is from August 1 through June 1, with June and July off. For those preferring year-round work, sign up to additionally work either part-time or full-time in our 8-week summer camp (optional). Full-time benefits include health insurance, retirement, disability, basic life, tuition assistance, and professional development. Opt-out bonus offered for workers who do not select the health insurance plan.

Aftercare Team

After-school job with flex scheduling -- great opportunity for high school juniors and seniors. Come work in our aftercare program with either preschoolers or elementary students. Prior experience working in VBS, summer camps, or babysitting is ideal. Hours are 3:30-5:30. Create your own schedule, from just two days per week up to all five days. Pay rate: $13.25/hour.

Join the Sub List!

Our teacher assistants in both elementary and early childhood need help! We are seeking a few more folks willing and able to sub once in a while. Prior classroom experience welcome but not required. You have the opportunity to specify preferred ages/grades, campus locations, days of the week, etc. Learn more or sign up here!

Opportunities for 2024-2025

2nd Grade Homeroom Teacher

Our Call Committee is accepting names for a certified 2nd Grade Homeroom Teacher. This faculty member teaches all core subjects for a classroom of 25 students with support from a dedicated teacher's aide (5 hours daily). Weekly planning periods built into schedule for both individualized prep as well as collaboration/alignment with partner teacher from other 2nd grade class. Additional support includes specials teachers for art, music, and P.E., plus literacy specialist, librarian, school nurse, and more.

This is a faculty position with full-time twelve-month salary and benefits. Salary aligns with LCMS Missouri District compensation guidelines, with additional steps for level of college education and years of teaching experience. Full-time benefits include family coverage on Concordia Health Plan (either copay or HSA option) for medical, dental, and vision, plus retirement pension, retirement 403(b) savings with employer match, disability, basic life, professional development, and more. Opt-out bonus offered for workers who do not select the health insurance plan.

Requires bachelor's degree or higher in Education (Elementary Education preferred), Missouri teaching certificate (or ability to obtain), Lutheran teacher diploma (or ability to obtain via colloquy), and current active membership in a Lutheran church congregation (membership to transfer to one of our four CCLS association congregations after Call acceptance).

Position and salary begin July 1. Typical school year duties are from August 1 through June 1. Summer expectations include equivalent of four weeks of classroom prep work and/or ministry activities at faculty member's discretion. Now accepting resumes / CMIFs for consideration, with expectation to extend Call prior to Easter.

Elementary Support Teacher (Full-Time Sub)

CCLS is now reviewing candidates for our Elementary Support Teacher (full-time sub). This faculty member subs in classrooms for teachers, aides, and office personnel as needed, to cover sick days and personal days. The Support Teacher executes lesson plans already created by the Homeroom Teachers or offers additional support when not needed as a sub.

This is a full-time faculty-level position. The Support Teacher salary aligns with base teacher salary from LCMS Missouri District compensation guidelines. Full-time benefits include family coverage on Concordia Health Plan (either copay or HSA option) for medical, dental, and vision, plus retirement pension, retirement 403(b) savings with employer match, disability, basic life, professional development, and more. Opt-out bonus offered for workers who do not select the health insurance plan.

Requires bachelor's degree or higher (Education major preferred), significant classroom management experience, and current active membership in a Lutheran church congregation. Key characteristics for success in this role include prior experience leading a homeroom or self-contained classroom, familiarity with operations at multiple schools, proactive self-starters, and team players with a desire to serve. Lutheran teacher diploma ideal but not required; rostered candidates will be issued a divine Call. Experienced teachers who are in the area for a limited time (such as Seminary families) are encouraged to apply.

School year duties are typically August 1 through June 1, with no duties anticipated during June/July. Now accepting resumes for consideration, with expectation to extend offer package prior to Easter.

School Nurse

For the 2024-2025 school year, CCLS has an opening for a part-time School Nurse/Medical Professional to serve our elementary and preschool students at our Webster campus. This is a part-time position, approx. 20 hours per week, 10am-2pm, academic year only (June and July off). Position begins August 1 with a few days of orientation and training, then regular hours begin August 14.

Bus Driver

This part-time position drives a shuttle bus for K-8 students between the Webster and Kirkwood campus locations before and after school. Includes occasional midday drives for field trips, to be scheduled in advance as mutually agreeable. Hourly position, school days only. License requirement: CDL with "S" endorsement. Position begins August 1 with a few days of orientation and training, then regular hours begin August 14.

Teacher's Aide/Assistant

CCLS offers part-time positions for Elementary Aides and both part-time and full-time positions for Early Childhood Assistants. These roles partner with the classroom teacher to implement lesson plans, cultivate age/grade level development, provide safety and supervision, and teach the love of Jesus. Typical school year employment is from August 1 through June 1, with June and July off. For those preferring year-round work, sign up to additionally work part-time or full-time in our 8-week preschool summer camp (optional). Employee benefits vary by position but may include health insurance, retirement, disability, basic life, professional development, tuition assistance, early care, aftercare, shuttle bus, and more.

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The Vision of CCLS

Christ Community Lutheran School transforms lives through Christ-centered education.

The Mission of CCLS

CCLS will nurture each child through the Gospel to live the faith and share the Good News of Jesus Christ in an innovative environment of academic excellence.

Core Values

Christ-Centered • People-Focused • Excellence-Driven • Future-Directed

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