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Working at Tacoma Christian Academy

Tacoma Christian Academy is a K-10 private school located at 2014 S 15 Street, Tacoma, WA 98405. We serve primarily families of first-generation, Slavic-origin immigrants. Our mission is to assist families in educating their children’s hearts and minds for the glory of God by accomplishing the following goals:

  1. Training in a Biblical worldview
  2. Cultivating Christlike character
  3. Achieving academic excellence

TCA is a collaborative environment that aims to provide its students with a comprehensive education. As a result, our teachers and staff have to be quick learners who easily adapt to new situations and enjoy challenges.

Teaching Positions

Basic Teacher Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Strong agreement with school’s religious and cultural mission and values
  • Three years teaching experience, with preference given to those with five or more years of experience.

Additionally, Ideal Teacher Applicants will also have:

  • Prior experience with ELL students, with preference given to those with training in an ELL context
  • High degree of flexibility, teachability, and willingness to learn
  • Strong sense of cultural sensitivity and a desire for cross-cultural exchange
  • Teaching certification (either ACSI, state, or both)
  • Prior experience with ABeka, BJU, and Saxon curricula
  • Prior experience with Google Apps for Education, Alma Student Information System, Windows, and Chrome OS

All teachers at Tacoma Christian Academy have the same basic job description, though some some jobs/roles have additional, specific descriptions for their role.

Primary Department (Pre-K through First Grade)

One opening for a full-time teaching position. Applications accepted for the interview for 2019-2020 school year.

Elementary Department (Grades 2 through 5)

Two full-time teaching positions open. Applications accepted for the interview for 2019-2020 school year.

Secondary Department (Grades 6 through 10)

One opening for a full-time teaching position. Applications accepted for the interview for 2019-2020 school year.

Administrative Positions

Accountant/Controller position available. Contact the principal directly at 253.359.0608.

TA’s and Paraeducators

Part-time or full-time paraeducators in elementary/middle school grades.

Substitute Teachers

Those interested in joining the substitute teacher pool should contact hr@tacomachristianacademy.com

Applying

All applicants may complete the Initial Teacher Application online

Applicants should be prepared to send a Resume and Cover Letter in pdf format to hr@tacomachristianacademy.com.

All applicants will receive a response acknowledging receipt of the Initial Teacher Application, Resume, and Cover Letter.

Please do not contact TCA regarding the status of your application until one week after the ITA submission.

Volunteer Opportunities

Daily Opportunities

  • Morning Student Supervision (7:20 – 8:00 am)
  • Classroom Sanitation (Mon, Tues, Fri; 7:30 – 8:00 am)

Weekly Opportunities

  • Vacuum Hallways & Classrooms (3:00 – 4:00 pm)
  • Office Work (Thursdays between 10:00 am – 3:00 pm)

Occasional Opportunities

  • Box Top Coordinator
  • Athletic & Uniform Maintenance

Weekly Opportunities

  • Lead parents prayer on Mondays 8:00- 8:45 AM

Please, check back soon for more volunteer opportunities. Also, keep an eye out for our newsletters, which often contain volunteer opportunities.

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