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Employment Opportunities

Mr. Bennett teaching in Intermediate Class

Join Our Staff and Make a Difference in the Lives of Students!

 

Please note:  Generally speaking, the hiring cycle for new faculty positions typically begins in the spring prior to the following school year.

Lifestyle Agreement and Statement of Faith

The NCA board of directors views each employee, not only as a professional, but also as a vehicle by which the mission and vision at NCA is put into action and unfolds to its students, families as well as to the surrounding community.  Therefore, all employees will be required to sign and comply with NCA's lifestyle agreement and statement of faith throughout the term of employment. 

Click here for full verbiage of lifestyle agreement and statement of faith

Employment Applications instructions:

The document is in PDF_Lossless format and should allow you to type into it with a desktop computer.  It may not work with a mobile device. If you have any problems with the file please email Kelly Sorci at ksorci@newcovenant.net and she can email you a version to use.  Please note:  There are  additional attachments, required as described on page 17 of the employment application, and are required to be turned in with your application.  Download the document to your computer, sign and email to ksorci@newcovenant.net

 

If mailing application send to:

Kelly Sorci, Executive Support Specialist at 3304 S. Cox Ave., Springfield, MO 65807.  Questions related to employment can also be emailed to her at ksorci@newcovenant.net

NCA is Currently Hiring for the Following Positions (updated 12-2017)

Position Title Job Summary
 
Part-time Custodian

Part-time Custodian

 

New Covenant Academy is seeking qualifed candidates for a custodian, evening shift,  Approximately 4 consecutive hours per evening.  Specific hours to be determined based on candidates availability.  This is an immediate opening.  This position has the potential to become full-time over the next school year.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The Custodian shall…

  • have a minimum of high school diploma or the equivalent preferred
  • be literate in English reading and writing skills
  • be able to physically perform all duties including the lifting of approximately up to 75 lbs., full range of body motions (prolonged walking or standing and frequent bending, stooping and reaching on a daily basis).
  • be able to operate electrical-powered cleaning equipment and machines
  • have minimum of one year custodial/maintenance experience preferred, which includes knowledge of cleaning, appropriate use of cleaning chemicals and light maintenance procedures
  • be able to work independently
  • be able to perform required tasks
  • be calm and collected and reflect Christian principles, even in stressful situations
  • be able support the Christian mission at New Covenant Academy and lead a lifestyle compatible with NCA standards and policies.
  • exhibit such other qualifications as may additionally be required by the Board.
  • pass a federal background check and drug testing
  • have a valid Missouri driver’s license

REPORTS TO: Facility Building Maintenance Supervisor

JOB GOALS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the supervision of the Facility Building Maintenance Supervisor duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • maintain designated areas of the building in a clean, safe, and sanitary condition
  • do general cleaning and trash removal according to a regular schedule
  • maintain the security of the building
  • perform other duties as prescribed by the Facility Building Maintenance Supervisor or Chief Financial Officer.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Hourly at-will employee.

Part-time Extended Care Workers

Part-Time Extended Care Workers

 

New Covenant Academy is seeking qualified and dynamic individuals to work with students in grades Jr.K-7 in the before and after school program.

Duties include:

  1. Provide a safe atmosphere for all children.
  2. Provide activities during the Extended hours as scheduled.
  3. Keep accurate records of those attending Extended Care .
  4. Maintain controls on the arrival and departure of children attending Extended Care , according to school policy.
  5. Report time charges for Extended Care as requested by the Business Office.
  6. Maintain accurate time sheets for pay.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Fulfill the general qualifications for employment at NCA.
  2. Previous experience in a child care setting is preferred.
  3. A demonstrated love for children and a vibrant Christian testimony.
  4. The ability to lead a variety of activities.

Program hours are Mon.-Fri. 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Contact Elementary Principal, Sharon Pruett for questions related to this position at (417) 887-9848 ext. 402 or email her at spruett@newcovenant.net 

 

Substitute Teacher

Substitute Teacher

Minimum qualifications include the spiritual and personal qualifications for a teacher, a bachelor's degree or the equivalent, or at least 60 hours of college work.  Background checks within a period of 1 year must be on record.

JOB GOALS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

In general, substitute teachers are expected to perform all of the duties of the teacher they are replacing, including any scheduled extra duties, unless specifically excused or directed otherwise by the principal.

Substitute teachers will generally be employed on a daily basis, at the prescribed daily rate according to school policy.  Paychecks will be issued, following completion of the required substitute teacher form, at the next pay day according to established school policy.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Hourly employment according to established school policies.  This is an “at-will” position, and employment for a time does not guarantee continued employment.

Bus Driver

Bus Driver

Bus drivers must hold a CDL with a school bus driver endorsement valid for the period of employment and must be willing to submit to a drug test on employment and during the term of employment as requested.

JOB GOALS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Maintain safe transportation conditions while driving the bus.  Perform pre-trip and post-trip inspections, as requested, and report any deficiencies to the Secondary Principal immediately.  Operate the vehicle within the guidelines established by law and by NCA policy.  Assist in the supervision of students: while on the bus, the bus driver is the final authority regarding procedures, safety, and related transportation issues.  Reports of irregularities are to be made immediately to the Secondary Principal.  Maintain such records as are requested, including trip logs and time sheets.  Such other duties as may be assigned by the Secondary Principal.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Hourly employment according to established school policies.  This is an “at-will” position, and employment for a time does not guarantee continued employment.

Non-discrimination

 
Although all employees are required to have a Christian testimony, NCA does not discriminate in its employment on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, gender, age, or disability.
 

Principal Credential Requirements

All principal's employed on NCA's campus must possess a master's degree and hold (or qualify for) Missouri certification as a principal, or the equivalent. Previous administration experience preferred; background in Christian philosophy of education preferred.


Faculty Credential Requirements  

 

For core subjects, all faculty members must hold a certification to teach in the State of Missouri or in another state within the U.S., (or meet the requirements for a provisional certification).  Additionally, they must have a four-year undergraduate degree.

 

Faculty/Administrative Benefits 

 

The following benefits are offered to full-time faculty at New Covenant Academy:  50% discount in tuition for your own child to attend NCA (pending they meet admissions requirements); all fees must be paid by the employee.  Medical benefits are offered the employee with a majority of the premium paid for by New Covenant Academy.  Employees may add dependents at their own expense.  Optional cafeteria plans are offered at the employee expense.  A reduction in school lunch price is offered to the employee for their own meal service.  Free admission to all home sports games.  Part-time faculty: may receive a pro-rated discount in tuition for their own child to attend NCA.

 

Staff Benefits

 

The following benefits are offered to full-time staff (non-teaching) at New Covenant Academy:  25% discount in tuition for your own child to attend NCA (pending they meet admissions requirements); all fees must be paid by the employee.  Medical benefits are offered the employee with a majority of the premium paid for by New Covenant Academy.  Employees may add dependents at their own expense.  Optional cafeteria plans are offered at the employee expense.  A reduction in school lunch price is offered to the employee for their own meal service.  Free admission to all home sports games.  

 

Substitute Requirements

 

Substitutes must have a minimum of 60 college credit hours in order to qualify for substitute teaching at NCA.