Careers

Founded in 1959, CCES enrolls over 1,100 students in Primer (kindergarten) through grade twelve. CCES is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, offering 29 IB courses and is accredited by SAIS (Southern Association of Independent Schools). The Upper School also offers 22 AP courses and is a member of the Global Online Academy. As an Episcopal school, CCES is committed to developing the full range of students’ abilities and interests: intellectual, artistic, athletic, spiritual, and the critical character traits that ensure a satisfying life.
 
CCES is a smoke-free, drug-free workplace. Faculty hiring practices are in compliance with SAIS standards and NAIS Principles of Good Practice, as well as the principle of equal opportunity employment. It is the school's policy to employ staff, administrators, and faculty based on their qualifications, experience, knowledge, and ability to perform essential functions of the job. Decisions regarding recruitment, selection, placement, and transfers are based on job-related criteria without regard to the individual’s sex, race, color, national or ethnic origin, creed, religion, sexual orientation, or any handicap unrelated to the individual’s ability to perform the essential functions of the job. All inquiries or concerns about equal opportunity employment should be directed to the Doug Qualls, Assistant Head for Finance and Operations, who serves as the equal opportunity employment officer for CCES.

Greenville, SC is the North American headquarters for Michelin and home to the BMW NA Plant and Visitor Center (the largest output of any BMW plant worldwide), the International Center for Automotive Research (ICAR), and Furman University. The Peace Center for the Arts is a hub for visiting performers, Broadway productions, and the Greenville Symphony Orchestra. The Bon Secours Wellness Center attracts such major artists as the Rolling Stones, James Taylor, and Elton John. Greenville offers a high quality of life in an internationally diverse community.

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  • Achievement Center

    Achievement Center Middle School Tutor (Part-time)
     
    Position Description:
    The Achievement Center seeks creative and knowledgeable part-time middle school tutors to provide academic support for students in grades 5-8th in all academic subject areas. Tutors provide individual support to students through weekly scheduled appointments. Applicants must have tutoring experience and/or teaching experience.
     
    Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Meet with students at the school during Achievement Center hours (M-Th 7:45 am-5:00 pm, F 7:45 am-4:00 pm)
    • Encourage students to develop a systematic approach to studying concepts
    • Assist students with specific topics that require instructional support or warrant further exploration, review recent assignments, and work through problems or questions that require re-teaching
    • Utilize proven study aides or manipulatives to prepare students for upcoming tests and quizzes
    • Maintain ongoing communication with students, parents, and faculty members, including providing monthly progress reports.
    • Attend training sessions and meetings when necessary
    • Perform other duties consistent with the position of a Professional Tutor
    To apply, send a resume to Laura Bress, Tutor Coordinator, at bressl@cces.org.
  • All School

    Substitute Faculty Member (Grades P-12)

    GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Carries out the absent teacher's prepared lesson plans. During a prolonged absence as defined by policy, the substitute is responsible for performing all essential functions identified in the absent teacher's job description, including lesson planning.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
    These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

    • Follows the teacher's written lesson plans; consults with the administrative staff to resolve questions, concerns or before initiating any teaching or other procedures not specified by the absent teacher;
    • Complies with all building procedures and schedules; promotes the proper use and care of school property;
    • Teacher scheduled classes; prepares a written summary of work completed; communicates special situations or problems encountered with absent teacher; 
    • Upholds school policies and follows administrative procedures;
    • Promotes a favorable image of the school;
    • Implements effective student management procedures; maintains high standards and upholds the student conduct code;
    • Develops and maintains a positive learning environment; builds positive relationships with students;
    • Varies instructional techniques to address individual learning styles;
    • Provides guidance, communicates high expectations and shows an active interest in student progress; facilitates critical-thinking, problem-solving and creativity skills;
    • Works cooperatively with school faculty and staff;
    • Incorporates the effective use of technology in records management and instructional activities; upholds computer technology acceptable use policies;
    • Maintains accurate records and submits reports on time;
    • Respects personal privacy. Maintains confidentiality of privileged information;
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the administration in accordance with the school’s policies and practices.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    • Considerable knowledge of content, learning theory, and best practices.  
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills. 
    • Ability to assume all the duties and responsibilities of the regular teacher.
    • Instructional technology skills and/or distance learning experience preferred.

    APPLICATION PROCESS
    • Submit resume 
    • Completion of Safeguarding God’s People course provided by CCES
    • Professional references upon request

    CONTACTS IF INTERESTED
    Mr. David Johnstone, Lower School Director, johnstoned@cces.org
    Mrs. Kate Fagan, Middle School Director, fagank@cces.org
    Mr. Wes Clarke, Upper School Director, clarkew@cces.org
  • Arts

    Middle School Choir and General Music Instructor

    The arts program is flourishing. The Hartness Performing Arts Center is a state-of-the-art facility that includes a 524-seat theatre with an orchestra pit, scene shop, and dressing facilities; several large classrooms; rehearsal, band, orchestra and drums spaces; and a large lobby for pre-show functions. The visual arts program offers a variety of experiences and courses for students Primer-12 with dedicated classroom and studio spaces for ceramics, sculpture, photography, and mixed media. Talented faculty and students produce and perform high quality plays, musicals, concerts, and visual media exhibits each year.

    Christ Church Episcopal School seeks an inspiring music instructor to teach the Middle School Choir and Music Education programs for the 2022-2023 school year in grades 5-8. The successful candidate will collaborate with faculty and staff across the school to cultivate an appreciation for music instruction and help students grow in their enjoyment and performance of music through a variety of planned music experiences - singing, moving to music, playing instruments, listening, and performing.

    The position includes leading the Middle School Choir, teaching general music classes and electives to students in grades 5-8, supporting weekly chapel services, and collaborating and leading musical concerts and musical theatre productions. We desire an inspirational, caring and collaborative educator who is able to create a vision for and develop this program.

    Responsibilities

    • Teach choir and general music classes in grades 5, 6, 7, and 8
    • Communicate, collaborate, and cooperate with colleagues, supervisors, and students
    • Demonstrate command of choral and general music content and curriculum
    • Collaborate with Performing Arts department colleagues in the planning and implementation of concerts
    • Partner with the Performing Arts colleagues to plan, rehearse and direct the Middle School Musical
    • Prepare for, and support, weekly chapel services
    • Plan and implement developmentally appropriate, interactive learning experiences that generate interest, enthusiasm and academic excellence in the classroom
    • Provide small group and individualized instruction to maximize learning experiences
    • Evaluate and modify activities and resources to match learners’ needs
    • Utilize technology effectively to plan, teach, and assess
    • Monitor and measure student progress through a variety of techniques
    • Commit to continuous improvement of pedagogy through professional learning opportunities
    • Serve as a student advisor, if needed, to a group of Middle School students
    • Demonstrate willingness to be available to students
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Music, Music Education, or related field (advanced degree preferred)
    • Strong understanding of music pedagogy and general music curriculum
    • Strong instrumental skills, including piano accompaniment
    • At least three years of choral or vocal music teaching experience in the classroom
    • Ability to work with musicians at all skill levels
    • A love for working with young people and an ability to inspire students
    • Strong communication skills, sense of humor, and ability to empathize
    • Commitment to cultivating a classroom environment of belonging that is aligned with our Episcopal identity
     
    The salary is competitive with a generous benefits package. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and references to Mr. Hamilton Parks, Middle School Head, at parksh@cces.org. To download a job description, click here.
  • Business Office

    Senior Accounting Analyst

    FLSA Status:  Exempt

    Role Focus:

    The Senior Accounting Analyst is an integral part of the Business Office and is responsible for a wide variety of accounting and financial support functions including, but not limited to:

    • Oversight of school’s endowment accounting and reporting
    • Accounting oversight of the school’s support organizations, including Booster Club and  Arts Guild partnerships
    • Coordination of annual INDEX and DASL consortium benchmarking reports
    • Management of the financial assistance database, including reporting and communications of data
    • Supervision of the endowment audit and assistance with the annual school audit

    This position reports to the Controller, with dotted line responsibility to the Assistant Head for Finance and Operations, and is responsible for recommending and administering accounting policies and procedures, insuring that strong internal controls and effective transaction processing routines protect the assets of the school and result in meaningful, timely and accurate financial reporting.

    General Responsibilities: 

    • Oversees reporting process of endowment financial information
    • Prepares for, attends, and writes minutes for periodic endowment committee meetings
    • Works closely with auditors for the endowment portion of the school audit & 990 report
    • Oversees support organizations’ accounts payable, monthly reporting, A/R, billing, cash processing, general ledger responsibility and reconciliations, & memberships
    • Serves as liaison between Business Office, other departments, and volunteers for the support organizations
    • Manages year-end process for endowment and support organizations
    • Supervises survey distribution, facilitates data collection, and assists with sharing of consortium results
    • Liaison to Property & Casualty Insurance program vendor partner
    • Responsible for financial assistance data analysis & oversight
    • Manages year-end close process for endowment and support organizations
    • Coordinates with the Advancement Office to prepare annual stewardship reports for all restricted or endowed funds including reconciliation of all credit card, stock gifts, capital campaign pledges
    • Maintains client and vendor relationships, including evaluating new venders for Business Office functions and processes

    Audit Responsibilities:

    • Plans, coordinates and oversee the Endowment Corporation audit, including the annual IRS Form 990, public charities registration, and maintaining permanent office files related to audit
    • Maintains adequate and effective internal controls
    • Reviews all accounts payable checks to ensure all checks are accounted for and to assure all transactions are appropriately authorized and charged

    Other Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Prepares and periodically updates dashboard analyses of key school factors and trends as they relate to the endowment, financial assistance, and other financial matters
    • Works on special projects as needed
    • Assists with annual budget process and reporting as required
    • Prepares internal and external information requests for financial data
    • Provides ad hoc requests/special projects as required from the Assistant Head for Finance and/or Controller

    Core Competencies:

    To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
    • Ability to Learn Established Procedures 
      • Recognizes the importance of learning
      • Exercises the ability to learn and reproduce the current processes and recommend best practices to streamline Business Office and School procedures 
    • Time Management Skills
      • Demonstrates the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment while adhering to deadlines
      • Makes time for unexpected projects or requests
    • Organizational Skills
      • Creates action plans to meet goals and objectives and conducts periodic reviews of progress and measures against goals.
      • Recommends internal and external policies and establishes broad policies to ensure success
    • Written and Verbal Communications Skills  
      • Exercises strong written and verbal communication skills
      • Regularly interacts with various constituencies including board members, school leadership, administration, department leaders, parents, volunteers, customers, and vendors
    • Problem Solving Skills
      • Works collaboratively and independently to solve problems
      • Flexibility to adapt and to develop solutions when challenges arise
    • Professionalism
      • Must maintain the highest regard for confidentiality
      • Holds exemplary ethical standards
    Education and Experience:
    The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in accounting with a minimum of 3-5 years expertise in non-profit accounting, ideally in an independent school or higher education setting.  Experience with Endowment oversight is a plus. This position requires strong organization, written and verbal communication, and interpersonal skills.  Strong proficiency with Excel, Office and other computerized accounting systems is required (experience with Blackbaud software [Financial Edge, NXT, etc.] is highly beneficial, as is experience with QuickBooks).  Highest regard for confidentiality and exemplary ethical standards is necessary, as well as the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects under the pressure of deadlines.

    Other Qualifications:
    All prospective employees must be able to adequately clear a background check. 

    Physical Demands and Work Environment:
    The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be physically and mentally capable of performing multiple tasks (such as phone calls, computer work, and receiving visitors) under stressful situations and able to function in a fast-paced environment. 

    If seriously interested, please submit cover letter, resume, examples of prior success in a similar environment, and list of references to:

    Christ Church Episcopal School
    245 Cavalier Drive 
    Greenville, SC   29607
    Attn:  Rob Foy
  • Lower School

    Late Stay Assistant

    The Lower School of Christ Church Episcopal School seeks an engaging individual to help lead and plan daily late stay activities.  Responsibilities include supervising and assisting children in Primer through 4th grade with their homework, creating and supervising fun activities during play time, and maintaining a safe, appealing environment during all after school activities.  Qualified candidates should have a college degree and/or extensive experience working with children.  This person should also possess good problem solving skills, have an upbeat personality, work well with a team, and have an overall positive attitude. Hours are Monday through Friday from 2:45 - 5:45 p.m. and compensation is paid hourly. 
     
    Please send resumes to
    Traci Weldie, Director of Auxiliary Programs at weldiet@cces.org.
Christ Church Episcopal School (“CCES”) admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileged, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at CCES. CCES does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national or ethnic origin, creed, religion, or sexual orientation in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, financial aid, scholarship or other programs, or athletic or other school-administered programs and activities.