Employment Opportunities

The Christ Church Episcopal School is committed to the principle of equal opportunity employment. It is the school's policy to employ staff, administrators, and faculty on the basis of 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 individualís race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, height, weight, veteran, or marital status, or any handicap which is unrelated to the individualís ability to perform the essential functions of the job. The equal opportunity employment officer for CCES is the Human Resources Manager. Please direct all inquiries or concerns about equal opportunity employment to this individual only.

Smoke-Free, Drug-Free Workplace

The CCES is accredited by SACS/CASI (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools/Council on Accreditation and School Improvement). Faculty hiring practices are in compliance with SACS/CASI standards and NAIS Principles of Good Practice.

Middle School

Physical Education Teacher and Varsity Girls Basketball Coach

Christ Church Episcopal School seeks exceptional candidates for the role of middle school Physical Education teacher and Varsity Girls Basketball Coach
for the 2016-2017 school year. CCES Middle School is looking for a team player who brings enthusiasm and knowledge of current approaches to teaching physical education. Ideal candidates will have the ability to relate well to students, parents, and colleagues and possess excellent management and communication skills .
Minimum requirements include a Bachelors degree.  Strong preference will be given to candidates with several years of experience specific to the teaching of Physical Education to young adolescents and coaching Basketball at the Varsity or Junior Varsity level.  

Salary is competitive and includes a generous benefits package. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Middle School Director, Nick Hinrichsen at hinrichsenn@cces.org.

Christian Education Teacher

Christ Church Episcopal School seeks exceptional candidates for the role of middle school Christian education teacher for the 2016-2017 school year.  We offer a dynamic and engaging learning environment that seeks to develop high level analytic and critical thinking skills in all of our students. We focus on student centered instruction designed to engage students through a rigorous program that is implemented by a collaborative middle school faculty.
Minimum requirements include a Bachelors degree.  Strong preference will be given to candidates with several years of experience specific to the teaching of Christian education to young adolescents.   Also, willingness and skills to coach at the Middle School, Junior Varsity, and/or Varsity level would be considered strengths for any candidate.

Salary is competitive and includes a generous benefits package. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Middle School Director, Nick Hinrichsen at hinrichsenn@cces.org.

Middle School Lay Chaplain

Christ Church Episcopal School seeks exceptional candidates for the role of middle school Lay Chaplain for the 2016-2017 school year. 

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Collaborating with members of the Middle School Administration. The Chaplain will nurture and enrich the Episcopal identity of the middle school.
  • Teaching religion classes in the middle school. The Middle School curriculum includes a study of the Old and New Testaments, world religions, and moral decision making.
  • Assist in the planning and leading of weekly chapel services on Wednesday. This includes preparing readers, acolytes, and others involved in the service, such as the Director of Music. Also, lead weekly assembly in the Chapel on Friday morning.
  • Helping develop and lead service‐learning initiatives. The chaplain works with families, teachers and students to foster a spirit of compassion and giving within the school community.
  • Maintaining a high profile presence around the school and at school events, leading prayers as needed. The middle school Chaplain serves as one source of information about the religious life of the school for current and prospective families.
  • Helping provide pastoral care and counseling to members of the middle school community by offering support and counseling as needed by individual pupils, staff, and parents (especially in times of personal and family need such as bereavement).
  • Establishing and maintaining a presence on the playground during recess, lunch, and break times. The Chaplain also welcomes students to school each morning at carpool and helps with carpool at the end of the school day.
  • Working with the Christian Education department to support the Christian Education curriculum.
  • The MS Chaplain will be a practicing Episcopalian committed to the spiritual and personal development of middle school aged students.
  • The MS Chaplain will have a degree in theology or religious studies, or other experience or qualification that suits him/her to a chaplaincy role in the Episcopal church.
  • The MS Chaplain will have good social skills, both with young people and also with adults (parents and staff), showing flexibility where needed but also the accountability and a high degree of reliability and formal organization required in a school.
  • The MS Chaplain will be confident in leading large and small, formal and informal, groups of students and adults.
  • The MS Chaplain will be an articulate speaker with presence and the ability to present, credibly and enthusiastically.
  • The MS Chaplain will have good administrative and organizational skills, including scheduling events, delegating responsibilities and providing clear briefings and instructions.
Salary is competitive and includes a generous benefits package. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Senior Chaplain, David Jackson at jacksond@cces.org

Upper School

Upper School (grades 9-12) Full-Time Counselor

The Christ Church Episcopal School (CCES) Upper School seeks an experienced counselor who will support faculty, and administration in maintaining a safe, healthy, and supportive learning environment to help students succeed academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally.

Responsibilities of this position will include short term individual counseling for students, referrals to outside therapists as needed, close collaboration with teachers and learning specialists, assisting and further developing the schoolís advisory program, and contributing to the development of a school wellness program.

  • Possess strong communications skills
  • An aptitude for working effectively with all constituencies in a school setting  
  • A strong understanding of adolescents and their needs
  • A Masterís degree in a directly related field
  • National or state certification as a counselor, or school social worker, and/or license or eligible for state licensure
  • Experience in independent schools as a counselor
CCES has over 1100 students P-12. The Upper School currently has 416 students with 56 faculty and staff. The school is noted for its strong academic program, service learning, and extra-curricular opportunities. The Upper Schoolís college preparatory curriculum features over 20 AP courses, the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma, and membership in the Global Online Academy.

CCES is affiliated with the Episcopal Church, holds weekly chapel services and welcomes people of all faiths. Salaries are competitive and include a generous benefits package.
To apply, send by e-mail a resume and cover letter to:

Peter D. Sanders
Upper School Director

Maintenance/Business Office

Director of Facilities & Transportation

Position Purpose:
Directs, coordinates and supervises facilities, and maintenance staff. Exhibits understanding and support of the mission and goals of the School in personal conduct and management of others.

Established in 1959, Christ Church Episcopal School (CCES) is a K-12 grade independent day school in Greenville, South Caroline with enrollment of 1,128 students on opening day 2015-16. The school's annual operating budget is approximately $20,000.00. The campus is comprised of nine buildings located on 66 acres of campus.

Roles & Responsibilities/Essential Functions
  • Hires, schedules, and supervises all building and grounds maintenance staff at the school.  Responsible for department personnel management, including performance evaluations, salary administration, training and development discipline.
  • Coordinates responses to all facility work orders originating from building users, using established processes.
  • Schedules and performs regular preventive maintenance on all building systems, including mechanical/electrical/plumbing, roofs, finishes, safety and monitoring systems, school vehicles and other equipment. 
  • Selects third party maintenance, contractors, determines scope of work and manages the fulfillment of their contract obligations, including quality control of their work.
  • Organizes schedules and supervises all repair and construction projects, with sensitivity to school seasonality and operational need. 
  • Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal regulatory requirements, including work safety regulations.  Oversees inspections of all building systems as needed for compliance (fire alarms, elevators, etc.).
  • Creates and manages annual operating budget and capital budget for School, and controls facilities expenditures and manages oversight of vendor rebate programs.  Provides periodic reports to CFO for budget vs. actual comparisons. 
  • Collaborates with program and staff leadership, to understand special needs and maintain quality of support to the mission (e.g. academic leaders, food service, athletics, technology, security).  Provides facilities support for campus events (e.g. setups and takedowns).
  • Participates constructively in the strategic development and management of the campus (e.g. master plan, zoning compliance, utilities services, energy management).
  • Leads and collaborates the acquisition of capitol budget items from sections to installation and operations.
  • Multiple years of related technical work experience is preferred. Related experience could entail construction, plant engineer, or facility management, or military duty.
  • Proven personnel management skills and contractor management experience, with aptitude to judge quality of performance in all major technical trades and personal experience in at least one technical trade (carpentry, mechanical, electrical, structural).
  • Technology user skills sufficient to prepare reports in Excel and Word, and aptitude to operate BAS (building automation system). 
  • Communication skills (oral and written) and confidence in leading team meetings and conveying information to all types of members of the community, including teachers, administrators, trustees, parents, and students.
  • Ability to adapt behavior to function effectively in the institutionís culture, including those specific to the tradition of Christ Church Episcopal School.
  • Commitment to the institutionís needs and readiness to respond 24/7/365 as reasonable and necessary.
  • College or trade school degree or equivalent experience required, preferably in one of the following disciplines: Industrial Management, Construction Management, Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or Architecture.
  • Hold a valid state school bus driver license (if driving a bus).
Physical Requirements & Work Environment
  • Frequently lift equipment and materials weighing 50 pounds or more.
  • Crawl, climb ladders, twist, turn and reach in completing a variety of job duties.
  • Work outside in hot or cold conditions for extended periods of time.
  • Work in wide variety of environments as found in all areas of the school.
  • Able to operate vehicles and machines.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to:

Doug Qualls
Chief Financial Officier