Current Job Openings


Elementary School*

  • Elementary Teacher
  • Substitute Teacher

Middle School*

  • English Language Arts Teacher
  • Long-Term Substitutes (Bible and Spanish)

High School*

  • Science Teacher (Part Time)
  • Long-Term Substitutes (Spanish)

Other*

  • After School Care (Part Time)
  • Employee – Double Edge Thrift Shop

*Job descriptions and application process detailed below


After School Care (Part Time)

We are seeking a person for our After School Care Program. Candidates must have the ability and desire to work with and care for school-age children ages 5-12. Candidates must pass a TB test, physical exam, background/fingerprint screening, and CPR training. Hours are 2:45 pm to 5:30 pm Monday through Thursday and 11:15 am-5:30 pm on Friday.

Requirements:

  • Associate’s Degree or CDA credential from an accredited college.
  • Three to six months of childcare-related experience.

OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

  • Alignment with the mission and values of Traverse City Christian School.
  • Demonstrated commitment to integrating faith into the curriculum and classroom environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to create a positive and inclusive environment where every student feels valued and supported.
  • Willingness to collaborate with colleagues and actively participate in professional development opportunities.

In addition to the required education and/or skill sets, to be considered qualified for employment at Traverse City Christian School, applicants will have:

  • a genuine love for God
  • a heart for students
  • a passion for teaching and life-long learning
  • a desire to fulfill the mission of Traverse City Christian School

Application Process:

  • All applicants will be in agreement with, and a signatory of, the TCCS Doctrinal Statement. 
  • Please complete the TCCS Employment Application.
  • Include a cover letter.
  • Include your resume.
  • Include a copy of your education credentials.
  • Include at least one letter of recommendation. 

Please send all application materials to Elementary principal, Sacha Standfest sstandfest@tcchristian.org  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Elementary Teacher

Traverse City Christian School is seeking a passionate and dedicated self-contained elementary teacher who shares our commitment to serving God and nurturing young minds. The ideal candidate will possess a genuine love for God, students, and our school’s mission. As an elementary teacher, you will play a vital role in shaping the educational experience of our students and inspiring a lifelong love for learning.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in elementary education or related field.
  • Strong knowledge of language arts instructional practices.
  • Lower elementary experience is preferred but not necessary.
  • Alignment with the mission and values of Traverse City Christian School.
  • Demonstrated commitment to integrating faith into the curriculum and classroom environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to create a positive and inclusive learning environment where every student feels valued and supported.
  • Willingness to collaborate with colleagues and actively participate in professional development opportunities.

In addition to the required education and/or skill sets, to be considered qualified for employment at Traverse City Christian School, applicants will have:

  • a genuine love for God
  • a heart for students
  • a passion for teaching and life-long learning
  • a desire to fulfill the mission of Traverse City Christian School

Application Process:

  • All applicants will be in agreement with, and a signatory of, the TCCS Doctrinal Statement. 
  • Please complete the TCCS Employment Application.
  • Include a cover letter.
  • Include your resume.
  • Include a copy of your teaching certificate
  • Include at least one letter of recommendation. 

Please send all application materials to Elementary principal, Sacha Standfest sstandfest@tcchristian.org  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


English Language Arts Teacher – Middle School

Traverse City Christian School is looking for a certified middle school ELA teacher to work full-time with students in grades 6-8 for the 2024-25 school year.  Candidates should posses a Bachelor’s degree in Education and a valid teaching certification. This teacher should possess a genuine love for God, students, and the mission of Traverse City Christian School. Candidates should be highly motivated, possess an ability to engage students and inspire a love of learning. Candidates must have experience in establishing meaningful relationships and developing a positive rapport with their students parents, and other staff members. 

In addition to the required education and/or skill sets, to be considered qualified for employment at Traverse City Christian School, applicants will have:

  • a genuine love for God
  • a heart for students
  • a passion for teaching and life-long learning
  • a desire to fulfill the mission of Traverse City Christian School

Application Process:

  • All applicants will be in agreement with, and a signatory of, the TCCS Doctrinal Statement. 
  • Please complete the TCCS Employment Application.
  • Include a cover letter.
  • Include your resume.
  • Include a copy of your teaching certificate
  • Include at least one letter of recommendation. 

Please send all application materials to MS/HS principal, Jen Karczewski jkarczewski@tcchristian.org  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Science Teacher – High School (Part Time)

Traverse City Christian School is looking for a certified high school science teacher to teach Biology and Chemistry to students in grades 9-12 for the 2024-25 school year. This is a part-time position.

Candidates should be highly motivated, possess an ability to engage students, inspire a love of learning, and develop a positive rapport with students, parents, and other staff members.  

In addition to the required education and/or skill sets, to be considered qualified for employment at Traverse City Christian School, applicants will have:

  • a genuine love for God
  • a heart for students
  • a passion for teaching and life-long learning
  • a desire to fulfill the mission of Traverse City Christian School

Application Process:

  • All applicants will be in agreement with, and a signatory of, the TCCS Doctrinal Statement. 
  • Please complete the TCCS Employment Application.
  • Include a cover letter.
  • Include your resume.
  • Include a copy of your teaching certificate
  • Include at least one letter of recommendation. 

Please send all application materials to MS/HS principal, Jen Karczewski jkarczewski@tcchristian.org  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Long-Term Substitute Teachers

Mid adult male Hispanic teacher helps mixed race student with assignment. The student is writing in a notebook. A chalkboard is in the background.

Are you great with kids and/or adolescents? Do you have at least 60 college credits? If you answered yes to both, we would love to have you as a long-term substitute teacher. Traverse City Christian School is looking for two (2) qualified candidates to work as long-term substitute teachers in the following areas:

  • MS Bible
  • MS/HS Spanish

These roles are temporary full-time (Mon-Fri) and are needed to cover teachers on maternity leave. Each role includes :

  • Performing a variety of duties in the implementation and support of instructional programs for students in a classroom setting.
  • Preparing instructional materials, maintaining classroom discipline, and leading planned activities.
  • Maintaining a positive school-wide learning environment.

Ideal candidates will possess a genuine love for God, students, and the mission of Traverse City Christian School. Candidates should be highly motivated, possess an ability to engage students and inspire a love of learning. Candidates will have a minimum of 60 college credits and have experience in establishing meaningful relationships and developing a positive rapport with students, parents, and other staff members.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, at least one letter of recommendation, along with a copy of any certifications to MS/HS Principal, Jennifer Karczewski (jkarczewski@tcchristian.org) Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Assistant – Double Edge Thrift Shop

We are looking for a responsible person to join our Double Edge team and help keep our store running smoothly.  The ideal candidate for this position will have retail/cash register experience and be a team player with a positive attitude.  A good sense of humor is a bonus!  The candidate should be comfortable with basic math, have good computer skills, and be both organized and a good communicator.  This role does require some lifting and standing for long periods of time.  Currently, this position would be part-time.  There is flexibility with the schedule for this position.  This position would be required to work one (occasionally two) Saturday(s) a month.  If this sounds like a good fit for you, fill out an application and stop in to see Sara at Double Edge (1781 S. Garfield, TC).


Substitute Teachers

Are you great with kids and/or adolescents? Do you have at least 60 college credits? If you answered yes to both, we would love to have you as a substitute teacher.  To apply, please provide the following:

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