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South City Community School is an independent Christian school located in the heart of the city of St. Louis, Missouri, near Tower Grove Park. Our curriculum and educational approach are based on the work of several key mentors, especially the 19th century British educator, Charlotte Mason. Please read more here about our mission, vision, and educational approach. 

Teaching Positions for the 2017-2018 school year

Substitute Teacher 


A Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Elementary Education, Early Childhood, or a related field is required. Teacher’s certification in MO or a reciprocal state is recommended.  Experience teaching in an independent or public school may be considered in lieu of certification. A flexible schedule and willingness to work with multiple grades is desired. The compensation for this position is $12 per hour. SCCS offers small class sizes and a supportive faculty environment.

Teaching positions for the 2018-2019 school year

PreK-3 Teacher

Mon/Wed/Fri class (9 students); class hours are from 8:40 a.m. to 1 p.m. (working hours 8 a.m.  – 1:30 p.m.).

This position offers a competitive part-time private school teaching salary and the following limited benefits: personal/sick days and tuition reduction for teachers’ children.

A Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Early Childhood, Elementary Education, or a related field is required. Teacher’s certification in MO or a reciprocal state is recommended. Experience teaching in an independent or public school may be considered in lieu of certification.

Student Support

Mon/Wed/Fri, 8:15 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

The student support position and tasks include assisting students in remedial or enrichment activates, serving as a aid in the classroom, assisting younger students with practical needs, and assisting students with special needs.

This position offers a competitive part-time private school teaching salary and the following limited benefits: personal/sick days and tuition reduction for teachers’ children.

A Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Early Childhood, Elementary Education, or a related field is required. Teacher’s certification in MO or a reciprocal state is recommended. Experience teaching in an independent or public school may be considered in lieu of certification.

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Priority attributes/skills for all positions:

  • A personal relationship with Jesus Christ that embraces a Biblical worldview
  • Evidence of a demonstrated Christian lifestyle and regular church attendance
  • A passion for South City Community School’s mission and vision
  • A knowledge of or willingness to learn the Charlotte Mason philosophy of education
  • A desire for and understanding of working in a diverse urban context

Application process for ALL positions is as follows:

  • Familiarize yourself with SCCS’ website and the Charlotte Mason educational philosophy
  • Email your resume and a little about your background / interest in the position
  • Introductory visit to the school and classroom observation (~1 hr)
  • Complete SCCS employment application (we will email this to you after your intro visit)
  • Formal interview with the school administration
  • Classroom teaching under observation (~1 hr)

Please contact Brandy Greiner, Director of Education at bgreiner@sccommunityschool.org for more information or to apply.

South City Community School admits students of any race, gender, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship programs, and athletic and other school administered programs.