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Houston Christian acknowledges that the key to a successful Christian high school is its faculty and staff. 
Interested candidates should complete and submit the Houston Christian Application, the philosophy questions, a cover letter, and resume to: hr@houstonchristian.org or contact Human Resources. Click here for our application. Resumes are not reviewed without the complete HC application.

Houston Christian High School inspires young people to lead by uniting faith, intellect, and gifts to reach their greatest promise. The school draws from public, private, and parochial schools across Houston. The school’s state-of-the-art facilities sit on a 45-acre campus, which houses the award-winning academic, athletic, and arts programs. The school is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest (ISAS) and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), the Council of Educational Standards and Accountability (CESA), and the Southwest Preparatory Conference (SPC). HC is located at 2700 W. Sam Houston Parkway N., Houston, Texas, 77043.

For more information about Houston Christian High School, visit About Us.

While HC gives preference to members of the Christian faith, the School is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis [“protected class”] including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law except those exclusions specifically provided to Religious Organizations. The School is a Religious Organization as defined by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and accordingly reserves the right to employ persons who profess a Christian faith and have a philosophy of ministry similar to ours.

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  • Development Associate for Alumni Relations and Capital Campaign

    Development Associate for Alumni Relations and Capital Campaign
     
    Houston Christian is accepting applications for the position of Development Associate. The Development Associate is responsible for creating a robust and meaningful Alumni Association, identifying and working with key alumni to lead HC’s alumni activities, building an Alumni Association Board, and engaging alumni in the HC community, along with supporting the Director of Development with the Capital Campaign. This is a full-time, 12 month, exempt position. The Development Associate works in collaboration with the Development team members and the Communications/Marketing  and Admissions Departments and reports to the Director of Development.
     
    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Excellent computer, communication, and customer service skills required, including proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Strong organizational, interpersonal and writing skills required.
    • Creative problem solving skills and vision required. 
    • Social media experience preferred.
    • Bachelor’s degree; two years of fundraising experience or equivalent, preferred
    • Knowledge of database functions is required; Raiser’s Edge fundraising software preferred.
    • Experienced, Christian professional committed to the mission and values of Houston Christian High School.
    Qualified candidates should have demonstrated success in project management, fundraising, event planning, and volunteer management.  The ability to multitask, strong attention to detail, and analytical, communication and organizational skills are necessary for success in this position. 
     
    Interested candidates may complete and submit the Houston Christian Professional Application with the Staff philosophy questions, a cover letter, and resume to hr@houstonchristian.org. Instructions and the application are accessible from the Employment page at www.houstonchristian.org.  Resumes are not reviewed without the complete HC application.
     
    While HC gives preference to members of the Christian faith, the School is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally-recognized basis [“protected class”] including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law except those exclusions specifically provided to Religious Organizations. The School is a Religious Organization as defined by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and accordingly reserves the right to employ persons who profess a Christian faith and have a philosophy of ministry similar to ours. 



     
  • Director of the George and Barbara Bush Center for Scholars and Leaders

    Houston Christian High School is accepting applications for the position of Director of  the George and Barbara Bush Center for Scholars and Leaders (BCSL). The BCSL Director will strategize, oversee, and manage all aspects of the center including branding and marketing, fundraising, planning and implementing Bush Center events and attracting students for the center’s academic programs in collaboration with other directors and staff. 
     
    This is a twelve month,  exempt position, reporting to the Head of School and is a member of the Administrative Team. This director role works collaboratively with all departments and has oversight for the BCSL programs and personnel.  Application information is below.
     
    The George and Barbara Bush Center for Scholars and Leaders
    The BCSL is a place where the legacy and leadership of George and Barbara Bush is recognized, researched, discussed, and celebrated. Our space develops scholarship and leadership among students and the BCSL serves as the hub for these distinctive programs:
     
    The Passport to Lead Program
    Students have the opportunity to learn all five Dimensions of Leadership taught at Houston Christian: Spiritual, Personal, Interpersonal, Managerial and Organizational. In the Passport to Lead program, freshmen begin with Introduction to Christian Leadership Studies and continue further leadership learning that is integrated into all courses curriculum and offered in advanced elective courses. 
     
    The Distinguished Scholars Program
    The Distinguished Scholars Program provides students with an enhanced learning environment where they can explore and build the skill set needed to become the next generation of leaders. Mirroring collegiate graduate programs, Scholars select a topic of choice to research mastering the building blocks 
    of communication as they strive to learn more and explore different perspectives culminating in a written thesis and oral defense.
     
    The International Student Leadership Program
    The International Student Leadership Program brings together future leaders through the study of the world’s most impactful leaders and how they accomplished their life’s work, conducting case studies, cultural analysis, and developing leadership philosophy. 
     
    Innovation Studies
    Innovation runs throughout the story of Houston Christian’s beginning and its remarkable growth. As our world is ever changing, we see the need for industry, finance, governments, and educators to innovate. This experience confirmed our belief that cultivating an innovative mindset is essential to equip our students to shape their future. We intentionally integrate innovation into the Houston Christian academic and co-curricular programs.
     
    Application information:
    Interested candidates may complete and submit the Houston Christian Professional Application with the page 6 philosophy questions, a cover letter, and resume to hr@houstonchristian.org. Instructions and the application are accessible from the Employment page at www.houstonchristian.org.  Resumes are not reviewed without the complete HC application.
     
    Qualifications:
    ● Alignment with and commitment to the mission, vision and values of Houston Christian High School. 
    ● B.A., B.S. or equivalent degree. 
    ● Three to five years of relevant marketing experience with non-profit organizations. 
    ● Proven leadership skills and experience. 
    ● Excellent verbal, visual, and written communication skills through interpersonal and electronic mediums. 
    ● Disciplined work ethic with high level managerial and organizational skills. 
    ● Demonstrable history of managing successful communications and marketing programs, event planning, and the coordination of volunteers. 
    ● Proficient computer skills and experience with relevant technologies and software programs consistent with the best marketing practices, including, without limitation, MS Word & Excel and Google Apps, Drive, Docs and Gmail. 
    ● Working knowledge of psychology, communications and marketing principles, techniques of volunteer recruitment and management and non-profit management. 
    ● Demonstrated success and the capacity to write grants and an understanding of foundations, corporations, and individual prospect research and relevant experience in donor cultivation, and solicitation. 
    ● Represent the School as a high standing member of one’s profession, maintaining a positive disposition before the School community and public. 
     
    While HC gives preference to members of the Christian faith, the School is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis [“protected class”] including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law except those exclusions specifically provided to Religious Organizations. The School is a Religious Organization as defined by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and accordingly reserves the right to employ persons who profess a Christian faith and have a philosophy of ministry similar to ours.
  • Teachers for 2023-24

    Interested in working in Christian Education? Join our team at Houston Christian High School. We are currently seeking Christian educators who strive for excellence and are skilled in their field. Christian teachers impact the lives of students by genuinely engaging with students and providing meaningful learning experiences for our high schoolers. Our desire is to hire Christian educators who are committed to make a life-long and eternal impact in the lives of students.
     
    If this sounds like you, Houston Christian High School may be the place for you! We are accepting applications for Teaching Positions for 2023-24. Contact Human Resources or send a resume to hr@houstonchristian.org
     
    Check us out today.
    Where learning becomes leading.
     
    Interested candidates may complete and submit the Houston Christian Professional Application with the Page 6 philosophy questions, a cover letter, and resume to hr@houstonchristian.org. Instructions and the application are accessible from the Employment page at www.houstonchristian.org.  
     
    While HC gives preference to members of the Christian faith, the School is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis [“protected class”] including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law except those exclusions specifically provided to Religious Organizations. The School is a Religious Organization as defined by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and accordingly reserves the right to employ persons who profess a Christian faith and have a philosophy of ministry similar to ours.
  • Technical Theatre Instructor

    Houston Christian High School (HC) is accepting applications for the position of Technical Theatre Instructor to begin in August 2022. This position reports to the Performing Arts Department Chair and Principal and works in collaboration with other Performing Arts Teachers and Faculty. This is a part-time, exempt position. 
     
    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s Degree, in Theatre or related field.
    • Fundamental knowledge of all aspects of technical theatre.
    • Working knowledge of techniques, methods, and procedures of theatre, dance, and music productions and presentations.
    • Classroom teaching experience is beneficial.
    • Proficient in basic technology applications, electronic grade book and curricular software and hardware) (i.e. MS Word, Excel). Google Apps knowledge is beneficial (i.e. Google Drive, Google Docs, Gmail).
    • Excellent verbal, visual, written, interpersonal, and communication skills.
    • Represent the school in a positive light.
    • Committed to the mission and values of Houston Christian High School. 
    The Technical Theatre Instructor, under the direction of the Performing Arts Department Chair and Principal, is responsible to support all HC Theatrical Productions, Music, and Dance Concerts and teach two technical theatre classes.
     
    Interested candidates may complete and submit the Houston Christian Professional Application with the Page 6 philosophy questions, a cover letter, and resume to hr@houstonchristian.org. Instructions and the application are accessible from the Employment page at www.houstonchristian.org.  Resumes are not reviewed without the complete HC application.
     
    Qualified candidates must be skilled and have a passion to provide classroom instruction. Effective organizational and presentation skills are necessary. Candidates should also possess excellent communication skills, a willingness to mentor students and the ability to incorporate 21st Century Skills into the curriculum. The successful candidate will be energetic and creative and possess a vision for excellence in academics at the high school level, a strong work ethic, and a desire to achieve success. Contribution to the life of the school outside the classroom is expected. Occasional after school, evening or weekend hours will be necessary. 
     
    RESPONSIBILITIES and EXPECTATIONS:
    • Mentor and provide leadership for student designers.
    • Responsible for all technical theater operations for the Performing Arts Department.
    • Must be able to teach technical theatre basics in stage management, computerized lighting systems, stage carpentry, sound engineering, stage projections, properties, costumes, make-up, and appropriate safety precautions and procedures.
    • Determines the necessary technical supports and special needs necessary for events and performances presented in advance of production dates.
    • Advises director, lighting, and sound designers, on the technical specifications, costs, and usage of technical equipment required for the individual show, and supervises the implementations of approved technical designs. 
    • Supervises and implements set and stage construction and management.
    • Assists in recruiting, training, and assignment of volunteer or paid technical staff for individual shows and management of said technical consultants.
    • Monitors the condition of equipment including lighting, sound, and rigging equipment; arranges for the repair and replacement within budgetary constraints; performs preventive maintenance on equipment.
    • Assists with the preparation and control of production budgets in regards to the technical aspects; maintains inventory and orders specialized supplies.
    • Attends all production meetings for theatre, music, and dance productions.
    • Maintain a clean and organized technical theater shop.
    • Coordinate the move of any technical elements to and from HBU (or any other off-campus facility) for the winter musical. 
    • If nominated for Tommy Tune Best Musical, assist in any technical aspects that are required.
      Other duties as assigned by the Department Chair, Principal, or Head of School.
    While HC gives preference to members of the Christian faith, the School is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis [“protected class”] including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law except those exclusions specifically provided to Religious Organizations. The School is a Religious Organization as defined by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and accordingly reserves the right to employ persons who profess a Christian faith and have a philosophy of ministry similar to ours.
  • TRACK COACH: Hurdles

    Hurdles Coach

    Come join our team! We are seeking Hurdles Coach for the 2022-23 school year. Responsibilities include organizing and planning workouts for both Varsity and Junior Varsity runners.  This is a part-time, seasonal position paid with a stipend the season. After school, evening and weekend hours will be necessary. 

    Interested candidates may send a resume to Human Resources. If a finalist, you will be asked to complete and submit the Houston Christian Professional Application, staff philosophy questions, resume, and salary requirements. Instructions and the application are accessible from the Employment page on our website.

    While HC gives preference to members of the Christian faith, the School is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally-recognized basis [“protected class”] including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law except those exclusions specifically provided to Religious Organizations. The School is a Religious Organization as defined by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and accordingly reserves the right to employ persons who profess a Christian faith and have a philosophy of ministry similar to ours.

    Job Type: Part-time
    Salary: From $750.00 per month
  • LACROSSE: Girls' Assistant Coach

    Girls’ Lacrosse Assistant Coach
     
    Come join our team! We are seeking Girls' Lacrosse Assistant Coach for the 2022-23 school year. This is a part-time, seasonal position paid with a stipend the season. After school, evening and weekend hours will be necessary. 

    Interested candidates may send a resume to Human Resources. If a finalist, you will be asked to complete and submit the Houston Christian Professional Application, staff philosophy questions, resume, and salary requirements. Instructions and the application are accessible from the Employment page on our website.

    While HC gives preference to members of the Christian faith, the School is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally-recognized basis [“protected class”] including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law except those exclusions specifically provided to Religious Organizations. The School is a Religious Organization as defined by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and accordingly reserves the right to employ persons who profess a Christian faith and have a philosophy of ministry similar to ours.

    Job Type: Part-time
    Salary: From $750.00 per month
  • TRACK COACH: Horizontal and Vertical Jumps

    Horizontal and Vertical Jumps Coach

    Come join our team! We are seeking Horizontal and Vertical Jumps Coach for the 2022-23 school year. Responsibilities include organizing and planning workouts for both Varsity and Junior Varsity jumpers.  This is a part-time, seasonal position paid with a stipend the season. After school, evening and weekend hours will be necessary. 

    Interested candidates may send a resume to Human Resources. If a finalist, you will be asked to complete and submit the Houston Christian Professional Application, staff philosophy questions, resume, and salary requirements. Instructions and the application are accessible from the Employment page on our website.

    While HC gives preference to members of the Christian faith, the School is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally-recognized basis [“protected class”] including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law except those exclusions specifically provided to Religious Organizations. The School is a Religious Organization as defined by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and accordingly reserves the right to employ persons who profess a Christian faith and have a philosophy of ministry similar to ours.

    Job Type: Part-time
    Salary: From $750.00 per month
  • SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS

    Substitute Teachers
    Houston Christian (HC) is accepting applications  for Substitute Teachers. Interested candidates may complete and submit the Houston Christian Professional Application with the Teacher philosophy questions, a cover letter, and resume to: hr@houstonchristian.org. Instructions and the application are accessible from the Careers page at www.houstonchristian.org.  

    Reach out to Linda Peterson at hr@houstonchristianorg for questions. 

    While HC gives preference to members of the Christian faith, the School is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis [“protected class”] including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law except those exclusions specifically provided to Religious Organizations. The School is a Religious Organization as defined by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and accordingly reserves the right to employ persons who profess a Christian faith and have a philosophy of ministry similar to ours.
  • Donor Records

    Donor Records
     
    Houston Christian High School (HC) is now accepting applications from qualified candidates for the position of Donor Records to begin immediately. This is a full-time, non-exempt position. This position is responsible for the Donor database  under the direction of the Director of Development and works in collaboration with the Development Team on all Development events. This position is responsible for gift entry to ensure that all donations and pledges are accurately recorded into the donor database and reconciled with the Business Office, and database management to ensure accurate donor information for routine and special reports. This position requires close attention to detail. 
     
    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
    • Minimum of two years gift processing and data management experience, Raiser’s Edge strongly preferred.
    • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of charitable gift regulations and reporting standards (CASE guidelines and IRS rules and regulations).
    • Strong keyboarding skills and familiarity with database reporting and management.
    • Proficient in basic technology applications (i.e. MS Word, Excel). Google Apps knowledge is beneficial (i.e. Google Drive, Google Docs, Gmail).
    • Exhibit excellent verbal, visual, written and interpersonal communication skills.
      Be a Christian and committed to the mission and values of Houston Christian High School.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Gift Entry 
    • Enter gifts, pledges, payments, and donor/prospect information into the Raiser’s Edge database, and maintain accurate donor records. 
    • Ensure gift entry follows guidelines with the CASE Reporting Standards and Management Guidelines.
    • Create or update written gift and data entry processes to ensure best practices are followed with gift and data entry.
    • Organize, coordinate and maintain the integrity of the database and hardcopy filing system.
    • Acknowledge and receipt all gifts following the guidelines associated with IRS regulations to ensure donors receive accurate gift receipts.
    • Manage online credit card processing of recurring and non-recurring gifts.
    • Process Matching Gift applications, filing and responding as required by the organizations.
    • Create new donor records in RE and enter all appropriate contact information.
    Donor Data Management 
    • Reconcile all gifts recorded in Raiser’s Edge with the Business office, daily as needed and monthly by the 5th business day of the month, and for the auditors as needed.
    • Prepare routine and special queries and assist with general analysis of data and reports as relates to fundraising event assessments, donor recognition, pledge reminders, and endowment reports.
    • Work closely with the Admissions Office, Business Office, and Registrar’s Office to ensure that all student family information is accurate and up-to-date on new and existing families enrolled in the School, ensuring uniformity and consistency of data across departments.
    • Execute annual database clean-up activity with all program components, including NCOA.
    • Identify and implement improvements, alternative ways of accomplishing tasks to become more effective and efficient.
    • Provide lists to serve the needs of the Development office. 
    • Report in a timely manner any issues that may affect the school’s fundraising endeavors.
    Prospect Research 
    • Prepare prospect research of individuals and foundations using web and other information sources.
    Administrative
    • Create and manage thank you letter and tax receipt processing in a timely manner.
    • Work closely with other Advancement staff members to support all fundraising efforts.
    • Assist with correspondence, mailings and projects as needed.
    • Provide communication and customer services to volunteers and donors.
    • Prepare monthly financials for Board.
    • Prepare materials needed for annual reporting.
    • Assist with special events and activities of the department as needed.
    • Assist with donor recognition projects, such as engraved bricks.
    • Responsible for office supplies.
    • Other projects as assigned.
    EXPECTATIONS:

    • Paramount is the possession of a strong sense of responsibility to confidentiality, trustworthiness, reliability, an attention to detail, and a positive attitude.
    • Possess strong analytical, communication, and organizational skills.
    • Self-starter, able to function with little supervision, yet work in a team environment. 
    • Able to learn quickly, prioritize, and complete tasks in a timely manner.
    • Able to work well under pressure and with constant interruptions.
    • Excellence in spelling, grammar and proofreading skills. 
    • Reflect the school in a positive light.
    • Must read and follow all personnel policies in the HCHS handbook for employees. 
    Interested candidates may complete and submit the Houston Christian Professional Application with the Administrator philosophy questions, a cover letter, and resume to hr@houstonchristian.org. Instructions and the application are accessible from the Employment page at www.houstonchristian.org.  Resumes are not reviewed without the complete HC application. 

    While HC gives preference to members of the Christian faith, the School is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis [“protected class”] including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law except those exclusions specifically provided to Religious Organizations. The School is a Religious Organization as defined by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and accordingly reserves the right to employ persons who profess a Christian faith and have a philosophy of ministry similar to ours. 




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    Linda Peterson 

    Human Resources Manager
    (713) 547-4360