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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 and here for further instructions. 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. 



     
  • 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. 




  • Bible Long-term Substitute needed for November to January

    Bible Long-term Substitute needed for November to January
     
    Houston Christian (HC) is accepting applications for a Bible Long-term Substitute to teach Christian Worldview to high school senior students. This is a long-term substitute position, working five days a week, and compensated with a competitive daily rate, to begin in November and expected to last through January.
     
    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s Degree, in relevant areas.
    • Classroom Experience (Experience in a high school classroom 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)
    • Skill and knowledge of SmartBoard is beneficial
    • Excellent verbal, visual, written, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Represent the school in a positive light
    • Committed to the mission and values of Houston Christian High School
    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 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. g
  • Girls’ LaCrosse Assistant Coach

    Girls’ LaCrosse Assistant Coach
     
    Houston Christian High School (HC), a member of the Southwest Preparatory Conference, seeks qualified applicants for the position of Girls’ LaCrosse Assistant Coach for the 2022-23 school year. This is a part-time, seasonal position paid with a stipend. After school, evening and weekend hours will be necessary. 
     
    Applicants should have a comprehensive knowledge of LAX and coaching high school athletes. Successful candidates will demonstrate experience building a highly competitive program and the ability to successfully recruit middle school players. Coaches at HC promote sportsmanship, foster good character in student athletes, provide for the safety and welfare of all participants, and lead as a Christian role model in all settings. The Assistant Coach reports to the Head Coach and Athletic Director. Applicants shall embrace the athletic philosophy of the school and give full support to the multi-sport athlete.
     
    Minimum Requirements:
     
    Broad knowledge and skills in the principles and methods of LAX program operations.
    Strong communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills.
    Working knowledge of SPC policies and HC policies governing athletics.
    Understand and agree with the philosophy and mission of HC.
    Maintain an active Christian faith that is a role model for HC athletes and exemplifies the HC mission.
    Minimum of two years coaching experience preferred.
    Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
     
    Interested candidates may complete and submit the Houston Christian Professional Application, staff philosophy questions, a cover letter, resume and salary requirements 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.
  • Horizontal and Vertical Jumps Track Assistant Coach

    Come join our team!
    We are seeking a Track Assistant Coach, (Horizontal and Vertical Jumps) 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 considered, you will be asked to complete and submit the Houston Christian Professional Application, staff philosophy questions, and a cover letter.  

    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.

    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.
  • Head of School Search

    Head of School Search 

    Houston Christian High School, Houston Texas 

    The School  

    Established in 1998, Houston Christian High School is a premier ninth through twelfth-grade coed high school located on  the west side of Houston, Texas. As one of the leading college preparatory institutions in the Southwest, Houston Christian produces graduates primed for success through a personalized approach to educating students grounded in a foundation  of Christian ideals. The School offers a rigorous college-bound, student-centered educational experience to a diverse  student body of approximately 500 students. Houston Christian believes that students’ hearts and minds are informed  and shaped through biblical content and a deeper awareness of its meaning and ethical application. Guided by its four core values taken from the letters HCHS, Honor, Community, Heritage, and Scholarship, Houston Christian High School is  committed to preparing its students for lives of service, leadership, and learning. 

    In 2000, Houston Christian was gifted its current campus of forty-five acres and maintained a steadfast commitment to  constructing state-of-the-art facilities throughout its twenty-four-year history. The School’s strategic plan, Neighborhoods  to Nations, was established in 2015 and includes a dedication to enhancing programs and curriculum, transforming campus and facilities, and developing the faculty while maintaining financial sustainability. Houston Christian is  accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest and Council on Educational Standards &  Accountability. 

    The Position  

    Houston Christian High School seeks an experienced and distinguished Christian leader to serve as chief strategist,  visionary, and institution-builder, setting the tone and securing all necessary resources while maintaining campus-wide  accountability for institutional results and fidelity to the School’s mission, core values, and culture. The Head of School will  demonstrate leadership agility to quickly integrate and embody the School’s values, instill trust, and engage stakeholders.  The next Head of School, effective July 2023, must have an engaging personality, a Christ-centered lifestyle, and be a  dynamic, innovative, and goal-oriented professional. The School seeks an individual that will continue its educational  philosophy of academic excellence in a vibrant, challenging, and welcoming Christian environment overseeing finances,  fundraising, marketing, facilities, constituency relations, and admissions. The successful candidate will play a central role in continuing to shape Houston Christian spiritually, academically, culturally, physically, and financially; the future for the  School is indeed bright, and the critical building blocks are in place for long-term success.  

    To Apply  

    Interested candidates should provide a résumé, a statement of faith, a cover letter highlighting their interest in and fit for  the position, a statement of educational philosophy, and a list of five (5) professional references with contact information,  as a single attachment, by July 2022. After an initial review of applicants, the Search Committee will interview semifinalist  candidates. Shortly thereafter, finalists will visit Houston Christian High School for a more comprehensive series of  interviews with representatives of the School’s constituencies. A November appointment is anticipated. The complete  position profile and additional search announcements will be available at the link below. To express interest in this  position, please contact one of the consultants listed below. 

    Position profile: 
    John Cooper, Ph.D. 
    john@educationgroup.com 

    Susan Lair, Ph.D. 
    slair@educationgroup.com  
     

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    Linda Peterson 

    Human Resources Manager
    (713) 547-4360