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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, 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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  • Testing Accommodation Center Coordinator

    Testing Accommodation Center (TAC) Coordinator
    Program for College Readiness (PCR) 
     
    Houston Christian High School is accepting applications from qualified candidates for Testing Accommodation Center (TAC) Coordinator to begin in August 2022. The PCR TAC Coordinator focuses on administering tests for incoming HC students with learning differences, interfaces with teachers of PCR students to assure that these students are getting the skills and the support they need, and may be responsible to individually monitor and counsel students academically as part of their work assignment. This is a full-time, exempt position and reports to the Director of the Program for College Readiness and Principal.
     
    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Gathering tests from core teachers daily (in TAC box).  
    • Establish a  working relationship with all classroom teachers.
    • Administering tests to students in a timely fashion using extended time guidelines and ensuring academic integrity within the testing center.
    • Planning/emailing with students extended time for tests.
    • Communicating with teachers regarding extended time and expected completion.
    • Returning tests to teacher's boxes.
    • Keeping a running list of students in TC and amount of time they used in TC on exams.
    • Using teaching moments in TC to assist students in test taking efficiency.
    • Overseeing the students in Tier 3 maintenance by having a one-time weekly visit with each to review grades and discuss goals. 
    • Being aware of upcoming tests/projects on which students should be working.
    • Adhere to the standards and responsibilities of all classroom teachers at HC.
    • Communicate frequently with teachers regarding  students’ status, progress, and/or needs.
    • Other duties as assigned by PCR Director, Principal, or Head of School.
    EXPECTATIONS:
    • Possess a strong knowledge and understanding of techniques and strategies used with differentiated instruction with students with special needs.
    • Able to teach and communicate effectively with students of varying grade and learning ability levels.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred. 
    • Experience in working with students with learning differences.
    • Experience in strategy instruction is beneficial.
    • Strong communication and public relations skills with ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral forms with all levels of administration, both internal and external to the school, parents and collegiate personnel.
    • Strong work ethic, energetic, enthusiastic, flexible.
    • Collaborative, servant leadership-oriented management.
    • Ability to manage several groups and projects simultaneously.
    • Have a high regard for confidentiality.
    • Ability to build relationships with teachers, students, and parents.
    • Excellent interpersonal and motivational skills.
    • Proficient in basic technology applications. Google Apps knowledge is beneficial (i.e. Google Drive, Google Docs, Gmail).
    • Demonstrate a commitment to ongoing professional development.
    • Adhere to policies in the HC Faculty/Staff Manual and Student/Parent Handbook.
    • Be a Christian and committed to the mission and values of Houston Christian High School.
    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. 


  • Administrative Assistant to the Principal

    Administrative Assistant to the Principal

    Houston Christian (HC) is accepting applications for Administrative Assistant to the Principal. This position works proactively within the philosophy and mission of HC to provide the Principal and School Office with administrative and organizational support. The Administrative Assistant to the Principal works in collaboration with the HC community, including administration, faculty and staff, parents and volunteers. This is a full time, non-exempt position and reports to the principal.
     
    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Strong interpersonal skills. Must be self-starting and able to multitask. Excellent verbal, visual, written, and interpersonal communication skills are required. Excellent presentation skill is important and expected.
    • Organized and possesses a  strong attention to detail.
    • Able to multitask with constant interruptions. 
    • High level of integrity, diplomacy, and initiative
    • Flexibility, sense of humor, and willingness to complete administrative tasks 
    • High regard for confidentiality.
    • Proficient in basic technology applications. Google Apps knowledge is expected (i.e. Google Drive, Google Docs, Gmail).
    • Committed to the mission and values of Houston Christian High School.
    • Represent the school in a positive light and be a strong spokesperson for the school.
    • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and committed to the mission and values of Houston Christian High School.
    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. 




  •  Technical Theatre Instructor

     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 4 t technical theatre classes.
     
    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.  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.
  • Cross Country Head Coach

    Cross Country Head Coach
     
    Houston Christian High School (HC), a member of the Southwest Preparatory Conference, seeks qualified applicants for the position of Cross Country Head 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 Cross Country, coaching high school athletes, and development of assistant coaches. 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 Cross Country Head Coach reports to the Athletic Director  and is responsible for the overall operations of the program, in and out of season. Additional duties of the head coach include working in coordination with the Athletic Director to manage program budget, supervise activities and promote positive community relations. 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 Cross Country program operations.
    • Ability to supervise and evaluate the coaching responsibilities of assistant coaches.
    • 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 five 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.
     
     
  • Tennis Head Coach

    Tennis Head Coach
     
    Houston Christian High School (HC), a member of the Southwest Preparatory Conference, seeks qualified applicants for the position of Tennis Head 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 Tennis, coaching high school athletes, and development of assistant coaches. 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 Tennis Head Coach reports to the Athletic Director  and is responsible for the overall operations of the program, in and out of season. Additional duties of the head coach include working in coordination with the Athletic Director to manage program budget, supervise activities and promote positive community relations. 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 Tennis program operations.
    • Ability to supervise and evaluate the coaching responsibilities of assistant coaches.
    • 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 five 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.
     
     
  • Track Head Coach

    Track Head Coach
     
    Houston Christian High School (HC), a member of the Southwest Preparatory Conference, seeks qualified applicants for the position of Track Head 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 Track and Field, coaching high school athletes, and development of assistant coaches. 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 Track Head Coach reports to the Athletic Director  and is responsible for the overall operations of the program, in and out of season. Additional duties of the head coach include working in coordination with the Athletic Director to manage program budget, supervise activities and promote positive community relations. 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 Track program operations.
    • Ability to supervise and evaluate the coaching responsibilities of assistant coaches.
    • 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 five 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.
     
     
  • Dean of Students

    Dean of Students

    Houston Christian (HC) is accepting applications for the position of Dean of Students  to begin the 2022-23 academic year. This position assists and reports to the Principal and works in collaboration with all Administrators, Staff,  and Faculty.  This is a full-time and exempt position.

    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or other relevant areas.
    • Proficient in basic technology applications, electronic grade book and curricular software and hardware. Google Apps knowledge is necessary.
    • 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.
    Qualified candidates should have five years mid-management administrative experience in student management and student activity programs. A passion to mentor and engage students is vital to this position. Candidate should be a team player that demonstrates the ability to mediate, monitor and manage student, teacher, parent, school, and home dynamics. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to work in collaboration with ancillary programs that directly affect student disciplinary management: Counseling Department, Chaplain, Spiritual Life Program, Student Council, school retreats. Excellent communication and organizational skills to manage details of the master activity calendar are required. The successful candidate will possess a vision for excellence at the high school level and a strong desire to achieve success. Occasional after school, evening or weekend hours will be expected.
     
    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. 
  • 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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    Human Resources Manager
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