Santiago Christian School

Employment Opportunities

Santiago Christian School is a private English speaking Christian school located in Santiago, Dominican Republic. With a student body of over 650 students, we seek teachers who would like the opportunity to work with us in shaping the hearts and minds of our students. SCS provides a challenging opportunity to make a difference with the upper class families in the Dominican Republic and influence the future of a nation. The Dominican Republic ranked 136 out of 137 countries in quality of primary education in a recent World Economic Forum study. SCS is the school of choice among 1,000,000 people for Pre K to Grade 12 education.

Positions Open for the 2015-16 school year:

Elementary Teacher needed at the K-5 level. The successful candidate should have an understanding and/or experience with ESL/ELL immersion strategies in the classroom. Basic understanding of Spanish is helpful. Position requires an Education degree, background in Christian Education, and Licensure. Two years experience preferred and previous international teaching experience is a plus. Initial commitment term for this faculty position is two years.

Music Teacher K-12 Our fine arts department seeks a music teacher to provide leadership for the curricular and extracurricular music program in our college-preparatory, Christian school.  An elementary understanding of Spanish is extremely helpful. This faculty position requires an education or music degree, background in Christian Education, and licensure.  Two or more years of experience teaching music preferred. 

Part-Time Art Teacher needed who loves students and loves to inspire them to create and appreciate art. Fluency in English is required, and an elementary understanding of Spanish is extremely helpful. This faculty position requires a Bachelor’s degree, licensure, and agreement with the school’s statement of faith and lifestyle statement.  A background in Christian education and at least two years of teaching experience are preferred. Time commitment of 2-3 years is required.

High School Math Teacher needed who loves students and their challenges and will serve as a positive influence and leader in our school program. This faculty position requires a Bachelor’s degree, licensure, and agreement with the school’s statement of faith and lifestyle statement.  A background in Christian education and at least two years of teaching experience are preferred. An elementary understanding of Spanish is extremely helpful.  An initial commitment of two years is required.

High School Science Teacher needed who loves students and their challenges and will serve as a positive influence and leader in our school program. This faculty position requires a Bachelor's degree, licensure, and agreement with the school's statement of faith and lifestyle statement.  Abackground in Christian education and at least two years of teaching experience are preferred.  An elementary understanding of Spanish is extremely helpful. An initial commitment of two years is required.

Adequate salary with extremely low taxes for local living provided. Extensive benefits including travel to and from USA, free education for dependents, health insurance, retirement, local transportation, free lunch, arranged housing with some furniture, and much more.

If you are interested in employment at Santiago Christian School, we would love to hear from you. Please complete the Application for Employment Part 1 Form and signed Statement of Faith and email them to us along with a resume including education information, licensure/certification, and employment history.  Upon receipt of this information, we will be in contact with you regarding possible employment at SCS.  The second phase of the application process includes the Application for Employment Part II, references and other documents.  A formal interview will also be included in the application process.

If you have any questions or need more information, please contact Ruth VanBeek at employment@scs.edu.do, call 646-736-6657 from the US, 809-570-6140 ext. 235 in the DR.