We are therefore Christ's ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us. We implore you on Christ's behalf: Be reconciled to God.

II Corinthians 5:20 (NIV)

Norfolk Christian Schools is proud to be able to offer a host of career choices within a positive Christian environment. Faculty, administrative, substitute teacher and support staff (clerical, custodial, maintenance) opportunities will be periodically posted in this space and updated as necessary.

Benefits of employment at Norfolk Christian Schools include health insurance, life insurance, disability coverage, retirement packages and tuition discounts for employees’ children. Norfolk Christian Schools also offers professional development opportunities leading to certification and advanced degrees.

If interested in a position with Norfolk Christian Schools please contact the Human Resources Department at (757) 423-5770.

Current Openings

Middle School InstructorsFall, 2015

The ideal candidate will have experience and find joy in teaching students ages 10 - 14.

Potential openings for the 2015-16 school year include:

  • English
  • History
  • Physical Science
  • Life Science

Position Purpose: to teach in a way that upholds the NCS mission to equip students spiritually, intellectually, and physically to love God and to serve Him as Christ's ambassadors in the world. The ideal candidate will:

  1. agree with and espouse the NCS Educational Philosophy.
  2. show demonstrated success with Middle School students
  3. display engaging and challenging classroom techniques
  4. work as a team player with flexibility
  5. show demonstrated success working with peers, parents and administration

For additional information, see the NCS Teacher Job Description.

High School InstructorsFall, 2015

The ideal candidate will have experience and find joy in teaching students ages 14 - 18.

Potential openings for the 2015-16 school year include:

  • Algebra 1
  • Earth Science
  • French 1-4

Position Purpose: to teach in a way that upholds the NCS mission to equip students spiritually, intellectually, and physically to love God and to serve Him as Christ's ambassadors in the world. The ideal candidate will:

  1. agree with and espouse the NCS Educational Philosophy.
  2. show demonstrated success with Middle School students
  3. display engaging and challenging classroom techniques
  4. work as a team player with flexibility
  5. show demonstrated success working with peers, parents and administration

For additional information, see the NCS Teacher Job Description.

6th Grade TeacherFall, 2015

Norfolk Christian Schools is seeking a full-time teacher for Grade 6 for the 2015-16 school year. Candidate must have an elementary certification, with Middle School endorsement preferred. Position Purpose: to teach in a way that upholds the NCS mission to equip students spiritually, intellectually, and physically to love God and to serve Him as Christ's ambassadors in the world. The ideal candidate will:

  1. agree with and espouse the NCS Educational Philosophy
  2. show demonstrated success with Middle School students
  3. display engaging and challenging classroom techniques
  4. work as a team player with flexibility
  5. show demonstrated success working with peers, parents and administration

For additional information, see the NCS Teacher Job Description.

Substitute TeachersPart-time

Norfolk Christian Schools is seeking qualified individuals to substitute teach. The purpose is to enable each child to learn in the absence of the regular teacher. The ideal candidate should be energetic, flexible, good with students of all ages, and able to manage a classroom. Prior teaching experience or training given priority.

Bus DriversPart-time & Full-time

Norfolk Christian Schools will have opportunities available for part-time and full time bus drivers for the 2015-2016 school year. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to daily routes and afternoon/evening driving of athletic teams for practices and games. From time to time, there will also be opportunities to drive students and teachers to field trips during the school day. Drivers are expected to have an up-to-date CDL.

IT Level 1 TechFull-time

General Function: Responsible for Troubleshooting and resolving Desktop, Portable, Printer hardware/software problems.

Experience

  • At least 1 year of experience with imaging, troubleshooting, diagnosing and repairing computer hardware, software and operating systems.
  • The Tier 1 candidates must be knowledgeable of all Microsoft Office Applications i.e. MS Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.  Additionally, candidates must be familiar with Chrome browsers (current versions to at least several versions back); and Adobe Acrobat X Pro.
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Knowledge
Working knowledge with respect to:

  • Computers; Operating Systems Windows 2007, Windows 8, Drive Duplication/Imaging, Application installation, Troubleshooting, Hardware Diagnostic Utilities
  • Network Connectivity (client / workstation specific)
  • Portable architecture (i.e. laptop, handhelds)
  • Diagnosing and resolving problems in response to client inquiries
  • Prefer some working knowledge of sound equipment including speakers, microphones, mixers and amplifiers

Duties

  • Researching, evaluating, and providing feedback on problematic client usage trends and patterns, as directed
  • Assisting in the receipt, delivery, and reallocation of information technology equipment
  • Installing, configuring, troubleshooting, and maintaining customer hardware and software
  • Fixing printer and peripheral problems
  • Tracking requests and providing performance summaries
  • Servicing desktop and web-based applications
  • Repairing Chromebooks
  • Ability to lift and maneuver ladders and equipment weighing up to 70 lbs.

Education: At least one year of technical education or AA degree, or minimum 2 years related experience

Bus MechanicFull-time

Job Summary: Perform apprentice or journeyman level work in the repair, service and maintenance of school buses and related vehicular equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in diagnosis and repair of mechanical, electrical and engine defects in school buses and other automotive equipment.
  • Inspects buses and transportation equipment for the purpose of ensuring it is in a safe operating condition.
  • Maintains tools and/or equipment for the purpose of ensuring the availability of equipment in a safe operating condition.
  • Performs tire work (e.g. changing, balancing, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring all buses and equipment are operating on safe tires.
  • Responds to emergency situations (e.g. drives wrecker to tow in disabled bus, etc.) for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns.
  • Services buses and transportation equipment for the purpose of ensuring it is maintained in a safe operating condition and scheduled preventative maintenance is performed.
  • Substitutes for bus drivers when needed for the purpose of ensuring a qualified person is able to run the bus on the route.
  • Trains mechanic helpers for the purpose of helping them learn the correct and safe way to repair and maintain vehicles.
  • Overhauls, repairs, rebuilds or replaces differentials, brake systems and other major components under supervision.
  • Rebuilds engines and transmissions by repair or replacement within capabilities under supervision.
  • Repairs alternators and other electrical components utilizing testing devises and machine equipment as required.
  • Performs general tune-ups on all related vehicular equipment under supervision.
  • Makes minor roadside repairs as required or conveys information to shop supervisor.
  • Repairs and replaces seats, glass, sheet metal, latches, and other body components and assemblies.
  • Assists or repairs, fill and paint, within capabilities, damaged body components.
  • Changes oil and filters, installs anti-freeze and snow chains, adjusts brakes, lubricates chassis, wheel bearings and other assemblies, including washing and cleaning of all engines and major components.
  • Performs all required preventive maintenance and regular bus safety inspections.
  • Cleans and organizes shop and other maintenance facilities.
  • Operates battery chargers, compression gauges, torque wrenches, welding equipment with capabilities, grinders, timing lights, hoists, jacks, porta-power, pump, compressors, drilling presses, air wrenches and other tools, equipment and machines required for repair and maintenance of motor vehicles.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Education & Experience: High school graduation or equivalent and two to four years’ experience on a heavy-duty truck or bus shop facility.

Allowable Substitution: Alternative combinations of technical training and work experience will be evaluated by the Personnel Office for comparability.

Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Knowledge and experience of automotive equipment.
  • Ability to perform preventive maintenance procedures, either alone or under direct supervision.
  • Ability to help troubleshoot equipment problems.
  • Ability to operate various tools and equipment as required.
  • Ability to lift heavy objects.
  • Knowledge and experience in maintenance and repair procedures.
  • Knowledge of safety requirements.
  • Ability to read and comprehend technical manuals.
  • Ability to make repairs as required.
  • Ability to assist in replacing major assemblies and components under direct supervision.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Licenses/Special Requirements: Valid Virginia State Driver's License with an Intermediate or Combination endorsement (commercial driver's license required). Possess a set of basic automotive mechanic hand tools and storage cabinet.

Department:  Staff

Before-Care LeaderPart-time

Norfolk Christian is seeking a Before-Care Leader for its Extended Care Program. The ideal candidate will be punctual and reliable, as well as a warm, friendly face to greet our morning students.

Hours are from 6:00am – 8:00am Monday through Friday.

Responsibilities include:

  • Create a welcoming and safe atmosphere for students waiting for school day to begin
  • Demonstrate understanding of the developmental needs of young children
  • Develop and maintain good rapport with parents and staff
  • Demonstrate the character qualities of enthusiasm, courtesy, flexibility, integrity, gratitude, kindness, self-control, perseverance, and punctuality