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This position is to be filled as soon as possible (spring 2024), applications accepted until the position is filled.

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

Hillcrest Academy is seeking to fill this full-time position with someone who has strong interpersonal skills, is highly confidential and trustworthy, and is able to function well as a part of the administrative team and finance committee. Job responsibilities include performing accounts receivable, accounts payable, and monthly payroll, filing forms with the Iowa Department of Education, and overseeing office procedures, including covering the front desk as needed. The candidate is responsible for all benefits administration, working on the annual budget with the Finance Committee, and serving as the school contact person for the Educational Savings Account administration of tuition and fees. A more complete list of tasks is available upon request.  It is important that the candidate has strong written and verbal communication and active listening skills. Hillcrest Academy has been a grades 9-12 Christ-centered school, adding 6th Grade this year and will add grades 7 and 8 next year. Hillcrest Academy is rooted in an Anabaptist perspective and committed to the core values of following Jesus, academic rigor, holistic learning, cultivating compassionate leadership, and providing all students an opportunity to thrive in a nurturing community. Please submit a cover letter, resume, transcript(s) and three letters of recommendation to Principal Dwight Gingerich at dgingerich@hillcrestravens.org. In addition, please fill out the school application available below. 

 

These positions are for the 2024-25 school year, applications accepted until the position is filled.

7th & 8th GRADE TEACHER(S) – ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS, MATH, SCIENCE, and SOCIAL STUDIES 

Hillcrest Academy is seeking teachers who have a passion for working with middle school aged children and will create a joyful learning environment where all students feel known, loved and respected as part of the classroom community. The ideal candidate would be able to teach more than one academic content area, as each subject area alone is part-time. The teacher will design lessons and activities in pursuance of our state standards and 21st century learning objectives, including critical thinking, collaboration, creativity, reflective learning and cross-disciplinary thinking. Critical components will include hands-on opportunities and learning tied to student interest. The teacher will be a strong communicator, a team player, a trusted and learned voice of education, and will appreciate the joys of working in a school serving a diverse student and family population. Our teacher will give students enough room to fail and learn from their missteps, and provide space for students to self advocate in the learning process. Relationships are key to the success of the Hillcrest Academy community. We want our teachers to demonstrate the power of smiles, meaningful conversations and honesty. Our teachers engage with and learn from others, including other members of the faculty. Hillcrest Academy is a Christ-centered school rooted in an Anabaptist perspective, committed to the core values of following Jesus, academic rigor, holistic learning, cultivating compassionate leadership, and providing each student the opportunity to thrive in a nurturing community. Please submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts and three letters of recommendation to Principal Dwight Gingerich at dgingerich@hillcrestravens.org. In addition, please fill out the school application available below. 

HEALTH & PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER

Hillcrest Academy is seeking a full-time Health and Physical Education teacher. The ideal candidate will be passionate about teaching Health and Physical Education skills. Hillcrest Academy has been a grades 9-12 Christ-centered school, adding 6th grade this year, and will add grades 7 and 8 next year. Hillcrest Academy is rooted in an Anabaptist perspective and committed to the core values of following Jesus, academic rigor, holistic learning, cultivating compassionate leadership, and providing all students an opportunity to thrive in a nurturing community. Please submit a cover letter, resume, transcript(s) and three letters of recommendation to Principal Dwight Gingerich at dgingerich@hillcrestravens.org. In addition, please fill out the school application available below. 

HEAD GIRLS BASKETBALL COACH

Hillcrest Academy is seeking a Head Coach to lead the Girls’ Basketball program. The ideal candidate will be passionate about basketball and excited to build on the programs foundation. Previous coaching experience and coaching authorization are required. Candidates must hold to the Hillcrest Athletic Department Philosophy found on the Athletics webpage. The position would ideally be tied to another position at the school, but not required. Hillcrest Academy has been a grades 9-12 Christ-centered school, adding 6th grade this year and will add grades 7 and 8 next year. Hillcrest Academy is rooted in an Anabaptist perspective and committed to the core values of following Jesus, providing academic rigor through holistic learning, cultivating compassionate leadership, and providing all students an opportunity to thrive in a nurturing community. Please submit a cover letter, resume, transcript(s) and three letters of recommendation to Assistant Administrator Tom Carey at tcarey@hillcrestravens.org. In addition, please fill out the school application available below. 

7th and 8th GRADE COACH(ES) – CROSS-COUNTRY, VOLLEYBALL, GIRLS BASKETBALL, BOYS BASKETBALL, COED SOCCER,  SOFTBALL, BASEBALL

Hillcrest Academy is looking for Middle School coaches who will establish our Middle School programs. Qualified applicants shall have a working knowledge of the sport they desire to coach, and a desire to impact young people’s lives for the better. Candidates must hold to the Hillcrest Athletic Department Philosophy found on the Athletics webpage. Applicants must have or be able to obtain a coaching authorization or coaching endorsement prior to the beginning of practice. The position will ideally be tied to another position at the school, but is not required. Hillcrest Academy has been a grades 9-12 Christ-centered school, adding 6th grade this year and will add grades 7 and 8 next year. Hillcrest Academy is rooted in an Anabaptist perspective and committed to the core values of following Jesus, providing academic rigor through holistic learning, cultivating compassionate leadership, and providing all students an opportunity to thrive in a nurturing community. Please submit a cover letter, resume, transcript(s) and three letters of recommendation to Activities Director, Chris Nachtigall at cnachtigall@hillcrestravens.org. In addition, please fill out the school application available below. 

 

Additional requirements for all applicants: Applicants should also be able to support the Confession of Faith from a Mennonite Perspective as well as our mission and values. 

Application and items listed above should be submitted to: Hillcrest Academy, 1421 540th Street SW Kalona, IA 52247