Join Our Team

Join Our Team

 

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

HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHER

Hillcrest Academy is seeking a highly motivated individual to teach high school Science with the possibility of teaching at the middle school level as well. The ideal candidate will be passionate about teaching young people, and in particular, will seek to teach and develop skills in Chemistry, Physics and possibly Human Biology and Environmental Science. 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. 

HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH & LANGUAGE ARTS TEACHER 

Hillcrest Academy is seeking a highly motivated high school English and Language Arts teacher. The ideal candidate will be passionate about teaching young people, and in particular, will seek to teach and develop skills in Research, Literature, Speech and Yearbook courses. 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, transcripts and three letters of recommendation to Principal Dwight Gingerich at dgingerich@hillcrestravens.org. In addition, please fill out the school application available below. 

BAND TEACHER

Hillcrest Academy is seeking a part-time Band teacher for high school and middle school students. The ideal candidate will be passionate about teaching young people, and in particular, will seek to teach and develop instrumental band 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.

7th & 8th GRADE MATH TEACHER

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. 

BUS DRIVER(S)

Hillcrest Academy is seeking a bus driver for our Washington route. It would be for four hours per day – two in the morning and two in the afternoon. The candidate needs a CDL along with school bus and passenger endorsements, and must also have taken the new driver bus stop class. We are willing to assist the applicant through the process to get the appropriate qualifications. We are also seeking bus drivers to drive for athletic events and activities. Drivers would have the flexibility to sign up for the events that work best for them. Applicants would need the same qualifications as a regular bus driver. 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 fill out the school application available below. Please contact Rebecca Beachy Miller at rbeachymiller@hillcrestravens.org for more information. Applications accepted until the position is filled.

7th & 8th GRADE COACH(ES) – CROSS-COUNTRY, GIRLS BASKETBALL, BOYS BASKETBALL, COED SOCCER, TRACK, 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