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Grace Christian School's employment decisions are based on merit, qualifications and abilities, without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origins.  All individuals applying for employment must be willing to serve Christ in the daily performance of their duties and to fully support our Statement of Faith.

We welcome qualified applicants to submit a cover letter, resume and completed application to the appropriate contact listed with each position. You may click here to download the Grace Christian School Application.

Grace Christian School (GCS), Staunton, VA, is looking for an Elementary/Middle School (ES/MS) Principal for the 2020-2021 school year. Current principal is retiring after 25 years. All candidates should read and agree to the GCS Statement of Faith available on our website. GCS does not currently have employee benefits but is looking to add them within the next few years. 

Staunton is a city of 25,000 located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. It is the principal city of the Staunton-Waynesboro Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has a population of 125,000. The city has a historic downtown comprised of small shops and restaurants. The American Shakespeare Center, Heifetz Festival, and Staunton Music Festival are the foundation of the city’s strong fine arts community. 

The area around Staunton is rural farmland and offers easy access to hiking and camping, as well as to larger cities such as Richmond and Washington, D.C. The city itself is home both to natives of Staunton who have deep roots in the community and to a significant number of transplants who have grown to deeply love and support the life of the city.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Dr. Larson, Head of School, at dlarson@GCSWarriors.org. 

Qualifications:

  • Earned a degree in education.
  • Have a minimum of 5 years of classroom teaching and/or 3 years of administrative experience.
  • Pass a background check.
  • Be passionately committed to Christian education.
  • Exemplify and articulate a saving and growing relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Have a spiritual maturity commensurate with the profession and a personal ability to Biblically lead the ES/MS faculty/staff.
  • Faithfully attend a Bible-believing church.
  • Demonstrate a talent for leading teachers, relating to elementary and middle school students, and working with parents.
  • Be an effective communicator.
  • Have the ability to solve problems.
  • Remain calm in stressful situations.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Reports to Head of School.
  • Serves on Leadership and Academic Teams.
  • Leads, supervises, and evaluates preschool-8th grade faculty/staff.
  • Interviews prospective preschool-8th grade faculty/staff and recommends hiring to Head of School.
  • Provides orientation for new preschool-8th grade faculty/staff.
  • Performs classroom visits and provides feedback to teachers.
  • Works with teachers to develop schedules.
  • Manages preschool-8th grade financial accounts.
  • Understands, promotes, and leads training of Biblical worldview for classroom implementation.
  • Interviews and provides tours for prospective families.

Download this employment opportunity as a PDF here. 

Email application and Resume to Elementary school principal Joanne Kinder at jkinder@gcswarriors.org.

Email application and Resume to Elementary school principal Joanne Kinder at jkinder@gcswarriors.org.

Email application and resume to high school principal Casey Musselman at CMusselman@gcswarriors.org.

Email application and resume to high school principal Casey Musselman at CMusselman@gcswarriors.org.

Email application and resume to high school principal Casey Musselman at CMusselman@gcswarriors.org.

Email application and resume to high school principal Casey Musselman at CMusselman@gcswarriors.org.

Submit a cover letter, resume and completed application to grace@gcswarriors.org.  You may click here to download the Grace Christian School Application.