East Cooper Baptist Church

Job Title: Facilities Assistant
Status: Full Time & Part Time, Hourly
Prepared By/Date: Derek Walden 
Approved By/Date: Michelle Ravan 

Position Summary
Work with the facility personnel, pastors, teachers, and volunteers to achieve the objectives of East Cooper Baptist Church, Palmetto Christian Academy & Campus Outreach. Reports to the Facilities Manager while assisting with the overall operations of the physical buildings. 

Roles and Responsibilities

Assists the building and grounds maintenance employees, contractors and volunteers with room set-up and tear-down; room & equipment cleaning; minor painting and repairs; etc.   

Qualifications and Requirements

  • A passionate love for the Lord and a desire to serve in support ministries
  • A willingness to work hard in support of the church, school, and related ministries.
  • Flexible working hours (evenings/weekends available if desired)
  • Need to be able to stand, walk, reach, and lift up to 20 lbs.

Job Title: Finance Assistant
Reports To: Erin Keiper, Candace Dellinger
Status: Exempt/Full Time
Prepared By/Date: Candace Dellinger 6/20/2024
Approved By/Date: Beverly Pearce 6/20/2024

Position Summary
The Finance Assistant will be responsible for providing financial support services for the day-to-day transactions of the church, school, and all related ministries of East Cooper Baptist Church as directed. This position will primarily support the Finance Team and will be cross-trained on Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and all other items related to Payroll. This position may also provide support to the Human Resources Manager with onboarding, some benefit administration, or other tasks, as needed.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Cross-train in all aspects of Accounts Payable 
  • Provide backup and assistance for Accounts Payable, to include monitoring and maintaining credit card purchases
  • Cross-train in all aspects of Accounts Receivable
  • Organize, file, and track financial documents
  • Ensure invoices and bills are processed in an accurate and timely manner
  • Prepare for and cooperate with the independent auditor as information is requested during the annual audit period
  • Cross-train in all aspects of Payroll, W2, and 1099 preparation and distribution
  • Reconcile all employee benefits to billing statements
  • Assists Human Resources Manager with benefits administration, onboarding, or other tasks
  • Cross-train on contributions, tuition receivable, and incoming funds
  • Maintain confidentiality with all financial information
  • Assist Finance Team with analyzing workflow process
  • Assist Finance Team with documenting office procedures
  • Assist with the inventory/fixed assets/Upkeep project

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Affirm East Cooper Baptist Church’s Statement of Faith and commit to exhibit a lifestyle that is consistent
  • Willing to become a member of East Cooper Baptist Church 
  • Must have experience with finance, business record keeping, or similar role
  • Good knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping procedures
  • Excellent time-management skills and problem solving attitude
  • Highly organized and able to multitask on a consistent basis
  • Attention to detail
  • Computer skills and proficiency in MS Office applications (Word and Excel)
  • Experience with Google Suite 
  • Strong interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to positively interact with church members, staff, vendors, and visitors
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information
  • Experience on MIP/Abila software (desired)
  • Bachelor’s Degree (desired)

Job Title: High School Ministry Director
Reports To: Danny Beech
Status: Exempt/Full Time
Prepared By/Date: Candace Dellinger 6/20/2024
Approved By/Date: Danny Beech 6/20/2024

Position Summary

The High School Ministry Director oversees the High School Ministry. This position is responsible for leading the High School Ministry through the mentoring and discipleship of students, logistical planning for events, and providing financial oversight for the ministry’s budget.

Roles and Responsibilities

Teach Students God’s Word Weekly

  • Direct, lead, and teach the HSM class on Sunday Morning
  • Provide a teaching/devotion to the students at Sunday Night Live

Coordinate Discipleship For High School Students

  • Provide small group opportunities where parents/leaders can discuss application of the Biblical text that was taught
  • Train student leaders to identify, teach, coordinate a Student Life Group, and then develop other student leaders to do the same
  • Identify student leaders to apply and be apart of the Student Leadership Team where they will identify, develop, and practice their spiritual gifts as they lead other High School Students
  • Identify student leaders to be involved in our High School Ministry Worship Team
  • Take students on mission trips during the summer and various service opportunities throughout the year
  • Multiple events, activities, and retreats throughout the year

Partner with Parents

  • Provide our parents opportunities to interact on a regular basis with students through Sunday morning, Sunday night, events, activities, retreats, and trips
  • Communicate with parents on a weekly basis via email
  • Encourage parent volunteers to help serve in various capacities
  • Encourage parents to serve as Connect Group Leaders on Sunday morning where they help build community with the same students weekly and help them apply God’s Word to their everyday lives

Give Students an Opportunity to Serve and Live Out the Great Commission

  • Coordinate service projects and mission trips for the students
  • Quarterly service projects within the Next Gen Team
  • Serve as leaders at Connect Camp

Identify and Train Volunteers

  • Identify parents and other members of the church who are qualified and willing to serve
  • Provide leadership training for connect groups and student life groups once a quarter
  • Provide leadership training for adult volunteers who go on mission trips
  • Continue to develop student internship

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Affirm East Cooper Baptist Church’s Statement of Faith and commit to exhibit a lifestyle that is consistent
  • Willing to become a member of East Cooper Baptist Church
  • Display a passionate love for the Lord and a desire to serve in student ministry
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Bible/Theology Training, a plus

Job Title: Nursery Caregivers
Status: Part-time Hourly
Prepared by/Date: Sharon Basha/February 2022

Position Description
The ECBC Nursery Department desires to hire Nursery Caregivers to help with various day and evening ministry events. Workers must be at least 15 years of age and must provide previous experience caring for children. The Nursery Department will train each new Caregiver hired. The Nursery Caregiver is to provide care for the overall needs of each child in their classroom. The Nursery Caregiver is an hourly paid position. Adults $15.00 per hour and Teens $12.00 per hour.

Organizational Status
This position reports to the Nursery Director.

Job Title: Private Music Lessons Educator
Reports to: Mike Doll, ECAA Director
Status: Part time (Day and Time based on the number of students and room availability)
Prepared by: Mike Doll 8/3/2023
Approved by: Michelle Ravan 8/3/2023

Position Summary:
The Private Music Lessons Educators would teach one on one lessons on musical instruments or voice based on the teacher’s qualifications and the amount of interest from our ECAA families. Instruments would include (but not be limited to) piano, guitar, flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, percussion, drum set, violin, cello.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Private instructors will plan one on one lessons each week during the fall and spring semesters
  • Private instructors will teach good practice skills
  • Private instructors will help prepare students for their concerts if they are involved in a band, choir, or strings program at their school.
  • Private instructors will help prepare students for audition

Qualifications and Requirements

  • A passionate love for the Lord and a desire to serve in the worship ministry
  • Ability to plan and lead private music lessons
  • Proficiency on the instrument(s) or voice part you are hired to teach
  • A recital will be held once a year to showcase the students

Job Title: Worship Wednesday Musical Director
Reports to: Mike Doll, ECAA Director
Status: Part time (Wednesdays 6:30-8pm)
Prepared by: Mike Doll 8/3/2023
Approved by: Michelle Ravan 8/3/23

Position Summary
The Worship Wednesday Musical Director would work with the Director of the East Cooper Arts Academy (ECAA) to coordinate and lead the Worship Wednesday Musical class through the Arts Academy. The director would plan and lead 15 rehearsals both semesters. Each semester would conclude with a musical performance. The rehearsals would take place on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8:00 in the Kids Church room at East Cooper Baptist Church.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Pick a musical that is uplifting and encouraging
  • Teach musical concepts needed to perform the music more effectively
  • Prepare the students for a performance in the spring

Qualifications and Requirements

  • A passionate love for the Lord and a desire to serve in the worship ministry
  • Ability to plan and lead musical rehearsals
  • Basic piano skills for rehearsals
  • Ability to communicate well with the students and parents of the Worship Wednesdays Musical

Palmetto Christian Academy

Job Title: Associate Dean of Students
Status: Full-Time for 2024-25 School Year (August – May)
Prepared by/Date: JD Zubia / January 2024
Reporting Structure: This position reports to the Dean of Students

Position Summary
The Associate Dean of Students will work closely with the Dean of Students to coordinate
student activities, grade-level events, and class community service opportunities to promote and foster a positive school spirit among the student body. In addition, the Associate Dean of Students will serve as the lead discipleship coordinator for Upper School male students (grades 6-12).

Roles and Responsibilities
The Associate Dean of Students will work with the Dean of Students to achieve the following:

  • Oversee Clubs
  • Ensure that clubs have sponsors
  • Ensure that clubs are meeting routinely
  • Ensure that clubs are participating in community service projects
  • Coordinate and oversee PCA Events
  • Plan Homecoming, Prom, and Dances
  • Plan and oversee See You at the Pole
  • Plan and oversee ACSI Global Day of Prayer
  • Assist with morning announcements and communicating school events and important dates to our students 6-12
  • Responsible for making sure the announcements are in and ready the day before
  • Coordinate selection of student announcers with Upper School Principal
  • Assist with Special Programs
  • Work alongside of the Dean of Students to coordinates program for new student
    orientation
  • Work with the Dean of Students to create and produce High School Planning and
    Orientation Guide for incoming 9th grade students
  • Works with Bible teachers and ECBC Youth Pastors to establish Discipleship Program for male students
  • Other Duties as Assigned by the Dean of Students


Qualification and Job Requirements

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of experience as a middle and/or high school teacher
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Education, Bible, Counseling or similar
  • The preferred candidate possesses a Master’s degree in one of the above disciplines
  • A strong testimony of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and evidence of regular attendance and involvement in a local church
  • Must be in agreement with the PCA Core Beliefs
  • Ability to work collaboratively with Administration, Faculty & Staff, students, and parents
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Broad knowledge of student activities and events that promote a healthy school culture

Candidates must be in agreement with the PCA Core Beliefs and must demonstrate a strong, personal relationship with Jesus Christ. If you believe you are qualified, we invite you to submit an online application using the link below.

Please direct your questions to Mrs. Casie Benton, Executive Assistant to the Principals, at cbenton@palmettochristianacademy.org.

Job Title: High School Science Teacher
Status: Full-time position for the 2024-25 school year
M, T, Th, F from 7:30am-3:30pm and Wednesdays from 7:30am-4pm
Instructional Day: 8:00am-3:00pm
Prepared by / Date: JD Zubia / March 2024
Reporting Structure: This position reports to the Upper School Principal.

Position Summary
Palmetto Christian Academy is seeking a full-time High School (grades 9-12) Science teacher who can teach courses with a distinctly Biblical worldview integrated throughout the curriculum and instruction. The candidate must possess at least a bachelor’s degree in a science discipline with a minimum of one year of teaching in a high school setting. The preferred candidate will possess a Master’s degree in a science discipline and an ACSI or South Carolina teaching certificate.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Planning, creating and implementing science lessons that promote an engaging, positive and interactive learning environment
  • Prepare, administer and evaluate tests and classroom assignments following curriculum guidelines
  • Work closely with Upper School Instructional Coach to deliver approved curriculum
  • Work closely with Upper School Instructional Coach to review textbooks
  • Perform administrative duties under the direction of the Upper School Principal to include grading, discipline, attendance, dress code management, lunch/hall/dismissal supervision

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher in science from an accredited university and have a minimum of one year of experience in teaching science to high school students, preferably in a Christian School environment
  • Be willing to work toward an ACSI teacher certification
  • Must have a credible profession of faith and testimony, and be actively involved in a local church, as this person will serve as a role model in attitude, speech, and actions for the school community
  • Must be able to articulate his/her Christian worldview and philosophy of Kingdom
    education
  • Must have thorough knowledge of English language concepts
  • Able to implement policy and procedures of the science department and school
  • Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must attend faculty meetings, professional development seminars, and devotions
  • Must be proficient with MS Office Suite and/or Google Workspace
  • Must have familiarity or willingness to learn Blackbaud software for student management

Candidates must be in agreement with the PCA Core Beliefs and must demonstrate a strong, personal relationship with Jesus Christ. If you believe you are qualified, we invite you to submit an online application.

Please direct your questions to Mrs. Casie Benton, Executive Assistant to the Principals, at
cbenton@palmettochristianacademy.org.

Job Title: High School Math Teacher
Status: Full-time position for the 2024-25 school year
M, T, Th, F from 7:30am-3:30pm and Wednesdays from 7:30am-4pm
Instructional Day: 8:00am-3:00pm
Prepared by / Date: JD Zubia / March 2024
Reporting Structure: This position reports to the Upper School Principal.

Position Summary
Palmetto Christian Academy is seeking a full-time High School (grades 9-12) Math teacher who can teach courses with a distinctly Biblical worldview integrated throughout the curriculum and instruction. The candidate must possess at least a bachelor’s degree in mathematics with a minimum of one year of teaching in a high school setting. The preferred candidate will possess a Master’s degree in mathematics and an ACSI or South Carolina teaching certificate.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Planning, creating and implementing math lessons that promote an engaging, positive and interactive learning environment
  • Prepare, administer and evaluate tests and classroom assignments following curriculum guidelines
  • Work closely with Upper School Instructional Coach to deliver approved curriculum
  • Work closely with Upper School Instructional Coach to review textbooks
  • Perform administrative duties under the direction of the Upper School Principal to include grading, discipline, attendance, dress code management, lunch/hall/dismissal supervision

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher in math or science from an accredited university and have a minimum of one year of experience in teaching math to high school students, preferably in a Christian School environment
  • Be willing to work toward an ACSI teacher certification
  • Must have a credible profession of faith and testimony, and be actively involved in a local church, as this person will serve as a role model in attitude, speech, and actions for the school community.
  • Must be able to articulate his/her Christian worldview and philosophy of Kingdom education
  • Must have thorough knowledge of English language concepts
  • Able to implement policy and procedures of the math department and school
  • Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must attend faculty meetings, professional development seminars, and devotions
  • Must be proficient with MS Office Suite and/or Google Workspace
  • Must have familiarity or willingness to learn Blackbaud software for student management

Candidates must be in agreement with the PCA Core Beliefs and must demonstrate a strong, personal relationship with Jesus Christ. If you believe you are qualified, we invite you to submit an online application.

Please direct your questions to Mrs. Casie Benton, Executive Assistant to the Principals, at
cbenton@palmettochristianacademy.org.

Job Title: High School Yearbook Instructor
Status: Part-time position for the 2024-25 school year
2-3 Days per Week from 1:00pm-3:30pm
Instructional Day: 1:30pm-3:15pm
Prepared by / Date: JD Zubia / April 2024

Position Summary
Palmetto Christian Academy is seeking a part-time High School (grades 9-12) Yearbook instructor for the 2024-25 school year. The candidate must possess at least a bachelor’s degree in education or English with a minimum of one year of teaching yearbook, graphic design, or similar class in a high school setting. The preferred candidate will possess an ACSI or South Carolina teaching certificate.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Planning, creating, and organizing school yearbook layout.
  • Leading class of high school students to produce school yearbook.
  • Coordinate photography of major PCA events and activities for inclusion in yearbook.
  • Meeting all deadlines, budget, and standards needed to produce excellent product.
  • Work with Upper School Instructional Coach to meet standards of instruction.
  • Perform administrative duties under the direction of the Upper School Principal to include grading, discipline, attendance, dress code management, lunch/hall/dismissal supervision as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher in English or education from an accredited
    university and have a minimum of one year of experience in teaching yearbook, graphic design, or similar to high school students, preferably in a Christian School environment.
  • Be willing to work toward an ACSI teacher certification.
  • Must have a credible profession of faith and testimony, and be actively involved in a local church, as this person will serve as a role model in attitude, speech, and actions for the school community.
  • Must be able to articulate his/her Christian worldview and philosophy of Kingdom
    education
  • Able to implement policy and procedures of the high school department and school.
  • Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must attend faculty meetings, professional development seminars, and devotions.
  • Must be proficient with Apple products, MS Office Suite and/or Google Workspace
  • Must have familiarity or willingness to learn Blackbaud software for student management

Candidates must be in agreement with the PCA Statement of Beliefs and must demonstrate a strong, personal relationship with Jesus Christ. If you believe you are qualified, we invite you to submit an online application.

Organizational Status
This position reports to the Upper School Principal.

Job Title: Lower School Principal
Status: Full-time position for the 2024-25 school year
Prepared by / Date: JD Zubia / March 2024
Reporting Structure: This position reports to the Assistant Headmaster/Director of Academics

Position Summary
Palmetto Christian Academy is seeking a full-time Lower School Principal (grades K-5) who can lead the Lower School faculty to teach with a distinctly Biblical worldview integrated throughout the curriculum and instruction. The candidate must possess at least a Master’s degree in education with a minimum of 5 years of teaching at the elementary level and 2-3 years as an administrator.

Primary Responsibilities
The Principal’s duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Working with Administrative team to develop school-wide procedures and policies
  • Working with Administrative team to develop Lower School budget
  • Working with Administrative team to maintain ACSI Accreditation
  • Assisting the Admissions Director in conducting prospective family interviews
  • Working with the Upper School Principal to develop class schedules
  • Developing and managing Lower School curriculum program with the Lower School
    Instructional Coach
  • Developing opportunities for faculty professional development
  • Using data analysis to assist in student academic improvement and placement
  • Communicating with students and parents regarding academic and discipline issues
  • Providing ongoing evaluation to faculty members including informal and formal
    assessments to help determine faculty assignments
  • Guiding students to self-governance through redemptive discipline
  • Providing spiritual leadership and growth opportunities to faculty and staff

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Candidate must possess at least a Master’s degree in education or education-related field, from an accredited university and have a minimum of 5 years of classroom teaching experience and 2-3 years of administration experience, preferably in a Christian School.
  • Possess or be willing to work toward an ACSI Principal certification.
  • Must have a credible profession of faith and testimony, and be actively involved in a
    local church, as this person will serve as a role model in attitude, speech, and actions for the school community.
  • Must be able to articulate his/her Christian worldview and philosophy of Kingdom
    education
  • Able to implement policy and procedures of the math department and school.
  • Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must attend faculty meetings, professional development seminars, and devotions.
  • Must be proficient with MS Office Suite and/or Google Workspace
  • Must have familiarity or willingness to learn Blackbaud software for student management

Candidates must be in agreement with the PCA Core Beliefs and must demonstrate a strong, personal relationship with Jesus Christ. If you believe you are qualified, we invite you to submit an online application using the link below.

Please direct your questions to Mrs. Casie Benton, Executive Assistant to the Principals, at
cbenton@palmettochristianacademy.org.

Job Title: Lower School (K-5) Teacher
Status: Full-time position for the 2024-25 school year
M, T, Th, F from 7:30am-3:30pm and Wednesdays from 7:30am-4pm
Instructional Day: 8:00am-3:00pm
Prepared by / Date: JD Zubia / March 2024
Reporting Structure: This position reports to the Lower School Principal.

Position Summary
Palmetto Christian Academy is seeking a full-time, Lower School (K-5) Teacher who can teach courses with a distinctly Biblical worldview integrated throughout the curriculum and instruction. The candidate must possess at least a bachelor’s degree in education with a minimum of one year of teaching in an elementary school setting. The preferred candidate will possess an ACSI or South Carolina teaching certificate.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Planning, creating and implementing math lessons that promote an engaging, positive and interactive learning environment
  • Prepare, administer and evaluate tests and classroom assignments following curriculum guidelines
  • Work closely with Lower School Instructional Coach to deliver approved curriculum
  • Work closely with Lower School Instructional Coach to review textbooks
  • Perform administrative duties under the direction of the Lower School Principal to include grading, discipline, attendance, dress code management, lunch/hall/dismissal supervision

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher in education from an accredited university and have a minimum of one year of experience in teaching elementary school students, preferably in a Christian School environment
  • Be willing to work toward an ACSI teacher certification
  • Must have a credible profession of faith and testimony, and be actively involved in a local church, as this person will serve as a role model in attitude, speech, and actions for the school community
  • Must be able to articulate his/her Christian worldview and philosophy of Kingdom
    education
  • Able to implement policy and procedures of their department and school
  • Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must attend faculty meetings, professional development seminars, and devotions.
  • Must be proficient with MS Office Suite and/or Google Workspace
  • Must have familiarity or willingness to learn Blackbaud software for student management

Candidates must be in agreement with the PCA Core Beliefs and must demonstrate a strong, personal relationship with Jesus Christ. If you believe you are qualified, we invite you to submit an online application.

Please direct your questions to Mrs. Casie Benton, Executive Assistant to the Principals, at
cbenton@palmettochristianacademy.org.

Job Title: Middle School Football Head Coach
Status: This is a seasonal position paid by stipend. PCA also has teaching positions available.
Reporting Structure: This position will report to the Athletic Director.

Position Summary
We are looking for someone with the enthusiasm and knowledge to grow our program while providing a solid Christian role model for our boys. Interested candidates should contact the Athletic Director, Dale Hoover, at dhoover@palmettochristianacademy.org or calling (843) 696-0933 for an application. All PCA coaches are required to submit a background check, must be in agreement with the PCA Core Beliefs, and must provide a Pastoral Reference Letter.

Job Title: Part-Time Food Services Assistant
Status: Part-time position for the 2024-2025 school year
Hours Needed: 8:00am-2:00pm
Prepared by/Date: JD Zubia / May 2024

Position Summary
Palmetto Christian Academy is seeking a part-time Food Services Assistant for the 2024-25 school year. The preferred candidate will have previous experience dealing with the public in a customer service role and/or have established relationships with PCA parents.

The Food Services Assistant’s primary responsibilities will be as follows:

  • Ensuring that all meals are correctly prepared and are within acceptable time limits; verifying that all meals meet quality standards
  • Managing the receiving, storing and inventory control of all perishable and non- perishable products following specific procedures and standards
  • Controlling waste and effectively managing costs
  • Maintaining a clean, healthy, and safe kitchen environment
  • Following standardized recipes, writing menus, and monitoring product costs
  • Willing to work with kitchen staff in preparing daily salads, meals, and desserts
  • Willing to work with kitchen staff to perform end of the day cleaning of the kitchen

The Food Services Assistant will possess the following essential skills and attributes:

  • Problem-solving skills combined with the ability to work with limited supervision
  • A servant heart with the ability to meet all PCA staff members, students, and parents with a gracious and positive attitude to support the larger mission of PCA
  • Excellent communication skills in person, on the telephone, and via email with PCA staff, parents and students
  • Spiritual and emotional maturity
  • Supportive of and committed to Christian education and the values and goals of PCA

Candidates must be in agreement with the PCA Core Beliefs and must demonstrate a strong, personal relationship with Jesus Christ. If you believe you are qualified, we invite you to submit an online application. Please direct your questions or resume to JD Zubia, Headmaster, at jdzubia@palmettochristianacademy.org.

Organizational Status
This position reports to the Food Services Manager.

Job Title: Varsity Football Head Coach
Status: This is a seasonal position paid by stipend. PCA also has teaching positions available.
Reporting Structure: This position will report to the Athletic Director.

Position Summary
We are looking for someone with the enthusiasm and knowledge to grow our program while providing a solid Christian role model for our boys. Interested candidates should contact the Athletic Director, Dale Hoover, at dhoover@palmettochristianacademy.org or calling (843) 696-0933 for an application. At least 2 years of head coaching experience at the high school level (or above) is preferred. All PCA coaches are required to submit a background check, must be in agreement with the PCA Core Beliefs, and provide a Pastoral Reference Letter.