Careers

Career Opportunities at Providence 

Providence Academy is a Roman Catholic college-preparatory school with a comprehensive, core-knowledge curriculum that promotes superior academic achievement, mastery of skills and content, character development and citizenship within a faith-filled, Christian environment.

Celebrating nearly two decades since our founding, Providence has established itself as one of the Top 10 Private High Schools in Minnesota and one of the Top 10% of Catholic Schools and Top 5% of Private Schools in the United States.   

A career at Providence is more than just an employment opportunity – it’s an invitation to become part of a passionate and dedicated community of students, families, and fellow faculty.  We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the positions listed on this page, however, we welcome application submissions regardless of available positions.  

Submission information may be specific to the opportunity and listed within the respective career opportunity, otherwise it can be found on this page beneath our current career opportunities.

Elementary Teacher to Begin Fall 2021 (Full-Time)

Providence Academy is seeking a full-time experienced and faith-filled elementary teacher to join our Lower School faculty.

The ideal candidate is a practicing Catholic, enthusiastically sharing the Catholic mission and vision of Providence Academy. This candidate finds joy in teaching elementary students and explores and implements a variety of ways to provide an excellent educational experience for students. The candidate enjoys working with a faith-filled and professional team of grade-level colleagues.

Job description:

  • committed, practicing Catholic who models and shares the mission and vision of Providence Academy

  • has at least 3 years of classroom teaching experience, preferably in grade levels K-3

  • demonstrates strong classroom management skills with structure necessary for all students to succeed

  • demonstrates the ability to tailor instruction to meet the needs of individual students

  • demonstrate the ability to collaborate as a team with other teachers

  • develops and delivers excellent curriculum

  • demonstrates a professional, polished demeanor and communication and writing skills

  • exudes a sense of joy in being with and engaging young students

  • communicates well and demonstrates rapport and professionalism in working with parents/guardians of students

  • uses technology to deliver instruction and communicate with students, families, and colleagues

  • holds a current Minnesota teaching license (expired or from other states will be considered, with plan to bring MN licensure current)

Math Teacher - Middle School/Upper School (Full-Time)

Providence Academy is seeking an experienced middle and/or upper school math teacher for the 2021-2022 school year.

A successful candidate will be required to:

  • fully share the Catholic mission and vision of Providence Academy

  • demonstrate joy in working with students in a faith-filled Catholic environment  

  • hold a B.A. or higher level degree in mathematics and/or math education  

  • have a strong work ethic and a commitment to the success of our school

  • demonstrate strong classroom management skills, balancing classroom structure with rapport in working with adolescents and teenagers.

  • demonstrate the ability to tailor instruction to meet the needs of individual students

  • demonstrate the ability to collaborate as a team with other teachers

  • demonstrate rapport and professionalism in working with parents

Qualifications strongly preferred include:

  • two or more years of math teaching experience, preferably in a Catholic or an Independent school

  • a current Minnesota teaching license (expired or from other states will be considered, with plan to bring  MN licensure current)

Science Teacher - Middle School (Full-Time)

Providence Academy is seeking an experienced middle school science teacher for the 2021-2022 school year.

A successful candidate will be required to:

  • fully share the Catholic mission and vision of Providence Academy

  • demonstrate joy in working with students in a faith-filled Catholic environment  

  • hold a B.A. or higher level degree in a science field or science education.

  • have a strong work ethic and a commitment to the success of our school

  • demonstrate strong classroom management skills, balancing classroom structure with rapport in working with adolescents and teenagers.

  • demonstrate the ability to tailor instruction to meet the needs of individual students

  • demonstrate the ability to collaborate as a team with other teachers

  • demonstrate rapport and professionalism in working with parents

Qualifications strongly preferred include:

  • two or more years of science teaching experience, preferably in a Catholic or an Independent school

  • a current Minnesota teaching license (expired or from other states will be considered, with plan to bring  MN licensure current)

Latin and History Teacher - Middle School (Full-Time)

Providence Academy is seeking an experienced middle school Latin and history teacher for the 2021-2022 school year.

A successful candidate will be required to:

  • fully share the Catholic mission and vision of Providence Academy

  • demonstrate joy in working with students in a faith-filled Catholic environment  

  • hold a B.A. or higher level degree in Classics, Latin, or World History

  • have a strong work ethic and a commitment to the success of our school

  • demonstrate strong classroom management skills, balancing classroom structure with rapport in working with adolescents and teenagers.

  • demonstrate the ability to tailor instruction to meet the needs of individual students

  • demonstrate the ability to collaborate as a team with other teachers

  • demonstrate rapport and professionalism in working with parents

Qualifications strongly preferred include:

  • two or more years of teaching experience, preferably in a Catholic or an Independent school

English Teacher - Middle School (Full-Time)

Providence Academy is seeking an experienced middle school english teacher for the 2021-2022 school year.

A successful candidate will be required to:

  • fully share the Catholic mission and vision of Providence Academy

  • demonstrate joy in working with students in a faith-filled Catholic environment  

  • hold a B.A. or higher level degree in english and/or english education  

  • have a strong work ethic and a commitment to the success of our school

  • demonstrate strong classroom management skills, balancing classroom structure with rapport in working with adolescents and teenagers.

  • demonstrate the ability to tailor instruction to meet the needs of individual students

  • demonstrate the ability to collaborate as a team with other teachers

  • demonstrate rapport and professionalism in working with parents

Qualifications strongly preferred include:

  • two or more years of english teaching experience, preferably in a Catholic or an Independent school

  • a current Minnesota teaching license (expired or from other states will be considered, with plan to bring  MN licensure current)

 

College Counselor (Full-Time)


Primary Objective

Providence Academy, a private, co-educational, Catholic college-preparatory school in Plymouth, Minnesota, seeks a talented, dynamic, and compassionate College Counselor to join a well-developed college counseling program. The candidate will work with the Director of College Counseling and Alumni Engagement to administer all aspects of the college search and admissions process. He or she must work with a caseload of students, write official school recommendations, and serve in various administrative roles. This position is relationship-driven, and candidates must be able to connect and build a strong rapport with students and families. This full-time salaried position enjoys a 12-month schedule of duties, effective July/August, 2021.

PA’s college counseling program is rooted in the core belief that God has gifted each student with talents, interests, and aspirations, and that He has a unique plan and purpose for his or her life. The program aims to educate students (and their families) about college and the college search process with advice and perspective that leads to the selection of a best-fit college choice. The program also seeks to serve in an integral educational role that helps students grow in personal responsibility and initiative while building skills in self-reflection, self-advocacy, communication, and decision-making that are critical for emerging adulthood.

Key Responsibilities

  • Informing students, parents, and faculty about colleges, the college admissions process, trends, procedures, and entrance testing;
  • Working closely with the Director of CollegeCounselingto help shape programs, policies, and procedures;
  • Advising and supporting students (and parents) through key milestones of the college process – building college lists, requesting supporting materials, and actively providing application assistance
  • Hosting meetings with college admissions representatives;
  • Be aware of issues and trends in college admission, higher education, and testing.
  • Assisting in the administration of AP Exams and other standardized testing;
  • Help with the coordination of CollegeCounselingevents, including College Day, parent and student workshops, coffee chats, awards days, and special events.
  • Maintain membership in professional organizations, including state and national associations for college admissioncounseling
  • Representing Providence Academy and its mission to all constituents with enthusiasm and both personal and professional integrity

Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree, at minimum, with a master’s degree preferred;
  • 3-5 years of experience working in a private/independent school or college admissions office preferred
  • Excellent written, verbal, public speaking, and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong collaborative teamwork skills, high emotional intelligence and empathy, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and student-centered;
  • Digital competence including familiarity with MS Office, Google Suite, Prezi, and related tools, as well as database management systems such as Naviance, Maia Learning, Cialfo, or SCOIR;
  • Commit to exhibiting Providence Academy’s value for our students to experience diversity that reflects the body of Christ and support the school’s diversity vision that aims at unity in Christ

Benefits

  • Premium package including medical, life insurance and retirement program
  • Funded professional development opportunities

 

Choir Director - Upper School (Full-Time)

Providence Academy, a premier Catholic Prek-12 college preparatory school, located in Plymouth, MN is seeking a full-time Upper School Choir Director beginning August 2021.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Teaching daily choir classes in the Middle School and Upper School, including introductory and advanced level students

  • Working collaboratively with other fine arts faculty to plan performances, utilize shared spaces, etc.

  • Executing high-level performances (typically four each year) in line with the mission and vision of Providence Academy

  • Participation in yearly high school choir contests with whole-group and ensemble performing groups

  • Other typical teaching duties including supervision, grading, meeting attendance, etc.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree required at a minimum, with a master’s degree preferred in Music, Music Education, or a related field

  • 3-5 years of experience teaching vocal music and directing choirs

  • Experience with liturgical music (preferred but not required)

  • Excellent written, verbal, public speaking, and interpersonal skills

  • Strong collaborative teamwork skills,  self-motivated, detail-oriented, and student-centered

  • Demonstrates positive enthusiasm, flexibility, and creativity in working with students and faculty

 

Substitute Teacher - Grades Pre-K - 12
  • Pre-K or Elementary experience is required for Pre-K through Grade 5 assignments.
  • Available for short call
  • As a substitute teacher, you may request to be placed on call list for days that fit your schedule.
  • Strong support of school’s Catholic mission and focus
Bus Driver

Providence Academy, a premier private, Catholic Pre-K-12 school located in Plymouth currently has a rare opening for a dependable individual for the position of AM/PM school bus route driver.

Read more about this position at our dedicated Bus Driver page

Food Service Grill Cook and Aides
Taher Inc., food service provider for Providence Academy, is seeking food service workers in the following areas:

  • Grill Cook
  • Food Services Aides (prep and cashier duties)
  • Dishwashers

Flexible schedule available, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. No holiday or summer hours. Competitive wage in a friendly, supportive environment.

Contact Chef-Manager Marshall Morris at phone (763) 258-2535 or (612) 382-8884, or email at .

Applicants may email their resume and cover letter to: 

Applicants may also send or fax their resume and cover letter to:

Providence Academy
Attn: Amanda Gregory
15100 Schmidt Lake Rd.
Plymouth, MN 55446

Fax 763-258-2501

Providence Academy is a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer.