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.

After-School Program Supervisor

Providence Academy, an exceptional private Catholic school in Plymouth, seeks a supervisor for their middle school after-school program each school day, beginning immediately through the end of the school year on June 7, 2022.  As supervisor, the employee will monitor and work with middle school students in an activity room at the end of the school day, from 3:15 to 6:00 PM Monday through Friday.

We are looking for a candidate who:

  • Builds positive relationships with young people, consistent with the mission of Catholic education.

  • Is responsible for supervising students and creating a safe and positive environment for them to work after school.

  • Has a high school diploma or equivalent

  • Has experience working with young people

Interested candidates could combine this position with work as a substitute teacher or aide at the school.

Please use application instructions located near the bottom of this page to apply for this position.

Administrative Assistant (Full-Time)

Job description:

Providence Academy, a college-preparatory Catholic school in Plymouth, is seeking a personable administrative assistant.  Candidate will share the mission and vision of Providence Academy.

A four-year degree is required along with experience multi-tasking in a fast paced environment.  Exceptional communication and organizational skills needed as well as a mastery of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google G-Suite. Infinite Campus and WordPress experience a plus.  We offer competitive compensation and full benefits.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, current references, to Amanda Gregory at .

LS Elementary Art Teacher (part-time)

Providence Academy is seeking a part-time Lower School primary grades art teacher.  The successful candidate will be required to:

  • fully share the Catholic mission and vision of Providence Academy
  • hold a B.A. or higher level degree in art education, art, or a related field
  • possess strong classroom management skills
  • demonstrate the ability to tailor instruction to meet the needs of individual students
  • demonstrate the ability to work in a collegial atmosphere
  • demonstrate rapport with young students and their parents
  • exude a sense of joy in being with and engaging young students

We will work with the right candidate to create a schedule that fits the needs of both the teacher and the school.

 Preferred, but not required:
  •  teaching experience, preferably elementary grade levels
  • a current Minnesota teaching license (expired or from other states will be considered, with plan to bring  MN licensure current)

Applicants may email their resume and cover letter to: 

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Upper School Dean of Students

Providence Academy is seeking an experienced Upper School Dean of Students for the 2022-2023 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.S. or higher degree in education
  • have a strong work ethic and a commitment to the success of our school
  • demonstrate strong rapport in working with teenagers.
  • demonstrate the ability to manage student life and discipline
  • demonstrate the ability to collaborate with teachers, and students
  • demonstrate rapport and professionalism in working with parents

Qualifications strongly preferred include:

  • Experience working as a dean of students or school administrator

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and copy of their resume to Amanda Gregory at

Development Officer/Assistant Director of Development

The Development Officer/Assistant Director of Development supports the mission of Providence Academy through event planning and fundraising activities. This role is highly collaborative, working with many internal and external constituents, and supports the Director of Development in all aspects of fundraising, event planning, and donor stewardship. This position is people-centric, and would be an excellent fit for someone seeking a customer-facing role in advancing the Catholic, college-preparatory educational mission of Providence Academy. Title of Development Officer or Assistant Director of Development will be determined based on the qualifications of the candidate. 

Relationship Management

  • Plan and execute 10-20 Development events per year, including Grandparents Day, Gala, and other fundraising and friendraising events
  • Coordinate with internal and external staff, volunteers, and vendors, ensuring excellent communication and clear expectations for all, especially related to event planning
  • Partner with the Director of Development on the strategy and management of development operations, including direct solicitation of donors to support PA through the Annual Fund, Capital Campaign, Planned Giving, Gala, and other fundraising initiatives
  • Assist in the management of donor stewardship programs, showing gratitude and care for all supporters of Providence Academy
  • Inspire and equip volunteers to give of their time and talent to the Academy, particularly related to Development events

Organizational Management

  • Assist in setting and progressing toward fundraising goals through key performance indicators (e.g. total fundraising revenue, participation, donor retention, average gift, overall engagement, etc.)
  • Assist with direct mail and electronic communication including design and copywriting for all Development Office projects and events
  • Assist in management of the Providence development database and gift processing activities, accurately recording gifts, producing qualitative and quantitative analysis or giving trends, and providing timely and meaningful written acknowledgment to donors from across constituencies
  • Maintain awareness of industry trends and best practices in independent school donor engagement and fundraising, as well as participate in peer groups (online and in person) to identify opportunities, strategies, efficiencies and more to facilitate increased philanthropic support for Providence
  • Reports to the Director of Development

Competencies and Qualifications

  • Commitment to the mission of Providence Academy
  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field and two+ years of professional experience
  • Customer-oriented with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, together with the ability to work collaboratively and independently
  • Demonstrated proficiency with all Microsoft applications, including Excel, as well as experience with database systems/CRM software; experience with Salesforce and/or Raiser’s Edge preferred
  • Proficiency in Google Tools suite
  • Excellent data analysis and organizing skills
  • Project management experience and ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail
  • Demonstrably strong writing, planning, and organizational skills
  • Complete discretion and professionalism with confidential information
  • Prior experience in development, admissions, alumni engagement, event-planning, or related field preferred but not required
  • Experience in graphic design (InDesign, Photoshop, etc) preferred but not required
  • Flexible and willing to work some evenings and/or weekends

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and copy of their resume to Amanda Gregory at
amanda.gregory@providenceacademy.org

Middle/Upper School Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) Teacher (Part-Time)

Full Time Assignment: 7th through 12th grade

Providence Academy is seeking an experienced middle and upper school family and consumer sciences (FACS) teacher for the 2022-2023 school year.  A successful candidate will be required to:

  • fully share the Catholic mission and vision of Providence Academy, leading students closer to Christ through the teachings and liturgical life of the Catholic Church.

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

  • 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 and work with students with diverse learning needs

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

  • demonstrate professionalism and good communication skills in working with parents

 Qualifications strongly preferred include:

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

  • Experience teaching family and consumer sciences classes in an academic setting

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and copy of their resume to Amanda Gregory at

Lower School French Teacher (Part-Time)

Providence Academy is seeking a dynamic elementary French teacher to join our Lower School faculty. As a PreK-12 school, we are committed to providing an excellent education in world languages and cultures through all grades levels. 

The position is part-time (.6) and is assigned to teaching students in grades 3 – 5. In this position you will join an excellent, professional, and supportive team of teachers. Since this is a part-time position, we will work with you to create a schedule that fits both your needs and ours.

Additional substitute teaching time is available, if desired (not a job requirement.)

Job description: 

PT Elementary French teacher, to begin Fall 2022

Characteristics of the ideal candidate for this position:

  • faith-filled teacher who models and shares the mission and vision of Providence Academy
  • fluent in the French language and experience teaching elementary or middle school students
  • demonstrates the ability to collaborate with other teachers
  • develops and delivers excellent curriculum   
  • demonstrates a professional, polished demeanor and strong 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

Other information

  • BA or BS degree required, preferred major in French education, Education, or French language
  • Current Minnesota teaching license preferred
  • Demonstrate support of Catholic doctrine and traditions
  • Computer and technology literate, particularly use of Google Suite products

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and copy of their resume to Amanda Gregory at
amanda.gregory@providenceacademy.org

Marketing & Communications Manager

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Director of Admissions and Marketing, the Marketing and Communications Manager is responsible for coordinating and executing the design and production of the school’s marketing materials and school-related publications and communications through the use and management of multiple media platforms in support of promoting the school.  This is a full time year-round position. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop, design, and manage print and electronic materials, and other forms of advertising in collaboration with school leadership, and various departments in support of school events, and marketing endeavors.
  • Design, coordinate, and maintain all aspects of social media campaigns and electronic communications for various school efforts. 
  • Provide graphic design, layout, copywriting, editorial and distribution support for school publications. 
  • Conduct regular website maintenance/editing.
  • Perform SEO analytics.
  • Serve as a liaison between the school and news media.
  • Support the various departments, such as athletics, admissions and summer activities through the creation and distribution of marketing materials. 
  • Participate in and attend Providence Academy events as it relates to supporting the position’s role and responsibilities. 
  • Serve as the photographer for the day-to-day activities and events and coordinate the production of videos and photographs for online use and publication in collateral materials.
  • Ensure school brand and mission is evident in all marketing and communication information.
  • Perform related projects as assigned.

    Desired Qualifications and Skills

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, or experience in related field is required; minimum of two years of experience in one or all of these areas
    • Demonstrated proficiency in desktop publishing (Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop), Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PremierPro, and PowerPoint), social media platforms, WordPress, and creative web-based media softwares. 
    • Demonstrated experience with digital photography preferred.
    • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. 
    • Ability to craft and/or edit messaging to a variety of audiences and across multiple platforms with exceptional attention to detail. 

    Application Procedure: In the essence of time, for this application, please prepare and send a cover letter, resume, current references, and a copy of your MN license(s) to Amanda Gregory at amanda.gregory@providenceacademy.org.

      Upper School Physical Science Teacher (Full-Time)

      Providence Academy is seeking an experienced upper school Physical science teacher for the 2022-2023 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.S. or higher level degree in the Physical Sciences (Physics, chemistry, Earth Science)
      • 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 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

      Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and copy of their resume to Amanda Gregory at

      Middle School Science Teacher (Full-Time)

      Full Time Assignment:  6th through 8th grade.

      Job description: Providence Academy is seeking an experienced middle school science teacher for the 2022-2023 school year.  A successful candidate will be required to:

      • fully share the Catholic mission and vision of Providence Academy, leading students closer to Christ through the teachings and liturgical life of the Catholic Church.
      • demonstrate joy in working with students in a faith-filled Catholic environment  
      • hold a B.A. or higher level degree in chemistry, physics, biology, earth science, and/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.
      • demonstrate the ability to tailor instruction to meet the needs of individual students and work with students with diverse learning needs
      • demonstrate the ability to collaborate as a team with other teachers
      • demonstrate professionalism and good communication skills 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)

       

      Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and copy of their resume to Amanda Gregory at

      Theater Director (Full-Time)

      Job description:

      Providence Academy, a premier college-preparatory Catholic school located in Plymouth, is seeking a creative, outgoing individual for the position of Theater Director.

      Educational and/or Professional experience in Technical Theater and Design required.   

      Candidate must demonstrate a commitment to the mission and values of the school.

      Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and copy of their resume to Amanda Gregory at

      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

      Please use application instructions located near the bottom of this page to apply for this position.

      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 mail 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.