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.

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 .

Admissions Associate (Full-Time)

A professional member of a school admissions team, the Admissions Associate recruits new families, guides families through the process of initial contact to enrollment, plans admissions events, and conducts school tours.
The Admissions Associate is an essential part of the lead management and customer experience process and ultimately growth of Providence Academy. The Admissions Associate serves as a key representative of the school’s mission and values.
Primary Responsibilities
Engagement and Customer Experience
• Lead generation of enrollment prospects
• Help convert student leads to enrollees
• Be a knowledgeable and helpful first point-of-contact for prospective students and families
• ​Establish and foster positive working relationships ​with prospective parents through on campus recruiting activities and
outreach
• Respond to all inquiries and applicant questions
• Guide and support prospective families through the admissions and enrollment process
• ​Represent Providence Academy at community and Admissions events
• Coordinate and provide tours for prospective families
• Coordinate and administer entrance assessments for prospective students
• Interview prospective students and or parents as needed
• Accurately update database with prospective student and family information
Administrative
• Provide administrative support for the Director of Admissions and Marketing
• Responsible for the administration, security, confidentiality, and retention of office files
• Organize admissions events and coordinate dates and times, venues, attendance and facilities
• Establish and maintain organized and efficient files and records for the Admission Office
• Provide support for admission-associated activities, including handling phone and email communications, greeting
and directing visitors
Perform other school and job-related duties as assigned, including assisting with school events as needed
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• ​Faith-based background, with working knowledge of the mission, vision and values of Providence
Academy
• ​Minimum of B.A./B.S. degree
• At least one year of experience in CX, sales, or recruiting preferred
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
• ​Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
• Strong sales profile
• ​Maintains the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism at all times
• Timely and thorough completion of tasks without supervision or needed follow up
• Working knowledge and experience using Word, Excel, Google docs, as well as Google Drive and related
products; experience with SalesForce is a plus
TO APPLY and ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
• A cover letter and resume should be emailed to
Applications will be reviewed as they are received
• The start date is ideally by August 1
• Salary is competitive and Providence Academy offers an excellent benefits package, and an
extraordinary work environment

Learning Specialist Assistant (Part-Time)

Providence Academy is seeking a part-time assistant to our grades K – 5 Reading/Learning Specialist. The successful candidate will:

  • fully share the Catholic mission and vision of Providence Academy
  • hold a B.A. or higher level degree 
  • have experience in teaching or tutoring young students in reading
  • demonstrate the ability to work in a collegial atmosphere
  • demonstrate rapport with young students and their parents
  • enjoy working with young students

    The learning specialist will provide training in our program and procedures.

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

    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 .

    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 School Aide (Part-Time)

    Part-Time Hourly Assignment:  25 hours per week

    Providence Academy is seeking a middle school aide for the 2022-2023 school year.  This position will require working with students as a substitute teacher, supervising students after school, and assisting middle school teachers and staff.  A successful candidate will be able 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.

    • Build positive relationship with young people and create a safe environment for them to work after school

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

    • Have a high school diploma or equivalent

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

    • demonstrate professionalism and good communication skills

     Qualifications strongly preferred include:

    • Hold a B.A or higher level degree in education

    • experience working with young people in a school, parish, child care, or summer camp setting

    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.

        Middle School Religion Teacher

        Providence Academy is seeking an experienced middle school religion 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 theology and/or philosophy, or 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 religion teaching experience, preferably in a Catholic school.  Experience as a catechist in a parish setting would suffice for this.

        NOTE:  This position could be a part-time position or a full-time position, based on the availability of candidates and the ability of candidates to teach other classes in addition to religion.

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

        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

        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.