Academic Support Staff Instructor

The Position:

Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy is seeking an Academic Support Staff Instructor. This position will maximize the success of CVCA students who demonstrate the need for academic support outside the classroom. This may be a full-time or part-time position that reports directly to the Director of Academic Support.

Ministry Overview:

Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy is a non-profit ministry that is dedicated to Educating and Cultivating Servants for Christ. We are a middle and senior high school committed to high academic standards. Our biblically-integrated, college-preparatory curriculum is delivered by a dedicated staff of Christian professionals. We are committed to teaching from a biblical worldview and philosophy. We are committed to providing our students with experiences that will foster in them a servant’s heart, including extra-curricular activities, interscholastic athletics, music, theater, short-term mission trips, and numerous service opportunities. CVCA aims to create a Christian school community characterized by transforming relationships that produce a lived-out faith in the lives of our students, our faculty and our staff.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintains a personal, active relationship with Jesus Christ and is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ
  • Faithfully upholds CVCA in prayer
  • Participates in chapel as schedule permits
  • Demonstrates behavior aligned with CVCA’s Mission Statement, Statement of Faith, Core Values, Cultural Priorities, policies, and expectations
  • Effectively represents Jesus Christ to those within both personal and professional spheres of influence
  • Works in conjunction with the Director of Academic Support to collaborate with various parties to execute and give feedback on individualized plans based on various factors such as age, gender, and cultural background
  • Measures, monitors, and documents individual student progress during the school year
  • Collaborates with the Director of Academic Support, teachers, and parents to discuss student progress as well as refer/link students to additional recommended services
  • Collaborates with classroom teachers and other parties to share subject matter with children, providing additional scaffolding or small group instruction when necessary
  • Exercises open, respectful, and timely communication with families, co-workers, supervisors, and other school staff
  • Provides a safe, thriving, and respectful environment for all students in the classroom and on the school campus that always aligns with CVCA’s missional boundaries
  • Creates and keeps records on attendance, accidents, incidents, and other noteworthy events in accordance with licensing guidelines and program policies
  • Manages student behavior and administers biblical discipline in accordance with outlined guidelines
  • Attends conferences and workshops in order to further advance professional development

What we are looking for:

  • Passion for building relationships with students, parents, and faculty in a Christian environment with the mission to educate and cultivate servants for Christ
  • Skill at managing educational accommodations without employing curricular modifications
  • Ability to work in a student-centered learning environment
  • Strong communication, organization, and leadership skills 
  • Patient and flexible while leading toward student success
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Computer literacy, including the Google apps suite and Microsoft Office suite
  • Knowledge and well-developed skills in classroom management techniques
  • Strong people skills and affinity for children
  • Excellent observation and analytical skills

What you need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education and Ohio teaching license (Bachelor’s Degree and Ohio license in special education, educational intervention, or related field preferred)
  • Experience in middle/high school student support services, especially academic
  • Three to five years of experience teaching grades 6-12 at various levels, special education or inclusion classroom (preferred)
  • ACSI All-Leves Special Education teaching certification (or willingness to obtain certification prior to employment)
  • Ability and interest in involvement in co-curriculars (related experience preferred)
  • Experience in middle/high school student support services, especially academic

What you can expect:

  • A focused effort to impact others and make a difference in their lives for Jesus Christ
  • A Christ-honoring and collaborative work environment
  • An excellent workplace/facility to work in
  • Fair and just compensation
  • Generous paid time off benefits
  • Health care, school-funded health savings account, vision, dental, life insurance, long-term disability, and 401k plan

How to apply:

Please apply by submitting a cover letter, your resume, and the CVCA Application to

To complete the Digital Application:

  1.  Open the CVCA Employment Application pdf.
  2.  Complete the Application online.
  3.  Save your changes.
  4.  Download the completed Application to your desktop.
  5.  Email your completed CVCA Employment Application pdf and all other required documents to

About CVCA:

Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy, founded in 1968, is a private, college-preparatory, non-denominational Christian middle and high school that seeks to Educate and Cultivate Servants for Christ. Students meet rigorous admissions standards both academically and spiritually. CVCA’s 850 students, of whom 25% represent minority populations, come from a seven-county area. Our facilities include a 177,000-square-foot building with state-of-the-art technology, 7 science labs, 31,000 square-foot fieldhouse and competition gymnasium, a 600-seat chapel/auditorium, and 70 acres of sports facilities, including a turf stadium and all-weather track. CVCA is fully committed to maintaining an ethnically/culturally diverse faculty and student body within a biblical community.