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High School Chemistry Teacher

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Eastern Christian is seeking a full-time High School Chemistry Teacher.

The High School Chemistry Teacher is responsible for working with their principal, support staff and teacher colleagues to assist in establishing and maintaining an effective learning climate in the school.

Responsibilities:

In instructional planning: 

  • Follow the school’s written curriculum.
  • Translate course goals into student friendly objectives for lessons suitable to the age level and developmental needs of students.
  • Plan learning experiences which encourage the natural curiosity of students and are relevant to their lives and experiences.
  • Plan lessons that connect Biblical principles to concepts about God’s world. 
  • Design and use differentiated instruction which appeals to multiple learning styles.
  • Select means of assessment that effectively measures students’ learning. 
  • Maintain a wholesome spiritual and emotional atmosphere conducive to the spiritual nurture and development of the students.  

In teaching a class:

  • Assume the role of a teacher, coach, or guide facilitating learning rather than being the source of all information.
  • Emphasize the development of critical thinking where meaning and understanding of concepts have priority over factual knowledge.
  • Create a safe, caring classroom environment of acceptance and respect which encourages growth and nurtures spirituality.

In relating with students:

  • Establish a climate of love and care.
  • Define responsible Christian behavior, including guidelines and consequences.

In relating to parents:

  • Communicate regularly about their child’s progress and needs.
  • Respond to parental requests for information in a timely manner.

In professional growth:

  • Annually meet with the Principal or Supervisor to create goals for a Professional Development Plan.
  • Be committed to keep current with new research in learning and best practices.
  • Attend faculty meetings, inservice meetings and other assigned committee meetings.

Qualifications

Professionally

  • Ability to obtain State Certification or ECSA Board Endorsement
  • Possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, preferably in education

Spiritually

  • Acceptance of ECSA’s Statement of Faith
  • A strong, clear, Christian testimony
  • A mature, godly spirit

Personally

  • A lifestyle of Biblical integrity
  • A spirit of dedication, commitment, flexibility, and responsiveness to the needs of others
  • The ability to listen and respond to counsel
  • A strong philosophical commitment to Christian education and the mission of Eastern Christian School.
  • Subscription to the Reformed doctrines as outlined and professed in the Heidelberg Catechism, Canons of Dordt and the Belgic Confession.
Middle School Math Teacher

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Eastern Christian is seeking a full-time Middle School Math Teacher.

The Middle School Math Teacher is responsible for working with their principal, support staff and teacher colleagues to assist in establishing and maintaining an effective learning climate in the school.

Responsibilities:

In instructional planning: 

  • Follow the school’s written curriculum.
  • Translate course goals into student friendly objectives for lessons suitable to the age level and developmental needs of students.
  • Plan learning experiences which encourage the natural curiosity of students and are relevant to their lives and experiences.
  • Plan lessons that connect Biblical principles to concepts about God’s world. 
  • Design and use differentiated instruction which appeals to multiple learning styles.
  • Select means of assessment that effectively measures students’ learning. 
  • Maintain a wholesome spiritual and emotional atmosphere conducive to the spiritual nurture and development of the students.  

In teaching a class:

  • Assume the role of a teacher, coach, or guide facilitating learning rather than being the source of all information.
  • Emphasize the development of critical thinking where meaning and understanding of concepts have priority over factual knowledge.
  • Create a safe, caring classroom environment of acceptance and respect which encourages growth and nurtures spirituality.

In relating with students:

  • Establish a climate of love and care.
  • Define responsible Christian behavior, including guidelines and consequences.

In relating to parents:

  • Communicate regularly about their child’s progress and needs.
  • Respond to parental requests for information in a timely manner.

In professional growth:

  • Annually meet with the Principal or Supervisor to create goals for a Professional Development Plan.
  • Be committed to keep current with new research in learning and best practices.
  • Attend faculty meetings, inservice meetings and other assigned committee meetings.

Qualifications

Professionally

  • Ability to obtain State Certification or ECSA Board Endorsement
  • Possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, preferably in education

Spiritually

  • Acceptance of ECSA’s Statement of Faith
  • A strong, clear, Christian testimony
  • A mature, godly spirit

Personally

  • A lifestyle of Biblical integrity
  • A spirit of dedication, commitment, flexibility, and responsiveness to the needs of others
  • The ability to listen and respond to counsel
  • A strong philosophical commitment to Christian education and the mission of Eastern Christian School.
  • Subscription to the Reformed doctrines as outlined and professed in the Heidelberg Catechism, Canons of Dordt and the Belgic Confession.
Middle School Science Teacher

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Eastern Christian is seeking a full-time Middle School Science Teacher.

The Middle School Science Teacher is responsible for working with their principal, support staff and teacher colleagues to assist in establishing and maintaining an effective learning climate in the school.

Responsibilities:

In instructional planning: 

  • Follow the school’s written curriculum.
  • Translate course goals into student friendly objectives for lessons suitable to the age level and developmental needs of students.
  • Plan learning experiences which encourage the natural curiosity of students and are relevant to their lives and experiences.
  • Plan lessons that connect Biblical principles to concepts about God’s world. 
  • Design and use differentiated instruction which appeals to multiple learning styles.
  • Select means of assessment that effectively measures students’ learning. 
  • Maintain a wholesome spiritual and emotional atmosphere conducive to the spiritual nurture and development of the students.  

In teaching a class:

  • Assume the role of a teacher, coach, or guide facilitating learning rather than being the source of all information.
  • Emphasize the development of critical thinking where meaning and understanding of concepts have priority over factual knowledge.
  • Create a safe, caring classroom environment of acceptance and respect which encourages growth and nurtures spirituality.

In relating with students:

  • Establish a climate of love and care.
  • Define responsible Christian behavior, including guidelines and consequences.

In relating to parents:

  • Communicate regularly about their child’s progress and needs.
  • Respond to parental requests for information in a timely manner.

In professional growth:

  • Annually meet with the Principal or Supervisor to create goals for a Professional Development Plan.
  • Be committed to keep current with new research in learning and best practices.
  • Attend faculty meetings, inservice meetings and other assigned committee meetings.

Qualifications

Professionally

  • Ability to obtain State Certification or ECSA Board Endorsement
  • Possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, preferably in education

Spiritually

  • Acceptance of ECSA’s Statement of Faith
  • A strong, clear, Christian testimony
  • A mature, godly spirit

Personally

  • A lifestyle of Biblical integrity
  • A spirit of dedication, commitment, flexibility, and responsiveness to the needs of others
  • The ability to listen and respond to counsel
  • A strong philosophical commitment to Christian education and the mission of Eastern Christian School.
  • Subscription to the Reformed doctrines as outlined and professed in the Heidelberg Catechism, Canons of Dordt and the Belgic Confession.
Preschool Teacher

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Eastern Christian is seeking a full-time Preschool Teacher.

The Preschool Teacher is responsible for working with their principal, support staff and teacher colleagues to assist in establishing and maintaining an effective learning climate in the school.

Responsibilities:

In instructional planning: 

  • Follow the school’s written curriculum.
  • Translate course goals into student friendly objectives for lessons suitable to the age level and developmental needs of students.
  • Plan learning experiences which encourage the natural curiosity of students and are relevant to their lives and experiences.
  • Plan lessons that connect Biblical principles to concepts about God’s world. 
  • Design and use differentiated instruction which appeals to multiple learning styles.
  • Select means of assessment that effectively measures students’ learning. 
  • Maintain a wholesome spiritual and emotional atmosphere conducive to the spiritual nurture and development of the students.  

In teaching a class:

  • Assume the role of a teacher, coach, or guide facilitating learning rather than being the source of all information.
  • Emphasize the development of critical thinking where meaning and understanding of concepts have priority over factual knowledge.
  • Create a safe, caring classroom environment of acceptance and respect which encourages growth and nurtures spirituality.

In relating with students:

  • Establish a climate of love and care.
  • Define responsible Christian behavior, including guidelines and consequences.

In relating to parents:

  • Communicate regularly about their child’s progress and needs.
  • Respond to parental requests for information in a timely manner.

In professional growth:

  • Annually meet with the Principal or Supervisor to create goals for a Professional Development Plan.
  • Be committed to keep current with new research in learning and best practices.
  • Attend faculty meetings, inservice meetings and other assigned committee meetings.

Qualifications

Professionally

  • Ability to obtain State Certification or ECSA Board Endorsement
  • Possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, preferably in education

Spiritually

  • Acceptance of ECSA’s Statement of Faith
  • A strong, clear, Christian testimony
  • A mature, godly spirit

Personally

  • A lifestyle of Biblical integrity
  • A spirit of dedication, commitment, flexibility, and responsiveness to the needs of others
  • The ability to listen and respond to counsel
  • A strong philosophical commitment to Christian education and the mission of Eastern Christian School.
  • Subscription to the Reformed doctrines as outlined and professed in the Heidelberg Catechism, Canons of Dordt and the Belgic Confession.
Elementary School Teacher

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Eastern Christian is seeking a full-time Elementary School Teacher.

The Elementary School Teacher is responsible for working with their principal, support staff and teacher colleagues to assist in establishing and maintaining an effective learning climate in the school.

Responsibilities:

In instructional planning: 

  • Follow the school’s written curriculum.
  • Translate course goals into student friendly objectives for lessons suitable to the age level and developmental needs of students.
  • Plan learning experiences which encourage the natural curiosity of students and are relevant to their lives and experiences.
  • Plan lessons that connect Biblical principles to concepts about God’s world. 
  • Design and use differentiated instruction which appeals to multiple learning styles.
  • Select means of assessment that effectively measures students’ learning. 
  • Maintain a wholesome spiritual and emotional atmosphere conducive to the spiritual nurture and development of the students.  

In teaching a class:

  • Assume the role of a teacher, coach, or guide facilitating learning rather than being the source of all information.
  • Emphasize the development of critical thinking where meaning and understanding of concepts have priority over factual knowledge.
  • Create a safe, caring classroom environment of acceptance and respect which encourages growth and nurtures spirituality.

In relating with students:

  • Establish a climate of love and care.
  • Define responsible Christian behavior, including guidelines and consequences.

In relating to parents:

  • Communicate regularly about their child’s progress and needs.
  • Respond to parental requests for information in a timely manner.

In professional growth:

  • Annually meet with the Principal or Supervisor to create goals for a Professional Development Plan.
  • Be committed to keep current with new research in learning and best practices.
  • Attend faculty meetings, inservice meetings and other assigned committee meetings.

Qualifications

Professionally

  • Ability to obtain State Certification or ECSA Board Endorsement
  • Possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, preferably in education

Spiritually

  • Acceptance of ECSA’s Statement of Faith
  • A strong, clear, Christian testimony
  • A mature, godly spirit

Personally

  • A lifestyle of Biblical integrity
  • A spirit of dedication, commitment, flexibility, and responsiveness to the needs of others
  • The ability to listen and respond to counsel
  • A strong philosophical commitment to Christian education and the mission of Eastern Christian School.
  • Subscription to the Reformed doctrines as outlined and professed in the Heidelberg Catechism, Canons of Dordt and the Belgic Confession.
High School Art Teacher

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Eastern Christian is seeking a full-time High School Art Teacher.

The High School Art Teacher is responsible for working with their principal, support staff and teacher colleagues to assist in establishing and maintaining an effective learning climate in the school.

Responsibilities:

In instructional planning: 

  • Follow the school’s written curriculum.
  • Translate course goals into student friendly objectives for lessons suitable to the age level and developmental needs of students.
  • Plan learning experiences which encourage the natural curiosity of students and are relevant to their lives and experiences.
  • Plan lessons that connect Biblical principles to concepts about God’s world. 
  • Design and use differentiated instruction which appeals to multiple learning styles.
  • Select means of assessment that effectively measures students’ learning. 
  • Maintain a wholesome spiritual and emotional atmosphere conducive to the spiritual nurture and development of the students.  

In teaching a class:

  • Assume the role of a teacher, coach, or guide facilitating learning rather than being the source of all information.
  • Emphasize the development of critical thinking where meaning and understanding of concepts have priority over factual knowledge.
  • Create a safe, caring classroom environment of acceptance and respect which encourages growth and nurtures spirituality.

In relating with students:

  • Establish a climate of love and care.
  • Define responsible Christian behavior, including guidelines and consequences.

In relating to parents:

  • Communicate regularly about their child’s progress and needs.
  • Respond to parental requests for information in a timely manner.

In professional growth:

  • Annually meet with the Principal or Supervisor to create goals for a Professional Development Plan.
  • Be committed to keep current with new research in learning and best practices.
  • Attend faculty meetings, inservice meetings and other assigned committee meetings.

Qualifications

Professionally

  • Ability to obtain State Certification or ECSA Board Endorsement
  • Possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, preferably in education

Spiritually

  • Acceptance of ECSA’s Statement of Faith
  • A strong, clear, Christian testimony
  • A mature, godly spirit

Personally

  • A lifestyle of Biblical integrity
  • A spirit of dedication, commitment, flexibility, and responsiveness to the needs of others
  • The ability to listen and respond to counsel
  • A strong philosophical commitment to Christian education and the mission of Eastern Christian School.
  • Subscription to the Reformed doctrines as outlined and professed in the Heidelberg Catechism, Canons of Dordt and the Belgic Confession.
High School Special Education Teacher

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Eastern Christian is seeking a full-time Special Education Teacher.

The High School Special Education Teacher is responsible for working with their principal, support staff and teacher colleagues to assist in establishing and maintaining an effective learning climate in the school.

Responsibilities:

In instructional planning: 

  • Follow the school’s written curriculum.
  • Translate course goals into student friendly objectives for lessons suitable to the age level and developmental needs of students.
  • Plan learning experiences which encourage the natural curiosity of students and are relevant to their lives and experiences.
  • Plan lessons that connect Biblical principles to concepts about God’s world. 
  • Design and use differentiated instruction which appeals to multiple learning styles.
  • Select means of assessment that effectively measures students’ learning. 
  • Maintain a wholesome spiritual and emotional atmosphere conducive to the spiritual nurture and development of the students.  

In teaching a class:

  • Assume the role of a teacher, coach, or guide facilitating learning rather than being the source of all information.
  • Emphasize the development of critical thinking where meaning and understanding of concepts have priority over factual knowledge.
  • Create a safe, caring classroom environment of acceptance and respect which encourages growth and nurtures spirituality.

In relating with students:

  • Establish a climate of love and care.
  • Define responsible Christian behavior, including guidelines and consequences.

In relating to parents:

  • Communicate regularly about their child’s progress and needs.
  • Respond to parental requests for information in a timely manner.

In professional growth:

  • Annually meet with the Principal or Supervisor to create goals for a Professional Development Plan.
  • Be committed to keep current with new research in learning and best practices.
  • Attend faculty meetings, inservice meetings and other assigned committee meetings.

Qualifications

Professionally

  • Ability to obtain State Certification or ECSA Board Endorsement
  • Possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, preferably in education

Spiritually

  • Acceptance of ECSA’s Statement of Faith
  • A strong, clear, Christian testimony
  • A mature, godly spirit

Personally

  • A lifestyle of Biblical integrity
  • A spirit of dedication, commitment, flexibility, and responsiveness to the needs of others
  • The ability to listen and respond to counsel
  • A strong philosophical commitment to Christian education and the mission of Eastern Christian School.
  • Subscription to the Reformed doctrines as outlined and professed in the Heidelberg Catechism, Canons of Dordt and the Belgic Confession.
High School Social Studies Teacher

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Eastern Christian is seeking a full-time High School Social Studies Teacher.

The High School Social Studies Teacher is responsible for working with their principal, support staff and teacher colleagues to assist in establishing and maintaining an effective learning climate in the school.

Responsibilities:

In instructional planning: 

  • Follow the school’s written curriculum.
  • Translate course goals into student friendly objectives for lessons suitable to the age level and developmental needs of students.
  • Plan learning experiences which encourage the natural curiosity of students and are relevant to their lives and experiences.
  • Plan lessons that connect Biblical principles to concepts about God’s world. 
  • Design and use differentiated instruction which appeals to multiple learning styles.
  • Select means of assessment that effectively measures students’ learning. 
  • Maintain a wholesome spiritual and emotional atmosphere conducive to the spiritual nurture and development of the students.  

In teaching a class:

  • Assume the role of a teacher, coach, or guide facilitating learning rather than being the source of all information.
  • Emphasize the development of critical thinking where meaning and understanding of concepts have priority over factual knowledge.
  • Create a safe, caring classroom environment of acceptance and respect which encourages growth and nurtures spirituality.

In relating with students:

  • Establish a climate of love and care.
  • Define responsible Christian behavior, including guidelines and consequences.

In relating to parents:

  • Communicate regularly about their child’s progress and needs.
  • Respond to parental requests for information in a timely manner.

In professional growth:

  • Annually meet with the Principal or Supervisor to create goals for a Professional Development Plan.
  • Be committed to keep current with new research in learning and best practices.
  • Attend faculty meetings, inservice meetings and other assigned committee meetings.

Qualifications

Professionally

  • Ability to obtain State Certification or ECSA Board Endorsement
  • Possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, preferably in education
  • Experience teaching Social Studies Courses

Spiritually

  • Acceptance of ECSA’s Statement of Faith
  • A strong, clear, Christian testimony
  • A mature, godly spirit

Personally

  • A lifestyle of Biblical integrity
  • A spirit of dedication, commitment, flexibility, and responsiveness to the needs of others
  • The ability to listen and respond to counsel
  • A strong philosophical commitment to Christian education and the mission of Eastern Christian School.
  • Subscription to the Reformed doctrines as outlined and professed in the Heidelberg Catechism, Canons of Dordt and the Belgic Confession.

 

Non-Instructional Positions

Cafeteria Staff

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The Cafeteria Staff will assist the Food Services Director with providing food services to three Eastern Christian campuses. They will assist with: food production, food preparation, sales, and delivering a high level of customer service. Hours: 7am – 1pm.  Daily (per school calendar).

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in hot and cold food production 
  • Serve customers and manage the sales station
  • Restocking and organizing the kitchen 
  • Take part in annual food training 
  • Maintain a sanitary environment while following all safety standards 
  • Maintain positive communication and collaboration among staff 
  • Periodic delivery of food to other campuses 
  • Demonstrate a positive, upbeat attitude while delivering a high level of customer service

Qualifications:

  • Experience in food services preferred  
  • Ability to stand for long periods; lift 25-50 lbs. 
  • Ability to use general cafeteria equipment (i.e. warmer, oven, grill, POS system, etc.)
  • Reliable; ability to travel between school campuses 
  • Ability to accomplish multiple tasks within established timeframe 
  • Work well with others, and thrive in a fast-paced, team environment 
  • Willingness to follow policies and procedures 
  • Acceptance of ECSA’s Statement of Faith
  • A strong, clear, Christian testimony 
  • A mature, godly spirit 
  • A lifestyle of Biblical integrity
High School Dean of Students

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Eastern Christian is seeking a full-time Dean of Students.

Under the guidance of the Principal, the Dean of Students creates and maintains a safe, healthy, and supportive school environment and culture. The Deans serve as case managers for students, providing guidance & support, and ensuring that issues are proactively handled so students can be successful. 

Responsibilities:

Academic Guidance and Advising

  • Provide individual academic advising for students.
  • Meet with students to set personal and academic goals and evaluate progress towards meeting those goals.
  • Identify students at risk for academic, behavior, spiritual or social concerns.
  • Develop and implement individual programs for at-risk students.
  • Assist the faculty in developing, implementing, and monitoring prescribed interventions for individual students.

Scheduling

  • In collaboration with the principal, create and maintain the master schedule.
  • Create student schedules and resolve conflicts.
  • Coordinate and provide accountability for co-curricular programs such as SOAR.

Discipline and Attendance

  • Coordinate the resolution of student discipline.
  • Communicate with parents/guardians as partners in the disciplinary process.
  • Monitor and provide accountability for student attendance.

Events 

  • Participate in the planning of various school events including Orientation, Back to School Nights, Open Houses, Senior Trip, Senior Celebration Night, Graduation, end-of-year junior and senior everts,  etc.
  • Provide supervision for non-instructional time, school events and trips.

Admissions

  • Participate in the evaluation of new students for admission and placement

Other Duties

  • Provide campus-level support and training for Realtime.
  • Serve as a member of the school leadership team to problem-solve all major areas of school concern and to plan for school success.
  • Perform other duties consistent with the position of Dean of Students which may be required from time to time.
  • Supervise Deans’ Office Assistant

Qualifications:

Professionally

  • BA or BS required, MA preferred
  • Teaching experience required

Spiritually

  • Acceptance of ECSA’s Statement of Faith
  • A strong, clear, Christian testimony
  • A mature, godly spirit

Personally

  • A lifestyle of Biblical integrity
  • A spirit of dedication, commitment, flexibility, and responsiveness to the needs of others
  • The ability to listen and respond to counsel
  • A strong philosophical commitment to Christian education and the mission of Eastern Christian School.
  • Subscription to the Reformed doctrines as outlined and professed in the Heidelberg Catechism, Canons of Dordt and the Belgic Confession.
Elementary School & Preschool Paraprofessionals

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Eastern Christian Elementary School is seeking K-3 and Preschool Paraprofessionals.

The Paraprofessional is responsible for assisting the teacher with instruction and supervision of students in the classroom as well as supervision on the playground.

The Paraprofessional may involve reteaching a concept, providing enrichment for advanced students, assessing students and helping prepare classroom materials. 

Education degree or experience preferred.

After School Staff

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After School Staff supervises daily activities and clubs for PK-8th grade students. This position will work out of Eastern Christian Elementary and Middle Schools. 

Responsibilities include: supervising outside/gym play, snack, homework, and general activities.

Hours: 3pm-6pm

Bus Drivers

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Positions available include both a.m. and p.m. daily routes, sports, and substitute drivers.

Competitive hourly wages. (Can earn up to $20,000 a year working only 4 hours per day, 180 days per year!)
$1,000 signing bonus
Summers off!!

Requirements:

  • Must have a B class CDL with a P and S endorsement.
  • Must have updated physical form.
  • Must have updated fingerprint form.
  • Subject to background check before hire.
  • Must provide references.
  • Must have a church affiliation.

Interested parties should contact careers@easternchristian.org for more information.

 

 

Other Positions

ditto Upscale Resale - Part Time Furniture Manager

Ditto of North Jersey is currently seeking a part-time manager to assume primary responsibility for furniture sales. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Maximum of 30 hours per week, with the schedule dependent on demand.
  • Work as part of the store leadership team, participating in the daily operations and management of the store.
  • Follow-up on donor calls for furniture, which will often include home visits to determine quality and acceptability of donations.
  • Pricing of furniture for the sales floor.
  • Scheduling and/or making pick-ups of donated furniture, including handling, loading and truck driving (van). Saturday hours may be required.
  • Moving furniture around the store and assisting customers with loading of furniture into their vehicles.
  • Other responsibilities as instructed/determined by the Board of Directors.

Wages and Benefits: This is an hourly position. There are no benefits paid for this position.

The successful candidate:

  • Must possess a valid NJ driver’s license (no CDL required) and have experience driving a pickup truck.
  • Must be a “people person”, able to communicate easily with ditto customers and donors. Sales experience is a plus, but not required.
  • Must be physically fit, able to lift and move furniture.

ditto of North Jersey is a ministry of Eastern Christian School. As such, a thorough background check (including fingerprinting) will be required before hiring. In addition, all employees must be
active, communicant members of an evangelical Protestant church. The Board of Directors must approve exceptions to these conditions.

For an application or additional information, please contact ditto of NJ general manager, Tim Maggiore at timmaggiore@easternchristian.org.

 

 
 

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