Career Opportunities

Real Life Christian Academy looks for candidates who have a passion for teaching kids, possess great credentials and endless enthusiasm for life. We have a highly selective and competitive hiring process and provide a full benefits package.

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Real Life Christian Academy is a ministry of Real Life Christian Church of Clermont. The church and Academy do not discriminate against members, applicants, students and others on the basis of race, color or national or ethnic origin.

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General Description

Reporting to their respective division director, Real Life Christian Academy teachers will oversee and be responsible for all aspects of their classrooms including, curriculum, instruction, assessment, behavior management, relationship development, communication, etc. This is a 10-month, full-time teaching position open immediately.

Essential Job Requirements:

The Real Life Christian Academy Teacher must:

  • Have a passion for helping students grow and learn.
  • Instruct students using a variety of teaching methods.
  • Prepare, deliver, and assess homework, formative, and summative assessments.
  • Attend regular meetings as indicated by their division director to ensure alignment to core values.
  • Possess excellent communication and people skills.
  • Meet with parents and students to effectively communicate status, progress, and to plan appropriate future steps.
  • Perform related duties, such as sponsoring one or more activities or student organizations, attending certain student activities, and represent faculty at school functions.
  • Be proficient in commonly used education technology such as electronic grade book, learning management system, presentation applications (PowerPoint, Keynote, etc.), LCD projection, tablets, etc.
  • Maintain appropriate curriculum mapping, lesson planning, and pertinent certifications related to the position.
  • Maintain discipline and safety in the classroom.
  • Keep accurate grade, attendance, and other related records as needed.
  • Actively promote a healthy, vibrant culture of learning.
  • Support the leadership of the school.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Must be a committed follower of Jesus Christ.
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years relevant middle/high school teaching experience.
  • Must be organized and be a clear and consistent communicator.
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field; a Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Must be able to teach and inspire students.
  • Must embrace the Mission and Core Values of Real Life Christian Academy.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Vision Insurance

Job description

RLCA is seeking a full-time English Language Arts middle school teacher to begin immediately.

RLCA teachers are responsible for helping students learn the attitudes, skills, and subject matter that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible Christians. Teachers design and oversee classroom instruction to meet the requirements of school standards. They use a variety of activities and structures to differentiate instruction and foster student development. In addition, RLCA encourages a growing Christian walk, a genuine love for students, and a positive, can-do, team-oriented attitude. Teachers must maintain a lifestyle consistent with the mission of the church and academy as they are acting as Christian role models for students.

Minimum Education and Experience

* Must be a committed follower of Jesus Christ

* Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university

* The successful individual will be a strong, collaborative leader with a solid work ethic and possess a passion for teaching children.

* Other requirements may include a teaching certificate and a CPR certification.

* Must embrace the Mission and Core Values of Real Life Christian Academy.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Please submit resume.

Positions available for the Clermont and Mt. Dora campuses.

Mt. Dora Preschool Campus

This is a full-time position at the Mt. Dora campus preschool.  Following are the job responsibilities/duties.  All resumes should be sent directly to Dana Foster-Blackstock at [email protected]

General Requirements

  • Must be a committed follower of Jesus Christ.

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Nurture and guide children to promote their social, emotional, physical, intellectual and spiritual growth
  • Ensure the health and wellbeing of all children at all times
  • Establish and maintain a respectful relationship with parents, families and co-workers
  • Follow and adhere to curriculum; learn to plan and implement age appropriate lessons and activities
  • Follow guidance of Lead Teacher
  • Maintain compliance with CSF, DCF and Real Life policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education

  • HS diploma or GED
  • Interest in furthering education; CDA, FCCPC or degree in field
  • Have or obtain DCF state mandated training within first 90 days of employment
  • Have or obtain First Aid/CPR certification, Bloodborne Pathogens and Fire Extinguisher training
  • Required annual in-service training/CEU’s and training as required for professional growth

Work Experience

  • Minimum 1yr. experience as a teacher assistant or substitute in an early learning environment.

Skills

  • Evolving knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices in Early Childhood Education
  • Resourceful and intuitive
  • Organized and motivated
  • Responsible and respectful
  • Punctual

Preschool Subs (2 open sub positions) – these are part-time positions at the Mt. Dora campus preschool.  All resumes should be sent directly to Dana Foster-Blackstock at [email protected]

General Requirements

  • Must be a committed follower of Jesus Christ.

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Nurture and guide children to promote their social, emotional, physical, intellectual and spiritual growth
  • Ensure the health and wellbeing of all children at all times
  • Establish and maintain a respectful relationship with parents, families and co-workers
  • Follow and adhere to curriculum; learn to plan and implement age appropriate lessons and activities
  • Follow guidance of Lead Teacher
  • Maintain compliance with CSF, DCF and Real Life policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Characteristics

Education

  • HS diploma or GED
  • Have or obtain DCF state mandated training within first 90 days of employment
  • Have or obtain First Aid/CPR certification, Bloodborne Pathogens and Fire Extinguisher training
  • Required annual in-service training/CEU’s and training as required for professional growth

Work Experience

  • Minimum 1yr. experience as a teacher assistant or substitute in an early learning environment.

Skills

  1. Evolving knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices in Early Childhood Education
  2. Resourceful and intuitive
  3. Organized and motivated
  4. Responsible and respectful
  5. Punctual

Orlando Preschool Campus

Central Team Orlando Campus
Ministry or Department Education
Reports To Preschool Director
Position Summary An experienced educator dedicated to loving, nurturing, teaching and guiding preschool children while reflecting the character of Jesus in action and deed.
Exempt or Non-Exempt Non-EXEMPT
Part Time or Full Time FT

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Nurture and guide children to promote their social, emotional, physical, intellectual and spiritual growth
  • Ensure the health and wellbeing of all children at all times
  • Establish and maintain a respectful relationship with parents, families and co-workers
  • Follow and adhere to curriculum; plan and implement age appropriate lessons and activities
  • Mentor and train Teacher Assistants and Substitutes
  • Complete and/or submit lesson plans, assessments, reports and parent teacher meetings
  • Maintain compliance with CSF, DCF and Real Life Christian Academy policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Characteristics

General Requirements
  • Professes Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior
  • Is an immersed believer, active member of a church upholding the Membership Covenant and fully supporting ministry leadership and the ministry’s programs in word and in deed.
  • Commitment to upholding the Core Values of Real Life Church (real, relevant, relational, excellent, effective, empowering, unified)
  • Commitment to the Core Beliefs of Real Life
  • Commitment to personal spiritual growth and healthy lifestyle
  • Models standards and expectations of leaders within Real Life Church
  • Submits and is accountable to Church Leadership 
  • Model giving with a cheerful heart
Education
  • HS diploma or GED
  • Preferred- BA degree or AS degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education or a non-education degree with 18 credits in early childhood education/child care management
  • If no degree or out of field, required to have active CDA or FCCPC credential 
  • Have or obtain DCF state mandated training within first 90 days of employment.
  • Have or obtain DCF- Staff Credential within the first 90 days of employment
  • Have or obtain First Aid/CPR certification, Bloodborne Pathogens and Fire Extinguisher training
  • Complete DOE Literacy requirement 
  • Have or obtain training on the CLASS (classroom assessment scoring system)
  • Required annual in-service training/CEU’s and training as required for professional growth
Work Experience
  • Minimum 2yrs. experience as a teacher and/or administrative support in an early education learning environment.
Skills
  • Strong working knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices in Early Childhood Education
  • Leadership with excellent classroom management
  • Experience working with preschool age children of all ages and abilities
  • Experience preparing and implementing age appropriate lesson plans
  • Effective communicator
  • Organized and motivated
  • Responsible and respectful
  • Punctual

Desired Characteristics

Personality Traits
  • Gracious, Adaptable, Reflectiveness
Spiritual Gifts
  • Temperance, Wisdom, Discernment
Passion For
  • A desire to be a part of a strong team of educators; a willingness to collaborate, brainstorm and plan together to support children, families and the strategic plan of the school
Talents or abilities 
  • Perceptive, systematic, organized, strategic planner
Central Team Orlando Campus
Ministry or Department Education
Reports To Preschool Director
Position Summary An experienced educator dedicated to loving, nurturing, teaching and guiding preschool children while reflecting the character of Jesus in action and deed.
Exempt or Non-Exempt Non-EXEMPT
Part Time or Full Time FT

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Nurture and guide children to promote their social, emotional, physical, intellectual and spiritual growth
  • Ensure the health and wellbeing of all children at all times
  • Establish and maintain a respectful relationship with parents, families and co-workers
  • Follow and adhere to curriculum; plan and implement age appropriate lessons and activities
  • Mentor and train Teacher Assistant and Substitutes
  • Complete and/or submit lesson plans, assessments, reports and parent teacher meetings. Complete VPK reports and plan of action based on assessment data for individualized student support. 
  • Maintain compliance with CSF, DCF, ELC and Real Life Christian Academy policies and procedures
  • Participate in and meet the expectations of CLASS ( with and without outside observation)
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Characteristics

General Requirements
  • Professes Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior
  • Is an immersed believer, active member of a church upholding the Membership Covenant and fully supporting ministry leadership and the ministry’s programs in word and in deed.
  • Commitment to upholding the Core Values of Real Life Church (real, relevant, relational, excellent, effective, empowering, unified)
  • Commitment to the Core Beliefs of Real Life
  • Commitment to personal spiritual growth and healthy lifestyle
  • Models standards and expectations of leaders within Real Life Church
  • Submits and is accountable to Church Leadership 
  • Model giving with a cheerful heart
Education
  • HS diploma or GED
  • Preferred- BA degree or AS degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education or a non-education degree with 18 credits in early childhood education/child care management
  • If no degree or out of field, required to have active CDA or FCCPC credential 
  • Have or obtain DCF state mandated training within first 90 days of employment.
  • Have or obtain DCF- Staff Credential within the first 90 days of employment
  • Have or obtain First Aid/CPR certification, Bloodborne Pathogens and Fire Extinguisher training
  • Complete DOE Literacy requirement 
  • Have or obtain training on the CLASS (classroom assessment scoring system)
  • Required annual in-service training/CEU’s and training as required for professional growth
Work Experience
  • Minimum 2yrs. experience as a teacher and/or administrative support in an early education learning environment.
Skills
  • Strong working knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices in Early Childhood Education
  • Leadership with excellent classroom management
  • Experience working with preschool age children of all ages and abilities
  • Experience preparing and implementing age appropriate lesson plans
  • Effective communicator
  • Organized and motivated
  • Responsible and respectful
  • Punctual

Desired Characteristics

Personality Traits
  • Gracious, Adaptable, Reflectiveness
Spiritual Gifts
  • Temperance, Wisdom, Discernment
Passion For
  • A desire to be a part of a strong team of educators; a willingness to collaborate, brainstorm and plan together to support children, families and the strategic plan of the school
Talents or abilities 
  • Perceptive, systematic, organized, strategic planner
Central Team Orlando Campus
Ministry or Department Education
Reports To Preschool Director
Position Summary An experienced educator that is dedicated to loving, nurturing, teaching and guiding preschool children while reflecting the character of Jesus in action and deed.
Exempt or Non-Exempt Non-EXEMPT
Part Time or Full Time FT or PT

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Nurture and guide children to promote their social, emotional, physical, intellectual and spiritual growth
  • Ensure the health and wellbeing of all children at all times
  • Establish and maintain a respectful relationship with parents, families and co-workers
  • Follow and adhere to curriculum; learn to plan and implement age appropriate lessons and activities
  • Follow guidance of Lead Teacher
  • Maintain compliance with CSF, DCF and Real Life policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Characteristics

General Requirements
  • Professes Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior
  • Is an immersed believer, active member of a church upholding the Membership Covenant and fully supporting ministry leadership and the ministry’s programs in word and in deed.
  • Commitment to upholding the Core Values of Real Life Church (real, relevant, relational, excellent, effective, empowering, unified)
  • Commitment to the Core Beliefs of Real Life
  • Commitment to personal spiritual growth and healthy lifestyle
  • Models standards and expectations of leaders within Real Life Church
  • Submits and is accountable to Church Leadership 
  • Model giving with a cheerful heart
Education
  • HS diploma or GED
  • Interest in furthering education; CDA, FCCPC or degree in field
  • Have or obtain DCF state mandated training within first 90 days of employment
  • Have or obtain First Aid/CPR certification, Bloodborne Pathogens and Fire Extinguisher training
  • Complete DOE Literacy requirement 
  • Have or obtain training on the CLASS (classroom assessment scoring system)
  • Required annual in-service training/CEU’s and training as required for professional growth
Work Experience
  • Minimum 1yr. experience as a teacher assistant or substitute in an early learning environment.
Skills
  • Evolving knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices in Early Childhood Education
  • Resourceful and intuitive
  • Organized and motivated
  • Responsible and respectful
  • Punctual

Desired Characteristics

Personality Traits
  • Teachable, conscientious, determined, kind
Spiritual Gifts
  • Temperance and Humility
Passion For
  • A desire to be a part of a strong team of educators; a willingness to collaborate, brainstorm and plan together to support children, families and the strategic plan of the school
Talents or abilities 
  • Flexible, creative and supportive
Central Team Orlando Campus
Ministry or Department Education
Reports To Preschool Director
Position Summary An experienced educator that is dedicated to loving, nurturing, teaching and guiding preschool children while reflecting the character of Jesus in action and deed.
Exempt or Non-Exempt Non-EXEMPT
Part Time or Full Time FT or PT

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Nurture and guide children to promote their social, emotional, physical, intellectual and spiritual growth
  • Ensure the health and wellbeing of all children at all times
  • Establish and maintain a respectful relationship with parents, families and co-workers
  • Follow and adhere to curriculum; learn to plan and implement age appropriate lessons and activities
  • Follow guidance of Lead Teacher
  • Maintain compliance with CSF, DCF and Real Life policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Characteristics

General Requirements
  • Professes Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior
  • Is an immersed believer, active member of a church upholding the Membership Covenant and fully supporting ministry leadership and the ministry’s programs in word and in deed.
  • Commitment to upholding the Core Values of Real Life Church (real, relevant, relational, excellent, effective, empowering, unified)
  • Commitment to the Core Beliefs of Real Life
  • Commitment to personal spiritual growth and healthy lifestyle
  • Models standards and expectations of leaders within Real Life Church
  • Submits and is accountable to Church Leadership 
  • Model giving with a cheerful heart
Education
  • HS diploma or GED
  • Interest in furthering education; CDA, FCCPC or degree in field
  • Have or obtain DCF state mandated training within first 90 days of employment
  • Have or obtain First Aid/CPR certification, Bloodborne Pathogens and Fire Extinguisher training
  • Complete DOE Literacy requirement 
  • Have or obtain training on the CLASS (classroom assessment scoring system)
  • Required annual in-service training/CEU’s and training as required for professional growth
Work Experience
  • Minimum 1yr. experience as a teacher assistant or substitute in an early learning environment.
Skills
  • Evolving knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices in Early Childhood Education
  • Resourceful and intuitive
  • Organized and motivated
  • Responsible and respectful
  • Punctual

Desired Characteristics

Personality Traits
  • Teachable, conscientious, determined, kind
Spiritual Gifts
  • Temperance and Humility
Passion For
  • A desire to be a part of a strong team of educators; a willingness to collaborate, brainstorm and plan together to support children, families and the strategic plan of the school
Talents or abilities 
  • Flexible, creative and supportive

Real Life Church

The Facility Administrative Assistant will provide support to the Property Manager. This position is a fulltime (40 hours/week), non-exempt, hourly position.  Must be able to work some Sundays, and special events

Job Summary:  Provide administrative support to the property management team and reports directly to the Property Manager.  Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate vendors & help maintain vendor relationships
  • Calendar management
  • Process expenses, invoices & reimbursements
  • Provide project management
  • Proficiency in word and excel
  • Schedule custodial shifts & process timecards

Please have the applications submitted to Tim McCormack at [email protected]