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We are always looking for talented, flexible, and creative people who are committed to a high standard of academic and spiritual excellence. 

Moses Lake Christian Academy hires top qualityChrist-centered people as our administration, staff, teachers, educational assistants, substitute teachers, and coaches. 

Ideal candidates for our positions will have a clear testimony of Christian faith, are an engaged and committed church attendee, is devoted to teamwork, and committed to helping develop students both academically and spiritually, while encouraging them to be strong leaders. 

  • School Director

    Position Type: Full-time


    Moses Lake Christian Academy is seeking a born-again Christian who is a dynamic and visionary leader for the position of School Director. As a private non-denominational Christian school serving students from pre-school through 12th grade, MLCA is dedicated to providing a high-quality education rooted in Christian values. We exist to partner with parents who seek to graduate young men and women who glorify Christ, shape culture, and shine the light of God's truth in every endeavor of life. MLCA seeks to develop character, Integrity, and maturity, which is the development of knowledge, understanding, and wisdom. God designed this process to yield strong character, good habits, academic proficiency, and faithfulness. We focus on expanding and maximizing each student’s potential and are committed to an educational process that challenges each student, but emphasizes the development of tools, arts, proficiency, and skills. 

    The School Director will play a crucial role in shaping this educational experience, fostering character development, promoting Biblically-inspired critical thinking skills, and nurturing a love for Jesus Christ. The ideal candidate will provide strategic leadership to sustain and enhance the school's reputation for academic excellence, servant leadership, community service, and embrace our goal of graduating young men and women of character.

    For a full description of responsibilities and requirements click the link below.

    Job Description

  • Elementary Teacher

    Position Type: Full-Time, Contracted, Exempt  

    Salary Range: $30,000-50,000

    We are looking for a passionate Elementary School Teacher to help students develop and flourish academically and spiritually throughout the school year. An Elementary School Teacher develops ways to help students grow in the classroom by setting an excellent example and providing lessons that meet the needs of all students while upholding the mission and vision of MLCA. 


    • Managing a classroom, communicating and teaching multiple subjects clearly and within the bounds of school procedures.

    • Giving and grading assignments, homework and tests

    • Helping students prepare for standardized testing

    • Monitoring each student’s progress and providing extra mentorship as needed.

    • Meeting with students and parents to discuss education-related issues and attending staff meetings

    • Establishing a developmentally appropriate, positive, inclusive and safe learning environment


    • Proven work experience as an Elementary School Teacher or similar role

    • The ability to communicate in ways students will understand, as well as with parents and administrators

    • Confidence speaking in front of groups and enforcing classroom rules

    • The creativity to create engaging lesson plans and inspire students to learn

    • The physical and mental stamina to keep up with high-energy grade school students


    • Child tuition discount

    • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

    • 401k Plan

  • Position Title:  Business Manager                                                              Date Posted: 1/25/2024

    Classification: Full-time Exempt/Salary

    Salary: $80,000-$85,000 annually

    Department: Faculty

    Supervises: Bookkeeper

    Liaison to: Finance Committee Chair, Fundraising and Marketing Committee Chair

    Shift/Hours: M-F 7:30 am - 4:30 pm Location: On-site MLCA, ML

    DISCLAIMER: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and

    responsibilities to this job at any time. This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential

    functions: it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. This position description does not

    alter the “at will” employment status of any employee of Moses Lake Christian Academy.


    Job Summary: Reporting to the Director, the School Business Manager (“SBM”) is a senior, school-based leadership role that oversees all finance and operations functions necessary to run a high-performing school. This includes financial reporting, budgeting, purchasing, facilities, student data as it applies to tuition and budget, regulatory compliance, human resources, and onboarding. The SBM serves as a key member of the school’s Leadership Team, ensures that the school’s operations meet high standards of operational excellence, and enables instructional leaders and staff to focus on driving strong student achievement outcomes.


    • Required: Bachelor’s degree in accounting with at least ten years of recent accounting experience to include HR and supervisory experience.
    • Preferred: Masters degree, CPA
    • Accepts and supports the school’s statement of faith and agrees to adhere to the lifestyle agreement. 
    • Demonstrated financial reporting and supervisory expertise and experience.
    • Computer experience on various software systems including QuickBooks.Skilled with Microsoft Office Suite software – Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
    • Excellent personal relations with staff and the public at large.


    • Strong knowledge of financial accounting, financial reporting, and experience managing operating budgets.
    • Knowledge of HR regulations and compliance.
    • Ability to research laws, regulations, and generally accepted accounting principles to ensure compliance.
    • Demonstrated management and leadership skills.
    • Ability to work together with volunteers on committees and the board for the purpose of presenting and explaining financial reports, policies, and compliance.
    • Strong project and time management skills; ability to effectively backward plan, juggle multiple priorities with great attention to detail and deliver consistent and timely results.
    • Sense of humility, customer service mindset, and ability to proactively solve problems and make decisions quickly.
    • Team player with strong interpersonal and stakeholder management and relationship-building skills.
    • Ability to lead, influence, and hold others accountable for upholding high standards of operational excellence.
    • Ability to be calm under pressure, especially in difficult conversations with parents and staff.
    • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills.
    • Desire to continuously learn and increase effectiveness as a professional.
    • Unwavering commitment to MLCA’s mission and willingness to go above and beyond to meet the needs of all MLCA students, families, and staff.
    • Ability to be flexible and adapt as needed between in-person work environments.


    • Manages direct reports and holds them accountable for financial goals and outcomes.
    • Works closely with the Director to develop the school’s annual budget and actively manages the school budget throughout the year.
    • Manages the school purchasing process by establishing clear systems for staff to request items, placing orders with vendors, tracking delivery, and coding and submitting purchase orders, invoices, and reimbursement requests; approves school purchases under a specific financial threshold.
    • Serves as the first school-based point of contact regarding finance and works with the bookkeeper to ensure financial compliance and reporting.
    • Serves as a liaison to the Finance Committee of the Board.
    • Ensure proper internal controls are in place and followed.
    • Performs other duties as assigned by an appropriate administrator or their representative.


    • Oversees all daily accounting functions including AP, billing, collections, and deposit functions. 
    • Prepares bank reconciliations.
    • Prepares and presents financial reports to the Finance Committee of the Board. Performs research to determine answers to questions from the Finance Committee and Board as it relates to the financial status of the school.
    • Provides an accounting firm with completed financial reports for the preparation of the IRS Form 990.


    • Perform month-end duties including journal entries, reconciliations, and reporting.
    • Provide month-end financial reports to the Finance Committee and Director. 
    • Perform required new hire reporting each month.


    • Annually calculates tuition & enrollment fees.

    • Serves parents in financial matters.

    • Follow up on delinquent accounts.

    • Develops and manages student enrollment strategy to ensure that the school begins the academic year with full classes and actively fills open seats.


    • Maintain HR files. Assists with background and reference checks.
    • Assist with benefits administration to employees including 401k, Tuition discounts, Insurance benefits, etc.
    • Manages the school’s supply and asset inventory (e.g., computers, textbooks).
    • Partners with the Director on the new hire process (e.g. interviews, new hire offer letters, onboarding).
    • Ensures that school staff have complete, current, and accurate employee files and certifications; all personnel interacting with students have background checks on file; and schools comply with all areas of legal compliance.


    • 401(k)

    • 401(k) Matching

    • Dental Insurance

    • Employee Discount

    • Health Insurance

    • Paid Time Off

    • Professional Development Assistance

    • Vision Insurance

    • Tuition Discount

    Working Conditions: Duties are generally performed indoors in an office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate. When working in the presence of safety hazards, the employee is expected to follow company safety rules and use proper personal protective equipment such as a hard hat, safety glasses, full leather shoes, etc. MLCA is an alcohol and drug-free workplace.

    Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, and listen. The employee is frequently required to use objects, tools, controls, or keyboards; reach with hands and arms; kneel, crouch, and occasionally climb. The employee occasionally works with production equipment and material moving equipment that requires coordination and attention to detail.

    The employee must regularly lift and move up to 25 pounds without assistance and with assistance; containers, equipment, and tools of greater weight.

  • Substitute Teachers

    Position Type: On call

    Salary Range: $125 per day

    We are looking for passionate substitute teachers to add to our call list to fill in when needed throughout the school year. Substitutes are willing to step in where needed and follow the teacher’s lesson plans. 


    • Managing a classroom, communicating and teaching multiple subjects clearly and within the bounds of school procedures.

    • Giving and grading assignments, homework and tests

    • Monitoring each student’s progress and providing extra mentorship as needed.

    • Reporting to teacher and principal.

    • Establishing a developmentally appropriate, positive, inclusive and safe learning environment


    • Proven work experience as a school teacher or similar role preferred but not required.

    • The ability to communicate in ways students will understand, as well as with parents and administrators

    • Confidence speaking in front of groups and enforcing classroom rules

    • The physical and mental stamina to keep up with high-energy  school students

Moses Lake Christian Academy is building a diverse faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a Christ-centered environment.

Moses Lake Christian Academy does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, age, biological sex, pregnancy, disability, genetic profile, marital status, national origin, ethnic background, or military service. 

MLCA is a Christian institution and reserves the right to hire only those employees who personify Christian beliefs. Accordingly, MLCA requires that all employees acknowledge that they are Christians and that they agree with MLCA’s Core Values, Statement of Faith, and the Employee Lifestyle Agreement. Every MLCA employee is expected to minister to MLCA students and fellow employees by performing his or her job duties in accordance with those Christian values and the Christian faith.

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Interested candidates should complete our employment application, and include an updated resume, and supporting documents.  

In addition, applicants should mail (or drop-off): 

(a) copies of current teaching certificates including endorsements and 

(b) placement file OR college transcripts to: 

Moses Lake Christian Academy 

Attn:  Employment

1312 S. Moses Lake Ave. |  Moses Lake, WA 98837 

Documents may also be emailed directly to:

For more information about becoming a part of our amazing team, contact us at 509-765-9704.

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