Lexington Christian Academy is accepting applications for a full-time Residential Assistant, serving in that capacity both during the academic year and for summer-based programming.
We are seeking responsible, positive, hard-working role models with a passion for working closely with middle and high school students to provide transformative experiences in a boarding school setting. We are looking for leaders who are efficient and can think on their feet and have exceptional interpersonal skills. Our team of RA’s work collaboratively in teams and share resident and academic assistance responsibilities. Together with the Director of Residential Life, we look to foster a culture of academic excellence and social growth in a positive, nurturing environment.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
EXPERIENCE: Background in youth development a must; boarding school experience a plus.
PROFICIENCY: The candidates we seek have a broad and deep knowledge of their subject area. In addition, candidates must be able to establish a framework in which learning can take place. They must relate well to young people and still set clear limits and expectations.
SPIRITUAL MATURITY: Recognizing that LCA is strongly committed to historic Christianity, we expect that candidates will subscribe to the Academy’s Statement of Faith, Standards for Christian Living, and be active participants in a Christian congregation.
Lexington Christian Academy is a grade 6-12, independent college preparatory school that exists to educate young men and women in the arts and sciences in the context of the Gospel of Jesus Christ by developing intellectual ability, nurturing spiritual and moral growth, encouraging creativity, and instilling a desire to serve God and others.
Salary & Benefits
Salary commensurate with experience, housing included for duration of employment in position.
Start of employment: late August 2018
Some nights, weekends and holidays required.
Mail or electronically submit a resume, cover letter, 2 professional references and brief answers to the following questions to:
Describe your view of Christian education and your commitment to it.