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Get To Know The Faith Christian School Team

At Faith Christian School, we celebrate who God has made us as individuals, created in God's image with a purpose in God's creation. We believe in the principles of Classical Christian education (click here for more info on Classical Christian education or here on our core beliefs on education) as a powerful, proven, and purposeful education that prepares students for a fulfilled life. For us, it's about Formation For Life.

We have built a diverse group of incredible teachers who come from different education backgrounds yet have the same God-given calling to work with children. We collaborate with each other to integrate subjects to ensure students understand concepts such as how math informs our appreciation of art, how science and the Bible are compatible, how history has influenced art and visa versa.

At Faith Christian School, we embrace learning, exploration, and wonder.

Available Positions:

Head of Middle and Upper School

Faith Christian School in Roanoke, Virginia, is seeking a qualified administrator for the position of Head of Middle and Upper School.  The Head of Middle and Upper School oversees all activities associated with grades six through twelve, including students and 20 faculty and staff.  The Head of Middle and Upper Schools is seen as the educational leader for the division, having oversight of day-to-day operations, including curricular and extracurricular programs, scheduling, student achievement, spiritual formation, student safety, and classroom management

Responsibilities include mentoring teachers to improve their craft; facilitating a robust conversation about classical, Christian pedagogy among teachers with a view to implementing such strategies in the classroom; maintaining a meaningful and effective teacher evaluation process; encouraging robust professional development; aiding the process to align curriculum between Lower, Middle, and Upper Schools through intentional communication; forging greater unity among faculty across divisions; supporting and collaborating with the Dean of Students to improve school culture; and all hiring related to the division. 

Applicants should demonstrate a mature walk with Christ, an understanding of and commitment to the historic creeds of the Christian faith, and a desire to disciple students, nourishing their souls in truth, goodness, and beauty.  His or her skill set should include excellent interpersonal communication, organizational and management skills, teamwork and collaboration, strategic planning, and problem-solving. The position starts this summer in preparation for the 2022-2023 school year. The position reports to the Head of School and serves on the administrative team. Previous experience preferred. For further information about Faith Christian School, please visit our website (www.fcsva.com). Inquiries and resumes should be addressed to Stephanie Hopkins via e-mail: shopkins@fcsva.com.

Director of Athletics

Nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains of Virginia on 27 acres, Faith Christian school is a distinctly Christian classical school of over 200 students in grades JK-12th. Believing the realm of athletics provides unique opportunities for developing character and encouraging healthy, lifelong habits, Faith desires to hire an athletic director who shares a passion for using the realm of athletics to develop virtues of honesty, integrity, courage, hard work, fair play, discipline, and fortitude in students.  To this end, the athletic director will be responsible for the administration and supervision of the athletic program and its alignment with the school’s mission.  He or she will provide the Christian leadership necessary for successful day-to-day operations of the department. 

The successful candidate will be passionate about the role sports, athletics, and physical well-being can play in the lives of students of all ages and should be able to articulate a philosophy of the same from a Biblical perspective, answering the question, “What might God desire for the role competition and physical training to play in our lives?”  The applicant will possess the excellent organization, communication, and people skills necessary to fulfill a vision for a robust athletic program.  Responsibilities would include, but not be limited to, hiring, managing, and evaluating coaches able to profess a vibrant Christian faith; arranging for coaches’ professional support and training; scheduling of games and securing the required supplemental roles and responsibilities in supporting competition - officials, concessions, ticketing, special events, awards, etc.; building relationships with other schools’ athletic directors; participating in related organizations; adhering to proper safety protocols and injury response. Finally, the candidate will have a vision for how athletics and competition can proactively contribute to school spirit and esprit de corps.

Based on the applicant’s background and experience, he or she may be expected to take on a minimal teaching load in areas of competency. 

The Athletic Director will report to the Head of School, sit on the administrative counsel, and work closely with the Director of Finance to manage the appropriate budgets.

Additional requirements related to physical demands:

The following conditions 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 the essential job functions. 

  • Environment: Work is performed in both indoor and outdoor environments with exposure to all weather. 
  • Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to sit, walk or stand for prolonged periods of time; in some aspects of the job the requirement to balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, may be required; will use repetitive motions on a computer; may frequently lift 20 lbs. or up to 10 pounds constantly, and occasionally up to 50 lbs.; to travel in all modes of transportation; sufficient manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination to grasp, finger, and feel.
  • Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction to be able to focus and see close and distant.
  • Hearing: Must be able to talk or hear by telephone and in person.

Employment Opportunities At Faith Christian School


Faith Christian School is eager to hear from individuals interested in working in a community of Christian friends and scholars committed to a classical model of education. 

We encourage all those interested in employment at Faith Christian School to read the article "Classroom Practices for Cultivating the Affections" by Jenny Rallens.  The article is linked here.

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