Employment

Application for Employment

At St. Teresa’s Academy, you will put your innovative ideas and expertise to work to support the education and empowerment of young women. Embracing the mission of the Sisters of St. Joseph and the values of the Catholic faith, you will work within a team-oriented environment, demonstrating your strong work ethic, dependability, and positive attitude. Your ability to pro-actively solve problems and communicate effectively will be valued. 

The faculty and staff of St. Teresa’s Academy work together to educate young women to think critically; encourage them through Catholic values to serve others, including the underserved and excluded; and empower them to make a profound impact in the world. We approach education from a multicultural perspective, teaching our students the value of including diverse voices within and outside of our classrooms. STA values and embraces a racially, culturally, ethnically, geographically, and economically diverse student body and community. We want our students to actively engage in the wider world, inquire about the inequities they encounter and seek opportunities to build a more just society. Each student is challenged, encouraged, and supported to achieve her highest level of knowledge through the development of their communication skills, awareness, character, determination, and desire to pursue lifelong learning.

If you would like to join us in this work, we would welcome your application.

St. Teresa's Academy provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. Minorities are encouraged to apply.


Current Openings

Computer Science Instructor - Robotics Coach & Maker Space/Engineering Lab Facilitator
The Academy is seeking a part-time Computer Science instructor to work with the Principal for Academic Affairs, Director of STEAM Projects & Education and STA colleagues. This educator will support and integrate the values of St. Teresa’s Academy and the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet into the daily work and curriculum, igniting a passion for computer science, rigor, and excellence. 
Click here for the full job description. Click here to apply.

Robotics Coach - After School Program
The Academy is seeking a part-time Robotics Coach to work with the Principal for Academic Affairs, Director of STEAM Projects & Education and STA colleagues. The primary focus is to coach each participating student to engage in the engineering design process and view themselves as innovators. 
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Part-Time Custodian
Assists in maintaining a clean, safe environment for the students, faculty and staff of St. Teresa’s’ Academy. This position reports to the Operations Manager and the Director of Campus Operations. Position is part time/20 hours, Monday through Friday.
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Substitute Teachers
St. Teresa's Academy is seeking Substitute Teachers to be available on an as needed basis. Applicants must have any standard teaching license, substitute license, or emergency substitute license (emergency substitutes only need 60 college credits to get licensed).
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St. Joseph Educational Ministries Executive Coordinator

“SJEM provides quality Catholic education in an environment that challenges the students to grow in faith, knowledge, and respect for self and others in service of the dear neighbor without distinction.”

A newly formed Catholic organization, a Ministerial Public Juridic Person approved by the Vatican, is looking for a dynamic, hands-on, self-motivating leader. This leader will work with sponsored educational institutions to ensure fidelity to Catholic identity and the charism, philosophy, and values of the historical sponsor of these educational ministries, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. The institutions are St. Teresa’s Academy and Avila University in Kansas City, St. Joseph’s Academy and Fontbonne University in St. Louis, and St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf with locations in St. Louis and Indianapolis.

Click here to learn more about SJEM.
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Send resume with cover letter to HR@csjsl.org.


Employee Testimonials


Maria Laura Lopez Gonzales
“I have been teaching at STA for three years. During that time, I have grown professionally, as well as spiritually. The students are fantastic and the support from faculty is top notch. The spirit of serving others established by the Sisters of St. Joseph at St. Teresa’s Academy is fulfilled every day. I am proud to be part of the STA family!”

Craig Whitney
"STA feels like my second home. I am so grateful for the opportunity to work with such a considerate and talented group of faculty, staff, and administrators. Additionally, the parents and students are second to none. All make me proud to say I work at St. Teresa's Academy."

Brianna Walker
“My time at St. Teresa’s Academy has been filled with education and support on so many levels. What St. Teresa’s has is truly special—there is always a smiling face and a helping hand. From the leadership, to teaching staff, to the students, the mission of this school permeates. I couldn’t have chosen a better place to serve.”