Employment Opportunities


Employment Opportunities

We are seeking candidates for the following position.  If interested, please complete the application and mail or return to the school at:

South Side Christian Academy, 3523 W. Hill Street, Peoria, IL 61605

We will be in contact with you upon receipt of your application.

Open Positions:

  • Elementary Education Teacher for the 2019-2020 School Year

    • If interested in this position, please download and fill out the application and email it to or mail it to South Side Christian Academy

      3523 W. Hill St, Peoria, IL 61605.  Thanks for your interest in the mission and work of South Side Christian Academy!

    • Qualifications: All applicants must have the following qualifications:

      • Converted Christian believers in Jesus Christ who live a life devoted to following God’s Word  

      • Must accept without reservation the statement of faith of South Side Christian Academy

      • Be a member/regular attendee of a Christian church

      • Have a heart for ministry and a godly love of children

      • Certified to teach elementary grades by the state of Illinois

      • Be able to perform each essential task of managing, establishing, organizing, and instructing a  classroom that provides a quality learning environment for students

      • Be willing to listen and respond to counsel

      • An attitude of dedication, commitment, and flexibility

Class Sponsorship Team

Class Sponsorship Team

Class sponsors are regular donors who designate their recurring donations of any amount toward the tuition of a specific class.  Sponsors receive quarterly updates on the progress of their class, can visit the school to meet their class, and can write letters to their class.

Becoming a Class Sponsor is easy!

Step 1:  Fill out the form below and hit "Submit"

Step 2: Set up your recurring donation by clicking the button below.  Then make sure to follow the directions for recurring payments.

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South Side Christian Academy is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization, so your donation is tax deductible.  Also, as a ministry of Lifesong for Orphans, we are able to raise funds through their organization and use their resources to offset administrative costs. As such we can assure our donors that 100% of their donations (less a transaction fee for credit card giving) will go directly to serving the children who attend South Side Christian Academy.

Give online with a credit card:



Give a monthly donation through automatic monthly bank draft:

Click the button to print and fill out a monthly giving form.  When asked "How would you like our donation to be used?", please check the "Other" box and write in "South Side Christian Academy".  Then simply mail it to Lifesong with your first check to set up the transfer.  No transaction fee will be charged.



Give a one-time gift by check:

If you prefer to give by check,  you can make your check payable to Lifesong for Orphans and note South Side Christian Academy on the memo line. Then you may send your check to Lifesong for Orphans/PO Box 40/Gridley, IL/ 61744.


Thanks so much for your donation!

***South Side Christian Academy is an approved ministry of Lifesong for Orphans. Lifesong will process donations and provide additional US administrative support to South Side Christian Academy. They are a 501(c)3 ministry that’s accredited by the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) provide all of their services free of charge. 100% of your gift received by Lifesong will go directly to South Side Christian Academy's mission.




Serving Peoria Together




Serving Peoria Together


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Donate Funds Toward These Specific Needs

Become a Class Sponsor to increase our financial sustainability

Donated Items Needed (Contact us to arrange pick-up or delivery.)

Utility Supplies

  • Plastic or paper cups-9 oz cups-no larger please-see Amazon Wish List for these if you prefer--always needed!
  • Paper Plates
  • Napkins--currently stocked-do not need.
  • Plastic spoons and forks
  • Disinfectant wipes--always needed!
  • Garbage bags
  • Paper Towel rolls for kitchen
  • Kleenex-currently stocked-do not need
  • Toilet Paper-currently stocked-do not need

Office Supplies

  • Laminator Paper
  • Computer Paper

Art Supplies

  • Construction Paper
  • Water color paints
  • Finger paints

Technology Items

  • Document camera/Elmo


  • Amazon Gift Card

Food/snack items

  • Water bottles--preferably 10oz size--always needed!
  • Juice boxes or Capri sun type juice bags--always needed!
  • Fruit bars/granola bars
  • Fresh fruit and breakfast cereal
  • Fruit Snacks
  • Fruit Roll-ups
  • Individually wrapped muffins or mini-muffins
  • Fruit cups--especially mandarin oranges
  • Individually wrapped crackers and cheese for dipping
  • Individually wrapped chips or crackers
  • Individually wrapped healthy snack items of any type

School Supplies--currently stocked-do not need

  • Pencils
  • Expo markers
  • Large poster paper
  • Poster markers
  • crayons







Click on Amazon Wishlist to purchase needed items that will be delivered directly to SSCA!  Please include your name in the optional gift message so that we can let you know that we received your gift. Thanks!

Mailing List

Mailing List

Please  join our mailing list to stay informed!

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Amazon Smile

Amazon Smile

Click below and you can support SSCA automatically whenever you shop on! Select South Side Christian Academy as your charity choice and the SSCA students will benefit from every Amazon purchase you make at no extra cost to you! Please let us know if you have trouble setting this up. We’d be glad to help!