Orangewood Christian School is located in Maitland, Florida (just north of Orlando) and is a ministry of Orangewood Presbyterian Church ( PCA) with nearly 900 students in grades K4–12.
OCS is a Christian college preparatory school offering the highest level of academic achievement. We are mindful that all of our students are God’s covenant children and we strive to help them maximize their God-given gifts and abilities for His glory.
Our teachers, faithful and dedicated to Jesus Christ, have been chosen for their qualifications, character and professional standing. Serving together in partnership with our parents, we are committed to the education, care, and guidance of our students. Our earnest desire is that God will use the school to produce young men and women who know and love God and want to live a life that glorifies Him moment by moment.
OCS offers a wide range of extracurricular programs that have earned our school an outstanding reputation in the community. From sports to fine arts and clubs, the commitment of faculty, coaches, players, thespians, musicians, and artists produce numerous awards each year.
We encourage you to visit our school and meet with our students, parents, and faculty. Our doors are always open! We are confident that once you step through our doors you will want to become a part of our
Orangewood opens new Lower School facilities, gymnasium
Orangewood Christian has completed the construction of its 35,000 sq. feet two-story academic building and its second competition-sized gymnasium.
The school welcomed families to campus on August 8th for an Open House followed by the first day of school on August 10th.
Orangewood Christian building new facilities
Orangewood is in the process of constructing a new 35,000 sq. foot facility on its lower campus, which serves grades K4-6th. New facilities will include a two-story academic building and gym.
For their first High School Choir remote assignment, Orangewood Christian School students recorded Elton John & Bernie Taupin’s “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road”. And it’s awesome!
For Hurricane Irma in 2017, Orange County distributed no fewer than 123,000 sandbags. This team of 9th-graders tested various bags for cost-efficiency, biodegradability, durability and practicality.
High school students can deepen their interest in mathematics and enter the Society’s national contests.
Collectively, students walked the equivalent of 422 miles, raising enough money to build two wells in Ghana.
Former eCybermission competitors spoke to a gathering of science educators and administrators from all over the country on the power of
Orangewood students excel on AP exams
Orangewood Christian School recently administered 71 AP exams. As in past years,
OCS students’ performance was well above the national average. Highlights from this year include:
76% pass rate overall (state of Florida averages 51% and the national average is 57%)
100% pass rate in Studio Art, European History, and Calculus AB (scoring 3 or higher)
84% pass rate in English Literature and United States History (scoring 3 or higher)
For the next two years, Orangewood will offer its teachers professional development towards gifted endorsements for our K4–12th grade teachers and administrators.
Main Office / Upper School
1300 West Maitland Blvd, Maitland, FL 32751
Phone: (407) 339-0223
1221 Trinity Woods Lane, Maitland, FL 32751
Phone: (407) 767-5664
Staff & Students
Full-time Faculty & Administration
Part-time Faculty & Administration
Grades 1-5 325
Grades 6-8 270
Grades 9-12 274
Enrollment totals include
these special programs:
Fla Corporate Tax Students
February 15th, 2024
Application Support Specialist and Trainer (K4-12)
Under the direction of the Director of Instructional Technology and Innovation, the Application Support Specialist and Trainer supports the responsive and efficient operations of the Department of Technology by providing end-user support and develops and facilitates training for technology applications and services for teachers, staff, students and parents.
ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
• Provides Tier I and Tier II customer support on assigned systems and functions. Documented experience with FACTS SIS, Canvas LMS, Promethean Boards and/or experience as an Apple Certified Learning Coach is preferred.
• Troubleshoots, diagnoses, and resolves problems related to operating systems, hardware, and software and escalates issues to appropriate staff and vendor.
• Interacts with team members as needed to trouble shoot and resolve problems.
• Closes all open service request tickets after incidents and problems are resolved.
• Notifies users of the resolution of incidents and/or problems.
• Monitors incoming requests for common trends and reports high-impact issues to appropriate staff.
• Participates in work sessions with fellow team members to achieve further operational and system efficiencies.
• Assists with software testing, including but not limited to: user, function, system, data and regression testing.
• Develops and maintains end-user documentation of systems.
• Assists in collecting and reporting technology support data, including support request data and customer service metrics.
• Prepares training materials to support online and classroom instruction.
• Arranges and conducts on-site training as needed.
• Maintains up-to date knowledge and training in data systems, applications, and processes used at OCS.
• Coaches one or more eSports teams during the Fall and Spring Seasons. The above list is a summary of the functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Applicants must meet all the qualifications listed below to be considered for the new position profile.
Education: • Associate degree or higher in Information Technology or a related field. Experience:
• At least two (2) years of technology-related customer service experience to include:
o Diagnosing and resolving technical problems and escalating for assistance.
o Supporting users of Macintosh OSX , iPad OS and basic computer hardware. ( MDM experience a plus)
o Supporting users of G-Suite, Microsoft Office applications, Internet, and Web-based applications.
• Bachelor’s degree or higher in Information Technology or a related field. or • Bachelor’s degree in Education with documented certifications in Ed Tech showing competency as an Application Expert.
• Experience supporting users of large enterprise data systems (student information, learning management, email, active directory, business systems, etc.).
• Experience developing or facilitating online or classroom training programs.
• Experience organizing and managing several tasks or projects with concurrent time-sensitive deadlines.
• Knowledge of CIPA, FERPA, and HIPAA regulations. Experience or documented support and training with any of the following application are desired: FACTS SIS (Formerly Renweb) Canvas JAMF Pro or JAMF School SeeSaw Nearpod Sphero Apple Classroom iWorks Flip (Formerly Flipgrid) Actively Learn Quickbooks Lightspeed Relay Tribily Digital Signage Vimeo or MySolo Livestream Software Atlas Curriculum Mapping Brain Pop and Brain Pop Jr. Turn it In Blooket and Kahoot SchoolTube Padlet Canva Sign-Up Genius
Also any experience coaching or supporting eSports
November 8th, 2023
6th/7th Grade Math Teacher
Summary: Orangewood Christian School is seeking a 6th/7th Grade Math Teacher. Middle School Math teaching experience is preferred but not required. Our teachers are building Christian Community within and beyond the school, are active in a church community and serving as Christian role models to students, parents and staff. Teachers are expected to keep abreast of current trends and assist their respective departments with long-term goal planning for the program and developing both short and long term instructional objectives. Teachers must have strong instructional and classroom management skills, including but not limited to: use of various teaching strategies and resources to actively engage students in learning; adjusting curriculum as appropriate; posting lesson plans on RenWeb; evaluating handouts and testing materials against student performance; evaluating students and providing opportunities for students to demonstrate mastery; grading and returning student work in a timely manner; enforcing school discipline policies in a consistent and loving manner; promptly notifying parents and administration of behavioral or academic concerns and organizing classroom materials for efficient learning.
OCS teachers are expected to make meaningful connections between faith and learning in the classroom.
● Teach and instruct 6th and 7th grade mathematics.
● Review, analyze and evaluate individual student progress in order to design instructional programs to meet individual needs.
● Counsel and confer with parents and school regarding pupil progress.
● Create projects designed to enhance lessons.
● Use technology to supplement instruction including proficiency in Apple products.
● Strong interpersonal communication skills desired.
● Be detail oriented and organized.
● Demonstrates critical thinking and problem solving skills.
*Attend staff meetings, as announced weekly.
*Participate in assigned school duties.
*Offer free math tutoring for students who have been identified with skill deficits.
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree
Years of Experience: 2+
Licenses or Certifications: Holds or is in the process of earning a Florida Educator Certificate
November 8th, 2023
Lower School STEM Teacher
Summary: The Lower School
STEM Teacher will create a dynamic STEM learning experience for students in grades K4 – 6th grades. Our teachers are building Christian Community within and beyond the school, are active in a church community and serving as Christian role models to students, parents, and staff. Teachers are expected to keep abreast of current trends and assist their respective departments with long-term goal planning for the program, developing both short- and long-term instructional objectives. Teachers must have strong Instructional and Classroom Management skills, including but not limited to: use of various teaching strategies and resources to actively engage students in learning; adjusting curriculum as appropriate; posting lesson plans on RenWeb; creating and documenting a curriculum in Atlas, evaluating handouts and testing materials against student performance; evaluating students and providing opportunities for students to demonstrate mastery; quickly grading and returning student work; enforcing school discipline policies in a consistent and loving manner; promptly notifying parents and administration of any behavioral or academic problems and organizing classroom and materials for efficient learning. OCS teachers are expected to make meaningful connections between faith and learning in the classroom. Employee is responsible for continuing education and completing certification requirements.
• Serve as the department chair of LS science
• Keep inventory of science materials and dates for reordering.
• Provide background information and baseline research for students prior to beginning a project.
• Build relationships with field experts.
• Coordinate guest speakers to relate to real-world experiences and field experts.
• Ability to effectively communicate with parents, students, and staff verbally and in writing.
• Able to develop ideas that align with classroom objectives stretching student/ teachers in developing beyond textbook learning in problem solving, analysis and critical thinking through hands on activities.
• Develop an excitement for learning about God’s world by seeing the character traits of God through the order of the universe, His faithfulness in His creation and His magnificent creative abilities.
• Able to enhance students/teachers learning in scientific methods teaching them to research, problem solve, experiment, record and analyze findings, then communicating to others.
• Commitment to collaboration and teaming with effectiveness in working within a professional learning community.
• Knowledge of and ability to use appropriate and multiple assessment, instruction and evaluation techniques.
• A clear understanding of the integrated relationship of the STEM components (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).
• A need for a biblical perspective of creativity in the area of research and design with respect to math and science content and process.
• Daily schedule will include classroom instruction on an elective schedule for grades K4 – 6th grade.
• Successful ability to manage students in a lab setting.
• Passionate individual who can facilitate hands on learning activities to encourage students in design thinking and engineering.
• Igniting student interest in learning and helping them develop the 21st century skills they need to be confident.
• Experience in delivering professional development to teachers.
• Deep understanding of student learning theory, brain-based learning, and differentiated instruction.
• Deep understanding of math and science.
• Able to teach: Robotics, LEGO, STEM, Coding, Technology
• Able to assess needs of Lower School for STEM learning and adjust appropriately.
November 2nd, 2023
Upper School Assistant Principal
Our Principals are building Christian Community within and beyond the school, are active in a church community, and serving as Christian role models to students, parents, and staff.
The primarily role of this position will be to focus on the Middle School and continue to grow it by implementing the following Essential Functions:
Be responsible for interviewing and screening candidates for middle school teaching positions
Be responsible for making recommendations with regard to the hiring and retention of teachers
Be responsible for making recommendations with regard to the hiring and evaluation of non-instructional staff
Be responsible for spiritual formation and mentoring of teachers
Supervise and evaluate teachers
Encourage teachers’ professional growth
Keep professional development and personnel records
Build positive morale and school climate
Conduct orientation program for new staff
Plan professional development activities
Conduct middle school staff meetings
Support teachers in classroom management and student discipline
Mediate parent-teacher conflicts.
Provide parent education programs
Be available for parent conferences before, during and after school as needed
Be available for phone conferences in the evening
Develop programs to inform the parents about the school programs and goals
Coordinate activities and support the
PTF Attend and encourage participation in co-curricular activities.
Encourage academic excellence throughout the middle school program
Oversee the curriculum: cooperate with lower and upper school principals in supervising the scope and sequence of academic program, ensuring vertical integration across schools
Supervise achievement testing and analyze results
Supervise the evaluation of students and the reports to parents
Create and annually update the faculty handbook
Promote the integration of technology in school programs and curriculum.
Define Christian behavior standards for students
Plan and coordinate middle school events, including annual retreat
Supervise the application process and oversee screening of new students
Mediate students’ conflicts
Mediate student-teacher-parent conflicts
Implement discipline procedures for serious infractions
Monitor students’ academic progress
Support the Educational Services program
Support the Fine Arts program
Support the Athletic program
Grow student leadership roles / mentor student leaders.
Supervise the application and orientation process for new families
Encourage parents to fulfill the covenant mandate
Encourage parental involvement in the operation of the school
Communicate regularly with parents through personal phone calls, email, RenWeb, or mailings
Provide support to parents dealing with family or educational problems through individual counseling for minor issues
Make referrals to appropriate professionals in the community to parents dealing with significant family or educational problems.
Be responsible for every phase of the middle school program
Be responsible to report to the Upper School Principal on a regular basis and to the School Committee on a monthly basis on matters pertaining to the middle school program
Ensure safe and efficient daily operations
Supervise middle school records—enrollment, attendance, and discipline
Implement the safety procedures described in the Crisis Management Plan and ensure compliance with state and local regulations
Manage Middle School physical plant: report need for room repairs, upgrades, replacement of furniture, carpeting, etc.
Attend educational conferences and participate in in-service activities to maintain professional growth
Keep current in scholarship on teaching, the purpose of Christian education, and curriculum
Maintain teachable and coachable attitude
Work constructively with colleagues by contributing ideas and listening to the ideas of others.
September 21st, 2023
Director of Spiritual Life
Serving on Orangewood Christian School’s senior leadership team, the Director of Spiritual Life is responsible for the planning, care, and discipleship of faculty, staff, and students. This role provides leadership, teaching, training, and plan development for the school community.
The Director must exhibit energy, creativity, and enthusiasm for the development of Biblical studies and the spiritual formation of students that align with the mission and values of Orangewood. The Director must be able to think and act strategically, be able to lead cross- functional teams, and effectively operate across all Orangewood Church ministries. The Director must demonstrate leadership and an ability to execute with a solid understanding of students and their families.
The Director must be an active member of Orangewood Church.
• A bachelor’s degree in education, education leadership, divinity / theology, ministry, or a related field; an advanced degree preferred.
• 10+ years’ experience providing Christian education, school leadership, administration of student-targeted programs with substantial experience in an educational environment, or successful student ministry experience preferred.
• Ordained officer of the PCA, a plus
• Demonstrates a genuine love, care, and healthy rapport with Orangewood staff,
students, and families.
• Exercises initiative, operates as a self-starter, and can work autonomously in a fast-
paced Christian education environment.
• Drives continual self-growth and development through relationships, activity,
conferences, reading, and exchanges of ideas with others.
May 17th, 2023
Lower School Teacher
Our teachers are building Christian Community within and beyond the school, are active in a church community, and serve as Christian role models to students, parents and staff.
They are expected to keep abreast of current trends and assist their respective departments with long-term goal planning for the program, developing both short- and long-term instructional objectives.
Teachers must have strong Instructional and Classroom Management skills, including but not limited to:
use of various teaching strategies and resources to actively engage students in learning
adjusting curriculum as appropriate
posting lesson plans on RenWeb
evaluating handouts and testing materials against student performance
evaluating students and providing opportunities for students to demonstrate mastery
quickly grading and returning student work
enforcing school discipline policies in a consistent and loving manner
promptly notifying parents and administration of behavioral or academic problems and organizing classroom materials for efficient learning.
OCS teachers are expected to make meaningful connections between faith and learning in the classroom. They are is responsible for continuing education and completing certification requirements.
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree
Years of Experience: 2+ years of subject-matter experience
Licenses or Certifications: Holds or is in the process of earning a Florida Educator Certificate
1300 West Maitland Blvd
Maitland, FL 32751
Phone: (407) 339-0223