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Real Life Christian Academy

At Real Life Christian Academy, every aspect of our program is designed to help students achieve their dreams, pursue their passions and change the world. Our reputation for academic excellence has attracted families to the Academy for more than thirty five years. With educations programs that help students gain the critical skills for life success, we provide a safe, wholesome environment for preschool-12th grade students to discover their God-given potential.

Academics is a priority, but we also believe that a well-rounded student needs more than classroom instruction. We offer a variety of opportunities for students to engage in arts, music, physical education, and language classes coupled with after school activities which all help to broaden the mind, deepen relationships and build the character of our students.

School’s Job Opportunities

School Nurse/ Student Receptionist

This fulltime 11-month position reports to the Director of Student Services and will serve a dual role as school nurse and provide oversight over the student reception desk.
• Serves as the health care expert in the school to meet student health needs with an understanding of normal growth and development in children and youth as well as students with special needs.
• Develops plans for student care based on the nursing process, which includes assessment, interventions, and identification of outcomes and evaluation of care.
• Provides leadership in promoting health and safety, including a healthy environment.
• Provides health-related education to students and staff in individual and group settings and provides consultation to other school professionals, including food service personnel, physical education teachers, coaches, and counselors.
• Responsibilities in the provision of a safe and healthy school environment include the school nurse’s monitoring of immunizations, managing communicable diseases, assessing the school environment for safety to prevent injury and spearheading infection control measures.
• Provides quality health care and intervene with actual and potential health problems.
• Monitors compliance of school health program with federal, state and local laws, regulations and policies.
• Maintains security of school health supplies.
• Serves as a resource person on health issues.
• Provides staff development on health-related topics for school staff and volunteers.
• Screens and conducts health appraisals for students and staff.
• Provides follow-up evaluations on students as required.
• Corresponds with parents on health needs of children.
Student Reception Desk Operations
• Monitors student reception desk and responds to inquiries.
• Monitors and records student attendance.
• Corresponds with parents as needed.
• Serves as a central point of information pertaining to the school calendar.
• Helps support the main reception desk.
• Supports the leadership of the school.
• Performs other duties as assigned.


Education, Experience, Etc.
• Must be a committed follower of Jesus Christ.
• Must be friendly and personable, possessing exemplary public relation skills.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
LPN required, RN preferred.
• Experience in a school environment preferred.
• Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with those across various departments and grade levels.
• Ability to manage short term and long term goals.
• Must be comfortable with technology.
• Embraces the Mission and Core Values of Real Life Christian Academy.

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Part time Admissions Officer

Responsibilities include:
• Assisting in the process of admissions for new students to the school.
• Presenting the school to prospective students and parents, which may include systematic and efficient handling of applications and communication with candidates and their parents; conducting tours; interviews with candidates and their parents; arrangements for admissions testing; securing of necessary student credentials; and communicating final decisions to the appropriate individuals.
• Overseeing the admission office, creation of the admissions budget, and appropriate admissions and marketing materials, mailings and publications.
• Evaluating continually and redesigning (where appropriate) all aspects of the admissions and marketing program with the goal of maintaining a capacity enrollment of qualified students and a wait-list of qualified applicants.
• Managing the re-enrollment of current students for the succeeding year.
• Overseeing as needed the network of parents, former parents and alumni to assist in the admissions program.
• Keeping relevant statistics on all aspects of the admission and re-enrollment program.
• Representing the school at various gatherings and conferences.
• Performing other duties as assigned by the Head of School or Director of admissions.
• Supporting the school and its leadership.


Minimum Education and Experience
• Must be a committed follower of Jesus Christ.
• A successful history in private school admissions, sales, or a related field is preferred.
• Must have a Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
• The successful candidate will be overtly friendly, personable, and able to quickly establish interpersonal connections.
• Must possess a passion for Christian education and private schools.
• Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Must be highly collaborative and professional.
• Must embrace the Mission and Core Values of Real Life Christian Academy.

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Advancement Officer

The Advancement Officer must:
• To devise and manage a program designed to attract the maximum gift support possible to the institution. The range of oversight may include annual fund solicitation; planned giving programs; corporate and foundation proposals; and planning for major capital gifts.
• To help develop and coordinate all aspects of the major gifts campaign.
• To keep the head of school and informed on a weekly basis of the fund-raising activities of this office.
• To develop a plan to increase alumni and parental support of, and involvement in, the institution.
• To create a coordinated electronic and print publications, which will most effectively communicate with our various constituencies.
• To develop a complete program of research into and an action plan of solicitation of the school’s key prospects.
• To oversee processing of all gift income for the purpose of providing receipts, recognitions, and the maintaining of giving records of donors to the school.
• To serve as the inspirational leader for giving on campus.
• To plan and execute programs that enhance the public perception of Real Life Christian Academy.
• To cultivate a healthy vibrant relationship between alumni and the academy.
• To represent the academy at various events.
• To perform other duties as assigned by the head of school.
• To support the school and its leadership


Minimum Education and Experience
• Must be a committed follower of Jesus Christ.
• Must demonstrate a successful history in institutional fund raising.
• Must have a Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
• The successful candidate will be a strong leader with a solid work ethic, possessing a passion for children and schools.
• Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Must be collaborative and have demonstrated success in program development.
• Must be capable establishing and cultivating healthy relationships.
• Must embrace the Mission and Core Values of Real Life Christian Academy.

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The registrar will support the upper and lower school directors by:

  • Maintaining current and accurate records, paper and electronic, for all students in full compliance with all relevant authorities
  • Compiling list of new courses
  • Communicating schedules/class lists with textbook coordinator
  • Update division directors and admission director regarding section counts
  • Creating the Master Schedule for grades PreK-‐12
  • Completing all student scheduling for grades PreK-‐12
  • Developing, maintaining, and producing student transcripts
  • Configuring teacher gradebook templates at the beginning of each school year and archiving teacher gradebooks at the close of each school year
  • Researching and reporting on various teacher/student/parent queries
  • Conducting teacher and administrative training in records technology as needed
  • Working with administration to establish systems and processes for the effective communication of student information as needed
  • Maintaining critical communication with administration in all relevant aspects of duties * Conducting communication with students and parents in terms of course availability, schedule posting, etc.
  • Preparing reports for failing students, honor lists, etc. for directors
  • Working with director of students services to provide needed information such as Bright Futures information
  • Coordinating with IT staff regarding issues impacting records and reporting
  • Serving as the campus authority on the student information system (SIS), RenWeb Facilitating integration with SIS and other sources
  • Compiling and verifying the accuracy of all student grade records including grade books, report cards, progress reports, transcripts, etc.


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must maintain positive professional relationships with all stakeholders
  • Attention to details and strong organizational skills a must
  • Must be able to manage a number of projects simultaneously
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree
  • Must exercise strict confidentiality
  • Proficient with technology in terms of devices and major use software (i.e. Word, PowerPoint, Excel)- background in both PC’s and Macs is a plus

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Director of Multi-Site Education

Real Life Christian Academy is opening preschool and homeschool extensions on three satellite campuses: East Orlando, Mount Dora, and Kaley Avenue. Reporting directly to the Real Life Christian Academy Head of School, the Director of Multi-Site Education is responsible for oversight in establishing and developing all aspects of preschool and homeschool operations at each site above and offering support to the Clermont campuses as needed. This support includes oversight and leadership in sharing best practices regarding: marketing and advertisement, compliance, staff recruitment, facilities usage, student enrollment processes, communication, curriculum development, classroom management, staff development, and budgeting across all sites.
The Director of Multi-Site Education must:
1. Lead multi-site teams in the establishment and operation of premier Christian preschools and homeschool extensions, including day-to-day operation and routine special events.
2. Support the on-site personnel in developing and implementing marketing/advertisement plans that create interest in the preschools and homeschools fuelling strong enrollment.
3. Monitor and report on key health metrics.
4. Assist on-site personnel in identifying and maximizing programs’ strengths and identifying and addressing areas of opportunity.
5. Support the on-site personnel in recruiting and training teachers and other personnel as needed to staff preschool and homeschool.
6. Assure preschool and homeschool classroom management practices are safe, secure, and orderly at all times.
7. Assure all matters of compliance.
8. Oversee all aspects of safety including practices, policies, and facilities.
9. Identify and share proven best practices across sites.
10. Establish and maintain regular communication with all stakeholders.
11. Promote a culture that aligns with RLCA core values.
12. Assist and support site personnel in resolving issues as they arise.
13. Serve as a resource for site personnel.
14. Assist in the development of an annual budget for the preschool ensuring needs are met and profitability targets are realized.
15. Support the Real Life mission and school leadership.
16. Perform other duties as assigned by the Head of School.


Minimum Education and Experience
• Must be a committed follower of Jesus Christ.
• This position requires a minimum of 3 to 5 years experience as a leader in early childhood and/or homeschool education.
• Master’s degree in education from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education, or a related field in education is required.
• The successful candidate will be a strong leader with a solid work ethic, possessing a passion for teaching children, and have a demonstrated record in educational leadership.
• Must possess VPK Director Credential.
• Other requirements may include a teaching certificate and a CPR certification. A working knowledge of creative programming related to children’s classes and special events is a plus.
• Must embrace the Mission and Core Values of Real Life Christian Academy.

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1501 Steve's Road
Clermont, FL 34711
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Phone: 352-394-5575
Fax: 352-394-7860

February 2017
Last updated July 26th, 2017

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