Work with Us

Thank you for your interest in joining the faculty and staff of Shalom Christian Academy to develop lives of consequence in the world for the kingdom of God. Shalom Christian Academy is a PreK – 12 school with more than 600 students located in south central Pennsylvania. 

We realize that the key to a successful Christian School is its staff. We are seeking applicants who are professionally qualified, who are willing to invest in the lives of students, and who, by the pattern of their lives, are Christian role models. 

View our Statement of Faith here. Completed employment applications can be emailed to or mailed to 126 Social Island Road, Chambersburg, PA 17202.

Mission Statement

To prepare each student for a life of consequence in the world for the kingdom of God. 


Vision Statement

Developing lifelong learners who reflect Christ in their community. 


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  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in education.
  • A current state and/or ACSI certification is helpful.
  • Necessary skills include the use of a Smartboard, iPad, and Google.
  • Alignment with Shalom Christian Academy’s mission and values. (Read our Statement of Faith)
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a community of teachers.
  • Effective communication skills with students, parents, and others.


Questions? Please call (717) 375-2223 or send us an email at

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Employment Benefits

Employment Opportunities

Applications are currently being accepted for these positions. Hard copies for teachers or substitutes should be mailed to Angie Petersheim, Shalom Christian Academy, 126 Social Island Road, Chambersburg, PA 17202.  We will also accept scanned copies emailed to  

Check out our employment opportunities at Growing Tree Preschool - we're now hiring head teachers and assistant teachers for the  2024-2025 school year. Growing Tree is a ministry of Shalom Christian Academy and area churches. A tuition discount is available for Shalom Christian Academy.

More Than A Job, A Mission

Benefits of Working at Shalom

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From the moment you choose Shalom, you are part of our community. Our culture is based on individuals who come together each school year to support, encourage, and energize one another. Within the school setting we provide opportunities for students to develop relationships with teachers and each other. Our community also results in lifelong friendships among classmates. Families form relationships that extend beyond the school. There is a sense of belonging as students learn together at Shalom.

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