Come work with us!

South Olive Christian School is a small and growing pre-kindergarten through eighth-grade level school, founded in 1951, in Holland, Michigan. 

 South Olive Christian School’s mission is to equip students with wisdom and knowledge to become effective Christ-followers who bring peace and restoration to the earth. To accomplish this mission we are committed to providing an affordable for all, biblically-based education within an authentic Christian community. 

We are looking for qualified and dedicated Christian employees to join our staff. If you would like to join us, please complete the online application for employment linked below. Send it along with a cover letter, a resume, and at least two letters of reference to the school principal, Mark Rozeboom markrozeboom@sochristian.org.

Thank you so much!
Mark Rozeboom, Principal

markrozeboom@sochristian.org

Phone: 616-875-8224

Positions available for the remaining 2021-2022 school year!

Long Term Substitute Teacher

This position has been filled!

Part Time Janitorial Staff

Janitorial Staff:

If you are interested in joining our school’s janitorial team as a part-time worker, please contact the principal, Mark Rozeboom markrozeboom@sochristian.org.

On Call Substitute Teacher

Substitute Teachers:

We are looking to grow our on call list of subs to fill in on advanced and short notice. If you are interested in substituting at our school, please contact the principal, Mark Rozeboom markrozeboom@sochristian.org.

Positions available for the 2022-2023 school year!

Instructional Staff

Positions are available for qualified instructors who are trained and certified to teach ELA, Math, Science, & Social Studies. You will also be teaching Bible, not only as a classroom subject but also in principle each day as we raise students to be faithful disciples of Christ in everything we do. As 1 Corinthians 10:31 says, “whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.”

South Olive Christian School is Growing!

Due to an increase in students, we are separating our paired-grades in the lower elementary into single-grade classrooms! In order to do this we are in need of more amazing educators. Please consider joining our school family!

Long Term Substitute Teacher

Kindergarten Long-term Substitute Teacher:

This position would begin the fall of 2022-2023 school year (dates to be determined) The substitute teaching position is paid a daily wage for reporting to school each morning at 8:00 a.m. and leaving school at 4:00 p.m. The staff member will report directly to the principal regarding all duties. Please contact the Principal, Mark Rozeboom if interested. markrozeboom@sochristian.org.

Classroom Teacher

Additional Teachers for the following grades/subjects:

Second-grade Teacher
Third-grade Teacher
4th & 5th-grade Teacher (split classroom)
Middle School ELA Teacher (afternoons)

Part Time Preschool Assistant

Preschool Assistant:

Our preschool provides a secure, loving, Christian environment where children can grow spiritually, emotionally, physically, and intellectually with their peers and teacher. We are looking for an individual to join our close-knit community and work together to build God’s kingdom. This assistant will have a loving and nurturing heart for children, help to create a caring and safe environment for them, and will follow the direction of the teacher to enhance classroom activities. 

The days and times for this position will depend on enrollment. Please contact Polly for more information. 

For more information regarding the preschool assistant position, please call or email. To apply, please include a resume, cover letter, and letter of recommendation to Polly Storteboom, Preschool Director, at pollystorteboom@sochristian.org.

Teaching Requirements

Teaching Requirements at South Olive Christian School: 

    • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university 
    • Valid Michigan teacher certification (or out-of-state with willingness to pursue state certification in MI)
    • A desire to serve Christ and others in Christian education
    • Active attendance and good standing in a local Christian church fellowship
    • Exhibit spiritual maturity before their students and colleagues and to conform to biblical standards of behavior at all times
    • Possess an ability to engage and communicate with children
    • Strong communication skills and a desire for partnership within our school community
    • Strong computer skills
    • Flexibility to learn and grow professionally throughout the year

Teaching Duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Lesson planning to teach students who are varied in their academic abilities
  • Provide informative and engaging lessons that align with Michigan academic content standards
  • Teach from a Christian worldview that encourages our students to see how all subjects are interrelated as parts of God’s integrated universe
  • Facilitate learning with a variety of materials and technological tools
  • Provide clear and helpful academic feedback to students and parents
  • Communicate clearly and in a timely manner with parents and administration regarding special events
  • Maintain a neat, clean, organized, and stimulating classroom environment
  • Fulfill scheduled duties that pertain to chapel, recess, and after-school traffic guard
  • Attend monthly faculty meetings to review policy, procedures, scheduling, and other school business 
  • Meet regularly as educators to share expertise and work collaboratively to improve teaching skills and the academic performance of students as a professional learning community
  • Hold students accountable to abiding by our posted PBIS standards 
  • Prepare lesson plans twice a week for our Homeschool Connections students 
  • Prepare and hold Parent/Teacher conferences as scheduled by the office in the fall and spring and as needed during the school semester
  • Participate in extracurricular school events and activities, i.e. Spring Open House, Family Picnic Night, School Auction, etc.
  • Attend professional development sessions and conferences

Administrative Staff


Shared time office administrative assistant for the 2022-2023 school year. 

Please contact the Principal, Mark Rozeboom if interested. markrozeboom@sochristian.org.