Southeastern District Congregations & Schools - Position Openings

Congregations and schools in the Southeastern District are on the move! Many are looking for teachers, directors, and other workers. Below, you will find openings listed by state as they become known to us.

Have a position that you need filled?  Please click below to submit position information to be shared across the Southeastern District.

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Office Assistant - Good Shepherd Lutheran Church - Herndon, VA

As of November 4, 2022

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church is looking for the right person to fill the Office Assistant (OA) position. The OA will provide administrative, clerical, and staff support. The OA should be reliable, flexible, a team player, detail oriented, and have good organizational skills as well as capacity for sound listening, writing, editing, and oral communication. The OA should be proficient with Microsoft Office and be familiar with or have the ability to learn online programs and software used by Good Shepherd.

Contact Michele at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church with any questions by calling 703-437-5020. To apply, email with your résumé (in the subject line of the email, please note “applicant for Office Assistant”).

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Director - Child Development Center - Leesburg, VA

As of October 21, 2022

Leesburg Open Arms Christian Child Development Center is seeking an experienced Director to mentor, motivate and inspire a highly skilled business team and remarkable community of teachers, and lead our center into the future with a Biblical worldview. The Director has overall responsibility for the academic, social, and financial success of Leesburg Open Arms. With an excellence-aimed and servant-leadership mindset, The Director exemplifies the mission and vision of the school to staff, households and the community.

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Questions and applications can be directed to


Director of Children's Ministry - Williamsburg, VA

As of October 3, 2022

The Director of Children’s Ministry at King of Glory in Williamsburg, VA (4897 Longhill Road, Williamsburg, Virginia) is called to inspire, love, and lead children (Birth - 5th Grade) and their families for the transformation of lives and the growth of God’s kingdom. This minister will provide overall leadership in developing, planning, and implementing preschool and elementary ministries for the church. The Director of Children’s Ministry serves as a member of the Ministry Leadership Team in developing strategies and management of the overall success of King of Glory’s mission and vision.

Please contact Rachel Becke by email at or by phone at (757) 897-7137 for more information.

North Carolina

Staff Positions Available - Conover, NC

As of August 8, 2022

The following positions are available at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Conover, NC:

  • Music Director/Organist - part-time salaried position; 28 hours per week with limited benefits (potential to be split into two positions)
  • Youth Leader - part-time position; 20-22 hours per week with limited benefits
  • Social Media Coordinator - part-time position; 5 hours per week (can be combined with the Youth Leader position)

Please send resumes to:  Donna Sipe, c/o St. Peter's Lutheran Church (6175 St. Peter's Church Road, Conover, NC 28613).  If additional information is needed, please contact Donna at (828) 256-3299.


Music/Choir Director - Alexandria, VA

As of July 20, 2022

Bethany Lutheran Church and Preschool (2501 Beacon Hill Road Alexandria, Virginia 22306-1699) is seeking a Music Director/Choir Director/Organist.
Hours per week: 20
When position is available: NLT January 1, 2023
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Contact: Director of Worship Support Tom Bolick and Pastor Andy Jagow through the Bethany email: Office .

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First Grade Teacher - La Plata, MD

As of July 19, 2022

Grace Lutheran Church and School in La Plata, MD is looking for a full-time/10 month first grade teacher. The teacher will be responsible for 20-24 students and be part of an amazing elementary team. If you or someone you know is interested in learning more, please contact Susan Gastler at or 301-932-0963, ext. 201.

Music Teacher - La Plata, MD

Grace Lutheran Church and School in La Plata, MD is looking for a part-time music teacher. This teacher would work with students in grades K-8, teaching one session per class each week. Other opportunities would include working with school performances and/or after-school music clubs. If interested, please contact Susan Gastler at or 301-932-0963, ext. 201.


Early Childhood Education Teacher - Williamsburg, VA

As of June 9, 2022

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accredited preschool is searching for an early childhood education teacher to assist in our school. Due to expansion, we have both full and half-day positions available. The school is located in beautiful Williamsburg, Virginia. To learn more, please email or visit our Facebook page.


2nd Grade Teacher - Catonsville, MD

As of June 9, 2022

Emmanuel Lutheran School (929 Ingleside Avenue) in Catonsville, Maryland is searching for a strong educator to fill a second grade position for the coming school year. The successful candidate would have at least a Bachelor's Degree, or higher, in Education, preferably Early Childhood Education, and a state teaching license. The candidate to fill this position would also have a strong Christian faith and the ability to guide students in fulfilling the ministry of the school: to "Grow in Christ, Enrich the Mind, and Serve Others." Interested applicants should also be skilled in the use of classroom technology, including classroom Chromebooks. A teacher at this level is responsible the teaching of all core classes such as religion, math, literacy, social studies, and science. To apply for this position, please submit a resume and recommendation letter to , or call the school at 410-744-0015 for more information. Learn more about Emmanuel by visiting our website at



As of June 2, 2022

Do you love working with children, or know someone that does?  Well, Bethany Lutheran Preschool is hiring!  We are looking for lead and assistant teachers in our pre-k, 3’s, and 2’s classrooms.  All positions are part-time, Monday-Friday from 8:30am-2:00pm.  Please contact Danielle Peeling at for further information.

Elementary Teacher, Grade 4 - Catonsville, MD

As of May 10, 2022

10 Month teaching position with the potential for 12 months. SED Salary Scale Concordia Plan Health, Disability, and Retirement Benefits Instructional Areas: Religion, Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies. Other areas are taught by specials teachers (Art, STEM, Music, PE, Library).  Please contact Stanley Stigdon at St. Paul Lutheran School (2001 Old Frederick Road, Catonsville, MD) at (301) 830-0104 or by email at for more information.


Teachers - Stafford, Virginia

As of May 5, 2022

Immediate openings at Living Hope Child Development Center (325 Courthouse Road) in Stafford, VA.  Living Hope is looking for several Christ-loving candidates to join our teaching team. Interested persons should have a servant's heart, a passion to be a positive influence in all early childhood developmental domains, and a desire to forge strong parental relationships built on trust and high commitment to children. Please send resumes to or call 540-657-2700

South Carolina

Three-Year Old Teacher - Simpsonville, South Carolina

As of April 22, 2022

Immanuel Lutheran Church in Simpsonville, South Carolina is looking for an LCMS-degreed teacher for a part-time three-year-old class on Mon/Wed/Fri, beginning August 2022. If interested, please email Michelle Maloney at

Director, Child Care Center - Baltimore, MD

As of April 11, 2022

Holy Nativity Lutheran Church in Arbutus (Baltimore), Maryland is seeking a Child Care Center Director for their newly developed Child care ministry program. The Director will be responsible for the administration of the staff, as well as carrying out the teaching ministry of Holy Nativity Child Care Center.

For additional information or to apply, contact Pastor Andrew Okai at  .


Substitute Teachers & Assistant Teachers Needed - Herndon, VA

As of March 25, 2022

Would you consider being a substitute teacher at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Preschool in Herndon, VA? It’s a wonderful place to work! We are looking for enthusiastic, engaged, and reliable substitutes to add to our roster. If you are willing to be flexible and commit to a 3-hour ad hoc work period let us know. Please reach out to Colleen Judson, or (703) 437-4511, and she will walk you through the process of background checks, fingerprinting, and other church specific preschool policies/rules. We are also growing and may have a need for two assistant teachers for of Fall 2022. If you would like to forward your resume for consideration, please do so. 

1st Grade Teacher - Kingsville, MD

As of March 25, 2022

St. Paul's Lutheran School in Kingsville, MD is seeking a dynamic elementary educator for the 2022-2023 school year with certification to fill a 1st Grade Teaching Position. The candidate who would fit well into our program would exhibit a servant heart and a strong Christian faith, as well as a passion for helping students develop and deepen essential foundational academic skills. Student centered lesson design, teamwork, technology integration and parental partnerships are all essential components of this role. To apply for this position, please submit a resume and letter of recommendation to . To learn more about St. Paul's Lutheran School, visit our website at