Careers at Principia

Careers at Principia

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From our award-winning preschool through 12th grade school in St. Louis, Missouri to the top-ranked Principia College in Elsah, Illinois, Principia faculty and staff make up a close-knit community of educators, coaches, and professionals taking a distinct approach to education—blending academic excellence with Christian Science-based character education. Principia’s team of our over 500 employees supports not only Principia School and Principia College, but also a worldwide network of Alumni & Friends.

Principia is a mission-driven educational institution making employment decisions, including hiring, compensation, and promotions, on demonstrated effectiveness, excellence, and character, without regard to race, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, family status, disability, age, or other non-merit-based factors.

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Our Benefits

The most vital resource at Principia is our people. We provide comprehensive and competitive benefits that support our people’s health and well-being.

Benefits Highlights

USDE Green Ribbon Schools 2022
College of Distinction

Meet some of Principia's creative, devoted, and diverse faculty and staff members.

Don – School faculty

I chose Principia because I wanted to be a part of a community that valued every student and would support teachers to do their best work.

Julien Oblazamengo
Julien – College Faculty, Languages

Working at Principia College is like working in a big family: you feel warmly supported and loved.

Terry – Advancement

My first experience at Principia was as a college student. I gained a spiritual sense of family that stayed with me while raising our two children. I wanted to give back to the institution that gave me a true sense of home and purpose and share my love of Principia with others.

Jamie Carter
Jamie – College Facilities Department

I enjoy working at Principia College because of the unique setting at Principia and the people I get to work with and get to know.

Doug – School faculty

In my twentieth year as a faculty member at Principia School, I am more convinced than ever that the kind of character education that we offer is needed in today's society.  I get to do this through outdoor, experiential education which is as impactful as it is fun!

Jordan – School Admissions

Principia changes lives…. I like being in the business to help change lives. That is rewarding.

Florence – Advancement

I love working at Principia because I am encouraged to use my unique God-bestowed strengths daily. We inspire each other to be the best we can be in support of the betterment of humanity. 

Now is a great time to be on a team at Prin. Professional development is a priority. The greatest benefit is working in a community infused with Love.  

I was inspired to apply at Principia because I want to work where I can support the Cause of Christian Science.  

“All things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.” Romans 8:28

Niklas Peschke
Niklas – College Admissions Office

I enjoy the team environment and ability to feel so close to the community outside my office. Working for Principia College means extending your network of collaboration and friendship beyond what could happen at other organizations. 

Ramiro Dominguez
Coach Ro Ramiro – College Athletics

The reason that I love my job at Principia College is simple: team.  I coach basketball and I do it because I love teams.  I love collaboration, unselfishness and sharing.  Working at Principia is a dream to me because every where on campus and every one on campus works on one common goal and that is making the student experience the best possible.  And they do it as a team.  I love that concept.

Sarah Ware
Sarah – College Registrar’s Office

It’s the first time I’ve worked in a community where people actively strive to lift one another up. It feels genuine and sincere, not fake or put on. I cherish that.

Matthew – College Faculty, Economics

I enjoy working at Principia College because of the international feel of the institution. Not only does the college’s overall mission have a global reach, but even a casual walk across campus can be an international experience. I have heard it said that the campus often feels like a major airport. I concur.

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