Employment Opportunities

About Oakdale

Oakdale’s mission statement is “to lead teenagers toward lives of learning, serving others, and loving God.” The rigorous academic program produces college-bound graduates. The residential program serves young people from across the U. S. in a distinctly Christian setting.

Oakdale Christian Academy is a Free Methodist residential college prep school located near the town of Jackson, in the Appalachian region of eastern Kentucky. Enrolling 50-60 students annually in grades 7-12, Oakdale has a unique ministry that combines a rigorous education with a character-building residential program.

About Ideal Applicants

Oakdale Christian Academy seeks energetic and committed Christian professionals for staff positions. Ideal candidates are creative, have a heart for ministry, enjoy teenagers, and place their ambitions in the work of the Lord. Employment at Oakdale Christian Academy is a life of ministry that extends beyond the confines of specific hours, and beyond the job description of a primary area of service. It is a place where enjoying your work is a must.

About Salary and Benefits

Among the benefits of ministry at Oakdale Christian Academy: the participation in a joyful community of believers of shared purpose; wonderful colleagues as neighbors; and opportunities for personal and professional development.  It is a good place to raise a family and to enjoy the great outdoors.

In addition to salary compensation, the following are also provided: housing, utilities, meals in the dining hall, and four weeks vacation beginning the first year. Retirement is provided after one year of full-time employment. Benefits also include the opportunity to have an impact on young people’s lives.

Any who are interested in ministry at Oakdale should begin by praying for the Lord’s guidance and by contacting Oakdale Christian Academy.

Staff Application Form

Oakdale Christian Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, physical impairment or gender.