Chinquapin Preparatory School is a private college-preparatory school for students in grades 6-12 located 20 miles east of downtown Houston. Chinquapin graduates have a remarkable record of college completion. Our school’s unique mission provides students with 7 years of high-quality education through small class size and intense preparation. For over 45 years, Chinquapin has prepared disadvantaged students from the greater Houston area for college.

This is a dream teaching opportunity: Highly motivated, talented, students who want to excel and most likely be the first in their family to graduate from college. All students are on scholarship. The school is supported by a $10 million endowment and a strong philanthropic base comprised of foundations, individuals and a supportive board of trustees. The following full-time teaching positions are now open for applications and letters of interest. Because we are small, we seek versatile educators who can lead activities and coach in addition to teaching full time.



Staff Openings

Chinquapin is seeking a Business Manager to begin work no later than May 14, 2018. Applicants should have the following qualifications.

  • Passion for education and for Chinquapin's mission
  • Professional experience in Business, Accounting and/or School Administration
  • Interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written)
  • Financial Management skills and experience (experience with QuickBooks, budget preparation, financial reports, bookkeeping, and payroll)
  • Minimum Undergraduate Degree - BA or BS
  • Technology skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Click here to download a pdf with the full job description.

All interested and qualified applicants should submit their resume and cover letter to Dr. Laura Henry at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Faculty Openings for 2017-2018 School Year

There are currently no Faculty Openings for the 2017 - 2018 school year.


Any questions or inquiries about any position can be directed to our School Director. To apply for any position please send a cover letter and resume to her. We are happy to accept any additional materials you would like to have considered in addition to a resume and cover letter.

Laura Henry
Director of the School
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(281) 426-5551 ext 115

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