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Thank you for your interest in Westminster! We invite you to explore our site to learn more about our community. Like our students, Westminster’s faculty and staff thrive on challenge and enjoy a growth-oriented, collaborative learning community that is committed to the School’s mission and vision.

Teaching at Westminster

Westminster is an inclusive, Christian independent day school for boys and girls, where bright, motivated, curious students who are nurtured by challenge become leaders of conscience.  Founded in 1951, Westminster is guided by a mission to prepare students for college and for life. With a current enrollment of approximately 1,870 students in grades pre-first through twelfth, 285 faculty, and 250 staff, Westminster fulfills its mission through a dynamic curriculum that engages children across the key dimensions of their growth – academic, physical, and spiritual

Current Faculty Opportunities

Associate Director of College Counseling

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POSITION OVERVIEW


The Associate Director of College Counseling applies one’s professional background in independent school-based college counseling and/or selective college admissions and provides academic planning and support for an assigned group of juniors, seniors, and their families.  The individual in this position will join a collaborative and experienced team, consisting of a Director, three Associate Directors, and a full-time administrative assistant, toward delivering a comprehensive college counseling program for a graduating class that averages 195-210 students per year.  For Fall 2020, this Associate will serve as an at-large adviser for programs related to the Class of 2021, ahead of the assignment of Juniors (Class of 2022) in November.

Supervisors:  Head of the Upper School; Director of College Counseling

Supervisory Responsibilities:  None

Position Status:  Salaried, Exempt, Full-Time, Regular, 10-Month

Hours of Work:  Standard work week.  Evening and weekend work will be required.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Managing college application process for 40-45 senior and junior students, including writing unique, advocacy-centered recommendation letters; leading parent-student conferences; and providing guidance for all aspects of the college counseling process

  • Planning events, co-hosting 140-180 visiting college representatives, and attending conferences and college tours

  • Serving as a Grade Level Representative to facilitate the advisement of the senior class

  • Staffing 10-15 evening and weekend programs per year (a college fair, mock interview night, Paying for College Night, case studies, on-campus university information sessions and interview days, and various school functions)

  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree, with preference for a degree in a writing-intensive discipline

  • Minimum of eight years’ experience in selective, recommendation-reliant university admissions and/or college counseling

  • Team player with a positive attitude, proactive approach, and a customer-service mindset

  • Growth mindset with interests in self-development and cultivating leadership

  • Polished oral, written, telephone, and e-mail communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and a wide variety of constituents

  • Flexible and resilient problem-solver with a demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively

  • Excellent planning, prioritization, and organizational skills with the ability to successfully manage multiple tasks

  • Ability to anticipate tasks based on the academic calendar

  • Proficiency with essential Web-based platforms, such as Naviance and Google Suite

  • Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion; respect and value the different experiences, ideas, and backgrounds that are brought to the work and school environment

  • Fundamental understanding of and commitment to the School’s culture, mission, and vision; a willingness to serve as an ambassador for the School, both internally and externally

  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.  The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions and may walk on slippery or uneven surfaces.

 

TRAVEL

Travel is primarily local during the regular business day.  Overnight and out-of-area travel will be required.

 

Lower School Long-term Counseling Substitute

Apply for Lower School Long-term Counseling Substitute

Join a growth-oriented, collaborative learning community committed to the Westminster’s mission and vision, including core values of inclusivity and service. In developing the whole person for college and for life,” Westminster hires and retains passionate, talented, diverse educators like you to prepare our students to be lifelong learners, well equipped to address local and global challenges. 

 

Westminster excels regionally and nationally in every area of school life, from academics to the arts and athletics, achieving excellence through a wide range of programming--and we need you to help us! 


Westminster stands ready to support you with exceptional resources, including a Center for Teaching that provides workshops, cohorts, coaching and resources to help you be your best. At Westminster, you are more than just an academic expert; you make a difference in the lives of students and colleagues--and they, in turn, make a difference in yours.

Anticipated start date: January 6, 2020 to March 9, 2020

Supervisor: Head of the Lower School

Position Status:  This position is a part-time position, temporary

QUALIFICATIONS

The Lower School Counselor is one of a team of educators who design and implement the school’s overall program in social emotional learning (SEL).  As part of this team, the

counselor helps coordinate a comprehensive and developmentally

appropriate program that promotes self-awareness, emotional literacy, self-regulation, social awareness, Christian values and spiritual awareness, compassion, service, diversity and inclusivity.  Advanced counseling degree and demonstrated effectiveness as an experienced school counselor preferred. Counseling certification or demonstrated progress towards attainment required.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Individual and small group counseling

  • Crisis Intervention

  • Consultation with parents, teachers, nurses, and administrators

  • Referrals to school support services and community resources

  • Collaboration with teachers to identify and assure success of at-risk students

  • Collaboration with Middle and Upper School counselors and chaplains to promote a continuum of care.

  • Education for Faculty and Parents

  • Support and nurture for students of all faith backgrounds in their moral and spiritual growth.

  • Consultation on national trends and developments in counseling

Hours in the Lower School: 

Monday-Thursday from 7:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Friday from 7:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

Westminster is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment.  It is Westminster’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities and administer terms and conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.  EOE/M/F/D/V.

TRAVEL

Travel is primarily local during the regular business day.  Overnight and out-of-area travel may also be required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl; talk and hear; engage in moderately strenuous physical activity both indoors and out; and smell. The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  Ability to become CPR and First Aid Certified. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.

 

Lower School Substitute Teacher

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Lower School substitute teachers facilitate hands-on projects, promote collaboration among students, and prompt students to reflect on their classroom work.  These teachers are attuned to the specific learning needs and social and emotional development of each student.

In fulfilling our mission to “develop the whole person for college and for life,” Westminster hires and retains passionate, talented, diverse teachers to offer a rich and engaging curriculum, preparing our students to be lifelong learners and citizens well equipped to address local and global challenges.

Westminster teachers are more than academic experts, serving as coaches, advisors, and inspirational mentors.

Supervisor: Division Head 

Supervisory Responsibilities:  No direct reports

Position Status:  Daily rate, exempt, part-time, temporary, as needed

Hours of Work:  Standard work week.  

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Providing instruction, managing the classroom environment and promoting student learning in the absence of the regular classroom teacher.

  • Deep and thorough knowledge of the subject matter

  • Ability to conduct classes in the target language

  • Proficiency with instructional technology

  • Perform other duties as assigned

In addition to teaching experience, successful candidates demonstrate a love of working with children, an engaging teaching style, the ability to interact well with parents and colleagues, and a willingness to create and promote an inclusive learning environment.


 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS


  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Experience working with children is preferred

Additionally, successful candidates should demonstrate:

  • a love of working with students

  • the ability to build partnerships with colleagues

  • enthusiasm, flexibility, and a cooperative spirit

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl; talk and hear; engage in moderately strenuous physical activity both indoors and out; and smell. The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  Ability to become CPR and First Aid Certified.


 

TRAVEL


Travel is primarily local during the regular business day.  Overnight and out-of-area travel may also be required.


 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT


Westminster is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment.  It is Westminster’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities and administer terms and conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.  EOE/M/F/D/V.

 

Note:  This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work to be performed by employees within this classification.  This position description should not be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required or assigned to an employee in this position.  Nothing contained in this position description restricts Westminster’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.

Middle School Math Teacher

Apply for Middle School Math Teacher

Join a growth-oriented, collaborative learning community committed to the Westminster’s mission and vision, including core values of inclusivity and service. In developing the whole person for college and for life,” Westminster hires and retains passionate, talented, diverse educators like you to prepare our students to be lifelong learners, well equipped to address local and global challenges. 

Westminster excels regionally and nationally in every area of school life, from academics to the arts and athletics, achieving excellence through a wide range of programming--and we need you to help us! 

Westminster stands ready to support you with exceptional resources, including a Center for Teaching that provides workshops, cohorts, coaching and resources to help you be your best. At Westminster, you are more than just an academic expert; you make a difference in the lives of students and colleagues--and they, in turn, make a difference in yours.

Anticipated start date: August 3, 2020

Supervisor: Head of the Middle School

Position Status:  This position is a salaried, exempt, full-time, regular, 10-month position.

Qualifications:

  • Strong academic background in Middle School math and/or related field(s). Two or more years of Middle School teaching experience, a Master’s degree, and a background in interdisciplinary curriculum or integrated studies preferred but not required

  • Deep familiarity with the developmental and learning needs of Middle School children

  • Proficiency with a range of technologies and the ability to use them to enhance teaching and learning

  • The desire to continue learning by reading and implementing ideas from professional journals, attending workshops and conferences, taking courses, and collaborating with colleagues

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Teach four sections of Middle School math.  Ability to teach any course in Middle School Math from 6th grade through Algebra I and Geometry

  • Work directly with other Middle School teachers as part of a Professional Learning Community

  • Familiarity with TI graphing calculators and ability to use them to enhance mathematics teaching and learning preferred

  • Experience with laptops, spreadsheets, and other software as tools for engaging students to enhance the teaching and learning in a one-to-one environment

  • Serve as a Middle School faculty member and an advisor to students

  • Contribute to the larger school community through coaching or sponsoring other extracurricular programs, including competitive math teams

  • Fulfill supervisory duties as assigned

Additionally, successful candidates should demonstrate:

  • a love of working with Middle School students

  • an engaging teaching style

  • the ability to build partnerships with parents and colleagues

  • the ability to create and promote an inclusive learning environment

  • enthusiasm, flexibility, and a cooperative spirit

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

Westminster is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment.  It is Westminster’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities and administer terms and conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.  EOE/M/F/D/V.

TRAVEL

Travel is primarily local during the regular business day.  Overnight and out-of-area travel may also be required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl; talk and hear; engage in moderately strenuous physical activity both indoors and out; and smell. The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  Ability to become CPR and First Aid Certified. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.

 

 

Middle School Science Teacher

Apply for Middle School Science Teacher

Join a growth-oriented, collaborative learning community committed to the Westminster’s mission and vision, including core values of inclusivity and service. In developing the whole person for college and for life,” Westminster hires and retains passionate, talented, diverse educators like you to prepare our students to be lifelong learners, well equipped to address local and global challenges. 

Westminster excels regionally and nationally in every area of school life, from academics to the arts and athletics, achieving excellence through a wide range of programming--and we need you to help us! 

Westminster stands ready to support you with exceptional resources, including a Center for Teaching that provides workshops, cohorts, coaching and resources to help you be your best. At Westminster, you are more than just an academic expert; you make a difference in the lives of students and colleagues--and they, in turn, make a difference in yours.

Anticipated start date: August 3, 2020

Supervisor: Head of the Middle School

Position Status:  This position is a salaried, exempt, full-time, regular, 10-month position.

Qualifications:

  • Strong academic background in Middle School physical science including physics and chemistry. Two or more years of Middle School teaching experience, a Master’s degree, and a background in interdisciplinary curriculum or integrated studies preferred but not required

  • Deep familiarity with the developmental and learning needs of Middle School children

  • Proficiency with a range of technologies and the ability to use them to enhance teaching and learning

  • The desire to continue learning by reading and implementing ideas from professional journals, attending workshops and conferences, taking courses, and collaborating with colleagues

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Teach four sections of Middle School physical science 

  • Work directly with other Middle School teachers as part of a Professional Learning Community

  • Serve as a Middle School faculty member and an advisor to students

  • Contribute to the larger school community through coaching or sponsoring other extracurricular programs

  • Fulfill supervisory duties as assigned

Additionally, successful candidates should demonstrate:

  • a love of working with Middle School students

  • an engaging teaching style

  • the ability to build partnerships with parents and colleagues

  • the ability to create and promote an inclusive learning environment

  • enthusiasm, flexibility, and a cooperative spirit

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

Westminster is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment.  It is Westminster’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities and administer terms and conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.  EOE/M/F/D/V.

 

TRAVEL

Travel is primarily local during the regular business day.  Overnight and out-of-area travel may also be required.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl; talk and hear; engage in moderately strenuous physical activity both indoors and out; and smell. The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  Ability to become CPR and First Aid Certified. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.

Current Staff Opportunities

Campus Bookstore Associate

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POSITION OVERVIEW


Under the direction, policies, and guidelines of the Campus Store Manager, the Campus Store Associate is responsible for stocking and selling supplies, spirit wear, food items, and textbooks.  The person in this position works to ensure that he or she provides excellent customer service to the Store’s guests and customers.

Supervisor: Campus Store Manager

Supervisory Responsibility:  None

Position Status: This is an hourly, non-exempt, part-time, position.  

Hours of Work: Days of work are Monday through Thursday, 12:00pm - 4:30pm. Occasional Friday, evening and weekend work may be required.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Maintains, and sells textbooks, spirit wear, food/drinks, school supplies, ensuring appropriate inventory levels of various items

  • Rotates stock and maintains appropriate inventory levels of various items

  • Participates in annual Book Sale and Book Buy-back

  • Other duties as assigned

 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS


  • Prefer at least 2 years experience in retail 

  • Superb customer service skills; commitment to a culture of respect and personal development; ability to lead a team to develop a culture committed to continuous improvement

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills; ability to interact effectively and represent the school with professionalism and enthusiasm to a very broad constituency 

  • Outstanding organizational and prioritization skills

  • Great attention to detail and initiative in problem solving 

  • Self-motivated with professional demeanor and presence, positive attitude, and strong work ethic

  

PHYSICAL DEMANDS


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl; talk and hear; engage in moderately strenuous physical activity both indoors and out. The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions and may occasionally walk on slippery or uneven surfaces.

 

TRAVEL


Minimal travel, if any, may be required but primarily local and during the regular business day.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT


Westminster is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment.  It is Westminster’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities and administer terms and conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.  EOE/M/F/D/V.

 

Note:  This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work to be performed by employees within this classification.  This position description should not be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required or assigned to an employee in this position.  Nothing contained in this this position description restricts Westminster’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.

Environmental Services Technician

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POSITION OVERVIEW

The Environmental Services Technician is part of a team that works to provide a clean, safe environment for students, visitors, faculty, and staff by providing general housekeeping and custodial services throughout the Westminster Community.

Supervisor: Environmental Services Manager, Environmental Services Leads

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A

Position Status:  Full-Time, Hourly, Non-Exempt, Regular, 12-month position

Hours of Work:  Standard work week based on the school’s schedule.  Evening and weekend work will be required.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform general cleaning activities such as sweeping, mopping, dusting, vacuuming and disinfecting
  • Comply with all safety practices, procedures, and rules
  • Ensure all areas of responsibility are cared for and inspected according to departmental standards
  • Exercise safety and care when using equipment
  • Notify superiors about any damages or deficits to school equipment, facilities, or grounds
  • Respond to requests or concerns with professionalism and patience
  • Check stocking levels of all consumables and replace when needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proven experience as a cleaner or housekeeper in a commercial setting
  • Work independently or with a team with little supervision while maintaining a high level of performance
  • Customer-service oriented
  • Flexible with the willingness to use initiative and handle extra duties as needed
  • Proven time-management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Work quickly without compromising quality
  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, procedure manuals, short correspondence and memos
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion; respect and value the different experiences, ideas, and backgrounds others bring to the work environment
  • Basic communication skills and working knowledge of the English language


 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl; talk and hear; engage in moderately strenuous physical activity both indoors and out; and smell. The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee will, at times, be exposed to outside weather conditions and may frequently walk on slippery or uneven surfaces.  The noise level in the work environment is frequently loud.

 

TRAVEL

Travel is primarily local during the regular business day.  

Facilities - Plumber

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Professional plumber capable of executing job responsibilities within our schools and grounds with integrity and attention to detail.  This person must be reliable, adaptable, honest, safety oriented, customer focused and have the mindset of exceeding expectations daily.

Supervisor: Maintenance Supervisor

Supervisory Responsibilities:  None

Position Status: Full-Time, Hourly, Non-Exempt, Regular, 12-month position.

Hours of Work:  Standard work week.  Evening and weekend work will be required.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Serve as a lead plumber on all Facilities Department projects

  • Maintain, repair, and install plumbing fixtures and systems throughout the campus, including hot water systems, backflow systems

  • Perform standard plumbing activities such as pipe threading, bending and joining; pipe locating and uncovering; cutting openings in floors and walls to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings; leak detection; etc.

  • Clean and drain obstructions in waste and sewer pipes

  • Perform preventative maintenance tasks on plumbing equipment and building systems.

  • Comply with all safety practices, procedures and rules

  • Monitor and oversee the inspection of all backflow preventers

  • Use a variety of hand and power tools to make necessary field modifications for the purpose of repair, installation or modifications of plumbing system

  • Estimate the time frame for plumbing projects

  • Inspect completed plumbing projects

  • Maintain records of completed work

  • Study building plans and working drawings to determine the sequence of operations for the troubleshooting purposes

  • Coordinate work of contractors as they relate to plumbing repairs or upgrades

  • Maintain tools and equipment in safe and good working order; monitor plumbing equipment for needed repairs and maintenance

  • Assist, instruct and/or train other technicians on plumbing repairs and projects

  • Ensures workshop area is cleaned and organized daily

  • Perform other duties as assigned


 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS


  • Knowledge of the practices, procedures, and safety precautions of the plumbing trade.

  • 5-7 years of experience as an plumber in a commercial setting.

  • GED or High School Diploma

  • Formal plumbing training/education with appropriate certification

  • Knowledge of  systems distribution

  • Valid GA Driver’s License

  • General set of hand tools is expected to be provided by the employee. Employer will provide specialized tools

  • Knowledge and experience with use of hand and power tools

  • Customer-service oriented

  • Flexible with the willingness to use initiative and handle extra duties as needed

  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion; respect and value the different experiences, ideas, and backgrounds others bring to the work environment

  • Proven time-management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks

  • Work independently or with a team with little supervision while maintaining a high level of performance

  • Basic communication skills and working knowledge of the English language; ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, procedure manuals, short correspondence and memos

  • Professional and effective use of interpersonal and communication skills; interact with tact and diplomacy

  • Basic computer skills with the ability to use an iPad or similar device for completing work orders, checking emails, etc.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; engage in moderately strenuous physical activity both indoors and out; and smell. The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 75 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions and may frequently walk on slippery or uneven surfaces.  The noise level in the work environment is frequently loud.

 

TRAVEL


Travel is primarily local during the regular business day.  Overnight and out-of-area travel may also be required.

 

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT


Westminster is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment.  It is Westminster’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities and administer terms and conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.  EOE/M/F/D/V.

 

Note:  This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work to be performed by employees within this classification.  This position description should not be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required or assigned to an employee in this position.  Nothing contained in this this position description restricts Westminster’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.

General Services Techician

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POSITION OVERVIEW


The General Services Technician is part of a team that facilitates various events and activities by providing setup and moving services across the school’s campus.

Supervisor:  General Services Supervisor
Supervisory Responsibilities:  N/A
Position Status:  Full-Time, Hourly, Non-Exempt, Regular, 12-month position.
Hours of Work:  Standard work week.  Evening and weekend work will be required.  Overtime is often required, sometimes with little or no notice.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Provide setups for events both on and off campus, including transporting and assembling/disassembling performance stages, tents, and other equipment 
  • Move various assets, such as furniture, musical equipment, etc., across campus 
  • Assist the Shipping and Receiving Clerk with the delivery of packages, both on and off campus; document receipt and delivery of packages utilizing tracking device
  • Utilize the school’s work order system to receive notice of tasks, log completion of tasks, and enter any useful comments concerning the work/event
  • Assist with special projects as requested
  • Maintain inventory of departmental supplies and assets
  • Clean and maintain equipment; keep warehouse organized
  • Comply with all safety practices, procedures, and rules
  • Other duties as assigned  

 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS


  • GED or High School Diploma
  • Valid GA Driver’s License
  • Customer-service oriented
  • Flexible with the willingness to use initiative and handle extra duties as needed
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion; respect and value the different experiences, ideas, and backgrounds others bring to the work environment
  • Proven time-management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Work independently or with a team with little supervision while maintaining a high level of performance
  • Basic communication skills and working knowledge of the English language; ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, procedure manuals, short correspondence and memos
  • Professional and effective use of interpersonal and communication skills; interact with tact and diplomacy
  • Basic computer skills with the ability to use an iPad or similar device for completing work orders, checking emails, etc.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl; talk and hear; engage in moderately strenuous physical activity both indoors and out; and smell. The employee will frequently lift or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee will be exposed to outside weather conditions and may frequently walk on slippery or uneven surfaces. The noise level in the work environment is frequently loud.

 

TRAVEL


Travel is primarily local during the regular business day.  Overnight and out-of-area travel may also be required.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT


Westminster is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment.  It is Westminster’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities and administer terms and conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.  EOE/M/F/D/V.
 


Note:  This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work to be performed by employees within this classification.  This position description should not be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required or assigned to an employee in this position. Nothing contained in this position description restricts Westminster’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.
 

Groundskeeper

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POSITION OVERVIEW


The Groundskeeper works as part of a team to provide horticultural and grounds maintenance services for the school.  This person must be reliable, adaptable, honest, safety oriented, customer focused and have the mindset of exceeding expectations daily.

Supervisor: Grounds Supervisor

Supervisory Responsibilities:  None

Position Status: Full-Time, Hourly, Non-Exempt, Regular, 12-month position.

Hours of Work:  Standard work week; evening and weekend work is required.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Perform a variety of of grounds and sports field related tasks such as mowing, painting, aeration, topdressing, fertilizing, pest control and litter control  

  • Care for trees, shrubs, and flowers by watering, pruning, fertilizing, mulching, caring for beds, and controlling weeds

  • Plant annuals, perennials, sod, and any landscape or athletic field enhancement

  • Maintain, operate, and adjust irrigation controllers, valves, and sprinklers of the irrigation systems

  • Perform regular maintenance and routine inspections of equipment and tools

  • Notify superiors on any damages, deficits and disturbances with equipment and campus in general

  • Participate in employee safety training

  • Ensure workshop area is cleaned and organized daily

  • Maintain tools and equipment in safe and good working order

  • Comply with all safety practices, procedures, and rules

  • Other duties as assigned


 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS


  • Minimum of two years’ proven experience in the landscape or athletic field industry
  • Strong attention to detail
  • GED or High School Diploma
  • Valid GA Driver’s License
  • Customer-service oriented
  • Flexible with the willingness to use initiative and handle extra duties as needed
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion; respect and value the different experiences, ideas, and backgrounds others bring to the work environment
  • Proven time-management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Work independently or with a team with little supervision while maintaining a high level of performance
  • Basic communication skills and working knowledge of the English language; ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, procedure manuals, short correspondence and memos
  • Professional and effective use of interpersonal and communication skills; interact with tact and diplomacy
  • Basic computer skills with the ability to use an iPad or similar device for completing work orders, checking emails, etc.


 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; engage in moderately strenuous physical activity both indoors and out; and smell. The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions and may frequently walk on slippery or uneven surfaces.  The noise level in the work environment is frequently loud.

 

TRAVEL


Travel is primarily local during the regular business day.  Overnight and out-of-area travel may also be required.



 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT


Westminster is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment.  It is Westminster’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities and administer terms and conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.  EOE/M/F/D/V.


Note:  This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work to be performed by employees within this classification.  This position description should not be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required or assigned to an employee in this position.  Nothing contained in this this position description restricts Westminster’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.

IT Services Data Analyst

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POSITION OVERVIEW


The Westminster Schools is committed to providing the best technology resources and solutions in support of the school's' mission. The IT Services department is responsible for monitoring the technology needs of the school, evaluating new and emerging technologies, and providing the resources necessary to enhance communication for all members of the school community. The IT Services department is also responsible for supporting professional development as it pertains to the integration of technology in the classroom, while maintaining equipment necessary to support the academic and administrative needs of the school.

Reporting directly to the Director of Applications and Data, the IT Services Data Analyst serves as the integrator of information technology data and business intelligence initiatives and works closely with other school departments to deliver the expected strategic benefits to the Westminster Schools. The IT Services Data Analyst must possess technological expertise and leadership experience that will allow an ability to synthesize and then prioritize competing needs for The Westminster Schools’ limited resources. The IT Services Data Analyst ensures that the overall data vision is executed and key reporting mechanisms are maintained. This position provides efficient and flexible services with a strong customer service commitment and user satisfaction as the ultimate goal. 

Supervisor: Director of Applications and Data

Supervisory Responsibilities:  N/A

Position Status:  This is a salaried, exempt, full-time, regular, 12-month position.

Hours of Work:  Standard work week.  Evening and weekend work may be required.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Refine existing and help develop and evangelize new business intelligence reporting and analytics strategy by actively participating in the BI roadmap
  • Establish, maintain and administer the reporting environment, including distribution and updating reports and dashboards
  • Interact, support, consult and collaborate with all departments to define metrics and deliver standardized and ad-hoc reports and data to speed decision making
  • Identifies actionable insights, suggest recommendations, and influence the direction of the business by effectively communicating findings to cross functional groups
  • Designs and models data to meet reporting and analytics needs - including security modeling 
  • Collaborates with other BI team members to enable data integration from disparate large data sources.
  • Drives collection of new data, and refinement of existing data sources
  • Develops and manages interactive dashboards, data visualizations, and self-service BI solutions
  • Performs data analysis (cohort, time-series, etc.) to generate deep actionable insights for business questions
  • Understands business problems and proactively offers technical solutions, using traditional and emerging concepts and technologies.
  • Communicates complex technical concepts in a manner that a business expert can understand.
  • Performs extensive data analysis including data profiling and data quality analysis.
  • Develops and documents standardized user processes and procedures and “how to” documentation
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS


Bachelor’s Degree or higher is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with degrees in a math, scientific, or IT-related environment such as computing, data, engineering, or business. Preference will be given to a candidate bringing a deep understanding of K-12 academic and administrative culture, mission and goals, or higher education environment or corporation which serves education.

  • Strong customer service orientation, good written and oral communication skills, keen attention to details with strategic and holistic mindset, self-motivated, and directed.
  • 2+ years of related experience (advanced degree may substitute for experience)
  • Intermediate proficiency with SQL (query writing, database creation/management, and basic stored procedures/functions)
  • Intermediate proficiency with SQL Server ETL (Extract, Transform, Load)
  • Proven experience with Microsoft Excel including pivot tables and Power Query
  • Proven experience with Tableau, PowerBI and/or other data visualization tools and design
  • Experience with Veracross Student Information System is a plus
  • Experience with SSB Data Management and BI platform is a plus
  • Excellent analytical and problem- solving skills (find meaning in the data)
  • Ability to prototype statistical analysis and modeling algorithms and apply to data driven solutions
  • A team player – friendly, positive, fun, collaborative
  • High level of intellectual curiosity
  • A strong desire to learn emerging technologies and innovate new solutions
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills and attention to detail
  • A proven track record of making things happen as a result of analytical work
  • A proven track record of working with non-technical end users to understand their needs then delivering solutions to fit those needs
  • Ability to tackle challenges in a fast-paced and changing environment, manage user expectations and potential risks.
  • Ability to multitask and handle multiple projects. 
  • Excellent organizational and polished communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including tact, diplomacy, confidentiality, and judgement.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Commitment to the mission of The Westminster Schools and willingness to serve as an ambassador for the School. 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl; talk and hear; engage in moderate strenuous physical activity both indoors and out. The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 


 

TRAVEL


Travel is primarily associated with conferences and professional development opportunities.


 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT


Westminster is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment.  It is Westminster’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities and administer terms and conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.  EOE/M/F/D/V.

 

Note:  This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work to be performed by employees within this classification.  This position description should not be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required or assigned to an employee in this position.  Nothing contained in this position description restricts Westminster’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.

IT Services Support Manager

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Westminster is a Christian, independent day school for boys and girls, which seeks to serve students who are bright, motivated, curious, and nurtured by challenge in an environment that develops leaders of conscience who will be a positive force in the world. The School was founded in 1951 guided by a mission to prepare students for college and for life.   With a current enrollment of approximately 1,860 students in grades Pre-First through Twelfth, Westminster fulfills its mission through a dynamic curriculum that engages children across the key dimensions of their growth – academic, physical, and spiritual.

Westminster is a growth-oriented, collaborative learning community committed to the school’s mission and vision, including core values of inclusivity and service.  Westminster excels regionally and nationally in every area of school life, achieving excellence through a wide range of programming supported by a wealth of resources.


POSITION OVERVIEW


The Westminster Schools is committed to providing the best technology resources and solutions in support of the school's mission. The IT Services department is responsible for monitoring the technology needs of the school, evaluating new and emerging technologies, and providing the resources necessary to enhance communication for all members of the school community. The IT Services department is also responsible for supporting professional development as it pertains to the integration of technology in the classroom, while maintaining equipment necessary to support the academic and administrative needs of the school.

Reporting directly to the Chief Information Officer, the IT Services Support Manager serves as the leader of information technology support team and works closely with other members of the Information Technology department to deliver the expected strategic benefits to the Westminster Schools. The IT Services Support Manager must possess technological expertise and leadership experience that will allow an ability to synthesize and then prioritize competing needs for The Westminster Schools’ limited resources. The IT Services Support Manager ensures that the overall technology support, vision, and service level agreements are maintained. This position provides efficient and flexible support services with a strong customer service commitment and user satisfaction as the ultimate goal.  

Supervisor: Chief Information Officer

Supervisory Responsibilities:  IT Services Technicians

Position Status:  This position is a salaried, exempt, full-time, regular, 12-month position.

Hours of Work:  Standard work week.  Evening and weekend work may be required.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Creates and implements a strategic support service model in conjunction with IT Services leadership
  • Develops and leads a team of support professionals to analyze and address all technical requirements of students, faculty, and staff members using technology across the campus.
  • Oversees 100% of the IT Service Management tool, support requests, incidents, and SLAs
  • Manages, coordinates, and prioritize urgent and complicated support items
  • Develops and matures phone/ticket resolution and escalation processes
  • Monitors, understands, and generates key performance indicators such as request statistics, average time to resolve, and first call resolution, and other service level metrics
  • Create proactive support procedures based on the needs of the organization
  • Develops associated regular reporting process
  • Evaluates customer satisfaction levels
  • Makes recommendations to management for improvements in workflow and processes
  • Helps coordinate the day to day operations of the IT Services team
  • Identify and coordinate the professional development and training needs for the support team
  • Manages the personnel assessment and review process for the support team 
  • Oversees 100% of the technology inventory, develops reporting process and documentation.
  • Manages the installation and maintenance of hardware and software including personal workstations, labs, printers, mobile phones, multimedia displays, projectors, video conference systems required to support service desk operations, and other classroom and library equipment
  • Manages the scheduling of the client services staff.
  • Tests, plans, and supervises the deployment of new operating system releases, vendor patches, commercial software releases, and public domain software in conjunction with IT Services teams
  • Manages the asset diagnosis, repair, RMA, and insurance cycles of hardware, and contact appropriate service vendors when necessary.
  • Develops and documents standardized user processes and procedures and “how to” documentation
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS


Bachelor’s Degree or higher is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with degrees in an IT-related environment such as computing, communication, management, or business. Preference will be given to a candidate bringing a deep understanding of K-12 academic and administrative culture, mission and goals which may be evidenced by leading IT in a K-12 or higher education environment or corporation which serves education. 

  • Proven track record of successfully building, developing, and managing highly functional teams
  • Strong understanding of hardware, software, and TCP/IP networking principles is required along with basic knowledge of telephone and web-design principles.
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Office, JAMF Casper system, patch management, anti-malware, desktop/laptop imaging, anti-virus, and inventory management tools.
  • Working knowledge of configuring and troubleshooting iOS and Android-based mobile devices.
  • Advanced knowledge of desktop computers, specifically Apple OS and hardware, and peripherals.
  • Strong customer service orientation, good written and oral communication skills, keen attention to details with strategic and holistic mindset, self-motivated, and directed.
  • Advanced knowledge of helpdesk ticketing software and procedures, with a preference of Samanage.
  • Ability to motivate the team to adhere to IT best practices and deliver outstanding customer service and satisfaction to students, their parents, faculty, and staff.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment, manage user expectations and potential risks.
  • Intellectual flexibility, technical curiosity, a sense of humor, and the ability to learn independently. 


PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; engage in moderately strenuous physical activity both indoors and out; and smell. The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

TRAVEL


Travel is primarily associated with conferences and professional development opportunities.  


 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT


Westminster is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment.  It is Westminster’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities and administer terms and conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.  EOE/M/F/D/V.

 

 

Note:  This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work to be performed by employees within this classification.  This position description should not be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required or assigned to an employee in this position.  Nothing contained in this this position description restricts Westminster’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.

Pre-School Daily Substitute Teacher

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Job Title:  Substitute Preschool Teacher

Westminster is an inclusive, Christian independent day school for boys and girls, where bright, motivated, curious students who are nurtured by challenge become leaders of conscience.  Founded in 1951, Westminster is guided by a mission to prepare students for college and for life.   With a current enrollment of approximately 1,870 students in grades pre-first through twelfth, 285 faculty, and 250 staff, Westminster fulfills its mission through a dynamic curriculum that engages children across the key dimensions of their growth – academic, physical, and spiritual.

Westminster is a growth-oriented, collaborative learning community committed to the School’s mission and vision, including core values of inclusivity and service. Westminster excels regionally and nationally in every area of school life, from academics to the arts to athletics, achieving excellence through a wide range of programming supported by a wealth of resources.

 

POSITION OVERVIEW


The Substitute Preschool Teacher is responsible for the care and education of a group of children as part of a teaching team.  The Substitute Preschool Teacher plans and implements the curriculum, and, with active participation of other members of the teaching team, works with parents and assesses the needs of individual children.

Supervisor:  Preschool Director and Classroom Lead Teacher
Supervisory Responsibilities:  None
Position Status:  Hourly, Non-Exempt, Part-Time
Hours of Work:  Standard work week.  Evening and weekend work may be required.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITY:  Establish and Maintain a Safe and Healthy Environment


  • As an integral member of the classroom team, assist in maintaining an environment for children that is clean, safe, and stimulating and that is appropriate for each child’s developmental level
  • Maintain classroom appearance, décor, and learning environment that is Reggio-Inspired
  • Assume an equal share of the joint housekeeping responsibilities of the staff
  • Maintain room arrangement that supports the goals of the classroom
  • Promote healthy eating practices


ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITY:  Advance Each Child’s Motor and Intellectual Competence


  • Assist in providing a supportive emerging literacy and language development in response to each individual child’s interest through whole language experiences
  • Assist in implementing a curriculum that fosters the construction of mathematical knowledge through hands-on activities
  • Assist in implementing activities that foster the development of physical knowledge
  • Follow an integrated curriculum that meets the needs of each child 
  • Utilize equipment and materials for indoor and outdoor play that promotes each child’s fine and gross motor development.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITY:  Support Each Child’s Social and Emotional Development and Provide Positive Guidance


  • Implement a program that is tailored to the needs of the individual child, his/her pace of learning, and takes into consideration each child’s culture and socioeconomic background
  • Ensure that each child, co-worker, and parent are treated with dignity and respect
  • Help each child, co-worker, and parent to become aware of his/her role as an integral member of a family unit / group
  • Assist in implementing a curriculum that reflects the diversity of the group and of the larger world
  • Assist in maintaining an environment that provides hands-on activities that enhances the development of each child’s self-esteem

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITY:  Establish a Positive and Productive Relationship with Families


  • Partner with parent(s) / guardian(s) to focus on the development of each child’s strengths and abilities
  • Utilize positive guidance techniques and a variety of creative and expressive activities

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITY:  Ensure a Well-Run, Purposeful Program, that is Responsive to Participants Needs


  • Assist in the implementation of curriculum in accordance with the policies and philosophy of the program


ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITY:  Maintain a Commitment to Professionalism


  • Attend all staff meetings, parent meetings, and other required meetings and in-service trainings
  • Maintain professionalism, flexibility, and consistency
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Adhere to work schedule, ensuring consistently on-time arrival for work; strictly follow established protocol and procedure for clocking in and out
  • Maintain a positive, professional, respectful relationship with all children, co-workers, families and visitors
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS


  • At least 18 years of age
  • Minimum of a Child Development Associate degree
  • Professionally prepared as a teacher of young children
  • Able to meet the requirements of the State Licensing Agency
  • Possess current/valid CPR and First Aid Certification
  • Ability to interact effectively with a broad constituency while representing the school with professionalism and enthusiasm
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Team player with a positive attitude, proactive approach, and customer-service mindset
  • Demonstrated commitment to early childhood development and teaching

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl; talk and hear; engage in moderately strenuous physical activity both indoors and out; and smell. The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions and may frequently walk on slippery or uneven surfaces.  The noise level in the work environment is frequently loud.

 

TRAVEL


Travel is primarily local during the regular business day.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT


Westminster is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment.  It is Westminster’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities and administer terms and conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.  EOE/M/F/D/V.

Pre-School Teacher - Infants

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POSITION OVERVIEW


The Preschool Teacher is responsible for the care and education of a group of children as part of a teaching team.  The Preschool Teacher plans and implements the curriculum, and, with active participation of other members of the teaching team, works with parents and assesses the needs of individual children.

Supervisor:  Preschool Director and Classroom Lead Teacher
Supervisory Responsibilities:  None
Position Status:  Salaried, Non-Exempt, Full-Time, Regular, 10-Month
Hours of Work:  Standard work week.  Evening and weekend work may be required.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITY:  Establish and Maintain a Safe and Healthy Environment


  • As an integral member of the classroom team, assist in maintaining an environment for children that is clean, safe, and stimulating and that is appropriate for each child’s developmental level
  • Maintain classroom appearance, décor, and learning environment that is Reggio-Inspired
  • Assume an equal share of the joint housekeeping responsibilities of the staff
  • Maintain room arrangement that supports the goals of the classroom
  • Promote healthy eating practices


ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITY:  Advance Each Child’s Motor and Intellectual Competence


  • Assist in providing a supportive emerging literacy and language development in response to each individual child’s interest through whole language experiences
  • Assist in implementing a curriculum that fosters the construction of mathematical knowledge through hands-on activities
  • Assist in implementing activities that foster the development of physical knowledge
  • Follow an integrated curriculum that meets the needs of each child 
  • Utilize equipment and materials for indoor and outdoor play that promotes each child’s fine and gross motor development.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITY:  Support Each Child’s Social and Emotional Development and Provide Positive Guidance


  • Implement a program that is tailored to the needs of the individual child, his/her pace of learning, and takes into consideration each child’s culture and socioeconomic background
  • Ensure that each child, co-worker, and parent are treated with dignity and respect
  • Help each child, co-worker, and parent to become aware of his/her role as an integral member of a family unit / group
  • Assist in implementing a curriculum that reflects the diversity of the group and of the larger world
  • Assist in maintaining an environment that provides hands-on activities that enhances the development of each child’s self-esteem

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITY:  Establish a Positive and Productive Relationship with Families


  • Partner with parent(s) / guardian(s) to focus on the development of each child’s strengths and abilities
  • Utilize positive guidance techniques and a variety of creative and expressive activities

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITY:  Ensure a Well-Run, Purposeful Program, that is Responsive to Participants Needs


  • Assist in the implementation of curriculum in accordance with the policies and philosophy of the program


ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITY:  Maintain a Commitment to Professionalism


  • Attend all staff meetings, parent meetings, and other required meetings and in-service trainings
  • Maintain professionalism, flexibility, and consistency
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Adhere to work schedule, ensuring consistently on-time arrival for work; strictly follow established protocol and procedure for clocking in and out
  • Maintain a positive, professional, respectful relationship with all children, co-workers, families and visitors
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS


  • At least 18 years of age
  • Minimum of a Child Development Associate degree
  • Professionally prepared as a teacher of young children
  • Able to meet the requirements of the State Licensing Agency
  • Possess current/valid CPR and First Aid Certification
  • Ability to interact effectively with a broad constituency while representing the school with professionalism and enthusiasm
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Team player with a positive attitude, proactive approach, and customer-service mindset
  • Demonstrated commitment to early childhood development and teaching

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl; talk and hear; engage in moderately strenuous physical activity both indoors and out; and smell. The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions and may frequently walk on slippery or uneven surfaces.  The noise level in the work environment is frequently loud.

 

TRAVEL


Travel is primarily local during the regular business day.

Upper School Operations Assistant

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Westminster is an inclusive, Christian independent day school for boys and girls, where bright, motivated, curious students who are nurtured by challenge become leaders of conscience. Founded in 1951, Westminster is guided by a mission to prepare students for college and for life. With a current enrollment of approximately 1,870 students in grades pre-first through twelfth, 285 faculty, and 250 staff, Westminster fulfills its mission through a dynamic curriculum that engages children across the key dimensions of their growth academic, physical, and spiritual.

Westminster is a growth-oriented, collaborative learning community committed to the Schools mission and vision, including core values of inclusivity and service. Westminster excels regionally and nationally in every area of school life, from academics to the arts to athletics, achieving excellence through a wide range of programming supported by a wealth of resources.

 

POSITION OVERVIEW


The Upper School Assistant is a full-time 11-month position, which maximizes the support and efficiency of the daily operations of all departments within the Upper School. Additionally, the Upper School Assistant provides redundancies to essential roles within the Upper School allowing for continuous functionality at all times.

Supervisor: Head of US

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A

Position Status: Salaried, non-exempt, full-time, regular, 11-month

Hours of Work: Standard work week. Evening and weekend work may be required.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITY: US Deans, Administrative Assistant to Head of US, & Registrar


Deans of the Upper School

  • Accumulates, analyzes and prepares reports of student attendance, absences and illnesses to the Deans
  • Prepares and analyzes reports for Advanced Placement (AP) Exam attendance
  • Manages and tracks student discipline issues as reported by the Deans and provides reports as requested by the Deans
  • Organizes and updates student clubs information
  • Organizes and executes weekly Thursday morning assemblies
  • Organizes, e-mails, and updates weekly student announcements

Administrative Assistant to the Head of the Upper School

  • Provides redundancy to the position when required.
  • Assists with and helps execute all yearly special events
  • Provides support to substitute teachers when they arrive on campus

Registrar and Dean of Academics

  • Assists with student class schedule drop/adds.
  • Assists proctoring make-up and extended time exams.
  • Organizes and assists in the execution of the JanTerm fair and the JanTerm program.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Facilities & Operations


  • Serves as a liaison between the Upper School and the facilities team in regards to faculty work orders, furniture inquiries, special project requests, and classroom moves for faculty.
  • Organizes and executes first of the school year projects for students and faculty including: parking permits and locker assignments for students, faculty mailbox labels, key requests, classroom door name plates, room plans, calendar updates for school year meetings, furniture inventory and classroom set-up for the new school year.
  • Delivers and distributes the Upper School mail to respective locations across the Upper School
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS


  • Associates/Bachelors degree preferred.
  • Ability to work with a wide range of individuals and to interact cheerfully and professionally with the public.
  • Excellent organization, communication, writing, and editing skills.
  • The ability to see what needs to be done and to take initiative in doing it.
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office, Google docs, Veracross, familiarity with database functionality and portal management and ease in learning to use other software and online resources
  • Appreciation of and commitment to co- educational environment, diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population
  • Experience with a similar role preferred.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl; talk and hear; engage in moderately strenuous physical activity both indoors and out. The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to become CPR and First Aid Certified.

 

TRAVEL


Travel is primarily local during the regular business day. Overnight and out-of-area travel may also be required.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT


Westminster is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment. It is Westminsters policy to provide equal employment opportunities and administer terms and conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE/M/F/D/V.

Note: This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work to be performed by employees within this classification. This position description should not be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required or assigned to an employee in this position. Nothing contained in this position description restricts Westminsters right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.

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Future Lower School Faculty

Apply for Future Lower School Faculty

Join a growth-oriented, collaborative learning community committed to the Westminster’s mission and vision, including core values of inclusivity and service. In developing the whole person for college and for life,” Westminster hires and retains passionate, talented, diverse educators like you to prepare our students to be lifelong learners, well equipped to address local and global challenges. 

Westminster excels regionally and nationally in every area of school life, from academics to the arts and athletics, achieving excellence through a wide range of programming--and we need you to help us! 

Westminster stands ready to support you with exceptional resources, including a Center for Teaching that provides workshops, cohorts, coaching and resources to help you be your best. At Westminster, you are more than just an academic expert; you make a difference in the lives of students and colleagues--and they, in turn, make a difference in yours.

Anticipated start date: August 3, 2020

Supervisor: Head of the Lower School

Position Status:  This position is a salaried, exempt, full-time, regular, 10-month position.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Teaching experience at the elementary level; advanced degree preferred

  • Demonstrated understanding of: 

    • Constructivist theory and practice

    • Integrated studies

    • Responsive Classroom

    • Readers and Writer’s Workshop

    • Math in Focus/Singapore Math

    • Learning targets and assessments

In addition to experience and a strong educational background, successful candidates demonstrate a love of working with children, an engaging teaching style, the ability to interact well with parents and colleagues, and a willingness to create and promote an inclusive learning environment.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Partnering with another lead teacher in the classroom

  • Creating differentiated learning experiences aligned with assessments

  • Teaching an intentional social and emotional learning curriculum

  • Contributing to interdisciplinary curriculum design and student support strategies

  • Participating in the Lower School PLC (Professional Learning Community)

  • Ensuring student safety by supervising recess, lunch, and transitions

  • Providing feedback on and evaluation of students for Admissions

  • Attending scheduled committee and faculty meetings, both during and after-school

  • Contributing to the larger school community through coaching or sponsoring

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

Westminster is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment.  It is Westminster’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities and administer terms and conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.  EOE/M/F/D/V.

TRAVEL

Travel is primarily local during the regular business day.  Overnight and out-of-area travel may also be required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl; talk and hear; engage in moderately strenuous physical activity both indoors and out; and smell. The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  Ability to become CPR and First Aid Certified. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.

 

Future Middle School Faculty

Apply for Future Middle School Faculty

Join a growth-oriented, collaborative learning community committed to the Westminster’s mission and vision, including core values of inclusivity and service. In developing the whole person for college and for life,” Westminster hires and retains passionate, talented, diverse educators like you to prepare our students to be lifelong learners, well equipped to address local and global challenges. 

Westminster excels regionally and nationally in every area of school life, from academics to the arts and athletics, achieving excellence through a wide range of programming--and we need you to help us! 

Westminster stands ready to support you with exceptional resources, including a Center for Teaching that provides workshops, cohorts, coaching and resources to help you be your best. At Westminster, you are more than just an academic expert; you make a difference in the lives of students and colleagues--and they, in turn, make a difference in yours.

Anticipated start date: August 3, 2020

Supervisor: Head of the Middle School

Position Status:  This position is a salaried, exempt, full-time, regular, 10-month position.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Teaching experience in secondary education

  • Bachelor’s degree; advanced degree preferred

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach 3-4 sections of relevant class(es)

  • Co-teach a 2-week immersive, interdisciplinary class during MayATL

  • Work directly with other Middle School teachers as part of a Professional Learning Community

  • Advise students as part of the Middle School Advisory Program

  • Contribute to the larger school community through coaching or sponsoring other extracurricular programs. 

In addition to relevant experience and a strong educational background, successful candidates demonstrate a love of working with children, an engaging teaching style, the ability to interact well with parents and colleagues, and a willingness to create and promote an inclusive learning environment.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

Westminster is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment.  It is Westminster’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities and administer terms and conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.  EOE/M/F/D/V.

TRAVEL

Travel is primarily local during the regular business day.  Overnight and out-of-area travel may also be required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl; talk and hear; engage in moderately strenuous physical activity both indoors and out; and smell. The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  Ability to become CPR and First Aid Certified. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.

Future Upper School Faculty

Apply for Future Upper School Faculty

Join a growth-oriented, collaborative learning community committed to the Westminster’s mission and vision, including core values of inclusivity and service. In developing the whole person for college and for life,” Westminster hires and retains passionate, talented, diverse educators like you to prepare our students to be lifelong learners, well equipped to address local and global challenges. 

Westminster excels regionally and nationally in every area of school life, from academics to the arts and athletics, achieving excellence through a wide range of programming--and we need you to help us! 

Westminster stands ready to support you with exceptional resources, including a Center for Teaching that provides workshops, cohorts, coaching and resources to help you be your best. At Westminster, you are more than just an academic expert; you make a difference in the lives of students and colleagues--and they, in turn, make a difference in yours.

 

Anticipated start date: August 3, 2020

Supervisor: Head of the Upper School

Position Status:  This position is a salaried, exempt, full-time, regular, 10-month position.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Teaching experience in secondary or higher education

  • Bachelor’s degree; advanced degree preferred

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach 3-4 sections of relevant class(es)

  • Co-teach a 3-week immersive, interdisciplinary class during Jan Term

  • Work directly with other Upper School teachers as part of a Professional Learning Community (PLC)

  • Advise students as part of the Upper School Advisory Program

  • Contribute to the larger school community through coaching or sponsoring other extracurricular programs. 

In addition to relevant experience and a strong educational background, successful candidates demonstrate a love of working with children, an engaging teaching style, the ability to interact well with parents and colleagues, and a willingness to create and promote an inclusive learning environment.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

Westminster is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment.  It is Westminster’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities and administer terms and conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.  EOE/M/F/D/V.

TRAVEL

Travel is primarily local during the regular business day.  Overnight and out-of-area travel may also be required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl; talk and hear; engage in moderately strenuous physical activity both indoors and out; and smell. The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  Ability to become CPR and First Aid Certified. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

Westminster is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment.  It is Westminster’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities and administer terms and conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.  EOE/M/F/D/V.

Note:  These position descriptions have been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work to be performed by employees within each classification.  These position descriptions should not be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required or assigned to an employee in each position.  Nothing contained in these position descriptions restricts Westminster’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to any position at any time.

Anti-Nepotism Policy

  • Westminster will consider a member of an employee’s immediate family for employment if the applicant possesses all of the qualifications for employment for the position. An immediate family member may not be hired, however, if the employment would a) create either a direct or indirect supervisor/subordinate relationship with a family member; or b) create an actual conflict of interest or the appearance of a conflict of interest. These criteria will also be considered when assigning, transferring or promoting an employee. For purposes of this policy, “immediate family” includes the employee’s spouse, brother, sister, mother, father, stepmother, stepfather, children, stepchildren, father-in-law, mother-in-law, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, daughter-in-law, son-in-law and any other member of the employee’s household.
  • Employees who marry or become members of the same household may continue employment as long as there is not (a) a direct or indirect supervisor/subordinate relationship between the employees; or (b) an actual conflict of interest or the appearance of a conflict of interest.
  • Should one of the above situations occur, Westminster will attempt to find a suitable position within the school to which one of the affected employees may transfer. If accommodations of this nature are not feasible, affected employees should be prepared for possible discontinuation of employment.

Professional Development

Westminster faculty and staff enjoy a variety of engaging an valuable professional development opportunities both on campus and around the world. During the 2016-17 school year, 250 faculty members led or attended professional development workshops. Westminster also awarded $400,000 in curriculum grants and merit awards in 2016-17.

Dedicated, Diverse Professionals

Westminster's faculty and staff make up a supportive and diverse community of colleagues who are experts in their fields and dedicated to lifelong learning. Our faculty have an average of 17 years of teaching experience and 91% hold graduate degrees.

Competitive Benefits

Westminster offers a complete benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance; a 403(b) plan with a generous match; paid term life and disability insurance; supplemental insurance plans; and flexible spending account, and wellness programs; and more.

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