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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.

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.

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 2019, this Associate will serve as an at-large adviser for programs related to the Class of 2020, ahead of the assignment of Juniors (Class of 2021) 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 Lead Teacher

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Position Description  

Job Title:  LOWER SCHOOL LEAD 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 1,870 students in grades pre-first through twelfth and 285 faculty, Westminster fulfills its mission through a dynamic curriculum that engages children across the dimensions of their growth--academic, physical, and spiritual.

POSITION OVERVIEW

This faculty member will join 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. These include the Center for Teaching, a professional development institute located on the Westminster campus.   

In fulfilling our mission to “develop the whole person for college and for life,” Westminster hires and retains passionate, talented, diverse educators 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.

The anticipated start date for this position is August 1, 2019.

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 and an advanced degree are preferred.  A demonstrated understanding of constructivist theory and practice, integrated studies, Responsive Classroom, Readers and Writer’s Workshop, Math in Focus/Singapore Math, and assessment practices based on learning goals will allow candidates to readily implement the hallmarks of the Westminster Lower School program.

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 formative and summative assessments

  • Teaching an intentional social and emotional learning curriculum

  • Contributing to interdisciplinary curriculum design and student support strategies with the grade level team and academic coaches

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

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

  • Ensuring the safety of each student by supervising and engaging in recess, lunch, and transitions between classrooms

  • Providing feedback on and evaluation of students during the admission process

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

 

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.

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.

School Psychologist/Learning Strategist

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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. The School was founded in 1951 and 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 and 280 faculty, Westminster fulfills its mission through a dynamic curriculum that engages children across the key dimensions of their growth--academic, physical, and spiritual.

Job Title:  SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST/LEARNING STRATEGIST

Reports to:  Division Head

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

The anticipated start date for this position is August 1, 2019.

Position Overview

This faculty member will join 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. These include the Center for Teaching, a professional development institute located on the Westminster campus.   

In fulfilling our mission to “develop the whole person for college and for life,” Westminster hires and retains passionate, talented, diverse educators 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.

This is a position for a proactive, deeply engaged person who is eager to connect in a vibrant and dynamic community. We seek someone excited to bring neuroscience and findings from psychoeducational reports into the daily lives of highly motivated students and teachers to foster a culture of personal growth and self-efficacy.   The nature of this work demands a presence in classrooms, empowering teachers with information about learning styles of students, partnering with them in the development of assessment techniques, and motivating them to remain creative and persistent in their efforts to offer the best instructional practices to all students. Connections with individual students will focus on fostering self-awareness, increasing self-advocacy, and developing personalized strategies to maximize learning.  

The Learning Strategist will be supported and guided by the Director of Student Support as part of a larger team of Learning Strategists and Counselors across three divisions.  In addition to close partnership with teachers and students, the Learning Strategist works with Lower School Administration, Admissions, and school counselors as part of the school’s overall program of educating young people.

Qualifications

  • Relevant undergraduate degree, with masters in field strongly preferred

  • Expertise in interpreting psychoeducational and neuropsychological reports

  • Expertise in generating concrete action steps and learning strategies for individual students based on findings from psychoeducational reports

  • Capacity to translate clinical/ psychoeducational reports into classroom strategies

  • Ability to administer, score, interpret and apply data from psychoeducational testing instruments including the CTOPP, GORT, Nelson Denny, VMI, achievement tests, and IQ tests

  • Demonstrated expertise in the cognitive and neuropsychological development of children ages 4 - 12.  

  • Committed to remaining current with neuroscientific findings that impact the teaching and assessment of students Pre-First through Twelfth grade

  • Excellence in motivating and encouraging teachers to adopt flexible, engaging, and effective classroom strategies for teaching and assessment.

  • Ability to speak confidently to groups and work well with teams

Duties & Responsibilities

The Learning Strategist/Psychologist will assist the school in the following areas:

  • Mentoring and training of teachers on current, scientifically validated ways to engage student learning, maximize retention of learned material, and facilitate creative and ongoing assessment

  • Creation, implementation and oversight of protocols to identify, assess, and prescribe a plan of action for students with cognitive/ neuropsychological concerns

  • Assessment, scoring and interpretation of psychoeducational measures

  • Empowering and supporting students through individual and small group academic coaching sessions, meetings and workshops

  • Organizing consultations with parents, teachers and administrators

  • Partnering with Admissions committee for applicant review

  • Communicating with administration and Director of Enrollment about students with academic concerns

  • Facilitating consultations with other school support personnel and/or mental health professionals to assess and refer students as needed

  • Collaborating with teachers, Division Heads and Administration to identify and maximize success opportunities for at-risk students

  • Organization and application of electronic records, Google Docs, Excel spreadsheets, etc.

Candidates will be expected to offer academic coaching in individual or small group formats before and after school day hours.  The position runs August - May and follows school holidays, with testing and counseling work in late May and June as needed, including work with students in Summer School.

Physical Demands

Ability to engage in moderately strenuous physical activity both indoors and out; sitting and standing for long periods of time; ability to become CPR and First Aid Certified.

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.

 

Upper School AP Chemistry Teacher

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Position Description  

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 1,870 students in grades pre-first through twelfth and 285 faculty, Westminster fulfills its mission through a dynamic curriculum that engages children across the dimensions of their growth--academic, physical, and spiritual.

Job Title: UPPER SCHOOL AP CHEMISTRY TEACHER

Position Overview                                                                                

This faculty member will join 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. These include the Center for Teaching, a professional development institute located on the Westminster campus.   

In fulfilling our mission to “develop the whole person for college and for life,” Westminster hires and retains passionate, talented, diverse educators 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.

Westminster teaches science in the following sequence: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, followed by electives including Environmental Science in 12th grade. We seek candidates who have a strong academic and teaching background in Biology and the ability to cross-over into one or more of the following areas: Environmental Science, Physics, and/or Chemistry.

The anticipated start date for this position is August 1, 2019.

Reports to:  Head of Upper School

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

Qualifications

·      M.A. in Chemistry and/or professional or practical experience in a scientific field preferred

·      Two years of Upper School AP Chemistry teaching experience and a background in integrated studies preferred but not required

·      Proficiency with instructional technology

 

Duties & Responsibilities

·    Teach sections of AP Chemistry and possibly other sciences depending on the expertise of the applicant

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

·    Work directly with 18 other Upper School Science teachers as part of a Science PLC

·    Advise students as part of the Upper School Advisory Program

·    Contribute to the larger school community through coaching or sponsoring other extracurricular programs. Depending on candidate expertise, responsibilities may include robotics, Science Olympiad, or developing curriculum for an existing greenhouse and organic garden

 

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.

 

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.

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.

Upper School Biology and Chemistry Teacher

POSITION OVERVIEW

This faculty member will join 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. These include the Center for Teaching, a professional development institute located on the Westminster campus.   

In fulfilling our mission to “develop the whole person for college and for life,” Westminster hires and retains passionate, talented, diverse educators 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.

Westminster offers Chemistry in the 10th grade and Biology in the 11th grade. We are looking for candidates who have a strong academic background in biology and chemistry as well as relevant teaching experience. This teacher will work alongside other science teachers to further develop existing curriculum.  

The anticipated start date for this position is August 1, 2019

Reports to:  Head of Upper School

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

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Undergraduate degree in relevant field. M.A. in Biology, Chemistry, and/or professional or practical experience in a scientific field preferred
  • Two years of Upper School teaching experience and a background in integrated studies preferred but not required
  • Proficiency with instructional technology

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach sections of Biology and Chemistry and possibly other sciences depending on the expertise of the applicant
  • Co-teach a 3-week immersive, interdisciplinary class during Jan Term
  • Work directly with other Upper School Science teachers as part of a Science Professional Learning Communities
  • Advise students as part of the Upper School Advisory Program
  • Contribute to the larger school community through coaching or sponsoring other extracurricular programs. Depending on candidate expertise, responsibilities may include robotics, Science Olympiad, or developing curriculum for an existing greenhouse and organic garden

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.

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.

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.

Upper School Computer Science Teacher

Click to apply: Upper School Computer Science Teacher

Position Overview                                                                                          

This faculty member will join 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. These include the Center for Teaching, a professional development institute located on the Westminster campus.   

In fulfilling our mission to “develop the whole person for college and for life,” Westminster hires and retains passionate, talented, diverse educators 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.

Anticipated start date for this position is August 1, 2019.

Reports to:  Head of Upper School

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

 Qualifications

  • Degrees or formal training in Computer Science. Master’s Degree and/or professional or practical experience in a relevant field preferred
  • Two years of Upper School teaching experience and a background in integrated studies preferred but not required

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Teach 4 sections of Computer Science
  • Co-teach a 3-week immersive, interdisciplinary class during Jan Term
  • Work directly with other Upper School Computer Science teachers as part of a Computer Science Professional Learning Community
  • Advise students as part of the Upper School Advisory Program
  • Contribute to the larger school community through coaching or sponsoring other extracurricular programs. Depending on candidate expertise, responsibilities may include robotics, Science Olympiad, or other relevant extracurriculars.

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.

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.

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.

 

Upper School Counselor

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POSITION OVERVIEW

This faculty member will join 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. These include the Center for Teaching, a professional development institute located on the Westminster campus.   

In fulfilling our mission to “develop the whole person for college and for life,” Westminster hires and retains passionate, talented, diverse educators 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.

Anticipated start date for this position is July 30, 2019.

Reports to:  Head of Upper School

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

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's degree education in one of the counseling professions, post-degree supervised clinical experience, and passing of the National Counselor Examination or an equivalent exam required
  • Current counseling certification issued by the state of Georgia or licensure in the state of Georgia, or agreement to transfer an out-of-state certification/ licensure upon hiring
  • Strong facilitation skills to engage and educate parents, staff, and students
  • Direct experience with adolescents (Upper School preferred) and expertise in their social-emotional, developmental, and cognitive needs

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The Upper School Counselor assists the Director of Student Support and the Upper School Counseling Team in the following areas:

  • Design and implement programming to enhance a culture of wellness that fosters student support and self-advocacy
  • Coach classroom teachers and staff on action steps to support well being
  • Provide thought leadership on national trends and developments in counseling with an eye toward empirically supported interventions
  • Empower and support students through individual and small group counseling
  • Normalize conversations around mental health
  • Manage crisis intervention
  • Lead consultations with parents, teachers, nurses, and administrators
  • Support advisement, affinity groups, mentoring and leadership programs
  • Consult with external mental health professionals to assess and refer students as needed
  • Collaborate with teachers, deans, division heads, chaplains, and counselors in the Lower and Middle Schools to ensure cross-divisional continuity of care

Candidates should be able to contribute to the larger school community through coaching or sponsoring other extracurricular programs. Because Westminster’s vision of Counseling and Student Support is proactive, visible, and deeply connected across many facets of the student community, the strongest applicants are willing to engage with students through attendance at a variety of school events.

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.

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.

 

Upper School English Teacher

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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. The School was founded in 1951 and 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 and 280 faculty, Westminster fulfills its mission through a dynamic curriculum that engages children across the key dimensions of their growth--academic, physical, and spiritual.

Job Title:  Upper School English Teacher

Reports to:  Head of Upper School

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

The anticipated start date for this position is August 1, 2019

Position Overview

This faculty member will join 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. These include the Center for Teaching, a professional development institute located on the Westminster campus.   

In fulfilling our mission to “develop the whole person for college and for life,” Westminster hires and retains passionate, talented, diverse educators 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.

The English department seeks a candidate who thinks independently, reads critically, and enjoys language and literature. The candidate should model habits of curiosity, imagination, and compassion and demonstrate a rich background in literature, composition, and the humanities. Successful candidates have demonstrated success with student-led discussion techniques such as the Harkness method. Flexible and open to new approaches and opportunities, the right-fit candidate defines teaching as a collaborative pursuit, is willing and able to work with colleagues to solve problems, explore new technologies, review curricula, and enhance student learning.

Qualifications

  • Relevant undergraduate degree, with masters in field preferred
  • Three years of high school teaching experience and a background in interdisciplinary curriculum or integrated studies preferred but not required.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Teach 4 sections of English
  • Co-teach a 3-week immersive, interdisciplinary class during Jan Term
  • Work directly with other Upper School English teachers as part of an English PLC to develop curriculum and assessments
  • Advise students as part of the Upper School Advisory Program
  • Provide regular assistance to students in the Upper School Writing Center
  • Contribute to the larger school community through coaching or sponsoring other extracurricular programs. Depending on candidate expertise, responsibilities may include working with student publications.

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.

Physical Demands

Ability to engage in moderately strenuous physical activity both indoors and out; sitting and standing for long periods of time; ability to become CPR and First Aid Certified.

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.

Upper School History Teacher

Click here to apply: Upper School History

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 1,870 students in grades pre-first through twelfth and 285 faculty, Westminster fulfills its mission through a dynamic curriculum that engages children across the dimensions of their growth--academic, physical, and spiritual.

Job Title: UPPER SCHOOL HISTORY TEACHER

Position Overview                                                                                

This faculty member will join 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. These include the Center for Teaching, a professional development institute located on the Westminster campus.   

In fulfilling our mission to “develop the whole person for college and for life,” Westminster hires and retains passionate, talented, diverse educators 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:    Head of the Upper School

Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in history (or associated field) required; graduate training in history at the master’s or Ph.D. level preferred.

  • Experience teaching United States history or the history of Europe and the modern world at the secondary and/or college level.

  • Proficiency with interdisciplinary studies and instructional technology preferred.

 

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Teach four sections of history classes. Depending on instructor’s area of expertise and departmental needs from year to year, responsibilities will include teaching American history or modern world history, and may include teaching an introductory skills and methods course, the history of the premodern world, or departmental electives.

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

  • Active participation in professional and curricular development.

  • Serve as an advisor to students as part of the school’s larger commitment to student support.

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

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

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.

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.

Upper School Physics Teacher

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Position Description  

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 1,870 students in grades pre-first through twelfth and 285 faculty, Westminster fulfills its mission through a dynamic curriculum that engages children across the dimensions of their growth--academic, physical, and spiritual.

Job Title: UPPER SCHOOL PHYSICS

POSITION OVERVIEW

This faculty member will join 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. These include the Center for Teaching, a professional development institute located on the Westminster campus.   

In fulfilling our mission to “develop the whole person for college and for life,” Westminster hires and retains passionate, talented, diverse educators 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.

With over twenty science faculty resourced by a wealth of facilities, Westminster’s Upper School offers a robust science curriculum, including Physics (9th), Chemistry (10th), Biology (11th), and AP Physics and AP Environmental Science (12th), complemented by a range of electives, including Neuroscience and Anatomy.  

The anticipated start date for this position is August 1, 2019.

Reports to:  Head of Upper School

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

Qualifications

·      M.A. in Physics and/or professional or practical experience in a scientific field preferred

·      Two years of Upper School AP Physics teaching experience and a background in integrated studies preferred

·      Proficiency with instructional technology

 

Duties & Responsibilities

·    Teach 3 sections of Physics with labs including AP Physics

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

·    Work directly with other Upper School Science teachers as part of a Science PLC

·    Advise students as part of the Upper School Advisory Program

·    Contribute to the larger school community through coaching or sponsoring other extracurricular programs. Depending on candidate expertise, responsibilities may include robotics, Science Olympiad, or developing curriculum for an existing greenhouse and organic garden

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Current Staff Opportunities

After School Program Instructor (ASK!)

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The After School Program Instructor (ASK! Instructor) is responsible for supervising students enrolled in the ASK! program. The person in this position works to ensure safety and to participate in and initiate activities for children designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth.

Supervisor: Director of After School Kids!

Supervisory Responsibility: N/A

Position Status: Part-Time, Hourly, Non-exempt, Regular, 10-month position

Hours of Work: Standard work week - Monday through Thursday 2:00 - 5:30 and Friday 1:00 - 5:00 based on an academic calendar. Hours may vary to accommodate In-Service and Professional Development days as needed.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES,


Supervise children during indoor and outdoor play to ensure safety of all

  • Implement and participate in activities for the students; initiate play with children

  • Assist with organization and maintenance of classroom and playground materials;

  • Participate in the planning of daily activities for children; create an environment that is stimulating and appealing to child development

  • Attend and actively participate in staff meetings and required training

  • Assist children in developing responsibility for program materials, personal belongings, and personal hygiene habits

  • Provide positive leadership; lead study hall in a quiet, orderly fashion

  • Other duties as assigned

 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS


Childcare experience preferred

  • Commitment to a culture of respect and personnel development

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

  • A strong and prevailing sense of customer service and commitment to the schools mission

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

  • Skills in reading and interpreting documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, and procedural manuals

  • 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; 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.

 

TRAVEL


Travel is primarily local during the regular business day.

Director of Annual Giving

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POSITION OVERVIEW

The position of Director of Annual Giving is a senior member of Westminster’s Office for Institutional Advancement (OIA) and oversees all aspects of the OIA’s annual giving efforts. This dynamic leader is responsible for planning, executing, and growing The Westminster Fund, the School’s annual giving campaign, by creating engaging strategies for all of the School’s constituencies - alumni, parents, past parents, faculty and staff, grandparents, and friends. The Director collaborates with all OIA teams to increase annual giving revenue, broaden the base of support, retain and upgrade donors through appropriate stewardship, and strengthen the major gift pipeline. This position also provides guidance and support to the annual fund’s more than 200 volunteers, oversees solicitation strategies related to the Georgia Private School Tax Credit program, and solicits leadership gifts for The Westminster Fund.

Supervisor: Associate Vice President for Institutional Advancement (AVP)

Supervisory Responsibilities:  Associate Director of Annual Giving, Assistant Director - Alumni Annual Giving, Advancement Associate, Leadership Annual Giving Officer (to join team in 2018-19 fundraising year)

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

Hours of Work:  Standard work week - Monday through Friday with core hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Evening and weekend work and occasional travel may be required as job duties demand.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Embrace the mission of and strategic priorities of The Westminster Schools
  • Uphold and model OIA’s core values (Impact, Above and Beyond, Authenticity, Quest for Knowledge, and Optimism) and operating principles
  • Work closely with the Vice President of the Office for Institutional Advancement (VP) and the AVP to develop and position annual giving goals and priorities consistent with the School’s operating needs
  • Lead a team of five; work collaboratively to develop strong solicitation, engagement, and stewardship programs for key constituencies
  • Design and manage an integrated, multi-channel strategy of programs that engage donors and ultimately move them into personal relationship-based development efforts
  • Enhance the annual giving team’s use of digital marketing (email, websites, social media) and analytics to improve segmentation and messaging and to create a personal and positive experience for donors
  • Oversee a strategy to grow the number of leadership annual fund donors ($1951 or more) and Young Alumni Pressly Society members (leadership donors in the Classes of 2004-2018) by acquiring, retaining, and upgrading donors
  • Benchmark and continually improve the health of annual giving programs and strategies, identifying opportunities to improve and areas of strength to build upon
  • Effectively communicate with both OIA and volunteer leadership (including the Board of Trustees and Advancement Committee) regarding strategies and progress
  • Oversee reunion-based fundraising program in close collaboration with the Alumni Engagement and Leadership Giving teams. Determine strategy, recruit volunteer leadership, and monitor class progress to ensure Reunion financial goals are met
  • Remain conversant with the full range of Westminster’s philanthropic priorities
  • Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward leadership annual fund gifts ($5,000 and above) from prospects and donors in portfolio. Actively participates in the School’s prospect management system to ensure that communications and interactions move donor relationships forward
  • In close collaboration with the AVP, establish and monitor portfolio management metrics for self and members of the annual giving team
  • Collaborate with OIA colleagues (e.g., Marketing & Communications, Leadership Giving, Advancement Services, Alumni Engagement) to ensure the School’s brand and overall marketing and communications strategy is used consistently and effectively and fosters a culture of philanthropy
  • Direct and manage the Georgia Private School Tax Credit/SSO program; develop an effective solicitation timeline and all appropriate communications to maximize education and participation
  • Stay abreast of annual giving best practices, industry trends, and emerging technologies
  • Cultivate a professional network of colleagues at other institutions to serve as a resource for new ideas
  • Attend alumni and parent events, Advancement Committee and Alumni Board meetings, and schoolwide functions as needed to connect with constituents
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least seven years of progressive experience in non-profit or educational fundraising, preferably in an annual giving position
  • Employ a donor-centric mindset that informs daily and strategic decisions
  • Team player with a positive attitude, proactive approach, customer-service mindset, and ability to motivate
  • Demonstrated ability to both independently and collaboratively raise significant financial support for an educational institution, or equivalent entity
  • Experience leading and engaging all stakeholders - leadership, trustees, colleagues, faculty, parents, students, alumni, partners, and volunteers
  • A disciplined, results-oriented self-starter who can work both independently and collaboratively in a fluid environment
  • Well-developed strategic, critical, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including tact, diplomacy, confidentiality, and judgement
  • Interest and competence to interact with a diversity of accomplished individuals
  • Excellent project management skills - ability to take lead on multi-functional projects, manage and prioritize multiple responsibilities and competing demands, and adapt to frequent and unexpected changes
  • Strong attention to detail and able to develop, implement, and analyze strategies with minimal oversight
  • Strong communication skills (written, oral, and presentation) to effectively communicate the School’s vision and case for support for priorities
  • High degree of competency with Microsoft Office software, CRM databases (preferably Raiser’s Edge), and email marketing programs
  • Knowledge and experience with a Mac environment preferred
  • Active engagement in professional development and current on best practices
  • Commitment to the School’s mission and willing to serve as an ambassador for the School both internally and externally

 

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.

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.

 

Environmental Services Technician

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.  

Maintenance Technician

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POSITION OVERVIEW

The maintenance technician is responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain facilities equipment and systems using proactive, predictive corrective and preventive maintenance practices and processes to support school’s mission and goals.

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 may be required.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform a variety of general maintenance tasks to upkeep buildings and grounds
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools to complete maintenance repair and installation tasks
  • Utilize the school’s work order system to receive notice of tasks, log completion of tasks, and enter any useful comments concerning the work
  • Replaces fuses, ballasts, light bulbs and switches
  • Performs preventative maintenance tasks on building equipment and systems
  • Performs general plumbing and electrical repairs
  • Repair, prep, and paint walls and other surfaces as needed
  • Partner with Maintenance Supervisor to coordinate and inspect work of General Maintenance contractors
  • Maintains tools and equipment in safe and good working order
  • Conducts building walk-through on a regular basis to verify proper functionality and notes/corrects any deficiencies as they relate to safety, building systems, and equipment
  • Conducts regular inspections of building systems and equipment; report and/or resolve any issues / deficiencies
  • Comply with all safety practices, procedures and rules
  • Ensure 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 building maintenance trades
  • 3-5 years of experience as maintenance technician in the commercial setting
  • GED or High School Diploma
  • 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 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 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.

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.

Summer Camp Counselor Opportunities

Summer Camp Counselor

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POSITION OVERVIEW


Westminster offers a variety of camp opportunities for three year olds through twelfth graders. Day Camps - A traditional day camp experience in our Summer Day Camp, Camp Wildcats/Play Ball, and full or half days at our Cubby Camp; Speciality Camps - 22 different camps targeting arts and science to Legos and robotics from theatre camp to computer camps, these camps offer enrichment programs for students entering kindergarten through twelfth grade; and Sports Camps - student athletes entering third through eighth grade develop their athletic potential through one-on-one and team instruction. Basketball, fencing, golf, volleyball, karate, soccer, and our general sports camp give campers a chance to try a new sport or improve one they are already love.
 

Supervisor: Summer Camp Director(s)

Position Status:  Hourly, non-exempt, part-time, regular - Stipend

Hours of Work:  As scheduled with hours falling on Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Supervises the Summer Camp Attendees (“Campers”) and promote safety at all times.

  • Follows the direction of the Summer Camp Director(s) or Leader(s) and uphold all Summer Camp rules and procedures.

  • Maintains an accurate roster that details the names and number of Campers present each day.

  • Maintains an accurate account of Campers’ allergies, medications, snack breaks, and lunches at all times.

  • Actively encouraging Camper participation in all Summer Camp activities.

  • Promotes respect and care for the Westminster's campus

  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS


  • Must participate in any and all required training and shall put into practice any and all rules, procedures, safety techniques, or other material covered during said training.

  • Must be at least 15 years old

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with Campers

 

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; 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, 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 walk on slippery or uneven surfaces.  The noise level in the work environment may be loud.

Additional physical ability may be required for participation in specific camps.

 

TRAVEL


Minimum local travel may occasionally be required for this position.


 

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.

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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You can review job descriptions and apply to all of our open positions through our online Human Resources portal.