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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

Lower School Lead Teacher

Click here to apply: Lower School Lead Teacher

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.

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 Chemistry Teacher

Click to Apply: Upper School Chemistry

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 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 teaching experience and a background in integrated studies preferred but not required

·      Proficiency with instructional technology

 

Duties & Responsibilities

·    Teach sections of 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 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 Physics Teacher

Click here to apply:  Upper School Physics Teacher

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.

 

Upper School Spanish Teacher for Long-term Coverage

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 January 2019.

 

Reports to:  Head of Upper School

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Native or near native language proficiency in Spanish
  • Deep and thorough knowledge of the subject matter, including literature and culture
  • Experience teaching Spanish classes in the target language
  • Proficiency with instructional technology
  • M.A. in Spanish or higher preferred

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach four sections of Spanish, including a translation course
  • Attend PLC and Department meetings
  • Manage an 11th Grade Advisement

Additionally, successful candidates should demonstrate:

  • a love of working with secondary school students
  • an engaging teaching style
  • the ability to create and promote an inclusive learning environment
  • the ability to build partnerships with colleagues

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.

Upper School Testing Coordinator

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Coordinator of Testing position is an integral part of the Upper School’s support of all of our students.  The Coordinator will manage all standardized testing and Advanced Placement testing, manage and facilitate any students requesting accommodations for standardized testing, as well as work collaboratively with our Learning Strategists and Student Support team to help manage testing of students with accommodations, both for standardized testing and for curriculum assessments.  The Coordinator of Testing will also help manage and facilitate curriculum exam testing.

Supervisor: Upper School Dean of Academics, Head of Upper School; Partners with College Counseling Office, Upper, Middle and Lower School Student Support, Director of Student Support, Upper, Middle and Lower School faculty and staff

Supervisory Responsibilities:  None

Position Status:  Salaried, exempt, full-time, regular, 10-month

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

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITY:  Coordinates and executes all standardized testing including importing and maintaining standardized testing data for Upper School including Advanced Placement (AP) exams

  • Imports (into current SIS and Naviance) and maintains all testing data for current and former Upper School students from College Board and ACT
  • Plans for and implements PSAT and Pre-ACT testing for current 9-11th grade students
  • Coordinates distribution of PSAT and Pre-ACT test results and data
  • Acts as AP Coordinator for AP exams
  • Plans and implements AP exam testing for all Upper School students

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITY:  Coordinates all requests for accommodations with College Board and ACT

  • Communicate with student/family about best practices and likelihood of receiving accommodations for standardized testing accommodation
  • Distributes and receive back necessary documentation and releases
  • Prepares all necessary documentation (teacher observations, Learning Profiles, expert reports (doctors, psychologists, other)
  • Submits all documentation online
  • Prepares appeal if accommodation denied, as applicable
     

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITY:  Helps coordinate and execute all testing for students with accommodations, including standardized testing and academic curriculum testing

  • Works with Middle and Upper School Learning Strategists to identify and provide information to students receiving accommodations at Westminster.
  • Works with Upper School Learning Strategists to ensure that all reports and data for our accommodated students are accurate and adhere to National norms and ETS guidelines
  • Works with Upper School Learning Strategists to maintain accurate and current database of all accommodated students (relevant dates, diagnoses, expiration dates, other)
  • Works with Upper School Learning Strategists to ensure all accommodated students have appropriate, documented start date
     

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • One to two years of experience in a non-profit or education environment, preferably in a position supporting team members
  • Very strong computer skills, including high competency in Microsoft Office software and databases and Google G Suite
  • Polished oral, written, telephone, and e-mail communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with a variety of constituencies
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently and take initiative to meet deadlines in a time-sensitive and fluid environment with attention to detail and accuracy; demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects at once and prioritize
  • Strong attention to detail and a high level of accuracy
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including tact, diplomacy, confidentiality, and judgement
  • Team player with a positive attitude, proactive approach, and customer-service mindset
  • Commitment to the mission of The Westminster Schools 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 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.


TRAVEL

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

Current Staff Opportunities

After School Program Teacher

Click to Apply: After School Program Teacher

POSITION OVERVIEW

The 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 - 6:00 and Friday 1:00 - 6:00 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 school’s 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.

Assistant Director, Parent Annual Giving

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Assistant Director of The Westminster Fund, Parent Giving is integral to the success of The Westminster Schools’ development program and specifically the annual fund, known as The Westminster Fund.  This leader will plan and execute the day-to-day operations of the Parent Giving Campaign and will provide guidance and support to the annual fund’s parent volunteers (over 100 volunteers). The Assistant Director will participate as an active and visible member of the Westminster community and reports to the Director of Annual Giving.

Supervisor: Director of Annual Giving

Supervisory Responsibilities:  N/A

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

Hours of Work:  Standard work week.  Days of work are Monday through Friday and the core hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Formulates and executes strategies for the Parent Giving Campaign in collaboration with the annual fund team, the Chair of the Westminster Fund, and the Parent Giving Campaign Chairs.  Oversees the Parent Giving Campaign’s progress and identifies and implements efficiencies and redirections to strategies as necessary.
  • Coordinates parent volunteer recruitment and provides guidance, training, and ongoing support to engage them in their volunteer role and ensure their success. Works closely with the Advancement Services team to distribute volunteer reports.
  • Serves as primary contact for the Parent Giving Chairs and Leadership Giving Committee.
  • Manages the requests, expectations, and messages of all parent volunteers (grade chairs and callers).
  • Drafts key parent giving messages and communications. Assists in the development of overall annual fund communications (drafting and editing copy for newsletters, website updates, letters, etc.)  
  • Cultivates, solicits, and stewards leadership gifts to the parent campaign. Works with a group of assigned prospects to inspire gifts that extend and enhance the Westminster experience.
  • Attends various events, especially parent events, to connect with annual fund constituents.
  • Works closely with Parent Relations Manager to devise strategies designed to keep parents meaningfully involved in school life and informed about the critical role annual giving plays in providing the best possible education for students.  
  • In partnership with the Director of Annual Giving, identifies and recruits Chairs for the Grandparent and Past Parent Campaigns. Leads the development of strategies and the implementation of day-to-day activities related to these campaigns.
  • Embraces the mission of The Westminster Schools.
     

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • At least four years of progressive experience in non-profit or educational fundraising, preferably in an annual giving position.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and take initiative to meet deadlines in a time-sensitive and fluid environment with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • A record of recruiting, training, and managing volunteers.
  • Flexible problem-solver with a demonstrated ability to work as an effective team member and manage multiple projects at once.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and significant experience working with high-level constituents.
  • Very strong computer skills, including high competency in Microsoft Office software, databases (preferably Raiser’s Edge), and email marketing programs.
  • Polished oral, written, telephone, and e-mail communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and constituents.
  • Commitment to the mission of The Westminster Schools 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.

 

TRAVEL

Occasional out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected.

 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

In addition to offering a meaningful and engaging workplace, Westminster provides a rich compensation package that includes the following benefit opportunities for eligible employees:  health insurance (medical, dental, vision, life, short- and long-term disability, accident, and critical illness), 403(b) retirement plan with school match, and paid time off. Salary is commensurate with experience, degrees, and certifications.

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.

 

Disbursements and Accounting Supervisor

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Business Office is responsible for providing financial and accounting services.  The Account Payable Manager provides financial, administrative and clerical support by ensuring payments are completed and expenses are controlled by receiving payments, processing, verifying and reconciling invoices according to established policies and procedures in an efficient, timely and accurate manner. This role will also serve as a back-up for our payroll process.
Supervisor: Controller

Supervisory Responsibilities:  None

Position Status:  Salaried, exempt, full-time, regular, 12-month

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

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Processes purchases, assisting with sourcing as needed. Ensures all pricing is correct, applicable discounts are taken, and payment is made in-line with payment terms.

  • Processes payments, including checks, ACHs, wires, etc.  In addition to AP disbursements, this includes the initiation and/or approval of wire transfers and ACHs (including Payroll funding), ensuring that banking and support documentation is appropriate and accurate.

  • Reviews for proper general ledger coding of expenses and for appropriate supporting documentation for AP transactions.  This review should be done in accordance with Westminster Accounting policies, including Travel and Expense requirements.

  • Performs high-level review of P-Card transactions for proper coding during the month-end file upload process into the General Ledger.

  • Performs monthly/quarterly detailed audit of P-Card transactions to include General Ledger coding and appropriate supporting documentation.  This audit will include transactions across various departments above certain dollar thresholds.

  • Performs monthly P-Card administration and compliance including; ensuring that all charges are coded and substantiated with supporting documents, all charges are approved by appropriate departmental/ divisional managers, approval routes are reviewed and updated on a timely basis, and active cards are registered to current employees of Westminster.

  • Maintains documentation for 1099 vendors.  Generates annual 1099s for vendor transactions.

  • Prepares monthly reconciliation between Accounts Payable subledger and General Ledger.

  • Acts as liaison to Parent organizations and reviews their disbursement requests.

  • Reviews, approves, and records school-side petty cash activity.

  • Works with Manager of Accounting to provide payable-related schedules and reports for monthly closing of the General Ledger, i.e. purchasing card detail download.

  • Prepares and provides all necessary schedules and documentation related to Accounts Payable for annual financial audit.

  • Assists budget managers with training needs, documentation requests, outstanding balances, lost checks, etc.

  • Researches and resolves any outstanding balances.

  • Enters new or updates vendor names and data in Accounts Payable subledger.

  • Acts as liaison to all payables vendors, including verbal and written communication.

  • Completes credit applications as requested by vendors in order to establish a credit limit.

  • Posts Account Payable subledger transactions to General Ledger.

  • Handles journal entries for incorrectly charged items and for credits and expense recovery.

  • Records all Fixed Asset Transactions (additions, disposals, and depreciation) in accordance with GAAP.  Prepares Fixed Asset roll-forward and year-end schedules. Assists with any fixed asset related projects, as needed.

  • Assists with preparing internal control assessments and process documentation; proposes changes to remedy deficiencies.

  • Assists with Bookstore reconciliations, disbursement transaction review, year-end inventory counts and other related tasks.

  • Serves as back-up to AR functions, as needed.

  • Assists with the preparation of annual audit schedules for the financial statement audit.

  • Prepares assigned balance sheet reconciliations.

  • Assists Business Office management as necessary on special projects and miscellaneous assigned duties.

  • Perform other duties as assigned


 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S. or equivalent) from a four-year college

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in office accounting, preferably specific to Accounts Payable.

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  • Ability to speak effectively before vendors or employees of organization.

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, percentages, etc.  

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

  • Ability to use computerized accounts payable and payroll systems, strong data entry, typing, and 10 key calculator skills.  Ability to use Microsoft Office.

  • Experience with payroll processing

  • Experience with Blackbaud software and Apple equipment and products is a plus.

  • Interpersonal skills such that communication with budget holders, other employees and vendors is handled effectively and diplomatically.  

  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit; use hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools, or controls; 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, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

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.  

General Services Technician

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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.

HVAC Technician

Click to Apply: HVAC Technician

POSITION OVERVIEW

Assists workers engaged in installing, repairing, and servicing industrial, commercial environmental control systems by performing the following duties.
 

Supervisor: Facilities Services Director

Supervisory Responsibilities:  This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Position Status:  [Hourly, non-exempt, full-time, regular, 12-month

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

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Oversees energy management for The Westminster Schools using Energy Management software.

  • Cuts, punches, flanges, shears, and solders sheet metal ducts and parts.

  • Cuts threads and packs pipes.

  • Cements insulation in place over finished piping or tubing.

  • Passes electrical wire through conduit, splices wire connections, and tapes wire.

  • Assembles sheet metal components of prefabricated furnaces.

  • Replaces exhausted or defective containers of refrigerant with new refrigerant.

  • Lubricates fans, motors, and control units.

  • Installs air and water filters in completed assembly.

  • Cleans work area, machines, tools, and equipment.

  • Performs other routine duties.


REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Analytical - Uses intuition and experience to complement data.

  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions.

  • Project Management - Completes projects on time and budget.

  • Technical Skills - Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

  • Customer Service - Responds promptly to customer needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.

  • Oral Communication - Listens and gets clarification.

  • Written Communication - Able to read and interpret written information.
     

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Education and/or Experience:   HVAC training from college or technical school; and three to five years HVAC experience in an industrial/commercial setting.

  • Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  • Mathematical Skills:  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

  • Reasoning Ability:  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

 

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.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

TRAVEL

Travel is primarily local during the regular business day.  

Grounds Keeper

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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.


 

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.

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.

A Diverse Team of Dedicated 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.