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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 Music Teacher and Chorus Accompanist

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Job Title:  Lower School Music Teacher and Chorus Accompanist

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.

Westminster boasts nationally recognized music educators who work collaboratively to inspire students, develop their musical knowledge and skills, and supply the foundation and passion for lifelong learning in the performing arts. In addition to General Music classes for all grades levels in the Lower School, students have the opportunity to participate in curricular band and orchestra programs and extra-curricular chorus.

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

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; advanced degree preferred.

  • General Music teaching experience at the elementary level.

  • Children’s Choir or Elementary Chorus  experience preferred.

  • Piano proficiency and improvisational skills.

  • Koldáy and/or Orff Schulwerk certification preferred.

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

  • Design and implement music curriculum for a General Music program aligned with the National Association for Music Education Standards where students create, perform and respond to music

  • Contribute to interdisciplinary curriculum design and student support strategies with the grade level teams and academic coaches

  • Collaborate with another full-time music teacher to conduct and accompany the LS Chorus and Assembly programs.

  • Create differentiated learning experiences aligned with formative and summative assessments

  • Use music technology as a tool to support student learning.

  • Engage with an intentional social and emotional learning curriculum

  • Participate in the work of the PLC (Professional Learning Community) of the Lower School, scheduled committee and faculty meetings, both during and after-school

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl; talk and hear; engage in 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.

Lower School Music Teacher and Chorus Conductor

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Job Title:  Lower School Music Teacher and Chorus Conductor

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.

Westminster boasts nationally recognized music educators who work collaboratively to inspire students, develop their musical knowledge and skills, and supply the foundation and passion for lifelong learning in the performing arts. In addition to General Music classes for all grades levels in the Lower School, students have the opportunity to participate in curricular band and orchestra programs and extra-curricular chorus.

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

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; advanced degree preferred.

  • General Music teaching experience at the elementary level.

  • Children’s Choir or Elementary Chorus conducting experience

  • Piano proficiency sufficient to lead General Music class.

  • Koldáy and/or Orff Schulwerk certification preferred.

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

  • Design and implement music curriculum for a General Music program aligned with the

National Association for Music Education Standards where students create, perform and respond to music

  • Contribute to interdisciplinary curriculum design and student support strategies with the grade level teams and academic coaches

  • Collaborate with another full-time music teacher to conduct and accompany the LS Chorus and Assembly programs.

  • Create differentiated learning experiences aligned with formative and summative assessments

  • Use music technology as a tool to support student learning.

  • Engage with an intentional social and emotional learning curriculum

  • Participate in the work of the PLC (Professional Learning Community) of the Lower School, scheduled committee and faculty meetings, both during and after-school

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl; talk and hear; engage in 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.

Lower School Substitute Teacher

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

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

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

 

Supervisor: Division Head 

Supervisory Responsibilities:  No direct reports

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

Hours of Work:  Standard work week.  

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES


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

  • Deep and thorough knowledge of the subject matter

  • Ability to conduct classes in the target language

  • Proficiency with instructional technology

  • Perform other duties as assigned

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


 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS


  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Experience working with children is preferred

Additionally, successful candidates should demonstrate:

  • a love of working with students

  • the ability to build partnerships with colleagues

  • enthusiasm, flexibility, and a cooperative spirit

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT


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


 

TRAVEL


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


 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT


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

 

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

Middle School Long-Term Substitute Math 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:  Middle School Long-term Substitute Math Teacher

Reports to: Head of Middle School

Position Status:  This position is a daily rate from August 1-October 4, 2019; Medical only benefits.

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.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Candidates should have a strong academic background in math and/or related field(s).

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

  • Enthusiasm, flexibility, and a cooperative spirit

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ability to teach any course in Middle School Math, specifically accelerated Algebra I

  • Deep familiarity with the developmental and learning needs of middle school children. This includes teaching metacognitive skills and critical thinking

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

  • Familiarity with TI graphing calculators and ability to use them to enhance mathematics teaching and learning preferred but not required

  • Ability to connect with students in small-group advisement

  • Performance of supervisory duties as assigned

Additionally, successful candidates should demonstrate:

  • a love of working with Middle 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.

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.

Middle School Visual Arts 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:  Middle School Visual Arts Teacher

Reports to:  Head of Middle 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.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Candidates should have a strong academic background in Visual Arts with an undergraduate degree in Visual Arts or related field or discipline. Two or more years of Middle School teaching experience and a Master’s degree preferred.

  • Background in all areas of art, including Drawing, Painting, and Ceramics

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach teach sections of 6th, 7th, and 8th grade general arts classes

  • Create multi-disciplinary course work, including STEAM-related initiatives

  • Be a homeroom advisor

  • Support developmental and learning needs of Middle School children

  • Perform supervisory duties as assigned

Additionally, successful candidates should demonstrate:

  • a love of working with Middle 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.

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.

Music Instructor - Part-time: Clarinet

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POSITION OVERVIEW

As a part of the Performing Arts Department, successful Music Instructors must love working with children, possess a nurturing teaching style, and interact well with parents and colleagues in a supportive manner. Music Instructors will develop in each student an appreciation of the art of music as part of general culture; will teach techniques of vocal and/or instrumental music expression; will discover and develop talents of students in the field of music; will develop knowledge and skills in listening to and reading music.

Ideal Music Instructors will have proficiency with the instrument or instruments (or at least one) specific to the area of focus and will be responsible for teaching instrumental techniques, scales, sight reading and music theory, helping students prepare for music examinations, auditions and live performances.

Discipline:  Clarinet

Supervisor: Director of Performing Arts - Curricular & Extra-Curricular

Supervisory Responsibilities:  None

Position Status:  Hourly, non-exempt, part-time, regular, 10-month

Hours of Work:  Standard work week.  Occasional evening and/or weekend work may be required.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Giving individual performance assessments including grading and comment writing

  • Teaches skills in music appreciation, harmony, and explorations in music and in instrumental music (band, orchestra, instrumental ensemble) and/or choral music (chorus, choir, choral ensemble) to students.

  • Plans a balanced music program, and organizes daily class time so that preparation, rehearsal and instruction can be accomplished within the allotted time.

  • Provides individual and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.

  • Utilizes repertoire of all types of music literature, including traditional and contemporary, that are appropriate for the ages and skill levels of students.

  • Controls the storage and use of school-owned property; makes minor adjustments and requests repairs to instruments as required.

  • Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior to provide an orderly, productive environment during practice, group rehearsals, and music performances.

  • Evaluates each student’s musical growth and performance, assessing each individual’s contribution to the performance of the group.

  • Plans, rehearses, and directs students in musical programs for school and community.

  • Selects and requisitions books, musical instruments, and instructional aids; maintains required inventory records.

  • Communicates with parents and school counselors on student progress.

  • Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.

  • Cooperates with school administration in providing musical programs for school productions, graduation ceremonies, and civic functions.

  • Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs.

  • Coaches chamber music ensembles

  • Performs other duties as assigned


 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS


  • Teaching experience and an advanced degree are preferred.

  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively and professionally with a diverse student base; speak effectively and respectfully before groups of students, parents and/or colleagues

  • Seeks ways to foster development, academic and social growth in students

  • Ability to lead, inspire, and motivate students to collaborate, find solutions, and exceed expectations

  • Ability to carry out responsibilities with little or no supervision

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

  • Successful candidates must love working with children, possess a nurturing teaching style, and interact well with parents and colleagues in a supportive manner.


 

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. The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

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


 

TRAVEL


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


 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT


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

 

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

Music Instructor - Part-time: String Bass

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POSITION OVERVIEW

As a part of the Performing Arts Department, successful Music Instructors must love working with children, possess a nurturing teaching style, and interact well with parents and colleagues in a supportive manner. Music Instructors will develop in each student an appreciation of the art of music as part of general culture; will teach techniques of vocal and/or instrumental music expression; will discover and develop talents of students in the field of music; will develop knowledge and skills in listening to and reading music.

Ideal Music Instructors will have proficiency with the instrument or instruments (or at least one) specific to the area of focus and will be responsible for teaching instrumental techniques, scales, sight reading and music theory, helping students prepare for music examinations, auditions and live performances.

Discipline:  String Bass

Supervisor: Director of Performing Arts - Curricular & Extra-Curricular

Supervisory Responsibilities:  None

Position Status:  Hourly, non-exempt, part-time, regular, 10-month

Hours of Work:  Standard work week.  Occasional evening and/or weekend work may be required.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Giving individual performance assessments including grading and comment writing

  • Teaches skills in music appreciation, harmony, and explorations in music and in instrumental music (band, orchestra, instrumental ensemble) and/or choral music (chorus, choir, choral ensemble) to students.

  • Plans a balanced music program, and organizes daily class time so that preparation, rehearsal and instruction can be accomplished within the allotted time.

  • Provides individual and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.

  • Utilizes repertoire of all types of music literature, including traditional and contemporary, that are appropriate for the ages and skill levels of students.

  • Controls the storage and use of school-owned property; makes minor adjustments and requests repairs to instruments as required.

  • Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior to provide an orderly, productive environment during practice, group rehearsals, and music performances.

  • Evaluates each student’s musical growth and performance, assessing each individual’s contribution to the performance of the group.

  • Plans, rehearses, and directs students in musical programs for school and community.

  • Selects and requisitions books, musical instruments, and instructional aids; maintains required inventory records.

  • Communicates with parents and school counselors on student progress.

  • Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.

  • Cooperates with school administration in providing musical programs for school productions, graduation ceremonies, and civic functions.

  • Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs.

  • Coaches chamber music ensembles

  • Performs other duties as assigned


 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS


  • Teaching experience and an advanced degree are preferred.

  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively and professionally with a diverse student base; speak effectively and respectfully before groups of students, parents and/or colleagues

  • Seeks ways to foster development, academic and social growth in students

  • Ability to lead, inspire, and motivate students to collaborate, find solutions, and exceed expectations

  • Ability to carry out responsibilities with little or no supervision

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

  • Successful candidates must love working with children, possess a nurturing teaching style, and interact well with parents and colleagues in a supportive manner.


 

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. The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

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


 

TRAVEL


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


 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT


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

 

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

Middle School Permanent Substitute & Coach

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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: Middle School Permanent Substitute & Coach

Reports to:  Head of Middle 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.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree

  • Significant experience coaching athletes and working with athletic teams and staff

  • Direct classroom experience preferred

Essential Requirements, Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide substitute coverage, instruction, and supervision as needed for Middle School classes and events when the primary teacher is unavailable

  • Manage scheduling and communication with Middle School Registrar and teachers

  • Perform as needed duties in the Middle School

  • Assist with coaching three sports at the varsity or sub-varsity level

Additionally, successful candidates should demonstrate:

  • a love of working with Middle 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.

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.

 

Middle School Physical Education 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:  Middle School Physical Education Teacher

Reports to:  Head of Middle 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.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Undergraduate degree required. Degree in Physical Education or related field or discipline and/or master’s degree preferred.

  • Significant experience coaching athletes and working with athletic teams and staff

  • Strong commitment to 21st century instructional strategies and familiarity with National Standards for K-12 Physical Education.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Teach Middle School PE classes of boys and girls with a team of eleven other physical educators

  • Coach at least two sports, which may be at the junior varsity or varsity level

  • Serve as a homeroom advisor

  • Other student supervisor duties as assigned

Additionally, successful candidates should demonstrate:

  • a love of working with Middle 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.

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.

Middle School Steam 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: Middle School Steam Teacher

Reports to:  Head of Middle 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 Middle School STEAM teacher works to champion integrated STEAM studies (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) and curriculum development in the Middle School.  

Qualifications:

  • M.A. or MS  in related fields and/or professional or practical experience in a scientific field preferred

  • Two years of teaching experience and a background in integrated studies preferred but not required

  • Proficiency with instructional technology

  • In addition to expertise in one or more of the STEAM disciplines, the ideal candidate possesses demonstrated strengths in:

  • Coding

  • Design

  • Science/Math

  • Design Thinking

  • Project-based Learning

  • Interdisciplinary Curriculum Design

  • Collaboration & Team Teaching

  • Creativity & Innovation

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Teaching a variety of STEAM-related courses

  • Supporting STEAM-related courses, units, clubs, and activities

  • Contributing to the STEAM PLC

  • Assisting in the Middle School Innovation Lab

  • Serving as an advisor to homeroom students

  • Fulfilling supervisory duties as assigned

Additionally, successful candidates should demonstrate:

  • a love of working with Middle School students

  • an engaging teaching style

  • the ability to build partnerships with parents and colleagues

  • the ability to create and promote an inclusive learning environment

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

  • enthusiasm, flexibility, and a cooperative spirit

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.

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 Digital Scholarship Librarian

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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 Digital Scholarship Librarian

Reports to: Upper School 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.

Specific to this position, the Carlyle Fraser Library serves a population of 850 students and 100 faculty. The Digital Scholarship Librarian is a highly collaborative position that directly supports faculty and student’s use of digital tools in conjunction with the Upper School library program. The candidate should be familiar with contemporary digital scholarship practices and comfortable with experimentation.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Library Science OR equivalent education and experience (subject expertise combined with library experience)

  • Previous library instruction or teaching experience helpful

  • Experience with digital scholarship initiatives

  • Knowledge of contemporary digital scholarship practices

Duties & Responsibilities

Requisite Skills:

Interpersonal

  • Flexible, team-oriented, welcomes challenges, desires to learn and grow

  • Ability to develop good, working relationships with all members of the Westminster community: students, faculty/staff and parents

  • Work collaboratively with students, faculty, and other librarians

  • Willingness to participate in the greater Westminster community through the involvement in extracurricular advisement, coaching, sponsorship, and/or community service

  • A good sense of humor and enjoyment of working with young people

Professional

  • Ability to make interdisciplinary connections in the curriculum and to partner with faculty in designing curriculum

  • Ability to work independently and with a variety of individuals and groups

  • Ability to learn and teach new technologies quickly

  • Knowledge of information ethics and copyright issues

  • Knowledge of 21st century learners            

Technological

  • Experience with Integrated Library Systems preferred

  • Experience using tools for web authoring, social media, and online collaboration to promote library services and collections, Libapps experience preferred

  • Technical expertise with digital scholarship tools especially in data visualization, digital storytelling, geographic information systems and digital project management

  • Willingness to experiment with, learn, and teach new technologies,

  • Proactive in providing instructional workshops

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

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Westminster is an inclusive, Christian independent day school for boys and girls where bright, motivated, curious students who are nurtured by challenge become leaders of conscience.  Founded in 1951, Westminster is guided by a mission to prepare students for college and for life.   With a current enrollment of 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 Latin 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.  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 Latin 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.

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

  • B.A. or higher in Latin or Classical Studies (Advanced degree preferred)

  • A deep and thorough knowledge of the subject matter.

  • Facility with instructional technology.

  • At least 2 years of teaching experience and  fluency in other languages and/or other disciplines preferred

  • Experience in sponsoring a chapter of the GA Junior Classical League (preferred)

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Teach 4 sections of Latin, from Latin III through AP

  • Maintain academic skills in Latin according to ACTFL standards.

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

  • Work directly with 13 other Upper School language teachers as part of a language PLC

  • Attend and present at national and/or international world language conferences.

  • Advise students as part of the Upper School Advisory Program

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

In addition to 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 Permanent Substitute Teacher & Coach

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Westminster is an inclusive, Christian independent day school for boys and girls where bright, motivated, curious students who are nurtured by challenge become leaders of conscience.  Founded in 1951, Westminster is guided by a mission to prepare students for college and for life.   With a current enrollment of 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 Permanent Substitute Teacher & Coach

POSITION OVERVIEW                                                                                 

This faculty/coach 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.

Reports to:  Head of Upper School

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

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Undergraduate degree

  • Significant experience coaching athletes and working with athletic teams and staff

  • Direct classroom experience preferred

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide substitute coverage, instruction, and supervision as needed for Upper School classes and events when the primary teacher is unavailable

  • Manage scheduling of and communication with daily substitute teachers and primary classroom teachers, coordinating with Upper School Registrar

  • Perform as needed duties in the Upper School

  • Assist in facilitating a Jan-Term class

  • Assist with coaching three sports at the varsity or sub-varsity level

Additionally, successful candidates should demonstrate:

  • a love of working with Upper School students

  • an engaging teaching style

  • the ability to create and promote an inclusive learning environment

  • the ability to build partnerships with colleagues

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 Science Lab Manager /Chemistry 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.  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 Science Lab Manager/Chemistry Teacher 2019-2020

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 regular and honors Physics (9th);  regular, honors and AP Chemistry (10th); regular, honors and AP Biology (11th); AP Physics and AP Environmental Science (12th); and a range of electives, including Neuroscience and Anatomy.

The Science Lab Manager supports science faculty by ordering supplies, setting up labs, and providing general assistance.

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

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in chemistry, biology, or similar field

  • Previous experience as a lab manager or lab technician

  • Knowledge of safe lab practices and experience with implementation

  • Knowledge of safe chemical storage and waste disposal

  • Ability to develop good working relationships with faculty and staff

  • Ability to be flexible to accommodate changing needs from teachers

  • Willingness to learn new lab techniques and skills as needed

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Placing orders for Upper School and Middle School Science department

  • Assisting with managing the science department budget

  • Keeping inventory of science department office supplies, lab supplies, and chemicals and restocking as necessary

  • Assisting teachers with planning labs

  • Preparing for lab activities, including but not limited to gathering equipment, setting up in the classrooms, preparing solutions, pouring agar plates, preparing agarose gels, and initiating bacterial cultures.

  • Reporting & following up on maintenance issues

  • Maintaining the lab prep and stock rooms

  • Scheduling service for and maintaining lab equipment

  • Cleaning glassware

  • Arranging for disposal of hazardous waste

  • Teach a section of upper school Chemistry

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

Assistant Athletic Trainer

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POSITION OVERVIEW


The Assistant Athletic Trainer assists the Head Athletic Trainer in providing professional training services to the interscholastic athletic programs.

Supervisor: Head Athletic Trainer

Supervisory Responsibility:  None

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

Hours of Work: Days of work are Monday through Friday and the core hours are 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Evening and weekend work may be required.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Assists in staff coverage for practices and events

  • Other duties as assigned

Assists the Head Athletic Trainer in the clinical and administrative direction of athletics training services and its facilities including the prevention, assessment, management, treatment, rehabilitation, and counseling of athletic injuries and conditions

 

REQUIREMENTS


  • Master’s degree
  • Current NATA Certification

  • Ability to work effectively with students, staff, faculty, alumni and community members

  • Strong writing, organizational, administrative and communication skills

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; 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.  The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 200 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

 

Ability to walk over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; 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.

 

TRAVEL


Travel is primarily local during the business day, with some out-of-area and overnight travel expected.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT


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

EOE/M/F/D/V.

 

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

Associate Director of Admissions

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POSITION OVERVIEW


The Associate Director of Admissions attracts and enrolls mission-appropriate students by nurturing and guiding families through the admissions funnel. While the primary focus will be for Middle School applicants (grades 6-8), responsibilities will extend to support applicants to both the Lower and Upper School divisions. Additionally, the candidate will be responsible for creating and coordinating equity and inclusion outreach for the office and serve as admissions liaison to the Department of Athletics. The individual in this position must fundamentally embrace and further the School’s mission, vision, and culture while clearly reinforcing the School’s brand.

Supervisor: Director of Admissions

Supervisory Responsibilities:  Admissions Associate

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

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


 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Serves as a liaison to the Middle School (MS), coordinate MS Admissions processes and events with the MS Admin Team, attend MS faculty meetings, interface liberally with faculty (including orienting new faculty), coordinate data flow and monitor student success with Student Support Team and Directors of Teaching and Learning

  • Helps support the admissions process for applicants to the Lower and Upper School divisions

  • Serves as a liaison to the Department of Athletics, meeting with families of student-athlete applicants

  • In partnership with the Admissions Event Coordinator and the division liaisons for equity and inclusion, helps coordinate parent onboarding and networking events

  • Plans and/or attends and represents Westminster at external programs and events, such as but not limited to, admissions fairs, EMA conference and regional meetings, A Better Chance fair, AAAIS meetings, feeder school fairs and programs, coordinating such events with the Admissions Event Coordinator when appropriate

  • Plans equity and inclusion outreach to support the admissions process

  • In partnership with the Admissions Event Coordinator, plans, coordinates and attends internal events, such as but not limited to, Admissions Open Houses, Parent Information Sessions and Tours, Athletic Open Houses, Arts Open House, Current Parent Sessions, Alumni Admissions Meetings, etc.

  • Plans, hosts, and attends parent meetings; review/refresh decision letters; provide timely response to MS admissions calls, emails, general correspondence, and Board letters

  • Plans, coordinates, reviews, and revises on-campus interviews and group activity around the assessment process; monitor and revise AAAIS forms and student questionnaire; stay current on and monitor SSAT education for faculty and prospective parents; gather and input SSAT comparison data for reporting; prepare and maintain statistics regarding enrollment for various reports

  • Selects, manages, and prepares the MS Admissions Committee; assigns and trains readers; reads admissions files; reviews decisions; updates reader rubric with current stats, etc.

  • Plans and attends various onboarding events in partnership with the Admissions Event Coordinator

  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS


  • A minimum of five years’ experience in a competitive, high-demand independent school admissions environment

  • Proven experience in marketing – creating and managing product demand

  • Exceptional interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills; ability to interact effectively with a broad constituency while representing the school with professionalism and enthusiasm

  • Experience in equity and inclusion program development and support

  • Experience working with student-athletes and parents

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

  • A disciplined, results-oriented self-starter who can work both independently and collaboratively in a fluid environment

  • A growth mindset with interest in process improvement and self-development

  • Ability to plan, prioritize, and organize while successfully managing multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Google G-Suite

  • 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


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, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

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

 

TRAVEL


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


 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT


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

 

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

 

Chief Information Officer

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Westminster is hiring for a chief information officer, reporting to the president, to oversee its technology department—both operationally and strategically.  Applications are due May 22, 2019.  This position starts July 15, 2019.

Development Database Manager

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POSITION OVERVIEW


The position of Development Database Manager is integral to the success of Westminster’s Office for Institutional Advancement (OIA). The Development Database Manager is responsible for maintaining and maximizing an effective infrastructure to support gift processing, donor acknowledgements, event tracking, alumni relations, prospect management and database needs of the office. This key team member will primarily utilize The Raiser’s Edge (RE), a complex relational database, as well as other systems and applications to ensure the ongoing completeness, quality, and relevance of RE. Reporting to the Director of Advancement Services and collaborating with all teams within OIA, the Development Database Manager will be proactively engaged in work and projects that impact internal and external constituents.

Supervisor: Director of Advancement Services

Supervisory Responsibilities:  None

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

Hours of Work:  Monday through Friday and the core hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Evening and weekend work is required.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES


The Development Database Manager will:

  • Maintain and improve information of constituent records (individuals and organizations) as well as safeguard current data quality and integrity standards.

  • Extract and report accurate and relevant data from RE including creating queries, exports, and reports in support of the Advancement team’s fundraising, stewardship, and alumni/parent engagement efforts.

  • Manage ongoing data requests, including providing data for routine projects such as mailing lists, progress reports, solicitations, pledge reminders, etc.

  • Proactively and continuously improve the quality of alumni and donor data by utilizing a variety of resources and references to ensure quality results, identifying and evaluating inaccuracies and redundancies, etc.

  • Manage data hygiene efforts including audits, cleanup projects, and routine data entry for projects such as new parent entry, targeted asks, and wealth screenings.

  • Implement and maintain database policies and procedures. Help maintain documentation of established policy and procedures and recommend improvements and efficiencies.

  • Manages annual database transitions to prepare for the upcoming fundraising year.

  • Oversee and manage the input of new hires, departures and student withdrawals into the database as well as applying all appropriate attributes and constituent

  • Coordinate and problem solve with the Business Office to reconcile gift data and ensure that it is properly coded and balances each month and at year end and act as the primary contact for all database related matters.

  • In collaboration with the Director of Advancement Services, support the development of annual benchmarking surveys related to OIA, including INDEX, VSE, and NAIS.

  • Provide back-up for gift entry particularly during high volume times such as end of calendar year, end of fiscal year, and during giving challenges.

  • Troubleshoot complex database issues in accurate and timely manner.

  • Respond to data needs of vendors and consultants including Evertrue and ResearchPoint.

  • Assist the Director of Advancement Services in ad hoc data requests and process management.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Advancement Services and the Director of Advancement Operations.

  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS


  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • At least two to five years of experience in a non-profit or education environment, preferably in a position supporting team members.

  • Excellent information technology skills with aptitude to learn and effectively utilize tools at a ‘power user’ level. Experience with a relational database such as The Raiser’s Edge preferred.

  • Impeccable attention to detail, accuracy, and quality of work product.

  • Polished communication skills with an emphasis on clear and effective customer interactions; ability to communicate effectively with a variety of constituencies.

  • Self-starter with ability to work independently and take initiative to meet deadlines in a creative, fast-paced environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to work as an effective team member, manage multiple projects and priorities, to respond effectively to change, and to manage demanding work situations and deadlines.

  • 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 20 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


No out of area travel is expected.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT


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

 

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

Environmental Services Technician

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POSITION OVERVIEW

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

Supervisor: Environmental Services Manager, Environmental Services Leads

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A

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

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

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

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

 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

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


 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

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

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

 

TRAVEL

Travel is primarily local during the regular business day.  

Facilities - Plumber

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

Supervisor: Maintenance Supervisor

Supervisory Responsibilities:  None

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

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

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Serve as a lead plumber on all Facilities Department projects

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

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

  • Clean and drain obstructions in waste and sewer pipes

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

  • Comply with all safety practices, procedures and rules

  • Monitor and oversee the inspection of all backflow preventers

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

  • Estimate the time frame for plumbing projects

  • Inspect completed plumbing projects

  • Maintain records of completed work

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

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

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

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

  • Ensures workshop area is cleaned and organized daily

  • Perform other duties as assigned


 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS


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

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

  • GED or High School Diploma

  • Formal plumbing training/education with appropriate certification

  • Knowledge of  systems distribution

  • Valid GA Driver’s License

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

  • Knowledge and experience with use of hand and power tools

  • Customer-service oriented

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT


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

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

 

TRAVEL


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

 

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT


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

 

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

Graphic Design Associate

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POSITION OVERVIEW


A key member of the Marketing and Communications Team, the Graphic Design Associate helps lead the creative expression of the School’s brand and provides strategy and practical guidelines for the implementation of the brand across the organization. The Graphic Design Associate is responsible for the design and execution of high-quality marketing, advertising, and communications materials that both effectively convey the Westminster experience and enhance the School’s brand, reputation, and programs. Working with the Director of Marketing and Communications, the Associate serves as a creative and innovative leader on a variety of key initiatives in a fast-paced, invigorating environment.

 

The Associate must have experience in creating effective, well-designed pieces within an established brand platform. The Graphic Design Associate must possess exceptional creative design and project execution abilities, a strong attention to detail, and an ability to work effectively and collaboratively under tight deadlines. A clear understanding of the independent school or education market is preferred.

Supervisor: Director of Marketing and Communications

Supervisory Responsibilities:  No Direct Reports

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

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. Evening and weekend work may be required.


ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Embrace the mission and strategic priorities of The Westminster Schools

  • In partnership with the Director of Communications and Marketing, develops an annual strategy to implement creative, targeted tactics to accomplish department goals in brand management and design initiatives

  • Provides inspiration and a critical eye to creative design as department art director and lead in-house graphic designer

  • Champions and maintains brand integrity by adhering to established visual and messaging guidelines and implements creative guidelines, school-wide

  • Designs and develops key communications pieces on behalf of the School ranging from print publications to social and email graphics and banners and potentially animated graphics

  • Leads project teams in idea generation and art direction for a variety of collateral and publications (brochures, booklets, signage, posters, postcards, programs, fact sheets, signage, invitations, etc.)

  • Works collaboratively with Marketing and Communications team members on the implementation of creative concepts across all platforms

  • Provides creative support to Office for Institutional Advancement staff on donor communications, including annual giving, stewardship, alumni relations, and campaign initiatives

  • Supports Marketing and Communications colleagues with photography and videography coverage and editing

  • Participates in project planning and development

  • Establishes high standards in quality and service and identifies work process improvements

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and reading professional publications

  • Perform other duties as assigned


 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design, Communications, Marketing, or Similar Discipline

  • Three to five years’ progressive experience in graphic design or communications-related field

  • Expert knowledge of industry leading graphic software (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere Pro, and Keynote)

  • Upholds and models the core values and operating principles of Westminster’s OIA.

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products, including Word and Excel

  • Knowledge and experience working in Mac and G-Suite environments preferred

  • Strong Organizational and Multitasking Skills

  • Well-developed strategic, critical, and problem-solving skills

  • Strong attention to detail, proactive work ethic, and ability to function independently with minimal oversight

  • Excellent project management skills and ability to take lead on multi-functional projects

  • Ability to work effectively with and gain respect of a variety of colleagues in all departments of the school, constituents, and vendors

  • Team player with a positive attitude, proactive approach, and ability to motivate a creative and entrepreneurial spirit


 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT


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

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


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


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT


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

 

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

Groundskeeper

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POSITION OVERVIEW


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

Supervisor: Grounds Supervisor

Supervisory Responsibilities:  None

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

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

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES


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

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

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

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

  • Perform regular maintenance and routine inspections of equipment and tools

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

  • Participate in employee safety training

  • Ensure workshop area is cleaned and organized daily

  • Maintain tools and equipment in safe and good working order

  • Comply with all safety practices, procedures, and rules

  • Other duties as assigned


 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS


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


 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT


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

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

 

TRAVEL


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



 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT


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


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

Lead - Audio Visual Specialist

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POSITION OVERVIEW


The Lead - Audio Visual Specialist plays a key role in various decision-making capacities related to classroom, office, conference, and auditorium audio/visual and multimedia technology.  This position provides classroom and events support with a strong customer service commitment and user satisfaction as the ultimate goal. This position has two major areas of responsibility:  1) operate, troubleshoot, maintain, and repair audio/visual equipment in classrooms and other campus venues to support classrooms and events; 2) support students, faculty, and staff in the use of A/V equipment.  

Supervisor: Director of IT Services

Supervises: None

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

Hours of Work:  This is a full-time, year-round position.  Typical hours are 7:30am to 4:00pm, M-F. Some weekend  and evening work will be required. Westminster is a drug-free, smoke-free campus.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Install, operate, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, and inventory analog and digital A/V equipment, including but not limited to audio mixers (up to 64 channels), wireless and wired microphones, powered and amplifier-driven speakers, playback and recording devices, projectors, audio and video switchers, and control panels.  Specific tasks include meeting with users to assess and plan for events, mixing live audio in various venues (20+ simultaneous channels), assisting presenters in connecting computers and other devices to A/V systems, troubleshooting computer/device configurations, delivering and setting up projectors and portable sound systems in various venues, replacing lamps, resetting lamp timers and cleaning air filters, and replacing broken equipment when needed, including rewiring, reprogramming, and reinstallation of A/V equipment once repaired.

  • Provide technical expertise, consultation, and support for users in the selection and use of A/V equipment and software (including video conferencing, presentation, and sound systems).

  • Perform service calls to provide accurate and timely technical assistance, including researching and testing potential solutions, and clearly communicating these to the user.

  • Provide direct user support by answering phones, responding to user requests sent via email, ticketing system, or in person; visit classrooms and other campus venues to assist users in person when needed.

  • Provide input and feedback to improve service, including collaborating with other IT Services team members to create documentation for IT Services staff and end users.

  • Oversee special projects as assigned.

  • Manage and maintain inventory of all AV equipment and identify needs for upgrades or purchases.

  • Provide A/V training to users and client services team.

  • Provide backup to client services colleagues when necessary.

  • Research questions using available information resources, including collaboration with fellow team members.

  • Stay current with system information, changes, and updates.

  • Serve as Audio-Visual Intern Coordinator

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High School diploma required; Bachelor's degree (B. S.) from four-year college or university preferred, CTS certification and four years of related experience preferred.  Other requirements include:

  • Thorough knowledge of and experience in installation, operation, maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting of analog and digital A/V equipment, including:

    • multi-channel audio mixing in live event production environments using analog and digital boards (64 channels or more, mixing 20+ simultaneous channels)

    • wired and wireless analog, digital, and networked microphone systems, including installed and touring/portable systems, for reproduction of vocals, acoustic, electric, and electronic instruments

    • setup, operation, and takedown of portable/touring audio systems for amplification of speech and vocal and instrumental music

    • operation and troubleshooting of classroom and event technology including video projectors, sound systems, automation and control systems, and interactive technologies

    • connection, configuration, and troubleshooting of computer-driven content sources with installed and portable projection, audio, and video systems

    • production lighting systems, including installation, focus, and control systems connection and operation in both temporary and fixed configurations

  • 2+ years minimum experience with Microsoft and Apple desktops/laptops

  • Advanced knowledge or vendor certification in configuration and operation of Yamaha, BSS, BiAmp, Crown, and Shure professional audio products.

  • Advanced knowledge or vendor certification in configuration and operation of ETC lighting control systems preferred

  • Advanced knowledge or vendor certification in configuration and operation of Epson and Christie projection systems preferred

  • Crestron certifications preferred

  • Avixa CTS certification preferred

  • Excellent communication skills and customer service orientation, with the ability to work as a flexible, collaborative, and supportive team member, while excelling in a fast-paced service environment.

  • Intellectual flexibility, technical curiosity, and a sense of humor, including the ability to learn independently.

  • Must be able to work evening and weekend hours as needed to support events.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to grasp, 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, distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

TRAVEL


Required travel is primarily associated with conferences and professional development opportunities.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT


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

 

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

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.

2019 Summer Internship Opportunities

Campus Store Intern

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POSITION OVERVIEW


Under the direction, policies, and guidelines of the Campus Store Manager and Assistant Manager, the Campus Store Interns are responsible for sorting books, filling boxes and attending the school Book Sale over the course of two weeks.

Supervisor: Campus Store Manager/Assistant Manager

Supervisory Responsibility: None

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

Hours of Work: Days of work are Monday through Friday and the core hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Occasional evening work may be required.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Sorts books, fills boxes and attends the school Book Sale

  • Other duties as assigned

 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS


  • Outstanding organizational and prioritization skills

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

  • Must be able to lift at least 30 pounds, display attention to detail and work independently at a brisk pace.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS


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

 

TRAVEL


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

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT


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

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

Facilities Operations and Project Management Intern

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POSITION OVERVIEW


Westminster offers a variety of Summer School courses for rising sixth through twelfth graders. Middle School students take classes to build academic skills, have an enrichment experience, or transition to Middle School. Upper School students generally choose to attend Summer School for forward credit or academic enrichment. Most interns primarily work in the Middle School, but they may also work with Upper School students, as needed.

 

Supervisor: The Director of Facilities and the Project Manager

Supervisory Responsibilities:  None

Position Status:  Stipend, non-exempt, part-time, seasonal

Hours of Work:  As scheduled with hours falling on Monday - Friday between 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. This is a 3-month assignment.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Assisting Project Management Team with capital projects


  • Coordinates various vendors and subcontractors to obtain quotes.
  • Prepares vendor quotes for approval and decision-making process.
  • Assists in creating project scopes.
  • Supervises and directing vendors and subcontractors as part of the project management support responsibility.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITY:  Supporting the utilities audit project


  • Inventories all the meters for all campus utilities (gas, water, and electric).
  • Audits each location and the corresponding utility bill.
  • Creates usage and performance reports.
  • Develops graphical representation for each meter for quick access and use.


ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITY:  Assisting with asset management & inventory project


  • Inventories facilities equipment and input into CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System). Facilities equipment will include HVAC equipment, Fire / Life Safety equipment, Foodservice equipment and etc.
  • Assists in creating maintenance schedules based on input assets.

 

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Manages and updates campus FCA(Facilities Condition Assessment) database.
  • Assists with coordination of summer MACs (Moves, Adds & Changes) for faculty and staff.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS


  • Working towards a degree in a field related to Facilities, Construction and/or Project Management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Excel and Word, G Suite)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail


PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; 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; and taste or smell.  The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 100 pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Ability to walk over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; engage in moderately strenuous physical activity both indoors and out; sitting and standing for long periods of time is also required.


 

TRAVEL


Travel if, necessary, will be primarily local and during the regular business day.  


 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT


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

 

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

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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