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Faculty Positions for 2014-2015:

Counselor

  The preferred candidate will have an MSW and LPC credentials.  Ideally the individual will have had significant experience working in a school setting with parents and with adolescent girls.   This is a full time academic faculty position, with some nights and occasional weekend activities.  Candidates should be able to speak in front of groups, interact effectively with parents and faculty,  and be able to develop a positive rapport with students.  Please email cover letter and resume to Dr. Diane Cooper at dcooper@stjosephacademy.org. No phone calls please.

History

The preferred candidate will have a degree in history and must be certified to teach in Missouri, or able to obtain that certification before the start of the school year.  Preference will be given to the candidate who has an advanced degree and/or teaching experience.  The position may be full-time or it may be part-time academic faculty position, depending on the skills of the candidate and the needs of the school.  Candidates should be knowledgeable about  various content areas, and be able to interact effectively with parents and faculty, as well as being able to develop a positive rapport with students.  The ability to coach or to direct extracurricular clubs or programs is a plus.  If interested in being considered for this position, please email an introductory letter and a resume to  Dr. Diane Cooper at dcooper@stjosephacademy.org.  No phone calls, please.

Instrumental Music

Part-time in a new program. One period per day from 7:00-7:50am, two days/week before regular classes begin. Small orchestral ensemble and helping it grow. Prior experience preferred. Please email cover letter and resume to Dr. Diane Cooper at dcooper@stjosephacademy.org. No phone calls please.

Spanish

Experience teaching using immersion pedagogies through ACTFL standards. Native or near native fluency preferred. Experience in 1:1 laptop environment. Includes ACC 1818 Spanish courses. Previous Experience/MA Spanish. Please email cover letter and resume to Dr. Diane Cooper at dcooper@stjosephacademy.org. No phone calls please.

Math

St. Joseph's Academy is seeking a full-time mathematics teacher for grades 9 through 12. The position requires that the teacher is qualified and able to teach all levels of high school mathematics from Algebra I to Calculus. The applicant should have at least a BA in Mathematics or Secondary Mathematics Education. Experience is preferred.  Preference will be given to applicants with an MA or M.Ed. and teaching certification. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and educational level.  Please email cover letter and resume to Dr. Diane Cooper at dcooper@stjosephacademy.org. No phone calls please.

Theology

The preferred candidate will have a master’s degree in theological studies from an accredited Catholic university or seminary, and recent experience teaching at the high school level.    Evidence of skills in teaching will be expected.  This position is a full time academic faculty position.  Candidates should be knowledgeable about  various content areas, and be able to interact effectively with parents and faculty, as well as being able to develop a positive rapport with students.  The ability to coach or to direct extracurricular clubs or programs is a plus.  If interested in being considered for this position, please email an introductory letter and a resume to Dr. Diane Cooper at dcooper@stjosephacademy.org.  No phone calls, please.

 

OTHER POSITION OPENINGS:

Dance Team Coach

ST. JOSEPH’S ACADEMY IS SEEKING AN EXPERIENCED DANCE TEAM COACH FOR THE 2014-2015 SCHOOL YEAR.  THE SEASON WILL RUN FROM AUGUST UNTIL MARCH.   PLEASE CONTACT ATHLETIC DIRECTOR, MAUREEN MCVEY AT mmcvey@stjosephacademy.org  IF INTERESTED. 

Development Specialist

The Development Specialist is responsible for seeking participation among volunteers to foster programs and events that elevates fundraising that aligns with the mission and goals of the Academy. Reports to the Director of Development and is an integral part of the Advancement team.

Job Responsibilities:
• Acts as a parent liaison with Mothers’ Club and Fathers’ Club members to partner and assist with special events and fundraising initiatives throughout the year
• Coordinate and execute the “Evening With The Angels” auction and “Celebration at Sunset” golf tournament – the school’s two largest annual fundraising events
• Develops, manages and motivates volunteers to assist in event planning and implementation
• Cultivates and solicits new and recurring sponsors for large events
• Activates a culture of philanthropy through fundraising programs and events or creative activities; including with students
• Works to plan annual events to concur with the school calendar
• Collaborates with Advancement department team to activate parent fundraising relative to annual fund and other initiatives
• Accountable for events costs and budget management

Other Skills:
• Four years or more experience in fundraising, development, marketing or project management
• Possess excellent written communication, interpersonal and public speaking skills
• Demonstrates ability to implement programs and events, along with a talent for motivating volunteers
• Demonstrates strong event planning and organizational skills
• Shows flexibility and initiative, as well as the ability to achieve independent goals, combined with the skills for thriving in a team environment to meet Academy goals
• High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information
• Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines
• Available to work events that are held during the evenings or weekends as needed
• Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications fundraising or related field
• Proficient with Microsoft Office products, Raiser’s Edge or fundraising software
Please submit a cover letter and resume to eruma@stjosephacademy.org by April 11, 2014


Alumnae Relations Specialist

Position Overview:
The Alumnae Relations Specialist is responsible for creating, planning and implementing programs, outreach and events that engage St. Joseph’s Academy alumnae with the mission and goals of the Academy.

Serving as an ambassador, this position is charged with seeking participation among alumnae to foster programs and develop pathways for alumnae participation with current students that advance the goals of the Academy. Works to create awareness and engagement via special events, print publications, social media and electronic communication. Partners with Development colleagues to advance alumnae stewardship and annual class giving. The Alumnae Relations Officer reports to the Director of Development and is an integral part of the Advancement team.

Job Responsibilities:
• Works closely with Director of Development to foster alumnae engagement through each decade. Plan, implement and promote alumnae programs that support the strategic plan.
• Acts as a liaison and administrator for alumnae volunteer groups and class representatives
• Coordinates on-campus reunion activities and special events
• Creates and manages a communication outreach plan via all social media outlets
• Collaborates with database administrator to ensure accurate and complete alumnae records are captured via outreach and at events.
• Establishes and builds relationships with a wide range of alumnae, locally and regionally; maintains regular communication with alumnae via direct contact, Alumnae web pages, and print publications
• Educates graduating seniors about alumnae benefits and engages them in programs
• Manages existing and/or additional Alumnae programs, services and communications
• Raises funds for select special projects and events in collaboration with Development colleagues
• Represent St. Joseph’s Academy in larger community and network of fundraising professionals
• Ensures the mission and core values are incorporated in the duties & responsiblities of position

Other Skills:
• Four years or more experience in alumnae relations, development or marketing
• Excellent written communication, interpersonal and public speaking skills
• Demonstrates the ability to incorporate data, strategize, build and implement programs and activities
• Demonstrates flexibility and initiative, as well as the ability to work independently, combined with the skills for thriving in a team environment to achieve Academy goals
• High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information
• Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines
• Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed for special events
• Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications or related field
• Proficient with Microsoft Office products; Raiser’s Edge experience a plus
• St. Joseph’s Academy alumnae welcome

Please submit a cover letter and resume to ldecker@stjosephacademy.org by April 11, 2014

 

Full-time Groundskeeper

Prestigious private college-prep school requires a full time groundskeeper and maintenance support with a minimum of 3 years experience.

Essential job duties include:
• Routine landscape maintenance such as cutting grass, controlling weeds, trimming vegetation, caring for plants, trees and shrubs;
• Remove snow and ice;
• Operate, repair, and maintain the grounds maintenance equipment;
• Abide by all safety regulations;
• Prepare grounds and athletic fields for events;
• Move heavy objects and equipment as needed;
• Perform preventative maintenance on gutters and complete other minor outside building upkeep projects;
• Assist the building technician as needed including room set up and mechanical repairs.

Position requires knowledge of and demonstrated experience with:
• Tractors, mowers, weed eaters, and other power tools;
• Plant fertilizers and other chemicals;
• Requires frequent lifting with the ability to lift 50 pounds;
• Standing for long periods of time;
• Climbing ladders;
• Safety practices and procedures.

Qualifications:
• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Valid driver’s license
• Must be able to pass a comprehensive background check
• Certifications in electrical, plumbing, or hvac a plus.

Work schedule is linked to school calendar, with some evening, early morning and weekend work.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to eruma@stjosephacademy.org by
April 7, 2014.

 

 

St. Joseph’s Academy is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals, consistent with federal, state, and local Equal Employment Opportunity law. St. Joseph’s Academy will not discriminate against any qualified employee or job applicant with respect to any terms, privileges, or conditions of employment on the basis of physical or mental disability. The school will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, provided that the individual is otherwise qualified to perform the essential functions of the job and unless doing so will result in any undue hardship on the school. These policies apply to all phases of the employment relationship, including hiring, job assignment, compensation, promotion, transferring, discipline, reduction in force, termination, and access to benefits and training.

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