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  • Asst Athletic Director

    Start Date : July 1, 2015
    FLSA Classification: Exempt 
    Position Purpose: Develops an athletic staffing structure to support and drive Shorecrest’s Athletic Mission and Philosophy
    Essential Functions
    • Assists the Athletic Director in FHSAA compliance and Athletic Staffing
    • Develops Athletic Department Policy and Procedures
    • Maintains Budget for the Athletic Department
    • Oversees Lower School Intramural sports program
    • Acts as administrator on duty at sporting events when Athletic Director is not present
    • Acts as in-house substitute for physical education teachers if necessary in Lower, Middle and Upper School
    • Schedules games and events for Athletic teams and department
    • Works with Athletic Director and Booster Club in marketing Athletics to the Shorecrest and local community
    • Produces and coordinates game time music and audio and web streaming of home events
    • Collaborates with Upper School Journalism to staff broadcast teams for Shorecrest sporting events
    • Serves as a liaison between the Athletic Department and Technology, Operations, and Advancement for sporting/special events planning
    • Creates athletic highlights and special event videos to be shown on monitors in the Athletic Center, VIMEO and Ebytes (internal news link). Optimize usage of media and CCTV in Athletic Center.
    • Maintain daily athletic news and updates through social media sites and expand/develop social media outlets already in place (e.g. blog, twitter, etc.).
    • Performs other duties as assigned by Athletic Director.
    • Coaches at least one season.
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • A minimum of five years teaching and coaching experience in an independent school environment
    • Well-rounded knowledge of physical conditioning methods
    • A valid First Aid Certificate from the American Red Cross, including CPR training
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
    • Demonstrated leadership and facilitative skills
    Physical Requirements and Work Environment
    • Works in a highly stressful environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines and a varied and diverse array of contacts.
    • May work at a desk and computer for limited periods of time.
    • May work long hours for extended periods of time.
    • Be able to occasionally lift up to 75 lbs.
    • Works in varied and extreme weather conditions, including extreme heat and cold.
    Reports to Athletic Director. Contact:
  • Technology Support Specialist

    Serves as the first level IT support contact for students, faculty, staff and parents; troubleshoots problems related to desktop systems, laptops, mobile devices, printers and network connectivity; and maintains detailed records for all support work. 

    Date Modified: March 2015
    FLSA Classification: Nonexempt

    Essential Functions
    • Monitor and maintain Shorecrest’s Tech Web online help desk for faculty and staff.
    • Manage the school’s 1:1 iPad program in grades 5-12.
    • Set up and install computers, monitors, printers, scanners and peripherals; relocate existing equipment as necessary.
    • Troubleshoot and repair desktops, laptops, printers, peripherals, cabling and other related devices.  
    • Assist with network security, including building firewalls, maintaining host security, file permissions and file system integrity, and adding and deleting users.
    • Assist technology users in resolving problems associated with ordering, service, and support.
    • Assist in purchasing computers, hardware, and software for the school.
    • Assist in maintenance of inventory database.
    • Perform related technology work as assigned by the Director of Technology. 
    • Ability to clearly communicate technology solutions in a user-friendly, professional manner to all school constituents.  
    • Ability to troubleshoot and define problems and recommend or implement appropriate. solutions.  Must have a sense of urgency and customer service orientation.
    • Strong organization skills. Must be able to keep a thorough electronic log of all projects.
    • Experience with a range of software, hardware, and operating systems including Mac OSX, iOS, Windows, Gmail, Google Docs, Active Directory, FileMaker, Microsoft Office, Apple Configurator, Casper Suite, WordPress and Haiku.
    • Experience with basic networking technologies, IPv4, WiFi, Ethernet.
    • Basic Mac OSX and Windows certification (or willingness to earn certification).
    • Four-year degree within field is preferred. High school diploma and trade school degree, with appropriate certifications will be considered. Minimum of 2 years experience in a similar position or equivalent training and experience. Previous experience in school environment preferred. 
    Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
    • Frequently lift up to 30 lb. of computer equipment.
    • Crawl under or around furniture to install computer equipment.
    • Climb ladders and reach to install computer wiring and perform other tasks.
    • Works in standard office conditions and climate. 
    Reports to: Director of Educational Technology, please contact
  • Upper School Math Teacher

    Start Date:  August 2015
    Shorecrest is seeking an accomplished and innovative Math teacher. The ideal candidate will be comfortable teaching all levels of math, including Advanced Placement. Ideally, the candidate will have independent school teaching experience, a passion for teaching, and a commitment to student learning and development.
    Founded in 1923, Shorecrest is one of the oldest independent day schools in Florida. Last year, 70% of its graduates matriculated to universities outside the state of Florida. Its curriculum is challenging and offers students multiple opportunities for advanced study through its extensive AP program, advanced elective offerings, and an Independent Study option. St. Petersburg is a vibrant and growing city, named as one of the world’s most attractive small cities for art. It has a lively downtown, abuzz with outdoor concerts and markets, and it is within minutes of some of the most beautiful beaches in the country.   
    • At least 5 years experience teaching high school math courses
    • Bachelor’s degree is required; a Master’s or Doctoral degree is preferred.
    • Comfortable using online texts and iPads.
    • Collaborative and engaged member of the faculty who is committed to students and to professional growth.
    • Enthusiasm for embracing the independent school model of mentoring, advising and supporting students outside of the classroom.
    Salary Information:
    Shorecrest uses a banding system that recognizes educational attainment and classroom experience as well as specific contributions to our community. The bands are based on SAIS and NAIS Southeastern compensation standards. Administrative positions are competitive with local and regional independent schools.
    Benefits: Full-time employees are offered major medical, retirement and life insurance. Other benefits are available to suit the personal needs of faculty and staff.
    Tom Dillow, Head of Upper School:
  • School Bus Driver

    Part Time for Athletics and Field Trips.
    Early Morning through afternoon & some weekend availability.
    CDL Class B Preferred
    School Bus & Passenger Endorsements required.

    Fax Resume to: (727) 346-1803

General Information

Shorecrest Preparatory School welcomes applications from local, regional, national, and international candidates. As an independent college preparatory school committed to challenging and supporting each individual student, Shorecrest seeks people with talent, dedication, intelligence, and professionalism. The School seeks diversity in its faculty and administration, just as it does in its student body.

Shorecrest is accredited by the Florida Council of Independent Schools, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the Florida Kindergarten Council, and the National Association of Educators of Young Children. Shorecrest is a member of the Southern Association of Independent Schools and the National Association of Independent Schools. State certification is not required for employment.

Initial Inquiry and Application

Written inquiries are welcome throughout the year. The most effective time to inquire for the following school year, however, is between February 15th and May 15th. It is during this time period that most openings become known and when the School is most active in its recruitment and hiring. Inquiries should be addressed as follows: Michael A. Murphy, Headmaster, Shorecrest Preparatory School, 5101 First St. NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33703. A letter, preferably with a resume, is sufficient as an initial inquiry.

An Application for Employment may be obtained by writing or calling the School. Information on the Application is subject to verification, and applicants are subject to background checks. Letters of recommendation, college transcripts, and other formal documentation are accepted but they are not necessary at this early stage. These will be requested by the School as needed. If you are interested in being placed on a substitute teacher list, please note this on the Application.

Shorecrest's receipt of your completed Application is taken as evidence of your continued interest in employment at the School.

The Application Process

Shorecrest receives a relatively large number of inquiries, and attempts to respond promptly in writing or via e-mail to all candidates. Since some positions require more extensive review, this process may take some time. If a prolonged period of time goes by without communication from the School, do not hesitate to write or call for information about the status of your application. Applications received will be considered for one year. E-mail:

Salary and Benefits

Shorecrest's salary and benefits are regionally competitive. The salary for a given position is set within the School's overall salary schedule with additional consideration for advanced degrees and supplemental responsibilities. The benefits package includes group medical and dental insurance, life insurance, and a pension/savings program through TIAA/CREF. There is also a tuition remission for faculty children.

Shorecrest is committed to the ongoing professional development of its faculty, and significant funding is available to facilitate such continuing education. Whether undertaken during the school year or the summer, continued college course work is eligible for tuition (at current USF tuition rates) and textbook reimbursement provided that the employee earns a minimum "B" in the course. The School also provides generous financial support for faculty to attend conferences and workshops.

Richard Beaton: Working at Shorecrest

Policy of Non-discrimination

Shorecrest Preparatory School welcomes candidates for admission or employment, regardless of age, race, culture, gender, sexual orientation, religion, socio-economic status, national or ethnic origin, and does not discriminate on the basis of any category protected by law in the administration of any of its programs.

Shorecrest is a designated drug-free workplace.

School Information

Shorecrest Preparatory School
5101 First Street Northeast
St Petersburg, FL 33703
Phone: (727) 522-2111  |  Fax: (727) 527-4191

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Shorecrest Preparatory School is a private, non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students Age 3 through Grade 12, located in St. Petersburg, Florida.