Current EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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  • Associate Director of Admissions

    Reports To: Admissions Director
    Position Purpose: Manage the Admissions Office
     
    The Associate Director of Admissions is responsible for supporting the Director of Admissions in initiating and maintaining accurate and complete student admission records, communicating with new families to educate them about the school and lead them through the admissions process providing them with the support they need to feel welcomed into the Shorecrest community and assist them in transitioning to their applicable school.

    Responsibilities:
    • Establish, track and maintain accurate and complete applicant records in the Admissions software files of FileMaker Pro designed by InResonance. This includes but is not limited to the following applications: Portal, PWS, Financial Aid, and SFO
    • Filtering and qualifying inquiries to determine appropriate level of follow-up
    • Work with Marketing/Communications to develop print and digital communications and in-person events to cultivate prospective families
    • Demonstrate strong customer service skills
      • Coordinate tours for qualified candidates
      • Arrange classroom visits and “shadowing” days
      • Greet visitors and escort to and from classrooms
    • Work with the Admissions Director to coordinate the enrollment management process that includes both re-enrollment and new applicants
    • Forecast/project enrollment for the school
    • Manage and maintain the financial aid records within InResonance and work with the Business Office to reconcile to SSS by NAIS.
    • Work with IT Operations to create, maintain and analyze internal Admissions trend reports.
    • Review and analyze reports from numerous sources (SSATB, InResonance, NAIS DASL etc.) to assist the Director, Administration and the Board in making well informed strategic enrollment decisions to ensure schoolwide mission goals are being met
    • Maintain and update admissions materials and outgoing correspondence
    • Provide data to various reporting agencies (Ex. NAIS, FLDOE), as requested
    • Assist the Director in building and monitoring the Admissions budget
    • Be versed in the various programs/courses offered in each school Division
    • Respond to telephone calls, email inquiries and “walk-in” visitors inquiring about the school.
    • Communicate regularly with new families via email, phone, mail, etc.
    • Schedule and conduct campus tours
    • Communicate with families and with applicant schools to document all communications in Admissions records
    • Help new families transition to the school and community
    • Assist with various on and off campus Admissions events
    • Manage Admissions related volunteer programs such as the Parent and Student Ambassador Programs
    • Perform other duties as requested by the Director of Admissions
    Qualifications:
    • Bachelors degree preferably in marketing or finance
    • Minimum of three years experience in an Admissions Department using database management/analytic tools
    • Experience working in FileMaker Pro is preferred
    • Must demonstrate high level of competency with MS Office products and internet
    • Communicate effectively with all constituents in a school environment
    • Knowledge of email marketing and social media strategy is preferred
    Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
    • Lift up to 30 lbs (storage boxes, event materials, supplies)
    • Work in standard office conditions and climate
    • Sit for long periods of time at a computer
    • Frequent walks on a campus of Shorecrest's size
    Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and a list of at least three references to Dr. Jean Spencer-Carnes, Director of Admissions: jcarnes@shorecrest.org
  • Upper School French/Spanish Teacher

    Shorecrest is seeking an accomplished and innovative Upper School (grades 9-12) French teacher with strong credentials in French and teaching proficiency in Spanish and/or global elective offerings. The position entails full responsibility for five class sections that will likely include a mix of three sections of French and two sections either of lower level Spanish or global electives. Shorecrest teachers also act as academic advisors to 10-12 students each year.

    EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:
    • At least 3 years high school teaching experience.
    • Native or near-native French proficiency; ability to teach all levels of French.
    • Ability to teach introductory Spanish.
    • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.
    • Collaborative and engaged member of the faculty who is committed to students and to teacher growth.
    • Enthusiasm for embracing the independent school model of mentoring, advising and supporting students outside of the classroom.
    Founded in 1923, Shorecrest is one of the oldest independent schools in Florida serving approximately 950 students from PK to Grade 12. Last year, more than 60% 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.

    Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume and a list of at least three references to Fatima Morlando, Upper School Administrative Assistant at fmorlando@shorecrest.org.
  • Advancement Office Summer Internship

    The Shorecrest Advancement and Alumni Office seeks a short-term intern, to work up to 30 hours per week beginning immediately and through the summer. The Advancement Office of Shorecrest facilitates all charitable giving to the school as well as communications and engagement with nearly 3,000 Shorecrest Alumni. This internship is an opportunity to work collaboratively with the Advancement and Alumni Office staff to further the mission of the school. Preference is given to an alumnus of Shorecrest.

    Essential Functions
    • Updates the Shorecrest donor database, Raiser's Edge
    • Support social media, including Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter
    • Updates the Alumni webpage
    • Reaches out to Alumni to update contact and activity information
    • Researches and helps develop Alumni Annual Fund Appeals
    • Copies and edits various publications as needed
    • Other duties assigned
    Qualifications
    • Well organized
    • Exceptional people skills
    • Phone etiquette and professional personal presentation
    • Ability to communicate effectively with co workers and Alumni
    • Ability to manage and retain confidential information
    • Proven proficiency in database applications, Word, Excel and Internet
    • Ability to use basic office equipment
    • High school diploma or GED preferred
    Physical Requirements and Work Environment
    • Regularly sit, talk, hear and interact with students, parents, staff and visitors. 
    • Lift up to 30 lbs.
    • Regularly use close and distant vision.
    • Work at a desk and computer screen for extended periods of time.
    • Turn, bend, reach and occasionally use a ladder.
    • Work in a traditional climate controlled office environment.  
    How To Apply
    Please send a cover letter and resume c/o: Adrianne Finley Odell, Assistant Head of School at afinleyodell@shorecrest.org.

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 and the Florida Kindergarten Council. 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: employment@shorecrest.org

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.

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 preschool through high school, located in St. Petersburg, Florida.