List of 5 items.

  • 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
    Reports To: Athletic Director
    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.
    Email application (and resume if desired) to:
  • Campaign Director

    FLSA Classification: Exempt (temporary for duration of the campaign- estimated to be three years)
    Reports to: Assistant Head of School

    The Campaign Director works with campaign volunteers to execute a successful capital campaign, under the guidance and support of the Assistant Head of School.
    Essential Functions
    • Manages the campaign “prospect pipeline” and ensures timely activity and progress toward campaign goals and benchmarks.
    • Creates key campaign communications pieces including, case statement, briefing memos and solicitation scripts, personalized gift proposals, campaign FAQ sheets, campaign newsletters/ e-newsletters, campaign content for Shorecrest’s website and other media, and remarks for campaign events.
    • Conducts research and helps devise strategies on prospective campaign donors.
    • Drafts donor acknowledgements and manages the pledge redemption system.
    • Manages and tracks all volunteer committees and provides support materials (briefing memos, donor research, draft follow-up letters, and meeting materials).
    • Coordinates all campaign meetings and events by managing the scheduling process, creating support materials, and executing follow-up.
    • Provides regular campaign progress reports and periodic updates to campaign volunteers, the Board of Trustees, and other Shorecrest leadership.
    • Maintains the campaign timeline, goals, budget, and revenue projections.
    • Manages campaign donor recognition policies and procedures.
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the Assistant Head of School.
    • B.A. degree in business or related field and a minimum of five years of relevant experience in a non-profit environment. 
    • Ability to communicate effectively with school representatives, parents, students, alumni, donors and representatives from the business community.
    • Ability to think and plan strategically and creatively.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage fundraising programs.
    • Experience in supporting or managing a capital campaign.
    Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
    • Occasionally lift up to 30 pounds.
    • Generally works in standard office conditions and climate.
    • May work in varied extreme outside weather conditions during special activities and fundraising events.
    • 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 extended periods of time.
    Please do not call. Email a resume, cover letter, and at least three references to Adrianne Finley Greenlees, Assistant Head of School, Application deadline May 22, 2015. Position to commence approximately August 2015.
  • Band Director/Orchestra – Instrumental Music Instructor

    Position available: August 2015
    FLSA Classification:  Exempt
    Reports To:  Middle & Upper School Heads
    Build and direct a Beginning Band/Orchestra Program (4th grade, after-school), Intermediate Band/Orchestra Program (Middle School), and Concert Band/Orchestra Program (Upper School); to develop a Jazz and/or Rock Band; to teach AP Music Theory if requested as student elective.
    Essential Functions
    • Instruct and manage an instrumental music program for Middle School (MS) students (grades 5-8) and Upper School (US) students (grades 9-12)
    • Direct an US/MS Concert Band/Orchestra, US Jazz Band and/or Rock Band
    • Develop and implement a plan for an after-school Beginning Band/Orchestra Program for Grade 4
    • Coordinate a Fall and Spring Concert
    • Participate in special events, pep rallies, games
    • Be able to teach Music Theory and AP Music Theory
      • Evaluate and grade students
    • A Bachelor’s degree or post graduate work
    • A minimum of five years experience performing, directing or conducting music
    • A thorough knowledge of musical instruments
    • Excellent verbal and written skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    Physical Requirements and Work Environment
    • Be able to occasionally lift musical instruments and equipment
    • Work primarily in a traditional climate controlled music room environment 
    • Work intermittently in outside weather conditions, including heat and cold
    Email application (and resume if desired) to:
  • After School Childcare Staff

    Supervise preschool and/or elementary school age students after school. Monday-Friday, during school year, 15-20 hours/wk, 2:15-6:00pm and occasional half days when school is not is session.

    Essential Functions
    • Maintain attendance records
    • Serve snack and keep Director informed of supplies needed
    • Set up interest centers and prepare needed materials and supplies.
    • Supervise homework and indoor activities as well as outside playground activities
    • Greet parents as they sign out their children
    • Help with general housekeeping and kitchen tasks
    • Attend all staff meetings and recommended training programs
    • Follow directions given by extended day director
    • Some college preferred
    • Interest in children in an educational setting
    • Positive communication skills with students, colleagues and parents
    • Demonstrated organizational skills
    Reports To: Director of Extended Care. Email application and resume to:
  • 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.