Coed, independent, PK3-12th grade school in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Current EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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  • Lower School Receptionist

    The Lower School is seeking a receptionist who is good humored, warm, patient, hardworking, and professional. The position requires someone with strong interpersonal, organizational and writing skills, as well as the ability to multitask. The ideal candidate has experience working in an office or school setting. This is the perfect position for someone who enjoys helping people and being part of a dynamic learning community. Work hours are 7:30am to 4pm, Monday - Friday, eleven months, starting in November 2020. 

    Essential Functions
    • Operates the Lower School phone system; answers all calls in a courteous manner, answers questions or directs calls to the appropriate party, takes messages and provides information and assistance to callers
    • Professionally greets and assists staff, parents, students, prospective students/parents and visitors; answers questions for staff, parents, students and others, making sure they feel welcome, giving directions, making sure they wear ID badges and that they meet with the appropriate personnel, assisting students with notes and forms.
    • Maintain daily sign in/out sheet for students and maintains/updates attendance reports
    • Responsible for implementing and supporting emergency procedures
    • Sorts and distributes incoming mail; prepares outgoing mail 
    • Assists with document preparation and other office duties as directed  
    • Communicates end of day transportation and any changes to teachers involved 
    • Assists with coordination of field trips
    • Maintains the office appearance – updating and organizing bulletin boards, bookcases, shelves and front desk
    • Runs copies as requested by faculty and staff and assists faculty with classroom copies
    • Liaison with Student/Community Association, hot lunch program, school offices, maintenance
    • Relief for school nurse - helping with minor first aid
    • Keeps accurate records of daily changes for students attending Extended Day/carline
    • Cover lunch duty and temporary coverage for a teacher if needed
    • Assists with coordination of After School Extracurricular Activities – including registration, all communications, liaison between activity directors and parents
    • Updates online summer information packets for distribution, updates online Faculty Notebooks and updates Student Handbooks for publication
    • Collection and dissemination of all information and forms to do with special events such as Grandparents Day, Poetry in the Park, and Holiday Gift Drive
    • May perform other duties assigned by the Head of the Lower School, such as covering a class for short periods of time

    Qualifications
    • High school diploma or GED and a minimum of six months previous experience in an equivalent position or equivalent amount of relevant training and experience
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding and to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form. Ability to ascertain which people may need immediate assistance and to act accordingly
    • Must demonstrate competency with basic microsoft office and word processing applications
    • Ability to use basic office equipment
    • Ability to communicate effectively with all constituents in a school environment
    • Committed to inclusion and issues of social justice and equity

    Physical Requirements and Work Environment
    • Able to work in a highly involved and busy environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines and a varied and diverse array of contacts
    • Regularly sit, talk, move quickly in case of emergencies, hear and visually intercept visitors  
    • Be able to occasionally lift up to 30 lbs. 
    • Regularly use close and distance 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

    Please send a resume and a letter of interest addressed to Marcia Johnston to: MJohnston@Shorecrest.org.

    NON-DISCRIMINATION NOTICE
    Shorecrest acknowledges its obligation to prohibit discrimination, harassment, or retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin sex, citizenship status, genetic information, handicap or disability in admissions, access, employment, tuition assistance, educational policies, or other school administered student and employee programs and activities. Questions regarding the School’s compliance with the application and administration of the School’s nondiscrimination policies should be directed to Kristine Grant, Head of Middle School, 5101 First Street Northeast, St. Petersburg, Florida 33703, 727-522-2111, kgrant@shorecrest.org or to the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) or to the SBA. Please refer to the School’s Non-Discrimination Compliance Policy on the School’s website for information on how to file complaints with OCR or the SBA.

    Shorecrest is a designated drug-free workplace. Shorecrest participates in E-Verify.
  • School Bus Driver – Part Time

    The School Bus Driver performs driving duties for the school in accordance with the laws and regulations of the state and the policies and procedures of the school.

    Essential Functions

    Drive a school bus over designated routes in accordance with specified time schedules and in accordance with the regulations and laws related to pupil transportation. Transport students and teachers on athletic and educational field trips.
    • Maintain the school bus in a safe operating condition through prescribed daily vehicle inspections; report mechanical defects and malfunctions to appropriate personnel
    • Maintain the school bus in clean condition, including floors, seats, interior windows, and dash area. Empty trash receptacle when needed especially if food debris is present.
    • Maintain student order and discipline on school buses; discipline disruptive children according to established procedures and guidelines; cite students for behavior infractions; communicate behavior issues as required by school policy
    • Maintain current knowledge of emergency evacuation procedures and techniques
    • Report incidents which affect the safety of students and the operation of the school bus
    • Comply with all Shorecrest policies, procedures and Handbooks
    • Perform any other duties as required by the Facilities Director or designate
    • Secure vehicles including closing all windows after each use
    Qualifications
    • High school diploma or GED required, supplemented by a minimum of six months previous school bus driving experience or vocational training
    • Requires successful completion of employment background screening and verification
    • Valid state school bus driver license, CDL class B preferred
    • The ability to take charge but deal professionally and calmly in emergency situations
    • The ability to work effectively with employees, students, parents, school administration and local law enforcement representatives
    • Valid first aid certificate
    • Drivers must pass an annual physical exam specific for school bus driving (by a Bayfront Convenient Care Clinic or approved medical doctor)
    • Proficient in using Gmail and department specific technology
    • Committed to inclusion and issues of social justice and equity
    • Must be able to work early morning through afternoons & some weekends
    Physical Requirements and Work Environment
    • Drivers will be exposed to seasonal heat and cold or adverse weather, while driving school buses, loading and unloading children, controlling traffic and inspecting equipment
    • Drivers will be exposed to fumes, dust, odors, petroleum products and ambient noise daily
    • Drivers must be able to deal with stress from driving in difficult traffic environments, interacting with dissatisfied or abusive individuals in a positive manner
    • Deal with exposure to blood borne pathogens
    • Exert 50 pounds of force frequently to lift, carry, push, and pull or otherwise move objects
    • Stoop, climb, stand for long periods of time and perform physical labor, physical mobility and stamina to participate in activities which may be strenuous
    Interested parties should fax a resume to 727-346-1803 or email resume to employment_maint@shorecrest.org.

    NON-DISCRIMINATION NOTICE
    Shorecrest acknowledges its obligation to prohibit discrimination, harassment, or retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin sex, citizenship status, genetic information, handicap or disability in admissions, access, employment, tuition assistance, educational policies, or other school administered student and employee programs and activities. Questions regarding the School’s compliance with the application and administration of the School’s nondiscrimination policies should be directed to Kristine Grant, Head of Middle School, 5101 First Street Northeast, St. Petersburg, Florida 33703, 727-522-2111, kgrant@shorecrest.org or to the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) or to the SBA. Please refer to the School’s Non-Discrimination Compliance Policy on the School’s website for information on how to file complaints with OCR or the SBA.

    Shorecrest is a designated drug-free workplace. Shorecrest participates in E-Verify.
  • Middle School Substitute Teacher (Grades 5-8)

    Middle School Substitute Teachers are responsible for operating a class in the absence of the regular teacher.

    Essential Functions
    • Maintains a discipline and classroom control that fosters a safe and positive environment for all students and staff in accordance with school policies
    • Implements lesson plans, while ensuring the integrity of academic time and in a manner which motivates students to learn and participate
    • Organizes students for effective instruction
    • Takes attendance and documents progress for the regular classroom teacher
    • Collects and places students' papers in regular teacher's desk
    • Complies with and supports school regulations and policies
    • Performs other related duties as assigned by the school head
    Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree or post graduate work in subject matter and/or counseling preferred
    • Proficient in Mac (Apple) products and instructional web based tools
    • Some teaching and/or administrative experience and familiarity with an independent school environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
    • Demonstrated leadership and facilitative skills
    • Ability to use basic office equipment
    • Committed to inclusion and issues of social justice and equity 
    Physical Requirements and Work Environment
    • Works in a very involved and busy 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
    • Be able to occasionally lift up to 20 lbs
    • Possibly spend time on floor
    • Monitor children in all settings, including classroom, outside activities, library, etc.
    • Work primarily in a traditional climate controlled office environment
    • Work intermittently in outside weather conditions, including extreme heat and cold 
    Interested Candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Kristine Grant, Head of Middle School, at kgrant@shorecrest.org.

    NON-DISCRIMINATION NOTICE
    Shorecrest acknowledges its obligation to prohibit discrimination, harassment, or retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin sex, citizenship status, genetic information, handicap or disability in admissions, access, employment, tuition assistance, educational policies, or other school administered student and employee programs and activities. Questions regarding the School’s compliance with the application and administration of the School’s nondiscrimination policies should be directed to Kristine Grant, Head of Middle School, 5101 First Street Northeast, St. Petersburg, Florida 33703, 727-522-2111, kgrant@shorecrest.org or to the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) or to the SBA. Please refer to the School’s Non-Discrimination Compliance Policy on the School’s website for information on how to file complaints with OCR or the SBA.

    Shorecrest is a designated drug-free workplace. Shorecrest participates in E-Verify.
  • Upper School 9th-12th Grade Substitute Teacher

    The Substitute Teacher is responsible for operating a class in the absence of the regular teacher 


    Essential Functions
    • Maintains a discipline and classroom control that fosters a safe and positive environment for all students and staff in accordance with school policies
    • Implements lesson plans, while ensuring the integrity of academic time and in a manner which motivates students to learn and participate 
    • Organizes students for effective instruction
    • Takes attendance and documents progress for the regular classroom teacher
    • Collects and places students' papers in regular teacher's desk
    • Complies with and supports school regulations and policies
    • Performs other related duties as assigned by the school head

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree or post graduate work in subject matter and/or counseling preferred
    • Proficient in Mac (Apple) products and instructional web based tools
    • Some teaching and/or administrative experience and familiarity with an independent school environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
    • Demonstrated leadership and facilitative skills
    • Ability to use basic office equipment
    • Committed to inclusion and issues of social justice and equity 

    Physical Requirements and Work Environment
    • Works in a very involved and busy 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 
    • Be able to occasionally lift up to 20 lbs
    • Possibly spend time on floor or child size furniture
    • Monitor children in all settings, including classroom, outside activities, library etc
    • Work primarily in a traditional climate controlled office environment
    • Work intermittently in outside weather conditions, including extreme heat and cold 

    Interested Candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Don Paige, Upper School Head at dpaige@shorecrest.org.



    NON-DISCRIMINATION NOTICE
    Shorecrest acknowledges its obligation to prohibit discrimination, harassment, or retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin sex, citizenship status, genetic information, handicap or disability in admissions, access, employment, tuition assistance, educational policies, or other school administered student and employee programs and activities. Questions regarding the School’s compliance with the application and administration of the School’s nondiscrimination policies should be directed to Kristine Grant, Head of Middle School, 5101 First Street Northeast, St. Petersburg, Florida 33703, 727-522-2111, kgrant@shorecrest.org or to the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) or to the SBA. Please refer to the School’s Non-Discrimination Compliance Policy on the School’s website for information on how to file complaints with OCR or the SBA.

    Shorecrest is a designated drug-free workplace.
    Shorecrest participates in E-Verify.
  • Preschool Substitute Teacher

    Substitute Teacher Aides in The Experiential School of Tampa Bay are responsible for assisting in the implementation of the daily program under the direction of the teacher.

    The Experiential School (ages 3-5) is looking to develop its pool of substitute teachers. The Experiential School believes in a child-centered, progressive philosophy of teaching and learning that values children’s interests, ideas, strengths and uniqueness. Experiential School students are capable, curious, active and engaged thinkers and doers who learn through inquiry, exploration, discovery and play. In our learning community, Alpha and Junior Kindergarten students learn through interactions with people, environments, materials and experiences that are student-directed and teacher-guided. As such, it is important that our substitute teachers embrace these same values and philosophy of teaching.

    Shorecrest prefers that our substitutes have a bachelor's degree. Experience teaching 3, 4, and 5-year old children is beneficial.
     

    Essential Functions
    • Set up interest centers and preparing needed materials and supplies
    • Supervise the classroom when the teacher is out of the room
    • Help with general housekeeping and kitchen tasks
    • Supervise outside playground activities
    • Follow directions given by head teacher or immediate supervisor
    • Work with children in large and small groups and individually
    • Provide classroom & playground coverage for teachers as needed
    • perform other related duties assigned by the Classroom Teacher 

    Qualifications
    • High school degree or GED , Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • DCF 40 hour introductory child care training preferred
    • Interest in children in an educational setting
    • Good verbal skills with students, colleagues and parents
    • Demonstrated organizational skills
    • Able to use basic office equipment 
    • Proficient in technology and web based tools 
    • Committed to inclusion and issues of social justice and equity 

    Physical Requirements and Work Environment
    • Works in a highly involved and busy 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
    • Be able to occasionally lift up to 30 lbs 
    • Spend time sitting on floor or child size furniture
    • Monitor children in classroom, playground, library, and other school areas
    • Be able to come in contact with children who are ill/ contagious
    • Work primarily in a traditional climate controlled classroom environment
    • Work intermittently in outside weather conditions, including extreme heat and cold
    NON-DISCRIMINATION NOTICE 
    Shorecrest acknowledges its obligation to prohibit discrimination, harassment, or retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin sex, citizenship status, genetic information, handicap or disability in admissions, access, employment, tuition assistance, educational policies, or other school administered student and employee programs and activities. Questions regarding the School’s compliance with the application and administration of the School’s nondiscrimination policies should be directed to Kristine Grant, Head of Middle School, 5101 First Street Northeast, St. Petersburg, Florida 33703, (727)-522-2111, kgrant@shorecrest.org or to the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) or to the SBA. Please refer to the School’s Non-Discrimination Compliance Policy on the School’s website for information on how to file complaints with OCR or the SBA. 

    Shorecrest is a designated drug-free workplace.
    Shorecrest participates in E-Verify.

    If you are interested in subbing in the Experiential School, please fill out the online application. You may also e-mail your resume to Nikki Kemp, Administrative Assistant of The Experiential School of Tampa Bay: nkemp@shorecrest.org
  • Kindergarten-4th Grade Teacher - Possible Opening

    Shorecrest Preparatory School, a PK-12 independent school in St. Petersburg, Florida, is accepting applications for a highly motivated, creative, tech savvy, intellectually engaged classroom teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.

    The school’s approach to teaching strikes a balance between the progressive and the pragmatic, developing lifelong learners who excel not only in colleges and universities, but also in their professional and personal adult lives. The School is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community of faculty, staff and families; Shorecrest seeks applications from candidates who will contribute to an atmosphere in which all are valued and supported.

    The ideal candidate is a progressive and passionate educator. They have the desire to work in an innovative professional learning community, are enthusiastic about teaching and learning, and are current with best practices. Candidates must be willing to collaborate with faculty and families, be flexible in order to meet the needs of the school community, and committed to the school’s vision, educational approach, and strategic plan (To review the Shorecrest Strategic Plan, please visit https://www.shorecrest.org/about-us/mission). 


    Essential Functions
    • Experienced and confident using a wide variety of technology tools for teaching students online
    • Commitment to tenets of progressive education
    • Plan and facilitate effective, differentiated lessons and in-depth investigations in reading, writing, handwriting, word study, math, science, and social studies
    • Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate, and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play
    • Assess student learning on an ongoing basis and use this information to inform instruction
    • Co-plan with teaching colleagues. Work in a cooperative manner with teachers across the school
    • Collaborate with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of Lower School programs
    • Foster a classroom environment where students feel comfortable to take risks, make mistakes, and be curious
    • Practice thoughtful, respectful, and effective classroom management techniques which support active learning and promote responsibility, self-management, and positive relationships
    • Work in partnership with students and their families
    • Maintain frequent contact with families including blog posts, emails, meetings, and informal conversations
    • Write progress reports and participate in parent/teacher conferences
    • Attend all faculty and community meetings
    • Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops in order to maintain and improve professional competence
    • Supervise students during recess and other non-class times
    • Develop, plan, and supervise off-campus field experiences
    • Participate fully in the life of the school
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Lower School Head

    Additional Selection Criteria for Prospective Teachers
    • Embraces implementing a multicultural classroom and a social emotional curriculum
    • Commitment to inclusion and issues of social justice and equity
    • Experienced teaching reading and writing workshop  
    • Experience with inquiry project-based teaching and learning
    • Draws from constructivist theories of teaching and learning; student-centered
    • Skilled with the use of formative and summative assessments
    • Demonstrates strong written, verbal, and organizational skills
    • Knows and applies knowledge of current professional literature
    • Experience with flexible, creative, and aesthetically pleasing classroom design
    • Willing to contribute regularly to school community activities
    • Proficient with using technology 
    Master's degree is preferred. Interested candidates should submit a resume, letter of interest, educational philosophy and contact information for three references to Mrs. Melissa Lotz at MLotz@shorecrest.org by October 1, 2020.


    NON-DISCRIMINATION NOTICE

    Shorecrest acknowledges its obligation to prohibit discrimination, harassment, or retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin sex, citizenship status, genetic information, handicap or disability in admissions, access, employment, tuition assistance, educational policies, or other school administered student and employee programs and activities. Questions regarding the School’s compliance with the application and administration of the School’s nondiscrimination policies should be directed to Kristine Grant, Head of Middle School, 5101 First Street Northeast, St. Petersburg, Florida 33703, 727-522-2111, kgrant@shorecrest.org or to the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) or to the SBA. Please refer to the School’s Non-Discrimination Compliance Policy on the School’s website for information on how to file complaints with OCR or the SBA.

    Shorecrest is a designated drug-free workplace. Shorecrest participates in E-Verify.
     
  • Lower School K-4th Grade Substitute Teachers

    The Lower School (grades K-4) is always looking to develop its pool of substitute teachers. The Lower School embraces a child-centered, progressive philosophy of teaching and learning. Students are viewed as active participants in their learning. They learn to read by reading great books and to write by writing and studying the craft of writing. Students engage in hands-on math investigations and in-depth projects. We believe social and emotional learning goes hand-in-hand with the academic curriculum. We live our mission and core values of respect, responsibility, integrity, compassion, and the pursuit of knowledge. As such, it is important that our substitute teachers embrace these same values and philosophy of teaching. Shorecrest requires that our substitutes have a bachelor's degree. The ideal candidate is a warm, experienced and passionate educator/professional. 

    Substitute teachers will be required to wear a mask and to complete a health attestation form when subbing.

    Criteria:
    • Experience teaching
    • Proficient with using technology
    • Student-centered
    • Able to lead daily community morning meetings and teach grade level: reading and writing workshop, word study, and math investigations. 
    • Creative and interested in guiding inquiry project-based learning grounded in science and social studies
    • Demonstrates strong written, verbal, and organizational skills
    • Willing to do other duties as assigned by the Head of Lower School

    Interested candidates should submit a resume and contact LBianco@Shorecrest.org
    by September 1.

    NON-DISCRIMINATION NOTICE
    Shorecrest acknowledges its obligation to prohibit discrimination, harassment, or retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin sex, citizenship status, genetic information, handicap or disability in admissions, access, employment, tuition assistance, educational policies, or other school administered student and employee programs and activities. Questions regarding the School’s compliance with the application and administration of the School’s nondiscrimination policies should be directed to Kristine Grant, Head of Middle School, 5101 First Street Northeast, St. Petersburg, Florida 33703, 727-522-2111, kgrant@shorecrest.org or to the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) or to the SBA. Please refer to the School’s Non-Discrimination Compliance Policy on the School’s website for information on how to file complaints with OCR or the SBA.

    Shorecrest is a designated drug-free workplace.
    Shorecrest participates in E-Verify.
  • Extended Day / After Care Worker – Part Time

    The Extended Day Worker is responsible for supervising students in the Extended Day program and assisting in the operation of Extended Day.

    Essential Functions
    • Set up interest centers and prepare needed materials and supplies
    • Take attendance at beginning of extended day program and keep attendance current as children leave
    • Greet parents as they sign out their children
    • Help with general housekeeping and kitchen tasks
    • Serve snack and keep Director informed of supplies needed 
    • Attend all staff meetings and recommended training programs and conferences
    • Supervise homework and indoor activities as well as outside playground activities
    • Follow directions given by the Dir. of Auxiliary Programs  
    Qualifications
    • High school degree or GED 
    • Degree in education or working towards a degree in education preferred
    • DCF Certification preferred
    • Experience working with school age children
    • Interest in children in an educational setting
    • Good verbal skills with students, colleagues and parents
    • Demonstrated organizational skills
    • Able to use basic office equipment, technology and web based tools
    • Committed to inclusion and issues of social justice and equity
    • For those working with 3-5 year old groups - 40 clock hours required by the PCLB preferred, At least 6 semester hours of college credits with passing grades in early childhood education, elementary education, physical education activities for children, guidance, recreation, child group and development OR completed a Child Development Associate credentialing program preferred.
    Physical Requirements and Work Environment
    • Work in a highly involved environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines and a varied and diverse array of contacts
    • Be able to occasionally lift up to 40 lbs
    • Able to get down to the child’s level
    • Monitor children in classroom, playground, and other school areas
    • Be able to come in contact with children who are ill/ contagious
    • Work primarily in a traditional climate controlled CLASSROOM environment
    • Work in outside weather conditions, including extreme heat
    Shorecrest is a Drug Free Workplace.
    Shorecrest participates in E-Verify.

    NON-DISCRIMINATION NOTICE
    Shorecrest acknowledges its obligation to prohibit discrimination, harassment, or retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin sex, citizenship status, genetic information, handicap or disability in admissions, access, employment, tuition assistance, educational policies, or other school administered student and employee programs and activities. Questions regarding the School’s compliance with the application and administration of the School’s nondiscrimination policies should be directed to Kristine Grant, Head of Middle School, 5101 First Street Northeast, St. Petersburg, Florida 33703, 727-522-2111, kgrant@shorecrest.org or to the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) or to the SBA. Please refer to the School’s Non-Discrimination Compliance Policy on the School’s website for information on how to file complaints with OCR or the SBA.

    Interested Candidates should send a resume to Shorecrest Auxiliary Programs at auxiliaryprograms@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 and Cognia. Shorecrest is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools and the College Board. 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 February 15 - May 15. It is during this time period that most openings become known and when the School is most active in its recruitment and hiring.
A letter with a resume is sufficient as an initial inquiry. Inquiries should be addressed as follows:
Nancy L. Spencer, Head of School
Shorecrest Preparatory School
5101 First St. NE
St. Petersburg, FL 33703

An Application for Employment may be obtained here. 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 ask 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 daily lunch; group medical, vision and dental insurance; life insurance; and a pension/savings program through TIAA/CREF. There is also a tuition remission and other savings 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.

NON-DISCRIMINATION NOTICE

Shorecrest acknowledges its obligation to prohibit discrimination, harassment, or retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin sex, citizenship status, genetic information, handicap or disability in admissions, access, employment, tuition assistance, educational policies, or other school administered student and employee programs and activities. Questions regarding the School’s compliance with the application and administration of the School’s nondiscrimination policies should be directed to Kristine Grant, Head of Middle School, 5101 First Street Northeast, St. Petersburg, Florida 33703, (727)-522-2111, kgrant@shorecrest.org or to the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) or to the SBA. Please refer to the School’s Non-Discrimination Compliance Policy on the School’s website for information on how to file complaints with OCR or the SBA.

Shorecrest participates in E-Verify.

Shorecrest is a designated drug-free workplace.

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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.