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

Current EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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  • Associate Director of Advancement

    Reports toDirector of Advancement
    Position Purpose: Directs Annual Fund Campaign and Alumni Relations Programming
    FLSA Classification: Exempt

    Essential Functions
    • Directs and manages all Annual Fund and Alumni programs and events
    • Develops and oversees the budgets for the Annual Fund and Alumni Programming
    • Identifies and selects vendors for various programs and projects
    • Leads Alumni Board and Annual Fund committee
    • Provides stewardship and fosters relationships among various constituencies to increase both volunteer participation and financial support
    • Co-Sponsors Student Ambassador Program
    • Liaises with Grandparent Council
    • Supports Director of Advancement in staff management, as needed
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Advancement
    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • A minimum of three years of relevant experience in a nonprofit environment, with a preference for candidates with experience in independent school fundraising
    • Ability to communicate effectively with the Director of Advancement, coworkers, 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
    • Strong computer and analytical skills and excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to work basic office equipment and programs
    • Committed to inclusion and issues of social justice and equity
    Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
    • Occasionally lift up to 20 pounds
    • Generally works in standard office conditions and climate
    • May work in varied extreme outside weather conditions during special activities and fundraising events.
    • May work weekend or evening hours on occasion to support various advancement activities and events.
    • Works in a very busy and highly involved 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
    Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Amy Wiley, Advancement Administrative Assistant at employment_adv@shorecrest.org. Please include “Associate Director of Advancement” in the subject.
  • Head Varsity Baseball Coach

    Shorecrest is seeking an individual who can develop a comprehensive (Middle School, Varsity) baseball program. As the varsity head coach, the candidate should possess strong leadership, communication and organizational skills, as well as a passion to teach and develop student-athletes. Varsity coaching experience is preferred. This is a stipend position independent of any full time positions at Shorecrest.

    Interested applicants should send their resume to Matt Thompson, Assistant Athletic Director, at mthompson@shorecrest.org.
  • Head Varsity Girls Basketball Coach

    Shorecrest is seeking an individual who can develop a comprehensive (Middle School, Varsity) girls basketball program. As the varsity head coach, the candidate should possess strong leadership, communication and organizational skills, as well as a passion to teach and develop student-athletes. Varsity coaching experience is preferred. This is a stipend position independent of any full time positions at Shorecrest.

    Interested applicants should send their resume to Matt Thompson, Assistant Athletic Director, at mthompson@shorecrest.org.
  • Librarian for US & MS – Information Technology Specialist

    Reports To: Upper School Head & Middle School Head

    Position Purpose: Work with students and teachers in grades 5 - 12 with comprehensive research and study programs using the full range of media available to enrich learning presentations.

    Essential Elements
    • Analyzes, processes , develops and manages information systems for the library
    • Creates, communicates, with stores and or transforms information to benefit the library
    • Performs standard updates and routine procedures necessary for the operation of the library information system; troubleshoots system processes, assists with the design and development of system usage reports; provides support to projects that use and interact with elements of the library system
    • Collaborates effectively with faculty, staff, students and volunteers
    • Supports the integration of new technologies and methodologies for library services, applications and systems
    • Responds to and resolves user access problems through trouble shooting with both locally and remotely hosted databases and resources available through the library
    • Effectively plans the school library program to meet identified needs of the Middle and Upper Schools
    • Develops budget for the library including expected purchases, staffing expenses, maintenance expenses on existing equipment; designs detailed financial and statistical reports reflecting performance and usage of the variety of library systems and services for the library and campus community
    • Provides group instruction and individual user guidance for students in location of resources and use of research techniques
    • Consults and plans with teachers on the appropriate use and scheduling of materials for classroom instruction and or library technology resources used by students
    • Informs users of library media center materials and provide staff development opportunities for teachers in the availability and utilization of learning resources
    • Manages the acquisition, processing, organization, distribution, maintenance, and inventory of resources
    • Develops research projects and other teaching tools to help students become more efficient in finding material both in books and on the internet
    • Manages the media center
    • Collaborates with the Lower School Librarian to make the best use of faculty, staff resources and volunteers
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Upper School & Middle School Heads
    Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree in Library Science or comparable field
    • Strong interpersonal skills with children and adults
    • Demonstrated experience collaborating with students, teachers, librarians and volunteers
    • Knowledge in design of 21st Century learning environments
    • Expertise with information technology
    • Understands the many ways in which information can be created, communicated, stored, and / or transformed to benefit the school
    • Incorporate new and constantly changing technologies into the library
    • Possesses problem solving and decision making skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
    • Able support school mission and strategic initiatives
    • Committed to inclusion and issues of social justice and equity
    Physical Requirements and Work Environment
    • Able to work in a highly involved & 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.
    • Work primarily in a traditional climate controlled office environment
    Interested candidates should send resume to Jonathan Davis, Middle School Head, jdavis@shorecrest.org. Please include “Librarian” in the subject line.
  • Seventh & Eighth Grade Spanish Teacher

    Start Date: August 2018
    Reports To: Middle School Head
     
    LEAD students by embracing the independent school model of mentoring, advising and supporting the whole student.    
     
    DESIGN an innovative Spanish curricula that will connect the Spanish program to other grades and disciplines.
     
    ENGAGE students with a combination of educational best practices -- cooperative learning, technology,, activities, and projects --  while also offering positive reinforcement and support.
     
    CONNECT with students, families, and faculty both inside and outside the classroom to foster the strength of the Shorecrest community.
     
    EDUCATE not only students but also colleagues through professional development opportunities.
     
    COLLABORATE with a cohesive grade level team to create a cross curricular program that challenges and supports students.
     
    GUIDE an advisory of students through the challenges of modern adolescence.
     
    PARTNER with established community or educational organizations while building new connections in and beyond the local community.
     
    INNOVATE  your teaching by evaluating content, materials, as well as instruction methods to remain an outstanding educator.

    INSPIRE the school community to grow and Be More.

    Essential Functions
    • Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts for 5 class sections
    • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records
    • Evaluate and grades students' class work, assignments, and papers
    • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction
    • Use effective class management techniques to ensure effective learning
    • Act as an academic advisor to 10-12 8th grade students a school year.
    • Develop and implement a professional growth plan
    • Lead professional development and parent workshops
    • Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops in order to maintain and improve professional competence
    • Contribute to the school community (examples are after school clubs, volunteer for Shorecrest sponsored events, coaching)
    • Collaborate with other Faculty and Staff
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Middle School Head
    Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree in Spanish (or related fields) or Spanish Education or post graduate work in subject matter required
    • 3-5 years of Middle School teaching experience preferred
    • Commitment to supporting the school’s strategic initiatives, including a commitment to inclusion and issues of social justice and equity
    • Strong verbal and written communications skills
    • Passion for working with pre-teens and early teenage groups with patience and understanding for the age group
    • Positive, high energy and demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment
    • Warm, friendly, outgoing and committed to excellence
    • Proficient with using technology particularly iPad devices for instruction as well as student use
    • Able to utilize inquiry-based teaching methods
    • Experience with teaching teams, project work, and proven teacher/leader who can participate in developing grade level projects and service learning opportunities
    • Collaborative, able to work and communicate well with students, parents, and colleagues
    • Highly organized and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Possesses enthusiasm for embracing the independent school model of mentoring and advising
    Physical Requirements and Work Environment
    • Work in an active 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
    • Work primarily in a traditional climate controlled classroom environment  
    • Work intermittently in outside weather conditions, including heat and cold
    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. The Middle School (grades 5-8) offers students multiple opportunities to engage with each other and the greater community through project based learning, a robust advisory program, and extensive art and athletic offerings.  

    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.

    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.
    Shorecrest participates in E-Verify.

    Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume and a list of at least three references to Jonathan Davis, Middle School Head, jdavis@shorecrest.org. Please include “Spanish Teacher” in the subject line.
  • Lower School Substitute

    Shorecrest Lower School 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 that social and emotional learning go hand-in-hand with academic curriculum.

    We live our Mission and core values of responsibility, respect, 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. (Experience teaching is a plus.) If you are interested in subbing in our Lower School, please fill out an online application. You may also e-mail your resume to the Lower School Head, Lisa Bianco: Lbianco@Shorecrest.org.
  • After School worker – Part Time

    Shorecrest Preparatory School is accepting applications for a creative, engaged child care provider caring for pre-school and/or elementary age students in our after school program. Includes supervising outdoor and indoor play, helping with homework and doing arts and crafts. Child care experience required.

    Monday through Thursday afternoons from around 2:15pm until around 5:30-6:00pm daily.
    Interested parties should email their resume, application and references to Kendel Mott  kmott@shorecrest.org.
     
    Essential Functions
    • Set up interest centers and preparing 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
    • Keep and turn in monthly attendance sheets relative to payment plans
    • 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 Director of Auxiliary Programs
    Qualifications 
    • High school degree or GED 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, 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 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 and cold
    Shorecrest is a Drug Free Workplace.
    Shorecrest participates in E-Verify.
  • School Bus Driver

    Part Time for Athletics and Field Trips.
    Must Live in the vicinity of St. Petersburg, FL.
    Early Morning thru Afternoon and some Weekend availability.
    CDL Class B Preferred.School Bus and Passenger Endorsements required.

    Fax Resume to: (727) 346-1803
    Email Resume to: employment_maint@shorecrest.org

    DFWO, EOE

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.

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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 participates in E-Verify.

Shorecrest is a designated drug-free workplace.

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.