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

Current EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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  • Extended Day Worker – Part Time

    Extended Day Workers are responsible for supervising students in the Extended Day program and assisting in the operation of Extended Day. (After care program on weekday afternoons and child care on some days that school is closed.)
     
    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
    • Provide excellent supervision of children throughout their time in extended day, using physical presence and child-centered language to ensure safety and appropriate behavior
    • 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
    • Manage snack time in cooperation with SAGE Dining Services
    • Attend all staff meetings and recommended training programs and conferences
    • Follow directions given by the Director of Auxiliary Programs  
    Qualifications:
    • High school degree or GED
    • Degree in education or working towards a degree in education 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 
    Interested Candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Dominique Hamm, Director of Auxiliary Programs, at dhamm@shorecrest.org.

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

    NON-DISCRIMINATION NOTICE
    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. 
  • Band/Orchestra Director - Temporary Position

    Approximately February 2022 through Mid-April 2022.

    To direct Intermediate Band/Orchestra (6-8 grade), and Concert Band/Orchestra (Upper School); teach Intro to Guitar and Intro to Recording Arts and Songwriting.

    Essential Functions
    • Instruct and manage an instrumental music program for Middle School students (grades 6-8) and Upper School students (grades 9-12)
    • Direct an US/MS Concert Band
    • Teach Intro to Guitar and Intro to Recording Arts and Songwriting classes
    • Be available to students seeking extra help
    • Prepare students for their Spring Music Concert
    • Reviews and abides by the Shorecrest Employee Handbook and the Upper School Faculty Handbook
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the Middle School and/or Upper School Heads.
     
    Qualifications
    • A Bachelor’s degree or post graduate work preferred
    • A minimum of five years of experience performing, directing or conducting music
    • A thorough knowledge of musical instruments
    • Proficiency with technology including iPad, learning management systems, basic Google Workspace for Education Fundamentals, and Digital Audio Workstations (DAW)
    • A commitment to inclusion and issues of social justice and equity
    • Excellent verbal and written communication 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
    Interested candidates should forward cover letter and resume to: Fatima Morlando, fmorlando@shorecrest.org.

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

    NON-DISCRIMINATION NOTICE
    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. 
  • Lead Maintenance Technician/Supervisor

    The Lead Maintenance Technician/Supervisor works collaboratively with the Director of Facilities, the facilities team, faculty, staff and outside vendors to maintain Shorecrest facilities.

    Essential Functions
    • Supervising and participating in building and grounds installation, troubleshooting, repair and maintenance; securing maintenance, repair and equipment; preparing and maintaining appropriate records and files.
    • Supervises, trains, and directs; processes employee concerns/problems;
    • Coordinates daily work activities; organizes, prioritizes and assigns daily work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; assists with complex/problem situations; provides technical expertise.
    • Oversees the work of electrical, HVAC, plumbing, painting, carpentry, roofing, and related trades workers.
    • Works with the Director of Facilities to perform department purchasing; purchase goods and services. Updates and maintains adequate inventories; contacts vendors for pricing, purchasing and unsatisfactory products/service; researches building specifications to obtain parts.
    • Assists with the development of the annual Facilities and Transportation operating budgets; provides project cost and estimates for long range planning.
    • Maintains the school vehicles to ensure they are clean and in safe operating condition for the transportation of faculty, staff and students.
    • Performs minor plumbing repairs, ensures proper operation of HVAC and other mechanical systems, paints and completes carpentry repairs.
    • Collaborates with Shorecrest staff to plan for events; helps set-up, breakdown, and clean-up school events.
    • Assists in performing various skilled or manual tasks associated with department projects and work activities as needed.
    • Maintain owner manuals/information, schedules and maintenance records.
    • Coordinate moves/relocations with IT and other related parties as required.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Facilities
    Qualifications:
    • High School diploma or equivalent required.
    • At least 5-7 years of maintenance experience; preferably in a school environment.
    • Valid driver's license.
    • Training beyond high school level in general maintenance and repair or a closely related area with the ability to inspect, operate and maintain the heating, cooling and ventilation system and possess the aptitude to install, inspect, repair and maintain the electrical, plumbing and other related systems.
    • Ability to work from sketches, blueprints, drawings and close out book.
    • Ability to use a variety of hand and power tools.
    • Ability to maintain and operate a wide variety of mechanical systems.
    • Ability to operate appropriate lifts as needed to perform the job.
    • Ability to use computer-based software for communication, work orders, EMS, etc.
    • Ability to prioritize and complete work orders in a timely fashion.
    • Thorough knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in building maintenance and repair; thorough knowledge of hazards and safety precautions associated with type of work assigned; thorough knowledge of applicable codes, pertinent building inspection and safety requirements.
    Physical Requirements
    This is hands-on medium work requiring the exertion of 20 pounds of force and some heavy work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, to move objects. 
    • Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching
    • Occasionally move objects
    • Climb ladders including rooftops
    • Regularly use close and distance vision
    • Able to work a flexible schedule (weekdays, weekends) may be required to work outside normal work hours in on-call or emergency situations.
    Interested parties should fax a resume to 727-346-1803 or email resume to jcribbs@shorecrest.org.

    Shorecrest is a 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
    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
  • 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.

    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.

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

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 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.

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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.