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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.
Shorecrest is seeking a knowledgeable and dedicated individual to join our girls' basketball staff. An opportunity will be provided to mentor and assist with skill development for student-athletes in the basketball program. This individual will also assist the head coach in planning and implementing practice and game strategies, along with future growth of the girls' basketball program.to continue advancing our girls’ soccer program. We are looking for an individual who is committed to the academic, social, and emotional well being of our players, while supporting the vision and direction of the head basketball coach.
The Varsity Girls Assistant Basketball Coach, under the head basketball coach’s supervision, is responsible for developing the girls’ basketball program at Shorecrest. In this role, the primary responsibility will be working with the varsity head coach with daily practices, player assessments and all game day activities.
Required Experience, Knowledge and Abilities
Applicants interested in this position should contact Anthony McCall, Athletics Director, at 727-456-7512 or via email at [email protected] by October 27, 2023.
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.
Physical Requirements and Work Environment
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: [email protected].
Extended Day Staff 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.)
Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
Interested Candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Dominique Hamm, Director of Auxiliary Programs, at [email protected].
Facilities Maintenance Technician – Second Shift 1:00 pm to 9:30 pm
To provide general facilities support for the Operations Department, reporting to the Facilities Director.
Physical Requirements and Work Environment
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and application to Marcus Holmes, Facilities Director at [email protected].
Initial role as consultant, with potential change in status to employee as situation evolves.
Shorecrest Preparatory School is a non-sectarian, coeducational PK3-12 school educating a diverse community of 1056 students to become lifelong learners in the pursuit of personal and academic excellence, physical well-being, creative achievement, and the development of a commitment to social responsibility. Founded in 1923, the School is thriving. It is currently situated on a 28-acre campus in northeast St. Petersburg and seeks additional land to provide increased academic and co-curricular opportunities for all students and to secure its long-term future.
St. Petersburg, Florida
A mid-sized city and part of the Tampa Bay metropolitan area of nearly three million residents, St. Petersburg is well known for its pleasant weather and is often referred to by its nickname, "The Sunshine City," for its average of some 361 days of sunshine per year. In just the past few years, the City of St. Petersburg has experienced significant economic and population growth, frequently appearing high on lists and rankings for quality of life. Longtime residents and community members are quick to mention the role that Shorecrest has played in the city's growth and development.
We are seeking an experienced Development/Project Manager to oversee and guide the acquisition and development of new land. The ideal candidate will possess expertise in land development, project management, and have some familiarity with educational facility planning. The Project Manager will report directly to the Head of School, will work closely with the Chief Financial/Operating Officer and will represent the School during multiple phases of this project.
Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume, a cover letter detailing their relevant experience, and a list of references to Julie Meyer, Administrative Assistant to the Head of School at [email protected]. References will not be contacted without notifying the candidate.
Shorecrest’s Lower School provides a special internship program that offers a unique learning and professional growth opportunity for current and recent college graduates, as well as adults interested in pursuing a career in education.
About Shorecrest’s Lower School
The Lower School embraces a child-centered philosophy of teaching and learning. Students are viewed as active participants in their learning.
We are seeking responsible, respectful, conscientious and hard working individuals to work as teaching interns for the course of four months - one school year.
Interns work directly with teachers and students throughout the day. The position allows individuals to acquire experience working with students and faculty in one of Florida’s best independent schools, and to learn more about the field of education.
Teaching interns will be supported and supervised by the Head of the Lower School, Dean of Curriculum and the cooperating classroom teacher.
This is not a salaried position; however, it is an opportunity for the individual to gain valuable experience and to develop a professional growth plan. There also may be opportunities for the intern to teach clubs after school in art, music, robotics, etc. Schedules can be flexible but must total a minimum of 20 hours a week, align with the classes schedule, and have the most time working with children.
Interested candidates need to demonstrate strong communication skills, a positive “can do” attitude, and a commitment to innovative and child-centered pedagogies of teaching and learning. Letters of recommendations about the candidate need to reflect that the individual is trustworthy, warm, reliable and demonstrates excellent judgment.
Acceptance into the program is contingent upon appropriate background checks and interviews. Interns must agree to and follow policies in the Shorecrest Faculty and Staff Handbook.
Interested candidates should send their resume and a letter of interest to Lisa Bianco at [email protected] by September 15.
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.
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.
Physical Requirements and Work Environment
Interested parties should fax a resume to 727-346-1803 or email resume to [email protected].
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, [email protected] or to the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR). Please refer to the School’s Non-Discrimination Compliance Policy on the School’s website for information on how to file complaints with OCR.
Shorecrest participates in E-Verify.
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.
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: [email protected].
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.
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Shorecrest Preparatory School is an independent, co-educational day school enrolling 980 students from Pre-Kindergarten (age 3) through the twelfth grade. Located near I-275 in northeast St. Petersburg, Shorecrest serves families residing throughout the Tampa Bay area. Among the oldest independent day schools in Florida, Shorecrest seeks diversity in its students, faculty and administration, and our school community reflects the ethnicities, religions, social classes and lifestyles to be found on Florida's West Coast. We welcome applications from candidates who exhibit talent, intelligence, professionalism and dedication to teaching. Shorecrest is accredited by the Florida Council of Independent Schools and by Cognia; it is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools and the College Board.
St. Petersburg is located at the hub of the larger Tampa Bay area which also includes the cities of Tampa, Clearwater and Sarasota. A system of major roads and multiple bridges spanning the Bay itself makes the entire region easily accessible. An overall population of over two million supports a wide variety of year-round cultural, athletic, dining, entertainment and shopping opportunities. Here you'll find a variety of museums, a zoo, aquarium and Busch Gardens; and in addition mid-state attractions such as Sea World and Walt Disney World are less than two hours away, while Florida's Atlantic Coast and Cape Kennedy are a three hour drive due east.
Florida's warm, sunny climate is legendary, and Tampa Bay's climate is no exception to this general rule. St. Petersburg enjoys 361 sunny days per year on average, and our mean temperature varies from about 60°F in winter to about 90°F in summer. The rainy season runs from June through the end of November, but the typical summer weather pattern sees long sunny days punctuated by afternoon thunderstorms which reduce the temperature and generally clear before sunset. Virtually all outdoor sports and activities can occur year-round here, and St. Pete places a high premium on providing and maintaining municipal recreational facilities including tennis courts, swimming pools, golf courses, and the Pinellas (Bicycle) Trail. Twenty eight miles of white sand beaches along the Gulf of Mexico provide additional opportunities for sunning, strolling, shelling and just plain relaxing.
Florida's financial climate is as "user-friendly" as its natural climate. There are no state or local personal income taxes, no occupational privilege taxes, and the relatively low sales tax (6.5% statewide; 7% in Pinellas County) exempts groceries, medicines, household fuels, and most services.
There is a thriving cultural life in the Tampa Bay region with various museums and theaters showcasing the visual and performing arts. St. Petersburg is home to the Dali Museum, the Florida International Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts and a Chihuly Collection, among others. Tampa is well-known for its Museum of Science and Industry; and the John and Mable Ringling Museum located in Sarasota houses a major collection of European masters. Smaller specialty museums also abound throughout the region. The Mahaffey Theater, Ruth Eckerd Hall and the Straz Center for the Performing Arts host the Florida Symphony Orchestra in its September through May season. These versatile halls also offer a continuing menu of musical, theatrical, athletic and entertainment productions on tour. Playhouses in each of the Bay area's cities provide opportunities for local actors and directors to showcase their skills.
Our mild climate also makes possible a series of outdoor celebrations of the arts. Highlights include juried arts and crafts shows, theatre and concerts in parks along the Bay, a First Night Celebration, a Renaissance Fair and SHINE - an outdoor mural festival that adds vibrant colors to our streets. And don't even get us started on the innovative, family-owned restaurant scene in DTSP! (That's how the locals refer to Downtown St. Pete.)
The region also has several institutions of higher education which promote the continuing life of the mind. Eckerd College, Stetson University's College of Law, the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg College, the Poynter Institute for Media Studies, and the University of Tampa are probably the best-known of these. There are also a variety of religiously-affiliated colleges within reasonable commuting distance.
Tampa Bay has much to please the sports enthusiast. At present, the area is home to the 2002 Super Bowl Champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and ice hockey team Tampa Bay Lightning. The area has long provided winter training seasons for various major league baseball teams, and St. Petersburg has its own professional baseball team, the Tampa Bay Rays, which began play as the Devil Rays in 1998. In 2012, the Rowdies won the NASL Soccer Bowl Championship after a thrilling shoot-out victory in front of a sold out crowd at Al Lang Stadium in downtown St. Petersburg. The area also hosts PGA golf tournaments, NCAA basketball playoffs, sailing regattas, Grand Prix auto racing, as well as a wide range of amateur athletic competitions throughout the year. Numerous running races and triathlons use our pretty roadways, and local run clubs are a great way to meet people.
Shorecrest is located in the midst of all of this, very near the geographic center of one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the Southeast. We offer regionally competitive salaries which enable a high quality of life in a very desirable environment. A career at Shorecrest offers both professional and personal satisfaction; living in the St. Pete / Tampa Bay area is a pleasure in its own right. After all, some 4 million tourists annually come to visit what those of us who live and work here call home! We appreciate your interest in our school and wish you well in your job search.
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