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

Current EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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  • 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.

    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.
  • Summer Camp Nurse - Temporary/Seasonal

    Provides basic medical care and services to summer camp students according to physician prescribed medical care and treatment orders and using established procedures and protocols.

    Essential Functions
    • Provides basic medical care, including changing bandages and administering medication according to the medical care and treatment orders
    • Administers nursing care, including monitoring patients’ conditions 
    • Ensures comfort and safety of summer camp students
    • Creates and maintains documentation of all treatment and medical services activity
    • Communicates with Director of Auxiliary and CFO in the event a student is injured at school by completing daily injury report
    • Maintains summer camp student immunization and other medical records
    • Follows confidentiality and privacy rules and regulations
    • Informs local health agency of reportable communicable disease
    • Monitors, provides assistance and administers insulin to diabetics as required. Provides other treatment as necessary
    • Performs contact tracing related to COVID-19 exposure along with the Director of Auxiliary Programs and communicates with the Pinellas County Health Department
    • Responds to emergency medical situations; performs first aid as needed; coordinates with campus security, local emergency personnel and agencies as required
    • Assists with the school’s Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Policy and Plan; assists with training and keeps records as required
    • Maintains inventory of supplies and materials needed in the clinic; develops and monitors procedures for maintaining adequate supplies in all school first aid kits
    • Maintains the 6 AEDs on campus. Performs monthly checks on each device
    • Follows required cleaning and sanitization procedures 
    • Coordinates with HR when employees have workplace accidents/illnesses
    • Perform other related duties assigned by the Director of Auxiliary
    Qualifications
    • High School Diploma
    • Graduation from approved RN educational program
    • State licensing requirements must be met and maintained
    • Must be CPR/First aid certified
    • Must demonstrate competency with basic word processing, spreadsheet, PowerPoint and internet 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
    • Tasks involve the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and that may involve lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of moderately heavy (20-50 pounds) objects and materials. May be required to lift or move an injured or sick person.
    • May be exposed to adverse environmental conditions such as toxic/poisonous agents, violence, disease or pathogenic substances
    • Work in a traditional climate controlled office environment
    Interested candidates should submit a resume or application to the Director of Auxiliary Programs, Dominique Hamm at dhamm@shorecrest.org.
  • Upper School Digital Arts and Photography Teacher

    Shorecrest is seeking an accomplished and student-centered instructor in Graphic Design (Adobe Creative Cloud), Digital Film (iMovie, Adobe Premier Pro) and Photography (black and white 35mm film).

    Teachers at Shorecrest have a passion for teaching and are committed to student learning and development. We seek candidates who embrace authentic assessment, innovative pedagogies, discussion-based learning and Project Based Learning.

    EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud, including Illustrator, Photoshop, iMovie, Adobe Premier Pro and all aspects photography darkroom procedures and management.
    • Ability to address and teach the Elements of Art and Principles of Design across media.
    • Ability to instruct students in digital drawing techniques. 
    • Teaching experience at the high school level, preferably in an independent school environment.
    • Bachelor’s degree in subject area required; a Master’s degree is preferred.
    • Serve as an advisor to 10-12 students, guiding students in academic, extracurricular, social, and personal development, and acting as primary liaison to parents/guardians.
    • Collaborative and engaged member of the faculty who is committed to students and to teacher growth.
    • Enthusiasm for embracing the independent school model of mentoring, advising and supporting students outside of the classroom.
    • Sponsor a student club and/or coach an athletic team.
    • Commitment to a community that values equity, diversity and inclusion.
    Founded in 1923, Shorecrest is one of the oldest independent schools in Florida. Last year, 70% of its graduates matriculated to universities outside the state of Florida. Its curriculum is challenging and offers students multiple opportunities for advanced study through its extensive AP program, advanced elective and online offerings, and an Independent Study option.

    St. Petersburg is a vibrant and growing city, named as one of the world’s most attractive small cities for the Arts. 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.

    Interested candidates should submit a resume or application to Erich Schneider (eschneider@shorecrest.org) and Fatima Morlando (fmorlando@shorecrest.org).

    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.
  • College Counseling Associate

    Shorecrest is seeking a highly organized professional to join a collaborative and supportive College Counseling team for the 2021-2022 academic year. Interested candidates must have administrative experience, respect for confidentiality, strong communication skills, and proficiency in social media or other new technologies. Last but not least, they should also possess a desire to be part of an independent school community that thrives on the relationships built outside of the classroom.

    Essential Functions
    • Performs administrative and secretarial assignments with minimal direction including maintaining adequate supplies, answering incoming telephone calls and emails, and maintaining individual and office calendars using Calendly and Google Suite. 
    • Communication liaison for faculty, staff, parents and students; creates emails, newsletters, social media content, and virtual presentations. 
    • Coordinates troubleshooting for the technical needs of the office including Cialfo databases and reports, PowerSchool pages, Common Application, etc. 
    • Manages the distribution of electronic documents to colleges and universities utilizing platforms like Cialfo, Common Application, snail mail and email in a timely manner.
    • Collects information for end of the year reporting including scholarship and admission result data for the graduating class, particularly the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. 
    • Contributes positively to employee morale; maintains a positive, pleasant demeanor to all constituencies; provides positive encouragement to students and coordinates College Center workshops and seminars. 
    • Manages the Senior Study Lounge, enforces school rules regarding student behavior, and maintains the lounge as a presentable work environment.
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of College Counseling.  
    Qualifications
    • High School diploma or GED; Bachelor’s preferred
    • Minimum of 2 years experience in a similar position
    • Ability to prioritize, manage multiple projects, and meet deadlines
    • Ability to ascertain which people may need immediate assistance and to act accordingly
    • Must demonstrate competency with social media platforms, word processing, spreadsheets, Google applications, Canva and Mailchimp
    • Ability to use basic office equipment
    • Ability to communicate effectively with all constituents in a school environment especially students
    • Committed to inclusion and issues of social justice and equity
    • Strict adherence to confidentiality is essential
    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.
    • Generally works in standard office conditions and climate. May work at a desk and computer for extended periods of time.
    Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Tiffany Blessing, Director of College Counseling at tblessing@shorecrest.org

    Shorecrest is a designated 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.
  • Experiential Junior Kindergarten Lead Teacher

    Shorecrest Preparatory School, a PK3-12 independent school of 960+ students located in St. Petersburg, Florida, seeks an exceptional Junior Kindergarten lead teacher for Shorecrest’s preschool program, The Experiential School of Tampa Bay.

    Our preschool program presently has fourteen faculty and staff members and serves approximately 95 three-to-five-year-old students. The School believes in a child-centered 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 playful inquiry, explorations, discovery and play. The teachers are progressive educators who are passionate about teaching and learning, advocates for early childhood education, and committed to providing students with an educational experience that shapes lifelong learning.

    The Candidate:
    The ideal candidate embraces a child-centered philosophy of teaching and learning and has experience teaching three and four-year-olds. The candidate will be an experienced lead teacher who demonstrates qualities of excellent pedagogical practices, has the desire to grow in an innovative professional learning community, is enthusiastic about teaching and learning, and is current with best practices. The candidate should self-identify as a progressive educator and have experience with the Reggio Emilia philosophy of teaching and learning. The candidate should be committed to inclusion and issues of social justice and embrace DEI teaching practices. The candidate is expected to collaborate with faculty and families, contribute to the support and care of the school community, and commit to Shorecrest’s vision, mission and strategic plan. 

    Essential Functions :
    • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities
    • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests
    • Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate
    • Foster student growth in the development of thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills through modeling of strategies, use of appropriate teacher language, and differentiated provision of support
    • Listen to, observe, value, and respond to children’s competencies and interests to build upon them and encourage student learning
    • Promote children’s collaborative, focused engagement with one another and with objects to provoke exploration and play
    • Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods
    • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to students
    • Evaluate and reflect on student progress in order to plan learning experiences and materials to support understanding and stimulate interest
    • Make visible students’ learning process and each student’s growth as an individual student through portfolios, classroom documentation, and class webpage
    • Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress, and to determine their priorities for their children and their resource needs
    • Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play
    • Collaborate with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of early childhood school programs
    • Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops in order to maintain and improve professional competence
    • Participate in ES admissions/enrollment events (STEAMfest; STEAMakers Open House; Saturday Storytime and Playroom Observation days) as directed by Head of the Experiential School
    • Plan and supervise outside classroom and playground activities
    • Communicate with parents, return phone calls, emails and notes in a timely manner
    • Supervise classroom Teacher Assistant
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head of the Experiential School
    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor degree in related subject plus 40 clocks hours required by county
    • Masters degree in early childhood education preferred
    • Three years experience at the grade of age level preferred
    • Knowledge of progressive, student-centered teaching and learning approaches preferred
    • Experience working with three-five-year-old students in a Reggio Emilia inspired preschool program preferred
    • Excellent verbal and written skills with students, colleagues and parents
    • Proficient in using technology in instruction and web based tools
    • Able to use basic office equipment
    • Demonstrated organizational skills
    • 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 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
    Interested candidates should submit Cover Letter, Resume, Educational Philosophy, and contact information for three references to Mrs. Nikki Kemp, nkemp@shorecrest.org by June 15, 2021.

    Shorecrest is a designated 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.
  • Advancement Intern – Seasonal, Part Time

    Summer position. Assists the Advancement Office in research and clerical duties.

    Essential Functions
    • Updates the Shorecrest donor database, Raiser’s Edge.
    • Supports social media efforts, including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter
    • Coordinates updates to the Alumni and Advancement sections of the website.
    • Reaches out to alumni and other constituents to update information.
    • Helps with the Donor recognition process.  
    • Researches and helps develop appeals.
    • Copies and edits various publications as needed.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    Qualifications
    • Must be extremely well organized 
    • Exceptional people skills a must  
    • Phone etiquette and professional personal presentation top priority 
    • Able to communicate effectively with co workers and Alumni
    • Confidentiality critical in this position
    • Proven proficiency in database applications, Word, Excel and Google Workspace (G Suite)
    • Experience with Canva preferred
    • Ability to use basic office equipment
    • High school diploma or GED preferred
    • Committed to inclusion and issues of social justice and equity
    Physical Requirements and Work Environment
    • Regularly sit, talk, hear and interact with students, parents, staff and visitors  
    • Be able to occasionally lift up to 30 lbs 
    • Regularly use close and distant 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  
    Interested parties please email resume to Stacy Alexander, Director of Alumni and Community Engagement: salexander@shorecrest.org

    Shorecrest is a designated 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.
  • Staff Accountant/Accounts Receivable/Billing Specialist

    Maintain FACTS Tuition Management system including student billing and accounts receivable reconciliations, analyses and reporting. Assist with compiling auxiliary program and financial aid information, analyses and reports. Oversee all student billing and accounts receivable processing according to school policy. Perform staff accounting functions.

    Essential Functions
    • Maintain billing accounts and records in FACTS Tuition Management system
    • Record and reconcile payments
    • Negotiate payment arrangements and resolve payment discrepancies
    • Produce tuition billing and accounts receivable reports as required by management
    • Assist with collections and respond to parent inquiries
    • Record and reconcile payments and activity in CampBrain [auxiliary program software]
    • Process bank deposits using remote deposit service
    • Assist with financial aid applications and awards including communication with aid prospects/recipients
    • Record tuition refund insurance premiums
    • Calculate, record and submit tuition refund insurance claims to appropriate agency
    • Assist with month end close including account reconciliation and preparation of journal entries
    • Research budget to actual cost variances
    • Provide reconciliations and other assistance as needed for annual audit
    • Recommend and draft policies and procedures related to job processes
    • Cross-train designated business office staff to provide support as needed
    • Maintain expertise in subject matter through professional development
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Controller and assist with special projects
    Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in accounting/finance
    • Able to apply common sense and carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form
    • Capable of contributing in a team environment
    • Attentive to detail, organized, and able to multi-task
    • Able to ascertain which people may need immediate assistance and to act accordingly
    • Able to communicate effectively, both written and oral, with all constituents in a school environment
    • Must demonstrate competency with basic word processing, spreadsheet, database and internet functions
    • Able to use basic office equipment
    • Experience with the following software preferred:  Blackbaud FENXT, FACTS Tuition Management, InResonance, and CampBrain.
    Physical Requirements and Work Environment
    • Regularly sit, talk and hear  
    • Regularly use near and distance vision
    • Work at desk and computer screen for extended periods of time
    • Turn, bend and reach
    • Able to occasionally lift up to 30 lbs.
    • Work in a traditional climate controlled office environment 
    Interested candidates should submit a resume or application to Donna Novell at dnovell@shorecrest.org.

    Shorecrest is a designated 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.
  • Part-Time Interim Upper School Math Teacher

    Shorecrest is seeking an accomplished and student-centered Math instructor to join a collaborative and supportive faculty for the 2021-2022 academic year. The ideal candidate would either teach three math courses or two math courses combined with a section AP Macroeconomics/Microeconomics. Interested candidates must have teaching experience or demonstrated expertise in Math, as well as a desire to be part of an independent school community that thrives on the relationships built outside of the classroom.

    EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS: 
    • Demonstrated commitment to student-centered and innovative educational practices.
    • Bachelor’s degree in subject area required; a Master’s degree is preferred, but not required.
    • Collaborative and engaged member of the faculty who is committed to student growth, as well as their own professional learning.
    • Enthusiasm for embracing the independent school model of mentoring, advising, and supporting students outside of the classroom.
    • Commitment to a community that values equity, diversity, and inclusion.
    • Able to use online learning platforms and basic G Suite for Education (Google) tools.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    Founded in 1923, Shorecrest is one of the oldest independent schools in Florida. We have recruited faculty from, and our graduates matriculate to, schools around the country and the world. We passionately believe in a culture of collegiality, fun, respect, and hard work. Our curriculum is challenging and offers students multiple opportunities for advanced study through its extensive AP program, advanced elective and online offerings, and an Independent Study option.

    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.
     
    Interested Candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Fatima Morlando, Upper School Administrative Assistant at fmorlando@shorecrest.org.

    Shorecrest is a designated 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.



  • Graphic Designer & Multimedia Specialist

    Shorecrest is seeking a visual storyteller to convey the Shorecrest story through print, digital and video production.

    Essential Functions
    • Design and produce graphic projects such as print and online publications, brochures, posters, signs, educational information and materials, logos, advertisements, maps, illustrations, displays, videos, slideshows, electronic presentations and other promotional materials.
    • Research, prepare and execute graphic design work by gathering information and materials from various constituents across campus. 
    • Communicate collaboratively to formulate compelling visual messages that conform to the existing framework.
    • Complete projects by coordinating with outside vendors including printers, agencies, photographers etc.
    • Willingness to stay current with design trends and specs for social media and other emerging applications.
    • Act as a brand advocate, ensuring all products reflect the Shorecrest brand character and meet established brand standards.
    • Advise Marketing & Communications department on acquisition of videography, photography and design equipment, including software.
    • Organize and manage storage system for graphic files, including logos, photography, videos and art.
    • Maintain the organizational style and usage guide.
    • Keep abreast of new developments and technology in the multimedia field.
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the Marketing team.

    Qualifications
    • Two (2) years of college-level training in graphic design, photography, videography, or related field. Bachelor's degree or equivalent preferred. 
    • Two (2) years professional experience in graphic design or related field. 
    • Experience working with brand standards, designing digital materials for print, video and web materials for marketing campaigns.
    • Design Skills: Generate creative solutions; translate concepts and information into images; use feedback to modify designs; apply design principles; demonstrate attention to detail;
    • Demonstrated ability to use various software on Mac OS X: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.), Google Drive, and video creation/editing. Knowledge of word-processing, spreadsheet, and database software. Experience with Quark a plus.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with school representatives, parents, students, alumni, donors and representatives from the business community. Professional experience in an academic environment preferred. 
    • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
    • Ability to prioritize, manage multiple projects, and meet deadlines
    • Previous experience with web design and content management administration will help bolster this person’s contributions to the team - bringing new ideas and examples of what other groups are doing successfully. Experience with WordPress a plus.
    • Experience with Mailchimp and Canva a plus.
    • Able 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.
    • Generally works in standard office conditions and climate. May work at a desk and computer for extended periods of time.
    Interested candidates should send resume or Application for Employment to Rachel Barrett, Director of Marketing and Communications at rbarrett@shorecrest.org

    Shorecrest is a designated 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.
  • Lower School Flex Teacher K-4, Full Time

    The Flex Teacher is responsible for all aspects of creating a dynamic learning experience for students enrolled in flexible learning. The teacher will bring to life Shorecrest’s mission of developing lifelong learners who will excel in their academic, professional and personal lives.
     
    Essential Functions
    • Plan and facilitate effective, differentiated lessons and in-depth investigations across grade levels K, 1-2, or 3-4
    • Use existing Distance Learning materials and develop new materials and lessons
    • Work with appropriate grade level team(s) to develop and implement curriculum and prepare materials, informed by the school’s progressive approach to teaching and learning
    • Lead instruction for reading and writing and/or hold small group and one-on-one conferencing meetings
    • Lead instruction for mathematics in addition and/or hold small group and one-on-one conference meetings
    • Attend grade level meetings
    • Lead morning meetings
    • Monitor work on SeeSaw or Google Classroom - make comments as appropriate
    • Hold office hours or one-on -one meetings
    • Assess student learning as needed to inform instruction
    • Provide feedback to students on work
    • Communicate with classroom teachers and families
    • Ensure that students have materials they need from school
    • Prepare 3 days of emergency sub plans in case of absence
    • May collaborate with colleagues from time to time  in the development, evaluation, and revision of Lower School curriculum and programming
    • Foster an online classroom environment where students feel welcome, safe, and supported, such that they ask questions, take risks, make mistakes, and exercise their curiosity
    • Practice thoughtful, respectful, and effective online classroom management techniques which support active learning and promote responsibility, self-management, and positive relationships
    • Demonstrate a growth mindset by reflecting on the practice of teaching, seeking out professional development, and actively participating in the faculty evaluation process
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Lower School Head
    Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in related subject required; Master’s degree preferred
    • Experience at the grade of age level preferred
    • Passion for teaching and learning and current with best practices
    • Commitment to tenets of progressive education
    • Desire to grow in an innovative professional learning community
    • Embraces implementing a multicultural classroom and a social emotional curriculum
    • Commitment to inclusion and issues of social justice and equity
    • Draws from constructivist theories of teaching & learning; student-centered
    • Experience teaching reading and writing workshops
    • Experience with inquiry project-based teaching and learning
    • 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 and creative use of classroom space and able to maintain a welcoming and inviting classroom for children
    • Proficient with using technology and web based tools for flex instruction as well as student use
    • Able to use basic office equipment 
    Physical Requirements and Work Environment
    • Works in a very busy and involved environment with wide variety of challenges, deadlines and a varied and diverse array of contacts
    • Able to work at home in a work-safe environment
    • Able to work in the school building from time to time as a support to lead teachers 
    Interested candidates should send a resume to Dianna Tucker at dtucker@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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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

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.