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

Current EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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  • 5th Grade English Teacher in Middle School

    The Fifth Grade English Teacher should be articulate and passionate about reading, writing, grammar, and vocabulary development. The teacher should be an expert in the field of English, as well as the early Middle School years, and support the educational program by challenging, supporting, and engaging students and meeting academic expectations of the school 
     
     Specific duties (not limited to):
    • Successfully teach all assigned English classes focusing on grammar, interactive vocabulary and writing instruction
    • Serve as an advisor to a group of 5th grade students and supervise study halls daily 
    • Assist with opening-of-school functions, pre-planning week, Back to School nights, and complete all assigned tasks from Middle School Head
    • Actively support school functions, such as athletic events, dramatic and musical productions, and field experiences
    • Attend weekly faculty meetings and serve on faculty committees as needed
    • Meet responsibilities and deadlines in the classroom and of the school (e.g., fall and spring parent conferences, accurate and timely report writing, weekly grade level team meetings)
    • Communicate with parents: return phone calls, emails and notes in a timely manner
    • Provide extra help to students before or after school and/or study halls
    • Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts
    • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records
    • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers
    • Compile, administer, and grade examinations
    • Use online grading and course management software, and update grades regularly and timely
    • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction
    • Use effective class management techniques to ensure effective learning
    • Collaborate with other faculty and staff, especially the grade-level team
    • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours in order to advise and assist students
    • Maintain expertise in subject matter through professional development
    • Participate in daily or weekly duties such as break, lunch, or carline
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Middle School Head
    Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree in English or English education
    • Three to five years of Middle School teaching experience
    • A minimum of five years teaching and administration experience in an independent school environment preferred
    • Have expertise in the field of English and support colleagues through our Writing Across the Curriculum initiative
    • Inspire young readers and writers
    • Utilize inquiry-based teaching methods
    • Transition students into middle school
    • Understand pre -adolescent behavior and have a good sense of humor
    • Have experience with teaching teams, project work, and be a proven teacher/leader who can participate in Professional Learning Communities and support teacher professional development
    • Familiar with Developmental Designs or a similar advisory program 
    • Possess a willingness to be “all in” working with students, parents, and colleagues 
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
    • Highly organized
    • Competent and comfortable with digital technology
    • Able to use basic office equipment
    • Proficient with using technology in instructional and web based tools in the classroom
    • Committed to inclusion and issues of social justice and equity
    Physical Requirements and Work Environment
    • Able to work in a highly involved & very 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
    • 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
    Please send completed application or cover letter and resume by February 15, 2023, to Kristine Grant, Head of Middle School, at kgrant@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). Please refer to the School’s Non-Discrimination Compliance Policy on the School’s website for information on how to file complaints with OCR.
  • Counselor for Lower and Middle School - Part Time

    Shorecrest Preparatory School  is seeking a licensed Psychologist or other licensed Mental Health professional to be a part of our vibrant Lower and Middle School teams. The successful candidate will serve as a member of the Support Services team and interact with a broad range of constituents, including students, faculty, parents, and administrators. 

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Manage psychosocial referrals for students in grades K-8 
    • Provide consultation, personal support and crisis intervention
    • Partner with the Middle School Learning Specialist to support students, faculty and parents 
    • Create and share personal and academic support plans 
    • Partner with other Lower and Middle School team members to provide programming and professional development opportunities to students, faculty and parents 
    • Participate in weekly grade-level team meetings as needed
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Heads of Lower and Middle School or Head of School
    QUALIFICATIONS
    • A Master’s or Doctoral degree is required
    • Exceptional understanding of the developmental needs of lower and middle school learners
    • A joyful enthusiasm for school learners
    • Flexibility, good humor, and the motivation to work both independently and as a responsible member of a team
    • Facility with dynamic educational technologies 
    • Demonstrated experience working in a diverse community and possess strong cross-cultural competency skills
    • A willingness and eagerness to assist in the life of the School 
    • Demonstrated expertise in working on teams that include colleagues, parents, and outside professionals to support students
    • Excellent listening skills and the ability to apply them in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
    • Respect for confidentiality 
    Please send completed application or cover letter and resume by February 15, 2023, to Kristine Grant, Head of Middle School, at kgrant@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). Please refer to the School’s Non-Discrimination Compliance Policy on the School’s website for information on how to file complaints with OCR.
  • Director of The Learning Center / future Center for Academic Excellence

    Start Date: July 1, 2023. 12-month Position.

    Shorecrest is looking for an experienced administrator who has worked with and understands children with learning differences and who has an entrepreneurial spirit to grow the The Learning Center program into a Center for Academic Excellence which maximizes its positive impact on Shorecrest. The ideal candidate will possess extraordinary communication and management skills, and be both collaborative and decisive. The Director will be an innovative thinker who will create a vision whereby students of all levels, faculty, staff and families benefit from the Center for Academic Excellence. The Director will provide leadership for the direction of the Center – its programming, its staffing, and its relationships with each school division and department.

    The Director will report directly to the Head of School and will sit on the Senior Administrative Team. The Director will supervise a full-time staff of 5, oversee independent contractors and outside vendors and work in collaboration with other senior administrators. 

    Essential Functions
    • Grow the Center for Academic Excellence (CAE)
      • Evaluate the structure of CAE
      • Create efficient systems within the CAE
      • Provide leadership for the professionals within the CAE
    • Craft a vision for the CAE which aligns with the overall school mission, vision and culture
    • Partner with Division Heads/Academic Dean, standing shoulder-to-shoulder, to integrate the services of CAE into each school division
    • See the whole school through an academic lens, Alpha (PK3)-Grade 12
    • Provide opportunities for faculty members to become better teachers for all kinds of students through professional development, in partnership with Shorecrest’s Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning
    • Oversee a CAE team which provides supplementary academic intervention, support and enrichment opportunities to best engage all Shorecrest students
    • Lead multiple aspects of the CAE: tutoring component, third-party vendors, in-class programming, enrichment activities, summer and auxiliary programming
    • Possess management and communication skills to collaborate across School Divisions with a full school perspective
    • Possess knowledge of compliance regarding 504 plans, IEPs, and accommodation plans
    • Responsible for all financial operation of the CAE, including budgeting, managing expenses and generating revenues
    • Contribute as a member of the Senior Administrative Team
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head of School 

    Potential Opportunities
    • Develop programs to provide support to students (tutoring, enrichment, remediation)
    • In conjunction with the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning, develop Teacher/Parent/Student Education workshops to provide information on specialized topics
    • Implement an effective referral and follow-up process with coordinators/tutors  
    • Oversee year-round tutoring program for current and incoming Shorecrest students 
    • Work with families (current and new) over the summer to prepare students with accommodations for the upcoming school year (train on Learning Ally, identify school processes, etc)
    • Be the point person for the on-boarding of new international students and families to assess school accommodation needs and identify if there are standardized testing accommodations needs
    • Work with the Director of Auxiliary Programs to create and facilitate summer programs
    • Create and implement an after-school academic enrichment program 
    • Create more expansive oversight of independent content tutors
      • Secure more efficient ways of scheduling and billing 
      • Create surveys to gather feedback on a regular basis from parents about performance of and satisfaction with independent content tutors 
      • Evaluate independent contractors and outside vendors on an annual basis
      • Help facilitate communication to parents and students when tutors cancel sessions
      • Facilitate communication between tutors and Shorecrest faculty
    • Explore revenue prospect of hiring and managing in-house tutors and charging parents per hour at a competitive rate

    Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree required, master’s degree is preferred 
    • A minimum of 5 years of administrative experience,  preferably with an understanding of independent schools 
    • Knowledge and understanding of best practices for student remediation, intervention and enrichment services
    • Demonstrates leadership and facilitative skills
    • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing  
    • Possession of good interpersonal and collaborative skills, including conflict resolution 
    • A working knowledge of computer applications, network, and internet applications, as well as the desire to embrace technology in a 21st century curriculum  
    • Committed to inclusion and issues of diversity and equity
    Deadline for applications is February 20, 2023.

    Interested candidates should send a cover letter, writing sample, resume, and three references to Julie Meyer, Administrative Assistant to the Head of School at jmeyer@shorecrest.org. References will not be contacted without notifying the candidate.
    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). Please refer to the School’s Non-Discrimination Compliance Policy on the School’s website for information on how to file complaints with OCR.
  • Experiential School Teacher (ages 3-5)

    The classroom teacher is responsible for all aspects of creating a dynamic learning environment for students.

    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 Teaching Assistant
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head of the Experiential School
     
    Qualifications
    • Bachelors 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
    • Work 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  
    • Work intermittently in outside weather conditions, including extreme heat and cold
    Interested Candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Nikki Kemp at nkemp@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). Please refer to the School’s Non-Discrimination Compliance Policy on the School’s website for information on how to file complaints with OCR.
  • 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 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). Please refer to the School’s Non-Discrimination Compliance Policy on the School’s website for information on how to file complaints with OCR.
  • Lower School K-4th Grade Substitute Teachers

    The Lower School (grades K-4) is searching for qualified substitute teachers. 

    Criteria:
    • Holds a Bachelor's degree
    • Enjoys working with children
    • Proficient with using technology
    • Able to lead daily class morning meetings and teach grade level reading and writing workshops, word study, and math investigations. 
    • Creative and interested in guiding inquiry, project-based learning grounded in science and social studies topics of study
    • Demonstrates strong written, verbal, and organizational skills
    • Willing to do other duties as assigned by the Head of Lower School
    Substitute teachers are valued members of our teaching and learning community. Interested candidates should fill out an online application and submit a resume to LBianco@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 Art Teacher - Full Time

    The Middle School Art Teacher prepares curriculum and teaches a specific subject middle school students.

    Specific duties (not limited to):
    • Successfully teach all assigned Art classes
    • Serve as a temporary advisor to a group of students (determined by Head of Middle School) and supervise study halls daily
    • Actively support school functions, such as athletic events, dramatic and musical productions, and field experiences
    • Attend weekly faculty meetings and serve on faculty committees as needed
    • Meet responsibilities and deadlines in the classroom and of the school (e.g.,accurate and timely report writing, team meetings)
    • Communicate with parents: return phone calls, emails and notes in a timely manner
    • Provide extra help to students before or after school and/or study halls
    • Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts
    • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records
    • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers
    • Compile, administer, and grade examinations
    • Use online grading and course management software, and update grades regularly and timely
    • Plans, evaluates, and revises curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction
    • Use effective class management techniques to ensure effective in person learning
    • Collaborate with other faculty and staff, especially the grade-level team
    • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours in order to advise and assist students
    • Maintain expertise in subject matter through professional development
    • Participate in daily or weekly duties such as break, lunch, or carline
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Middle School Head
     
    Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree or post graduate work in subject matter. 
    • A minimum of five years teaching and administration experience in an independent school environment preferred
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
    • Demonstrated leadership and facilitative skills
    • Proficient in using technology and web tools
    • Able to use basic office equipment 
    • 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 20 lbs
    • Work primarily in a traditional climate controlled classroom environment  
    • Work intermittently in outside weather conditions, including extreme heat and cold
     
    Please send completed application or cover letter and resume by February 20, 2023, to Kristine Grant, Head of Middle School, at kgrant@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). Please refer to the School’s Non-Discrimination Compliance Policy on the School’s website for information on how to file complaints with OCR.
  • 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

    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). Please refer to the School’s Non-Discrimination Compliance Policy on the School’s website for information on how to file complaints with OCR.
  • 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.

    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). Please refer to the School’s Non-Discrimination Compliance Policy on the School’s website for information on how to file complaints with OCR.
  • Summer Camp Counselor – Seasonal/ Part Time

    Leads by example by being respectful, mature, compassionate, fun and enthusiastic with all campers and staff under the direction of the Director of Auxiliary Programs. Participate in the activities by demonstrating or helping campers. Help the campers to build self-confidence by allowing them to develop their skills and explore their potential.

    Essential Functions
    • Monitor and engage campers in directed activities and on the water slide
    • Monitor campers during before/after care, carline, and lunch activities as needed
    • Create a caring and nurturing environment for campers that encourages participation
    • Follow the plans of the Director of Auxiliary Programs to ensure that all campers are engaged
    • Through encouragement, leadership and motivation, help campers to build self-confidence and develop skills that they can use outside of the camp
    • Report any infractions of rules by campers or counselors to the Director of Auxiliary Programs
    • Stay with your campers unless asked to do otherwise by the Director of Auxiliary Programs
    • Maintain and uphold all of Shorecrest Preparatory School’s Health and Safety Policies including but not limited to: following safe work procedures, knowing and complying with all the laws and regulations, reporting any injury or illness immediately, reporting unsafe acts and conditions along with the overriding principle of taking reasonable precautions in the circumstances to protect themself
    • Ensure a safe and enjoyable environment for the campers and their families
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Auxiliary Programs
     
    Qualifications
    • Previous experience in related field preferred
    • Ability to communicate effectively with parents and students
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding and to carry out instructions furnished in written and oral form
    • Ability to ascertain which campers may need immediate assistance and to act accordingly
    • Able to use basic office equipment 
    • Committed to inclusion and issues of social justice and equity
    Physical Requirements
    • Required to sit, talk, hear and visually communicate with campers, parents and Director of Auxiliary Programs
    • Be able to regularly lift up to 30 pounds
    • Both close and distance vision is required
    • Able to work effectively in summer heat in Florida
    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 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). Please refer to the School’s Non-Discrimination Compliance Policy on the School’s website for information on how to file complaints with OCR.
  • Upper School Biology & Chemistry Teacher - Full Time

    The Upper School Biology & Chemistry Teacher teaches college prep and honors level Biology and Chemistry courses.

    Essential Functions
    • Teaches five sections as assigned by the Academic Dean and/or Department Chair
      • Prepares course materials such as syllabi, assignments, and assessments
      • Uses scheduled free periods in order to advise and assist students
      • Maintains student attendance records, grades, and other required records
      • Plans, evaluates, and revises curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction
    • Teaches year long Biology and Chemistry curriculum, including incorporation of laboratory experiences to supplement curricula. 
    • Collaborates extensively with existing Biology and Chemistry teachers on Department and course goals and strategies. 
    • Serves as an advisor to 13-16 students, guiding students in academic, extracurricular, social, and personal development and acting as primary liaison to parents/guardians
      • Reviews and incorporates the appropriate advisory curriculum as distributed by the grade level sponsor
    • Serves as either an athletic coach, a sponsor of a student club, or some other ancillary activity approved by the Upper School Head
    • Collaborates with other faculty and staff as part of a community that emphasizes mutual support and shared programmatic creation and implementation
    • Reviews and abides by the Shorecrest Employee Handbook and the Upper School Faculty Handbook
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the Upper School Head
     
    Qualifications
    Candidates must be able to demonstrate each of the following
    • Teaching experience or demonstrated expertise in their assigned subject area
    • Bachelor’s degree in subject area required; a Master’s degree or PhD is preferred
    • A commitment to curriculum design, student growth, and teacher growth
    • Enthusiasm for embracing the independent school model of mentoring, advising, and supporting students outside the classroom
    • Usage of authentic assessment, innovative pedagogies, discussion-based learning, and project-based learning
    • Proficiency with technology, learning management systems, and basic Google Workspace for Education Fundamentals
    • A commitment to inclusion and issues of social justice and equity
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Interest in offering an elective course if course enrollment allows.
    Candidates must be able to function in a collaborative, collegial, and compassionate educational community that stresses deliberation, discussion, and relationships outside of the classroom.
     
    Physical Requirements and Work Environment
    • Works in a very busy and involved environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines and a varied and diverse array of contacts
    • May work at a desk and computer for extended periods of time
    • Be able to occasionally lift up to 30 lbs
    • Work primarily in a traditional climate controlled office environment  
    • Work intermittently in outside weather conditions, including extreme heat and cold
     
    Please send completed application or cover letter and resume to Fatima Morlando 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). Please refer to the School’s Non-Discrimination Compliance Policy on the School’s website for information on how to file complaints with OCR.

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.

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). 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.

Shorecrest is a designated drug-free workplace.

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5101 First Street Northeast
St Petersburg, FL 33703
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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.