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

Current EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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  • Biology Teacher / Floating Substitute - Upper School

    Shorecrest is seeking an accomplished and student-centered instructor in Biology to join a collaborative and supportive faculty. Due to growing Upper School enrollment (grades 9-12), as well as forecasted staffing coverage needs during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are looking for a candidate who can teach one section of Biology, while also helping cover classes across the division as the situation calls for it. Most covered classes will be as in-class supervision for teachers who are teaching remotely. Interested candidates must have teaching experience or demonstrated expertise in Biology, 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 Don Paige, Upper School Head at dpaige@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 Drug Free Workplace.
    Shorecrest participates in E-Verify.
  • Senior Financial Analyst – Full Time

    Essential Functions
    • Responsible for all aspects of the cash management function, including the development and management of systems for the effective collection of revenues and payment of obligations. Responsible for providing leadership and direction to ensure designated cash processing, reconciliation and reporting functions are completed in a timely manner while in compliance with policy and regulations. 
    • Inputting current year data into NAIS DASL and NBOA BIIS and maintaining historical data for YTD comparisons. 
    • Assists in budgeting process by planning for budget season, rolling over database and preparing database for department managers, preparing/updating materials for budget training, training/assisting department managers in managing their budgets, reconciling budget system to payroll and general ledger. 
    • Uploads actual to Power Plan each month, once closed and notifies department managers that reports are ready to be reviewed.  Assists department managers with questions.
    • Assists CFO in preparation of Financial Statement package for Finance Committee and Board each month.
    • Works with Controller in month-end closing process and account reconciliations.
    • Responsible for working with outside auditors in the AUP audit and 403(b) audit, providing work papers as needed.
    • Responsible for review of 941 quarterly reports and W-2’s. Responsible for backing up the Controller in the biweekly review and approval of payroll processing on a periodic basis.
    • Assist in performing analysis as needed for Finance Committee or Board requests.
    • Prepares and maintains desk top procedures for all job duties.
    • Other duties as assigned
     
    Qualifications
    • Degree in Accounting and/or Computer Science with a minimum of five years’ experience in a similar position, CPA preferred
    • Proven proficiency in database administration and Microsoft Office applications
    • Well organized, able to change work focus quickly and constantly, able to handle many demands simultaneously with minimal supervision
    • Exceptional people skills and professional personal presentation
    • Ability to communicate effectively with all constituents in a school environment
    • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
    • 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 20 lbs
    • Regularly use close and distance vision as this position works at a desk and computer screen for extended periods of time
    • Turn, bend, reach
    • Work in a traditional climate controlled office environment
    • This position will maintain a 12-month work schedule
     
    Interested candidates should submit a resume to the attention of Lisa Wylie, CFO, lwylie@shorecrset.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 Drug Free Workplace.
    Shorecrest participates in E-Verify.
  • Technology Help Desk - Tier 1 Support

    Serves as Tier 1 IT support contact for students, faculty, and staff; troubleshoots problems related to desktop systems, laptops, mobile devices, printers and network connectivity; and maintains detailed records of all support work.

    Essential Functions:
    • Take initial telephone and email inquiries from faculty, staff, students and parents
    • Log all call activity and maintain database of email inquiries
    • Manage Tier 1 hardware, software and network problems; recognize and escalate more difficult issues to Tier 2 support
    • Provide assistance to students, faculty, staff and parents in navigating school-wide systems
    • Setup and install computers, monitors, printers, scanners, and peripherals; relocate existing equipment as necessary
    • Troubleshoot mobile devices, desktops, laptops, printers, peripherals, cabling and other related devices
    • Troubleshoot basic network connectivity issues with Wi-Fi and LAN & basic issues with classroom desktop phones
    • Coordinate technology setups for substitutes
    • Coordinate technology setups for school-sponsored events
    • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Director of Educational Technology

    Qualifications:
    • Ability to clearly communicate technology solutions in a user-friendly, professional manner to all school constituents
    • Ability to troubleshoot and define problems and recommend/implement appropriate solutions 
    • Must have a sense of urgency and a customer-friendly attitude
    • Ability to work in a team environment
    • Strong technical understanding of technology, including the various hardware, software and networking systems being supported
    • Associate's degree or completion of coursework at a technical school preferred; High school diploma with appropriate certifications will be considered
    • Minimum of 1 year of experience in a similar position or equivalent training and experience
    • Experience with a range of software, hardware, and operating systems including Mac OSX, Mac iOS, Windows, Google Suite, Microsoft Office, Remote Desktop, and Filemaker
    • Able to use basic office equipment 
    • Committed to inclusion and issues of social justice and equity

    Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
    • Frequently lift up to 30 lbs. of computer equipment
    • Crawl under or around furniture to install computer equipment
    • Works in standard office conditions and climate
    POLICY OF NON-DISCRIMINATION
    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 please fill out the online application. You may also e-mail your resume to Dr. Anna Baralt, Director of Educational Technology: abaralt@shorecrest.org
  • 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 Terry Kessel, Director of Auxiliary Programs, at tkessel@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
  • LOWER SCHOOL K-4th Grade Substitute Teachers

    The Lower School (grades K-4) is always looking to develop its pool of substitute teachers. The Lower School embraces a child-centered, progressive philosophy of teaching and learning. Students are viewed as active participants in their learning. They learn to read by reading great books and to write by writing and studying the craft of writing. Students engage in hands-on math investigations and in-depth projects. We believe social and emotional learning goes hand-in-hand with the academic curriculum. We live our mission and core values of respect, responsibility, integrity, compassion, and the pursuit of knowledge. As such, it is important that our substitute teachers embrace these same values and philosophy of teaching. Shorecrest requires that our substitutes have a bachelor's degree. The ideal candidate is a warm, experienced and passionate educator/professional. 

    Substitute teachers will be required to wear a mask and to complete a health attestation form when subbing.

    Criteria:
    • Experience teaching
    • Proficient with using technology
    • Student-centered
    • Able to lead daily community morning meetings and teach grade level: reading and writing workshop, word study, and math investigations. 
    • Creative and interested in guiding inquiry project-based learning grounded in science and social studies
    • Demonstrates strong written, verbal, and organizational skills
    • Willing to do other duties as assigned by the Head of Lower School

    Interested candidates should submit a resume and contact LBianco@Shorecrest.org
    by September 1.

    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.

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. Inquiries should be addressed as follows: Michael A. Murphy, Headmaster, Shorecrest Preparatory School, 5101 First St. NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33703. A letter, preferably with a resume, is sufficient as an initial inquiry.

An Application for Employment may be obtained 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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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.