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

Current EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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  • Director of Advancement

    The Director of Advancement is a member of the Administration Team who creates strategy and provides leadership for all philanthropic support for the school. The Director has primary responsibility for the development and success of all capital, endowment and Annual Fund campaigns.

    Essential Functions
    Enhancing Donor Relations and Maximizing Gift Revenue:
    • Designs and oversees the implementation of annual and multi-year fundraising strategies that align with Shorecrest Board-approved strategic plan
    • Ensures effective execution of fundraising strategies through individual donor relationship management, grant writing, social media and special events
    • Builds a robust individual donor program, maintaining and expanding the school’s existing relationships as well as constituencies in support of fundraising goals
    • Identifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards major and planned gift donors and prospects including individuals, corporations and foundations through visits and other forms of personal contact
    • Researches, writes, edits or oversees the preparation of persuasive and accurate solicitations, proposals, case statements, reports, correspondence and other advancement related communication materials in support of the School’s fundraising activities
    • Expands the current culture of engagement and culture of giving by educating the school community on importance of volunteerism and philanthropy
    • Has overall responsibility for the successful planning, implementation and evaluation of alumni relations
    Develops and implements Advancement Office Staff to lead Capital Campaigns, Endowment Campaigns, Annual Funds, and Alumni Relations:
    • Manages and oversees record keeping and acknowledgement of all gifts and Business Partners Program
    • Cultivates and organizes social events to recognize donors or potential donors
    • Organizes the Grandparents Council
    • Works with Advancement Committee of the Board of Trustees and the Headmaster to develop strategies to initiate and meet fundraising goals, including developing fundraising training for Trustees and other leadership volunteers
    • Responsible for all Advancement reports to the Board and attends all Board meetings
    • Works collaboratively with other members of the Administrative Team to advance strategic priorities of the school, and include members of the Administrative Team in advancement efforts of the school as appropriate 
    Advancement Office Infrastructure:
    • Develops and manages the annual budget for the Advancement Office
    • Leads and manages four staff members responsible for Major Gifts, Planned Giving, Annual Fund, Shorecrest Business Partners, grant writing, alumni relations, special events and database administration
    • Mentors, guides, and collaborates with advancement staff members including setting goals, providing feedback and ongoing communication with staff and key departments
    • Manages and oversees all developmental support activities, including managing the data base, correspondence and reports, developing and overseeing an advancement action timetable to coordinate all office activity annually
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the Headmaster 
    Qualifications:
    • B.A. degree in business or related field and a minimum of seven years of relevant experience in a successful advancement office, ideally in an independent school 
    • Exceptional communication and presentation skills including the ability to articulate the Mission of Shorecrest effectively to school representatives, parents, students, alumni, donors and representatives of the business community
    • Significant personal involvement with the annual and major gift programs, multimillion dollar capital and endowment campaigns, communications, alumni relations, special events, planned giving, and corporate foundation relations, ideally in an education related setting such as an independent school or small college
    • A track record of raising major gifts through direct solicitation as well as by staffing, mentoring, coaching and otherwise supporting the Headmaster and volunteers in targeted efforts
    • Familiarity with best practices in independent school fundraising
    • Ability to maintain a climate of professionalism, advocacy and confidentiality
    • Committed to inclusion and issues of social justice and equity
    • Able to use basic office equipment and applicable technology and software 
    Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
    • Occasionally lift up to 20 pounds
    • Generally works in standard office conditions and climate
    • May work in varied extreme outside weather conditions during special activities and fundraising events
    • Works in a very busy and highly 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 
    Shorecrest Preparatory School welcomes candidates for admissions and employment, regardless of age, race, culture, gender, sexual orientation, religion, socio-economic status, national or ethnic origin and does not discriminate on the basis of any category protected by law in the administration of any of its programs.
    Shorecrest is a Drug Free Workplace.
    Shorecrest participates in E-Verify.

    Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume and references to Mike Murphy, Headmaster at mmurphy@shorecrest.org.
  • Director of The Experiential School of Tampa Bay

    The Director is responsible for the management and overall effectiveness of the Alpha and Junior Kindergarten Programs.

    FLSA Classification: Exempt
    Reports To: Head of Lower School

    Shorecrest Preparatory School in St. Petersburg, Florida, is seeking an experienced early childhood educator/leader to collaborate in the leadership of the Experiential School of Tampa Bay with the Head of Lower School, Assistant Head of Lower School and faculty. The current program serves 85 three- and four-year-old students under the supervision of 11 faculty members.

    Belief in the importance of experiential education and collaborative leadership and teaching is essential. The Director is fully engaged in curriculum development, faculty and staff development, parental education and counseling and the admissions process of the Experiential School and Kindergarten children.

    Essential Functions
    • Supervises, manages and oversees the development of the teachers and support staff
    • Assists the Headmaster and Head of Lower School with recruitment, selection and orientation of new and replacement faculty
    • Collaborates with Head of Lower School in the evaluation and development of faculty
    • Collaborates with Curriculum Coordinator in the development of curriculum and selection of materials
    • Ensures communication of information that impacts Alpha and JK students and their families
    • Serves as a consultant to faculty in manners of classroom management, teaching methods and school procedures
    • Assists in preparation of budget, Handbook and all regulatory documentation for The Experiential School
    • Provides academic guidance to students
    • Coordinates grade representatives for Alpha and JK classes and encourages parental volunteers as well as provides appropriate roles and guidelines
    • Assists Admissions Team with tours, observations, selection of students and parent/guardian support
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the Headmaster and Head of Lower School
    Qualifications
    • Master’s degree or post graduate work in subject matter and/or educational administration
    • A minimum of five years teaching and administration experience in an independent school environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
    • Demonstrated leadership and facilitative skills
    • Proficient in using technology in instruction and web based tools
    • Able to use basic office equipment
    Physical Requirements and Work Environment
    • Works 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
    • 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
    • Be able to occasionally lift up to 45 lbs.
    • Work primarily in a traditional climate controlled office / classroom environment 
    • Work intermittently in outside weather conditions, including extreme heat and cold 
    Shorecrest Preparatory School welcomes candidates for admissions and employment, regardless of age, race, culture, sexual orientation, religion, socio-economic status, national or ethnic origin, and does not discriminate on the basis of any category protected by law in the administration of any of its programs.
     
    Shorecrest is a designated drug-free workplace.
     
    Interested candidates should send a resume and references to Mike Murphy, Headmaster at mmurphy@shorecrest.org.
  • Early Childhood Teacher

    Seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic and energetic Teacher for PK3 or PK4 class. A Bachelors or Masters in Education with a focus in Early Childhood is required. The ideal candidate would have experience working in a hands-on, play-based program and a strong background in child development.
     
    Additional Selection Criteria
    • Have a commitment to teaching skills and concepts through investigation and exploration
    • Enjoy working on a collaborative team
    • Belief in the constructivist approach to teaching and learning
    • Knowledgeable of inquiry and project-based teaching and learning
    • Expertise in differentiated instruction
    • Some knowledge of Spanish
    • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Willingness to participate in and contribute to school community activities
    • Passion for working with children
    • Flexibility
    • Knowledge of independent school education preferred
    Those interested in this position should send a cover letter, resume and references to Betty Gootson, Head of The Experiential School of Tampa Bay at bgootson@shorecrest.org.
  • Assistant Teacher for Alpha (PK3)

    The Experiential School of Tampa Bay is seeking an Assistant Teacher who is experienced working with young children in an educational setting. The Assistant Teacher assists in the implementation of the daily program under the direction of the lead teacher. She/He interacts with the students in large and small groups and individually, indoors and outside. The Assistant is responsible for preparing materials and setting up activities, assisting where assigned with the upkeep of the learning environment, stepping in to lead when the teacher is out of the room and attending all staff meetings and recommended training programs.
     
    EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelors degree preferred
    • Ability to be collaborative, flexible and contribute positively to team
    • Have a pleasant demeanor with positive and effective communication skills.
    • Be able to come in contact with children who are ill / contagious
    • Be able to spend time sitting on the floor and child size furniture and occasionally lift up to 45 lbs.
    Those interested in this position should fill out an application online and send a cover letter, resume and references to Betty Gootson, Head of The Experiential School of Tampa Bay at bgootson@shorecrest.org
  • Middle School Physical Education Teacher

    Full Time Position for the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year. The PE teacher is to lead and teach Middle School girls grades 5-8. This position may not extend beyond the spring 2018 semester.

    Essential Functions
    • Provides physical education instruction to primarily the female students in the Middle School
    • Prepares lessons that are age appropriate, engaging, and meets the needs, interests and abilities of students in collaboration with colleagues in the department
    • Coaches two competitive team sports per year in MS, JV, or varsity level
    • Designs and plans a child centered, differentiated PE curriculum and assessments grounded in best practices and guided by the National PE Standards
    • Plans, evaluates, revises curricula, course content, course materials and methods of instruction based upon movement concepts and desired fitness
    • Integrates technology into the curriculum in support of the school’s 1:1 iPad initiative
    • Uses effective class management techniques that are aligned with the school’s approach to insure effective learning
    • Assesses and documents student growth. Writes narrative progress reports on students and provides “grades” for effort and conduct
    • Maintains expertise in physical education and pedagogy through professional development
    • Collaborates with other faculty, staff, and specifically the PE Department as a whole
    • Engaged in the life of the school beyond professional responsibilities, including attending grade level overnight field experiences.
    • Communicates and meets with families, returns phone calls, writes weekly blog, and emails and notes in a timely manner
    • Supervises faculty duties, including car line, lunch and break duty, and other teacher responsibilities as designated by the Middle School Head.
    • Develops and implements a professional growth plan
    • Leads professional development and parent workshops
    • Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops in order to maintain and improve professional competence
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the Middle School Head and Athletic Director
    Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree or post graduate work in Physical Education and/or related field
    • An affinity for working with children
    • Committed to supporting the school’s strategic initiatives
    • Strong verbal and written communications skills
    • Passion for working with pre-teens and early teenage groups with patience and understanding for the age group
    • Positive, high energy and demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment
    • Passionate about teaching and learning
    • Warm, friendly, outgoing and committed to excellence
    • Proficient in using technology
    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
    • Be able to occasionally lift up to 40 lbs.
    • Works primarily in a gymnasium or outdoor environment which may include outside weather conditions consisting of extreme heat and cold
    • May work at a desk and computer for extended periods of time
    Interested candidates should send a resume and references to Jonathan Davis, Middle School Head at jdavis@shorecrest.org.
  • Upper School English Teacher

    Start Date:  August 2017
     
    Shorecrest is seeking an accomplished and student-centered Upper School English Teacher. The ideal candidate will have a strong grounding in the study of literature, the ability to teach a variety of levels of English in the Upper School, and a commitment to student learning and development. The position may include the opportunity to develop and teach advanced level English and/or Interdisciplinary electives. Shorecrest teachers also act as academic advisors to 10-12 students each year, and either sponsor a Shorecrest club and/or help coach an athletic team.
     
    EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Ideally, at least 3 years high school teaching experience
    • Bachelor’s degree in English required; Master’s degree preferred
    • Strong background in both classical and modern literature
    • Experience leading seminar-style discussions and a strong commitment to the teaching of writing
    • Adept at integrating technology into the classroom
    • Collaborative and engaged member of the faculty who is committed to curriculum design, teacher growth, and best practices for student 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.
    Founded in 1923, Shorecrest is one of the oldest independent schools in Florida serving approximately 950 students from PK to Grade 12. Last year, more than 60% 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 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. Learn more about the area here
     
    Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume and a list of at least three references to Fatima Morlando, Upper School Administrative Assistant at fmorlando@shorecrest.org. Please include “English Teacher” in the subject line.
  • Upper School Computer Studies and Robotics Teacher

    Shorecrest is seeking an accomplished and student-centered Computer Science and Robotics teacher. The ideal candidate will be comfortable teaching students across the four grade levels with different levels of background in Computer Science, from Introduction to Programming to Advanced Placement Computer Science . There is also the possibility of teaching a post-AP Computer Science or Interdisciplinary elective. The candidate will have a passion for teaching and a commitment to student learning and development. The ideal candidate will also be enthusiastic about innovative pedagogies, such as discussion-based teaching and Project Based Learning.
     
    EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
    • Experience with Java, Python, C, C++, C#, Scheme, Javascript, PHP, MySQL, HTML and other related programming and scripting languages
    • Experience with animation and design software such as Maxon Cinema 4D,  Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop and Animate, AudoDesk Inventor and CAD Solidworks
    • Prior experience teaching computer studies courses, preferably at the high school level
    • Experience with co-curricular coaching and advising assignments (ie Computer Club, FIRST Robotics, VEX Robotics, Engineering Club)
    • Knowledge of instructional design and curriculum development
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Commitment to a community that values equity, diversity and inclusion
    • Willingness to collaborate with teachers across the Shorecrest campus
    • Demonstrates leadership and facilitative skills
    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 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.
  • Upper School World History Teacher / Possible Department Chair

    Start Date:  August 2017
     
    Shorecrest is seeking an accomplished and student-centered World History teacher. The ideal candidate will be comfortable teaching tenth grade AP World History and ninth Grade Global Studies. There could also be a possibility for teaching a post-AP History or Interdisciplinary elective. The candidate will have a strong grounding in the study of history, a passion for teaching, and a commitment to student learning and development.  We welcome candidates who are interested in serving as the Department Chair. As Chair, the individual will lead curriculum review and development, assist in teacher evaluation and training, and serve on the Upper School Curriculum Council.
     
    EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:
    • At least 3 years experience teaching high school history courses. Additional experience expected for Chair position.
    • Bachelor’s degree in subject area required; a Master’s or Doctoral degree is preferred.
    • Experience leading seminar-style discussions and a strong commitment to the teaching of historical research and writing.
    • Collaborative and engaged member of the faculty who is committed to curriculum design, teacher growth, and best practices for student learning.
    • Enthusiasm for embracing the independent school model of mentoring, advising and supporting students outside of the classroom.
    • Demonstrates a high degree of cultural competency and a commitment to a community that values equity, diversity and inclusion
    • Comfortable using online texts and iPads.
    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 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 cover letter, resume and a list of three references to Fatima Morlando, Upper School Administrative Assistant at fmorlando@shorecrest.org. Please include “History Teacher / Chair” in the subject line.
  • Upper School Spanish Teacher

    Shorecrest is seeking an accomplished and student-centered Instructor in Spanish who is capable of teaching all levels of Spanish, including AP Spanish. The candidate will have a passion for teaching and a commitment to student learning and development. The ideal candidate will also be enthusiastic about innovative pedagogies, such as discussion-based teaching and Project Based Learning.

    EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:
    • A minimum of 5 years 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.
    • Native or near-native speaker of Spanish.
    • Demonstrates a high degree of cultural competency.
    • 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.
    • Commitment to a community that values equity, diversity and inclusion
    • Comfortable using online texts and iPads.
    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 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.
  • Lower School Art Teacher

    FLSA Classification: Exempt
    Reports To: Head of the Experiential & Lower Schools

    The art teacher is responsible for all aspects of creating a dynamic learning environment for students in the class.

    Essential Functions
    • Provides art instruction to students in kindergarten through fourth grade
    • Designs and plans child-centered, culturally responsive art curriculum and assessments guided by the National Art Education Association standards
    • Prepares lessons, activities and observes in order to evaluate students' progress
    • Implements age-appropriate lessons that introduce students to diverse and multicultural aspects of art
    • Establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects
    • Adapts teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests
    • Instructs students in large and small groups and individually, using various teaching methods
    • Collaborates with teachers and music instructor on grade level productions and community performances
    • Assists grade level teachers with project work when time permits
    • Leadership in organizing Lower School’s Annual Celebrate the Arts event
    • Assists parent volunteers with art items for “The Big Event” annual fundraiser
    • Provides after school art class when time allows
    • Writes narrative progress reports on students and provides “grades” for effort and conduct
    • Meets with families and guardians to discuss their children's progress
    • Collaborates with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of the school’s art education program
    • Attends professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops inorder to maintain and improve professional competence
    • Supervises lunch duty once a week, Before Care on a rotation with other special subject teachers, and helps supervise other school-wide special events
    • Communicates with families, returns phone calls, writes weekly blog, and emails and notes in a timely manner
    • Displays student art on a regular basis in the school display cases, hallwaysand Lower School office
    • Leads professional development and parent workshops
    • Develops and maintains a professional growth plan
    • Participates fully in the life of the school community (i.e. attends theatre productions and games, teaches after school, helps out with Open Houses, etc.)
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the Head of the Experiential & Lower Schools
    Qualifications
    • Qualified candidates should hold a BA in Fine Arts (Master’s degree preferred)
    • Minimum of five years experience teaching art to elementary-aged students (preferably in an independent school)
    • Ability to develop and design curriculum and lesson plans
    • Knowledge of art-making techniques, art history, critique, and aesthetics (Portfolio samples are encouraged)
    • Strong classroom management skills (experienced with Responsive Classroom a plus)
    • Outstanding ability to collaborate with colleagues on class projects and themes, providing in-class support as the schedule allows
    • Excellent verbal, written and observational skills
    • Demonstrates patience, good listening skills, and the ability to multi-task
    • Strong organizational and time management skills
    • Commitment to progressive philosophies of teaching and learning, as well as culturally responsive pedagogy
    • Have an interest in service learning and “changemaking”
    • Flexibility in addressing the children’s, as well as the school’s, needs
    • Embraces the school’s mission, vision and progressive philosophy of teaching and learning
    • Proficient in using technology in instructional and web based tools
    • 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
    • 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
    POLICY OF NON-DISCRIMINATION
    Shorecrest Preparatory School welcomes candidates for admission or employment, regardless of age, race, culture, gender, sexual orientation, religion, socio-economic status, national or ethnic origin, and does not discriminate on the basis of any category protected by law in the administration of any of its programs.
    Shorecrest is a designated drug-free workplace.
    Shorecrest participates in E-Verify.

    Interested candidates should submit Resume, Letter of Interest, Educational Philosophy and contact information for three references to Dr. Lisa Bianco, LBianco@Shorecrest.org.
  • Lower School Physical Education Teacher

    Shorecrest Lower School PE teachers prepare curriculum and teach Experiential and Lower School students, age 3 - grade 4.
    FLSA Classification: Exempt
    Reports To: Lower School Head and Athletic Director
     
    Essential Functions
    • Provides physical education instruction to students in The Experiential School and Lower School, grades Alpha through fourth
    • Prepares lessons that are age appropriate, engaging and meet the needs, interests and abilities of students
    • Coaches two competitive team sports per year in Middle School or Upper School
    • Designs and plans a child centered, differentiated PE curriculum and assessments grounded in best practices and guided by the National PE Standards
    • Plans, evaluates, revises curricula, course content, course materials and methods of instruction based upon movement concepts and desired fitness
    • Uses effective class management techniques that are aligned with the school’s Responsive Classroom approach to insure effective learning
    • Assesses and documents student growth. Writes narrative progress reports on students and provides “grades” for effort and conduct
    • Maintains expertise in physical education and pedagogy through professional development
    • Collaborates with other faculty, staff, and specifically the PE Department as a whole
    • Engaged in the life of the school beyond professional responsibilities
    • Communicates and meets with families, returns phone calls, writes weekly blog, and emails and notes in a timely manner
    • Supervises lunch duty once a week, Before Care on a rotation with other special subject teachers, and helps supervise other school-wide special events
    • Develops and implements a professional growth plan
    • Leads professional development and parent workshops
    • Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops in order to maintain and improve professional competence
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the Head of the Lower School and Athletic Director

    Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree or post graduate work in Physical Education and/or related field
    • Three or more years teaching experience
    • An affinity for working with children
    • Committed to inclusion and issues of social justice & equity
    • Strong verbal and written communications skills
    • Demonstrated leadership and facilitative skills in an independent school environment
    • Positive, high energy and demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment
    • Passionate about teaching and learning
    • Warm, friendly, outgoing and committed to excellence
    • Proficient in using technology and web tools

    Physical Requirements and Work Environment
    • Works in a highly stressful 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.
    • Works primarily in a gymnasium or outdoor environment which may include outside weather conditions consisting of extreme heat and cold
    • May work at a desk and computer for extended periods of time
    Interested candidates should submit Resume, Letter of Interest, Educational Philosophy and contact information for three references to Dr. Lisa Bianco, LBianco@Shorecrest.org.
  • Advancement Office Summer Intern

  • Part Time Upper School Vocal Music Teacher

    Shorecrest is seeking an accomplished and student­-centered Instructor to teach Choral Music and Vocal Pedagogy, and to assist with performance opportunities and Musical Theatre productions. The ideal candidate may also be capable of instrumental music. The candidate will have a passion for teaching and a commitment to student learning and development. The candidate will possess strong communication and organizational skills.

    Start Date: August 2017

    EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:
    • A minimum of 5 years teaching experience at the high school level, preferably in an independent school environment, with an extensive musical repertoire.
    • Ability to read music, to teach and modify vocal parts, and set harmonies to students’ capabilities.
    • Bachelor’s degree in subject area required; a Master’s degree is preferred.
    • Collaborative and engaged member of the faculty who is committed to students and to teacher growth.
    • Commitment to a community that values equity, diversity and inclusion
    Learn more about Upper School performing arts at Shorecrest.

    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 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 Cheryl Lee, Chair of the Performing Arts at Shorecrest: clee@shorecrest.org.
  • School Bus Driver

    Part Time for Athletics and Field Trips.
    Must Live in the vicinity of St. Petersburg, FL.
    Early Morning thru Afternoon and some Weekend availability.
    CDL Class B Preferred.School Bus and Passenger Endorsements required.

    Fax Resume to: (727) 346-1803
    Email Resume to: employment_maint@shorecrest.org

    DFWO, EOE

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, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Florida Kindergarten Council. Shorecrest is a member of the Southern Association of Independent Schools and the National Association of Independent Schools. 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 between February 15th and May 15th. 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 by writing or calling the School. 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 write or call for information 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 group medical and dental insurance, life insurance, and a pension/savings program through TIAA/CREF. There is also a tuition remission 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.

Working at Shorecrest

Policy of Non-discrimination

Shorecrest Preparatory School welcomes candidates for admission or employment, regardless of age, race, culture, gender, sexual orientation, religion, socio-economic status, national or ethnic origin, and does not discriminate on the basis of any category protected by law in the administration of any of its programs. 

Shorecrest participates in E-Verify.

Shorecrest is a designated drug-free workplace.

School Information

Shorecrest Preparatory School
5101 First Street Northeast
St Petersburg, FL 33703
Phone: (727) 522-2111  |  Fax: (727) 527-4191

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Shorecrest Preparatory School is a private, non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students preschool through high school, located in St. Petersburg, Florida.