Employment

Staff

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  • Advancement Administrative Assistant / Auction

    Position: Advancement Administrative Assistant / Auction
    Department:
    Advancement
    Reports to: Senior Director of Advancement
                                                               
    Summary Description: The Advancement Office is responsible for generating financial support for the School from donations, planned gifts and event fundraising as well as stewardship of critical relationships. Under the supervision of the Senior Director of Advancement, the Advancement Administrative Assistant / Auction assists in the oversight, management and execution of the annual auction while also providing support for other School events and programs as needed.
     
    Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree preferred, and a minimum of five years of office experience, preferably in a nonprofit organization.
     
    Skills & Abilities:
    • Ability to work closely with and guide a diverse group of volunteers in a positive and supportive manner within the parameters of the School’s mission and best interests;
    • Ability to collaborate with the various internal and external school constituencies;
    • Ability to remain professional and composed under deadline pressure while handling a multitude of duties and situations simultaneously, and respond with appropriate judgment;
    • Ability to manage numerous detailed tasks simultaneously, anticipate and meet deadlines, use time effectively, problem-solve independently as well as in a team environment;
    • Proficiency with widely used software (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher;
    • Working knowledge of social media communications including Facebook and Instagram;
    • Familiarity with programs such as Photoshop, Maestro, Raiser’s Edge and desktop publishing software is a plus;
    • Flexibility with the special needs associated with an academic calendar and schedule;
    • Availability for evening meetings and events as required, which may necessitate adjustment of work hours and days, including weekends;
    • Ability to support the School’s mission and values as a school founded in the Episcopal tradition irrespective of own religious orientation.
     
    Essential Functions:
     
    Overview
    • Provide support in the year-round planning and execution of the annual auction under the supervision of the Senior Director of Advancement.
    • Provide administrative,  clerical and event support as requested for all Advancement areas, including but not limited to marketing, the annual auction, alumni relations, annual giving, academic events and operations.
      • Assist with technology requests and other special media considerations as they relate to meeting presentations.
      • Prepare letters, reports and other materials as assigned.
    Auction support duties include but are not limited to:
    • Update and maintain the auction database (MaestroWeb and Maestro Auction Pro) and auction websites, including MaestroWeb, Weebly (auction.bishops.com) and Blackbaud (bishops.com).
    • Schedule, coordinate and prepare materials for auction volunteer meetings including notices, invitations, email messages, lists, agendas and other materials.
    • Attend volunteer meetings as requested, taking notes and following through with post-meeting tasks and distribution of monthly meeting minutes.
    • Provide assistance and clerical support for the auction leadership, including acquisition, underwriting and sponsorship materials and donor thank you letters.
    • Enter all donations in MaestroWeb, producing thank you letters and readying the items for packaging, catalog descriptions and display.
    • Maintain electronic and paper filing systems for tracking donations, guest payments and other recurring transactions.
    • Work closely with the Business Office and Advancement staff for efficient communication as it relates to vendor payments, cash donations and guest purchases and payments.
    • Assist with the development and design of content for social media and mass electronic communications.
    • Uphold the School’s Fundamental Standard, as stated in The Bishop’s School Faculty, Staff and Administration Handbook: “Each employee must act in a manner that sets the highest example for the students of the School.” Accordingly, you are expected to maintain integrity, honor, responsible citizenship and respect for the rights of others.
    • Perform other duties as directed by the Senior Director of Advancement, the Director of Marketing & Public Relations, the Chief Advancement Officer or the Head of School.
    To apply for this position: Please email résumé, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to resumes@bishops.com.
  • Assistant Director of Admissions (Starting August 1, 2017)

    Summary Description:
    The Assistant Director of Admissions is a member of a team of professionals that includes the Director of Admissions and Financial Aid, the Associate Director of Admissions and the Admissions Assistant. The Assistant Director participates in a collaborative and professional environment dedicated to the recruitment and enrollment of students who are best served by The Bishop’s School mission as a college preparatory co-educational day school.
     
    Relationships: 
    The Assistant Director of Admissions reports directly to the Director of Admissions and Financial Aid. The Assistant Director serves as a member of the School’s Admissions Committees.
     
    Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree and three to five years experience in either secondary or college admissions. 
     
    Skills & Abilities:  Must possess and demonstrate a deep and abiding commitment to a high level of customer satisfaction and a demonstrated ability to manage numerous detailed tasks simultaneously.  Must have the ability to anticipate and meet deadlines; use time effectively; problem-solve independently; and function in an often hectic and quick turn-around environment. Must be proficient with widely used business management software programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint and be proficient in admissions software and management of data. Proficiency in social media a plus. Must possess a strong work ethic and “can do” attitude. Irrespective of one’s own religious orientation, must be prepared to demonstrate a commitment to the mission and values of an academic organization with traditional values, a rigorous curriculum, and an affiliation with the Episcopal Church. Must be flexible with the special needs associated with an academic calendar and its related schedule, including a highly competitive and intensive admission season. Must possess the ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with all employees and interface with many constituencies throughout the institution and its community. He or she must represent the School in the most positive manner to prospective, former and current students, parents, clients, vendors and the community. The Assistant Director must maintain high standards of professional confidentiality and integrity and be available consistently, on site, to perform job duties during business hours and weekends during admission season.  Must maintain good working relationships with members of the admissions team and be responsible for keeping the Director of Admissions and Financial Aid, appropriately informed. Job responsibilities are assigned by the Director of Admissions and Financial Aid who may at her discretion edit, add or eliminate job assignments with or without prior notice. 

    Essential Functions and Specific Duties:

    1.  Develop positive relationships with  rospective students and families
    • Articulate  the unique strengths of the Bishop’s academic and extracurricular programs to all prospective families
    • Meet with students and families to assess the students’ personal strengths and goals for middle and/or upper school
    • Work with families as needed from inquiry throughout the entire admission and financial aid process to enrollment.
    • Manage and direct the Knight for a Day, student host program.
    2.  Facilitate, host  and present as needed at admissions events, workshops and programs for prospective, admitted and matriculating students and families, including various current events:
    • Fall Open House
    • Neighborhood Receptions
    • Admissions Coffees
    • Events for alumni children
    • Admissions BBQ
    • Ambassador events
     3.  Facilitate the admission application process, including
    • Assist with preparation of admission (print and digital)
    • Assist with tours and interviews
    • Manage the student ambassador and host programs including coordination of visit days
    • Assess prospective students and assist with final admission decisions
    • Collaborate with faculty and staff to assess applicants
    • Assist with yield, enrollment and matriculation of students
     4.  Communication:
    • Articulate the unique strengths of the Bishop’s academic and extracurricular programs in all oral, digital and print communication
    • Articulate to Bishop’s colleagues all aspects of the admission process
    • Collaborate with Bishop’s colleagues to ensure their assistance in the admission, matriculation and enrollment process
    5. Assist the Director of Admissions and Financial aid in attracting, recruiting and enrolling qualified prospective students of color
    • Visit schools and attend school fairs when requested
    6.  Respond collaboratively to directives, as needed, and at the discretion of the Director of Admission and Financial Aid.

    7.  Uphold the School’s Fundamental Standard, as stated in The Bishop’s School Faculty, Staff and Administration Handbook: “Each employee must act in a manner that sets the highest example for the students of the School.” Accordingly, you are expected to maintain integrity, honor, responsible citizenship and respect for the rights of others.
     
    8.  Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Admissions and Financial Aid.

    To apply for this position: Please email résumé, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to resumes@bishops.com.
  • Registrar

    Position Title: Registrar
    Department: Administration
     
    Summary Description:  The Bishop’s School seeks an experienced registrar to join our School community. The Registrar reports to the Academic Dean and performs a wide variety of administrative duties in support of the academic program. In addition to creating and managing the master schedule for the School, the Registrar is also responsible for managing the academic records of all students on the school’s information system and academic database.
     
    Essential Functions and Specific Duties:

    ●       Create the school’s  master schedule for all students, teachers and location information
    ●       Create and maintain current student academic records, including:
    ○        updating student/parent information in the student information system
    ○        maintaining and updating current and historical student records including students’ personal and academic data, grades, grade changes, test scores and academic achievements and awards
    ○        managing the issuance of official and unofficial transcripts, test scores and enrollment, and GPA verification information
    ●       Maintain and back-up student records according to academic data storage policy
    ●       Coordinate the course selection process, including updating relevant materials and supporting the signup process
    ●       Assist the College Counseling Office, including:
    ○        coordinating and managing all aspects of PSAT testing on campus
    ○        preparing National Merit Scholarship Program application forms for students
    ○        coordinate UC approval of courses
    ○        support and coordination of evening programs,
    ○        support scheduling of college representative visits in the fall semester
    ○        support the college application process and management of Naviance
    ●       Maintain and report new courses and update additions, deletions and course changes with the NCAA Clearinghouse
    ●       Process, review and distribute grade reports
    ●       Provide information and reports as requested to department chairs and members of the administration
    ●       Uphold the School’s Fundamental Standard, as states in The Bishop’s School Faculty, Staff and Administration Handbook
    ●       Perform other duties as assigned
     
    Qualifications: High school diploma or GED, five years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.  The ideal candidate will have previous experience with complex scheduling in an educational setting. Candidates must possess excellent computer skills – especially experience with database software and scheduling software.   Candidates must be professional and collaborative, detail-oriented and able to work independently and on a deadline.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills, creativity and strong problem-solving skills are needed.
     
    The Bishop’s School offers a competitive compensation including a full benefits package, and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
     
    To apply for this position: Please email résumé, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to resumes@bishops.com.

Faculty

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  • French and Spanish Teacher (Starting August 1, 2017)

    Position Title: French and Spanish Teacher
    Department: World Languages
    Position Commences: August 2017
     
    Summary Description: The Bishop’s School is seeking a full-time faculty member with the capability to teach French and Spanish at a variety of levels. In addition to teaching five sections of world language, faculty responsibilities include serving as an advisor to a group of students, cooperating in and supporting departmental affairs, support of and participation in Bishop’s Spanish and French Exchange Program and fulfilling all of the duties of a full-time faculty member.  
     
    Qualifications: Applicants should have an undergraduate degree in Spanish and / or French with significant preparation in literature and culture and at least five years of teaching experience at the secondary level. The ability to effectively use technology to enhance learning is essential. Having a master’s degree would be a significant asset. Native-level proficiency in English is required.  

    To apply for this position: Please email résumé, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to resumes@bishops.com.
  • STEM Faculty for Endowed Leadership Position (Starting August 1, 2017)

    Position Title: STEM Faculty for Endowed Leadership Position
    Department: Science and Computer Science
    Position Commences: August 1, 2017

    Summary Description: The Bishop’s School seeks two dynamic leaders to promote curricular innovation and lead discussion about the School’s STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) curriculum and its evolution. These faculty leaders will teach self-motivated, creative students and collaborate with passionate colleagues in the STEM disciplines and throughout the School.  

    These new endowed faculty chair positions will enhance an already robust faculty cohort by adding particular expertise in design thinking, applied engineering and robotics, machine learning and artificial intelligence, and/or interdisciplinary program design.

    Strong candidates will hold a master’s degree or higher and may come from industry as well as secondary or higher education; they will relish a unique opportunity to work closely with colleagues and develop innovative, state-of-the art curricular offerings. We seek candidates who are highly collaborative, innovative thinkers and have experience in or beyond independent school settings.

    Successful candidates play an active role in both the middle and upper schools, in a rich, student-centered learning environment.

    Qualifications: Strong candidates will hold a master’s degree or higher and have either a minimum of 5 years teaching experience, preferably at an independent school or a strong desire to teach with equivalent industry experience. An unequivocal passion for working with adolescents and supporting them in all facets of their lives is essential.

    To apply for this position: Please email résumé, cover letter, statement of educational philosophy and contact information for three references to resumes@bishops.com.  
     

  • Theatre Design & Technology Teacher (Starting August 1, 2017)

    Position Title: Theatre Design & Technology Teacher
    Department: Performing Arts
    Position Commences: August 2017
     
    Summary Description: The Bishop’s School is seeking a full-time faculty member to teach Technical Theatre and Design. The teacher must possess demonstrated proficiency in multiple aspects of theatre technology, including lighting and sound design and implementation, and all aspects of scenic design, construction and installation. The Bishop’s School has an unusually active and accomplished performing arts programs, including theatre, dance, choral, orchestral and jazz programs. This teacher will provide design and technical support for all programs in the department, and work collaboratively with all program leaders, as well as a part-time costumer.  Responsibilities include overseeing two performing arts facilities - The Taylor Performing Arts Center (a 185 seat proscenium theatre with scene shop immediately adjacent), and a flexible seat Black Box Theatre. Flexibility, the desire to work with students grades 7-12, and an open and collaborative nature are essential.
     
    Qualifications: Candidates need to have, at a minimum, an undergraduate degree in theatre arts (preferably with an emphasis in technical theatre and/or design), and significant experience in several of the desired areas mentioned above. A master’s degree, or equivalent professional, or combination of professional and educational experience is preferred. Above all, the performing arts department is eager to be joined by an educator with a proven track record for successfully collaborating with colleagues to further advance performing arts education.  
     
    To apply for this position: Please email résumé, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to resumes@bishops.com.
  • Substitute Faculty (Filled for 2016-2017 academic year)

    All substitute teacher positions have been filled for the 2016-2017 academic year.
     
About Bishop's
Founded in 1909, The Bishop’s School is a coeducational college preparatory independent day school consisting of grades six through twelve. Affiliated with the Episcopal Church, the School is located in the center of La Jolla, California, 10 miles north of downtown San Diego. The 2015 - 2016 enrollment is 800 students who live throughout San Diego County. The Bishop’s School offers a competitive compensation package and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
Mission Statement
The Bishop's School is an academic community pursuing intellectual, artistic and athletic excellence in the context of the Episcopal tradition. We are dedicated to offering the highest quality education to a diverse student body and to fostering integrity, imagination, moral responsibility, and commitment to serving the larger community.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement
The Bishop’s School promotes an inclusive and compassionate community of students, faculty, staff, administrators, parents, trustees, and alumni. We honor and embrace diverse identities such as age, culture, ethnicity, family structure, gender and gender identity, group affiliation, national origin, physical and mental ability, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status. Because diversity enriches the exchange of ideas, we foster a physically and emotionally safe environment in which different experiences, thoughts, and opinions are respectfully expressed and respectfully heard. Such an environment allows every individual to thrive in and contribute to our global community.
THE BISHOP’S SCHOOL     7607 La Jolla Boulevard     La Jolla, CA 92037     (858) 459-4021
The Bishop’s School is an independent, coeducational college-preparatory day school for students in grades six through twelve who live throughout San Diego County. Founded in 1909, the School is affiliated with the Episcopal church.