Employment

Staff

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  • Academic Technology Coordinator

    Position: Academic Technology Coordinator
    Department: Information Systems
    Reports to: Sr. Director of Educational Technology and Information Systems

    Summary Description:  The Academic Technology Coordinator is an integral part of the technology team and provides instructional support and technical assistance to faculty and students. The Coordinator will work closely with every academic department as well as the library and learning center faculty and staff to aid the School in integrating digital scholarship across the campus. This position may teach a class in a related technology field.
     
    Essential Functions and Specific Duties:
    • Develop and conduct training, group instruction and workshops, both individually and collaboratively for faculty, staff and students on new technology and digital literacy through multiple formats;
    • Meet directly with faculty, department chairs and administrators to discuss needs and formulate viable solutions relative to use of technology in the classroom and ensure they relate to campus learning initiatives;
    • Collaborate with Sr. Director of Educational Technology to plan and implement school-wide initiatives for academic technology, including research for future initiatives as well as the School’s ongoing iPad program;
    • Manage Bishop’s Media Lab/Makerspace in the Manchester Library and Learning Center;
    • Develop and implement programs to display evidence of student learning
    • Develop short training sessions for faculty to help with integration of technology into their curriculum;
    • Provide basic levels of troubleshooting (i.e. connecting to WiFi, installing printers) for faculty and students as well as answer questions regarding current applications in use at school (Google Apps for Education, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, as well as others)
    • Analyze existing procedures and develop improvements for optimum use of technologies with an emphasis on the classroom;
    • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action;
    • This position follows the faculty calendar and requires 20 additional days to be worked in the summer at the supervisor’s discretion, typically the two weeks before school opens and the two weeks after school ends.
    Qualifications:  
    • Superior teaching skills with at least 5-7 years of teaching experience and demonstrated success and mastery in teaching and pedagogy.
    • Master’s degree in Education, Educational Leadership, Educational Technology or similar preferred.
    • Prior experience as an instructional coach, technology integrator, coordinator or comparable role preferred .
    • Familiarity with modern technology tools, services and other instruments that have applications both inside and outside the classroom.
    • Ability to create and maintain positive and supportive relationships with faculty and administration as well as creating collaborative learning groups.
    • Ability to communicate, translate and share ideas and concepts effectively across diverse, interdisciplinary audiences
    • Demonstrated leadership in support and application of educational technology.
    • Demonstrated ability to blend technology with sound pedagogy toward educational goals.
    • Experience working in an independent school preferred, but not required.
    • Familiarity with Learning Management Systems. The School currently uses Blackbaud’s onCampus product.
    Resumes should be submitted to resumes@bishops.com.

Faculty

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  • Director of Diversity and Community Life (Starting August 1, 2017)

    Position Title: Director of Diversity and Community Life
    Department: Administration
    Position Commences: August 1, 2017
     
    Summary Description: The Bishop’s School seeks a dynamic school leader to envision, implement and lead programs that promote and educate the Bishop’s community on equity, inclusivity and social justice. The Director of Diversity and Community Life is a member of the Administrative Team and works with that team and other administrators, faculty, staff, students and parents to fulfill the School’s commitment to intellectual, artistic and athletic excellence as well as to integrity, moral responsibility and service to the larger community.
     
    Essential Functions and Specific Duties:
    • Leads the Diversity Team and collaborates with various individuals and groups to implement programs that are student-focused and sustain an inclusive, equitable and safe environment for all members of the Bishop’s community. These individuals and groups may include:
      • Department Chairs, Academic Dean and Division Heads to support current and to integrate new opportunities for the exploration of diversity, equity and justice within the curriculum and the academic program;
      • Advisors, Sponsors, Chaplain, Athletic Director, Dean of Students and Division Heads to create and nurture co-curricular opportunities for equity, justice and leadership;
      • Head of School and Administrative Team to implement various strategic initiatives;
      • Students and faculty advisors as they lead the School’s affinity groups
    • Serves as clearinghouse for concerns about diversity and inclusiveness within the Bishop’s community;
    • Disseminates information about initiatives related to diversity and inclusion to students, parents, faculty, staff and administration, and organizes diversity conference and professional growth opportunities for the School community;
    • Leads and strengthens opportunities for parents, board, and alumni education and involvement in the School’s diversity and inclusion efforts;
    • Collaborates with the Admissions Office to recruit a diverse pool of applicants and with the ninth grade sponsor to successfully transition those new students and their families to Bishop’s, with particular attention to those for whom Bishop’s academic, cultural and social environment will be a new experience;
    • Participates in the School’s hiring process to recruit a diverse faculty;
    • Represents the School in the community at large; both regionally and nationally, through such organizations and associations as the California Association of Independent Schools and the National Association of Independent Schools;
    • Prepares an annual budget for diversity and work closely with the CFO/COO to manage that budget;
    • Teaches 1-2 classes and advises, as determined by the Head of School;
    • Performs other duties as directed by the Head of School or Division Heads.
     
    Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree required and graduate degree(s) preferred; with a minimum of eight years teaching and/or working in a comparable academic position, preferably in a secondary school environment. An unequivocal passion for working with adolescents and supporting them in all facets of their lives is essential. The ability to connect with and understand adolescents and their families who live on the margins is highly desirable.
     
    Founded in 1909 and affiliated with the Episcopal Church, The Bishop’s School is an independent, coeducational college-preparatory day school for 800 students in grades six through twelve located on an historic campus in the heart of La Jolla, just 10 miles north of downtown San Diego. The Bishop’s School is known for academic excellence, driven by students’ desire to push beyond their limits, creating a community of lifelong learners. By their very nature, Bishop’s students opt in − in a lab or classroom, on a stage or field, in chapel or on the Quad.  
     
    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.
  • Eighth Grade Earth Science Teacher (Starting August 1, 2017)

    Position:  Eighth Grade Earth Science Teacher
    Department:  Science
    Position Commences: August 1, 2017

    Summary Description:  The Bishop’s School is seeking a full-time faculty member to teach eighth grade Earth Science during the 2017-2018 school year. In addition to teaching, this faculty member will serve as an advisor to a small group of middle school students. Middle school faculty work in grade level teams to best support the development and learning of students.

    Qualifications:  The most qualified candidates will have a minimum of three years science teaching experience in addition to a master’s degree in science or science education. The science department is committed to coordinating its courses and curricular progression. Applicants should be enthusiastic about working with other science faculty in a collaborative way. Additionally, Bishop’s is seeking an educator with a strong background in teaching a lab-based curriculum.

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

    Position: History Teacher
    Department: History and Social Sciences
    Position Commences: August 1, 2017

    Summary Description: The Bishop’s School is seeking a full-time faculty member to teach American history to eighth grade students. Our middle school faculty work in teams to best support the learning and development of students. A strong desire to collaborate and potentially integrate history and English is desirous. In addition to teaching history, faculty responsibilities include serving as an advisor to students, cooperating in and supporting departmental affairs, and fulfilling other duties as assigned.  

    Qualifications: Strong candidates will hold an undergraduate degree in history and have a demonstrated interest in teaching middle school. A minimum of five years teaching experience or its equivalent is expected; prior experience at an independent school is advantageous. Bishop’s fosters collaboration among faculty and promotes a student-centered pedagogical approach. We are eager to find a teacher who would be excited to work in such an environment.  

    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.  
     

  • English Teacher (Starting August 1, 2017)

    Position Title: English Teacher 
    Department: English
     
    Summary Description: The Bishop’s School is seeking a full-time faculty member to teach English beginning in August 2017. All Bishop’s English courses are taught in the seminar style. Throughout the program, the curriculum emphasizes the fundamental skills of intelligent, imaginative reading and clear, cogent writing. This new faculty member will join a collaborative and team-oriented English department. We are eager to welcome a colleague who approaches teaching and community work with cognitive flexibility and cultural competence. Along with teaching their courses, Bishop’s faculty serve as advisors to small groups of students and, in many cases, supervise extracurricular activities.
     
    Qualifications: Qualified candidates will hold a bachelor’s degree in English or a related field and at least seven years of experience teaching English at the middle school or high school level. Experience at an independent school is advantageous. A profound love for literature is essential. Bishop’s fosters collaboration among faculty and promotes a student-centered pedagogical approach. We are eager to find a teacher who would be excited to work in this kind of environment.  

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

    Position Title: Mathematics Teacher
    Department: Mathematics
    Position Commences: August 2017
     
    Summary Description: The Bishop’s School is seeking a full-time mathematics faculty member with the expertise to teach students throughout the curriculum. Bishop’s promotes a student-centered approach to mathematics education and is eager to welcome a collaborative colleague to its math department, a colleague committed to a problem-solving framework. In addition to teaching, faculty responsibilities include serving as an advisor to a group of students.
     
    Qualifications: Strong candidates will hold a master’s degree or higher in pure or applied mathematics and have a minimum of five years teaching experience, preferably at the secondary level. Candidates should have experience effectively integrating technology into instruction, especially in a one-to-one setting. Classroom experience facilitating and promoting mathematical discussion and exploration is highly desirable.

    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.