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San Domenico School

Employment Position Openings

As California's oldest independent and Dominican school, San Domenico serves students Kindergarten through twelfth grade. At San Domenico we believe that an exceptional education, where values and academics join together, creates more than just great students - it develops great people. SD graduates students who go forth confident, and inspired, to shape a better world. Employees of the School enjoy the many benefits of being part of a mission driven community of colleagues and students.

We are expanding our enrollment and currently seeking inspired and exceptional individuals to fill the positions listed below. San Domenico's educational philosophy is anchored by our Dominican values of study, reflection, community, and service. In the Dominican spirit of inquiry and inclusivity, we welcome students and employees of all faiths and backgrounds.

San Domenico School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, age, disability, medical condition, religion, veteran status, marital-status or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.

No phone calls please. For questions, please email hr@sandomenico.org.

Faculty Openings

Co-Director of College Counseling

EXTra Program Assistant Teacher (After School Care Program)

Off-Campus Resident Life Faculty

Lower School Science Teacher

Staff Openings

Assistant Director of K-12 Admissions / International Student Recruitment Coordinator



Assistant Director of K-12 Admissions /International Student Recruitment Coordinator

(Full-Time, Year-Round Staff Position)

Who we are

At San Domenico, we believe that what students do with their education is as important as their academic performance. Everyday we encourage our students to not just study, but also to reflect on their learning, find their purpose, and celebrate in community, because an exceptional education, where values and academics join together, creates more than just great students – it develops great people. San Domenico is a K-12, co-ed school, with international boarding and day students in our Upper School.

Purpose Statement

The Assistant Director of K-12 Admissions /International Student Recruitment Coordinator plays a key professional role in San Domenico’s high school admissions and will be an integral member of a team that includes the Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management, the Director of Marketing and Communications and the Admissions staff. Through this collaborative approach San Domenico’s goal is to ensure that all of our outreach and other communications properly support and reflect our strategic mission, goals and distinctive learning environment. Because Admissions is often the first point of contact for families interested in the day, boarding, and international components of our high school, the Assistant Director of K-12 Admissions /International Student Recruitment Coordinator must be sensitive to all of the ways in which interactions with the public will impact perceptions of San Domenico School. The Assistant Director of K-12 Admissions /International Student Recruitment Coordinator will report to the Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management.

Responsibilities of an Assistant Director of K-12 Admissions /International Student Recruitment Coordinator

The Assistant Director of K-12 Admissions /International Student Recruitment Coordinator will have primary responsibility for several aspects of our admissions program and will have secondary and shared responsibility in other key areas. General responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Acts as international student recruitment coordinator and assures that: 1) contact is initiated and maintained with prospective international students throughout the admissions process, 2) communication occurs with agents/consultants that work on behalf of international students, 3) San Domenico will receive all required application materials from international applicants, 4) international applicants will have an in-person or Skype/FaceTime interview, 5) newly enrolled students will receive assistance to procure a guardian, 6) we develop and implement a strategy for the successful yield and retention of international students, 7) all relevant responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Admissions for the successful enrollment of international students are implemented
  • Schedule, plan, and attend on-campus and off-campus admission events such as Open House, tours, information sessions, parent coffees, school fairs, school visits, and other admissions related events, both domestic and international
  • Oversee the scheduling of high school presentation visits by admissions staff
  • Assess applicants and work closely with the Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management and the Admissions Committee to assemble the group of new enrollees
  • Assist with maintaining an effective system of communication with prospective students and families – inquiries, applicants, and enrolled students – to build strong relationships that continue throughout the admission process
  • Manage the Parent Ambassador Program (includes recruitment, training, and scheduling) and serve as primary liaison to parent volunteers that assist with our recruitment efforts including the Parent Tour and Information Program, Open House, and other events where San Domenico parents’ assistance is required
  • Oversee the recruitment, training, and scheduling of San Domenico Student Ambassadors for Open House including those that will serve as tour guides, student panelists, and school fair representatives
  • Shared responsibility for domestic student interview scheduling
  • Assist with and attend various school events throughout the year
  • Assist with managing the daily operations of the Admissions Office
  • Interviews prospective students
  • Attend and participate in all relevant admission decision meetings
  • Collaborate with San Domenico faculty, staff, current parents, former parents, and alumni for recruitment, enrollment, and retention efforts
  • Assist in the development of admission publications/collateral and communications pieces
  • Will travel both domestically and internationally to recruit prospective students, and will do follow-up communication with prospective students, families, consultants, and agents
  • Attends professional development conferences, workshops, and meetings in consultation with the Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • A minimum of 3-5 years in independent school and/or college admissions
  • Boarding school admissions preferred
  • Excellent written, oral, and organizational skills
  • Strong ability to manage intricate projects from start to finish
  • Experience at planning and executing events
  • Creative, deadline-oriented team player with excellent attention to detail
  • A commitment to the Mission, goals and values of San Domenico School
  • Positive attitude and sense of humor
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally
  • Takes joy in interacting with adults and students of all ages
  • Proficient with databases, Filemaker preferred
  • Proficient with Excel; experience with data analysis preferred

Compensation

Salary commensurate with experience, plus benefits package, including: medical, dental, AD&D, Life, 403(b) plan with match, daily lunch.

How to apply

Please send cover letter and resume to hr@sandomenico.org describing how your experience and skills will contribute to the position, along with your salary requirements.Please put the title of the position in the subject line of your email.

Or mail to:
San Domenico School
1500 Butterfield Road
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Attn: Assistant Director of K-12 Admissions/International Student Recruitment Coordinator

San Domenico School is Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, age, disability, medical condition, religion, veteran status, marital-status or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.

No phone calls please


Co-Director of College Counseling

Academic Year 2017-2018 (Year-Round Staff - 1.0 FTE)

Who we are

At San Domenico, we believe that what students do with their education is as important as their academic performance. Everyday we encourage our students to not just study, but also to reflect on their learning, find their purpose, and celebrate in community, because an exceptional education, where values and academics join together, creates more than just great students – it develops great people. San Domenico is a K-12, co-ed school, with international boarding and day students in our Upper School (grades 9-12).

Position Statement

San Domenico School, a K-12 independent school in San Anselmo, is seeking a dynamic professional for the role of Co-Director of College Counseling. The Co-Director is part of an expanding team and is responsible for guiding students through all aspects of the college search and admissions process. The addition of this new position will allow San Domenico’s College Counseling office to institute a more comprehensive advising program which will support and guide students throughout all four years of high school. This is a full-time, 12-month position.

Key Responsibilities

The job responsibilities are those expected of a college counselor at an academically rigorous independent school, including:

  • Working with a caseload of maximum 40-50 students in each class, guiding them and their families through every aspect of the college search and application process, and writing Secondary School Report recommendations for their senior college applications.
  • Serving as a key member of the College Counseling team to develop and implement thoughtful, effective college counseling strategies, innovative programming, and best practices in the context of San Domenico.
  • Serving as an integral member of the Upper School Admissions Committee by assessing applicants, conducting interviews and attending meetings related to prospective enrollment
  • Staying abreast of current admissions and counseling trends through reading and research, maintaining membership in and attending professional associations and conferences, participating in campus visits and tours, and networking extensively with college admissions and college counseling colleagues.
  • Developing and presenting educational programming to our 10th-12th grade students and families on the college search and admissions processes with the Co-Director of College Counseling
  • Maintaining a professional level of sensitivity to different family cultures and dynamics; embracing the international student profile and family expectations.
  • Helping students self-assess and research higher education and other post secondary opportunities
  • In collaboration with the school counselor, addressing the social and emotional pressures on students and families as associated with the college search, application, and admissions processes
  • Responsible for planning the Senior Transitions" program.
  • Writing official school letters of recommendations for approximately 40-50 seniors
  • Meeting with college representatives who visit the San Domenico campus and serving as a liaison with college admissions offices throughout the academic year
  • Visiting colleges and universities throughout the academic year and attending national and regional college admissions counseling conferences and forums
  • Maintaining a personalized approach to counseling and working with students and families to reinforce the philosophy that "fit" in the college process is different for every student
  • Working with the Co-Director of College Counseling in the preparation of reports for the Head of School and greater San Domenico community
  • Advising families on the financial aid application process
  • Ensuring the integrity of San Domenico’s academic records with the Registrar, who also serves as the College Counseling Office's assistant
  • Other duties as assigned, all within the context of being an integral member of and contributor to a dynamic, vibrant College Counseling team and Upper School community of educators, including some weekend and evening responsibilities

In addition to the above responsibilities, the Co-Director of College Counseling is expected to engage in multiple facets of student and faculty life at the school. This involves serving as a Class Dean or teaching one class (or equivalent), serving as a mentor to approximately 10-12 students, attending weekly faculty meetings, and other duties as needed, such as advising or sponsoring a student club or organization.

Core Qualifications

  • Possess excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • A desire to work with a diverse group of students and parents
  • Ability to assess students’ academic progress to meet requirements of specific colleges and college programs
  • Ability to assist students with finding out about scholarships and other supportive programs
  • Maintaining working relationships with various colleges and universities
  • Understanding financial aid requirements for students of varying needs
  • Master’s degree strongly preferred and a minimum of five years of experience in selective college admissions and/or college counseling

It is important that candidates possess the flexibility, sense of humor and commitment to teamwork that life in an independent day/boarding school requires. We seek someone who possesses both an appreciation for adolescents and a collaborative spirit.

Compensation

Salary commensurate with experience, plus benefits package, including: medical, dental, AD&D, Life, 403(b) plan with match, daily lunch

How to apply

Please send a letter to Human Resources at hr@sandomenico.org describing how your experience and skills will contribute to the position, along with your resume and salary requirements. Please put the title of the position in the subject line of your email.

Or mail to:

1500 Butterfield Road
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Attn: Co-Director of College Counseling position


San Domenico School is Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, age, disability, medical condition, religion, veteran status, marital-status or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.

No phone calls please.


EXTra Program Assistant Teacher (After School Care Program)

Academic Year position (Immediate Opening) (15 hours per week - 2:30 pm-5:15 pm M-F )

Who we are

At San Domenico, we believe that what students do with their education is as important as their academic performance. Everyday we encourage our students to not just study, but also to reflect on their learning, find their purpose, and celebrate in community, because an exceptional education, where values and academics join together, creates more than just great students – it develops great people.

Purpose Statement

San Domenico provides an optional after school extended care program (EXTra) for students in grades K-5. EXTra teachers create a positive and supportive child-centered environment whereby students thrive in a culture of respect, responsibility and collaboration. EXTra provides a safe place for students to land after their regular school day, where students have the opportunity to free play, do crafts, do homework, read, or hang out with friends.

Job Responsibilities of an EXTra Assistant Teacher

The school’s faculty strives to set for its students an example of high ethical standards, moral behavior, and devotion to excellence. The school seeks an Assistant Teacher whose responsibilities include the following:

  • Work with Director and K-5 teachers to create a dynamic program that mirrors the values and mission of our school.
  • Supervise students in Extended Day Program (EXTra).
  • Communicate with parents and students participating in Extended Day Program
  • Prepare schedules and keep attendance records for Extended Day Programs
  • Snack preparation
  • General first aid
  • Facilitate group games
  • Supervise and facilitate arts and crafts projects
  • Escort children to bus on campus
  • Escort children to After School Activities on Campus
  • Staff special day programs (half day, staff development days, student holidays).
  • Work closely with staff to ensure a nurturing, safe and productive social, emotional and academic environment.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • 2+ years of child care experience
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Experience interacting and communicating regularly with parents of students in all types of situations that arise in a school setting
  • Other duties as assigned
  • CPR/AED and First Aid Certified
  • Basic computing/data entry skills

Compensation

Salary commensurate with experience and free daily lunch when working. This is considered a part-time position that is ineligible for benefits.

How to apply

Please send cover letter, describing your educational philosophy and how your experience and skills will contribute to the position, along with your resume and salary requirements to: hr@sandomenico.org

Or mail to:

San Domenico School
1500 Butterfield Road
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Attn: EXTra Discovery Teacher

San Domenico School is Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital-status or any other traits or characteristics protected by law.

No phone calls please.


Lower School Science Teacher

Academic Year 2017-2018 (Full-Time 1.0 FTE)

Who we are

At San Domenico, we believe that what students do with their education is as important as their academic performance. Everyday we encourage our students to not just study, but also to reflect on their learning, find their purpose, and celebrate in community, because an exceptional education, where values and academics join together, creates more than just great students – it develops great people. San Domenico is a K-12, co-ed school, with international boarding and day students in our Upper School.

Purpose Statement

A Lower School Science Teacher is responsible for the instruction and care of our students, as well as the advancement of the grade-level program. This person must be a versatile and experienced teacher with the ability to teach across multiple grade levels from 1st-5th grades. This teacher must have excellent communication and organizational skills in order to meet the standards of excellence we hold at San Domenico School as well as the ability and desire to work in a collaborative and team-oriented environment.

Job Responsibilities of a Lower School Science Teacher:

Teaching

  • Planning, supervising, and implementing the program for the class in accordance with the curriculum, student learning objectives, policies, and philosophy of the school.
  • Gearing the program to the needs of individual children with concern for their interests, special talents, and individual style and pace of learning.
  • Following the curriculum subject outline.
  • Curriculum development, assessment, activities and instruction in Science.
  • Maintaining classroom management & guidance with Responsive Classroom.
  • Being responsible for the ordered arrangement, appearance, decor, and learning environment of the classroom.
  • Consistently recording anecdotal notes on students for use in progress reports and conferences.
  • Provide first response to and general student disciplinary concerns at school or on the bus.

Planning & Supervision

  • Field trip coordination and special schedules, when applicable.
  • Preparing report cards and writing narrative reports.
  • Being available for prompt and daily parent contact; email, phone call, in person.
  • Being well-versed and interested in the use of technology and attentive to email and document sharing accounts.
  • Ensure proper dismissal protocol using online format.
  • Attending professional development and prep/closing before and after the school year as dictated by the school calendar.
  • Attending weekly faculty meetings, in-service training, and other meetings as scheduled.
  • Maintain updated website and individual or grade level communication on a regular basis.
  • Weekly assigned duties-student supervision.
  • Work closely with Lower School Administration, as well as other grade levels and departments to seek community-building activities, ensure curriculum development, as well as document and report possible opportunities for press releases and events within the Marin Community.

Qualifications

  • An ideal candidate will have most of the following qualifications:
  • K-5 Multi-Subject California Credential required.
  • At least 2 years teaching experience in science classrooms required, (experience with K-5 program and students preferred).
  • Trained in Responsive Classroom.
  • Experience in team teaching.
  • Willing to learn technology programs essential to differentiating student learning.

Compensation

Salary commensurate with experience, plus an excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life/matching 403b retirement plan.

How to apply

Please send cover letter and resume to hr@sandomenico.org describing how your experience and skills will contribute to the position, along with your salary requirements. Please put the title of the position in the subject line of your email.

Or mail to:

San Domenico School
1500 Butterfield Road
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Attn: Lower School Science Teacher position

San Domenico School is Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, age, disability, medical condition, religion, veteran status, marital-status or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.

No phone calls please.


Off-Campus Resident Life Faculty (0.75 FTE)

Academic Year 2016 - 2017 (Approx. 30 hours per week)

Who we are

At San Domenico, we believe that what students do with their education is as important as their academic performance. Everyday we encourage our students to not just study, but also to reflect on their learning, find their purpose, and celebrate in community, because an exceptional education, where values and academics join together, creates more than just great students – it develops great people.

Purpose Statement

San Domenico has approximately 115 boarding students (boys and girls) in grades 9 –12, which makes up about half of the Upper School student body. The Residential Life Faculty supports San Domenico’s mission by supervising and supporting the dorm students. A Resident Faculty is a contracted employee of the school who supervises and supports our dorm students who live on campus, following standards outlined in the Resident Faculty Expectations (see below). Resident Faculty are responsible for approximately 115 international and domestic boarding students and contribute to the overall well being of the dorm and school community. Resident Faculty provide supervision and advising that support the intellectual, physical, emotional, social and spiritual growth of the students. A Resident Faculty serves as a role model, mediator, and mentor. It is essential for Resident Faculty to maintain a high level of visibility when on duty.

Job responsibilities of an off-campus Resident Faculty

  • Attend weekly Resident Faculty meetings
  • 2 or 3 Weeknights: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm: Duties include:
    • Attend dinner on campus
    • Supervise evening study hall: responsible for 20+ students, making sure they are in their rooms, staying on task, occasionally helping with assignments
    • Available to listen and offer a healthy, supportive adult presence
    • Check in students at prescribed curfews including, in-dorms, in-room, and lights out.
    • Administer prescription and over the counter medications as needed and communicate with health services
    • Write a nightly duty log of events
  • Two or three weekends per month, working two to three eight hour shifts. Shared responsibilities of driving off campus trips, being on campus for boarding student supervision
  • Occasional weekends special events, supervision or extra driving
  • Communicates with the families, guardians, teachers and the Upper School counselor about concerns or issues regarding students in the dorms.
  • Required to be on duty for all events associated with both the opening and closing weekends of the school year.
  • Some additional holiday duties each semester. Responsibilities may include departure and arrival for major holidays, checking students out or in, or driving shuttles to and from the Marin County Airporter.
  • Know and enforce the rules as listed in both the Boarding Program Student Handbook and Resident Faculty Handbook.
  • Ensures that assigned dorm remains clean, safe, organized. Make technology or maintenance reports when necessary and alerts the director when a report is made.
  • Resident Faculty are responsible to read and understand the emergency protocols in the emergency preparedness manual and respond appropriately.
  • Follows all protocols in regards to correct communications, walkie-talkies, and check-in and sign out procedures for students.
  • Maintain current certification in CPR and First Aid.
  • Any other functions and roles that the Director of Residential Life deems as a necessary part of this position.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or strong academic background
  • Dormitory experience preferred
  • Experience with and demonstrated interest in teenagers/teen programs
  • Teaching background preferred
  • Must have a valid California drivers license
  • Comfortable driving a large passenger van (must be 25 years old as per insurance requirements)

Desired Skills

  • Possess excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Have diverse interests and hobbies.
  • Demonstrate skills as an independent yet highly collaborative learner

THIS IS A PART-TIME (0.75 FTE) POSITION

Compensation

Salary commensurate with experience, plus benefits package, including: medical, dental, 403(b) plan with matching, meals while on duty.

How to apply

Please send cover letter, describing how your experience and skills will contribute to the position, along with your resume and salary requirements to: hr@sandomenico.org

Or mail to:

San Domenico School
1500 Butterfield Road
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Attn: Off-Campus Resident Faculty position


San Domenico School is Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, age, disability, medical condition, religion, veteran status, marital-status or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.

No phone calls please.

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