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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)

Lower School 4th Grade Teacher

Lower School 3rd Grade Long-Term Substitute Teacher

Middle School Science Teacher

Middle School Counselor

Off-Campus Resident Life Faculty

Upper School Dean of Residential Life

Upper School Humanities Teacher

Upper School Math Teacher

Staff Openings

Assistant Director of Admissions/Communications Coordinator

Assistant Director of Admissions/Financial Aid Coordinator

Administrative Assistant to the Director of Lower School

Marketing and Communications Associate

Tech Support Specialist

Coach Openings

Head Varsity Volleyball Coach


Summer Camp Openings

Garden Cooking Instructor

Arts & Crafts Instructor

Nature Exploration Instructor


Assistant Director of Admissions/Financial Aid Coordinator

(Full-Time 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 Admissions plays a key professional role 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 outreach and 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 school, the Assistant Director 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 Admissions will report to the Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management.

The Assistant Director of Admissions 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:

  • In conjunction with the Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management, and the Chief Financial Officer, coordinates the receipt of all documentation related to the financial aid application and assessment process; communicates with current and prospective families regarding financial aid at all school levels
  • Schedule, plan, and attend on-campus and off-campus admission events such as open houses, tours, information sessions, parent coffees, school fairs, school visits, and other admissions related events both domestic and international
  • 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
  • Assists in the prospective student visit program including the scheduling of prospective student visitors and parents in their on-campus activities
  • Assists in the recruitment, training, and scheduling of San Domenico Student Ambassadors for the Upper School prospective student visit program
  • Assists in the recruitment, scheduling, and training of San Domenico Student Ambassadors for Open House including those that will serve as tour guides, student panel participants, and the school fair representatives
  • Shared responsibility for student and/or parent interview scheduling
  • Assist with and attend various School events throughout the year
  • Assist with managing the daily operations of the Admissions Office
  • Interview prospective students and/or prospective parents
  • 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
  • Will travel both domestically and internationally to recruit prospective students, and will do follow-up communication with prospective students, families, consultants, and agents
  • Attend 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • A minimum of 3-5 years in independent school administrative support; admissions, marketing and communications and/or teaching experience a plus
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Excellent oral communication and public speaking skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Experience with various types of business software including Excel, Filemaker (or similar database software), and Google Docs
  • 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
  • A positive attitude and sense of humor
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Take joy in interacting with adults and students of all ages

Compensation

Competitive salary commensurate with experience, plus an excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life/403b retirement plan and daily lunch.

How to apply

Please send cover letter via email to the Director, Human Resources at hr@sandomenico.org, describing how your experience and skills will contribute to the position, along with your resume and salary requirements. Or mail to:

San Domenico School
1500 Butterfield Road
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Attn: Human Resources
Assistant Director of Admissions/Financial Aid 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.


Assistant Director of Admissions/Communications Coordinator

(Full-Time 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 Admissions plays a key professional role 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 school, the Assistant Director 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 Admissions will report to the Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management.

The Assistant Director of Admissions 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:

  • Act as marketing and communications coordinator and in conjunction with the Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management, the Director of Marketing and Communications, and admissions staff, assures that the production of all marketing and communications materials related to admissions meets our goals of attracting, enrolling, and retaining students for all school levels
  • 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
  • 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
  • Primary manager of the of the Upper School prospective student visit program including the scheduling of student visitors in their on-campus activities
  • Oversee the recruitment, training, and scheduling of San Domenico Student Ambassadors for the Upper School prospective student visit program.
  • Assist in the recruitment, scheduling, and training of San Domenico Student Ambassadors for Open House including those that will serve as tour guides, student panel participants and the school fair representatives
  • Shared responsibility for student and/or parent interview scheduling
  • Assist with and attend various School events throughout the year
  • Assist with managing the daily operations of the Admissions Office
  • Interview prospective students and/or prospective parents
  • 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
  • Will travel both domestically and internationally to recruit prospective students, and will do follow-up communication with prospective students, families, consultants and agents
  • Attend 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • A minimum of 3-5 years in independent school administrative support; admissions, marketing and communications and/or teaching experience a plus
  • Excellent written, oral, public speaking, and organizational skills
  • Experience with various types of business software including Excel, Filemaker (or similar database software), and Google Docs
  • 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
  • A positive attitude and sense of humor
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Take joy in interacting with adults and students of all ages

Compensation

Competitive salary commensurate with experience, plus an excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life/403b retirement plan and daily lunch.

How to apply

Please send cover letter via email to the Director, Human Resources at hr@sandomenico.org, describing how your experience and skills will contribute to the position, along with your resume and salary requirements. Or mail to:

San Domenico School
1500 Butterfield Road
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Attn: Human Resources
Assistant Director of Admissions/Communications 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.


Administrative Assistant to the Lower School Director

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

San Domenico School is seeking a Lower School Administrative Assistant to join our K-5 school office. This position will provide office management and administrative support for the Lower School Director, interfacing with students, parents and faculty members regularly. The ideal candidate will exercise good judgment, initiative and autonomy in supporting senior leaders at the school. The administrative assistant must cooperatively and seamlessly work with other offices across campus. All candidates must have proven experience in an administrative assistant position, with demonstrated background taking initiative and working in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities of the Administrative Assistant to the Lower School Director

  • Supports the Lower School Director with planning, scheduling and ensuring the smooth operation of grades K-5.
  • Prefer applicants who enjoy working closely with children ages 5 - 11 and their parents.
  • Manage the professional Lower School Office; maintain confidentiality, flexibility and hospitality.
  • Office hours: 7:45 - 4:15.

Duties include, but are not limited to the following

  • Maintain complex calendar to reduce schedule conflicts and accommodate high priority appointments/school events.
  • Organize and schedule meetings with high attention to detail on conference room bookings, hospitality, necessary AV equipment, communication to participants, meeting materials and agendas.
  • Determine priorities and actions required on projects in a proactive manner and follow through to ensure completion according to pre-established deadlines.
  • Effectively screen calls and respond to inquiries.
  • Arrange domestic travel plans to include meeting registration, hotel, transportation needs and ensure manager has appropriate travel itineraries and/or documentation.
  • Track and maintain accounting and financial activities, including coding invoices, preparing expense reports and initiating check requests.
  • Ability to navigate schoolwide databases (e.g. Powerschool….) and run reports and queries from the databases.
  • Prepare and compile confidential correspondence, presentations and reports.
  • Provide office support, including, but not limited to photo copying, overnight mail and ordering office supplies.
  • Provide support for faculty, including, but not limited to ordering classroom supplies, posting events on school-wide bulletin and scheduling events.
  • Troubleshoot office administration problems and assist on special projects as assigned.
  • Work cross functionally on special projects, events and other school-year activities.
  • Support the school in maintaining a work environment that fosters learning, respect, open communication, collaboration, integration, and teamwork.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • At least 5 years of progressively responsible full-time clerical and/or administrative work experience in office administration
  • BA/BS preferred
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills, strong analytical and problem-solving abilities; excellent judgement, professionalism, diplomacy and discretion
  • Mac proficient with strong skills in Microsoft word, Powerpoint, Excel and Google Drive
  • Positive and cheerful demeanor and ability to thrive in small, collegial and sometimes chaotic work environment.
  • Dependable, completes assigned tasks and has excellent follow-through abilities.
  • Must possess strategic/proactive thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Accuracy and attention to details, priorities and planning of work activities
  • Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills and proven ability to work well with others in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated flexibility in terms of changing demands and priorities as well as the ability to handle deadlines and pressure with a commitment to high standards.
  • Ability to:
    • Manage many tasks simultaneously and shift priorities as needed
    • Perform detailed work independently and accurately with minimal direct supervision
    • Coordinate effectively amongst a varied group of internal and external team members
    • Conduct, analyze and make recommendations on a variety of administrative activities

Compensation

Salary commensurate with experience, plus an excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life/matching 403b retirement plan and 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: Lower School Administrative Assistant

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.


Marketing and Communications Associate

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.

Purpose Statement

San Domenico seeks a highly motivated, thorough, and team-orientated individual with strong communication skills to fill the role of Marketing and Communications Associate. This person will be responsible for assisting in all communications and marketing initiatives, including the writing, management, and production of written, print, digital, video, and other promotional resources put forth by the School. Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, this person will also be responsible for a variety of administrative tasks and projects for the Marketing and Communications Department and should be a team player as well as willing, and able, to take the lead as directed.

Responsibilities of a Marketing and Communications Associate

  • Work with department level heads, faculty and/or staff as directed to produce cohesive content and messaging around brand and program deliverables
  • Support production of weekly communications
  • Develop and/or maintain systems to support integrated communications strategies
  • Generate and/or edit content for website, blogs, social media entries, and other communication materials that deliver consistent and clear messaging in line with the School’s vision and mission
  • Provide input and final review of department level communications as needed
  • Help track media advertising contracts
  • Attend designated School events and take photographs for publication
  • Support production of School publications, including the annual report, School directory, student handbook, course catalog, and event invitations and programs
  • Manage ordering, inventory, sales events, and volunteers for SD spirit wear and uniforms
  • Social media implementation as necessary

Successful candidates will have the following qualifications

  • Drive and ability to take pride in ownership as part of a team building the foundation for the next chapter in a 166-year tradition;
  • Minimum two years experience in marketing, communications, public relations, or comparable experience;
  • Ability to perform under deadline, work nights and weekends for special events, and handle a wide variety of projects simultaneously;
  • Superb skills in writing and publication design;
  • High attention to detail
  • Experience with Content Management Systems;
  • Bachelors degree in communications, journalism, marketing or related field;
  • Experience in independent Schools and/or comparable marketing and communications experience.

Additional preferred qualifications

  • Graphic design skills;
  • Digital marketing including SEM.

Compensation

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

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: Marketing and Communications Associate position

San Domenico School is an 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.


Technology Support Specialist

(Full Time, 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.

Purpose Statement

The San Domenico School technology departments supports integrating technology in learning and operations as part of our commitment to preparing the next generation of global leaders. With a 1:1 iPad program in grades 3 – 12 , San Domenico School's technology department is an energizing place to work and grow in educational technology. The Technology Support Specialist promotes the mission by supporting students, faculty, and staff in their integration of technology into their work and studies. The Technology Support Specialist installs, configures, troubleshoots, and maintains iPads, Mac OS and Windows desktops and laptops, other peripherals, software, and classroom audio-visual equipment. The Technology Support Specialist will report to the Director of Information Technology.

Responsibilities of a Technical Support Specialist

  • Set up, maintain and troubleshoot iPads and other iOS devices; Mac OS and Windows desktop and notebook computers
  • Install and configure software
  • Set up and configure printers, scanners and other peripherals
  • Document issue status and resolution using a help desk ticketing system
  • Maintain excellent communications with members of the department, and all end users
  • Maintain and troubleshoot classroom audio-visual equipment
  • Work with outside vendors as needed
  • Maintain inventory and other databases
  • Execute other assigned tasks

Required Qualifications/Educational Background and/or Experience

  • Clearly communicate technical concepts to non-technical people
  • Recognize, analyze, and solve problems in a timely and organized manner using industry standard best practices
  • Multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Know when to seek help for difficult issues from the Director of Information Technology
  • 2+ years setup, configuration, troubleshooting of desktop/notebook hardware and software (Windows or Mac OS)
  • Experience supporting Windows and Mac OS desktops and notebooks in a networked environment
  • Microsoft Office, Apple iLife, iOS Apps, and other desktop and web applications
  • Experience working in a structured, process-driven environment
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP and related network services (DNS, SMTP, DHCP, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Active Directory concepts and administration
  • Ability to climb a ladder to service classroom projectors and similar equipment
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds
  • Ability to work in crawl spaces or attics for wiring purposes (infrequent)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience or exposure working in an academic environment
  • iOS Troubleshooting experience
  • Wireless networking experience
  • VOIP phone system experience

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 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: Technology Support Specialist 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


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 – 4th Grade Teacher

Academic Year 2017-2018

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 Teacher is responsible for the instruction and care of our students, as well as the advancement of our Fourth Grade program. This person must be a versatile and experienced teacher with the ability to teach across multiple subjects including Reading, Writing, and Social Studies. 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 4th Grade Teacher

A 4th Grade Teacher at San Domenico will be responsible for the following:

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 Lucy Calkins Reading and Writing, spelling, social studies.
  • 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.
  • Planning & Supervision:
  • Field trip coordination and special schedules.
  • In-class and school celebrations, events, performances including the Gold Rush field trip in the spring.
  • Conducting Back to School Night.
  • Conducting bi-annual parent-teacher conferences.
  • Preparing report cards.
  • 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 Admin, 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 self-contained classrooms required, (experience with 3-5 program and students preferred).
  • The ideal candidate will have experience in the following:
    • Lucy Calkins Reading Workshop
    • Lucy Calkins Writer’s Workshop
    • Social Studies-California History
  • Trained in Responsive Classroom.
  • Experience in team teaching and collaboration.
  • 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 and 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: 4th Grade 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.


Lower School - Long-Term Substitute: Third Grade Teacher

2017 Academic Year (Late-April - Mid-June 2017)

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 PreK-12, co-ed school, with international boarding and day students in our Upper School.

Purpose Statement

San Domenico Lower School teachers are committed to educating, engaging, and empowering K-5 students, both inside and outside of the classroom, providing them with a solid foundation. Faculty must demonstrate thorough knowledge of their subject matter and effectiveness in teaching. The lower school is grounded in student-centered classrooms, which stimulate student learning daily through a variety of innovative instructional methodologies.

Job Summary

The ideal candidate will be an experienced and accomplished K-5 teacher who will teach Reading, Writing, and Math and participate in lower school activities that support the divisional program. He or she will be very knowledgeable in and able to teach using the Responsive Classroom approach. Classroom management and digital citizenship require close attention and instruction.

Qualifications

California Teaching Credential

Previous experience with teaching in a K-5 classroom

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience with Teachers’ College Reading and Writing

Proficiency with technology, specifically the iPad

Compensation

Salary commensurate with experience. This is a temporary position and is not eligible for benefits.

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: Long-Term Third Grade Substitute

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


Middle School Science Teacher

Academic Year 2017-2018 (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

San Domenico Middle School teachers are committed to educating, engaging, and empowering middle school students, both inside and outside of the classroom, providing them with a solid foundation for high school and beyond. Faculty must demonstrate thorough knowledge of their subject matter and effectiveness in teaching. The middle school is grounded in student-centered classrooms, which stimulate student learning daily through a variety of innovative instructional methodologies. We are a 1-1 iPad school.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced and accomplished middle school teacher who will teach four sections of 8th grade Physical Science, serve as an advisor, participate in middle school activities that support the divisional program, and proctor study halls as needed. Classroom management and digital citizenship require close attention and instruction, and therefore experience teaching middle school is essential.

Responsibilities of a Middle School Science Teacher

The School’s faculty strives to set for its students an example of high ethical standards, moral behavior, and devotion to excellence. This responsibility involves the following:

  • To maintain a climate of trust and mutual respect which encourages students to risk the questions, the opinions and mistakes necessary to learn.
  • To offer students clear educational objectives for each course supported by appropriate assignments, activities and evaluation.
  • To accurately assess each student’s progress and inform the student, the parents, the academic advisor and the appropriate administrator immediately of any serious difficulty.
  • To show concern for and nurture the student’s intellectual, social, emotional, ethical, and aesthetic development.
  • A teacher’s effectiveness in the programs of the School includes various activities in addition to teaching and classroom duties, such as readiness to act as an advisor, participation in and support of grade-level activities, giving extra help to students who need it, communication of suggestions and criticism directly to the administration, encouragement of the efforts of colleagues, concern for the appearance of the classroom and of the grounds, promptness in meeting all School obligations (arrival in good time, meeting classes, returning papers), and flexibility and cooperation in furthering academic or extracurricular programs. Attendance at School activities, such as plays, concerts, athletic events, etc., is very strongly encouraged. Regular attendance at faculty meetings and open houses is expected and required.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Geology, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, or other science field
  • A secondary subject Science Teaching Credential
  • Experience in teaching middle school aged students
  • Proficiency with technology

Compensation

Salary commensurate with experience.

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: Middle 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.


Middle School Counselor

2017 -2018 Academic Year (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

San Domenico School is dedicated to educating the “whole student.” The school's vigorous Counseling Department is in place to offer on-campus support and programs that enhance the overall health and wellness of our students and families through a focus on social and emotional learning. Each of the counselors in the Counseling Department provides mental health services (including one-on one guidance, problem solving, and access to outside resources; they do not provide formal psychotherapy), student and parent educational programs and a wide range of wellness resources.

The Middle School Counselor works closely with the Middle School's Administration, and Lower School counselor, to support the social and emotional well-being of our students 6th - 8th grade.

The Middle School Counselor will report to the Director of Middle School, and works closely with faculty in the Middle School. He or she will also work closely with other external committees as assigned.

San Domenico seeks candidates eager to support a multi-faceted educational program designed to develop the capacities of the “whole child.” Successful candidates promise to make a significant contribution to the school community and to exemplify the virtues the School hopes to instill in its students.

Job Responsibilities

  • Communicate regularly with parents, students and faculty about students’ well-being via email, phone and in-person meetings.
  • Assess and evaluate student and family needs.
  • Provide referrals as needed to outside resources and collaborate with outside resources.
  • Facilitate short term one-on-one and small group discussions with students grades 6th – 8th
  • Teach a weekly 8th grade class called “Guidance,” in collaboration with the LS Counselor.
  • Teach classes on Effective Effort and Growth Mindset.
  • Organize and teach a 4-day series of Human Sexuality classes to students grades 6th – 8th during the spring semester of each year.
  • Oversee and coordinate the week-long presentation of the Freedom from Chemical Dependency (FCD) program in the MS, in collaboration with the FCD facilitator.
  • Support and participate in the existing SEL program (with direct instruction of Second Step lessons) and the anti-bullying curriculum approaches.
  • Provide and facilitate annual grade level parent-education meetings.
  • Participate in faculty and administrative discussions about students and school planning and curriculum.
  • Collaborate closely with the MS Learning Specialist to support students’ needs.
  • Support the classroom teachers with finding ways to help students succeed.
  • Assist other departments as needed (in committees, task forces, trainings, etc).

Qualifications

  • The successful candidate will, first and foremost, enjoy working with middle school aged students.
  • Masters or PhD in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology or Social Work, and current licensure in the corresponding field.
  • School counseling experience (3+ years)
  • Classroom teaching experience preferred
  • Excellent communication skills with both children and adults.
  • Experience with short-term one on one and/or small group counseling with students grades 6th – 8th
  • Knowledge of and experience implementing a variety of social-emotional and anti-bullying curriculum programs.
  • Experience conducting parent education seminars about relevant child development and social-emotional topics.
  • History of collegiality and collaboration with teachers, student support professionals and administrators.
  • Ability to interpret psychological testing, in collaboration with the Learning Specialist.
  • Ability to advise and assist teachers, in collaboration with the Learning Specialist, in implementing classroom accommodations and/or modifications to support students.
  • Experience leading and directing guidance activities, assemblies, and student leadership groups.
  • Desire to actively support the San Domenico Mission.

More information about this position can be found on this website under "About" and "Counseling Department," by clicking on the links for "Middle School Counseling Office."

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: Middle School Counselor 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.


Dean of Resident Life

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

The Dean of Residential Life reports directly to the Director of Residential Life and is responsible for visionary leadership, staff selection, training, and supervision, and development of residential life programs. The Dean of Residential Life is a full-time, twelve-month, staff position. The Dean is expected to live on campus and be a visible member of the school community. San Domenico School has approximately 120 students living on campus together with another six members of the residential staff. Other members of the residential staff live off-campus.

Responsibilities of a Dean of Resident Life

Leadership

1.Develop and implement policies and procedures for the Residential Program and keep all handbooks associated with program up-to-date;

2.Develop goals and strategies to accomplish the mission of the Residential Program in collaboration with residential staff and Director of Residential Life.

3.Develop Residential Life curriculum, which includes all activities associated with the Residential Program.

4.Assist in developing and supervising budgeting process, allocating resources according to specific needs in the Residential Program.

5.Recruit, hire, train, and supervise residential staff. Responsible for scheduling staff and accounting for shift hours of staff.

6.Develop and strengthen relationships with campus partners who support the every-day operations of Residence Life facilities (Health Services, Food Services, Maintenance, Upper School faculty, Librarian, Athletic Director, Conservatory and Virtuoso Staff).

7.Post and maintain calendars for residential life activities.

Management

1.Supervise the all residential life staff and student prefects.

2.Plan and preside over weekly staff meetings.

3.Oversee budget for Residential Life Program.

4.In partnership with the Dean of Students and Director of Residential Life, develop and implement policies, procedures, and documentation for disciplinary responses for boarding students.

5.In partnership with the Campus Security, develop, implement and enforce safety and security procedures, facilitating appropriate responses to any type of emergency situation involving residents.

6.Monitor fire safety compliance, facilitating the planning and conducting of fire drills in coordination with appropriate staff.

7.Maintain personal certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), as well as that of all residential staff.

Training and Mentoring

1.Develop training all residence staff with the goal of fostering a strong living-learning community as well as developing and inspiring each person’s greatest potential.

2.Develop positive working relationships with residential staff through regular (weekly) meetings and personal mentoring in order to develop each individual’s potential in their leadership role.

3.Assess performance of residential staff, periodically and annually, and keep them informed of strength areas and growth areas.

Facility Management

1.Assess physical and structural needs of residence halls and apartments, and advocate for resources to address these needs with the assistance of the Director of Residential Life and Chief Financial Officer.

2.Inspect major maintenance problems and determine severity, ensuring that appropriate follow-up occurs by necessary campus staff.

Education

1.Provide leadership and vision in the overall philosophy of education in the residential staff, ensuring living and learning environments conducive to the holistic growth and development of students as well as the promotion student learning.

2.Work with Upper School Counselor and Director of Health Services to provide for emotional and physical well-being of student residents.

Conflict Resolution

1.In partnership with residential staff, assist residents experiencing crisis situations.

2.Maintain communication with parents of boarding students.

3.In partnership with residential staff, assist in resolving various student conflicts, including roommate and peer conflicts.

Dorm Duty

1.Perform dorm duty approximately 20 hours per week as well as being on-call

Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform this job.

Professional

1.Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in education or a closely related field.

2.Progressively higher levels of administrative and supervisory experience.

3.Management and administrative organizational abilities.

4.Understanding of the critical development issues facing adolescents.

5.Counseling/listening skills.

6.Ability to speak in front of large groups.

7.Experience in managing and resolving conflict.

8.Strong writing skills.

9.Previous Residence Life experience preferred.

Personal

1.Excellent interpersonal and social skills.

2.Must be able to relate to a diversity of ages (from adults/ parents to incoming late adolescent students), as well as individuals from a diversity of cultures and economic backgrounds.

3.Ability to keep calm in stressful or crisis situations.

4.Ability to multi-task.

5.Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.

6.Ability to maintain enthusiasm and a sense of humor

Compensation

Salary commensurate with experience, plus an excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life/matching 403b retirement plan and 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: Dean of Resident Life 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.


Upper School Math Teacher

Academic Year 2017-2018 (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

The ideal candidate will be an experienced and accomplished high school teacher who can teach courses ranging from Algebra through AP Calculus, serve as a mentor to a small group of students, moderate a co-curricular activity and participate in upper school activities that support the divisional program. He or she will be experienced in numerous modalities of instruction in which learning is academically rigorous as well as engaging, lively, and communication-based.

Responsibilities of an Upper School Math Teacher

The School’s faculty strives to set for its students an example of high ethical standards, moral behavior, and devotion to excellence. This responsibility involves the following:

  • To maintain a climate of trust and mutual respect which encourages students to risk the questions, the opinions and mistakes necessary to learn.
  • To offer students clear educational objectives for each course supported by appropriate assignments, activities and evaluation.
  • To accurately assess each student’s progress and inform the student, the parents, the academic mentor and the appropriate administrator immediately of any serious difficulty.
  • To show concern for and nurture the student’s intellectual, social, emotional, ethical, and aesthetic development.

A teacher’s effectiveness in the programs of the School includes various activities in addition to teaching and classroom duties, such as readiness to act as a mentor, participation in and support of school activities, giving extra help to students who need it, communication of suggestions directly to the administration, encouragement of the efforts of colleagues, concern for the appearance of the classroom and of the grounds, promptness in meeting all School obligations (arrival in good time, meeting classes, returning papers), and flexibility and cooperation in furthering academic or extracurricular programs. Attendance at School activities, such as plays, concerts, athletic events, etc., is very strongly encouraged. Regular attendance at faculty meetings and open houses is expected and required.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in math or related subject
  • Previous experience teaching a variety of Mathematics courses at the high school level
  • Proficiency with technology

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in related subject or education; California Single Subject Teaching Credential – Math
  • Previous experience working with international students

Compensation

Salary commensurate with experience, plus an excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life/matching 403b retirement plan, 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: Upper School Math Teacher

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


Upper School Humanities Teacher

2017-2018 Academic Year (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).

We are seeking an experienced Humanities teacher to join our Upper School team, who will work effectively with students, and collaboratively faculty and staff to set examples of high ethical standards, moral behavior, and devotion to excellence.

Purpose

Upper School teachers support San Domenico’s mission by creating assignments designed for diverse learning strengths and an academically challenging curriculum that embraces the process of learning, enabling students to become self-directed learners. Through this, students are able to find their own voices, sharpen their critical thinking and writing skills and grow into confident, aware, and ethical young people equipped to succeed in the world.

Faculty must demonstrate thorough knowledge of their subject matter and effectiveness in teaching. They must gain and maintain the respect of students and colleagues alike. Faculty members must be able to stimulate a deep and lasting interest in their subject matter and convey to students something of the interest and enthusiasm they have personally in their subject. Teachers must be engaged in free and open-minded investigation of their subjects and must model and encourage such inquiry in their work with students. Of primary concern must be student learning and growth; each teacher must constantly assess the student’s work to ensure that it proceeds at optimum levels. San Domenico High School is a 1:1 iPad school.

Position Description

Applicants for this Humanities position will be able to teach both English and History courses. A background and interest in both American and European history as well as American and World literature is required.

Qualified candidates should have at least three (3) years teaching experience, interest and experience in multi-disciplinary education, and the ability to connect with young people. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, flexible, and eager to bring innovative ideas to their curriculum. The candidate must demonstrate a natural ability and passion for collaborating with other teachers in planning and execution of courses.

Faculty at San Domenico teach four or five sections, with two or three preps. In addition to teaching, the position includes serving as an academic advisor to a small group of students, and contributing to the Upper School as a club advisor, member of a school committee, and/or other school assignment. San Domenico has a block schedule and all classes meet for 85-minute periods.

Job responsibilities of an Upper School Humanities Teacher include, but are not limited to:

  • To maintain a climate of trust and mutual respect which encourages students to question, to take risks, and to respectfully challenge opinions.
  • To provide students with clear educational objectives for each course supported by appropriate assignments, activities, and evaluation.
  • To effectively and regularly assess each student’s progress and inform the student, the parents, the academic advisor and the appropriate administrator immediately of any serious difficulty.
  • To show concern for and nurture the student’s intellectual, social, emotional, ethical, and aesthetic development.
  • To work collaboratively in co-teaching teams, as needed and to model a growth mindset for students and colleagues.
  • To engage in continual professional development and work closely with administration and colleagues on curriculum development and articulation.
  • To work in community as a thought-leader, a risk-taker, and a role model in all areas.

A teacher’s effectiveness in the programs of the School includes various commitments in addition to teaching and classroom duties:

  • Holding regular office hours
  • Participating actively as a department member
  • Participating in occasional after school Dorm Duty
  • Demonstrating flexibility and cooperation in furthering academic and/or extracurricular and co-curricular programs.
  • Attending school events such as plays, concerts, athletic events, etc., is very strongly encouraged. Regular attendance at faculty meetings and open houses is expected and required.

Qualifications

  • BA in a Humanities field
  • At least 3 years related teaching experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a Humanities field or education; California Teaching Credential
  • Experience teaching with the iPad a plus

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

Or mail to:

San Domenico School
1500 Butterfield Road, San Anselmo, CA 94960
Attn: Upper School Humanities 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.


Head Varsity Volleyball Coach/Director of Volleyball Operations

(June 15, 2017* – November 30, 2017 )

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

The Head Varsity Volleyball Coach/Director of Volleyball Operations is responsible for coaching student athletes in game strategies and techniques to prepare them for athletic competition. The Coach will work cooperatively with all personnel in maintaining a quality program.

Responsibilities of a Head Varsity Volleyball Coach/Director of Volleyball Operations

  • Coordinate all aspects of the sport, including practice plans, game management, film upload and review, scouting and statistics management
  • Organize and run summer workouts.
  • Organize and host team camp for grades 7-12
  • Consult on or handle parent and player concerns
  • Manage uniform and team equipment needs
  • Hire additional assistant coaches as needed
  • Answer questions and provide information to parents on club, clinic and camp opportunities
  • Post game results to website and manage team webpage
  • Communicate with parents and players
  • Mentor and consult with JV and MS coaches on practice content, and systems. and
  • Provide support to athletes with college aspirations and respond to college related inquiries
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Supervise Assistant Coaches ( 1 -2)

Qualifications

  • Coaching experience with a high school/competitive travel team and/or college playing experience
  • A positive, upbeat coaching style
  • Thorough knowledge of the rules, regulations, strategies and techniques of the sport
  • Experience working in a K-12 School preferred
  • Or combination of equivalent experience, education and training

Skills and Essential Functions

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school administrators, parents and students
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to supervise assistant coaches
  • Ability to participate in physically demanding athletic activities
  • Ability to travel/drive off-campus for athletic competitions using school provided vans.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Adheres to the highest level of professionalism by demonstrating honesty, integrity and maturity

Working Conditions and Environment

  • Intermittently lift, carry, push, and pull up to 15 pounds
  • Continuously see, sit, balance, grasp, and have repetitive use of arms, wrists, hands, and fingers; and some fine finger dexterity
  • Frequently talk and hear
  • Intermittently stand, stoop, bend, twist, crouch, kneel, crawl, walk, climb stairs and ladders, operate foot and hand controls, squeeze, and reach above shoulders

Compensation

$4400 per the Volleyball Season (August 1st – November 15th)

*Camps and Clinics TBD

This is a part-time position which does not qualify for the School benefits program.

How to apply

Please send cover letter and resume via email to hr@sandomenico.org, describing how your experience and skills will contribute to the position.

Or mail to:

San Domenico School
1500 Butterfield Road
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Head Varsity Volleyball Coach

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. For questions, please email hr@sandomenico.org.


San Domenico Jr. Explorers Summer Camp Garden Cooking Instructor

Temporary summer position for camp sessions for week of
June 16, 19-23, 2017 (Grades K-3)

8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Who We Are

The San Domenico Jr. Explorers camp is seeking enthusiastic and environmentally-aware Instructors for its Explorers Summer Camp program. The camp is based on San Domenico’s beautiful 500+ acres and 1-acre organic garden. Campers rotate through a variety of activities including gardening, cooking, arts & crafts, team building, hiking and nature exploration games.

Camp Instructors provide joyful, hands-on, place-based ecology “Camp Experiences” for groups of campers’ ages 5-9 years old. Great for teachers off for the summer!

Position Description

We are looking for a passionate teacher and team player with experience teaching culinary skills to young children. Work with kids to harvest foods from our one-acre organic garden and create healthy snacks in the outdoor kitchen.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and supervise all aspects of garden cooking program for campers entering grades K-3
  • Plan projects/recipes, shop for ingredients, and lead classes (with guidance from directors regarding themes, program philosophy, and expectations)
  • Create fun, age appropriate cooking projects based around camp’s philosophy
  • Maintain high standards of safety, health, and cleanliness during cooking and other activities
  • Support other program areas such as snack, lunch, pool and all group activities

Qualifications

  • Experience in teaching healthy cooking from the garden to kids ages 5-9.
  • General knowledge of gardening & sustainable food practices
  • Comfortable in outdoor setting all day
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification preferred

Hours

8:00am - 2:00pm Monday-Friday

Compensation

$500-$600/week (includes mandatory staff training on June 16th) Lunch & Snacks provided.

How to Apply

Please send your cover letter and resume to Human Resources to hr@sandomenico.org

Or mail to:

San Domenico School
1500 Butterfield Road
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Attn: Cooking Instructor 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


San Domenico Explorers Summer Camp Nature Exploration Instructor

Temporary summer position for camp sessions for weeks of:
June 16, 19-23 (Grades K-3) 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
July 7, 10-14, 2017 & July 17-21, 2017 (Grades 1-5) 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Who We Are

The San Domenico Explorers camp is seeking enthusiastic and environmentally-aware Instructors for it Explorers Summer Camp Program. The camp is based on San Domenico’s beautiful 500+ acres and 1-acre organic garden. Campers rotate through a variety of activities including gardening, cooking, arts & crafts, team building, hiking and nature exploration games.

Camp Instructors provide joyful, hands-on, place-based ecology “Camp Experiences” for groups of campers’ ages 5-10 years old. Great for teachers off for the summer!

Position Description

We are looking for a passionate, creative teacher and team player with experience teaching outdoor environmental education children. Join our fantastic staff to work with kids in our one acre school garden and 500 acre campus to lead campers on hikes, play environmental and teambuilding games, lead field trip activities and garden activities.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement nature and teambuilding oriented outdoor activities for campers 3-4 sessions per day
  • Support other program areas including snack, lunch, pool, field trips and group activities
  • Maintain high levels of safety and group management

Qualifications

  • Experienced in teaching outdoor environmental education to kids ages (5 -10). B.S. Degree preferred.
  • Experience teaching in garden setting with youth preferred.
  • Enthusiastic, positive, team player with ability to be silly
  • Ability to be outside and active all day
  • Current CPR/First Aid Certification

Hours

8:00-2:00 for June camp session; 8:00am - 4:00pm Monday-Friday for July sessions

Compensation

$500-$700/week based on experience. Includes mandatory staff training on June 16th and July 7th. Lunches & snacks provided.

How to Apply

Please send your cover letter and resume to: hr@sandomenico.org

Or write to:

1500 Butterfield Road
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Attn: Nature Exploration Instructor

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


San Domenico Explorers Summer Camp
Arts & Crafts Instructor Position

Temporary summer position for camp sessions for weeks of:

June 16, 19-23, 2017(Grades K-3) 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
July 7, 10-14, 2017 (Grades 1-5) 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Who we Are

The San Domenico Jr. Explorers camp is seeking enthusiastic and environmentally-aware Instructors for its Explorers Summer Camp program. The camp is based on San Domenico’s beautiful 500+ acres and 1-acre organic garden. Campers rotate through a variety of activities including gardening, cooking, arts & crafts, team building, hiking and nature exploration games.

Camp Instructors provide joyful, hands-on, place-based ecology “Camp Experiences” for groups of campers’ ages 5-10 years old. Great for teachers off for the summer!

Position Description

We are looking for a passionate teacher and team player with experience teaching arts & crafts to children ages 5-10. The Arts & Crafts Instructor is responsible for creating a safe and fun experience for campers while developing and leading activities that foster a connection to nature through art.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and supervise all aspects of art program for campers
  • Create fun, age appropriate eco-crafts and nature art projects based around camp’s philosophy
  • Maintain high standards of safety, health, and cleanliness during art and other activities
  • Support other program areas such as snack, lunch, field trips, pool and all group activities

Qualifications

  • Creativity and willingness to get messy
  • Experience (and passion for) teaching or working with children, art specific experience preferred
  • Ability to relate to campers and staff of many ages
  • Background in art education, environmental education, natural history, education, child care, or camps preferred
  • Comfortable in an outdoor setting all day
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification preferred

Hours

8:00am - 2:00pm Monday-Friday for June session and 8:00am – 4:00pm for July sessions

Compensation

$500-$700 for one week based on experience. Includes mandatory staff training on June 16th and July 7th. Lunches & snacks provided.

How to Apply

Please send your cover letter and resume to hr@sandomenico.org

Or mail to:

San Domenico School
1500 Butterfield Road
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Attn: Arts & Crafts Instructor 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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