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As California's oldest independent 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 core 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

Upper School Global Studies Long-Term Substitute Teacher


Off-Campus Resident Life Faculty

Staff Openings
Technology Support Specialist



F/T Upper School Global Studies Long-Term Substitute Teacher

January-June 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

High school teachers support San Domenico’s mission by creating assignments designed for diverse learning strengths and an academically challenging curriculum that stresses the process of learning, enabling our students to become self-directed learners, find their own voices, sharpen their critical thinking skills and grow into confident, aware, and ethical young people.

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.

Applicants must be able to teach multiple sections of 9th Grade Global Studies, a course combining world history and global religions. This course will meet at a specified time, alternating days 2 – 3 times per week for 80 minute blocks. This position reports to the Upper School Director.

Job Responsibilities

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 obligations:

  • To maintain a climate of trust and mutual respect which encourages students to risk the questions, the opinions and mistakes necessary to learn.
  • To use Canvas, a learning management system (LMS), and Powerschool, an online gradebook, as platforms to communicate with students, parents, and colleagues regarding curriculum and assessments
  • To work cooperatively with the department chair to develop curriculum materials and lesson plans
  • To offer students clear educational objectives for each unit 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.
  • To develop curriculum that will include attention to geography, political systems, history and culture, and current events.
  • A teacher’s effectiveness in the programs of the School includes various activities in addition to teaching and classroom duties, such as 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.
  • To attend all faculty meetings and open houses as necessary.

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
  • An interest in history and familiarity with the Big History Project

Compensation

Salary commensurate with experience. Free 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 Global Studies Long-Term Substitute 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.


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


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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