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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.

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Upper School Math/Science Teacher

Full Time Academic Year 2021-2022

Who we are

At San Domenico, we believe that what students do with their education is as important as their academic performance. Every day 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.

Position Statement

San Domenico School, a K-12 independent school in San Anselmo, is seeking a dynamic professional for the role of Upper School Science Teacher for the school year (2021-22).

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan lessons and post weekly agendas and resources to school online LMS (Canvas) for 4-5 classes.
  • Teach lessons in block schedule with clear scientific and mathematical explanation, labs, and interactive lessons.  
  • Mentor a small group of about 12 students with weekly meetings, discussions and advising.
  • Participate in schoolwide experiential education outings, assemblies and special events.
  • Teaching a combination of science courses such as: conceptual physics, ideally with flexibility to teach other core math and science courses.

Core Qualifications

  • BS or higher degree in science, mathematics
  • Classroom and/or online teaching experience
  • Teaching credential

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Robotics program

Compensation

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

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter via email 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.  Or mail to:

San Domenico School
1500 Butterfield Road
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Attn: Upper School Associate Science Teacher
 

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

Upper School Counselor

(Full-Time  Faculty -  1.0) Academic Year 2021-2022

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 School, a K-12 independent school in San Anselmo, is seeking a dynamic
professional for the role of Upper School Counselor for the 2021-2022 school year. The school's 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. This position is a Faculty position reporting to the Director of Counseling.

Key Responsibilities of an Upper School Counselor

  • Facilitate short term one-on-one and small group discussions with students grades 9 - 12
  • Coordinate parent education programming, in conjunction with other school-level counselors.
  • Collaborate closely with the US Learning Support to support students’ needs.
  • Support the classroom teachers with finding ways to help students succeed.
  • Contribute to Residential Life Program at applicable and appropriate times.
  • Implement health and wellness curriculum for 9th grade Human Development, in conjunction with other 9th grade specialists.
  • Coordinate and plan Wellness classes in Grades 10-12 in conjunction with the Director of Student Activities.
  • Serve on the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee.

Position Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills with both children and adults.
  • Experience with short-term one on one and/or small group counseling with students.
  • 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.
  • 3 + years of counseling experience in a school or other clinical setting
  • Masters or PhD in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology or Social Work, and current licensure in the corresponding field or PPS, Pupil Personnel Services

Preferred Qualifications

  • Classroom teaching experience

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, 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: Upper School Counselor position
 

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, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, religion, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

No phone calls please.

Lower School Teacher

Academic Year 2021-2022 (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. Every day 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 programs. This person must be a versatile and experienced teacher with the ability to teach across multiple subjects including Reading, Writing, Math 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 Lower School Teacher

A Lower School 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 multiple subjects.
  • Maintaining classroom management & guidance with Responsive Classroom.
  • Lucy Calkins Reading and Writing, Second Step, Zearn Math.
  • Consistently recording anecdotal notes on students for use in progress reports and conferences.
  • Partnering and collaborating with colleagues.

Planning & Supervision

  • Field trip coordination and special schedules.
  • In-class and school celebrations, events, performances including a winter performance in December.
  • Conducting Back to School Night.
  • Conducting bi-annual parent-teacher conferences.
  • Preparing report cards and narrative reports.
  • Being available for prompt and daily parent contact; email, phone call, in person.
  • Being well-versed and interested in the use of technology and attentive to email and document sharing accounts.
  • Ensure proper dismissal protocol using online format.
  • Attending professional development and prep/closing before and after the school year as dictated by the school calendar.
  • Attending weekly faculty meetings, in-service training, and other meetings as scheduled.
  • Maintain updated website and individual or grade level communication on a regular basis.
  • Weekly assigned duties-student supervision.
  • Work closely with Lower School 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 4-6 program and students preferred)
  • The ideal candidate will have experience in the following:
    • Reader’s Workshop
    • Writer’s Workshop
    • Zearn Math
    • Singapore Math Philosophy
  • Trained in Responsive Classroom
  • Experience in team teaching; problem-solving, collaboration, shared responsibilities, communication
  • 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 a 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 Teacher position
 

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. 

Director of Marketing and Communications

(Full-Time, Year Round Staff)

Who we Are

At San Domenico, we believe that what students do with their education is as important as their academic performance. Every day 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 School, a K-12 independent school in San Anselmo, is seeking a dynamic
professional for the role of Director of Marketing and Communications.  The Director of Marketing and Communications at San Domenico shall be a highly organized, motivated, thorough, and team-orientated individual leading strategies to support institutional priorities.
This person will report to the Head of School and, in collaboration with the Board of Trustees, Admissions, Advancement, School Level Directors, Athletics, Visual, Digital and Performing Arts, Music, and Sustainability, develop and implement a comprehensive and strategic marketing and branding plan that promotes enrollment, fundraising, and the vision and mission of the school.

Key Responsibilities of the Director of Marketing and Communications

  • Collaborate with the Head of School and as a member of the Leadership Team on strategic planning and key program decisions.
  • Grow and strengthen brand awareness, visibility, and public perception of the school.
  • Oversee and coordinate Admissions, Advancement, Board, School-Level Directors, and department-specific leads on branding and communications to ensure all are in alignment with the School’s vision and mission.
  • Manage media relations, including writing press releases, cultivating relations with local media, and/or working with publicists as needed.
  • Oversee strategic updates to the school website for optimized UX and SEO.
  • Oversee photo and video strategy for print and digital materials.
  • Direct a comprehensive story-telling and publications program (concept, design, content, editorial, and production for paper and electronic communications) that reaches and influences the school’s target audiences; collaborate on admissions collateral, annual report, school directory, student handbook, course catalog, and event invitations and programs; lead on School Ties magazine, weekly eBulletins, and key communications.
  • Ensure brand consistency across campus grounds and facilities.
  • Oversee spirit wear and uniform program.
  • Oversee an integrated online presence on social media platforms.
  • Act as a community relations representative to the school at local, regional, national, and international events.
  • Attend key Admissions, Advancement, school level, and All School events, as necessary.
  • Supervise professional consultants contracted to address communication and marketing goals.
  • Manage crisis communication plans and strategies.
  • Supervise Marketing & Communications team members (Asst. Director & Director of Web & Digital Strategies)
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures.

Position Qualifications

  • Drive and ability to take pride in ownership as part of a team building the foundation for the next chapter in a tradition of purpose-driven education
  • Minimum five 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
  • Experience with Content Management Systems
  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, marketing or related field
  • Experience in independent Schools and/or comparable marketing and communications experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
  • Excellent computer proficiency (iPad, Mac computer, Gmail/Google Drive, MS Office – Word, Excel, PPT)
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
  • Familiarity with SEM, SMM, and SEO

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graphic design skills
  • Data analytics to drive admissions and marketing campaigns

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, 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: Director of Marketing and Communications
 

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, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, religion, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

No phone calls, please. 

Dean of Residential 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. Every day 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 Upper School Associate Director 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 130 students living on campus together with another eight to ten members of the residential staff. Other members of the residential staff live off-campus.

Responsibilities of a Dean of Residential Life

Leadership

  • Develop and implement policies and procedures for the Residential Program and keep all handbooks associated with program up-to-date;
  • Develop goals and strategies to accomplish the mission of the Residential Program in collaboration with residential staff, Associate Director of Upper School, and Assistant Head of School.
  • Develop Residential Life curriculum, which includes all activities associated with the Residential Program.
  • Assist in developing and supervising the budgeting process, allocating resources according to specific needs in the Residential Program.
  • Recruit, hire, train, and supervise residential staff. Responsible for scheduling staff and accounting for shift hours of staff.
  • 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).
  • Post and maintain calendars for residential life activities.

Management

  • Supervise the all residential life staff and student prefects.
  • Plan and preside over weekly staff meetings and weekly student support meetings.
  • Oversee budget for Residential Life Program.
  • In partnership with the Associate Director of Upper School and the Assistant Head of School, develop and implement policies, procedures, and documentation for disciplinary responses for boarding students.
  • 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.
  • Monitor fire safety compliance, facilitating the planning and conducting of fire drills in coordination with appropriate staff.
  • Maintain personal certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), as well as that of all residential staff.

Training and Mentoring

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

Facility Management

  • Assess physical and structural needs of residence halls and apartments, and advocate for resources to address these needs with the assistance of the Assistant Head of School and Chief Financial Officer.
  • Inspect major maintenance problems and determine severity, ensuring that appropriate follow-up occurs by necessary campus staff.

Education

  • 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 of student learning.
  • Work with the Upper School Counselor and the School Nurse to provide for emotional and physical well-being of student residents.

Conflict Resolution

  • In partnership with residential staff, assist residents experiencing crisis situations.
  • Maintain communication with parents of boarding students.
  • In partnership with residential staff, assist in resolving various student conflicts, including roommate and peer conflicts.

Other Responsibilities

  • Participate in dorm duty shifts each week and be an active presence in the boarding program
  • Serve on Emergency Preparedness committee

Qualifications

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

Professional

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in education or a closely related field.
  • Progressively higher levels of administrative and supervisory experience.
  • Management and administrative organizational abilities, with a minimum of three years of supervisory experience preferred
  • Understanding of the critical development issues facing adolescents.
  • Experience as a dean of students or other role that involves student discipline preferred
  • Strong counseling/listening skills.
  • Ability to speak in front of large groups.
  • Experience in managing and resolving conflict.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Previous Residence Life experience preferred.

Personal

  • Excellent interpersonal and social skills.
  • 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.
  • Ability to keep calm in stressful or crisis situations.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Ability to maintain enthusiasm and a sense of humor

Compensation

Salary commensurate with experience, plus an excellent benefits package including on-campus housing, medical/dental/vision/life/matching 403b retirement plan and daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

How to Apply

Please send a 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 Residential Life Position
 

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. 

Health Center Administrator (R.N. or LVN)

Full Time (7:45 am - 4:15 pm) Academic year 2021-22

Who we are

At San Domenico, we believe that what students do with their education is as important as their academic performance. Every day 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 Health Services is committed to supporting the education, engagement, and empowerment of all students by providing a safe and healthy environment within which to learn and grow. Health Services staff must demonstrate knowledge of best school nursing and public health practices that promote the well-being of individual students along with the greater community.

Position Summary

Under the direction and general supervision of the Assistant Head of School for Student Life, performs a variety of technical and clerical duties in support of student health services. Administer basic first aid and medications; screen ill and/or injured students; assist in care of diabetic students and others with special health needs; maintain student immunization and health information records.

Responsibilities of Health Center Administrator (R.N. or LVN):

  • Screen injured or ill students; notify parents, staff of student conditions as appropriate
  • Administer first aid to students as appropriate; perform CPR in emergency situations as needed
  • Take vital signs; administer nebulizers and inhalers
  • Assist in the care of diabetic students
  • Prepare and administer medications according to physician instructions; monitor and maintain medication logs; track medication expiration dates
  • Organize and prepare medications and related instructions for teachers and staff for field trips.
  • Assist in coordinating health services; communicate between the school nurse, students, parents, and staff.
  • Collaborate with Asst Head of School for Student Life, and other School administrators to make recommendations for best practices in student medical support (e.g. concussion protocol)
  • Maintain and update student health records, logs, and reports
  • Compile and verify student health information; process and assure accuracy of health forms; contact parents to request additional forms and other documents and information as needed
  • Input student health data into a computer program
  • Assist with coordination of vision, hearing and other screenings
  • Supervise day-to-day operations of health center, including 2 other medical staff
  • Maintain the health office in a clean, orderly, sanitary, and safe condition
  • Maintain/replace campus defibrillators and Epi-pens as needed
  • Assist in ordering, receiving, and maintaining inventory of health office and first aid supplies as needed
  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2 years healthcare experience working with children, adolescents, and the general public.
  • Current RN / LVN License in the State of California
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification
  • Experience handling first aid situations
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Google docs
  • Successful experience demonstrating tact, courtesy, positive attitude and maintaining cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work  

Compensation

Salary commensurate with experience.  This position is eligible for benefits offered to regular full-time employees, including medical, dental, vision, matching 403(b) plan, 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: Health Center Administrator position
 

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, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, religion, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

No phone calls please. 

Director of Digital Arts

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. Every day 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 purpose of the Director of Digital Arts is to grow a robust Film Program and Digital Media Department with a focus on grades 6-12, including teaching film and photography courses and summer camps, supervising other digital arts teachers, and creating co-curricular opportunities such as internships and a student film festival to serve the needs of students who are passionate about film and digital arts.  

Position Summary

The Director of Digital Arts will teach the digital photography and film courses in the Upper School, including foundational and advanced courses in film production, film and media history and reports to the Director of Upper School. The Director of Digital Arts will be responsible for creating a vibrant program, encompassing course work, internship opportunities, and school-wide events. The ideal candidate will hold a degree in film or a related field, with experience teaching film, developing curriculum and engaging lesson plans. This person will have experience in leading edge production equipment and software and be computer proficient. Program development experience is required. The Director of Digital Arts will maintain professional contacts in the film and digital media arts fields, while remaining attuned to changing technologies and methodologies. Demonstrated commitment to grow both as an artist and educator, and continuation of professional development is expected. This person will work closely with the Assistant Head of School for Academics and with school-level directors to ensure and foster a vibrant curriculum, healthy professional dialogue, and distinguished teaching. Lastly, the Director of Digital Arts must demonstrate collegiality and ability to work across the school community.

Responsibilities of Director of Digital Arts

  • Teaching foundational and advanced courses in film production, film and media history
  • Teaching digital photography courses
  • Managing all program planning and all curricular development
  • Supervising digital film teachers
  • Seeking out and assisting students in film festival entries, competitions and college application portfolios
  • Maintaining all aspects of a media lab, including equipment, materials and budget
  • Managing and configuring software, classroom AV equipment and other peripherals
  • Documenting and archiving student work
  • Assessing, recording and maintaining student progress via the school’s learning management system
  • Accounting for student attendance and punctuality
  • Preparing adequately for responsibilities to be assumed when absent
  • Participating in all school meetings, trainings and professional development
  • Collaborating with Visual and Performing Arts and PR departments
  • Cultivating excellent communication with students, department members and administration
  • Maintaining professional contacts in the film, video and digital media arts fields while remaining attuned to changing technologies and methodologies
  • Continuation of professional development work as a filmmaker, and a commitment to grow both as an artist and educator
  • Performing other duties as assigned by supervisor

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in film or related field preferred
  • Experience in teaching film and program development
  • Experience developing curriculum and engaging, challenging lesson plans
  • Background in all aspects of film; preference for experience in narrative film, film direction and sound design
  • Experience with a variety of leading edge, industry standard production equipment and software, such as Adobe Creative Suite, DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro
  • Experienced in innovative teaching practices and differentiated instruction
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills, ability to create successful relationships with high school students
  • Strong organizational skills, leadership skills and flexibility

Strongly Preferred

  • Experience teaching digital photography
  • Experience with digital photography equipment and editing software such as Photoshop
  • Professional film production experience
  • Supervisory experience

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, 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: Director of Digital Arts position
 

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, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, religion, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

No phone calls, please.

STEAM Integration Specialist

(Full-Time, Year-Round Staff 1.0 FTE Starting July 1, 2021)

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

We believe that true learning takes place when a student has the opportunity to discover and experience the world around them through inquiry. The San Domenico STEAM program aims to engage students in Science, Engineering, and Mathematics through the use of Technology, in a creative and Artistic mindset.

San Domenico is committed to excellence in education, and preparing the next generation of global leaders. The STEAM program prepares students with the skills to respond with integrity and creativity to the needs of the 21st Century and beyond. The mission of this program is twofold:

  1. to incorporate STEAM across K-12 in order to prepare our students for careers and participation in a rapidly changing world, and
  2. articulate and document the STEAM curricular goals/experience for all of K-12.

By infusing Design Thinking, PBL, and STEAM activities in all content areas, we will instill students with the ability to problem-solve using a balance of analytical, thoughtful, and creative processes while collaborating with others.

Position Summary

The duties and responsibilities of the STEAM specialist involve instruction directly related to STEAM and computer science in our 3D Design & Innovation Lab. Related duties shall be those inspired by the ISTE Standards for Coaches and those assigned by the Director of Design, Engineering and Educational Technology.

This is a full-time position that involves teaching students, designing and articulating curriculum for a K-12 STEAM experience, and collaborating with faculty/staff on special projects. The STEAM Specialist will establish relationships and continuity between school levels to strengthen our K-12 identity.

Instruction and Integration

The STEAM teacher will:

  • Demonstrate the ability to develop, model, deliver, manage and assess rich student-centered learning experiences around Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math
  • Demonstrate the ability to create and implement strategies for weaving STEAM experiences into multi-disciplinary curricula from grades K through 8
  • Work in partnership with teachers and staff, modeling consistent effective teaching with technology, engagement, lesson plan design, use of technology, STEAM and online tools
  • Demonstrate fundamental knowledge of the connection between technology, computer science, and other fields of study
  • Develop special programming and competitive opportunities to provide additional enrichment experiences for students and families

Leadership and Professional Growth

The STEAM teacher will:

  • Plan, model, co-teach and coach classroom teachers, using research-based science and technology instructional strategies
  • Develop community partnerships to enhance classroom learning and create authentic STEAM experiences
  • Provide engaging STEAM related enrichment to increase interest, experience, and develop STEAM mindset (e.g., robotics, science club, etc.)
  • Promote STEAM awareness and engagement through targeted partnerships and activities (STEAM Exploration Nights, Student Competitions, etc.) that enhance academic achievement across the curriculum
  • Participate in PLCs and plan with colleagues around new and innovative approaches for implementing instructional activities

Responsibilities

  • Assist with design and implementation of STEAM learning opportunities that integrate with existing curriculum and instruction, K-12
  • Assess, refine, and assist in implementing a strategic vision for Computer Science Principles/Coding/Robotics as part of our school’s overall STEAM education including:
    • Teach Computer Science or Engineering at high school level
    • Teach an elective at middle school level
    • Teach specialist-led rotation at lower school level
    • Teach both block and text coding
  • Work closely with the Director of IT and ET to evaluate curriculum and pedagogy, and coordinate the overall STEAM teaching and learning program
  • Assist with PD experiences for faculty in areas of design, engineering, and educational technology, supporting them in the exploration of innovative and purposeful STEAM focused integration
  • Evaluate new technologies and stay current with emerging trends and best practices in STEAM by participating in technology-related professional development opportunities including self-study, workshops, and conferences on school, district, state, and national levels

Position Qualifications

  • Demonstrated background working with students in STEAM   
  • Experience coaching teachers and/or leading professional development workshops
  • Experience (or familiarity with) tools such as, but not limited to: 3D printing, autocad, laser cutting, vinyl cutting, Arduino, Makey-Makey, Codecademy, Sphero, Tynker, BeeBot, Parrot MiniDrone
  • Willingness to learn other design or engineering skills outside of the digital realm
  • Effective written, verbal, and technology-based communication skills
  • Clearly communicates technical concepts to non-technical people
  • Highly effective listening, collaboration, and interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in G Suite / Google Apps for Education
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
  • Bachelor’s degree required

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: STEAM Integration Specialist Position
 

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

Summer Camp Counselor-in-Training (CIT) Program

CIT Position Description

CITs gain valuable training and experience by providing support to instructors and group leaders at camp. They work with children in a camp setting, developing leadership skills in a hands-on way while under supervision. The CIT is an unpaid volunteer position that can serve to qualify becoming a paid camp staff member. The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills and gain basic job/work experience that can be applied to all aspects of life and utilized in any future career.
 
CITs are partnered with experienced counselors to guide groups of campers through camp activities that are developed by Instructors. CITs are supervised by the Camp Director.

Responsibilities

  • The CIT attends pre-camp staff orientation and is assigned a schedule and volunteer duties at camp.
  • CITs must comply with all camp policies and procedures, which will be reviewed during staff orientation.
  • CITs must treat ALL campers with the same respect, enthusiasm, and direction when interacting with each and every camp participant in our program
  • CITs assist counselors & instructors to:
    • Help provide a fun, safe, and supportive atmosphere for campers
    • Assist with games and activities.
    • Assist in the setup, organization, and cleanliness of camp activities.
    • Assist in implementing procedures such as taking role, lining up, keeping group on task, bathroom duties, organizing/participating in activities such as arts, crafts and group games as necessary.
  • CITs may NOT use their cell phones for texting, taking pictures or making phone calls at any time during an assigned shift, except in the case of an emergency or if directed by the Camp Director/Camp Counselor.
  • CITs must handle themselves in a professional manner at all times.
  • CITs must let their Camp Counselor or Camp Director know of any problems within the camp immediately

Qualifications

  • CITs will be working with children and need to possess maturity, flexibility, a strong work ethic, and the ability to have fun
  • CITs should be comfortable being outside all day.
  • CITs should be at least 15 years old and entering their Sophomore year in high school.

Training

  • CITs are required to attend the staff orientation where they will receive training in safety, leadership, group management, team building, and the daily operations of camp, including policies regarding harassment and bullying.

Application Process

Youths interested in becoming a CIT must complete and submit the CIT Application Form by May 31, 2021 If the applicant is selected to be a CIT, the applicant’s parent or guardian will be required to complete a CIT Registration Form.

Application Process

Youths interested in becoming a CIT must complete and submit the CIT Application Form to summercamp@sandomenico.org by May 31, 2021 If the applicant is selected to be a CIT, the applicant’s parent or guardian will be required to complete a CIT Registration Form.

San Domenico Jr. Explorers Summer Camp Garden Cooking Instructor

Temporary summer position for camp sessions for weeks of: June 21-25, July 12-16 & July 19-23 (grades K-5)

Who We Are

The San Domenico 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 in K-5th grades.  Great for teachers off for the summer!

Position Description: Garden Cooking Instructor

We are looking for a passionate teacher and team player with experience teaching culinary skills to young children.  You will work with kids to harvest foods from our one acre organic garden. You will educate students about food and cooking and prepare and cook snacks/meals with them daily in our outdoor garden kitchen.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and supervise all aspects of garden cooking program for campers entering grades K-5.
  • 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 and all group activities

Qualifications

  • Must be age 18 or older
  • Experience in teaching healthy cooking from the garden to kids (K-5)
  • General knowledge of gardening & sustainable food practices
  • Ability to relate to campers of many ages
  • Team player
  • Comfortable in outdoor setting
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification preferred

Hours

8:00am - 4:00pm Monday-Friday; Mandatory staff orientation TBD

Compensation

$17-24/hr based on experience

How to Apply

Please send your cover letter and resume to Human Resources at hr@sandomenico.org.
 
Or mail to:

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

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

San Domenico Explorers Summer Camp Arts & Crafts Instructor Position

Temporary summer position for camp sessions for weeks of: June 21-25, July 12-16 & July 19-23 (grades K-5)

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: Arts & Crafts Instructor

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 nature based 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

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • 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

8:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday-Friday; Mandatory staff orientation

Compensation

$17-$24/hr based on experience.

How to Apply

Please send your cover letter and resume to Human Resources at hr@sandomenico.org
 
Or mail to:

San Domenico School
1500 Butterfield Road
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Attn: Arts and Craft Instructor
 

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

Nature Camp Instructor San Domenico Explorers Summer Camp

Temporary summer position for camp sessions for weeks of: June 21-25, July 12-16 and July 19-23-24  (grades K-5)

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: Nature Camp Instructor

We are looking for a passionate, creative teacher and team player with experience teaching outdoor environmental education to children. Join our fantastic staff to work with kids in our one acre school garden and 500 acre campus to lead campers on hikes, garden activities, nature and teambuilding games.  We need someone who is comfortable getting in front of groups to perform silly skits and sing traditional camp songs.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement nature and teambuilding oriented outdoor activities for campers 3-4 sessions per day for up to 14 campers per group
  • Support other program areas including snack, lunch, pool, field trips and all group activities as needed
  • Maintain high levels of safety and group management
  • Maintain a fun, positive, and friendly demeanor

Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Experienced in teaching outdoor environmental education to kids ages (5 -10).
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Education, Environmental Studies, or related field
  • Experience in leadership roles and working collaboratively with a team of colleagues
  • Ability to be outside and active all day
  • Knowledge of camp songs & skits preferred.
  • Current CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Must be able to complete a Background Record Check upon acceptance

Hours

8:00am - 4:00pm Monday-Friday; Mandatory staff orientation

Compensation

$17-$24/hr. based on experience.

How to Apply

Please send your resume to: Human Resources at:  hr@sandomenico.org.
 
Or write to:

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