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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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Middle School Math Teacher

Academic Year 2019-2020 (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 middle school teacher who will teach 6th grade math and 7th grade pre-algebra, serve as an advisor, and participate in middle 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.  Classroom management and digital citizenship require close attention and instruction, and therefore experience teaching middle school is essential.

Responsibilities of a Middle 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 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

  • Bachelor’s degree in math or related subject
  • Previous experience teaching Math at the middle school level
  • Proficiency with technology

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree in related subject or education; California Single Subject Teaching Credential – Math

Compensation

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

How to Apply

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

Or mail to:
San Domenico School
1500 Butterfield Road
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Attn: Middle 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


Director 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 Director of Residential Life reports directly to the Director of Upper School and is responsible for visionary leadership, staff selection, training, and supervision, and development of residential life programs. The Director of Residential Life is a full-time, twelve-month, staff position. The Director 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 Director 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 Assistant Head of School.
  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 and weekly student support meetings.
  3. Oversee budget for Residential Life Program.
  4. In partnership with the Dean of Students and the Assistant Head of School, 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 Upper School Director 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 of 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. Strong 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 multitask.
  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: Director of Resident 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. 


P/T Off-Campus Resident Life Faculty

(0.75 FTE - approx. 30 hours per week) and (0.50 - approx. 20 hours per week)
Academic Year 2019 - 2020

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 regular Resident Faculty meetings
  • Weeknights (Monday-Thursday): 5:15 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
  • Weekends (Friday-Sunday): 8:00 am-4:30 pm, 10:30 am -7:00 pm, 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm.

Duties Include

  • Attend meals on campus
  • Supervise weekend activities on campus (open gym, pool, library, etc.)
  • Help with transportation to off-campus activities
  • 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
  • Occasional weekends special events, supervision or extra driving
  • Communicate 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 reports to technology or maintenance departments 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 working with teenagers/teen programs
  • eaching background preferred
  • Must have a valid California driver 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 or 0.50) 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. Please indicate which position you are interested.

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.


Part-Time (.3FTE) Long-Term Substitute Teacher (Grades 1-2) August 2019-December 2019

2019-20 Academic Year (August 2019 - December 2019)

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 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 Science with a hands-on approach as well as 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 Foss, simple coding, simple engineering
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 1st - 5th Grade Sub

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