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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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Associate Director of Middle School

(Year-Round Staff Position)

Who we are

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

Purpose Statement

The Associate Director Middle School directly supports the Director of Lower and Middle School by actively implementing the mission of San Domenico in all facets of Middle school life. The Associate Director of Middle School will demonstrate a firm belief in the Middle School mission, and a respect for and an understanding of young people ages 11-14. The persona the Associate Director of Middle School portrays is one of caring, compassion, firmness, and respect for the students, always in a positive light. The Associate Director of Middle School provides personal and professional support to the students to help maintain the sense of community that is critical for the Middle School. This person is confident, accessible, welcoming and actively involved in school life. The Associate Director of Middle School helps build community and relationships that help unify the faculty. This person’s integrity will set an example for the community. This position reports to the Director of Lower and Middle School and is classified exempt.

Responsibilities of an Associate Director of Middle School

  • Support the acts of the Director of Lower and Middle School
  • Assist in the daily operation of 6-8
  • Provide a consistent and stable lower school environment in which learning can take place, and support a school culture which is collaborative and supportive
  • Stay current with local and national trends in education
  • Direct progressive curriculum development and make program recommendations to Director of Lower School and Middle School
  • Observe lessons and provide curriculum and instruction feedback to 6-8 faculty
  • Work with Director of Lower and Middle School and department leads to coordinate subject area discussions to ensure effective implementation of scope and sequence at each grade level as well as to make program recommendations
  • Lead regular curriculum-centered faculty meetings for 6-8
  • Meet regularly with math, language arts, and social studies/design thinking curriculum leads
  • Meet regularly with the Middle School Student Study Team to review all student issues
  • Assist Director of Lower School and Middle School with the supervision of faculty
  • Proactively communicate with parents. Call or meet with parents and follow up with email reiteration
  • Develop and maintain student disciplinary policies and supervise outcomes, e.g. logical consequences in collaboration with the Director of Lower School and Middle School
  • Work with K-8 Administrative Assistant to supervise and monitor student attendance and tardies. Notify parents of excessive absences and tardies
  • Assist Director of Lower School and Middle School in the creation of the annual Master Schedule of classes 6-8
  • Create a 6-8 duty schedule and special schedules (i.e., schedules for community reflections)
  • In collaboration with the Director of Lower School and Middle School, update and revise policies and procedures related to school life, including the Faculty and Parent Handbooks
  • Assist the Associate Director of Lower School  in the organization of Spirit Week and Unity Week events
  • Attend all meetings requested by the Director of Lower School and Middle School, including the weekly SST meeting, administrative team meeting, and once monthly class parent meetings
  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 years lead teaching experience in a 6-8 setting
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Masters Degree in Education or Administrative Credential preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
  • Excellent computer proficiency (iPad, Mac computer, Gmail/Google Drive, PowerSchool, MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • 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
  • Training in Responsive Classroom required

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 10 lbs
  • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on the telephone
  • Must stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to write, type or use a computer for extended periods of time
  • Must be comfortable addressing both large groups and having one-on-one communication

Compensation

Salary commensurate with experience, plus benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, AD&D, Life, 403(b) plan with match, 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: Associate Director of Middle School

San Domenico School is Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity.

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

No phone calls please


Middle School Math Teacher

Academic Year 2020-2021 (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


Middle School Spanish Teacher

Academic Year 2020-2021 (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 Middle School.

Purpose Statement

The ideal candidate will be an experienced, accomplished middle school teacher who can teach Spanish, joining our growing World Language department. In addition to teaching, Middle School faculty also serve as a mentor to a small group of students, moderate a co-curricular activity, and participate in Middle School activities that support the school program. In addition, they will be experienced in numerous modalities of instruction in which learning is academically rigorous, engaging, lively, and communication-based.
Responsibilities of a Middle School Spanish Teacher

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

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

A teacher’s effectiveness in the programs of the School includes various activities in addition to teaching and classroom duties, such as:

  • Teaching load: 4 - 5 classes
  • Readiness to act as a mentor
  • Participation in and support of school activities
  • Providing 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),
  • 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
  • Some evening and weekend work

Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in related subject or education; California Single Subject Teaching Credential

Compensation

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

How to Apply

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

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


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.