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As California's oldest independent school, San Domenico serves students Kindergarten through twelfth grade. At San Domenico we believe that an exceptional education, where values and academics join together, creates more than just great students - it develops great people. SD graduates students who go forth confident, and inspired, to shape a better world. Employees of the School enjoy the many benefits of being part of a mission driven community of colleagues and students.

We are expanding our enrollment and currently seeking inspired and exceptional individuals to fill the positions listed below. San Domenico's educational philosophy is anchored by our core values of study, reflection, community, and service. In the Dominican spirit of inquiry and inclusivity, we welcome students and employees of all faiths and backgrounds.

San Domenico School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity.

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

No phone calls please. For questions, please email hr@sandomenico.org.

Faculty Openings
Upper School Humanities Teacher

Upper School Math Teacher
Upper School Science Teacher

Staff Openings

Upper School College Counselor

Coach Openings
Head Varsity Volleyball Coach

Assistant Track & Field Coach



Upper School Humanities Teacher

Academic Year 2018-2019 (1.0 FTE)

Who we are

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

Purpose Statement

The ideal candidate will be an experienced and accomplished high school teacher who can teach a range of courses within the Humanities. The ability and willingness to teach courses in History, Philosophy, and World Religions would be an asset . Teachers in the Upper School also serve as a mentor to a small group of students, moderate a co-curricular activity, and participate in Upper School activities that support the divisional program. He or she will be experienced in numerous modalities of instruction in which learning is academically rigorous as well as engaging, lively, and communication-based.

Responsibilities of an Upper School 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 in a co-teaching model

A teacher’s effectiveness in the programs of the School includes various activities in addition to teaching and classroom duties, such as readiness to act as a mentor, participation in and support of school activities, giving extra help to students who need it, communication of suggestions directly to the administration, encouragement of the efforts of colleagues, concern for the appearance of the classroom and of the grounds, promptness in meeting all School obligation, and flexibility and cooperation in furthering academic and 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 the humanities, such as history, philosophy, or religion
  • Previous experience teaching a variety of humanities courses at the high school level
  • Proficiency with technology

Preferred Qualifications

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

Compensation

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

How to apply

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

Or mail to:

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

San Domenico School is Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity.

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

No phone calls please



Upper School Science Teacher

Academic Year 2018-2019 (1.0 FTE)

Who we are

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

Purpose Statement

The ideal candidate will be an experienced and accomplished high school teacher who can teach Chemistry and Physics. The ability and willingness to teach a math course would be an additional asset . Teachers in the Upper School also serve as a mentor to a small group of students, moderate a co-curricular activity, and participate in Upper School activities that support the divisional program. He or she will be experienced in numerous modalities of instruction in which learning is academically rigorous as well as engaging, lively, and communication-based.

Responsibilities of an Upper School 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.

As a science teacher it is also essential to:

  • Collaborate with other teachers teaching the same or similar core courses
  • Create activities and labs which help students understand both content and scientific inquiry
  • Explain, show and illustrate complex process in ways that all learners can understand

A teacher’s effectiveness in the programs of the School includes various activities in addition to teaching and classroom duties, such as readiness to act as a mentor, participation in and support of school activities, giving extra help to students who need it, communication of suggestions directly to the administration, encouragement of the efforts of colleagues, concern for the appearance of the classroom and of the grounds, promptness in meeting all School obligation, and flexibility and cooperation in furthering academic and 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 science or related subject
  • Previous experience teaching a variety of science courses at the high school level
  • Proficiency with technology

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in related subject or education; California Single Subject Teaching Credential – Science
  • Previous experience working with ELL/international students
  • Experience teaching in 1-1 environment

Compensation

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

How to apply

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

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



F/T Upper School Math Teacher

Academic Year 2018-2019 (1.0 FTE)

Who we are

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

Purpose Statement

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

Responsibilities of an Upper School Math Teacher

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

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

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

Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

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

Compensation

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

How to apply

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

Or mail to:

San Domenico School1500 Butterfield Road
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Attn: Upper School Math Teacher

San Domenico School is Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity.

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

No phone calls please



Upper School College Counselor

Immediate Opening (flexible start date)
(Year-Round Staff - 1.0 FTE)

Who we are

At San Domenico, we believe that what students do with their education is as important as their academic performance. Everyday we encourage our students to not just study, but also to reflect on their learning, find their purpose, and celebrate in community, because an exceptional education, where values and academics join together, creates more than just great students – it develops great people. San Domenico is a K-12, co-ed school, with international boarding and day students in our Upper School (grades 9-12).

Position Statement

San Domenico School, a K-12 independent school in San Anselmo, is seeking a dynamic professional for the role of College Counselor. The College Counselor will join an expanding team and is responsible for guiding students through all aspects of the college search and admissions process. The addition of this new position will allow San Domenico’s College Counseling office to institute a more comprehensive advising program which will support and guide students throughout all four years of high school. This is a full-time, 12-month position.

Key Responsibilities

The job responsibilities are those expected of a college counselor at an academically rigorous independent school, including:

  • Working with a caseload of maximum 40-50 students in each class, guiding them and their families through every aspect of the college search and application process, and writing recommendations for their senior college applications.
  • Serving as a key member of the College Counseling team to develop and implement thoughtful, effective college counseling strategies, innovative programming, and best practices in the context of San Domenico.
  • Serving as an integral member of the Upper School Admissions Committee by assessing applicants, conducting interviews and attending meetings related to prospective enrollment
  • Staying abreast of current admissions and counseling trends through reading and research, maintaining membership in and attending professional associations and conferences, participating in campus visits and tours, and networking extensively with college admissions and college counseling colleagues.
  • Developing and presenting educational programming to our 9th-12th grade students and families on the college search and admissions processes.
  • Maintaining a professional level of sensitivity to different family cultures and dynamics; embracing the international student profile and family expectations.
  • Helping students self-assess and research higher education and other post secondary opportunities
  • In collaboration with the school counselor, addressing the social and emotional pressures on students and families as associated with the college search, application, and admissions processes.
  • Meeting with college representatives who visit the San Domenico campus and serving as a liaison with college admissions offices throughout the academic year.
  • Visiting colleges and universities throughout the academic year and attending national and regional college admissions counseling conferences and forums.
  • Maintaining a personalized approach to counseling and working with students and families to reinforce the philosophy that "fit" in the college process is different for every student.
  • Working with the College Counseling team in the preparation of reports for the Head of School and greater San Domenico community.
  • Advising families on the financial aid application process.
  • Ensuring the integrity of San Domenico’s academic records with the Registrar, who also serves as the College Counseling Office's assistant.

In addition to the above responsibilities, the College Counselor is expected to engage in multiple facets of student and faculty life at the school. This involves serving as a Class Dean or teaching one class (or equivalent), attending weekly faculty meetings, and other duties as needed, such as advising or sponsoring a student club or organization.

Core Qualifications

  • A minimum of three years of experience in selective college admissions and/or college counseling
  • Master’s degree strongly preferred and a
  • Possess excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • A desire to work with a diverse group of students and parents
  • Ability to assess students’ academic progress to meet requirements of specific colleges and college programs
  • Ability to assist students with finding out about scholarships and other supportive programs
  • Maintaining working relationships with various colleges and universities
  • Understanding financial aid requirements for students of varying needs

It is important that candidates possess the flexibility, sense of humor and commitment to teamwork that life in an independent day/boarding school requires. We seek someone who possesses both an appreciation for adolescents and a collaborative spirit.

Compensation

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

How to apply

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

Or mail to:

1500 Butterfield Road
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Attn: College Counselor position

San Domenico School is Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity.

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

No phone calls please.


Head Varsity Volleyball Coach

(July 30, 2018 – November 17, 2018 - 3:30 – 6:00 pm)

Who we are

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

Purpose Statement

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

Responsibilities of a Head Varsity Volleyball Coach

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

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Supervise Assistant Coaches (1 -2)

Qualifications

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

Skills and Essential Functions

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

Working Conditions and Environment

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

Compensation

This position is nonexempt, which is eligible for paid overtime in accordance with applicable state and federal law. The position pays $11.00 per hour with a minimum total expected of $5000.00 per the Volleyball Season (July 30 - November 17, 2018).

Additional Compensation Opportunities:

$1800 per CYO Volleyball Head Coach (2 team limit)
(CYO August 25th-November 10th/ Practices 2 times a week 1 hour/ 8 games on Weekends)
$1500 per week Summer Camps – 2to 4 weeks of camps during summer ($3000-$6000).
$500 per mini clinics for CYO Program (limit of 3 per season).
Individual camps / lessons depends on your scale (low estimate $1000 per season)

Total package could range from $5000.00 - $18,100.00

How to apply

Please send cover letter via email to 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: Head Volleyball Coach

San Domenico School is Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital-status or any other traits or characteristics protected by law.

No phone calls, please.


P/T Assistant Track and Field Coach

(February 5 - approximately June 1, 20183:30 pm – 6:00 pm)

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 Assistant Track and Field Coach is responsible for coaching student athletes in track and field events, techniques and strategies to prepare them for athletic competition. The Coach will work cooperatively with all personnel in maintaining a quality program

Responsibilities of Assistant Track and Field Coach

  • Consult on or handle parent and player concerns
  • Manage uniform and team equipment needs as dictated by Head Coach
  • Answer questions and provide information to parents on club, clinic and camp opportunities
  • Communicate with parents and players
  • Provide support to athletes with college aspirations and respond to college related inquiries
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Coach

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Supervise student athletes and Assist Head Coach

Qualifications

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

Skills and Essential Functions

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

Working Conditions and Environment

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

Compensation

This position is nonexempt, which is eligible for paid overtime in accordance with applicable state and federal law.The position pays $11.00 per hour with a minimum total expected of $3,400.00 for the Track and Field Season (February 5th – approximately June 1st).

How to apply

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

Or mail to:
San Domenico School
1500 Butterfield Road, San Anselmo, CA 94960
Attn: Assistant Track & Field Coach Position

San Domenico School is Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity.

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

No phone calls please.

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