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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 Staff Openings

Upper School Math Teacher

Upper School Science Teacher

Upper School Spanish and ELL Teacher

Middle School English Teacher

Part Time Lower School Music Teacher

Director of Annual Giving & Special Events

Upper School College Counselor

Middle School Administrative Assistant & Registrar

Part Time School Health Liaison

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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


Upper School Spanish and ELL 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, accomplished high school teacher who can teach Spanish and English as a Second Language (ELL Program), joining our growing World Language department. In addition to teaching, Upper School faculty 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 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 an Upper School Spanish and ELL 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 Upper School.

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 Spanish or related subject
  • ●Previous experience teaching a variety of Spanish and ELL 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
Spanish and ELL 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


Part Time Middle School English Teacher (0.80 FTE)

2018 - 2019 Academic Year (1 year only)

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 Middle School teachers are committed to educating, engaging, and empowering middle school students, both inside and outside of the classroom, providing them with a solid foundation for high school and beyond. Faculty must demonstrate thorough knowledge of their subject matter and effectiveness in teaching. The middle school is grounded in student-centered classrooms, which stimulate student learning daily through a variety of innovative instructional methodologies. We are a 1-1 iPad school.

Applicants for this position will teach three sections of English, which meets five days a week. Applicants should have knowledge of and experience with the Lucy Calkins model of teaching reading and writing across the curriculum. The literature and writing-based curriculum is taught with emphasis on the Lucy Calkins approach, and grammar instruction is reinforced through the writing process. Essential skills include writing, critical thinking and questioning, annotating, organization, and use of the iPad for school work. Classroom management and digital citizenship require close attention and instruction, and therefore experience teaching middle school is required.

Job Responsibilities of a Middle School English 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 obligations:

  • To maintain a climate of trust and mutual respect which encourages students to risk the questions, the opinions and mistakes necessary to learn.
  • To serve as a grade-level advisor.
  • 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, communicating with parents, 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 related subject
  • Previous experience with teaching Humanities at the middle school level
  • Proficiency with technology, specifically the iPad

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree in related subject or education
  • California Single Subject Teaching credential in English.

Compensation

Salary commensurate with experience, plus an excellent benefits package including: daily lunch, 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 English Teacher position

San Domenico School is Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity.

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

No phone calls please.


P/T Lower School – Music Teacher (0.80 FTE)

Academic Year 2018-2019

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

A Lower School Music Teacher is responsible for the instruction and care of our students, as well as the advancement of our Music program. 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 the Lower School Music Teacher:
The Lower School Music Teacher at San Domenico will be responsible for the following:

Teaching

  • Provide a comprehensive general music program to grades K-2
  • Provide an introductory keyboard skills program to grade 3
  • Provide a choral-based music program to grades 4-5
  • Integrate technology into music lessons
  • Value and enjoy collaboration with teachers and administrators
  • Work with administration to prepare students for campus events and services
  • 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.
  • Curriculum development, assessment, activities and instruction in Music.
  • Maintaining classroom management & guidance with Responsive Classroom.
  • Being responsible for the ordered arrangement, appearance, decor, and learning environment of the classroom.
  • Consistently recording anecdotal notes on students for use in progress reports.

Planning & Supervision

  • Preparing report cards.
  • 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.
  • 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 (recess duty, bus dismissal duty) -student supervision.

Qualifications

An ideal candidate will have most of the following qualifications:

  • Preferred candidates will have training in Orff and/or Kodaly methodology.
  • A Bachelor’s degree is required and a concentration in music is expected.
  • At least 2 years teaching experience in self-contained classrooms.
  • The ideal candidate will have been trained in Responsive Classroom.
  • Candidates must be able to play the piano.
  • K-5 Multi-Subject California Credential a plus.

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: Lower School Music Teacher position

San Domenico School is Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity.

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

No phone calls please.


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



Director of Annual Giving and Special Events

(F/T Year-Round Staff position)

About San Domenico School

San Domenico is an independent, college preparatory, co-educational, K-12 day and boarding school the San Francisco Bay Area.Founded in 1850 as the first independent school in California, the School has an enrollment of 675 students situated on a 500-acre campus in central Marin County, 18 miles north of San Francisco.The School has a long-standing reputation for the excellence of its academic program and its core values of study, reflection, community and service.San Domenico prepares young people for lives of purpose and meaning.

Position Summary

San Domenico School is seeking an energetic and creative professional to serve as our Director of Annual Giving and Special Events. Reporting to the Director of Advancement, Anna Heidinger, the Director of Annual Giving and Special Events is responsible for strategically planning, successfully managing, and executing a comprehensive annual giving program. The Director of Annual Giving and Special Events makes connections with donors throughout the school and works pro-actively to engage and manage relationships with parents, trustees, donors, parent volunteers, faculty and staff.This position works closely with the Advancement team and fundraising volunteers to meet annual goals.

In addition, the Director of Annual Giving and Special Events of Annual Giving serves as the project manager for the annual Gala, a community fundraising event to raise funds in support of San Domenico programs and special projects.

The Advancement department at San Domenico is responsible for securing immediate and long-term funding for the school’s priorities, and for establishing, cultivating, and maintaining meaningful relationships with parents, alumni, school leaders, faculty and friends of the School.

Primary Responsibilities of the Director of Annual Giving and Special Events

Annual Giving

  • Oversee and evaluate a comprehensive Annual Giving program to reach financial goals as set by Director of Advancement, Head of School, HOA, CFO and Board
  • Develop and implement targeted campaigns and approaches for current parents, alumni, alumni parents, faculty and staff, and friends of San Domenico.
  • Produce Annual Fund appeals; partner with Director of Advancement and Communications Office in creation of marketing collateral and messaging
  • Collaborate with Director of Advancement and Major Gifts Manager to facilitate integrated approaches to cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.
  • Oversee annual giving donor solicitation, acknowledgement and stewardship processes, as well as gift tracking and reporting
  • Conduct prospect research and reporting; work with Director of Advancement and Advancement Associate
  • Recruit, train, and steward Class Captains and other key volunteer fundraising partners to ensure alignment of goals and successful outcomes
  • Participate in Advancement Committee meetings as requested
  • Contribute content for San Domenico publications and social media for Annual Fund program

Special Events:

  • Serve as Project Manager for the annual Gala fundraiser
  • Recruit and manage event committee
  • Collaborate with the Director of Advancement and Head of School to create compelling strategies for fund-a-need project support
  • Collaborate with Parent Service Association to engage parent volunteer support
  • Partner with Alumni Relations Manager in planning donor engagement events for San Domenico alumni
  • Attend PSA parent sponsored events (Class Potlucks, Class Parent meetings, etc) as directed by Director of Advancement
  • Collaborate with Director of Annual Giving and Special Events of San Domenico’s Virtuoso on cultivation, fundraising and stewardship events

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • A minimum of 3 years development/professional fundraising experience
  • Ability to conceive, plan and execute a multi-faceted annual giving program
  • Ability to successfully organize, multi-task and prioritize responsibilities
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office, social media (Facebook and LinkedIn) and fundraising databases; familiarity with Raiser’s Edge a plus.
  • Ability to manage highly sensitive financial and other personal information with confidentiality
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative and meet deadlines in a time sensitive environment with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Demonstrated flexibility, collaborative approach, and sense of humor
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends

Compensation

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

How to apply

Please send a letter describing 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: Director of Annual Giving and Special Events 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.


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

  • 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
  • Master’s degree strongly preferred and a minimum of five years of experience in selective college admissions and/or college counseling

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.


Middle School Administrative Assistant & Registrar

(Full-Time, year-round staff position 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

San Domenico School is seeking a Middle School Administrative Assistant and Registrar to join our grades 6-8 school office.  This position will provide office management and administrative support for the Director of Middle School, interfacing with students, parents, and faculty members regularly.  The ideal candidate will exercise good judgment, initiative, and autonomy in supporting senior leaders at the school. The administrative assistant must cooperatively and seamlessly work with other offices across campus. All candidates must have proven experience in an administrative assistant position, with demonstrated background taking initiative and working in a fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support Director of Middle School in administrative tasks and with planning, scheduling and ensuring the smooth operation of grades 6-8.
  • Provide administrative support for Dean of Students, which may include supporting and/or coordinating assemblies, flex programs, retreats, field trips, clubs, and other student activities
  • Monitor and track attendance, which includes producing weekly reports, documenting student absences and tardies
  • Able to to manage office tasks, including catering orders, office supplies and regular use of Powerschool (student information system)
  • Attends all faculty meetings, takes minutes, and shares minutes with faculty
  • Substitute Teacher Scheduling Coordinator
  • Plan school events (e.g. Award Ceremonies, Graduation)
  • Enjoy working closely with children ages 11-14 and their parents

Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Maintain complex calendar to reduce schedule conflicts and accommodate high priority appointments/school events
  • Organize and schedule meetings with high attention to detail on conference room bookings, hospitality, necessary AV equipment, communication to participants, meeting materials and agendas
  • Determine priorities and actions required on projects in a proactive manner and follow through to ensure completion according to pre-established deadlines.
  • Effectively screen calls and respond to inquiries
  • Arrange domestic travel plans to include meeting registration, hotel, transportation needs and ensure manager has appropriate travel itineraries and/or documentation
  • Track and maintain accounting and financial activities, including coding invoices, preparing expense reports and initiating check requests
  • Ability to navigate schoolwide databases and run reports and queries from the databases
  • Prepare and compile confidential correspondence, presentations and reports.
  • Provide office support, including, but not limited to photocopying, overnight mail and ordering office supplies
  • Support the school in maintaining a work environment that fosters learning, respect, open communication, collaboration, integration, and teamwork
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Occasional weekend/evening hours

Qualifications

  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • At least 5 years of progressively responsible full-time clerical and/or administrative work experience in office administration
  • BA/BS preferred
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills, strong analytical and problem-solving abilities; excellent judgement, professionalism, diplomacy and discretion
  • Mac proficient with strong skills in Microsoft word, Powerpoint, Excel and Google Drive
  • Positive and cheerful demeanor and ability to thrive in small, collegial and sometimes chaotic work environment
  • Dependable, completes assigned tasks and has excellent follow-through abilities.
  • Must possess strategic/proactive thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Accuracy and attention to details, priorities and planning of work activities
  • Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills and proven ability to work well with others in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated flexibility in terms of changing demands and priorities as well as the ability to handle deadlines and pressure with a commitment to high standards.
  • Ability to:
    • Manage many tasks simultaneously and shift priorities as needed
    • Perform detailed work independently and accurately with minimal direct supervision
    • Coordinate effectively amongst a varied group of internal and external team members
    • Conduct, analyze, and make recommendations on a variety of administrative activities

Compensation

Competitive salary commensurate with experience, plus an excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life/403b retirement plan and daily lunch.  This position is classified as non-exempt.

How to apply

Please send 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: Middle School Administrative Assistant 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.
 
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Part-Time School Health Liaison (Substitute/On Call)

Hours: 7:30 am - 3:30 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. 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

Job Summary

Under the direction and general supervision of the school nurse/Director of Health Services, perform 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 a School Health Liaison

  • 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.
  • Occasionally 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 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.
  • 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
  • Maintain the health office in a clean, orderly, sanitary, and safe condition
  • 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 or the public
  • Current RN / LVN License in the State of California or CHN, Medical Technologist or Medical Assistant
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification
  • Experience handling first aid situations
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Google docs, PowerSchool
  • Successful experience demonstrating tact, courtesy, positive attitude and maintaining cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work

Compensation

$45 - $60 per hour. Salary commensurate with experience. This is a part-time, on-call position that is ineligible for benefits.

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: School Health Liaison Substitute 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.


Nature Exploration Instructor San Domenico Explorers Summer Camp

Temporary summer position for camp sessions for weeks of:
June 18-22 (grades K-3), July 9-13, July 16-20 (grades 1-5)

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 Exploration Instructor

We are looking for a passionate, creative teacher and team player with experience teaching outdoor environmental education children. Join our fantastic staff to work with kids in our one acre school garden and 500 acre campus to lead campers on hikes, play environmental and teambuilding games, lead field trip activities and garden activities.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement nature and teambuilding oriented outdoor activities for campers 3-4 sessions per day
  • Support other program areas including snack, lunch, pool, field trips and group activities
  • Maintain high levels of safety and group management

Qualifications

  • Experienced in teaching outdoor environmental education to kids ages (5 -10). B.S. Degree preferred.
  • Experience teaching in garden setting with youth preferred.
  • Enthusiastic, positive, team player with ability to be silly
  • Ability to be outside and active all day
  • Current CPR/First Aid Certification

Hours: 8:00-2:00 for June camp session; 8:00am - 4:00pm Monday-Friday for July sessions

Compensation

$500-$700/week based on experience. Includes mandatory staff training on June 15th and July 6th. Lunches & snacks provided.

How to Apply

Please send your cover letter and resume to sflint@sandomenico.org.

Or write to:

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

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


San Domenico Explorers Summer Camp Arts & Crafts Instructor

Temporary summer position for camp sessions for weeks of:
June 16, 19-23 (grades K-3) 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
July 7, 10-14 (grades 1-5) 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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 eco-crafts and nature 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

  • 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: 8:00am - 2:00pm Monday-Friday for June session and 8:00am – 4:00pm for July sessions

Compensation

$500-$700 for one week based on experience.Includes mandatory staff training on June 16th and July 7th. Lunches & snacks provided.

How to Apply

Please send your cover letter and resume to sflint@sandomenico.org.

Or mail to:

San Domenico School
1500 Butterfield Road
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Attn: Arts & Crafts Instructor 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.

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San Domenico Jr. Explorers Summer Camp Garden Cooking Instructor

Temporary summer position for camp sessions for week of
June 15, 18-22, 2018 (grades K-3)
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

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 5-9 years old. 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.Work with kids to harvest foods from our one-acre organic garden and create healthy snacks in the outdoor kitchen.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and supervise all aspects of garden cooking program for campers entering grades K-3
  • 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, pool and all group activities

Qualifications

  • Experience in teaching healthy cooking from the garden to kids ages 5-9.
  • General knowledge of gardening & sustainable food practices
  • Comfortable in outdoor setting all day
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification preferred

Hours

8:00am - 2:00pm Monday-Friday

Compensation

$500-$600/week (includes mandatory staff training on June 15th) Lunch & Snacks provided.

How to Apply

Please send your cover letter and resume to Human Resources to hr@sandomenico.org

Or mail to:

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