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Current Openings:

Weekend/Evening Facilities Assistant (Part-Time)
Director of Community Engagement
Director of Diversity and Inclusion
School Bus Driver (Multiple Positions Available)
Advanced Placement Exam Proctor (6 Positions Available)
Associate Systems Administrator
Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management Administration
Maintenance Person - Linda Vista Campus


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Parker is an Equal Opportunity Employer   



  

 

Weekend/Evening Facilities Assistant (Part-Time)

Job Description:

Francis Parker has an immediate opening for a Weekend/Evening Facilities Assistant to provide support on its Linda Vista/Mission Hills campus. This position is scheduled currently to work Saturdays and Sundays, with the possibility of evenings during the week.  During the coming summer months, there is the potential for increased hours working with the Summer Program Sports Camps throughout the week.

 

Essential Duties/Responsibilities: 

  • Perform general physical labor, including light handyman duties and event set-up
  • Perform custodial duties (i.e., restocking restrooms, emptying trash, etc.) on campus during events
  • Assist Facilities Rental and Sports Camps Coordinator with logistics of event
  • Complete projects as instructed by the Facilities Rental and Sports Camp Coordinator 

Qualifications:

  • Possess strong verbal communication
  • Able to work well with others
  • Professional demeanor in representing Francis Parker School
  • Good attendance and punctuality
  • Ability to perform general physical labor
  • Must be trustworthy, outgoing, and friendly

Salary and Benefits:

This is a part-time position – Saturday, Sunday and occasional weekday evenings.  Hours will vary (from 2 to 8 per day) depending on event schedule.   The rate of pay is $12.00 per hour.  This position is not eligible for benefits.

 

Application Process:

A cover letter and resume should be submitted electronically to:

 

Vianney Yamada

Coordinator, Facilities Rentals and Sports Camps

vyamada@francisparker.org

 


Director of Community Engagement  

 

Job Description:

The Director of Community Engagement is responsible for overseeing Francis Parker’s Upper School community engagement program. The successful candidate will oversee our current student community service requirement while helping to ensure that our program meets our mission and vision statement.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

The Director of Community Engagement will be an integral part of the team that oversees the program’s evolution in the years to come. Additionally, the successful candidate will oversee the School’s existing one week internship program while looking to build additional external and internal internships, the Parker Community Service Board (PCSB), and continue to work with local agencies and projects to foster social engagement, entrepreneurship and community awareness. S/he will also collaborate with appropriate courses (i.e. Social Justice) and programs (i.e. Global Studies) to develop curriculum and service opportunities.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • High School teaching experience preferred
  • Proven community service or community engagement experience preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to cultivate relationships with organizations and individuals, including a diverse population of community leaders and local agencies
  • Ability to work well with others and establish positive rapport with the students and community partners
  • Ability to conduct extensive community outreach and communicate available resources to students
  • Have strong strategic thinking and planning skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment and collaborate with peers on a regular basis
  • Ability to multi-task multiple projects at a time

Application Process:

A cover letter, resume and salary requirements/history should be submitted electronically to:

 

Paul Barsky, Head of Upper School

pbarsky@francisparker.org

 



 

Director of Diversity and Inclusion

 

Job Description:

 

In support of Parker’s mission, we are immediately seeking a Director of Diversity and Inclusion.  The Director of Diversity and Inclusion will function under the leadership of the Head of School, Assistant Head of School and Board of Trustees to empower the Parker community to become a Center for Excellence at Assuring Inclusivity “as far as the mind can see” in the areas of diversity, inclusion, equity, and social justice.   This position will also teach part-time in either the Middle School or Upper School.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Enhance and support diversity and multiculturalism in our community, our curriculum, and our students.
  • Expand Parker’s Diversity Initiative with sustainable programs, trainings, professional development opportunities, guest speakers, educational field trips, and other activities that tap into Parker Community’s passion for life-long learning to continuously educate all community members.
  • Partner with Division Heads, faculty, and department heads to make multiculturalism and inclusion a strategic focus of curriculum development and to ensure the initiative is systematically infused in and outside of the classroom.
  • Engage all adults in the Parker community, under the leadership of the Head of School, to ensure that all children benefit from the daily rigor of a sustained focus on the development of the cultural competency skills necessary to ensure our students are well-rounded, engaged, dynamic global citizens able to succeed in the 21st century.
  • Assist the Head of School, Assistant Head of School and Division Heads to increase diversity by actively seeking new and improved ways to retain, support, and recruit a diverse faculty and staff.
  • Work with the Admissions Office to develop innovative approaches to attract, recruit, retain, and support diverse students and their families.
  • Work with Parker Parent Leadership to educate and support Parents in understanding Parker’s commitment and approach to diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion.
  • Assist the Administrative Team with the development and implementation of policies and procedures that sustain an inclusive, equitable school community.
  • Support the marketing, publications, and public relations of Francis Parker School in order to effectively demonstrate our commitment to diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion.
  • Support the Head of School, Assistant Head of School and Board of Trustees in assessing the annual progress of the Diversity Goals identified within the Strategic Plan.
  • Provide leadership, in collaboration with the Head of School and other School leaders, in developing individual and School-wide responses to critical incidents regarding diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion within the Parker Community.
  • Oversee the creation, direction and implementation of diversity activities and outreach programs that support the School's strategic initiatives, and identify best practices, programs, and policies to increase diversity and inclusion.
  • Lead efforts to educate the School community by developing curricula, leading classes, workshops and other activities including support for organizational and leadership development
  • Design and prepare metrics and protocols to monitor, analyze and benchmark institutional progress, including collecting, analyzing and disseminating data on institutional climate.
  • Research and write various reports for internal and external use (e.g., Board Committee reports, accreditation reports, etc.)
  • Teach part-time in either the Middle or Upper School. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive responsibility in areas of school leadership and in the field of diversity and inclusion
  • Ability to analyze, interpret and manage data, and translate strategy into specific actions with clear accountability, making decisions based on best available information, and communicate priorities clearly and concisely to school leadership.
  • Experience designing and administering diversity education programming and curricula.
  • Ability to lead/support organizational development, leadership development and change management initiatives.
  • Experience presenting/leading diversity education programming to audiences of students, faculty, and parents.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current trends and thinking concerning diversity and inclusion.
  • Excellent writing and public speaking skills, complemented by a demonstrated ability to effectively interact with students, staff and campus leaders in a variety of environments.
  • Ability to develop rapport and create buy-in among individuals who are on a continuum of their levels of understanding and agreement with diversity, equity, and social justice.
  • Ability to persuade, teach and build trust regarding key diversity and inclusion concepts and obligations.

 

Application Process:

A cover letter, resume and salary requirements/history* should be submitted electronically to:

 

Kevin Yaley, Head of School

kyaley@francisparker.org

 


 

School Bus Driver (Multiple Positions Available)


Job Description: 

Below are the following School Bus Driver positions available:

    1. Late Afternoon 2:30pm – 5:30pm
    2. Summer (Mid June – Early August 2015). For daily full and half day field trips throughout San Diego County 

    Qualifications: 

    School Bus Drivers must possess the following qualification and requirements to be considered for the position:

    • Must possess current California School Bus Certification and California Driver’s License Class B with Passenger Endorsement
    • Must possess a valid commercial medical card
    • Must pass pre-employment drug/alcohol screening, TB testing, fingerprinting, and references.
    • Must have a clean driving record.

    Salary and Benefits:

     

    These are Part-Time positions and are not eligible for benefits. The hourly rate will commensurate based on school bus driving experience (Pay Range $18-$24/hr). 

     

    Application Process:

    Please email Deborah Burzynski, Director of Transportation at dburzynski@francisparker.org to request employment and supplemental applications.


     

    Advanced Placement Exam Proctor (6 Positions Available)

     

    Job Description:

    The Francis Parker School Office of College Counseling seeks qualified and experienced proctors for Advanced Placement (AP) Exams administered in May 2015. This is a temporary position with varied hours depending on the number of exams given. The AP exam schedule for May 2015 is May 4 – 8 and May 11 – 15. The AP Late-Testing exam schedule is May 20-22.


    Essential Duties/Responsibilities: 

    • Must be reliable and able to commit to a set schedule
    • Attend a brief mandatory proctor training session in the month of April
    • Comply to the rules of the administration of exams and accept and rigorously follow the security policies mandated by the AP Program
    • Must be comfortable interacting with students and managing both small and large groups
    • Bring exam materials and supplies to testing rooms and set up exam equipment (CD players, tape recorders, etc.) as necessary
    • Admit and seat students and report attendance to AP Coordinator
    • Frequently monitor students during testing
    • Guard against attempts at cheating and report any incidents of suspected cheating to the AP Coordinator immediately
    • Collect, organize and deliver all testing materials to AP Coordinator after each exam

    Qualifications:

     

    Must be 18 years of age or older; excellent verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills and problem solving skills; experience working independently and as a team member; must be able to stand, reach, kneel, lift and transport a minimum of 15 lbs; must be able to navigate testing area over a period of four hours; must be able to see, read and speak clearly (English required); must be able to hear and respond accordingly.


    Please note: Persons who are teachers (including AP teachers) may proctor exams only in subject areas they do not teach and individuals may not proctor an AP exam or handle materials for an exam in the year in which an immediate family or household member may be taking that exam.


    Salary and Benefits: 


    This position is temporary and is not eligible for benefits. The rate of pay is $15/hour.

     

    Application Process:

     

    A cover letter and resume should be submitted electronically to:

     

    Denise Flynn, AP Coordinator

    dflynn@francisparker.org

     

     

     

    Associate Systems Administrator

     

    Job Description:

    The Associate Systems Administrator is primarily responsible for: (1) managing and safeguarding the information systems used by approximately 1,600 students, faculty and staff at Francis Parker School across two campus locations in San Diego, California; and (2) providing assistance to users when support issues arise. This position requires a person who not only possesses the requisite technical skills and experience but also has the interpersonal skills to work collaboratively within a diverse team environment.


    Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

    • Answer support calls in a timely fashion
    • Provide Tier 1, 2, and 3 level support
    • Research, implement, and deploy new technologies
    • Create, modify, and delete user accounts and groups, including access permissions
    • Document processes and procedures that can be followed by peers
    • Produce workstation images for simultaneous deployment to multiple computers
    • Deploy iPads or similar devices to many users with many configurations
    • View logs, diagnose problems, and provide solutions to resolve issues
    • Understand disaster recovery protocols and maintain backups
    • Manage switches, routers, and firewalls
    • Administer the telephone switch and voicemail system
    • Monitor all networked devices and respond to changes quickly
    • Setup and troubleshoot miscellaneous audio visual equipment, such as LCD projectors

     Qualifications:

    • 3+ years of experience in a professional environment (Education sector preferred but not required)
    • Windows Server, Windows XP/Vista/7/8
    • Mac OS X
    • iOS/iPad
    • Hyper-V/Virtualbox/VMWare virtualization
    • AppAssure backup solutions
    • Nagios/MRTG or similar monitoring software
    • Nortel/Avaya or similar phone switches
    • Spiceworks or similar call-tracking system
    • Active Directory/Group Policy/DHCP/DNS
    • Microsoft WSUS/System Center
    • Google Apps for Business or Education
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    Application Process:

    A cover letter, resume and salary requirements/history* should be submitted electronically to:

    Quoc Vo, Director of Technology
    Francis Parker School
    qvo@francisparker.org

     

     

    Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management Administration 


    Job Description:

    Francis Parker School seeks a qualified and experienced Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management to lead the School’s JK-12 recruitment efforts and admissions program, including outreach, recruitment, enrollment, and financial aid. She/he will be responsible for establishing goals, work plans, work flow, operations, and budget to meet the School’s enrollment goals. The Director reports to the Head of School; works closely with the Head of School, the Head of Finance and Operations, and the Director of Communications; serves on the Administrative Leadership Team; and participates fully in professional organizations. She/he collaborates with the division heads and teachers in all three divisions and inspires all School constituencies to participate in student recruitment and retention.


    Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

    • Demonstrate the ability to effectively lead and manage the admission and enrollment process.
    • Exhibit the ability to coordinate and facilitate committees and work effectively with volunteers.
    • Collaborate effectively with all key constituencies to advance the mission of the school.
    • Demonstrate the ability to engage the faculty and the entire school community in the admission process.
    • Present Francis Parker School and its mission and program compellingly and enthusiastically to prospective students, parents and the community.
    • Ensure that the admission process is a smooth, positive, and family-friendly one for prospective students and families.
    • Demonstrate the ability to place the school’s advantages and benefits within the context of a family’s wants and needs.
    • Exercise tact, discretion, and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive circumstances.
    • Establish and maintain a process to support recruitment and retention of mission- appropriate students.
    • Determine suitable assessment tools to evaluate an applicant’s readiness for admission.
    • Understand the proper administration and uses of standardized tests and be able to analyze other relevant data for students, parents, educators, institutions, and the public.
    • Communicate effectively with students and families from a variety of social, cultural, socioeconomic, and educational backgrounds.
    • Identify and utilize research tools to better understand the experience of currently enrolled students and alumni.
    • Understand market trends to maintain the school’s relevance in a broader educational context and use this knowledge to enhance recruitment, retention, revenue generation, and constituent relations.
    • Work with the Director of Communications to develop and maintain a strategic marketing plan that differentiates the school’s unique brand.
    • Evaluate continually and redesign where appropriate, all aspects of the admissions and marketing program with the goal of maintaining a capacity enrollment of qualified students.
    • Work closely with the Director of the Summer and Extended Programs to identify mission-appropriate students through summer programming and other initiatives.
    • Establish and maintain relationships with area feeder schools, community organizations, and educational referral services that can contribute to a robust enrollment.
    • Participate actively and seek presentation and leadership opportunities in professional organizations, read professional publications, and maintain personal networks.
    • Manage the re-enrollment of current students for the succeeding year.
    • Keep relevant statistics on all aspects of the admission and re-enrollment program, updating the Head of School and Board of Trustees on key admissions trends and benchmarks. Create and manage the admissions budget.
    • Adhere to the standards of applicable state, regional, and national accrediting associations and guidelines of admissions associations and other appropriate professional organizations.
    • Understand the school’s economic context, revenue streams, and financial management and their implications for admission and enrollment management.
    • Understand the influence of the local, regional, national, and global economic forces on the school.
    • Convey critical data and trends to the head of school and the board to understand access and affordability and to inform budgetary decisions.
    • Understand the school’s commitment to financial aid relative to other priorities.
    • Establish mission driven financial aid philosophy, policies, and procedures.
    • Understand systems and tools to determine financial need and demonstrate the ability to analyze financial aid data.
    • Represent Parker at various gatherings and conferences. 

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree required; Advanced degree preferred
    • Minimum of 5-7 years independent (K-12) school admissions experience required - ideally in a director role
    • Proven record of success as an admissions director in an independent school; Upper School admissions experience preferred
    • Strong background in education and a knowledge of marketing strategies and outreach in independent schools
    • Experience analyzing statistics and data trends
    • Superior skills in communication and technology, including outstanding writing and public speaking skills
    • A warm collaborative nature, positive energy, sense of humor, and ability to be calm under pressure
    • A deep investment in Parker’s mission, values and practices

    Application Process:

    A cover letter, resume and salary requirements/history should be submitted electronically to:

     

    Kevin Yaley, Head of School

    kyaley@francisparker.org

     

     

    Maintenance Person – Linda Vista Campus


    Job Description

    The Maintenance Crew performs manual work necessary to maintain cleanliness and appearance of the School grounds, roads, walks and buildings.  The Maintenance Crew provides technical expertise and manual skill in the servicing and repair of the buildings, grounds, equipment, and furnishings. 

    Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

    • Performs maintenance duties, including building maintenance (i.e., repair/replace locks, doors and light fittings, repair broken windows, touch-up painting, etc.) and grounds maintenance (mowing grass, trimming trees/shrubs, general landscaping duties, etc.)
    • Assist in equipment installation and with School improvements, such as building renovations, fencing, lands maintenance, etc.
    • Performs repairs, including structures, windows, doors, equipment, and furnishings
    • Cleans, moves, and arranges furnishings, supplies, and equipment as directed
    • Recommends areas needing repairs or other services
    • May perform minor maintenance jobs not requiring a skilled tradesperson 

    Qualifications:

    • High school diploma. Post-secondary training in a trade is desirable
    • Previous landscaping experience
    • Skill/experience in general maintenance/repair procedures (e.g., mechanical, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, masonry, etc.).
    • Basic skill and/or knowledge of building systems (e.g., HVAC, fire suppression, security, communication, etc.).
    • Basic understanding of the operation of machinery and equipment relative to building maintenance (i.e., pumps, A/C, etc.)
    • Time management skills to ensure workload is managed and deadlines met
    • Ability to work at heights or in confined spaces and perform physically demanding work


    Salary and Benefits:

    This is a Full-Time position (Monday – Friday; 6 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.).  The rate of pay is $9-$9.50 per hour.  This position is eligible for benefits. 

     

    Application Process:

    A cover letter and resume should be submitted electronically to:

     

    Polly Ronquillo, Human Resources Administrator

    pronquillo@francisparker.org

     


      

    About Francis Parker School

    Francis Parker School is a coeducational independent day school in San Diego, California with 1200+ students in grades JK-12. Founded in 1912, the school’s mission is “to provide a superior college preparatory education in a diverse, family-oriented environment that meets the academic, social, creative, emotional and physical needs of individual students.”

    Overlooking Mission Valley, two separate campuses serve students in Lower School–junior kindergarten through 5th grade; Middle School–6th grade through 8th grade and Upper School– 9th grade through 12th grade. As a college preparatory school Parker offers a comprehensive program that includes twenty-five advanced placement courses as well as a rich palette of electives, all designed to meet the individual needs of our students.

    While students are central always, the faculty and staff who deliver our programs are no less important. Not only are they qualified professionally, but staff also share a deep commitment to the development of children, to professional growth, and to the larger communities in which they teach and learn. A positive and purposeful spirit abides at Parker. Adults who believe in the students, school, and school mission promote this tone in both substance and style. 

    Salary and Benefits

    Francis Parker School is committed to attracting and retaining the highest quality faculty and staff through a substantial compensation plan, including competitive salary, TIAA-CREF retirement benefits and full medical/dental coverage. Individual salary is negotiable depending on years of experience and educational background. 

    Non-Discrimination Policy

    Francis Parker School values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds. The School has adopted the California Association of Independent Schools Principles of Good Practice for Schools.  As such, the School will not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, gender identity, genetic information, sex or sexual orientation or any other protected category in its hiring and employment practices and policies, or in any other aspect of the employment relationship.

    Francis Parker School is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversifying its workforce.

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    Mission Hills Campus
    Lower School
    4201 Randolph St.
    San Diego, CA 92103
    619.298.9110
      Linda Vista Campus
    Middle/Upper School
    6501 Linda Vista Rd.
    San Diego, CA 92111
    858.569.7900


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