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Librarian (Linda Vista Campus)

 

Job Description:

Situated at the center of our Middle and Upper School campus, our library is a modern, state-of-the-art building that houses an extensive physical and digital collection, provides collaboration and study areas for classes and student groups, and which also houses the space that will become our Design Lab in the near future. Parker believes that our librarians should strive to create an environment that is conducive to active and participatory learning, resource-based learning, collaboration with fellow faculty members, and that has ample physical, technological and digital resources to support teaching and learning.

 

We are seeking an individual who will continue the excellent leadership of our library and continue its transformation into a learning hub for our Middle and Upper School campus. This individual should have an open mindset regarding the role of the library on a school campus: holding a flexible stance about the future of libraries and having a vision for an innovative, welcoming, and energizing space, while also honoring and valuing the tradition of reading and literacy that a library brings to a school. The librarian has direct purview over the physical space of the library, manages a library assistant, oversees the budget for the library, collaborates extensively with faculty and students, provides information about research resources and techniques, teaches students about relevant library skills, and provides direct supervision of the library spaces. The librarian will collaborate with the tech coordinators, faculty representatives and an incoming design lab coordinator to provide a cohesive program and experience for students and faculty in grades 6 - 12.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

    • Maintain an engaging, relevant, and comprehensive library collection for use by students, faculty, and the Parker community
    • Research, select, and order new books and resources as needed
    • Effectively sift through physical and digital collections annually to ensure the collection is up-to-date and meets the learning needs of the School
    • Actively promote a love of reading and literacy in students
    • Teach small groups and full classes on research methods and resources, the appropriate use of both physical and digital resources, and strategies for balancing the use of all available research resources
    • Collaborate with faculty, technology coordinators and the design lab coordinator to provide cross-disciplinary, hands-on, student oriented learning experiences
    • Curate student work examples for public display within the library and around campus as appropriate
    • Effectively identify resources and share those resources that enhance curriculum and instruction practices
    • Create and sustain conversations for learning among faculty and students
    • Supervise the physical space of the library and engage students in appropriate use of the various library spaces
    • Provide assistance in the development of the design lab housed inside the library space
    • Use effective instructional practices when teaching groups and/or classes
    • Assist faculty and students with research projects, teach teachers how to use new resources that become available, help students find resources, especially digital resources
    • Supervise and evaluate employee(s) assigned to work in the library
    • Provide assistance with maintenance of the archives collection of the School 

Qualifications:

    • Master’s Degree in Library and Information Sciences and/or a State Issued Librarian Certificate
    • Extensive knowledge of print resources appropriate for a grade 6 - 12 program
    • Strong comfort with technology, including emerging technologies and the use of technology to enhance the educational program
    • Effective use of technology for communication, presentation, and teaching purposes
    • Previous experience working with students in grades 6 - 12 and in working with Middle and Upper School faculties
    • Proven collaborative experience with faculty
    • Holds a vision of the future of the library while simultaneously paying close attention to the details involved in the day-to-day management of the library and its associated resources
    • Proven history of sound fiscal management of a complex budget
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including comfort with making presentations to groups of students, faculty, and/or community members
    • Strong interpersonal skills with students aged 11 to 18 - firm yet flexible, relates well to students, upholds school policy and expectations, collaborates with students to find solutions to problems and identify potential resources
    • Demonstrated interest in “making,” entrepreneurship, and/or design thinking, along with using the practices and implements associated with those philosophies
    • Experience managing and supervising library personnel and/or instructional assistants
    • Able to work flexible hours and work in dynamic environments

Application Process:

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

 

Laurynn Evans, Assistant Head of School

levans@francisparker.org 

 


 

Summer Fun Aide

Job Description:

Francis Parker School seeks qualified Summer Fun Aides to provide direct supervision of children enrolled in the summer day camp program.  This position requires a 6 week commitment (6/22/15 – 7/10/15 and 7/13/15 – 7/31/15), in addition to a mandatory training meeting on Thursday (6/18/15).  Must be available for on-boarding no later than 6/1/15.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

    • Supervise a group of children, promoting a positive environment that fosters fun, safety and Parker values
    • Uphold, model and enforce summer program policies
    • Maintain safety and cleanliness standards
    • Follow Parker’s policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies
    • Maintain positive relations with parents and other staff 

Qualifications:

    • High school graduate or equivalent; One year of college or more preferred
    • Previous experience working with children, specifically in an outdoor environment
    • Ability to lead and participate in activities; enjoy playing, not “sitting on the sidelines”
    • Ability to communicate effectively and to demonstrate leadership qualities towards the students
    • Current CPR Certification required
    • Strong swimming skills and comfort engaging in aquatic activities; Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Certification preferred

Pay and Benefits:

This is a Part-Time position (20 hours per week: Monday – Friday, 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.).  The rate of pay is $13.75 per hour.  This position is not eligible for benefits.

Application Process:

A resume should be submitted electronically to: 

summerext@francisparker.org
c/o: Monique Velde
Summer and Extended Day Programs
Francis Parker School
6501 Linda Vista Road
San Diego, CA 92111


2015-2016 Associate Director for Lower School Admissions

 

Job Description:

Francis Parker School seeks a qualified Associate Director for Lower School Admissions.  Working under the guidance of the Admissions Office and under the direction of the Director of Admissions, the Associate Director for Lower School Admissions acts as the primary resource for outreach and admissions for prospective students and families in the Lower School. Position will start August 2015.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

 

Under the guidance of the Director of Admissions, the Associate Director for Lower School Admissions is responsible for:  

  • Oversight of the JK-5 admissions process, including parent interviews, parent communications, testing, student visitations, processing of forms, final decisions and candidate notification
  • Hosting the annual Lower School Open Houses
  • Oversight of academic presentations for prospective families
  • Participating in the Admissions Coffees, New Family Dinner, Orientation, and other admissions events
  • Collaboration with Marketing and Communications in outreach to San Diego families through admissions materials, online networks, publications, community partnerships, and outside organizations
  • Working with Lower School faculty and staff to fully support the ongoing admissions efforts
  • Preparing tour guides (Squires) and parent ambassadors to communicate the breadth of initiatives at Francis Parker School
  • Remaining current on admissions trends and statistics
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with area schools, especially feeder schools
  • Assisting in the short- and long-term JK-5 enrollment management
  • Monitoring JK-5 attrition and retention statistics
  • Representing the School and the Admissions Office at various functions within and outside the School
  • Identifying potential mentor families and future admissions outreach volunteers for the Lower School community 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree or higher; teaching or counseling degree preferred 
  • Minimum 5 years experience working in an independent lower school
  • Understanding of current elementary education pedagogy
  • Strong knowledge of marketing strategies and outreach for independent schools
  • Collaborative attitude and ability to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to problem solve, exercise good judgment and multi-task
  • Superior communication skills, including outstanding writing and public speaking skills
  • Strong professional demeanor and ability to represent the School ethically
  • Ability to exercise tact, discretion, and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive circumstances
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours
  • Experience analyzing statistics and data trends
  • Solid technology background; experience with TADS and social media preferred

Application Process:

 

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

 

Francis Parker School

Human Resources Department

hr@francisparker.org


 

 

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

     

     

    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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    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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