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Careers at Posnack School

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Posnack Jewish Day School is always looking for talented and dedicated professionals to fill faculty, administration, and staff positions. We offer competitive salaries and a suite of employee benefits. Click here  to learn more about our school.

Current Openings for 2022-2023

Available Immediately

Admissions Associate

Overall Responsibilities and Duties/ Essential Job Functions:

  • Greet prospective families either in person or via phone and answer questions or inquiries
  • Have the ability to speak with prospective families knowledgeably and confidently about the school’s various programs and the overall admissions process
  • Support the follow-up with families who are in the process of applying including making phone calls and sending emails to build relationships with new families and students
  • Schedule, participate in, and/or lead campus tours for prospective families
  • Keep records and updates of inquiries, tours, submitted applications, and responses for admissions events
  • Collaborate with the marketing department to set up and prepare admissions related events
  • Build and maintain a calendar of events for the year and oversee registration and preparation (logistics, setup, etc.) for all admissions events
  • Assist in registering students for required testing
  • Administer and/or proctor admissions testing as necessary
  • Effectively use the Admissions Plus Pro Online Admissions program by monitoring online applications, transferring paper files to the online system, and troubleshooting any issues that may arise
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced educational environment and adapt to changing priorities and needs
  • Strong understanding of a school admissions funnel and how to optimally engage at each stage in the process
  • Ability to work independently while maintaining high professional standards
  • Exemplary organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to establish and manage multiple priorities; and creativity in problem solving
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Contribute to a team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Schedule appointments and update and maintain the Director’s calendar
  • Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

 

Qualifications:

The Admissions Associate should have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, education, or a related field. Experience in education or a true passion for working within a JrK-12 educational environment is essential. Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Workspace, and Zoom. Knowledge of Admissions Plus Pro, Administrative Plus, or other admissions related software preferred. Excellent telephone, organizational, and communication skills are a must.

Available July 2022

Associate Director of College Counseling

The Associate Director of College Counseling will work with the Director to lead the college search and application process, inspire students to seek a best fit college, and collaborate with other administrators to ensure outstanding programs are presented. This is a 12 month position.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Advise students and parents on all aspects of the college search and application process including list building, essays, interviews, scholarships and financial aid.
  • Advise students on course selection, liaising between students, parents and academic departments.
  • Assist with devising, implementing, and planning college counseling events and programs for students and families.
  • Present effective meetings and presentations for classes, parents, and students at critical junctures in the college counseling process.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with college admission directors and offices.
  • Awareness of issues and trends in college admission, higher education, and testing.
  • Host college representative school visits.
  • Effectively communicate to students and families all information regarding the college counseling application process.
  • Work with faculty on completing teacher recommendations.
  • Write individualized college letters of recommendation summarizing each student’s high school experiences within the appropriate context.
  • Attend local, regional and/or national college counseling workshops and conferences.
  • Facilitate the junior/parent college counseling conference and craft a list of preliminary colleges that best fit the student’s academic and social needs.
  • Working knowledge of Naviance and Google Suite.
  • Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled workday. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible when the Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employees to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.


Qualifications
The Associate Director of College Counseling must have a bachelor’s degree or higher (master’s degree preferred). Strong public speaking and writing skills, and demonstrated ability to work well with students, families, and colleagues. Ability to develop, organize, and implement programs. Salary based on experience.

Director of Student Life (9-12)

The Director of Student Life (Grades 9-12) is a full-time, 12-month position. With an increased focus on academic and social service falling outside of traditional class time. Posnack School is looking for a Director of Student Life to work closely with our Academic and College teams. This position serves as a member of the High School Administrative team and has overall responsibility for academic competition, and academic clubs and activities. In addition, this role may include teaching one-two class/es.

Responsibilities

  • Lead and engage with high school faculty to ensure goals for student affairs are being accomplished. Leading this effort results in faculty embracing the Student Activity Department’s goals with willing and quality participation.
  • Create, manage, and grow student club opportunities that provide meaningful student leadership opportunities, purposeful activities and experiences, and opportunities for students to further their high school resume with real and actual accomplishments and recognitions (both inside and outside of school).
  • Work closely with the college counselors in designing student affair opportunities that support our school’s and students opportunities for furthering their high school experiences and demonstration of talents/ interests.
  • Create systems that allow our counseling department to track student life activity by each student/ grade level.
  • Lead engagement amongst the faculty to invest in student activities and academic competitions outside of school.
  • Seek, join, and manage student/ school association memberships, and academic competitions that further the student affairs departments quality overall and enrich students club/ program experiences at the highest levels.
  • Serve as a curator of student culture by reinforcing and exhibiting the Posnack Way in all department actions.
  • Foster a strong sense of community and spirit and promote the School’s core values in the High School.
  • Work with high school department leads/ faculty advisors and manage their collaborative effort in bringing our school and students exceptional and well run student activities and clubs.
  • Provide vision and oversight for the High School clubs and activities program.
  • Oversee student leadership selection and programs for grades 9-12 with support from counselors and in accordance with our school handbooks.
  • Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Duties

  • Be a collaborative colleague, foster the spirit of teamwork and rapport with students, advisors, and teachers.
  • Demonstrate maturity, humility, professionalism, confidence, integrity, confidentiality, and a strong work ethic.
  • Be well organized with logistics and highly effective with execution of events.
  • Inspire and connect well with high school students.
  • Have demonstrated experience working with parents and families in support of the overall student experience.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred.
  • At least 5 years prior experience in a high school or university setting implementing academic programming.
  • Proven leadership abilities.
  • Successful track record working with students and student life programming.
  • Outstanding interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated skill using technology.

Ongoing Recruitment

High School Chemistry

The High School Chemistry Teacher will develop awareness of the roles of chemistry in economic and social progress. Classes include all levels of chemistry.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Set high academic standards for every student in class while still adapting to the individual needs of each student.
  • Prepare lesson plans in advance that teach core objectives and principles.
  • Teach different classes the principles of chemistry
  • Track and report performance data to determine where changes need to be made and which strategies and methods are working.
  • Attend special events held by the school and engage with students and/or parents in an appropriate, friendly way.
  • Attend work a maximum of eight working days prior to the commencement of classes and two administrative days following the conclusion of the spring semester of the school year.
  • Participate in the ongoing curriculum development the school and attend all teacher meetings.
  • Communicate with the parents of each student.
  • Prepare and present regular oral and written reports to parents concerning their child’s education and welfare.
  • Maintain student and family confidentially both on and off campus.
  • Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications

The High School Chemistry teacher must have a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and have the ability to teach all levels of high school chemistry including grade level, honors, and advanced placement. Candidate must have a valid FLDOE Teaching/Temporary Certificate in this field. Must be proficient in the use of instructional technology and online textbooks. Salary based on experience.

High School Economics

The High School Economics Educator will teach the integrated study of microeconomics and macroeconomics and the behavior of individuals in an economic system at grade level, honors and AP levels. Educator must be able to align curriculum with school and AP standards.

Responsibilities and Duties/Essential Job Functions:

  • Set high academic standards for every student in class while still adapting to the individual needs of each student.
  • Prepare lesson plans in advance that teach core objectives and principles.
  • Teach different classes the principles of economics including but not limited to concepts, graphing and analysis.
  • Track and report performance data to determine where changes need to be made and which strategies and methods are working.
  • Attend special events held by the school and engage with students and/or parents in an appropriate, friendly way.
  • Attend work a maximum of eight working days prior to the commencement of classes and two administrative days following the conclusion of the spring semester of the school year.
  • Participate in the ongoing curriculum development o the school and attend all teacher meetings.
  • Communicate with the parents of each student, as needed.
  • Prepare and present regular oral and written reports to parents concerning their child’s education and welfare, as needed.
  • Maintain student and family confidentially both on and off the campus.
  • Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications

The High School Social Studies Educator must have a bachelor’s degree in a related field and have the ability to teach all levels of high school economics, including AP Microeconomics and AP Macroeconomics. AP certification is a plus. Must have a valid FLDOE Teaching/Temporary Certificate in this field. Two years of teaching experience is preferred. Must be proficient in the use of instructional technology and online textbooks. Salary based on experience.

High School Engineering and Computer Science

The High School Engineering and Computer Science Teacher will be responsible for developing and executing transformative educational experiences with students that provide them with computational thinking, programming, and design thinking skills.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Set high academic standards for every student in class while still adapting to the individual needs of each student.
  • Prepare lesson plans in advance that teach core objectives and principles.
  • Teach different classes the principles of engineering and computer science.
  • Supervision of after-school clubs and activities related to engineering and computer science.
  • Track and report performance data to determine where changes need to be made and which strategies and methods are working.
  • Attend special events held by the school and engage with students and/or parents in an appropriate, friendly way.
  • Attend work a maximum of eight working days prior to the commencement of classes and two administrative days following the conclusion of the spring semester of the school year.
  • Participate in the ongoing curriculum development of the school and attend all teacher meetings.
  • Communicate with the parents of each student.
  • Prepare and present regular oral and written reports to parents concerning their child’s education and welfare.
  • Maintain student and family confidentially both on and off campus.
  • Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications

The High School Engineering and Computer Science Teacher must have a Bachelor’s degree in computer science and/or engineering. Experience teaching AP Computer Science is a plus. Must have a valid FLDOE Teaching/Temporary Certificate in this field. Must be proficient in the use of instructional technology and online textbooks. Salary based on experience.

High School English

The High School English Teacher will give students a successful foundation of the rules of critical thinking and the writing process to build on throughout the rest of their educational careers.  

Responsibilities and Duties/Essential job Functions:

  • Set high academic standards for every student in class while still adapting to the individual needs of each student.
  • Prepare lesson plans in advance that teach core objectives and principles.
  • Teach different classes the rules of grammar, punctuation, spelling and other nuances of the English language.
  • Teach the writing process, including brainstorming, drafting, revising, and editing.
  • Develop critical thinking skills through close reading of texts.   
  • Track and report performance data to determine where changes need to be made and which strategies and methods are working.
  • Attend special events held by the school and engage with students and/or parents in an appropriate, friendly way.  
  • Attend orientation as required by employee’s supervisor.
  • Adhere to all aspects of the Posnack Way!
  • Participate in the ongoing curriculum development of Posnack School and attend all teacher meetings.
  • Communicate with the parents of each student, as needed.
  • Prepare and present regular oral and written reports to parents concerning their child’s education and welfare, as needed.
  • Maintain student and family confidentially both on and off the Posnack School campus.
  • Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled workday.  It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications

The High School English Teacher must have a bachelor’s degree in English and the ability to teach all grades and levels of high school English including grade level honors, and advanced placement.  Ability to teach English electives such as journalism and public speaking is a plus. High School English Educator must have a valid FLDOE Teaching/Temporary Certificate in this field. Two years of teaching experience preferred. Must be proficient in the use of instructional technology and online textbooks. Salary based on experience.

High School History

The High School History and Social Science Teacher will teach the integrated study of the social sciences and humanities. The history and social science department includes but is not limited to world history, U.S. history, government and/or economics.

Responsibilities and Duties/Essential Job Functions

  • Set high academic standards for every student in class while still adapting to the individual needs of each student.
  • Prepare lesson plans in advance that teach core objectives and principles.
  • Teach different classes the principles of social studies including but not limited to geography, history, government and current events.
  • Track and report performance data to determine where changes need to be made and which strategies and methods are working.
  • Attend special events held by the school and engage with students and/or parents in an appropriate, friendly way.
  • Attend work a maximum of eight working days prior to the commencement of classes and two administrative days following the conclusion of the spring semester of the school year.
  • Participate in the ongoing curriculum development of the school and attend all teacher meetings.
  • Communicate with the parents of each student, as needed.
  • Prepare and present regular oral and written reports to parents concerning their child’s education and welfare, as needed.
  • Maintain student and family confidentially both on and off the Posnack School campus.
  • Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications

The High School History and Social Science Teacher must have a bachelor’s degree in social studies and have the ability to teach all levels of high school social studies, including world history, American history, US government and economics. AP certification is a plus. Must have a valid FLDOE Teaching/Temporary Certificate in this field. Must be proficient in the use of instructional technology and online textbooks. Salary based on experience.

High School Math

The High School Math Teacher will provide instruction in mathematics at various levels.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Set high academic standards for every student in class while still adapting to the individual needs of each student.
  • Prepare lesson plans in advance that teach core objectives and principles.
  • Teach different classes the rules of mathematics, including but not limited to geometry, algebra, pre-calculus, statistics and probability, and calculus.
  • Track and report performance data to determine where changes need to be made and which strategies and methods are working.
  • Attend special events held by the school and engage with students and/or parents in an appropriate, friendly way.
  • Attend work a maximum of eight working days prior to the commencement of classes and two administrative days following the conclusion of the spring semester of the school year.
  • Participate in the ongoing curriculum development of the school and attend all teacher meetings.
  • Communicate with the parents of each student, as needed.
  • Prepare and present regular oral and written reports to parents concerning their child’s education and welfare, as needed.
  • Maintain student and family confidentially both on and off campus.
  • Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications

The High School Math Teacher must have a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and have the ability to teach all levels of high school mathematics including algebra I and II and geometry all the way up through calculus. AP certification is a plus. Candidate must have a valid FLDOE Teaching/Temporary Certificate in this field. Must be proficient in the use of instructional technology and online textbooks. Salary based on experience.

High School Psychology

The High School Psychology teacher will teach AP Psychology, psychology, and sociology. Courses could include AP psychology, developmental psychology, abnormal psychology, psychology, sociology, social justice and community dynamics.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Set high academic standards for every student in class while still adapting to the individual needs of each student.
  • Prepare lesson plans in advance that teach core objectives and principles.
  • Teach different classes the principles of psychology and sociology.
  • Track and report performance data to determine where changes need to be made and which strategies and methods are working.
  • Attend special events held by the school and engage with students and/or parents in an appropriate, friendly way.
  • Attend work a maximum of eight working days prior to the commencement of classes and two administrative days following the conclusion of the spring semester of the school year.
  • Participate in the ongoing curriculum development of the school and attend all teacher meetings.
  • Communicate with the parents of each student.
  • Prepare and present regular oral and written reports to parents concerning their child’s education and welfare.
  • Maintain student and family confidentially both on and off the campus.
  • Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications

The High School Psychology Educator must have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher. Must have the ability to teach all levels of psychology including grade level, honors, and advanced placement. Must have a valid FLDOE Teaching/Temporary Certificate in this field and 2 years teaching experience and be proficient in the use of instructional technology and online textbooks. Salary based on experience.

Middle School English

The Middle School English Teacher will give students a successful foundation of the rules of grammar, language, and the writing process to build on throughout the rest of their educational careers. Teach the love of literature and poetry.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Set high academic standards for every student in class while still adapting to the individual needs of each student.
  • Prepare lesson plans in advance that teach the school’s LGIs (Learning Goal Indicators) for the corresponding subject.
  • Teach different classes the rules of grammar, punctuation, spelling and other nuances of the English language through the writing process.
  • Track and report performance data to determine where changes need to be made and which strategies and methods are working.
  • Attend special events held by the school and engage with students and/or parents in an appropriate, friendly way.
  • Attend work a maximum of eight working days prior to the commencement of classes and two administrative days following the conclusion of the spring semester of the school year
  • Participate in the ongoing curriculum development of the school and attend all teacher meetings.
  • Communicate with the parents of each student.
  • Prepare and present regular oral and written reports to parents concerning their child’s education and welfare.
  • Maintain student and family confidentially both on and off campus.
  • Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications

The Middle School English Teacher must have a valid FLDOE Teaching/Temporary Certificate in English grades 5-9 or grades 6-12 or in the process of obtaining certification. Must have a bachelor’s degree. Two years of teaching experience preferred. Must be proficient in the use of instructional technology and online textbooks. Salary based on experience.

Middle School Posnack Plus English

The Middle School Posnack Plus English Teacher will give students a successful foundation of the rules of grammar, language, and the writing process to build on throughout the rest of their educational careers. Teach the love of literature and poetry.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Set high academic standards for every student in class while still adapting to the individual needs of each student.
  • Prepare lesson plans in advance that teach LGIs (Learning Goal Indicators) for the corresponding subject.
  • Teach different classes the rules of grammar, punctuation, spelling and other nuances of the English language through the writing process.
  • Track and report performance data to determine where changes need to be made and which strategies and methods are working.
  • Attend special events held by the school and engage with students and/or parents in an appropriate, friendly way.
  • Attend work a maximum of eight working days prior to the commencement of classes and two administrative days following the conclusion of the spring semester of the school year.
  • Participate in the ongoing curriculum development the school and attend all teacher meetings.
  • Communicate with the parents of each student.
  • Prepare and present regular oral and written reports to parents concerning their child’s education and welfare.
  • Maintain student and family confidentially both on and off the Posnack School campus.
  • Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications

The Middle School Posnack Plus English Teacher must have a valid FLDOE Teaching/Temporary Certificate in Exceptional Student Education (ESE). Must have a bachelor’s degree. Master’s degree preferred. Two years of teaching experience preferred. Must be proficient in the use of instructional technology and online textbooks. Salary based on experience.

Middle School Social Studies

The Middle School Social Studies Teacher will give students a solid foundation of the understanding of world cultures, geography, world history, economics, and U.S. history.

Responsibilities and Duties/ Essential Job Functions

  • Set high academic standards for every student in class while still adapting to the individual needs of each student, to the extent possible.
  • Prepare lesson plans in advance that teach LGIs (Learning Goal Indicators) for the corresponding subject.
  • Teach different classes about world cultures, geography, world history, economics, and U.S. history.
  • Track and report performance data to determine where changes need to be made and which strategies and methods are working.
  • Attend special events held by the school and engage with students and/or parents in an appropriate, friendly way.
  • Attend orientation as required by employee’s supervisor.
  • Participate in the ongoing curriculum development of the school and attend all teacher meetings.
  • Communicate with the parents of each student, as needed.
  • Prepare and present regular oral and written reports to parents concerning their child’s education and welfare, as needed.
  • Maintain student and family confidentially both on and off campus.
  • Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications

The Middle School Social Studies Teacher must have a valid FLDOE Teaching/Temporary Certificate in social studies grades 5-9 or grades 6-12. Must have a bachelor’s degree. Two years teaching experience preferred. Must be proficient in the use of instructional technology and online textbooks. Salary based on experience.

Middle School Teacher

The Middle School Teacher will provide instruction in a specific subject at various levels.
Responsibilities and Duties/Essential Job Functions:

  • Set high academic standards for every student in class while still adapting to the individual needs of each student, to the extent possible.
  • Prepare lesson plans in advance that teach Posnack’s LGIs (Learning Goal Indicators) for the corresponding subject.
  • Teach different classes of a specific subject for grades 6-8.
  • Track and report performance data to determine where changes need to be made and which strategies and methods are working.
  • Attend special events held by the school and engage with students and/or parents in an appropriate, friendly way.
  • Attend orientation as required by employee’s supervisor.
  • Participate in the ongoing curriculum development of the school and attend all teacher meetings.
  • Communicate with the parents of each student, as needed.
  • Prepare and present regular oral and written reports to parents concerning their child’s education and welfare, as needed.
  • Maintain student and family confidentially both on and off campus.
  • Perform other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications

The Middle School Teacher must have a valid FLDOE Teaching/Temporary Certificate in their specific field for Grades 5-9 or Grades 6-12. Must have a bachelor’s degree. Must have the experience and knowledge of the specific subject area. Two years of teaching experience preferred. Must be proficient in the use of instructional technology and online textbooks. Salary based on experience.

Middle School Office Manager

The Middle School Office Manager is responsible for organizing and coordinating office administration and procedures. The Office Manager is responsible for ensuring intra-office communication protocols, streamlining administrative procedures and ensuring organizational effectiveness. The Office Manager staffs the middle school office and as such is the first point of contact with parents, students, and faculty.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Supports divisions and departments in the middle school, including Dean of Students Office, Jewish Life, Operations, and Marketing, with various tasks as needed, including, but not limited to, answering phones, responding to emails, photocopying/printing documents, and other front office tasks.
  • Creates and manages the Middle School Master Calendar.
  • Decides on who should handle issues presented from parents, teaching and non-teaching faculty.
  • Collects, distributes and tracks required forms and payments from/to students, faculty, and parents.
  • Maintains shared electronic filing system, including maintenance requests and events set-up documents as needed.
  • Welcomes visitors in person, on Zoom, and/or on the telephone, answering or referring inquiries.
  • Responds to email inquiries and/or requests from parents and faculty in a timely manner.
  • Coordinates and maintains attendance records and runs reports from AdminPlus upon request.
  • Directs visitors and/or students by maintaining employee and department directories; giving instructions.
  • Maintains security and emergency protocols by following procedures, accessing and distributing necessary documents in an emergency, and maintaining the school announcement system.
  • Assists with schoolwide testing and scheduling, as needed.
  • Makes any necessary loud-speaker announcements regarding any important matters throughout the day.
  • Manages substitutes through the Frontline System; creates and communicates internal coverage schedules when substitutes are not available.
  • Assists with student late arrivals, early dismissal, and bus services including SchoolPass updates and any other related bus responsibilities/duties.
  • Assists with student supervision, when needed.
  • Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Professional Expectations

It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications

The Middle School Office Manager must have at least an Associate’s degree. Bachelor’s degree preferred. The Middle School Office Manager should have previous administrative experience of at least 2 years. Excellent customer service skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Suite. Telephone skills, organizational skills and communication skills are a must. Salary based on experience.

Lower School Assistant Teacher

The Lower School Assistant Teacher will assist in the daily program under the direction of the teacher.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assist in planning and preparing the learning environment, setting up centers and preparing needed materials and supplies for students’ daily activities.
  • Work individually or in small groups with students to review classroom instruction, listens to reading groups, or assists answering questions.
  • Supervise outside playground activities.
  • Helps with general housekeeping tasks.
  • Assists the teacher in any other appropriate way.
  • Attend weekly meetings if applicable
  • Attend work a maximum of eight working days prior to the commencement of classes and two administrative days following the conclusion of the spring semester of the school year.
  • Maintain student and family confidentially both on and off campus.
  • Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications

The Lower School Assistant Teacher must have a bachelor’s degree or higher. Experience working with children. Organized, capable, and able to multitask. Salary based on experience.

Lower School Counselor

The Lower School Counselor position will provide all students with both preventative and responsive counseling services to ensure high levels of academic achievement as well as social/emotional wellbeing, to the extent possible and needed.Responsibilities and Duties/ Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist students with academic, emotional, social and/or behavioral difficulties to the extent possible.
  • Provide support to teachers through meetings and in-classroom interventions, and to provide classroom management strategies to teachers as needed, and to the extent possible.
  • Conduct regular group sessions for students and workshops for parents about different and relevant topics, including social skills and age appropriate interventions.
  • Support and provide Social-Emotional Learning throughout the school, and plan social-emotional learning events for all students.
  • Make appropriate referrals, follow-ups, and collaborate with outside professionals as needed.
  • Keep accurate data, protecting the confidentiality of all students’ records.
  • Receive and utilize supervision from the Director of Counseling, and collaborate with the Principal regularly, and with the Dean when appropriate.
  • Provide support to parents/guardians of the school community, implementing family interventions when needed.
  • Assist and support students, families and staff in dealing with life crisis , and ensure that they are supported in the classroom .
  • Responsible for the admission process for Kindergarten and 1st grade incoming students (testing and report elaboration).
  • Perform other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications
The Lower School Counselor should have a master’s degree or higher in guidance and counseling, mental health counseling, school counseling, marriage and family therapy, or a degree in a related discipline. Should have at least 5 years of experience in the field. Must have excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. Candidate preferably will be licensed by the State of Florida and be eligible .for a temporary or professional certificate in Guidance and Counseling K-12 and/or Mental Health Counseling from the State of Florida. Salary based on experience.

Hebrew Language

The Hebrew Teacher will provide instruction to students to guide them in their acquisition of the Hebrew language. Working with the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing, the teacher will design and implement highly engaging lessons that involve students in actively using and developing their language skills at age appropriate and developmentally appropriate levels. Using a variety of tools and resources, the teacher will facilitate learning experiences that are tailored to the individual needs of each student and will assess student growth towards achieving proficiency in articulated learning goals at each level. The Hebrew teacher will foster a sense of belonging to the Jewish people and cultivate strong ties with Medinat Yisrael (the State of Israel) and Am Yisrael (the Jewish people).

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Set high academic standards for every student in class while still adapting to the individual needs of each student.
  • Prepare lesson plans in advance that teach core objectives and principles based on the LGI’s (learning goal indicators) for each grade and level.
  • Daily integrate all four language skills (listening comprehension, speaking, reading, writing) into classroom activities and assignments.
  • Teach the rules of grammar and other nuances of the Hebrew language.
  • Track and report performance data to determine where changes need to be made and which strategies and methods are working.
  • Assess students’ abilities by applying the four skills and ensure that students are indeed progressing toward the goal of Hebrew proficiency.
  • Utilize pre assessments to gauge student prerequisite skills and inform instruction.
  • Use formative assessments to evaluate student progress towards proficiency in the LGIs.
  • Contribute to and participate in division and department-wide programming.
  • Attend special events held by the school and engage with students and/or parents in an appropriate, friendly way.
  • Attend work a maximum of eight working days prior to the commencement of classes and two administrative days following the conclusion of the spring semester of the school year.
  • Participate in the ongoing curriculum development of the school and attend all teacher meetings.
  • Communicate with the parents of each student on a regular basis.
  • Prepare and present regular oral and written reports to parents concerning their child’s education and welfare.
  • Maintain student and family confidentially both on and off campus.
  • Perform other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department and school such as lunch duties, carpools, clubs, etc.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled workday. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible when the Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employees to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications

  • The Hebrew teacher must have a CAJE teaching certificate in Hebrew Language, a bachelor’s degree or higher, and the ability to teach all grades and levels of Hebrew.
  • The candidate must have two years of experience teaching Hebrew.
  • They must be proficient in the use of instructional technology and online textbooks, speak fluent Hebrew, build teaching units on a variety of topics in sequence order, and be able to differentiate the instruction to meet the individual needs of their students.

Judaic Studies

The Judaics Teacher will promote Jewish education as a lifelong journey that is meaningful, dynamic, and inspiring. The Middle School Judaics Educator will design and implement engaging and enriching learning experiences as directed by the school’s curriculum and mission. The Judaics Teacher will facilitate student learning using the text of Tanakh and Talmud to teach text-study skills as well as develop a love of learning and a foundation for students’ Jewish identity. Using a variety of tools and resources, the educator will facilitate learning experiences that are tailored to the individual needs of each student and will assess student growth towards achieving proficiency in these articulated learning goals. The Judaics Teacher will foster a sense of belonging to the Jewish people and cultivate strong ties with Medinat Yisrael (the State of Israel) and Am Yisrael (the Jewish people).

Responsibilities and Duties/ Essential Job Functions

  • Ability to teach Judaic studies using classical texts and commentaries.
  • Educate students in various topics at the middle school level, including but not limited to prayer, Tanakh, Talmud, Jewish law and practice, Jewish philosophy, Jewish literature, and Jewish history.
  • Lead a tefillah group each morning.
  • Contribute to and participate in division and department-wide programming.
  • Track and report performance data of students to determine student progress; which educational strategies and methods are working; where and when educational modifications must be made.
  • Attend special events held by the school and engage with students and/or parents in an appropriate, friendly way.
  • Attend work a maximum of eight working days prior to the commencement of classes and two administrative days following the conclusion of the spring semester of the school year.
  • Adhere to all aspects of the school (grading policy, parent communication, differentiation of instruction, procedures, etc.) as outlined during the interview process.
  • Participate in the ongoing Judaic curriculum development and attend all teacher meetings.
  • Maintain student and family confidentially both on and off the campus.
  • Perform other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled workday. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, of coming absence.
  • It is essential for the Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications

The Judaics Teacher must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Judaic studies and/or rabbinic ordination or seminary degree in education. The applicant must have or be working toward a valid CAJE license or temporary certificate in the field of Judaic studies. The applicant should have 2 years teaching experience and be proficient in the use of instructional technology and online textbooks.

Network/Help Desk Systems Specialist

The fastest growing premier K-12 school in Davie, Florida is seeking a highly qualified and creative Network and Help Desk Specialist for immediate employment. Candidates must have a minimum of two years experience, and have a mastery of knowledge all aspects of a technology enriched environment. Candidates should be organized, dedicated, self-motivated, and reliable specialist. The ideal candidate should be energetic, willing to take initiative, willing to work in a team environment with other members of the Technology Department, and comfortable interacting with students, faculty, staff, and external vendors. This is a 12-month position and reports to the Director of IT.

Job Overview

The Network and Help Desk Specialist is responsible for maintaining the technological infrastructure of the School: monitoring, maintaining, and upgrading all major components of the wired and wireless network (switches, routers, access points, and cabling), including the physical and virtual servers, security, phone, and backup systems, providing technical support to students, faculty, staff, being an liaison with third party vendors, and administrators and facilitating the resolution of computer hardware and software problems.

The Network and Help Desk Specialist must be engaged and participate in the daily operations of all aspects of the School’s computers, network, and telecommunication systems.

Responsibilities, Duties, and Skills

  • Monitors, manages, and reports regularly on the health of the network, servers, security, backups, firewall, email (Office 365 and Google Apps for Education), telecommunications systems, and Internet service.
  • Maintains, modifies, and monitors Office 365 accounts, add-ons, and services.
  • Manages software installation and upgrades on servers.
  • Assists in troubleshooting daily networking, software, printer, and hardware problems submitted to the Help Desk.
  • Maintains active directory environment.
  • Serves, with the director of technology, as technical contact to vendors, and accompanies and verifies on-site vendor work and support.
  • Creates and/or maintains accurate and complete documentation of the network.
  • Installs, sets up, and maintains Windows servers and virtual servers as needed.
  • Provides hardware support and repair for school specific devices.
  • Use school, vendor, and other Internet resources to define, research, and resolve end user hardware and software problems.
  • Install and make recommendations for standard office automation software in line with our continual improvement objectives.
  • Follow through on end user basic hardware and software issues to resolution
  • Individual and group instruction in the use of PC desktop applications
  • Maintenance of printers and other peripherals
  • Hardware troubleshooting, replacement, movement, and inventory maintenance
  • Software installation, troubleshooting and maintenance.
  • Other help desk and project activities as identified by the Director of IT
  • Maintain server systems for printing, endpoint security, encryption, and patching
  • Hardware and software installation and configuration, and operations
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of IT, including but not limited to: scripting of administrative tasks, development of best practices, security audit remediation, and procurement quoting.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications

Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field or equivalent is preferable
  • A+ Certification and Microsoft MCP or equivalent professional IT Certification
  • PC Computer hardware repair and configuration expertise is required.
  • Knowledge of firewall and other security technologies is required.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Prior customer service experience, preferably in a help desk or related environment
  • Must be professional, reliable, quick learner and a team player
  • Ability to listen to the caller and appropriately determine and document the customer request is required
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work without direct supervision and have excellent analytical, decision-making, prioritization, and organizational skills
  • Must be able to expand technical skills on own initiative through personal study and/or outside schooling when necessary
  • In depth knowledge of and experience with latest versions of Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Windows client software is required
  • Experience with latest Windows Server operating systems and network services required.
  • Experience with Symantec Ghost, MDT, WDS or similar desktop deployment tool
  • Knowledge of MS IIS and SQL Server administration is a plus
  • Knowledge of Hyper V and server Virtualization is required
  • Proven experience with Windows servers, desktops, laptop products, and directory services
  • Experience imaging (WDS)
  • Experience managing an Office 365/Google Apps for Education Environment
  • Experience configuring/maintaining firewalls, webfilter, security appliances
  • Working knowledge of Windows virtual servers and Hyper V
  • Working knowledge of Wireless Access Points and Cisco Meraki management
  • Knowledge of Apple deployment services and MDM systems.
  • Proven knowledge of LANs, WANs, and VLANs
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Previous experience working in an independent school
  • Advanced level experience with Windows based servers and computers

Combinations of education and training equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, and/or IT systems field. Minimum two years of relevant work experience, preferably in an educational setting and mixed-platform environment.

Media Specialist/Asst. Teacher

The Media-Library Specialist/Teaching Assistant provides the leadership and expertise necessary to develop, implement, and maintain an information media program. This candidate will collaborate with teachers to create engaging and authentic student learning experiences that leverage both print and digital resources.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Locate and recommend quality, up-to-date digital and print resources aligned to the curriculum.
  • Collaborate with teachers to develop strategies for engaging students in online, blended, or face-to-face learning with digital resources that support content standards and curriculum.
  • Provide assistance to staff on the efficient use of digital management, productivity, collaboration, communication, and reporting tools.
  • Attend weekly meetings and parent/teacher conference when needed.
  • Assist teachers in grades third through fifth with small group instruction either in enrichment or remediation.
  • Attend work a maximum of eight working days prior to the commencement of classes and two administrative days following the conclusion of the spring semester of the school year.
  • Adhere to all aspects of the Posnack Way!
  • Participate in the ongoing curriculum development of Posnack School and attend all teacher meetings.
  • Communicate with the parents of each student.
  • Prepare and present regular oral and written reports to parents concerning their child’s education and welfare.
  • Maintain student and family confidentially both on and off the Posnack School campus.
  • Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications
The Media-Library Specialist/Teaching Assistant must be certified as a media specialist. Must have 1 year teaching experience and be proficient in the use of instructional technology and online textbooks. Must have a bachelor’s degree. School media experience preferred. Salary based on experience.

Employment Application

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