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Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Christina Seix Academy provides young children with a nurturing and safe environment, a rigorous academic foundation, and the core values that will enable them to become future leaders in their communities and beyond. We invite you to review our career opportunities and to submit your resume, along with a cover letter to the designated email address at the end of each job description. Below are all of our current openings. 


Residential Lead

The Residential Lead supports the broad array of programs and services that support the educational, athletic, and developmental needs of the CSA student body. The Residential Lead’s specific responsibilities are to support the strategic vision and programming of the Residential Life Team and provide direct leadership and supervision to the day to day administration of residential life.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Residential Lead will provide leadership within the Residential Life Team. Specifically, Residential Leads will:

  • Work closely with other members of the Residential Life Team to foster the commitment to academic achievement, civility, leadership and respect for all students and other members of the CSA community.
  • Serves on various campus-wide committees for planning and improving student and family life as deemed appropriate by the the Head of School.
  • Develop and nurture strong relationships with families and collaborate with the IRC in order to enhance the availability of resources that support parents.
  • Develop and support parent programming to ensure incoming boarding students and families’ needs are met throughout the boarding transition including but not limited to new parent and student boarding orientations.
  • Oversee and implement character development (‘TRENT’) standards and programming in the student Quads.
  • Identify on-campus and off-campus opportunities to expose students to intellectual, academic, artistic, and athletic experiences that will improve their likelihood of success.
  • Maintain an on-going assessment of the degree to which residential life goals and objectives are being realized, and when appropriate, make recommendations for program improvement.
  • Maintain a consistent and clear communication link between the Academic and Residential Life Teams to ensure proper alignment of family and student support strategies

Responsibilities include:

  • Serve “in loco parentis” (latin for in the place of a parent) for all students in your Quad, supporting their supervision, personal growth, character development, safety, academic, athletic, and artistic endeavors.
  • Supervise and manage third to fifth grade students (twenty students or less) in a residential space during a rotational evening supervisory schedule
  • Teach and strengthen students’ skills and independence when completing personal routines including but not limited to showering, brushing teeth, combing hair, etc.
  • Support and assist students with Quad contributions which ensure the cleanliness of the residential space, including but not limited to washing dishes, doing laundry, etc.
  • Work with the residential team to plan, lead, and implement the residential curriculum and programming.
  • Serve as a teacher/coach in CSA’s Co-Curricular Program.
  • Support other school activities through planning, participation, and supervision, and actively engage and connect with students and the school community as much as possible.
  • Remaining flexible when working an alternating schedule with a mixture of daytime, evening, and overnight responsibilities.
  • Report any maintenance issues to the House Deans and communicate with the dining hall regarding the food inventory in the Quads.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Familiarity with and demonstrated commitment to the mission and environment of a small, residential college prep school.
  • Sensitivity to CSA student needs and interests.
  • Commitment to a broad definition of diversity.
  • Being able to think critically under pressure.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in residential life.
  • A genuine interest in living and working with adolescent boys and girls as they develop their sense of self in an educational living environment.
  • Demonstrated ability in coordinating programs with other offices, assessment of programs and the environment, assisting in institutional retention efforts and the cultivation of relationships with students, faculty, staff and parents.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, computer literacy, ability to handle extremely sensitive and confidential matters discreetly, ability to work independently with little supervision, a positive attitude and thorough knowledge of the Academy’s policies and procedures.

Qualifications:

Three years of experience and demonstrated effectiveness in school administration or a combination of education and residential experience that demonstrates comparable abilities. Expertise and demonstrated commitment to learning more about conflict resolution, program design, and implementation. A broad knowledge of child development and classroom instruction and trends in the field. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Physical and Emotional Demands:

Work is active; it may require long periods of standing and walking, as well as occasional sitting, reaching at or above shoulder height, twisting, pushing/pulling and stooping/bending/lifting to perform activities with students and staff; must be able to work in an open-concept environment where noise and other activities may at times interfere with concentration. Must be able to alter plans/routines when unexpected, stressful situations and multiple interruptions occur without projecting stress/frustration that would adversely affect the work environment.

CSA, as a condition of employment, requires a comprehensive background check, including a drug-screening, prior to hiring. CSA is a drug-free environment, and random drug-screenings may be required of all employees after hiring.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Christina Seix Academy is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, veteran or handicapped status in its hiring policies.

Interested individuals please send resumes, cover letters, educational philosophy, writing sample, demo lesson, unofficial transcript, and three professional references to the Primary School Director, Ivy Green Jones at igjones@christinaseixacademy.org

Associate Teacher

CSA is seeking energetic Associate Teachers for the 2016-2017 school year to work with early childhood grade Lead Teachers to create a nurturing and effective learning Community. Associate Teachers will, under the supervision of the Director of the Primary School and lead teachers, teach, tutor and instruct students, including managing classroom activities, supporting instruction by the lead teacher, and taking an instrumental role in instructing student-athletes in sports skills. Primary responsibilities are all related to instructional activities, including interacting with children and parents to encourage learning activities and collaborating with a seasoned Lead Teacher to plan and implement intellectual activities in alignment with instruction. When needed, Associate Teachers will be expected to take on the role of Lead Teacher, including contributing to and participating in team meetings and professional development opportunities to enhance the quality of the learning environment at the school.


Qualifications:

  • Holds a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred, but not required

Requirements:

  • Holds a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Under supervision of Lead Teacher will teach, tutor and instruct students.
  • Enhance the learning environment by assisting with monitoring and supervising all classroom and outdoor activities to assure a safe, healthy, inclusive environment that enhances learning opportunities for all children.
  • A willingness to work collaboratively with CSA faculty and families to encourage both formal and informal learning opportunities.
  • Assist, when needed, Directors of partnering departments on various educational activities and special projects.
  • The ability to creatively engage young students in physical activities and play that build a foundation for learning across all school environments and develop student-athlete skills.
  • Associate Teachers report directly to the Director of the Primary school and work closely with the Primary School team.
  • A willingness to be actively engaged in all of the learning experiences of the school, including extracurricular activities such as coaching athletic teams and acting as advisors for drama, art, debate or music activities and other extended learning experiences.
  • Support the classroom teacher in implementing a developmentally appropriate curriculum for a group of 8-10 students.
  • Works with instructional staff to design and implement activities, learning experiences, and field trips.
  • Possesses the ability to be innovative in creating learning experiences for young children that will activate creativity, cooperation, and a playful environment.
  • Lead and assist with the Afternoon Program, including coaching athletic teams and supporting Before and After Care programming including tutoring, homework help, extracurricular activities and other learning opportunities.

Desired Qualities:

  • An ideal candidate will be interested in taking part in the academic, athletic, and artistic program.
  • Creative, engaging, active, innovative candidates that have a deep interest in supporting learners in various environments.
  • A constant learner who reflects on his/her own work, regularly seeking feedback and knowledge to improve his/her teaching practice.
  • An ideal candidate that is interested in working closely with an experienced Lead Teacher and general members of the CSA Management Team.

Physical and Emotional Demands:

Work is active; it may require long periods of standing and walking, as well as occasional sitting, reaching at or above shoulder height, twisting, pushing/pulling and stooping/bending/lifting to perform activities with students and staff; must be able to work in an open-concept environment where noise and other activities may at times interfere with concentration. Must be able to alter plans/routines when unexpected, stressful situations and multiple interruptions occur without projecting stress/frustration that would adversely affect the work environment.

CSA, as a condition of employment, requires a comprehensive background check, including a drug-screening, prior to hiring. CSA is a drug-free environment, and random drug-screenings may be required of all employees after hiring.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Christina Seix Academy is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, veteran or handicapped status in its hiring policies.

Interested individuals please send resumes, cover letters, educational philosophy, writing sample, demo lesson, unofficial transcript, and three professional references to the Primary School Director, Ivy Green Jones at igjones@christinaseixacademy.org

Sous Chef

This position is for a passionate, nutritiously focused Sous Chef to join the Academy’s Health and Wellness team.

Qualities:

The Academy is seeking an experienced professional who:

  • Will enthusiastically embrace the mission and philosophy of the Academy and serve as a passionate ambassador, both within and outside the schoolambassador, both within and outside the school
  • Has a genuine commitment to the Founder’s vision and to supporting the initiatives of the Head of School, Chef Manager and Director of Health and Wellness
  • Has culinary experience working with diverse populations and cuisine
  • Has a genuine interest in a long term and deeply satisfying role in the Academy.Holds a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred, but not required

Position Overview:

This position reports to the Chef Manager and will support all aspects of food production,nutritionally focused programming and a growing boarding program.

Responsabilities:

Sous Chef responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Assists in day-to-day operations of the kitchen to ensure the highest level of food quality, taste and developmentally appropriate presentations are met
  • In conjunction with the Chef, establish goals for the kitchen, anticipate and help to resolve issues concerning all facets of the kitchen

  • Anticipate trends and enact student, staff and faculty engaged ideas and activities.

  • Help to create innovative and seasonal menus for Cafe, Catering and Culinary Classes

  • Lead ongoing gardening lessons and activities for students

  • Develop monthly Culinary Series for Staff and Faculty

Minimum Qualificaitions:

  • Excellent understanding of professional cooking techniques and knife handling skills

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team while undertaking a leadership role

  • Passionate about food and creating an exciting dining experience for our community

  • Understanding and knowledge of safety, sanitation and food handling procedures

  • Valid Food Handlers Management Certificate or the ability to obtain within 90 days of employment

  • The ability to work evenings and weekends as necessary

  • Valid driver’s licence

Academy Recommendations:

  • Valid driver’s licence

  • Minimum of (2) years experience as a Sous Chef

  • Experience with gardening and working with

Physical and Emotional Demands:

Work is active; it may require long periods of standing and walking, as well as occasional sitting, reaching at or above shoulder height, twisting, pushing/pulling and stooping/bending/lifting to perform activities with students and staff; must be able to work in an open-concept environment where noise and other activities may at times interfere with concentration. Must be able to alter plans/routines when unexpected, stressful situations and multiple interruptions occur without projecting stress/frustration that would adversely affect the work environment.

CSA, as a condition of employment, requires a comprehensive background check, including a drug-screening, prior to hiring. CSA is a drug-free environment, and random drug-screenings may be required of all employees after hiring.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Christina Seix Academy is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, veteran or handicapped status in its hiring policies.

Bus Driver/Monitor

The Christina Seix Academy is seeking experienced bus drivers and monitors for the upcoming 2016/2017 school year, with a starting date of July 11, 2016. Drivers that have a CDL with P and S endorsements are preferred. Bus monitors will have the opportunity to obtain their CDL through our in-house training program. The starting hourly rate for drivers is $20.00, hourly rate for monitors is $13.00. A benefits package is available with the positions. Interested persons should contact Director Joseph Juniak at 609-643-0442 or via email at jjuniak@christinaseixacademy.org