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St. Martin's Episcopal School provides students from eight weeks through grade twelve with a superior and challenging college preparatory education focused on the development of the whole person within the context of a Christian community, a family atmosphere, and a coeducational environment. St. Martin’s School is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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  • Director of Enrollment Management

    St. Martin’s Episcopal School, located in Metairie, Louisiana, seeks an experienced Director of Enrollment Management to join its Advancement team.  St. Martin’s offers an independent, faith-based, college-preparatory education from early childhood through grade 12.  The school seeks a qualified individual to manage and direct all aspects of the Enrollment Management Office. The director plans and leads recruitment, enrollment, and retention initiatives and events; oversees all admissions processes and records; works with the Marketing and Communications Office to develop and execute the admissions marketing communications plan; and administers the school’s tuition assistance program. 

    The Director of Enrollment Management is also a member of the senior leadership team and reports to the Head of School and to the Director of Institutional Advancement. The director is responsible for recruitment, admission, retention, and tuition assistance. This includes overseeing an enrollment management team of three, and working hand-in-hand with the Director of Institutional Advancement and Director of Marketing and Communications to advance the mission of the school; working cooperatively with senior leadership and the Board of Trustees; and working with the Director of Marketing and Communications to develop strategic plans to position St. Martin’s in the competitive New Orleans school market. The director plays a vital role in the St. Martin’s community, providing leadership and setting the school’s recruitment and enrollment management strategies and goals, and takes initiative to conduct research, do community outreach, and stay abreast of best practices within the enrollment management and admission field.
    The director will be a dynamic, highly skilled, and visionary leader who is able to develop a strategic plan for enrollment management and lead a collaborative effort to implement both short-term and long-term recruitment strategies to ensure St. Martin’s meets enrollment and tuition revenue objectives. The ideal candidate will be a data-driven decision-maker; an experienced admission and financial aid professional; and a creative leader in admission, recruitment, and retention. 
    Primary Responsibilities:
    • Represent St. Martin’s to the school, to the broader community, and to prospective families while communicating the school’s mission; engage and inform prospective parents and students about St. Martin’s and the benefits of an Episcopal education on an individual, small group, and large group basis.
    • Create, lead, and manage a comprehensive enrollment program that incorporates best practices in recruitment, admissions, retention, record management, registration, and tuition assistance.
    • Oversee and manage all aspects of admissions events.
    • Oversee admissions committees in all three divisions, as well as early childhood (George Cottage) enrollment.
    • Attend admissions-related outreach programs during the school year.
    • Manage and administer the school’s tuition assistance budget, and work closely with the school’s CFO on both yearly and long-term tuition assistance goals.
    • Collaborate with the Director of Marketing and Communications to develop brand identity and messaging for St. Martin’s through school publications, webpages, admissions materials, and other media vehicles; develop and lead a communications plan to move prospective families from inquiry to enrollment; monitor and assess data to evaluate the effectiveness of recruitment efforts including social media, marketing, and emerging technologies.
    • Inform school leadership about current research, demographics, and admission and enrollment trends, ensuring that changes and challenges are anticipated, understood, and addressed; collaborate on high-level institutional demographic research projects, including market research surveys to students and families offered enrollment to gauge their decision process and their experience of our admissions process.
    • Maintain statistical and trend data related to enrollment, assessing student demographic data to ensure alignment with the school’s mission.
    • Inspire the community to actively participate in admissions events including individual and group tours, student shadow visits, curricular information sessions, student observations/testing/interviews, family-to-family connections, and individual family conversations.
    • Establish and maintain positive relationships and networking opportunities with area educational constituencies including schools, preschools, consultants, admissions directors, and organizations; cultivate relationships with non-profit organizations working with underserved youth.
    • Coordinate systematic and efficient processing of applications and communications with parents of applicants, so that the process supports and honors the students and their families.
    • Manage parent and student expectations and deliver admissions decisions in a manner that is honest, caring, and diplomatic.
    • Manage and work collaboratively with the admissions staff; provide clear communication regarding responsibilities, practices, and feedback; lead and engage direct reports by establishing performance expectations; analyze key performance indicators; coach and mentor the admissions team; provide feedback and resolve concerns in a timely and fair manner.
    • Cultivate internal relationships and work collaboratively with fellow administrators, faculty, and staff to showcase St. Martin’s for current and prospective families.
    • Manage the admissions budget.
    This position is a full-time, 12-month, staff position beginning the summer of 2021.

    Qualifications:
    • A bachelor’s degree and five years of progressively responsible admission management experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job.
    • An entrepreneurial spirit, a proven record of implementing best practices, fresh thinking, and an eye for innovation and creativity.
    • A commitment to the school’s mission and values. 
    • Ability and inclination to speak compellingly to current and prospective families, articulating the school’s philosophy.
    • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal.
    • A high level of cultural competency and the ability to interact comfortably with a variety of people.
    • Demonstrated analytical, strategic, and problem-solving ability.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Ability to motivate and manage a large parent and student volunteer base.
    • Aptitude with student information database/systems.
    • Personal qualities of integrity, resilience, approachability, kindness, warmth, humor, positive energy, and self-motivation.
    • Superior interpersonal, organization, prioritization, and leadership skills, including the ability to make clear and assertive decisions aligned with school’s mission.

    If you are interested in applying for this position, please email a letter of interest and resume to Angela Day at HR@stmsaints.com
    St. Martin’s is actively working to create a diverse work community. Candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
    St. Martin’s School is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, gender or gender identity, age, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
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  • Head of Upper School

    Position Summary
    Located just outside of New Orleans, St. Martin’s Episcopal School in Metairie, Louisiana seeks a seasoned administrator, strong community builder, and educational thought leader as its next Head of Upper School.

    Building on a well-established college and life preparatory program, the next Head of Upper School should have: the ability to establish an appropriate vision, effective tone, and clear expectations for the Upper School faculty and students; the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues, including the Head of School and other senior administrators; the ability to communicate with parents and students in a clear, responsive, and timely manner; and the ability to supervise and support faculty to meet and exceed high standards in teaching, reporting, advising, and communication.
    The Head of Upper School should hold an advanced degree in an academic subject area or educational administration and must be a skilled writer and speaker with a positive outlook, a strong work ethic, and an engaging sense of humor. He or she must be student-centered, confident in making final decisions, and adept at building relationships and consensus. The Upper School Head should have a collaborative managerial style, a desire to be immersed in an active educational community, successful experience in working with students, parents, and teachers, and a strong interest in defining strategies to improve school culture. 
     
    Primary Responsibilities
    • Participate as a member of the school’s Leadership Team, reporting to the Head of School. Act as the educational program leader of the Upper School.
    • Demonstrate core values of St. Martin’s and support the school’s mission.
    • Maintain congruence between the school’s Mission Statement and all academic activities.
    • Continue to build on a culture of belonging where every student is known, loved, and challenged.
    • Partner with the Director of Learning, Innovation + Design in matters of curriculum design, implementation, and evaluation, ensuring academic cohesion with St. Martin’s four-dimensional curricular framework that focuses on academic content, skills, meta-learning, and character development.
    • Work closely with all Division Heads to ensure vertical alignment.
    • May be called upon to teach one section based on previous teaching experience and qualifications.
    • Prepare and maintain the Upper School budget; assist in the preparation and review of all departmental budgets.
    • Present information about the school and its educational program to prospective students and their parents, to new families, and to current families.
    • Represent the school at various events and serve as a spokesperson and advocate for the school, its values, its mission, and the programs offered to further the mission.
    • Conduct other duties as assigned by the Head of School.
    • Be a good steward of sensitive and confidential information.
    • Demonstrate maturity, tact, diplomacy, and excellent communication in all interactions with parents, students, faculty, and visitors.
    Responsibilities to Students and Parents
    • Confer with parents regarding academic and other issues affecting student performance and sense of wellbeing within the Upper School community; make recommendations to parents regarding support for their students; facilitate communication between parents and teachers.
    • Assist in the admission and recruitment process.
    • Plan, coordinate, and oversee the orientation program for new students and their families.
    • Conduct meetings in the summer with incoming freshmen and transfer students and parents to introduce them to the Upper School, plan student schedules, and introduce the college placement process.
    • Oversee special reporting to parents regarding student academic performance, such as progress reports, report cards, teacher commentaries, school portal, etc.
    • Oversee effective, consistent, and fair execution of the Student Handbook.
    Responsibilities to Faculty
    • Observe, supervise, and help evaluate the Upper School faculty in the development and implementation of curriculum, and (as part of the Merit Pay program) supervise pedagogy and discuss teaching performance with faculty members.
    • Ensure compliance with the educational standards established by the Independent School Association of the Southwest in its accreditation of the school.
    • Interview potential new faculty and make recommendations to the Head of School regarding hiring and teaching assignments.
    • Oversee programs for the orientation of new teachers and for in-service training of all teachers.
    • Ensure that teachers are familiar with and adhere to school policies in all areas of school operation.
    • Oversee the grading methods and reporting standards used by teachers in measuring student achievement to foster fairness, consistency, and furtherance of the school’s mission.
    • Set specific expectations for the extent of communication to be expected from faculty.
    • Monitor grade distributions among faculty and disciplines for consistency in adopting and maintaining grading standards.
    • Serve as a consultant to teachers in matters of classroom management, teaching methods, and general school procedures.
    • Encourage and support the professional development of the faculty through their attendance at seminars, workshops, conferences, and other programs providing support to educators.
    • Provide support to faculty members and facilitate resolution of conflicts that may arise with parents and/or students.
     
    Desired Skills/Qualifications
    • Seven or more years of significant academic management/leadership experience.
    • Advanced degree (required).
    • Student-centered, collaborative, and transparent leader who is accessible to students, parents, colleagues, and other key stakeholders and is adept at building relationships.
    • Academic leader with extraordinarily high expectations of her/himself and the ability to inspire and motivate others.
    • Proven skill in recruiting, supporting, developing, and motivating high-quality faculty.
    • Previous experience with developing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion curriculum. 
    • Ability to help affect and drive change, and sustain excellence.
    • At least two years of creditable experience as a classroom teacher.
    • Other skills and qualities necessary for this position: expert verbal and written communication skills; masterful teaching and classroom-management capabilities; ability to assess talent, and train and mentor both early- and late-career teaching professionals; genuine willingness to work closely with students and colleagues; experience supervising diverse personnel; high energy level; and a good sense of humor.
    • Character above reproach, and impeccable integrity.
    About St. Martin’s
    Founded in 1947, St. Martin’s Episcopal School is a coeducational, independent school that provides students with a college preparatory education focused on development of the whole person. Students and faculty embrace the school’s motto, “We prepare students to thrive in college and in life through Faith, Scholarship, and Service.”  We instill moral and ethical values, leading students not only to prepare for college, but also to live meaningful and purposeful lives. We believe that true, deep learning is a result of the appropriate balance of student autonomy and healthy relationships.
    To apply, please submit a resume, list of three references, and cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for this position, which begins July 1, 2021, to Angela Day at HR@stmsaints.com.

    St. Martin’s is actively working to create a diverse work community. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. St. Martin’s Episcopal School is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. St. Martin’s does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, gender or gender identity, age, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
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  • Middle School Spanish Teacher/ Upper School Spanish Teachers

    Join our World Language team! 

    St. Martin’s Episcopal School is seeking a dynamic Spanish teacher for the 21-22 school year. We offer an established proficiency-based program in Chinese, French, and Spanish from PK to 12th grade. St. Martin’s has small classes, professional development opportunities, and a collaborative team of experienced language teachers. 

    The ideal candidate would have the following qualifications. We welcome candidates with a passion for language instruction who may not meet all of the criteria below.

    • A bachelor’s degree in Spanish. An advanced degree is preferred.
    • Native or near-native fluency in Spanish
    • 3 years of successful proficiency-based language teaching experience
    • A collaborative spirit to work with department members to continue to grow our very strong World  Language program.
    • Knowledge of child and adolescent development and language acquisition
    • Authorization to work in the United States

    Please note that we have two separate positions available- a Middle School position (5-8th grade) and an Upper School position (a combination of Spanish I-V, AP, or Language and Culture courses for grades 9-12). A typical course load is 5 classes. 

    Interested candidates should send a CV and letter of introduction to Angela Day at HR@stmsaints.com
    St. Martin’s is actively working to create a diverse work community and language teaching staff. Candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. St. Martin’s School is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
    St. Martin’s does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, gender or gender identity, age, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
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  • Substitute Teachers

    St. Martin’s is always looking to add to our substitute listing. Substitute Teachers assume the responsibility of the regular classroom teacher. Major job duties will include:
    • Implementing the lesson plan in a manner that ensures the integrity of academic time and motivates students to learn and participate
    • Instructing the students on a variety of classroom subjects and topics as provided in the lesson plan
    • Maintaining a safe and positive classroom environment
    • Working with students individually or in small groups to reinforce learning concepts that were presented in the lesson plan
    • Effective written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to develop meaningful professional relationships with students, parent, and colleague
     
    Requirements:
    • Minimum Education Requirement:  Must hold at least a Bachelor's degree. A teaching certification is a plus. Prior teaching experience preferred.
    • Availability Work Schedule:  Monday – Friday, Various Hours between 7:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. While most times you will have advance notification there will be times where you are called upon with little notice. This position is basically an on-call work schedule.
    • All substitutes must be comfortable with computer-based scheduling and timekeeping
     
    Compensation for Substitute Teachers:
    Half-day rate: $40
    Full-day rate: $80
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  • Substitute Teachers - George Cottage

    St. Martin’s is always looking to add to our substitute listing.
    Substitute Teachers assume the responsibility of the regular classroom teacher. Major job duties will include:
    • Implementing the lesson plan in a manner that ensures the integrity of academic time and motivates students to learn and participate.
    • Instructing the students on a variety of classroom subjects and topics as provided in the lesson plan.
    • Maintaining a safe and positive classroom environment that is conductive to all different student learning styles. Ability to maintain effective classroom management strategies.
    • Working with students individually or in small groups to reinforce learning concepts that were presented in the lesson plan.
    • Willingness and ability to teach all academic content areas (reading, writing, math, social studies)
    • Effective written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to develop meaningful professional relationships with students, parent, and colleague
     
    Requirements:
    • Minimum Education Requirement:  Must hold at least a Bachelor's degree. A teaching certification is a plus. Prior teaching experience preferred.
    • Availability Work Schedule:  Monday – Friday, Various Hours between 7:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. While most times you will have advance notification there will be times where you are called upon with little notice. This position is basically an on-call work schedule.
    • All substitutes must be comfortable with computer-based scheduling and timekeeping
    • Must be able to follow oral & written directions and have the ability to establish work relationships
     
    Compensation for Substitute Teachers:
    Half-day rate: $40
    Full-day rate: $80
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To Apply

Please submit resume, cover letter, and names of three references to: HR@stmsaints.com


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