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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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  • Alumni Engagement Coordinator

    Objective: To partner with alumni and alumni families in developing initiatives to strengthen a culture of philanthropy that inspires involvement and investment in the growth and strength of St. Martin’s Episcopal School.

    Summary:
    The Alumni Engagement Coordinator will report directly to the Director of Institutional Advancement and function as a liaison between alumni, the Alumni Board, and the school. This person will work collaboratively with the members of the Advancement team and the Alumni Board to promote alumni engagement and advance the mission of St. Martin’s Episcopal School. This individual will, under supervision of the Director of Institutional Advancement, assist with alumni fundraising activities, plan and implement alumni special events, assist with all activities related to the school’s 75th anniversary celebration, provide support for class reunions, maintain regular communication with alumni class agents, and serve as the liaison between the alumni and St. Martin’s administration.

    Essential Duties an
    d Responsibilities:
    • Work with the Director of Institutional Advancement to implement measurable and actionable goals to increase alumni giving to the annual fund.
    • Plan, implement, and work with volunteers on all alumni special events and activities, including but not limited to Homecoming and Fall Fellowship, reunions and gatherings, award committees and events, Brown Bag Luncheon, Spirits Party, 75th anniversary celebration, and more.
    • Oversee the annual Athletic Hall of Fame, Martin de Tours, and Dorothy Porter committees and award ceremonies.
    • Using class agent information and other sources, write the “Scattered Saints,” births, nuptials, memorial, and alumni profile sections of The Bell within the deadlines set by the Director of Marketing and Communications.
    • Collaborate with the Director of Marketing and Communications to develop and maintain current and ongoing communications to alumni about the school on the school’s website, e-newsletters, and social media.
    • Research, profile, and record the stories of alumni in the database. Assist in entering and maintaining data for alumni donors and prospects in the database.
    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:
    This is a full-time, twelve-month position. Travel and some weekend and evening work will be required.

    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree required.
    • A minimum of two years of development, alumni relations, or fundraising experience preferred.
    • Ability to meet and maintain effective relationships with alumni, students, faculty, administrators, parents, and guests.
    • Professional written and verbal communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Ability to write, proofread, and edit copy.
    • High degree of cultural competency and demonstrated commitment to working with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
    • Proficiency in Google Suite required.
    • Willingness to learn how to use ConstantContact to send email correspondence and updates to alumni. Follow all established procedures, guidelines, and time schedules for data input and operations.
    Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
    Strong organizational skills; knowledge of Google programs, Word, and Excel; willingness to learn new software programs; the ability to compose letters and handle miscellaneous correspondence; and excellent communication skills.

    The Alumni Engagement Coordinator must exemplify cordiality at all times, be flexible and willing to work with all constituenci
    es of St. Martin’s, and serve as a liaison between the alumni and other constituencies of St. Martin’s.

    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 diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

    St. Martin’s School is an equal opportun
    ity/affirmative action employer and 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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  • George Cottage After Care

    George Cottage, the early childhood division of St. Martin's Episcopal School, is seeking interested students to work with children infants through age four in the afternoons as a part of our after school care program. Applicants should be available from 3-6pm daily and have their own transportation to and from Metairie, La. Experience with children (summer camp, babysitting, etc.) is preferred and job duties will include supervision, caregiving (including diapering and feeding), interactions with parents, and compliance with the state health and licensing guidelines. CPR and First Aid certification is desired, though not required.
     
    Resumes and cover letter should be sent to holly.dalferes@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.  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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  • 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/Upper School Spanish Teacher 

    St. Martin’s Episcopal School seeks a Middle/Upper School Spanish teacher for a position beginning in the 2021-22 school year. The successful candidate must have a degree in Spanish and prior teaching experience.  Master’s degree is preferred, as is a dual degree in French.

    St. Martin’s foreign language program is vibrant and robust, with heavy emphasis on the spoken language as well as reading and writing.  Experience with 
    communicative techniques (CI or AIM) strongly preferred . 

    Please send a letter of application and resume with a list of references to hr@stmsaints.com or directly to the school (attention: Human Resources, 225 Green Acres Road, Metairie, LA 70003). 

    St. Martin’s School is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
  • Upper and Middle School Learning Specialist

    St. Martin’s Episcopal School seeks an Upper and Middle School Learning Specialist to support students in a 5th-12th grade setting for the remaining 2021-22 school year. The learning specialist is responsible for evaluating students who are demonstrating learning differences and/or academic difficulties with the classroom setting.  In addition, the learning specialist is responsible for providing students with remedial academic services and recommending external resources available in the community when the needed services are beyond the scope provided by the school.
    Roles and Responsibilities
    • Work with Director of Curriculum, Division Heads, School Counselors, and School nurse to develop a program for Middle and Upper School students experiencing academic difficulty.
    • Coordinate and manage program for Middle and Upper School students.
    • Develop in-service workshops to educate faculty about learning styles, curriculum strategies, and the program for working with students.
    • Work with and through Division Heads to identify students in need of academic support.
    • Provide recommendations for additional evaluation conducted in-house and/or outside of St. Martin's.
    • Meet with individual students, faculty, parents, and administrators to interpret diagnostic testing results and develop an individual educational plan for students.
    • Work closely with teachers, parents, administrators, counselors, and outside support personnel to monitor established individual educational plan for each student.
    • Participate in grade group meetings.
    • Provide some individual one-on-one academic support of small group support to students.
    • Attend pertinent workshops and keep abreast of the latest research, data, and information about learning and teaching styles and approaches.
    • Participate in continuing professional development through in-service training, school visits, conventions, etc.
    • Be a support for the individual student as he/she learns to develop compensatory skills for his/her particular learning style.
    • Meet with classroom teachers to discuss individual student progress, evaluate needs, make recommendations for the classroom, and provide assistance in making any accommodations needed.
    • Work with Lower School learning specialists.
    • Provide periodic assessment of overall program effectiveness and offer recommendations for improvement.
    • Address any and all safety concerns when responsible for students and/or an event/activity.
    Qualifications
    The position requires an individual with at least 5 years teaching experience, an advanced degree in learning or related field and specialist certification.
    Abilities
    • Ability to interact with faculty, parents, and students on a daily basis, including visitation of classrooms for observation, monitoring of halls, and participation in dining and recreational areas.
    • Ability to monitor student progress by reading grade reports on a frequent basis.
    • Ability to communicate in superior English in oral and written format regarding curriculum, student progress, behavior, etc.
    • Ability to observe teacher performance in the classroom and in informal settings.
    • Ability to participate in field trips and other activities.
    • Ability to keep current on educational literature and curriculum trends.
    • Ability to give oral presentations, conduct meetings, and preside at assemblies.
    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 diverse 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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  • Upper School Social Studies Teacher

    St. Martin’s Episcopal School is currently seeking an Upper School Social Studies Teacher who is engaging, intellectually curious, and passionate about student learning that is innovative, collaborative, authentic, inclusive, and relevant. St. Martin’s Four-Dimensional (4-D) academic framework is one where traditional and modern knowledge areas intersect with one another as well as with 21c skills, character development, and meta-learning strategies. 

    This position is for the remainder of 2021-22 academic school year.

    The position requires a bachelor’s degree in history, but an advanced degree is preferred.  Louisiana certification in Secondary Social Studies or provisional certificate preferred. Minimum 2 years classroom experience preferred. Upon interview, applicants will be asked to submit a portfolio of work. 
    Candidates for this position base their practice on the belief that social studies:
    • is inquiry-driven
    • is best examined through the lens of context and empathy
    • involves interdisciplinary applications
    • is composed of enduring understandings, concepts, and skills 
    • is critical to prepare students for college, career, and civic life.

    As such, an ideal candidate would design opportunities for students to think like historians by
    • asking relevant questions of the past 
    • uncovering cause and effect relationships
    • using the past to make sense of the present
    • discriminating between what has changed and what endures, 
    • identifying and analyzing significant turning points in history

    Relationships are vital to the culture of St. Martin’s Upper School. The ability to establish meaningful relationships within a school community is essential.  
    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.
    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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