Employment Opportunities

Substitute Teachers

The Schenck School is accepting applications/resumes for substitute teaching positions for the 2018-19 school year. If you are interested in applying, please submit the following for consideration and possible interview:


1. The Schenck School Employment Application
2. Current Resume
3. Cover Letter
4. List of Professional References

Please submit all documents to:
Michele Santa Maria, Director of Human Resources.
282 Mt. Paran Road, NW
Atlanta, GA 30327

School Nurse

Job Title:           School Nurse                        
Department:      Business Office                                      
Reports To:       Director of Finance                            
Payroll Status:  Salary, Non-Exempt, Eleven Month                                                 

                                                    

Purpose/Goals:  To advance the mission of the School and department.  The School’s mission is to build a solid educational foundation for students with dyslexia and develop their rich potential.  This position will assist students in maintaining optimal health for effective learning.

Qualifications:  The ideal candidate is a certified and licensed registered nurse.  State licensing requirements must be met and maintained annually.  Computer competency with basic word processing, spreadsheet, internet applications and database management.  Ability to communicate successfully with all constituents in a school environment, including students, faculty and parents.  Adhere to strict confidentiality with all student and employee medical information.

Essential Functions:

  • Establish, review and maintain school medical and health policies and procedures.
  • Provide first-aid, medical care and services to students according to physician prescribed care and treatment orders.  Create and maintain documentation of medical treatment plans, treatments performed, and all other medical services provided.
  • Maintain student immunization and other medical records.  Follow confidentiality and privacy rules and regulations.
  • Confer with students, parents and faculty regarding medical treatment and student health, while maintaining strict confidentiality.
  • Coordinate with local health agencies and medical treatment facilities as necessary.
  • Respond to emergency medical situations; perform first aid and/or emergency treatments as indicated; coordinate with local emergency personnel and agencies as required.
  • Manage non-medical personnel who may also provide services in the school clinic.
  • Teach First Aid/CPR/AED classes to employees.
  • Administer Blood-borne Pathogen Exposure Control Policy; provide staff training.
  • Provide annual employee training on diabetes, asthma, allergic reactions, seizures, etc.
  • Provide dining service personnel with accurate detailed information on individual student and employee food allergies and intolerances.  Liaison with parents and dining service personnel as necessary.

Maintain inventory of supplies and materials needed in the clinic and elsewhere on campus.

  • Maintain AEDs.
  • Ensure required infirmary cleaning and sanitization procedures are followed.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by Director of Finance or Head of School.

Working Relationships:

Students, parents, faculty, staff, administration, and vendors

Requirements:  Must be able to perform each primary responsibility satisfactorily.  Able to read and interpret documents and to write routine reports and correspondence.  Must be able to communicate both written and oral information clearly and effectively and interact with all personality types and levels of management.  Ability to work effectively as part of an institutional and management team.  Able to apply common sense understanding and to carry out instructions furnished in both written and oral form.  Able to establish priorities.  Tasks involve the regular and at times sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of walking, climbing, balancing, stopping, kneeling, crouching, crawling and may involve lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling 20-50 pound objects and materials.  May be required to lift or move an injured or sick person.  May be accidentally exposed to blood and body fluids and pathological substances.  Work environment is a traditional climate controlled office with average noise levels.  Will be required to file in both low and high file drawers.

Salary will be commensurate with experience, and a comprehensive and competitive benefits package is available to the successful candidate.

Interested candidates should send their resume with cover letter, the Schenck School Employment Application, and current, professional reference list to Human Resource Director Michele Santa Maria:

Email:    msantamaria@schenck.org     
Fax:       404.252.7615
 

The Schenck School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, The Schenck School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

The Schenck School expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the School’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Assistant to the Head of School

 

 

Job Title:               Administrative Assistant to Head of School (President)
Department:          Staff
Reports To:           Head of School (President of the David T. Schenck Institue "DTSI")
FSLA Status:        Salary, Non-Exempt, Full time, 12 months
Revised:               October 2018
 

PURPOSE  

The Administrative Assistant is charged to advance the work of The Schenck School and The Dyslexia Resource through mission-aligned administrative support. The Administrative Assistant to Head of School (DTSI President) will provide multiple levels of clerical and administrative support to the Head (President) ensuring efficient day-to-day work flow and optimum functionality in the Head’s office.  In addition, the Administrative Assistant will be an “ambassador” for the school when developing relationships with the Board of Trustees, visitors, parents and their children, and members of the faculty and staff.  The Administrative Assistant will contribute to the overall collaborative and trust culture of the School.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Head of School (DTSI President)

  • Provide general administrative services to the Head of School while continually maintaining high standards when managing confidential information
  • Coordinate scheduling of appointments and maintain Head’s calendars
  • Serve as liaison between the Head and the DTSI Board
  • Monitor and manage Head’s to-do list on daily basis, including but not limited to screening daily mail
  • Manage Head’s internal communications, including social media
  • Track the Head’s budgets and expenditures to ensure required documentation is accounted for in the Finance Office for all check requests and credit card transactions
  • Secure approval from the Chair of Finance Committee on all HOS expenses
  • Assist Head in maintaining professional and on-going relationships with affiliated schools and non-school groups as directed by Head
  • Facilitate Head’s agenda items for the Leadership Team meetings; record minutes and follow up to ensure that action items are completed
  • On behalf of the Head, report progress against quarterly strategic goals to members of the Leadership Team
  • Assist the Head with all aspects concerning the SAIS accreditation process
  • With direction from the Head, monitor and measure the work of the Strategic Planning committee
  • Serve on the Strategic Planning Cabinet, taking minutes, documenting goals and timeliness and issuing reminders and follow-ups as needed

Board of Trustees ("BOT")

  • Prepare and distribute Board of Trustees profiles document, updating as changes may occur
  • Establish a contact list and maintain a BOT matrix
  • Ensure new trustees are equipped withTrendbooks and Trustee Handbooks
  • Schedule Board the Trustees for all meetings each year, handling event planning/reservations for any off-campus meetings
  • At the direction of the Head or Board Chair, provide documents necessary for each meeting
  • Take all minutes at Board level as well as Executive Committee level
  • Ensure beverages and food are available for both on and off-campus meetings

 

Leadership Team

  • Coordinate scheduling of weekly/bi-weekly direct reports to meet with Head; coordinate any changes as they may occur in Head’s schedule
  • Maintain all scheduled Leadership Team meetings and communicate any changes
  • Assist members of the Leadership Team with event coordination (room designation and set-up) for department-specific meetings and gatherings when needed
  • Coordinate all aspects of annual off-campus Leadership Retreat

Connect 5 / Emergency Notifications

  • Maintain and manage electronic emergency notification systems
  • Ensure communications (texts, emails, etc.) are sent in a timely manner to Administration, Staff, Faculty (Leads, Co-Teachers, Specials), Students/Parents, members of the Board, others when instructed or appropriate
  • Coordinate with Director of Communications so all messages can be added to the School’s website
  • Contact local television stations of all emergency announcements
  • Maintain School’s main phone to ensure messages are accurate and address any emergency the School might be experiencing

Other General Administrative Duties

  • Maintain the School’s Master Calendar; input all events as well as event setups
  • Create annual list of events as resource for Head and all faculty/staff; make all changes when necessary
  • Be the point person for all on and off campus events and manage all parking logistics as it relates to each event
  • Inform the Police Officer assigned to the School’s traffic management of all days that he/she will be needed to cover the School’s heaviest carpool traffic
  • Collaborate with the Director of Community Engagement regarding academic classroom visitors and observers as it relates to parking logistics
  • Assist with Admissions tours when needed

Other General Duties

  • Be point person for off-campus parking vendor(s)
  • Manage schedule for off-campus parking throughout the school year and communicate with all faculty and staff
  • Coordinate bus drivers’ schedules for drop off and pick-up times
  • Schedule faculty/staff morning carpool assignments and manage all changes throughout the school year
  • Manage parent carpool – forms, numbers, front desk binder
  • Maintain and manage the relationship the School has with our school uniforms vendor
  • Fill in for Receptionist at Front Desk on regular basis and other times as needed
  • Be familiar with the clinic’s processes and procedures and assist when necessary
  • Update field trips form and permission slips 

REQUIREMENTS

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in educational administration and supervision, education or other related field is required
  • Proven experience should reflect a deep understanding of assisting top management to be highly efficient and successful each day
  • Program supervision and program development experience is essential
  • Proven ability to work in a faced-paced environment with demonstrated ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and demands
  • Excellent computer literacy skills
  • Highly skilled in communication, relationship-building and decision making
  • Must have the ability to work efficiently and accurately, maintain confidential information and exercise good judgment
  • Must be able to take initiative and follow-through with minimal supervision
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and proven ability to think strategically, analytically and logistically are preferred

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

  • High level administrators, service providers, vendors, visitors, faculty, staff and parents

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be able to perform each primary responsibility satisfactorily
  • Must possess a keen written communications competency; read and interpret documents as well as write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Able to verbally communicate information clearly and effectively, and interact with all personality types and levels of management
  • Able to work effectively as part of an institutional and managerial team
  • Able to apply common sense understanding, and to carry out instructions furnished in both written and oral form
  • Demonstrate competency with basic word processing, spreadsheet, database and internet functions
  • Must be able to establish priorities
  • Able to lift up to 30lbs, and will be required to file in both low and high file drawers

Salary is commensurate with experience.  A comprehensive and competitive benefits package is available to the successful candidate.

Interested candidates should complete The Schenck School application and submit with a current resume, cover letter and a professional reference list to:

Director of Human Resources Michele Santa Maria
Email:  msantamaria@schenck.org     Fax: 404-252-7615

 

The Schenck School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, The Schenck School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

The Schenck School expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of The Schenck School’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Development Coordinator

Job Title:                Development Coordinator
Department:           Staff
Reports To:            Director of Development
FLSA Status:         Salary, Non-Exempt - Full-time, Twelve Month position

 

PURPOSE/GOALS:  The Development Department mission is to build, sustain, and manage relationships to further the mission of the School.  This position is responsible for providing administrative support and coordination in all areas of fund raising, support to the fundraising volunteers and other development staff as needed. The focus of the position is on administering support, including: data entry, reports, gift processing, gift acknowledgement, co-coordinating logistics for regular mailings and supporting the execution of fund raising efforts.  This position is also responsible for the integrity of the department’s hard files and for updating constituent data as it is received.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Development Coordination

  • Responsible for data management and entry of donors and potential donors in The Raiser’s Edge and hard files(as required), including:

         - details of new donors;
         - changes to existing donor details;
         - gift entry, including pledges and pledge reminders, in-kind gifts, matching gifts;
         - production of financial reports and bank reconciliation reports;
         - recording other information as needed;

  • Answering donors' questions by phone, in person and letter
  • Ensuring all aspects of donor solicitation and stewardship run efficiently
  • Producing queries and reports from database
  • Coordination and generation of acknowledgement letters
  • Preparation and dispatch of mailings sent from Development Office
  • Preparation of Development Committee minutes and distribution
  • Assistance and coordination with Finance Office on an ongoing basis
  • Utilize data from other fundraising software (Auction) as needed by the Communications Office for reports, preparation of lists, mailings, etc.
  • Keep abreast of all 501(c)(3) requirements and ensure that gifts and gift entry meet the requirements of the IRS code governing the School’s 501(c)(3) status

General Administration Support for Development Team

  • Management of individual and foundation/corporate donor information both electronically and hard copy
  • Assistance with donor and foundation research
  • Supporting volunteers, including identification of tasks suitable for volunteer work
  • Assistance and support with stewardship functions and special events
  • Attend volunteer and departmental meetings as necessary
  • Editing of printed materials

Other Duties

  • Undertake any other activities as may be required from time to time on and off campus
  • Provide backup for Development Office staff as necessary

REQUIREMENTS:

  • B.A. or B.S. preferred
  • Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge preferable 
  • At least two (2) years of experience working in a fundraising or non-profit environment, an independent school, or job-related position is required.

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Word processing/typing proficiency
  • Computer literacy and aptitude for learning new software packages
  • Proven organizational skills, particularly in organizing office procedures
  • Ability to prioritize work effectively and to meet deadlines
  • Flexible attitude, and proven ability to work both in a team and independently
  • Ability to absolutely keep confidential all donor and volunteer information
  • Ability to relate to donors, volunteers and suppliers in a sensitive and professional way

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS: 

Development staff, donors, business office staff, administration, volunteers, and parents.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Must be able to perform each primary responsibility satisfactorily.  Able to read and interpret documents and routine reports.  Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds.  Will be required to file in both low and high drawers.

Salary is commensurate with experience.  A comprehensive and competitive benefits package is available to the successful candidate.

Interested candidates should complete The Schenck School application and submit with a current resume, cover letter and a professional reference list to:

Director or Human Resources Michele Santa Maria
Email:  msantamaria@schenck.org     Fax: 404.252.7615
 

The Schenck School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, The Schenck School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

The Schenck School expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of The Schenck School’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

The Schenck School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, The Schenck School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

The Schenck School expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of The Schenck School’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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