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- Preschool Teacher (Queen Emma Preschool)
- Girls Varsity III Sailing Head Coach
- Girls Volleyball Head Coach
- Director of Institutional Advancement
- Advancement Assistant
Position: Preschool Teacher (Queen Emma Preschool)
Type: Full-time, 12 month, salaried position - exempt
Start Date: Immediate
At Queen Emma Preschool, the preschool teacher works with another teacher and an aide as a team to create a developmentally appropriate curriculum that supports the school’s values within a warm and nurturing learning environment. The preschool teacher is knowledgeable about the physical, intellectual, social, and emotional developmental stages of young children and skillfully engages in developmentally appropriate practices and adapts her/his instruction and day-to-day engagement with students to meet every child’s needs.
The preschool teacher is professional, collaborative, and supportive of the Queen Emma Preschool through her/his contributions. The teacher participates actively in professional development opportunities and reflective teaching practices; she/he is committed to working with all students and celebrates the diversity of St. Andrew’s as reflected in our students, faculty, staff, and extended ‘ohana. She/he is comfortable managing the demands and pressures of the position. This position assumes that all general expectations and Basic Teacher Expectations (refer to Faculty Handbook) for all classroom teachers will be met.
- Adheres to and promotes the mission, vision, and educational philosophy of St. Andrew’s Schools
- Creates a vibrant, active, and engaging learning environment in and out of the classroom, using research-based, developmentally appropriate teaching methodologies to engender critical thinking, collaboration, creativity, problem solving, and communication skills
- Demonstrates knowledge of child development, developmentally appropriate practices, and works cooperatively with the teachers and staff of the school to develop a student-centered, personalized curriculum based on learning through play
- Works together to prepare course objectives and plan for appropriate activities that support the curriculum and individual needs of the children as guided by the mission of St. Andrew’s Schools
- Integrates meaningful and appropriate use of technology within the curriculum
- Prepares and administers a variety of assessments; records results and provides timely feedback on students’ progress to parents, and colleagues
- Tailors instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners
- Creates a warm and welcoming learning environment and actively guides and supports student interactions and relationships
- Maintains order in the classroom and throughout common campus areas
- Works with parents and guardians when children display behavioral challenges and seeks resources to support families
- Discusses students’ academic and behavioral progress and areas for growth with parents/guardians
- Maintains all records pertaining to student attendance and students’ progress
- Communicates (orally and in writing) with students, parents, administrators, and colleagues about curriculum, children, and child development issues
- Demonstrates good judgment concerning sensitive information and maintains confidentiality when needed
- Displays a sensitive, cooperative and flexible demeanor in interactions with others
- Keeps current in contemporary pedagogical thinking, strategies and techniques by reading professional journals and attendance at professional conferences, workshops and courses
- Demonstrates professionalism through reliability, punctuality, participation in meetings and staff development opportunities
- Demonstrates professionalism in personal appearance and self-care
- Maintains personal integrity and respectful attitude in professional relationships
- Communicates in a punctual, professional, and friendly manner with parents, colleagues, supervisors, and external community members
- Collaborates with administration, teachers, and staff
- Assumes other job-related duties assigned by the director
St. Andrew’s Schools is seeking an accomplished preschool teacher who has teaching experience and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, or equivalent.
Specific requirements include:
- Ability to develop and implement curriculum, assessments, and utilize instructional best practices
- Proficient computer skills with experience in the use of email, Microsoft Office, and Google tools
- Knowledgeable about best practices in implementing educational technology in the classroom
- Proven years of experience working with young children
- Be able to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs
- Regularly use close and distance vision
- Frequently stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit
- Turn, bend, reach, and occasionally climb
How to Apply
To apply, email a letter of interest (describing why you are interested in this position), resume, salary requirements, and the names and contact information of three professional references to email@example.com. Letters may be addressed to Preschool Director Susan Okoga. Include St. Andrew’s Schools Preschool Teacher in the subject line. All submissions will be received in confidence.
Deadline to apply: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
St. Andrew’s Schools is an equal employment opportunity employer.
Girls Varsity III Sailing Head Coach
St. Andrew’s Schools - The Priory is seeking a varsity head coach for its girl’s sailing program. The head coach is responsible for overseeing and supervising the crews on the 420 boats. The coach will create a positive, education-based, learning environment by promoting honesty, integrity and encourage total character development of our athletes. The ideal candidate must have strong communication skills and have experience in teaching sailing.
Please submit a current resume to: St. Andrew’s Schools Athletic Department, 224 Queen Emma Sq., Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The application deadline is Friday, January 3, 2020.
- Work with the Head of School, Leadership Team, and Board of Trustees (BOT) Advancement Committee in strategic planning to advance and sustain institutional goals, programs, endowments, and assets.
- Collaborate with the Head of School and BOT Advancement Committee to develop strategies to meet fundraising goals and identify, cultivate, and steward relationships with individual, foundation, and corporate donors.
- Create, organize, and coordinate annual, capital, endowment, and legacy giving campaigns; special events; and alumnae events to leverage opportunities for giving. Implement, monitor, and report on the progress of campaigns.
- Generate an annual giving report and monitor year-over-year institutional progress.
- Stay abreast of fundraising research, trends, and benchmarks to position SAS at the forefront.
- Design fundraising campaigns to expand and diversify the donor pool to both meet and advance institutional needs.
- Research grant opportunities, write proposals, secure funds, negotiate grant contracts, monitor project progress, and coordinate and submit grant reports.
- Work with the BOT Advancement Committee to organize and implement special fundraising events such as the annual Queen Emma Ball.
- Work collaboratively with Head of School and Leadership Team to secure funding for new initiatives and ongoing educational programs.
- Cultivate school families and alumnae as prospects.
- Plan, implement, and follow up on alumnae reunions to cultivate relationships and build community.
- Maintain and track grant funding history and work collaboratively with the Business Office to manage and reconcile grants and major gifts.
- Create and implement a personalized donor relationship strategy including prospect identification, research, solicitation, recognition, and long-term stewardship reflecting Queen Emma’s values through a culture of care, respect, love, and service.
- Assess and advance the fundraising infrastructure to grow solicitation of major and planned gifts, grants, special events, individual, corporate, and foundation contributions.
- Promote annual giving among trustees and school employees to reach a goal of 100% participation.
- Manage and develop the advancement database; set data entry protocols and supervise data to ensure the integrity and quality of data; design and run donor reports.
- Communicate status of endowed funds to endowment donors.
- Work with the Head of School to identify and prioritize advancement funding targets and approaches.
- Serve as the staff liaison to the Board of Trustees Advancement Committee.
- Prepare and distribute Advancement Committee agendas, reports, and minutes.
- Consult with the Head of School and Board to move from donor cultivation to solicitation to securing major gifts.
- Generate, monitor, and advise the Advancement Committee on the giving policies for the school.
- Identify SAS stories and profiles that will engage and motivate donors; create vehicles and channels to communicate engaging stories to internal and external constituents.
- Collaborate with the marketing team to regularly communicate to alumnae through our web-based eNews.
- Enhance web and social media campaigns to enforce the SAS brand and position donors to give.
- Comply with the Association of Fundraising Professionals Code of Ethical Standards and Donor Bill of Rights. Promote SAS employee and volunteer compliance with these standards.
- Develop and monitor the annual operating budget for the Advancement Office.
- Manage Institutional Advancement staff, budgets, contracts, professional services, and rental equipment.
- Speak at school and community events to promote St. Andrew’s Schools and invite donor participation.
- Manage development software subscriptions and contracts.
- Support the PTF’s management of the school uniform store.
- Secure and manage auction inventory for special events.
- Manage historical archives.
- Education: Bachelor’s degree required. Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in nonprofit management or complementary area is a plus.
- Certifications: Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) Certification desired.
- Experience: 10 years related experience in a leadership or consulting role in a fundraising capacity; experience managing a department and staff; major gift and capital campaigns of $10M or more preferred.
- Computer skills: MacOS, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Office Suite, Donor Perfect, and Canvas.
- Other skills: Strong writing and editing skills; public speaking; employee supervision and management; budget management; administrative and organizational skills; ability to establish rapport with a wide range of constituents.
Position: Advancement Assistant
Reports to: Director of Institutional Advancement
Type: Full time, nonexempt, hourly
Date: April 24, 2020
- Assists in all areas of advancement work, including fundraising campaigns, special events, donor relations and recognition, alumnae relations, community relations, and volunteer coordination.
- Manages the advancement database through accurate data entry; processes and tracks all gifts. Migrates parent and student data between other school data systems.
- Researches prospective foundations; writes reports for corporate and individual donors.
- Processes, records, and prepares bank deposits of all donations.
- Maintains departmental financial records and reconciles financial transactions with the accounting manager.
- Coordinates, supports, and works at special events such as Home for the Holidays (December), Queen Emma’s Birthday (January), the Queen Emma Ball (spring), and alumnae events such as the Pau Hana and the Pa‘ina Luncheon on Ascension Day (spring/summer).
- Supports joint fundraising efforts with the Parent Teacher Fellowship (PTF).
- Manages logo/retail inventory as needed.
- Supports the Advancement Committee by coordinating and scheduling meetings, taking and producing meeting minutes, tracking participation, and producing reports.
- Speaks to and emails individual, corporate, and institutional donors; works with vendors and contractors.
- Coordinates the distribution of solicitation materials.
- Prepares drafts and manages the distribution of thank you letters and other stewardship materials.
- Generates lists for events, e-news, and other external communications efforts.
- Maintains donor files.
- Follows protocols for categorizing and inputting donor contributions.
- Answers office phone and emails and responds in a timely manner
- Supports the Parent Teacher Foundation’s activities and school uniform sales
- Attends school meetings and functions
- Some evening and weekend hours
- Other duties as assigned
- Education: Bachelor’s degree required,
- Experience: At least three years of office experience desired. Knowledge and experience with K-12 education or advancement work is highly preferred
- Technology skills: Experience with fundraising databases such DonorPerfect, MacOS platform, and office software including Google Office Suite and Microsoft Office Suite
- Additional required skills: Strong written and verbal skills, typing, filing, organizing, grouping, sorting