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Park is a college-preparatory day school for students in Pre-kindergarten through grade 12. Through a rigorous and progressive curriculum, our attention to whole child development instills in our students an inquisitiveness that builds essential skills and leads to success in college and beyond.

Park is an equal-opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified professionals regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, or sexual orientation.

 

Current Openings

There are 3 jobs available.
  • Director of Finance
    Start Date: 07/01/2020
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    Description:

    The Director of Finance is an integral part of the senior leadership team and is responsible for managing the financial and physical resources of the school. S/he reports directly to the Head of School.

    The Director of Finance will:

    • Develop and oversee financial policies, procedures, and internal controls to safeguard assets, protect confidential information, and ensure accurate financial reporting.

    • Oversee school business functions, including: tuition billing and collection, accounts payable, contracting, payroll, human resources, accounting and reporting, regulatory reporting and compliance, and other business administration activities.

    • Administer the annual budget and multi-year forecasting process to align with the school's goals and mission and maintain account records related to the school’s budget.

    • Provide financial reports to school leadership and the board.

    • Participate in the development of school strategy, providing recommendations, financial analysis, projections, and other data to inform the process.

    • Collaborate with and assist the head of school and the board of trustees in meeting fiduciary responsibilities.

    • Understand the culture and climate of the school and the wider educational environment.

    • Manage, mentor, and develop direct reports, providing constructive and timely feedback in order to build a cohesive team environment.

    • Model and foster high ethical standards, and embrace the School’s core values of respect, responsibility, honesty and kindness when conducting the school’s business.

    • Communicate clearly and enthusiastically to all staff and stakeholders.

    • Ensure that human resources policies and practices are clearly articulated, consistently applied, and conform to legal requirements.

    • Staff the Finance Committee and participate with the Board of Trustees and Park School Foundation activities and meetings.

    • Remain current with business management trends and cultivate professional standards and development by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, and participating in local, regional, and national professional organizations.

    Requirements:
    • Minimum bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance

    • Five years of experience in finance/accounting

    • Three to five years of supervisory experience

    • Proven success in a senior administrative role, preferably working with a board

    • Demonstrated leadership qualities – organizing people and processes

    • High ethical standards

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills

    • Ability to work collaboratively with coworkers and other school community members

    • Keen analytical skills and a detail-oriented work style

    • Ability to adapt to a changing environment and handle multiple priorities

    • Commitment to the mission, core values, and principles of The Park School

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Advanced degree

    • Three to five years human resources experience

    • Work in a school or with a non-profit organization strongly preferred

    • Proficient use of computer programs for accounting, databases, spreadsheets, word processing, email, and Internet

    ** The Employer retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position as needed.

    Resumes and three letters of recommendation should be included.

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  • 5th/6th grade Math and Science Teacher
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    Description:

    5th/6th Grade Math/Science Teacher

    Job Title:

    5th/6th Grade Math/Science Teacher

    Reports To:

    Director of Studies

    Department:

    Middle School

    FLSA Status:

    Exempt

    Status:

    Regular

    Position Type:

    Full Time

    Summary

    At Park, we are preparing children for engagement in an interconnected world, and we seek a faculty that mirrors the diversity inherent in our student body and the wider community. The 5th/6th Grade Math/Science teacher will be a contributing member of this mission: modeling teamwork, collaboration, communication and problem-solving as part of an integrated middle school faculty. 

    Roles and Responsibilities

    The 5th/6th Grade Math/Science teacher must demonstrate excellence in teaching for the developmental stage of middle school students, and possess deep content knowledge in both math and science. The teacher will work closely with our 5th/6th Grade English/Social Studies teacher to collaborate on an integrated curriculum which covers these core content areas through active, hands-on, differentiated learning experiences that encourage student inquiry and creativity. 

    Responsibilities 

    • Create a positive, rigorous, and engaging learning environment to inspire students to meet high standards

    • Plan and implement math and science courses for 5th and 6th grades

    • Collaborate with science/math faculty across divisions to ensure scope and sequence of content

    • Communicate effectively with parents regarding students’ academic progress

    • Work collaboratively with our middle school faculty and dean of students to support students’ social and emotional learning

    • Demonstrate commitment to diversity, equity and inclusive educational practices

    • Participate in middle school extra-curricular activities such as clubs, field trips, etc.

     

    Requirements:

    Qualifications 

    • Minimum of 2 years of teaching experience at the middle school level

    • Strong instructional and classroom management skills

    • High level of personal organization and planning

    • Substantial coursework in diversity, equity, and inclusion pedagogy

    • Team player: maturity, humility, strong work ethic, follow-through, sense of humor, willingness to respond positively to feedback and a "roll-up-my-sleeves" attitude

    • Mastery of and enthusiasm for subject matter.

    Additional Notes – 

    • Able to walk throughout 34 acre campus

    • Able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs.

     

    Education Requirements

    Minimum

    • Bachelor’s degree required (Master’s degree preferred)

    • Minimum two years teaching at middle school level

    • Certification preferred

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  • Per Diem Substitutes - Copy
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    Description:

    Park values qualified teachers for our per diem full-day and half-day Substitute Teacher list. We seek candidates in the following disciplines: elementary education, art, music, physical education, computers, mathematics, science, social studies, English, Spanish, French, Hebrew, and TESOL.

    Requirements:

    Candidates must:

    • Have a bachelor's degree; certification required for elementary education.
    • Demonstrate an affinity for and experience working with children and young adults.
    • Indicate in your cover letter which grades (PK-Grade 6 or Grades 7-12) and subject areas you have an interest in.

    Interested candidates for permanent or substitute positions should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references using the form below, or to jobs@theparkschool.org.

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