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.
There are 3 jobs available.
- Director of FinanceExpand for MoreStart Date: 07/01/2020
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.
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
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.
- 5th/6th grade Math and Science TeacherExpand for More
5th/6th Grade Math/Science Teacher
5th/6th Grade Math/Science Teacher
Director of Studies
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.
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.
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.
Bachelor’s degree required (Master’s degree preferred)
Minimum two years teaching at middle school level
- Per Diem Substitutes - CopyExpand for More
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.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.