A Jesuit Day and Boarding School For Young Men Outside Washington, D.C.

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Thank you for your interest in Georgetown Prep!

Founded in 1789, Georgetown Preparatory School is a Jesuit, Catholic college preparatory day and boarding school for boys in North Bethesda, Maryland. Prep’s commitment to the 450 year-old Ignatian paradigm of a rigorous liberal arts curriculum emphasizes reflection, discernment, scholarly and programmatic excellence and personal responsibility. The curriculum exposes students to a breadth of knowledge and calls for critical evaluation and self-examination. Students are taught in small classes where they participate in active discussion with teachers and an atmosphere of genuine concern for the personal growth of the individual is fostered.

The faculty hiring season for Prep is routinely March and April, with employment each year commencing around August 15. Those interested in having a faculty application on file may submit an application at any time to Rosemary Manfreda at rmanfreda@gprep.org. Completed applications should include a résumé and letter of intent.

Available Positions

Global Fellowship Liaison for 2017-18 School Year

Due to the growing population of Chinese students within our dorms, Georgetown Prep’s Residential Program is seeking a Mandarin proficient applicant to serve as both a mentor to the students and a liaison between the school and their parents and guardians. In addition to assisting with communications, all applicants would be required to serve as a Dorm Parent within the Residential Program.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist the Dean of Residential Life and other administrators with communications between the school and the parents and guardians of our Chinese speaking students.
  • Help the school and Resident Staff to ease the transition into American high school life for our students coming from the Chinese educational system.
  • Assist the Dean of Residential Life in the implementation of the Residential Life Curriculum and in fostering the “cura personalis” of the boarders.
  • Be on duty 1 night a week, and up to 1 weekend every 3 weeks.
  • Encourage and facilitate boarding student participation in weeknight and weekend activities.

Qualifications for the position:

  • Proficiency in Mandarin
  • Commitment to and familiarity with the Jesuit educational philosophy and mission
  • Bachelor’s degree and interest in boarding school education
  • A valid driver’s license and willingness to drive minibuses when on duty.
  • Proven record of leadership positions in collaborative working environments
  • Dynamic enthusiasm, energy, and the ability to work hard and long hours
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Adaptability, flexibility, and willingness to work in a continually changing environment

Benefits include:

  • Stipend based on experience and responsibilities
  • Room and Board
  • Access to all school facilities
  • Optional Medical and Dental
  • Wi-Fi access and cable in room

All interested candidates should submit to Rosemary Manfreda, Assistant to the Headmaster, rmanfreda@gprep.org the following:

1. A letter of interest
2. Resume
3. A response to the following: Describe how boarding can enhance an educational experience for a student and explain how you might facilitate that as a member of the Georgetown Prep Residential Life team. (Maximum Response: 1000 words).

Dorm Parent

Georgetown Prep’s Resident Department is seeking applications for the position of dorm parent for the 2017-18 school year.

A Dorm Parent’s responsibilities include:

  • Be on duty 1 night a week, and up to 1 weekend every 3 weeks.
  • Encourage and facilitate boarding student participation in weeknight and weekend activities.
  • Assist the Dean of Residential Life in the implementation of the Residential Life Curriculum and in fostering the “cura personalis” of the boarders.

Qualifications for the Dorm Parent position:

  • Commitment to and familiarity with the Jesuit educational philosophy and mission
  • Bachelor’s degree and interest in boarding school education
  • A valid driver’s license and willingness to drive minibuses when on duty.
  • Proven record of leadership positions in collaborative working environments
  • Dynamic enthusiasm, energy, and the ability to work hard and long hours
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Adaptability, flexibility, and willingness to work in a continually changing environment
  • Fluency in Mandarin is a plus

Benefits include:

  • Stipend based on experience and responsibilities
  • Room and Board
  • Access to all school facilities
  • Optional Medical and Dental
  • Wi-Fi access and cable in room

All interested candidates should submit to Rosemary Manfreda, Assistant to the Headmaster, rmanfreda@gprep.org the following:

1. A letter of interest
2. Resume
3. A response to the following: Describe how boarding can enhance an educational experience for a student and explain how you might facilitate that as a member of the Georgetown Prep Residential Life team. (Maximum Response: 1000 words).

College Counselor

Summary of Position Purpose

Georgetown Preparatory School announces the position of College Counselor. The counselor will be an integral part of the College Counseling Office whose mission and purpose is to work closely with students and parents throughout the college selection and application process. The College Counseling Office helps students identify and apply to colleges that will meet their needs while helping students make informed decisions that will prepare them for success. Students are encouraged to select a college where they will be happy and appropriately challenged.

Georgetown Prep is placing a priority on team-oriented candidates who are available to begin exercising responsibilities in the latter half of August 2017. Caseload management requires the careful solidification of individualized college lists as well as granting assistance to meeting deadlines and helping the students to polish essays and resumes. The candidate should be willing and able to grow within the profession through personal visits to college and universities as well as through direct communication with admissions officers.

Given that Georgetown Prep is both a boarding and day school, interested candidates should possess the interpersonal skills to work with domestic and international students. The ability to communicate effectively with parents during college planning and class meetings is also an essential factor.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university;
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience as a college admission representative or a high school counselor;
  • Flexibility and initiative, as well as the ability to work independently, combined with the skills for thriving in a team environment;
  • Command of the full range of the application process;
  • An understanding about the role of standardized testing;
  • A skill set to work within an established, comprehensive program that transitions students to post-secondary educational placements;
  • Solid knowledge base about academic programs that span the curriculum at colleges and universities is considered a major component of the position;
  • High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information;
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines;
  • Ability to work with students, as well as volunteers of all ages;
  • Availability to work evenings and weekends as warranted;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite to create complex spreadsheets, documents, and databases.

Applicants should e-mail cover letter and resume to georgetownprep@gprep.org.

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