Job Opportunities at Georgetown Prep
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.
Please note that the positions listed here may not be a complete list of openings. For all teaching opportunities, contact the Headmaster's Office at 301-214-1244.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Completed applications should include a résumé and letter of intent.
We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:
Title: Administrative Assistant
Department: The Office of the President
Reports to: The President
Summary of Position Purpose
The Administrative Assistant- President is responsible for providing a variety of tasks needed to manage the office of the President and to assist the President in performing his duties. The assistant serves as a liaison between the President, his constituents, and the community at large.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Coordinate the President’s schedule.
- Work with all areas of the school community (students, staff, and faculty) to provide information and support school relations pertaining to the office of the President.
- Maintain excellent external working relationships with members of the Board of Trustees, community members, donors, parents (current and past) of students, alumni, high school and college/university presidents and other administrative officers of secondary institutions and colleges/universities.
- Provide phone coverage and serve as receptionist for the President’s office.
- Create and edit correspondence and other documents.
- Coordinate mailings and support for Presidential functions.
- Assist in coordinating and completion of the mailing for the Board of Trustees meetings.
- Complete special projects as assigned by the President.
Qualifications & Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
- Five to ten years of general secretarial experience required.
- Serve as contact person for RSVP’s to events hosted by the President or Board of Trustee events.
- Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, and Outlook) experience is required.
- Flexibility and initiative, as well as the ability to work independently, combined with the skills for thriving in a team environment.
- 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.
- Make travel arrangements for President.
- Maintain files (professional and personnel).
- Responsible for ordering supplies and equipment.
- Must present professional image on phone and in person.
- Assist with general office duties, as needed.
Applicants should e-mail cover letter and resume to email@example.com by May 1, 2014.
No telephone inquiries.
Georgetown Preparatory School seeks a highly qualified full-time Visual Arts/Digital Media teacher beginning in the 2014-2015 academic year. Candidates must be well versed in technology as it pertains to the visual arts and contemporary practices, including graphic design, animation, film and video production. Candidates should also demonstrate competence in teaching drawing and painting as well as guiding college-bound art students in the preparation of portfolios for college applications. Teachers should expect to teach across the years. Candidates must hold a BA or BFA in visual arts or arts education; Masters degree preferred.
Georgetown Prep is a Jesuit, Catholic high school for boys. As such, we place a high priority on hiring faculty members versed in and enthusiastic about Jesuit education and spirituality. We also expect and encourage all faculty members to become active members of our school community as moderators, coaches, and advisors outside of the classroom.
If interested in applying, please email resume, cover letter, and references to Mrs. Rosemary Manfreda, Assistant to the Headmaster, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Georgetown Prep seeks to engage a full-time mathematics teacher beginning in the 2014-2015 school year. Applicants should have a math background and be able to teach across the high school math curriculum. Important qualities should include energy, enthusiasm, desire to communicate and work with young men, and an appreciation of Jesuit educational ideals and purposes. We also expect and encourage all faculty members to become active members of our school community as moderators, coaches, and advisors outside of the classroom.
Georgetown Preparatory School, located outside Washington, DC and founded in 1789, is an independent, Jesuit, college preparatory, residential and day school for young men in grades 9-12. Enrollment is 490. Average class size is 16.
Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to Mrs. Rosemary Manfreda, Assistant to the Headmaster, at email@example.com.
Under general supervision of Georgetown Preparatory School’s Aquatic Director and Hanley Center for Athletics Excellence General Manager, performs lifeguarding duties as required.
Examples of Duties
- Prevents injuries by minimizing and eliminating hazardous situations or behaviors in and around the swimming pools.
- Remains alert and provides constant and thorough surveillance of area of responsibility.
- Recognizes and responds to all emergencies.
- Administers first aid and CPR when needed.
- Provides emergency care.
- Enforces and abides by all facility and pool rules and regulations.
- Provides excellent customer service by directing swimmers, instructors, coaches, and GP faculty and students to proper lanes, locker rooms, etc., provides answers to questions, and maintains a safe, clean, and friendly environment.
- Keeps all CPR, Lifeguarding Training, and First Aid certifications up-to-date and current at all times.
- Assists in maintaining the general appearance of the aquatic area including pool, surrounding deck, pump room, and equipment room
- Supports the Aquatic Director and Hanley Center staff and performs related duties as required or assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Lifeguards must possess a current, up-to-date certification in American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, and Community First Aid or equivalent.
Lifeguards are responsible for keeping all required certifications up-to-date and current. Lifeguards must posses the physical ability to perform all required lifeguard duties and pass in-service training drills.
Education and Experience
Must be at least 16 years of age, have current certification, and experience is preferable.
Previous lifeguarding experience and customer service experience. Possession of current Montgomery County Pool Operator’s license or equivalent.
Lifeguards may be required to work for special events, weekends, and holidays.
Please send all inquires to the Aquatics Director, Debbie Conners, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Title: Director of Development
Reports to: President
Summary of Position Purpose
Georgetown Preparatory School announces the position of Director of Development. The Director will be an integral part of the Georgetown Prep's leadership team and is a member of the President’s Cabinet. The Director is responsible for developing and implementing a broad fund-raising program designed to secure major gifts from members of all of the school's constituencies, including alumni, parents, past parents, foundations, corporations, and friends of the school. The Director will establish and implement a strategic program for the Development Department to identity, cultivate, solicit, recognize, and steward major donors.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Direct, maintain, and expand the annual, capital, endowed and planned giving programs of Georgetown Prep.
- Identify, educate, cultivate and solicit funding sources from the constituencies of Georgetown Prep including, but not limited to: alumni, parents, past parents, faculty and staff, foundations and friends.
- Work closely with the President and the Development Committee of the Board of Trustees to coordinate the advancement efforts of Georgetown Prep.
- Work closely with the Marketing, Communications and Alumni Affairs Department to coordinate and plan alumni projects and events.
- Work with volunteers to ensure their programs are successful.
- Manage the staff of the Development Department.
- Serve as staff to the Development Committee of the Board of Trustees.
- Work with the Chief Financial Officer and Business Office to ensure all gifts and pledges are recorded properly.
- Provide reports to the President, the President’s Cabinet, the Board of Trustees and the Development Committee as needed.
- Prepare and submit annual budget recommendations to the Chief Financial Officer.
- Prepare with staff and maintain an annual plan of action and operational calendar for the Development Department.
- Share information about development projects and programs with the faculty and staff and collaborate efforts with them where appropriate.
- Attend conferences and classes as needed for professional development.
- Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications & Requirements:
- Bachelor's degree; supplemented with five (5) years of successful leadership experience in an administrative capacity.
- Annual and comprehensive Capital Campaign experience.
- Demonstrated success in fundraising and knowledge of methods and techniques in closing planned gifts.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Knowledge of computers and databases.
- Experience working with the leadership of volunteer boards and major donors from alumni, parents, corporations and foundations.
- Knowledge of various prospect research methods.
- Ability to develop and inspire a team of accomplished professionals in a collegial manner.
- Commitment to Catholic and Jesuit education.
- Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
- Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality.
- Ability to travel strategically and obtain results.
Applicants should e-mail cover letter and resume to email@example.com by June 1, 2014.
No telephone inquiries.