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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.

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Social Studies Teacher

Georgetown Preparatory School, the nation's oldest Jesuit high school, is currently seeking a social studies teacher for a full-time position for the 2016-17 school year. The applicant must show some experience/ability in at least two of the following four disciplines: US History, Economics, World History, US Government. Applicants must be enthusiastic, energetic, and willing to teach as a member of a team, in conjunction with the other department members. The ideal applicant also has experience with and appreciation for the Jesuit model of education, and the desire to train and care for the whole student in accordance with the Jesuit philosophy of cura personalis.

Successful candidates may also be eligible to apply for a role working with the boarding community in the dormitories. Faculty who also work as dorm parents are provided with housing accommodations and additional benefits.

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.

Georgetown Prep requires a commitment to the mission and values of the school, as well as the willingness to contribute to the co-curricular program.

Compensation and benefits are commensurate with experience.

All interested candidates should submit to Ms. 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 your philosophy of education and explain how you hope to put it into practice as a member of the Georgetown Prep faculty. (Maximum Response: 1000 words)

Latin Teacher

Georgetown Prep’s Latin Department is seeking a full-time Latin teacher beginning in the 2016-2017 Academic Year. Applicants must have a strong Latin background and should be able to teach across the Latin curriculum. Applicants must be enthusiastic, energetic, and willing to teach as a member of a team, in conjunction with the other department members. The ideal applicant also has experience with and appreciation for the Jesuit model of education, and the desire to train and care for the whole student in accordance with the Jesuit philosophy of cura personalis.

Successful candidates may also be eligible to apply for a role working with the boarding community in the dormitories. Faculty who also work as dorm parents are provided with accommodation and additional benefits.

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.

Georgetown Prep requires a commitment to the mission and values of the school, as well as the willingness to contribute to the co-curricular program.

Compensation and benefits are commensurate with experience.

All interested candidates should submit to Ms. 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 your philosophy of education and explain how you hope to put it into practice as a member of the Georgetown Prep faculty. (Maximum Response: 1000 words)

Lifeguard

Definition

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.

Desirable Qualifications

Previous lifeguarding experience and customer service experience. Possession of current Montgomery County Pool Operator’s license or equivalent.

Special Requirements

Lifeguards may be required to work for special events, weekends, and holidays.

Please send all inquires to the Aquatics Director, Debbie Conners, dconners@gprep.org.

Dorm Parent

Dorm Parents share the responsibility of caring for the boarders on nights and weekends. Integral members of the Residential Life Staff, Dorm Parents are typically young professionals who teach, work off campus, or pursue graduate work during the day.

A Dorm Parent’s responsibilities include:

  • 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.
  • Live in the residence hall and be an active role model in the boarding community.

Qualifications for the Resident Prefect position:

  • Commitment to the Jesuit educational philosophy and mission
  • Bachelor’s degree and interest in boarding school education
  • Driver’s license and willingness to drive minibuses when on duty.
  • Experience in organizing and supervising extra-curricular sports and student activities
  • 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

Benefits include:

  • Stipend based on experience and number of nights on duty
  • 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).

A Catholic, Jesuit day and boarding school for young men, grades 9 through 12

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