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Founded in 1789, Georgetown Preparatory School is a Jesuit, Catholic college preparatory day and boarding school for boys in North BethesdaMaryland. 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:

Assistant Headmaster

The Assistant Headmaster answers directly to the Headmaster and assists the Headmaster with the supervision of the educational program of the school. He or she also assists the Headmaster in the making and implementation of school policy.

One of the primary day-to-day functions of the Assistant Headmaster is ensuring prompt and clear communication between parents/students and teachers.

Other duties include:

Participates in the hiring of new faculty

Assists the Headmaster in updating the Faculty Handbook on a yearly basis

Facilitates the creation of the yearly academic calendar

Chairs the Department Heads and Curriculum Committee

In conjunction with the Dean of Faculty, visits classes and evaluates faculty

Collects and assembles course syllabi and curricula

Examines academic credentials and designs an academic program for each student, often in consultation with the Department Heads and/or the Director of Counseling Services

Oversees the distribution of progress reports each quarter

Oversees report card processing and distribution to parents

Creates and maintains the Academic Probation list and notifies students, parents, and advisors; meets with students on Academic Probation

Communicates academic concerns to parents

Examines and submits credentials for new faculty for State approval

Liaison with state and governmental agencies

Ensures the translation of academic transcripts into English when necessary

Administers placement tests and with Department Heads determines course level

Coordinates standardized testing (PSAT, AP, national language tests, etc.)

With the Director of Counseling Services sees that students receive testing for learning differences; facilitates the academic accommodations suggested by testing and communicates the student needs to the faculty

Assists parents and students in selection of enrichment and credit classes at other institutions

Approves and grants credit for summer make-up classes

Maintains permanent report cards

Arranges for the off-site storage of school records

Prepares transcripts for alumni

Certifies students for the National Honor Society

Certifies students for Honor Roll, departmental awards, etc.

Prepares all academic assemblies

Oversees semester examinations

Coordinates all aspects of scheduling of student classes

Oversees all aspects of Graduation

Other responsibilities as determined by the Headmaster

Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to Mrs. Rosemary Manfreda, Assistant to the Headmaster, at rmanfreda@gprep.org.

Science Teacher

Georgetown Prep's Science Department seeks a full-time Chemistry & Biology teacher beginning in the 2015-2016 academic year. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching Chemistry and Biology at all levels. Applicants must be enthusiastic, energetic, and willing to teach as a member of a team in conjunction with 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.

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 forward a resume, cover letter, and list of professional references to Mrs. Rosemary Manfreda, Assistant to the Headmaster, at rmanfreda@gprep.org.

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.

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

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