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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:

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.

Alumni Service Corps

The Alumni Service Corps is a ten-month program (August to June) for young Georgetown Prep graduates who are dedicated to service and community life. Participants work on campus and live in the residential dorms. Entrance and exit dates for the housing will be furnished later in the selection process. In addition to housing, Georgetown Prep provides meals, medical insurance, and a modest living stipend.

ASC members work in a variety of roles at Prep, in the classroom, in Campus Ministry, in Residential life, in athletics, in extracurriculars, etc. Work assignment depending on an individual’s degree work and experience and Prep’s needs. Their work is complimented by a community and spiritual life program called Magis. The elements of this program are indicated on a separate form.

Application Process:

1. Complete the application form.

2. Submit a resume and provide the names of at least three references.

3. Submit a letter expressing your interest, and a personal statement addressing the following topics:

  • What you would bring to the program;
  • What you hope to gain by being a part of it; and
  • Your experience and understanding of service.

4. Applicants may be invited to campus for an interview at a mutually agreed upon time. Typically, interviews are scheduled for when an applicant is in area, e.g., over spring break. Applicants interview with the Headmaster and the ASC Moderator.

Applications are due by April 22, 2016, though they may be submitted any time before then.

Contact Information:

Mr. John Krambuhl
Director of Campus Ministry – Georgetown Preparatory School
10900 Rockville Pike
North Bethesda, MD 20852
(301) 214-1275
jkrambuhl@gprep.org

Music Leader for Boarding Masses

Context

Founded in 1789, Georgetown Prep is a Jesuit, Catholic college preparatory day and boarding school for boys in North Bethesda, Maryland. The Ignatian mission of Prep is to facilitate the holistic development of each young man in our diverse student body, and to form men who are open to growth, intellectually competent, religious, loving, and committed to doing justice.

Summary of the Position

Georgetown Preparatory School announces the position of Music Leader for the Residential Program’s weekend Masses. The Music Leader will work with the Campus Ministry Department and Residential Staff to help plan the music for these Masses and for other special school liturgies as determined by the Campus Ministry Department. This is a part-time position.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all music for the Residential Program’s weekly Mass.
  • Gain active student and staff participation in Mass.
  • Help set inspiring and appropriate tone for Mass.
  • Facilitate successful student participation in music (vocal and instrumental).
  • Help organize a Mass experience for students that is:
    • Pastoral
    • Educational
    • Contemporary
    • Accessible
    • Aligned with the Jesuit mission of Prep
    • In tune with the diverse student body at Prep

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • The demonstrated ability to lead and implement musical organization in a liturgical setting.
  • Must be knowledgeable of the Catholic liturgy and Jesuit tradition.
  • Must be able to lead student and staff volunteers in musical arrangements.

Applicants should e-mail cover letter and resume to John Krambuhl at jkrambuhl@gprep.org by May 16, 2016.

Head Coach, Varsity Lacrosse

Tradition

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

Summary of Position Purpose

Georgetown Preparatory School announces the position of Head Coach, Varsity Lacrosse to lead the School’s lacrosse program. The Head Coach will be responsible for leading the varsity lacrosse team, managing the coaching staff, fostering a competitive environment for the team’s student-athletes and developing and implementing a strategic vision for the future of the program.

Varsity lacrosse is one of 15 varsity sports at Georgetown Prep. The varsity lacrosse team is regularly regarded as of one the top programs in the Washington Metropolitan area and has finished ranked number 1 in the nation (2003 and 2006). The program has won 10 Interstate Athletic Conference (I.A.C.) titles.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university;
  • The demonstrated ability to strategize, implement, and build constituency programs and activities, along with a talent for motivating volunteers;
  • High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information;
  • Must be able to travel and work evenings and weekends as warranted.

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

No telephone inquiries.

College Counselor

Summary of Position Purpose

Georgetown Preparatory School is seeking an experienced college counselor who has the professional skill sets to work within an established, comprehensive program that prepares and transitions students for post-secondary educational placements. A solid knowledge base about academic programs that span the curricula at colleges and universities is considered a major component of the position. Applicants should also display an understanding of the role that standardized testing plays within the application process.

Given the fact that the School has a Resident Boarding Program in addition to day students, 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 at all-school meetings is an essential factor.

Georgetown Prep is placing a priority on team-oriented candidates who are available to begin exercising responsibilities in the latter half of August 2016. Caseload management requires the careful solidification of individualized college lists as well as the full attention to detail on meeting deadlines by helping the students to polish essays and resumes. Applicants should demonstrate the willingness and availability to grow within the profession through personal visits to college and universities as well as through direct communication with admissions officers.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university;
  • One to five (1 to 5) years of experience in college counseling, school counseling and/or school administration, and/or a related field;
  • The demonstrated ability to strategize, implement, and build constituency programs and activities, along with a talent for motivating volunteers;
  • 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;
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills; demonstrated personal solicitation experience;
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of database research and maintenance.
  • Ability to work with students, as well as volunteers of all ages;
  • Must be able to travel and work evenings and weekends as warranted.

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

No telephone inquiries.

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

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