School EMT / Security Officer - Full-Time: Westtown School, a Quaker, Pre-K -12th grade, co-ed, private, college preparatory day and boarding school, located in Chester County PA., offers a challenging and diverse curriculum that emphasizes action-based education, critical thinking, collaboration, service, and social action. Committed to character innovation since 1799, Westtown inspires and prepares graduates to become stewards and leaders of a better world.

The school seeks a full-time EMT/Security Officer who has:

  • EMT Certification
  • CPR/AED Certification
  • Valid Driver’s License

This position will primarily cover the Monday through Friday 2 – 10 PM shift with occasional variations as needed. This is considered an essential position and will be required to report for shifts during inclement weather.

Candidates should have:

  • A desire to contribute to Westtown’s values and mission
  • Dedication to ensuring the safety and security of Westtown students, faculty and staff
  • Reliable transportation

Competitive salary and benefits package is available. Interested qualified candidates send a cover letter and resume to: Lana Valenzuela, Director of Human Resources at http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter  and select Show All Job Openings.

Seasonal Groundskeeper: Westtown School has an immediate openings for two FT Groundskeepers for the summer, (working until August 18, 2018). Responsibilities include the maintenance of the school's landscaping and grounds & other grounds keeping tasks to maintain a safe & attractive environment. Qualified, interested candidates who wish to apply should visit http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter and select Show All Job Openings. 

Varsity Head Coach - Girls Tennis - Part Time: Westtown School, a Quaker, Pre-K -12th grade, co-ed, private, college preparatory day and boarding school, located in Chester County PA., offers a challenging and diverse curriculum that emphasizes action-based education, critical thinking, collaboration, service, and social action. Committed to character innovation since 1799, Westtown inspires and prepares graduates to become stewards and leaders of a better world. The school seeks a part-time Varsity Head Coach for our Girls Tennis team.

Position Description: The Varsity Head Coach - Girls Tennis reports to the Co-Director of Athletics.  The successful coach will instruct athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy and physical training necessary to realize a high level of individual and team success in their sport.  Instruction should lead to improved ability in the sport as well as good sportsmanship, self-discipline, self-confidence, a healthy attitude towards winning, and a sense of pride in the student-athlete’s accomplishments. A Westtown School coach will also promote the values of Westtown School and the Friends School League and uphold Westtown’s expectations of proper student behavior.

The Varsity Head Coach for Girls Tennis will:

  • Observe the rules of Westtown School, the FSL, and PAISAA
  • Present themselves with professional and appropriate attire
  • Attend Coaches Meetings
  • Evaluate Players and Select Team
  • Plan and Implement Daily Practices
  • Be responsible for team equipment and uniforms
  • Be responsible for team discipline
  • Initiate appropriate and regular communication with student-athletes and parents
  • Follow school procedures regarding transportation, injuries, participation, and meals
  • Report and follow up with athletic trainer about injuries
  • Will maintain current CPR and First Aid certification
  • Remain current with sport theories and techniques
  • Oversee assistant coach(es) and student manager
  • Keep scores and records current and available
  • Promote program via Twitter and other social media outlets
  • Assist in the enrollment of qualified student-athletes
  • Initiate program building activities with Middle and Lower School students
  • Report areas of concern immediately to Co-Directors of Athletics
  • Evaluate and Communicate program needs to Co-Director of Athletics at the end of the season
  • Write and submit individual comments on each student as scheduled

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Previous Successful Tennis Coaching Experience
  • Has the ability to manage and develop athletes at all levels
  • Demonstrates pertinent technical, theoretical and applied knowledge of tennis

A competitive salary, commensurate with experience, is available. Interested qualified candidates send a cover letter and resume to:  Lana Valenzuela, Director of Human Resources at http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter and select Show All Job Openings.

 

Technical Theater Assistant Manager – Full Time: Westtown School, a Quaker, Pre-K -12th grade, co-ed, private, college preparatory day and boarding school, located in Chester County PA., offers a challenging and diverse curriculum that emphasizes action-based education, critical thinking, collaboration, service, and social action. Committed to character innovation since 1799, Westtown inspires and prepares graduates to become stewards and leaders of a better world.

The school seeks a Technical Theater Assistant Manager who will be responsible for supporting events in the Barton-Test Theater that are not part of the Upper and Middle School theater and dance curriculum. These events will include music, concerts, movies and lectures, collection, and rentals.  The Technical Theater Assistant Manager works with the Auxiliary Programs department, the Technical Theater Director, and across the divisions and will also provide sound support for the Upper School theater productions.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the schedule and staffing for the Barton-Test Theater
  • Working with Auxiliary Programs to supervise all non-Westtown events in the theater
  • Coordinate technical support for all music programs, Lower school programs, and non-theater or dance related Upper and Middle school programs
  • Supervise tech for Upper School Joint Collection
  • Supervise sound design for Upper school theater and dance performances
  • Co-Supervise LAD
  • Maintains the theater and lighting and sound equipment
  • Provide technical support for campus events and summer programs
  • Assists with lighting design and instruction of students as needed

Candidates should have:

  • Minimum of two years professional experience in light and sound design and stage carpentry.
  • Familiar with OSHA best practices and industry safety standards.
  • Experienced with sound mixing and manual sound design, as well as ETC Ion console for lighting design

This position will work a mix of day, evening, and weekend hours to meet the needs of the school.  On-campus housing is available.

Interested qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: Lana Valenzuela, Director of Human Resources at http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter and select Show All Job Openings. 

Upper School History Teacher: Westtown School, a Quaker, Pre-K -12th grade, co-ed, private, college preparatory day and boarding school, located in Chester County PA., offers a challenging and diverse curriculum that emphasizes action-based education, critical thinking, collaboration, service, and social action. Committed to character innovation since 1799, Westtown inspires and prepares graduates to become stewards and leaders of a better world.

The school seeks an Upper School History teacher who has

  • An outstanding academic background
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • The ability to connect meaningfully with students throughout our diverse community

Candidates should have

  • At least three to five years of experience teaching high school History/Social Studies in a progressive educational environment
  • A desire to contribute to Westtown’s values and mission by fostering in students a deepening sense of civic understanding, involvement and activism
  • Enthusiasm for full participation in the coaching, advising and residential duties required of a full-time faculty member

Interested qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Lana Valenzuela, Director of Human Resources at http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter and select Show All Job Openings.  

Pre-K to 12th Grade School Psychologist - Part-Time: Westtown School, a Quaker, Pre-K -12th grade, co-ed, private, college preparatory day and boarding school, located in Chester County PA., offers a challenging and diverse curriculum that emphasizes action-based education, critical thinking, collaboration, service, and social action. Committed to character innovation since 1799, Westtown inspires and prepares graduates to become stewards and leaders of a better world.

The school seeks a part-time School Psychologist to join a team of educators focused on caring for the intellectual, physical and emotional health and wellness of students. Given the increasing complexities of children and adolescents’ lives, Westtown is committed to creating a holistic approach to supporting students, so that they can develop healthy, empathic and resilient relationships while living and learning in diverse communities.

Position Description:  The School Psychologist(s) primary goal is to support students to reach their academic, psychosocial and emotional potentials either through direct assessment, brief interventions with the student(s) or indirect interventions when working with teachers, administrators and parents.

Approximately half of the position is focused on Lower School. The other half of the position is focused on Middle and Upper School.

The Psychologist will:

For PK - 12th Grades:

  • Provide Psychodiagnostic services (testing) in the areas of intelligence, personality, sensory motor, achievement and adaptive behavior to students with suspected exceptional educational needs, grades PK - 12.
  • Supervise Psychology PhD level doctoral students who will be directly administering psychoeducational testing for students in grades PK - 12.Psychologist will supervise doctoral students work including scoring, interpreting, analyzing data, report writing and recommendations that will inform learning support plans.
  • Present results of testing to the Student Support Team (SST) in the respective division. The testing reports will also be followed up with the development of a learning support plan that will be shared with the SST, the parents, the student and the teachers.
  • Meet and consult with parents of PK - 12 students who have been formally evaluated.
  • Meet regularly with Upper School Learning Specialist, Academic Dean and Principal/ Middle School Academic Counselor and Principal.

For Lower School Direct and Indirect Services:

  • Collaborate and consult with individual teachers regarding learning or behavioral concerns about students.
  • Provide direct short-term individual and/or group counseling services to students (e.g. social skills, self-regulation skills).
  • Provide outside referrals and resources that can address and support the student of concern.
  • Develop, implement, model a comprehensive curriculum that promotes growth in children’s social-emotional lives.
  • Serve as a consultant to the Lower School Principal and Lower School Child Study Team.
  • Provide professional development for faculty.
  • Coach parents and/or organize group presentations on specific strategies or techniques to support parents in more successful ways of engaging and managing their children’s behaviors.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • State Licensed School Psychologist (PhD or PsyD) with ten or more years of experience.
  • Experience with Independent School and child/adolescent populations.
  • Experience in providing in-service training to faculty and educational programs to parents.
  • Complex decision making and critical thinking skills and sound judgment.
  • Sensitivity to privacy concerns.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to follow through with tasks.
  • Knowledge of broad and acute spectrum behavioral disorders and common learning disabilities.
  • Data analysis and evaluation skills along with solid interpersonal skills.
  • Personable and a team player.

A competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience, is available. 

Interested qualified candidates send a cover letter and resume to:  Lana Valenzuela, Director of Human Resources at http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter and select Show All Job Openings.

Groundskeeper:  Westtown School has an immediate opening for a FT, 12 month Groundskeeper.  Responsibilities include the maintenance of the school's landscaping & grounds & other grounds keeping tasks to maintain a safe & attractive environment.  Minimum one year experience in the care and maintenance of similar facilities or equivalent education specializing in Horticulture or Sports Field Turf Management.  Qualified, interested candidates who wish to apply should visit http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter & select Show All Job Openings.

Housekeeper:  Westtown School has an immediate opening for a FT, 12 month Housekeeper.  Responsibilities include the maintaining the cleanliness of the campus, offices, classrooms, public areas and rest rooms.   Qualified, interested candidates who wish to apply should visit http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter & select Show All Job Openings.

Registered Nurse: 

Westtown School has an opening starting immediately for a part-time RN in its Student Health Center.  The nurse would work afternoon /evening shifts 10-15 hours per week as a member of a team of nurses and be part of a weeknight and weekend on-call rotation for the high school boarding population.  A caring demeanor with strong assessment skills is needed to treat students from Pre K thru 12th grades. It is a 9 month, hourly position with no benefits. One year medical surgical experience is required with current CPR. Qualified, interested candidates who wish to apply should visit http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter and select Show All Job Openings.

Private Music Lesson Teachers: The Westtown School Private Music Lesson Program is seeking teachers for the 2017-2018 school year.  The program is seeking teachers on ALL instruments to be called upon as needed for regular student lessons. Teachers will be responsible for coming to campus to teach lessons in our Arts Center studios on a weekly basis as arranged with individual students. Successful candidates should be highly proficient on their instrument and have experience in teaching grades 4 to 12. Candidates should apply with a letter of interest, resume, and recent recording of your playing. Teachers are responsible for submitting all PA child clearance documents to Human Resources before being hired.  Teachers will NOT be employees of the Westtown School. Payment is organized independently with the student and their families. However, help in facilitating meeting times and payment will be provided by the Music Department. Qualified, interested candidates who wish to apply should email musiclessons@westtown.edu

School Van and Bus Drivers: Westtown School is seeking Regular Part Time Van or Bus Drivers am/pm. Salary commensurate with assignment. Current State mandated clearances and Motor Vehicle Record check required before hire. Desire experience transporting students of various ages, good oral communication skills, ability to work independently, read a map and follow written directions. Demonstrate ability to work, interact, and cooperate with others. SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS must have Class B, CDL license with current “S” endorsement and clean driving record. Qualified, interested candidates who wish to apply should visit http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter and select Show All Job Openings.

Substitute Teachers and US Tutors:  Westtown School is seeking short and long term substitute teachers, PK-12, and Upper School tutors for the 2017-2018 school year.  All subject areas are welcome.  Must have appropriate clearances. Qualified, interested candidates who wish to apply should visit http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter and select Show All Job Openings.

After School Program Assistant - Moosekids Assistant: Westtown School seeks an assistant for its after school program called Moosekids, for Grades PreK to 5th grade. The mission of the program is to offer activities, which feel like a neighborhood of children actively playing with the option of more structured experiences. The ideal candidate will understand how four- to ten-year-olds play and relax after school while facilitating ongoing communication with parents. We are looking for candidates with interests in sports, music, art, the natural world and young children. Organizational skills, a love of children and flexibility are required. The program runs Monday to Friday, 3:30 to 5:00 or 6:00 with additional hours for in-service, partial school days and vacation breaks.

Specifically, the staff will:

  • Develop connections with the Lower School children who attend Moosekids
  • Support the work and report to the Director of Auxiliary Programming
  • Provide empathetic, attentive care for children
  • Organize outdoor games
  • Create open ended, creative art projects
  • Facilitate building community
  • Help resolve the inevitable conflicts of play and sports in ways that align with Quaker practices
  • Oversee homework
  • Coordinate with Lower School on attendance and enrollment tracking
  • Maintain shared space and respect established Lower School procedures and rules
  • Communicate closely with parents about daily interactions during Moosekids

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree or working toward a Bachelors Degree
  • Experience organizing children
  • Ability to start in September

Westtown School is an EOE

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