Day School Job Openings

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  • Extended Day Assistant

    Summary: Extended Day assistants are expected to create a safe and loving environment for children both before and after the school day.  EDP assistants must be able to supervise play and engage children from one year old through sixth grade in age appropriate activities.
    Education/Certification Requirements:
    A teaching certificate and/or experience is preferred.  High school diploma is required.
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    • Engage with children and redirect them if necessary
    • Assist children during lunch: help children unpack and open lunch and clean up after the meal.
    • Help prepare daily activities: crafts, games, manipulatives.
    • Supervise afterschool homework (Kindergarten-6th grade).
    • Greet parents, as they pick up their child, in a friendly and professional manner.  Time of pick up should be documented by EDP staff.
    • Assist in cleaning up and organizing room after activities.
    • Supervise children on playground and serve children snack each afternoon.
    Additional Responsibilities
    • EDP staff will help to clean and organize the Lion’s Den during Preplanning and Postplanning.
    • Prior experience with children is preferred.
    Language Requirements
    EDP assistants must be able to effectively communicate with children age one through sixth grade.  Assistants are expected help create a harmonious environment where they work as a team with other EDP assistants.  Positive communication with parents, including feedback about the child’s day is a must.
    Physical Requirements
    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Employee should be comfortable with prolonged sitting and standing.
    • Employee should be able to lift and hold up to 50 lbs.
    • Employee should be able to squat to a child’s height and maintain eye contact at a child’s level.
    • Employee should be able to bend and reach from floor to waist several times throughout the day.
    • Employee should be able to crawl around on the floor and interact with children in their space.
    • Employee should be able to do lifting and walking as needed.
    • Employee should be able to go outside with the children, welcome parents at the gate (Early Morning drop off) in various types of weather (heat, cold and rain).
    • The employee is continuously involved with supervising and interacting with students including, but not limited to, transitioning from location to location, drop off and pick-up responsibilities, and lunch.
    General Requirements
    • Provide consistent guidance, redirection.  Adhere to and enforce discipline policies of school.
    • Provide a loving, healthy, safe environment for children.
    • Demonstrate patience when interacting with children, parents, and co-workers.
    • Arrange for substitute coverage when out for illness or personal reasons.
    • Attend school functions as required by administration
    • Support the school in word and action both on and off campus.
    • Confidentiality is required in school matters and in regard to students, their families and coworkers.
    • EDP staff must be willing to work with all age groups.  Work schedules will be determined by staffing needs.  Staff must be willing to change/adjust their work hours if needed.  Twelve month employees are expected to work school holidays and summer camp.   Nine month employees are expected to work EDP on each half day of school. 
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    The Event & Alumni Relations Coordinator is responsible for supporting the School’s advancement program as adopted by the Board of Trustees and directed by the Head of School to meet fundraising requirements of the school. The Coordinator will demonstrate an understanding of the School’s mission and programs and apply it to all school fundraising events and activities, as well as the alumni relations program. The Coordinator will provide staff support to the Director of Development.

    The Event & Alumni Relations Coordinator will report to the Director of Development.

    List of duties is listed below. The intent is not to limit but to be a starting point to ensure the successful implementation of the responsibilities of the position.

    • Work with parent volunteer committee to plan, promote, and execute the Ortega River Run, a 5-Mile Grand Prix sanctioned race that draws over 2,000 participants. Attract and retain corporate sponsors that range in contributions from $500-$20,000.
    • Provides primary staff support and leadership for the annual Dinner & Auction. Work with the parent planning committee to create event from conceptualization to execution. This includes strategic planning and budgeting, volunteer recruitment and coordination, vendor relations, income/expense tracking, event setup/execution/take down, follow-up contacts and all final reporting.
    • Under the direction of the Director of Development, provides leadership for the alumni programs for St. Mark’s, including the cultivation and stewardship of the alumni, planning special events, and seeking new contact information for input into the Raiser’s Edge database.
    • Develop and support an active Alumni Steering Committee to help the school more effectively re-establish and build relationships with alumni.
    • Maintain regular communication with alumni via events, direct contact, email blasts, Facebook and print publications.
    • Assist in developing parent connections to the School. Coordinates all school events including New Parent Orientation Night, Grandparents and Special Friends Days, Open Houses and all other community-building efforts.
    • Work with administrators, teachers and PA leaders in planning and executing all school and classroom events.
    • Manage facility rentals for outside parties. 
    • Special projects or other duties as assigned.

    • Bachelor’s Degree in the area of marketing, public relations, event planning, nonprofit management or related field.
    • Experience in event planning, marketing, fundraising, or development required. Race planning experience a plus. 
    • Highly organized with an acute attention for detail.
    • Self-starter with the ability to meet deadlines.
    • Exceptional verbal, written communication and organizational skills.
    • Proven ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships and partnerships with donors, community groups, board members, volunteers, staff and other agencies.
    • Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge and basic graphic design software a plus.
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  • Preprimary Director

    Preprimary Director

    St. Mark’s Episcopal Day School, serving children from age 1 through grade 6, is seeking a dynamic, collaborative, and engaging educator to serve as Preprimary Director, with overall responsibility for the curricular and non-curricular programs involving students and faculty in early childhood through Pre-K II (ages 1- 4). The Preprimary Director reports to the Head of School and serves as a key member of the school’s administrative team, contributing to efforts in admissions, operations, and implementation of the 2017 Strategic Plan. At the heart of the Preprimary program is the charge to help develop and nurture a learning community made up of extraordinary teachers dedicated to each and every child. Above all, the Preprimary Director should be an educator who loves children and is dedicated to seeing young learners thrive in a joyful and engaging environment.  
    • Advanced degree
    • 5 – 7 years' experience as a lead teacher
    • 2 – 3 years' experience as an administrative leader
    • Dynamic instructional leadership with a solid understanding of the developmental growth of early learners and deep optimism for young children
    • Generous spirit, positive attitude, and sense of humor

    Interested candidates should email a resume, cover letter, and three letters of reference to

    Please no phone inquiries.
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  • Accepting Resumes for Future Consideration

    If you are interested, please submit your resume. Applications for substitute positions are always welcome.
Please Address Day School Inquiries To:
Kevin R. Conklin
Head of School
St. Mark’s Episcopal Day School

Telephone: No telephone inquiries, please.
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