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JV Girls Soccer Coach

Job Openings - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:10pm
Catlin Gabel School is seeking a JV Girls Soccer Coach   Season is Sept – Mid November Experience and Skills needed: Experience coaching high school, and/or youth soccer Experience playing varsity soccer in high school or college Outstanding knowledge of the sport of Soccer in all regards. Positive role model who exhibits and develops character in athletes. Evidence of the dynamic leadership traits required to be a successful high school soccer coach in an independent school A team builder, excellent communicator, and positive motivator   USSF - Coaching certification. C license or above desirable NFHS/OSAA Coaches Certifications (prior to hire) Current First Aid/CPR Card (prior to hire) Criminal history clearance (prior to hire) Season Salary: $3,000.00   **Catlin Gabel is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring and supporting a diverse workforce**  

Middle School Boys Soccer Coach

Job Openings - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 10:55am
Catlin Gabel School is seeking a Middle School BOYS SOCCER COACH starting fall 2014   Season is Sept – Mid November Experience and Skills needed:   Experience coaching high school, and/or youth soccer Experience playing varsity soccer in high school or college Outstanding knowledge of the sport of Soccer in all regards. Positive role model who exhibits and develops character in athletes. Evidence of the dynamic leadership traits required to be a successful high school soccer coach in an independent school A team builder, excellent communicator, and positive motivator   USSF -  Coaching certification. C license or above desirable NFHS/OSAA Coaches Certifications (prior to hire) Current First Aid/CPR Card (prior to hire) Criminal history clearance (prior to hire)   Season salary: $2,000.00.   **Catlin Gabel is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring and supporting a diverse workforce**

Lower School Assistant Librarian

Job Openings - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 11:13am
Catlin Gabel believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to the school’s success.  That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. Therefore, this position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications, and job scope, but not limit the incumbent nor the organization to just the work identified.  It is our expectation that each employee will offer his or her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors. Position Title: Lower School ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN      NON-EXEMPT Department: LOWER SCHOOL          FTE:    1.0  Reports to: LOWER SCHOOL HEAD   POSITION SUMMARY The Lower School Library Assistant shares with the Librarian the responsibility for running the Lower School library, including clerical, technical, and cataloging assistance duties. The Library Assistant is responsible for assisting faculty and students and supervising the Library when the Librarian is otherwise occupied. The person in this position must be willing to become a part of the life of the Lower School i.e. help organize events, serve on committees, etc. ESSENTIAL DUTIES • Collaborate daily with the Librarian to make sure the library, as the “hub” of our school is an effective space for learning, research, community events, etc. • Help maintain the library as an attractive, welcoming, and efficient space for developing the love of books and reading, as well as skills in research and study. • Become increasingly familiar with resources that support and enhance the curriculum. • Prepare reserve or special collections in collaboration with the librarian and teachers. • Handle reader’s advisory for students, teachers, teaching assistants, interns and parents. • Support reference services through print and electronic tools. • Help students with research needs for classroom assignments. • Assist in the building, maintaining and weeding of the collection in consultation with the Librarian. • Assist with inventory of the collection as needed. • Make recommendations for purchases of books, other media and supplies, and handle some of the ordering and accounting. • Assist the Librarian with cataloging materials in the Follett Destiny catalog using either Alliance Plus or other catalog options. Assist with catalog corrections and maintenance. • Prepare overdue notices and their distribution (mainly through e-mail). • Check-in and shelve materials, process new materials, and repair books, as well supervise these tasks when delegated to a parent or student volunteer. • Help coordinate scheduling the use of library space and equipment. • Assist teachers with borrowing audio-visual materials from ESD, including delivery and return. • Coordinate laminating services for the entire campus, and oversee the maintenance schedule of the laminating machine. • Complete other tasks as assigned. • Complete required H.R. trainings each year (CPR, first aid, mandatory reporting, handling of hazardous materials, etc.)  OTHER POSSIBLE DUTIES • Teach reading groups as workable within the library schedule as a whole, and provide assessments on students in the format requested by the homeroom teachers. • Work with teachers, teaching assistants, and University of Portland interns to develop effective strategies for using library resources for units of study. • Integrating teaching of library skills to all patrons whenever possible. • Work with the librarian in leading preschool through 5th grade story times, book talks, and library skills lessons. • Create book displays (new materials, related to a theme or special event). • Chaperone overnight class trips. • Co-plan and co-teach a four-day Experiential Days class in March. SCOPE OF WORK Work includes many tasks that require careful attention to detail. Varied tasks demand flexibility and adaptability. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Supervises parent and student volunteers in conjunction with the Librarian. Supervises students in the Library. INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS Constant, daily, direct contact with faculty, staff, interns, and students. Daily contact with parents, and occasional contact with other members of the Catlin Gabel community. Regular communication with facilities coordinator and maintenance staff for planning use of the library for other purposes. SPECIFIC JOB SKILLS Library experience in children’s services and technical library skills such as cataloging, knowledge of automated circulation systems, and print and electronic research tools required. Ability to teach library skills and research strategies formally and informally at each age level. Follett Destiny experience and background in children’s/young adult literature preferred. Knowledge of developmentally appropriate curriculum and educational practices for children preschool through young adult preferred. Ability to convey a love of literature to teachers and students. EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE Completion of library/media courses from an accredited college or university, or equivalent experience. Several years of experience providing the services listed above. WORKING CONDITIONS Academic school year schedule with additional days for library start-up and closure required. Attendance at faculty meetings, evening meetings negotiable. Attendance at faculty retreats required. 8:00 - 4:00 pm Monday - Friday.  Ability to lift 30 lbs, push or pull 100 lbs. ***  Equal employment opportunity and treatment shall be practiced by Catlin Gabel School regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability, if the employee, with or without reasonable accommodation, is able to perform the essential functions of the position ***

Assistant Varsity Cross Country Coach

Job Openings - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 3:05pm
Catlin Gabel School is seeking an Assistant Varsity Cross Country COACH starting fall 2014   Season is August – October 2014 – (with the ability to communicate with athletes year-round about their running goals) Experience and Skills needed: Experience coaching high school, and/or youth Cross Country Experience/varsity Cross Country in high school or college Experience with progressive training methods to help athletes advance their goals Outstanding knowledge of the sport in all regards Positive role model who exhibits and develops character in athletes Evidence of the dynamic leadership traits required to be a successful high school coach in an independent school A team builder, excellent communicator, and positive motivator     NFHS/OSAA Coaches Certifications (prior to hire) Current First Aid/CPR Card (prior to hire) Criminal history clearance (prior to hire)     Season salary: $3,100.00.             ***  Equal employment opportunity and treatment shall be practiced by Catlin Gabel School regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability, if the employee, with or without reasonable accommodation, is able to perform the essential functions of the position ***  

Groundskeeper

Job Openings - Tue, 05/20/2014 - 1:57pm
Catlin Gabel believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to the school’s success.  That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. Therefore, this position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications, and job scope, but not limit the incumbent nor the organization to just the work identified.  It is our expectation that each employee will offer his or her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors. One example is the school’s strategic direction toward sustainability as outlined on the sustainable school pages of the internal and external websites. Position Title:   GROUNDSKEEPER           Non-Exempt Department:     FACILITIES              FTE: 1.0 Reports to:       GROUNDS SUPERVISOR               POSITION SUMMARY: The Groundskeeper assists the Grounds Supervisor with implementing the Landscape Master Plan for Catlin Gabel School, maintains the natural, rural-agricultural and recreational-institutional landscapes.    ESSENTIAL DUTIES: The primary focus of this position is landscape maintenance with emphasis on beds, mowing, arbor care, irrigation, parking lots, walks and roads on the campus.      •  Perform routine landscape maintenance tasks as assigned including mowing, weeding, pruning, spraying, watering, fertilizing and blowing of pathways and roads. •  Follow safe work practices.  Observe safety regulations and policies described in the personnel handbook, including Hazard Communication and Lock-out programs.  Keep tools organized, shop spaces clean and aisles clear. •  Maintain parking lots, walks, roads, roofs, as well as storm and roof drains clear of debris. •  Implement Landscape, Sports Field and Hard Surface Maintenance. •  Maintain grounds-related records, participate in planning, develop and propose schedules for    landscape maintenance.  Requisition and maintain adequate material inventory.  •  Monitor irrigation schedules and watering requirements, and maintain irrigation systems. •  Perform routine maintenance of orchards and ornamental plantings. •  Assist the Director of Facilities through the Grounds Supervisor in developing the following programs: Natural  Landscape (Forest Area Management, Integration of Wetland Study and Bio-swale Areas and Storm Sewer Outflow), Rural-Agricultural Landscape (Support Division Lead Gardens, Orchard Remnants Management and Paddock Area Management) and Recreational-Institutional (Athletic Field Management, Various Play Spaces, Pathways, Roads and Parking Lots). •  Move furnishings for events. •  Maintain a professional attitude and neat appearance. •  Maintain a current Oregon Commercial Pesticide Applicator License with the following endorsements: IIHS general pests, IIHS structural pests, IIHS moss control, ornamental and turf insecticide and fungicide and ornamental and turf herbicide.  Maintains the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) required 40 hours of recertification courses every 5 years (per ODA regulations) to maintain Oregon Commercial Pesticide Applicator License. •  Assume responsibility for establishing and maintaining professional working relations with employees, applicants, visitors, co-workers, supervisor and the Catlin Gabel School Community. •  Perform additional duties as required or requested. Work with associates to complete assignments. •  Complete required H.R. trainings each year (CPR, first aid, mandatory reporting, handling of hazardous materials, etc.) SCOPE OF WORK: Responsible for routine and planned maintenance of the campus landscapes as described in the Landscape Master Plan, as visually presented on the "Landscape Use" and "Activity Zones" Campus Site Plans, and as directed by the Grounds Supervisor or Facilities Director. This position may coordinate grounds related activities involving contractors and a variety of volunteers and volunteer groups including Campus Days and Community Service Program. Performs routine tasks and other assigned duties. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS: Works daily with facilities team, frequent contact with faculty, staff and students.  Some contact with parents, trustees, alumni and visitors. Works with groups of students. SPECIFIC JOB SKILLS: •  Demonstrate the ability and willingness to communicate promptly using telephone, push to talk radios, voice mail and e-mail.  Checks voice mail and e-mail daily.  •  Demonstrate the physical ability to lift 50# and push or pull 150#. •  Demonstrate prompt arrival and daily attendance at work. •  Demonstrate the ability and willingness to follow instructions and complete work on time. •  Demonstrate the ability and willingness to safely operate tractors, motorized equipment, hand tools and all other required equipment. •  Demonstrate the ability and willingness to perform the duties described above. •  Demonstrate the ability to read written work assignments in English. •  Demonstrate respect for others and is sensitive to diversity. •  Demonstrate the ability and willingness to participate in continuing education and professional development. •  Complete scheduled tasks in a timely manner with a minimum of supervision. •  Interpersonal skills to work with a variety of students.  •  Self-motivated to complete assigned tasks. •  Ability to enhance the school’s strategic direction toward sustainability as outlined on the sustainable school pages of the internal and external websites. •  Ability to drive with trailers.   EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: •  High School diploma or GED preferred. •  Must possess, or obtain within 6 months, an Oregon Commercial Pesticide Applicator license with the following endorsements: IIHS general pests, IIHS structural pests, IIHS moss control, ornamental and turf insecticide and fungicide and ornamental and turf herbicide.  •  Classroom courses in horticulture and/or landscape technology preferred with two years landscaping (on-the-job) experience or six years’ experience in related fields. •  Valid Oregon Driver’s License and have an approved driving record. •  Background check is required.  History is interpreted based on Oregon Board of Education requirements. School bus driving preferred but not required WORKING CONDITIONS: 40 hours per week, occasion overtime, infrequent weekend work and 12 months a year employment. Working outdoors in all kinds of weather.     ***  Equal employment opportunity and treatment shall be practiced by Catlin Gabel School regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability, if the employee, with or without reasonable accommodation, is able to perform the essential functions of the position ***