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On Call Custodial

Job Openings - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 12:31pm
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 Title:           On Call Custodial                 Non Exempt Department:      FACILITIES                      Pay Rate: $11.00 hour                          Reports to:      CUSTODIAL SUPERVISOR   No experience required, just a responsible, hardworking individual. Overview: To clean and maintain assigned buildings with the Custodial Crew. Job Functions: • Clean and sanitize restrooms. • Clean chalkboards and whiteboards. • Empty trash containers. • Wash various surfaces. • Dust, sweep, vacuum, and mop classrooms, halls, offices, and other spaces within a building. • Clean windows and walls. • Clean carpets and hard floors. • Prepare for special events or activities; arrange seating, and clean up after event. • Secure building if appropriate. • Other duties as assigned. Special Requirements: The person employed for this position must be able to verify identity and employment authorization. The candidate selected for this position must complete a pre-employment record check and be approved by the State Department of Education after having a fingerprint based criminal history verification made. The selected candidate will pay for fingerprinting and Catlin Gabel will reimburse. To Apply: Go to http://www.catlin.edu/employment and submit a résumé or call Catlin Gabel School Human Resources at (503) 297-1894 x373 for information. ***  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 ***

After-School Program Teaching Assistant

Job Openings - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 11:47am
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:  After-School Program Teaching Assistant    NON EXEMPT Department:  Beginning School/After-School Programs     FTE:  .5 Reports to:  After-School Program Lead Teacher and                       After-School Program Director                           POSITION SUMMARY An After-School Program Teaching Assistant supports children and teachers in the classroom, outdoors and on field trips in the Extended Day and After-School programs. ESSENTIAL DUTIES • Assist with supervision of children in the classroom, outdoors and on field trips for the Extended Day and After-School programs. • Assist parents in picking up their children. • Assist with preparation and care of materials. • Assist with care and maintenance of the classroom environment. • Participate in planning. • Assist with all-day programs for After-School Programs. • Attend designated meetings and training sessions. • Take advantage of professional development opportunities. • Complete required H.R. trainings each year (CPR, First Aid, mandatory reporting, etc.) SCOPE OF WORK Recurring tasks include managing materials, teaching and supervising children and connecting with parents on the phone and in person.  School policy serves as guidelines.  Most work is performed under the supervision of others in a collaborative environment. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Supervises children inside and outside the classroom during Extended Day and After-School Care. INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS Daily interactions are with children, parents, supervisors and other staff of Extended Day and After-School Programs. Frequent interactions with Beginning School Head and After-School teachers. SPECIFIC JOB SKILLS Must have a basic understanding of the developmental needs of young children and enjoy working with them.  This job requires energy, empathy, flexibility and the ability to collaborate.  Good health and mobility, the ability to live 50 pounds, regular attendance, punctuality and dependability are also required. EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE High School diploma is required as well as at least one year of teaching experience with young children or documentation of attaining at least a step 8 in the Oregon Registry. May combine college coursework with experience. BS or BS from an accredited college or university, with some course work in education is desirable. WORKING CONDITIONS Most work is done in the classroom and outside playgrounds. This hourly teaching assistant position requires 20 hours per week. Hours are Monday – Friday: 1:00-3:00pm in the Extended Day Program and 3:00 to 5:00pm with After-School Programs.   ***  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 ***

After-School Program Lead Teacher

Job Openings - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 11:42am
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: After-School Program Lead Teacher       NON EXEMPT Department: Beginning School and After-School Programs FTE:     .75 Reports to: Head of Beginning School & Director of After-School Programs   POSITION SUMMARY The After-School Program Lead Teacher is responsible for planning and leading activities for young children in the Preschool Extended Day and the After School Program and maintaining the program environment.  This person also is the daily closer for the After-School Program. ESSENTIAL DUTIES • Understand the philosophy of the Extended Day (1:30 – 3:00 pm) and After-School (3:00 -6:00 pm) programs and articulates them to parents. • Plan, organize and supervise daily schedule and activities for Extended Day. • Coordinates departure from After School Program daily. • Facilitate the design and upkeep of the Extended Day environment. • Accurately prepare and distribute Extended Day daily attendance lists. • Process all After School Program lists for billing using a spreadsheet. • Plan/work at all-day programs or evening events as needed. • Train new assistants. • Stand-in for the After School Program Director in his/her absence. • Complete required H.R. trainings each year (CPR, First Aid, mandatory reporting, etc.) SCOPE OF WORK Recurring tasks are clerical, supervisory, planning, and teaching.  School policy and directives from the Head of the Beginning School and Director of After-School Programs serve as guidelines.  Most work is performed without supervision. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES The After-School Program Lead Teacher supervises children in the Extended Day and After-School programs. He/she coordinates duties for Extended Day staff. INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS The After-School Program Lead Teacher has daily contact with children, parents, teachers, the Head of Beginning School, the Director of After-School Programs, and After-School Program staff.  Some interactions include confidential information. SPECIFIC JOB SKILLS • An understanding of the developmental stages of children and the desire to facilitate a child-centered program which honors these stages • An understanding of what makes a high quality program where children are busy and feel secure and happy as individuals and in a group setting.  The creative resources to run such a program.  The ability to articulate the program verbally and in writing. • Ability to create positive, professional relationships with parents, caregivers, and colleagues • The ability to multi-task and make judgment calls and quick decisions, if necessary • Efficient organization and the ability to be accurate with details • The ability to work as a team member.  The ability to problem-solve, compromise, collaborate, be flexible, and take direction when necessary • The ability to occasionally lift 30-50 pounds and to accomplish frequent bending, squatting, stooping and kneeling • Computer skills:  Proficient with Word, Excel, and Outlook EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE At least 2 years of teaching experience in working with young children required, or documentation of attaining at least step 8.5 in the Oregon Registry; experience directing a children’s program, college work or an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Development desired. WORKING CONDITIONS The After-School Program Lead Teacher works thirty hours a week, at least 12:00pm – 6:00pm, Monday through Friday on days when there are classes at Catlin Gabel. There is some flexibility in scheduling additional hours, which are spent planning, preparing monthly billing and working at occasional all-day programs and evening events.  The teacher/coordinator spends much of his/her time in the preschool, kindergarten, and “The Village” interacting with children and staff, speaking on the phone or radio or doing computer work.  When weather permits, time will be spent outside.  Occasionally there will be field trips.   ***  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 ***

Middle School - After School Assistant

Job Openings - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:53am
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:    Middle School After-School Assistant  NON-EXEMPT Department:    AFTER SCHOOL CARE (ASC)    FTE:  .5 Reports to:      DIRECTOR OF BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL CARE PROGRAM   POSITION SUMMARY This position supports after-school activities in the Middle School, working with the Middle School ASC Supervisor. ESSENTIAL DUTIES • Help supervise Middle School students (Grades 6, 7 and 8) in the afternoon after classes dismiss. o Students may be gathered informally talking or playing games, doing homework, playing outside in designated areas, or attending school athletic events • Help explain and enforce guidelines for responsible, safe behavior in the Middle School. • Substitute for the Middle School ASC Supervisor if necessary. • Support ASC in other divisions with specific tasks as needed. • Complete required H.R. trainings each year (CPR, first aid, mandatory reporting). • Participate in paid training activities (some maybe outside regular working hours). SCOPE OF WORK • Recurring tasks are supervisory (of students).  Catlin Gabel Middle School and ASC policies and practice serve as guidelines.  Support for ASC may include LS and BS student supervision, phone and 2-way radio communication among other tasks. INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS • Daily interactions are with the MS ASC Supervisor, students, parents, ASC Director and other ASC staff. • Frequent interactions with MS Head, Assistant Head and teachers. SPECIFIC JOB SKILLS • The person in this position must enjoy working with and have a basic understanding of the developmental needs of middle school age students. • The person in this job must subscribe to the educational philosophy of Catlin Gabel and strive to nurture appropriate relationships with the students as a way to further their development. • This job requires high energy, empathy, creativity, discretion, flexibility, the ability to collaborate with team staff and the ability to follow-thorough, mobility, willingness to be active, and ability to lift 50lbs.  • Regular attendance, punctuality and dependability are also required. EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE • Must be at least 18 years of age. • High School diploma, BA or BS from an accredited college or university (with credit hours in education, child development or psychology) is desirable but not required.  • Experience working with middle school or upper elementary age students is required. LOWER SCHOOL WORKING CONDITIONS This is an hourly position and requires 10 to 15 hours per week 2:00p.m. – 6:00p.m. The daily schedule will vary and there may be opportunity for more hours of work.   ***  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 ***  

Admission Associate

Job Openings - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 1:59pm
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: Admission Associate (10 month assignment August 2014 through June 2015)  Department: ADMISSIONS  FTE:    1.0  Reports to: ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ADMISSION POSITION SUMMARY In close consultation with the rest of the admission team, the Admission Associate oversees the development, execution, management and volunteers for all admission events both on- and off-campus.  The Admission Associate also manages the Upper School student ambassador program, yield of admitted students, and the host family program for all divisions. This person supports team initiatives as needed including application processing and Summer Camps. ESSENTIAL DUTIES • Delivering excellent customer service, this person will plan admission events throughout the year such as open houses, coffees, visit days, new family events, working closely with the admission team and academic divisions to make sure events meet the school’s strategic goals for admission.  • Serve as point person to the communications office for events advertising, and to facilities and divisional administrative assistants for events logistics. • Determine need for both student and parent volunteers, ensuring their experiences are positive and productive while alleviating the work load during the busiest times of the admission cycle.  • Manage and execute the Upper School ambassador program for successful student visits and effective faculty engagement including interviewing as part of the applicant assessment process.  Manage follow up with top Upper School candidates to keep them connected with campus community throughout the application process. • Oversee Host Family Program, working with Parent Faculty Association (PFA) to ensure effective integration of new families.  Serve as office liaison to the PFA.  • Manage logistics for Catlin Gabel outreach events; organize staff and volunteers, oversee location contracts, assist with promotion. • Provide planning and support to the assistant director of admission as it relates to communication needs for recruitment events and school and community outreach. • Participate in the collation of applicant files and provide timely follow up with families on outstanding items. • Assist the Summer Camps Director including website development, outreach and marketing. • Assist the admissions team with projects as needed. SCOPE OF WORK The work supports an annual cycle of admission activities that blends set procedures as dictated by the admissions process with less formal interaction with prospective students and parents, current students and parents, and colleagues.  The position is event planning, visit management and office support. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Some supervision of office staff (reception) as needed for oversight of events. INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS Constant contact with all appropriate constituencies, including student applicants, parents of applicants, current students, current parents, alums, administrative staff and faculty representing all divisions.  Many interactions include confidential information. SPECIFIC JOB SKILLS Position requires strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication abilities with outstanding organizational and follow-through skills.  A think-on-your feet, self-starter is required for successful events and outreach.  Knowledge of educational institutions, specifically independent pre-school through 12th grade schools and Portland metropolitan area schools is preferred.  Computer skills including word processing, presentation, Excel, database, website, design and reporting skills. EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE BA or BS from an accredited college or university.  Minimum two to four years work experience. Experience with event planning, working with students and managing volunteers preferred.   Direct experience in independent day school admissions also preferred.  Experience could be substituted by college or boarding school admissions background, or independent or public school administrative experience at the divisional or development level. WORKING CONDITIONS Work environment is office-related.  Must be capable of walking around a large campus over stairs and uneven pathways.  Must be able to assist in event setup and take-down including an ability to lift 30 lbs and push or pull 100 lbs. Must be able to work independently during less active seasons of early fall and late spring, and very intensely during peak admissions season in late fall to early spring.  Early morning and evening and weekend work is required due to visits and events schedule.  Must be able to work under pressure.  Must be able to drive to run work-related errands.   ***  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 ***  

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**

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 ***