Catlin Gabel Job Openings

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Communications Director

Position Title: Communications Director
Department: Advancement
Reports to: Director of Advancement
FTE: 1.0  Exempt 

MISSION

Catlin Gabel supports inspired learning leading to responsible action through dedicated teaching, caring relationships, a challenging curriculum, and community service. We value each person’s effort, imagination, and positive contributions to the community. We celebrate being inclusive and the partnership between family and school.

POSITION SUMMARY

Catlin Gabel is seeking an experienced Communications Director who is drawn to our mission and history in progressive education. The director will work closely with colleagues in admission and development and partner with the publications & PR director. The director will apply current best practices to develop and implement a comprehensive marketing and communication strategy that engages several audiences using multiple platforms.

SCOPE OF WORK

As a member of the Advancement team, the Communications Director develops an integrated marketing message plan for internal and external audiences to promote our mission and build our community. The director will ensure our communications reflect the school’s values and highest institutional priorities. The Communications Director reports to the Advancement Director.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Play a lead role in developing an annual communications calendar that is fully integrated and serves the school’s many audiences
  • Oversee audience research, media planning and placement in partnership with advancement colleagues, and oversee creative execution
  • Coordinate and/or create the school’s marketing materials (print and digital) including message strategy, design, and original copy writing including but not limited to:
    • Push pages
    • Admission materials
    • Head of School blog and Twitter plan
    • Division leaders’ messages
  • Oversee and manage the design and content for the school’s website by generating new content, driving strategy and reconciling submissions from multiple contributors
  • Work closely with the director of technology to maintain quality and integrity of the website and train new users
  • Work collaboratively with the Publications & PR director to develop and maintain our social media plan
  • Support the development and alumni team by consulting and assisting on appeals, philanthropy annual report, newsletters and social media campaigns
  • Work closely with Publications and PR director to manage media relations to generate press for the school, and to be a spokesperson for school closures
  • Manage urgent communications for tone, timing, and audiences
  • Serve on the Advancement committee, and make presentations to and write reports for Parent-Faculty Association and trustees
  • Promote and enforce the school’s communication policies on proper use of list serves and non-solicitation
  • Represent the school at key fundraising and community building events
  • Complete required H.R. trainings each year (CPR, First Aid, mandatory reporting, etc.)

SPECIFICJOB SKILLS

  • Clear articulation of genuine excitement for the mission of Catlin Gabel School
  • Strong writing skills
  • Demonstrated, excellent interpersonal skills connecting with and compelling a wide range of constituents
  • Eye for web and print design, experience with responsive design sites
  • Expert communications skills including copywriting, copyediting, and design
  • Advanced technical skills including Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, Survey tools, Vimeo, basic HTML, Constant Contact
  • Experience with launching a new website preferred
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with many colleagues and volunteers
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent ability to maintain and build relationships with multiple stakeholders
  • Intermediate photography and video skills
  • EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

    • Bachelor’s degree required. Masters in communications, marketing, or related field preferred
    • 5-10 years of successful experience in the communication field including extensive experience with website creation and management. School experience preferred

    *** 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 ***



Prep Cook

Position Title: Prep Cook
Department: Food Services
Reports to: Food Services Supervisor
FTE: 1.0      Non-Exempt


PRINCIPAL DUTIES
Help set up morning service area.
• Brew coffee
• Set up cash registers
• Maintains daily temperature log report on display refrigerators.
• Stock bagel bins
• Set up grab and go shelves

Prepare compound salads and salad condiments daily for salad bar
Prepare and pack to-go items for display cooler
Prepare food tray for catering services
Set up and decorates salad bars
Cook and prepare items such as hard boiled eggs, tuna and egg salad, compound salad
Wash fruit and vegetable for kitchen usage.
Keeping service area clean and well stocked focusing on salad bar and silverware and condiment areas
Prep for next day service
Assist with customer services
Help put away stock on delivery day
Deliver, set up, and break down of catering events
Assist cooks, kitchen workers and performs other duties as necessary

SCOPE OF WORK
Most work is recurring with only the number of items prepared varying.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This position is not supervisory in nature.

INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS
Regular contact with students, teachers and staff as well as limited contact with some parents.

SPECIFIC JOB SKILLS
Ability to follow instructions. Ability to be a team player. Able to work independently and/or with others and to deal well with public. Ability to work quickly and under pressure. Ability to show initiative and take responsibility. Ability to maintain a clean working environment. Must have problem solving skills. Ability to lift up to 25lbs. Physical capability of frequent lifting and bending.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
1-2 years experience in food preparation and/or culinary training is desirable, but not required. Food handlers license required.


WORKING CONDITIONS
Must be able to work under the following conditions with or without reasonable accommodation: working with various kitchen equipment including, but not limited to, ovens, grills, steamers, fryers, knives and other kitchen equipment; bending and lifting of approximately 25lbs; pushing various types of food service equipment; working under deadlines; working with sometimes irate customers; and must be available for evening, weekends, and holidays work as required.

Work schedule:
Monday - Friday 7:00 am to 3:30 pm (with a possibility of working weekends and evenings)
10 month academic year appointment


*** 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 JV Girls Tennis Coach

Position Title: Assistant JV Girls Tennis Coach
Department: Athletics
Reports to: Athletics Director
Season Salary: $3100.00

Girls Junior Varsity tennis coach needed at a private high school in Portland competing at the 4A level. We have a very successful program and are looking for an experienced coach to oversee and develop our JV Program.

The person we are seeking has excellent communication skills, the ability organize practices and to teach tennis fundamentals to players of various skill levels. The successful candidate will have not only excellent tennis references, but outstanding character references.

You would need to be available from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm Monday through Friday. Court time (2 indoor and 2 outdoor courts) is shared with the boys team so each practice day is only 90 minutes. The JV team consists of approximately 20 girls, grades 9-12. Experienced volunteer coaches are available to assist.

NFHS/OSAA Coaches Certifications (prior to hire)

Current First Aid/CPR Card (prior to hire)


*** 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

Position Title: Assistant Varsity Cross Country Coach
Department: Athletics
Reports to: Athletics Director
Season Salary: $3100.00

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)


*** 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 Girls Soccer Coach

Position Title: Middle School Girls Soccer Coach
Department: Athletics
Reports to: Athletics Director
Season Salary: $2000.00Season is September – October 2014 

   
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)


*** 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 ***


 

Temporary Custodian

Position Title: Temporary Custodian
Department: Facilities
Reports to: Custodial Supervisor
Pay Rate: $11.00/hour

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.

This is a temporary position but could possibly lead to full time.

*** 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 ***

Substitute Teachers

Position Title: Substitute Teachers
Department: Lower School

Catlin Gabel School in Portland has opportunities for Substitute Teachers in our lower school, with a specialty or focus in any, or all of the following areas: Home Room (reading, writing, social studies, mathematics), Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, art, music, wood Shop, science and PE/health.

The Catlin Gabel Lower School provides a warm environment for students from 1st grade through 5th grade.

The teachers shape the curriculum to develop the students’ capacity to think critically and deeply, to infer, experiment and question. Teachers balance and consider the needs of each student as they guide students to meet curricular expectations.

Substitute teachers work on an as-needed basis to cover teacher or teacher aide positions.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

At least 2 years’ experience teaching elementary school-age children

A Masters or Bachelor’s degree in Education or Elementary/Early Childhood Education is preferred

Experience using technology in the classroom

Candidates offered a position must be able to pass a background check through Oregon Child Care Division and Oregon Department of Education.

Candidates offered a position must provide proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

An independent pre-K through 12th grade day school in Portland, Oregon
8825 SW Barnes Road,  
Portland, Oregon 97225   |  
503-297-1894   |  
info@catlin.edu

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