Thank you for considering joining the Santa Fe Prep community. We are fortunate to have a talented and committed group of adults leading our school—teaching, mentoring, coaching and encouraging our students to do their very best, all in a culture of spirited support.
Roughly 75% of our faculty have advanced degrees in their field, and the average tenure of our faculty is over 15 years. Our administration is structured to support the teaching faculty and the many programs of our school. Many administrators also teach classes, coach sports, or volunteer for TAP, our service learning program.
To be successful as a faculty or staff member at Prep, full engagement in the life of the school is a critical component. If you are a teacher who takes great pleasure in working with colleagues and students in an atmosphere that is upbeat and ambitious, please feel encouraged to apply for appropriate openings that match your skills and interests.
OPENINGS FOR THE 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR:
Santa Fe Preparatory School seeks an Upper School English teacher who is eager to inspire students and join a professional, dynamic, and collaborative faculty. We are a diverse learning community dedicated to active inquiry and discourse. Authentic relationships, inclusive and creative pedagogy, and deep content are foundational to our purpose.
Primary job responsibilities include teaching 4-5 sections of English (with a focus on American literature in the eleventh grade). In addition, all full-time teachers lead a community service group, participate in grade-level retreats at the beginning and end of the year, advise a student club, actively contribute as a member of a grade-level team, and serve as advisor to 6-10 students per year. Beginning August, 2021.
Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree is required. A master’s degree and three years or more of teaching experience at the secondary school level is preferred. Preferred candidates will also have experience guiding/mentoring students outside the classroom.
Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to English Department Chair Leslie Smith by June 25, 2021.
Assistant to the Division Heads
The Assistant to the Division Heads is an integral member of the administrative support staff team. The individual reports to and works closely with the Middle and Upper School Heads to support the school’s mission and culture and to ensure the smooth operation of the school. Responsibilities include: scheduling appointments for the division heads, organizing events, sending correspondence to the school community, administering middle school standardized testing, coordinating student paperwork, tracking attendance for clubs and academic workshops, helping with front desk coverage as needed, and working collaboratively and closely with other members of the administrative support team.
The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to work well with a wide variety of constituents, and a strong sense of professionalism. The individual should be flexible, detail-oriented, improvement-minded, have excellent planning and computer skills, and be sensitive to confidential matters.
Prior experience and/or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
To apply for this position, please send a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to current Assistant to the Division Heads Dina Jansen.
Part-Time Advancement Associate
The Advancement Associate reports directly to the Director of Advancement and provides executive assistance to the Advancement Office. This individual promotes positive donor relations, and helps identify, cultivate, and solicit contributions to the school. Completes other duties as requested.
Responsibilities include: managing database, updating and completing data entry for constituent records including addresses, gifts, and pledges; creating monthly giving reports; generating donor acknowledgments; reconciling gift and grant totals with business office on a monthly basis; and pulling reports on constituents as needed and requested for fundraising and stewardship.
The ideal candidate will have database management experience and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other related applications (experience with Senior Systems preferred); strong interpersonal, organizational, time management, written, and verbal communication skills; pride in quality and accuracy of work; detail orientation; and strong work/personal ethics and skills in diplomacy and discretion.
Bachelor’s degree and two years related experience are preferred.
To apply for this position, please send a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to Director of Advancement Pamela Emsden.