Independent, Nonreligious, Coeducational K-8
Director of Extended School Day Enrichment & Summer Programs
Saint Mark’s School seeks an innovative, experienced teacher/administrator to direct Saint Mark’s Extended School Day Enrichment & Summer Programs, beginning immediately. The director will lead all elements of the extended school day enrichment program and summer program, including staff hiring, professional development and evaluation, programmatic advancement, enrollment, and marketing. Candidates should have a track record of strong leadership, management, and interpersonal communication skills as well as the inclination
and experience to work in a diverse community focused on issues of inclusion, equity, and social justice. The Director of ESD-ESP reports to the Head of the Lower School. This position is full time, with benefits. Salary is dependent upon experience and education.
The extended school day enrichment program, known as the After School Club (ASC), serves students in grades K-8. The program runs from 7:30-8:20 am and from 2:30-6:30 daily. While at the ASC, students are engaged in a variety of activities that include free play, homework , time in the library, snack, and arts and crafts. Students also have the option of signing up for Adventures After School classes at an additional cost. These classes cover a range of academic, art, and athletic offerings in two rotations throughout the year. Summer programs are varied, and have included programs in theater, art, language, sports, and our Early Learners program for incoming Kindergartners.
Saint Mark’s School is an independent, nonreligious, coeducational K-8 school located in the Bay Area in San Rafael, CA, with an enrollment of 380 students. Innovative, unpretentious, and full of heart, Saint Mark’s unites an enriched, rigorous academic program with a kind and inclusive community. The school nurtures a love of learning, engagement in the community, and development of compassion and an ethical framework. Students learn and practice the intellectual, social, and emotional skills they will apply to the unique challenges and opportunities of their time; graduates stand out not only for their intellectual curiosity and pursuit of ideas, but also for their joy of learning and deep sense of responsibility to be active, engaged citizens.
Saint Mark’s has established a consistent practice of thoughtful innovation in its curricular program, focusing on 21st century skills and concepts. Highlights include the NAIS Leading Edge Award-winning Media Literacy program; well-established local and global partnerships with the Canal Alliance of San Rafael, eSibonisweni School and Kliptown Youth Program in South Africa, and Beijing Experimental Primary School #2 in China, among others; SmartBoard technology in every classroom, with a one-to-one laptop program beginning in sixth grade; Mandarin and Spanish language beginning in kindergarten; an expanded Social and Emotional Learning program being implemented currently; a commitment to differentiation across the school; and more.
Saint Mark’s is a vibrant and diverse community, and all community members continue to work towards the furthering of an inclusive and supportive school. Saint Mark’s is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and multiculturalism. Saint Mark’s salary and benefits are very competitive by both NAIS and regional standards. For more information about Saint Mark’s School, please visit our website (www.saintmarksschool.org).
Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, personal statement, resume, and list of three references via email (preferred) to email@example.com. To submit materials via mail, please send to Thad Reichley, Lower School Head, Saint Mark’s School, 39 Trellis Drive, San Rafael, CA 94903.
The deadline to submit materials is Friday, March 29th.