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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT MARIN ACADEMY

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT MARIN ACADEMY

• Information Technology Support Manager (Full-Time)
• Chemistry Teacher (Temporary, Full-Time)
• After School “Crossroads” Program Coordinator (Part-Time)

Marin Academy’s mission statement “asks every individual to think, question, and create in an environment of encouragement and compassion, and challenges each person to accept the responsibilities posed by education in a democratic society.” The school is a vibrant and diverse community, and students and teachers alike continue to work towards the furthering of an inclusive and supportive school. Marin Academy is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity, and people of color and women are encouraged to apply. For more information about Marin Academy, please visit our website (www.ma.org).

• Information Technology Support Manager
Beginning July 2013 or earlier

Marin Academy seeks an Information Technology Support Manager (ITSM). The ideal candidate will be highly organized, self-directed, flexible, and curious with a proven track record of providing excellent information technology service and support. A successful candidate will demonstrate a desire to be a hands-on implementer and a strategic systems thinker. S/he must be eager to work with all members of the school community – faculty, staff, students and administrators.

The ITSM will report to the school’s Director of Technology. This is a 12-month position. Superior knowledge and skill with Apple and PC platforms is a requirement. Experience with web-based student information systems is preferred. Experience with virtualized server systems is a plus. Experience with Whipplehill’s Student Information Systems and Course Management Systems is preferred. Previous experience in a school is preferred. A Master’s degree and demonstrated experience in the educational technology arena are preferred.

The ITSM, with support from the Director of Technology and Academic Technology Coordinator (ATC), will be the help desk first responder assisting faculty, staff, students and administrators with all hardware and software needs. The ITSM will maintain student, faculty, staff, and administrator computers, networked printers/copiers/scanners, phone/voice systems (Mitel VOIP & AVST Callxpress), interactive A/V equipment, database hardware and software, wireless networks (Cisco), switches (HP ProCurve), and information back-up systems. Working with the ATC, the ITSM will over see all IT summer projects including but not limited to reimaging faculty, staff, student and administrator computers and overseeing all summertime hardware and software upgrades and installations. The ITSM, working with the Director of Technology, will stay current on new products and developments in the field of information technology and system supports. S/he will provide leadership and vision regarding best practices related to system security and functionality.

Marin Academy’s mission statement “asks every individual to think, question, and create in an environment of encouragement and compassion, and challenges each person to accept the responsibilities posed by education in a democratic society.” The school is a vibrant and diverse community, and students and teachers alike continue to work towards the furthering of an inclusive and supportive school. For the past four years, every employee of Marin Academy, ranging from part-time employees to the Head of School, has engaged in regular, consistent professional development work to advance multicultural understanding, inclusion, and equity in the school community. This work is led by the Diversity Board, a group including faculty and administrators, in conjunction with external consulting partners. Marin Academy is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity, and people of color and women are encouraged to apply. For more information about Marin Academy, please visit our website (www.ma.org).

Please send resume and letter of interest to:

Scott Young
Academic Dean
syoung@ma.org

• Chemistry Teacher Sabbatical Replacement Position
Beginning January 2014

Marin Academy seeks an experienced high school science teacher for a sabbatical leave replacement. The position will run from January to June 2014. The successful candidate should have a background in the physical sciences and be able to teach multiple levels of Chemistry and/or Physics. The MA science department values a student inquiry based approach to the discipline, emphasizes process and skill development, and works to connect curriculum and students to the world. Candidates should have a demonstrated interest in collaboration within and across departments.

Please send your resume and letter of interest to:

Nicole Stanton
Dean of Faculty
nstanton@ma.org

• Part-Time After School “Crossroads” Program Coordinator
Beginning August 2013

Marin Academy seeks an experienced educator for a half-time after school program coordinator position for the 2013-2014 school year.

Position Schedule:
50% Position – 20 hours/week
Tuesdays – Thursdays 10 am – 5 pm

Overview of the Crossroads After School Program:
Crossroads is an after school program for low-middle income seventh and eighth grade students attending public middle schools in San Rafael. Students apply to the program at the beginning of their 7th grade year and commit to the program for a two-year period. The major objective of Crossroads is to equip students with the skills they need for success in middle school, high school, college, and beyond. We believe that these students are at an important crossroads in their lives, and are committed to providing them with the support, skills, and information to improve their access to educational opportunities. For more information about Crossroads, please visit our website at www.ma.org/crossroads.

Overview of the Assistant to Crossroads Director Position:
Crossroads seeks a program coordinator for the 2013-2014 school year. The candidate will work in close partnership with the Crossroads director to develop and run core academic enrichment programming.

Responsibilities:
• Coordinate Crossroads after school program three times per week (Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays)
• Participate in designing after school program curriculum
• Recruit and train high school volunteer tutors for the after school tutorial program
• Lead tutor training meetings
• Co-lead Crossroads Fellows leadership program
• Monitor academic performance of Crossroads students
• Co-coordinate and attend 2-3 annual special events held on Saturdays
• Assist some 8th grade students in private school application process
• Manage database for all Crossroads students and their families
• Collaborate with partnering community agencies
• Attend meetings as part of the Marin Academy staff

Qualifications:
Crossroads seeks an experienced, professional candidate who is both organized in their ability to coordinate an after school program and skilled in working with middle school students from mid-to-low income families. The Crossroads program coordinator will spend about 75% of their time in the Crossroads office on the Marin Academy campus and 25% their remaining time providing direct service at the program site and partnering schools. Candidates must be personable, organized, independent, creative, flexible, and cooperative.

Minimum Requirements:
• At least 3 years teaching experience with middle school or high school age students (as a full time classroom teacher or after school program director/teacher)
• Ability to communicate with both adults and students effectively
• Ability to work within diverse communities
• Strong organizational skills
• Familiarity with basic computer software (MS Office, Internet, Email)
• A valid driver’s license and willingness to drive students in school vans
• Dedication to social justice issues

Desired Qualifications:
• Spanish speaking and writing fluency (ability to make phone calls in Spanish and translate documents)

Compensation:
Competitive salary and some benefits

How to Apply:
Interested candidates may apply by sending a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for 3 references to:

Lauren Toker, Crossroads Director
Marin Academy
1600 Mission Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901

Electronic submissions of resume and letter of interest may be sent to ltoker@ma.org.

Please no phone calls about the position. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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Marin Academy
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Nicole
Stanton