Job Openings at Beaver

Please direct all inquiries and applications to Linda Feeley, Divisions Coordinator at bcdsresumes@bcdschool.org.

Athletics

Spring Coach: JV Boys Tennis Head Coach

Seeking a JV Boys Tennis Head Coach.

Upper School practices are Monday-Friday 3:45-5:30 p.m. Gameday schedule varies. Candidates should have coaching and/or competitive playing experience and a passion for the game. Stipend is competitive.

Candidates should email Assistant Director of Athletics, Alex Gould, at agould@bcdschool.org. Please include position, first, and last name in the subject line. 

Spring Coach: JV Girls Tennis Head Coach

Seeking a JV Girls Tennis Head Coach.

Upper School practices are Monday-Friday 3:45-5:30 p.m. Gameday schedule varies. Candidates should have coaching and/or competitive playing experience and a passion for the game. Stipend is competitive.

Candidates should email Assistant Director of Athletics, Alex Gould, at agould@bcdschool.org. Please include position, first, and last name in the subject line. 

Business Office

Human Resources Manager

Seeking a Human Resources Manager to begin work on June 1, 2018, or potentially sooner. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Human Resources Manager is responsible for employee relations, payroll and benefit administration, compliance with state and federal regulations relating to payroll and benefits, and business office tasks as assigned by the CFO.

Duties and Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Manage the school’s payroll and benefits administration including: health & dental insurance, 403b contributions, disability & life insurance, flexible spending accounts, workers’ compensation, unemployment compensation, and FMLA
  • Process journal entries in the accounting system for payroll and benefit transactions, and other business office entries as needed
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal regulations relating to payroll and benefits
  • Communicate with staff regarding renewals and changes to benefits. Conduct annual employee training.
  • Process new employee paperwork and enrollments
  • Prepare schedules for year-end audit, retirement plan audit, form 5500, and tax filings.
  • Issue W2s and 1099’s at year-end
  • Other tasks and projects in the business office as assigned by the CFO

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (business or accounting a plus)
  • Human resources experience required, preferably school HR experience
  • Knowledge of applicable personnel laws and regulations and benefits administration required
  • Strong analytical & computation skills and high proficiency with technology, including Excel, Word, and accounting software (experience with Blackbaud Financial Edge a plus)
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively in a service-oriented manner with a variety of members of the school community
  • Commitment to the institution’s needs; willingness to help at all levels to get the job done
  • Must enjoy working in a youth-centered academic environment
  • Flexibility and sense of humor

Candidates should e-mail a cover letter and resume to Joanne McDaniel, Associate Director of Finance, at bcdsresumes@bcdschool.org. Please include Human Resources Manager in the subject line.

Controller

Seeking a Controller to begin work on June 1, 2018. The Controller will report to the Chief Financial Officer.

Duties and Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Manage the accounting functions of the Business Office and work with other staff members to ensure accurate financial reporting
  • Support the CFO in various areas, including the preparation of financial analyses for the Finance Committee and Board of Trustees
  • Responsible for student billing and collections, in conjunction with service provider SmartTuition
  • Work closely with Admission Department on enrollment and financial aid accounting
  • Monitor and report on budgets of internal school departments
  • Manage cash and credit card accounting; gifts and investment accounting; accounts payable and bank reconciliations; and perform monthly journal entries.
  • Prepare audit schedules and support the annual audits.
  • Other tasks and projects in the business office as assigned by the CFO

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance. CPA or MBA a plus.
  • Managerial experience in a finance/accounting setting
  • Familiarity with not-for-profit accounting, ideally in a school or college
  • Strong analytical & computation skills and high proficiency with technology, including Excel, Word, and accounting software, preferably Blackbaud Financial Edge.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with a variety of members of the community, including teachers, administrators, parents and students
  • Commitment to the institution’s needs; willingness to help at all levels to get the job done
  • Must enjoy working in a youth-centered academic environment
  • Flexibility and sense of humor

Candidates should e-mail a cover letter and resume to Joanne McDaniel, Associate Director of Finance, at bcdsresumes@bcdschool.org. Please include Controller in the subject line.

English

Upper School English Teacher

Seeking a dynamic Upper School English teacher. Competitive candidates will demonstrate content expertise, knowledge in differentiated instruction and assessment, willingness and ability to design curriculum, and collaborate on and implement innovative pedagogical initiatives, including technology, that focus on a student-first, hands-on, experiential learning. Willingness to participate fully in the community beyond the classroom is essential. Candidates with Master’s Degree and/or 2-3 years teaching experience preferred.

Candidates should email a cover letter, resume, statement of education philosophy and list of four references to Linda Feeley, Divisions Coordinator, at bcdsresumes@bcdschool.org. Please include English in the subject line.

Modern Language

Middle School Spanish Teacher

Seeking a full-time Middle School Spanish Teacher for the 2018-2019 academic year. Primary responsibilities will include teaching sections of Spanish in grades 6,7,8. Additional responsibilities may include serving as an advisor. Experience and interest teaching with Comprehensible Input (CI) and storytelling (TPRS) to design engaging, student-centered content is valued. Willingness to participate fully in the community beyond the classroom is essential, as is an eagerness to collaborate with department members to design innovative curriculum.Candidates should have a native or near-native fluency in Spanish, prior teaching experience, and a passion for working with middle school students.

Candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Linda Feeley, Divisions Coordinator, at bcdsresumes@bcdschool.org. Please include “Middle School Spanish” in the subject line.

Upper School Spanish Teacher

Seeking a full-time Upper School Spanish Teacher for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Primary responsibilities will include teaching three sections of various levels of Spanish in grades 9-12. Experience and interest designing engaging, student-centered content is valued. Willingness to participate fully in the community beyond the classroom is essential, as is an eagerness to collaborate with department members to design innovative curriculum.

Candidates should have a native or near-native fluency in Spanish, prior teaching experience, and a passion for working with upper school students.

Candidates should email a cover letter, resume, statement of education philosophy, and list of four references to Linda Feeley, Divisions Coordinator, at bcdsresumes@bcdschool.org. Please include “Upper School Spanish” in the subject line.

NuVu

Coach - Designer

NuVu is reimagining K12 education by building the school of the future. NuVu is a place where students and teachers explore ideas outside of disciplinary boundaries and immerse themselves in the innovation process. Under the guidance of designers and experts, middle and high school students solve problems through a critical, rigorous, and iterative process. Our pedagogy is rooted in the architectural design studio but our team has expertise in industrial design, architecture, robotics, engineering, fashion, art, music, filmmaking, and graphic design; this diversity fosters the innovative environment that complements the passion and potential of young learners.

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NuVuX Program Designer

NuVu is reimagining K12 education by building the school of the future. NuVu is a place where students and teachers explore ideas outside of disciplinary boundaries and immerse themselves in the innovation process. Under the guidance of designers and experts, middle and high school students solve problems through a critical, rigorous, and iterative process. Our pedagogy is rooted in the architectural design studio but our team has expertise in industrial design, architecture, robotics, engineering, fashion, art, music, filmmaking, and graphic design; this diversity fosters the innovative environment that complements the passion and potential of young learners.

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NuVu Technology Coach

NuVu is reimagining K12 education by building the school of the future. NuVu is a place where students and teachers explore ideas outside of disciplinary boundaries and immerse themselves in the innovation process. Under the guidance of designers and experts, middle and high school students solve problems through a critical, rigorous, and iterative process. Our pedagogy is rooted in the architectural design studio but our team has expertise in industrial design, architecture, robotics, engineering, fashion, art, music, filmmaking, and graphic design; this diversity fosters the innovative environment that complements the passion and potential of young learners.

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Performing Arts

Part-Time Middle School Brass Teaching Artist

Seeking an experienced, student-centered music instructor to teach three group beginner/intermediate brass (trumpet, trombone, tuba) classes weekly (Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10:55-11:40 a.m.) for the 2018-2019 school year. This position is part of a team including choral, percussion, woodwind and string teachers who collaborate to develop a shared curriculum, pedagogy, and culture for the instrumental music program as well as produce concerts together.

Competitive candidates should demonstrate expertise in more than one brass instrument, excellent musicianship and artistry as a performer and teacher, knowledge of brass repertoire, curriculum and pedagogy, and experience teaching young, beginner students in a group setting. Strong classroom management skills, ability to connect with the middle school students, and the ability to differentiate instruction based on the skill level and learning styles of the students is essential to this role.

Candidates should e-mail a cover letter, resume, statement of educational philosophy and list of four references to Linda Feeley, Divisions Coordinator, at bcdsresumes@bcdschool.org. Please include MS Music, in the subject line.

Philanthropy + Engagement

Assistant Director of Philanthropy + Engagement

Seeking a self-motivated development professional with experience in annual giving-level fundraising who is searching for a position where ideas outside of traditional fundraising are encouraged and supported. The Assistant Director of Philanthropy + Engagement will be an innovative and creative thinker and doer who has a proven track record of successfully initiating and sustaining successful annual fund strategies. S/he will be intellectually curious and technologically savvy, embodying a desire to be collaborative with all members of the Beaver community.

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IDEAL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, the ability to work well with staff and volunteer leadership, and experience in annual giving-level fundraising.
  • An entrepreneurial mindset and the ability to succeed in a diverse and dynamic culture.
  • Frontline fundraising experience and a passion for creating relationships and drawing out the best in Board members, parents, alumni, and colleagues.
  • An intellectual curiosity, understanding, and enthusiasm for education and Beaver’s academic mission and philanthropic vision.
  • A sense of humor, flexibility, energy, and strong collaboration skills that include the ability to motivate peers in a culture of staff collaboration for the purpose of reaching common goals.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, with an emphasis on the ability to persuade and influence others around ideas, decisions, and financial support.

Candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and list of four references to Linda Feeley, Divisions Coordinator, at bcdsresumes@bcdschool.org. Please include P&E in the subject line.

General

Substitute Teachers


Beaver is always looking to develop its substitute teacher pool of candidates. Beaver’s curriculum and approach to teaching are designed to inspire, challenge, and mentor students as they discover their individual interests and realize their potential. As such, it is important that our substitute teacher pool be comprised of teachers who embrace these principles. Beaver also requires that our substitute teachers have, at the minimum, a bachelor’s degree. If you would like to be interviewed to be included in our substitute teacher pool, please send your cover letter and resume to bcdsresumes@bcdschool.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Beaver Country Day School is an equal opportunity employer. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, creed, handicap status, national origin, ethnicity or military veteran status in hiring or other employment practices.