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Below please find position(s) open at Bellarmine Preparatory School located in Tacoma, Washington. Our school has made a strong commitment to diversify our faculty. We are especially interested in African-American and Hispanic applicants as there is a real need for role models and mentors for African-American and Hispanic students. Jesuit education background also preferred. Bellarmine accepts applications throughout the year for consideration as teaching positions become available. Openings, as they occur, will be posted on the website with further directions. See links to the applications below. 

Counselor - Full Time

  • Masters in Counseling
  • Certification required
  • Personal/college/academic counseling experience preferred
  • Naviance and standardized testing experience preferred
  • Commitment to working with a diverse student body
  • Excellent communication skills and a commitment to collaboration


Please submit your completed Bellarmine application, resume and cover letter to:
Jessica Achziger at

Director of Philanthropy

Job Summary: Bellarmine Preparatory School is seeking an experienced and motivated Director of Philanthropy. Reporting to the Vice President of Development, the Director of Philanthropy serves as the primary staff providing direction and leadership to Bellarmine’s Endowment and Legacy Gifts efforts.  

The Director helps to ensure the matching of major donor interest and capacity to support the strategic needs of the School. The Director is responsible for the effective implementation of all the key strategies of Bellarmine’s Second Century Endowment campaign.  The ideal candidate has significant experience in soliciting and managing Major Gifts, Endowment Gifts and Legacy Gifts and will carry an ongoing portfolio of prospects targeted for principal gifts at the five and six figure level or greater.  

Experience in a private school or education -based fundraising environment is preferred. In addition, the candidate should have excellent project management skills, strong database experience and a proven track record of working effectively with teams of volunteers and staff. This senior level position works in partnership with the President, Members of the Board of Directors and the Development committee of the Board and other key staff and donors.   

Core Functions:

  • Direct and manage the Second Century Endowment Campaign 
  • Successfully launch and sustain Bequests Campaign
  • Development Department integration and support

  • A seasoned, responsible, focused individual, with outstanding organizational skills and high level of accuracy. 
  • Experience in and knowledge of legacy fundraising and organizing Campaign efforts is highly desired. 
  • Must have a high level of computer literacy, including experience using online databases and other sources to locate financial and philanthropic information.  
  • Possess exceptional interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively with all levels of staff, volunteers, Board members, donors, and prospective donors. 
  • A specific connection to Bellarmine or Jesuit education is highly desired.  
  • Five to ten years fundraising or comparable experience relevant to the responsibilities is desired.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by February 21, 2020 to:

Dean M. Hanks, VP of Development
Bellarmine Preparatory School
2300 South Washington Street
Tacoma, WA 98405

Morning Shuttle Bus Drivers - Three Regular and Five Substitute
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Support Staff Application

Job Summary: Bellarmine Preparatory School is seeking candidates that have a few extra hours in the morning that would like to spend that time with a mission-based organization dedicated to education. We have three regular and five substitute shuttle bus driver positions for our morning routes. Applicants need to be available Monday through Friday, from 6:15-8:15 a.m. and at times until 9:15 a.m. Pay is $16.85 per hour, guaranteed 3-hours per day. Most routes are about 1 hour of driving time, 30-45 minutes for fueling and light cleaning. No CDL and no experience required, paid training provided!


  • Valid driver's license; at least 21 years old
  • Clean driving record
  • Pass a background check
  • Complete Safe Environment training
  • Punctual and reliable attendance
  • Good verbal communication skills
Position open until filled

Please submit your completed Bellarmine application and cover letter to:

Cari Harrison, Dean of Students
Bellarmine Preparatory School
2300 S. Washington St.
Tacoma, WA 98405

Employment Applications 

Please Note: These applications are created as interactive Adobe PDFs. To type your answers on one of the employment applications, you must first open the document and then select "Enable Editing." You may type directly on an application form (in the blue highlighted area only) and save it to your hard drive and e-mail it as an attachment. You can also download it and save a blank form to your computer and complete it by hand. 

Administration Application

Teacher Application

Counselor Application

Support Staff Application