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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. 

Maintenance Technician

Job Description:
A maintenance technician will be part of a team the maintains the functionality and general appearance of the Bellarmine building complex and grounds.

Reporting Relationships:
• Daily reporting responsibilities to the Maintenance Department Manager.
• Weekly reporting responsibilities to the Facilities Director, usually in staff meetings.

• Present a professional image with your appearance, speech and behavior.
• Support the members of your team.
• Apply safety procedures and comply with access control regulations.
• Respond to email support tickets regarding maintenance issues.
• Contribute to the completion of maintenance tasks within facilities projects.
• Inspect, clean, organize and properly store equipment & supplies
• Install, operate and maintain tools, appliances and equipment.
• Maintain the campus hardscape, softscape and building envelopes.
• Evaluate, repair and maintain plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems.
• Check system diagnostics and report to the Maintenance Manager as directed.
• Communicate with the Maintenance Manager about any work that requires outside assistance.

• High school diploma/GED required
• Good communication and interpersonal skills required
• General knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems required
• Experience using hardware and tools required
• Ability to repeatedly lift 40 lbs. and climb onto ladders required
• Associates degree or professional certifications preferred
• Over 4 years of maintenance experience preferred 
• Knowledge of Hazmat and OSHA safety rules and regulations preferred
• Boiler operator preferred
• Previous work in related trades such as landscaping, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, finishing preferred

Benefits and Compensation:
Bellarmine Preparatory School offers a competitive compensation and benefit package. 

Position open until filled

Please submit your completed Bellarmine application, cover letter and resume to:
Aaron Rogers, Facilities Director
Bellarmine Preparatory School 
2300 S. Washington 
Tacoma, WA 98405 

Inquires to:
Aaron Rogers, Facilities Director

Substitute Teachers

Job Summary: Bellarmine is seeking candidates that are interested in serving as substitutes during the absence of the full-time classroom teacher.  Interested applicants should be a friendly and competent professional interested in working with adolescents in a variety of different classroom settings and disciplines.  The successful candidate performs the instructional and classroom management processes for teachers who are absent for a day or longer periods of time.  These duties include taking attendance, follow the lesson plan, explaining homework, maintaining discipline, compiling reports, and supporting the mission and values of the school.

Adhere to curriculum and lesson plans assigned by the regular teacher
Follow classroom procedures and achieve lesson goals
Assign and explain homework
Comply with all school regulations and policies at all times
Be familiar with our safety plan and associated protocols
Compile a report for the regular classroom teacher

Bachelor’s degree
Teacher or substitute certification preferred (Washington State)
Detailed oriented and able to follow written and verbal instructions
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Pass a background check
Complete Safe Environment training
Familiarity with Jesuit education

Please submit completed Bellarmine application (Teacher Application) and cover letter to:
Bill Baerg, Vice Principal of Curriculum & Instruction
2300 S. Washington St.
Tacoma, WA 98405

Job Responsibilities:  
The information contained herein is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned.     

  • Organize and lead the Bellarmine 360 high school FIRST Robotics teams.
  • Responsible for creating a program that aligns with the mission of the school in developing the whole person. 
  • Design opportunities for student leadership within the program and individual team.
  • Empower student leadership while maintaining a positive environment for all students.
  • Build relationships with students, mentors, and parents. Supervise Mentors, Volunteers/Staff.
  • Review and approve cost estimates and design calculations.
  • Communicate expectations to parents and students about what is expected of them in terms of their commitment to the team, coordinate help, maintaining equipment, purchase supplies, register for competitions, create schedules and implement team building activities. 
  • Enforce standards of performance and production quality.
  • Experience in one or more of the following technical areas is also highly desirable:  Technical Management, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Robotic Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Industrial Fabrication.
  • The team meets weekly in the fall and most weekdays and weekends during the intense six-week period known as the build season in January and March.  Meetings vary based on the activities needed to ensure preparedness for all upcoming on/off-season events. 
  • Nurture a sense of ownership among team members for their team’s robot and projects.
  • Follow all safety rules and guidelines of the FIRST Robotics program.
  • Display kindness, patience, and professionalism.
Experience leading a competitive FIRST Robotics team or an equivalent robotics program preferred.

Please submit your completed Bellarmine application, cover letter and resume to:
Kevin Meines, Activities Director
Bellarmine Preparatory School 
2300 S. Washington 
Tacoma, WA 98405 
or via email to meinesk@bellarmineprep.org by 4:00 pm on May 24, 2019.

Inquiries to:
Kristine Zelazny, Assistant to the Dean of Students 

Morning Shuttle Bus Drivers - Three Regular and Five Substitute
Full Job Description
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:

Kevin Meines, 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