Employment

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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. 

Dean of Students
Full Job Description
Administration Application

Core Functions or Duties

  • Upholds the Mission of Bellarmine within the scope of this position;
  • Responsible for the review and implementation of school policies as it relates to student behavior;
  • Manages student attendance for grades 9-12
  • Assists advisors, teachers, and counselors to better understand and work more effectively with students demonstrating behavioral concerns;
  • Works with School Life Administrators to assure that all student events are appropriate for our school climate;
  • Communicates appropriately with parents and students regarding both disciplinary and attendance concerns;
  • Manages morning transportation program;
  • Liaison with the Tacoma Police Department and campus daytime security;
  • Directs supervision of students;
  • Helps supervise student activities as directed (parking lots, lunch proctoring, athletic events, school activities, etc.);
  • Manages Emergency Management Team and coordinates emergency drills;
  • Authors and reviews Critical Events Procedures;
  • Supervise school activities in all areas of school life.

Qualifications/Competencies

  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • Current Teaching Certification
  • Leadership experience, and Administrative Credentials preferred

Relationships
Reports to Principal. Works with School Life Administrators. 

Position open until May 8, 2019

Please submit your completed Bellarmine application, cover letter and resume to:
Cindy Davis, Principal
Bellarmine Preparatory School 
2300 S. Washington 
Tacoma, WA 98405 

Inquiries to:
Jessica Achziger, Principal’s Assistant
(253) 752-7701

Maintenance Department Manager
Full Job Description
Support Staff Application

Overview:

Bellarmine Preparatory School needs to fill the position of Maintenance Department Manager. This is a salaried position that includes administrative and managerial responsibilities. The Maintenance Department Manager will be responsible for inspecting, maintaining and repairing mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems to ensure optimal operation. The Maintenance Department Manager will work with the Facilities Director to manage contractor relationships; vendor relationships; and compliance with local, state and federal regulations.

Core Functions or Duties

  • Directly contribute to the completion of hands-on work in the department.
  • Monitor system performance and coordinate system repairs.
  • Schedule and oversee the work of maintenance technicians.
  • Collaboratively manage office moves with the IT Department.
  • Execute equipment audits and record-taking policies.
  • Execute compliance with safety and security protocols.
  • Advise the Facilities Director on provisioning supplies, tools and workspace for the maintenance team.
  • Advise the Facilities Director on the implementation of new building projects.
  • Advise the Facilities Director on bidder selection from responses to RFP’s.
  • Assist the Facilities Director with the professional development of the maintenance team.
  • Assist the Facilities Director with the development and use of the department budget.

Qualifications/Competencies

  • Bachelor’s Degree in construction related discipline preferred
  • Professional certifications related to facilities management
  • 5+ years’ experience in a facilities management position
  • Working knowledge of electrical, mechanical and HVAC systems
  • Project management, presentation and written communication skills
  • Successful experience organizing, motivating and managing the work of others
  • Current working knowledge of codes, industry standards and best practices
  • Boiler certification preferred

Relationships

Reports to Facilities Director. Works with faculty/staff, administrators, contractors, vendors and government agencies.

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
(253) 752-7701

MANDARIN TEACHING POSITION - 2019-20 School Year
Full Job Description
Teacher Application

Overview:

Bellarmine Preparatory School seeks a Mandarin instructor to build and lead a new program within Bellarmine’s World Language department, which is currently comprised of French, Japanese, and Spanish. The preferred candidate possesses the relevant educational background and prior experience necessary to successfully build and implement a new language program, and instruct students across multiple levels of high school Mandarin.

Qualifications:

  • Upper division, AP level desired
  • BA or above
  • High School Teaching experience preferred
  • Certified
Position open until filled

Please submit your completed Bellarmine application, cover letter and resume to:
Cindy Davis, Principal 
Bellarmine Preparatory School 
2300 S. Washington 
Tacoma, WA 98405 

Inquires to:
Jessica Achziger, Admin. Assistant to Principal 
(253) 752-7701

Learning Resource Center Tutor/Academic Coach:

Support Staff Application

Job Description:
The Tutor/Academic Coach directly supports students who receive academic support through the Learning Resource Center (LRC). The LRC Tutor/Academic Coach supports individualized instructional support, small group instruction and academic coaching efforts. 

Bellarmine's Learning Resource Center (LRC) is creating a strong cadre of academic tutors/coaches who are available weekly to work with students on an hourly basis through one to one and small group instruction. Hours may be during school as well as before and after school.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support management of the LRC and open labs for homework support 
  • Provide individualized tutoring in instruction and strategies as assigned by the Director
  • Provide homework planning and management support 

Qualifications:

  • Tutoring experience working with college-bound high school students 
  • Experience teaching/tutoring students with strategies for writing development, reading comprehension and study skills
  • Comfortable using technology for instructional support/facilitation 

Hours: Part-time/hourly position 


Position open until filled

Please submit your completed Bellarmine application, cover letter and resume to:
Kelly Goodsell
Learning Resource Director
Bellarmine Preparatory School 
2300 S. Washington 
Tacoma, WA 98405 

Inquires to:
Kelly Goodsell
(253) 752-7701
goodsellk@bellarmineprep.org

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!

Requirements:

  • 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
meinesk@bellarmineprep.org


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