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Employment Opportunities

Serving 770 students in PK3 through 12, Episcopal Collegiate School encourages the development of students as scholars, athletes, and artists and is committed to intellectual, cultural, racial, and economic diversity. Episcopal Collegiate School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes employees of any race, color, religion, and national or ethnic origin.

Compensation and Benefits

Episcopal Collegiate offers competitive salaries, generous leave benefits, health insurance paid for the employee, and a retirement plan. Episcopal Collegiate makes other voluntary programs and benefits available to full-time employees, but does not make contributions or payments related to these programs and benefits, other than noted administrative expenses. Some of these programs and benefits include supplemental pre-tax insurance policies, such as dental, life, short-term disability, cancer, accident, heart attack, as well as flexible spending accounts for unreimbursed medical expenses and dependent childcare expenses. In addition, Episcopal Collegiate provides limited funding for continuing education for faculty and staff to attend workshops, conferences, and other programs that promote professional growth.

Current Openings

Candidates for any full-time faculty position should be experienced teachers with a demonstrated record of success working with and inspiring young people. An understanding of differentiated learning instructional techniques, vertical team experience, and comfort with full integration of technology in the classroom are critical. A Bachelor's Degree in the appropriate field of study is required; a Master's Degree and three or more years teaching experience in independent schools are preferred. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience and background.

Administrative

Administrative Assistant

The Episcopal Collegiate School is seeking a qualified, energetic individual for the position of Administrative Assistant.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College degree or equivalent experience
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Knowledge and experience in various office automation tools (Outlook, MS Word, Excel).
  • Familiarity with database entry, queries, and report generation
  • Experience in a school environment helpful but not required.

DUTIES:

  • Receive, screen and route telephone calls
  • Perform a variety of clerical and secretarial duties; assist in assuring efficient office operations
  • Schedule and arrange appointments and conferences.
  • Greet visitors, assuring they sign in and receive a visitor badge, and direct them to the appropriate campus location
  • Assist with typing and proofreading materials such as handbooks, forms and newsletters.
  • Log student late arrivals/early dismissals.
  • Compile and distribute via email each morning a brief daily announcement summary for teachers to review with students.
  • Generate reports from the school’s integrated database
  • Distribute the mail daily
  • Coordinate and communicate with the School’s Business Office on various matters.
  • Make flight and hotel reservations for teachers going to conferences.
  • Schedule parent conferences with teachers in the fall and spring
  • Order supplies for administrative office and for classrooms as needed
  • Under supervision of school nurse, administer student medications and first aid
  • Maintain a record of teacher absences
  • Arrange for substitute personnel; check in and log substitute personnel and provide them with school information; maintain timesheets; assure proper coverage of absent employees and maintain related log and reports.
  • File and maintain permanent and daily student records, including test scores, progress reports, and applications.
  • Schedule facilities / conference room use.
  • Maintain confidentiality in all matters.

COMPENSATION:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Competitive and comprehensive benefits

Advancement

Director of Annual Fund and Parent Relations

The Director of Annual Giving and Parents Auxiliary, a member of the Advancement Office reporting to the Director of Institutional Advancement, is responsible for the management and implementation of the Annual Fund as well as the parent support organizations. He/She assists with all events and needs associated with the Advancement Office

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and execute the Episcopal Collegiate Annual Fund. These efforts include, but are not limited to: recruiting and training of volunteers, comprehensive campaign materials, acknowledgment, visiting with prospective donors, solicitation of gifts, and establishment of campaign calendar.
  • Assist the Director of Advancement in establishing goals to meet and exceed for the Episcopal Collegiate School Annual Fund.
  • Articulate and market a case for support of annual giving at Episcopal Collegiate School. In addition, coordinates with the Director of Communications the writing, design and printing of all campaign communications, digital or print.
  • Responsible for providing progress reports/updates.
  • Coordinate with Alumni Affairs to establish an alumni giving program with the goal to increase alumni giving and participation.
  • Assist the Director of Institutional Advancement in identifying and cultivating leadership donors and make personal visits and solicitations. Including managing own portfolio of donors.
  • Identify corporate and foundation funding opportunities and draft grant applications.
  • Oversee the maintenance of accurate gift records, including acknowledgments and pledge reminders for all funds, campaigns and appeals.
  • Manage the Parents Auxiliary, which will hold quarterly meetings as a Board.

Other Responsibilities

The Office of Institutional Advancement at Episcopal works as a team with many shared responsibilities. As a member of the Advancement Team, this position is responsible for a variety of tasks that will arise throughout the year, ranging for donor relations, to event planning, to mailings. Events include, but are not limited to: the Parent’s Auxiliary Auction, 1998 Party, Graduation, Grandparents Day, Back to School Orientation, Wild Game Dinner, donor recognition, Wildcat round-Up, and other cultivation events.

Requirements:

  • Positive attitude.
  • Self-starter.
  • A deep understanding of best practices in regards to annual giving and strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral required.
  • Working knowledge of popular social media, in addition working knowledge in constituent database programs.
  • Ability to switch frequently between taking directions, working collaboratively, and self-direction.
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain confidently, discretion, and professionalism for all matters.
  • Willingness to meet with current and potential donors in various settings.
  • Experience with grant writing a plus.
  • Dependability, punctuality.
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Masters preferred.
  • This position reports to the Director of Institutional Advancement.

Assistant Director of Admissions

The Assistant Director Admissions, a member of the Advancement Office reporting to the Director of Institutional Advancement is responsible for furthering Episcopal Collegiate School’s strategic goal of recruiting and retaining highly qualified students and families. Episcopal seeks applicants who have a passion about all that is involved with an independent school community and who enjoy working with young children. A positive attitude, eagerness to learn, and a sincere interest in promoting Episcopal, its curriculum and programs to prospective families are essential for this role.

Primary Admission Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with developing analytical reports and statistics for the admissions process.
  • Manage admission candidates from inquiry to enrollment, to include follow-up duties in a timely manner: phone calls, letters, emails, postcards, and feeder school visits.
  • Conduct applicant interviews and manage family visits to campus.
  • Plan, coordinate and implement internal and external recruitment efforts, including but not limited to open house events, parent volunteer programs, visits, admission events, information sessions, community receptions, and other outreach events within the community.
  • Work with the Director of Institutional Advancement, the division heads, and the faculty to facilitate the retention of mission appropriate students who are currently enrolled.
  • Help create and lead a Student Ambassador program.
  • Assist the Director of Institutional Advancement in the development and implementation of outreach programs to increase applicant pool and general school awareness within the community.
  • Provide support to families in completing the admission process, including the efficient and systematic handling required documents.
  • Work with the Advancement Team to develop appropriate admissions and marketing materials. In addition, assist with management of the school website, social media and school photography.
  • Assist with the school’s international program. These efforts include, but are not limited to SEVP and I20 procedures, recruitment and securing of host families, and working with educational consultants.

Desired Qualifications and Skills:

  • An appreciation for (or the willingness to embrace) the culture and traditions of Episcopal Collegiate and the greater Little Rock community.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Self-starter.
  • A deep understanding of best practices in regards to annual giving and strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral required.
  • Working knowledge of popular social media, in addition working knowledge in constituent database programs.
  • Ability to switch frequently between taking directions, working collaboratively, and self-direction.
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain confidently, discretion, and professionalism for all matters.
  • Willingness to meet with current and potential donors in various settings.
  • Dependability, punctuality.
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Masters preferred.
  • This position reports to the Director of Institutional Advancement.
  • Proven proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel and other technological skills, to include the ability to work within a database, create spreadsheets, and generate reports.
  • At ease in all professional and social situations and helping others do the same.
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred, and the desire to work 12 months.

Lower School

Wildcat Club After-School Teachers

We are seeking energetic and dedicated part-time teachers for our Lower School's Wildcat Club after-school program. The program enrolls Pre-K through 5th grade students Monday through Friday throughout the school year. The teachers ensure that the program is making the best of the students' afterschool time and will help to plan and guide the educational and fun activities for the children on a regular basis. The hours are 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. This position is ideal for education majors in college or recent college graduates.

Applying for a Position

For teaching positions:

  • A current resume
  • A cover letter summarizing your reasons for wanting to teach at Episcopal Collegiate School
  • College, and (if applicable) post graduate school transcripts

For administrative positions:

  • A current resume
  • A cover letter summarizing the specific administrative skills you possess and the personal and professional goals you would bring to Episcopal Collegiate School.

Applicants should forward application and requested information to: facultyopenings@episcopalcollegiate.org


Episcopal Collegiate School
Jackson T. Stephens Campus
1701 Cantrell Rd.
Little Rock, AR 72201

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