Work at Episcopal
Joining the staff of Episcopal Collegiate School means joining a unique community of people devoted to a mission much larger than themselves – that of developing students and preparing them for college and life.
Our work at Episcopal Collegiate School is demanding, exhilarating, and deeply rewarding. From the classroom teacher, to the receptionist answering the telephones, to “Chuck” at the guard house - every person on the staff of Episcopal Collegiate School works hard to foster and protect the supportive, collegial, and genuinely caring work culture that is a hallmark of this special school. Just as we teach and require of our students, every Episcopal Collegiate employee is expected to embrace our Episcopal Identity and model the School’s core values of Respect, Reverence, and Responsibility.
If you are hard-working, committed to excellence, and believe that our community might be a good fit for you, please consider the openings listed here. Episcopal Collegiate School is committed to a diverse workforce, and welcomes employees of any race, color, religion, and national or ethnic origin.
The Director of Communications, a member of the Advancement Office reporting to the Director of Institutional Advancement, is responsible for furthering Episcopal Collegiate’s school-wide communications and marketing initiatives.This position will need to incorporate multiple communications/media platforms-digital and print advertising, social media, graphic design, video, photography, copywriting-in an integrated communications approach. As the School enters a new strategic phase, all-around community engagement and connections will play a vital role in the future of Episcopal. The focus of the approach will need to be strategic and align with the School’s mission.Episcopal seeks applicants who have a passion about all that is involved with an independent school community and who enjoy working with children.
Primary Communication Duties and Responsibilities:
- Develop and implement an integrated messaging strategy that will elevate the visibility of the School consistent with its strategic plan and that realizes the needs of admissions, development, alumni relations, and the Parents’ Auxiliary.
- Create, collect and manage the content for the School’s website.
- Collect and use data to inform marketing and communication decisions, to include but not limited to the creation and placement of advertisement and other marketing materials.
- Coordinate the production schedules, track timelines, oversee photo and video library and support ongoing relationships with designers, printers, photographers and videographers.
- Coordinate media relations by serving as spokesperson for the school when appropriate, pitching stories to local, regional and national media (Independent School Magazine and other publications), and submitting press releases.
- Serve as editor, designer, and writer for the School’s annual magazine and annual report.
- Develop marketing materials for use with admission recruitment efforts.
- In conjunction with the Director of Alumni Relations help expand the school’s relationship with its alumni by engaging them in a variety of ways including alumni profile interviews to be used online and in print.
- Write and edit content for weekly electronic newsletter which is distributed to the entire school community.
- Write brand-consistent posts for the school blog.
- Coordinate with the Campus Experience Coordinator and Sports Information Director in regards to effective use of social media.
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.
- Experience in the following, but not limited to, publications, programs, brochures, banners, invitations, websites, social media platforms, magazines, signage and brand identity.
- Excellent oral and written communications skills in conjunction with strong editing skills (attention to details is critical).
- Demonstrable graphic design skills and up-to-date experience with industry leading software and technologies (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.)
- Strong planning, prioritizing, multi-tasking and organizational skills.
- Ability to work well under pressure and within strict deadlines.
- Positive attitude.
- 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 maintain confidentiality, discretion, and professionalism for all matters.
- Dependability, punctuality.
- Competent photographer.
- 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.
- Availability to attend limited evening and weekend events, e.g. Homecoming, Graduation, concerts, etc.
- This position reports to the Director of Institutional Advancement.
Interested candidates may submit their resume and cover letter directly to Matt Radtke, Director of Institutional Advancement, by email at email@example.com .
LOWER SCHOOL COUNSELOR
Primary Role: To provide a comprehensive counseling program involving education, prevention, and intervention for students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through Five. To serve as the students’ advocate and work effectively with parents, faculty, and administration to help students become healthy, confident learners. The counselor reports directly to the Director of Learning Services, and works collaboratively with the Head and Assistant Head of Lower School, as well as teaming with the counselors in the Middle and Upper Schools.
- Provide individual and group counseling as needed for students
- Communicate with parents about students’ needs
- Work collaboratively with teachers on behavior management plans
- Recognize the developmental needs of students and assist with life skills
- Implement monthly character education curriculum in classrooms
- Make referrals to resources outside the school when appropriate
- Serve as a member of the Student Support Team (Division Head, Director of Learning Services, Counselor)
- Coordinate Parent Education opportunities
- Pursue continued professional growth
- Other duties as assigned
Episcopal Collegiate School has an ongoing need for substitute teachers to fill in when the regular teacher is unable to attend. Subject matter and age groups will vary. In most cases, the regular teacher will have provided lesson plans or other instructions for the class.
ASSOCIATE TEACHER - EARLY CHILDHOOD
Episcopal Collegiate School currently has an associate position available in our Early Childhood division. Associate Teachers interact with the Lead Teacher and students on a daily basis. They are part of a dynamic team approach to early childhood education and assist in the implementation of an engaging curriculum in innovative, exciting classroom settings. Each Associate Teacher reports to their Lead Teacher and the Head of Lower School.
An ideal candidate would have the following qualifications:
- Knowledge of child development and experience with children
- Ability to meet physical demands of working with young children
- Flexibility and a desire to work in partnership with a teaching team and a grade level
- Uses time effectively and productively
This is a great opportunity for educators who want to teach in a community that focuses on the whole child and values best practices and the highest standards of teaching excellence. Familiarity with standard concepts, practice, and procedures for the early childhood age groups is preferred. The ideal candidate would have a bachelor’s degree and a current teaching license. Candidates interested in this position should fill out an application online, and may send a cover letter and resume to Cole Lester, Head of Lower School (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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' after-school 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.
PE Teacher Position/ Defensive Coordinator Football, and other coaching opportunities
Episcopal Collegiate School in Little Rock, an independent K-12 college preparatory school, is seeking enthusiastic and energetic applicants for a PE teaching position for the 2018-19 academic year. As an Episcopal PE teacher, you would be required to coach at least two different sports during the year. Other coaching opportunities are in baseball, basketball, and wrestling.
Applicants for the position must possess (or be able to obtain) a current Arkansas teaching license either K-12, or 4-12. Previous PE teaching experience is highly preferred. Additionally, must have at minimum 2 years of coaching experience in football (JV, Varsity, or higher level), be energetic, and either have or willing to obtain a CDL.
The position requires collaborative work with other teachers, coaches, and administrators. Episcopal Collegiate offers a close-knit, supportive environment and a collegial atmosphere.
Teaching Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
- Develop and implement a comprehensive age appropriate PE lesson plans for all students
- Assist students to understand the importance of being active, healthy, and fit
- Collaborate with other PE teachers to help provide the best curriculum programming for the students
- Supervise the safety and cleanliness of the locker room and gym
- Other duties as assigned
Coaching Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
- Work directly with varsity head coach in implementing his philosophy and strategies to the varsity and Jr. High student-athletes
- Create and implement an effective practice plan
- Effectively communicate with student-athletes, parents, coaches, and administrators
- Collaborate with other coaches in the Athletic Department to ensure best practices in working with our student-athletes
- Supervise the safety of your teams, as well as safety and cleanliness of the locker room and gym
Experience and Qualifications:
- A bachelor’s degree
- Should have (or be able to obtain) an Arkansas teaching license, K-12 (or 4-12 license minimum).
- Preferably have at least 2 years of teaching and coaching experience
- Possess or be willing to obtain a CDL
Resumes can be submitted online or directly to Davario Hardy, Athletic Director at email@example.com. (No phone calls please)
Episcopal Collegiate offers competitive salaries, generous leave benefits, health insurance, and a 403b 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 funding for continuing education for faculty and staff to advanced degrees, attend workshops, conferences, and other programs that promote professional growth.
Episcopal Collegiate does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, or national origin in administration of its educational programs, admission and financial aid policies, employment practices, athletic or other school-administered programs.
Applying for a Position
For teaching and administrative faculty
- A current CV or résumé
- A cover letter summarizing your interest in teaching at Episcopal Collegiate School
- Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (where applicable)
For support staff positions
- A current CV or résumé
- A cover letter summarizing the specific skills you possess and the personal and professional goals you would bring to Episcopal Collegiate School.
- Copy/ies of certificates, diplomas, or degrees (where applicable)
Applicants should forward application and requested information to: firstname.lastname@example.org