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Transforming Our Future – One Student At a Time

Employment

 

Cristo Rey Tampa High School Employment Opportunities

Cristo Rey Tampa High School—a Catholic high school serving urban youth who might not otherwise have access to a quality college-preparatory education—is beginning the hiring process for the 2017-18 school year.  Cristo Rey Tampa High School is part of the national Cristo Rey Network. It is a Catholic, Salesian, and college preparatory high school for students of all faiths from families of limited financial means.  Cristo Rey Tampa is co-educational and serves students of diverse backgrounds. We help our students grow intellectually, academically, spiritually, socially, and morally.  Cristo Rey Tampa is entering its second year. We will be adding a new ninth grade class to join our founding class from 2016-17. The school will add another ninth grade class in 2018-19 and 2019-2020. 

We are currently accepting applications to fill positions in our teaching and transportation departments as well as volunteers who wish to serve alongside Cristo Rey Tampa staff and administration.  If you are seeking employment or volunteer opportunities, please review our employment profiles and follow the steps at the bottom of this page to submit an application for review.   

 

Volunteering

Cristo Rey Tampa welcomes eligible volunteers to work with our students and staff.  Anyone interested in volunteering should follow the steps outlined at the bottom of the page.  Please be sure to indicate Volunteer in the Position Desired section of the application.

All volunteers must be screened and fingerprinted through the Diocese of St. Petersburg website.  In addition, volunteers must complete the Safe Learning Environment training offered by the diocese.  Information about fingerprinting and SLE training can be found on www.dosp.org, the website for the diocese.

Volunteer tutors in Reading, English, and Math are needed.

 

Guidance

As a member of the guidance department, the person in this position will help implement a comprehensive support program to promote the social, emotional, spiritual, physical, and academic development of all students.  Anyone interested in becoming a Guidance Counselor should follow the steps outlined at the bottom of the page.  Please be sure to indicate Guidance Counselor in the Position Desired section of the application.

All potential candidates must be screened and fingerprinted through the Diocese of St. Petersburg website.  In addition, volunteers must complete the Safe Learning Environment training offered by the diocese.  Information about fingerprinting and SLE training can be found on www.dosp.org, the website for the diocese.

 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Counsels individual and/or small groups of students with academic, career and personal/social concerns
  • Assists students in developing a plan for achieving educational, career and personal/social goals
  • Consults with a variety of school-based teams to facilitate appropriate placement decisions to enhance student achievement, which includes but is not limited to exceptional student staffing, 504 determination meetings, and IEP meetings
  • Confers with classroom teachers, administration, support staff, community agencies and parents regarding students and their needs
  • Coordinates with school and community agencies to broaden the list of available resources for students
  • Receives, reviews and determines the necessary actions to be taken for all counseling referrals made by faculty/staff, parents and students
  • Builds relationships with outside counselors and clinics in order to refer students in need of additional counseling services.
  • As requested, meets with administration to assess the viability of a particular student remaining at the school.
  • Designs and executes a college application process for all students
  • Assists the administration in developing and executing the development of educational plans for academic success, career awareness, and personal/social growth issues.
  • Adheres to ethical and legal professional standards
  • Uses appropriate technology for counseling services
  • Performs other related duties, as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in counseling and/or State of Florida School Counselor certification or eligibility for Florida State certification.
  • Commitment to the mission of Cristo Rey Tampa High as a leader in the education of students from underserved populations
  • Experience and knowledge in using a computer-based system for college applications

 PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Orientation to and/or experience in a school setting. 

Teaching

Teachers at Cristo Rey Tampa High School must be dedicated to student success and willing to do whatever it takes to reach a wide range of struggling and academically gifted students. Teachers need to be technologically inclined and be able to fully integrate technology into learning.

All teachers must be screened and fingerprinted through the Diocese of St. Petersburg website.  Qualified candidates for this position will also successfully complete a Level II background screening and the Safe Environment training offered by the diocese.  Information about fingerprinting and SLE training can be found on www.dosp.org, the website for the diocese.  Anyone interested in teaching should follow the steps outlined at the bottom of the page.  Please be sure to indicate Teacher or Substitute Teacher along with the subject you are interested in teaching on the Position Desired section of the application. 

Applications are being sought for both full-time and substitute teaching positions for 2017-18:

  • Reading
  • Religious Studies
  • English
  • Math - should be able to teach Algebra and Geometry
  • Science - Biology and Chemistry
  • Spanish

Basic Requirements

Teachers for the positions above must possess the required qualifications:

  • A four-year degree from an accredited college or university
  • Florida Department of Education certification in the applicable subject area
  • Previous teaching experience at the high school level (preferred)
  • Commitment to the characteristics in the teacher profile for Cristo Rey Tampa (see Teacher Profile pdf above)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops and implements data-driven instruction 
  • Differentiates instruction in the classroom
  • Develops and frequently implements a system of progress monitoring with students
  • Uses homework effectively
  • Uses effective questioning techniques
  • Employs effective communication strategies with students and parents
  • Uses classroom time effectively 

Essential Character Traits

Mission Focused
  • Aligned with the school’s Catholic, Salesian identity
  • Committed to helping low-income students and their families
  • Places high value on the Corporate Work Study Program
  • Sets high expectations for oneself and for all students
Lifelong Learner
  • Committed to continual, meaningful and timely professional development
  • Believes that all students have the ability to learn
  • Is open to frequent classroom visits by school leaders with the emphasis on continuously improved performance as a teacher
Patient
  • Understands different learning styles of students
  • Understands and uses an effective pedagogical cycle during instruction
Concerned for the welfare of others
  • Knows the specific needs of students
  • Is aware of social, emotional, physical and spiritual needs of students
  • Committed to educating the whole child
  • Strives for social justice
Kind 
  • Uses praise consistently with students in the classroom
  • Uses a classroom management system that is based on positives and not negatives 
  • Recognizes ethical and moral behavior 
Perseverant
  • Understands the time commitment needed to be an effective teacher
  • Is willing to work longer hours to promote student success
  • Holds oneself accountable to student success
Honest
  • Willing to admit when help is needed
  • Is ethical at all times
  • Understands appropriate student-teacher relationships
Respectful
  • Works honestly with others to build trust, accomplish goals, learn from others and support peers
  • Understands the teacher’s role in student success
  • Recognizes strengths and accomplishments of students and peers
Diligent
  • Willing to try alternate teaching strategies
Culturally competent
  • Accepts all types of diversity in students and adults
  • Strives for high-quality interpersonal relationships between teachers, students, parents and staff 
Collaborative
  • Is a team player
  • Works constantly to develop trust and positive relationships
  • Willing to work in a professional learning community culture
Ability to laugh
  • Values and uses humor appropriately 
Technology competent 
  • Is willing to use technology on a consistent basis in the classroom
  • Embraces blended learning style of teaching
Innovative
  • Uses research-based best practices during classroom instruction 

 

Transportation

We are seeking a skilled, mission-driven individual who is passionate about the Cristo Rey mission, and motivated by the energy of an innovative model of school and corporate partnership to serve as the Transportation Manager.

Our Corporate Work-Study Program ("CWSP") is an integral part of our strategy. Through CWSP, our students work five days a month in a professional setting, such as law firms, hospitals, banks, insurance companies, nonprofits and government entities. Through this work, they cover more than half of the cost of their education, and they obtain a tremendous experience and education being mentored by professionals in our community.

We endeavor to support our students as learners and emerging professionals, ensuring that all our students graduate from high school and college and become the future leaders in diverse public and private sectors, corporations, service organizations, their own faith communities, and the community at large. 

All individuals interested in this position must be screened and fingerprinted through the Diocese of St. Petersburg website.  Qualified candidates for this position will also successfully complete a Level II background screening and the Safe Environment training offered by the diocese.  Information about fingerprinting and SLE training can be found on www.dosp.org, the website for the diocese.  To apply, follow the steps outlined at the bottom of the page.  Please be sure to indicate Transportation Manager in the Position Desired section of the application. 

Basic Requirements

The Transportation Manager supports the overall efforts of the Corporate Work Study Program and maintains a healthy working relationship with the Associate Director of CWSP, Director of CWSP, Principal of the School, and all school staff and faculty. The manager publicly supports the President and CEO, the Board of Directors, the Church and all school policies.

The Transportation Manager will plan, direct, coordinate and oversee all functions pertaining to the operation and maintenance for the transportation and logistics, for Cristo Rey Tampa High School and the Corporate Work Study Program. This includes personnel, equipment, and facilities. The prime concern is safe, efficient, economical transportation for students; to and from destinations within or outside the school and CWSP boundaries. 

  • Recruit drivers, develop job descriptions and oversee filling of driver personnel vacancies.
  • Hiring of drivers and manage the hiring process.
  • Implement a daily attendance system to maintain the drivers’ hours for payroll.
  • Implements and directs traffic safety training program for drivers.
  • Directs an ongoing program to ensure drivers are using proper student management skills.
  • Conducts driver evaluations and makes sound recommendations.
  • Sensitivity to the ethnic, racial and religious backgrounds of the students.
  • Ability to engage, supervise motivate and evaluate high school aged students from low-income and diverse ethnic backgrounds
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Fluency / strong conversation skills in Spanish preferred
  • Knowledge of Word Processing Software (Word); Electronic Mail Software; Spreadsheet Software (Excel); and Presentation software (PowerPoint).
  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Valid Commercial Florida driver’s license preferred.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops a long-range plan for transportation capital and personnel budgetary needs.                   
  • Achieves cost-effective practices and demonstrates responsible fiscal control over program budget.
  • Communicates with the finance department to ensure payment of bills.
  • Establishes a system to maintain transportation records and submits reports when required.
  • Recommend procurement of additional or replacement buses and disposal of old units.
  • Provides information (to include cost effective discounts) about the fleet leading to the purchase of new vehicles, declaring vehicles surplus and maintain fleet identification numbers.
  • Implements procedures that maintain safety standards in compliance with state and federal laws, along with insurance regulations, licensing, registration, and operational permits.
  • Manage the annual insurance process and ensure all drivers are included on the insurance policy for each vehicle.
  • Meets periodically with the Associate Director of the Corporate Work Study Program of the school and keeps him/her constantly informed of important issues related to responsibilities outlined herein.
  • Provides proactive customer service to achieve renewal of business partner contracts
  • Coordinates investigation of vehicle accidents and monitors post- accident remediation.
  • Implement general maintenance program with specific attention to any required safety inspections.
  • Establish vehicle performance standards and supervise operational care and management of daily fuel needs, service, maintenance and repair of all vehicles.
  • Coordinates routes for before and after school transportation; develops route maps for drivers, establishes bus routes and stops, and schedules for the Corporate Work Study Program.
  • Drives a school bus when necessary.

Application Procedures

Paid Positions

Please click on the button below labeled "CRTHS Application" to download and complete an employment application.  Save the application and email it along with your current resume, a cover letter expressing interest, two professional references, and one personal reference to Ana Cardona, Executive Assistant at employment@cristoreytampa.org.  It is most expedient to send all of the information requested in one email.  Cristo Rey Tampa will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin in the hiring process.

Volunteer Positions

Please click on the button below labeled "CRTHS Application" to download and complete an employment application.  Save the application and email it along with your current resume, a cover letter expressing interest, two professional references, and one personal reference to Principal Jim Madden and Vice Principal Julie Fouchie at volunteer@cristoreytampa.org.  It is most expedient to send all of the information requested in one email.  Cristo Rey Tampa will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin in the hiring process.

Receipt of application with other instructions will be sent shortly after receiving your completed application along with other items requested.

Application deadline:  positions are open until filled.

 

 

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