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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.

Application deadline: Open until filled

 

Administrative Assistant

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 Administrative Assistant.

The Administrative Assistant supports the overall efforts of the Principal and the Admissions Department and maintains a healthy working relationship with the Director of Admission and Enrollment Management, Director of Finance and Operations, Principal of the School, Director of CWSP, and all school staff and faculty.  The Administrative Assistant publicly supports the Principal, President and CEO, the Board of Directors, the Church and all school policies.

Essential Job Functions:

 Administrative 

  • Perform administrative and office support activities for the Principal in an environment that requires maturity, professionalism, and confidentiality
  • With minimal direction drafts, edits, and distributes internal and external communications on behalf of the Principal
  • Schedule meetings and develop agendas to assist the Principal
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal

 Admissions 

  • Responsible for facilitating, implementing, and managing the completion of the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship (Step Up for Students) application for new students
  • Assist in the completion of the application process of students
  • Assist in scheduling enrollment meetings with prospective families and interviews with the Corporate Work Study Department
  • Assist the Director of Admissions in the communication of admissions and tuition decisions to students and families
  • Communicate concerns to the Director of Admissions about applicants regarding academic ability, employability, and specific family concerns
  • Work in concert with the Director of Admissions and the Principal on a variety of scheduled admission events including but not limited to: Open Houses, Admission receptions, Shadow Days, and the Student Ambassador Program

Reenrollment

Step Up for Students

  • Responsible for facilitating, implementing, and managing the completion of the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship (Step Up for Students) application for renewing students
  • Ensure Step Up for Student renewal timeframes are communicated to the families
  • Follow up with the current families to ensure that the Step Up for Student renewals are complete
  • Responsible for obtaining the quarterly signatures required for the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship (Step Up for Students scholarship)

Tuition

  • Communicate the upcoming year’s tuition amounts to the families based on the Step Up for Students Award letter and consultation with the Director of Admissions and the Director of Finance
  • Ensure all families are enrolled in Smart Tuition for the upcoming year
  • Manage the monthly collection of tuition in communication with the Principal and Director of Finance.
  • Communicate with the families regarding tuition questions
  • Follow up with families regarding unpaid tuition payments in conjunction with re-enrollment for the upcoming year

Qualifications 

  • A multi-tasker with the ability to perform in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Available to work flexible hours, including Saturdays and flex hours when needed
  • Bilingual: fluent in English and Spanish, and ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and QuickBooks Online.
  • Ability to communicate with prospective and current families in a polite, systematic, and efficient manner, including appropriate and timely follow-up
  • Able to become proficient in the use of the office technology used to manage application, enrollment, tuition, recordkeeping, and correspondence.
  • Sensitivity to the ethnic, racial, socioeconomic status, and religious backgrounds of the students.
  • Possess personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of Cristo Rey Tampa High School.

 

Director of Guidance and Counseling 

This position will create and implement a comprehensive support program to promote the social, emotional, spiritual, physical, and academic development of all students. The Director of Guidance will help to create and sustain a culture of high expectations and continual support for all students, as well as promoting and enforcing a school environment that is professional and respectful of others. The Director of Guidance is responsible to the Principal in all of  his/her decisions and actions 

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’s, 504 determination meetings, and IEP meetings
  • Confers with classroom teachers, administration, support staff, community agencies and parents regarding students and their needs
  • Provides support to teachers in the delivery of counseling program related curriculum
  • Coordinates with school and community agencies to broaden the list of available resources for students
  • With the assistant principal schedules meetings with parents of students who are on academic probation and create individualized student progress plans and contracts to promote achievement;
  • 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.
  • Maintains relationships with staff from feeder middle schools
  • As requested, meets with administration to assess the viability of a particular student remaining at the school.
  • Collects and analyzes data to guide program direction and emphasis.
  • Designs and executes a college application process for all students
  • Serves on Student Support Team
  • Assists the administration in developing and executing the development of educational plans for academic success, career awareness, and personal/social growth issues.
    • Identifies and disaggregates critical data, such as grades, test scores, attendance, promotion rates, graduation and postsecondary enrollment rate
    • Coordinates standardized testing
    • Uses data to develop strategies to positively impact students
    • Follows the guidelines of the national, state and school standards for professional school counselors
    • 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

 

Associate, Corporate Work Study Program 

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 Associate, Corporate Work Study Program (CWSP). 

Cristo Rey Tampa High School is part of the national Cristo Rey Network. Cristo Rey Tampa is a Catholic, Salesian, and college preparatory high school for students of all faiths from families of limited financial means. It is co-educational and serves students of diverse backgrounds. We help our students grow intellectually, academically, spiritually, socially, and morally. 

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. To learn more about us, visit www.cristoreytampa.org 

Basic Requirements 

The CWSP Associate 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 Associate publicly supports the Director of CWSP, President and CEO, the Board of Directors, the Church and all school policies.  

The Associate supports the overall efforts of the Corporate Work Study Program. He / She focuses on communication and retention strategy with current sponsors and ensures student-workers are performing at an optimal level at their sponsors’ workplace. The Associate Director helps coordinate the transportation and employment activities with the program. 

He / She also joins in promoting the overall development of the student as a person, and the mission of the school. The school strives to build a genuinely Christian community in which students are offered love, acceptance, and discipline and challenge while empowering students to reach their full potential. The Associate should fulfill the following requirements: 

  • Ability to engage, supervise motivate and evaluate high school aged students from low-income and diverse ethnic backgrounds.
  • Sensitivity to the ethnic, racial and religious backgrounds of the students.
  • 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.
  • Advanced knowledge of Word Processing Software (Word); Electronic Mail Software; Spreadsheet Software (Excel); and Presentation software (PowerPoint). 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to handle multiple tasks. 
  • Fluency / strong conversation skills in Spanish preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to exercise good judgment are essential
  • Self- motivated, detailed oriented, and proactive in completing responsibilities and troubleshooting.
  • Valid Florida driver’s license preferred. 
  • Must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends. 
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.

  Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Helps administer the school’s Corporate Work Study Program by, procuring and coordinating job placement, overseeing student job preparation, monitoring student performance while on the job, supervising the work evaluation process.
  • Develops and maintains ongoing good relations with CWSP sponsors and the supervisors of student workers.
  • Supports the continued development of students in the workplace and beyond.   Must do job performance training, student coaching and troubleshooting behavior concerns.
  • Helps plan and execute summer training, preparation and team building sessions for new students, along with a refresher orientation of returning students.
  • Supervises the development and implementation of the CWSP transportation (to and back from sponsor job sites).
  • Assists with student recruitment and admissions process.
  • Addresses and enforces all school policies with an emphasis on discipline, professionalism and dress code.
  • Assists with event planning for job procurement, student-parent orientation, and sponsor appreciation. 
  • 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 routes for before and after school transportation; develops route maps for drivers, and establishes bus routes and schedules for the Corporate Work Study Program. 
  • Together, with the Associate Director, works to integrate the students’ school and work experiences for the academic and social development advantage of the students.
  • Attends staff meetings as required.
  • Performs other duties as requested by the Associate Director of Corporate Work Study Program.

 Application deadline: Open until filled

 

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
  • 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 

Application deadline: Open until filled

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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