Employment

Join our fabulous and fun faculty at San Juan del Sur Day School!  The Day School seeks exceptional people of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences who reflect and support our mission-driven commitment to academic excellence and to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive community.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Middle School/High School Assistant Director
San Juan del Sur Day School is now accepting applications for a Middle School/High School Assistant Director for January 2022.  The Assistant Director works closely with the School Board, parents, students, and teachers to develop, implement and refine a high quality academic program for all middle and high school students and to ensure that the academic program fully prepares each student to be successful beyond their K-12 experience.  

Duties include but are not limited to:

-Conducts observations of teachers to provide real-time feedback to academic staff and to develop professional development; uses data to model best practices at department meetings and in classes;
-Refines high school curriculum through grade 12
-Develops a college preparatory curriculum for students that aligns with international colleges and universities
-Develops a vocational track for students
-Reviews teachers lesson plans, grades/progress reports, newsletters, and other communication
-Identifies resources, curricular materials, and experiential learning opportunities for students/staff
-Collaborates with the Director of Primary School to continue to develop the vertical curriculum across departments as the school grows and expands;
-Conducts parent meetings as needed to discuss the academic and social/emotional growth of students
-Creates a system to address student discipline and behavioral concerns
-Works with international accrediting agency to complete the Engagement Review in May 2022 as well as to provide support to meet ongoing requirements
-Creates system for standardized testing for students seeking application to colleges and universities
-Assists Board of Directors in generating annual budget, five year plan
-Assists Board of Directors in the hiring of paraprofessionals and teachers
-Meets regularly with members of the School Board, Ministry of Education, Health Response Committee, PTO and other entities as needed
-Models the Core Values and contributes to a healthy school culture

Candidates with the following qualities will thrive as part of our growing Day School team:
-Leadership and team collaboration skills
-Positive interpersonal and communication skills
-Organizational skills and self-management to effectively handle multiple responsibilities
-Commitment to go above and beyond when necessary to reach goals.
-Strong planning, execution and problem solving skills
-Self-motivation
-Dependability

Minimum Requirements:
-Bachelor’s Degree in education or related field
-6-12 classroom experience
-Management experience in education or related field
-Spanish fluency a plus, but not required

Interested candidates should send resume, cover letter, and references in English to sarah@sanjuandelsurdayschool.com.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Middle School/High School Math and Science Teacher
Join our dynamic team of teachers for the 2021/2022 school year.  We are specifically looking for a Math and Science teacher for middle school and high school (grades 7-10).  Candidates should have prior classroom experience, a demonstrated understanding of adolescent development, experience teaching both differentiated learners and English language learners, strong verbal and written communication skills, and enjoy working in a shared and cooperative environment. Spanish language skills are a plus.  Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Education. Interested candidates should send resume, cover letter, and references in English to sarah@sanjuandelsurdayschool.com.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitute Teachers, Pre-K -Grade 10

San Juan del Sur Day School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, national origin, or ancestry.