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St. John's School seeks a talented and knowledgeable Service-Learning Coordinator for the Upper School (grades 9-12). The Upper School’s service learning program brings critical elements of the School’s mission to life and actively supports the development of civic-minded and socially-responsible students. This position oversees an extensive community service program that engages students in local and global communities through their support of causes, agencies, and individuals in need. Strong candidates for this unique position possess the following capacities: excellent communication and organizational skills; experience cultivating relationships with non-profit organizations; an understanding of funding, administering budgets, and coordinating events; a demonstrated interest in helping students serve others.
St. John’s School is interested in supporting faculty who see themselves as lifelong learners and model a growth mindset for students and colleagues. We expect members of our community to support the school’s mission, engage in professional development, and help further our school’s strategic initiatives, including community and inclusion.
- Develop service opportunities and programs that allow students to use knowledge and skills to address genuine community needs
- Collaborate with colleagues to create opportunities for the application of classroom learning to meet a real-world need in the community
- Promote the development of leadership, collaboration, and decision-making skills
- Serve as advisor for approximately 8-10 students and have a strong appreciation for the value of social-emotional learning (SEL)
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- Minimum 3 years of prior experience teaching or working with upper school students
- Proven ability to collaborate effectively with students, colleagues, parents, and members of a community
- An understanding and commitment to cultural competency and how to support a diverse student population of learners.