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Lake Highland Employment Opportunities

Thank you for visiting this LHPS employment page. We invite you to send us your resume, even if you do not see a job listing especially for you. We accept resumes for all positions at any time, even if we do not have a current opening and will maintain your resume on file for one year. Send your cover letter and resume in PDF format to jobs@lhps.org

Background Screening: LHPS conducts background checks, including fingerprinting, and drug testing and may use a third party administrator. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Lake Highland is a drug-free workplace.

Lake Highland Preparatory School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We are seeking qualified applicants for the following positions:

College Advisor

Summary

Lake Highland is seeking a qualified and motivated College Advisor to provide college and academic advising to approximately 45 to 50 students, beginning with the junior class in December through graduation. This is a 12 month position reporting to the Dean of College Counseling and Guidance. The candidate will be joining a dedicated team of professionals including two college counselors, three school counselors, two assistants and a registrar.

We encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply.

Responsibilities

  • Embrace the mission, vision and culture of Lake Highland Preparatory School.
  • Partner with parents to help students navigate the college process which includes initial family meetings with students and parents, followed by multiple meetings with students.
  • Serve as primary advocate for students which includes, reviewing academic schedules, writing letters of recommendation and reaching out to college representatives when appropriate.
  • Collaborates with counseling team to plan college advising events for juniors and seniors.
  • Support school counselor initiatives and programs for freshmen and sophomores including Freshmen Focus, a one semester foundation course for ninth graders.
  • Proficient in standard technology including Naviance and SLATE.
  • Enthusiastically engage in professional development opportunities including college tours, as well as local and regional organizations.
  • Participate in faculty and grade-level meetings.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned, including occasional evening and weekend programs (e.g. Senior Kick-off meeting, Back to School Night, College Application Night).

Education/Experience

Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree and at least 3-5 years of experience in selective college admissions and/or high school college counseling. A Master’s degree is preferred.

The ideal candidate possesses the following qualities:

  • Genuine enthusiasm for working with students and helping them navigate a constantly evolving college landscape.
  • Desire and ability to establish a trusting relationship with students, parents, and college admission professionals.
  • Spirit of collaboration and willingness to support the initiatives of other team members, faculty and administration.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Commitment to supporting a growth mindset and continued ongoing professional development.
  • Professional integrity and commitment to developing cultural competencies.


How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter indicating how you would succeed in this position, a current resume, and three professional references with at least one immediate supervisor (preferably current). All materials should be submitted electronically as PDFs and emailed to jobs@lhps.org specifying "College Advisor“ in the subject line.

This position announcement is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job title and the education and skills required. This is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that are required or may be required in the future.

Head Tennis Coach

Summary

The Head Tennis coach shall coordinate the Tennis program of the school. He/ She shall coordinate the program in a manner in keeping with the the school philosophies, goals, and objectives. The Head Tennis Coach shall provide creative leadership for the boys and girls tennis programs.

We encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply.

Responsibilities

  • Attend required meetings, practices, and matches.
  • Coordinate practice and match schedules.
  • Oversee student-athlete eligibility for their sport.
  • Conduct pre and post season conditioning programs.
  • Provide Athletic Department with up to date inventory of all equipment.
  • Provide representation for the Booster Club.
  • Make Recommendations to the Athletic Director for improvements in the Tennis program.

Education/Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years Tennis Head Coaching experience.
  • Demonstrate leadership, management, and team-building skills.
  • Strong work ethic, ability to solve problems, attention to detail, and ability to maintain a culture of integrity.
  • Working knowledge of computer system functions including Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter indicating how you would succeed in this position, a current resume, and three professional references with at least one immediate supervisor (preferably current). All materials should be submitted electronically as PDFs and emailed to jobs@lhps.org specifying "Head Tennis Coach“ in the subject line.

This position announcement is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job title and the education and skills required. This is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that are required or may be required in the future.


Assistant Swim Coach and Swim Lesson Instructor

Part time (non-benefited), assistant age group swimming coaches and swim lesson instructors for Highlander Aquatics. Looking for qualified individuals who love the sport of swimming and enjoy working with children in a competitive and fun atmosphere. Hours: Monday – Thursday from 3:30 – 6:15 pm. To apply, send resume to: jobs@lhps.org

Facilities Services Manager / Property Manager

Summary

This position is responsible for the maintenance, equipment and cleaning needs of all school owned and leased properties, ensuring they meet appropriate health and safety standards.  He or she will be responsible for ensuring all facilities are clean and available for maximum use.  This position will oversee both in-house maintenance and cleaning staff as well as third-party vendors.

We encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply.

This position is available on January 6, 2020.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the in-house cleaning staff and outsourced cleaning functions
  • Ensure that preventative maintenance is appropriately scheduled and completed using scheduling software
  • Ensure that set-ups for the school’s activities are timely and accurately completed
  • Oversee the school’s capital replacement needs using planning software
  • Work with outside vendors and architects for construction projects
  • Ensure environmental compliance
  • Oversee all building functions including HVAC, plumbing and electrical
  • Establish and maintain standard operating procedures
  • Manage all facility vendor contracts
  • Ensure buildings are energy efficient
  • Maintain grounds except for those maintained by Athletics

Education/Experience

Candidates should have at least 3 years of management of school facilities or an undergraduate engineering degree.   An ability to manage people and to interact successfully with a wide variety of professionals, parents and workers is essential.  The candidate should be highly organized, a self-starter and able to see projects through to their completion.  A wide variety of knowledge of trades (HVAC, plumbing, electrical) and general construction is a must.  Knowledge of cleaning protocols is preferred.  Ability to speak both English and Spanish is preferred.


How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter indicating how you would succeed in this position, a current resume, and three professional references with at least one immediate supervisor (preferably current). The application deadline is November 15, 2019.  All materials should be submitted electronically as PDFs and emailed to jobs@lhps.org specifying "Facilities Manager“ in the subject line.

This position announcement is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job title and the education and skills required. This is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that are required or may be required in the future.

 

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