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Lake Highland Employment Opportunities

Thank you for visiting this LHPS job site. 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. We will keep your resume on file for one year. 

Lake Highland is a drug-free workplace. (Drug testing required.) 

Email us at jobs@lhps.org

We are seeking qualified applicants for the following positions:

Summary
The LHPS comprehensive art curriculum offers students dynamic instruction in the fine and performing arts. Students begin their artistic journey in Lower School in acoustic choral and music classrooms, theater spaces, and an Innovation Lab that inspires creativity. In Middle School, students continue to make new discoveries and deepen their studies of the arts by displaying their work in LHPS and local art contests, and competitively in music and drama festivals. In Upper School, 9th-12th graders experience programs with advanced classes and competitions in a variety of visual and performing arts media.

We are intensely proud of the artistic accomplishments of our talented Highlanders. Many of our graduates pursue their artistic passions in college, and some are called to careers in the arts.

The Arts Administrator is a member of the LHPS Leadership Team, attends weekly meetings representing LHPS Arts, and performs administration duties as required. This role interfaces with faculty, parents, the Advancement office, and our greater community. Other related duties as assigned.

Responsibilities
Manage the Harriett Coleman Center for the Arts (HCCA) and Staff

  • Annually evaluate staff for contract and salary adjustments
  • Respond to personnel concerns and needs
  • Manage the HCCA expenses
  • Collaborate with staff to schedule events in the HCCA and Black Box theater (BB)
  • Work with the Production Manager on the LHPS Arts Twitter and website

Serve as Head of the Arts Team

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders on articulating a cohesive vision and mission for the arts
  • Liaison with the Arts League Board, Advancement office, and other stakeholders to promote the arts
  • Represent the Arts faculty within the school and the greater community
  • Consult with the Arts faculty to schedule events in the HCCA, BB, and Bourne Chapel
  • Teach one or two Arts classes as needed
  • Work with the Arts faculty on curriculum, classroom management, and scheduling; attends events
  • Organize all art teachers’ budgets under the Arts Administrator
  • Dotted line relationship to Lower, Middle, and Upper School Directors in support of their Arts faculty direct reports
  • Observe select art faculty members at least once a semester and submit observation notes to their SharePoint folder
  • Compile and promote student accomplishments effectively
  • Write Arts Administrator’s letter and provide content to the Tartan magazine, three times per year

Manage Highlander Funds Restricted to the Arts

  • Collaborate with stakeholders on the distribution of Highlander Fund donations: funds directed to specific arts programs; and funds directed to support general arts
  • Communicate resources to the Arts faculty and manage their requests for funds

Arts League Board (ALB) Liaison

  • Attend monthly meetings, act as advisor and provide monthly arts report
  • Manage the Arts League expenses
  • Communication link between the ALB and the Arts faculty
  • Provide support for premiere Arts League programs: Applause annual publication, Arts Festival Week, projectART, Arts ProPanel, Student Arts Leadership Team - SALT Arts, Student Artists of the Year Awards

Education/Experience
Master’s degree or currently enrolled in a Master’s degree program. Broad working knowledge of art, music, and dance. Minimum of five years teaching and leadership experience in the field of visual and performing arts (art, music, or dance). Experience with relevant technologies that support visual and performing arts education. Demonstrated ability to plan, facilitate and achieve goals for the visual and performing arts. Experience in staff development; experience with curriculum development and instructional design helpful. Ability to train teachers in instructional strategies, use of technology, real-world applications, and hands-on teaching. Experience managing key stakeholder groups in the support of fine arts education.

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 September 28, 2018.  All materials should be submitted electronically as PDFs and emailed to jobs@lhps.org specifying "Arts Administrator" 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.

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 Preparatory School Upper Division seeks an Administrative Assistant to the Director of Upper School and the Associate Directors. The ideal candidate will provide outstanding customer service to all constituents of the Upper School community. He/She is a self-starter, is able to perform administrative work of a moderately complex nature, and supports general office functions. The Assistant must have a general understanding of the school year routine and academic programming. Work is performed under the supervision of the Director of Upper School. This is a full time, benefitted position. Send cover letter and resume to: jobs@lhps.org

Lake Highland Preparatory School, dedicated to developing highly competent students and life-long learners, is seeking two experienced part time robotics team coaches: one for 7th and 8th grade students and a one coach for 9-12th grade students. Applicants who embrace the ingenuity, collaboration and problem solving inherent in robotics competition and who are enthusiastic about guiding students toward independence and self-advocacy will be most successful. This is a part-time, extra-curricular position, August through May, with emphasis on the cycle of competition which runs from August through March. It may also include off-season coaching and advanced competitions beyond March. Teams meet after school hours and on weekends as necessary. Responsibility for the safety and well-being of students on campus and while traveling and participating in competitions is high priority. If teams advance in competition, travel may include out of state locations. The most suitable candidate will have a passion for mentoring young people and basic skills in computer sciences. The ideal candidate will also have working knowledge of FIRST and VEX competition but not required. Send cover letter identifying interest in either the Middle School or Upper School robotics coach position along with resume to: jobs@lhps.org 

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

We currently have a fully benefited open position as a Facilities utility person. The hours will be Wednesday to Friday 3pm to 11pm and Saturday and Sundays 10am to 6pm. Duties include trash removal of outside trash receptacles, there is a lot of pressure washing so applicant must have previous experience and be able to handling labor aspects of using pressure washing equipment.
Applicant must complete work orders to include those related to events (i.e. event set up assistance. We will provide training so the applicant can follow safety standards and wear personal protective equipment. We will provide proper parts and tools needed to complete the task successfully. Occasionally, this position may need to assist other areas per the Facilities Office Manager direction.
Additional requirements include working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, ability to write and speak clearly and the ability to work well with others in a service oriented environment. A background check and drug testing is required. We offer a competitive salary and benefit package. To apply, send resume to: jobs@lhps.org

Monday – Friday 6am to 2pm daily.
The successful candidate must have great customer service skills and a minimum of 3+ years in facilities maintenance or general maintenance repairs in a commercial setting such as office buildings, hotel/motel, and public or private schools.

Candidate must be multi-task oriented and have knowledge and experience working with lighting, painting, drywall repair, electrical, and plumbing.

Additional requirements include having a general knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Outlook for email, the ability to write and speak clearly, and the ability to work well with others in a service-oriented environment. Applicant must hold a valid driver’s license and is subject to a background check, fingerprinting, and drug testing.

This is a full-time, benefitted position. We offer a competitive salary and great benefit package. Please send resume and salary history to: jobs@lhps.org

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