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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 careers@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:

Associate Director of Primary School

Summary

The Associate Director of Primary School will assist the Lower School Director in serving the academic, social, and emotional needs of our students in grades PreK-2nd.  This position will assist the Director of Lower School in the implementation of the school’s vision, mission, and initiatives.  The Associate Director of Primary School will work with members of the Lower School administrative team to design curriculum, identify best teaching practices, and support professional learning opportunities to assist faculty in implementing best teaching practices.  The Associate Director of Primary School will communicate with parents, assist in disciplinary matters, and other duties as outlined by the Director for Lower School. 

We encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply.

Responsibilities

  • Assist the Lower School Director in creating an enthusiastic culture for learning and collaboration among students and faculty.
  • Assist the Lower School Director in the overall administration of the Primary School; interpret and enforce school policies and regulations. 
  • Support the Lower School Director in the collaborative development and implementation of the school’s mission and vision.   
  • Work with the Lower School administration to identify best teaching practices and implement a plan for professional development and learning.
  • Consistently assess curriculum to identify strengths and needs.
  • Support the Lower School faculty in grades PreK-2 with helping to facilitate a positive, effective, and orderly classroom environment.
  • Consistently be visible in classrooms to support teacher growth.
  • Coach and support teachers with best teaching practices. 
  • Assume other special activities and responsibilities as required or when directed by the Director of Lower School. 

Education/Experience

  • Candidate must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution or the international equivalent.
  • Minimum of 8 years experience in the education field
  • Experience teaching experience in primary grades.
  • Experience in implementing professional development programs.
  • A demonstrated commitment to teamwork and collaboration.

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 March 25, 2020.  All materials should be submitted electronically as PDFs and emailed to careers@lhps.org specifying "Associate Director for Primary” 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.


Lower School Front Office Receptionist

Summary

Receive visitors at the front desk with a positive, helpful attitude. Check badges and maintain visitor logs and sign out sheets for students and teachers. Direct and announce visitors appropriately, as well as answer, screen, and forward incoming calls. These being the most important roles of our receptionist. This is a 12 month, benefited position with lighter summer hours. 

We encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply.

Responsibilities

  • Greet visitors and monitor LHPS badges for security
  • Answer telephones for Lower School
  • Maintain Faculty & Staff information
  • Maintain and update lower school indoor signage
  • Help coordinate receptions for special occasion Lower School events

Education/Experience

  • Must have a High School Diploma
  • Excellent Communications Skills
  • Excellent Computer Skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, mainly Word and Excel

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 Friday, March 20th. All materials should be submitted electronically as PDFs and emailed to careers@lhps.org specifying “Lower School Front Office Receptionist” 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.


Middle School Associate Director of Student Life

Summary

Lake Highland Preparatory School is seeking an exceptional and experienced candidate to serve as an Associate Director of the Middle School, Charles Clayton Campus. This dynamic and innovative individual will work closely with the Director of the Middle School providing support to students, faculty and staff, parents, and other members of the Middle School Administrative Team.  The Associate Director is responsible for leading the Middle School in a new and exciting phase of student-life development. This individual will contribute to a culture of collaboration and innovation at Lake Highland. This is a critical leadership position that will support the Director of the Middle School in providing a school setting that helps students embrace the Mission and values of the school. Additionally, the Associate Director will cultivate and develop an understanding of the school’s Mission Statement and Honor Code and its role in our daily lives. This is a 12 month, full-time, benefited position which begins on July 1, 2020 or sooner. 

We encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply.

Responsibilities

  • Increase student leadership opportunities and oversee the Middle School mentoring program. 
  • Promote student engagement, organize student life opportunities, and provide for the needs of our students by developing a wide range of clubs and student activities.
  • Create and implement the curriculum for the middle school advisory program.  
  • Oversee all special events including, but not limited to Open House, Grandparents Day, Visitation Day, and student events. 
  • Works alongside the Social-Emotional Support Counselor to ensure the social-emotional safety of our students.  
  • Provide ongoing evaluation and classroom observations to Middle School teachers and subs, including annual reviews. 
  • Maintain the Middle School calendar and communicate details to the staff.  
  • Oversee the transportation needs between campuses and ensure the safety of the students by supporting and implementing the best practices for emergency procedures.  
  • Identify, plan, and arrange opportunities within the local community for curricular enrichment, including guest speakers, field trips, and supplemental resources. 
  • Assess and approve all Middle School field trips, including the assessing and assigning all necessary staff for field trips, class trips and off-campus activities.
  • Oversee student arrival, dismissal, lunch, and recess, including assigning staff to ensure for adequate supervision and coverage.
  • Assist the Middle School Director in creating an enthusiastic culture for learning and collaboration among students and faculty.
  • Support the Middle School Director in the collaborative development and implementation of the school’s mission and vision.
  • Support the Middle School faculty with helping to facilitate a positive, effective, and orderly classroom environment.
  • Consistently be visible in classrooms to support teacher growth.
  • Coach and support teachers with best teaching practices.
  • Assume other special activities and responsibilities as required or when directed by the Director of Middle School.

Education/Experience

  • Candidate must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution or the international equivalent, and has experience in a supervisory role with an advanced degree in educational leadership or related field.
  • Minimum of 8 years experience in the education field with teaching experience. preferably in the middle school setting.
  • Experience in implementing professional development programs.
  • A demonstrated commitment to teamwork and collaboration.

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 March 25th.  All materials should be submitted electronically as PDFs and emailed to careers@lhps.org specifying "Middle School Director of Student Life“ 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.


Upper School - School Counselor 9th through 11th Grade

Summary

Lake Highland is seeking a qualified and motivated School Counselor to provide counseling to students with social/emotional needs, and academic advising to student’s grades 9 – 11. This is a 12 month position reporting to the Dean of School Counseling. The candidate will be joining a dedicated team of professionals including two school counselors, four college 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.
  • Provide academic counseling to freshmen, sophomores and juniors in the areas of study skills, organization, and time management; act as liaison between parents, teachers, tutors, school nurse, and inter-disciplinary departments; facilitate parent-teacher conferences
  • Provide counseling to students with social/emotional needs making outside counseling referrals where appropriate  
  • Assist students with course registration/ drop or add process; schedule meetings with students and their parents to develop a four year plan; review graduation requirements 
  • Assist students and parents in the transition from 8th to 9th grade; act as liaison between students and 8th grade teachers; coordinate a planning meeting with parents; 
  • Support and assist new students and their families with their transition to LHPS; assist admissions department  with ambassador program; assist administration with the new student orientation meeting
  • Assist students with learning differences and act as a liaison with parents and the Edison Program 
  • Work with the Dean of Students when disciplinary action is required; attend Honor Court when violations of the honor code occur
  • Assist and chaperone the annual sophomore college tour, administer PSAT’s; interpret PSAT results to parents; facilitate MY Road training;
  • Provide leadership and support to homeroom teachers; participate in vertical team meetings

Education/Experience

Candidates should have a Master’s degree in counseling, psychology or related subject with a minimum of 2 years counseling experience. 

The ideal candidate possesses the following qualities:

  • Genuine enthusiasm for working with students and to assist students, parents, and faculty cooperatively and courteously. 
  • Desire and ability to establish a trusting relationship with students and parents.
  • 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 careers@lhps.org specifying "School Counselor”   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 careers@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: careers@lhps.org

Facilities Worker/Set Up

Summary

Under direction of the Office Manager/Scheduler, this position is responsible for the set up and break down time for all scheduled events on the main campus of the school. This position will complete all set-up and break down of equipment for school events in a safe and timely manner (e.g. tables, chairs, staging, pipe, drape, etc.). This position is responsible for the night shift event set-ups and breakdowns and will work closely with the Office Manager/Scheduler to ensure the equipment will be arranged according to the needs associated with the event and the event specifications. This position may be required to work weekends and holidays if required. To accomplish various jobs associated with on and off campus events and activities, this position may work with internal groups or external vendors or groups.

We encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply.

Responsibilities - Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Will be responsible for evening shift event set up
  • Must learn FS direct and check calendar daily
  • Will work closely under the guidance of the Office Manager/Scheduler for events coordination only and all set up information.
  • Take care of set up requirements of events for both day and afternoon shifts
  • May be required to stand or walk for long periods of time along with standing, stooping, pulling, pushing carts, lifting should have full use of limbs.
  • This position will also be required to possibly work weekends and holidays if required
  • Do required PM’s as required.
  • Assist in all aspects of property operations.
  • Communicate with faculty, staff, administration and parents with regard to repairs, work orders and set-ups.
  • Must use goggles, masks, gloves or other related protective equipment supplied to insure safe handling and use of chemicals and products when using or cleaning up spills.
  • Dispose of trash and debris on campus.
  • Operate machinery, hand tools and power tools.
  • Must reply and respond to emails daily when working to keep communication open. 
  • Assist contractors with access to areas as needed.
  • Assist with activities as needed.
  • Assist LHPA or parents when needed.
  • Load and unload supplies as necessary.
  • Retrieve items off campus when needed.
  • Move items around campus as needed.
  • Monitor and operate elevators.
  • Monitor and operate lift stations.
  • Open buildings and gates as needed.
  • Observe and report maintenance problems to assistant manager.
  • Pick up parts as needed (approval of manager/assistant manager required).
  • Advise manager of any extra work so a work order can be produced.
  • Physical effort required by the job includes standing, climbing stairs stooping, pulling, pushing carts, and lifting up to and move 70-85 lbs.
  • This will be completely at the discretion of Lake Highland Preparatory school if we feel it is necessary to keep the quality of work and the work processes up to standards.
  • This position will be under the immediate supervision of the Office Manager/Scheduler or Facilities manager.
  • Fill out work orders completely.

Education/Experience

  • Must have three years of experience in the maintenance, construction field and or a basic knowledge of various maintenance operations and repairs experience with commercial buildings and homes or hold a certificate of training with BOMA or facilities related job.
  • Must have basic computer knowledge and skills with email, Microsoft Outlook.
  • Must hold a valid State of Florida Driver’s License
  • Must be able to speak and write well enough to effectively communicate within the department and others without disruption of work flow.

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 careers@lhps.org specifying “Facilities Worker/Set Up’s“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.


Facilities Utility Position

Summary

The hours will be Wednesday to Friday 3pm to 11pm and Saturday and Sundays 10am to 6pm. This is a non – exempt, benefited, full-time position. Various duties include trash removal of all outside trash receptacles daily, pressure washing of sidewalks and buildings per PM’s. Pressure washing is frequent so the applicant must have previous experience and be able to handle labor aspects of using pressure washing equipment for long periods of time. Will also handle weekend event set-ups as needed.

Applicant must complete facilities generated work orders to include various general, janitorial, pressure washing, and event set-up assistance. We will provide training so the applicant can follow safety standards and wear personal protective equipment. LHPS will provide parts and tools needed to complete tasks successfully.  Occasionally, this position is required to assist other areas as needed and per the facilities managers or janitorial manager. We have occasional weekend work assigned from the Events coordinator when needed.

We encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply.

Responsibilities

  • Must reply and respond to emails daily when working to keep communication open
  • Will be responsible for the nightly trash duties for all outside cans and recycling cans within the first three hours of duty 
  • Will be responsible for cleaning sidewalks and building cobwebs
  • Responsible for daily cleaning of areas noted by requests received or for events and activities
  • Responsible for assisting with evening and weekend event set-ups and breakdowns as needed 
  • Mops floors and disinfects areas when needed
  • Loads and unloads cleaning supplies as necessary
  • Provides clean-up/sanitation of accidents, spills, and body fluids following appropriate procedures. Keep up to date note pad to register 911 calls.
  • Reports cleaning discrepancies by email to the Janitorial Supervisor
  • Creates work orders thru FS Direct to support events or extra work that should be noted
  • Completes work orders on the requested completion date
  • Writes up work orders discovered throughout daily routine for manager’s attention
  • Complies with all standard operating procedures
  • Assists facilities techs, staff, faculty, students and parents as needed and as directed by the Supervisor or Managers 
  • Follows time entry policies and procedures
  • Responsible for ordering office supplies and uniforms for the facilities staff
  • Prepares (and updates as needed) mid-year and year-end review files for the Facilities Manager
  • Monitor use and collection of recycling bins and containers
  • Cover lead porter duties as needed

Education/Experience

  • Must have at least one-year experience in the janitorial/facilities field
  • May be required to use step ladder to perform duties
  • Must be able to use backpack blower
  • Must use goggles, masks, gloves or other related protective equipment supplied to ensure safe handling and use of chemicals and products
  • Must be able to endure long hours of continuous work when called upon to do so
  • Physical effort required by the job includes standing, stooping, pulling, pushing carts, lifting up to 70-85 lbs
  • May be subject to yearly physical aptitude tests to ensure that physical capability of performing duties is present
  • Must be able to read and understand MSDS sheets and safety with chemical uses
  • Must have basic knowledge of computer skills with email and Microsoft Outlook
  • Must be able to effectively communicate (verbal and written) within the department and to others 
  • Must know how to use common commercial cleaning products; know how to measure cleaning solutions; and be alert to hazards
  • Must have ability to follow oral and/or written instructions clearly
  • Must complete yearly blood-borne pathogens training 

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 careers@lhps.org specifying "Facilities Utility Position“ 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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