Burke is a co-educational day school for grades 6-12. We emphasize a progressive, student-centered, constructivist approach to education. In addition to demonstrating expertise in their subject matter and skill in their delivery of lessons, we expect teachers to:
Run orderly but energetic classes.
Use innovative, developmentally-appropriate classroom activities and assignments designed to engage many types of students.
Include multicultural perspectives in classroom instruction.
Employ appropriate technology in the classroom, especially iPads.
Use our web-based Student Information System to write comments, report cards and post assignments.
Enjoy building curriculum through collaboration with colleagues.
Take pleasure in the company of adolescents.
Be open-minded, patient and maintain a respectful, supportive environment.
Teachers at Burke are an integral part of a lively, informal and inclusive school community; we are committed to building a diverse, multicultural faculty. Many teachers and staff serve as advisors for six to eight students. We are always looking for teachers who can enrich Burke’s community outside the classroom, especially by coaching.
We're looking for a creative, organized and energetic history teacher, who loves working with young people, to serve as a member of its faculty beginning in the fall of 2019. This full-time position may include high school and middle school courses, as well as advising in either the middle school or the high school. The ideal candidate would have teaching experience, a degree in the field, and be committed to ongoing professional development. A progressive co-educational day school for grades 6-12, we emphasize a student-centered, constructivist approach to education. We expect teachers to run orderly but energetic classes, use innovative, developmentally-appropriate classroom activities and assignments designed to engage a diverse student population, build curriculum through collaboration with colleagues, and employ appropriate technology in the classroom. Committed to building a diverse, multicultural faculty, we value open-mindedness, collegiality and the ability to use or include multicultural perspectives in classroom instruction. We expect teachers to foster a respectful, caring community, appreciate adolescents and enjoy their company. We are a lively, dedicated and cooperative school community who looks for teachers who can enrich the community outside the classroom (e.g., coach a team, lead a club, etc.). Candidates should indicate a preferred salary range when applying.
We're looking for a full time, energetic, entrepreneurial, organized, independent, flexible, and creative professional to teach, shape, implement, and grow a new, innovative high school computer science program beginning August 2019. This position will also include supporting academic technology.
Burke's computer science program follows these principles:
• Emphasize computational thinking and its interdisciplinary nature • Elevate experimentation, the courage to fail, and intrinsic motivation • Use project-based learning and standards-based grading (guided by CSTA standards) • Empower student choice with a mix of independent and structured learning • Promote accessibility to all students • Employ multiple delivery methods and resources (e.g. in-person/online/hybrid)
The ideal candidate will have teaching, curriculum development, and computer science experience, a degree in related fields, and be committed to ongoing professional development. You should relish working with young people and adults and have the social skills to explain the program, appeal to students, and partner with teachers to integrate computer science throughout the curriculum. Beyond simply being a master of specific programming languages or systems, we'd like this teacher to value the concepts inherent in computational thinking, recognize its power to solve complex, real-world problems, and design opportunities in which all Burke students can access this way of thinking and problem-solving.
Responsibilities include: • Teach four trimester-long sections of a required Introduction to Computer Science course to high school students. • Teach two trimester-long electives, titles and content to be determined; elective offerings would expand in subsequent years. • Guide students working on individual projects in computer science. • In partnership with the Director of Technology, develop and implement the computer science program and curriculum, including: -designing new courses, modifying existing courses, and building online versions of courses -budgeting for software and hardware -researching and creating menus of activities, projects, and resources for students to advance in the domains -working with teachers to facilitate integrated projects and growing this aspect of the program -tracking student achievement -gathering feedback from students and teachers to evaluate the program Some portion of this work will take place over the summer in the first few years of the program and will be stipended.
Academic Technology responsibilities include: • Train, orient, and support teachers and students to use the Student Information System (SIS), iPads, online learning tools, and other types of technology to facilitate learning and teaching. • Work one-on-one with teachers. • Suggest and implement best practices for advancing the use of academic technology.
We're looking for an energetic, creative and organized assistant varsity softball coach, who loves working with young people, to serve as a member of our coaching staff beginning in March of 2019. This position will be part-time and require an open mid – late afternoon and evening schedule. The ideal candidate will have softball experience and be committed to professional development. Primary responsibilities will include but not be limited to constructing a safe and welcoming environment that allows student athletes to learn, develop and excel. In addition the candidate will be committed to teaching and emphasizing life lessons outside of just the sport. The candidate must communicate effectively with both children and adults and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills. All candidates must be certified, or able to obtain certification in CPR.
We're looking for an energetic, creative and organized assistant track and field coach, who loves working with young people, to serve as a member of our coaching staff beginning in March of 2019. This position will be part-time and require an open mid – late afternoon and evening schedule. The ideal candidate will have track and field experience and be committed to professional development. Primary responsibilities will include but not be limited to constructing a safe and welcoming environment that allows student athletes to learn, develop and excel. In addition the candidate will be committed to teaching and emphasizing life lessons outside of just the sport. The candidate must communicate effectively with both children and adults and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills. All candidates must be certified, or able to obtain certification in CPR.
JOB SUMMARY We're looking for a part time Director of Summer Programs to oversee the development and management of all program offerings, to oversee the financial and marketing operations of summer programs, and to serve as the point of contact for all communications regarding summer programs. Start date is July 1 2019.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Plan, direct, and supervise all summer programs and summer programs staff Organize and carry out marketing in conjunction with the Communications and Marketing Office to recruit students to participate in summer programs Create and maintain program budget, and oversee financial operation of programs in conjunction with the Business Office Oversee program registration Serve as the primary contact for all parents and student inquires related to summer programs Other duties as assigned
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Education/Experience: BA required 3-5 years of experience in directing summer programs Familiarity with independent schools
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Possess experience creating summer programs Possess strong verbal and written communications skills Excellent interpersonal, management, leadership, organizational, and technological skills Flexible, enthusiastic, and hard working
The Assistant Director of Development, Annual Fund reports to the Director of Development and Alumni Relations. This position supports all areas of the Development Office, as instructed by the Director of Development and Alumni Relations, with a specific emphasis on the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individual donors through the Burke Annual Fund. In 2018-19, Burke will be celebrating our 50th Anniversary and launching the public phase of a comprehensive campaign. This is a full-time, year-round position, which is annually contracted from July 1–June 30.
PRIMARY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
Responsible for raising $500,000 in gross revenue for the Annual Fund.
Conceptualizes and executes an Annual Fund plan to maximize income from a variety of constituents—parents, alumni, past parents, grandparents, faculty, staff, trustees and other friends of the school—utilizing a variety of techniques, including direct mail, email, phonathon, proposal writing, face-to-face solicitations, matching gifts, and third-party giving.
Works with the Director of Development to identify, solicit and track the cultivation and stewardship of major donor prospects. Coordinates with Campaign staff and volunteers in support of a Comprehensive Campaign, inclusive of the Annual Fund.
Creates a yearly Annual Fund theme, multi-media communications plan, and support materials as needed, in coordination with the Communications and Marketing team.
Responsible for creating a robust volunteer team in support of the Annual Fund by recruiting, training, managing and cultivating parent and alumni volunteers.
Coordinates with colleagues to engage and cultivate prospects, steward donors and build a culture of giving through various communications, materials, events and gift acknowledgements.
Coordinates with the Assistant Director of Development, Advancement Services to ensure the data integrity of gift information and other biographical and relational data in Burke’s development database, Raiser’s Edge. Runs reports and analyzes data to inform Annual Fund and major donor approaches and strategies.
Synthesizes information from a variety of sources to develop comprehensive prospect research reports, as needed for staff and volunteers throughout the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship cycle.
Serves as a member of the Internal Alumni Taskforce, responsible for executing alumni giving programs.
Supports other Development Office initiatives and events, including but not limited to the annual auction, 50th Anniversary celebration activities and events, alumni relations activities and events, and major donor and campaign activities, as needed and assigned.
BA required; MA preferred
3-5 years of fundraising experience, preferably in an independent school environment
Skills and Abilities:
The Assistant Director of Development, Annual Fund must be goal-oriented, able to meet deadlines, communicate well (both written and oral), possess strategic thinking and detail-oriented skills, and have the ability to work well independently and as part of a team. A successful candidate must have previous experience with direct mail, email and phonathon solicitations. The Assistant Director of Development, Annual Fund must have excellent computer skills, with strong proficiency in Google Drive, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and other Office products. Finally, a candidate must have substantial experience with a development Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) database; experience with the Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge is strongly desired. Experience with a data mining software desirable; experience with Blackbaud’s ResearchPoint preferred. Must be able to attend weekend and evening activities, as necessary.
Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Jennifer Kozak Rawlings, Director of Development at Jennifer.firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to Apply
Unless otherwise noted, resumes and references should be sent to:
A nonprofit educational institution, Edmund Burke School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, physical or mental disability or handicap, veteran status, marital status or any other classification protected by law.