Employment Opportunities

Classroom Teacher

The Classroom Teacher is responsible for social, emotional and academic (language arts, mathematics, social studies and science) development and growth of its students.


The ideal candidate should have three or more years of full-time teaching experience at the primary level and possess a bachelor’s degree. Master’s degree is preferred. We are looking for a candidate that has a commitment to support Trinity’s mission, foster each child’s intellectual, physical and spiritual development, love of learning and strength of character. In addition, an ideal candidate should have a positive collaborative leadership style with outstanding communication and organizational skills.


Essential Responsibilities, Duties and Skills include the following.

  • Plan and conduct an effective, developmentally appropriate program to meet the social, emotional, cognitive and physical needs of each child – in the classroom, outside and in both small-group and large-group activities
  • Communicate thoughtfully and professionally with parents and colleagues regarding curriculum, students, and development issues, verbally and in written form
  • Create an inviting classroom atmosphere in which children feel comfortable and secure, along with an atmosphere of support and safety to encourage children to experience and acquire new skills
  • Provide experiences that promote individual self-expression in conversation, risk-taking and developmentally appropriate practices
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date observations of students
  • Provide positive guidance to help children develop self-control
  • Create informative weekly newsletters and maintain a classroom web page
  • Demonstrate professionalism through reliability, participation in school obligations, and a respectful attitude in professional relationships
  • Demonstrate integrity, patience, openness, sensitivity, enthusiasm and friendliness
  • Articulate programs, expectations, and behavioral guidelines; oversee student behavior and discipline
  • Provide supervision and support to parents
  • Consult with administration and peers in matters of classroom management, teaching methods, and general school procedures
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Criminal background check and clearance required

Education and Experience

  • BA or higher degree in area of child development, education or related field
  • Clear or Multiple Subject Teaching Credential
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in K-8 classrooms

Trinity is an equal-opportunity employer and complies with all federal, state, and local laws that prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, age, color, gender, national origin, citizenship, age (18 or older), religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.


Qualified applicants should complete a cover letter and resume and mail materials to: Mark Ravelli at mravelli@tesgalv.org. Please visit our website at www.tesgalv.org.

Beginning School Teacher

The Beginning School Teacher works as a member of a team including one other Head Teacher and Teacher Assistants. The Beginning School Teacher shares full responsibility for the classroom and students with the Co-Head Teacher; collaborates to assure the coherence, relevance and vibrancy of the program; plans and manages the classroom environment; works with children on academic, social and emotional growth; tracks and maintains records for each child; trains and supervises Teacher Assistants; and participates in the admissions process. The position also includes conferencing with parents at least three times a year and maintaining consistent communication with the parents of the students in the class via a weekly newsletter.


The Head Teacher works in cooperation with all Trinity Beginning School teachers to offer a comprehensive educational program that attends to the developmental needs of children. All teachers also come together on a regular basis to examine student work, discuss best teaching practices, and hone professional skills.


Essential Responsibilities, Duties and Skills include the following. Plan and conduct an effective, developmentally appropriate program to meet the social, emotional, cognitive and physical needs of each child – in the classroom, outside and in both small-group and large-group activities.

  • Communicate thoughtfully and professionally with parents and colleagues regarding curriculum, students, and development issues, verbally and in written form
  • Create an inviting classroom atmosphere in which children feel comfortable and secure, along with an atmosphere of support and safety to encourage children to experience and acquire new skills
  • Provide experiences that promote individual self-expression in conversation, imaginative play, and creativity in a center-based classroom
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date observations of students
  • Provide positive guidance to help children develop self-control
  • Create informative weekly newsletters and maintain a classroom web page
  • Demonstrate professionalism through reliability, participation in school obligations, and a respectful attitude in professional relationships
  • Demonstrate integrity, patience, openness, sensitivity, enthusiasm, and friendliness
  • Articulate programs, expectations, and behavioral guidelines; oversee student behavior and discipline
  • Consult with Administration in matters of classroom management, teaching methods, and general school procedures
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Criminal background check and clearance required

Trinity is an equal-opportunity employer and complies with all federal, state, and local laws that prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, age, color, gender, national origin, citizenship, age (18 or older), religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.


Qualified applicants should complete a cover letter and resume and mail materials to: Mark Ravelli at mravelli@tesgalv.org. Please visit our website at www.tesgalv.org.

Substitute Teacher

Trinity Episcopal School seeks a Pre-K-8 Substitute Classroom Teacher. Applicants must be knowledgeable in planning and implementing a strong academic program and have teaching experience in their field of study. A degree is preferred along with previous experience at an independent school is a plus.


Founded in 1952, Trinity Episcopal School is an independent, co-ed, PreK-8 school. The school seeks to enroll proficient students in a strong academic program that views the whole child. Trinity graduates go on to the most selective universities and colleges across the country.


Trinity Episcopal School provides a competitive salary. Please send a cover letter and resume to Mark Ravelli, Head of School at mravelli@tesgalv.org.

Lead Teacher

The Lead Teacher is responsible for achieving the school’s short- and long-term educational goals and assisting with all aspects of planning and delivering instruction. Communication of programs and liaison with students, teachers, parents, and the Head of School. The Lead Teacher is not a member of the senior administrative team; however, will meet with the Head of School monthly and reports to the Head of School. S/he is:


A faculty member from Grades PreK-2, 3-5, or the Middle School. Each Lead Teacher is responsible for planning and delivering instruction that is attentive to individual students’ intellectual, social, and emotional growth. Faculty members will be able to utilize and be supported by the Lead Teacher at each level. The Lead Teacher is supported by the other two Lead Teachers and the Administrative Team.


Responsibilities

  • Plan and teach Core Classes at your grade level
  • Provide supervision and support to grade level teachers
  • Orient new faculty as needed
  • Prepare for faculty meetings at the Opening and Close of the school year
  • Consult with teachers in matters of classroom management, teaching methods, and general school procedures and when asked periodically review lesson plans
  • Chair regular division meetings which deal with both routine school matters and with the stimulating exchange of ideas on issues of educational/philosophical interest and concern
  • Assist the Director of Student Life and Learning with ongoing student assessment, progress reports, and parent conferences where needed
  • Work with grade level team on curriculum development and school initiatives, (e.g. curriculum design, Innovative programs, and Innovation Lab integration)
  • Communicate with parents and professional colleagues on a regular basis
  • Integrate technology into the teaching-learning process.
  • Participate in supervisory responsibilities as assigned
  • Attend weekly faculty meetings and participate actively in curricular discussions in an ongoing exchange of information, professional development and support with a closely-knit staff including leading one grade level meeting per month.
  • Attend Trinity Open House event

Qualities

  • Enthusiasm for supporting the mission of Trinity
  • An unwavering commitment to students and the community
  • Able to handle confidential information and make key decisions that affect your grade levels
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with students, colleagues, and parents
  • Willingness to model professional and ethical standards
  • A commitment to professional development
  • A commitment to social-emotional and global/multicultural education

Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with Experience

Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant is a member of the Office Staff located in Moody Hall. The Administrative Assistant works full-time, 12 months of the year in the School Offices, reporting to the Head of School. S/he is responsible for:

Reception, Communication, and Security

  • Keeps published office hours on school days and over the summer
  • Assists Parents and Visitors to the School, Monitors Guest Sign-In and Sign-Out
  • Monitors East entrances to Moody Hall
  • Answers phone and directs calls or takes messages as needed
  • Sorts office mail and office correspondence
  • Checks general messages to the school
  • Maintains the school fax machine (if present) and the office postage meter
  • Places office phones in the appropriate mode: day/night
  • Responsible for making sure phone lines are monitored
  • Assists the Head of School or other administrators with Fire Drills/Alarms
  • Checks out/in K-8 students who arrive or leave during the school day
  • Maintains an enrollment book with all emergency contact information for students PK2 through Grade 8

School-wide

  • Controls purchase orders
  • Orders supplies and materials for the school
  • Reports problems with school copier to the service provider
  • Attends regular staff meeting and keeps generally aware of school activities
  • Assists with short-range planning as a member of the Administrative Staff
  • Maintains a school calendar of events
  • Keeps office and teacher supplies well stocked and available
  • Maintains attendance records in a computer database
  • Once data is set up by the Admissions Office, makes changes (as needed) related to current families in the Senior Systems database

School Lunch Responsibility

  • Takes lunch daily count and organizes report for the school caterer
  • Communicates Schedule with school caterer and assists with the development of the lunch menu for publication
  • Handles purchase of lunch cards and keeps milk lists
  • Communicates with school milk supplier

Financial

  • Receives payments, makes copies, and keeps an original record of payments on the computer, takes payments and copy of record to the Financial Administrator (The Financial Administrator credits accounts and makes deposits).
  • Maintains Cash Receipts Book

Assists Head of School

  • Screens calls for Head of School, takes messages, or forwards calls as appropriate
  • Maintains Personnel Files in Head’s Office
  • Fills out and Files faculty and staff absence and substitute slips and tracks on the computer
  • Manages Records for Safeguarding God’s Children Program and notifies those who need to renew their certificates
  • Assists Head of School with correspondence and mailings
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Head of School
  • Helps prepare documents needed for monthly Board of Trustees meetings
  • Prepares Chapel readings

School Clinic

  • Assists and supervises students who are sent to the Clinic
  • Keeps a detailed record of all medications administered
  • Notifies parents of any injuries and/or illnesses
  • Maintains school defibrillator (software and supplies to date)

Registrar

  • Does office filing as needed including Student Permanent Records
  • Assists with the transfer of records for students incoming, withdrawing, graduating
  • Responds to records requests from receiving schools
  • Maintains an enrollment book
  • Creates and updates as needed any lists in the Copy Room

Work experience requirements

  • 3 years administrative office experience
  • General computer literacy and working knowledge of MS Office products, Word, Excel, and Access or equivalents
  • Ability to handle a multitasking environment with grace and professionalism
  • Sense of Humor
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Loves Children
  • Highly Organized and Professional
  • Team Player

Hours: Regular Office Hours: 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM. Summer Office Hours: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Mon - Thu.


Vacation/Leave: 5 days mutually agreed-upon with the Head of School, plus regularly scheduled school holidays during the school year. Vacation/Leave is not cumulative with this position.


Benefits: 1/2 Tuition for children enrolled at Trinity and Annual Pension contribution from School equal to 9% of salary. School pays 3/4 of optional health benefit for the employee only; if elected, the employee pays 1/4


Trinity is an equal-opportunity employer and complies with all federal, state, and local laws that prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, age, color, gender, national origin, citizenship, age (18 or older), religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.


Qualified applicants should complete a cover letter and resume and mail materials to: Mark Ravelli at mravelli@tesgalv.org. Please visit our website at www.tesgalv.org.

Teacher's Assistant for the Beginning School

Our Beginning School is looking for a Teacher's Assistant who can help assist the Lead Teacher wherever s/he will be needed. That person must be willing to enhance the learning environment for our students. The ideal candidate for this position must have experience in early childhood and is working toward a CDA. The candidate must be able to lift 40lbs and is willing to go the extra mile for the good of the children and the school.

Required Qualification, Knowledge and Skills

The position requires:

  • An individual that is working toward a bachelor's degree or working toward a CDA in education, and an understanding of the development of young children.
  • Patience and an understanding of children, and a willingness to learn.
  • The stamina and flexibility to meet the demands of the position.
  • A willingness to travel to different classrooms throughout the day helping when and where needed.
  • One to help with preparing snacks for children, assist with the greeting of parents daily.
  • One to clean up when snacks are over and to assist the children in washing dishes.
  • Able to pass a background check and attend a SafeGuarding God's Children workshop.

Presentation of Subject Matter

The Teacher's Assistant must:

  • Have a respectful attitude.
  • Help with educational activities when needed.
  • Be able to reinforce desired behavior.
  • Be able to represent the school positively in the community.


Trinity is an equal-opportunity employer and complies with all federal, state, and local laws that prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, age, color, gender, national origin, citizenship, age (18 or older), religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.


Qualified applicants should complete a cover letter and resume and mail materials to: Vashti Thompson at vthompson@tesgalv.org. Please visit our website at www.tesgalv.org.