Employment Opportunities

Cate School is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity Employment and nondiscrimination in the treatment of employees or applicants for employment without consideration of race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, gender or gender identity.

We seek applications from candidates who are eager to live among and teach young men and women from all over the world. A small co-educational boarding school on the Central Coast of California, Cate School offers a career opportunity for educators whose priorities and purposes mirror the four pillars of our mission statement–commitment, scholarship, companionship, and service.  Cate School offers a career opportunity that anticipates and encourages work with our students well beyond the classroom, as faculty members serve as advisors, dorm-parents, coaches, and mentors.

Please see the following opportunities below:

Job Description for Chemistry Instructor Cate School is committed to attracting and retaining a highly talented and multi-cultural community. We seek applications from candidates who are eager to live among and teach young men and women from all over the world. A small co-educational boarding school on the Central Coast of California, Cate School offers a career opportunity for educators whose priorities and purposes mirror the four pillars of our mission statement–commitment, scholarship, companionship, and service. A small co-educational boarding school, Cate School anticipates and encourages work with our students well beyond the classroom, as faculty members serve as advisors, dorm-parents, coaches, and mentors. Cate School is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will not unlawfully discriminate in any manner against any applicant. Cate School is currently seeking applications from candidates for a full-time science instructor with a focus on teaching chemistry classes. The position will formally begin in August of 2017. The teacher will instruct four sections in the Science Department, oversee or assist during two extra-curricular seasons, fulfill a residential commitment, attend department and faculty meetings, and report to Craig Bouma, Chair of the Science Department. Specific responsibilities also include:

Vision

  • implement courses and curriculum consistent with school-wide and departmental skill/content objectives
    and institutional scholarly aspirations;
  • see to the productive evolution of all materials pertaining to course purposes and descriptions;
  • partner with peers and colleagues in all departments, and help Cate to build paradigmatic programs
    throughout the School.

Collaboration

  • work effectively with other teachers within your discipline and department in order to develop courses that
    are consistent at grade-levels and coordinated across the four-year Science curriculum;
  • develop a professional development plan appropriate to your needs, in consultation with the department
    chair, and consistent with the needs of the department;
  • maintain a growth mindset in considering all manner of pedagogical ideas, evaluative feedback, and
    evolving school needs.

Teaching

  • plan, prepare, and design science activities and labs that engage students in scientific inquiry and facilitate
    active learning experiences
  • be knowledgeable of and incorporate national standards and best practices
  • identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students’ varying needs
  • guide and monitor student learning and growth through formative assessment and appropriate feedback
  • assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments in a timely, fair, and consistent manner
  • maintain accurate and complete records of students’ progress and development
  • participate in department and school meetings, parent meetings
  • communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student
    progress and student needs
  • keep updated with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods and make relevant
    changes to instructional plans and activities, and be willing to grow professionally and attend conferences

Education and Experience

  • minimally a BS and experience in teaching chemistry
  • single subject teaching certification, MS, or MEd preferred
  • relevant teaching experience in a high-achieving, college-preparatory environment
  • Knowledge of relevant technology and ability to use a learning management system

Key Competencies

· self motivation
· high energy level
· verbal and written communication skills
· attention to detail
· high work standards
· problem solving
· decision making
· organizing and planning
· learning orientation
· critical thinking
· stress tolerance
· flexibility and adaptability
· initiative

Interested candidates should send a CV and two letters of reference to Jay Dorion, Assistant Headmaster, at jay_dorion@cate.org.

Cate School is in search of an experienced Accounts Receivable Specialist to manage student accounts and ensure timely collection of receivables.  Primary responsibilities include managing/reviewing accounts receivables, monthly reporting and invoicing, database management, communication with families, cash reconciliations, coordinating with various departments and with auditors.

Must have working knowledge of accounts receivable functions, strong Excel and MS Word experience, excellent oral and written communications skills, proficient in data entry, detail oriented.  Use of Veracross Accounting System a plus.

Position is full time with benefits.   Compensation DOE.

Submit resume to: sandi_pierce@cate.org