Employment Opportunities

Austin Preparatory School is a Catholic independent day school serving 700 young men and women in Grades 6 through 12. Austin Prep offers a challenging college preparatory program characterized by small class sizes and a 75-minute block schedule.The school employs more than 100 faculty and staff members and offers competitive salary and benefits packages.

All resumes are kept on file for a period of one year. Austin Preparatory School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Director of Annual Giving

POSITION - Director of Annual Giving -  Year-Round (full time)

Austin Preparatory School, located in Reading, Massachusetts about 15 miles north of Boston, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Director of Annual Giving.    Founded in 1961, Austin Prep is an independent co-ed Catholic school in the Augustinian tradition for students in grades 6-12.  There are 740 students enrolled in the school.   The Director of Annual Giving reports to the Assistant Headmaster of External Affairs and is responsible for the strategic execution and management of a comprehensive annual giving program, including the coordination and oversight of supporting initiatives in the areas of development and donor relations.  S/he provides strategic direction and long-range/short-range planning for all these areas in the context of growing the annual giving program while supporting the greater development and campaign goals of the school. 

Qualification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree; 5+ years of experience in development and fundraising education, preferably in independent schools
  • Excellent skill and understanding of computer and constituent software required.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment.
  • Flexible and willing to work evenings and/or weekends as required. 

Full Time 12 Months Immediate Opening 

Interested candidates should submit the following electronic documents as a single PDF to earesumes@austinprep.org: 1) a letter of interest expressing the applicant’s qualifications for this position; 2) a resume; and 3) a list of five professional references that includes e-mail, phone number, and a description of the professional relationship (references will not be contacted without the applicant’s permission). 

Review of applications will begin immediately and qualified candidates will be contacted as materials are received.  For full consideration, application materials must be received no later than Monday, June 5, 2017.

Director of Alumni Relations and Giving

POSITION - Director of Alumni Relations and Giving -  Year-Round (full time)

Austin Preparatory School, located in Reading, Massachusetts about 15 miles north of Boston, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Director of Alumni Relations and Giving.    Founded in 1961, Austin Prep is an independent co-ed Catholic school in the Augustinian tradition for students in grades 6-12.  There are 740 students enrolled in the school.  The Director of Alumni Relations and Giving reports to the Assistant Headmaster of External Affairs and is responsible for keeping alumni and alumni families informed, engaged, and committed to the school and its financial support. S/he provides leadership for alumni programming, including fundraising, relationship building, program development, volunteer management, and actively involving alumni in the school community. 

Qualification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree; 5+ years of experience in development and/or alumni relations and fundraising education, preferably in independent schools
  • Comfort with software programs, social media, and other technology
  • High-energy and enthusiastic about working in an academic atmosphere
  • Flexible and willing to work some evenings and/or weekends 

Full Time 12 Months Immediate Opening 

Interested candidates should submit the following electronic documents as a single PDF to earesumes@austinprep.org: 1) a letter of interest expressing the applicant’s qualifications for this position; 2) a resume; and 3) a list of five professional references that includes email, phone number, and a description of the professional relationship (references will not be contacted without the applicant’s permission). 

Review of applications will begin immediately and qualified candidates will be contacted as materials are received.  For full consideration, application materials must be received no later than Monday, June 5, 2017.

Anticipated Opening: Technical Theater Coordinator and Middle School Technical Theater Teacher

POSITION - Anticipated Opening: Technical Theater Coordinator and Middle School Technical Theater Teacher -  Academic Year (full time)

Austin Prep, a Catholic independent school located in Reading, Massachusetts about 20 miles north of Boston invites nominations, expressions of interest, and applications for a full-time, flexible hours, Technical Theater Coordinator with teaching responsibilities beginning in the 2017-2018 academic year.

Some essential qualifications include:

  • Experience in theater arts, including technical theater, set design and construction, stage managing, lighting, sound, event planning and execution for theater, chorus, and dance performances
  • Experience in supporting school events (such as Masses, dances, ceremonies, speakers) providing lighting, music, sound, scenery, backstage management, support, and organization
  • Experience in the curricular design and coordination of student involvement in a Technical Theater/Event Production course
  • Demonstrated success in working with both Middle and Upper School learners
  • Ability to work cooperatively with faculty and members of the leadership team
  • A bachelor’s degree (a master’s degree is preferred)

Interested candidates should submit the following documents as a single PDF to TechTheaterSearch@austinprep.org:

  1. A letter of interest
  2. Resume
  3. A personal statement or educational philosophy not exceeding one page
  4. List of at least three professional references including email and phone number (references will not be contacted without the applicant’s permission).

Review of applications will begin immediately and qualified candidates will be contacted as materials are received. For full consideration, applicants should submit their application no later than Friday, March 31, 2017.

Teacher - History

POSITION - History Teacher -  Academic Year (full time) 

Austin Preparatory School, a Catholic independent school serving students in grades 6-12, seeks full time History teacher for fall 2017.

Four-year college degree in subject matter is required and some experience is preferred. 

Please send cover letter, resume and three references to this address: HistoryOpening@austinprep.org. No phone inquiries, please. 

 

Teacher - Mandarin

POSITION - Mandarin Teacher -  Academic Year  

Austin Prep, a Catholic independent school located in Reading, Massachusetts about 15 miles north of Boston invites nominations, expressions of interest, and applications for a full-time teacher. The teaching load would consist of Mandarin as well as sections in other disciplines for which the applicant is qualified beginning in the 2017-2018 academic year. 

Some essential qualifications include:

  • Demonstrated success in teaching both Middle and Upper School learners
  • Native or near-native fluency in Mandarin
  • Experience in curriculum development and strong familiarity with best practices in foreign language instruction
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Proficiency in teaching a second academic discipline
  • Ability to work cooperatively with faculty
  • Bachelor’s degree (a master’s degree is preferred) 

Interested candidates should submit the following documents as a single PDF to MandarinSearch@austinprep.org

  1. A letter of interest
  2. Resume
  3. A personal statement or educational philosophy not exceeding one page
  4. List of at least three professional references including email and phone number (references will not be contacted without the applicant’s permission) 

Review of applications will begin immediately and qualified candidates will be contacted as materials are received.  For full consideration, applicants should submit their application no later than Friday, March 31, 2017.

School Psychologist

POSITION - School Psychologist -  Academic Year 

Austin Prep, a Catholic independent school located in Reading, Massachusetts about 15 miles north of Boston invites nominations, expressions of interest, and applications for a full-time School Psychologist beginning in the 2017-2018 academic year. A school psychologist oversees learning, developmental, socio-emotional, and psychological issues which could include dealing with urgent matters as they arise, meeting/observing students, providing support/workshops to teachers, school leadership, and parents regarding such issues, or referring students for outside support. The counselor responds to student needs that impact their learning, their well-being at school, and their school social environment. 

Some essential responsibilities include: 

  • Administer social, emotional, cognitive, and behavioral counseling for students
  • Communicate with parents, faculty, and administration regarding students of concern
  • Organize programs that foster academic and social development
  • Provide professional development for faculty and staff as appropriate
  • Build curriculum to address students’ personal growth and development socially, emotionally, and academically
  • Educate and counsel parents of school students on ways to relate better with students to help them develop academically and socially
  • Develop parent education programs to address topical issues related to academics as well as socio-emotional learning
  • Provide professional development and resources for faculty
  • Develop individualized Accommodation Plans for students with learning differences
  • Show demonstrated success in working with both Middle and Upper School learners
  • Consult with other mental health agencies and other health professionals with regard to mental health issues.
  • Assist in locating emergency services for students and families in psychological crisis.
  • Provide short term, diagnostically oriented interventions with students and/or families if necessary.
  • Assess difficulties of referred students through appropriate testing and diagnostic practices.
  • Serve as a consultant on mental health topics for faculty
  • Interpret the school psychological services to teachers and parents.
  • Prepare, submit and interpret reports on all students assessed to parents and teachers

Interested candidates should submit the following documents as a single PDF to PsychologistSearch@austinprep.org

  1. A letter of interest
  2. Resume
  3. A personal statement or educational philosophy not exceeding one page
  4. List of at least three professional references including email and phone number (references will not be contacted without the applicant’s permission)

Review of applications will begin immediately and qualified candidates will be contacted as materials are received.  For full consideration, applicants should submit their application no later than Friday, March 31, 2017. 

Skills and Requirements

  • Valid MA DESE School Psychologist certification

Per Diem substitute teachers

Responsibilities include monitoring four 75-minute classes per day: take attendance, direct students’ completion of assignments left for them, maintain an atmosphere conducive to quiet individual or small group study as prescribed in the assignment, supervise students at special events during the school day such as Masses, pep rallies, or assemblies.

Please send a cover letter, resume and references to openings@austinprep.org.

101 Willow Street  •  Reading, MA 01867
Phone: (781) 944 - 4900  •  Fax: (781) 944 - 7530

Austin Preparatory School is a Catholic private school in Reading, MA for Middle School and High School students in grades 6-12. We seek to cultivate the hearts and minds of our young students and provide an environment in which our students can successfully learn, grow, and develop beyond the classroom.

powered by finalsite