Saint John’s High School is a four-year college preparatory school for young men.  Founded by the Xaverian Brothers in 1898, Saint John’s remains committed to the Xaverian educational philosophy as a Catholic educational institution. Saint John’s is an equal employment opportunity employer and complies with all federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.

Open Positions

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  • Computer Science Teacher

    Saint John’s High School located in Shrewsbury, MA is currently conducting a search for a full-time Computer Science teacher.

    Saint John’s is a private, Catholic high school of approximately 1,000 boys and offers an excellent teaching environment with competitive salary/benefits. Sponsored by the Xaverian Brothers, the School has a strong and storied history since its establishment in 1898. Its mission is to educate the whole man, dedicated to the spiritual, intellectual, creative, social, aesthetic, and physical development of its students.
     
    Given Saint John’s High School’s recent opening of its Makerspace, a facility which provides distinctive, state-of-the-art resources for science, robotics, and engineering, this is an exceptional opportunity for a teacher looking to help grow and shape a dynamic connection between that space and those courses of study with our computer science department.

    This is a full-time appointment open to applicants with the expertise and acumen to teach computer science courses effectively and thoughtfully. We seek a candidate who has a demonstrated talent and passion for teaching and working with adolescent boys and being part of a faith-filled education community.  Excellent interpersonal skills are required. Candidates should support the mission of Saint John’s, the vision of the Computer Science Department, and be eager to join a professional community where collaboration and creativity are valued.

    Requirements:

    Required qualifications include: an undergraduate degree in Computer Science or a related discipline (a Master’s or Ph.D. would be highly valued), at least three years of high school teaching experience, proficiency in graphic design and its instruction, and experience with at least two programming languages, with a preference for Java, or a track record and willingness to learn new programming languages as needed. Further preferred skills can be found below.  Candidates should also have experience teaching high school or college-level robotics programming. Finally, the ideal candidate will have experience with project-based learning and demonstrated enthusiasm for course development and modification.  In addition to honor and character, and commitment to intellectual engagement, especially important is the candidate’s ease with diverse constituencies and demonstrated commitment to an inclusive school community.

    Preferred Skills and Experience:

    - Hardware – computers (Apple and PC), tablets, printers, projectors, and digital whiteboards
    - Software – Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator), and grade book software
    - Experience with Web Page development and design curriculum
    - Experience with Graphic Design curriculum
    - Experience with graphic design and publication programs (Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) 
    - Interest and skill to adapt existing curriculum to provide rigorous, motivating and relevant instruction to a broad range of students.
    - Build Products Using HTML/CSS/JS and Other Front-End Technologies
    - Code and Deploy Applications in a Cross-Platform, Cross-Browser Environment
    - Document Project Build and Maintenance
    - Familiar with Development and Debugging Tools for Cross-Browser Issues
    - Solid Understanding of Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
    - Write and Maintain Web Applications
    - Familiar with Social Media and Third-Party APIs
    - Knowledgeable of Web Application Development Frameworks
    - Solid Understanding of HTML5/CSS3
    - Strong Google Apps for Education skills (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Sites, etc.).
     
    How to Apply:

    The position includes a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter of interest, resume, and a list of 3 employment references to the attention of Margaret Granados, Principal of Saint John’s High School, at employment@stjohnshigh.org.
     
  • Leadership Giving Officer

    POSITION TITLE: Leadership Giving Officer
     
    REPORTS TO: Chief Advancement Officer
     
    Saint John's High School welcomes applications for the position of Leadership Giving Officer.
     
    MISSION OF SAINT JOHN'S HIGH SCHOOL:
    Saint John's High School is a Xaverian Brothers Sponsored School. A Saint John's Catholic education is rooted in the commitment of the Xaverian Brothers to bring Christ to life in young men. For over one hundred years, a religious and lay staff has assisted students in discovering and developing their God-given talents. As a college preparatory school, Saint John's fosters the formation of the whole person: spiritual, social, physical, intellectual, creative, and aesthetic.
     
    At Saint John's, students pursue personal growth in an environment that recognizes a moral dimension of life. A challenging academic program encourages love of learning as a stimulus for continued intellectual development. Students learn to appreciate the world's beauty while exploring, developing, and expressing their creativity.
     
    Saint John's is a Christian community, founded upon the idea of the interdependence of individual members. In that context, students shape their identities as unique individuals with mutual obligations. Respect and appreciation for individual differences and those who comprise the larger community is an important part of the growth process of a Saint John's student.
     
    In the tradition of the Xaverian Founders, Saint John's High School has been committed to students from a diversity of backgrounds, and affirms its commitment to providing opportunities to families in need, to the marginalized, and the poor.

    ROLE OF THE LEADERSHIP GIVING OFFICER:
    Working with the Chief Advancement Officer, Director of the Saint John’s Fund, the Director of Alumni Relations and other Advancement staff, the Leadership Giving Officer is responsible for the qualification, solicitation, and stewardship programs for unrestricted leadership annual gifts to the school from a specified portfolio of approximately 250 potential donors annually.  
     
    The Leadership Giving Officer will cultivate and solicit gifts of $1,000 to $25,000+ to the Saint John’s Fund in support of current funding priorities, including academic programs, athletics, scholarships and physical plant. The officer will call on alumni, parents and friends for qualifying and solicitation visits, working with the CAO, advancement colleagues, faculty, and other Saint John’s staff and administration as appropriate. The Leadership Giving Officer will also help facilitate high level prospect cultivation events throughout the year to promote networking and the overall mission of Saint John’s High School.
     
    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    The statements below are intended to describe the principal duties of the person assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties and responsibilities.  Saint John’s High School has the right to add or change the job responsibilities at any time.

    - Manage a portfolio of approximately 250 alumni, parent and friend prospects and donors annually.
    - Provide assistance and coordination in the development of cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship plans and strategies for securing leadership-level annual gifts ($1,000 to $25,000+).
    - Some travel to key strategic alumni regions throughout the United States.
    - Work closely with Advancement staff to promote regional programming and volunteer opportunities to alumni and other constituents.
    - Assist with the design and coordination of a variety of recruitment and recognition events for leadership annual prospects and donors.
    - Maintain appropriate records and prepare timely follow-up analyses and reports of fundraising efforts, utilizing the Advancement database and reporting tools.
    - Participate in prospect tracking meetings and strategy sessions as appropriate.
    - Assist in the identification of major gift prospects.
    - Prepare a yearly professional development plan, in coordination and agreed upon by the CAO, which may include membership in professional organizations, attendance at industry conferences/workshops, subscriptions to industry publications, and establishing relationships with other independent schools and local colleges.
    - Other duties as assigned.
     
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    - Bachelor’s degree required, with a minimum of five years professional experience in fundraising, especially with annual funds and face-to-face solicitation, strongly preferred.
    - Excellent written and oral communication skills;
    - Possess initiative and self-starting capacities;
    - Ability and willingness to maintain an aggressive travel schedule, that includes some evening and weekend work;
    - Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of the Saint John’s High School Advancement team;
    - Proven track record in successfully soliciting gifts and daily management of fundraising initiatives and prospect management;
    - Ability to understand the objectives of annual giving and the overall Saint John’s High School fundraising priorities, and to integrate goals with those objectives;
    - Possess and demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills required to relate to a diverse group of donors, volunteers, and colleagues
    - Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, etc.) required. Proficiency with - Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge (or similar system) and associated reporting tools preferred.
    - Possess a good sense of humor

    TO APPLY:
    Interested candidates should submit the following materials confidentially as separate PDF attachments in one email.

    - Cover letter expressing interest in the Saint John’s High School position and aligning your skills and experiences to the areas of responsibility, knowledge, skills, abilities, and to your understanding of the position.
    - Current resume with all dates included.
    - List of three to five references with name, phone number, and email address of each (references will be contacted only with the candidate’s permission and not before a mutual interest is clearly established).

    Materials should be sent to the attention of John J. Ermilio '85, Chief Advancement Officer, via e-mail at jermilio@stjohnshigh.org
     
    Initial review of applications will begin on March 18, 2019, and the position will remain open until filled.
     
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  • Spanish Teacher

    Saint John’s High School located in Shrewsbury, MA is currently conducting a search for a full-time Spanish teacher.

    Saint John’s is a private, Catholic high school of approximately 1,000 boys and offers an excellent teaching environment with competitive salary/benefits. Sponsored by the Xaverian Brothers, the School has a strong and storied history since its establishment in 1898. Its mission is to educate the whole man, dedicated to the spiritual, intellectual, creative, social, aesthetic, and physical development of its students.  
     
    Saint John’s High School seeks an enthusiastic and creative full-time Spanish teacher. Candidates should have a strong background in education, a commitment to and understanding of adolescent boys in the classroom, the ability to utilize technology to enhance student learning, and the drive to engage in ongoing professional development.

    The ideal candidate is committed to guiding our students as they construct their understanding of Spanish. This educator is a collaborator with an appreciation for the teachable moment in their discipline and beyond it, when moral and ethical questions arise in and out of the classroom. A person with consistently high standards, comfortable teaching in a faith-filled school community, the candidate of choice seeks growth and learning every day, both personally and professionally, and inspires others to do the same through optimism, selflessness, flexibility, and teamwork. The selected candidate has a real desire to contribute to the school community by sharing their passions and through additional efforts, such as coaching teams, directing clubs, or supervising activities.

    Required qualifications include: an undergraduate degree in Spanish or a related discipline (a Master’s or Ph.D. would be highly valued), at least three years of high school teaching experience, native or near-native proficiency in spoken and written Spanish, strong background in Spanish cultures and literatures, fluency with Spanish language pedagogy, capacity and commitment to teach beginning Spanish through post-Advanced Placement, proficiency with technology, dedication to working cooperatively with world language teachers to maintain a strong language program, and robust interpersonal skills. In addition to honor and character, and commitment to intellectual engagement, especially important is the candidate’s ease with diverse constituencies and demonstrated commitment to an inclusive school community.

    How to Apply:
    The position includes a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter of interest, resume, and a list of 3 employment references to the attention of Margaret Granados, Principal of Saint John’s High School, at employment@stjohnshigh.org.