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Manlius Pebble Hill has a long-standing commitment to the principles of equal employment opportunity. In keeping with this commitment, we will continue recruitment, employment, compensation, terms, conditions, and privileges of employment of qualified persons without regard to gender, race, sex, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Individuals shall be judged solely on their job-related aptitude, training, skills, and performance. 

This policy also prohibits employees from harassing any other employees for any reason including, but not limited to, race, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disabled status.

8 listings at this time

1. Alumni Relations and Advancement Associate

The Alumni Relations and Advancement Associate is responsible for coordinating a comprehensive alumni engagement program for the School and providing leadership to the alumni constituency.

Responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing all alumni reunions and events, including Clambake (Reunion) Weekend
  • Assisting in production of the alumni magazine, Reflections
  • Cultivating and stewarding existing relationships with alumni
  • Establishing metrics to track and assess alumni engagement and setting annual goals for the program’s growth
  • Recruiting alumni volunteers for leadership positions including Alumni Association Board, Alumni Board Sub-Committees, Young Alumni Advisory Council, Reunion Class Chairs, Event Chairs and Class Agents
  • Ensuring MPH is maximizing alumni relations to assist in advancing the strategic goals of the School and the Advancement office
  • Managing a portfolio of prospects in support of the School’s major and annual giving programs
  • Educating current students, families, and MPH faculty and staff about the alumni program in an effort to build relationships and create opportunities for engagement
  • Serving as staff liaison to the Alumni Association Board
  • Working with the Director of Development to establish goals in the stewardship of special alumni prospects
  • Developing a core set of high impact alumni engagement initiatives and a comprehensive alumni engagement strategy (reunion events, social media efforts, newsletter, etc.)
  • Developing a system of archiving important School documents and photos, and maintaining an assortment of alumni memorabilia throughout campus
  • Ensuring that all of the alumni relations expenses are within budget
  • Maintaining the accuracy of the alumni database by capturing personal profiles, career information, correspondences, etc.
  • Collaborating with colleagues to increase philanthropic support from alumni
  • Assisting with other Advancement Office projects and events as needed

 Qualifications:

  • A minimum of two years working in alumni relations, development, or a related field
  • A demonstrated ability to foster productive relationships with volunteers
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively as well as alone
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, including knowledge of social media
  • Ability to manage several tasks simultaneously, with attention to detail
  • Availability to travel and work weekends/evenings as needed
  • A Bachelor’s degree

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to- Kelly Gillis-Rose, Director of Development - krose@mph.net

 

2. Upper School Mathematics (part time)

Manlius Pebble Hill School is accepting applications for a part-time mathematics position, teaching two upper level Algebra classes.  The classes will have no more than eighteen students, and each meets every other day for eighty minutes, one of them on a rotating schedule.  A Bachelor’s in mathematics or mathematics education is required; teaching experience at the high school level is required.

Manlius Pebble Hill (www.mph.net) is a co-educational, independent day school in Syracuse (Dewitt), New York. MPH’s missions is to inspire our students to think critically, act responsibly, and discover a passion for lifelong learning.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.  Send cover letter, resume, at least two letters of recommendation, and a statement of teaching philosophy to

Amy Critz, Executive Assistant to the Head of School
Manlius Pebble Hill School
5300 Jamesville Rd.
Syracuse, New York 13214-2499
acritz@mph.net

 

3. Visual Arts & Design Teacher

The Manlius Pebble Hill School seeks a flexible and enthusiastic teacher of visual arts and design for school year 2015-16.  This is a full-time appointment that includes a full course load along with the attendant duties of a faculty member.  The successful candidate must be a dedicated educator who embraces cooperative effort and productivity across all artistic disciplines and will work to develop the visual arts and design curriculum into an integrated component of the overall academic program.  Responsibilities of this position include advising a small group of students, keeping abreast of emerging technologies and methodology, and supporting extracurricular activities through club advising and/or coaching.  Manlius Pebble Hill is a small school, and candidates must embrace teaching students at all grade levels.  Candidates must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in art education (advanced degree strongly preferred) and experience working in a school setting.

Manlius Pebble Hill School is a non-sectarian, coeducational day school located in suburban Syracuse, with the rolling hills of Central New York as the backdrop.  Established in 1869, MPH is the area’s only prekindergarten through grade 12 independent school.  MPH offers the opportunity to teach in a rigorous and caring learning community while pursuing a healthy, active lifestyle throughout the Finger Lakes Region.  The School gives strong support to, and students are deeply engaged in, the visual and performing arts.

Send cover letter, résumé or CV, statement of teaching philosophy, two or three letters of recommendation, and 15 – 20 images of current students’ work to

Amy Critz, Executive Assistant to the Head of School
Manlius Pebble Hill School
5300 Jamesville Rd.
Syracuse, New York 13214-2499
acritz@mph.net

 

4. Physical Education Teacher and Coach

The Manlius Pebble Hill School seeks a flexible and enthusiastic teacher of physical education for school year 2015-16.  This is a full-time appointment that includes a full course load, interscholastic coaching, and the attendant duties of a faculty member.  The successful candidate must be a dedicated educator who enjoys children of all ages, is collaborative and up to date with current teaching practices, and be able to coach a variety of sports.  Because Manlius Pebble Hill is a small school, candidates must embrace teaching at all grade levels, especially elementary and middle school.  Candidates must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in physical education or a related field and experience working in a school setting.

Manlius Pebble Hill School is a non-sectarian, coeducational day school located in suburban Syracuse, with the rolling hills of Central New York as the backdrop.  Established in 1869, MPH is the area’s only prekindergarten through grade 12 independent school.  MPH offers the opportunity to teach in a rigorous and caring learning community while pursuing a healthy, active lifestyle throughout the Finger Lakes Region.  The School gives strong support to, and students are actively engaged in physical education and athletics.  The school has a no-cut policy and fields Middle and Upper School athletic teams at the varsity, junior varsity, and modified levels.

Send cover letter, résumé or CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and two or three letters of recommendation to Amy Critz at acritz@mph.net.

 

5. First Grade Teacher

Manlius Pebble Hill School is accepting applications for a first grade teacher, beginning fall 2015.  Qualified applicants will have early elementary teaching experience and teacher certification.  A Master’s degree is preferred.  In-depth knowledge and experience in early literacy, training in a guided reading model for literacy instruction, and experience with Singapore Math desirable.   

Manlius Pebble Hill is a co-educational, independent school in Syracuse (DeWitt), New York.  The School’s mission is to inspire our students to think critically, act responsibly, and discover a passion for lifelong learning.

Send résumé, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy and two letters of recommendation to Amy Critz at acritz@mph.net.

 

6. Advanced Placement Biology

Manlius Pebble Hill School is accepting applications for a part-time position teaching one section of Advanced Placement Biology for grades 11 and 12.  The class will consist of no more than twenty students meeting every other day for eighty minutes on a rotating block schedule, and will include one additional lab block.  A Bachelor’s Degree in Biology or a related life science is required; a Master’s degree is preferred.  Teaching experience at the upper levels is required; experience teaching the Advanced Placement Biology course is a plus.  Attendance at a summer AP Biology Teacher Institute (at MPH’s expense) would be required for first-time teachers.

Manlius Pebble Hill (www.mph.net) is a co-educational, independent day school in Syracuse (Dewitt), New York. MPH’s missions is to inspire our students to think critically, act responsibly, and discover a passion for lifelong learning.

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, at least two letters of recommendation, and a statement of teaching philosophy to John Stegeman, Upper School Head, at jstegeman@mph.net.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

 

7. Learning Specialist

Manlius Pebble Hill School is seeking a full-time Learning Specialist, beginning in the 2015-2016 school year.  The learning specialist, one of two on staff, will be responsible for helping a caseload of students with and without learning disabilities to achieve their full academic potential in the classroom and become independent learners.  In addition, the Learning Specialist works with classroom teachers to provide accommodations for students.  Manlius Pebble Hill is a small school, and candidates must embrace teaching students across grade levels.

Certification and experience working with students with learning disabilities at various grade levels are required.  A Master’s degree in Special Education and experience or expertise working with students in middle and high school level math classes are preferred.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with a caseload of students with documented learning challenges to help them find success in the classroom while meeting the requirements of their IEP, 504 Plan, or educational evaluation
  • Interpret assessments and evaluations and plan effective instruction and accommodations targeted at students’ individual needs
  • Collaborate with faculty to develop strategies to compensate for their students’ learning deficits
  • Assist parents in making referrals for education evaluations; coordinate the process from the referral to the testing process and communicate the results
  • Work with Public School Committees on Special Education to develop appropriate accommodation plans (IEPs, 504 Plans) for MPH students
  • Work with students who, though they may not  have documented learning disabilities, need additional help to achieve academic success
  • Attend staff meetings and in-house training programs
  • Participate in school events and other special activities as needed
  • Monitor, document, and assess student progress.  Maintain close communication with the Division Heads and parents regarding student progress and issues, and conference as deemed necessary
  • Assist in other duties as assigned by the leadership team

Manlius Pebble Hill (www.mph.net) is a Prekindergarten – 12th co-educational, independent school in Syracuse (Dewitt), New York.  MPH’s mission is to inspire our students to think critically, act responsibly, and discover a passion for lifelong learning.

Send cover letter, résumé or CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and two or three letters of recommendation to

Amy Critz, Executive Assistant to the Head of School
Manlius Pebble Hill School
5300 Jamesville Rd.
Syracuse, New York 13214-2499
acritz@mph.net

 

8. Substitute Teacher

If you are interested in a substitute teaching position at Manlius Pebble Hill School, please send your resume and references to Juhee LaHaye at jlahaye@mph.net.

 

 

 

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For more information, please contact:

Amy Critz
Assistant to Interim Head of School, Jim Dunaway
315-446-2452, ext. 120