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Marymount is an Independent, Catholic all-girls high school that fosters confidence, joy, leadership, and a sense of greater purpose in each student. Education of the whole girl is one of the most important pillars upon which the academic and co-curricular programs are built. The school celebrates the individuality of each student, empowering girls to become their best selves academically, emotionally and socially. Established in 1923 by the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary (RSHM), Marymount High School shares the tradition of an international network of schools including sister schools in New York, Europe, and South America. Located in Westwood/Bel Air, just north of UCLA in Los Angeles, Marymount is an Apple Distinguished School featuring a 1 to 1 laptop program and other integrated educational technology.

Please submit all resumes and cover letters to the Human Resources Department at [email protected] unless specified below. Include the position title in the subject of your email.


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  • Dean of Student Life, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice

    The Dean of Student Life, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice is a member of the Senior Administrative Team. This position will work closely with the Student Support team, advising coordinators, the Equity, Inclusion, and Justice (EIJ) Leadership Team and the entire Marymount community to ensure that all aspects of student life are equitable, inclusive, and serve the well-being of every student. This position will also work in collaboration with the BIPOC Community Advisory Committee (comprised of alumnae and parents), to advance and coordinate DEIJ programming and communication for the alumnae and parent communities.
     
    The Dean of Student Life, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice oversees the following: Associated Student Council, Student Diversity Awareness Board, student clubs/organizations, student meetings & assemblies, and student life programming.
     
    The primary goal of the Dean of Student Life, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice is to develop positive relationships amongst and within all constituencies. She/he must be a proactive, effective, and visible leader who works to advance and foster a community true to Marymount’s mission with the core purpose of educating and empowering young women to live lives of consequence as ethical leaders with a global perspective and an unshakable commitment to the common good. In addition to overseeing existing programs, the Dean of Student Life, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice helps develop student leadership, acts as a resource for the grade-level Advising Coordinators, Faculty, and EIJ leadership team, and collaboratively problem-solves as issues arise. 
     
    The Dean of Student Life EIJ educates the community on how to build on Marymount’s Pledge to Live Honorably and to provide an equitable, inclusive, and healthy student culture.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
     
    • Serve as a member of the Administrative team.
    • Work collaboratively with other school leaders to fulfill the strategic goals of Marymount High School including goals pertaining to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
    • Work in collaboration with the BIPOC Community Advisory Committee, and serve as a staff liaison to the DEI Committee of the Board of Trustees.
    • Oversee the student life calendar and operations related to student life.
    • Serve as a member of the Admission Committee.  
    • Maintain membership and active participation in related professional organizations.
     
    Program and Project Management:
     
    • Provide leadership for student life, equity, and inclusion programs and personnel.
    • Serve as the Site Coordinator for the AIM Climate Survey and Self-Assessment.
    • In collaboration with the HOS and members of the Senior Administration team, review policies and oversee and integrate DEI best practices related to student life at Marymount.
    • Provide leadership for students and faculty to plan and execute DEI initiatives and events, including faculty and staff meetings and professional development.
    • Work with the EIJ Leadership Team, Faculty, and Academic Council to ensure that the curriculum integrates DEI best practices.
    • Oversee and work with Associated Student Government, including coordinating the election process, offering leadership programming, and facilitating regular meetings with the Student Council President and representatives.
    • Oversee and work with the Student Diversity Awareness Board (SDAB) including coordinating, and facilitating regular meetings.
    • Oversee student clubs and organizations. 
    • Facilitate ongoing student events and traditions for all grade levels (weekly, monthly, quarterly).
    • In collaboration with the Senior Administration Team and Student Support Team, plan Student and Parent Orientations.
    • Assist the Senior Administration Team and Student Support Team in organizing and planning parent education evenings and specialized BIPOC current parent programming and services including specific communication and engagement strategies.
    • Coordinate annual attendance at the NAIS People of Color Conference and Student Diversity Leadership Conference
    • Oversee uniform program, including the set-up of uniform sales with Lands’ End.
    • The implementation of a mentoring program specifically for BIPOC Students, utilizing BIPOC Alumnae as mentors.
    • The implementation of specialized BIPOC alumnae programming and services including specific communication and engagement strategies.
     
    Qualifications and Requirements:
     
    • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s Degree or advanced training in diversity-related fields preferred.
    • A minimum of three years of demonstrated success as a DEI practitioner.
    • Experience designing and administering community-building, multicultural, diversity, and inclusion programs and curricula in schools.
    • Strong work ethic and high level of integrity.
    • Proven record of success in working collaboratively with students, faculty, staff, parents, and community leaders.
    • Commitment to respect a broad range of views and to build mutual understanding, trust, and shared commitment over time.
    • Exceptional written, public speaking and presentation skills.
    • Knowledge of current research, trends, and practice in community, diversity, inclusion, and multicultural affairs.
    • An attitude that fosters compassion, empathy and kindness in oneself and others.
  • Director of Advancement

    The Director Advancement is responsible for the oversight and management of the Development and Communications Departments. The Director of Advancement will support the Head of School in strategic planning for the future of the school and will collaborate in developing, implementing and coordinating funding strategies for annual and capital campaigns. The Director works closely with the Head of School and members of the Board of Trustees to establish funding strategies and goals and objectives for the school to accomplish its advancement goals.

    Development Team: Director of Foundation & Special Giving / Development Associate: Alumnae Relations & Events / Development Associate: Database Manager Communications Staff: Director of Marketing & Communications

    Responsibilities

    • Administration/Management
      • Oversee operations of the Development and Communications Departments.
      • Serve on the internal Advancement Team, Retention Committee, Major Gift Team (and others as needed).
      • Make recommendations to the Head of School on policy and staffing.
      • Perform additional assignments per direction of Head of School.
    • Major Gifts
      • With the Head of School, in collaboration with the Board of Trustees and the Director of Foundation & Special Giving, work to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward major gift donors for significant annual, capital and endowment gifts.
      • Oversee the coordination of all major gift solicitations, utilizing a moves management strategy.
    • Board of Trustees/Advancement Committee
      • Attend Board meetings.
      • Serve as the Staff liaison for the Advancement Committee of the Board of Trustees, and serve as a member of Long-Range Planning Committee and Committee on Trustees.
      • Assist Trustees in attaining development-related Board goals.
      • Provide relevant and timely reports to the Head, Advancement Committee & Board.
      • In conjunction with the Head of School and the Committee on Trustees, assist in the identification of prospective new Board and Advancement Committee members.
    • Annual & Capital Campaigns
      • Develop funding strategies and oversee all aspects of fundraising with all constituent groups.
      • Coordinate with appropriate team members and volunteers to develop all fund development strategies.
    • PR/Marketing/Communications
      • Collaborate with the Director of Marketing and Communications in the school’s internal and external communications/publications.  
      • Attend school meetings and events as related to development goals.
      • Serve as a representative/advocate in the community to promote Marymount enrollment and to garner additional resources to support the school.
     
    Specific Duties:
     
    • Oversee the implementation of the comprehensive strategic development plan in consultation with both the Head of School, Advancement Committee, and the Board of Trustees.
    • Work with Trustees and volunteers as a strategist and develop/train solicitors to assist in soliciting annual and capital needs.
    • Ensure that each staff member has an annual performance plan and monitors performance progress
    • Encourage ongoing professional development program for staff.
    • Affirm staff for their individual and group accomplishments
    • Oversee and help to implement Alumnae engagement through giving, events and mentoring platform.
    • Oversee internal and external development communications to ensure timely communication of the school’s vision/mission and strategic school goals.
    • Oversee gift processing, acknowledgements and information systems.
    • Oversee special activities, events and communications for donor recognition and stewardship.
     
    Comply with all Marymount High School policies, procedures and quality standards as well as safety and environmental regulations.
     
    Qualifications:
     
    • Candidates will have a minimum of 10 years of experience in fundraising, including a minimum of 3 years of experience at an independent school.
    • 5-10 years of experience in planning and executing fundraising campaigns including leadership giving and/or a capital campaign.
    • Demonstrated leadership ability to balance internal responsibilities while successfully fulfilling significant role in identification, cultivation and solicitation of major gift prospects.
    • Highly developed organizational ability and communication skills.
    • Exceptional writing and speaking skills.
    • Proven ability to strategize, structure and implement development efforts.
    • Experience with donor software (i.e., Raiser’s Edge).
     
    Desired Attributes:
     
    • Operates with complete integrity and understands the role that trust plays in building a successful development program.
    • Respect for confidentiality.
    • Team player with ability to delegate, motivate and empower others.
    • Big-picture focused but with ability to see details that must support it.
    • Multi-tasker.
    • Flexible, able to adjust when needed.
    • Proactive approach to problem-solving.
    • Familiarity with culture of the westside of Los Angeles.
    • Passion for education, particularly for single-gender, girls-only institutions.
     
    Education:
     
    • A Bachelor’s degree is required; a masters and/or CFRE is preferred.
  • Director of Enrollment Management & Community Outreach

    An integral member of the Senior Administration Team, the Director of Enrollment Management & Community Outreach is one of the lead ambassadors for Marymount and provides leadership and strategic direction on issues related to student recruitment, admissions, enrollment management, and retention.

    Key Accountabilities:
    • Oversees the comprehensive admission program, from inquiry to enrollment of new students, and provides leadership for a comprehensive enrollment management program that tracks and supports the retention of enrolled students from point of entry to graduation.
    • In collaboration with the Head of School, develops and implements a strategy for admission, including forecasting in relation to long-term objectives, and develops and orchestrates an annual action plan to meet short and long-term admission and retention goals.
    • Presents the school to prospective students and parents, oversees the systematic and efficient handling of applications, and collaborates with the Associate Director of Admissions on admissions processes and activities, including; conducting interviews with candidates and their parents; arranging admissions testing; securing of necessary student supplemental paperwork; open houses; classroom/shadow visits; placement testing, and Student and Parent Ambassador Programs.
    • Evaluates and communicates final admissions decisions to candidates and their parents in conjunction with the Associate Director of Admission and the Admission Committee, and supervises the sending of decision packets and other decision-related communications.
    • Oversees management of the school’s inquiry database, and establishes protocols for regular contact with potential families helping to keep them connected and informed.
    • Maintains strong relationships with sending schools, cultivates new relationships and builds a 5-year pipeline of prospective students.
    • Utilizes data and research to keep Marymount at the forefront of admissions trends; attends local and national conferences and/or appropriate webinars to keep up with current research.
    • Maintains a professional environment in which confidentiality and integrity are essential ingredients, and evaluates, recommends, and implements strategic goals regarding the comprehensive Admission and Enrollment Management Programs and related staffing.
    • In collaboration with the Marketing and Communications department and the Advancement Team, conceptualizes and implements traditional and inbound marketing, communication, and recruitment strategies. Evaluates and redesigns where appropriate, all aspects of the admissions and marketing program and collateral with the goal of maintaining a capacity enrollment. Oversees the content on the Admissions portion of the website.
     
    Additional Responsibilities:
    • Provides regular updates to the Head of School and Board of Trustees on key admissions metrics. Prepares end-of-year report summarizing admission process and capturing important admission statistics; administers end-of-season surveys to students who enroll and those who decline to enroll.
    • Serves as the Staff Liaison to the Enrollment Task Force of the Board of Trustees.
    • Serves as a member of the School Administrative Team and participates in the overall strategic management of the school's program, policies, and planning.
    • Chairs the Admission Committee, trains Committee members on reading files, and leads the Committee in decision-making discussions.
    • Serves on the Financial Aid Committee: reviews, evaluates, and recommends students for aid.
    • Heads the internal Retention Committee and works collaboratively to track, report, and forecast student retention and plan future enrollment.
    • Represents the school at on and off-campus events and consortium groups and serves as the public voice on matters relating to the admission process.
    • Serves as the PDSO for SEVIS to facilitate F-1 visas for International Students. Updates records, registration and school recertification as needed.
    • Prepares the End of Year surveys for new and current students.
    • Supervises and manages the admission office staff: Associate Director Admission and Database Coordinator-Admission Associate.
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the Head of School.
     
    Position Requirements:
    • A deep investment in Marymount High School’s mission, and ability to articulate the School’s mission, philosophy, and strategic goals clearly and effectively.
    • Superior skills in communication and technology, including outstanding writing and public speaking skills.
    • Knowledgeable in admissions based software systems.
    • Strong qualitative and quantitative analytical skills.
    • Excellent managerial skills.
     
    Strong Candidates Possess the Following Traits:
    • Knowledgeable and passionate about girls’ education and the needs of young women in high school.
    • Prior independent school admissions experience, with a proven record of success in strengthening enrollment by creating a systematic and strategic approach toward cultivation of applicants.
    • Warm, consultative demeanor to build rapport and establish credibility and apply critical interpersonal skills to influence positive outcomes.
    • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • English Teacher

    The English Teacher is full-time teacher and member of the English Department, reporting to the Department Chair. The ideal candidate is comfortable working in a highly collaborative environment where value is placed on the skills and passions of the instructor.

    Responsibilities

    • Work as a team player with other English teachers to coordinate lesson plans and course sequencing, share materials, and embrace a community approach to teaching.
    • Design lessons that are well-planned in terms of content, developmental appropriateness, and department sequencing.
    • Monitor progress of each student’s writing, providing intervention or differentiation when necessary and appropriate, consistent high-quality feedback.
    • Offer collaborative and individual learning opportunities that support student growth.
    • Create an environment that emphasizes learning where students feel safe and welcome.
    • Meet with students during office hours and in the department Writing Center to assist with individual writing assignments.
    • Serve as grade-level advisor.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in a relevant field, preferred.
    • Minimum of three (3) years previous teaching experience, preferably at the high school level, that emphasizes teaching literature and writing.
    • Strong background and understanding of teaching writing as a process.
    • Experience integrating technology into the English classroom.
  • Part Time Digital Media Teacher

    The Digital Media Teacher must have strong technical knowledge, historical appreciation, and a familiarity with issues of representation and marginalization within our Cultural Visual Media history. Successful candidates will provide a challenging curriculum (with the guidance of the department chair) that aligns with Marymount High School’s mission and standards.

    General Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Demonstrates mastery of related subject matter, instructional skills, and resource materials for course(s) taught.
    • Creates lesson plans, aligned with departmental standards.
    • Maintains a safe, organized classroom, which supports students’ independent learning,
      collaboration and choice.
    • Utilizes a variety of effective instructional and management techniques.
    • Provides a variety of assessments and uses assessments for planning and instruction.
    • Monitors and maintains a positive classroom environment that supports the school wide
      behavior expectations in which students are engaged and incorporates mutual respect
      while providing cooperative learning opportunities.
    • Uses available technology/instructional media to enhance the students’ learning
      experiences.
    • Establishes and maintains appropriate relationships with students, parents, staff, and
      community members by communicating in a tactful, courteous, and confidential manner.
    • Appropriately communicates and interacts with other professional staff in academic
      planning and school committee work.
    • Attends and participates in staff meetings and extra-curricular/school related activities
      and committees.
    • Demonstrates a commitment to continuous professional growth and works with
      administrators to formulate and complete professional development plans.
    • Maintains a professional appearance, and demonstrates behavior that is conscientious and
      responsible.
    Qualifications
    • Must have a BFA or MFA* within the Media Art Focus (Photography/ Film/ Design).
    • Minimum of three (3) years of experience teaching High School Digital Photography and
      Digital Video Production.
    • Must have a working knowledge of the Adobe Suites MAC based software: Photoshop,
      Illustrator and Premiere Pro.
    • Experience working with cameras and sound (Canon t3i, Zoom H4nPro, booms and
      shotgun microphones and basic lighting and camera accessories), preferred.
  • Social Studies Teacher (Temporary Full-Time)

    The Social Studies department at Marymount strives to create classrooms of diverse and inclusive viewpoints where all students have an equal sense of belonging. With that said, candidates should be able to work collaboratively to create and implement culturally responsive pedagogy. The Social Studies Teacher must have experience in developing and implementing a curriculum that is skills-based and scaffolds historical and analytical writing. The teacher should have experience in teaching world history and some knowledge of the College Board’s Advanced Placement historical thinking skills. Successful candidates will provide a challenging curriculum (with the guidance of the department chair) that aligns with Marymount High School’s mission and standards.

    General Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Demonstrates mastery of Social Studies, instructional skills, and resource materials for course(s) taught.
    • Creates lesson plans, aligned with departmental standards.
    • Maintains a safe, organized classroom, which supports students’ independent learning, collaboration, critical thinking skills, and choice.
    • Utilizes a variety of effective instructional and management techniques.
    • Provides a variety of assessments and uses assessments for planning and instruction.
    • Monitors and maintains a positive classroom environment that supports the school-wide behavior expectations in which students are engaged and incorporates mutual respect while providing cooperative learning opportunities.
    • Uses available technology/instructional media to enhance learning experiences.
    • Establishes and maintains appropriate relationships with students, parents, staff, and community members by communicating in a tactful, courteous, and confidential manner.
    • Appropriately communicates and interacts with other professional staff in academic planning and school committee work.
    • Attends and participates in staff meetings and extra-curricular/school-related activities and committees.
    • Demonstrates a commitment to continuous professional growth and works with administrators to formulate and complete professional development plans.
    • Maintains a professional appearance, and demonstrates behavior that is conscientious and responsible.
    Qualifications
    • Must have a Master’s Degree in related field.
    • Minimum of three (3) years previous teaching experience, at the high school level, that emphasizes post-classical and modern world history.
    • Experience integrating technology into the Social Studies classroom.
    • Experience with Google apps (drive, Classroom, etc.).
    • Knowledge of the College Board’s Advanced Placement (AP) skills and rubrics.
     
Marymount High School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Marymount High School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

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