Overbrook School is a Catholic, coeducational school for grades prekindergarten through eight where children grow and learn through prayer, study, community, and service. This dynamic tradition of learning melds the time-honored with the innovative, shaping children's minds and hearts through a faith-based program of academic rigor and wonder that emphasizes the pursuit of wisdom as a shared journey of discovery.
 
We are accepting applications for the 2021-2022 academic year. If you are interested in joining our outstanding faculty, please send a cover letter, resume and application form to osprincipal@overbrook.edu for one of the following open positions:


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  • Manager of Annual Funds and Community Events

    Description:    The Manager of Annual Funds and Community Events is an integral member of the Advancement teams of both Overbrook School (OS) and St. Cecilia Academy (SCA).  This position supports the overall work of advancement for the two schools through the successful coordination and implementation of Annual Fund programming and the execution of specific events.  The Manager works collaboratively with the Director of Advancement, the Director of Donor Relations, and members of the OS and SCA advancement teams.

    Primary Position Responsibilities:
    • Successfully execute all aspects of the Annual Fund campaigns for OS and SCA to increase support among faculty and staff, parents of current students, grandparents of current students, alumni/ae, parents of alumni/ae, grandparents, and friends.
    • Support the Annual Fund committees of both schools and provide regular communication on progress.
    • Contact identified prospects and cultivate personal relationships in a way that is strategic, coordinated, and respectful of donor wishes, particularly for shared campus donors.
    • Assist in identifying donor prospects at various levels to support fundraising strategies.
    • In collaboration with the Director of Advancement, develop and produce donor materials and targeted marketing and solicitation messages to support the Annual Fund campaigns.
    • Assist in preparation of solicitation, acknowledgment, and pledge collections letters.
    • Provide support and direction for parent association events – both fundraising and community-building activities.
    • Serve as a key team member in executing donor cultivation events.
    • Work with the advancement services staff to ensure proper and timely stewardship, gift accounting, reporting and acknowledgment.
    • Recommend and implement initiatives to increase donor acquisition and retention.
    • Analyze and report on fundraising tactics and revenue goals on a regular basis.
    • Perform other duties and projects as assigned.
    • This is a full-time, 12-month position.  Hours will vary based on needs and events.

    Requirements:
    • An openness to the teachings of the Catholic Church and the Christ-centered work of Catholic schools.
    • Commitment in word and action to the mission and values of Overbrook School and St. Cecilia Academy, schools owned and operated by the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia.
    • B.A., B.S. or equivalent degree
    • Three to five years of experience in development, communications/marketing, non-profit, or related work.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • A working knowledge of the psychology, principles and techniques of personal solicitation, and volunteer recruitment and management.
    • Results-oriented and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, with a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.
    • Models a strong work ethic and self-discipline, with excellent attention to detail.
    • Possesses good judgment, professionalism, and a commitment to maintaining strict confidentiality.
    • A demonstrated ability to be flexible and work independently as well as a member of a team.
    • Displays willingness to grow professionally and take on increased responsibilities as the advancement office expands.
    • Ability to attend after-hours events.
    • Familiarity with computerized data management programs and their application in a development setting.
    • Experience with Raiser's Edge a plus.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and working knowledge of social media in advancing the missions of both schools.

    Contact:  To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Sharon Huber at hubers@dominicancampus.org.
  • STEM Teacher

    PT/ FT:  Full Time

    Qualifications: Bachelor’s, knowledge of and experience with sustainable farming. An interest and demonstrated ability in teaching and supporting preschool – 8th grade students. Evidence of productive experience with inquiry learning and ability to apply science and/or math content knowledge to agricultural projects and physical science using block science approach. Experience in teaching an integrated approach to science, connecting abstract concepts and hands-on learning, integrating scientific method with engineering design model in answering questions based on observed reality. The ability to teach to a diverse range of student abilities and levels. Experience with fostering and maintaining supportive and professional relationships with teachers and enthusiastic parents. Evidence of planning, organization, and time management skills.

    Responsibilities:
    • Continue to develop and sustain the Beyond the Brook Farm managing all aspects of agricultural program, including animal husbandry and care for all components year round utilizing volunteers
    • Teach students STEM science lessons based on the farm and physical science with particular instructional emphasis in lessons having agricultural, environmental based inquires and/or physical science inquiries/challenges that fit Overbrook School’s outdoor classroom and promote a spirit of wonder and joy of learning though hands-on experiences in education.
    • Teach collaboration, discussion, and respect while effectively working in a group to solve a problem or answer a question
    • Works directly with school administrators and staff in the development, implementation, and evaluation of STEM initiatives and science curriculum.
    • Involve and work with parent and community partners in developing and sustaining the farm and STEM initiatives
  • ExtendedCARE Workers

    Overbrook School is seeking applicants to work part-time in its ExtendedCARE program from 2:20-6 p.m. when school is in session. Applicants should enjoy working with school-age children, must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma. Some responsibilities include playground supervision, assisting students with homework, arts and crafts activities, and monitoring of computer usage. Contact Keelan Ready at 615-292-5134, ext. 3673 or readyk@overbrook.edu


 
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