Independent Schools Association of the Southwest

Good Shepherd Episcopal School is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest, (ISAS). ISAS, a member of the International Council Advancing Independent School Accreditation (ICAISA), has voluntarily submitted to a rigorous and impartial review of its accreditation program and demonstrated its adherence to the Council’s Criteria for Effective Independent School Accreditation Practices. ISAS is commended by ICAISA for the quality of the Association’s accreditation program for its Member Schools.

 

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Please call 214-357-2968, Ext. 704 or email Jennifer Rotter, Director of Communications, at jrotter@gsesdallas.org.

Career Opportunities

The dedicated faculty and staff are the heart of Good Shepherd! Each day, they bring their collaborative and engaging spirits to the campus, inspiring students to learn with confidence, serve with compassion, and lead with courage. They continue to be thought-leaders for each other as well as for our curious students. If you feel this is your mission too, Good Shepherd could be the school in which you thrive!


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Director of Curriculum, 2020-2021

Good Shepherd Episcopal School seeks a collaborative individual to develop and guide the overall vision, creation, and evolution of the academic program through curriculum and professional learning in collaboration with division heads and other department leadership. The Director of Curriculum will report to the Division Heads and will serve as an instructional leader, classroom coach, and offer curriculum oversight and review. He or she will manage curricular programs and educational resources, will maintain academic standards required to ensure continued accreditation, and will ensure academic programs and objectives are reflective of the school’s mission.

The Director of Curriculum will coordinate and oversee professional learning opportunities for faculty, staff and administration and the professional learning budget, as well as recommend and approve continuing education and expenses. He or she will lead faculty meetings and in-service training, as well as coordinate and facilitate Curriculum Retreats for divisions and departments across the school. The Director of Curriculum will work closely with Division Heads, Director of Diversity, and Director of Partnerships and Collaborations to create robust learning experiences for faculty, both internally and externally. He or she will work with the Coordinator for New Faculty and Mentoring to onboard new employees, and will serve on multiple committees within the faculty.

The preferred qualifications for the ideal candidate are as follows:

  • Bachelor’s degree with Elementary Education Certification; and an advanced degree, preferably M.Ed. Administration
  • A minimum of 5 years of teaching and administrative experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Leadership and facilitative skills
  • Flexible and can make decisions in a timely manner

To apply for the Director of Curriculum position, please submit your cover letter, resume, and copy of your applicable certifications to Toni Luciano, Director of Human Resources, at tluciano@gsesdallas.org.

Good Shepherd Episcopal School employees will uphold and support the mission of the Episcopal Church and the School, meet all expectations and duties as outlined in the Employee Manual, and collaborate with colleagues while maintaining a positive team attitude.    

Good Shepherd Episcopal School's policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender expression), religion, national and ethnic origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status, or any other basis prohibited by law in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

 

Physical Education Teacher, 2020-2021

Good Shepherd Episcopal School seeks a collaborative individual to teach, enrich, and reinforce the physical education curriculum. The Physical Education Teacher will teach and plan lessons and activities for early childhood, lower school, and middle school students, with particular emphasis on sportsmanship. In addition, he or she will work with students with a wide range of skill/developmental levels on eye-hand coordination and athletic and physical skills through inclusive games and exercises while encouraging a love of physical activity. The Physical Education Teacher should possess a knowledge of a variety of sports and the ability to break down each sport into age-appropriate activities emphasizing technical skills and sportsmanship. He or she will coach sports for the 7th and 8th grades, serve as a middle school advisor, as needed, and will participate in outdoor education Classroom of the Earth trips.

The ideal candidate demonstrates the personal traits for nurturing the growth of children and working cooperatively with adults, such as being kind, enthusiastic, creative, flexible, patient, and an excellent communicator with colleagues and parents. The preferred qualifications for the ideal candidate are as follows:

  • Bachelor’s degree in physical education, kinesiology, or related field; may have an advanced degree
  • Teaching and coaching experience with elementary and middle school-aged students
  • Experience coaching and/or playing team sports at the middle/secondary and/or collegiate level is preferred
  • Willingness to work in a collaborative, team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates leadership and facilitative skills

To apply for the Physical Education Teacher position, please submit your cover letter, resume, and copy of your teacher certification to Toni Luciano, Director of Human Resources, at tluciano@gsesdallas.org.

Good Shepherd Episcopal School employees will uphold and support the mission of the Episcopal Church and the School, meet all expectations and duties as outlined in the Employee Manual, and collaborate with colleagues while maintaining a positive team attitude.

Good Shepherd Episcopal School's policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender expression), religion, national and ethnic origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status, or any other basis prohibited by law in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

 

Kindergarten Teacher, 2020-2021

Good Shepherd Episcopal School seeks an enthusiastic individual to join a collaborative team environment as a Kindergarten Teacher in the Early Childhood division. The purpose of this position is to teach, enrich, and reinforce the grade level/subject curriculum.

The Kindergarten Teacher will plan, supervise, and implement the program for the class in accordance with the policies, curriculum, and philosophy of the school and treat each child with dignity and respect. The teacher will provide not only for each child’s academic needs but also help develop social and emotional maturity. The teacher will be familiar with current effective/research-based pedagogical approaches. In addition, the Kindergarten Teacher will assess and monitor student progress, maintain an orderly classroom, and revise and update the curriculum, as necessary. He or she will prepare report cards which include written comments, review student assessments and implement individual strategies for learning, and send timely, proactive, and regular communication with parents.

The Kindergarten Teacher will act as a mentor to new teachers, attend all required meetings and public-relations events, and participate in school committees and in extra-curricular activities as required. He or she will uphold and support the mission of the Episcopal Church and the School, meet all teacher expectations and duties as outlined in the Employee Manual, and collaborate with colleagues while maintaining a positive team attitude.

The ideal candidate is a strong, dedicated professional with an astute understanding of child development and how young children learn. The preferred qualifications for the ideal candidate are as follows:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree from a four-year college/university.
  • Teacher certification
  • Strength in best practices for early childhood
  • Experience as a homeroom teacher in pre-kindergarten or kindergarten
  • Experience in integrating curriculum
  • Willingness to work in a collaborative, team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to differentiate curriculum for students with varying learning styles.

To apply for the Kindergarten Teacher position, please submit your cover letter, resume, and copy of your teacher certification to Toni Luciano, Director of Human Resources, at tluciano@gsesdallas.org.

First Grade Teacher, 2020-2021

Good Shepherd Episcopal School seeks a collaborative individual to teach, enrich, and reinforce the First Grade program while caring for the whole child.

The First Grade Teacher will plan, supervise, and implement the program for the lower school class in accordance with the policies, curriculum, and philosophy of the school and treat each child with dignity and respect. The teacher will provide not only for each child’s academic needs but also help develop social and emotional maturity. In addition, the First Grade Teacher will assess and monitor student progress, maintain an orderly classroom, and revise and update the curriculum, as necessary. He or she will prepare report cards which include written comments, review student assessments and implement individual strategies for learning, and send timely, proactive, and regular communication with parents.

The First Grade Teacher will act as a mentor to new teachers, attend all required meetings and public-relations events, and participate in school committees and in extra-curricular activities as required. He or she will uphold and support the mission of the Episcopal Church and the School, meet all teacher expectations and duties as outlined in the Employee Manual, and collaborate with colleagues while maintaining a positive team attitude.

The ideal candidate is a strong, dedicated professional with an astute understanding of child development and how young children learn. The preferred qualifications for the ideal candidate are as follows:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree from a four-year college/university, master’s degree preferred
  • Teacher certification
  • Minimum of four years of teaching experience preferred
  • Experience as a homeroom teacher in kindergarten, first or second grade preferred
  • Strength in literacy and phonics instruction
  • Guided Reading, Responsive Classroom, and/or Daily 5 training/experience preferred
  • Competency in technology
  • Experience in integrating curriculum and various assessment tools
  • Willingness to work in a collaborative, team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to differentiate curriculum for students with varying learning styles

To apply for the First Grade Teacher position, please submit your cover letter, resume, and copy of your teacher certification to Toni Luciano, Director of Human Resources, at tluciano@gsesdallas.org.

 

Part-time Nurse

Good Shepherd Episcopal School is seeking a professional, registered nurse to work part-time in the school’s clinic, providing a safe, healthy environment that is conducive to providing professional care for those who become injured or ill while at school. Hours for this position are 7:30am to 3:00pm, two to three days per week (varies which days) at $32/hour.

The Nurse also acts as a student advocate, as well as a liaison between the students, school, community, and home. The ideal candidate will provide for the health needs of all students, faculty, and staff while at school, provide assessment, intervention, referral, and follow up for appropriate medical care of students, as well as provide care and services in accordance with primary care provider’s prescribed medical care and treatment orders.

The Nurse must follow the guidelines of the Nurse Practice Act and follow The Scope and Standards of Practice. He or she must ensure compliance with any and all local, state, and/or federal health laws and requirements, as well as adhere to HIPAA/FERPA confidentiality rules and regulations. The Nurse will monitor the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for any actions required for public health concerns and develop Individualized Healthcare Plans (IHPs) in nursing language to direct nursing care for students, as well as Emergency Care Plans (ECPs) written in lay language to guide the response of unlicensed personnel in a health-related emergency. He or she will report health information to appropriate city and/or state agencies and provide monthly executive reports to the supervisor, including the total number of visits, the average number of visits, major injuries, and employee health.

The Nurse will monitor and maintain accurate state-mandated student immunizations and other health information (such as vision, hearing, spinal, and Acanthosis Nigricans) in the school database, manage communicable diseases, and assess the school environmental safety to prevent injury and spearhead infection-control measures. He or she will maintain first-aid kits and AEDs throughout the school and maintain and track parental authorization records and health information releases.

Additional functions will include:
  • Maintain an orderly, clean, safe, and properly-supplied clinic
  • Establish, review, and maintain medical and health services programs for the school
  • Create and maintain accurate documentation of all treatment and medical service activity
  • Ensure all medications, including emergency medications, are sent on day field trips & COE trips; provide chaperones with Consent to Treat forms and the means to document distributed medications
  • Provide triage care in an emergency situation and work with emergency personnel, as needed
  • Develop an effective system for the acquisition, maintenance, and use of supplies and emergency equipment for the school, according to the policies and recommendations
  • Collaborate with campus personnel, including school counselors and learning specialists, regarding the implementation of services and health-related goals
  • Delegate and assist in the training of clinic assistants to maintain a smooth flow of the clinic
  • Communicate with families, students, and staff to meet student health needs
Qualifications
  • Two years of nursing experience required
  • Graduate of an accredited (CCNE or NLN) professional nursing education program
  • Valid registered nurse license to practice in Texas from the State Board of Nurse Examiners (BSN preferred)
  • Vision, Hearing, Spinal, and Acanthosis Nigricans certification
  • American Heart Association (AHA) BLS CPR/AED certification
  • Knowledge of national, state, and local student health requirements required
  • Demonstrate knowledge of various diagnostic equipment
  • Experience in pediatrics, emergency room, and school nursing, a plus
  • Desire to work with pediatric and adolescent population
  • Relate well to students, parents, peers, and the public
  • Demonstrate basic computer and clerical skills
  • Work effectively without direct supervision
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Physical Requirements and Work Environment
  • May involve the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work
  • May involve lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of moderately heavy (20-50 pounds) objects and materials
  • May be required to lift or move an injured or sick person
  • May be exposed to adverse environmental conditions such as toxic/poisonous agents, violence, disease, or pathogenic substances

Part-time Parents' Day Out Teacher

Good Shepherd Episcopal School is seeking an individual to join a collaborative team environment as a part-time toddler teacher in its Parents' Day Out Program. The PDO program serves infants to three year-old children. The ideal candidate is a strong, dedicated professional with an astute understanding of the developmental needs of young children and how they learn. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the ability to interact with children on academic, social, and emotional levels. The candidate must be able to lift 40 pounds, move freely with children, and pass basic requirements for Texas DFPS Child Care Licensing.

This person should be dependable, responsible, sensitive, and mature, able to relate to children as well as adults. A high school diploma is required, as well as teaching experience in an educational setting. As a part-time position, it does not offer benefits. The starting salary is $14.00/hour. This position will be working with 18 to 24 month-old children. The position will begin in late October, and hours are approximately 29 hours per week, 7:15 AM - 2:00 PM, Monday-Friday with a lunch break. Please send a cover letter and resume to apply for this position to Toni Luciano, Director of Human Resources, tluciano@gsesdallas.org.

Permanent Substitute Teacher

Good Shepherd Episcopal School is seeking an individual to support our Middle School, Lower School, and Early Childhood divisions as a Permanent Substitute Teacher. The Permanent Substitute Teacher will be guaranteed a minimum of 100 days substituting in our PreK through 4th grade classrooms or for our 5th through 8th grade classes for the 2019-2020 school year. The ideal candidate is flexible, personable, and enjoys different experiences each day. The Permanent Substitute Teacher responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: ensuring the safety of each student, following teacher lesson plans, escorting students to various classes on campus, and assuming classroom duties as assigned by the teacher.  

This 10-month position (August - May) requires a bachelor’s degree in education, a teaching certificate, and a minimum of 3 years teaching experience. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and a copy of your certification to Toni Luciano, Director of Human Resources, tluciano@gsesdallas.org.

Substitute Teachers

Good Shepherd Episcopal School is looking for qualified substitute teachers. Associate's degree is required. To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to Toni Luciano, Director of Human Resources, at 

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It is Good Shepherd Episcopal School's policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender expression), religion, national and ethnic origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status, or any other basis prohibited by law in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.