Cathedral School for Boys (est. 1957) is an Episcopal, K-8 school of 265 students located in the Nob Hill area of San Francisco. The High School Coordinator/ Admissions Assistant position is a twelve-month, full-time, administrative position that reports directly to the Director of Admission.
Cathedral School for Boys seeks a compassionate, thoughtful, enthusiastic, and detail-oriented educator to serve as High School Counselor and Admissions Assistant at a leading school. This candidate must possess excellent written and oral skills to communicate effectively with high school admissions directors, parents, and middle school boys.
As High School Counselor, responsibilities include teaching a High School Counseling basic skills class once a week, hosting a boarding school fair in the fall, hosting admissions officers at the school, writing a recommendation for each boy, overseeing the compilation of each boy’s application file, and advocating for each boy at the schools to which he applies. An ability and/or willingness to listen to and calm anxious parents and boys will go a long way.
As Admissions Assistant, responsibilities may include hosting school events and admissions visitors, exploring new avenues for partnering with local community groups, offering administrative support, and generally promoting the school. Candidate must be eager to learn, collaborate, and connect with boys ages 4-14 and the adults who love them.
A Bachelor’s degree (required), a Master’s degree (preferred)
Experience with admissions and/or high school placement preferred.
Excellent communication skills
Excellent attention to detail and strong work ethic
About Cathedral School for Boys
Cathedral School for Boys, founded in 1957, strives to provide education in the best tradition of the Episcopal Church and in consonance with the mission of Grace Cathedral. We believe that this education is derived from three main sources: the highest academic and personal standards humanely applied; building a diverse community united in its concern for the school and for the world; and an active engagement with religion and the spiritual dimension.
To provide an excellent education for boys at the elementary level.
To attract a diverse student body of strong academic potential.
To provide a school committed to intellectual inquiry and rigor, centered in the Episcopal tradition, respectful of and welcoming to people of all religious traditions and beliefs.
To develop social responsibility through exemplary programs of outreach and service.
To create a community bonded by open-heartedness, hope, compassion and concern.