At Pacific Ridge School, our mission statement drives all of our work: In a community that fosters academic excellence, ethical responsibility and global engagement, Pacific Ridge School prepares students for college and a purposeful life.
In support of the School’s mission, the Director of Summer Programs will create robust educational STEAM and Athletics programs and experiences for students grades 5 through 12. Additionally, the Director will manage the planning and day-to-day operations of the program to ensure its successful execution. A complimentary goal of the Director is to create authentic interactions with parents and attract new students from diverse backgrounds to the School’s regular Academic and Athletic program.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (include, but are not limited to, the following)
Lead innovative educational experiences through project-based learning, youth empowerment and creation of safe and welcoming spaces for young minds to thrive and take risks
Lead experiences through sports and physical education programs which help students learn and improve their skills, physical strength and personal character, leadership and sportsmanship. Additionally, students should learn how to become a better teammate/player.
Oversee and direct all program activities from planning/creation through student experience
Manage the Program’s budget and support Business Office with reporting
Manage enrollment system from course input, student registration and course scheduling
Provide leadership in training, motivating and evaluating of instructors
Form partnerships with outside organizations to support programing.
Collaborate with Admissions Team on all aspects of student enrollment administration
Partner with the Marketing and Communications Team to promote programs and encourage enrollment
Consult with Head of School on strategic program initiatives
Work with Human Resources to manage employment lifecycle (recruiting, hiring and separations)
Support a safe working and learning environment for students and instructions
Perform other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university
Master’s degree in education, administration or leadership preferred
Two to five years of experience managing extracurricular, after-school or other related programs for K-12 aged students
Possess valid U.S. Driver’s License
CPR and First Aid certified
Outstanding educational leader who can act as a program visionary
Competent and effective communicator (oral/written) with all constituents
Excellent organization and problem-solving skills
Respectful team builder who can collaborate and maintain high standards with instructors and outside resources
Dependable, reliable and autonomous self-starter
Ability to disseminate and follow policies and procedures
Ability to manage logistics of in-classroom and out-if-classroom experiences (vendors, rentals, etc.)
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and educational philosophy.
About Pacific Ridge School
Pacific Ridge School is a college preparatory co-educational independent school, offering a rich and challenging program to 560 students in grades 7-12. Pacific Ridge School opened in 2007; finished its permanent high school building in 2010, and its athletic center in 2012. We opened a permanent middle school/administration building and STEAM facility in 2015. Please visit our website at https://www.pacificridge.org/ for more information on our mission and programs.