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Vice Principal and Admissions Coordinator

St Mark School (Venice)






St. Mark School is seeking a full time candidate to fill a Vice Principal and Admission Coordinator position. SMS takes pride in its strong academic program. Our goal is to help our children become active and confident learners who respect themselves, others and the environment. Our graduates have the academic and spiritual foundation to become responsible and well-informed citizens of the world.
The role of the Vice-Principal, as delegate of the principal, supports implementing the operations of the school.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

§ A willingness to minister to the faculty, staff, parents, and students in working together to accomplish the mission of St Mark School in its endeavor to educate children in the Catholic faith
§ A practicing Catholic in good standing with the Roman Catholic Church
§ Have an expertise in curriculum and methodologies, including Student Engagement activities and Differentiated Instruction
§ Ability to work collaboratively and build teams
§ Ability to deal confidentially and with discretion in matters that are sensitive
§ Ability to communicate effectively in the spoken and written word and use technology to communicate, make presentations, do research, and create presentation materials
§ Ability to be flexible and adjust to the daily demands of the job
§ Maintain confidentiality and discretion regarding students, personnel and school matters.
§ Work effectively, respectfully and positively with all members of the community.
§ Motivated, driven, self-starter.

Essential Functions of an Instructional Leader:

Under the guidance of the principal, complete teacher observations and post-conferences.
Assist in the planning of professional development at faculty meetings
Work with the principal to plan and carry out faculty professional development and retreat days
In the absence of the principal on campus, the vice-principal will oversee and handle any situation that arises.
WASC Leadership
Safeguarding children, maintaining Virtus, TB, fingerprinting and other guidelines for working with minors

Serve as a mentor to the new teachers in lesson development, lesson modeling, assisting with grading practices and procedures
Classroom environment
Student/faculty relationships and behavior
Internal communications
Compliance with school policies
Parent-teacher communications

Intervention & Student Support:
Observe the students in the classroom and make suggestions for the teachers in assisting students in meeting academic benchmarks.

Responsible for all yard duty personnel
Creating schedules for morning, recess, and after school duty

Support discipline issues that arise
Support discipline issues that the principal refers to you
Communicate with parents/guardians

Other duties include, but are not limited to:
Support teachers in their instruction, encouraging differentiated Instruction.
Serve on the hiring committee for new teachers
Member of the Administrative Team
School events, including some evening events/meetings are expected.

Admissions Coordinator tasks include, but are not limited to assisting with the following:
Incoming Admissions:
Navigate admissions process with prospective families:
Coordinate parent/student tours.
Schedule and prepare student entrance exams and parent interviews.
Send correspondence letters.
Track enrollment contracts for prospective and returning families.
Conduct pre-school outreach visits each Fall.
Create reports and class lists to assist the completion of ADLA paperwork including the school census, affidavit, etc.
Organize admission events including prospective parent information sessions, new parent receptions, shadow days, and more.
Financial Aid:
Collect paperwork, process applications from CEF, award decision making
Outgoing admissions
Coordinate high school fair, high school information night.
Complete transcript request forms.

Drafting, editing, and updating general school written communication including, but not limited to:
Weekly newsletters, presentations (state of the school, high school admissions guide, etc.), school website, school handbook
Attend and assist with annual school events like Fall Festival, Auction, Graduation
Schedules (master calendar, teacher/student schedules, and principal’s calendar)
Substitute teachers (schedule and coordinate)
Coordinate outdoor education camps and other field trips


Preferred Masters’ Degree in Curriculum, Instructional Leadership, or Educational Administration from an accredited university
Acceptable: Masters’ Degree in above, in progress
A valid California Teaching Credential prefered
Successful Catholic School teaching experience

St Mark School
912 Coeur d’Alene Ave
Venice, CA

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St Mark School (Venice)

912 Coeur d Alene Ave

Venice, CA 90291