With an enrollment of 63% students of color, The Elisabeth Morrow School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. We seek candidates who will add to the diversity of our school community. The Elisabeth Morrow School is located 10 minutes from Manhattan.
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- Registrar/Database Manager
- Middle School Counselor
- Coach for Middle School Boys Lacrosse and Tennis
- Substitute Teachers
The Elisabeth Morrow School, a two-year-old through eighth-grade independent school in Englewood, NJ, seeks a Registrar/Database Manager to join our technology department and support multiple systems and offices. This position reports to the Director of Technology starting July 1, 2020. This position will be integral to all registrar duties across our campus. This position will also analyze our databases for issues and work to improve the consistency of data across all databases. This position will work collaboratively with database users in the Enrollment Management Office, the Business Office, the Advancement Office, and our three divisions.
The ideal candidate will have:
- Previous experience as a school registrar and database manager
- Strong Proficiency with Google Apps and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
- Interest in creating greater efficiencies in our data systems
- Ability to formulate and enforce business practices to create uniformity and consistency of data
Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Oversee all aspects of our SIS/LMS, Blackbaud’s Educational Management Solutions (formerly OnCampus and On Record)
- Facilitate and monitor entry and maintenance of academic information including courses, activities, grades, etc.
- Support divisional offices with annual tasks such as academic year calendar set-up, end-of-period updates, scheduling, and the preparation and publishing of report cards and transcripts
- Support divisional administrators and staff in increasing the use of our SIS/LMS including conduct, learning profiles, and official notes
- Support multiple managers within Blackbaud’s Education Management Solutions
- Adjust student records as needed, including but not limited to adjusting family relationships, updating contact information, editing enrollment years
- Work with Enrollment Office to move new students into SIS/LMS
- Create queries and lists to be used by employees as needed
- Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor
Database Manager will:
- Support the community with user account creation and access in conjunction with the technology team
- Regularly contribute to the creation and maintenance of the School’s database documentation
- Support users and the transition of data between systems including in our integrated Blackbaud databases, Ravenna and TADS
- Collaboratively envision the School’s long-term database integration and assess the needs and capacity to meet that integration
- Understand the data flow between data systems and applications and work with the vendors and end-users to troubleshoot integration issues
- Create queries and maximizing the effectiveness of community outreach as needed by multiple offices
- Maintain the integrity of the database systems by completing regular maintenance
- Set up labels, reports, and exports for employees and parents
- Coordinate updates to constituent data in multiple systems
- Maintain relationships with customer service for school systems as needed
- Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor
- Minimum of a bachelor’s degree
- Substantial experience as a registrar in lower grades; experience with database or records management; Experience with Blackbaud databases desirable
- High proficiency with technology including Google Apps, educational databases including SIS/LMS experience
- Strong orientation to customer service
- Strong written and oral communication, attention to detail, problem-solving ability, and organizational skills
How to Apply: Qualified candidates should email a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.
The Elisabeth Morrow School is seeking a Middle School Counselor to begin in August 2020. Reporting to the Middle School Head, this is a 10-month position responsible for working in collaboration with faculty to support the social, emotional, and behavioral needs of students in grade 5 through grade 8.
- Plan and execute programs (presentations, classes, group sessions, etc,) that proactively enhance awareness of mental health; promote positive, healthy behaviors; and seek to remove the stigma associated with mental health issues
- Through consultation and observation, provide insights and strategies for supporting faculty with student’s/students’ social-emotional-behavioral concerns
- Collaborate and coordinate with Lower School and Early Childhood colleagues to ensure continuity of care for students
- Develop, coach, and oversee all aspects of the middle school’s affective education/SEL curriculum, including articulating and ensuring a climate of positive social and emotional learning through curriculum implementation, continual program assessment, and new program development
- Teach a class centered on the school’s affective education curriculum
- Provide responsive, short-term 1:1 and small group counseling support to 5th-8th grade students to help them with developmental and social-emotional needs including self-regulation and awareness, social problem solving, self-care, and stress management (this includes meeting with students as scheduled, supervising and supporting students who drop-in, keeping records of student meetings, and offering outside referrals when applicable)
- Support the faculty and administration in developing appropriate behavior support strategies for students whose behavior is interfering with their learning
- Offer regular parent education and connect parents with resources as necessary
- Be an active and engaged member of the Middle School Administrative Team (this includes attending and participating in meetings to discuss students in need of support, following through on relevant action items, and collaborating and consulting with relevant faculty, administration, and families as needed)
- Provide crisis management support as well as parental support and guidance related to adolescent development
- Implement and manage student support plans for students with a documented qualifying mental health condition
- As needed, this position will connect parents with outside therapeutic referrals (serve as liaison between the school and mental health professionals in the community who are working with our students and families)
- In partnership with the Director of Enrollment Management and the Director of Student Support Services, screen and assess candidates for admission
- Stay up to date on relevant professional development
- Keep current with laws governing confidentiality as they pertain to adolescents and mental health services in schools
- Other duties as assigned
- A degree in counseling, school counseling, psychology, or social work (or related field) and current professional certification/licensure in mental health-related field (LICSW, LMHP, LMHC, or equivalent)
- Demonstrated and recognized experience as a middle school mental health professional (at least three years); experience with educational settings is strongly preferred
- Excellent knowledge of the social-emotional and developmental needs of pre-adolescent and adolescent students
- Experience with developing, coordinating, facilitating, and/or teaching a school-wide social-emotional learning program
- Training and experience with safety and risk assessment
- Ability to balance independent work and self-management while also working within a multidisciplinary team
- Ability to connect with adolescents while maintaining appropriate boundaries
- Strong attention to detail, written, and verbal communication skills, and the ability to communicate complex student information in a respectful and clear manner
- Demonstrated cultural competency, including knowledge of themselves and the cultural lenses they bring to interactions (the candidates will understand different perspectives; interact competently and respectfully with cultures other than their own; and cultivate meaningful relationships with people that have different cultural frameworks)
- A minimum of standard business hours Monday-Friday
- Ability to occasionally work evenings and weekends as necessary
Compensation and Benefits
- This appointment will begin in August 2020 and is a full-time position with benefits
- The compensation package will be competitive for the region and commensurate with experience, degree attainment, and the national independent school market
How to Apply
Please send your cover letter and resume to:
Middle School Head
The Elisabeth Morrow School
435 Lydecker Street
Englewood, NJ 07631
The Elisabeth Morrow School, a two-year-old through eighth-grade independent school in Englewood, New Jersey, is seeking coaches for middle school boys lacrosse and middle school boys tennis. The season starts on March 3. Practices and games are on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Practices are from 2:15 p.m. until 4 p.m. and games start at 3:45.
The ideal candidate will be:
- Extremely organized and embodies the school core values.
- Works collaboratively with all constituencies and has high standards for performance and moral /ethical behavior.
- Is energetic and has a growth mindset.
- Bachelor’s degree required
- Experience working in an educational institution preferred
How to Apply: Please contact athletic director Andy Escala at email@example.com if interested.
The Elisabeth Morrow School seeks energetic and knowledgeable substitute teachers for all grades for the 2019 - 2020 school year. Substitute teachers are responsible for delivering daily lesson plans, providing a caring and safe classroom experience for students, monitoring lunch and recess, and other teaching duties as requested.
EMS offers instruction in many subjects, including:
- Reading and Writing Workshop
- History/social studies
- Spanish and Latin Language instruction
- Physical Education
- Library Science
Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree. Work experience with children ages 3-14 is preferred. This is a rolling position and substitute teachers are hired based on the availability of openings. Please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Middle School Head
Lower School Head
Beth Anne Brennan
Director of Early Childhood Programs