Professional Opportunities


The Gerstell Academy faculty and staff work cooperatively to serve as role models for the entire school community. All functions of school operation provide learning opportunities for Gerstell Academy students. Faculty and staff will mentor, teach, and challenge Gerstell Academy students to grow into roles of greater responsibility. The faculty and staff fulfill their responsibility by articulating and implementing the mission and philosophy of the school on a daily basis.

Gerstell Academy is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and is committed to treating all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, veteran or marital status, sensory, physical or mental disability.


Current Openings:


LS Professional Opportunities

Intermediate Elementary

Gerstell Academy Lower School is currently accepting resumes for a full-time faculty position in our intermediate elementary program. Responsibilities include instilling leadership skills and values in fourth grade students using our Gerstell Academy Leadership Development, Language Arts, Everyday Mathematics, and Social Studies curricula.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated leadership experience, be well versed in Gerstell Academy's Mission, Motto, Leadership Principles and Attributes, and hold a Master's Degree, preferably in Elementary Education/Development.

Please visit our website www.gerstell.org for more information on our approach to leadership development. Please send a cover letter and resume to Ms. Amy Morrow Funk, Head of Lower School, afunk@gerstell.org.

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Administration/Staff

Middle School Administrative Assistant Position

Gerstell Academy is seeking an Administrative Assistant. This position is a full-time, 10-month position with hours that are conducted primarily during the school year from the end of August to the beginning of June.

The Administrative Assistant position will support the Middle School Administration and the Director and Assistant Director of Athletics with responsibilities as they relate to office management and daily operations. Daily operational tasks will include duties, such as, answering the phone, filing, assisting with mailings, ordering supplies, preparing for events, and any other duties as assigned by the Administration. The Administrative Assistant will also help with greeting and supporting students, parents, faculty, and guests to the Paterakis Athletic Center. This position will also support the Administrative Assistant to the Head of Middle School.

Required Skills and Abilities:

- The desired candidate should be a strong team player and have the ability to work in a dynamic and fast paced school environment.
- Possess strong organizational skills.
- Proficient with the use of word processing (MS Word) and email (Outlook).
-Minimum of 3 years administrative support experience.
-Advanced computer and technology experience a plus.
-Bachelor's Degree desired.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated leadership experience and be well versed in Gerstell Academy's Mission, Motto, Leadership Principles and Attributes.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to Ms. Carey Wargo, Head of Middle School, at cwargo@gerstell.org


All School

No openings at this time.

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Athletics

Girls Varsity Basketball Head Coach

Gerstell Academy is seeking a qualified Coach for their 2017-2018 Varsity Girls Basketball team. Candidates should have prior coaching experience at the travel, AAU, or high school level and must be able to effectively communicate with players and parents. All Gerstell coaches are expected to integrate the school's Leadership model into practices and games. This position is part-time and does pay a coaching stipend. Practices and games are evenings between 3:30 and 7:30 and coaches must be prepared to ride the bus with their team to away games. Please forward your resume to the Assistant to the Director of Athletics, Christine Hryzak at chryzak@gerstell.org.


Girls JV Soccer Head Coach

Gerstell Academy is seeking a qualified Coach for their 2017-2018 JV Girls Soccer team. Candidates should have prior coaching experience at the rec, travel, club, or high school level and must be able to effectively communicate with players and parents. All Gerstell coaches are expected to integrate the school's Leadership model into practices and games. This position is part-time and does pay a coaching stipend. Practices and games are evenings between 3:00 and 6:30 and coaches must be prepared to ride the bus with their team to away games. Please forward your resume to the Assistant to the Director of Athletics, Christine Hryzak at chryzak@gerstell.org.



Middle/Upper School

Mathematics Instructor

Gerstell Academy is seeking a Mathematics teacher for the 2017-18 academic year with leadership experience and capable of teaching, Algebra I & II, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus and Probability & Statistics. Gerstell Academy is a private, co-educational, non-sectarian, college preparatory leadership school based on the value system defined by the Gerstell Academy Mission, Motto, Principles and Attributes. This full-time position includes teaching students in grades six through twelve. Duties will include teaching the Mission, Motto, Principles and Attributes, teaching mathematics courses, committee work, curriculum mapping, serving as a student advisor, and other duties as assigned or needed to develop school programs. Prior teaching experience is strongly preferred. The desired candidate will be able to teach Mathematics as an academic course and as a vehicle to teach leadership education and character development. Please send resume to Mr. Brian Abbott, Head of Upper School, Gerstell Academy via email - babbott@gerstell.org.


Transportation

Job Title: Bus Driver
Department/Group: Transportation
Location: Gerstell Academy
Level/Salary Range: TBD
HR Contact: Josh Baldwin x1315, jbaldwin@gerstell.org, email or fax your resume to 410-861-9092.
Will Train Applicant(s): Yes, but must be willing to obtain Commercial Driver's License with endorsements. (see below)
Position Type: Part Time
Date Posted: November 13, 2016

Job Description:
Roles and Responsibilities

A bus driver for Gerstell Academy must have good communication skills, be able to work effectively as a team member and with students of all ages, and adhere to the Leadership principles and policies of the school. The driver must be able to complete vehicle pre and post trip inspections, comply with all the DOT and MVA standards that apply, including a criminal background check, random Drug and Alcohol Testing, Medical examination/certification, and routine Driving Record background checks.

Furthermore, the driver must follow all safety policies and emergency procedures, including an ability to safely adhere to all route schedules; must be able to communicate schedule changes weeks in advance and be flexible during on duty periods to cover transportation requests.

Additional Requirements:
Submit to Driver Monitoring Program.
Participate in weekly transportation safety and staff meetings.
Supervise students after lower school dismissal (30min)
Positive, flexible attitude, willing to jump in and help where needed.
Other duties, as assigned by the Director of Transportation, or President of the School.

Preferred Skills:
Three years professional driving experience (buses or 15 passenger vans) preferred; will train to Commercial Driver's License standards with School Bus, Air Brakes, and Passenger endorsements.

Additional Notes:
Set Schedule: Weekdays (School Days) 2:45pm-5:00pm
Flexibility: Field Trips and Athletic Events vary, but can include morning or evening routes and the occasional Saturday; Back-up availability to cover absences for the morning route 5:45am-8:30am.


Gerstell Academy

2500 Old Westminster Pike | Finksburg, MD 21048 | 410-861-3000 | 1-866-861-3000

"Gerstell Academy is the only leadership school in the area, and our children have benefited greatly by its values-based curriculum."

Leadership permeates all aspects of the curriculum. Students are encouraged to demonstrate their leadership in school, at home, and in the community.

"The admissions process at Gerstell Academy was a wonderfully welcoming experience. From the moment we entered the Robert E. Smith Hall, we knew that Gerstell was where we wanted our child to be."

"The challenging academics at Gerstell Academy taught our daughter to think critically and to be prepared to compete in an increasingly global society. We loved the Spanish fluency requirement."

Physical training encompasses both daily physical education opportunities and competitive athletics.

Gerstell Academy depends on the generous financial support of the entire Gerstell community. Please join us in the effort to make Gerstell greater!

Gerstell Alumni represent everything that is Gerstell. They are the ambassadors of the school that live the mission every day.

Gerstell Academy aspires and endeavors to remain a vibrant contributing member of our local communities.

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