About JCDS

Employment

Jacksonville Country Day School is an independent, nonsectarian, and multi-cultural school that serves students age three through 6th grade. Please send a cover letter and resume to careers@jcds.com if you are interested in applying for an open position.

Jacksonville Country Day School does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, military status, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Additionally, Jacksonville Country Day School does not discriminate against an employee or applicant who acts to oppose such discrimination or participates in the investigation of a complaint related to a discriminatory employment practice. Employment decisions will be made on the basis of each applicant’s job qualifications, experience, and abilities. 

Current Openings:

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  • Executive Assistant to the Head of School/Office Manager

    Job Summary:
    The Executive Assistant to the Head of School/Office Manager provides professional, confidential and complex administrative duties for the Head of School while supporting the school and its mission.
    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Three+ years of experience as an administrative assistant or serving in an administrative professional role
    • Experience with the FCIS accreditation process is a plus
    • Proficiency with MS Office, G Suite, and the ability to learn new programs
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    The Executive Assistant to the Head of School will:
    • Promote the school’s mission, making it the center of all decisions and actions
    • Arrange meetings, coordinate schedules and organize daily priorities for the Head of School
    • Communicate effectively with Board of Trustee members, which includes sending meeting reminders, uploading documents to the webpage, and recording meeting minutes
    • Manage arrangements for faculty/staff meetings, conferences, parties, and events
    • Screen and route phone calls for the Head of School
    • Manage expenses for the Head of School and Main Office budgets
    • Compile information as requested formatting reports, letters, graphs, tables, records and presentations
    • Management and leadership of front office staff, stepping in where necessary to assist with phone calls, parent concerns, gate entry, visitor sign-ins, deliveries, and other main office duties
    • Serve on administrative and academic committees as requested by the Head of the School
    • Order supplies and coordinate maintenance of office equipment (copiers, laminator, postage meter, etc.)
    • Perform project management with accreditation visits and other projects as requested
    • Perform other duties as assigned by and in support of the Head of School with the ability to work independently and make decisions for the best interest of the school
    • Support an atmosphere of trust, positivity, and openness among teachers, students, and parents
  • Extended Care Teacher

    Job Summary
    The Extended Care Teacher is responsible for the oversight of students in the extended care program. This includes but is not limited to planning age appropriate activities, supervision of students, and keeping accurate attendance records. The position reports to the extended care coordinator.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    The Extended Care Teacher will:
    • Fill out monthly planning work sheets with appropriate age level activities.
    • Keep accurate attendance records with sign in & sign out times.
    • Serve snack.
    • Provide constant supervision.
    • Make sure extended classrooms are safe and clean.
    • Create and follow a schedule for afternoon activities.
    • Communicate with parents on student behavior, conduct, and performance.
    • Develop appropriate discipline and reward strategies for student behavior.
    • Communicate effectively with all school stakeholders.
    • Support the school and its mission.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by and in support of the head of school.
      • Request supplies for activities each month.
      • Plan activities in the following categories: science, sensory, arts/crafts, group games, centers, books/book club.
     
Located In Jacksonville, FL, Jacksonville Country Day School is a private school for Pre-K 3 through 6th grade. JCDS prepares students for a healthy and productive lifetime of intellectual exploration, character development, and social responsibility.