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ICA Cristo Rey, an all-girls Catholic, college-preparatory school in San Francisco, is sponsored by the Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose.  Our school community reflects Jesus’ care and concern for all people and we live in solidarity with our school’s foundress, Mother Maria Pia Backes, and her mission for the young, the poor, and the vulnerable.

ICA Cristo Rey is a member of the Cristo Rey Network of Schools.  Our girls engage in a corporate work study experience that makes college preparatory education accessible and affordable. 

Job Title:       Vice President of Mission Advancement                 

Department:  Mission Advancement

Reports to:    President

Status:          Fulltime

Date:            January 14, 2020

 

Mission

ICA Cristo Rey Academy is a Dominican, Catholic, college preparatory that empowers girls from underserved communities to become confident young women able to realize their full potential.  By providing an excellent academic curriculum, a unique corporate work study experience and the support of our spiritual community, we prepare students for a life of faith, purpose and service. 

A quality education and strong moral foundation are necessary to succeed in today’s challenging and complex world. With a supportive network of dedicated educators and corporate mentors, ICA Cristo Rey delivers a unique learning experience incorporating 137 years of Dominican Catholic traditions, academic rigor, and a distinctive work study program.  ICA Cristo Rey is a sisterhood like no other.

Vice President of Mission Advancement

ICA Cristo Rey seeks to fill the role of Vice President of Mission Advancement by March 30, 2020.  Entering its 137th year, ICA Cristo Rey is positioned to look to the future.  The Vice President of Mission Advancement is a key part of the school’s Leadership Team and outward facing leader, focusing on the financial viability and sustainability of the school.  This role is very unique and requires both entrepreneurial thinking as well as an eye for best business practices, solid planning behaviors and experience in navigating a diverse network of stakeholders (i.e. investors, business partners, Board of Directors, and internal school constituents).  The ideal candidate has experience building fundraising strategies and campaigns that generate $3 million - $4 million annually and understands the San Francisco Bay Area investment and philanthropic community.  The Vice President, oversees day to day operations of the department and development of the fundraising and CWSP revenue strategy to meet ICA Cristo Rey’s goals, mission, financial viability and sustainability.

The Vice President of Mission Advancement reports directly to the President of the Academy and in collaboration with the President, CFO, CWSP Director, and Principal (The Leadership Team), ensures business operations and financial performance meet the goals of the organization.

The Vice President of Mission Advancement must be an expert relationship cultivator and steward to engage and develop effective relationships with the Academy Leadership Team, faculty and staff, Board of Directors, investors, corporate partners, The Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose Congregation.

The Vice President’s responsibilities include:

Direct and coordinate operations of the Mission Advancement department in support of ICA Cristo Rey’s growth.

  • Working with the finance and advancement committees, build three year campaigns that forecast institutional advancement plans to ensure the institution’s financial sustainability.
  • Build fundraising campaigns to fund the annual plan, anticipating 7–10% increase in needed fundraising revenue
  • Manage events, in conjunction with event chairs, Board of Directors, and Department staff.
  • Monitor fundraising revenue margins for strong returns on investment, and develop or maintain internal control systems to ensure accountability.
  • Build solid relationships with the Advancement Committee of the Board and Board of Directors to accomplish fundraising, event and marketing objectives.
  • Be an outward facing figure in the community and work with the President and Board of Directors to meet or exceed annual fundraising quotas.
  • Assess department talent to ensure capability to deliver plans.
  • Identify, develop and mentor the mission advancement team.
  • Conduct personnel evaluations twice per year within the department.
  • Employs sound HR practices, policies and actions.
  • Approves employee schedules, time, and attendance documentation within the department.
  • Works evenings, weekends and attends Academy and other events when assigned.
  • May travel out of the area to attend meetings or in-service.

 

Formulate policies and strategic plans for future growth

  • Lead the development of long range plans to maximize CWSP revenue and fundraising revenue, with the goal of the CWSP and fundraising revenue to reach $4 million respectively, or $8 million collectively by 2023.
  • Formulate long range plans for the institution’s plant
  • Working with The Leadership Team, create efficient staffing structure to accomplish ICA Cristo Rey’s mission while also managing growth in expenses.
  • Assess department organization/structure for effectiveness and implement recommendations to drive growth and achieve long range goals.
  • Working with the Leadership Team, build staff training and incentive plans, maintaining efficient team structure and developing school culture for internal and external constituents

 

Minimum Qualifications/Education Requirements

  • Believes in the Mission of ICA Cristo Rey and will work with the administration and the Board of Directors to ensure financial sustainability of the Academy.
  • Five years of experience in a similar working environment performing duties and demonstrating a substantial level of success in meeting goals.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Combination of education and training in the area of mission advancement that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Familiarity with and exposure to building fundraising campaigns (political action method).
  • Remains up to date on best practices relevant to this position.
  • Supervisory/management experience required.
  • Meets time and attendance policies for the position and uses work hours productively and appropriately.
  • Follows procedures and ethics policies in completing work and in making decisions.

 

Salary and Benefits

Comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary dependent on experience

 

Please submit a cover letter, resume and three references to Sister Diane Aruda,

President of ICA Cristo Rey Academy.  sdaruda@icacademy.org

 

Deadline:  February 13, 2020

 

 

 

Job Title:      Athletic Director/PE Department Chair         

Department: Athletics

Reports to:   Principal

Status:         Fulltime

Date:            February 7, 2020

 

Athletic Director/PE Department Chair

Job Description

ICA Cristo Rey, an all-girls Catholic, college-preparatory school in San Francisco, is sponsored by the Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose.  Our school community reflects Jesus’ care and concern for all people, and we live in solidarity with our school’s foundress, Mother Maria Pia Backes, and her mission for the young, the poor, and the vulnerable.

ICA Cristo Rey is a member of the Cristo Rey Network of Schools.  Our girls engage in a corporate work study experience that makes college preparatory education accessible and affordable. 

Responsibilities

Athletic Director

  • Ensure players’ health and safety is taken care of before and during each season of play
  • Ensure the school’s and league’s eligibility standards are being followed for practices and games for each team
  • Recruit, hire, supervise and evaluate coaches; set standards, expectations, and processes for each competitive level that are in agreement with the ICA Cristo Rey philosophy
  • Manage the scheduling of transportation, games, practices, and use of both on and off campus facilities
  • Oversee the maintenance and upkeep of sports equipment and the school’s athletic facilities
  • Assist with scheduling referees, trainers, scorekeepers, and other necessary personnel for all athletic events
  • Maintain league responsibilities; attend Athletic Director meetings; ensure league requirements are met; enforce league policy among team and players.
  • Assist with Activities Director in planning larger events such as pep rallies and Spirit Days
  • Be a presence at athletic events and act as a liaison for students, families, coaches, and visitors
  • Ensure appropriate supervision of students and spectators at both home and away athletic events
  • Provide timely notification of upcoming athletic events to the main office, teachers, CWSP staff
  • Ensure that seasonal parent meetings are held
  • Coordinate with CFO rental of athletic facilities

 

PE Department Chair

  • Lead and support colleagues in the creation and assessment of student-centered, authentic learning experiences for students. Keep informed on educational innovations and trends as they relate to authentic learning and student engagement
  • Monitor standards of teaching and learning within the program
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of new initiatives and incorporate such elements into the PE curriculum as appropriate
  • Assume initial responsibility for the development and revision of the PE program
  • Recruit, hire, schedule, supervise, and evaluate all PE personnel

 

Both Positions

  • Follow procedures for the proper reporting and notification of student injuries
  • Maintain appropriate and up to date first aid and CPR certification
  • In collaboration with the principal, develop an annual budget
  • Submit timely payment requests including payroll forms
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Athletics, Physical Education or a closely related field.
  • Experience and knowledge of student athletic issues; adolescent social and physical development
  • Experience working with urban adolescent population

 

Application Process:

  • Send resume, cover letter and references to gfornero@icacademy.org
  • Please respond to the following question (Maximum response: 500 words)

 

Athletics provide an outlet for students to recognize and realize their full potential.  Many values are taught & learned both on and off the field of play.  What are the three core values that you believe our athletic program should instill in our students and why?

 

 

US History & Government Teaching Positions

 

Department: Social Studies

Reports to:   Principal

Date:            February 24, 2020

 

ICA Cristo Rey, an all-girls Catholic, college-preparatory school in San Francisco, is sponsored by the Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose.  Our school community reflects Jesus’ care and concern for all people, and we live in solidarity with our school’s foundress, Mother Maria Pia Backes, and her mission for the young, the poor, and the vulnerable.

ICA Cristo Rey is a member of the Cristo Rey Network of Schools.  Our girls engage in a corporate work study experience that makes college preparatory education accessible and affordable. 

We are currently looking for the following positions for the 2019-2020 school year:

  • US History (including Advanced Placement)
  • Government (including Advanced Placement)

 

The successful candidate will:

  • Create and maintain a warm and inclusive classroom environment
  • Implement a standards-based and college preparatory curriculum
  • Identify appropriate student learning targets for a wide range of learners
  • Design learning opportunities that build upon student knowledge and skills
  • Design both formal and informal assessments to measure student mastery
  • Incorporate formative and summative assessment data to inform planning and delivery of instruction
  • Effectively instruct adolescent learners in an urban setting
  • Build excitement among students to learn math and science
  • Institute an inquiry-based approach to learning
  • Use effective, research-based instructional and classroom management practices
  • Align curriculum and instruction to best meet the needs of students
  • Demonstrate and promote the responsible use of technology as a learning tool
  • Inspire students to be more enthusiastic and sophisticated readers and writers
  • Communicate with colleagues, students, parents and school leadership regarding student performance
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with students, families, and colleagues
  • Demonstrate a willingness to teach a variety of grades and subject areas
  • Communicate to students and parents a passion for teaching high school students and their subject area
  • Accept ultimate responsibility for the academic success of his or her students; believe in the maxim that “failure is not an option”.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in the content area
  • Experience teaching; preferably experience with Advanced Placement courses
  • Experience effectively teaching and assessing an urban, culturally diverse student population

 

We seek teachers who are passionate about teaching and learning – who want to spend time discussing, preparing, and immersing themselves in the rich content they teach.  We value teachers who truly listen to what students are saying – who create a space for students to think their way through to answers, and who praise their insights and curiosities along the way.  We value educators with a hunger for feedback and professional growth and a dedication to excellence.

 

Application Process:

    • At ICA Cristo Rey, you will be expected to design, plan, and teach college-prep and Advanced Placement courses yet many of your students will begin high school two to three years below grade level. What will it take to accomplish this task, and how will you go about it?  (Maximum Response:  500 words)

 

 

Foundations of Social Studies and Religion Teaching Positions

 

Department: Social Studies, & Religious Studies

Reports to:   Principal

Date:            March 1, 2020

 

ICA Cristo Rey, an all-girls Catholic, college-preparatory school in San Francisco, is sponsored by the Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose.  Our school community reflects Jesus’ care and concern for all people, and we live in solidarity with our school’s foundress, Mother Maria Pia Backes, and her mission for the young, the poor, and the vulnerable.

ICA Cristo Rey is a member of the Cristo Rey Network of Schools.  Our girls engage in a corporate work study experience that makes college preparatory education accessible and affordable. 

We are currently looking for the following positions for the 2019-2020 school year:

  • Foundations of Social Studies (9th Grade)
    • This course prepares ninth-grade students in the foundations of social studies, orienting them toward success in their Modern World History, US History, and Government courses.  The course reviews the origins of societies and civilizations, fundamentals of economic and cultural studies, and foundational concepts of identity, with a special focus on Ethnic Studies.  The course prepares students to read and interpret academic texts, primary source materials, and write analytically in Social Studies courses at the high school level.
  • Religious Studies

 

The successful candidate will:

  • Create and maintain a warm and inclusive classroom environment
  • Implement a standards-based and college preparatory curriculum
  • Identify appropriate student learning targets for a wide range of learners
  • Design learning opportunities that build upon student knowledge and skills
  • Design both formal and informal assessments to measure student mastery
  • Incorporate formative and summative assessment data to inform planning and delivery of instruction
  • Effectively instruct adolescent learners in an urban setting
  • Build excitement among students to learn math and science
  • Institute an inquiry-based approach to learning
  • Use effective, research-based instructional and classroom management practices
  • Align curriculum and instruction to best meet the needs of students
  • Demonstrate and promote the responsible use of technology as a learning tool
  • Inspire students to be more enthusiastic and sophisticated readers and writers
  • Communicate with colleagues, students, parents and school leadership regarding student performance
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with students, families, and colleagues
  • Demonstrate a willingness to teach a variety of grades and subject areas
  • Communicate to students and parents a passion for teaching high school students and their subject area
  • Accept ultimate responsibility for the academic success of his or her students; believe in the maxim that “failure is not an option”.
  • For the religion teacher: Support and be an active member of the liturgical and spiritual life of the school

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in content area
  • Experience teaching at the high school level
  • Experience effectively teaching and assessing an urban, culturally diverse student population

 

We seek teachers who are passionate about teaching and learning – who want to spend time discussing, preparing, and immersing themselves in the rich content they teach.  We value teachers who truly listen to what students are saying – who create a space for students to think their way through to answers, and who praise their insights and curiosities along the way.  We value educators with a hunger for feedback and professional growth, and a dedication to excellence.

Application Process:

 

Answer the following question:

  • At ICA Cristo Rey, you will be expected to design, plan, and teach college-prep courses yet many of your students will begin high school two to three years below grade level. What will it take to accomplish this task, and how will you go about it?  (Maximum Response:  500 words)

 

 

Physics, Chemistry, Physical Science/Conceptual (9th Grade) Physics

 

Department: Science

Reports to:   Principal

Date:            March 11, 2020

 

ICA Cristo Rey, an all-girls Catholic, college-preparatory school in San Francisco, is sponsored by the Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose.  Our school community reflects Jesus’ care and concern for all people, and we live in solidarity with our school’s foundress, Mother Maria Pia Backes, and her mission for the young, the poor, and the vulnerable.

ICA Cristo Rey is a member of the Cristo Rey Network of Schools.  Our girls engage in a corporate work study experience that makes college preparatory education accessible and affordable. 

The successful candidate will:

  • Create and maintain a warm and inclusive classroom environment
  • Implement a standards-based and college preparatory curriculum
  • Identify appropriate student learning targets for a wide range of learners
  • Design learning opportunities that build upon student knowledge and skills
  • Design both formal and informal assessments to measure student mastery
  • Incorporate formative and summative assessment data to inform planning and delivery of instruction
  • Effectively instruct adolescent learners in an urban setting
  • Build excitement among students to learn science
  • Institute an inquiry-based approach to learning
  • Instruct with hands-on lesson design in science
  • Use effective, research-based instructional and classroom management practices
  • Make use of STEM and technology opportunities within the Bay Area, in and out of the classroom, to enrich student experiences and open new opportunities for them
  • Align curriculum and instruction to best meet the needs of students
  • Demonstrate and promote the responsible use of technology as a learning tool
  • Inspire students to be more enthusiastic and sophisticated readers and writers
  • Communicate with colleagues, students, parents and school leadership regarding student performance
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with students, families, and colleagues
  • Demonstrate a willingness to teach a variety of grades and subject areas
  • Communicate to students and parents a passion for teaching high school students and their subject area
  • Accept ultimate responsibility for the academic success of his or her students; believe in the maxim that “failure is not an option”.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in content area
  • Experience teaching; preferably experience with Advanced Placement courses
  • Experience effectively teaching and assessing an urban, culturally diverse student population

 

We seek teachers who are passionate about teaching and learning – who want to spend time discussing, preparing, and immersing themselves in the rich content they teach.  We value teachers who truly listen to what students are saying – who create a space for students to think their way through to answers, and who praise their insights and curiosities along the way.  We value educators with a hunger for feedback and professional growth, and a dedication to excellence.

Application Process:

 

Answer the following questions:

  • Science courses are some of the most difficult high school classes. Describe some of your best practices that make high school Science accessible, exciting, relevant, and interesting to learn.  (Maximum Response:  500 words)
  • At ICA Cristo Rey, you will be expected to design, plan, and teach college-prep and Advanced Placement courses yet many of your students will begin high school two to three years below grade level. What will it take to accomplish this task, and how will you go about it?  (Maximum Response:  500 words)