School Counselor

St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Dover, NH has an opening for a SCHOOL COUNSELOR to work with grades 9-12.  Desirable candidates will have experience working in a high school setting, certification or eligibility to become certified, and experience in college placement/counseling.  Experience with IEP/504, crisis management would be a plus. 

The candidate must support the Catholic mission of the school and engage fully in the life of the school community.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and 3 letters of recommendation to Lisa Puffer, Manager of Administrative Services, St. Thomas Aquinas High School, 197 Dover Point Road, Dover, NH  03820, lpuffer@stalux.org.  Candidates selected for an interview will also be required to fill out a Diocesan Teacher Application.

 

Assistant Director of Advancement

St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Dover, NH is seeking a qualified, full-time Assistant Director of Advancement.  The candidate must support the Catholic mission of the school and engage fully in the life of the school community.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, three (3) letters of recommendation, to Lisa Puffer, St. Thomas Aquinas High School, 197 Dover Point Road, Dover, NH  03820, lpuffer@stalux.org.  Candidates selected for an interview will also be required to fill out a Diocesan Application. 

Job Description

POSITION TITLE:  Assistant Director of Advancement

DEPARTMENT: Advancement

POSITION STATUS:  FT 12 month (At Will) Exempt

POSITION REPORTS TO:  Dean of Admission and Advancement

DATE CREATED/REVISED: June 14, 2021

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Dean of Admission and Advancement, the Assistant Director of Advancement is an integral part of the overall team that is charged with advancing the mission of St. Thomas Aquinas High School.  This professional will help develop strategies to raise the profile of the school, will be responsible for expanding fundraising activities, donor relations and stewardship.

Responsibilities:

General

  • Assist in the building and strengthening of relationships with donors and prospects.  Research as required.
  • Research and craft donor reports for endowed funds as well as outright scholarships, prizes, and awards to provide information such as fund values, recipient names, thank you letters and an accounting of expenditures.
  • Assist with weekly donor acknowledgment letter process. Craft custom acknowledgment letters for the leadership signatures as needed.
  • Plan and manage customized donor stewardship videos, using electronic software (Thank View) throughout the year.
  • Will support STA’s Capital Campaign efforts by providing support to the Chairman and members as required.  Assist in all fundraising efforts as required.
  • Maintain mailing lists and donor data.
  • Assist in developing new fundraising activities and establishing a fund-raising culture.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Event Planning

  • Plan and manage logistics of cultivation, recognition and stewardship events, designed to increase awareness and support of the School.  Both in person and online events.
  • Responsibilities include securing event venues, catering, speakers, entertainment, as well as managing staffing and budget.
  • A key decision maker on site at events with the ability to direct activities at his/her discretion.
  • Manage registration for events, including creating and maintaining registration lists, coordinating with guests and campus representatives, printing name tags, and coordinating table assignments.

Fund Management

  • Assist the President, Dean of Admission and Advancement, CFO and Chief of Staff in ensuring that all donor funds are spent properly and according to the donor's instructions.
  • Work with the Chief Financial Officer on managing funds.
  • Work with financial aid and awards committees to grant funds.
  • Assist with research and drafting reports for endowed funds (chairs, programs), as well as outright scholarships, prizes and awards.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required; Masters preferred.  Must have a presence of poise and hospitality and be a positive relationship builder.  Strong writing and oral communication skills. Demonstrated skill and proficiency with Information Technology.  Ability to take and give direction and work with a wide range of constituents.  Mission oriented and able to work within a collegial work environment.  Occasional evening work required.

 

Facilities Night Crew Member -  Shift 2:00pm – 10:30pm

DEPARTMENT: Facilities

POSITION STATUS: FT 12 month (At Will) Exempt

POSITION REPORTS TO: Facilities Director

Job Summary:

A Facilities Crew Member is responsible for performing routine building and campus maintenance tasks. This includes performing building maintenance tasks in one or more fields (e.g., carpentry, electrical, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, etc.). Also responsible for performing general cleaning and other tasks as assigned. This is a full-time, non-exempt hourly position, reporting to the Facilities Director.

Responsibilities

·         Clean windows and doors

·         Prepare classrooms for incoming classes;

·         Remove and properly dispose of all trash and recyclable materials

·         Maintain exterior property, including snow removal

·         Oversee daily trash removal, restocking/cleaning restrooms, sweeping/mopping/vacuuming, cleaning/disinfecting tables, cleaning exterior entryway, graffiti removal, cleaning/polishing/floor maintenance for elevator, cleaning/disinfecting community surfaces (hand rails, water fountains, vending machines, etc.).

·         Performs other work related duties as assigned 

Education/ Work Experience Requirements

 ·         High school education or equivalent

·         Ability to work with minimal supervision

·         Customer-service oriented

·         Must be organized, self-motivated, and able to multi-task

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions

 ·         Ability to push/lift 75 pounds

·         Ability to climb ladders

·         Bending at waist, sitting, kneeling, climbing, walking, crouching as job may require

·         Ability to work in hot temperatures

·         Ability to work around lubricants, solvents, batteries, cleaning fluids, paints

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Lisa Puffer, St. Thomas Aquinas High School, 197 Dover Point Road, Dover, NH  03820, lpuffer@stalux.org.  

 

Head Alpine Skiing Coach

Interested applicants should email an athletic resume, cover letter, and three references to Athletic Director, Dave Morissette at dmorissette@stalux.org

POSITION STATUS:  Seasonal Part-Time Stipend

POSITION REPORTS TO:  Athletic Director

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Athletic Director, the Head Coach supports the mission and values of St. Thomas Aquinas High school through regular interactions and communication with the athletes, parents, faculty and staff for practice, competition, and other team-related requirements.

Head Coach Duties & Responsibilities:

Ability to perform the following duties:

  • Shows leadership and sportsmanship attributes necessary to develop character and manage the program while continuously seeking improvement. 
  • Shows concern for student health and safety by providing appropriate supervision before, during, and after practices and games and taking ownership of equipment maintenance.
  • Shows knowledge to teach basic and advanced techniques through fair and transparent coaching practices, well organized plans, and the ability to analyze strengths and weaknesses.   
  • Communicates professionally and effectively with the school, parents, and athletes, including establishing clear boundaries and treating everyone consistently.
  • Works with assistant coaches and staff effectively
  • Displays dedication and loyalty to athletics, the school, and the team by maintaining respect and dignity at all times.
  • Promptly responds to requests and has the ability to develop, implement, and evaluate goals and objectives
  • Upholds all policies and meets all requirements of St. Thomas Aquinas High School and the NHIAA

Minimum Qualifications:     

  • 3 years of experience coaching at the high school level (head coaching experience preferred).
  • Must possess effective coaching techniques and skills
  • Must possess knowledge of the rules, regulations, strategies, and techniques of the sport.
  • Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school administrators, governing organizations (NHIAA), opponents, staff, parents, and students

Head Coach Skills & Competencies:

To be successful in this role, you’ll need the following skills and qualities: 

  • Knowledge: Comprehensive knowledge of the game, current coaching techniques and procedures. Knowledge of NFHS and NHIAA rules. Demonstrated ability to instruct and supervise student-athletes.
  • Interpersonal skills: Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills. The ability to relate to students and to teach them on and off the field. Willing to accept a high level of accountability. Must possess the ability to assess players and coaches effectively.
  • Attributes: Professionally calm and motivationally intense. Progressive thinker but a believer in planning and preparation.

 

Boys Varsity Baseball Head Coach

Job description: The Boys Varsity Baseball Head Coach supports the mission and values of St. Thomas Aquinas High School through regular interactions and communication with the boys’ team, parents, faculty and staff for practice, competition, and other team-related requirements.

Responsibilities:  Boys Varsity Baseball Head Coach has the following responsibilities and duties:

·         Shows leadership and sportsmanship attributes necessary to develop character and manage the program while continuously seeking improvement.

·         Shows concern for student health and safety by providing appropriate supervision before, during, and after practices and games and taking ownership of equipment maintenance.

·         Shows knowledge to teach basic and advanced techniques through fair and transparent coaching practices, well organized plans, and the ability to analyze strengths and weaknesses.

·         Communicates professionally and effectively with the school, parents, and athletes, including establishing clear boundaries and treating everyone consistently.

·         Works with assistant coaches and staff effectively

·         Displays dedication and loyalty to athletics, the school, and the team by maintaining respect and dignity at all times.

·         Promptly responds to requests and has the ability to develop, implement, and evaluate goals and objectives

·         Upholds all policies and meets all requirements of St. Thomas Aquinas High School and the NHIAA

Compensation: This position is a stipended seasonal part-time position. More information available upon request.

St. Thomas Aquinas mission:   St. Thomas Aquinas High School is a caring community, transforming the lives of students through a rigorous Catholic education, guided by faith and reason, and the light of the Gospel – developing their unique gifts, strengthening their personal faith and integrity, and fostering within them a commitment to justice, service, and moral leadership.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Dave Morissette, Director of Athletics, at dmorissette@stalux.org. Candidates invited for an interview will be required to fill out a Diocesan Application prior to the interview.