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Employment Opportunities

2018-2019 School Year     2019-2020 School Year

Sarasota School of Arts and Sciences is a high performing public charter middle school located in downtown Sarasota since 1997. We provide a small, intimate environment of academic excellence and enrichment, utilizing community partnerships and traditional and innovative teaching methods.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits, as well as outstanding working conditions with small class size. Qualifications for employment of teachers include:

    • Bachelors, Masters + preferred
    • Florida Certification or Statement of Eligibility
    • Flexibility to work with different learning styles
    • Ability to establish high expectations for academic success and behavior with the willingness, compassion and dedication to help all students achieve
    • Good team player, positive attitude, sense of humor, and above all, must like children!

Additional job requirements are based on the position for which you are applying.

Completed cover letter, resume, and references should be sent to the school at:

                Sarasota School of Arts and Sciences

                717 Central Avenue

                Sarasota, FL 34236

Attn: Jamie Bailey

                Also may be faxed to 941-330-1835 or emailed to JamieBailey@ssas.org

Sarasota School of Arts and Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual in any phase of employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability or any other legally protected status in accordance with local, state and federal laws.

Positions Available for the 2018-2019 School Year

 

Job Title: Front Desk Reception

About the school:

Sarasota School of Arts and Sciences is a high performing public charter middle school with 750 students located in downtown Sarasota, FL. We provide an intimate environment of academic excellence and enrichment, utilizing community partnerships and traditional & innovative teaching methods. All teachers, administration, and staff work closely together to create an extremely supportive, positive and highly successful work environment. Visit our website at www.ssas.org for more information about our amazing school!

About the Position:

Our school is seeking an energetic and motivated individual to manage the reception desk at one of the finest schools in the state. Candidates should be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and be able to multi-task. Qualified candidates should also be bi-lingual. This is a full-time position with a starting pay of $14.22 per hour.    

Benefits: Sarasota School of Arts & Sciences offers generous benefits to employees: Paid medical, dental, vision, short/long term care - $50,000 life insurance, 7% of base salary 40l-K, as well as various bonus opportunities.

Please email cover letter and resume that outline your education, training, skills and experience to: CarlWilliams@ssas.org.

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Job Title: Substitute Teacher

About the school:

Sarasota School of Arts and Sciences is a high performing public charter middle school with 750 students located in downtown Sarasota, FL. We provide an intimate environment of academic excellence and enrichment, utilizing community partnerships and traditional & innovative teaching methods. All teachers, administration, and staff work closely together to create an extremely supportive, positive and highly successful work environment. Visit our website at www.ssas.org for more information about our amazing school!

About the Position:

Our school is seeking energetic and motivated individuals who have a passion for student learners and their success. Implement the plans and follow schedule prepared by absent teacher. Follow all school/district policies, rules, and procedures to which regular teachers are subject and which good teaching practice dictates. Consults, as appropriate, with the Principal before initializing any lesson or other procedure not specified in the in the teachers plans. Reports in writing the day’s activities at conclusion of each day and/or provides feedback as requested by the principal.  Our substitute teachers are treated like family and make $130 for a full day and $65 for a half day.

Please email cover letter and resume that outline your education, training, skills and experience to: TanyaJones@ssas.org.


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Part-Time Bus Driver

POSITION SUMMARY: The part-time Bus Driver will be responsible for providing safe, reliable, courteous and efficient transportation service for our students. Transport students and staff to schools, field trips, and other locations as needed. Hours will vary; however, services will generally be required on weekdays between the hours of 7 am to 6 pm, as needed.

REQUIREMENTS and QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2+ years of experience transporting children highly desirable

  • Must possess a valid and active driver's license. Class B Commercial Driver’s License with School Bus (S), Passenger endorsements and Air Brake qualified is required.

  • Ability to meet federal/state/company driving standards (may include license verification, drug testing and driver's test).

  • Be able to drive the vehicle safely.

  • Must have compassion for and desire to work with children.

  • Must meet all health requirements as required by licensing and pass FDLE fingerprint and background checks.

  • Exemplifies appropriate behavior and is a role model for participants; actively listens to all children and shows patience, understanding, and respect for others.

  • Instructs and guides participants through the rules of riding the bus and ensures adherence to rules and expectations. Must perform emergency evacuations within first six weeks of each semester.

  • Immediately reports all unusual incidents or accidents to the Transportation Coordinator

  • No DWI/DUI convictions.

    CERTIFICATIONS AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:

  • CDL License Required with School Bus, Passenger, and Air Brake Endorsements

  • High school Diploma or equivalent

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Successful completion of a 40 hour training course

Positions Available for the 2019-2020 School Year


Job Title:
Middle School Intensive Reading/Math Lab Teacher

About the school:

Sarasota School of Arts and Sciences is a high performing public charter middle school with 750 students located in downtown Sarasota, FL. We provide an intimate environment of academic excellence and enrichment, utilizing community partnerships and traditional & innovative teaching methods. All teachers, administration, and staff work closely together to create an extremely supportive, positive and highly successful work environment. Visit our website at www.ssas.org for more information about our amazing school!

About the Position:

Our school is seeking an energetic and motivated individual to teach intensive reading and math to ascending student learners. 

Candidate will need Florida teaching Certification or Statement of Eligibility. Certification in Elementary Education or Middle Grades is acceptable as the majority of students will be sixth grade. Must be Reading and ESOL endorsed.

Benefits: Sarasota School of Arts & Sciences offers extremely competitive salaries and generous benefits to employees: Paid medical, dental, vision, short/long term care - $50,000 life insurance, 7% of base salary 40l-K, as well as various bonus opportunities.

Please email cover letter and resume that outline your education, training, skills and experience to: CarlWilliams@ssas.org.

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Job Title: Substitute Teacher

About the school:

Sarasota School of Arts and Sciences is a high performing public charter middle school with 750 students located in downtown Sarasota, FL. We provide an intimate environment of academic excellence and enrichment, utilizing community partnerships and traditional & innovative teaching methods. All teachers, administration, and staff work closely together to create an extremely supportive, positive and highly successful work environment. Visit our website at www.ssas.org for more information about our amazing school!

About the Position:

Our school is seeking energetic and motivated individuals who have a passion for student learners and their success. Implement the plans and follow schedule prepared by absent teacher. Follow all school/district policies, rules, and procedures to which regular teachers are subject and which good teaching practice dictates. Consults, as appropriate, with the Principal before initializing any lesson or other procedure not specified in the in the teachers plans. Reports in writing the day’s activities at conclusion of each day and/or provides feedback as requested by the principal.  Our substitute teachers are treated like family and make $130 for a full day and $65 for a half day.

Please email cover letter and resume that outline your education, training, skills and experience to: TanyaJones@ssas.org.

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Part-Time Bus Driver

POSITION SUMMARY: The part-time Bus Driver will be responsible for providing safe, reliable, courteous and efficient transportation service for our students. Transport students and staff to schools, field trips, and other locations as needed. Hours will vary; however, services will generally be required on weekdays between the hours of 7 am to 6 pm, as needed.

REQUIREMENTS and QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2+ years of experience transporting children highly desirable

  • Must possess a valid and active driver's license. Class B Commercial Driver’s License with School Bus (S), Passenger endorsements and Air Brake qualified is required.

  • Ability to meet federal/state/company driving standards (may include license verification, drug testing and driver's test).

  • Be able to drive the vehicle safely.

  • Must have compassion for and desire to work with children.

  • Must meet all health requirements as required by licensing and pass FDLE fingerprint and background checks.

  • Exemplifies appropriate behavior and is a role model for participants; actively listens to all children and shows patience, understanding, and respect for others.

  • Instructs and guides participants through the rules of riding the bus and ensures adherence to rules and expectations. Must perform emergency evacuations within first six weeks of each semester.

  • Immediately reports all unusual incidents or accidents to the Transportation Coordinator

  • No DWI/DUI convictions.

    CERTIFICATIONS AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:

  • CDL License Required with School Bus, Passenger, and Air Brake Endorsements

  • High school Diploma or equivalent

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Successful completion of a 40 hour training course

 

 

 

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02 Sep 2019
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