Employment Opportunities



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Scroll down to view all employment opportunities listed under the Program's contact person. We welcome your interest even if there are no positions immediately available. Please feel free to download the following employment applications and submit them to the appropriate person listed here.
 

Applications

Teaching

Non-Teaching


Applications may be mailed to:

St. Mary Academy – Bay View
3070 Pawtucket Avenue
Riverside, RI 02915

Or, use the applicable email addresses below.

Lower School
Margaret Cummings, Lower School Principal
mcummings@bayviewacademy.org

Middle and Upper School
Colleen Gribbin, Middle & Upper School Principal cgribbin@bayviewacademy.org

Administrative and Staff Positions
Rhonda Perry, Administrative Assistant
rperry@bayviewacademy.org

Athletic Department
Jennifer Wasson, Athletic Director
jwasson@bayviewacademy.org

Open Positions

Director of Admissions

Reports to: President

Position Summary: The Director of Admissions in an integral part of the school’s administrative team and is responsible for managing and overseeing all facets of the admissions process in the school’s effort to recruit, enroll, and retain a diverse and vibrant student population. Using a girl-centered admissions process, the Director collaborates with the administration, staff, and teachers to attract and enroll potential families to the school.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

●       Design an admission program which effectively promotes the school’s mission, philosophy, values, and culture to prospective families and students

●       Manage all facets of the admissions process in the Academy’s effort to attract, enroll, and retain a diverse and dynamic student population

●       Establish criteria and notification processes for admission and enrollment policies

●       Review and read applications; interview prospective students, respond to applicant inquiries; counsel prospective students and families regarding the admission process, test taking, and curriculum

●     Oversee the planning of all recruitment efforts and admission events including visits to feeder schools, presenting at school fairs, planning open house, shadow days, and visitor tours

●     Maintain relationships with partner schools and parishes by creating opportunities for their students to benefit from Bay View special events

●     Serve as a liaison to the board of trustees regarding admissions and enrollment, provide market analysis and reports

●     Work closely with the Communications & Marketing Director to produce effective recruitment and marketing materials for the Upper, Middle and Lower schools

●     Work strategically with the school’s constituents to ensure an integrated, engaging and effective identity for the school brand in all aspects of the Academy

●     Develop a strategic recruitment and communication plan to reach targeted audiences

●     Collect and analyze data on internal and external factors affecting enrollment, student success, retention, and the school’s image

●     Track and evaluate recruitment efforts, data analysis and recommendations for marketing strategies and new school initiatives to meet enrollment objectives

●     Manage the Student Ambassador Program for the Upper, Middle and Lower Schools

●     Work with international student recruitment agencies to produce international marketing materials, and work with SEVIS for proper documentation and student F-1 visas

●     Work closely with the Director of Finance on the Tuition Assistance and Merit Scholarship process

 

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

●     A bachelor’s degree in marketing/communications; Masters preferred

●     Five to seven years admissions experience in a college or independent school

●     Outstanding oral and written communication skills

●     Ability to think critically and creatively

●     Proven success in a senior administrative role

●     Passion for the mission of St. Mary Academy - Bay View

●     Personal and professional conduct that represents a positive role model for girls

●     Deep appreciation for single-gender education

●     Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed

●     Ability to travel as required, including internationally

●      Strong working knowledge of Google and Microsoft products

●      Experience with Rediker software, School Admin, Finalsite & FACTS software a plus

 

TO APPLY

●       Go to bayviewacademy.org/about-bayview/employment-opportunites and download the “Non-Teaching Application.”

●       Application, cover letter, and resume should be submitted via email to president.office@bayviewacademy.org or mailed to Bay View Academy to the attention of the President’s Office.

 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: St. Mary Academy - Bay View commits itself to maintaining a welcoming environment for all people and extends its welcome in particular to those who may be vulnerable to discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, military status or other legally protected status.

St. Mary Academy – Bay View is an all-girl independent Catholic school serving a diverse population of girls from pre-school through grade twelve and is located in Riverside, Rhode Island. A sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, St. Mary Academy – Bay View fosters academic excellence in an innovative and creative learning environment while striving to empower each student to be a confident, independent, compassionate and socially conscious faith-filled young woman.

 

Third Grade Teacher

St. Mary Academy-Bay View is seeking a third-grade teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. The candidate is responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing instructional programming that promotes the academic, social-emotional, and spiritual growth of students in an all-girls school.  Candidates must be committed to an all-girls education and Mercy values.

Qualifications:

• Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize multiple tasks

• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

• Integrates instructional and recordkeeping strategies using Google Suite, and/or other appropriate     technology

• Understands and appreciates the developmental range of the age group

 • Employs high-quality instruction using evidence-based practices and project-based learning in math, reading, writing, science, social studies, and religion

• Adapts teaching methods, projects and instructional materials to meet students’ varying needs and interests

• BA/BS degree in education, Master’s degree preferred

Successful candidates will possess the following attributes:

·         High energy level, creative and forward thinking

·         Collaborative skills, including the ability to work with adults

·         Flexible, open-minded, and self-driven team member

·         Have a sense of humor, and warmth, and love working with children and their families

·         Strong work ethic and a caring temperament

TO APPLY

Go to bayviewacademy.org/about-bayview/employment-opportunities and download the “Teaching Application.”

Bay View Application, letter of interest and resume should be submitted via email to employment@bayviewacademy.org.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: St. Mary Academy – Bay View commits itself to maintaining a welcoming environment for all people and extends its welcome in particular to those who may be vulnerable to discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, military status or other legally protected status.

St. Mary Academy – Bay View is an all-girl independent Catholic school serving a diverse population of girls from pre-school through grade twelve and is located in Riverside, Rhode Island. A sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, St. Mary Academy – Bay View fosters academic excellence in an innovative and creative learning environment while striving to empower each student to be a confident, independent, compassionate and socially conscious faith-filled young woman.

 

 

 

Dean of Lower School

Please submit applications by April 15, 2021.

The Dean of the Lower School is an integral member of a senior leadership team led by the Principal.  The Dean will contribute to building and realizing the shared mission of excellence and high standards for all students as part of this collaborative team.

The Dean fosters the mission and objectives of the entire academy by ensuring that the goals and objectives of the Lower School are coherent across the Academy. He or she is responsible for creating and sustaining a learning environment in which all members of the Lower School community- students, staff, and families, are welcomed and thrive.

The Dean will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Lower School’s academic program in grades PK through 5.  He or she will serve as the primary liaison with parents and families; and work closely with the Principal and Vice Principal to ensure the coherence and success of the Lower School.

ACADEMICS

a)      Share direct accountability for the successful delivery of the Academy’s mission as a whole;

b)     Support, plan, manage and ensure individual student achievement meeting curricula expectation in the Lower School;

c)     Teach classes occasionally, develop rapport with the students, and handle specific student concerns and issues;

d)     Assist in the day-to-day running of the Academy

e)      Be a member of the Academy Leadership Team taking a comprehensive view of policy and curricula implementation; in addition to assuming the many and various tasks required by Academy leaders;

f)       Ensure that all students across the full ability range have maximum support and opportunities to reach their full potential and become effective and valued participants in a global society;

g)      Play a leading part in the Academy’s community by being present for all events, modeling expectations for staff, and all other activities that demonstrate building a strong culture.

FACULTY AND STAFF

a)      Maximize the effectiveness of all stakeholders in promoting an inclusive Academy culture;

b)     Evaluate outcomes and ensure curricula and professional accountability of all Lower School staff members.

c)      Ensure high quality teaching and learning, including evaluation and review of teachers and staff of the Lower School in conjunction with the Principal and Vice Principal;

d)     Contribute, as part of the senior leadership team, to training, coaching and mentoring of the Lower School staff. and the professional learning of staff;

e)      Participate in the process of appointing new staff including interviewing and providing recommendations to the Principal;

f)       Provide support for new staff members to learn the Academy’s routines, structure, and curricula materials related to their role.

MANAGEMENT

a)      Contribute towards the formulation of all Academy policies and procedures;

b)     Plan, schedule and support duties including but not limited to lunch/break/before and after school programming;

c)      Assist in planning and delivering Academy-wide assemblies and meetings;

d)     Ensure that the Principal and Vice Principal are well informed about the status and concerns related to the Lower School operations;

e)    Attend Academy leadership meetings as appropriate;

f)     Maintain records as required by statute or policy through the use of various logs, tracking records, computer programs, or other programs;

g)    Assume responsibility for emergent issues as needed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

·         Must uphold Mercy and Catholic values

·         Committed to and promoting an all-girl education

·         Master’s Degree in education or beyond

·         Minimum 5 years’ experience in a school leadership position

·         Skilled communicator- both written and spoken

·         Skilled user of technology and learning platforms

·         Strategic and creative thinker and planner

·         Knowledgeable of problems facing young women in today’s society

TO APPLY

Go to bayviewacademy.org/about-bayview/employment-opportunities and download the “Non-Teaching Application.”

Bay View Application, letter of interest and resume should be submitted via email to Sister Marybeth Beretta, President, at president.office@bayviewacademy.org.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: St. Mary Academy – Bay View commits itself to maintaining a welcoming environment for all people and extends its welcome in particular to those who may be vulnerable to discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, military status or other legally protected status.

St. Mary Academy – Bay View is an all-girl independent Catholic school serving a diverse population of girls from pre-school through grade twelve and is located in Riverside, Rhode Island. A sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, St. Mary Academy – Bay View fosters academic excellence in an innovative and creative learning environment while striving to empower each student to be a confident, independent, compassionate and socially conscious faith-filled young woman.

Director of Communications and Marketing 

Reports to: President

A direct report to the President of the Academy, the Director of Marketing and Communications is the Chief Communications and Marketing Officer of the school and oversees all aspects of communications and marketing. The Director is a member of the Senior Administrative Team, who works closely with the President, Director of Admissions, Director of Advancement and Academy Principals to support and manage all Academy communications and marketing initiatives. The Director will be committed to the school’s mission of educating girls and young women and to the Critical Concerns of the Academy’s sponsor, The Sisters of Mercy. This is a 12-month exempt administrative position. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Administration – 10%

  • Manage key vendor relationships, including but not limited to cloud-based martech tools, designers, writers, photographers and videographers, advertising media, printers and web designers
  • Manage communications and marketing budget
  • Analyze ROI on communications and marketing investments and make recommendations to leadership
  • Serve as a resource for faculty and staff on all questions related to communications and marketing

Marketing & Advertising – 20%

  • Develop and execute an annual integrated marketing plan (IMP) to promote the Academy and support events and recruitment efforts, including paid, earned and owned channels, traditional and digital/emerging media
  • Manage media planning and buying
  • Report to Academy leadership on IMP’s key performance indicators (KPIs)

Branding & Collateral – 15%

  • Manage the Academy brand to ensure that all stakeholders are adhering to brand standards in internal and external communications
  • Develop and manage brand tools in support of Academy operations, including communications toolbox, templates, training materials, etc.
  • Manage Academy asset collection using Lightbox and Flickr
  • Produce best-in-class branding and collateral materials for all Academy audiences, either in-house or by providing art direction to creative vendors

Communications & Media Relations – 15%

  • Develop and execute an annual communications plan to serve the needs of the Academy, including internal communications, external communications and media relations
  • Draft a variety of internal and external communications, including but not limited to speeches, newsletters, op-eds, social media, blog posts, presentations and board reports
  • Provide editorial review on all top-tier communications and marketing materials, including but not limited to recruitment materials, advancement materials, administration communications and collateral materials
  • Develop and distribute media releases, story pitches and other content/alerts to local and national media outlets
  • Serve as Academy contact to all media outlets, forging strong relationships with local press
  • Represent the Academy as spokesperson as needed
  • Monitor and report to leadership on media coverage and overall brand health

Content Marketing – 15%

  • Develop and execute an annual content calendar to serve the needs of all stakeholders, including social media, blogs, newsletters, Bay View Today magazine
  • In collaboration with Academy faculty, staff and students, develop content to support the annual calendar, including written content, photography and video
  • Oversee and manage social media accounts with ongoing, consistent engagement

Crisis Communications – 10%

  • Develop and maintain crisis communication plan, including sample crisis language and templates
  • Maintain larger crisis plan document and publish as needed
  • Coordinate communications in crisis situations

Digital Communications – 15%

  • Manage and maintain Academy website, including main site, targeted microsites, portals and mobile applications and integration with other tools
  • Build new web elements, pages, microsites as needed, including but not limited to forms, galleries, popups, calendars and blogs
  • Manage site architecture and SEO to improve customer experience (CX), site performance and organic search rank
  • Monitor, respond to and report on website analytics

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Seven or more years of experience, in communications, marketing, or public relations, preferably in an educational or non-profit setting.
  • Experience with executive-level and mission-critical communication strategies.
  • Thorough knowledge of principles and practices in crisis and emergency communications. Skill to establish an environment of and maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate organizational priorities into structured, strategically aligned plans with objectives, strategies, tactics, timelines, resources, metrics, etc.  Comfort with conceptual thinking and scenario planning.
  • Expert judgment, analytical and decision-making skills and keen political acumen. Ability to think quickly and appropriately to effectively address potentially negative, sensitive or difficult situations.  Expert skill in problem recognition, avoidance and resolution.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to make people feel valued and motivated while accomplishing difficult tasks. Flexibility in the face of rapid change.
  • Must possess exceptional visual, verbal, and written communication skills. Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills are essential, with a talent for storytelling being key.
  • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to prioritize and manage multiple and competing priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to analyze, understand, and interpret data related to marketing, advertising, and enrollment.
  • Ability to perform intermediate photography, videography and design production as needed.
  • Must possess knowledge of current technology as related to marketing and social media trends and the ability and desire to learn emerging technology. Experience with G Suite, Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere), Ads Manager (Facebook, Spotify, Google, TikTok, etc.) and CMS experience required. Hootsuite, Google Analytics, HTML/CSS proficiency highly preferred.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction.
  • Experience preparing and monitoring budgets; familiar with standard operating practices.
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, marketing or related field, or an equivalent amount of education and applicable professional work experience.

TO APPLY

Go to bayviewacademy.org/about-bayview/employment-opportunities and download the “Non-Teaching Application.” 

Bay View Application, letter of interest and resume should be submitted via email to Sister Marybeth Beretta, President, at president.office@bayviewacademy.org.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: St. Mary Academy – Bay View commits itself to maintaining a welcoming environment for all people and extends its welcome in particular to those who may be vulnerable to discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, military status or other legally protected status. 

St. Mary Academy – Bay View is an all-girl independent Catholic school serving a diverse population of girls from pre-school through grade twelve and is located in Riverside, Rhode  Island. A sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, St. Mary Academy – Bay  View fosters academic excellence in an innovative and creative learning environment while striving to empower each student to be a confident, independent, compassionate and socially conscious faith-filled young woman.

Information for Volunteers and New Employees

All adults who work or volunteer with children in any capacity at St. Mary Academy – Bay View are required to complete Safe Environment Training once every three years. In order to qualify, your initial training must take place at the academy in the presence of a member of the administration. Should there be any questions after the viewing they are to be directed to the Head of Human Resources.

The documents you must read and understand are listed below.

Diocesan Safe Environment Training
Sexual Misconduct Extract
Code of Ethical Conduct
Disclaimer Form
This form MUST be completed and returned with a copy of both sides...front and back...of your driver's license in order for it to be notarized.

Once you have read these documents, print out the Certificate of Completion. Fill out these forms completely and according to the directions, then return them to the Academy:

Office of the President
St. Mary Academy - Bay View
3070 Pawtucket Avenue
Riverside, RI 02915

Once you have been notified that the entire packet has been received and accepted, you will be able to volunteer at Bay View Academy.

Thank you for your service and for your help and support in keeping our girls and young women safe!