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School Summary

Camperdown Academy is a non-profit organization providing excellence in the education of dyslexic children with a day school for grades one through eight, and training and outreach services provided to teachers and professionals across the region. Specific and specialized teaching approaches are shared through outreach efforts and administered in small group settings with an emphasis on individualized instruction.

Annual Funds & Grants Coordinator

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Position Summary
This position is responsible for the planning and execution of all matters related to Annual Fund giving and donor stewardship. This position will also be responsible for database management, planned communication pieces, and grant writing. The Annual Fund & Grants Coordinator reports to the Head of Institutional Advancement, and serves on the Advancement Team.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Working with Head of Institutional Advancement, oversee the strategy development, design and production of print and electronic collateral materials and other solicitations
  • Working with the Head of Institutional Advancement, determine solicitation strategies for upgrading existing donors under $10,000 to major gift prospects
  • Manage donor gift acknowledgement processes
  • Develop strategic donor recognition and stewardship opportunities (ie-create new donor welcome package, anniversary cards to recognize donor loyalty, phone thank-a-thon etc.)
  • Manage CRM software and all entry and processing of donations, pledges, major gifts, in-kind, including auction and special events
  • Research, build, and maintain database profile records in collaboration with Alumni Relations & Special Events Coordinator
  • Create appropriate data entry for notes/cultivation activities/appeals/segmentation, etc.
  • Manage a detailed calendar of direct marketing activities
  • Manage staff/employee giving
  • Maintain a grants calendar and manage assigned dates/applications for LOI, proposal, follow-up, thank-you's, and required post-reporting
  • Develop content and produce/write tri-annual newsletter, the Weekly Bulletin, and maintain social media presence with regular updates
  • Actively participate as a member of the Advancement Team and subsequent tasks as assigned
 
Minimum Position Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree and 5 years experience in related field
  • Possess high level of integrity with willingness to abide by confidentiality constraints
  • Ability to initiate and maintain consistent and positive communication between multiple parties
  • Strong organizational skills that allow for multiple work assignments to be completed simultaneously and accurately
  • Effective and persuasive writing skills; proficiency with CRM platforms & software
  • Graphic Design experience preferred
  • Willingness to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends, as required

Drama Teacher

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Position Summary
This position is for a full-time 3rd through 8th grade drama teacher beginning August of 2022. The ideal candidate would be committed to personal growth, possess excellent communication skills, be innovative in the classroom, and foster self-confidence in students by growing their capacity to observe, communicate, and work together creatively. 
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Ensure the development of expressive language through performance arts
  • Manage the daily affairs of a classroom
  • Collaborate with teachers to ensure adherence to individualized learning profiles of students
  • Contribute to the overall school culture by embracing school-day duties such as recess coverage, lunch support, and carline responsibilities
  • Actively participate as a member of the teaching team and subsequent tasks as assigned
 
Minimum Position Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree and prior experience with drama/theatre 
  • Orton-Gillingham training required, will be provided as needed
  • Reliable transportation and willingness to attend evening events as required

Social Studies Teacher

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Position Summary
This position is for a full-time 5th grade Lower School social studies teacher beginning August of 2022. The ideal candidate would be committed to personal growth, posses excellent communication skills, be innovative in the classroom using hands-on multi-sensory instruction, and be able to develop strong connections with both students and parents
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Manage the daily affairs of a classroom
  • Ensure that multi-sensory instruction is delivered
  • Collaborate with teachers to ensure adherence to individualized learning profiles of students
  • Contribute to the overall school culture by embracing school-day duties such as recess coverage,lunch support, and carline responsibilities
  • Actively participate as a member of the Lower School team and subsequent tasks as assigned
 
Minimum Position Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree and prior experience teaching
  • Orton-Gillingham training required, will be provided as needed
  • Reliable transportation and willingness to attend evening events as required

Substitute/Support Teacher

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Position Summary
This position is for a full-time 1st-8th grade substitute teacher beginning August of 2022. The ideal candidate would be committed to personal growth, possess excellent communication skills, be innovative in the classroom using hands-on multi-sensory instruction, and be able to develop strong connections with both students and parents. Flexibility is a must. Position may transition into a full-time subject matter teaching position.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Manage the daily affairs of a classroom
  • Ensure that multi-sensory instruction is delivered
  • Collaborate with teachers to ensure adherence to individualized learning profiles of students
  • Contribute to the overall school culture by embracing school-day duties such as recess coverage, lunch support, and carline responsibilities.
  • Actively participate as a member of the teaching team and subsequent tasks as assigned
 
Minimum Position Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree and prior experience teaching
  • Reliable transportation and willingness to attend evening events as required

Camperdown Academy recruits, hires, and promotes without regard to race, religion, gender, age, disability, marital status, palitical affiliation, or sexual orientation.