Employment

Why Fairmont?

Let me tell you a little bit about what it’s like to work at Fairmont Schools. Have you ever said, "I want a job where I can make a difference?" Well, you may have found the place! Each faculty and staff member at Fairmont Private Schools is here to support our mission of educating the leaders of tomorrow. Whether you are interested in a position as a teacher, an administrative assistant, a bus driver or a camp counselor, you will be making a lasting contribution to our team effort.

Higher Standards

Fairmont has a rich history, stretching back over 50 years, and some of the highest educational standards in the country. We promote a high energy, customer-service oriented work place where both customers and employees benefit. If this sounds like a match to your career goals, check out the opportunities on this page.

There are currently 4 employment listings.

Assistant Campus Director

Job Description:

Position Summary 
Assist in the day to day operations of the campus. Provide direction in the absence of the Campus Director in accordance with Fairmont Private Schools’ policies and procedures.

Position Skills and Abilities
  • Bachelor’s degree required, in education-related field preferred.
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • A minimum of five years teaching experience with additional experience in a leadership role preferred (i.e., grade-level coordinator, department chair, etc.).
  • Formal administrative, curriculum and/or business experience preferred and may be substituted for teaching experience (IB/AP experience strongly preferred for High School Assistant Director position).
  • Must be able to relate well with students, parents, teachers and staff.
  • Must be decisive and take initiative in the development of the campus.
  • Must be computer literate and have excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Embody the Permission-To-Play Values as follows:
    • Integrity
    • Honesty
    • Commitment
    • Professionalism
    • Caring/Empathy
    • Passionate
    • Embrace Technology
Essential Job Functions
Including, but not limited to the following:
  • Supervise/Manage: Assists in overseeing the day to day operations of the school programs maintaining a visible presence for staff, students and families. Provide oversight and guidance of extended day, after school programs, all special classes, i.e., physical education program, music, art, etc. and after school enrichment classes. Responsible for managing Summer School.
  • Academics: Evaluates curriculum with input from teachers, tests, students, parents and directors to assure that the benchmarks are current. Monitor students' progress, and provide students, parents and teachers with support in addressing student needs. Monitors report cards and progress reports and assures year-end confidential student reports are written, reviewed and distributed to next year’s teachers. Coordinates all non-standardized testing. Monitors classroom inventories, including materials and furniture, by either grade level or subject area. Monitors lesson plans to meet Fairmont’s standards
  • Enrollment: Partner with parents and the community via workshops and presentations. Provide proactive admissions support for the campus from tour to enrollment. Assist with new and continuing enrollment, including testing when needed. Assists and attends Back-to-School Night, open house, Parent’s Association meetings and other after-school activities (i.e., musicals, awards, etc.) Listens to students, parents and teachers’ concerns and plans and confers with Director for appropriate follow-up with both teacher and student.
  • Recruitment: In conjunction with Fairmont administration and the Director, interview, hire, and train new teachers and primary and supplemental staff.
  • Performance Management: Evaluate teachers, monitor lesson plans and address performance issues in conjunction with Campus Director. Serve as a mentor to teachers and staff and actively facilitate professional development. Assists Director in classroom visitations to observe both veteran and new teachers to evaluate their classroom presentation. Assists Director in follow up discussions to make commendations as well as suggestions for further development. Maintains the current list of credentialed guest teachers. Schedules them when necessary, covering classes in absence of teacher when needed. Closely monitors those guest teachers who are new to Fairmont to assure that they are maintaining the caliber of teaching expected of a Fairmont teacher.
  • Data Management: Manage regular and summer school program data, including class lists and schedules, using Blackbaud. Confers with Director to prepare and schedule grade level and cross grade level meetings. Prepares agenda, notifies teachers and prepares follow-ups as needed. Works with teachers to develop and coordinate textbook lists in conjunction with the curriculum. Submits textbook lists to the Purchasing Department. Maintains record of textbooks & consumables distributed to classes and individual students. Write student and faculty letters of recommendation as requested (and appropriate).
  • Compliance: Follow and assists with campus safety programs. Seeks out areas of self-growth and keeps abreast of changes in the educational field through professional readings and attendance at appropriate seminars and workshops (internal and/or external). Contributes to and monitors all special classes, i.e., physical education program, music, art, etc. and after school extra-curricular classes. Contributes timely suggestions that will continue to enhance the quality of education.
  • Discipline: Counsels and disciplines students. Initiates parental conferences when necessary. Schedules teacher conferences when requested by parents.
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High School English Teacher

Job Description:

SUMMARY
Teaches high school English at Fairmont American School – Shenyang Campus. Our program is designed to prepare students for success on AP exams in English, and ultimately for success in American colleges.

QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree in English or education; MA preferred. ESL experience and AP experience are necessary, TEFL/TESOL is a plus. Minimum of two years of prior teaching experience. Must be able to relate professionally with students, parents and staff, and must be able to help build a strong AP program, engage students, and help to build language and critical thinking skills.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Include the following:
  • Plans and implements daily, weekly, and yearly goals and objectives according to students’ needs, and within departmental as well as Fairmont’s overall curriculum guidelines.
  • Provides students with weekly assignments.
  • Engages students in being active learners, and helps prepare them for the intense demands that American colleges will place upon them.
  • Promotes Fairmont’s philosophy and actively works to develop a positive working environment among students, teachers, administrators and support staff.
  • Maintains a disciplined, safe, and academically stimulating classroom environment. Assures that the students have a thorough understanding of the high school rules, as well as the consequences for breaking them; and further assures consistency in applying the rules and consequences.
  • Keeps campus leadership informed of students who need special attention in academic areas (below or above grade level) as well as behavioral issues.
  • Assesses students on a routine basis, keeps records and maintains such for progress reports, report cards, conferences, and student and parent requests. Uses all available information to differentiate instruction according to the needs of the students.
  • Maintains an ongoing positive and professional communication with parents encouraging parent conferences when appropriate.
  • Attends and actively participates in all meetings, in-service days, and workshops and shows evidence of follow-through in classroom application. Continues to develop professionally through reading and attending workshops and conferences.
  • Arranges bulletin boards utilizing student’s work, assuring that the display is artistic and academically stimulating. Supports and attends orientation programs, Parent Night, Information Night, Open House, two Parent-Teacher Conferences, and all other special school activities and events when appropriate.
  • Maintains classroom, books and supplies in a neat and orderly condition; and keeps appropriate staff apprised of needs for classroom equipment, books, teaching supplies and maintenance.
  • Treats each student with dignity and respect promoting self-discipline and a positive attitude
  • Sets a good example for students by arriving to class on time, dressing professionally, planning creative and productive lessons, and promptly evaluating and returning student work.
  • Maintains appropriate confidentiality.
  • Works very hard to meet the individual needs of the students.
  • Periodically supervises after school activities, study hall, and field trips, both day and overnight.
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High School ESL Teacher-Biology

Job Description:

SUMMARY
Teaches individual subjects to high school students following the philosophy and curriculum guidelines of Fairmont Schools. Start date is second semester-January.

QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology and/or Masters in Biology or Credential in Biology and current TB test within last 4 yrs. Minimum of two years direct teaching experience at the High School level, sheltered Biology. Must be able to relate professionally with students, parents and staff.

Embrace the Permission-to-Play values of the Fairmont Education Group:
  • Integrity
  • Honesty
  • Commitment
  • Professionalism o Belief
  • Commitment
  • Technology
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Include the following:
  • Plans and implements daily, weekly, and yearly goals and objectives according to students’ needs, and within departmental as well as Fairmont’s overall curriculum guidelines.
  • Provides students with weekly assignments.
  • Promotes Fairmont’s philosophy and actively works to develop a positive working environment among students, teachers, administrators and support staff.
  • Maintains a disciplined, safe, and academically stimulating classroom environment. Assures that the students have a thorough understanding of the high school rules, as well as the consequences for breaking them; and further assures consistency in applying the rules and consequences. These items are reinforced through the use and understanding of the High School Student’s Handbook.
  • Utilizes Blackboard Learning Management System (LMS) to conduct classes, communicate, and enter grades. Promotes the effective integration of technology in class learning sessions.
  • Understands and is knowledgeable about Fairmont policies including, emergency, fire, and earthquake procedures. Is ready to re-enforce these or convey them, when necessary, to the students.
  • Keeps Headmaster, Dean of Academics, or Deans informed of students who need special attention in academic areas (below or above grade level) as well as behavioral issues.
  • Assesses student learning on a routine basis, keeps records and maintains such for progress reports, report cards, conferences, and student and parent requests. Gradebook is updated weekly so parents and students can access up-to-date student records via Netclassroom. Uses all available information to differentiate instruction according to the needs of the students.
  • Maintains an ongoing positive and professional communication with parents encouraging parent conferences when appropriate.
  • Attends and actively participates in all meetings, in-service days, and workshops and shows evidence of follow through in classroom application. Continues to develop professionally through reading and attending workshops and conferences.
  • Arranges bulletin boards utilizing student’s work, assuring that the display is artistic and academically stimulating. Supports and attends orientation programs, Parent Night, Information Night, Open House, two Parent-Teacher Conferences, musical programs, sports events, graduation and all other special school activities and events when appropriate.
  • Maintains classroom, books and supplies in a neat and orderly condition; and keeps appropriate staff apprised of needs for classroom equipment, books, teaching supplies and maintenance.
  • Treats each student with dignity and respect promoting self-discipline and a positive attitude
  • Have a better understanding of ESL students.
  • Sets a good example for students by arriving to class on time, dressing professionally, planning creative and productive lessons, and promptly evaluating and returning student work.
  • Maintains appropriate confidentiality.
  • Works very hard to meet the individual needs of the students.
  • Periodically supervises after school detention, study hall, and field trips, both day and overnight.
WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Primarily an office/classroom position. May require significant degree of intermittent walking, bending, stooping, reaching and stretching. May require lifting of up to 20 lbs. Apply For This Position
High School Science Teacher

Job Description:

SUMMARY
Teaches high school math/science at Fairmont American School – Shenyang Campus. Our program is designed to prepare students for success on AP exams in math and science, and ultimately for success in American colleges.

QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, physics, chemistry, mathematics or education; MA preferred. ESL experience and AP experience are necessary, TEFL/TESOL is a plus. Experience teaching calculus, statistics or economics is also a plus. Minimum of two years of prior teaching experience. Must be able to relate professionally with students, parents and staff, and must be able to help build a strong AP program, engage students, and help to build language and critical thinking skills.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Include the following:
  • Plans and implements daily, weekly, and yearly goals and objectives according to students’ needs, and within departmental as well as Fairmont’s overall curriculum guidelines.
  • Provides students with weekly assignments.
  • Engages students in being active learners, and helps prepare them for the intense demands that American colleges will place upon them.
  • Promotes Fairmont’s philosophy and actively works to develop a positive working environment among students, teachers, administrators and support staff.
  • Maintains a disciplined, safe, and academically stimulating classroom environment. Assures that the students have a thorough understanding of the high school rules, as well as the consequences for breaking them; and further assures consistency in applying the rules and consequences.
  • Keeps campus leadership informed of students who need special attention in academic areas (below or above grade level) as well as behavioral issues.
  • Assesses students on a routine basis, keeps records and maintains such for progress reports, report cards, conferences, and student and parent requests. Uses all available information to differentiate instruction according to the needs of the students.
  • Maintains an ongoing positive and professional communication with parents encouraging parent conferences when appropriate.
  • Attends and actively participates in all meetings, in-service days, and workshops and shows evidence of follow-through in classroom application. Continues to develop professionally through reading and attending workshops and conferences.
  • Arranges bulletin boards utilizing student’s work, assuring that the display is artistic and academically stimulating. Supports and attends orientation programs, Parent Night, Information Night, Open House, two Parent-Teacher Conferences, and all other special school activities and events when appropriate.
  • Maintains classroom, books and supplies in a neat and orderly condition; and keeps appropriate staff apprised of needs for classroom equipment, books, teaching supplies and maintenance.
  • Treats each student with dignity and respect promoting self-discipline and a positive attitude
  • Sets a good example for students by arriving to class on time, dressing professionally, planning creative and productive lessons, and promptly evaluating and returning student work.
  • Maintains appropriate confidentiality.
  • Works very hard to meet the individual needs of the students.
  • Periodically supervises after school activities, study hall, and field trips, both day and overnight.
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