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Employment

Please email all resumes to the Human Resource Manager at lnelson@northcedar.net

Open Positions

English Teacher
Music Teacher
Director of Admissions and Financial Aid
Admissions Recruiting Officer
Boarding School Academic Assistant and Dormitory House Parent
Spanish Teacher

Title: English Teacher

This position requires a dynamic teacher with ability to develop positive relationships with students, parents, peers, and the community. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to provide students with rigorous and high quality learning experiences in multiple areas within the English Department. The ability to use data to drive instructional decisions and collaborate with colleagues is an essential skill for this position. Candidates should be proactive and passionate in their work with teens using a hands-on learning approach that encourages students to imagine, create, and learn. Candidates who are proficient in the use of technology and interested in extracurricular and coaching positions are valued.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Professional Skills:
The teacher is expected to establish procedures of management to allow a maximum of learning and a minimum of disciplinary action by:

  • Planning and organizing effectively.
  • Demonstrating competency in his/her area.
  • Creating and maintaining an atmosphere conducive to learning.
  • Providing opportunities for individual differences.
  • Making provisions for individual differences.
  • Encouraging the development of independent work habits.
  • Using appropriate language for students to model.
  • Using varied and appropriate instructional techniques to accomplish predetermined instructional objectives.

Professional Relationships:
The teacher is expected to establish and maintain a professional relationship with students by:

  • Encouraging respect for the rights, opinions, property, and contributions of others.
  • Being sensitive to factors which affect pupil achievement and behavior.
  • Being available for extra help.
  • Using methods of management that result in desired changes in behavior.
  • Communicating and maintaining a working relationship with parents.
  • Maintaining confidentiality with respect to students and their records.
  • Refraining from personal criticism of staff to students.
  • Avoiding use of position for commercial gain.

The teacher is expected to establish and maintain a professional relationship with fellow staff members by:

  • Cooperating with other staff members.
  • Consulting with co-workers in evaluating and meeting student needs.
  • Leaving clear and complete instructions for substitutes.
  • Following curriculum and policies approved by the Board.
  • Cooperating in evaluation of present curriculum.
  • Recommending possible revision of curriculum.
  • Being proficient or distinguished in all areas listed on the Teacher Performance Evaluation.
  • Communicating professionally and respectfully with students, staff, parents, and community members, using oral, written, and electronic means.
  • Attending work regularly
  • Performing other duties as assigned by supervisor

Professional Development:
The teacher is expected to demonstrate professional development by:

  • Participating actively in in-service programs.
  • Keeping abreast of professional developments in his/her particular area and in education as a whole.
  • Exploring new teaching techniques as alternatives to better accomplish predetermined instructional objectives.

Education / Experience Required:

  • Prefer Wisconsin DPI license commensurate with the specific teaching assignment.
  • Prefer experience as a teacher at the level and in the area of assignment.
  • Prefer experience working with diverse learners, but not required

Please email all resumes to the Human Resource Manager at lnelson@northcedar.net

Title: Music Teacher

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Professional Skills:
The teacher is expected to establish procedures of management to allow a maximum of learning and a minimum of disciplinary action by:

  • Planning and organizing effectively.
  • Demonstrating competency in his/her area.
  • Creating and maintaining an atmosphere conducive to learning.
  • Providing opportunities for individual differences
  • Making provisions for individual differences.
  • Encouraging the development of independent work habits.
  • Using appropriate language for students to model.
  • Using varied and appropriate instructional techniques to accomplish predetermined instructional objectives.

Professional Relationships:
The teacher is expected to establish and maintain a professional relationship with students by:

  • Encouraging respect for the rights, opinions, property, and contributions of others.
  • Being sensitive to factors which affect pupil achievement and behavior.
  • Being available for extra help.
  • Using methods of management that result in desired changes in behavior.
  • Communicating and maintaining a working relationship with parents.
  • Maintaining confidentiality with respect to students and their records.
  • Refraining from personal criticism of staff to students.
  • Avoiding use of position for commercial gain.

The teacher is expected to establish and maintain a professional relationship with fellow staff members by:

  • Cooperating with other staff members.
  • Consulting with co-workers in evaluating and meeting student needs.
  • Leaving clear and complete instructions for substitutes.
  • Following curriculum and policies approved by the Board.
  • Cooperating in evaluation of present curriculum.
  • Recommending possible revision of curriculum.
  • Being proficient or distinguished in all areas listed on the Teacher Performance Evaluation.
  • Communicating professionally and respectfully with students, staff, parents, and community members, using oral, written, and electronic means.
  • Attending work regularly
  • Performing other duties as assigned by supervisor

Professional Development:
The teacher is expected to demonstrate professional development by:

  • Participating actively in inservice programs.
  • Keeping abreast of professional developments in his/her particular area and in education as a whole.
  • Exploring new teaching techniques as alternatives to better accomplish predetermined instructional objectives.

Education / Experience Required:

  • Prefer Wisconsin DPI license commensurate with the specific teaching assignment.
  • Prefer experience as a teacher at the level and in the area of assignment.
  • Prefer experience working with diverse learners, but not required

Please email all resumes to the Human Resource Manager at lnelson@northcedar.net

Title: Director of Admissions and Financial Aid

The Director of Admissions and Financial Aid reports to the Executive Director and is charged with the direct oversight and management of NCA’s admissions, financial aid, and retention efforts. The Director of Admissions and Financial Aid also serves as a front-line admissions officer, playing a significant role in student recruitment from prospecting to closing, as well as supervising a small team of professionals who execute daily admissions work.  The Director of Admissions and Financial Aid will have close working ties with and be a member of the School’s Senior Leadership Team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Directs the enrollment process from inquiry to enrollment.
  • Leads weekly admission staff meetings.
  • Provides admission and retention data to all institutional partners.
  • Evaluates and provides feedback to Admissions Team.
  • Manages Admissions budget.
  • Works to meet financial aid / net revenue targets.
  • Interviews and directs prospects as they proceed from inquiry to enrolled.
  • Assigns specific areas of responsibility to admission staff.
  • Actively communicates with prospects and referral sources.
  • Works with Division Head and faculty to contribute to our student retention program.
  • Represents the School both on campus and off in his or her role as an Admission Officer.
  • Actively participates in the Trusted Partner program by visiting and actively communicating with recruitment partners.
  • Conducts campus tours.
  • Travels to recruit students domestically and internationally.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Education / Experience Required:

  • Bachelors Degree in marketing, education, or another appropriate field.
  • 5+ years of experience in an independent boarding school or higher education admission setting with similar responsibilities, or experience in corporate sales or marketing.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication and presentation skills.
  • A clear understanding of and ability to articulate the mission of North Cedar Academy.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use relevant tools for communication and reporting.
  • Well-organized self-starter with strong sales and team skills, and a demonstrated ability to manage staff efficiently.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and frequent deadlines.
  • Outstanding technical skills. Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, databases and other computer skills are required.
  • Strong data analysis and reporting background.
  • Weekend and evening work required; travel required.
  • Strong sales or admissions background, efficient closer, strong, pro-active, sales philosophy, solid management skills.
  • Proficiency in language other than English, and international travel experience preferred.

Please email all resumes to the Human Resource Manager at lnelson@northcedar.net

Title: Admissions Recruiting Officer

North Cedar Academy, located in Ladysmith, WI, is one of the most innovative international boarding schools in the nation. Our mission is to accelerate each student’s education while developing and inspiring excellence in education and life. NCA offers a truly accelerated program through its unique partnership with the University of Wisconsin Colleges which allows NCA students to complete an Associate’s degree (AA) alongside a strong holistic High School Diploma. In addition, NCA students also have the opportunity to partake in the full gamut of all co-curricular and extracurricular activities that are offered by the Ladysmith Public High School. As a global campus community, North Cedar Academy is committed to attracting talented students from diverse backgrounds and cultures from all over the world.

The successful applicant will have extensive experience in recruiting both international and US based students. A bilingual person with experience in international and independent boarding schools would be very attractive.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • International and domestic travel meeting prospective students and their families. Learn of prospective student’s strengths, weaknesses, interests, and academic aptitude. Share information about NCA.
  • Read applications and supporting materials. Provide evaluation of applicant credentials.
  • Promote NCA to prospective families, feeder schools, recruitment agents, educational consultants, and referral organizations both internationally and domestically
  • Provide assistance with all day-to-day tasks as needed and responding to electronic communications.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of all Admission events
  • Conduct both in-person and Skype interviews
  • Collaborate with admission team to optimize the admission experience for prospective students and families, maximizing the conversion of admission-appropriate students from inquiry through yield
  • Follow up with families, students, educators, consultants, and school personnel in a timely manner. Formulate and enhance relationships within these various constituencies.
  • Assist with SEVIS and all I-20 Visa documents.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Marketing and Recruitment and the Executive Director.

Education / Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in a boarding/day-and-boarding school admission office preferred
  • Three to four years of previous experience in a similar capacity
  • Employee must relocate for this position.

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $35,000.00 to $38,000.00/year

Please email all resumes to the Human Resource Manager at lnelson@northcedar.net

Title: Boarding School Academic Assistant and Dormitory House Parent

The House Parent facilitates the social, emotional, academic, and personal adjustment of students. The House Parent develops a sense of community among students and staff to enhance the quality of life in the dorm. The House Parent provides after-school academic support and organizes activities and is attentive to the safety and security of the students while fostering independence. The House Parent enforces the rules and policies of Residence Life. The House Parent provides regular feedback to parents, faculty, and administration on student behavior.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Ensure the safety and well-being of students in a dormitory setting

  • Knowledge of fire alarm system and fire drill procedures
  • Meet with students who are experiencing issues (roommate conflicts, personal issues, etc.) and refer them to the Director of Resident Life for assistance as necessary
  • Follow proper recording procedures for medication required by students
  • Report and record all conduct and injury incidents
  • report all medical issues to nurse and facilitate any prescribed treatment
  • Check all packages received by students and report any banned substances
  • Report any suspected sleep or eating disorders/issues
  • Handle all conduct issues with proper patience and follow up
  • Set an example of cleanliness and encourage/enforce standards throughout the dorm
  • Enforce all rules and procedures of the resident life program
  • Communicate any safety issues in the dorm (student or facility) with the Head Resident Assistant and Director of Resident Life
  • Prepare dorm rooms for the arrival of new students
  • Maintain accurate records of attendance while chaperoning field trips
  • Assist with the orientation of student resident assistants at the beginning of the school year
  • Keep all student records (phone, address, room #s, medical) up-to-date
  • Assign and mentor students on dorm chores and duties to maintain dorm cleanliness

Facilitate the creation of a strong resident life community

  • Create and facilitate evening and weekend activities suited for students’ interests, including sports and special outings that promotes cultural integration
  • Attend all meals with students when on duty
  • Chaperone special activities (dances, cultural events, sporting events)
  • Drive students to appointments, activities, special outings, community service
  • Bring students from different cultures together to strengthen diversity
  • Encourage students to try new experiences
  • Help to prepare Sunday brunch when on duty and serve other meals when required
  • Update bulletin boards and announcement boards
  • Attend weekly staff and dorm meetings
  • Tutor students and assist with homework; maintaining an environment conductive to studying while promoting proper study habits
  • Continue communication with teachers to follow up on student progress
  • Communicate frequently with parents to pass along student dorm life updates and photos
  • provide assistance for ACT, SAT, and TOEFL test preparation

Education / Experience Required:

  • US Citizenship or valid US work visa
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check (including the Federal Registry for Sexual Offenders)
  • Valid US driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Be 21 years of age or older in order to drive school vehicles
  • Minimum Associates Degree required, Bachelors degree preferred
  • experience with teenagers preferred
  • CPR and First Aid certification (will provide training)
  • Evening, night, and weekend hours required on a rotating basis
  • This is a live-in 10 month position
  • Assist in the functions of the academic program

Job Type: Contract
Salary: $3,000.00/month

Please email all resumes to the Human Resource Manager at lnelson@northcedar.net

Title: Spanish Teacher

North Cedar Academy is seeking a part to full-time Spanish teacher beginning with the 2018-19 school year to join our dynamic team. The district is looking for an individual with enthusiasm, commitment and imagination who has a passion for making a positive difference in the lives of every student. Course responsibilities will include high school Spanish I-IV classes. Advisory duties include language club, with other extracurricular/club opportunities available.

Please email all resumes to the Human Resource Manager at lnelson@northcedar.net