Career Opportunities

Saint John’s School is an equal opportunity employer and makes all decisions regarding employment, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment without regard to a candidate or employee’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veterans status, sexual orientation, or other characteristics protected by USA and Puerto Rico laws.

Interested candidates please send a letter of interest and Curriculum Vitae to:
Ms. Karla Ocasio, HR Director 
1454 Ashford Ave, San Juan, PR 00907 
 Fax: 787-268-1454  E-mail: karla.ocasio@sjspr.org

Current Openings:

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  • Secondary School Psychologist

    • Education: Doctorate degree in school, with clinical or counseling psychology, preferred
    • High level of personal organization, planning, and flexibility
    • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
    • Fluent in English and Spanish
    • Proven ability to proactively lead by example, effectively, and confidently work with parents
    • Team player: maturity, humility, strong work ethic, follow-through, growth mindset, willingness to respond positively to feedback, and a “roll-up-your-sleeves” attitude
    • Is adept in data collection, analysis, and documenting 

    Tasks (WITHOUT overseeing accommodations):
    • Provide individual and group counseling to students with diverse academic, social, and emotional needs
    • Provide consultation to teachers, administration, and parents
    • Provide crisis prevention and intervention services
    • Collect and interpret student and classroom data to monitor student progress and create plans to assist students with identified needs
    • Maintain accurate and confidential records of all assigned students
    • Provide support to character development and socio-emotional learning programs
    • Develop workshops and conferences for students, teachers, and parents
    • Collaborate extensively with the Student Support Services Department and Administrative Team
    • Facilitate meetings with multidisciplinary team working with students grades 7th through 12th
    • Foster positive peer relationships and social problem solving among members of the school community
    • Prevent bullying and other forms of violence through psychoeducation
    • Assist in the admissions process by interviewing and selecting applicants for enrollment in grades 7th-12th
    • Assess school climate and improve school connectedness; serve as a liaison between all the stakeholders (students, parents, teachers, staff, and community)
    • Help families understand their child's learning and mental health needs
    • Connect families with external mental health service providers when necessary
    • Act as a liaison with community/governmental agencies that provide services to children 

    Additional Tasks INCLUDING overseeing accommodations:
    • Serve as case manager responsible for the development of individualized accommodations plans for assigned students
    • Monitor the implementation of student's accommodations plan
    • Assist the classroom teacher with accommodations and strategies for helping students gain access to the general curriculum
    • Coordinate accommodations for standardized tests, including the PSAT, SAT, AP, and ACT exams 

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  • Elementary School Counselor

    Job Description
    • Meet with teams for ABCDE needs (child studies) using PBIS. Participate in collaborative grade level meetings to assist in the analysis and utilization of behavioral assessment data to improve students’ social emotional learning.
    • Use the standard reporting system. Compile student behavior data for review and understanding of trends.
    • Conduct student observations. Create behavioral modification plans and submit through Teams notebook and monitor progress. Submit referrals and progress reports.
    • Coordinate and meet with external therapists, and teachers, document recommendations, behavior modification programs, and provide follow-through.
    • Provide parent consultations.
    • Provide student counseling, facilitate group mediation, and crisis intervention.
    • Teach specific check-out lessons using predetermined lessons PPK-6th.
    • Teach the 6th grade Life Skills course.
    • Facilitate small focus groups: predetermined and dependent on needs (data).
    • Perform class interventions. Join and facilitate class meetings.
    • Perform individual and group interventions using Restorative Practices and student mediation.
    • Support all SEL initiatives/activities.
    • Supervise snack, lunch, break/transition, drop off and dismissal periods as needed.

    Education, Skills & Experience
    At least three (3) years’ work experience in child/youth development, counseling, or school psychology, and education. SEL training, knowledge of PBIS, Restorative Practices protocols. Master’s degree required.
    • High level of personal organization, planning and flexibility.
    • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
    • Well-spoken in English and Spanish.
    • Proven ability to proactively lead by example, effectively, and confidently work with parents.
    • Team player: maturity, humility, strong work ethic, follow-through, growth mindset, willingness to respond positively to feedback, and a “roll-up-my-sleeves” attitude.
    • Enjoys and has experience teaching young children.
    • Is adept in data collection, analysis, and documenting.
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  • Teacher Assistants

  • Substitute Teachers

    • At least one (1) year of successful teaching experience working with students, ideally in a private or independent school. 

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  • Karla Ocasio 

Saint John’s School

Saint John’s School is a non-profit, college preparatory, nonsectarian, coeducational day school founded in 1915. The school, located in a residential area of Condado, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, has an enrollment of over 800 students from pre pre-kinder to grade twelve. Instruction is mostly in English with the exception of language courses.