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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  • College Counselor

    Saint John’s School is a co-educational non-sectarian day school that has 320 students enrolled in grades 9-12. The College Counselor will provide leadership in the college admissions process and guide students and their parents through the development of post-secondary plans by: counseling students in the college application and selection process; focusing on identifying student goals and expectations; serving as the liaison between the School and college admission officers; coordinating on-site visits by colleges; coordinating the necessary activities required by the college admissions process; delivering confidential information and/or documents requested by colleges as part of the application process; and contributing to the development of productive well-rounded students.
    Essential Responsibilities:
    • Support a caseload of approximately 40 seniors through the application process.
    • Educate and advise students and families in grades 9-12, individually and in groups, on higher education options and admissions processes.
    • Build relationships with college admission staff and organize visits from colleges representatives
    • Represent the school at state and national conferences and workshops
    • Implement and keep up-to-date college counseling technology, including platforms like SCOIR, Slate, and the Common Application
    • Work closely with the school’s learning specialist and the school psychologist
    • Bachelor’s Degree in related field (Master’s degree preferred)
    • Previous college counseling and/or college admissions experience
    • Exceptional written and communication skills in English (Spanish a bonus)
    • Strong managerial and organizational skills and comfort with technology
    • Eagerness to grow professionally and remain current in the field
    • Collegial, positive, flexible personality
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  • Secondary School Librarian

    Brief Position Overview: 

    This position is responsible for the integration of curriculum, resources, and teaching strategies to promote student success and lifelong learning. The librarian will identify and interpret user needs; planning and implementation of a variety of young adult programs to encourage library usage and to foster community relations. 

    Duties and Responsibilities 
    I.       Administration and Supervision 
      1. Set goals, policies, and priorities in consultation with the Secondary school Principal. 
      2. Provides library service to the Secondary Division community including students, staff, and parents. 
      3. Provides reader's advisory and reference services. 
      4. Manage the daily functioning of the library in support of the established goals. 
      5. Supervise the library assistant and ensure they understand the goals, policies, and priorities established. 
      6. Manage the assigned Secondary Library budget. 
      7. Determines usage patterns of collections by assessing the frequency of circulation, physical condition, and other criteria as needed. Promotes library collection and services to the public assemble and arranges displays of books and other library materials. Maintains reference and circulation materials. Plans and conducts programs. 
      8. Attend meetings, activities, and/or professional conferences. 
      9. Implement knowledge of current trends in young adult services, programs, and makerspace initiatives. 
      10. Plan and incorporate information technology resources in collaboration with the IT Department. 
    II.    Instructional 
      1. Provide formal and informal instruction to students and staff in the access and use of library instructional resources. 
      2. Provide instruction in research skills and inquiry methods to students and staff. 
      3. Collaborate with the Faculty in the creation of lesson plans and library workshops. 
    III.  Selection and Acquisition of Resources 
      1. Read and maintain a collection of professional journals, review services, local publications, and other pertinent reading matters to stay current on the field’s trends. 
      2. Establish and implement procedures for ordering, receiving, and processing of library resources. 
      3. Supervise and help to carry out inventory procedures. 
      4. Survey the Faculty and Students to evaluate information needs. 
      5. Maintain statistical records of the collection. 
    IV.  Cataloguing and Circulation Services 
      1. Maintain an accurate and current computerized cataloging system.  
      2. Classify and catalog library materials according to standards. 
      3. Manage re-cataloging of old materials when needed. 
      4. Establish procedures for the repair, binding, and replacement of library materials. 
      5. Develop policies and procedures for borrowing services. 
      6. Be familiar with all circulation procedures. 
      7. Establish and disseminate procedures for class visits. 
      8. Periodically alert the Faculty and Students about new materials and resources. 
    Qualification Requirements 
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the above essential duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required unless otherwise stated as preferred.  
    • Master's Degree Master’s Degree in Library and/or Information Science required 
    • Minimum of 2 years of classroom teaching experience from a public or private school 
    • Knowledge and training in all phases of school librarianship 
    • Ability to serve as a teacher, instructional specialist, and materials specialist 
    Physical Requirements/Working Conditions 
    The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.   
    The position requires occasional walking, standing, sitting, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and lifting/carrying work-related items weighing less than 40 pounds, such as books, papers, and presentation materials. May work prolonged or irregular hours and must be able to maintain emotional control under stress. 
     Additional Information 
    Ability to multitask. Ability to work with a variety of students, staff, and community members. 
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  • Secondary School Mathematics Teacher

    • Master’s degree strongly desired, in curriculum, instruction, subject area of expertise or other related subject or fields. Bachelor’s degree is a minimum requirement.  
    • Valid teaching certificate in subject area(s) sought strongly desired.  
    • Multiple certifications or able to teach multiple subjects a plus.  Requirements: 
    • Three (3) years of teaching experience, ideally in a private or independent school.  
    • Experience teaching Advanced Placement (AP) courses a plus.  
    • Must be able to speak and teach in fluent English, with strong written and oral communication skills. Spanish is only needed for Spanish teacher candidates.  
    • Ideally can balance a strong commitment to academic excellence, with empathy and a zest for helping all students succeed.  
    • Knowledgeable in modern instructional methodologies and ability to differentiate instruction in a challenging academic setting.  
    • Experienced and versed in the use of instructional technology.  
    • Tireless commitment to work with diverse learners and achieving high standards.  
    • Willingness to commit and become active participant in school life including taking over as advisor of student organizations.  
  • 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.