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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  • Admissions Office Administrative Assistant

    Admissions Office Administrative Assistant 
    Supports and communicates Saint John’s School’s mission, values, institutional goals, and educational philosophy. Serves and aides the Admissions Office in the School’s recruitment and enrollment process. This position is responsible of helping manage the admissions process for all prospective students, maintaining the incoming and current student database, and providing timely, accurate, and overall excellent customer service to potential families and the entire school community.  
    • Bachelor’s Degree.  
    • Two-year successful experience in education, preferably in independent school admissions, or equivalent work experience.  
    • Experience in managing enrollment and admissions processes. 
    • Highly organized in tracking documents and electronic filing methods. 
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including written and oral skills in both English and Spanish.
    • Demonstrated proactive customer orientation with emphasis on marketing and public relations.
    • Demonstrated leadership qualities and the ability to think critically and creatively.
    • Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Strong attention to detail.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with other school community members.
    • Willingness to commit and become an active participant in school life.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office or ability to quickly learn and use a variety of standard office and new technology software. 
    To apply, send cover letter and résumé to: 
    Karla Ocasio, HR Director 
    1454 Ashford Ave., San Juan, PR 00907 
    Or Fax: 787-268-1454 - Or E-mail: karla.ocasio@sjspr.org 
    Equal Employment Opportunity Employer  
  • 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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  • Elementary School Teachers

    • Graduate degree strongly desired in subject area, curriculum, or area of expertise or other related subjects.
    • At least three (3) years of successful teaching experience working with adolescent students, ideally in a private or independent school setting.
    • Expertise in content area and working knowledge of resources and materials for the subject.
    • Teaching certificate or ability to become certified strongly desired.
    • Must be able to speak and teach in fluent English, with strong written and oral communication skills.
    • 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 an active participant in school life including taking over as advisor of student organizations.
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  • Secondary School Possible Teacher Openings (grades 7-12)

    • English
    • Mathematics
    • Science
    • Social Studies
    • Spanish
    Ideal Qualities for Candidates:
    • Master’s degree strongly desired, in curriculum, instruction, subject area of expertise or other related subject or fields. Bachelor’s degree is the minimum requirement.
    • Valid teaching certificate in the subject area(s) strongly desired.
    • Multiple certifications or ability to teach multiple subjects a plus.
    • Three (3) years of teaching experience, ideally in a private or independent school.
    • Must be able to speak and teach in fluent English, with strong written and oral communication skills. Spanish is only required for Spanish teacher candidates.
    • Experience teaching Advanced Placement (AP) courses a plus.
    • Ability to balance a strong commitment to academic excellence, with empathy, compassion and a zest for helping all students succeed.
    • Knowledgeable in modern instructional methodologies and the ability to differentiate instruction in a challenging academic setting.
    • Experienced and versed in the use of instructional technology.
    • Passionate about being part of the life of the school, empowering students to achieve work/life balance and willingness to commit additional time to take over as a mentor of student organizations.
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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. 

Contact Us

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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.