Current Openings at TASIS Dorado

Last update: April 5, 2022

The TASIS School in Dorado is growing and seeking highly qualified candidates for full-time positions. We welcome qualified candidates with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to enhance the student experience and enrich the faculty body of TASIS Dorado. We are seeking qualified educators for openings in the following areas:

EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION



Middle School Math Teacher

Middle School Math Teacher

  • Embody and uphold the mission of the School to prepare students for college and beyond with a rigorous and comprehensive program.
  • A passion for excellence in teaching and love for students 
  • Advanced proficiency in English, including excellent oral and written communication
  • Broad teaching competencies and ample experience to teach a range of the Math department's current courses, including Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry.
  • Ability to design and implement dynamic lesson plans that promote student growth and learning in literacy and composition 
  • Understanding of how to leverage formative and summative assessments to guide instruction
  • Enthusiasm for intellectual inquiry, rigor, aspiration, and lifelong learning
  • A team player with a collaborative disposition towards colleagues in curriculum, instruction, and school spirit
  • A healthy lifestyle and role model for students who supports their well-being
  • Demonstrated ability to serve as an advisor, lead or coach student activities or athletics, and contribute beyond the classroom to add value to the School
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Foster academic excellence and promote understanding of and respect for others' beliefs and differences
  • Develop and maintain an excellent relationship with colleagues, students, and parents is essential.
  • A profound openness to feedback and dialogue around improving instruction

REQUIRED EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • A minimum of a completed Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university
  • Valid credentials, including a teaching certificate and experiences in the area of responsibility 
  • Experience in differentiated instruction in a standards-based curriculum
  • Minimum of two years of teaching experience
  • Bilingual (English & Spanish) 
  • Law 300, Health Certificate, and others are required

 

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates for this position should submit a résumé, transcripts, and cover letter that clearly articulates preparation for this position as outlined in this description and three letters of recommendation or contact information for at least three professional references, including supervisors. Please combine all documents into a single PDF and send it to the Director of Human Resources at sanchez.e@tasisdorado.com and the Upper School Director at hernandez.s@tasisdorado.com. The subject line should read: Math Teacher - (your last name). Incomplete files or files of candidates that do not meet the desired qualifications will not be considered. TASIS Dorado does not discriminate and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

ABOUT TASIS DORADO

Located in the beautiful seaside town of Dorado, Puerto Rico, The TASIS School in Dorado is an independent, non-sectarian, coeducational, not-for-profit college-preparatory day school with approximately 900 students affiliated with The American School in Switzerland (TASIS) Schools in Switzerland, England, and Portugal. English is the primary language of instruction, and mastery of multiple languages is fostered from PPK to Grade 12. 

The mission of TASIS Dorado is to foster in every child a life-long love of learning, personal and academic excellence, and the development of character traits such as courage, compassion, integrity, and gratitude. Our ultimate goal is to develop creative, informed and well-balanced graduates who embrace leadership and service, are prepared to passionately engage in serious scholarship, and strive to pursue lives that contribute to the greater good in Puerto Rico and the world.

 

 

English Language Teachers

English Language Teachers - Elementary

Essential functions may include but are not limited to the following:

· Plan, prepare and deliver differentiated lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate active learning.

· Implement various strategies, including the use of authentic literature and authentic connections, to foster the growth and development of individual readers and writers. 

· Leverage small group instruction to engage students with targeted, skill-based instruction.

· Scaffold support while maintaining the necessary rigor to stretch students' thinking. 

· Develops schemes of work, lesson plans, and tests that are in accordance with established procedures.

· Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment.

· Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction.

· A commitment to fostering a positive learning environment and classroom community

· Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures.

· Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school.

· Provide appropriate feedback on work.

· Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students and use information to adjust teaching strategies.

· Maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development.

· Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by laws as well as school policies and regulations.

· Prepare required reports on students and activities.

· Participate in department, division, school, and parent meetings.

· Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues, and parents regarding student progress and student needs.

· Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.

· Prepare the classroom for class activities.

· Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities.

· Observe and evaluate students' performance and development.

· Assign and grade classwork, homework, tests, and assignments.

 

Other functions of the job include but are not limited to the following

· Demonstrate preparation and skill in working with students from diverse cultural, economic, and ability backgrounds.

· Encourage parent and community involvement, obtain information for parents when requested, and promptly return phone calls and answer emails. 

· Participate in appropriate professional activities.

· Participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs, and student organizations as directed.

· Other duties as assigned.

 

If you are interested in applying, please submit a letter of interest and an updated resume to Elizabeth Sanchez (sanchez.e@tasisdorado.com). If you know of a qualified colleague outside of our school community, direct them to Human Resources. Should you have any questions regarding these anticipated openings, do not hesitate to contact me.

College Counselor Coordinator

The College Counselor Coordinator serves as an academic coach, facilitates the start of the college planning process for grades 9-10, and assists in providing services to students in grades 11-12 in the college admissions process. He/she coordinates the work of the College Counseling Department and reports to the Upper School Principal.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance/resources and teach tools to navigate college search and application process 

  • Guide and educate students and their parents/guardians through the college admissions and application process including financial aid or scholarship possibilities.  

  • Meet individually with the student(s) and parents/to explore and identify appropriate college options; Communicate regularly with students

  • Coordinate college event planning and implementation 

  • Handle and support the PR (local) college application process

  • Arrange college visits and trips to local college fairs

  • Build and maintain relationships with admission professionals  

  • Check and distribute documents and correspondence

  • Compile records of office activities and maintain a database system; update and maintain databases such as mailing lists and contact lists  

  • Coordinate information both internally and externally with broad constituents  

  • Educate students on appropriate interviewing techniques, self-assessment tools, and application essay writing techniques 

  • Follow up as appropriate via email, telephone, and/or video-conferencing 

  • Generate a schoolwide college preparation/awareness plan  

  • Guide students and others in understanding and utilizing Naviance, the college admission data management system

  • Handle incoming inquiries and requests and prepare written responses to routine inquiries  

  • Invite college admissions officers to visit the school and meet with students

  • Know standard office administrative and clerical practices and procedures 

  • Maintain strong working knowledge of colleges/universities, which includes making regular visits

  • Stay current on higher education changes  

  • Monitor individual student progress throughout the college application process.  

  • Prepare and edit documents; check and enter data; prepare and send mailings and packages 

  • Pursue appropriate professional development

  • Understand the college admission process at a variety of institution types and selectivity levels  

  • Work effectively one-on-one with students and be able to address small or large gatherings of people to discuss the college admission and research process

  • Work primarily with Seniors during the fall and Juniors during the spring, but also with underclassmen when appropriate

  • Write detailed school recommendations for members of the senior class in collaboration with the Secondary School Principal and follow up/forward document submission, e.g., recommendation letters, transcripts, school report

  • Supervise students in all College Board account setups and registrations

  • Support students in the selection and application of summer programs

  • Hold parent evening orientations on standardized testing, Junior and Senior Night Orientations

  • Identify, encourage and fill out the documentation for Senior fly-ins

  • Handle receipt, custody, and distribution of colleges literature

  • Order, coordinate, pre-administer, safe keep, and/or proctor standardized tests

    • Complete school registrations as a test center

    • Manage and administer Pruebas de Nivel Avanzado, Advanced Placement exams, PSATs, and SAT/SAT II.

    • Order and submit test vouchers(fee waivers) for qualified students

    • Inform students and parents about on-campus services by providers like Top Score

    • Analyze test results/statistics/trends and present a report to Principal and Headmaster

    • Verify curriculum alignment with Department Chairs in light of student performance

  • Serve as a liaison, and school recommender for scholarships, e.g., Presidential Scholars, Questbridge, Kinesis, National Hispanic Scholars, and National Merit scholars

  • Announce the Writing Center programs and services

  • Update social media posts on college admissions, school activities, resources, etc.

  • Attend college tours, traveling and representing the school on stateside campuses

  • Draft graduation narratives

  • Draft, collect, register receipt, and file Junior Papers

  • Conduct yearly student checkout

  • Keep office area neat, tidy, and professional at all times

  • Maintains an open-door policy where students, teachers, and parents feel welcome to College Counseling Center 

Qualifications:

  • B.S. or B.A. degree required; Master’s degree preferred

  • Minimum of five years of teaching or related experience 

  • An understanding of diverse constituencies and commitment to the TASIS Dorado mission 

  • Excellent writer, editor, and communicator through all mediums

  • Demonstrated skills, knowledge, and experience in college counseling

  • Strong creative, strategic, analytical, organizational, time management, and personal skills 

  • Experience overseeing the design and production of print materials and publications

  • Commitment to working with shared leadership and in cross-functional teams

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, make decisions, meet deadlines, and work under pressure 

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build positive relationships with stakeholders at all levels (students, parents, teachers, administrators, and college admission reps); the ability to work collaboratively and proactively

  • Proven track record as an independent and goal-oriented manager with a dedication to meeting deadlines and high standards of performance

  • Demonstrated integrity, warmth, flexibility, confidence, a positive outlook and a willingness to assist beyond the role

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates for this position should submit a résumé, transcripts, and cover letter that clearly articulates preparation for this position as outlined in this description in addition to three letters of recommendation or contact information for at least three professional references including supervisors. Please combine all documents into a single PDF and send them to the Director of Human Resources, at sanchez.e@tasisdorado.com. The subject line should read: College Counseling Coordinator - (your last name). Incomplete files or files of candidates that do not meet the desired qualifications will not be considered. 

TASIS Dorado does not discriminate and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

ABOUT TASIS DORADO

Located in the beautiful seaside town of Dorado, Puerto Rico, The TASIS School in Dorado is an independent, non-sectarian, coeducational, not-for-profit college-preparatory day school with approximately 900 students affiliated with The American School in Switzerland (TASIS) Schools in Switzerland, England, and Portugal. English is the primary language of instruction and mastery of multiple languages is fostered from PPK to Grade 12. 

The mission of TASIS Dorado is to foster in every child a life-long love of learning, personal and academic excellence, and the development of character traits such as courage, compassion, integrity, and gratitude. Our ultimate goal is to develop creative, informed and well-balanced graduates who embrace leadership and service, are prepared to passionately engage in serious scholarship, and who strive to pursue lives that contribute to the greater good–in Puerto Rico and the world

Director of Finance

Director of Finance

The Director of Finance (DF) is a full-time year-round administrative position reporting directly to the Head of School. Responsibilities of the position include ensuring the financial integrity of the School, strategically aligning the budget process with the mission of the School, cash flow analysis, the annual audit and tax returns, risk management, investment and banking activities, information technology, food service, bookstore, security, and overall facilities and grounds management. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Financial Planning and Financial Management: The DF is responsible for ensuring the short-term and long-term financial sustainability of the School. This includes:

  • Working closely with the Head of School, Administrative Team, Business Office, and the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors to assess the School’s financial needs in the context of strategic priorities of the School. 

  • Preparing a timely annual budget after consulting with the Head of School and submitting the proposed budget to the Finance Committee and the Board of Directors. Ensuring all expenditures are consistent with the approved budget and that deviations from the budget are explained and approved in advance.

  • Monitoring budget and providing clear and concise monthly reports to the Head of School, Division Heads, Department Heads and others as needed.

  • Supervising Business Office personnel and procedures and preparing internal financial reports, cash flow analyses, the annual audit, and tax forms in addition to the oversight of all accounting records in partnership with the Comptroller.

  • Working closely with our financial institutions to ensure the proper maintenance of accounts, the School’s debt, endowment investments, and reporting to the Financial Committee of Board of Directors on a regular basis regarding investment accounts, including the School’s retirement plan.

  • Lead the Retirement Plan Committee, organize quarterly meetings, prepare minutes of meetings and evaluate all fund risks. 

  • Recommending to the Head of School, the Finance Committee, and the Board annual tuition increases, financial aid budget, and salary scale/benefit plan increments, if any.

  • Analyzing, reviewing, and approving financial aid awards in collaboration with the financial aid committee, the Director of Admissions, and the Head of School.

  • Supervise and analyze all school contracts to evaluate cost and risk.

  • Maintain bylaws, corporate records, corporate seal, and organizational documents (minutes of meetings, board reports and income tax reports).

  • Maintain adequate communication with federal funds legal advisors to obtain the maximum and all available grants that the school can have access to.

  • Maintain good communication with the insurance and health insurance brokers, communicate any possible claim, analyze and negotiate annual renewal costs of each policy.

  • Consult and report to the Finance Committee all renewal costs of all insurance packages.

  • Evaluate and analyze all major school asset acquisitions obtained by purchase or donated.

Facilities Management: The DF will take responsibility for the overall maintenance of the School plant and future capital projects. This includes:

  • Supervising the Director of Building and Grounds and serving as principal contact with architects, engineers, and builders; obtaining competitive bids; making recommendations to the Head of School and appropriate Board committees; monitoring contractual work done on buildings and grounds. 

  • Working closely with the Building and Grounds Director and the Board of Directors on developing annual and long-range plant renewal plans.

  • Working closely with the Director of Technology on annual and long-range plans as they pertain to maintaining a robust technology infrastructure on campus.

  • Coordinating the planning, execution, and financing of major construction projects at the direction of the Head of School, the Board of Directors, and/or the Finance Committee.

  • Coordinating leases, contracts, and other documents for the use of campus facilities by off-campus groups.

  • Directing the operation of the bookstore and cafeteria; negotiating contracts for food services and book licenses.

Risk Management, Transportation, Safety, and Security: The DF will take the primary lead in our overall strategic approach to risk management, putting the School in the best possible position to support our students, parents, faculty, and staff. This includes:

  • Working closely with our Insurance Broker and Insurance Companies to ensure oversight on policies and procedures.

  • General oversight of the school’s risk management plan and associated risk registers such that all registers are reviewed and updated on an annual basis.

  • Serving as liaison with the School’s legal counsel on all matters.

  • Supporting and adhering to all school-related safety measures, including those related to community health events.

  • General oversight of the school’s transportation vehicles,  traffic flow, and parking on campus. Serve as liaison to the Sabanera Security Department and respond as needed to school security, traffic, and parking issues. Oversee School’s bus service to surrounding neighborhoods and serve as liaison to bus and hall monitor personnel. 

  • Runs and supervises the transportation service.

Human Resources: The DF will work closely with the Director of Human Resources and the Head of School in fully supporting our employees. This includes:

  • Working with the Director of HR and the Head of School on annual salary and benefit budgets to ensure we are offering accurate, comprehensive employment packages to our employees.

  • Working with the Director of HR on the annual renewal of benefit packages in consultation with our benefits brokers.

  • Working with the Director of HR and our legal counsel as necessary on reviewing and updating our Employee Handbook each summer to ensure that the School is in compliance with all laws, regulations, and best practices. 

Technology: The DF will work closely with the Director of Technology and the Technology Team to fully support the technological needs of the School. This includes:

  • Working with the Director of Technology on annual and multi-year technology plans and working with appropriate constituencies to make sure the School plans financially for the appropriate support of technology on campus now and into the future.

Supervisory and other responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Leading, managing, and evaluating members of the Business Office, Bookstore, Facilities Department, and the various consultants and outside vendors the school engages within support of the School’s finances and operations. 

  • Serving on the School’s Senior Academic and Business Affairs Teams. Assisting the Head of School with additional assigned duties.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, finance or general management, or equivalent experience; advanced degree in a related field, MBA and/or CPA strongly preferred.

  • Strong financial and managerial skills with proven experience with an organization of similar size and scope, preferably with an independent school in Puerto Rico or the United States.

  • Bilingual language skills with excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication in both English and Spanish.

  • Knowledge of United States federal and state laws, including Puerto Rican laws regarding financial reporting for independent schools.

  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills and the ability to use sound judgment and work independently in a confidential manner. 

  • An open and collaborative management style characteristic of a team player.

  • Demonstrated leader and experienced negotiator with contracts and personnel, comfortable interfacing with a legal team, and working knowledge of building construction.

  • A record of strategic thinking and helping to lead and execute major capital projects and initiatives.

  • Strong proficiency in a variety of computer software applications; Excel, PowerPoint, Google applications, and Veracross database.

  • A high level of integrity, curiosity, warmth, a growth mindset,  strong work ethic, and a good sense of humor accompanying a desire to live and espouse the mission and values of TASIS Dorado.

How to Apply

Candidates for this position should submit a résumé, transcripts, and cover letter that clearly articulates preparation for this position as outlined in this description in addition to three letters of recommendation or contact information for at least three professional references including supervisors.  Please combine all documents into a single PDF and send them to Deborah Monroe, Head of School,  at monroe.d@tasisdorado.com, and Elizabeth Sanchez, Director of Human Resources, at sanchez.e@tasisdorado.com. The subject line should read: Director of Finance Opening - (your last name). Incomplete files or files of candidates that do not meet the desired qualifications will not be considered. 

TASIS Dorado does not discriminate and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About TASIS Dorado

Located in the beautiful seaside town of Dorado, Puerto Rico, The TASIS School in Dorado is an independent, non-sectarian, coeducational, not-for-profit college-preparatory day school with approximately 900 students affiliated with The American School in Switzerland (TASIS) Schools in Switzerland, England, and Portugal. English is the primary language of instruction and mastery of multiple languages is fostered from PPK to Grade 12. 

The mission of TASIS Dorado is to foster in every child a life-long love of learning, personal and academic excellence, and the development of character traits such as courage, compassion, integrity, and gratitude. Our ultimate goal is to develop creative, informed and well-balanced graduates who embrace leadership and service, are prepared to passionately engage in serious scholarship, and who strive to pursue lives that contribute to the greater good–in Puerto Rico and the world.


Teachers

Teachers

Job Summary: To plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in an elementary or secondary learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential. Work is performed under the supervision of the principal.

Required professional characteristics include: 

  • Embody and uphold the mission of the School to prepare students for college and beyond with a rigorous and comprehensive program.
  • A passion for excellence in teaching and love for students 
  • Advanced proficiency in English, including excellent oral and written communication
  • Broad teaching competencies and ample experience to teach a range of relevant courses
  • Ability to design and implement dynamic lesson plans that promote student growth and learning in literacy and composition 
  • Understanding of how to leverage formative and summative assessments to guide instruction
  • Enthusiasm for intellectual inquiry, rigor, aspiration, and lifelong learning
  • A team player with a collaborative disposition towards colleagues in curriculum, instruction, and school spirit
  • A healthy lifestyle and role model for students who supports their well-being
  • Demonstrated ability to serve as an advisor, lead or coach student activities or athletics, and contribute beyond the classroom to add value to the School
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Foster academic excellence and promote understanding of and respect for others' beliefs and differences
  • Develop and maintain an excellent relationship with colleagues, students, and parents is essential.
  • A profound openness to feedback and dialogue around improving instruction

Essential functions may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Plan, prepare and deliver differentiated lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate active learning.
  • Develops schemes of work, lesson plans, and tests that are in accordance with established procedures.
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment.
  • Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction.
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures.
  • Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the School.
  • Provide appropriate feedback on work.
  • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students and use information to adjust teaching strategies.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development.
  • Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by laws as well as school policies and regulations.
  • Prepare required reports on students and activities.
  • Participate in department, division, School, and parent meetings.
  • Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues, and parents regarding student progress and student needs.
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
  • Prepare the classroom for class activities.
  • Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities.
  • Observe and evaluate students' performance and development.
  • Assign and grade classwork, homework, tests, and assignments.

 

Other functions of the job include but are not limited to the following:

  • Demonstrate preparation and skill in working with students from diverse cultural, economic, and ability backgrounds.
  • Encourage parent and community involvement, obtain information for parents when requested, promptly return phone calls, and answer emails. 
  • Participate in appropriate professional activities.
  • Participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs, and student organizations as directed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge Skills and Ability Required:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • B.A/B.S degree in teaching from an accredited institution or related field teaching
  • Valid certification in teaching in a related subject area.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Must have the ability and proven ability to report to work regularly and punctually.
  • Perform all other related work delegated or required to accomplish the objectives of the total school program.
  • Knowledge and implementation of relevant technology.
  • Meet professional teacher education requirements.
  • Bilingual preferred (English & Spanish)
  • Previous teaching experience preferred
  • Law 300, Health Certificate, and other documents required

 

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates for this position should submit a résumé, transcripts, and cover letter that clearly articulates preparation for this position as outlined in this description in addition to three letters of recommendation or contact information for at least three professional references including supervisors. Please combine all documents into a single PDF and send them to the Director of Human Resources, at sanchez.e@tasisdorado.com. The subject line should read: Teaching Position - (your last name). Incomplete files or files of candidates that do not meet the desired qualifications will not be considered. 

TASIS Dorado does not discriminate and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

ABOUT TASIS DORADO

Located in the beautiful seaside town of Dorado, Puerto Rico, The TASIS School in Dorado is an independent, non-sectarian, coeducational, not-for-profit college-preparatory day school with approximately 900 students affiliated with The American School in Switzerland (TASIS) Schools in Switzerland, England, and Portugal. English is the primary language of instruction and mastery of multiple languages is fostered from PPK to Grade 12. 

The mission of TASIS Dorado is to foster in every child a life-long love of learning, personal and academic excellence, and the development of character traits such as courage, compassion, integrity, and gratitude. Our ultimate goal is to develop creative, informed and well-balanced graduates who embrace leadership and service, are prepared to passionately engage in serious scholarship, and who strive to pursue lives that contribute to the greater good–in Puerto Rico and the world

Elementary Teacher Assistants

Elementary Teacher Assistants

The TASIS School in Dorado is growing and seeking highly qualified candidates for full-time positions in the Elementary Division. As we continue to grow our team, we seek dedicated educators who can collaborate with our current teachers as partners in the ongoing design and implementation of the TASIS Dorado curriculum and programs.

Elementary Teacher Assistant Responsibilities include:

• Provide support and reinforcement for teacher and lessons
• Give one-on-one or small group instruction and lesson review
• Review and reteach lesson material, concepts, and skills
• Help teachers with attendance, grading, and other administrative tasks
• Set up materials and equipment to help teachers prepare and deliver lessons
• Provide additional supervision for students during class, lunch, recess, between classes, and on class outings or field trips
• Ensure the classroom environment is safe and clean
• Collaborate with lead teachers to recognize issues students are facing and recommend solutions, including differentiating instruction and designing behavior plans
• Assist in documenting student progress and communicating with parents to keep them informed, always following the guidance, knowledge, and supervision of the lead teacher
• Help lead teachers to create lesson plans and assessments based on school curriculum requirements and the specific needs of each child
• Attend all training classes, parent conferences, and faculty meetings as assigned
• Collaborate with teachers to monitor the development of each child
• Understand the teacher's routine when it comes to delivering lesson and unit plans and run the class if the teacher is absent on a particular day
• Work with children in the classroom to promote their learning and development
• Other duties as assigned
Teacher Assistant Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree in Education or relevant field is preferred
• A minimum of 2 years experience as a teaching assistant or similar role
• Solid understanding of classroom activities and teaching best practices
• Must have a compassionate and positive attitude
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
• Outstanding interpersonal and presentation abilities
The successful candidate must enjoy working with children and be devoted to building a nurturing and safe learning environment. To excel in this role, you must demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of classroom activities and teaching methods.

Apply Here

To apply, please complete the online application and also send your résumé, cover letter, and list of three references directly to Elizabeth Sánchez, Human Resources Director, at sanchez.e@tasisdorado.com and to Mariela Reyes, Elementary Principal at reyes.m@tasisdorado.com.

TASIS Dorado does not discriminate and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Substitute Teachers

Substitute Teachers

The TASIS School in Dorado is seeking qualified candidates as substitute teachers in the Elementary and Secondary Divisions as we return to in-person instruction. We seek positive individuals who have the capacity to collaborate with our teachers as partners in implementing the TASIS Dorado curriculum and programs.

We are interested in candidates with the following qualifications:

  • An Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree
  • A love of teaching and students
  • A commitment to fostering a positive learning environment and collegial relations
  • Mastery of English, including excellent oral and written communication

Substitute teachers should be able to:

  • Adhere to the curriculum and lesson plans assigned by the regular teacher
  • Follow procedures and achieve lesson goals
  • Assign and explain homework
  • Oversee students outside of the classroom, including in the hallways and as assigned
  • Comply with school regulations and policies at all times
  • Provide a brief, daily report for the teacher for when he/she returns
  • Demonstrate well-developed interpersonal skills

To apply, please complete the online application and also send your résumé, cover letter, and list of three references directly to Elizabeth Sánchez, Human Resources Director, at sanchez.e@tasisdorado.com.

Please, also copy either the Elementary or Secondary directors depending on the division you are applying to:

Mariela Reyes, Elementary Director at reyes.m@tasisdorado.com
Sara Hernández, High School Director at hernandez.s@tasisdorado.com
Melissa Arroyo, Middle School Director at arroyo.m@tasisdorado.com

TASIS Dorado does not discriminate and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Classroom Monitors

Classroom Monitors
(temporary assignment)

This is an in-person position.

Job Specific Information:  This temporary position will assist the teacher by supporting in-person learning in the school. This position is responsible for implementing consistent in-person reinforcement of appropriate student behaviors, monitoring and supporting instruction, and/or other activities for students as prompted by virtual and/or in-person teacher(s). 

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION
Under general supervision of the Director, monitors students and provides in-person assistance in classrooms or learning environments. Duties include monitoring classrooms of teachers who are providing virtual instruction to students in the building and supporting in-person teachers instructing both in-person and virtual students simultaneously. The classroom monitor performs a variety of tasks that promote student learning and well-being. Assists in maintaining order and discipline and manages the behavior of students. Monitors students throughout the school day, including in the classroom, hallways, during lunch, recess and specials; operates technology, including cameras, learning platforms, and learning tools; supports other areas with tasks such as daily attendance; and ensures all Center for Disease Control (CDC), Puerto Rico Department of Health, and safety protocols and procedures (e.g., fire drills) are implemented and followed. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: 
Ability to assist with implementing the instructional program by monitoring and ensuring appropriate student behavior. Ability to exhibit patient behavior and work effectively with children, young adults, and staff members. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions and to perform all required tasks. Ability to read/write/speak English.  

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE: 
HS diploma required and or working towards a college degree Some experience working with children and adolescents, such as working in a structured setting such as a daycare, pre-school, etc., preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 
(Special requirements include lifting heavy objects and frequent climbing.) Occasional bending, walking, and lifting of objects/equipment up to 20 pounds may be required. Able to kneel and work on the floor with students and walk for long periods.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Note: (The duties listed are typical examples of the work performed by this job classification. This is not an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements and does not limit the assignment of additional related duties)

  • Performs related duties consistent with the scope and intent of the position.
  • Assists the teacher by monitoring and supporting instructional and/or other student activities as prompted by virtual and/or in-person teacher(s).
  • Assists virtual and/or in-person teacher(s) in maintaining order and discipline in the classroom.
  • Assists the virtual and/or in person teacher(s) with consistent, in-person reinforcement of appropriate student behaviors.
  • Assists virtual and/or in-person teachers with student engagement.
  • Monitors students in academic and non-academic classes.
  • Monitors students in the classroom who are engaged in independent work or similar activities while the virtual and/or in-person teacher is otherwise occupied.
  • Alerts virtual and/or in-person teacher to needs of individual students.
  • Sets up and operates technology equipment and tools to support student learning, as directed by the virtual and/or in-person teacher.
  • Monitors students between classrooms, during lunch period and recess, and during other activities.
  • May perform clerical and non-instructional duties such as keeping daily attendance counts, distributing books and supplies, maintaining files and records, typing routine correspondence, and reproducing instructional materials; however, such duties comprise a clear minority of the work hours.
  • Assists in arrival and departure routines of students attending in-person instruction.
  • Monitors and ensures that all students in the classroom or other locations on school property adhere to CDC/safety protocols to ensure student safety and well-being. This may include, but is not limited to: the distribution and proper wearing of personal protection equipment (PPE), social distancing practices, and disinfecting surfaces and/or equipment; frequent hand-washing and other practices as directed by the CDC and PR Department of Health.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

To apply, please complete the online application and also send your résumé, cover letter, and list of three references directly to Elizabeth Sánchez, Human Resources Director, at sanchez.e@tasisdorado.com.

Please, also copy either the Elementary or Secondary directors depending on the division you are applying to:

Mariela Reyes, Elementary Director at reyes.m@tasisdorado.com
Sara Hernández, High School Director at hernandez.s@tasisdorado.com
Melissa Arroyo, Middle School Director at arroyo.m@tasisdorado.com

TASIS Dorado does not discriminate and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Maintenance Worker (part-time) • Empleado de Mantenimiento

Empleado de Mantenimiento (tiempo parcial)

TASIS Dorado solicita candidatos para un puesto de personal de mantenimiento a tiempo parcial.

• Realización de tareas generales de mantenimiento del plantel escolar, como limpieza de salones, lavado de ventanas, reparación de pisos y pintura.
• Mantener las herramientas y los suministros de reparación limpios y organizados
• Mover e instalar muebles o equipos nuevos
• Realización de mantenimiento de rutina en equipos
• Brindar apoyo según requerido por el Gerente y Supervisor
• Cumplir con los reglamentos y pólizas de la escuela en todo momento.

Los candidatos interesados deben llenar la solicitud en linea, enviar un resumé actualizado y lista de tres (3) referencias a Elizabeth Sánchez, Directora de Recursos Humanos sanchez.e@tasisdorado.com y a Carlos García, Gerente de Edificios y Terrenos garcia.carlos@tasisdorado.com.

TASIS Dorado no discrimina y es un patrono que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades en el empleo.

General Maintenance Part-Time Position

The TASIS School in Dorado is seeking candidates for a part-time position.

• Performing general maintenance tasks for the building or buildings, such as cleaning classrooms, window washing, flooring repair, painting
• Keeping repair tools and supplies clean and organized
Moving and installing new furniture or equipment
• Conducting routine maintenance on equipment and building
• Provide support as requested by Manager and Supervisor
• Comply with school regulations and policies at all times

To apply, please complete the online application and also send your résumé and list of three references directly to Elizabeth Sánchez, Human Resources Director, at sanchez.e@tasisdorado.com, and Carlos Garcia, Building and Grounds Manager at garcia.carlos@tasisdorado.com.

TASIS Dorado does not discriminate and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

TASIS Dorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The TASIS School in Dorado admits students of any race, color, national origin, and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

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