Employment

Full-time Intermediate Grade Teacher — Deadline 10/31

  • Elementary and/or Middle School certified
  • Special Education certification preferable
  • Desire to teach students with language based-learning disabilities in a small class setting
  • Clear understanding of differentiating instruction
  • Experience using Technology and/or Assistive Technology is beneficial
  • Currently operating a combination of in-person and distance learning
  • Send resume, letter of interest, completed application to dhenry@hillsideschool.org 

Clearances:

  • Act 34 (PA State Police Criminal Background Check)
  • Act 114 (Federal Criminal History Record)
  • Act 151 (PA Child Abuse History Clearance)

Apply:

Director of Enrollment and Community Outreach– Deadline 10/26

The Director of Enrollment and Community Outreach is accountable for developing and executing an annual enrollment plan in support of the recruitment, enrollment and retention of mission-appropriate students.  The Director of Enrollment and Community Outreach reports directly to the Head of School.

  • Develop and enhance meaningful relationships with outside entities which may be influential in the recruitment, enrollment and retention of mission-appropriate students (nursery schools, medical professionals, realtors, law firms, advocacy organizations, etc.)
  • Interpret The Hillside School to prospective students and their families from the point of inquiry to the commitment of enrollment
  • Lead the admission process from point of inquiry through enrollment; serve as chairperson of the Admission Team
  • Complete instructional placement assessments (reading and math) prior to first day of enrollment
  • Collaborate with Leadership Team members in devising and executing marketing and communication efforts which pertain to the recruitment, enrollment and retention of mission-appropriate students
  • Coordinate and participate in special events inside and outside of the Hillside community designed to elicit student referrals and recruit prospective students

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or like field, Master’s Degree preferred
  • Experience in admission
  • Knowledge of Learning Disabilities
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills, oral and written
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills
  • Self-directed/motivated
  • Detail oriented
  • Demonstrated proficiency in job-related computer software applications

Clearances:

  • Act 34 (PA State Police Criminal Background Check)
  • Act 114 (Federal Criminal History Record)
  • Act 151 (PA Child Abuse History Clearance)

Apply:

Director of Finance — Application Deadline 12/15

The Director of Finance, in collaboration with the Head of School, provides management and oversight for the following Business office functions: budgeting, financial reporting, payroll, purchasing, receivables, payables, cash management, financial aid, human resources, and building and grounds.  This position is a full-time salaried exempt position, reports directly to the Head of School and works closely with the Finance committee of the Board of Trustees.

  • Perform general accounting functions, including processing accounts receivables, account payables, cash management and payroll (including bi-weekly tax deposits and quarterly and annual tax filings)
  • Maintain orderly records of financial transactions inclusive of endowment for year-end analysis of general and restricted dispersals
  • Verify, allocate and post details of business transactions to appropriate accounts in accounting system
  • Post month-end closing processes, including journal entries, bank reconciliations, endowment,  department budget reports and financial statements
  • Assist in preparation of the annual budget with the Head of School
  • Prepare regular and ad hoc financial reports for various committees as needed
  • Serve as staff liaison to the Finance Committee to monitor operating budget and provide financial analysis to support the financial sustainability of the school
  • Generate tuition contracts, billing statements and invoices
  • Monitor A/R aging and communicate with delinquent account holders
  • Manage financial aid process, including evaluation of applications using School & Student Services (SSS), tax returns, compilation of data for the financial aid committee, record keeping, award notification and follow up
  • Work collaboratively with the Director of Development on EITC/OSTC, grants and other funding sources. Submit annual reports to DCED to maintain approved organization status
  • Prepare annual faculty contracts, maintain personnel files, PTO, employee clearances and unemployment compensation reports
  • Manage enrollment and administration of employee benefits (health, dental, long term disability and retirement)
  • Maintain vendor contracts and certificates of liability insurance
  • Prepare and organize financial records for annual audit, Form 990, and Form 5500 (retirement)
  • Assist in oversight of major building repairs and improvements in alignment with capital reserves budget and annual building inspection by property manager
  • Maintain files for all property, casualty and liability insurance for the school
  • Work with the Leadership Team to evaluate and support the Strategic Plan
  • Other accounting-related tasks and projects, as assigned, in order to meet the school’s financial objectives

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates degree in business, accounting or minimum of five years relevant experience
  • Work experience in non-profit or independent school accounting preferred
  • Proficient in the following software: QuickBooks Pro, Microsoft Office, SSS (financial aid program), Veracross database, DASL (formerly NAIS Stats-on-line)
  • Expertise in:
    • General Accounting Functions
    • Bank and Investment Statements reconciliation
    • Audit preparation
    • Payroll and benefits distribution
    • Budget reports
  • Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, supervise and delegate office responsibilities
  • Demonstrated respect for and ability to maintain confidentiality is required  for this position
  • Ability to work collaboratively with administrators, trustees, and committee members
  • Has the ability to work independently and as a team member with colleagues (i.e. development, admissions and marketing)
  • Shows initiative in problem solving and ability to work with detailed information with a high degree of accuracy
  • Contributes in a positive and pro-active manner

Clearances:

  • Act 34 (PA State Police Criminal Background Check
  • Act 114 (Federal Criminal History Record
  • Act 151 (PA Child Abuse History Clearance

Apply

  • Send resume, letter of interest, and three references to dhenry@hillsideschool.org