Career Opportunities

Robinson School, Puerto Rico’s premier English-language, college preparatory International Baccalaureate World Continuum School, seeks teachers and staff members who are dedicated to serving the needs of students, cherish working in an inclusive school environment, are committed to our School Mission, and who possess the skills and expertise to strengthen our community and enhance our students’ experiences.

Robinson prides itself on being a community of life-long learners that embraces the potential, diversity and uniqueness of every student, and where each member counts as part of our family. When hiring faculty and staff, we seek individuals who embrace our community values and seek to continue their growth as professionals. If you are a teacher or education professional interested in joining a community of talented, committed educators, or know a teacher looking for a position, please contact us. Check back to our Careers page frequently for updates to our anticipated and available positions.

Robinson seeks educators and team members who are:

  • Passionate about working with children and young people
  • Dynamic, engaging and committed 21st-century educators
  • Student-centered and interdisciplinary in approaches to teaching and learning; facilitators in the teaching and learning process
  • Expert motivators of students and skilled differentiators in the classroom
  • Committed to socio-emotional learning and student wellness; capable of balancing commitments to achieving high level student outcomes with an emphasis on understanding and developing the whole child
  • Skilled in incorporating education technology and resources to transform the teaching and learning process
  • Active, engaged and committed members of the school community
  • Mentors to students both in and out of the classroom, with a willingness or ability to serve as a homeroom sponsor, student advisor, club, activity, or student organization sponsor
  • Clear, consistent, and proactive communicators; fluent in English (and Spanish preferred)
  • Strong collaborators and contributing team members
  • Committed to life-long learning and growth; you seek out and receive, as well as deliver, coaching and constructive feedback in positive ways to foster continued growth
  • Highly adaptable with an ability to function both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced and high expectation school environment
  • Possess a deep understanding of current research and best practices in child and adolescent development and learning practices
  • Mission and goal driven

Currently accepting applications for the following available and/or anticipated openings for the 2022-2023 school year:

Substitute Teachers – All Levels

Robinson School is seeking experienced candidates for Alumni Relations Officer for immediate interview. Candidates will develop, implement and manage initiatives that engage and grow the school’s alumni base in order to sustain lasting relationships between alumni and the school, as well as ensure consistent fiscal contributions to the school’s scholarship fund, capital improvement projects, and other special needs as determined by the Head of School and Board of Directors. Candidates should be experienced and innovative, highly effective communicators and storytellers, be passionate about building strong, lasting relationships with stakeholders, and take great joy in working in an active, warm school environment.

Essential Job Functions

ALUMNI RELATIONS

  • Coordination and production of Alumni events, including reunions, receptions and other events that engage RS Alumni as potential donors.
  • Develop a wide variety of methods for consistently communicating with all alumni, including phone calls, emails and social media platforms.
  • Maintain alumni/donor database using the institutional software provided.

COMMUNICATIONS AND FUNDRAISING – EVENTS

  • Develop and implement targeted campaigns and events to increase alumni involvement and institutional support.
  • Meet regularly with the Head of School to inform on all alumni efforts and activities.
  • Meet regularly with Division Heads and other RS organizations to identify special projects or programs in need of support.
  • Collect, manage, and present quantitative data needed to assess the success of specific alumni efforts and how they contribute to RS institutional advancement and development.
  • Create and analyze distribution reports for all alumni donor solicitation and fundraising efforts pertinent to RS institutional advancement and development.
  • Planning and delivery of events and all associated requirements (i.e. catering, parking, speakers), ensuring ticketing procedures are adhere to, delivering on budget and on time, carrying out post-event evaluation, reports, photos and database managements.
  • Ensure to meet regularly with Business Manager to review budget of events and initiatives – report before and after.
  • Help to increase the Development & Alumni office social media presence.
  • Create original content for the quarterly RS Alumni Newsletter that will most effectively communicate the institutional strategic plan, current events, and funding priorities. Content support provided by Media Communications Coordinator, faculty and administration.

BUDGET ADMINISTRATION

  • Request and manage a budget from the Board of Trustees, Institutional Advancement Director and RS Business Manager for events and purchases that promote community, alumni and donor relations, as well as grant-writing research.
  • Prepare budget activity reports and budget projections for specific campaigns, projects and events.

WRITING, EDITING AND ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES

  • Assist with the preparation, research and gathering of materials and information for meetings and events.
  • Draft, edit and proofread all types of documents for the Institutional Advancement Office and Head of School.
  • Draft, proof and prepare briefings, correspondence, proposals, reports, alumni/outreach publications, news releases, and other documents as needed.
  • Maintain records tracking (filing) system for the Development department.
  • Process returned mail, address change requests, matching gifts forms, check request and statements for the Development Office.
  • Provide database support and handling large volumes of mail and phone calls.
  • Collaborate with RS staff, including student workers, on other projects as needed.
  • Perform other related duties and participate in new initiatives as assigned.
  • Create and then assist in the maintenance of the development database.
  • Document all major school and alumni events to maintain an appropriate library for publications and mailings.
  • Support the school and its leadership.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head of School.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Use effective strategies to communicate with a variety of audiences.
  • Proficient communication skills in both Spanish and English, verbally and written.
  • Ability to communicate in a sensitive and courteous manner.
  • Advanced or Native Spanish and English fluency, with excellent skills of grammar, diction, and a vast vocabulary.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations with a high degree of accuracy.
  • High level writing skills; experience developing clear written materials from complex unstructured source material.
  • Firm grasp of correct grammar and diction.
  • Close attention to detail.
  • Ability to produce precise professional documents under time pressure.
  • Advanced verbal communication skills that allow for effective working relationships with students, staff, parents, alumni and the community.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, ability to oversee multiple projects and quickly discern priorities among competing interests; flexibility to changing needs; proven ability to work efficiently on deadline projects.
  • Ability to develop connections and relationships with business organizations, alumni and others for the purpose of fundraising.
  • Ability to use applicable computer technologies and Internet skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Flexibility and availability for some evening and weekend work as required.
  • Knowledge of development/advancement or communications/marketing best practices.
  • Highly organized, responsible and results oriented.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills – diplomatic, cheerful and good team player.
  • Experienced in fundraising, or a good understanding thereof.
  • Flexibility to travel as required.
  • Maintain and model high standards of professional, moral and ethical conduct.
  • Experience in similar roles in independent schools or similar non-profit organizations.

Robinson School is seeking experienced candidates for Development Officer for immediate interview. Candidates will develop, implement and manage initiatives that ensure fiscal contributions to the school’s scholarship fund, capital improvement projects, and other special needs, as determined by the Head of School and Board of Directors. Candidates should be experienced and innovative fund-raisers and event coordinators, highly effective communicators and storytellers, be passionate about building strong, lasting relationships with stakeholders, and take great joy in working in an active, warm school environment.

Essential Job Functions

COMMUNICATIONS AND FUNDRAISING – EVENTS

  • Develop and implement targeted campaigns and events to increase alumni, parental and community involvement and institutional support.
  • Meet regularly with the Head of School to inform on all fundraising efforts and activities.
  • Meet regularly with Division Heads and other RS organizations to identify special projects or programs in need of fundraising support.
  • Collect, manage, and present quantitative data needed to assess the success of specific fundraising efforts and how they contribute to RS institutional advancement and development.
  • Create and analyze distribution reports for all donor solicitation and fundraising efforts pertinent to RS institutional advancement and development.
  • Planning and delivery of events and all associated requirements (i.e. catering, parking, speakers), ensuring ticketing procedures are adhered to, delivering on the budget and on time, carrying out post-event evaluation, reports, photos and database managements.
  • Ensure to meet regularly with Business Manager to review budget of events and initiatives – report before and after.
  • Help to increase the Development & Alumni office social media presence.
  • Create original content for the quarterly RS Alumni Newsletter that will most effectively communicate the institutional strategic plan, current events, and funding priorities.
    •  Content support provided by Media Communications Coordinator, faculty and administration.

GRANT AND PROPOSAL WRITING

  • Research and identify new government, corporate, foundation and private funding resources for existing and proposed programs, under the supervision of the Head of School, Board of Trustees and Institutional Advancement Director.
  • Research specialized RS programs and projects according to grant specifications to produce compelling grant proposals.
  • Responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation, government, and corporate sources.

BUDGET ADMINISTRATION

  • Request and manage a budget from the Board of Trustees, Institutional Advancement Director and RS Business Manager for events and purchases that promote community, alumni and donor relations, as well as grant-writing research.
  • Prepare budget activity reports and budget projections for specific campaigns, projects and events.

WRITING, EDITING AND ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES

  • Assist with the preparation, research and gathering of materials and information for meetings and events.
  • Draft, edit and proofread all types of documents for the Institutional Advancement Office and Head of School.
  • Draft, proof and prepare briefings, correspondence, proposals, reports, alumni/outreach publications, news releases, and other documents as needed.
  • Maintain records tracking (filing) system for the Development department.
  • Process returned mail, address change requests, matching gifts forms, check request and statements for the Development Office.
  • Provide database support and handling large volumes of mail and phone calls.
  • Collaborate with RS staff, including student workers, on other projects as needed.
  • Perform other related duties and participate in new initiatives as assigned.
  • Create and then assist in the maintenance of the development database.
  • Document all major school and alumni events to maintain an appropriate library for publications and mailings.
  • Support the school and its leadership.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head of School.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Use effective strategies to communicate with a variety of audiences.
  • Communicate effectively in Spanish and English both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to communicate in a sensitive and courteous manner.
  • Advanced or Native Spanish and English fluency and usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations with a high degree of accuracy.
  • High level writing skills; experience developing clear written materials from complex unstructured source material.
  • Firm grasp of grammar and diction. Close attention to detail.
  • Ability to produce precise professional documents under time pressure.
  • Advanced verbal communication skills that allow for effective working relationships with students, staff, parents, alumni and the community.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, ability to oversee multiple projects and quickly discern priorities among competing interest; flexibility to changing needs; proven ability to work efficiently on deadline projects.
  • Ability to develop connections and relationships with business organizations, alumni and others for the purpose of fundraising.
  • Ability to use related computer technologies and Internet skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Flexibility and availability for some evening and weekend work as required.
  • Knowledge of development/advancement or communications/marketing best practices.
  • Highly organized, responsible and results oriented.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills – diplomatic, cheerful and a good team player.
  • Experienced in fundraising, or a good understanding thereof.
  • Flexibility to travel as required.
  • Maintain and model high standards of professional, moral and ethical conduct.
  • Experience in fundraising and/or development roles in independent schools or similar non-profit organizations.
  • Expertise and experience developing and teaching high level Computer Science courses (Introductory, Advanced Placement (AP) and/or IB Diploma Program).
  • Expertise in developing and instructing App or Game Design, Programming across a variety of relevant languages, and/or Data Science.
  • Fluency and practical/professional experience in a variety of programming languages

Highly regarded Toddler program is seeking to add it its Team. Conducting interviews for Teacher Assistant.

Requirements:

  • Caring, engaging and committed educator
  • Ability to create a dynamic, developmentally appropriate classroom that engages early learners in planned activities, as well as assisting them during child initiated play and activities
  • Assist during daily routine in hygiene, health and safety procedures
  • Highly observant and diligent
  • Ability to provide frequent and clear feedback regarding child development
  • A strong collaborator and contributing team member with a record of building strong relationships with children, parents and staff
  • Expertise in the desired area and modern pedagogical approaches
  • A commitment to being an active participant in school and community life
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Spanish

Education and Experience:

  • Early Childhood Aide – Associate’s Degree, CDA, Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Experience working with toddlers and/or preschool students
  • Open to learning and team work

General Requirements

  • Expertise in the desired content area and modern pedagogical approaches (particularly UDL, PBL, and/or Conceptual Teaching)
  • Experienced with the grade level, program and/or subject matter in which you will teach
  • At least three years of teaching experience (or experience in your area), preferred; ideally in an independent, private, or international school setting.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s preferred, in Education, subject area of expertise, curriculum, or other related subjects or fields
  • Certification in your area strongly desired
  • Teaching experience, certification and/or degree requirement may be substituted by demonstrated successful professional or practical experience in the desired fields, at the discretion of the school.
  • Experience teaching/working in IB World Schools strongly desired.

To apply, please submit a current resume and cover letter for the desired position to Mr. Thomas Novak, Dean of Academics, tnovak@robinsonschool.net.

General Interest in Working at Robinson:

If you would like to submit an application for general consideration for future openings, please forward a resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources Department

Robinson School

5 Nairn Street San Juan, P.R. 00907

Human Resources, humanresources@robinsonschool.net

Mr. Thomas Novak, Academic Dean, tnovak@robinsonschool.net

Candidates may also visit school to deliver the necessary information and complete application materials.

The Robinson School is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, marital status, disability, military service or veteran status, genetic or carrier status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws and ordinances. The School is dedicated to ensuring the fulfillment of this policy with respect to hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, recruitment advertising, pay, and other forms of compensation, training, and general treatment during employment.