Founded in 1886 and rooted in Episcopal values, Breck School is a preschool through twelve, college preparatory day school with more than 1,100 students. Located in Golden Valley, Minnesota, on 52 acres just minutes from downtown Minneapolis, Breck enjoys a national reputation for excellence and achievement in academics, athletics, and the arts.
Breck faculty are among the best educators in the country. Each year, Breck teachers travel the country to attend and present at national and international conferences, visit peer schools for benchmarking and idea sharing, and are afforded the opportunity of summer grants for study and travel. At least one faculty member each year is also awarded a year-long, paid sabbatical.
Breck has an institutional commitment to the principles of diversity. In that spirit, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, physical challenge, national origin, or any other characteristic. To learn more about our commitment to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive campus, click here.
Interested in working at Breck? We are currently looking for candidates for the following postings; however, candidates are always invited to submit applications regardless of openings. Please submit your resume and information to the Human Resources department listed below.
Title: Lower School Teacher Assistant
Reports to: Lower School Division Director
Effective date: July 1, 2018
Hours: M-F, 37.5 hours per week in the classroom, including supervision duties. This includes workshop-days; it does not include all-school holidays/vacation breaks when the teaching faculty does not report.
Teacher Assistants also work a minimum of two shifts per week in the Extended Day program at additional compensation. Teacher assistant will also be scheduled for some shifts during winter and spring breaks for additional compensation.
Teacher Assistants are expected to participate in Lower School Back-to-School Night, Baccalaureate, and Commencement.
The purpose of the Teacher Assistant position is to provide new graduates with an opportunity to expand their curriculum knowledge and instructional proficiencies toward their goal of becoming a classroom teacher. The Teacher Assistant position is designed as an apprenticeship experience; pairing the assistant with an experienced, mentor teacher. The Teacher Assistant position is a maximum three-year experience, including practice in two grade-level assignments. Breck School reserves the right to make exceptions and extend the Teacher Assistant experience beyond the three-year period.
The primary role of the Teacher Assistant is to assist teachers in developing and implementing the instructional program as well as supporting a positive climate in the classroom and community.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Assist the classroom teacher by providing input in planning learning experiences, contributing materials for the classroom, supporting instruction, and maintaining a positive environment.
- Develop instructional skills through observations of classroom teaching, work with various groups of learners, response to constructive feedback, and self-reflection.
- Broaden curricular knowledge through reading/research, collegial conversation, and lesson implementation.
- Develop a collaborative relationship with the classroom teacher by demonstrating initiative, accepting responsibility, and maintaining honest, open communication.
- Support student learning by understanding developmental readiness, working effectively with small/large groups, and communicating clear and consistent expectations.
- Demonstrate positive interactions with students through modeling respectful behavior, building relationships, displaying enthusiasm for learning, and communicating effectively with students.
- Serve as a team member who supports and contributes ideas, demonstrates a willingness to learn, exhibits flexibility, and follows-through with responsibilities.
Education and/or Experience
- Bachelor’s Degree (Elementary or Early Childhood Education, preferred)
- Experience working with young children.
To apply, submit letter of interest, resume and two letters of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org
Title: Computer Service Technician
FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports to: Chief Information Officer (CIO)
Hours:Determined with CIO
Effective Date: August 20, 2019
This position provides school-wide technical support, repair, and maintenance of all faculty and student hardware and software systems.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Install, maintain, repair, and configure hardware and software on Apple laptops as well as Apple and PC computer systems and peripherals
- Utilize the Apple GSX system and Web Help Desk to document labor, manage parts inventory and create software to implement the 1 to 1 laptop loaner and repair process.
- Maintain stock of parts and diagnose issues with computers and peripherals.
- Troubleshoot day-to-day staff and student computer problems.
- Using JAMF Pro, develop, test, and deploy software packages for Students and Faculty.
- Maintain software and security programs for student computers.
- Use the Web Help Desk to provide academic technology support for student computer hardware and software throughout the school.
- Maintain inventory database for all desktop and laptop computers and peripheral devices school wide.
- Manage printer supplies (toner, staples), ordering and replacing as needed.
- Serve as a resource to the summer school program on all technical issues.
- Support printers, audiovisual needs, and peripherals
- Be a resource and provide backup support to the Technology Support Services Department.
- Remain informed on current and upcoming computer, printer and AV trends by ongoing training and attending workshops, seminars or conferences and reviewing published information.
- Anticipate, test, and incorporate new technology that will enhance Student and Staff education/experience.
- Complete printer installation, setup, basic maintenance, and adjustment/updates, supply orders and repairs through MARCO website.
- Other duties, as assigned.
- Knowledge of macOS, Apple iOS, and Windows administration.
- Knowledge of the Microsoft Office products, Google Suite and Adobe.
- Familiarity with Mobile Device Management (MDM) solutions, preferably JAMF.
- Ability to troubleshoot hardware and software computer problems
- Ability to work independently, anticipate workload, set priorities and plan and organize to complete work on a timely basis.
- Ability to interface cooperatively, empathetically, courteously and professionally with students, teachers and co-workers that strengthens confidence in their ability to use technology.
- Interpersonal skills and ability to contribute to a positive work environment.
- Attention to detail
- Ability to be accountable, dependable, and thorough
- Ability to be adaptable and flexible
- Ability to work collaboratively on a team
- Practice of being able to set the highest standards of integrity and ethics
Education and/or Experience
- College degree preferred
- Certified Apple repair technician, Apple Certified Macintosh Technician (ACMT) or progress toward one or both of these certifications.
- Understanding of Audio/Visual hardware setup and troubleshooting including Monitors, Projectors, SMART Projectors, Receivers, Microphones, Sound Systems, Bluray/DVD Players, Webcams, Video Cameras, and AV Streaming.
Submit letter of interest and current resume to: email@example.com