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Employment at Strake Jesuit

Strake Jesuit is a Catholic, four-year, college preparatory school for young men grades 9-12 in Houston, Texas. The school’s mission, rooted in the tradition of the Society of Jesus, assists young men in their formation as servant leaders and as Men for Others through a comprehensive program of intellectual, spiritual, and moral development for the greater glory of God. 

To Apply

Send a resume and cover letter or any questions by e-mail to employment@strakejesuit.org. If you have applied in previous years, please re-submit an updated resume and cover letter indicating your interest to be considered for the upcoming school year.

Current Openings

The school seeks to hire and retain employees who are skilled in their field, involved participants in the school community, active in their faith, and enthusiastically dedicated to carrying out the mission of the school.

Faculty Positions

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  • Academic and Personal Counselor

    Strake Jesuit is currently seeking qualified applicants for the full-time faculty position of Academic and Personal Counselor.
     
    The Counselor will assume a caseload of students. With his or her caseload, the counselor leads daily counseling groups with a wide-ranging curriculum on topics like relationships, mental health, leadership, study skills, course selection, and key academic and personal transitions between grades and through adolescence. 
     
    The Academic and Personal Counselor also anticipates and responds to students’ unique needs in both ordinary and crisis circumstances, including meeting one-on-one with students and families, and serving a key collaborative role with other faculty and administration. 
     
    All faculty and staff participate in an ongoing teacher formation program, assist in the daily needs of the school community, attend and support one or more student retreats, and moderate or assist in at least one extracurricular program.
     
    Applicants must possess a professional license in a mental health field. Applicants who are on track for licensing will be considered. Extensive experience is a significant asset, especially in education, or in group and individual counseling. The successful candidate must be skilled in group dynamics and management, curriculum development, and classroom instruction. Applicants should have excellent interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication skills, organizational and leadership skills, and proficiency with technology. They should be prepared to meet the needs of our diverse and active student population. A working knowledge of the Society of Jesus and Jesuit education is preferred. The successful Academic and Personal Counselor, like all Strake Jesuit faculty, will be enthusiastically committed to our mission.
  • College Counselor

    Strake Jesuit is currently seeking qualified applicants for the full-time faculty position of College Counselor.
     
    The College Counselor’s duties include advising a caseload of students on all issues pertaining to the college admissions process, preparing needed materials for that process, and otherwise supporting their college readiness and transition to college. The counselor meets regularly with students and their families, and writes a highly personalized recommendation for each one. College Counselors teach College Readiness groups to their students, and provide part-time teaching in the academic area best suited to his or her education and experience. This position includes some necessary travel to visit colleges and for professional development. 
     
    All faculty and staff participate in an ongoing teacher formation program, assist in the daily needs of the school community, attend and support one or more student retreats, and moderate or assist in at least one extracurricular program.
     
    A bachelor's degree is required. A master's degree, and experience in college admissions or college counseling, are strongly preferred. Applicants should have excellent interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication skills, organizational and leadership skills, and proficiency with technology. They should be prepared to meet the needs of our diverse and active student population. A working knowledge of the Society of Jesus and Jesuit education is preferred. The successful College Counselor, like all Strake Jesuit faculty, will be enthusiastically committed to our mission.
  • English Teacher

    Strake Jesuit is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of English teacher.
     
    A Bachelor’s Degree in the appropriate teaching area is required, with a Master’s Degree preferred.
     
    In addition to being a full-time member of the teaching faculty, duties include participation in an ongoing teacher formation program, assisting in the daily needs of the school community, and moderating or assisting in at least one extracurricular program offered by the school.
     
    Applicants should have an ability to relate to and work well with others, possess excellent writing, communication, organizational and leadership skills, and have a strong proficiency in computers and technology. A working knowledge of the Society of Jesus and Jesuit education is preferred.
  • Football - Offensive Coordinator

    Strake Jesuit is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Football - Offensive Coordinator. This position will be a full-time member of the teaching faculty who assists the coaching staff in all phases of our football program, in addition to other coaching duties to be determined. 
     
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    • Serve as the Offensive Coordinator for the football program under the direction of the Head Football Coach and consistent with the mission of Strake Jesuit College Preparatory.
    • Work primarily with football coaching staff and football players while installing an offensive system. 
    • Work alongside SJCP training staff, strength and conditioning staff and administrators. 
    • Provide instruction and coach athletes to develop the skills and ability to excel.
    • Responsible for contributing to the educational program as a whole and to the growth of each athlete at the freshmen, JV and Varsity levels.  
    • Work effectively with coaches to develop a coordinated, comprehensive, and vertically aligned athletic program. This may also include, but is not limited to, oversite of offensive assistant coaches, coaching and teaching offensive system, managing football program HUDL account, attendance at other sporting events, attendance at sporting retreats, working athletic events, etc.

    Additional duties include: fostering good sportsmanship and character in student-athletes, supporting a positive coaching atmosphere, providing for the safety and welfare of student athletes, supporting and abiding by the athletic policies and rules of the school and the UIL, supervising activities, and fully supporting a multi-sport athlete program.
     
    A Bachelor’s Degree in the appropriate teaching area is required, with a Master’s Degree preferred. A working knowledge of the Society of Jesus and Jesuit education is preferred. Applicants should have a demonstrated ability to relate to and work well with others, possess excellent writing, speaking and communication skills, and have a strong proficiency with computers and technology. Candidates should possess strong organizational and leadership skills, and an ability to interact with athletes, parents, faculty, staff and media. High school varsity coaching experience is preferred. 
     
    Salary commensurate with experience. The anticipated starting date for the successful candidate is Fall 2024.  
     
    Send a resume and cover letter or any questions by e-mail to employment@strakejesuit.org. If you have applied in previous years, please re-submit an updated resume and cover letter indicating your interest to be considered for the upcoming school year.
  • French Teacher

    Strake Jesuit is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of French teacher.
     
    A Bachelor’s Degree in the appropriate teaching area is required, with a Master’s Degree preferred.
     
    In addition to being a full-time member of the teaching faculty, duties include participation in an ongoing teacher formation program, assisting in the daily needs of the school community, and moderating or assisting in at least one extracurricular program offered by the school
     
    Applicants should have an ability to relate to and work well with others, possess excellent writing, communication, organizational and leadership skills, and have a strong proficiency in computers and technology. A working knowledge of the Society of Jesus and Jesuit education is preferred.
  • Head Swimming Coach

    Strake Jesuit is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Head Swimming Coach. The Head Swimming Coach will be a full-time member of the teaching faculty who provides leadership to our swimming program, in addition to other coaching duties to be determined. 
     
    Additional duties include: fostering good sportsmanship and character in student-athletes, supporting a positive coaching atmosphere, providing for the safety and welfare of student athletes, supporting and abiding by the athletic policies and rules of the school and the UIL, managing the program budget, supervising activities, and fully supporting a multi-sport athlete program.
     
    A Bachelor’s Degree in the appropriate teaching area is required, with a Master’s Degree preferred. A working knowledge of the Society of Jesus and Jesuit education is preferred. Applicants should have a demonstrated ability to relate to and work well with others, possess excellent writing, speaking and communication skills, and have a strong proficiency with computers and technology. Candidates should possess outstanding swimming acumen, strong organizational and leadership skills, and an ability to interact with athletes, parents, faculty, staff and media. High school varsity coaching experience is preferred. 
     
    The anticipated starting date for the successful candidate is Fall 2024.  
  • Ice Hockey (Assistant Coach)

    Strake Jesuit is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Ice Hockey Coach. The Assistant Ice Hockey Coach will be a full-time member of the teaching faculty who assists the Head Ice Hockey Coach in developing and maintaining a competitive hockey program while also contributing to the academic excellence of our students. 
     
    Additional duties include:
    • Assist the Head Ice Hockey Coach in organizing, planning, and executing team practices and game strategies. 
    • Mentor and develop student athlete’s hockey skills, teamwork, and sportsmanship. 
    • Foster a positive and inclusive team culture, emphasizing values consistent with Jesuit education. 
     
    A Bachelor’s Degree in the appropriate teaching area is required, with a Master’s Degree preferred. A working knowledge of the Society of Jesus and Jesuit education is preferred. Applicants should have a demonstrated ability to relate to and work well with others, possess excellent writing, speaking and communication skills, and have a strong proficiency with computers and technology. Candidates should possess outstanding hockey acumen, strong organizational and leadership skills, and an ability to interact with athletes, parents, faculty, staff and media. High school varsity coaching experience is preferred. 
     
    Salary commensurate with experience. The anticipated starting date for the successful candidate is Fall 2024.  
     
    Send a resume and cover letter or any questions by e-mail to employment@strakejesuit.org. If you have applied in previous years, please re-submit an updated resume and cover letter indicating your interest to be considered for the upcoming school year.
  • Ice Hockey (Part-Time Assistant Coach)

    Strake Jesuit is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Part-Time Assistant Ice Hockey Coach. The Assistant Ice Hockey Coach will assist the Head Ice Hockey Coach in developing and maintaining a competitive hockey program. 
     
    Additional duties include:
    • Assist the Head Ice Hockey Coach in organizing, planning, and executing team practices and game strategies. 
    • Mentor and develop student athlete’s hockey skills, teamwork, and sportsmanship. 
    • Foster a positive and inclusive team culture, emphasizing values consistent with Jesuit education. 
     
    Applicants should have a demonstrated ability to relate to and work well with others, possess excellent writing, speaking and communication skills, and have a strong proficiency with computers and technology. Candidates should possess outstanding hockey acumen, strong organizational and leadership skills, and an ability to interact with athletes, parents, faculty, staff and media. High school varsity coaching experience is preferred. 
     
    The anticipated starting date for the successful candidate is September 2024.  
     
    Send a resume and cover letter or any questions by e-mail to employment@strakejesuit.org. If you have applied in previous years, please re-submit an updated resume and cover letter indicating your interest to be considered for the upcoming school year.
  • Instructional Coach

    Strake Jesuit is currently seeking qualified applicants for the full-time faculty position of Instructional Coach.

    This creative, flexible, innovative educational leader supports faculty with instructional coaching of effective instructional practices to enhance student learning and to further the mission of the school. Working at the direction of the AP for Academics and AP for Formation, the Instructional Coach provides guidance, training, coaching, and support in a variety of settings including one-on-one meetings, small groups, workshops, and faculty meetings. The Instructional Coach promotes the Jesuit educational mission through the particular style and process of teaching of Ignatian Pedagogy. The Instructional Coach helps teachers understand and grow in the Ignatian principles guiding Jesuit education and helps make these principles practically applied to everyday classroom instruction. The Instructional Coach further assists faculty in designing effective lessons and assessments, aligning lesson plans to outcomes, promoting classroom best practices, learning effective teaching strategies, developing as an Ignatian educator, and implementing Ignatian Pedagogy in the classroom. The Instructional Coach also assists in the training of Department Chairs and other faculty members as instructional leaders to become exemplary coaches of teachers, participates in the formal teacher evaluation process through observations and follow-up conversations with faculty members on a regular basis, assists faculty with their yearly goals, and supports faculty with suggestions and strategies to improve curriculum, instruction, assessment, and classroom management.

    The ideal candidate brings excellent people skills, a proven track record of instructional coaching, a knowledge, understanding, and experience with Ignatian Pedagogy and Jesuit education, and a deep understanding of instructional practice, adult learning principles, educational technology, and curriculum development.

    In addition to being a full-time member of the teaching faculty, duties include participation in an ongoing teacher formation program, assisting in the daily needs of the school community, and moderating or assisting in at least one extracurricular program offered by the school. The successful Instructional Coach, like all Strake Jesuit faculty, is enthusiastically committed to school life and our mission.
  • Lacrosse (Part-Time Assistant Coach)

    Strake Jesuit is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Lacrosse Coach. The Assistant Lacrosse Coach will be a part-time staff who assists the coaching staff with organizing, planning and coaching the lacrosse team. In addition, the assistant coach will assist in all phases of a highly competitive THSLL Class A lacrosse program including but not limited to: on-field coaching and training, organization of practice and game strategies, film review, and other duties as assigned by the head coach and/or the Strake Jesuit athletic department. Previous experience as a player and coach is preferred. 

    Additional duties include: fostering good sportsmanship and character in student-athletes, supporting a positive coaching atmosphere, providing for the safety and welfare of student athletes, supporting and abiding by the athletic policies and rules of the school, supervising activities, and fully supporting a multi-sport athlete program.
  • Mathematics Teacher

    Strake Jesuit is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Math teacher.
     
    A Bachelor’s Degree in the appropriate teaching area is required, with a Master’s Degree preferred.
     
    In addition to being a full-time member of the teaching faculty, duties include participation in an ongoing teacher formation program, assisting in the daily needs of the school community, and moderating or assisting in at least one extracurricular program offered by the school.
     
    Applicants should have an ability to relate to and work well with others, possess excellent writing, communication, organizational and leadership skills, and have a strong proficiency in computers and technology. A working knowledge of the Society of Jesus and Jesuit education is preferred.
  • Physical Education Teacher

    Strake Jesuit is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Physical Education teacher.
     
    A Bachelor’s Degree in the appropriate teaching area is required, with a Master’s Degree preferred.
     
    In addition to being a full-time member of the teaching faculty, duties include participation in an ongoing teacher formation program, assisting in the daily needs of the school community, and moderating or assisting in at least one extracurricular program offered by the school.
     
    Applicants should have an ability to relate to and work well with others, possess excellent writing, communication, organizational and leadership skills, and have a strong proficiency in computers and technology. A working knowledge of the Society of Jesus and Jesuit education is preferred.
  • Social Studies Teacher

    Strake Jesuit is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Social Studies teacher.
     
    A Bachelor’s Degree in the appropriate teaching area is required, with a Master’s Degree preferred.
     
    In addition to being a full-time member of the teaching faculty, duties include participation in an ongoing teacher formation program, assisting in the daily needs of the school community, and moderating or assisting in at least one extracurricular program offered by the school.
     
    Applicants should have an ability to relate to and work well with others, possess excellent writing, communication, organizational and leadership skills, and have a strong proficiency in computers and technology. A working knowledge of the Society of Jesus and Jesuit education is preferred.
  • Spanish Teacher

    Strake Jesuit is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Spanish teacher.
     
    A Bachelor’s Degree in the appropriate teaching area is required, with a Master’s Degree preferred.
     
    In addition to being a full-time member of the teaching faculty, duties include participation in an ongoing teacher formation program, assisting in the daily needs of the school community, and moderating or assisting in at least one extracurricular program offered by the school
     
    Applicants should have an ability to relate to and work well with others, possess excellent writing, communication, organizational and leadership skills, and have a strong proficiency in computers and technology. A working knowledge of the Society of Jesus and Jesuit education is preferred.
  • Theology Teacher

    Strake Jesuit is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Theology teacher.
     
    Theology applicants must (1) have at least a bachelor's degree with a major in theology from an accredited Catholic college or university and (2) be a practicing Catholic in good standing. In addition to being a full-time member of the teaching faculty, duties include participation in an ongoing teacher formation program, assisting in the daily needs of the school community, and moderating or assisting in at least one extracurricular program offered by the school.
     
    Applicants should have an ability to relate to and work well with others, possess excellent writing, communication, organizational and leadership skills, and have a strong proficiency in computers and technology. A working knowledge of the Society of Jesus and Jesuit education is preferred.
  • Varsity Football - Assistant Defensive Coach

    Strake Jesuit is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Varsity Football - Assistant Defensive Coach. The Assistant Defensive Coach will be a full-time member of the teaching faculty who assists the coaching staff in all phases of our football program, in addition to other coaching duties to be determined. 
     
    Under the supervision of the Head Football Coach, the Assistant Defensive Coach will assist with other duties including, but not limited to, coaching a defensive position group, monitoring academic progress of student-athletes, planning practices and drills, editing and labeling HUDL practice and game film, and assist with camera/drone game and/or practice footage.

    • Works in connection with Defensive Coordinator about defensive playbook
    • Conducts meetings with defensive position group daily and prepares defensive practice drills.
    • Provide game and practice film analysis with defensive position group and film breakdown of opponent's offensive tendencies where needed.
    • Develops substitution game plan with Defensive Coordinator and Head Coach and prepares daily-weekly depth chart with defensive staff.
     
    Additional duties include: fostering good sportsmanship and character in student-athletes, supporting a positive coaching atmosphere, providing for the safety and welfare of student athletes, supporting and abiding by the athletic policies and rules of the school and the UIL, supervising activities, and fully supporting a multi-sport athlete program.
     
    A Bachelor’s Degree in the appropriate teaching area is required, with a Master’s Degree preferred. A working knowledge of the Society of Jesus and Jesuit education is preferred. Applicants should have a demonstrated ability to relate to and work well with others, possess excellent writing, speaking and communication skills, and have a strong proficiency with computers and technology. Candidates should possess strong organizational and leadership skills, and an ability to interact with athletes, parents, faculty, staff and media. High school varsity coaching experience is preferred. 
     
    Salary commensurate with experience. The anticipated starting date for the successful candidate is Fall 2024.  
  • Varsity Football - Assistant Offensive Coach

    Strake Jesuit is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Varsity Football - Assistant Offensive Coach. The Assistant Offensive Coach will be a full-time member of the teaching faculty who assists the coaching staff in all phases of our football program, in addition to other coaching duties to be determined. 
     
    Under the supervision of the Head Football Coach, the Assistant Offensive Coach will assist with other duties including, but not limited to, coaching an offensive position group, monitoring academic progress of student-athletes, planning practices and drills, editing and labeling HUDL practice and game film, and assist with camera/drone game and/or practice footage.

    • Works in connection with Offensive Coordinator about offensive playbook
    • Conducts meetings with offensive position group daily and prepares offensive practice drills.
    • Provide game & practice film analysis with offensive position group and film breakdown of opponent's defensive tendencies where needed.
    • Develops substitution game plan with Offensive Coordinator and Head Coach and prepares daily-weekly depth chart with offensive staff.
     
    Additional duties include: fostering good sportsmanship and character in student-athletes, supporting a positive coaching atmosphere, providing for the safety and welfare of student athletes, supporting and abiding by the athletic policies and rules of the school and the UIL, supervising activities, and fully supporting a multi-sport athlete program.
     
    A Bachelor’s Degree in the appropriate teaching area is required, with a Master’s Degree preferred. A working knowledge of the Society of Jesus and Jesuit education is preferred. Applicants should have a demonstrated ability to relate to and work well with others, possess excellent writing, speaking and communication skills, and have a strong proficiency with computers and technology. Candidates should possess strong organizational and leadership skills, and an ability to interact with athletes, parents, faculty, staff and media. High school varsity coaching experience is preferred. 
     
    Salary commensurate with experience. The anticipated starting date for the successful candidate is Fall 2024.  
  • Visual Arts Teacher

    Strake Jesuit is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Visual Arts teacher.
     
    A Bachelor’s Degree in the appropriate teaching area is required, with a Master’s Degree preferred.
     
    In addition to being a full-time member of the teaching faculty, duties include participation in an ongoing teacher formation program, assisting in the daily needs of the school community, and moderating or assisting in at least one extracurricular program offered by the school.
     
    Applicants should have an ability to relate to and work well with others, possess excellent writing, communication, organizational and leadership skills, and have a strong proficiency in computers and technology. A working knowledge of the Society of Jesus and Jesuit education is preferred.
  • Wrestling (Assistant Coach)

    Strake Jesuit is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Wrestling Coach. The Assistant Wrestling Coach will be a full-time member of the teaching faculty who assists the coaching staff in all phases of our wrestling program, in addition to other coaching duties to be determined. 
     
    The Assistant Wrestling Coach will assist with other duties including, but not limited to, planning practices and drills, assisting with the supervision, team schedules and transportation of athletes to and from competitions.
     
    Additional duties include: fostering good sportsmanship and character in student-athletes, supporting a positive coaching atmosphere, providing for the safety and welfare of student athletes, supporting and abiding by the athletic policies and rules of the school and the UIL, supervising activities, and fully supporting a multi-sport athlete program.
     
    A Bachelor’s Degree in the appropriate teaching area is required, with a Master’s Degree preferred. A working knowledge of the Society of Jesus and Jesuit education is preferred. Applicants should have a demonstrated ability to relate to and work well with others, possess excellent writing, speaking and communication skills, and have a strong proficiency with computers and technology. Candidates should possess strong organizational and leadership skills, and an ability to interact with athletes, parents, faculty, staff and media. High school varsity coaching experience is preferred. 
     
    Salary commensurate with experience. The anticipated starting date for the successful candidate is Fall 2024.  
     
    Send a resume and cover letter or any questions by e-mail to employment@strakejesuit.org. If you have applied in previous years, please re-submit an updated resume and cover letter indicating your interest to be considered for the upcoming school year.

Staff Positions

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