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Employment at Strake Jesuit

Strake Jesuit is a Catholic, four-year, college preparatory school for young men grades 9-12 located in Houston, Texas. The school’s mission is to assist young men in their formation as leaders and as 'Men for Others' through a program of rigorous college preparation in the tradition of the Society of Jesus. 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. 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. Salary commensurate with experience.

To Apply

Send a resume and cover letter by e-mail to employment@strakejesuit.org, by fax to 713.774.6427, or by mail to Strake Jesuit, Application for Employment, 8900 Bellaire Boulevard, Houston, Texas, 77036. For questions, contact Michelle Dolar at 713.490.8224. 

Current Openings

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. 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. Please click the titles below to see details about each posting.

Faculty Positions

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  • Academic Openings

    Strake Jesuit currently has openings for the following teaching positions:

    There are currently no available academic openings.
  • Academic and Personal Counselor

    Strake Jesuit is currently seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Academic and Personal Counselor. The Counselor will manage a caseload through their four years at Strake Jesuit, becoming an integral part of the school’s cura personalis — individualized care for the particular needs of each student — as he matures into the adult envisioned in the Strake Jesuit Graduate at Graduation. The counselor will hold weekly counseling class meetings with their caseload, and present a wide-ranging curriculum on topics like relationships, mental health and wellness, leadership, study skills, standardized testing, course selection, and key academic and personal transitions between grades and through adolescence. The successful candidate must be skilled in curriculum development, classroom instruction, and group dynamics. The Academic & Personal Counselor will also meet one-on-one with students and families as needed, and serves a central role collaborating with administration and faculty in serving students in ordinary moments and in extraordinary or crisis moments. A master’s degree in counseling, or professional licensure in a counseling-related field is preferred; a bachelor’s degree is required. Extensive experience in school counseling is a significant asset. Like all Jesuit faculty, the successful Academic and Personal Counselor is enthusiastically committed to school life and our mission.
  • Athletics Openings

    Strake Jesuit is a member of the University Interscholastic League (UIL) and competes at the 6A level in baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, track & field, and wrestling. Lacrosse competes in the Texas High School Lacrosse League (THSLL), water polo competes in the Texas Interscholastic Coaches Association (TISCA), and rugby competes in the Texas Rugby Union. Jesuit teams compete at the highest level classification in all of the leagues in which it is a member. Candidates should possess outstanding acumen in their sport. 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 its leagues, and fully supporting a multi-sport athlete program.
     
    Football - Assistant Coach
    Lacrosse - Assistant Coach
    Swimming - Assistant Coach
    Water Polo - Assistant Coach
  • Student Affairs Openings

    In the pursuit of a holistic education, Jesuit students are encouraged to strive for excellence in their extracurricular activities. We seek faculty and staff who can bring talents or experience in the following areas. All coaches, directors and moderators should be enthusiastically committed to the school's mission; cooperative and solution-oriented; and experienced in their respective extracurricular area. Other responsibilities vary by program area. 

    Band
    Orchestra
    Theater

Staff Positions

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  • Maintenance Electrician

    All details about this position can be found on this document.
  • Operations Coordinator

    All details about this position can be found on this document.
  • Spirit Store Manager

    All details about this position can be found on this document.
  • Part-time Bus Driver

    Strake Jesuit is looking for part-time Bus Operators to assist in the transport of students to athletic competitions and other school-related functions. Most, but not all trips would occur after 2:00 pm, Monday through Friday, on average three to four trips per week. The successful applicant will have a current Class B commercial driver’s license with a Passenger and School Bus endorsement. Equipment to be operated has a hydraulic braking system so an air brakes endorsement is not required. Candidates must be in good health and be able to pass a criminal background check and drug screening. A set stipend amount will be paid per round trip driven. If interested please contact the Operations Office at 713.774.7651 to set up an interview.

Substitute Teacher List

Occasionally, subbing opportunities arise at Strake Jesuit because of pre-planned or unforeseen absences by Strake Jesuit faculty members. These subbing opportunities are usually for a few days or weeks, but sometimes they can last several months or even for the remainder of the school year. Subbing responsibilities typically include facilitating an academic lesson planned by the Strake Jesuit teacher and providing supervision and assistance to the students in the classroom. The school maintains a list of available substitute teachers interested in these subbing opportunities as they arise.
 
If you would like to request that your name be added to the Substitute Teacher List for the 2020-2021 school year, please email a cover letter and resume to employment@strakejesuit.org. In your cover letter, please indicate the types of subbing opportunities you would prefer (subject area, long or short term, etc.) as well as your availability for this school year. If a subbing opportunity arises, you will be considered along with the other applicants on the Substitute Teacher List and, if selected, we will contact you with more specific details about the opportunity that is available. 
 
The Substitute Teacher List is refreshed every year, so if you requested to be on the list in prior years and you want to be considered for the list in the 2020-2021 school year, please re-send your cover letter and resume to employment@strakejesuit.org to indicate your interest to be on the list in the 2020-2021 school year.