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Rosati-Kain Academy is seeking an innovative and passionate educator who has the academic background and experience to teach 11th and 12th grade American Politics and Comparative Politics. This position teaches one class per semester. Ideal candidates will have an advanced degree in political science, government, or law. Candidates with an advanced degree in History or other-related fields will be considered if the candidate has 18 hours of graduate course-work in political science, government, or law. Candidates should value student-centered experiential education and empowering young women in a multicultural and spiritual environment.

Extra stipends for clubs and coaching sports is also a possibility. 

Qualifications:

  • love for the humanities
  • humbly eager to reflect, learn, and grow 
  • joyful and optimistic with a good sense of humor
  • strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • deep appreciation for and commitment to improving diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • strong ethical and moral compass combined with an appreciation for Catholicism
  • teaching experience preferred, but not required
  • Master's degree required

To Apply: Please submit:

  • CV / resume
  • Cover letter explaining:
    • interest in Rosati-Kain Academy and the position (indicate preference for full or part-time)
    • experience with or interest in specific topics/subjects within the discipline
    • experience with or ideas for academic innovation
  • A list of 3 professional references 

Rosati-Kain teachers receive excellent employee benefits, including contributions to a 403(b) retirement plan, life and disability insurance at no cost, and a stipend for health, vision and dental insurance.

Send all materials to [email protected] using Political Science Teacher in the subject.

Rosati-Kain Academy is seeking an Athletic Trainer for the 2024-2025 school year to collaborate closely with athletes, coaches, and medical specialists, focusing on evaluating athletes' physical condition, injury prevention and treatment, and performance enhancement. The Athletic Trainer will assess athletes, devise personalized exercise regimens, diagnose and manage sports-related injuries, provide rehabilitation services, and offer guidance on overall health and fitness. They will work alongside coaches, physicians, physical therapists, and families to ensure athletes receive comprehensive care and support.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Utilize expertise in sports-related injuries to diagnose and treat athletes 
  • Administer first-aid or medical aid as necessary 
  • Develop training and rehabilitation programs tailored to athletes' needs 
  • Attend all Rosati-Kain Academy games/matches/meets, including volleyball in the fall, basketball & cheer in the winter, and soccer & lacrosse in the spring 
  • Be available for athlete examinations and injury progression assessments at practices as needed 
  • Refer athletes to appropriate medical personnel when necessary 
  • Assist and monitor injured players as they progress through recovery 
  • Maintain comprehensive records related to athlete condition, training, and treatment plans 
  • Support the Athletic Director in ensuring athletes have completed necessary medical forms prior to participation 
  • Monitor ongoing medical conditions for athletes with known health concerns outlined in their files.

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in Athletic Training or a similar role
  • Thorough understanding of high school athletics, injuries, and treatment options
  • Proficiency in first-aid treatments, massage, physical therapy techniques, and equipment operation
  • Detail-oriented, analytical, and attentive mindset
  • Strong interpersonal, problem-solving, decision-making, and communication abilities
  • Valid license or certification
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent background in athletic training

To Apply: Please submit:

  • CV/resume 
  • Cover letter outlining interest in RKA and the position
  • A list of three professional references

Send all materials to [email protected] with "Athletic Trainer" in the subject line.

Overview: Rosati-Kain Academy is seeking a Theater Director for our Fall Play and Spring Musical. The Theater Director works to cultivate student interest and passion for performing arts while managing all stages of the production from design and pre-production through rehearsal and final performances. This role is responsible for both the dramatic and creative aspects as well as the logistical and budgetary functions. The Fall Play will be performed at Rosati-Kain on November 22-23, 2024, and the Spring Musical is scheduled for March 7-8, 2025.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Passion for theater education and performing arts
  • Commitment to fostering creativity, confidence, and teamwork in students
  • Experience directing theater productions
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines effectively
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty, and community members. 
  • Knowledge of all stages of theater production as well as best practices in teaching acting, singing, and production
  • Proficiency in stage direction, acting techniques, and production management. 
  • Knowledge of theatrical lighting, sound, set design, and costume design concepts
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to motivate and inspire adolescents
  • Bachelor's degree in Theater, Performing Arts, English or related field. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Production Planning and Coordination:
    • Develop a comprehensive production schedule for each production, including auditions, rehearsals, and performances.
    • Select appropriate scripts and musicals in collaboration with school administration.
    • Coordinate all aspects of production, including casting, set design, costume design, lighting, sound, and stage management.
  • Directing and Instruction:
    • Lead auditions and cast students in appropriate roles based on talent and suitability.
    • Provide guidance and instruction to student actors, helping them develop their performance skills and stage presence.
    • Direct rehearsals with professionalism, creativity, and attention to detail, ensuring that all aspects of the production come together seamlessly.
  • Collaboration and Communication:
    • Work closely with the music department for musical productions, coordinating vocal rehearsals and orchestral accompaniment.
    • Collaborate with the technical crew, including set builders, costume designers, and lighting technicians, to bring the vision of the production to life.
    • Communicate effectively with students, parents, faculty, and community members regarding auditions, rehearsal schedules, performances, and other relevant information.
  • Promotion and Outreach:
    • Assist in promoting productions through various channels, including social media, school newsletters, and community outreach.
    • Organize special events, such as preview nights or workshops, to engage the community and generate interest in the theater program.

To Apply: Please submit:

  • CV / resume
  • Cover letter explaining interest in RKA and the position
  • A list of three professional references

Send all materials to [email protected] using the position you are seeking in the subject.

RKA at a Glance:

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● Founded in 1911
● Located in the heart of the Central West End
● 14:1 student: teacher ratio
● Average class size = 16
● A diverse student body: 44% white, 33% black, 12% Hispanic, 5% Asian, and 5%
multiracial/other
● Over 20% of our students score 30+ on the ACT
● Over $1.5 million in tuition grants and scholarships are awarded annually
● Over 50% of our students receive financial support, through academic, merit, or need based aid
● 73% of our faculty hold advanced degrees
● Our senior class earned college scholarships totaling nearly $12.5 million annually
● 100+ hours of service through Campus Ministry or community connections for each
graduating student
● 100% of our graduates are accepted to and attend college
● Over 7,000 living alumnae spanning across the world and, living on 6 continents