Career Opportunities

If Tampa Prep is seeking professional staff and faculty positions, you will see them listed below.

Tampa Prep is an independent, coeducational, inclusive, urban day school enrolling more than 690 students in grades six through twelve. We are the most innovative school in Florida. We offer competitive salaries, a generous benefits package and an employee-pension program.

If you would like to apply, email your resume to the appropriate person below. In your cover letter, please specify ways in which you could contribute to the school, both inside and outside the classroom.

Tampa Preparatory School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

MIDDLE AND UPPER SCHOOL ENGLISH INSTRUCTOR

Organizational Summary:
Tampa Preparatory School is the premier private school in the Tampa Bay area for students in grades 6 – 12. Tampa Prep’s focus on what’s best for students means we pay attention to adolescent development.
We incorporate the latest research and data on teenage brain function, retention and development into our programs. Our rich academic tradition, along with a commitment to arts, athletics and a focus on producing well-rounded citizens in a very inclusive community has made Tampa Prep one of the best schools in Tampa. Our educational philosophy instills values of fairness, decency, honor, diligence and academic curiosity. The School stresses the development of self-confidence, a sense of worth and the importance of having fun in the pursuit of one’s goals.

Position Summary:
We are seeking a full-time, English instructor for the 2022-2023 academic year to teach three sections of 7th grade English and two sections of 9th grade English. Applicants should be passionate about teaching both middle and high school students, sensitive to the social and developmental needs of these age groups, proficient and creative in educational applications of technology, skilled with an iPad, and willing to contribute to extracurricular activities. Candidates should possess a bachelor’s and/or advanced degree in English or English Education.

Information for Applicants:
This is a 10-month, full-time, benefit eligible position. Salary is commensurate with experience. For consideration, please forward cover letter and resume to Donald Morrison, Dean of Faculty at dmorrison@tampaprep.org

Equal Employment Opportunity
Tampa Prep is an inclusive and open-minded environment that does not discriminate according to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or matters of individual choice. Tampa Prep does not engage in personnel practices prohibited by Federal law. This policy extends to all activities and aspects of the school and specifically to the practices of faculty and staff hiring and management, in student admissions, student evaluation, discipline and student life.

UPPER SCHOOL SCIENCE INSTRUCTOR

Organizational Summary:
Tampa Preparatory School is the premier private school in the Tampa Bay area for students in grades 6 – 12. Tampa Prep’s focus on what’s best for students means we pay attention to adolescent development. We incorporate the latest research and data on teenage brain function, retention and development into our programs. Our rich academic tradition, along with a commitment to arts, athletics and a focus on producing well-rounded citizens in a very inclusive community has made Tampa Prep one of the best schools in Florida. Our educational philosophy instills values of fairness, decency, honor, diligence and academic curiosity. The School stresses the development of self-confidence, a sense of worth and the importance of having fun in the pursuit of one’s goals.

Position Summary:
We are currently seeking a full-time upper school science instructor for the 2022-2023 academic year to teach primarily Honors Chemistry classes, with the possibility of a section of Honors Physics and/or a science elective. The ideal candidate places great emphasis on innovation, active learning, inquiry, and the development of critical thinking skills. Candidates should also be proficient in their discipline, interested in the social and developmental needs of high school students, facile with an iPad, and able to contribute to extracurricular activities.
Applicants should possess a bachelor’s and/or advanced degree in chemistry, science education, or a related field.

Information for Applicants:
This is a 10-month, full-time, benefit eligible position. Salary is commensurate with experience.
For consideration, please forward cover letter and resume to Donald Morrison, Dean of Faculty at dmorrison@tampaprep.org.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Tampa Prep is an inclusive and open-minded environment that does not discriminate according to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or matters of individual choice. Tampa Prep does not engage in personnel practices prohibited by Federal law. This policy extends to all activities and aspects of the school and specifically to the practices of faculty and staff hiring and management, in student admissions, student evaluation, discipline and student life.

FILM PRODUCTION INSTRUCTOR

Organizational Summary:
Tampa Preparatory School is the premier private school in the Tampa Bay area for students in grades 6 – 12. Tampa Prep’s focus on what’s best for students means we pay attention to adolescent development. We incorporate the latest research and data on teenage brain function, retention and development into our programs. Our rich academic tradition, along with a commitment to arts, athletics and a focus on producing well-rounded citizens in a very inclusive community has made Tampa Prep one of the best schools in Florida. Our educational philosophy instills values of fairness, decency, honor, diligence and academic curiosity. The School stresses the development of self-confidence, a sense of worth and the importance of having fun in the pursuit of one’s goals.

Position Summary:
We are currently seeking a full-time film instructor for the 2022-2023 academic year. The responsibilities for this position include teaching five sections of film production classes, one in the middle school and four in the upper school. This person will also help support the Video Arts Concentration, especially the fulfillment of student responsibilities involved in the Concentration. Candidates are expected to collaborate with others, demonstrate a mastery of classroom management techniques, and professionally oversee the film equipment and facilities. Applicants should be production-focused in their pedagogy. Tampa Prep has a professional-grade production lab on campus with a full light grid, Arri light kits, and an infinity wall, allowing for the potential to create high-end digital content. Candidates must have an intermediate to a high level of expertise in Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, and/or DaVinci Resolve, and possess a bachelors and/or an advanced degree in a related discipline.

Information for Applicants:
This is a 10-month, full-time, benefit eligible position. Salary is commensurate with experience.
For consideration, please forward cover letter and resume to Donald Morrison, Dean of Faculty at dmorrison@tampaprep.org.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Tampa Prep is an inclusive and open-minded environment that does not discriminate according to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or matters of individual choice. Tampa Prep does not engage in personnel practices prohibited by Federal law. This policy extends to all activities and aspects of the school and specifically to the practices of faculty and staff hiring and management, in student admissions, student evaluation, discipline and student life.

RECEPTIONIST/CLERICAL SUPPORT

Organizational Summary:

Tampa Preparatory School is the premier private school in the Tampa Bay area for students in grades 6 – 12. Our focus on what’s best for students means we pay close attention to adolescent development. We incorporate the latest research and data on teenage brain function, retention, and development into our programs. Our rich academic tradition, along with a commitment to arts, athletics, and a focus on producing well-rounded citizens, has made Tampa Prep one of the best schools in Tampa. Our educational philosophy instills values of fairness, decency, honor, diligence, and academic curiosity. The School stresses the development of self-confidence and self-advocacy, a sense of worth and the importance of having fun in the pursuit of one’s goals.

Position Summary:

The Receptionist/Clerical Support position exhibits initiative, dedication, cooperation, punctuality, neatness, regard for confidentiality, and a sense of commitment of the School’s mission. This position reports directly to the Assistant to the Head of School.

Major Responsibilities:

The Receptionist/Clerical Support position performs all duties assigned by the Assistant to the Head of
School. In particular, the employee:

Reception

  • Answers all telephone calls, provides answers to general questions, and transfers calls to the property party.
  • Greets, engages, and welcomes all visitors; keeps a register of their arrival and departure, and issues visitors’ badges to be worn during visits.
  • Notifies the appropriate office of a visitor’s arrival and/or gives directions.
  • Coordinates telephone messages for students, faculty, and staff.
  • Has full knowledge of the telephone system included parked calls, nighttime, call transfers, and voicemail.
  • Maintains the integrity of the front desk area, including its appearance and any other aspect that helps to present a professional workspace.
  • Verifies and signs for deliveries from UPS, FedEx, DHL and other vendors.
  • Notifies recipients of the arrival of their packages.
  • Arranges for pick-up of FedEx packages and letters.
  • Understands the day-to-day happenings in the school to the extent that is necessary to answer incoming phone questions from parents and students (e.g. calendar, events, facilities, ports schedule, exam schedule, etc.).
  • Keeps a watchful eye on student activity in the front reception area.
  • Develops and maintains an information binder for the front desk area.

Operations

  • Operates paging system; make student announcements at lunch and after school, and makes special announcements for the Head of School and faculty.
  • Uses walkie-talkie to communicate with security and appropriate personnel in case of emergencies.
  • Notifies security of any suspicious persons on campus.
  • Charges the proper departments for postage.
  • Meter all outgoing mail and maintain a record of the declining balance of mail meter and add more funds when necessary
  • Submits reconciliation to Business Office.
  • Adds new employees to Visitu.
  • Updates and maintains internal and external calendars. Works with faculty, staff, and TPPA to ensure calendars are updated and no conflicts are present.
  • Oversees room reservations within the school.
  • Update and maintain employee phone list.

School Store

  • Receive, tag, and restock merchandise.
  • Open and close the store.
  • Process all orders.

Support

  • Assist with clerical duties for Summer Programs. Admissions, and Development as needed.
  • Uses Blackbaud modules, Word, Excel, and other computer programs to gather, organize, and distribute information.
  • Provides support to Upper School and Middle School for special events such as sales for theater and concert events.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with receptionist and clerical experience preferred.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office

Information for Applicants:

  • This is a full-time, benefit eligible position.
  • For consideration, please forward cover letter and resume to Kimberly Baggett, Director of Human Resources at employment@tampaprep.org.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Tampa Prep is an inclusive and open-minded environment that does not discriminate according to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or matters of individual choice. Tampa Prep does not engage in personnel practices prohibited by Federal law. This policy extends to all activities and aspects of the school and specifically to the practices of faculty and staff hiring and management, in student admissions, student evaluation, discipline and student life.

DATA SYSTEMS MANAGER

Organizational Summary:

Tampa Preparatory School is the premier private school in the Tampa Bay area for students in grades 6 – 12. Our focus on what’s best for students means we pay close attention to adolescent development. We incorporate the latest research and data on teenage brain function, retention, and development into our programs. Our rich academic tradition, along with a commitment to arts, athletics, and a focus on producing well-rounded citizens, has made Tampa Prep one of the best schools in Tampa. Our educational philosophy instills values of fairness, decency, honor, diligence, and academic curiosity. The School stresses the development of self-confidence and self-advocacy, a sense of worth and the importance of having fun in the pursuit of one’s goals.

Position Summary:

Tampa Preparatory School is seeking a Data Systems Manager, a twelve-month, full-time position reporting to the Director of Technology.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Providing for data security and recovery control (ensuring that all data is retrievable in an emergency).
  • Serving as database question/support liaison for parents, students, faculty, and staff.
  • Managing access permissions and privileges.
  • Overseeing the student information system and learning management system.
  • Supporting administrative data reporting needs.
  • Researching and deploying data integration solutions to support business goals.
  • Effectively utilizing business applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, or other software. programs to capture, retrieve, calculate and report data.
  • Using quantitative analysis tools to analyze and draw conclusions from data.
  • Providing database training and support both informally and formally.
  • Documenting and maintaining procedures, workflows, processes, and complex functions.
  • Providing guidance on future systems and integrations.
  • Ensuring single sign-on systems are working properly and are maintained.
  • Assisting with end user administrative activities such as user creation and security group assignments.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Technology.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Information Technology or Data Systems Analysis from an accredited college or university.
  • Ability to create and maintain strong working relationships with faculty/staff and other stakeholders Experience working with an enterprise level database – student information system is preferred (knowledge of Blackbaud is a plus).
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies rapidly and an enthusiasm for doing so.
  • Familiarity with database design and SQL is a plus.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to synthesize complex material, generate insights, and translate that information in a concise manner.
  • Experience managing data flows, process, reporting, and project management.
  • Ability to plan, organize, develop, and communicate improvements in process and flows.
  • Experience working in a school environment or non-profit organization.
  • Application knowledge includes, but not limited to: Blackbaud SIS, Google Apps for Education and Magnus Health.

Information for Applicants:

  • This is a full-time, benefit eligible position.
  • For consideration, please forward cover letter and resume to Kimberly Baggett, Director of Human Resources at employment@tampaprep.org.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Tampa Prep is an inclusive and open-minded environment that does not discriminate according to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or matters of individual choice. Tampa Prep does not engage in personnel practices prohibited by Federal law. This policy extends to all activities and aspects of the school and specifically to the practices of faculty and staff hiring and management, in student admissions, student evaluation, discipline and student life.

UPPER SCHOOL ASSISTANT

ORGANIZATIONAL SUMMARY:

Tampa Preparatory School is the premier private school in the Tampa Bay area for students in grades 6 – 12. Our focus on what’s best for students means we pay close attention to adolescent development. We incorporate the latest research and data on teenage brain function, retention, and development into our programs. Our rich academic tradition, along with a commitment to arts, athletics, and a focus on producing well-rounded citizens, has made Tampa Prep one of the best schools in Tampa. Our educational philosophy instills values of fairness, decency, honor, diligence, and academic curiosity. The School stresses the development of self-confidence and self-advocacy, a sense of worth and the importance of having fun in the pursuit of one’s goals.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Upper School Assistant exhibits initiative, dedication, cooperation, punctuality, extreme organizational skills, and regard for confidentiality.

 

The Upper School Assistant performs all duties as assigned by the Head of the Upper School, Dean of Faculty, Dean of Students and Dean of Academics. In this important role, the US Assistant serves as an active member of the Upper School Administrative Team and attends weekly meetings. 

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

With respect to the Head of the Upper School, the Upper School Assistant:

 

  • Navigates and maintains in Blackbaud all things involving the Upper School.
  • Coordinates and ensures accuracy of essential documents in the Reference Handouts folder.
  • Assists with the Upper School calendar and coordinates facility requests.
  • Coordinates from start to finish and makes all arrangements for the following Upper School events:
    • Family and Advisor Conferences (in conjunction with MS Assistant)
    • Upper School Awards Ceremony
    • Senior Internship Program
    • Graduation/Commencement
    • Assists with the organization and planning of Upper School Terrapin Day.
  • Works with appropriate vendors to organize ordering of class rings, senior graduation announcements, senior/faculty cap and gowns.
  • Schedules appointments and conferences as needed.
  • Assists with planning and implementation of Declamations and serves as a judge.
  • Assists with after-hours Upper School functions such as Parents’ Night, Moving Up Night, and new family programming.
  • Maintains files of all student and faculty forms, and makes them available to students and faculty as appropriate.
  • Prepares and distributes all necessary student and faculty information packets.
  • Coordinates with Communications Office as necessary on Upper School communications such as:
    • Student First Week & Orientation 
    • May mailing
    • July mailing
    • Probation and eligibility letters (each semester)
    • Head’s List/Honors List letters (each semester)

 

With respect to the Dean of Students, the Upper School Assistant:

  • Assists students who are sent to the Dean’s Office.
  • Proctors DH when necessary.
  • Student Agendas – keeps track of corrections, makes changes to and prints/distributes each year (in conjunction with MS Assistant).
  • Assigns and manages lockers at the beginning of each year.

 

With respect to the Academic Dean, the Upper School Assistant:

  • Assists with PSAT testing.
  • Assists with communication with new families over the summer in regards to scheduling.

 

With respect to the Dean of Faculty, the Upper School Assistant:

  • Responds to faculty job request resumes/maintains employment request files; arranges hotel/visitation schedules for teaching candidates.
  • Coordinates teacher evaluation surveys.
  • Continuing Education: maintains professional development hours for all faculty and updates continuing education opportunities.
  • Handbooks: Keeps track of corrections, makes changes, helps produce, print and distribute the Curriculum Guide

 

The Upper School Assistant is also responsible for providing back up for other staff members on an as needed basis. These responsibilities include:

  • Covers the receptionist desk weekly during lunch hour.
  • Covers the receptionist desk as needed throughout the year, to include covering for vacation time.

 

All staff will support and assist in carrying out school rules and policies and will follow prescribed office hours and lunch hours. From time to time, staff may be asked to help in other offices, but such requests must be channeled through and approved by the appropriate supervisor.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience from which comparable skills can be acquired.
  • Experience working in an academic environment.
  • Superior communications skills, including writing and presentation skills.
  • Ability to handle student data in a discrete and confidential manner. 
  • Strong active listening skills, problem-solving skills, and attention to detail are a must. 
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills; must be able to work independently and to be a team player. 
  • Adaptability to new and evolving technology, and ability to demonstrate innovation and vision related to the efficient processing of information related to this role. 
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency with technology and software including Microsoft Office, Email, Google Calendar, and Google Drive. 
  • Experience with any school SIS system, ideally BlackBaud.
  • Superior time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines in a busy school environment.

 

INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS:

  • This is a full-time, benefit eligible position. The online position posting can be viewed here: https://www.tampaprep.org/discover/jobs
  • For consideration, please forward cover letter and resume to Kimberly Baggett, Director of Human Resources at employment@tampaprep.org.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Tampa Prep is an inclusive and open-minded environment that does not discriminate according to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or matters of individual choice. Tampa Prep does not engage in personnel practices prohibited by Federal law. This policy extends to all activities and aspects of the school and specifically to the practices of faculty and staff hiring and management, in student admissions, student evaluation, discipline and student life.

UPPER SCHOOL DEAN OF STUDENTS

ORGANIZATIONAL SUMMARY:

Tampa Preparatory School is the premier private school in the Tampa Bay area for students in grades 6 – 12. Our focus on what’s best for students means we pay close attention to adolescent development. We incorporate the latest research and data on teenage brain function, retention, and development into our programs. Our rich academic tradition, along with a commitment to arts, athletics, and a focus on producing well-rounded citizens, has made Tampa Prep one of the best schools in Tampa. Our educational philosophy instills values of fairness, decency, honor, diligence, and academic curiosity. The School stresses the development of self-confidence and self-advocacy, a sense of worth and the importance of having fun in the pursuit of one’s goals.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Dean of Students reports directly to the Head of the Upper School, and works closely with the Upper School Administration team, students, faculty, staff and parents.  The Dean of Students plays a central role in monitoring students’ needs and achievements, organizing campus life and communicating with all stakeholders.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • This position works on a 10 or 11-month contract.
  • Serve on Upper School Administration team to coordinate and implement policies and procedures that advance the mission of the School.
  • Support the Head of the Upper School and other Upper School Deans on an as needed basis and on special projects.

 

  • Oversight of daily conduct system including:
    • Attendance (absences & tardies)
    • Dress code
    • Disciplinary Holdovers (DHs)

 

  • Supervise and implement discipline system including:
    • Honor system and honor code violations
    • Drug & Alcohol violations
    • Harassment, bullying, etc.
    • Digital citizenship
    • Other rules specified in the Guide for Academics and Student Life
    • Annual review of policies and procedures 

 

  • Honor Code
    • Ensure that academic and personal integrity is at the forefront of student life.

 

  • Facilitate the Conduct Review Board (CRB).
    • Select and train faculty and student members of the CRB.
    • Facilitate meetings when necessary to respond to major rule violations.

 

  • Head of student life:
    • Partner with faculty Head of Key Club to oversee Community Service.
    • Coordinate the student club system.
    • Oversee Student Council.
    • Participate in the implementation of Terrapin Day activities in Upper School.
    • Play a central role in diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging initiatives and programs.
    • Manage elections and weekly meetings.

 

  • Update appropriate sections of Guide for Academics and Student Life.

 

  • Serve as an Upper School Class Dean.
    • Partner with advisor, faculty and parents when necessary to support student growth and mission of the school.
    • Meet with all incoming grade-level families after they are contracted and through summer with regarding to:
      • Academic scheduling
      • Social transitioning
      • Lead meetings during school year with appropriate adults to coordinate support systems for students who are struggling.

 

  • Oversight of Class Seminar program:
    • Build and seek out appropriate curriculum across all grades of high school.
    • Coordinate with Grade-level Deans to ensure smooth implementation of academic and co-curricular program.
    • Schedule classes and locations for programming.
    • Support the social and emotional learning of our students through the Class Seminar program.
    • Oversight of First Week as part of the Class Seminar program.

 

  • Participate on the Safety Committee.
  • Coordinate Fire and Lockdown Drills
  • Possibly teach section of Freshmen Transitions Class

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Administrative experience at the high school level.
  • Strong interpersonal communication and writing skills.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • A background in education; candidates with a Master’s Degree in Education are preferred.
  • Time spent in the classroom is preferred.

 

INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS:

  • For consideration, please forward cover letter and resume to Kimberly Baggett, Director of Human Resources at employment@tampaprep.org.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Tampa Prep is an inclusive and open-minded environment that does not discriminate according to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or matters of individual choice. Tampa Prep does not engage in personnel practices prohibited by Federal law. This policy extends to all activities and aspects of the school and specifically to the practices of faculty and staff hiring and management, in student admissions, student evaluation, discipline and student life.

BUILDING ENGINEER

ORGANIZATIONAL SUMMARY:

Tampa Preparatory School is the premier private school in the Tampa Bay area for students in grades 6 – 12. Our focus on what’s best for students means we pay attention to adolescent development. We incorporate the latest research and data on teenage brain function, retention, and development into our programs. Our rich academic tradition, along with a commitment to arts, athletics, and a focus on producing well-rounded citizens, has made Tampa Prep one of the best schools in Tampa for nearly fifty years. Our educational philosophy instills values of fairness, decency, honor, diligence, and academic curiosity. The School stresses the development of self-confidence, a sense of worth and the importance of having fun in the pursuit of one’s goals.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Tampa Prep is seeking a qualified Building Engineer who will report to the Director of Facilities and work collaboratively with both the school community and outside vendors to maintain the school’s buildings, equipment, and grounds. 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Supervise and/or perform the following tasks:
    • Basic Carpentry
    • Drywall Repair
    • Painting
    • Acoustical Ceiling Tile Installation/Replacement
    • Locksmith and Door Installation and Repair
    • Ceramic and VCT Tile Installation and Repair
    • Carpet Installation and Repair
    • Cabinetry Installation and Repair
    • Basic Roofing Repair
  • Oversee the work of outside painting, carpentry, and roofing contractors.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Facilities on department purchasing.
  • Update and maintain adequate inventories and contact vendors for pricing, purchasing, and follow up on unsatisfactory products and service; research building specifications to obtain parts.
  • Maintain provided tools and equipment.
  • Attend all necessary safety and equipment operator training as well as technical training classes to stay current with techniques and equipment.
  • All other duties as assigned by the Director of Facilities and/or Head of School.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license with clear driving record.
  • Ability to operate lifts as needed to perform the job.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the construction industry.
  • Must be able to pass a thorough background screening.
  • Ability to work from sketches, blueprints, drawings, and close out book.
  • Ability to use computer-based software.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds regularly and 100 pounds occasionally.
  • Must be able to climb ladders and stairs.
  • Must be able to stand continuously for up to four hours.
  • Must have a range of motion adequate to facilitate stooping, kneeling, reaching and balancing.
  • Must have adequate close up and distance vision required for reading, driving and seeing work (corrective lenses are permitted).
  • Must have the ability to tolerate normal winter and summer outdoor temperatures.

INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS:

  • This is a 12-month, full-time, benefit-eligible position. 
  • Working hours are generally 8 to 5, Monday through Friday with occasional mandatory evening and/or weekend hours.
  • Uniforms and tools are provided.

For consideration, please forward a cover letter and resume to Mike Circle, Director of Facilities, at mcircle@tampaprep.org.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Tampa Prep is an inclusive and open-minded environment that does not discriminate according to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or matters of individual choice. Tampa Prep does not engage in personnel practices prohibited by Federal law. This policy extends to all activities and aspects of the school and specifically to the practices of faculty and staff hiring and management.

SUMMER CAMP PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND HEALTH INSTRUCTOR

ORGANIZATIONAL SUMMARY:

Tampa Preparatory School is the premier private school in the Tampa Bay area for students in grades 6 – 12. Our focus on what’s best for students means we pay attention to adolescent development. We incorporate the latest research and data on teenage brain function, retention, and development into our programs. Our rich academic tradition, along with a commitment to arts, athletics, and a focus on producing well-rounded citizens, has made Tampa Prep one of the best schools in Tampa for nearly fifty years. Our educational philosophy instills values of fairness, decency, honor, diligence, and academic curiosity. The School stresses the development of self-confidence, a sense of worth and the importance of having fun in the pursuit of one’s goals.

POSITION SUMMARY:

We are currently seeking a physical education and health instructor for the 2022 Summer Camp session. Summer Camp begins on June 6th and ends on July 15th . Teaching hours are 8:30am to 12:30pm Monday through Friday. Candidates should be proficient in their discipline, interested in the social and developmental needs of high school students, and facile with an iPad. Applicants should possess a bachelor’s and/or advanced degree in a related field.

INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS:

Interested candidates should forward a cover letter and resume to Mychael Sumby, Director of Summer Programs, at msumby@tampaprep.org.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Tampa Prep is an inclusive and open-minded environment that does not discriminate according to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or matters of individual choice. Tampa Prep does not engage in personnel practices prohibited by Federal law. This policy extends to all activities and aspects of the school and specifically to the practices of faculty and staff hiring and management.

CUSTODIAN

ORGANIZATIONAL SUMMARY: 

Tampa Preparatory School is the premier private school in the Tampa Bay area for students in grades 6 – 12. Our focus on what’s best for students means we pay attention to adolescent development. We  incorporate the latest research and data on teenage brain function, retention, and development into  our programs. Our rich academic tradition, along with a commitment to arts, athletics, and a focus on  producing well-rounded citizens, has made Tampa Prep one of the best schools in Tampa for nearly fifty  years. Our educational philosophy instills values of fairness, decency, honor, diligence, and academic  curiosity. The School stresses the development of self-confidence, a sense of worth and the importance  of having fun in the pursuit of one’s goals. 

POSITION SUMMARY: 

Tampa Prep is seeking a qualified Custodian who will report to the Director of Facilities and Head  Custodian and work collaboratively with both the school community and other custodial and Facilities  staff to maintain the school’s buildings and grounds.  

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Perform the following tasks:
    • Vacuuming
    • Sweeping
    • Restroom Cleaning
    • Trash Removal
    • Window and Mirror Cleaning
    • Carpet Extraction
    • Floor Stripping and Waxing
    • Floor Burnishing
    • Dusting
    • Event Setup
  • Perform custodial tasks as assigned by the Head Custodian and Director of Facilities
  • Maintain supplies stock in assigned custodial closet and keep the closet in a clean and orderly  state 
  • Assist with event setup and take down 
  • All other duties as assigned by the Director of Facilities and/or Head of School. 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in custodial work 
  • Must be able to pass a thorough background screening. 
  • Ability to work with others as part of a team

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds regularly. 
  • Must be able to climb ladders and stairs. 
  • Must be able to stand continuously for up to four hours. 
  • Must have a range of motion adequate to facilitate stooping, kneeling, reaching and balancing.
  • Must have adequate close up and distance vision required for reading, driving and seeing work  (corrective lenses are permitted). 

INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS: 

  • This is a 12-month, full-time, benefit-eligible position.  
  • Working hours are generally 2:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., Monday through Friday with occasional  mandatory evening and/or weekend hours. 
  • Uniforms Provided 

For consideration, please forward a cover letter and resume to mcircle@tampaprep.org

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY 

Tampa Prep is an inclusive and open-minded environment that does not discriminate according to race,  color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or matters of individual  choice. Tampa Prep does not engage in personnel practices prohibited by Federal law. This policy  extends to all activities and aspects of the school and specifically to the practices of faculty and staff  hiring and management.

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER

We are currently seeking substitute teachers with discipline-specific teaching experience who are willing to work in both on campus and remote learning settings. Candidates must have classroom experience at the middle and/or high school levels. Applicants must be willing and able to teach on campus while following all CDC guidelines, including wearing a face covering, social distancing, and observing appropriate personal and classroom hygiene. Candidates must also be willing to teach online using the Zoom platform. Applicants must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and be available to work on short notice.  Please send a cover letter and resume to Andrea Cafaro at acafaro@tampaprep.org.

Administrative Positions

Kimberly Baggett
Director of Human Resources

kbaggett@tampaprep.org
813-251-8481, ext 4093

Academic Positions

Donald Morrison
Dean of Faculty

dmorrison@tampaprep.org  
813-251-8481, ext 4045

Athletic Positions

Chris Lavoie
Director of Athletics
clavoie@tampaprep.org
813-251-8481, ext 4075

Summer School

Mychael Sumby
Director of Summer Programs
msumby@tampaprep.org
813-251-8481, ext 4007

Non-Discrimination Policy

Tampa Prep is an inclusive and open-minded environment that does not discriminate according to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or matters of individual choice. Tampa Prep does not engage in personnel practices prohibited by Federal law. This policy extends to all activities and aspects of the school and specifically to the practices of faculty and staff hiring and management, in student admissions, student evaluation, discipline and student life.

Applying to Teach at Tampa Prep

There’s a deep culture of innovation and creativity at Tampa Prep. There’s a willingness by all–students, faculty, administrators and parents–to try new ideas, think differently, and push boundaries on what’s best for students.

If you’re not afraid to redefine education with big dreams and research, you will fit in here. If you want to join Tampa’s education thought leader, you’ve come to the right place. If you live for intellectual inquiry, launching thoughtful conversations in your classroom and growth-oriented experiences, please apply.

Applying for Non-teaching Positions at Tampa Prep

Administrative and staff career opportunities come with the expectation of servant leadership. Support for student experiences, faculty, parents and external resources and opportunities matter. We were founded in an urban setting with a goal of raising centered, inquisitive and selfless adults through contact with diverse experiences and people. Learn more about our current faculty, our values and how we got started in a livestock barn. That’s right. We started in a stable.  

See what happened when our entire Middle School closed for two days so our faculty could attend a conference together…