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.

UPPER SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHER

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, has made Tampa Prep one of the best schools in Tampa for 40 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 full-time upper school science instructor for the 2020-2021 academic year who is able to teach honors chemistry, honors physics, and computer programming electives. Candidates should 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, physics, 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.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS

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. 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 40 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 OVERVIEW
This position reports to the Director of Admissions assisting with all aspects of the admissions and recruitment process. In addition, this individual is responsible for assisting with the internal department management of summer programs.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Conduct campus tours and interviews for prospective families being able to clearly articulate the mission and philosophy of the school.
  • Accurately, persuasively, and authentically communicate Tampa Prep’s value proposition through phone calls, emails, campus tours, admissions events and interviews in a responsive, professional manner.
  • Assist in meeting enrollment goals for assigned target recruitment area.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of the admissions office recruitment and marketing plan with the purpose of promoting Tampa Prep’s visibility and general recruitment efforts.
  • Assist with planning and implementing Admissions events.
  • Travel on behalf of Admissions for recruitment and other related events.
  • Assist in evaluating and executing admission decisions on applicant files.
  • Assist in developing and monitoring statistical reports to enhance recruitment strategies, yield management, forecasting and operational efficiency.
  • Oversee international student visits.
  • Assist with daily management of Summer Programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • A bachelor’s degree with a preferred minimum of 3 years admissions experience.
  • Have experience interviewing prospective students.
  • Previous supervisory experience managing professional and student staff.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in person and in writing and be able to speak publicly.
  • Should possess a creative spark, high energy, attention to detail and the ability to organize effectively.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and frequent deadlines.
  • Be familiar in the process of enrolling international students and interacting with SEVIS. 
  • Teaching or coaching experience.

INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS:
This is a 12-month, 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.

ASSISTANT ATHLETIC DIRECTOR/SPORTS INFORMATION

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 40 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
The Assistant Athletic Director/Sports Information is responsible for all marketing and communications for Tampa Prep’s Athletic Department. The Assistant Athletic Director, Sports Information reports directly to the Athletic Director and works closely with all members of the Athletic Department, coaches, and students.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design, write, and oversee the production of printed promotional materials.
  • Responsible for data entry for all athletic teams (HomeCampus, MaxPreps, school website).
  • Responsible for the data entry into all athletic calendars (HomeCampus, school website).
  • Write and edit promotional materials including press releases, newsletters, programs, and brochures.
  • Oversee and update social media accounts.
  • Respond to requests for information from media personnel and the public; distribute promotional materials, including flyers, brochures, and press kits
  • Plan, coordinate, and manage special events including press conferences, press luncheons, and athletic banquets
  • Organize and supervise photo sessions for all sports.
  • Potential coaching opportunities.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Ability to use independent judgment and to gather, manage and impart information to the media and various other internal and external audiences.
  • Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
  • Ability to coordinate and organize meetings and/or special events.
  • Employee development and performance management skills.
  • Media relations skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related area.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe.

INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS
This is a 10-month, full-time, benefit eligible position. For consideration, please forward cover letter and resume to Kimberly Baggett, Director of Human Resources at employment@tampaprep.org.

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER

We currently do not have any positions available for substitute teachers. If you wish to submit a cover letter and resume we will keep it on file should our needs change. Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree and be available to work at short notice. Please send a cover letter and resume to Betsy Zollinger at bzollinger@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

Tammy Honegger
Director of Summer Programs
thonegger@tampaprep.org
813-251-8481, ext 4009

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…

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.