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.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS

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 areas.
  • 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.

9TH AND 10TH GRADE COLLEGE COORDINATOR AND CAREER RESOURCE COUNSELOR

POSITION SUMMARY
This person will function as the fourth member of the college counseling team. They report to the Director of College Counseling and act as the 9th and 10th grade college coordinator and deliver college related information to both those classes.  This position will also be responsible for the career-related aspects of the college counseling office, managing communications and social media, and managing student data and records as we transition to a new SIS.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage all career-focused resources.
  • Coordinate with the Development Office to organize career-related events and student connection programs.
  • Administer the Career Profile to all students.
  • Maintain all statistical data relative to the college counseling including entering data into Florida Bright Futures for seniors.
  • Maintain student data in Scoir including transcripts and test scores and (NCAA). 
  • Organize and transmit current and past student records to other institutions as needed. 
  • Manage alumni records, education verification and send transcripts as needed.
  • Assist with planning, logistics, and execution of College Counseling student/parent programs. 
  • Act as a resource to students for the College Counseling office. 
  • Manage and update the college visitor welcome TV.
  • Communicate with the Tampa Prep Marketing Office any website updates, news for parents, the visiting colleges list (Scoir).
  • Act as the Freshmen/Middle School College Counselor.
  • Give presentations to 9th grade students about transcripts, community service, and extracurriculars.
  • Meet with each 9th grade student individually to discuss course selection and develop a four year plan.
  • Work with 9th grade advisors to deliver grade level college counseling information.
  • Represent the college counseling office at 8th and 9th grade parent programs.
  • Introduce Scoir to freshmen students and their families.
  • Maintain 9th grade portal pages on behalf of college counseling.
  • All other duties and tasks that may be delegated by the Director of College Counseling.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND 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: preferably a college counseling or admission office.
  • Superior communications skills, including writing and presentation skills.
  • Ability to handle student data and college admission information 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 also 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. 
  • Ability to quickly master online application and student management systems, online tools that we utilize such as Scoir.
  •  Superior time management skills and the ability to meet stringent deadlines in a busy school environment is key. 

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.

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.

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 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.