Jobs at Sem

Upper School French Teacher position

Wyoming Seminary seeks a dynamic French Teacher for the 2019/20 school year. Wyoming Seminary, or “Sem” as it is affectionately known, is situated in the beautiful Wyoming Valley of northeast Pennsylvania, famously dubbed the “valley with a heart.” In close proximity to the Poconos, the area contains many opportunities for outdoor pursuits with its picturesque mountains and lakes. Sem is also only two hours from New York City and Philadelphia.

Known as a school that encourages faculty and students to develop individuality and strength of character, there are abundant opportunities for student participation in a wide variety of well-developed athletic, artistic, and extra-curricular activities. Wyoming Seminary has always been a caring, diverse school that enrolls students from around northeast Pennsylvania, the United States and the world. With 175 years of successful educational service and a tradition of academic excellence, Wyoming Seminary enjoys a strong place in the independent school world.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Full-time Teaching:  Teach 5 high school courses that range from French I through AP French. 
  • Extra-Curricular:  Outside of the classroom, all faculty supervise two co- or extra-curricular programs. This could include coaching sports, running clubs, running study hall sessions, etc. It also includes 3 weekends a year supporting the residential life program.
  • Advising:  Faculty are generally expected to serve as mentor to student advisees throughout the students’ time at Wyoming Seminary. The advisor is also the main liaison between an advisee’s parents and Sem. 
  • Residential Life:  Faculty living in campus housing play a critical role in cultivating Wyoming Seminary’s community-centered student dorm life.  Dorm faculty share evening and weekend dorm duty and also regularly mentor, support and guide students living in their dorm.

The ideal candidate:

  • Has an undergraduate or Master’s degree in the content area they are teaching
  • Has 2+ years of teaching experience or a degree in secondary teaching
  • Is committed to their ongoing growth and development as a professional
  • Is invested in positively and actively contributing to the school’s growth and development

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and list of professional references to employment@wyomingseminary.org.   

Accounts Receivable Manager

Wyoming Seminary seeks a full-time accounts receivable manager in the business office to manage student accounts.

Job responsibilities include:

• Process enrollment deposits and student information for returning and new students from information provided by the Admissions Office to create a student roster for the billing system.
• Prepare and mail initial tuition bills and work with parents on setting up approved payment plans.
• Prepare monthly tuition statements, which include incidental charges for class trips, supplies, tickets, clothing, etc. Work with departments to make sure charges are submitted on a timely basis.
• Prepare daily deposits and post payments for tuition and other charges in student billing system.
• Consult with parents regarding tuition and incidental charges, installment plan questions and any other issues that come up.
• Monitor student account balances and advise CFO regularly on problem accounts, make collection phone calls and make special payment arrangements with families who require special consideration.
• Work with Accountant on invoicing and tracking other receivables for campus wide events, including athletic events, Summer Programs and Alumni/Development Office transmittals.

The ideal candidate holds the following qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Accounting
• Minimum of three – five years working in a professional office setting
• Proficiency in MS Office programs, primarily Excel
• Must be motivated and willing to take on process improvement challenges
• Experience in higher education setting a plus

Wyoming Seminary, or “Sem” as it is affectionately known, is situated in the beautiful Wyoming Valley of northeast Pennsylvania, famously dubbed, the “valley with a heart.” In close proximity to the Poconos, the area contains many opportunities for outdoor pursuits with its picturesque mountains and lakes. Sem is also only two hours from New York City and Philadelphia.

Known as a school that encourages faculty and students to develop individuality and strength of character, there are abundant opportunities for student participation in a wide variety of well-developed athletic, artistic, and extra-curricular activities. Wyoming Seminary has always been a caring, diverse school that enrolls students from around northeast Pennsylvania, the United States and the world. With 175 years of successful educational service and a tradition of academic excellence, Wyoming Seminary enjoys a strong place in the independent school world.

To apply for the position, please send your cover letter and resume to Julie Calabro, Chief Financial Officer, Wyoming Seminary, 201 North Sprague Avenue, Kingston, PA 18704-3593 or jcalabro@wyomingseminary.org.

Wyoming Seminary does not discriminate on the basis of color, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, or athletic or other school-administered programs.

 

Summer Opportunities

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Middle-school lacrosse coaches

Wyoming Seminary Lower School is seeking coaches for the girls and boys fifth/sixth-grade lacrosse teams, and the girls and boys seventh/eighth-grade lacrosse teams. To apply for these positions, or for more information, contact Lower School Director of Athletics Paul Burg at pburg@wyomingseminary.org or call 570-718-6620. EOE

As a college preparatory school, Wyoming Seminary, located in the picturesque area of northeast Pennsylvania, seeks to create active learners, responsible citizens, community leaders, and ethical individuals ready to take their place in the global community of the 21st century. True to our traditions and our values, Wyoming Seminary is committed to supporting promising students from varied backgrounds. The student body of 818 consists of 486 students in grades nine through 12, including 13 postgraduates. The Upper School population features a broad diversity of ethnic, religious, cultural and economic backgrounds, and the 174 boarding students from 18 states and 35 countries provides an opportunity for the school to create a vibrant international community. The Lower School campus in Forty Fort enrolls 332 students in grades toddler through eighth grade.