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Employment Opportunities

Welcome to the Bishop McNamara High School Online Employment Opportunities and Application Process. If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the Employment Office at Employment@bmhs.org.

Bishop McNamara High School accepts applications year round. If you do not see your position of interest listed but want to apply for general consideration, please  complete an Application for Employment

Bishop McNamara High School does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, religion, disability, or socioeconomic status. 

The School Mission

Bishop McNamara High School, a college preparatory school in the Holy Cross tradition, exists to educate and to form young men and women in and through the Catholic faith. The school challenges its students to think with Christ: a thought animated by the gospel, manifested in service, and informed by academic excellence.

To Apply

For all positions, complete an online Application for Employment

Assistant Admissions Director

JOB SUMMARY:

The Assistant Admissions Director will help oversee the admissions of new students to the school, including systematic and efficient handling of applicants, communication with candidates and their parents, interviews with candidates, and communicating final decisions to appropriate individuals. This position reports to the Director(s) of Admissions. This individual assumes responsibilities as designated by the Director(s) of Admissions, works as a member of the Admissions Team, and provides leadership to the School, particularly through the recruitment and interviewing of candidates for admission. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Articulates the vision and mission of BMHS among candidates for admission

  • Speaks publicly to individuals and groups on and off campus

  • Plans strategies to attract candidates for admission to the School

  • Performs data entry into admissions database, including entry of new student intakes, tracking of application documents, enrollment documents, etc.

  • Assists in the preparation of candidate lists who qualify for interviews, admission tests, and other admissions processes

  • Interviews students and candidates applying for admission to the School

  • Becomes familiar with schools in the Archdiocese of Washington and visits Catholic elementary schools to speak to 7th and 8th grade students

  • Learns basic information about BMHS and answers to frequently asked questions to better serve prospective families making inquiries

  • Assists in the review of individual candidates for admission

  • Assists in the routine activities of the Admissions Office and prepares reports of individual performance for periodical evaluation.

  • Attends community and recruiting events in the metropolitan area that includes weeknights and weekends.

  • Assists in the administration of assessments, including the high school placement test (HSPT)

  • Assists with social media and school marketing

  • Provides outstanding customer service to prospective and current school families, in person, on the telephone, and via digital communication

  • Leads campus tours for prospective students and families

  • Updates printed and web-based materials

  • Assists with enrollment management

  • Attends co-curricular School events associated with the Admissions Office

  • Remains visible during the school day

  • Other duties as assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelors Degree

  • Successful experience in secondary school admissions, marketing, or public relations

  • Has demonstrated the capacity to be open to new ideas, implement policies effectively, and establish and facilitate programs related to admissions

  • Has demonstrated the capacity to communicate with various stakeholders in a school community

CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR LICENSES:

  • None

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Must have the ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; exhibit manual dexterity to enter data into a computer; to see and read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids; hear and understand speech at normal classroom levels, outdoors, and on the telephone; speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly in normal classrooms, outdoors, and on the telephone; physical agility to lift up to 25 pounds; to bend, stoop, climb stairs, and reach overhead.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Duties are normally performed in a school/classroom environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

LOCATION/TRAVEL:

While Bishop McNamara High School is located in Forestville, MD, you may live anywhere in the surrounding region and be willing to make any commute to the school.

DISABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Bishop McNamara High School will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Bishop McNamara High School is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

To Apply

Complete an Application for Employment

Human Resources Intern

JOB SUMMARY:

The HR intern provides a variety of clerical, coordination, and administrative activities in support of the Human Resources department, including the areas of onboarding, file maintenance, performance management, and recruitment. This position continually looks for opportunities to take initiative and improve the HR department.The HR Intern must be pursuing a Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Human Resources Management or Business Management at a four-year accredited university.
This is an unpaid internship, but we will provide you with opportunities to grow professionally and gain valuable industry experience. College Credit/Internship Credit available. Please send resume to hr@bmhs.org

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • The intern will be able to become familiar with the day-to-day operations of a full service HR department.

  • The intern will be able to read and interpret HR policies and become familiar with how to write a policy or procedure.

  • The intern will be able to identify appropriate websites and advertise positions based on the job description and needs of the department/program.

  • The intern will be able to devise and post vacancy announcements for various positions.

  • The intern will be able to learn and use two or more Human Resources Information Systems.

  • The intern will be to learn how to properly complete a reference check for a potential hire

  • The intern will be able to plan and implement at least one staff morale event.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Must have the ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; exhibit manual dexterity to enter data into a computer; to see and read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids; hear and understand speech at normal classroom levels, outdoors, and on the telephone; speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly in normal classrooms, outdoors, and on the telephone; physical agility to lift up to 25 pounds; to bend, stoop, climb stairs, and reach overhead.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Duties are normally performed in a school/classroom environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

LOCATION/TRAVEL:

While Bishop McNamara High School is located in Forestville, MD, you may live anywhere in the surrounding region and be willing to make any commute to the school.

DISABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Bishop McNamara High School will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Bishop McNamara High School is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

To Apply

Complete an Application for Employment

Science Teacher (Chemistry, Robotics)

About the Science Department

We develop young people whose scientific knowledge, understanding, and skills empower them to solve the world’s most pressing problems. We aim for our students to understand the role science plays in their lives, and accept their responsibility to act in ways that preserve and improve our global environment. Our courses teach students to design and conduct experiments that investigate scientific questions, analyze data both graphically and statistically, and communicate persuasively. Students who successfully complete our course requirements will have met the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) with an emphasis on the physical and life sciences. 

Science Teacher (Chemistry, Robotics)

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in science or science education
  • Experience teaching in a high school, with demonstrated expertise in differentiated instruction 
  • Commitment to development of the whole student, including well-being and character, in alignment with the Holy Cross tradition of education 
  • Experience using technology to extend and enhance learning, preferably with G Suite for Education (Google Apps) in a 1:1 BYOD environment

To Apply

Complete an Application for Employment

Bishop McNamara High School
6800 Marlboro Pike, Forestville, MD 20747
Phone: 301.735.8401
Fax: 301.735.0934

 

 
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