Career Opportunities

Located in the heart of Houston, off the grassy banks of Buffalo Bayou, St. Thomas High School is the oldest Catholic boy's school in Texas. St. Thomas is a premier college preparatory high school with an outstanding work environment and is always looking for dedicated faculty, administrators and staff. In 2014, St. Thomas was selected as one of the Top Workplaces in Houston by the Houston Chronicle.

Resumes for any position are always welcome; they will be kept on file and should we feel that your qualifications meet the needs of a specific position, we will contact you. St. Thomas has excellent employee benefits, competitive salaries and educational opportunities as well as a truly congenial atmosphere.


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2015 - 2016 SCHOOL YEAR

Director of Admissions

Accountability – Immediately responsible to the Principal.

The Director of Admissions leads a three-member team in continuing St. Thomas’ record for acquiring an academically-capable, well-rounded and diverse student body.  He/she will provide leadership in the areas of marketing, engagement and retainage of future St. Thomas students.  The position requires superior communication, organization and interpersonal skills; supervisory experience; competency for analyzing recruitment-related data and has a unique ability to serve as an articulate spokesperson for the mission and values of the Basilian Fathers, St. Thomas High School and Catholic education.

Duties:

  • Develops an annual admissions and recruiting plan, complete with calendar of events and equitable distribution of assignments with the team.
  • Holds weekly team meetings to foster teamwork and cohesiveness.
  • Participates on Administrative Team and contributes to the success of School leadership.
  • Establishes strong relationships with Principals and other leaders with each inner city Catholic school as well as other public and private middle schools.  Coordinates gathering student rosters for direct mail/email programs.
  • Manages the School’s prospective student visit program both with individual families as well as with area middle schools.
  • In conjunction with the Dean of Students manages the school’s Ambassador Program.
  • Coordinates collegially with coaches, band/choir and faculty belonging to parishes to schedule attendance by STH faculty and staff at a variety of middle school academic, athletic and extra-curricular activities.
  • Attends and participates in Archdiocesan school recruitment programs.
  • Actively engages parents in sharing information regarding St. Thomas, its programs and curriculum.  Returns calls and emails promptly.
  • Meets individually and in small groups with prospective parents and families.
  • Provides St. Thomas Mothers’ Club with information for summer Mentor Mom parties.  Addresses mothers at Fall Tea and/or Mentor Mom’s meeting. 
  • Organizes and conducts grade school Principal’s breakfast or luncheon each year.
  • Administers the entrance/placement test at St. Thomas, as well as re-tests and late applicants.
  • Oversees student application process to ensure all files are completed by the required deadlines.
  • Coordinates the admissions review and acceptance process with the Principal and other committee members.  Makes recommendations for acceptance or rejection of student applicants in conjunction with the Admissions Committee.
  • Regularly reviews and recommends updates to the School’s admissions policies.
  • Coordinates all aspects of Open House with support from the Faculty & Staff, Administration, Business Office and Director of Operations.
  • Organizes Entrance Test day and participates in Registration Night.
  • Coordinates Freshmen and Transfer Student Orientation Program with Director of Student Activities.
  • Guides creation of fresh and unique communications materials including brochures, videos, giveaways, etc.
  • Maintains current information for Admissions on the School’s website and works with Director of Communications to keep information dynamic.
  • Develops and maintains an active social media presence directed at Admissions.
  • Tracks, analyzes and presents Admissions statistical data including number of students taking entrance exam at St. Thomas, number of applications received, number of students made offers and number of acceptance, by school, etc.
  • Participates on the Financial Aid Committee.
  • Staffs the Middle School Outreach Booth at Round Up.
  • Oversees the schedule and student assignments for Round Up ticket sales.
  • Actively participates in Summer School Program with special emphasis on the Middle School and incoming Freshman Program.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Faculties & Grounds Services Staff

Evening Shift: 3:00 pm to 11:30 pm

Performs general cleaning and maintenance of the school buildings and grounds. Duties include: stripping and waxing floors, painting, mowing and landscaping, and other similar duties. Please download and fill out the Staff Application Form. Once that is complete, please send it to Lisa Allen at lisa.allen@sths.org or

St. Thomas High School
Attn: Lisa Allen
4500 Memorial Drive
Houston, Texas 77007


Part-time Administrative Assistant

St. Thomas High School has an opening for a part-time Administrative Assistant. This position is year-round and would support Athletics, Campus Ministry and STH Summer Programs. Hours are 7:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday with 30 minutes for lunch. This is a non-exempt position and includes all workdays except published staff holidays. Hourly rate is commensurate with experience. Duties include general office support, invoice processing, record keeping, filing, data entry, copying, and support of the directors of the departments.

To apply, download and complete a Staff Application Form and email it with a resume to lisa.allen@sths.org.
 

HOW TO APPLY

Individual positions may have specific instructions on how to apply. If so, follow those directions. If you are applying for a teaching position, download a St. Thomas Teacher Application form. If you are applying for a staff position, download a St. Thomas Staff Application for employment. Both applications are in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. Mail your completed application along with your cover letter, resume, and salary history to the address below. No Phone calls accepted.

CONTACT

Career Opportunity
St. Thomas High School
4500 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77007
careers@sths.org

St. Thomas High School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all candidates for employment equally regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or handicap. Because of its status as a religious entity, the school may consider the candidate's religious affiliation in its employment decisions, consistent with State and Federal law.

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