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

Assistant Director of Admissions

Reports to the Director of Admissions

The Assistant Director of Admissions assists the Director of Admissions with all activities related to recruiting new students and admitting them to the school.  Seventy-five percent of the Assistant Director of Admission’s time is spent interacting with candidates and their families and contacts at feeder schools.

Duties

1. Actively participates in programs bringing candidates to campus:
  • Coordinates, organizes, and facilitates Future Eagle Visits for 8th grade classes.
  • Assists the Admissions Coordinator with planning and staffing Eagle Experience shadow visits. 
  • Conducts family visits and conferences in coordination with the Director.
  • Maintains a commercial driver’s license in order to transport students as needed.
  • Actively participates in all Admissions related events, including but not limited to: High School Preview, Rooftop Rally, Open House, Parent Workshops, administering HSPT, New Eagle Welcome event, Registration and New Student Orientation. 
  • Manages Admissions events related to Athletics, Academics and Fine Arts.
2. Serves as a key liaison between Admissions and Athletics, Academics and Fine Arts and is responsible for:
  • Interacting regularly with coaching staff in all sports to gain the background necessary to represent St. Thomas’s athletic program and act as a liaison with athletic directors and coaches at feeder schools.
  • Interacting regularly with faculty in Academics and Fine Arts to gain the background necessary to represent St. Thomas’s academic and fine arts programs and act as a liaison with faculty at feeder schools.
  • Attends and/or coordinates visits of other St. Thomas coaches at important middle school athletic events and interacts with athletes, parents and coaches.
  • Attends and/or coordinates visits of other St. Thomas faculty at important middle school academic and fine arts events and interacts with students, parents and coaches.
3. Responds to all inquiries directed to the Asst. Director in a timely fashion and follows up visits on or off campus, when appropriate, with phone calls, emails or letters showing interest, support, and congratulations.

4. Maintains the Admissions data bases with relation to potential students he/she is directly working with using Admissions Pro Plus (APP) or other data tracking systems established within the department.

5. Participates in or manages Admissions marketing efforts as follows:
  • Oversees organization of the student ambassador program and coordinates communication, training, mentoring and responsibilities of Student Ambassadors in partnership with the club sponsor.
  • Assists in organizing and annual reevaluation of materials needed for recruiting.
  • Participates in marketing research and coordination of marketing design and collateral.
  • Provides data and information to keep Admissions website current.
6. Actively participates on Admissions Committee by reviewing data and sharing input on potential students.  Also assists in notification to students as well as feeder schools of acceptance or declines.

7.  Attends diocesan and other local School Recruitment meetings and events, including but not limited  to Houston Area Independent Schools (HAIS) and Houston Area Catholic High Schools group.

8.  Models exemplary Catholic behavior in all dealings with students, colleagues, and parents.

9.  Seeks out and participates in professional development.

10. Performs other duties as assigned by Director of Admissions or Principal.


Skills Required
  • Superior organizational, communication and interpersonal skills and a professional presence.
  • Ability to relate to intergenerational populations and be confident and creative in dealing with frequent and rapidly changing demands and situations. 
  • This position requires the ability to work independently with limited supervision and as part of a team.
  • Available for evening and weekend events.
  • A bachelor’s degree in communications, business, or related field is required, a master’s degree is preferred.
  • Three to five years of admissions and recruiting experience, with a strong tie to athletics, is required.
  • This is a 12-month, full-time position and the Assistant Director of Admissions must abide by the Staff (non-Faculty) handbook.

Varsity Offensive Football Coordinator
Varsity Defensive Football Coordinator

Applicants must possess a deep knowledge of the game.  Previous experience as a varsity/collegiate coordinator or play caller at the varsity/collegiate level is required. In addition, candidates who have experience or background in campus and project administration would be given first consideration.

Interested applicants should download, print, and fill out the Staff Application form. Email the completed application with cover letter, resume and references to Mike Netzel, Athletic Director, at mike.netzel@sths.org and Eve Grubb, VP Finance, at eve.grubb@sths.org. These positions have potential to be full-time teaching or administrative positions within the St. Thomas school community.


Facilities & 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


2016-2017 School Year


French Teacher

This position is for the 2016-17 school year and includes teaching all levels of French, including AP French IV. A candidate must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in the teaching area and teaching certification is preferred. Qualified candidates who endorse the mission of St. Thomas High School are encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Click here to download the Teacher Application and forward the completed form to Assistant Principal Christine Westman at Chris.Westman@sths.org


School Counselor


This counseling position is for the 2016-17 school year. Candidates with a Master’s Degree in Counseling and Guidance and at least three years’ experience in high school counseling and/or college admission are preferred. The candidate will have an ability to work comfortably with students in the areas of academic, college and career guidance, as well as with parents, faculty and college admissions officers. Strong public speaking and writing skills are essential. The candidate will demonstrate understanding of current issues and trends in college admission and show marked enthusiasm for working with high school students and their parents. The candidate must understand the role that Catholic education plays in carrying forth the mission of the Catholic Church. Qualified candidates who endorse the mission of St. Thomas High School are encouraged to apply. The school year begins July 29, 2016. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Click here to download the Teacher Application and forward the completed form to Assistant Principal Christine Westman at Chris.Westman@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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