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Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is an independent coeducational day school located in the historic bayside neighborhood of Coconut Grove within the City of Miami. Guided by the words of founder Paul C. Ransom, Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who “believe that they are put into this world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it.” Total enrollment is 1,106 students in grades 6-12.

At Ransom Everglades, you will find a diverse, inclusive and welcoming community whether you arrive to our school as a student, teacher, staff member or administrator. We take pride in our long tradition of honor and excellence, and share a deep commitment to service and community building. All who labor on our campuses play an invaluable role in shaping the next generation of leaders at Ransom Everglades.

How to Apply

Candidates interested in applying for a currently open position should complete this application and submit it with a cover letter and a current resume.

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  • PORTRAIT OF A RANSOM EVERGLADES FACULTY MEMBER

    A Ransom Everglades faculty member inspires wonder and curiosity while engaging students in deep – rather than strategic or surface – learning. A Ransom Everglades faculty member enables students by guiding them to make choices about their own learning and by helping students define problems, pose their own important and beautiful questions, and propose their own solutions. A Ransom Everglades faculty member thinks globally and empathetically and is a mentor while setting clear, high, but attainable, expectations. A Ransom Everglades faculty member takes risks and encourages risk taking, and provides feedback focused on helping students understand where they are and where they should be going. A Ransom Everglades faculty member empowers students as producers and owners of their own learning and is available to students (physically on campus as well as empathically). A Ransom Everglades faculty member wants students to succeed and be happy. A Ransom Everglades faculty member models lifelong learning while contributing to the life of the school and the lives of the students – academic and otherwise. A Ransom Everglades faculty member is invested in the wellbeing of students, colleagues and the school itself.

Staff | Administration

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  • Director of College Counseling

    Start Date:   July, 2020
    Job Type:     Administration
    Location:     Upper School - 3575 Main Highway, Coconut Grove, FL 33133
    To Apply:     Please email your resume, cover letter and application or inquiries to: careers@ransomeverglades.org Please reference the position in the subject line of your email.

    Description
    Ransom Everglades School, a private institution with a public purpose, located in Coconut Grove, Florida, seeks a Director of College Counseling to begin July of 2020. 

    Responsibilities include leading the college counseling team. Overseeing consultations on selective admissions and financial aid. Developing productive relationships with students and their families. Cultivating relationships with college offices and representatives. And collaborating with academic departments.

    The ideal candidate will have proven expertise in counseling, planning, management, staff development, and data-based decision-making. Demonstrated ability in written and interpersonal communications is required, as is a high degree of empathy, insight, and a proactive approach to meeting challenges.

    The Director of College Counseling is a member of the leadership team and reports to the Head of School.

    Ransom Everglades School
    RE provides rigorous college preparation that fosters a sense of identity, integrity, and personal responsibility. Students are highly motivated and accomplished. Every year, graduates include large numbers of National Merit Finalists, National Achievement Scholars, and National AP Scholars. Almost all students volunteer their time and resources for community service.


  • Advancement Positions – Major Gifts & Alumni Giving Program

    Start Date:  Positions are available now
    Job Type:    Administration
    Location:    The Advancement Office is located off-campus in Coral Gables at present; it will be relocating to the RE upper school campus. 3575 Main Highway, Coconut Grove, FL 33133
    To Apply:     Please email your resume and application or inquiries to: jrosenfeld@ransomeverglades.org Please reference the position in the subject line of your email.

    Description:
    Ransom Everglades School, a Grades 6-12 independent school in Coconut Grove, Florida, serving 1,100 children, is seeking Advancement professionals to join its team as the school enters the public phase of REinventing Excellence, a $75 million comprehensive campaign. An exciting initiative to rebuild and expand the Upper School campus, the campaign will add new teaching facilities, a dining structure, administrative building and green space as well as increase endowments to support scholarships, faculty and programmatic innovations.

    These positions call for frontline fundraisers versed in annual giving and/or major gifts, ideally in an educational setting. Three-to-five years of pertinent experience working with donors and volunteers on a one-to-one basis is critical to success in these roles. Position responsibilities to include (but not exclusive to):
    • Work with Annual Giving and Alumni Relations, with a focus on young alumni giving, supportand capacity building of class agents, reunion giving, and reunion/alumni events.
    • Major gift fundraising, to develop parent and alumni annual and capital giving in the contextof the capital campaign. Planned giving experience desirable, but not required.

    Qualifications:
    • Sound knowledge of the full spectrum of development practices, principles and activities,including gift policies, solicitations, stewardship, donor recognition, working with high-levelvolunteers, and the ability to apply this knowledge creatively to fundraising projects.
    • Demonstrated skills in meeting predetermined goals and objectives through effectiveprogram/project planning, organization, evaluation and execution.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with faculty, administrators, students, volunteers, donors and prospects.
    • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills and polished presentation skills.
    • Ability to develop and cultivate very strong relationships with individuals.
    • Ability to work independently as well as part of a collaborative team.
    • Knowledge of Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge or other donor software/CRM system.
    • Strong work ethic and demonstrated passion for the mission of Ransom Everglades School.
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

High School Faculty

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  • English Teacher

    Ransom Everglades School seeks applications for a full time, upper school teaching position in the Humanities Department starting in August 2020. The faculty member will teach English courses, contribute to departmental and faculty discussions, serve as an advisor, and participate in student activities or coaching, or otherwise be engaged in the life of the school. The upper school English curriculum begins with three survey courses in world literature, American literature, and British literature; seniors select from range of elective courses in English. Throughout the English curriculum, students engage in a variety of genres of literature representing a diversity of voices and perspectives, and develop their own voices in different formats of communication, especially writing. Course assignments for faculty members depend on educational background and experience. Candidates with particularly strong backgrounds in literature, and those with experience in digital humanities, are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates should be prepared to contribute to the Department’s ongoing discussions about diversity, equity, and inclusion in the curriculum, the place of digital modes of textual analysis and communication, interdisciplinary learning and research, and be comfortable with the school’s emphasis on an inquiry-based, student-centered pedagogy. Applicants must have a Master’s degree in English or a related field; prior independent school teaching experience is preferred.

    Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is an independent coeducational day school located in the historic bayside neighborhood of Coconut Grove within the City of Miami. Guided by the words of founder Paul C. Ransom, Ransom Everglades School seeks to produce graduates who “believe that they are put into this world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it.” Total enrollment is nearly 1100 students in grades 6-12. Ransom Everglades serves a talented and diverse student body that reflects Miami’s status as an international hub of business and culture. Roughly half of the students come from multicultural backgrounds, and almost thirty different languages are spoken in the homes of our families.

    The mission of Ransom Everglades School is to provide an educational environment in which the pursuit of honor, academic excellence, and intellectual growth is complemented by concern for the physical, cultural, and character development of each student. The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student’s sense of identity, community, personal integrity, and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and contribute to society.

    Candidates should email a completed application, a cover letter, a CV and unofficial transcript to careers@ransomeverglades.org. Finalists will be invited to campus for an in person interview and teaching demonstration, and will be asked to submit transcripts and at least three references and/or letters of recommendation. For more information about Ransom Everglades School, explore our school website. Print version

Middle School Faculty

Athletics

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  • Assistant Athletic Trainer

    Ransom Everglades School is seeking applications for a part-time Assistant Athletic Trainer, beginning immediately. The Assistant Athletic Trainer will assist the Head Athletic Trainer in coordinating all aspects of the Ransom Everglades athletic training program. This includes overseeing injury prevention, evaluation, management, and treatment of athletic injuries for all Ransom Everglades sports teams. The Assistant Athletic Trainer will help ensure compliance with appropriate local, state and federal laws, guidelines and NATA best practices. Candidates who can contribute to the distinctiveness of the Ransom Everglades community are especially encouraged to apply.

    The successful candidate will: be NATA Board Certified; possess current licensure to perform the duties of a certified ATC in the state of Florida; hold or be willing to obtain certification to teach CPR, AED & First Aid classes; independent school experience is preferred; hold a Bachelor’s degree in a related field, Master’s degree is strongly preferred.
     
    Start Date:   2019-20 Academic Year
    Job Type:     Staff, part time (10 mos) 15-20 hours per week
    Location:     Ransom Campus (upper school)
    3575 Main Highway, Coconut Grove, FL 33133

    To Apply:
    Interested candidates should email application materials to careers@ransomeverglades.org including a cover letter addressing their interest in and qualifications for the position, their resume, and names and contact information for three professional references. Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. Please reference the position in the subject line of your email.

    Description:
    Ransom Everglades School is seeking applications for a part time Assistant Athletic Trainer, beginning immediately. The Assistant Athletic Trainer will assist the Head Athletic Trainer in coordinating all aspects of the Ransom Everglades athletic training program. This includes overseeing injury prevention, evaluation, management, and treatment of athletic injuries for all Ransom Everglades sports teams. The Assistant Athletic Trainer will help ensure compliance with appropriate local, state and federal laws, guidelines and NATA best practices. Candidates who can contribute to the distinctiveness of the Ransom Everglades community are especially encouraged to apply.

    Ransom Everglades School is an independent, co-educational college-preparatory day school that serves approximately 1100 students on two campuses. The Middle School includes grades 6-8. The Upper School includes grades 9-12. Guided by the words of Paul C. Ransom, Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it."

    The mission of Ransom Everglades School is to provide an educational environment in which the pursuit of honor, academic excellence, and intellectual growth is complemented by concern for the physical, cultural, and character development of each student. The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student’s sense of identity, community, personal integrity, and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and contribute to society.

    Requirements:
    1. Applicants must have at least a Bachelor’s degree; a Master’s degree is preferred
    2. Strong communication skills
    3. Passion for working with students; ability to work with a variety of people
    4. Flexibility of time necessary to make commitment to varying time needs of the position
    5. Satisfactory background check, to include criminal background and driving record check
    6. Up to date or willing to obtain CPR, First Aid, AED instructor certification
    7. NATA Board Certified
    8. possess current licensure to perform the duties of a certified ATC in the state of Florida
    9. Physical Requirements include the ability to:
      • respond to emergencies,
      • respond quickly to sounds,
      • move safely over wet, uneven terrain or in confined spaces,
      • see and respond to dangerous situations.
    An equal opportunity employer, Ransom Everglades is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in education. All employees are expected to support Ransom Everglades’ commitment to function as a diverse, caring, inclusive community.

  • Assistant Baseball Coach

    Post Date: September 23, 2019
    Application Deadline: January 15, 2020
    County: Miami-Dade County
    School Name: Ransom Everglades School
    Contact: Corey Goff, Athletic Director
    Phone: 305 460 8837

    Ransom Everglades School is seeking applications for an Assistant Baseball Coach. Compensation for this part-time position will compare favorably to similar opportunities in South Florida.

    Interested candidates should email application materials, including a cover letter addressing their interest in and qualifications for the position, their resume, and names and contact information for three professional references. Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position has been filled.

    Email all application materials to careers@ransomeverglades.org
    and please reference the position in the subject line of your email.

    An equal opportunity employer, Ransom Everglades is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally under-represented in education. All employees are expected to support Ransom Everglades’ commitment to function as a diverse, caring, inclusive community.

  • Assistant Boys Lacrosse Coach

    Post Date: September 23, 2019
    Application Deadline: January 15, 2020
    County: Miami-Dade County
    School Name: Ransom Everglades School
    Contact: Corey Goff, Athletic Director
    Phone: 305 460 8837

    Ransom Everglades School is seeking applications for an Assistant Boys Lacrosse Coach. Compensation for this part-time position will compare favorably to similar opportunities in South Florida.

    Interested candidates should email application materials, including a cover letter addressing their interest in and qualifications for the position, their resume, and names and contact information for three professional references. Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position has been filled.

    Email all application materials to careers@ransomeverglades.org
    and please reference the position in the subject line of your email.

    An equal opportunity employer, Ransom Everglades is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally under-represented in education. All employees are expected to support Ransom Everglades’ commitment to function as a diverse, caring, inclusive community.

  • Assistant Girls Lacrosse Coach

    Post Date: September 23, 2019
    Application Deadline: January 15, 2020
    County: Miami-Dade County
    School Name: Ransom Everglades School
    Contact: Corey Goff, Athletic Director
    Phone: 305 460 8837

    Ransom Everglades School is seeking applications for an Assistant Girls Lacrosse Coach. Compensation for this part-time position will compare favorably to similar opportunities in South Florida.

    Interested candidates should email application materials, including a cover letter addressing their interest in and qualifications for the position, their resume, and names and contact information for three professional references. Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position has been filled.

    Email all application materials to careers@ransomeverglades.org
    and please reference the position in the subject line of your email.

    An equal opportunity employer, Ransom Everglades is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally under-represented in education. All employees are expected to support Ransom Everglades’ commitment to function as a diverse, caring, inclusive community.

  • Assistant Softball Coach

    Post Date: September 23, 2019
    Application Deadline: January 15, 2020
    County: Miami-Dade County
    School Name: Ransom Everglades School
    Contact: Corey Goff, Athletic Director
    Phone: 305 460 8837

    Ransom Everglades School is seeking applications for an Assistant Softball Coach. Compensation for this part-time position will compare favorably to similar opportunities in South Florida.

    Interested candidates should email application materials, including a cover letter addressing their interest in and qualifications for the position, their resume, and names and contact information for three professional references. Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position has been filled.

    Email all application materials to careers@ransomeverglades.org
    and please reference the position in the subject line of your email.

    An equal opportunity employer, Ransom Everglades is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally under-represented in education. All employees are expected to support Ransom Everglades’ commitment to function as a diverse, caring, inclusive community.

  • Middle School Wrestling Coach

    Post Date: September 23, 2019
    Application Deadline: January 15, 2020
    County: Miami-Dade County
    School Name: Ransom Everglades School
    Contact: Corey Goff, Athletic Director
    Phone: 305 460 8837

    Ransom Everglades School is seeking applications for a Middle School Wrestling Coach. Compensation for this part-time position will compare favorably to similar opportunities in South Florida.

    Interested candidates should email application materials, including a cover letter addressing their interest in and qualifications for the position, their resume, and names and contact information for three professional references. Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position has been filled.

    Email all application materials to careers@ransomeverglades.org
    and please reference the position in the subject line of your email.

    An equal opportunity employer, Ransom Everglades is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally under-represented in education. All employees are expected to support Ransom Everglades’ commitment to function as a diverse, caring, inclusive community.

Benefits of Employment at Ransom Everglades School

Health & Wellness

  • Medical Insurance
  • Teladoc Telemedicine
  • Dental and Orthodontia Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Wellness Program

Work Life Balance

  • Paid Vacation for Applicable Positions
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Paid Personal Days for Applicable Positions


Financial Security

  • 403(b) with Matching Component
  • Company-Sponsored Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Salary Continuation for Leaves of Absence
  • Medical Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

Additional Benefits

  • Continuing Education
  • Tuition Remission
  • Discounted Summer Camp
  • Breakfast and Lunch
  • Travel Assistance Program
  • Computer Loans
 

Non-Discrimination Clause

Ransom Everglades School (RE) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, RE complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which RE has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. RE expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of RE employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Middle School2045 South Bayshore DriveTel: 305-250-6850
Upper School3575 Main HighwayTel: 305-460-8800
Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it." The mission of Ransom Everglades School is to provide an educational environment in which the pursuit of honor, academic excellence and intellectual growth is complemented by concern for the physical, cultural and character development of each student. The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and to contribute to society.