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Visitation Academy is an independent Catholic school offering a coeducational Montessori program in Grades Toddler through Kindergarten and an all-girl environment in Grades 1 through 12.  Visitation Academy is the ministry of the Sisters of the Visitation, whose way of life expresses the spirituality of the founders of their Order, St. Francis de Sales and St. Jane de Chantal.  These saints encouraged all to “Live Jesus” with kindness, gentleness, humility, and thoughtful concern for others.

Visitation Academy is an independent Catholic school offering a coeducational Montessori program in Grades Toddler through Kindergarten and an all-girl environment in Grades 1 through 12. Visitation Academy is the ministry of the Sisters of the Visitation, whose way of life expresses the spirituality of the founders of their Order, St. Francis de Sales and St. Jane de Chantal. These saints encouraged all to “Live Jesus” with optimism, gentleness, humility, joy, and liberty of spirit. “Live Jesus” illustrates the essence of the Visitation charism.

Part-Time Assistant to the Dean of Mission Integration

Job Overview: The Part-Time Assistant to the Dean of Mission Integration is responsible for providing administrative and practical support, supporting event planning and project coordination, and managing expenses in accordance with the budget.
 
Supervisor: The Part-Time Assistant to the Dean of Mission Integration is hired by and reports directly to the Dean of Mission Integration. 
 
Requirements: Practicing Catholic, bachelor’s degree, with previous administrative experience. Previous ministry experience preferred. Hard-working, organized, tech savvy, and mission-focused individual.
 
Competencies:  Attention to detail and organizational skills. Experience in project management and event planning. Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel, Google Suite, and Adobe. Ability to work independently on projects. Proven proficiency in effectively managing complex tasks and prioritizing. Excellent oral communication skills and written communication skills, with a clear, concise writing style. Ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders. Ability to maintain highest standards of professional ethics and confidentiality. Position requires occasional nights and weekends.
 
Essential Functions:
 
1. Provides administrative and practical support for the activities of the Department.
  • Responsible for administrative tasks for all faith formation plans and programs for faculty, staff, administration, parents, past-parents, and alumnae, in line with the formation framework.
  • Maintains supplies in the Chapel, coordinates liturgical presiders, and responsible for overall maintenance of the Chapel, including coordinating repairs and cleaning with Facilities.
  • Serves as administrative support for the Local Visitation Salesian Network (VSN), the Visitation Heart and Mind Ministry (VHM), and the VHM Advisory Committee.
  • Provides general administrative support to the Dean of Mission Integration.
2. Supports event planning and project coordination for the Department.
  • Coordinates logistics for Masses and liturgies such as All School Masses and liturgies, Community Masses, and Mother-Daughter Masses and Retreats.
  • Coordinates logistics for pilgrimages to Visitation sites in St. Louis, Illinois, and France.
  • Facilitates implementation of VSN evaluation process.
3. Manages expenses of the Department in accordance with the budget.
  • Tracks spending of the Department and provides regular updates to the Director on budget spending.
  • Coordinates with Business Office for payment of invoices, check requests, etc.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and references to mission@visitationacademy.org

Substitute School Nurse

Visitation is seeking a substitute registered nurse from January 3 – February 10, 2023. This position could potentially be a shared position, so both full-time and part-time candidates are welcome to apply. Duties include properly caring for sick or injured students, ensuring student health records are complete and in compliance with state and local standards, organizing health-related events and activities, and acting as a resource for students, parents, teachers, and administration. Candidates must be able to support the Catholic mission of the school, hold a license to practice nursing in the state of Missouri, have experience in a school setting, and have strong written and communication skills. This position reports to the Head of School.
 
If interested, please email a cover letter, resume, references, and salary history by September 30, 2022, to deffer@visitationacademy.org.

Varsity Soccer - Head Coach

Visitation is seeking a varsity soccer head coach for the spring 2023 season. The head coach is responsible for leading a comprehensive soccer program for Grades 9-12 that provides a positive experience for student-athletes in alignment with the school's mission, values, and goals. In addition to creating a robust training and conditioning program for student-athletes, the head coach will plan and oversee practices and competitions, manage the coaching staff, and demonstrate success in a competitive sports environment. The head coach serves as a positive role model to the team by displaying Salesian values and respecting players, opponents, officials, and spectators at all times while striving for competitive excellence.
 
Candidates who apply must hold a bachelor's degree, have five years of previous soccer coaching experience in a competitive environment, and demonstrate a proven ability to work with students in a scholastic-athletic atmosphere.
 
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and references to VizUSMS.Office@visitationacademy.org.

 
 
 
 
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