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Cristo Rey Columbus High School Open Positions

Cristo Rey Columbus High School is part of the national Cristo Rey Network. Cristo Rey Columbus High School (“CRC”) is a Catholic, college-preparatory high school with a Professional Work-Study Program empowering students of all faiths, in need of an affordable, high-quality education, to excel in college, in career, and in character. It is co-educational and serves students of diverse backgrounds. We help our students grow intellectually, academically, spiritually, socially, and morally. Our Professional Work-Study Program (PWSP) is an integral part of our strategy. Through PWSP, our students work five days a month in a professional setting such as law firms, hospitals, banks, insurance companies, nonprofits, and government entities. Through this work, they cover almost half the cost of their education, and they obtain tremendous experience and education being mentored by professionals in our community. It is our aspiration that all of our students graduate from high school and college and become future leaders in the public and private sector, in corporations, service organizations, their own faith institutions, and the community at large.

Background Checks: All paid Cristo Rey staff must have on file both BCI and FBI background checks and must attend “Protecting God’s Children.”

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College & Alumni Support Counselor (Full-time)

College & Alumni Support Counselor 
Full-time

The College & Alumni Support Counselor plays an essential role in ensuring all Cristo Rey Columbus High School students are on track to enroll in college and complete their degree. The position requires an extraordinary commitment to serving diverse students of limited economic means – most of whom will be the first in their family to pursue a degree – through the implementation of a comprehensive, alumni advising program. The position requires extensive experience with college admissions, matriculation, and financial aid processes, a strong sense of low-­income students’ and family needs in preparing for college, and the ability to manage key relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders and travel to college campuses. In addition, candidates should be prepared to work closely with Salesforce and integrate it into the workflow of their caseload management.
Primary Responsibilities
  • Serve as principal advisor and thought leader on best practices in college matriculation, persistence, and completion (75%)
  • Guide and assist a small caseload of high school seniors (10-15) through the entire college and financial aid application process through an intrusive counseling approach (25%)
  • Set vision for alumni programming, including:
    • Conducting college campus visits according to school budgets and strategic prioritization of alumni caseload
    • Assisting students through college matriculation, course sequencing, financial aid, and transfer processes as needed
    • Planning and leading workshops for alumni and key stakeholders (parents, administrators, etc.) on topics related to college matriculation and persistence processes
    • Identifying and working with struggling students to assess their needs and recommend individualized resources and solutions
    • Ensuring students take advantage of special opportunities made available to low-­income college enrollees (e.g. emergency funding, travel grants, etc.)
    • Communicating with alumni via telephone, text, email, videoconference, and social media platforms, leveraging Salesforce to maximize efficiency of tracking information
    • Creating and sharing resources for students that promote college success, career readiness, and job placement
    • Coordinating multiple events per year for alumni to build community and access programming
    • In light of Cristo Rey Network alumni data that affirms our students are more likely to earn their degree upon initial enrollment in a four-year program, working closely with four-year college enrollees to ensure degree completion and with students enrolled in two-year colleges to support a successful transition into a four-year program
  • Develop collaborative partnerships with colleges alumni attend, creating capacity to link students to college/university resources that support their successful enrollment and retention
  • Build and celebrate a school‐wide college‐going culture (e.g. publicly posting college acceptances, on‐site admissions days, planning and leading senior acceptance assemblies, and other school‐wide traditions)
  • Collaborate closely with the College Counseling team to support seniors in making their college selection, learn about the alumni program prior to graduation, and identify key trends in enrollment and completion data
  • Develop college enrollment, persistence, and completion reports to track and communicate latest trends and progress to developed school goals
  • Build and celebrate a school­‐wide college­‐going culture for 9th-12th grades  (e.g. publicly posting college graduations, hosting alumni panels, connecting prospective applicants to alumni in college, and promoting Cristo Rey Alumni Association, etc.) 

Additional Responsibilities

  • Represent school at local, state and national college admissions conferences, fairs, and/or tours to help strengthen regional partnerships and college persistence expertise
  • Participate in professional development opportunities offered by local college access organizations (i.e. Association of College Admissions Counselors) and Cristo Rey national office
  • Connect with other alumni advising programs at Cristo Rey Network schools
  • Must be able to travel, as needed

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Masters preferred
  • At least 3 years of experience in college or high school advising with economically disadvantaged, racially diverse students and their families
  • Strong understanding of the academic, financial, and social barriers to college access persistence for underrepresented, first‐generation students
  • Highly collaborative, autonomous, and dynamic leader with the ability to manage a large number of professional relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • Relentless focus on results, high level of accountability, self-starter, and willingness to do “whatever it takes,” including flexibility around scheduling, travel, and ability to work some evening hours and or travel to assigned colleges
  • Knowledge of social media platforms, event planning, and database management a plus
  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission of the Cristo Rey Network and model
  • Ability to thrive in a fast­‐paced, entrepreneurial school environment
  • A belief that all students can succeed in college and careers

If interested in applying please submit a resume and cover letter to Ashley Grasinger at agrasinger@crchsworks.org.

Enrollment Coordinator (Part-time)

Enrollment Coordinator
Part-time

WHO WE ARE

Cristo Rey Columbus High School is located in Columbus, Ohio and is part of the national Cristo Rey Network. We are a Catholic, college-preparatory high school with a Professional Work-Study Program empowering students of all faiths, in need of an affordable, high-quality education, to excel in college, in career, and in character. We strive to help our students grow intellectually, academically, spiritually, socially, and morally. Our aspiration is that all our students graduate from high school and college and become the future leaders in the community at large.

    WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

    We are seeking a part time Enrollment Coordinator who is passionate about the Cristo Rey mission. The Enrollment Coordinator’s primary responsibility will be to oversee the EdChoice Scholarship process from distributing/collecting applications and all required supporting documentation through check disbursements. This entails initial communications and follow up with our students and families, management of all EdChoice paperwork and files, and data entry/uploading of all required EdChoice documents through the Ohio Department of Education’s secure portal.

    When not focused on EdChoice, the Enrollment Coordinator will be proactive in building external relationships designed to recruit students who are within the Cristo Rey student profile. This will include representing the school to various educational, community, governmental and religious organizations. During peak admissions seasons the Enrollment Coordinator will also assist the Admissions Department with day to day operations, including but not limited to coordinating special events like Information Sessions, Open House, 8th Grade Visit Days, and Entrance Exams.

    BASIC REQUIREMENTS

    • Associate’s Degree or higher.
    • Fluency in Spanish required.
    • Compliance with BCI and FBI background checks and completion of Protecting God's Children program.
    • Valid driver’s license required; must be insurable with good driving record.
    • Commitment to the mission of the school and the Cristo Rey Mission Effectiveness Standards.

      REQUIRED SKILLS AND TRAITS

      • Most weeks the position will be 25-30 hours per week. During peak seasons it could be more.
      • Understands and maintains the confidentiality of information.
      • Able to learn and work with school technology.
      • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written skills.
      • Attention to detail.
      • Professional demeanor.
      • Proactive, positive attitude.
      • Experience processing EdChoice Scholarships a plus.

      The Enrollment Coordinator reports to the Director of Admissions and will work with other members of the school community as needed.

      APPLICATION PROCEDURES

      Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to eeaton@CRCHSworks.org.

      Cristo Rey Columbus High School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in the hiring of its certified or non-certified personnel.

      Physical Education/Health Teacher for 2024-2025 School Year

      Physical Education/Health Teacher for 2024-2025 School Year

      Who We Are

      Cristo Rey Columbus prepares students to excel in college, in career, and in character. Our college-prep curriculum, work-study program, and faith-based education combine to give students a unique experience and an affordable option for high-quality education. Founded in 2013, the school is currently in its eighth year of operation. 

      Over half of Cristo Rey Columbus students have at least one parent who was born outside of the United States. In addition, about 10% of CRC students were born outside of the U.S. (in over 20 different countries). Cristo Rey families come from over 40 different countries including in Africa, Asia, and Central and South America. Nearly half of Cristo Rey students speak a language other than English at home, including Creole, Hindi, Spanish, and Swahili.

      Cristo Rey Columbus High School recruits and admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all its rights, privileges, programs, and activities. In addition, the school will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, employment, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs. 

      Who You Are

      You are willing to do whatever it takes to help students succeed, and you’re genuinely excited to see the impact of your work. You know how to scaffold academic learning goals and differentiate instruction so that all students are able to succeed in our rigorous college-preparatory curriculum. You are firmly committed to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

      Required:

      • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in education or in the primary teaching area is required
      • Valid Ohio teaching license (or working towards completion)

      Preferred:

      • A Master’s degree
      • Desire to develop one’s own faith and to bring it to bear in one’s work as an educator
      • Teaching experience in a Catholic or an independent school
      • Experience working with students who represent a variety of cultures, races, ethnicities, and linguistic backgrounds 

      To Apply

      • Complete the online application here
      • Submitting official college transcripts, a background check and attendance at a Protecting God’s Children session will be required prior to employment
      Spanish Substitute Teacher For August-October of 2024-2025 School Year

      Spanish Substitute Teacher For August-October of 2024-2025 School Year

      Who We Are

      Cristo Rey Columbus prepares students to excel in college, in career, and in character. Our college-prep curriculum, work-study program, and faith-based education combine to give students a unique experience and an affordable option for high-quality education. Founded in 2013, the school is currently in its eleventh year of operation. 

      Over half of Cristo Rey Columbus students have at least one parent who was born outside of the United States. In addition, about 10% of CRC students were born outside of the U.S. (in over 20 different countries). Cristo Rey families come from over 40 different countries including in Africa, Asia, and Central and South America. Nearly half of Cristo Rey students speak a language other than English at home, including Creole, Hindi, Spanish, and Swahili.

      Cristo Rey Columbus High School recruits and admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all its rights, privileges, programs, and activities. In addition, the school will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, employment, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs. 

      Who You Are

      You are willing to do whatever it takes to help students succeed, and you’re genuinely excited to see the impact of your work. You know how to scaffold academic learning goals and differentiate instruction so that all students are able to succeed in our rigorous college-preparatory curriculum. You are firmly committed to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

      Required:

      • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in education or in the primary teaching area is required
      • Valid Ohio teaching license (or working towards completion)
      • Availability to teach Spanish 2 and Spanish 3

      Preferred:

      • A Master’s degree
      • Desire to develop one’s own faith and to bring it to bear in one’s work as an educator
      • Teaching experience in a Catholic or an independent school
      • Experience working with students who represent a variety of cultures, races, ethnicities, and linguistic backgrounds 

      To Apply

      • Complete the online application here
      • Submitting official college transcripts, a background check and attendance at a Protecting God’s Children session will be required prior to employment
      Relationship Manager (Full-time)

      Relationship Manager
      Position Description

      Background
      Cristo Rey Columbus High School (CRCHS) is a Catholic, co-ed, college-prep school that is part of the national Cristo Rey Network. The Cristo Rey Network educates 12,000 students in 38 high schools across the country. Our mission is to empower students of all faiths, in need of an affordable, high-quality education, to excel in college, in career and in character. Our ultimate goal is that our students will graduate from college and become leaders in the public and private sector, service organizations, their own faith institutions, and the community at large, transforming the world for the good of society. Since the families of our students do not pay the full tuition required of a private, college-prep, Catholic high school, the students work in an innovative Professional Work Study Program (PWSP) and assign their earnings to the school in lieu of tuition. CRCHS students work one day a week during the school year from 8:30-4:00 pm in entry-level jobs at over 120 organizations in the Columbus metropolitan area to cover the majority of their cost of education.

      Position Offered
      CRCHS seeks an energetic professional who is passionate about the Cristo Rey mission to serve as a Relationship Manager building strong relationships and interacting regularly with students, faculty and supervisors at business partners regarding the students’ work responsibilities. This is a year round, full time salaried position. The Relationship Manager will report directly to the Director of Operations of PWSP.

      Minimum Qualifications: Education/Certification

      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Valid driver’s license

        Preferred Qualifications
        The ideal candidate will possess demonstrated experience in some or all of these areas:

        • Experience in managing client relationships, human resources, or similar business functions, background working with students of high school age
        • Experience with data analysis for the use of strategic organizational growth

          Required Skills

          • Strong working knowledge or willingness to learn the Google Business Suite and Microsoft Office programs: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook
          • Excellent communication and organizational skills
          • Capacity to work with various stakeholders
          • Ability to multitask, problem solve, be proactive and work collaboratively in a fast paced team setting
          • Sensitivity to the ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds of the CRCHS community

          Functional Duties
          Business Partner Relationship Management (45%)
          PWSP staff service our business partners by proactively providing them with information about the students, responding to inquiries and resolving problem situations.

          The relationship manager will serve as a primary contact for assigned business partners:

          • Communicate regularly with supervisors through e-mail, telephone and site visits to understand workplace environment and student worker responsibilities
          • Collaborate with supervisors to identify, address, and support areas of growth for student workers to help student excel in the workplace
          • Follow up on timesheet and performance evaluation comments with supervisors, students and parents/guardians
          • Work with Director of PWSP to develop and lead supervisor orientations, supervisor engagement, student development and overall program initiatives
          • Build student teams and assign job placements based on student interest and partner needs

          Student Development (45%)
          CRCHS asks supervisors to evaluate the student workers two times each school year, and daily via timesheets. These evaluations comprise the majority of the students’ grade in PWSP for their PWSP class. Relationship Managers build strong relationships with students and act as job coaches.

          • Utilize and assist in designing curriculum and lessons to teach during morning check-in
          • Assist in the implementation of retraining and remediation programs for student workers based on supervisor feedback; timesheets, site visits and performance evaluations
          • Mentor student workers in need of additional workplace support to address students’ areas of growth in meeting program expectations
          • Work collaboratively with PWSP team members, Deans, and Counseling department as needed to support students in the workplace

            Morning Assembly and Transportation (10%)
            Three primary activities occur at the morning assembly for 100+ students heading out to work each day:

            1. Attendance
            2. Dress-code/wellness check-in
            3. Transportation

            The relationship manager will:

            • Lead 2-4 Morning Check-in session(s), beginning at 7:30 am, weekly throughout the school year
            • Communicate with the PWSP team and supervisors regarding check-in information
            • Develop strategies to resolve any student situations that would prevent a student worker from excelling in the workplace

            Please email cover letter and resume to Kristin Mutchler, Director of Operations, at kmutchler@crchsworks.org

            Teachers and Counselors for 2024-25

            We are always interested in connecting with professionals aligned to our mission. If you are feeling called to the Cristo Rey mission, please fill out the online application so we have it on file when openings arise. 

            WHO WE ARE

            Cristo Rey Columbus prepares students to excel in college, in career, and in character. Our college-prep curriculum, work-study program, and faith-based education combine to give students a unique experience and an affordable option for high-quality education. Our school is grounded in the following characteristics, which shape the Cristo Rey Columbus experience for our faculty, students and families:

            • College-Prep Academics – All students take college preparatory coursework. Our teachers and support staff work to support students in achieving high academic standards setting them up for success in college. 
            • Work-Study Program – Our students work in a professional environment five days a month providing students with a professional mentor. This experience not only helps to fund students’ education, it provides them with an invaluable opportunity to engage in a professional environment.
            • Catholic IdentityAt the heart of the Cristo Rey Columbus community is our faith in Jesus Christ, and a commitment to nurture the faith of all students. This all happens in an atmosphere of mutual respect and concern for all members of our Cristo Rey Columbus community – students, teachers, staff, and families.
            • Diverse Community – We value and are proud of our diversity. Over half of Cristo Rey Columbus students have at least one parent who was born outside of the United States. Cristo Rey families come from over 40 different countries including in Africa, Asia, and Central and South America. Nearly half of Cristo Rey students speak a language other than English at home, including Creole, Hindi, Spanish, and Swahili.

              WHO YOU ARE

              A dedicated professional committed to creating and sustaining a culture of high expectations and support for all students. You demonstrate a commitment to Cristo Rey’s mission and Catholic, faith-based education. 

              QUALIFICATIONS

              • Bachelor’s Degree required; Masters preferred
              • Experience working with students who represent a variety of cultures, races, ethnicities, and linguistic backgrounds preferred

                TO APPLY

                • Click here to fill out the online application and upload your resume and cover letter
                • Submitting official college transcripts, a background check and attendance at a Protecting God’s Children session will be required prior to employment 
                For future open positions
                If you feel called to the Cristo Rey mission, please send your resume and cover letter to hiring@crchsworks.org, or for teachers, click here to fill out our application, so we have it on file when openings arise.