Thank you for your interest in working at The Pegasus School. We recruit exceptional faculty and staff who believe in a solid education, are passionate about working with bright and motivated students, and are committed to the school's mission. 

HOW TO APPLY FOR A POSITION
If you are interested in an open positions listed below, or serving as a substitute teacher, 
please click here to complete the online form. You will need to attach your cover letter and resume at the end of the form. Due to the number of applications we receive, no phone calls, please.


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  • Associate Director of Advancement – Campaign

    The Associate Director of Advancement – Campaign, is responsible for the day-to-day campaign management responsibilities, setting and executing a strategy of all aspects of a multi-faceted, multi-year, multi-phased campaign.  The individual will manage the Division Phase and Community Phase seeing it through to the conclusion of the campaign.

    The role entails working collaboratively with members of the Board of Trustees, Head of School, Director of Advancement and Advancement staff, and campaign volunteers to cultivate, solicit, and steward campaign and leadership donations.

    After the campaign is completed, the Associate Director of Advancement – Campaign will develop and manage the major gifts effort for The Pegasus School.   
     
    Examples of Essential Functions:

    Campaign
    1. Collaborate with the Head of School, Director of Advancement, volunteer campaign leadership and outside campaign counsel to be responsible for the Division Phase and Community Phase.
    2. Manage portfolio of campaign prospects and traveling when appropriate to cultivate further connection to the school.
    3. Prioritize donors, conduct research and draft communications, proposals and donor profiles for briefing memos for prospective campaign donors with gift capacity to reach campaign goal.
    4. Work with volunteers across Current Parent Division and Alumni Family Division to facilitate volunteer-led solicitations of Campaign Gifts at lower levels.
    5. Support campaign volunteers; help set strategy, run and conduct follow-up for group meetings and train volunteers for solicitations.
    6. Build cultivation and solicitation strategies for donors at all levels and organize the pipeline of individual campaign prospects and campaign cultivation events.
    7. Maintain monthly reports as required by management that accurately reflect activity and performance, specifically highlighting the progress of each prospect’s cultivation plan.
    8. Develop appropriate donor acknowledgment, recognition and stewardship platforms and ensure proper execution.
    9. Continue to provide campaign updates, numerical analysis and relevant reports to Director of Advancement and/or the Board.
    10. As needed, in conjunction with the Communication Specialist, create campaign related materials (brochures, external communications, updated case statements, etc).
    11. Represent The Pegasus School at functions and events.
    12. Work with the Director of Advancement to manage and report on the campaign budget.
    13. Maintain a comprehensive campaign timetable.
     
    Post-Campaign:
    1. Continue major gift cultivation and solicitation in support of Pegasus priorities.
    2. Identify and qualify individual prospects for the Pegasus School, with an emphasis on personal face-to-face visits.
    3. Manage an active portfolio of 50 - 100 prospects and develop cultivation and solicitation strategies in line with Pegasus’s priorities and prospect interest.
    4. Create individual goals for each prospect in the portfolio based on the donor’s history of giving and the organization’s knowledge of the prospect’s capacity.
    5. Oversee stewardship of a high-quality donor experience through correspondence, donor engagement, professional proposals, mailings and acknowledgements.
    6. Represent The Pegasus School at functions and events.
    Convey a positive image of The Pegasus School at all times when working with students, parents, employees and the public.

    The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned this job classification.  Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that the qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.

    Qualifications Guidelines

    Experience/Training/Education:
    Required – Employee should have a bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5 years of development or non-profit related experience, including proven success in capital campaign fundraising. Thorough knowledge and proficiency of Google Suite.

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
    Employee must possess excellent interpersonal, persuasive, problem-solving skills and creative writing skills; be able to present a professional and articulate image in person and in writing; and have a thorough knowledge of Google Docs. Must have excellent speaking ability in group settings and in one-on-one conversations. The individual is expected to work independently and as a member of the Advancement team; to use initiative and to exercise sound judgment in every aspect of the position. Employee will have regular contact with donors and their representatives, high-level trustees and volunteers, staff and members of the community. The employee is also expected to remain flexible to the needs of the department and the available schedules of prospective donors.

    Physical and Environmental Elements:
    This is primarily a sedentary office classification and employees work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees have occasional exposure to irate parents, staff and public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.

    Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter and retrieve data using a computer keyboard, typewriter keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment.  The position occasionally bends, stoops, reaches, pushes, and pulls drawers to retrieve and file information and lifts and carries reports that typically weigh less than 20 pounds.

    Special Requirements/Certification (travel, extended hours):  
    Some light travel may be required between the office and nearby locations. Evening and weekend work may be required in conjunction with the position.

    To apply for this position, please click here to complete the online application. No phone calls, please.

  • Lower School Teaching Assistant

    The Lower School Teaching Assistant will work both in the classroom as well as our Extended Day program. The work schedule is Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m.  3:00 p.m. at a rate of $15.00/hr. Start date for this position is Monday, February 11.
     
    Teaching assistant positions at Pegasus are ideal for someone in the early stages of his or
    her teaching career or someone considering a teaching career. These positions allow
    those with limited or no experience the opportunity to build their resumes, be mentored
    by veteran teachers, and observe various classrooms at The Pegasus School. In addition to
    assisting in the classroom, teaching assistants are also be responsible for assisting with
    student supervision during non-instructional times such as lunch, recess, and morning
    break. Preferred candidates will have lower school experience and be ones who have a
    sincere and deep appreciation for working with children.

    To apply for this position, please click here to complete the online application. No phone calls, please.
  • Middle School English Teacher (Grade 6; Long Term Substitute)

    We are looking for an experienced teacher to serve as a long term English
    substitute in Grade 6 from approximately mid-March to June 13, 2019. A large
    portion of the curriculum during this time revolves around Shakespeare,
    specifically, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The candidate will also be in charge of a
    small advisory group of students. The candidate will have a few ‘shadow’ days with
    the current teacher, prior to their start date. Rate of pay is $175 per day.

    Preferred candidates are ones who have a degree and credential in literature or
    education, a sincere and deep appreciation for working with children, and the
    ability to challenge bright and creative children as well as differentiate learning for
    student. Experience collaborating with colleagues both within the grade level and
    across other grade levels, a commitment to student-centered twenty-first century
    education and experience working in a middle school setting.

    To apply for this position, please click here to complete the online application. No phone calls, please.
The Pegasus School is a coed, non-profit, nonsectarian day school in Huntington Beach, California, that serves students in pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8. A Pegasus education equips bright, motivated students to achieve future academic success and make a positive impact on society.