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Founded in 1997, Grandview Preparatory is one of Boca Raton's top private schools for students in Early Childhood through Upper School. Grandview's faculty and staff are encouraged to think creatively and independently with the shared goal of preparing students for college and life beyond while fostering a love of learning, endless inquiry and individual passions. As students are encouraged to think outside the box, so too, is faculty and staff. 

Grandview encourages faculty and staff to be active members of the community. You will often find faculty and staff enjoying community breakfasts, family dinners, staff parties, sporting events, performances, etc. We believe that our strong sense of community is one of our strongest assets in our ability to create a positive and fun working environment for our employees. 

Grandview places a heavy emphasis on providing balance for both our students and staff alike. As a member of the Grandview community, your need for professional balance is understood and valued. We encourage our staff to take care of their mind, body and soul and provide opportunities to learn more about self-care and overall wellness. 

Many members of the community have their children enrolled, which deepens the feeling of a community and a family-like atmosphere. Applicants with children are encouraged to explore the opportunities for their children at Grandview. 

Faculty & Staff Opportunities

Grandview Preparatory School does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, and follows fair employment practices.

Your Mission:
As our Advancement Director, you'll be orchestrating alignment between our school mission and the larger community. Your role is to share the Grandview mission, generating interest, philanthropy, and alumni connections.  These connections will propel Grandview’s impact and garner the resources needed to reach our community's potential.

Key Responsibilities:
Crafting Connections:

  • Fostering a sense of belonging and shared purpose.
  • Collaborating with alumni, parents, and friends to strengthen ties and build a network of lifelong advocates.
  • Build strong relationships with the City of Boca Raton, Chamber of commerce and other local organizations. 


  • Design and execute fundraising initiatives that resonate with our community's values and aspirations, as well as targeted financial outcome goals.
  • Initiate and organize the school’s annual fund and capital campaign.
  • Utilize and maintain the data, records, and software relative to the advancement department goals. . 
  • Transform fundraising into both human and capital participation in school life and purpose- building relationships between the gift and the donor’s presence and purpose.

Alumni Amplification:

  • Creating initiatives that resonate with the unique experiences of our graduates.
  • Create opportunities for alumni to reconnect, share their stories, and contribute to the growth of our school.


  • Plan and execute events that embody the spirit of our community, from intimate gatherings to grand celebrations.
  • Turn every event into a showcase of our school's ethos and an invitation to be part of something extraordinary.

A sincere passion for progressive, constructivist education and community building. Previous experience in fundraising, and community engagement. (private school preferred)
Excellent communication and organizational skills, inspirational social presence, creative flair, and an innovative approach to community building across education. into the larger community and industry landscape.

A front-row witness to the transformative power of education.
An inclusive and collaborative work environment where ideas are welcome and celebrated.
Competitive salary and benefits package
Opportunities for professional development and growth.

How to Apply:
If you're ready to join the team at Grandview, send your resume, a cover letter that showcases your skills and creativity, and a statement of your philosophy regarding community building to  

Grandview Preparatory School in Boca Raton, Florida, is seeking a dynamic and visionary Athletic Development Director to expand our athletic programming.  Grandview is looking for a leader who can provide insight and vision for developing campus facilities and offerings in the K-12 arena.  With a strong history of athletic program success, our school will continue its pursuit of excellence in developing well-rounded student-athletes while balancing goals of wellness and high character.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Leadership: Develop and implement a comprehensive strategic plan for the athletic department that aligns with the school's mission and future expansion goals. Ensure the program promotes excellence, wellness, and high character.
  • Program Development: Oversee the expansion of athletic facilities, including aspects of fundraising, as well as the development of new  interscholastic and recreational sports programs for students of all ages. Ensure programs are inclusive and accessible to all students. 
  • Staff Management: Recruit, hire, and mentor coaches and athletic department staff. Provide professional development opportunities and ensure staff are aligned with the department's goals and values.
  • Student Development: Foster a positive, supportive environment that promotes student-athlete well-being, academic achievement, and personal growth and accountability. Implement wellness and nutrition education within athletic programs. Strong communication with families regarding available paths for the individual student’s skill sets and interests. 
  • Compliance and Safety: Ensure all athletic programs comply with relevant regulations and best practices. Oversee the maintenance of facilities to ensure they are safe and meet the needs of the programs.
  • Community Engagement: Strengthen relationships with students, parents, alumni, and the broader community. Promote the athletic program through events, communications, and partnerships.
  • Financial Management: Develop and manage the athletic department's budget. Identify and pursue funding opportunities, including sponsorships and grants.


  • Bachelor's degree in Sports Management, Education, or related field; Master's degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in athletic administration, preferably in an educational setting.
  • Proven track record of developing and managing successful athletic programs.
  • Strong leadership, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of wellness and nutrition as they relate to athletic performance and student development.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with all school stakeholders.
  • Commitment to the holistic development of students and the values of Grandview Preparatory School.

Grandview Preparatory School Offers:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • A supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development.
  • The chance to be a part of an exciting period of growth and innovation in our athletic programs.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to . Please include “Athletic Director Application” in the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Grandview Preparatory School is an equal-opportunity employer and welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds.

Job Overview 
Successful applicants should possess a strong understanding of student-centered, engaged learning that focuses on quality student-created deliverables that are meaningful to the student.  Ideal candidates understand how to cultivate an environment of curiosity, inquiry, choice, and high standards of excellence with an emphasis on durable and transferable skills.  

Aligned with Grandview Preparatory School’s 5C’s- community, collaboration, critical thinking, creativity, and character

  • Design curriculum that is experiential centered around real world connections beyond the classroom
  • Create and facilitate powerful, interdisciplinary student learning experiences to achieve ambitious learning outcomes 
  • Formulate data informed instruction and assessment
  • Create academic personalization and skills assessment
  • Develop regular field work/opportunities with a culminating peak experience in spring term
  • Teach full time as a master teacher across different grade levels 
  • Mentor and inspire students and colleagues
  • Become a meaningful contributor to a creative learning community
  • Foster relationships with students, parents, and colleagues
  • Be an actively engaged member of the school community and represent Grandview Preparatory School in the larger community in a positive manner


  • Advanced degrees preferred, master's degree or higher required
  • Extensive experience (minimum of 5 years), particularly with academic personalization and skills assessment, desired
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self starter with the ability to work independently while actively collaborating in the school community
  • Very resourceful and adaptive, eager to embrace constant change, growth and learning  
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development


  • Starting annual salary of $75,000, with additional compensation potential commensurate with experience and skills
  • Other benefits include medical, dental, retirement match, and daily lunch 
  • Assistance with relocation
  • On-site and flex work: on-site during the school year, flex schedule when students are not on campus or when working on special projects
  • Travel: As Grandview develops its global and local study experiences, faculty who design units with culminating experiences will have the opportunity to extend their experience either before or after the student experience with lodging and airfare paid for by the school.


  • Include a statement of educational philosophy, resume, and cover letter 
  • Include a sample research-based unit plan, primary emphasis on durable and transferable skills
  • For top candidates, a tour of the campus and an interview
  • Demo lesson with students

Contact: Candidates submit documents via email to Laurie Houghton   

Grandview is currently accepting resumes for substitute teaching positions for the current academic year. 

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