Christopher Columbus High School

A Catholic School for Young Men in the Marist Tradition since 1958
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Christopher Columbus High School employs over 125 educators and staff members in a variety of fields. Our school thrives because our staff is talented, highly skilled and dedicated to providing current and future Explorers with an excellent education.

Christopher Columbus High School is in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Whereby: No person, on the grounds of race, color, disability or national origin, is excluded or otherwise subjected to discrimination in the receiving of services. Nor does the school discriminate in hiring, promotion, discharge, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral and other aspects of employment on the basis of race, color, disability, age, gender or national origin.

Administration is available to answer any questions that both existing and prospective staff members may have concerning employment at CCHS, including questions about certification, forms and the application process. Please don't hesitate to contact us.

Open Positions:

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  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

    Position Description: 
    The CFO assumes managerial responsibility for the financial operations of the School and oversees the plant. S/he is responsible for safeguarding the assets of the School and ensuring that all financial and operations functions meet the needs of the School. Reports to the President of the School.
     
    Primary Responsibilities:
    •           Directs and performs duties and tasks, as needed, associated with all aspects of finance, including: financial accounting and controls, budgeting; analysis and reporting; insurance; negotiation and financial management of contracts; and general administration.
    •           Collaborates with the President and division administrators to ensure that programs remain on budget and are scaled to financial means.
    •           Serves as the financial and administrative advisor to the President and provides appropriate access to the School's financial information to the Board of Directors through the President.
     
    This position requires a hands-on financial professional who is prepared to grapple with and resolve issues in real time as needed.
     
    Business Operations:
    •           Accounts for funds entrusted to the School; maintains current, accurate financial records of operations and the financial position of the school.
    •           Provides all financial information necessary for current operations, assessments and future planning. Analyzes the costs of all school departments.
    •           Prepares implements and manages annual operating and capital budgets.
    •           Manages cash effectively; maintains an internal control structure.
    •           Supervises personnel who handle accounts payable, tuition receivables, banking, payroll & benefit programs, personnel records, human resources, student store, food service, transportation and facilities.
    •           Work with the Board of Directors closely on fiscal management, financial analysis, short and long-term projections, major expenditures, and financial planning.
    •           Negotiates school health benefit programs and food management contracts, long-term equipment rentals, utilities providers, sports field partners, and construction agreements.
     
    Campus Safety, Plant Management, Food Service and Transportation:
    •           Assists the President in campus safety and risk management efforts.
    •           Assists the President with plant management through supervision of the Facilities and Food Service.
    •           Assists the President and Chair of the Building and Grounds Committee with repairs, additions, improvements to the physical plant, building projects, work of architects, contractors and planners.
    •           Develops the capital budget in coordination with the President and the Board of Directors.

    Other Responsibilities:
    •           Fosters professional standards and development by participating in local and national organizations such as NBOA.
    •           Manages several daily operations of the School fostering good business practices throughout.
    •           Writes an annual report at the conclusion of each school year.
     
    Core Qualifications:
    •           Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
    •           At least five years of proven managerial, problem-solving and planning capability.
    •           Significant experience in responsibly managing financial, administrative and day-to-day business operations.
    •           Passion for continuous process improvement, accuracy and detail.
    •           Ability to interpret and explain complex issues and their financial/operational implications.
    •           Strong, hands-on experience in financial management including analysis and reporting, budgeting, asset management, audit compliance, federal and state tax regulations and reporting procedures.
    •           Ability to strategize and develop mechanisms to manage expenses.
    •           Excellent interpersonal, written, oral communication skills with a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and relate well to students, parents, staff, faculty, and others.
    •           Must be highly analytical and able to multitask and complete projects in a timely manner.
    •           Detail oriented and organized.
    •           Ability to employ flexibility and creativity in the execution of duties.
    •           Must be able to work under pressure.
     
    Preferred Qualifications:
    •           CPA and/or MBA preferred
    •           Executive managerial experience in the nonprofit sector
    •           Prior experience as a Chief Financial Officer or equivalent
    •           Presentation skills
    •           Knowledge of Blackbaud software.
  • English Department

    Posted April 5, 2019

    English Teacher / Christopher Columbus High School

    Christopher Columbus High School located in Miami, Florida, is looking to hire a qualified and experienced educator for High School English. This teacher will be expected to plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program for High School English. This candidate performs all duties and responsibilities in alignment with the mission, vision, and values of the Marist Brothers.

    Qualifications/Requirements:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in English or related field with experience in teaching at a high
    • school level.
    • Must provide a copy of your Florida Department of Education Teaching Certification in English grades 6-12.
    • Must be fully committed, supportive, and respectful of the Marist mission and the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.
    • Knowledge and skill in use of instructional technology, including iPads in the classroom.
    • Proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or similar forms is a plus.
    • Excellent presentation skills with use of instructional technologies.
    • Excellent classroom management and demonstrated ability to engage students.
    • Excellent oral and written English -language communication skills, including clear speaking voice.
    • Must have a professional demeanor.
    Email resume with cover letter, copies of certifications, and email addresses of three
    professional references to: employment@columbushs.com.
  • Math Department

    Posted April 5, 2019

    Math Teacher / Christopher Columbus High School

    Christopher Columbus High School located in Miami, Florida, is looking to hire a
    qualified and experienced educator for High School Mathematics. This teacher is
    expected to plan, organize, and implement an appropriate instructional program for
    High School and college preparatory Math. This candidate performs all duties and
    responsibilities in alignment with the mission, vision, and values of the Marist Brothers.

    Qualifications/Requirements:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Math or related field, preferred.
    • Florida Department of Education Math certificate in grades 9-12, temporary or professional required.
    • Must have clear and concise communications with students and parents.
    • Must be able to demonstrate the technology skills needed to use digital books and interactive classroom technology.
    • Excellent classroom management skills.
    • Must conduct themselves in a professional manner consistent with the values of the Marist Brothers and the Catholic Church.
    Email resume with cover letter, copies of certifications, and email addresses of three
    professional references to: employment@columbushs.com.

Key CCHS Extensions

DEPARTMENT EXTENSION
Administration 2300
Admissions 2301
Alumni 2302
Athletics 2303
Attendance
2214
C-Tech  2223
Cafeteria 2232
Campus Ministry 2268
Department Leaders 2304
Development  2305
Finance/Tuition 2306
Guidance 2307
Information Technology 2222
Library 2221
Main Office 2200
Maintenance 2226
Marketing 2308
Registrar 2236
SAC  2282
Support Staff 2310
Wellness & Athletic Facilities 2311
Christopher Columbus High School | 3000 SW 87 Avenue | Miami, FL 33165 | (305) 223-5650
Christopher Columbus High School is a private, Roman Catholic, college-preparatory high school, conducted by the Marist Brothers of the Schools. We aim to make Jesus Christ known and loved, as we prepare young men for higher education and for their continuous challenge of harmonizing faith, culture and life. We foster a family spirit among all who are committed to the success of the school and promote opportunities to work together as a community of learners. 

Columbus is fully accredited by AdvancEd and a member of the National Catholic Educational Association.