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Spartanburg Day School is currently seeking a VISTAS Director for the 2023-24 school year. The VISTAS (Varied Instructional Strategies for Teaching All Students) program offers students assistance beyond the classroom. Students participating in the VISTAS program experience improved academic skills, individualized and customized instruction, general curriculum support and instruction in a one-to-one or small group setting.

The VISTAS Director is an integral part of each Division and works daily and closely with all of the constituencies of the School including leadership, faculty, parents, and students. The VISTAS Director must have an educational background and professional experience in teaching students with learning differences and possess the ability to guide the education of those students from preschool age through 12th grade. The VISTAS Director must also be able to adapt to changes in the educational climate as well as plan for the future needs of the school.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  The primary considerations for this position include (but are not limited to):

Education:       

●      Bachelor’s degree in Education or related subject, required

●      Master’s degree in Education or Education of Students with Learning Disabilities, required

●      State teaching license, preferred

●      Certificate in Orton-Gillingham or Wilson Reading, preferred

Experience:      

●      Previous teaching experience with students with learning differences, required

●      Previous experience within an independent school, preferred

●      Previous leadership experience, required

Skills:              

●      Thorough understanding of learning and learners and the best practices in education for differentiation.     

●      Strong supervisory and leadership skills to foster positive relationships among the constituencies of the school.

●      Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

●      Excellent organizational skills.

●      Excellent interpersonal skills with a proven ability to maintain professionalism and tact as well as honor the need for confidentiality in high-stress situations.

All SDS faculty must successfully pass a background check upon hire and periodically during employment. SDS participates in the E-verify program.

For consideration, please send an employment application, resume and letter of interest to careers@sdsgriffin.org.

Tuesday, January 5

Middle School Girls Basketball vs St. Joe's @ SDS at 4:00pm
(Milliken Gym)

Middle School Boys Basketball vs St Joe's @ SDS at 5:00pm
(Milliken Gym)

Varsity Girls Basketball vs Broome High School @ SDS at 6:00pm
(Stone Gym)

Varsity Boys Basketball vs Broome High School @ SDS at 7:30pm
(Stone Gym)

Wednesday, January 6

Thursday, January 7

Junior Varsity Boys Basketball @ Shannon Forest at 6:30pm

Friday, January 8

Junior Girls Basketball vs Oakbrook Prep @ SDS at 4:00pm

Middle School Girls Basketball @ Shannon Forest at 4:00pm

Middle School Boys Basketball @ Shannon Forest at 5:00pm

Varsity Girls Basketball @ Shannon Forest at 6:00pm

Varsity Boys Basketball @ Shannon Forest at 7:30pm

Spartanburg Day School is actively seeking staff members to join our Extended Day team. Typical hours for the position are M-F 2:30-6 p.m. (some flexibility available, as needed). This position would primarily serve in our Preschool rooms.

Members of our Extended Day staff are to create a safe and caring environment for children during the afternoon program. This position will supervise activities and engage children in our Lower School division.

Key responsibilities are:

  • Promote and adhere to established Extended Day and SDS policies
  • Conduct constructive, competent supervision during Extended Day hours
  • Support and prepare daily activities suitable to the interest and capability of the student
  • Maintain accurate attendance records
  • Assist and supervise children cleaning up after activities
  • Supervise students on playground and during outside time
  • Assist students with snack each afternoon
  • Demonstrate patience when interacting with students, parents, and faculty
  • Willingness to work with various age groups
  • Follow established emergency procedures 

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED, required
  • Prior experience working with children, required
  • Teaching Certificate, preferred

All SDS faculty must successfully pass a background check upon hire and periodically during employment. SDS participates in the E-Verify program.

For consideration, please send an employment application, resume and letter of interest to careers@sdsgriffin.org.  

Tuesday, December 8
Middle School Girls Basketball @ Spartanburg Prep at 4:00

Middle School Boys Basketball @ Spartanburg Prep at 5:00

Junior Varsity Boys Basketball vs Landrum High School @ SDS at 5:00

Varsity Girls Basketball vs Landrum High School @ SDS at 6:00

Varsity Boys Basketball vs Landrum High School @ SDS at 7:30

Thursday, December 10
Middle School Girls Basketball vs Bob Jones Academy @ SDS at 4:00

Middle School Boys Basketball vs Bob Jones Academy @ SDS at 5:00

Junior Varsity Boys Basketball @ Gray's Collegiate at 6:00

Varsity Girls Basketball @ Broome High School at 6:00

Varsity Boys Basketball @ Broome High School at 7:30

Monday, October 26

Tuesday, October 27

Wednesday, October 28

Thursday, October 29

Friday, October 30

Saturday, October 31

Cross Country @ SCISA 2A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP at Heathwood Hall

Girls Race 11:45
Boys Race 12:30