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Merit Preparatory Academy is currently seeking a director who will promote our vision, provide meaningful developmental opportunities to our students, faculty, and staff, and lead with heart and integrity.  At Merit we engage in learning with a hands-on, real-world approach as we foster principles of unity, belonging, creating vision, acquiring knowledge, growing through service, tackling challenges with determination, and becoming principled leaders who will change the world in important ways.

Additionally, we seek a director who embodies our values and whose own lifelong love of learning inspires others.

We are looking for a leader:

  • With previous educational administration training and experience
  • With excellent interpersonal skills and high emotional intelligence
  • Who creates a positive school culture by inspiring students, supporting teachers and staff, and collaborating with parents and guardians
  • With high expectations and the ability to inspire greatness and growth in our school
  • Who listens
  • Who provides interesting, relevant, and innovative professional development
  • Who is interested in growing professionally through learning opportunities
  • Who is willing to work in partnership with the Board of Trustees

Additionally, the Director will:

  • Support and promote the mission, vision, and values of the academy
  • Understand, implement, and enforce school policies
  • Give appropriate feedback and provide consistent performance evaluations for teachers
  • Oversee operations, academic achievement, curriculum development, and finances
  • Effectively plan, schedule, and allocate school resources
  • Be a liaison between the school and the community to create positive community involvement
  • Seek to build positive relationships with potential feeder schools in the area
  • Report to the State Charter School Board along with the Utah State Office of Education



We welcome applicants who have knowledge of charter school administration. Candidates must

demonstrate leadership qualities and personal characteristics necessary to work effectively with

students, teachers, parents, and other community stakeholders. A Bachelor’s degree is

required. Preference may be given to candidates with an advanced degree and/or previous school administration experience.

For Consideration, apply directly to

Please include a resume and a cover letter stating what sets you apart as the best candidate for

this role, how you would implement our mission statement as a director, and what makes you a

great leader.


Full Job Description

Title: High School Cafeteria Worker
Location: Merit Preparatory Academy
We are looking for a pleasant, hard working and reliable person to join our school lunch team. We have a part time position available. You must be able to work every school day Monday – Friday.

Essential Functions:

– Work well with other staff and students demonstrating a positive attitude and
– Assist with maintaining cleanliness in the kitchen and cafeteria areas
– Assist with food–cook, prep, and serve
– Assist with documentation and counts
– Able to work in a fast-paced environment
– Knowledge and adherence to school policies

Terms of Employment:
– Part-time work from 12:00-3:00 or until done (between 2-3 hours a day)
– Option to substitute for other employees as needed
– Required annual trainings
– Wage depends on work experience
– Every employee must pass a fingerprint/background check
– Have and maintain a Food Handlers Permit (within the first 2 weeks of

Work Environment/Physical Demands:
– Ability to stand for long periods of time, bend, twist, and move quickly. Occasional lifting
of up to 50 lbs.

Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of all activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Contact Ruth Campbell for more information:
1440 W Center, Springville, UT 84663



Job Description

Head Girls Varsity Volleyball Coach needed at a 2A charter school for grades 9-12.

Motivating, positive, supportive, knowledgeable coach needed.

Works well with high school student-athletes.

Stipend of $2,100 (made in two payments)


Season officially begins in August and ends in October.  Additional preseason practices recommended.

Create and attend all practices and games.

Travel with the team by bus throughout Utah county.

Coach 2-3 games per week.

Run daily practices.

Attend 1-2 tournaments.

Supervise fundraising for the program.

Communicate with athletes regularly, especially about grades.

Open line of communication with parents.

Help Admin. with sport fees, uniform borrowing, and athlete accountability.

Other responsibilities as needed.


Previous coaching experience preferred.

Contact the Athletic Director if interested:  Amanda Kuhnz Spencer