Massachusetts Private School Jobs

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Head of School at Lander-Grinspoon Academy
Lander Grinspoon Academy - Solomon Schechter - Northampton - MA
Posted on Thu., January 08, 2015
Job type: Full Time
Estimated salary: Commensurate with Experience
Education requirements: BA

BACKGROUND Founded in 1996, Lander-Grinspoon Academy (LGA) is a vibrant K-6 Jewish day school located in Northampton, MA. The school offers rigorous academics, second language learning and a social justice mission informed by Jewish cultural values and serves a progressive, diverse and educationally-oriented community. The area is rich in cultural offerings and in opportunities for enjoying the outdoors. Position LGA seeks a Head of School to expand and guide the organization towards better meeting changing community needs. Charged with ensuring continued operational and financial excellence, the Head of School will work closely with a talented and committed professional staff and Board central to the school’s success to date. The Head of School will build and lead relationships with funders, donors and communal partner. RESPONSIBILITIES Education Leadership and Executive Management • Provide inspirational educational and operational leadership to the staff, Board and the community. • Supervise and provide support to the school Principal. • Articulate and implement a shared vision of the unique mission of LGA and its potential impact in the Jewish community and the community at-large. • Serve as the chief professional for the school community and leader responsible for supervision of the professional staff, administration, planning, program development and evaluation, community relations, fundraising, finance and marketing. Fundraising • In concert with the Board and Development Associate develop and manage a portfolio of major donors and lead campaign efforts including events, appeals, individual donor cultivation and solicitation and planned giving in support of the operating budget. • Provide strategic direction for special projects, including a campaign focused on the “21st century classroom.” • Research foundation, corporate and community prospects, and other local and national funding opportunities to increase and diversify the school’s funding sources. Finance, Administration, Operations • Overall responsibility for fiscal management for the organization. In conjunction with the senior management team and lay leadership, regularly evaluate the management and status of the agency’s financial resources and procedures. • Ensure that there is regular reporting to and collaboration with the Board Treasurer and its appropriate committees on financial issues. • Direct the Board and staff processes for developing the agency’s annual budget. • Work closely with the Business Manager and School Administrator to create and refine office systems that support day-to-day business operations. Community Relations • Actively represent LGA throughout the local Jewish community, the community at large, with private and public funders as well as national Jewish organizations. • Work with local media and engage in social media to further promote LGA. • Effectively manage complex decision-making in consultation with Board leadership and senior staff, and facilitate excellent communication with the Board, staff, members, community and media. • Develop relationships with the Pioneer Valley, its socially progressive and vibrant community members. • Serve as a voice in the community to encourage and foster relationships with prospective families and students. Board Relations • Provide professional direction to the Board Chair, the Board and its committees. • Work with the Board President to set objectives for the Board and its committees; plan Board and Executive Committee meetings and agendas. • Partner effectively with the Board and its committees to maximize their efforts. QUALIFICATIONS • A skilled communicator who is able to articulate an inspiring educational and organizational vision. • Strong leadership skills including the ability to be pro-active and employ strategic and critical thinking skills. • Years of practical experience and management skills in the nonprofit and/or education sector with a record of achievement in leadership, development and administration. • Excellent interpersonal, political and diplomatic leadership, management style, and skills conducive to fostering collaboration and a team approach. • Willingness to invest the time required to steward relationships and be visible throughout the community. • Commitment to enhancing Jewish life, learning and culture. Pluralistic view and comfort with all streams of Judaism. For a full position description please refer to

Preschool Teacher
Little Theatre School Nursery & Kindergarten - Lynn - MA
Posted on Fri., June 13, 2014
Job type: Contract
Estimated salary: negotiable
Education requirements: EEC Certified Lead Preschool Teacher preferred
Starting date: Mon., September 08, 2014
Contact: Winn Hackett; 781-595-3487;

Classroom teacher; class size 7 to 12. Students ages 4 to 5 years old. More details will be provided to interested candidates.

Upper Elementary/Middle School Teacger
Inn Street Montessori School - Newburyport - MA
Posted on Mon., May 19, 2014
Job type: Full Time
Estimated salary: Competitve compensation and benefits package
Education requirements: BA/BS degree required (Masters preferred); teaching experience with children in upper/middle age group; Montessori credential preferred
Starting date: Fri., August 01, 2014
Contact: Elease Colcord; 978-463-0761;

Description Inn Street Montessori School is looking for an experienced teacher to co-teach our multi-age Upper Elementary/Middle School Program (grades 4-7) for the 2014-2015 school year. Candidate must have experience and comfort teaching math and science through middle school level. Responsibilities include but are not limited to developing and implementing curriculum in accordance with Inn Street’s curriculum guidelines and philosophy, facilitating all aspects of the classroom experience, maintaining positive relationships with co-teachers, parents, and administrators; professional and personal growth, administrative duties; creating a nurturing, respectful, and safe classroom environment that responds to the needs of each student to ensure that students are meeting grade level expectations. Qualifications BA/BS degree required (Masters preferred); teaching experience with children in upper/middle age group; Montessori credential preferred, understanding of and commitment to multi-age learning environments; experience with differentiating instruction to meet the needs of each child; ability to work collaboratively with faculty to enhance curriculum and community; commitment to professional development and best practices in education. Outgoing, personable, compassionate. High level of organizational skills, positive and effective classroom management, and strong written and verbal communication skills. Benefits Inn Street Montessori offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Contact Information For more information, please visit our website at Candidates should apply via email. Please send a cover letter describing your interest in the position with overview of your background and
 experience with children and education, and a current resume. Please include salary expectations. Application should be sent to: Elease Colcord, Head of School

8th Grade Lead Teacher
The Center School - Greenfield - MA
Posted on Mon., February 03, 2014
Job type: Full Time
Estimated salary: *
Education requirements: BA
Starting date: Fri., August 01, 2014

The 8th Grade lead teacher provides instruction and support to eighth grade students in our Uppers program- an integrated, innovative, progressive Middle School program for 6-8th grades. Social justice and helping students to understand themselves and their role in community and the world is integrated into curriculum. The candidate would be responsible for Literature, Social Studies, Projects Class, Writing (including essays, short stories, and plays), and Study Hall. Some of these classes would be for 8th graders only, while others would integrate 6-8th graders. This teacher would also run morning and afternoon homeroom, some lunch periods, some outdoor education classes, coach soccer, and co-plan a series of field trips and overnight trips with Uppers colleagues. Other responsibilities include supervising, inspiring, guiding and motivating a diverse group of students within the classroom and beyond; developing lesson plans and delivering group and individual student instruction within established curriculum guidelines, as well as developing new curricula; and collaborating with students, teachers, parents, other professional staff, and administrators. Applicants must possess an undergraduate degree, and have at least 3-5 years teaching experience at the middle school level. The successful candidate will have demonstrated the energy to thrive within a work environment that is vibrant, demanding, flexible, and dynamic. S/he must possess a deep and genuine appreciation of, and special talent with, adolescents, a sense of humor, and the ability to work exceptionally well and hard as part of a team. A higher degree in education, or another applicable area, is desirable. This position begins in August 2014. Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter and contact information for three references to: Ms. Isabel “Charlie” Spencer, Head of School The Center School 71 Montague City Road Greenfield MA 01301

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