Recognized as an exemplary secondary school by the United States Department of Education, the Williston Northampton School has been cited for its excellence in many areas, including "exemplary teaching, wide range of academic offerings, safe and attractive campus."

Williston is committed to the professional growth of faculty and to the development of a diverse, inclusive community. The school has been described as "warm, friendly, supportive and caring, as well as purposeful and challenging ... a model boarding school."

The Williston Northampton School is an equal opportunity employer.


The Williston Northampton School, an independent co-educational boarding and day school located in Easthampton, MA, has an opening for a full-time, calendar-year Electrician. The schedule is Monday - Friday. Occasional extra hours possible due to projects and special events.

Responsible for but not limited to: the overall responsibility for the preventative and reactive maintenance of electrical systems and equipment on campus; installing and repairing electrical systems and equipment as needed to maintain and improve school facilities; aids other trades people and other departments as needed to meet the needs of the institution; troubleshoots problems and repairs electrical problems on school property as assigned; completes applications for electrical permits, and follow up with electrical inspector for project sign-off; working on systems from low voltage phone/data/building automation/electronic locks/control systems through standard line voltage and up to 480 Volt systems and equipment in buildings from sheds to residential to medium/large institutional; formulates and communicates proposals for electrical aspects of potential construction projects that enhance, improve and/or renovate any campus property or area.

The successful candidate must: have a Massachusetts Journeyman’s Electricians License, a Master License is a plus and experience in an educational setting is a plus; have a minimum of 5 years’ experience installing and maintaining electrical systems and devices, and be able to work intuitively and independently as well as part of the Physical Plant team; have strong organizational skills for multi-tasking and prioritizing responsibilities as situations arise in fast paced environment; have the ability to understand written and oral instruction; have excellent interpersonal and communication skills in order to successfully interact with diverse staff, faculty, students and other constituents of the School; be capable of performing repetitive tasks such as, bending, lifting (up to 50 lbs.), pushing, stair climbing; be able to work in secondary boarding school atmosphere by successfully passing CORI, SORI and fingerprint based background checks; possess a valid driver’s license and be able to successfully pass a post offer employment physical. A complete job description is available here.

Dependable, energetic individuals with strong organizational skills and similar electrical experience may send their cover letter and resume via email to: Brian Wing at Full benefit package, medical, dental, life, disability and retirement. Non-smoking campus. EOE

Upper School Visual Arts Teacher

  • The Williston Northampton School, an independent co-educational boarding and day school in Easthampton, Massachusetts, is a culturally diverse educational community of approximately 500 students in grades 7-12. We are seeking to hire a full time, full benefit visual arts teacher with the position starting in the fall of 2018. Strong candidates will have prior teaching experience, and since this position includes teaching digital art, preference will be given to those candidates with knowledge of Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Desired qualities include the delivery of engaging, student centered lessons and maintaining an organized classroom and studio environment. An advanced degree is preferred but not required.
  • This position will include involvement with our afternoon extracurricular program as well as advising. This position could also include residential responsibilities, but living on campus is not a requirement. Driving a school mini-bus is also an expectation of this position. Candidates must possess a valid driver’s license; must have the ability to work in a school environment by successful completion of all legally required and school required background checks including the state mandated CORI, Criminal Offender Record Information, and SORI, Sex Offender Record Information, and Fingerprint based criminal background check.
  • It is important that candidates possess the flexibility, energy, commitment to teamwork and appreciation for adolescents that life in an independent school boarding community requires. Please direct all inquiries, including a cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three references, to the Dean of Faculty Peter Valine at pvaline@williston.comNon-smoking campus. EOE