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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT WILLISTON

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.

Advancement Assistant - Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement

The Williston Northampton School, an independent, co-educational boarding and day school located in Easthampton, MA, seeks a full-time calendar year Advancement Assistant-Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement. The Advancement Assistant will work collaboratively to support and strengthen the annual giving and alumni engagement functions of Williston Northampton School’s Advancement program. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: support the Directors of Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement and the respective program areas; assist in the implementation of yearly annual giving solicitation plan; maintain files and annual giving program data in database; Support alumni and campus events; Write and proofread documents; routine office functions. A full job description is available here.

The successful candidate will have: excellent written and oral communication abilities and collaboration skills; a bachelor’s degree is preferred; three to five years of advancement or related experience, preferably in an academic environment. 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, SORI, Sex Offender Record Information and Fingerprint based criminal background check.

Qualified / interested candidates may submit letters of interest, resume, and references via electronic transmission to advsearch@williston.com. Non-smoking campus. EOE

Director of Choirs

The Williston Northampton School, an independent co-educational boarding and day school in Easthampton, Massachusetts with a culturally diverse educational community of students in grades 7-12, is seeking to hire a full time Director of Choirs for the 2018-19 academic year. Responsibilities will include leading the upper school Male and Female Concert Choirs, Middle School Choir, and the community-wide Teller Chorus. Candidates will also collaborate with the theater department as music director for all musical productions. Opportunities to teach AP Music Theory or other classes are possible.

All candidates should possess demonstrable passion for music, excellent communication skills, and the ability to engage and intellectually excite students in the pursuit of learning and making music. A bachelor’s degree in music (or equivalent) is required, a master’s degree in choral conducting is preferred. Excellent teaching and pedagogical skills are expected, particularly with regard to vocal technique, choral conducting, and piano proficiency. The successful candidate will also assist students with opportunities to participate in state choral festivals and be involved with both the state’s ACDA and MMEA chapters.

This position includes involvement with our afternoon program, as well as student advising. Depending on the interests of the candidate and the needs of the school, residential responsibilities could be part of this position. 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, 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 Peter Valine, Dean of Faculty, at facultyjobs@williston.com

Upper School Physics Teacher

The Williston Northampton School, an independent co-educational boarding and day school in Easthampton, Massachusetts with a culturally diverse educational community of students in grades 7-12, is seeking to hire a full time Physics teacher for the 2018-19 school year. The ideal candidate should possess curiosity and passion in exploring the significance of science in life and learning, with the ability to engage and intellectually excite students in that pursuit. The responsibilities will likely include three or four sections of Physics. Strong candidates will have at least a few years of teaching experience, ideally in independent schools. We also value candidates who have interest and experience in teaching Physics at all abilities and grade levels. An advanced degree is preferred but not required.

This position includes involvement with our afternoon program for two or three seasons, as well as student advising and likely residential responsibilities. 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, 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 Peter Valine, Dean of Faculty at facultyjobs@williston.com

Middle and Upper School English Teacher

The Williston Northampton School, an independent co-educational boarding and day school in Easthampton, Massachusetts with a culturally diverse educational community of students in grades 7-12, is seeking to hire a full-time English teacher for the 2018-19 school year. Teaching responsibilities will likely include teaching three sections in the Middle School and may include teaching in the Upper School. Strong candidates for this position will have a few years of teaching experience, ideally in independent schools. An advanced degree is preferred, but not required. All candidates should possess demonstrable passion for teaching, excellent communication skills, and the ability to engage and intellectually excite students in the pursuit of learning.

This position includes involvement with our afternoon program, as well as student advising. Depending on the interests of the candidate and the needs of the school, residential responsibilities could be part of this position. 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, 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 Peter Valine, Dean of Faculty at facultyjobs@williston.com

Upper School Math Teacher

The Williston Northampton School is an independent co-educational boarding and day school in Easthampton, Massachusetts with a culturally diverse educational community in grades 7-12. We are seeking to hire a full time Mathematics teacher for the 2018-19 school year. Preference will be given to candidates who have teaching experience, ideally in independent schools. Strong candidates will have substantial experience working with educational technology and be able to teach AP Stats, BC Calculus, and beyond. An advanced degree is preferred but not required.

This position includes involvement with our afternoon athletics and extracurricular program as well as student advising and residential responsibilities. Candidates must possess a valid driver’s license, and 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, 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 Peter Valine, Dean of Faculty, at facultyjobs@williston.com