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The Williston Northampton School is an equal opportunity employer.

Current Openings

  • Eighth Grade Science Teacher

    The Williston Northampton School is an independent co-educational boarding and day school in Easthampton, Massachusetts with a culturally diverse educational community of 470 students in grades 7-12. We have an immediate need to hire a full-time eighth grade Science teacher for the 20-21 academic year. This is a one-year appointment. This position involves teaching three sections of eighth grade physical science; teach Health Class for 2 or 3 trimesters; have 6-8 advisees. It will also include 2 trimesters of afternoon study hall oversight.

    A bachelor’s degree in science or science education is required, and we are particularly interested in candidates with previous teaching experience, especially at the Middle School level. Applications from candidates who are current graduate students will be accepted. This position may include, but not require, involvement in other areas of school life if there is mutual interest.

    Candidates 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 pvaline@williston.com Non-smoking campus. EOE

  • Substitute Teachers

    The Williston Northampton School is an independent co-educational boarding and day school in Easthampton, Massachusetts with a culturally diverse educational community of 470 students in grades 7-12. We are seeking to identify candidates with an interest in serving as substitute teachers, both short and long term, for the 2020-21 academic year. We are seeking teachers in the following academic disciplines: English, History, Language, Math, Science, and Visual and Performing Arts.

    A bachelor’s degree is required, and previous teaching experience is preferable. Applications from candidates who are current graduate students will be accepted. These positions may include, but not require, involvement in other areas of school life if there is mutual interest.

    Candidates 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 pvaline@williston.com Non-smoking campus. EOE

  • Per-Diem Registered Nurse

    The Williston Northampton School has opening for Per-Diem Nurses for the upcoming academic year. Pay is per shift and will augment the staff by covering vacancies and providing extra nursing staffing as needed, will mostly be nights (a few hours in the clinic on campus, then on-call), weekends (a few hours in the clinic on campus, then on-call), but some possible day hours as well.

    Candidates need to possess strong assessment and organizational skills. Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team. Duties may include but are not limited to: triaging students acute and chronic conditions; treat illnesses; maintain accurate documentation; act as advocate for students needs and serve as liaison between parents and faculty; assist with administration of medications according to parent/physician instructions; maintain the HWC in a clean, orderly and safe condition; dispose of biomedical waste and hazards according to established procedures. Strong communication and interpersonal skills to interact with diverse community. A strict sense of confidentiality is a must. Pediatric/adolescent experience is preferred. MA R.N. license, AED/CPR Certification required. Must possess 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.  Full job description is available here.

    Dependable, energetic individuals with similar experience may send their cover letter and resume via email to Amber Mish, Director of Health and Wellness Services at hwsemployment@williston.com Non-smoking campus. EOE

  • Custodian/Housekeeper

    The Williston Northampton School, an independent co-educational boarding and day school located in Easthampton, MA, has a part-time, calendar-year opening for a Custodian/Housekeeper.

    The schedule for the positions is:  Saturday and Sunday 6:30 am – 3 pm. Occasional weekday hours possible due to special events or additional necessary coverage.

    Responsible for fulfilling the assignments for day to day campus housekeeping program to ensure clean, orderly, and attractive conditions through campus facilities by performing the following essential functions: all standard custodial/housekeeping tasks; sweeps, mops, scrubs, and vacuums hallways, stairs and office spaces; empties trash and garbage containers in campus buildings including dormitories, academic buildings, children’s center and administrative offices; notifies manager concerning the need for repairs, or an addition to lighting, and potential heating issues; submits to management recommendations for painting, repairs, furnishings, and supplies.

    The successful candidate must: have one to three years of institutional experience preferably in an educational setting; 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 demonstrated  interpersonal and communication skills in order to successfully interact with diverse staff, faculty, students and other constituents of the School; have a working knowledge of commercial chemicals and cleaning equipment; be capable of performing repetitive tasks such as, bending, lifting (up to 50lbs.), 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 similar custodial/housekeeping experience may send their cover letter and resume via email to: Michael Doney at physplantemployment@williston.com Non-smoking campus. EOE


The Williston Northampton School (the “School”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The School offers equal employment opportunity to all applicants for employment and all employees without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, gender identity and expression, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, military service, application for military service, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law.  An applicant who does not meet the minimum qualifications of the position(s) for which the applicant applies will not be considered for employment.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete this application, interview for the position, or otherwise participate in the hiring process, please notify us.