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The Williston Northampton School, an independent co-educational boarding and day school located in Easthampton, MA, has a full-time, calendar-year opening for a Custodian/Housekeeper.
The schedule for the position is Monday – Friday 2:30 pm – 11:00 pm. Occasional extra hours possible due to special events. This position requires the flexibility to be able to work the day shift during the summer months.
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 candidates 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 30lbs.), 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.
Dependable, energetic individuals with similar custodial/housekeeping experience may send their cover letter and resume via email to: Jennifer Lopez at email@example.com Full benefit package, medical, dental, life, disability and retirement. Non-smoking campus. EOE
French Teacher - Long Term Substitute
The Williston Northampton School is an independent co-educational boarding and day school in Easthampton, Massachusetts with a culturally diverse educational community of approximately 500 students in grades 7-12. We have an immediate need to hire a French Teacher, to begin early/mid-November and finish out the 21-22 academic year. This position is responsible for teaching French, actively planning with the full-time classroom teacher, in advance of her leave, creating and updating plans for content, quality, and continuity of curriculum. The candidate will be well versed in the philosophy and execution of inquiry-based instruction within ACTFL standards. The candidate will actively collaborate with colleagues to develop strategies to support all students. The candidate will attend all faculty and employee meetings and maintain good communication with families about student progress through regular progress reports and responses to parents’ inquiries.
The ideal candidate has experience teaching in independent, boarding, and/or public schools. The candidate will possess a Bachelor’s in a relevant field; a Master’s degree is preferred. Fluency in French and English is required. The candidate will demonstrate a capacity for working with a range of learning abilities, experience integrating educational technologies into the teaching environment, strong writing and communication skills, creativity, and a collaborative mindset. An early career candidate is encouraged to apply, especially if the candidate has an interest in developing the pedagogy, career, and profession of education.
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 live in an independent boarding school community. Please direct all inquiries, including a cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three references, to Corie Fogg, Dean of Faculty, at firstname.lastname@example.org Non-smoking campus. EOE
Administrative Assistant to the Office of Admission
The Administrative Assistant to the Office of Admission is an integral member of the Admission Team and is responsible for providing all levels of support Dean of Enrollment Management, The Director of Financial Aid and Admission Directors.
Available immediately, academic year, 30 hours per week Monday-Friday, with shared schedule for Class Saturday, Open House, and Second Visit Day coverage. The primary responsibilities for this position are: Provide resourceful administrative assistance to the Office of Admission including, but not limited to, filing, maintenance of electronic records, phone/email support, answering questions via phone/email, referring people to the appropriate staff in Admissions, providing general information about the School and the Admission process, and other office tasks as needed; Schedule appointments for interviews with Admission Directors; Process initial inquiries and applications for Admission to the School, including entering admissions data from the online application tool; Follow-up on all missing information for student applicants; Send all pertinent new student information to the appropriate departments; Maintain inventory of admission publications and forms; Serve as support for other administrative staff within the Office of Admission when needed; Act as liaison with other offices/departments on behalf of the Office of Admission. A full job description is available.
The qualified candidate will have 5 years similar experience preferably with direct experience/knowledge of independent schools. Must have the ability to work intuitively and independently as well as part of a team, demonstrated writing and interpersonal skills. Solid working knowledge of Word, Excel, Internet, knowledge of Blackbaud and financial aid procedures a plus. Positive appearance, attitude and presentation with a strict sense of confidentiality. 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.
Interested/qualified candidates may reply with cover letter (required) and resume to Kathy Ouimette, Human Resource Director via email email@example.com
State mandated sick time and Paid Family/Medical Leave (PFML); retirement plan eligibility; pro-rated earned time benefits only. Non-smoking campus. EOE
Assistant Director of Alumni Giving & Engagement
The Williston Northampton School, an independent, co-educational boarding and day school located in Easthampton, MA, has a full-time, entry-level, calendar year Assistant Director of Alumni Giving & Engagement.
The Assistant Director of Alumni Giving & Engagement will work collaboratively with the annual giving team to secure support for the Williston Northampton Fund from graduates of the last 15 years. The Assistant Director will support the work of engaging Williston’s alumni community, with a focus on developing, implementing, and supporting programming aimed at graduates 15 years from graduation.
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Annual Giving: Assist the Director of Annual Giving to implement creative, strategies to grow donors and participation from the 15 most recent classes; oversee senior gift and student philanthropy programs; identify, recruit and manage a small team of volunteers; travel to engage, solicit and steward young alumni prospects; work with Director of Annual Giving as needed to create and implement targeted content for recent graduates; Assist in production and mailing of fundraising appeals. Alumni Engagement: Assist with creating targeted strategies and programming to engage young alumni personally; attend and promote attendance of recent graduates at campus and regional events; assist in production and mailing of alumni event materials; oversee transition of graduating class to alumni community; serve as the liaison to 5th, 10th and 15th Reunion classes; assist in all aspects of volunteer management. A full job description is available.
The successful candidate will have excellent written and oral communication abilities and collaboration skills; a bachelor’s degree; and one to three years of advancement or related experience. Williston Northampton alumni strongly encouraged to apply. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Non-smoking campus. EOE
Per-Diem Security Officers
Security officers needed on a per-diem basis as determined by the needs of the department to cover shifts for full-time officers, and/or to provide additional coverage for special events, etc. Responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to: provide assistance to students, staff and visitors in a courteous and professional manner; complete security and incident reports and ensure accuracy of documentation; patrol campus to observe and identify potential safety and security risks; perform building security checks; respond to all emergency situations arising on campus ranging from medical emergencies, fire alarms and other crisis situations.
Candidates should have some security-related experience and/or MA Municipal Police Training Committee training is a plus. Must have the following: flexibility and willingness to cover a variety of shifts as needed (days, nights, weekends and holidays); a valid driver’s license; excellent, written, verbal, and organizational skills; strong computer skills are a must, preferably with Microsoft Office Suite, any security related software is a plus; CPR/AED and First-Aid certifications or the willingness to obtain certifications upon hire; ability to sit, stand, walk, climb stairs, etc. for extended periods of time. Must also be able to successfully complete post-offer physical and the state mandated CORI, as well as SORI as well as a fingerprint-based background check. Full job description available here.
Dependable qualified candidates must include cover letter and resume to Anne O’Connor, Director of Security, preferably via email to email@example.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.