Williston is a diverse, inclusive community, where purpose, passion, and integrity are at the center of our work each day. Click the current opportunities below to learn about joining our team.

The Williston Northampton School is an equal opportunity employer.

Current Openings

  • English 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 English teacher for the 2019-20 school year. Strong candidates for this position will have at least three 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 pvaline@williston.com

  • Security Officers

    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 are not limited to: provide assistance to students, staff and visitors in a courteous and professional manner; complete security and incident reports and ensures accuracy of documentation; patrol the 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 law enforcement or 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, computer and organizational skills; CPR/AED certification or the willingness to obtain certification 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.

    Interested/qualified candidates may send their letters of intent & resumes to Anne O’Connor, Director of Security, preferably via email to aoconnor@williston.com  or c/o The Williston Northampton School, 19 Payson Avenue, Easthampton, MA 01027.  Non-smoking campus. EOE

  • Data & Gift Entry Assistant

    The Williston Northampton School, an independent, co-educational boarding and day school located in Easthampton, MA, seeks a full-time calendar year Data and Gift Entry Assistant. The assistant is responsible for timely and accurate gift processing, coordinating the gift acknowledgement process, and assisting with maintenance of the constituent database. Responsibilities will include gift and data entry, production and distribution of gift activity reports, understanding and adherence to regulations that govern charitable gifts, and being a key customer service resource to constituents and staff, answering questions about gift and constituent record issues.

    The successful candidate must exhibit great attention to detail and strong analytical skills, excellent written and oral communication abilities, ability to work independently and have proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite; experience with Raiser’s Edge a plus; three-plus 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. Full job description available here.

    Qualified / interested candidates may submit letters of interest, resume, and references via electronic transmission to advsearch@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.