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.

Computer Science & Robotics Coordinator

The Williston Northampton School, an independent co-educational boarding and day school in Easthampton, Massachusetts, is a culturally diverse educational community of approximately 490 students in grades 7-12. We are seeking to hire a full-time teacher for the

2017-18 school year.

Teaching

  • AP Computer Science (full-year)
  • Trimester elective classes in Engineering and Robotics (levels I and II)
  • Trimester elective class in Electronics, Circuitry & Programming (Arduino-based),
  • One full-year Mathematics course

Coaching/Afternoon program

  • Fall/Winter: VEX Robotics Team
  • Spring: One additional afternoon program

Preference will be given to candidates who have experience working with

  • Independent Schools
  • Classroom technologies including the use of a learning management system, OneNote, and wireless projection
  • Teaching AP Computer Science (Java 8)
  • Teaching programming in C++, ROBOTC and/or Java (using the BlueJ development environment)
  • Teaching electronics, robotics design, prototyping and construction, and the engineering process
  • Coaching a VEX Robotics team

An advanced degree is preferred but not required. This position includes involvement with our afternoon Robotics program, and may include student advising and residential responsibilities. Driving a school mini-bus is also an expectation of this position. 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

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 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. A complete job description is available here.

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

Custodian/Housekeeper

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 Custodian/Housekeeper. The schedule and hours are:Wednesday - Sunday 6:30 am – 3 pm. There is no flexibility with this schedule. Occasional extra hours possible due to special events.

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; notifiesmanager 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 leadership skills as well as excellent 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 strong organizational skills and similar custodial/housekeeping experience may send their cover letter and resume via email to: Michael Doney, mdoney@williston.com Full benefit package, medical, dental, life, disability and retirement. Non-smoking campus. EOE

Academic Subject Tutor (English, Math, Science, or History)

The Williston Northampton School, an independent co-educational boarding and day school located in Easthampton, MA, is seeking Academic Subject Tutors (English, Math, Science, Language or History) on a fee for service basis.

Academic Tutors will be hired on an hourly basis by the families of students requiring tutoring in a specific subject area including English (reading and writing), mathematics (Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, pre-calculus, calculus, trigonometry and statistics), science (physics, biology, chemistry), United States history, or foreign language (Latin, Spanish, French, or Chinese).The tutor will provide academic tutoring during the class day or during the evenings at the Williston Northampton School on an as needed basis. Tutoring hours will vary throughout the school year based on student need.

The successful candidate must have: education and experience in the subject matter to be tutored; direct experience working with high school aged students; intuitive understanding of the dynamics of an educational community; familiarity with the goals, objectives, and mission of an independent college preparatory school; ability to respond effectively to the needs of a diverse and demanding student and parent population. The individual must also be able to work in secondary boarding school atmosphere by successfully passing CORI, SORI and fingerprint based background checks and possess a valid driver’s license. A complete job description is available here.

Qualified interested individuals should send cover letter and resume via email to: Rachel Currie-Rubin, rcurrierubin@williston.com Non-smoking campus. EOE

The Williston Northampton School
19 Payson Avenue, Easthampton, MA 01027 | Phone: (413) 529-3000 | Fax: (413) 527-9494

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Founded in 1841, Williston is a student-centered, coeducational institution comprising a Middle School of day students and an Upper School of boarding and day students from 25 states and 27 countries.
Williston is a good fit for motivated students who want to be challenged by a variety of academic, athletic, and extracurricular opportunities. We look forward to hearing from you!
Williston classes are discussion based and collaborative, and we have developed outstanding programs that inspire students to excel. Our faculty members provide a model of critical thinking and enthusiastic engagement.

Williston offers the opportunity to pursue your passions and explore your independence in a community of adults there to guide you. Live and learn on a campus where leadership skills and lifelong friendships take root.

Williston offers an academic arts program complemented by parallel extracurricular arts activities—all taught by faculty members who are practicing musicians, actors, and visual artists.
Williston fields 67 interscholastic teams at the varsity, junior varsity, and beginner levels in 35 sports to give students a full range of opportunities to play. We also offer recreational options and fitness training.
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