Building Based Substitute (North Reading, MA)

The North Reading Public Schools is seeking interested applicants to serve as a building based substitute at the elementary, middle, and high school level for the 2022-23 school year. The successful candidate will report to the assigned school four days per week to support student learning.

Job Requirements:

  • Licensure with the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education preferred.
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

Per diem rate is $100/day.
Please apply through SchoolSpring here

The North Reading Public Schools (NRPS) provides a safe, inclusive, and supportive learning environment where students develop both their social-emotional and academic skills and abilities through an exploration of a wide range of content areas, the arts, athletics, and extra-curricular opportunities. With a dedication to excellence, service, and life-long learning our students will engage collaboratively, think critically, embrace diversity, and value equity in order to become productive global citizens.

NRPS is actively looking to build a diverse workforce to ensure all students feel welcome, safe, and valued for who they are and supported to reach their potential. Candidates with different perspectives and experiences are strongly encouraged to apply to grow our school community and help students feel personally connected to their learning experiences and feel represented inside and outside of the classroom ensuring a sense of belonging.

Director of Athletics Needed at The Fessenden School

Position Title: Director of Athletics

Type of Position: Full-Time, Exempt, 12 month, Permanent

Start Date: July 1, 2023

Summary

Fessenden’s Director of Athletics oversees the implementation of the School’s athletic philosophy including the Middle School (Gr. 5 – 6) and Upper School athletic programs (Gr. 7 – 9), and the Lower School physical education program (Pre-K – Gr. 4). The Director of Athletics works with faculty, coaches, students, and parents to ensure a positive, healthy, and joyful athletic and physical education experience for all Fessenden students. The Director of Athletics must display a passion for elementary and middle school physical fitness and athletics, a healthy and age-appropriate approach to competition, an ability to lead colleagues in support of the School’s athletic and physical education programs, and a commitment to boys and boys’ education.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as a member of the Administrative Council, the Calendar Committee, and work in direct communication with the Head of School and Assistant Head of School
  • Manage the daily operation of the program including scheduling all interscholastic games, oversight of the purchasing and management of equipment and uniforms, transportation for games and practices, and hiring of officials
  • Oversee coaching assignments, orient new coaches, and manage, support, and evaluate all coaches and physical education faculty
  • Ensure that character education and lessons of equity and inclusion are core components of the School’s athletic program
  • Lead on-campus professional development efforts for coaches and provide guidance for off-campus opportunities
  • Manage the program’s Administrative Assistant, Equipment Manager, and Athletic Trainer
  • Ensure that all students are meeting the requirements of attendance and participation, and communicate with administrative colleagues if they are not
  • Communicate with parents individually and by team so they are aware of program and team philosophies, policies, and schedules
  • Develop and maintain department budget as well as oversee usage schedules for the Pallotta Athletic Center, fields, rink, and tennis and squash courts
  • Coordinate with administrative colleagues around athletic facilities management and upkeep
  • Maintain an up-to-date athletics portion of the website including game schedules
  • Coach at least one season

Qualifications

  • Five years of independent school experience and a history of athletic involvement
  • A love of sports and physical fitness
  • Strong communication skills and a collegial manner
  • An ability to lead and support colleagues simultaneously
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity and multicultural education
  • Integrity, a strong work ethic, and demonstrated leadership skills
  • Discretion and the ability to handle confidential and sensitive matters discreetly
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • A commitment to boys and boys’ education

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. The requirements for performing the duties of this position are as follows: 

  • Frequently required to walk, stand, sit, talk, and hear 
  • Regularly required to bend, stoop, crouch and/or kneel
  • Occasionally required to lift and/or move objects weighing up to 25 pounds
  • Majority of work is performed in a school/classroom environment, and the noise level in the environment is usually moderate

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to athletics_jobs@fessenden.org (no phone calls, please) by Friday, December 2, 2022.

Position Open at White Mountain Science, Inc.

Hiring Contact
Mike Carmon (Director of Programs) at: mcarmon@whitemountainscience.org

Deadlines
Job is open until filled; Candidates to start immediately

Home Base
Littleton, NH

About White Mountain Science, Inc.
Check out this video to learn more about WMSI and our mission! White Mountain Science, Inc. (WMSI – pronounced ‘whimsy’), develops and delivers highly engaging and fun STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) programs with the goal of teaching creative problem solving to students and teachers.

Job Description
WMSI is seeking a caring, enthusiastic problem-solver! WMSI develops and delivers hands-on STEM programs all around New Hampshire and northeastern Vermont. A Program Instructor independently facilitates hands-on, educational STEM programs for students 3-5 days per week in northern New Hampshire and Vermont locations. This Instructor’s primary focus is working with school teachers to provide high quality school-day and after-school STEM education for elementary school students, as well as some middle and high school students. Mentorship of high school students in an effort to train them as assistant instructors is also an integral part of the Instructor role. This position involves an active role in lesson prep and driving a van to multiple locations within 1.5 hours of base in Littleton to facilitate programs. Office hours spent organizing teaching materials, assistance in the creation and evaluation of engaging lessons, creating documentation for future instructors, and additional office tasks are also included in this position.

Duties Will Include:

  • Regular facilitation of off-site and on-site STEM-based youth programs, camps & workshops for primarily elementary school students, as well as some middle and high school students
  • Support with STEM-based teacher coaching and professional development workshops
  • Training and mentorship of high school youth instructors 
  • Organization & maintenance of program-related resources & equipment
  • Regular communications with teachers and other stakeholders at partner schools
  • Assistance in preparation & evaluation of lesson curriculum
  • Assistance in evaluation of all programs
  • Assistance in organizational maintenance tasks related to running a non-profit

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be motivated and self-directed
  • At least 1-3 years experience working with youth – essential
  • Ability to support and empower students in the creative problem-solving process – essential
  • Ability to set a positive environment within a room – essential
  • Interest in science, technology, engineering, art, and math – essential
  • Completion of post-secondary degree or equivalent experience – preferred
  • Prior science, technology, engineering, or math training – a plus
  • Strong communication and organization skills 
  • A flexible team player who is willing to learn from mistakes and adapt
  • Motivated to improve as an instructor and facilitate new material
  • Comfortable driving a van long distances safely in variable weather conditions

Schedule:

  • Full-time position (40 hours per week)
  • Programs take place during the school day and/or after-school timeframe
  • Occasional evening and/or weekend programs possible

Job Compensation:

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Additional benefits package, including: paid holidays and vacations, paid sick time, medical insurance, and retirement benefits (subject to initial waiting periods)

 Perks:

  • Annual Local Benefits Stipend
  • Annual Professional Development stipend
  • In-house opportunities for Professional Development, including: training with 3D printers, LASER cutters, robotics, and much more!
  • Discounted items from Sparkfun.com
  • Outdoor pro deals
  • Collaborative and engaging work environment

Physical Exertion Environmental Conditions 
Required to sit for extended periods of time, stand frequently, use fine motor skills to operate equipment, and lift and/or move 40 pounds or less.

WMSI encourages applications from individuals of all gender identities, ethnicities, nationalities, backgrounds and ages.

How to Apply
Please send a cover letter and resume to Mike Carmon at: mcarmon@whitemountainscience.org

Final candidates subject to a criminal background check.

*White Mountain Science, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Littleton, NH.*

Tutors & Academic Coaches Needed – $60/hr

Lotus Learning LLC is currently seeking tutors and executive function coaches who can provide remote, in-home, and in-school services to students in the Greater Boston area.  Compensation starts at $60/hour. This is an independent contractor position, with flexible, part-time hours.

Lotus Learning is a growing tutoring and academic coaching business with a focus on serving the whole student; our tutors not only teach content but also provide support with essential success skills, including planning, organization, goal-setting, study skills, self-care and more.  We are looking for tutors and coaches who are passionate about their area of expertise, sensitive to different learning styles, and capable of working independently to promote student growth.

For more information, visit our website at www.lotuslearning.net

Requirements for Lotus Learning tutors:

• College degree (bachelor’s degree or higher) 

• Ability to tutor multiple high-school subjects or an elementary education specialty (i.e. literacy, math) — elementary opportunities are limited.

• Ability to make and manage your own schedules

• Availability during after-school and evening hours

• Willingness to commit to tutoring for the entire 2022-23 academic year.

• Car preferred but not required

If you are interested in joining our team, please send your resume and cover letter to info@lotuslearning.net

In your cover letter, please indicate:

1) the high school-level subjects you can teach;

2) any previous teaching experience;

3) the days and times of the week when you would be available to tutor; and

4) whether or not you have a car.

Seeking Middle and High School Teachers

SEEDS is an access organization which provides highly-motivated, low-income students with pathways to independent high school and/or college.  There are three levels: Young Scholars, Scholars, and College Scholars.  

This is the first summer since 2019 that we are able to return to our fully in-person format.  Students and teachers will be at the Kent School in Kent, CT for the summer, and if you haven’t visited Litchfield County before, it is absolutely beautiful!

We have openings for teachers in the Summer Challenge and Capstone Programs, serving rising 8th and 9th grade students.  Classes will begin on Monday 27 June.  Teachers will be provided with supplies, resources, and a complete curriculum.  Room and board is included for all faculty, and you’ll have access to the whole campus including recreational spaces (tennis courts, gym, etc.).

If you are interested in teaching high school or middle school, strengthening your teaching skills (middle schoolers keep you on your toes!), or working with an amazing non-profit, let me know!  We have a wonderful group of faculty, so I can guarantee that your colleagues will be a joy to work with.  I’m happy to field questions or have follow up conversations.

Please see job descriptions here for reference

For more information, contact Kara McCabe at Kara.McCabe@tufts.edu

Teaching Jobs (Newton, MA)

A list of teaching jobs which need to be filled for the fall semester:


Please visit the following links for the job description and application information.

HS Spanish Teacher
https://www.applitrack.com/newton/onlineapp/_application.aspx?posJobCodes=4108&posFirstChoice=High%20School%20Teaching&posSpecialty=Teacher
HS Math Teacher
https://www.applitrack.com/newton/onlineapp/_application.aspx?posJobCodes=4104&posFirstChoice=High%20School%20Teaching&posSpecialty=Teacher
HS Physics Teacher
https://www.applitrack.com/newton/onlineapp/_application.aspx?posJobCodes=4107&posFirstChoice=High%20School%20Teaching&posSpecialty=Teacher
HS Chemistry Teacher
https://www.applitrack.com/newton/onlineapp/_application.aspx?posJobCodes=4106&posFirstChoice=High%20School%20Teaching&posSpecialty=Teacher
HS Biology Teacher
https://www.applitrack.com/newton/onlineapp/_application.aspx?posJobCodes=4105&posFirstChoice=High%20School%20Teaching&posSpecialty=Teacher
HS English Teacher
https://www.applitrack.com/newton/onlineapp/_application.aspx?posJobCodes=4102&posFirstChoice=High%20School%20Teaching&posSpecialty=Teacher
HS History Teacher
https://www.applitrack.com/newton/onlineapp/_application.aspx?posJobCodes=4103&posFirstChoice=High%20School%20Teaching&posSpecialty=Teacher

Social Studies & Other Positions Open at Portsmouth High School

Located an hour from Boston in Portsmouth, NH, Portsmouth High School has a number of openings. However, time is of the essence!

Application for the Social Studies position closes on April 1st, 2022. To apply for this, or any other position, please visit: https://www.edjobsnh.com.