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Employment

Carroll School actively seeks employees who are dedicated to supporting the educational needs of children with language-based learning disabilities, such as dyslexia.

Carroll School offers a competitive salary and benefits package as well as professional development opportunities. Carroll School is an equal opportunity employer.

School Year and Staff Positions: Email your resume and cover letter to jobs@carrollschool.org to apply to the relevant below positions.

Summer@Carroll Positions: Please complete the Summer@Carroll Employment Application Form and mail to:

Summer@Carroll
Carroll School
Attn: Greely Summers
25 Baker Bridge Road
Lincoln, MA  01773-3199

Current Employment Opportunities

5th Grade Language Teacher (Lower School)

School Overview

Carroll School is a dynamic independent day school for elementary and middle school students who have been diagnosed with language-based learning disabilities, such as dyslexia.


Position Summary:

This position requires a candidate with experience teaching language-learning disabled students and who also has knowledge of the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks for a teaching position in Elementary Education with a specialization in language.


Responsibilities:

  • Teach five to six classes with 7- 8 students each on a daily basis for grade 5
  • Formulate lesson plans that meet the curriculum guidelines
  • Work with Lower School curricular team to integrate grade level curriculum
  • Meet individually with students needing extra help
  • Supply to school administrators: quarterly grade reports, student profile data reports, parent conference summaries, IEP progress reports
  • Participate in school-sponsored professional development and meet the requirement of Orton-Gillingham training
  • May assist in after-school program activities
  • Perform duties as required 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education, Master’s Degree preferred
  • DESE Massachusetts licensure in Elem. Ed or Moderate Special Needs preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years teaching experience
  • Have the ability to teach using multi-sensory education methods

Carroll School offers a competitive salary and benefits package as well as professional development opportunities. Carroll School is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates who represent diversity.

Assistant Director, Capital Campaign

School Overview:

Carroll School is a dynamic independent day school for elementary and middle school students who have been diagnosed with language-based disabilities, such as dyslexia.


Position Summary:

The Assistant Director role at Carroll School will allow an experienced fundraiser the opportunity to manage a portfolio of 150 highly rated prospects located in Massachusetts and work collaboratively on the planning and execution of the most ambitious campaign in the history of the school.


Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute fundraising strategies to secure support from individuals at the major gift level ($100,000 or more) as part of a comprehensive fund-raising process.
  • Achieve a minimum of 10 to 12 personal visits a month for cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of prospective donors.
  • Prepare reports, briefings materials, correspondence, proposals, and related documents for solicitation of major gift prospects.
  • Collaborate with other members of the seven-person development team to achieve Development office goals and advance School priorities.
  • Support volunteer networks and assist in the identification, recruitment, and training of volunteers as needed.
  • Participate in regular staff and volunteer screening and review meetings to identify new prospects and plan cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies for current capital gift prospects.
  • Responsible for moves management for prospects in Raiser’s Edge.
  • Assist with campaign planning and execution.
  • Assist the Campaign Director/Director of Major Gifts with assigned tasks as needed.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 2 to 4 years of development/fund-raising experience or related experience with a strong preference for individuals with a history of soliciting major gifts
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)
  • Ability to multi-task and juggle competing priorities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite & fundraising databases, preferably Raiser’s Edge
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license


Carroll School offers a competitive salary & benefits package as well as professional development opportunities. Carroll School is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates who represent diversity.

Director of Equity and Inclusion

School Overview:

Carroll School is a dynamic independent day school for elementary and middle school students who have been diagnosed with language-based disabilities, such as dyslexia.


Position Summary:

This position reports directly to the Head of School and guides Carroll School to be an inclusive school community that values all the diversity enshrined in the school’s mission and inclusion policies. The Director oversees the promotion of diversity, inclusion, equity, and justice in the life of the school. The person in this role serves as both an educator and administrator who works directly with students, parents, faculty and staff.


Responsibilities:

  • Provides strategic leadership in the area of equity and inclusion at Carroll
  • Works with the admissions office to recruit, welcome, and retain students from diverse backgrounds
  • Works with the Head of School and Division/Department Heads to recruit and retain faculty/staff from diverse backgrounds
  • Acts as a resource for faculty and staff in providing academic, emotional, and social support for students/families of diverse backgrounds
  • Works with the Directors of Curriculum Development and Division Heads to ensure that the school’s curriculum reflects the diversity of our local and global communities
  • Facilitates programs for educating our community (faculty, staff, students, parents) about issues related to equity and inclusion
  • Advises and partners with families to ensure a strong inclusive community
  • Sits on the Board of Trustees’ Committee on Diversity, Enrollment, Marketing, and Financial Aid
  • Works with the Director of Communications to publicize diversity-related events, educational opportunities, workshops for students, faculty, and parents
  • Assumes teaching responsibilities in accord with area of expertise


Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred
  • Proven track record in leading institutional change and innovation in curriculum and policy
  • Experience in schools or higher education
  • Demonstrated experience with student life and the desire to improve the minds and lives of students, faculty, and staff in and out of the classroom
  • Highly effective communicator with excellent leadership abilities and collaborative skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of diverse backgrounds and multicultural associations

 

Carroll School offers a competitive salary & benefits package as well as professional development opportunities. Carroll School is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates who represent diversity.

Lower School Self-Contained Teacher (Anticipated)

School Overview

Carroll School is a dynamic independent day school for elementary and middle school students who have been diagnosed with language-based learning disabilities, such as dyslexia.


Position Summary:

This position requires a candidate with experience teaching language-learning disabled students and who also has knowledge of the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks in Elementary Education.


Responsibilities:

  • Teach a self-contained class consisting of 7-8 students
  • Formulate lesson plans that meet the curriculum guidelines
  • Work with Lower School curricular team to develop grade level curriculum
  • Meet individually with students needing extra help
  • Supply to school administrators: quarterly grade reports, student profile data reports, parent conference summaries, IEP progress reports
  • Participate in school-sponsored professional development and meet the requirement of Orton-Gillingham training
  • May assist in after-school program activities
  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education, Master’s Degree preferred
  • DESE Massachusetts licensure in Elem. Ed or Moderate Special Needs preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years teaching experience
  • Have the ability to teach using multi-sensory education methods

Carroll School offers a competitive salary and benefits package as well as professional development opportunities. Carroll School is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates who represent diversity.

Lower School Speech & Language Pathologist

School Overview

Carroll School is a dynamic independent day school for elementary and middle school students who have been diagnosed with language-based learning disabilities, such as dyslexia.

 

Position Summary:

The role of the Speech Language Pathologist is to support Carroll’s diagnostic and prescriptive approach to teaching. Rather than provide direct therapeutic services in a “pull-out” model, the Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) continuously consults and collaborates with our lower school classroom teachers. The SLP’s class activities focus on language comprehension and expression, including the development of pragmatic language skills, improvement of deductive and inductive reasoning skills, and strengthening of students’ ability to take a strategic approach to learning.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively to uphold the mission of the school
  • Will help students with language-based learning disabilities achieve increased independence through self-advocacy and remediation of communication deficits
  • Will intervene and remediate by introducing, and helping students solidify, compensatory strategies to enhance academic and social performance
  • Provide current speech-language information, materials, ideas and instruction to faculty and staff
  • Identifies students, defines needs, and makes recommendations based on observations and available student testing
  • Provides direction, guidance, and support to students, parents, and faculty as needed
  • Assists in making referrals to outside evaluators and practitioners as necessary
  • Develops curricula that teach specific skill sets needed
  • Consults on various aspects of the Language curriculum development
  • Provides in-class consultation with content-area teachers
  • Consults with content area teachers to provide support in planning and execution of lessons
  • Co-teaches with classroom teachers in classes made up of students identified as demonstrating significant speech-language concerns
  • Facilitates small groups as needed
  • Participates in the Child Study Team process and Admission Committee

 

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS, MS Speech-Language Pathology
  • Massachusetts License in Speech-Language and Hearing
  • Massachusetts DESE License in Speech Language and Hearing Disorders
  • ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence for Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP)
  • Experience in delivery of Speech and Language services in the classroom environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of dyslexia/language based learning disabilities
  • Has the ability to:
    • Convey ideas clearly both orally and in writing.
    • Communicate effectively with parents, students, teachers, and administrators, especially about programs.           
    • Manage time and set priorities.
    • Be flexible


Carroll School offers a competitive salary and benefits package as well as professional development opportunities. Carroll School is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates who represent diversity.

Middle School History Substitute / Teacher Aide

School Overview:

Carroll School is a dynamic independent day school for elementary and middle school students who have been diagnosed with language-based disabilities, such as dyslexia.


Position Summary:

Temporary Position, Full-time, March 6 - April 14, 2017

This position will work in the Middle School History Department and will substitute teach in History for grade 7 or work as an assistant in various classes.  The Substitute/Aide will follow prepared lesson plans and assist students on work assignments.  The Aide will also assist in other team responsibilities as directed by Department Head.


Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and organize classroom environment
  • Make materials for classroom instruction
  • Teach five to six classes of 8-10 students each day
  • Implement lesson plans that address the learning needs of individual students and meet the curriculum guidelines
  • Take attendance and report absence in student databases
  • Work with students on an individual basis as needed or as directed by classroom teachers
  • Meet with advisors, teaching team, and/or parents of students as needed
  • Supply to school administrators: grades, writing comments, interim progress reports
  • Perform other duties as required


Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Prior experience working with children preferably in an education setting
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexible and willing to learn


Carroll School offers a competitive salary & benefits package as well as professional development opportunities. Carroll School is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates who represent diversity.

Science Department Head

School Overview

Carroll School is a dynamic independent day school for elementary and middle school students who have been diagnosed with language-based learning disabilities, such as dyslexia.


Position Summary:

This role provides academic leadership for Carroll School’s Science department. Under
direction of the Directors of Curriculum, responsible for the scope and sequence and integrity of the curriculum across the grades, and supporting, evaluating and coaching teachers in delivering the curriculum to language-based learning disabled students.


Responsibilities:

  • Supports the development of teacher knowledge and skills through observations, mentoring, arranging for opportunities for peer observations, and encouraging attendance at professional development activities, the Department Head makes a conscious effort to improve delivery of instruction to students and encourage teachers to develop professionally
  • Coach teachers: follows the coaching process for Carroll School teachers to include setting goals, formal and informal observations, and curriculum and delivery support
  • Actively assists in the scheduling of students to facilitate science classes. Works with the Director of Curriculum, Division Head and schedulers to develop a schedule for teachers and students that considers skill levels, learning styles and personal characteristics that affect successful academic group dynamics
  • Chairs department meetings: responsible for setting agenda and facilitating regularly scheduled department meetings
  • Teaches up to three sections of science in the Middle School (grades 6-8)
  • Assists with ongoing curriculum development: responsible for establishing a scope and sequence throughout the department’s curriculum; coordinating science curriculum school-wide under direction of the Director of Curriculum, encourages the fielding of new ideas and programs; budgets for annual departmental expenses; and works with school-wide curricular teams to implement the science curricula
  • In conjunction with the Director of Curriculum and the Director of Technology, appropriately integrates technology into the curriculum
  • Participates in discussions with the Academic Leadership Team to create a shared vision and implement school-wide initiatives
  • Represents Carroll School at required special events, such as Open Houses, Parents’ Day, etc.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree; Master’s in Education preferred; Massachusetts licensure in Middle School Science preferred
  • Orton-Gillingham trained – Associate Level or in process
  • Experience in teaching language-learning disabled students preferred
  • Must have a strong subject background and knowledge of the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks and Common Core Standards
  • Commitment to multi-sensory education and able to develop curriculum
  • Has the ability to:
    • Collaborate with other Department Heads
    • Convey ideas clearly both orally and in writing
    • Communicate effectively with parents, students, teachers, and administrators, especially about programs
    • Manage time and set priorities
    • Be flexible
    • Be able to problem-solve, particularly situations regarding students’ placement


Carroll School offers a competitive salary and benefits package as well as professional development opportunities.
Carroll School is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates who represent diversity.

Summer@Carroll: Camp Counselor/Teacher Assistant

Position Dates: June 23 to July 28, 2017


Summer School Overview

Summer@Carroll is a five-week academic/day camp program for students entering grades 1-9 who have been diagnosed with a language-based learning disability, such as dyslexia.

 

Position Summary:

This position reports to Camp Supervisor in Waltham (Grades 3-4) or Lincoln (Grades 5-7). Working with students in a group of approximately 10 children, the counselor directs students in camp activities every afternoon. During some afternoon periods, an activity director plans the activity. Other periods require the counselor to plan the activity.  n the mornings, counselors are assigned to a writing, math or activity class as a teaching assistant (TA), depending on experience.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Follows the daily camp schedule of afternoon activities 
  • Supervises and positively encourages all the children in the camp group
  • When necessary, modifies individual camper’s behavior to maintain a positive group dynamic
  • Instructs and includes the junior counselor in group activities
  • Organizes and supervises the camp group when swimming at Lake Cochituate or going on a field trip
  • Organizes, plans and encourages camper participation in special camp activities such as the annual Carnival
  • Updates Camp Supervisor regarding any issues impacting the camper’s ability to positively interact within the camp group
  • Attend mandatory Staff Orientation on June 23, 2017


Qualifications:

  • Prior experience working with children is beneficial
  • Entering Sophomore year of college or beyond in the fall

 

 

This job description is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities of and qualifications for this position. The job description is not intended as inclusive of all duties an individual in this position might be asked to perform nor is it intended to limit an individual’s opportunities to work creatively and collaboratively to solve problems.


To Apply

Please complete the Summer@Carroll Employment Application Form and mail to:

Summer@Carroll
Carroll School
Attn: Greely Summers
25 Baker Bridge Road
Lincoln, MA  01773-3199


Carroll School is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates who represent diversity.

Summer@Carroll: Junior Camp Counselor

Position Dates: June 23 to July 28, 2017


Summer School Overview

Summer@Carroll is a five-week academic/day camp program for students entering grades 1-9 who have been diagnosed with a language-based learning disability, such as dyslexia.

 

Position Summary:

This position reports to the Camp Supervisor in Waltham (Grades 3-4) or Lincoln (Grades 5-7). Working with students in a group of approximately 10 children, the junior counselor assists the camp counselor in activities every afternoon. The assigned tasks vary depending on the activities planned. The junior counselor interacts with all the kids in the camp group. In the mornings, the junior counselor reports to Camp Supervisor on their assigned campus. Morning duties will include attendance, snack set-up, lunch set-up, stocking supplies, library organization, and other administrative roles. Depending on activity classes, junior counselors may be involved supporting activity teachers.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Follows the daily camp schedule of afternoon activities 
  • Works cooperatively with a camp counselor supporting a camp group.
  • Assists to organize and supervise the camp group when swimming at Lake Cochituate or going on a field trip.
  • Encourages camper participation in special camp activities.
  • Communicate with lead counselor regarding any issues impacting the camper’s ability to positively interact within the camp group.
  • Administrative support position: assist in the smooth running of the morning program by fulfilling administrative tasks as determined by camp supervisor.


Qualifications:

  • Prior experience working with children preferred but not a requirement.
  • Entering senior year of high school or freshman year of college in the fall

 

This job description is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities of and qualifications for this position. The job description is not intended as inclusive of all duties an individual in this position might be asked to perform nor is it intended to limit an individual’s opportunities to work creatively and collaboratively to solve problems.


To Apply

Please complete the Summer@Carroll Employment Application Form and mail to:

Summer@Carroll
Carroll School
Attn: Greely Summers
25 Baker Bridge Road
Lincoln, MA  01773-3199


Carroll School is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates who represent diversity.

Summer@Carroll: School Nurse (Grades 1-4)

Position Dates: June 23 to July 28, 2017


Summer School Overview

Summer@Carroll is a five-week academic/day camp program for students entering grades 1-9 who have been diagnosed with a language-based learning disability, such as dyslexia.

 

Position Summary:

Full-time school nurse to work the five-week Summer@Carroll program on the Lower School campus in Waltham. This position reports to the Director of Summer@Carroll and works cooperatively with staff, parents, and students to ensure that student’s medical needs are met on an acute and ongoing basis.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Care for sick and injured students until such time as students leave the campus.
  • Administration of medication, communication with parents/guardians regarding their child’s health related issues.
  • Review all health records to ensure physical and immunization information is up to date.
  • Communicate appropriate health information to summer staff.
  • Complete forms required by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
  • Prepare medical first aid kits for summer staff supervising off-campus trips.
  • Prior to off-campus field trips, ensure that the supervising staff have the appropriate medical information for all participating students.
  • Coordinate the Red Cross First Aid training course for Waltham camp staff members.
  • Participate in one beach trip acting as on-site health care professional.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or equivalent, R.N.
  • Minimum of two full years of employment as a Registered Nurse in Massachusetts in a child, community health, or other relevant clinical nursing setting.
  • Valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Massachusetts, current First Aid and CPR certificates.


To Apply

Please complete the Summer@Carroll Employment Application Form and mail to:

Summer@Carroll
Carroll School
Attn: Greely Summers
25 Baker Bridge Road
Lincoln, MA  01773-3199


Carroll School is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates who represent diversity.

Upper School Enrichment Teacher

School Overview:

Carroll School is a dynamic independent day school for elementary and middle school students who have been diagnosed with language-based disabilities, such as dyslexia.


Position Summary:

This new position is a full-time, grade 8 and 9 Enrichment Instructor and due to program expansion is moving to a third campus (Wayland, MA). This teacher will be involved in multi-disciplinary teaching and the content areas will evolve based on the selected individual’s area of expertise or passion. This teacher will have the opportunity to help design and create curriculum for movement, arts, or technology based programs.


Responsibilities

  • Teach three or four sections of movement (e.g., physical education, outdoor education, yoga) or arts curriculum (e.g., studio arts, music) or technology (e.g., programming, maker-space, fabrication lab)
  • Teach one or two core academic classes (history, science, or math)
  • Serve as advisor for 7-9 students, be “point person” at Carroll School for families of advisees
  • Enrich the Carroll Upper School student experience by celebrating the students’ “dyslexic advantage”
  • Possess a keen interest in understanding the relationship between arts/technology/athletics and language learning, especially as it relates to dyslexia
  • Work with other classroom teachers to collaborate on subject-specific themed projects
  • Be available for teaching after school arts and technology programs or coaching
  • Complete quarterly assessments of each student for grading purposes
  • Formulate daily lesson plans
  • Work with students to promote positive self-esteem
  • Maintain effective classroom management
  • Perform daily duties as assigned by Head of School, for example, morning or lunch duty
  • Committed to understanding and pursuing research related to education and the brain

 


Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related area
  • Desired: Massachusetts licensure by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education or in the process of obtaining
  • Minimum of two years experience teaching middle school or high school preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Teaching with special needs population a plus, particularly in the field of arts, technology, or athletics
  • Knowledge of Orton Gillingham a plus

 

Carroll School offers a competitive salary and benefits package as well as additional pay for extended day and some overnight trips. Carroll School is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates who represent diversity.