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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

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 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.

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: Language Tutor

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 Academic Director and provides individualized and small group Orton-Gillingham instruction to students enrolled in Summer@Carroll. This position requires a candidate with experience teaching language-learning disabled students.

 

Responsibilities

  • Work with students individually or in paired tutorials to teach the Orton- Gillingham curriculum
  • Research and select learning materials to facilitate tutoring; design individualized multi-sensory materials
  • Attend mandatory Staff Orientation on June 23, 2017
  • Complete mid-program and final reports detailing progress and areas of concern for each individual student
  • Attend one (1) report writing workshop prior to completing mid-program reports
  • Attend Parent Conferences at conclusion of summer program


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and experience working with children in an academic setting
  • Associate Level Orton-Gillingham training course with practicum 
  • Knowledge of test administration techniques and procedures
  • Ability to teach using multi-sensory methods of instruction


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.