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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.

Be sure to visit our website at a later date to learn about future opportunities.

Current Employment Opportunities

5th Grade History Teacher

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 history.  

Responsibilities:

  • Teach five 5th grade classes with 7- 8 students each on a daily basis.
  • Formulate lesson plans that meet the curriculum guidelines
  • Work with Lower School curricular team to integrate grade-level curriculum
  • Supply to school administrators: quarterly grade reports and current student progress summaries as requested
  • 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 and Massachusetts licensure by the DOE required
  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • A strong history content background and knowledge of Massachusetts History Curriculum Frameworks required
  • Minimum of 3 years teaching experience, history experience preferable.
  • Have the ability to teach using multisensory education methods

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

5th Grade Math Teacher

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-based learning disabled students, who also has a strong math content background and knowledge of the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks for a teaching position. This instructor oversees the math instruction for grade 5 and works closely with the Carroll Math Department Head.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach five classes each day consisting of 4-6 students in each class
  • Formulate lesson plans that meet the curriculum guidelines
  • Work with Lower School curricular team to implement the math curriculum
  • Meet individually with students needing extra help
  • Serve as advisor for up to 8 students
  • Meet with advisors and/or parents of students as needed
  • Supply to school administrators: grades, written comments, interim progress reports       
  • Participate in school sponsored professional development
  • Assist in grade-level program activities
  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required and Massachusetts licensure in Elementary Education by the DESE required; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Have the ability teach using multi-sensory education methods

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

 

Academic Technology Specialist (Part Time 20 hours/week)

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 is a member of the Carroll Academic Technology Department, providing services to students and teachers of the school regarding the application of educational technology in the classroom environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Help create a vision for the role technology should play in the lives of students and teachers at Carroll.
  • Be part of a team that helps decide what software students and teachers could use to enhance students’ learning.
  • Assess training needs; develop and deliver workshops and user-friendly documentation.
  • Research and implement educational applications for the school’s Chromebook and iPad programs.
  • Stay informed about educational technology developments through lists, publications, and conferences.
  • Support use of educational technology amongst teachers and students on both campuses, through direct collaboration with teachers and students.
  • Support the running of the Learning Commons & Fabrication Lab, a 21st century learning space with a focus on technology.
  • Be part of a team that designs and implements a technology curriculum for students and teachers.

 Qualifications:

  • 2 years experience working in Educational Technology.
  • Proficient with Google Apps for Education and Apple iPads.
  • Knowledge of classroom A/V and technology equipment.
  • Enjoys working with students and faculty to create a positive educational environment

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

Campaign Coordinator

School Overview:

The 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 Campaign Coordinator role at Carroll School will allow an experienced fundraising individual the opportunity to participate in all areas of campaign efforts. She/he will provide primary support for all areas of the School’s upcoming capital campaign. Reporting to the Campaign Director, the Coordinator will be responsible for the tactical execution and day-to-day administration of the campaign, which is currently in formation.

Responsibilities:

The Coordinator will work collaboratively with the Director and all members of the Development Team, as well as Carroll colleagues, Board Members and volunteers to accomplish the following:

 

  • Assist with campaign planning and execution;
  • Coordinate cultivation and consultation events;
  • Develop, direct and manage campaign tracking systems;
  • Identify and track cultivation opportunities for high level prospects.
  • Help to manage and organize the campaign, work with development colleagues to establish all systems and support, including staff and volunteer contact reports, donor data, campaign reports, schedules, mailings, etc.
  • Support the Director of Major Gifts in:
    • Coordinating all campaign volunteers; including the planning  of regular meetings, creation of monthly written correspondence and direct interaction with the highest level campaign prospects;
    • Overseeing all campaign communication efforts: including interaction with communications professionals both internal and external to Carroll ;
    • Creating proposals as needed, includes research and writing when necessary
    • Oversee a prospect management system as well as a moves management program that coordinates interaction with the School’s highest level of donors and prospects.
    • Act as a point of contact for outside vendors
  • Establish and coordinate a formal stewardship program for all campaign donors with a special emphasis on personalized stewardship for the highest level of campaign donors.

Qualifications:

  • 1 – 4  years of fund-raising experience, preferably in an educational environment
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)
  • Experience in planning or coordinating events
  • Ability to multi-task and juggle competing priorities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite & fund-raising databases, preferably Raiser’s Edge
  • Bachelor’s degree

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

Education Administrator

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 Education Administrator should provide a welcoming and professional interface between the Cognitive Intervention and Research department and collaborating institutions.  This position requires someone who can assist in providing general administrative service to support the smooth running of the department’s programs at Carroll School.  Successful candidates will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as first class organizational and administrative skills in order to contribute to the continuing success and growth of our department.

Responsibilities:

  • Liaising with other administrative staff, academic colleagues and parents
  • Liaising with partner institutions, other institutions, external agencies, and prospective students
  • Contributing to department policy and planning
  • Participating in the development of meeting agendas and team calendar
  • Assisting in the administration of the ‘Targeted Cognitive Intervention cycle’ from creating and managing student accounts to organizing student records
  • Maintaining accurate records, including consent forms, online accounts, meeting notes and procedures
  • Purchasing goods and equipment, as required, and processing invoices

Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal skills, to relate effectively with others at different levels including parents, academics and colleagues in other areas of education
  • Good written communication skills
  • Ability to deal positively with change
  • Strong team player
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively
  • IT skills including google drive and apps, databases and use of the internet
  • Background in education and/or education administration
  • Desire to work in a school
  • Familiarity with IRB process preferred

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

Instructional Specialist

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 Instructional Specialist should provide an approachable and professional interface between the Cognitive Intervention and Research department and collaborating schools.  This position requires someone who can coach teachers, develop curricular materials, model teaching, and create data driven instructional plans.  Successful candidates will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as organizational skills in order to manage and provide effective multi-site professional development.

Responsibilities:

  • Training teachers to use and support the implementation of Targeted Cognitive Interventions; modeling the effective use of curriculum documents and instructional resources
  • Assisting schools and teacher teams in program implementation
  • Improving teachers’ level of proficiency in theoretical underpinnings: including but not limited to brain-based learning, student engagement, delivery of instruction, and understanding of instructional content
  • Planning and facilitating professional development and coaching through modeling lessons, observation, co-planning, one-on-one coaching, and feedback to teachers
  • Presenting Targeted Cognitive Intervention in a clear and concise manner for broad public appeal and interpretation
  • Assisting schools in understanding the use of assessment, the interpretation of the data from assessments, and implementation of a strategic plan based on data
  • Working with school boards, school leaders, teachers and staff in the implementation of Targeted Cognitive Interventions
  • Communicating with all stakeholders in a positive and constructive manner
  • Developing curricular scope and sequence materials, instructional and assessment materials as needed for teacher professional development and student learning
  • Collecting aggregate data from multiple sites to document program effectiveness and impact on student achievement
  • Occasional travel required for school visits to observe classroom instruction and to encourage, guide and support the faculty and principals in working toward achieving effective Targeted Cognitive Intervention

Qualifications:

  • Effective interpersonal skills to establish and maintain cooperative and working relationships with school and district personnel, parents, and external partners
  • Facilitation skills for providing professional development to adult learners
  • Experience modeling, co-teaching, and co-planning with teachers
  • Ability to earn trust and credibility with colleagues
  • Analyze complex situations and synthesize diverse information carefully to adopt an effective course of action
  • Plan, organize, and prioritize work to meet multiple schedules and manage simultaneous tasks
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • IT skills including google drive and apps, databases and use of the internet
  • Interest in cognitive interventions
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Five (5) years’ experience as a classroom teacher
  • Certified teaching experience in elementary or middle school preferred
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Proven successful experience teaching in urban and ethnically diverse school district preferred

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

Lower School Counselor -Temporary through June 2015

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 is a member of a the Carroll School Counseling Team, providing direct services to students, plus consultation to parents and teachers regarding social, emotional, organizational, health and/or family related concerns.

Responsibilities:

·     Provide brief individual counseling and crisis intervention services for students in grades 1-5 identified by teachers as having adjustment issues.

·     Lead social skills and friendship groups for students in elementary and middle school.

·     Able to function as an integral participant in teaching teams and provide consultation to faculty and staff around social-emotional components of language-based learning difficulties as necessary.

·     Work with speech and language department to coordinate efforts for the students.

·     May attend parent conferences or IEP meetings as needed.

·     Lead community building classes grades 1-4.

·     Support and implement Responsive Classroom approach.

Qualifications

·     Master’s Degree in Counseling or Social Work.

·     Experienced LICSW or LICSW eligible strongly preferred.

·     Experience in school environment preferred.

·     Good capacity to relate to students and parents required.  

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

Major Gift Officer

School Overview:

The 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 Major Gift Officer role at Carroll School will allow an experienced fundraiser the opportunity to manage a portfolio of 150 – 200 highly rated prospects in Massachusetts during the most ambitious campaign in the history of School.  Reporting to the Capital Campaign Director/Director of Major Gifts, the Major Gift Officer will qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward a key group of parents, past parents and alumni.

Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities of the Major Gift Officer will include:

 

  • Develop and execute fundraising strategies to secure support from individuals at the major gift level ($50,000 or more) as part of a comprehensive fund-raising process.
  • Prepare reports, briefings materials, correspondence, proposals, and related documents for solicitation of major gift prospects.
  • Support volunteer networks and assist in the identification, recruitment, and training of volunteers as needed.
  • Initiate and maintain regular contact with prospective donors by visit, letter and phone.
  • Focus a majority of time and effort on external work.  Achieve a minimum of 12 to 15 personal visits a month for cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of prospective donors.
  • 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 experience in leadership gift work. 
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)
  • Ability to multi-task and juggle competing priorities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite & fund-raising databases, preferably Raiser’s Edge.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

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

Middle School Math Teacher

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-based learning disabled students, who also has a strong math content background and knowledge of the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks for a teaching position. This instructor teaches children in Grades 6-8.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach five classes each day consisting of 4-6 students in each class
  • Formulate lesson plans that meet the curriculum guidelines
  • Work with Middle School curricular team to implement the math curriculum
  • Meet individually with students needing extra help
  • Serve as advisor for up to 8 students
  • Meet with advisors and/or parents of students as needed
  • Supply to school administrators: grades, written comments, interim progress reports       
  • Participate in school sponsored professional development
  • Assist in grade-level program activities
  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required and Massachusetts licensure in Middle School Math by the DESE required; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Have the ability teach using multi-sensory education methods

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

Middle School Science Teacher- General Science/STEM

School Overview

The 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 requires a candidate with experience teaching language-learning disabled students, who also has a strong science background and knowledge of the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks for a science teaching position.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach five classes consisting of 8 students each 
  • Formulate lesson plans that meet the curriculum guidelines
  • Work with Middle School curricular team to develop grade level curriculum
  • Differentiate instruction to respond to individual student needs
  • Serve as homeroom advisor for up to 8 students
  • Meet regularly with coach and teaching team and with administrators, and/or parents of students as needed
  • Supply to school administrators grades, written comments, interim progress reports as required; participate in 4 annual parent conferences
  • Integrate technology into academic classes and overall program
  • May assist in after-school program activities and overnights
  • Perform duties as required

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science or Elementary Education
  • Massachusetts DESE teaching license required (Moderate Special Needs and/or Science
  • Master’s Degree with professional license preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years teaching experience
  • Experience using multi-sensory education methods; familiarity with STEAM, Google Classroom, digital technologies a plus 

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

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 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 language- disabled students achieve increased independence through self-advocacy and remediation of communication deficits
  • Will intervene and remediate with a program that introduces and solidifies 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 as necessary
  • Develops programs that teach specific skill sets needed
  • Consults on various aspects of the Language curriculum development
  • Provides in-class consultation with content-area teachers
  • Co-teaches with classroom language teacher in classes made up of students identified as demonstrating significant speech-language concerns with a common focus.
  • Co-teaches note taking sessions which integrate the development of skills such as the use of abbreviations and word economy with an awareness and development of strategies to enhance listening in order to recognize and record important information
  • Participates in the Child Study Team process

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 program.        
    • Manage time and set priorities.
    • Be flexible

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