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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.


Current Employment Opportunities

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.

Maintenance Technician

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 to the Facilities Manager and will be part of a team that cleans, maintains, and improves the campus buildings and grounds. Will assist in the maintenance of plumbing, carpentry, boiler systems, landscaping, and snow removal.


Responsibilities:

  • Perform preventive and planned maintenance duties in all areas of the building and grounds work in its entirety, including repairing and maintaining the necessary records consistent with the maintenance work order system
  • Repair or make recommendations to supervisor on any defective equipment in his/her area of responsibility
  • Perform a variety of building maintenance tasks
  • Complete projects requiring light carpentry, carpentry repair, minor building repairs and assists with the upkeep of the buildings
  • Maintain excellent communication practices with supervisor and all others as designated during performance of duties
  • Maintain proper documentation practices for all assigned tasks, emerging issues, new discoveries and work related discussions

 

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma and a minimum of 3 years direct experience in building maintenance
  • Strong knowledge of carpentry, electrical and plumbing systems and equipment
  • Ability to perform basic general maintenance i.e. carpentry, painting, and landscaping
  • Good communication and documentation practices by using basic computer skills
  • Must be able to push, pull, lift up to fifty pounds and routinely walk to and from various buildings carrying tools, equipment and other essentials to the job site
  • Must be able to stand, walk, carry, stoop, kneel, bend, and reach overhead, climb and focus both near and far
  • Must be able to work outside in varying weather conditions
  • Ability to shovel snow when asked, knowledge of snow plow equipment preferred
  • Ability to read and work from blueprints, schematics, diagrams etc.
  • Ability to effectively perform work in accordance with governmental and other regulatory agencies including EPA, OSHA, DEP etc.
  • Strong interpersonal and oral and written communication skills
  • Current state issued driver’s license

 

This position is considered essential staff and is required to report to duty when scheduled or as needed even when the School is otherwise closed due to weather or another emergency. Workdays and hours are subject to change to meet the needs of Carroll School.

 

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

Middle School Language Arts 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. A strong content area background with knowledge of the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks and/or Common Core is required. This instructor teaches children in Grades 6 through 8.


Responsibilities:

  • Teach five Language Arts classes.
  • Formulate and implement lesson plans that meet Carroll School’s curriculum guidelines and address multisensory education methods.
  • Adapt curriculum material and methods to develop relevant sequential assignments and lesson plans that guide and challenge students and meet their individual needs.
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive classroom environment.
  • Create an effective, functional, and engaging learning environment, which includes attractive displays and bulletin boards containing relevant information.
  • Serve as advisor for a group of students.
  • Meet individually with students requiring extra help.
  • Meet with advisors, administrators, and/or parents of students as needed.
  • Participate in meetings at the Team, Department, and School levels.
  • Complete progress reports, assessment data input, and other student-related and teacher documentation in a timely manner.
  • Meet the requirement of Carroll School’s Orton-Gillingham training and participate in school sponsored professional development.
  • Perform duties as required.
  • Models nondiscriminatory practices in all activities.
  • Assist in after-school program activities, such as athletic coaching (optional).

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required and Massachusetts licensure by the DESE required or willing to pursue
  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum of three years teaching experience


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.

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.

Upper 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-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 8 and 9.


Responsibilities:

  • Teach five classes each day consisting of 4-8 students each in Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, and Geometry
  • Support focus & organization skills
  • Formulate lesson plans that meet the curriculum guidelines
  • Work with 8-9 curricular team to develop grade-level, program-wide 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
  • May assist in grade-level program activities
  • Perform other duties as required

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required and Massachusetts licensure in Math by the DESE required
  • Interest in maker’s space fab lab encouraged
  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • Have the ability 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 and actively seeks candidates who represent diversity.