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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

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.

Lower School Self-Contained 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 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 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:

This position works in the Lower School and will assist in all classroom activities as directed by the classroom teacher.


Responsibilities:

  • Provide sub coverage to classrooms when teachers are absent
  • Prepare and organize classroom environment
  • Make materials for classroom instruction
  • Work with students on an individual basis as directed by classroom teacher
  • May assist in after-school program activities
  • Perform duties as required

Qualifications: 

  • Prior experience working with children preferably in an education setting
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Willing to participate in Carroll-sponsored training opportunities
  • Have the ability teach using multi-sensory education methods
  • 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.

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.

School Nurse / Department Manager

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 works co-operatively with staff, parents, and students to ensure that student medical needs are met on an acute and ongoing basis. In addition, this person will be responsible for all administrative duties for the nursing protocols on each of the three school campuses to be in compliance with the Department of Public Health. Will manage two part-time nurses.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Administration, collection and storage of medication in accordance with Department of Public Health guidelines.
  • Assessment, triage and treatment of acute illness, injury and emergencies involving students. Adhere to the Nurse Practice Act and the guidelines of care established by the Department of Public Health.
  • Communication with parent/guardians, faculty/staff and healthcare providers as needed to ensure the health of the students.
  • Manage all state or Department of Elementary & Secondary Education requirements including health screenings and collection of student health information on an annual basis.
  • Serve as an intermediary between the school, home, private physician, and health and social agencies regarding the health status of students and their needs.
  • Interpret medical evaluations to students, parents, and school personnel and provide an understanding of implications for the educational performance of students.
  • Plan and provide in-service education for school personnel regarding health observations, referral systems, assisting students with medication, blood borne pathogens, playground safety, first aid and emergency care procedures, and other appropriate health issues.
  • Recommend and implement school policies to comply with established health laws such as immunization laws, communicable disease etc.
  • In the event that it is needed, work with heads of divisions, teachers and other support staff in providing appropriate physical classroom accommodations for students, such as special placement, special equipment, and/or assistive devices.


Qualifications:

  • Valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Massachusetts, current CPR and AED certificates
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing preferred
  • Minimum of two years’ experience as a Registered Nurse in Massachusetts in a child health, community health or other relevant clinical nursing setting
  • Prior school nurse experience preferred
  • Fluent and/or comfortable working with an electronic database system


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.

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.