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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.

Email your resume and cover letter to jobs@carrollschool.org to apply to any of the below positions.

Current Employment Opportunities

Buildings and Grounds Crew Member (temporary position through Sep. 1, 2016)

Company 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 B&G temporary crew member reports to the Carroll School Facilities Manager. Responsible for assisting in grounds maintenance and light construction projects as well as maintaining campus safety across three separate campuses. With supervision, this person will work on a diverse range of activities including maintenance, construction, semi-skilled grounds work and related tasks as required. Some evening and weekend work may be required.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage campus exterior spaces including landscaping, play areas, roadways, etc.
  • Operate powered equipment in mowing campus fields and grass
  • Operate edgers and trimmers
  • Operate light equipment in hauling materials and removing debris
  • Trim trees, prunes shrubbery, and cultivates shrubs and flowers
  • Assist with irrigation system maintenance
  • Assist in other ongoing day-to-day maintenance of school buildings and equipment
  • Assist with directing traffic during student drop-off and pick-up as well as events
  • Assist with management of school vehicle fleet (i.e. repairs, safety inspections, replacement cycle, etc.)
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Qualifications:

  • 2 years of experience in landscaping and/or maintenance
  • Previous facilities or buildings and grounds experience at a school, golf course, country club, or landscape company
  • Knowledge of methods and materials used in grounds keeping, landscape area construction, and maintenance work
  • Experience with horticulture, landscape design, irrigation systems and high-end exterior grounds maintenance a plus
  • Safely operate equipment and clean machinery after each use
  • Inspect all machines and report any deficiencies to the Facilities Manager
  • Eye for detail and willingness to learn
  • High level of integrity, a strong work ethic and professional demeanor
  • Ability to follow written and oral instruction and ability to address time-sensitive requests in a professional and thorough manner
  • Able to work outside in all elements
  • Able to drive school vehicles, traverse campus on foot, lift up to 50 lbs
  • Must have own reliable transportation, be dependable and punctual
  • Passion for the Carroll School’s mission; prior experience in a school environment a plus

The Carroll School is an equal opportunity employer.

Cognitive Development Department Head

Cognitive Development 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 position reports to the Lower School Division Head and Director of Lower School Curriculum and is responsible for maintaining and growing the Piagetian Cognitive Development Program.  The program is a specific hierarchy of activities designed to address fundamental domains of learning and development needed for academic success.  This person is responsible for teacher training and coaching, collaboration with teachers and other departments to construct a developmentally appropriate curriculum for students, in-depth knowledge and analysis of students’ learning profiles, and working with students in the cognitive development program.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare for and run cognitive development classes that are developmentally tailored to each group of students. 
  • Collaborate with the cognitive development team to deepen understanding of foundational elements of academic learning and relationship of cognitive development activities.
  • Assess students and design a developmentally tailored cognitive program with teachers.
  • Supervise Cognitive Development teaching staff and coach teachers.
  • Chairs cognitive development department meetings. Responsible for setting the agenda facilitating regularly scheduled department meetings.
  • Participates in weekly Department Head meetings.
  • Represents Carroll at required special events.
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers on student progress, lesson planning and specific instructional needs, etc.
  • Write quarterly reports and attend parent conferences as needed.
  • Summer cognitive development training and occasional teacher workshops.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree in Education or Psychology preferred
  • Deep understanding of Piagetian levels of development and the impact on a child’s learning and performance
  • Ability to work closely with and collaborate with other teachers and department heads
  • Able to provide trainings and presentations
  • Strong 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.

 

Database Coordinator

School Overview:

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


Position Summary:

The Database Coordinator serves as a member of the Development Office and the primary responsibilities include data entry, database management to ensure overall data integrity, gift processing, report management and event support. Ensures the smooth, secure and efficient ongoing functionality of development database.


Responsibilities:

Gift Entry:

  • Perform all gift entry – checks, credit card and online gifts
  • Create and produce gift acknowledgements and execute the signing and distribution process for timely delivery
  • Manage regular financial reconciliation and coordinate required documentation with the Business Office, maintaining a collaborative and strong working relationship with Business Office colleagues

Data Entry:

  • Complete annual (summer) data turnover such as creating new records for parents/students/grandparents, changing parent and student info. to past parent/alumni, entering high school and college info. for alums, managing address changes and other information as needed
  • Perform data updates obtained from return mail, registrar, social media, and colleagues
  • Update financial/demographic/research information on constituent records
  • Create/maintain/update data entry and gift processing procedures
  • Assist in ongoing development of new processes and policies that efficiently enhance data integrity
  • Create and update reports to support multiple members of the Development team
  • Handle complex data requests, while assisting colleagues with basic queries, exports and mailings
  • Have a thorough knowledge or report inventory and their uses
  • Identify personal database training needs and those for staff
  • Oversee RSVP’s and produce nametags, attendance lists and other materials for events

Other Duties:

  • Prepare mailings using mail merge process, Constant Contact, Paperless Post
  • General Development administrative support
  • Participate in professional development focused on Raiser’s Edge – in person and on-line
  • Attend All-School and Development Office events and functions, as determined
  • Provide front desk coverage once/week
  • Manage multiple priorities


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Proficiency in working within databases; Raiser’s Edge preferred
  • High level of competency with MS Office suite of products
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication (oral and written) skills
  • Ability to be flexible and work collaboratively within a team 


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.

Facilities Manager

Company 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:

The Facilities Manager reports to the Director of Facilities & Capital Projects. S/He manages the schedule and performance of three Buildings and Grounds (B&G) staff members. S/He is eager to lead and roll up their sleeves to ensure project completion. The ideal candidate can both motivate others and assist in completing maintenance work. S/He is responsible for campus safety and the daily management of all equipment and facilities across three separate campuses. Some evening and weekend work will be required.


Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and execute the ongoing day-to-day maintenance of school buildings and equipment. With the Director of Facilities, set priorities based on institutional needs. 
  • Oversee the general safety and security of the school; coordinate all aspects of emergency drills (training, scheduling, executing, communicating etc.).
  • Lead and motivate the B&G team while actively and regularly working side-by-side to complete maintenance tasks.
  • Ensure and participate in the maintenance of campus exterior spaces including snow removal, landscaping, play areas, roadways, etc. and create an ongoing plan for logistical and aesthetic improvements across three campuses.
  • Assist the Director of Facilities & Capital Projects in evaluating vendors, preparing proposals and soliciting bids or contract services; oversee vendors and contractors when work is being done; review purchase orders, invoices and contracts; provide work progress updates.
  • Ensure compliance with state/local regulations, including inspections, permitting, etc.; determine impact of new regulations and recommend appropriate policies and procedures.
  • Assist the Director of Facilities in managing significant capital projects.
  • Coordinate preparation and execution of set up/clean up for school events; ensure adequate Buildings and Grounds staffing at all events.
  • Manage school vehicle fleet (i.e. repairs, safety inspections, replacement cycle, etc.).
  • Oversee outsourced services (including cleaners, landscapers, gardeners, etc.).
  • Manage staffing and safety requirements during every school day drop-off and pick-up of students. Manage other transportation needs for the school.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and five to ten years experience and/or training; CSL license or other related certification a plus
  • Progressive experience in the field of facilities management
  • Knowledge of methods and materials used in grounds keeping, landscape area construction, and maintenance work. Experience with horticulture, landscape design, irrigation systems and high-end exterior grounds maintenance a plus
  • Extensive knowledge of campus safety and security as well as state and federal code requirements including OSHA
  • Familiarity with permitting processes and procurement
  • Ability to manage budgets and project timelines
  • Possess a high level of integrity, a strong work ethic and professional demeanor
  • Proactive, innovative and results oriented
  • Willing to regularly roll up their sleeves to assist in project completion
  • Demonstrated prior management experience
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills; ability to prioritize and address time-sensitive requests in a professional and thorough manner
  • Excellent interpersonal and written/oral communication skills with staff, colleagues, vendors and contractors
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to think proactively; initiative to see and implement improvements with an attitude to exceed expectations
  • Ability to problem solve, mediate, coach and be a team player
  • Ability to drive school vehicles, traverse campus on foot, lift up to 50 lbs
  • Knowledge of digital ticketing/work order systems; comfortable with technology
  • Passion for the Carroll School’s mission; prior experience in a school environment a plus

The Carroll School offers a competitive salary and benefits package. The Carroll School is an equal opportunity employer.

Grades 8/9 Math Teacher

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:

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 – 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
  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • Have the ability teach using multisensory education methods

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