Employment

Welcome to Carroll School! We’re happy you are interested in working in our community. Located in Waltham, Lincoln, and Wayland, Massachusetts, Carroll School is an independent day school that serves students from grades 1-9, who have language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia.

In an effort to address the greatest need of each child, we recognize that diversity and inclusivity are essential to a child’s learning experience. Our work is important, and we welcome candidates who add to the diversity of our community and demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion in their work.

Therefore, we seek teachers, tutors, administrators, and staff who are:

  • Dedicated to supporting the educational needs of children with language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia.
  • Excited to collaborate with colleagues from diverse backgrounds.
  • Eager to contribute and grow as a member of a vibrant school community.


Current Employment Opportunities

Maintenance Technician

School Overview:

Located in Waltham, Lincoln, and Wayland, Massachusetts, Carroll School is an independent day school that serves 419 students in grades 1-9, who have language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia.

In an effort to address the greatest need of each child, we recognize that diversity and inclusivity are essential to a child’s learning experience. We welcome candidates who add to the diversity of our community and demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion in their work.

Carroll School is an equal opportunity employer that offers competitive salary and benefits.

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
  • Knowledge of Bobcats and various landscape 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.

Receptionist / Middle School Administrative Assistant

School Overview:

Located in Waltham, Lincoln, and Wayland, Massachusetts, Carroll School is an independent day school that serves students in grades 1-9, who have language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia. The Middle School is located on the Lincoln campus and serves grades 6-8.

In an effort to address the greatest need of each child, we recognize that diversity and inclusivity are essential to a child’s learning experience. Our work is important, and we welcome candidates who add to the diversity of our community and demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion in their work.

Carroll School is an equal opportunity employer that offers competitive salary and benefits.

Position Summary:

Carroll School seeks candidates with a growth mindset and a true passion and commitment to lifelong learning. Candidates who are motivated by helping students to attain a strong sense of identity, self-worth and who are eager to equip students with skills and strategies for academic success.

This position is a full year role, works in the Middle School, and is responsible for reception of all visitors to the school as well as providing a wide range of administrative duties for the Middle School Division and for events related to the Middle School.

Responsibilities:

  • Meet, greet and direct visitors; maintain demeanor with visitors that represents the values and ethics of the School
  • Receive and route telephone calls and manage the central switchboard
  • Receive, sort, and distribute daily mail
  • Enter Middle School attendance data into database and monitor attendance throughout the day
  • Report late student arrival and early dismissal
  • Provide the Division Head and Faculty with broad and general clerical support such as copying, filing, ordering supplies, etc.
  • Manage middle school calendar, room reservations and outgoing mailings & correspondence
  • Complete purchase orders and order supplies for campus
  • Set up quarterly parent-teacher conferences ensuring smooth scheduling
  • Be aware of after school programs, sports and Bounders schedules to respond to parent inquiries
  • Ensure that on-site machines such as copy and laminating machinery runs properly
  • Interface with Buildings and Grounds regarding repairs and maintenance
  • Prepare for a variety of events (reserve space, hire caterer, etc.)
  • Send a variety of communications to parents as directed
  • Supervise late student pick-up only up until 4:00pm
  • Make travel arrangements for Carroll employees attending conferences
  • Perform other duties as requested or directed.

Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent experience and a minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience
  • Strong customer service skills including proficiency with MS Office and database experience
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and solve practical problems
  • Ability to maintain composure in emotional situations
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • High degree of discretion & confidentiality
  • Prior experience in a school setting helpful


Carroll School is an equal opportunity employer that offers competitive salary and benefits, including a strong professional development program.


How to Apply

School Year and Staff Positions:

Email your resume and cover letter to jobs@carrollschool.org to apply to the relevant positions.

Summer Camp Positions:

Complete this Summer@Carroll Application form and email it with your resume to summer@carrollschool.org or send to:

Summer@Carroll
Carroll School-Attn: Greely Summers
25 Baker Bridge Road
Lincoln, MA 01773-3199