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.


Employment Opportunities

Buildings and Grounds Crew Member

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 full time position reports to the Director of Facilities and will be part of a team that maintains and improves the campus buildings and grounds. The Buildings and Grounds Crew Member will assist in the maintenance of plumbing, carpentry, boiler systems, landscaping, and snow removal and in the improvement of all of the School’s physical assets.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform preventive and planned maintenance duties in all areas of the building and grounds work in its entirety, including maintaining 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 across 3 campuses.
  • Complete projects requiring light carpentry, minor building repairs and assist with the upkeep of the buildings and grounds.
  • Perform seasonal grass cutting, snow removal, and overall maintenance of grounds as required.
  • 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 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 and clean driving record

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.

Senior Accountant

School Overview:

Located in Lincoln, Wayland, and Waltham Massachusetts, Carroll School is an independent day school that serves students 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.

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

Position Summary:

This position reports to the Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for coordinating day-to-day accounting and financial reporting functions of the school.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform accounting functions and ensure that financial information is both accurate and timely.
  • Supervise the month-end closing process and respond to inquiries from budget managers.
  • Conduct monthly review of P&L including analysis of significant variances vs. budget.
  • Prepare journal entries and account reconciliations for monthly closing.
  • Prepare annual budget in cooperation with school administrators and department heads.
  • Coordinate annual audits (financial & 403b), including preparation of schedules, serving as key contact with auditors.
  • Assure financial compliance in all reporting areas.
  • Communicate accounting policies to all employees, monitor compliance and address issues, as necessary.
  • Work with third party administrator and investment advisor on 403B plan compliance.
  • Perform other duties as requested/required. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting (CPA a plus) and 4+ years accounting experience, preferably in a CPA firm or not-for-profit organization
  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with accounting and database software, proficiency with Excel and Google sheets
  • Prior supervisory experience a plus

Middle School Science Teacher - General Science/STEM

School Overview:

Located in Lincoln, Wayland, and Waltham Massachusetts, Carroll School is an independent day school that serves students who have language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia. Carroll 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, including a strong professional development programming, such as Orton-Gillingham training.

Position Summary:

Carroll School seeks teaching 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. The ideal candidate brings a collaborative style, is self-directed, child centered and values a community of highly engaged, compassionate, motivated educators. We are seeking candidates with experience and/or interest in teaching students with language-based learning differences and who are drawn to acquire the necessary competencies to successfully teach our type of learners.

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 5 sciences classes/day consisting of 8-12 students.
  • Apply a multisensory, diagnostic, prescriptive approach to instruction.
  • Create highly focused data informed lesson plans specific to student’s needs.
  • Work with Middle School curricular team to develop and customize grade level curriculum.
  • Develop positive working relationships with all constituencies; students, parents, colleagues and administration.
  • 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.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree preferred
  • Massachusetts teaching license in Science or Moderate Special Needs preferred
  • Have the ability to teach using multi-sensory education methods
  • Willingness to train in highly specialized approaches to teaching students with language-based learning differences
  • Desire to teach multicultural curriculum
  • Experience using multi-sensory education methods; familiarity with STEAM, Google Classroom, digital technologies a plus
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills
  • Minimum of 3 years teaching experience preferred

Middle School Language Arts Teacher

School Overview:

Located in Lincoln, Wayland, and Waltham Massachusetts, Carroll School is an independent day school that serves students who have language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia. Carroll 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, including a strong professional development programming, such as Orton-Gillingham training.

Position Summary:

Carroll School seeks teaching 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 and self-worth and who are eager to equip students with skills and strategies for academic success. The ideal candidate brings a collaborative style, is self-directed, child-centered and values a community of highly engaged, compassionate, motivated educators. We are seeking candidates with experience and/or interest in teaching students with language-based learning differences and who are drawn to acquire the necessary competencies to successfully teach our type of learners.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach Language Arts classes consisting of 8-12 students.
  • Apply a multisensory, diagnostic, prescriptive approach to instruction.
  • Create highly focused data informed lesson plans specific to student’s needs.
  • Work with Middle School curricular team to develop and customize grade level curriculum.
  • Develop positive working relationships with all constituencies: students, parents, colleagues, and administration.
  • May assist in after-school program activities.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree preferred
  • Have the ability to teach using multi-sensory education methods
  • Willingness to train in highly specialized approaches to teaching students with language-based learning differences
  • Desire to teach multicultural curriculum
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills
  • Minimum of 3 years teaching experience preferred

Lower School Science Teacher

School Overview:

Located in Lincoln, Wayland, and Waltham Massachusetts, Carroll School is an independent day school that serves students who have language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia. Carroll's Lower School is located on the Waltham campus and serves grades 1-5.

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, including a strong professional development programming, such as Orton-Gillingham training.

Position Summary:

Carroll School seeks teaching 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. The ideal candidate brings a collaborative style, is self-directed, child-centered and values a community of highly engaged, compassionate, motivated educators. We are seeking candidates with experience and/or interest in teaching students with language-based learning differences and who are drawn to acquire the necessary competencies to successfully teach our type of learners.

This position requires a candidate with experience teaching elementary education with a specialization in science. Teaching experience in a hands-on, multisensory, interdisciplinary manner is necessary.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade science in the Lower School.
  • 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 or in science is required
  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years teaching experience, science experience preferable
  • Have the ability to teach using multi-sensory education methods

Middle School Boys Lacrosse Coach (March 25-June 5, 2019)

School Overview:

Located in Waltham, Lincoln, and Wayland, Massachusetts with 45 acres of land and over 140,000 square feet of buildings, Carroll School is an independent day school that serves 430 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. 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.

Position Summary:

Carroll School is seeking a Middle School Boys Lacrosse head coach. Candidates should have coaching experience and/or competitive playing experience and a passion for the game. Duties will include practice, games and teaching the fundamentals and strategies of the game. Practices are Monday - Thursday 3:15pm- 5:00pm, game day schedule varies but no Saturday games.

Summer Camp Employment Opportunities

Camp Counselor/Teacher Assistant

Position Summary:

This position reports to a Camp Supervisor in Waltham (Grades 3-4) or in Lincoln (Grades 5-7 or Grades 8-9). Working with students in a group of approximately 10 children, the counselor directs students in camp activities every afternoon. During some afternoon periods, an activity director plans the activity. Other periods require the counselor to plan the activity. In the mornings, counselors are assigned to a writing, math or activity class as a teaching assistant (TA), depending on experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Follows the daily camp schedule of afternoon activities.
  • Supervises and positively encourages all the children in the camp group.
  • When necessary, modifies individual camper’s behavior to maintain a positive group dynamic.
  • Instructs and includes the junior counselor in group activities.
  • Organizes and supervises the camp group when swimming at Walden Pond or going on a field trip.
  • Organizes, plans and encourages camper participation in special camp activities such as the annual Carnival.
  • Updates Camp Supervisor regarding any issues impacting the camper’s ability to positively interact within the camp group.
  • Attends mandatory Staff Orientation on June 24, 2019 and June 25, 2019.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Prior experience working with children is beneficial
  • Entering sophomore year of college or beyond in the fall

This job description is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities of and qualifications for this position. The job description is not intended as inclusive of all duties an individual in this position might be asked to perform nor is it intended to limit an individual’s opportunities to work creatively and collaboratively to solve problems.

Carroll School is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates who represent diversity.

Junior Counselor

Position Summary:

This position reports to the Camp Supervisor in Waltham (Grades 3-4) or in Lincoln (Grades 5-7). Working with students in a group of approximately 10 children, the junior counselor assists the camp counselor in activities every afternoon. The assigned tasks vary depending on the activities planned. The junior counselor interacts with all the kids in the camp group. In the mornings, the junior counselor reports to the Camp Supervisor on their assigned campus. Morning duties will include attendance, snack set-up, lunch set-up, stocking supplies, library organization, and other administrative roles. Depending on activity classes, junior counselors may be involved supporting activity teachers.

Responsibilities:

  • Follows the daily camp schedule of afternoon activities.
  • Attends mandatory Staff Orientation on June 24, 2019 and June 25, 2019.
  • Works cooperatively with a camp counselor supporting a camp group.
  • Assists to organize and supervise the camp group when swimming at Walden Pond or going on a field trip.
  • Encourages camper participation in special camp activities.
  • Communicates with counselor regarding any issues impacting the camper’s ability to positively interact within the camp group.
  • Administrative support position: assists in the smooth running of the morning program by fulfilling administrative tasks as determined by camp supervisor.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Prior experience working with children preferred, but not a requirement
  • Entering senior year of high school or freshman year of college in the fall

This job description is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities of and qualifications for this position. The job description is not intended as inclusive of all duties an individual in this position might be asked to perform nor is it intended to limit an individual’s opportunities to work creatively and collaboratively to solve problems.

Carroll School is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates who represent diversity.

Language Tutor

Summer School Overview:

Summer@Carroll is a five-week academic/day camp program for students entering grades 1-9 who have been diagnosed with a language-based learning disability, 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.

Position Summary:

This position reports to the Academic Director and provides individualized Orton-Gillingham instruction to students enrolled in Summer@Carroll. This position requires a candidate with experience teaching students with language-based learning disabilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with students individually in 1:1 tutorials to teach the Orton- Gillingham curriculum.
  • Research and select learning materials to facilitate tutoring; design individualized multi-sensory materials.
  • Attend mandatory Staff Orientation on June 24, 2019 and June 25, 2019.
  • Complete mid-program and final reports detailing progress and areas of concern for each individual student.
  • Attend one (1) report writing workshops prior to completing final reports.
  • Attend Parent Conferences at conclusion of summer program.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and experience working with children in an academic setting
  • Associate Level Orton-Gillingham training course with practicum
  • Knowledge of test administration techniques and procedures
  • Ability to teach using multi-sensory methods of instruction

Carroll School is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates who represent diversity.

Math Teachers

Summer School Overview:

Summer@Carroll is a five-week academic/day camp program for students entering grades 1-9 who have been diagnosed with a language-based learning disability, 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.

Position Summary:

Math Teachers for grades 3-4, 5-7 and 8-9: This position reports to the Academic Director and Math Supervisor. Summer@Carroll math teachers provide direct and explicit, multisensory math instruction that is tailored to the needs of each of their small groups. This position requires a candidate with experience teaching students with language-based learning disabilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with students in small groups (up to 8) to directly teach skills and strategies that support math.
  • Research and select instructional materials to provide small group instruction, and to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
  • Attend the mandatory Staff Orientation on June 24-25, 2019 along with one, required departmental meeting prior to completing final reports.
  • Complete mid-program and final reports detailing progress and areas of concern for each individual student.
  • Facilitate four group Parent Conferences at the conclusion of the summer program; prepare materials to present to families during parent conferences.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and experience working with children in an academic setting
  • Ability to teach using multi-sensory methods of instruction
  • Collaborate effectively with the administrative team and other staff of Summer@Carroll; be proactive and success-oriented
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills

Carroll School is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates who represent diversity.


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

Kwame Cobblah

Middle School Dean of Students, 7th Grade Team Lead, History Teacher

First year teacher, Kwame Cobblah, shares his experiences as a new teacher at Carroll School.