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

School Placement Director

School Overview:

Located in Lincoln, Wayland, and Waltham Massachusetts, 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. 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:

The Placement Office oversees the transition of Carroll students to next schools. The Director, along with two Placement Associate professionals and the teaching faculty, is responsible for analyzing and understanding student profiles and supporting families as they work through the process of finding their child’s next educational environment. This includes helping families determine appropriate schools and working closely with them through the application process. The office places approximately 100 families each year.

The Director is also responsible for leading the Placement Team, working closely with the Academics and Senior Leadership at Carroll as well as Admission Professionals at next schools. In addition, the Director is charged with providing strategy driven leadership and ongoing vision for the department.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide ongoing counsel to parents and students regarding school choices through individual meetings and informational group sessions.
  • Analyze student profiles through a comprehensive review of neuropsych testing, academic reports, admission file summaries, teacher feedback, standardized testing, and attending student conferences for 7th, 8th and 9th graders.
  • Develop and provide to parents a list of schools to consider that matches the students learning profile.
  • Manage the approval of requested accommodations for required standardized tests and co-teach SSAT prep class.
  • Establish and maintain close relationships with Admission Directors at receiving schools through off-site visits and regular communication.
  • Oversee the process and coordination of teacher recommendations and conduct mock interviews.
  • Ensure that all application materials are complete and delivered by school application deadlines.
  • Guide families through public school re-enrollment and IEP development.
  • Collaborate with the Head of the Lower School in transitioning lower school students.
  • Optimize operational efficiency of the Placement Department.
  • Participate in Middle School faculty team meetings as necessary and update administration about all matters related to transition.
  • Maintain contact with alumni and parents to track transition success and enlist continuing involvement in alumni/ae relations
  • Coordinate 8th grade student tour guides for Admission visits.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of five years of leadership/management experience
  • Self-starter and solutions-oriented individual
  • Excellent: written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, ability to work effectively with a variety of constituents
  • Superb project management/organizational skills
  • Technology skills and ability to implement technological solutions

5th Grade Math 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 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach 4th & 5th grade math classes consisting of 8 students.
  • Apply a multisensory, diagnostic, prescriptive approach to instruction.
  • Create highly focused data-informed lesson plans specific to student’s needs.
  • Work with Lower 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

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.


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.