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

4th Grade Language Arts Teacher

School Overview:

Located in Waltham, Lincoln, and Wayland, 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach language arts classes consisting of 8 students.
  • Apply a multisensory, diagnostic, prescriptive approach to instruction.
  • Create highly focused data-informed lesson plans specific to students' needs.
  • Work with Lower School curricular team to develop and customize grade-level curriculum.
  • Be a contributing member of the 4th grade teaching team and participate in all 4th grade activities.
  • 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 multisensory 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 RAVE-O Teacher

School Overview:

Located in Waltham, Lincoln, and Wayland, 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach small group reading instruction using RAVE-O curriculum.
  • Formulate lesson plans that meet the curriculum guidelines.
  • Supply to school administrators: quarterly grade reports, student profile data reports, parent conference summaries.
  • Participate in school-sponsored professional development and meet the requirement of Orton-Gillingham training.
  • Trained or willing to be trained in RAVE-O.
  • Perform duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and Massachusetts licensure by the DOE required
  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • Orton-Gillingham training preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years teaching experience preferred 
  • Have the ability teach using multisensory education methods

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. The 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 multi-sensory, 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 multisensory education methods
  • Willingness to train in highly specialized approaches to teaching students with language-based learning differences
  • Desire to teach multicultural curriculum
  • Experience using multisensory 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 Counselor

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 strong professional development programming such as Orton-Gillingham training.

Position Summary:

This position is a member of the Carroll Counseling Department and reports to the Director of Counseling. Primary responsibilities include the provision of services to students, parents and teachers of the school regarding social, emotional, health and/or family-related concerns. Carroll School seeks candidates who are motivated to help students attain a positive sense of identity and self worth and who are eager to equip students with skills and strategies for academic and relational success. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who brings a collaborative style, clinical skills relevant to a school setting, and values a community of highly engaged, compassionate, and motivated educators. Carroll welcomes candidates with experience and/or interest in culturally responsive approaches and practices.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide individual counseling and/or crisis intervention services for middle school students identified as having adjustment issues or concerns regarding social/emotional functioning.
  • Lead student groups focusing on skill development (e.g. social skills or self-regulation) or student interests (e.g. community service/social activism).
  • Maintain communication with teachers, parents and outside providers regarding the social/emotional needs and functioning of students.
  • Provide stewardship around the planning and implementation of schoolwide SEL programs (e.g. Developmental Designs ) and other pro-social, community building activities.
  • Serve as a member and grade level coordinator of the Health & Wellness Team, teaching Health & Wellness classes to multiple grades and supporting program development as needed.
  • Function as an integral participant of assigned grade level teaching team and provide consultation to faculty and staff around social-emotional components of language-based learning differences.
  • Collaborate with other departments (e.g. Speech & Language, Tutoring, Cognitive) to coordinate efforts for student support.
  • Attend program, departmental, and school-wide trainings, meetings and activities as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by Counseling Director of Division Head.

Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or a related field
  • LICSW/LMHC or license-eligible strongly preferred
  • Experience in a school environment preferred
  • Excellent relational skills and a strong capacity to relate to students and parents

Middle School Teacher Aide

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 strong professional development programming such as Orton-Gillingham training.

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. 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 interest in working with and 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 works in the Middle School and will assist in all classroom activities as directed by the classroom teacher. The Aide will also assist in other team responsibilities as directed by Curriculum Director.

Responsibilities:

  • 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 other duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Prior experience working with children, preferably in an education setting
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Orton-Gillingham training preferred or willingness to participate in school-sponsored training
  • Flexible and willing to learn

Upper School Math/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. Carrol's Upper School is located on the Wayland campus and serves grades 8-9.

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 a combination of 5 science and math classes/day consisting of 6-14 students: math classes may include pre-algebra, algebra 1, and/or geometry; science classes may include conceptual physics or biology.
  • Help place students in correct math course, monitor mathematics progress, and communicate math placement needs to families and next school.
  • Apply a multisensory, diagnostic, prescriptive approach to instruction.
  • Create highly focused data-informed lesson plans specific to student’s needs.
  • Work with Upper School 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 10 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, Math, or Moderate Special Needs preferred
  • Have the ability to teach using multisensory education methods
  • Willingness to train in highly specialized approaches to teaching students with language-based learning differences
  • Desire to teach multicultural curriculum
  • Experience using multisensory education methods; familiarity with STEAM, Google Classroom, digital technologies a plus
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills
  • Minimum of 3 years teaching experience preferred

Upper School Part Time Tutor

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. Carrol's Upper School is located on the Wayland campus and serves grades 8-9.

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 tutor 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:

  • Work with students in one to one, pairs or small group tutorials, teaching reading concepts and strategies using the Orton-Gillingham approach within the Carroll School language curriculum.
  • Meet regularly with classroom teachers and the Department Head to share information about each student’s acquisition of language skills and overall performance.
  • Research and select learning materials and books to facilitate tutoring; design individualized multisensory materials.
  • Teach 1 flex block.
  • Administer curriculum-based assessments and annual assessments designed to measure student progress.
  • Write reports addressing progress and areas of concern as part of the quarterly report writing system.
  • Write student reading and spelling Inventories as part of progress monitoring.
  • Participate in school-sponsored professional development days and continue to advance to the Certified Level of Orton-Gillingham training.
  • Attend regularly scheduled departmental meetings and all faculty meetings as needed.
  • Attend parent conferences three times a year or as needed.
  • Participate in child studies as needed.
  • Perform duties as required (ex: recess duties, library coverage).

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least one to three years working with children in an academic setting
  • Associate Level Orton-Gillingham training course with practicum
  • Prior knowledge or willingness to train on test administration techniques and procedures
  • Ability to teach using multisensory methods of instruction

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.