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Employment at Stoneleigh-Burnham School

In keeping with its mission to maintain a diverse educational community, Stoneleigh-Burnham School does not discriminate in its admissions process, educational and employment policies, financial aid programs, athletics and other school-administered programs. Please click here to view our full statement on diversity

Stoneleigh-Burnham School is committed to excellence in teaching and holds high standards for its employees. Applicants should be committed to single-sex education and be interested in making a positive impact on the lives of adolescent girls. Candidates who can contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of the community are encouraged to apply.

Stoneleigh-Burnham School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Mathematics Department Chair

Stoneleigh-Burnham School, an independent boarding and day school for girls in grades 7-12 located in Greenfield, Massachusetts, seeks a Chair of the Mathematics Department, effective August 2018. The Department Chair teaches four or five sections of mathematics, likely to include advanced calculus; serves as a leader in curriculum and pedagogy; assists in hiring, training, evaluating, and supporting faculty members in the Department; and represents the Mathematics Department on the Curriculum Committee.

Stoneleigh-Burnham School, an IB World School, is committed to excellence in teaching and holds high standards for its faculty.

This position may require residential duty (though not necessarily that one live on campus) and at least one season of coaching.

Applicants should have at least a B.A. / B.S., be committed to single-sex education, and be interested in making a positive impact on the lives of adolescent girls.  Candidates who can contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of the community are encouraged to apply. Experience in teaching the IB curriculum is helpful though not required.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Please send cover letter, resume, and references to:
Shelley Futter, Assistant to the Deans
sfutter@sbschool.org

Stoneleigh-Burnham School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

English Language Teacher

Stoneleigh-Burnham School, an independent boarding and day school for girls in grades 7-12 located in Greenfield, Massachusetts, seeks an Instructor of English Language, effective August 2018.  Stoneleigh-Burnham School, an IB World School, is committed to excellence in teaching and holds high standards for its faculty.

This position may require residential duty (though not necessarily that one live on campus), shared responsibility for orientation and oversight of international students, and at least one season of coaching. The teaching assignment includes Intermediate and Advanced English Language. The position also includes the possibility to direct the summer English Language Intensive Program for international students.

Applicants should have at least a B.A., be committed to single-sex education, and be interested in making a positive impact on the lives of adolescent girls.  Candidates who can contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of the community are encouraged to apply.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Please send cover letter, resume, and references to:
Shelley Futter, Assistant to the Deans
sfutter@sbschool.org

Stoneleigh-Burnham School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Spanish Teacher

Stoneleigh-Burnham School, an independent boarding and day school for girls in grades 7-12 located in Greenfield, Massachusetts, seeks an Instructor of Spanish, effective August 2018.  Stoneleigh-Burnham School, an IB World School, is committed to excellence in teaching and holds high standards for its faculty.

This position may require residential duty (though not necessarily that one live on campus) and at least one season of coaching. The teaching assignment may include beginning to advanced levels, from Spanish 1 through IB.

Applicants should have at least a B.A., be committed to single-sex education, and be interested in making a positive impact on the lives of adolescent girls. Candidates who can contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of the community are encouraged to apply. Experience in teaching the IB curriculum is helpful though not required.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Please send cover letter, resume, and references to:
Shelley Futter, Assistant to the Deans
sfutter@sbschool.org

Stoneleigh-Burnham School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Athletic Director

Stoneleigh-Burnham School, an independent boarding and day school for 160 girls in grades 7-12, seeks a Director of Athletics, beginning July 1, 2018. This individual will work closely with coaches and the Athletic Trainer to provide a program that will enrich the educational and personal experiences of our students and help them develop as good athletes and good people.

Reporting to the Head of School, the Director of Athletics will play an important role in continuing to promote our athletic mantra to “win without boasting, lose without excuse.”

This may be a residential position and will include additional responsibilities – teaching or other administrative work – outside the Athletics Department.

Principal responsibilities for this position include:

  • Overseeing the entire athletic program design and development
  • Maintaining athletic program supplies and equipment
  • Scheduling interscholastic contests
  • Coordinating travel (and meals) for away contests
  • Scheduling practice times and spaces
  • Overseeing professional development of coaches
  • Representing the school at league, district and council meetings
  • Maintaining the Athletics page of the school website
  • Managing the Athletics Department budget
  • Coordinating with the Admissions Office
  • Chairing the Athletic Committee
  • Sitting on the Administrative Team

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a BA degree, masters’ degree in related field preferable
  • At least 5 years of applicable experience, including coaching at the varsity level and teaching in an academic discipline
  • The ability to collaborate well with others
  • Leadership skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Comfort level with technology
  • A sense of humor

Salary is commensurate with experience; the school offers excellent benefits. The school actively seeks applicants who reflect and support our mission-driven commitment to teaching girls and creating and maintaining a respectful and inclusive school community.

Procedure for Candidacy

Please forward a cover letter and résumé to:

Susan Smith, Assistant to the Head of School by email: ssmith@sbschool.org

Stoneleigh-Burnham School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Maintenance Worker

Stoneleigh-Burnham School, an independent boarding and day school for girls in grades 7-12, seeks a Maintenance Worker. This is a full-time, year-round position reporting to the Facilities Manager. The Maintenance Worker will support the Facilities Manager in the daily operation of the School to ensure standards are maintained and continually improved. This position performs a combination of preventative maintenance and custodial tasks and assists members of the maintenance staff in a variety of trades.

Qualification requiremenmts: High school diploma or equivalent. Valid driver’s license, ability to lift 50 pounds and climb ladders. Knowledge and proficiency in several areas of maintenance highly desirable.

Please send cover letter, resume, and three references to Mark Pelis, Facilities Manager, at mpelis@sbschool.org.

Stoneleigh-Burnham School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Director of Admissions and Financial Aid

Stoneleigh-Burnham School, a private boarding and day school for 160 girls, grades 7-12/PG, in Greenfield, MA, seeks a Director of Admissions and Financial Aid to start on July 1, 2018.

Mission: Stoneleigh-Burnham School is an academic community that fosters an international perspective. We inspire girls to pursue meaningful lives based on honor, respect and intellectual curiosity. Each student is challenged to discover her best self and graduate with confidence to think independently and act ethically, secure in the knowledge that her voice will be heard.

Sitting on 100 acres of rolling hills in western Massachusetts, Stoneleigh-Burnham School includes a progressive model middle school (grades 7-8) that creates a bookend to the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program offered to juniors and seniors. The School boasts a strong debate and public speaking society, having sent 16 debaters to world competition since 1986; an on-campus, award-winning equestrian program that offers a broad range of instruction, hosts two IEA teams, and delivers a British Horse Society (BHS) certification program; and a strong tradition of requiring two trimesters of Art, Music, or Dance each year.

Job Description: Reporting to the Head of School, the Director of Admissions and Financial Aid will shape and implement the comprehensive strategy for the School’s recruitment initiatives and oversee all financial aid decisions. She/he is responsible for the efficient and effective day-to-day operations of the Admissions office, planning, initiating, and directing all Admissions office activities.

The Director of Admissions and Financial Aid will work closely with other administrative departments of the School. Leading the Admissions associates, the Director is committed to providing friendly, confidential and timely assistance to all families and facilitating a smooth application process for prospective students and families. The person in this position conducts essential on and off-campus recruiting in support of the school’s enrollment plan. The candidate is also responsible for developing a variety of reports that will be useful in the decision-making process at the administrative and Board of Trustees levels.

Essential job functions include:

  • Managing all aspects of student enrollment and retention.
  • Establishing, articulating and executing admissions policies and procedures.
  • Determining the annual enrollment plan and leading his/her team to execute it, within the framework of current strategic goals.
  • Overseeing representation of SBS locally, regionally, and nationally in admissions-oriented associations.
  • Working with the Director of Marketing and Communications on Admissions-related print and online materials and messaging.
  • Managing financial aid, in conjunction with the Business Office.
  • Managing and evaluating Admissions staff and volunteers, including parent volunteers.
  • Being responsible for the Admissions office budget.
  • Preparing reports on Admissions-related data for the Board of Trustees, attending Board meetings as appropriate, and sitting as the lead administrator on the Enrollment Management Committee.
  • Directing the Admissions Committee and serving on the Administrative Team.
  • Serving in other capacities on behalf of the School, as necessary.
  • Reporting to the Head of School.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in education, marketing, and or related field is required
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an academic setting, preferably in an independent boarding school
  • Knowledge of advanced recruiting technology and strategies
  • Proven ability to lead and manage others successfully
  • Excellent organizational, oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects with frequent deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google suite
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with students, other professionals, staff, and the public
  • Appreciation of and the ability to market girls’ education
  • A sense of humor
  • All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States.

Additional information:

Compensation: Salary and benefits will be competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Appointment is subject to a SORI background check, and a publicly accessible Massachusetts CORI background check.

Stoneleigh-Burnham School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

Applicant instructions:

Applicants MUST submit the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • List of 3 references

Kindly email all application documents to: Susan Smith, Assistant to the Head of School, at ssmith@sbschool.org.

Stoneleigh-Burnham School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.