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Employment Opportunities at Applewild

Employment Opportunities at Applewild

Applewild School is a coeducational, Pre-K-8 independent day school that prepares able students for success in secondary school. We provide breadth and depth of academic programs, extensive arts offerings in impressive facilities, athletics, and service opportunities within a community that emphasizes respect. We seek innovative self-starters who enjoy the challenge of working collegially with like-minded professionals to achieve our mission. We offer competitive salaries, professional development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits plan, as well as a warm, supportive environment. Applewild School is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty members from diverse backgrounds.

Applewild School has the following Open Positions for the 2016-2017 school year:

Position Announcement – Director of Auxiliary Programs

Applewild School, an independent, co-educational K – 8 school located on 26 beautiful acres in North Central Massachusetts, is seeking a talented and enthusiastic Director Auxiliary Programs.  Founded in 1957, Applewild School believes that the ages of 4 – 15 are the most important in a child’s education, providing a carefully balanced, purposeful, and challenging curriculum that results in creative, critical thinkers.  Applewild students are eager to learn and excited to come to school each day, thriving in an environment where collaboration among peers and teachers is valued.  Applewild is accredited by AISNE and a member of NAIS and NBOA.

Reporting to the Director of Finance and Operations, the DAP is a full time position responsible for all aspects of the auxiliary programs, which consist of the summer, winter and spring break programs and the early and extended day programs, in accordance with Applewild’s mission.  The DAP is responsible for the leadership and management of the auxiliary programs, including but not limited to financial management and reporting; developing, marketing and scheduling the programs’ content; student enrollment; recruiting, hiring and training faculty and staff; and working with the Director of Facilities, IT department, and other Applewild personnel needed to manage the logistics of the programs.  Reporting to the DAP are the faculty and staff of the auxiliary programs.

Qualifications:  The ideal applicant will have 5 to 10 years of teaching and/or administrative experience in a school or youth-serving organization, supervisory experience, exceptional entrepreneurial and organizational skills and a successful track record working with a wide range of people. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential, as are a joy and passion for working collaboratively with colleagues, children, and families of the school and summer programs.  A bachelor’s degree is required.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter outlining their interest in and qualifications for the position, a resume, and three references in a single Word document to Andrew Gillentine, Director of Finance and Operations, at  Please put Director of Auxiliary Programs Search in the subject line.  If you prefer to mail the documents, please send to Andrew Gillentine, Director of Finance and Operations, 120 Prospect Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420.

This is an accelerated search and first consideration will be given to applicants whose materials are received by Friday, February 3.  The position is currently open with a start date of as soon as possible.


Applewild School, an independent K-8 day school in Fitchburg, MA seeks a Mathematics teacher beginning fall 2017.

Appropriate candidates should have 2+ years of teaching experience with an emphasis and interest in problem based learning, differentiated instruction, teaching a range of abilities in ability based groupings, and experience teaching though Algebra I. Teaching responsibilities include three or four sections in grades 6-8. Additional responsibilities include serving as an advisor, full participation in the life of the school, leading a club or other initiative, and coaching.

Please send resume to Erica Hager, Head of Upper School, Applewild School, 120 Prospect Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420


Preschool/Pre-K Teacher, part time, 20-25 hours weekly, year-round position.

We are growing!  Currently we are looking for a part time teacher for our Fitchburg location.

At Applewild Preschool, our year-round program is rooted in child-centered activities. We view children as powerful, capable and resourceful learners.  Our Emergent Curriculum builds from the natural curiosities of our students and activities are project based and hands-on.


-High School or GED required

-Associated college level work, Associates or Bachelors Degree preferred but not required

-EEC certified preferred (Fitchburg)

-12 months of professional teaching experience

-Ability to develop emergent curriculum that encourages students to explore, create and investigate.

-Skills that foster positive relationships, interactions and communication with co-workers and parents.

-Ability to be scheduled to work M-F until 5:30 pm


Please send resumes to: or Applewild Preschool, 27 Jackson Road, Devens MA 01434


Substitute Teachers.  If you are interested or know someone, please pass the word. Please send resume and contact information for two references to Human Resources, Applewild School, 120 Prospect Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420


Applewild School is an equal opportunity employer and  as such does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.  We welcome individuals that add to the diversity and vibrancy of our community.

Applewild School
120 Prospect Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420


At Applewild we believe that the ages of four to fifteen are the most important in a child’s education, the foundation upon which all future success is built. We empower students to discover their passion for learning and pursue excellence in academics, arts, and athletics in our supportive environment. The Core Values and Competencies we promote and the relationships we foster among all members of our diverse community prepare our students to be confident learners and engaged citizens.






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