Employment Opportunities 2019 - 2020 School Year
Administrative Assistant for Admissions Office & Division Heads
Support for Admissions Office and Division Heads. Organized, quick learner, able to switch gears easily in elementary school environment, enjoy meeting people and working around children. Specific skills include Office software suite, Google docs, Squarespace; RenWeb also a plus. Position is full or part-time depending on extent of role. Minimum requirement: Experience in office setting.
Admission Associate or Intern
The Admission Associate will be primarily responsible with the prospective family experience. This includes answering their questions and showing them the many ways our school will meet their children’s educational and socio-emotional needs. Doing this well will require diplomacy, patience, empathy and exceptional communication skills. This includes the ability to articulate the benefits of an independent school education and the unique features of the Applewild program with conviction, authenticity and persuasion.
The Admission Associate will also spend 25-50% of her or his time developing and maintaining the school website and social media presence, in partnership and collaboration with other members of the External Affairs team.
Associate/Assistant Director of Admissions
The Assistant Director of Admission will welcome prospective families and care for them throughout the admission process. This may sound easy but requires incredible diplomacy, patience, empathy and communication skills. This includes the ability to articulate the benefits of an independent school education and the unique features of the Applewild program with conviction, authenticity and persuasion. This is a great job for someone who loves working with families, is able to multitask, handle pressure and maintain confidentiality.
Extended Day Coordinator
The Extended Day Program Coordinator staffs and works collaboratively with and supervises additional Extended Day staff to provide a safe, supportive, and enjoyable program for the students who attend Extended Day program. The Extended Day program provides after school care for Applewild students for all grades and operates during the school year Monday – Friday and on some specific additional vacation days as identified annually.
Lower School Science (grades 1-5)
Applewild has long emphasized science instruction in all grades. This position provides specific, hands-on and inquiry-based science (2x/wk grades 1 – 3; 3x/wk grades 4 – 5). It includes collaboration with homeroom and other special subject teachers.
The position is part time and benefits eligible but can combine with Extended Day or other duties to expand to full time. Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s degree and some teaching experience.
Second Grade Homeroom Teacher
Self-contained classroom focusing on language arts, mathematics, social studies and health curriculum using a Responsive Classroom approach to building community and emphasize Applewild’s Core Values using a metacognitive approach.
The position is full time and benefits eligible. Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s degree and some teaching experience.
Full time Mathematics teacher beginning fall 2019.
Candidate should have a passion for mathematics, classroom 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 four sections in grades 6-8. Additional responsibilities include serving as an advisor, coaching, and full participation in the life of the school.
Seeking on call substitute teachers for Kindergarten through Grade 8. Applicants must be able to follow directions and implement lesson plans outlined by the regular classroom teacher, work independently, and be flexible.
Candidates should send a letter of interest, an accurate resume, and information for two references to firstname.lastname@example.org (please indicate position in subject line) or mail to 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 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.