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Employment Opportunities

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  • College Counselor, Fall, 2018


    Title
    : College Counselor, part-time


    Mission:  Waring School is a co-educational, college preparatory day school for a student population of 165, grades 6-12 in Beverly, MA. Waring’s mission is “To create and sustain a community of lifelong learners who are working together for the individual and common good.”


    Summary: Waring’s College Counselor works closely with Waring’s students, families and faculty in all areas of college admissions support.  


    Key Responsibilities include:

    Will be solely responsible for college counseling duties, reporting to the Head of School.

    Guide students and families through all aspects of the college admissions process, interfacing with key members of Waring Staff, from Waring’s Academic Administrator and School Leadership, to individual faculty members, as appropriate.

    Manage and update Waring’s College Counseling Handbook and web content.
    Plan and facilitate the visits/sessions with College Reps (typically 20-30/year in the fall); maintain strong relationships with Area Reps.

    Guide students in the teacher recommendation process.

    Meet with each college-bound student as needed throughout the process.

    Facilitate/gather input (from the student, his/her teachers, and parents) for Waring’s “Counselor Recommendations” and draft each letter in consult with the Head of School.

    Lead information sessions for parents and students at appropriate times during the year.

    Arrange a panel session for recent Waring alumni to mentor juniors and seniors in the process.

    Invite outside experts to give presentations on the process as appropriate, publicizing outside opportunities for families as well.

    Job Requirements:

    Bachelor’s Degree (minimum), advanced degree preferred

    A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience related to college counseling; more experience preferred.

    Flexibility and willingness to perform many different functions.

    Dexterity with Google Docs.

    Understanding of basic principles of writing, journalism, and copy-editing.

    Ability to think critically, strategically, and creatively.

    Ability to effectively interface with constituents of a school environment including faculty, staff, students, board members, alumni and parents. Skilled in diplomacy, and tact, uses good discretion, and is able to maintain confidentiality.

    Has cultural proficiency with diverse students and families and the ability to foresee socio-economic and cultural difficulties in the college process.



    Salary is commensurate with experience.
     
    Application Process: positions@waringschool.org
    To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to:
    Tim Bakland, Head of School
    Waring School
    35 Standley Street
    Beverly, MA 01915
     
    Waring School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively seek to increase the diversity of our faculty and student body, and do not discriminate in employment practice with regards to gender, gender identity or expression, race, color, disability status, sexual orientation, genetic information, religion, or national and ethnic origin.
     
  • Mathematics Teacher

    Mathematics Teacher, Fall 2018
     
    Waring School, a co-educational, college preparatory day school for Grades 6-12 in Beverly, MA, seeks a Mathematics Teacher for Fall of 2018. Our ideal candidate is passionate about teaching and sharing their love of mathematics with our students with a focus on high school mathematics. Candidates with experience or interest in Statistics, Math Team, Problem Solving Elective, and / or Makerspace activities are encouraged to apply. Other academic, co-curricular, and extracurricular interests are highly valued in our learning community. A Bachelor’s degree is required, with Master’s degree and/or two years teaching experience preferred.
     
    Waring School offers salary commensurate with experience and excellent benefits. As an equal opportunity employer, Waring seeks to increase the diversity of the community and is committed to maintaining an equitable and fulfilling workplace environment.
     
    Interested candidates should email a résumé and letter of interest explaining their background to: positions@waringschool.org.
     
  • STEM Teacher

    STEM Teacher, Fall 2018

    Waring School, a co-educational, college preparatory day school for Grades 6-12 in Beverly, MA, seeks a STEM Teacher for Fall of 2018. Our ideal candidate is passionate about teaching and sharing their love of science, technology and engineering with our students in all grades and has interest in STEM curriculum development. Responsibilities include the development and teaching of an 8th grade STEM project-based science class, teaching a computer programming elective, and assisting in First Lego League. Other responsibilities may include Makerspace and robotics activities and working with our faculty to integrate STEM skills into existing or new courses. Other academic, co-curricular, and extracurricular interests are highly valued in our learning community. A Bachelor’s degree is required, with Master’s degree and/or two years teaching experience preferred.
     
    Waring School offers salary commensurate with experience and excellent benefits. As an equal opportunity employer, Waring seeks to increase the diversity of the community and is committed to maintaining an equitable and fulfilling workplace environment.
     
    Interested candidates should email a résumé and letter of interest explaining their background to: positions@waringschool.org.
     
  • Teaching Fellowship

    Waring’s mission - to creating and sustain a community of lifelong learners - invites us to develop the next generation of excellent educators.
     
    This one-year fellowship offers recent graduates, at either the Bachelor’s or Master’s level, the opportunity to explore the profession of teaching. Fellows participate in the culture of learning at Waring, whether in the classroom or in the community.  Their responsibilities are threefold: they teach classes, coach sports or lead extracurricular activities, and assist with student enrollment and advancement. Opportunities for teaching range across our entire academic and athletic program, and are based on the needs of the school and the talents of the applicant.  
     
    In considering candidates for the fellowship, we seek people who are passionate about ideas and cultivating a love of learning, regardless of previous formal teaching experience. In the interest of equal representation in the teaching profession, we strongly encourage applications from candidates of color. Though all applicants will be seriously considered, this fellowship is aimed to diversify the experiences and perspective of lifelong learners.
     
    Fellows are paired with a faculty mentor, are provided professional development opportunities, and give voice to the direction of the school in faculty meetings. Waring gives freedom to educators to be creative in the classroom in every manner, from lesson plans to designing your own elective course. Fellows are also expected to participate in our annual school camping trip, and have the opportunity to collaborate in the design and teaching of a two-week experiential learning "endterm" course in June on varied topics of interest.
     
    Interested candidates are invited to send a resume and cover letter to positions@waringschool.org
Waring School actively seeks to increase the diversity of its faculty and student body, and does not discriminate in employment practice with regards to gender, race, color, disability status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, religion, or national and ethnic origin. Waring offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.