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Dana Hall values each faculty and staff member and the distinct expertise and perspective she or he contributes to Dana Hall community. Dana Hall employees are talented individuals who thrive in a setting that supports each individual’s learning style and encourages risk-taking. Working collaboratively, they guide each student to grow into the best possible version of herself.

Administrative

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  • Director of Community, Equity, and Inclusion

    The Director of Community, Equity, and Inclusion reports to the Head of School and serves on the Administrative Team. This is a 12-month senior leadership position. The individual in this position works collaboratively with students, administrators, faculty, staff, families, and trustees to nurture and strengthen a diverse, inclusive, and culturally responsive learning community.

    Dana Hall has partnered with the firm Strategenius for this search. A more detailed posting is
    forthcoming.
     
  • Upper School Dean of Students

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Upper School Dean of Students. The individual in this position will be accountable for:
    • Ensuring, with the Director of the Upper School, the smooth operation of the Upper School, including student orientation, attendance/permissions, discipline, student government, student activities, student leadership, clubs, and traditions
    • Overseeing the boarding program, including student needs and issues, as well as the orientation, training, and evaluation of dorm faculty and on-campus faculty
    • Serving as liaison to the Health Center and counseling staff
    • Keeping the Head of School and Counseling Team aware of situations regarding individual students, dorm staff, and on-campus faculty
    • Supporting and guiding Class Deans
    • Overseeing, supporting and coordinating the Student Affairs staff
    • Facilitating effective communication and coordination with the Head of School, the Director of the Upper School, and other members of the administrative staff
     
    Candidates must have a Master's degree in a related field, at least 3-5 years of administrative experience and expertise in working with students, faculty/staff, and families in an educational environment. Successful candidates will have experience with creating and implementing student programming in a school setting. Work experience in a boarding school environment is strongly preferred. The Upper School Dean of Students will live on campus. 
     
    Other requirements include excellent professional and personal judgement, discretion, strong communication skills, an ability to multi-task and maintain details, in addition to the flexibility to manage multiple and, at times, competing priorities, as well as the ability to be a team player who is held accountable for the overall quality of the program. Candidates must possess a demonstrated commitment to current diversity, equity, and inclusion practices and the humility to pursue ongoing growth in this area.

    This is a twelve-month, full-time position reporting to the Director of the Upper School. 

    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

Faculty

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  • Upper School Mandarin Chinese Teacher - Part Time

     
    Dana Hall School is seeking an experienced, part-time Upper School Mandarin Chinese teacher beginning in fall 2021. Candidates must be able to teach in person, and responsibilities will include teaching Mandarin and participating as needed in the co-curricular life of the school.  

    The ideal candidate will possess most or all of these qualifications:
     
    • The ability to teach Mandarin courses ranging from introductory to advanced levels
    • A post-secondary degree in a related field
    • Experience teaching in online or hybrid learning environments
    • Experience in employing a variety of pedagogical approaches for different learning styles
    • Interest in using technology thoughtfully and creatively to enhance teaching and learning (Dana Hall School is a 1:1 iPad school)
    • Commitment to fostering an equitable and inclusive learning environment
    • Flexibility and collaborative spirit in working with department members and colleagues across disciplines

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates who will contribute and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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  • Upper School Math Teacher

     
    Dana Hall School is seeking an experienced Upper School math teacher beginning in fall 2021. Candidates must be able to teach in person, and responsibilities will include teaching several high school math courses, including AP Statistics and Introduction to Calculus and Statistics, coaching two seasons or the equivalent, and participating as needed in the co-curricular life of the school.  
     
    The ideal candidate will possess most or all of these qualifications:
     
    • Ability to teach a wide range of high school math courses in addition to statistics 
    • A post-secondary degree in math or a related field
    • Experience teaching in online or hybrid learning environments
    • Experience in employing a variety of pedagogical approaches for different learning styles
    • Interest in using technology thoughtfully and creatively to enhance teaching and learning (Dana Hall School is a 1:1 iPad school)
    • Commitment to fostering an equitable and inclusive learning environment
    • Flexibility and collaborative spirit in working with department members and colleagues across disciplines
     
    Dana Hall School seeks candidates who will contribute and are committed to diversity and inclusive educational practices.

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  • Upper School Science Teacher

     
    Dana Hall is seeking an experienced Upper School science teacher beginning in the fall of 2021.  Candidates must be able to teach in person, and responsibilities will include teaching courses including, but not limited to, introductory level and advanced physics, advising a small group of students, coaching two seasons or the equivalent, and participating as needed in the co-curricular life of the school.
    The ideal candidate will possess most or all of these qualifications:
    • Experience teaching Upper School science, with experience in physics strongly preferred
    • Experience teaching in online or hybrid learning environments
    • A post-secondary degree in a related field
    • Experience in employing a variety of pedagogical approaches for different learning styles
    • Interest in using technology thoughtfully and creatively to enhance teaching and learning (Dana Hall School is a 1:1 iPad school)
    • Commitment to fostering an inclusive learning environment
    • Flexibility and collaborative spirit in working with department members and colleagues across disciplines
    Dana Hall School seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and inclusive educational practices.

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Staff

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  • Barn Staff

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Barn Staff.
    The individual in this position will be accountable for:
    • Contributing to the maintenance, health, and proper care of school and boarder horses
    • Feeding, watering, mucking, turning out and providing proper care of horses
    • Assisting with Equestrian Center facilities and grounds maintenance and upkeep to ensure a clean and safe environment
    • Assisting with veterinary visits. as needed
    • Assisting students with tacking, as needed
    • Assisting with longeing, as needed
    • Dragging rings, as needed
    • Operating dump truck, as needed
    • Completing additional duties assigned by the Director and Barn Manager

    Previous horse experience is preferred.
    Candidates must be self-motivated and able to work independently with a demonstrated eagerness to understand all aspects of proper horsemanship and operational matters of the barn. Physical requirements include an ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time, as well as an ability to lift, carry, and move 50 pounds repeatedly.  Candidates must read, speak and understand English, as well as have a valid Massachusetts driver’s license and an ability to drive a dump truck and tractor.

    This is a twelve-month, full-time position reporting to the Director of the Karen Stives ’68 Equestrian Center.  Days and hours will vary.

    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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  • Campus Safety Personnel

     
    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Campus Safety Personnel.
     
    The individual in this position will be accountable for:
    1. Patrolling of the campus to ensure the well-being of students, faculty, and staff
    2. Completing building checks and monitoring campus activity
    3. Providing assistance to students, such as transportation, as well as other support at the request of administrators, House Directors, the Director of Health Services, and other staff
    4. Responding to emergencies, medical calls, and fire alarms
    5. Assist, as needed, with fire drills and lockdown drills
    6. Working in conjunction with the facilities staff to ensure the operation of all building systems, including reporting and troubleshooting issues involving electrical, plumbing, sprinklers, and HVAC systems, as well as fire and security alarms
    7. Supporting large school events with parking, traffic flow, and event set up/breakdown.
    8. Complete Campus Safety logs
     
    Dana Hall School is a boarding and day college preparatory school for girls grades 5 through 12.  The individual in this position is responsible for the security of the students, faculty and staff, and the campus.
     
    Candidates must have 3 or more years of previous security or related work experience, a valid Massachusetts driver’s license, and high school or equivalent degree. This position requires standing and walking for long periods of time and candidates should be able to lift up to 50 lbs. This position requires proficiency in Microsoft Office. 
     
    Successful candidates will have strong interpersonal and communication skills, as well as the ability to react calmly in emergency situations.  Scheduling flexibility is a must and availability on short notice is preferred. This position is for the overnight shift (12:00-8:00 am).
     
    This is a 12-month, full-time position reporting to the Director of Facilities/Director of Campus Safety.  Shifts will include holidays and weekends. Candidates must complete a comprehensive pre-employment background check.
     
    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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  • Director of Counseling

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Director of Counseling. The individual in this position will be accountable for:
    • Providing clinical supervision of the Upper and Middle School counselors
    • Providing long- and short-term evaluation and counseling to Upper School students, consulting to parents about their children, referring students for treatment outside of Dana Hall in coordination with their parents
    • Communicating and coordinating with the Health Center team, the Deans, the Directors of the Upper School and Middle School and other administrators to coordinate support for students with mental health issues.
    • Leading Counseling Team meetings (grades 9-12) and assigning cases to the Upper School counselors
    • Leading department meetings and creating systems as needed, such as a crisis response plan to deal with students in crisis, scheduling part-time counselors, managing the on-call schedule, expanding the school’s referral network
    • Serving on and coordinating an on-call system for mental health emergencies for weeknights/weekends and providing assistance and guidance to other counselors taking the lead in responding to a clinical emergency
    • Communicating with faculty/staff members related to concerns about students with mental health issues and the best ways to support them
    • Providing workshops and presentations to faculty/staff related to mental health issues and protocols
    • Serving on the Health and Wellness Committee, designing and implementing programming, as well as teaching Forum classes
    Successful candidates will have substantial experience with school consultation or school counseling, as well as in the clinical treatment of adolescents and families. In addition, candidates must have experience and expertise in diagnosing and treating adolescents with mild to severe clinical problems including ADHD, depression, anxiety, and eating disorders.  Candidates must also have experience performing self-harm and student safety evaluations, as well as supporting student hospitalizations. They should have demonstrable leadership and collaboration skills, a strong work ethic and an ability to effectively work and multi-task in an active school environment. Candidates must have excellent interpersonal skills, an ability to work collaboratively and independently, as well as a keen interest in working with adolescent girls and their families. Candidates must possess a demonstrated understanding of current diversity, equity, and inclusion practices and the humility to pursue ongoing growth in this area.

    Candidates must have a Master's degree in a related field, at least 3-5 years of administrative and clinical experience, and proficiency with Google Apps and Apple products. Work experience in a school environment is preferred; experience in a residential setting is a plus.

    This is a ten-month, full-time position reporting to the Directors of the Upper School and Middle School for student matters and the Assistant Head of School for operational oversight.  It includes evening and weekend hours. 

    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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  • Instructional Assistant

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Instructional Assistant (Part-time).

    The individual in this position will be accountable for:
    • Being an on-campus presence in class and working with faculty members who are teaching remotely
    • Monitoring and enforcing student compliance with safety protocols
    • Providing basic technology support to students while in class

    Candidates must be self-motivated and able to work in support of members of the Dana Hall faculty.

    Ideal candidates will have an interest in independent school education. This is an hourly, part-time position reporting to the division directors and Academic Dean. Days and hours will vary.

    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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  • Interim Library Director ( Temporary, Family Leave Coverage )

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Interim Library Director (Temporary, Family Leave Coverage). The individual in this position will be accountable for:
     
    • Supervising all library and archives operations and staff

    • Managing the library facility

    • Serving as a Department Head and attending Department Heads Committee meetings, as well as All-Employee, Full-Faculty, and Upper School Faculty Meetings

    • Overseeing collection development and acquiring circulating print and digital materials, as well as administering digital book purchases for classes, as needed

    • Performing circulation and reference duties as part of a rotation with other librarians

    • Supervising students visiting the library and on-duty student employees

    • Overseeing and participating in information and digital literacy instruction to students and faculty

    • Overseeing department social media accounts

    • Serving as a member of the Technology Working Group and the Educational Technology Facilitators Committee

    • Other responsibilities as required

     
    Successful candidates will be kind, creative, curious, and detail-oriented with strong organizational, communication, and accurate record-keeping skills. They should have demonstrable leadership skills, a strong work ethic and an ability to effectively work and multi-task in an active school environment. Candidates should be comfortable with rapidly changing technologies, have experience working with young people, excellent interpersonal skills, an ability to work collaboratively and independently, as well as enjoy reading and working with adolescent girls.
     
    Candidates must have a Master's degree in Library/Information Science, at least 3-5 years of administrative and general library experience, and proficiency with Google Apps and Apple products. Work experience in a school or library environment is preferred, as is familiarity with TLC.  Candidates must be able to remain seated for extended periods of time, as well as lift and move up to 60 lbs.
     
    This is a temporary full-time position reporting to the Academic Dean from late August through the fall.  It includes evening and weekend hours.
     
    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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  • Raiser’s Edge Project Manager (Temporary, Family Leave Coverage)

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Raiser’s Edge Project Manager.  

    The individual in this position will be accountable for:
     
    • Performing the annual “turn over” of the Raiser’s Edge database, changing of constituent codes, etc. from current to past for the Class of 2021 and their families.
    • Working closely with the Student Information Services Database Manager, importing newly-enrolled students and parents to Raiser’s Edge from Dana Hall’s CORE/Education Management database.
    • Working closely with the Associate Director of Communications, exporting and formatting donor lists from Raiser’s Edge for the creation of the 2020-2021 Annual Report.
    • Other projects as assigned and if time allows.

    Candidates must have: proficiency in Raiser’s Edge database view (Blackbaud Certified Raiser’s Edge Professional 2021 preferred) and Microsoft Office and knowledge of Google Apps.

    Successful candidates will possess: excellent problem-solving, technology, and customer service skills; superior time-management skills with an ability to manage many tasks and projects simultaneously, while adhering to deadlines and maintaining quality work products; excellent organizational skills with a strong attention to detail and an ability to create effective action plans to meet goals; effective communication skills, both orally and in writing; an ability to communicate complex issues, as well as to maintain open communication channels with relevant stakeholders.
     
    This is a contract (temporary) remote position reporting to the Chief Advancement Officer.  The position will run from June-August 2021 with some training in May, if possible. The position will have a total of 80-100 hours at $35-40/hour, commensurate with experience.

    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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  • Receiver

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Receiver.
     
    The individual in this position will be accountable for: 
    • Checking all delivered items against order sheets and invoices for accuracy, not accepting any damaged and/or spoiled items, and reporting shortages, missed picks and any item found to be lacking in quality to the management.
    • Rotating all product using the "First In First Out" principle, including stock in coolers, freezers, and all storage areas.
    • Delivering products to food production, customer service, and other areas, as well as stock coolers/freezers, as required.
    • Assisting with operations, particularly opening, stocking, and ensuring the staff has everything they need to open and operate the kitchen and dining hall, as well as assisting the staff, as needed, with timely preparation for busy periods.
    • Following all food safety guidelines, as required.
    • Cleaning and sanitizing all storage areas and the loading dock, fulfilling general cleaning duties such as floor care, ware washing, and minor equipment maintenance, as needed, as well as assisting with weekly physical inventory, and delivering products to other locations, as assigned.
    • Gathering, preparing, and delivering items for catered events on campus; assisting with organizing the equipment for events; making deliveries for catering, as needed; assisting in delivering products that are missing on deliveries and events; assisting in the execution of all other related duties, as assigned, including a variety of food service related tasks in support of the unit, such as replenishing stock, assisting in the dish room, and department operations based on daily and seasonal business demands.
    • Safely driving a school vehicle to make deliveries of food, equipment, and supplies to other locations on campus and maintaining the general cleanliness of the vehicle.
    • Assisting staff, as needed, with the setup, breakdown and closing of events and the operation.
    Candidates should have: a minimum of one year of experience receiving and storing goods or handling food service supplies in a high volume operation; an ability to read and understand receiving lists, packaging labels and vendor invoices; basic math skills, including food service weights and measures; a high school diploma or GED; a valid Massachusetts driver’s license in good standing with no restrictions; the ability to read, speak, and understand English fluently; the ability to lift, carry, and move at least 50 lbs. repeatedly; the ability to be a team player who is willing to be held accountable for the quality of products, for meeting tight deadlines, and for contributing to the success of all kitchen and other production; the ability to be detail-oriented and to multi-task; the flexibility to manage multiple priorities to meet required deadlines; ServSafe certification (preferred but, not required).
     
    This is a twelve-month, full-time position reporting to the Director of Dining Services.  The pay scale is $16-$18 per hour, plus full benefits.
     
    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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  • Summer External Program Coordinator (Temporary/Seasonal)

     
    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the seasonal full-time position of Summer External Program Coordinator. The individual in this position will be accountable for:

    • Serving as the main point of contact for summer programs while they operate on Dana Hall’s campus
    • Serving as the face of Dana Hall and ensuring that the expectations and safety levels of the institution are being upheld
    • Serving as liaison to the summer boarding and day programs, as well as the community at large
    • Coordinating program needs and facilitating the services of Dana Hall departments supporting the summer programs e.g., facilities, dining services, security, parking and traffic, etc.
    • Monitoring morning and afternoon drop-off traffic to ensure safe practices
    • Ensuring that the summer programs comply with the board of health and pool safety regulations
    • Recognizing and appropriately responding to situations as they arise and providing other duties, as assigned

    Candidates should possess: excellent social, written and oral communication skills; a focus on customer service, as well as an ability to remain calm in a busy environment; an ability to work collaboratively and independently.  Successful candidates will be professional, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and productive, as well as have a strong work ethic and an ability to work effectively and multi-task in an active school environment.  Summer program experience at an independent school is preferred

    This is a seasonal full-time position reporting to the Chief Operating Officer.  The position will run from Monday, June 14 to Friday, August 20, 2021 with hours of 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. from Monday - Friday. Weekend and evening hours are possible based on the needs of the summer programs.

    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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Coaching

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  • Rock Climbing Instructor - Part-time

    Dana Hall School is seeking a part-time rock climbing instructor starting March 2021. This is a part-time position with responsibilities on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Friday from 2:00-6:00 p.m. and Wednesdays from 12:00-4:00 p.m. with the possibility of expanding hours. Responsibilities include: instructing Dana Hall students in grades 5-12, maintaining rock climbing wall and equipment, including resetting the climbing wall; overseeing all procedures in accordance with Massachusetts State law. AMGA Climbing Wall Certification and significant teaching experience are required.
     
    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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  • Varsity Volleyball Head Coach

    Dana Hall School seeks a varsity volleyball head coach for the 2021 fall season (from September through November). This is a part-time position with responsibilities on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays starting at 3:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays starting at 2 p.m., and occasional Saturdays. Excellent communication skills, recruiting efforts and some special event responsibilities will be required throughout the off-season. Experience coaching girls at the youth, high school, or college level is required and teaching experience is preferred.
     
    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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Dana Hall strives to provide employees access to opportunities for growth and professional development, and to enhance and expand our ability to hire, retain, develop, and promote a diverse workforce.

Dana Hall School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Dana Hall School seeks to reflect in its faculty and staff the diversity present within the student body.

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  • Area Studies Symposium

    Favorite Assignment
  • Blue Key Club

    Favorite Activity
  • Middle Eastern Studies

    Favorite Class

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  • Caroline

    "Middle Eastern Studies has been my favorite Dana Hall class because both the teacher and the discussions always kept me engaged and excited to learn more."
    -Caroline