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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

Faculty

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  • Director of Theatre

    Dana Hall School seeks an experienced, part-time Theatre Director for the Performing Arts Department beginning in the fall of 2020.  Responsibilities will include teaching classes in both the Upper and Middle School divisions on acting and directing skills, as well as content in costume design, playwriting, and producing. The position also is responsible for the direction of multiple major theatre performances per year, including plays and musicals in both divisions. 
     
    The ideal candidate will possess most or all of the following qualifications:
    • Proven excellence in theatre production, including acting, directing, playwriting, stage management, producing, and costume design, preferably in both professional and school settings
    • Depth of knowledge of contemporary theatre and the ability to distill concepts for young artists
    • Experience teaching a range of ages of students in both workshop and discussion formats
    • Strong capability for logistics, problem-solving, and calendaring
    • Experience or willingness to manage a costume collection and shop

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and inclusive educational practices.
  • Upper School Math Teacher

    Dana Hall School is seeking an experienced, full-time Upper School math teacher beginning in the fall of 2020.

    Responsibilities will include teaching 4 sections of math, coaching 2 seasons or the equivalent, serving as an advisor, 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 high school math courses ranging from Algebra to post-Calculus
    • A post-secondary degree in math or 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 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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  • Visual Arts Teacher (Part Time)

    Dana Hall School is seeking an experienced visual art teacher to serve as a part-time, one-year replacement for the 2020-2021 school year. Responsibilities will include teaching a combination of advanced levels of drawing and painting and introductory studio art courses, as well as participating as needed in the co-curricular life of the school.
     
    The ideal candidate will possess most or all of these qualifications:
    • Experience teaching high school drawing and painting or an introductory level college course
    • Degree in studio art, particularly in drawing, painting, and design
    • Ability to analyze and discuss student work, as well as works of art of diverse styles, historical, and cultural contexts
    • Knowledge of major forms of artistic expression including drawing and painting, sculpture, and other media
    • Readiness to employ a variety of pedagogical approaches for a variety of learning styles
    • Interest and ability in using technology thoughtfully and creatively to enhance teaching and learning (Dana Hall School is a 1-1 iPad school)
    • Dedication 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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  • Cook

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Cook. Dana Hall School is a boarding and day college preparatory school for girls grades 5 through 12. The 482 students come from 13 states and 15 countries. 
     
    The individual in this position will be accountable for:
    • Preparing and presenting a variety of hot and cold foods following standardized department recipes in quantities planned in advance using a variety of preparation methods.
    • Determining daily kitchen work load, making daily job assignments, and overseeing the work of all cooks and other kitchen personnel.
    • Evaluating, producing, coordinating, and executing catered events on campus, as needed.
    • Evaluating finished products to ensure quality, as well as addressing sub-quality production and presentation by analyzing problems and implementing solutions in collaboration with the Director of Dining Services and Sous Chef.
    • Working in all areas of the kitchen, as needed, but primarily in hot food production with a focus on serving the best quality product to our guests.
    • Utilizing inventory on a regular basis while communicating food and equipment needs to the Director of Dining Services, Sous Chef, and Receiver in order to ensure all products and supplies are ordered and scheduled for timely delivery for production needs.
    • Researching, developing, testing, and adjusting recipes for all production areas along with the Sous Chef.
    • Work with the Director of Dining Services, Sous Chef and Production Chef on the development of current and new staff.
    • Overall kitchen sanitation and food safety practices, keeping general workers on task, and assigning side work and equipment maintenance duties to kitchen personnel.
    • Implementing food safety guidelines and ensuring completion of service records.
    • Coordinating and expediting food preparation from the kitchen and action stations, while ensuring safe food handling and on-time production according to established procedures.
    • Planning and executing production and presentation for assigned meals, including designing and executing buffet presentation.
    • Overseeing kitchen operations in the absence of the Sous Chef and Production Chef.
    • Collaborating with the Director of Dining Services, Sous Chef, and culinary team to fulfill the culinary goals of the unit by facilitating the implementation of management initiatives in the kitchen and exceeding customer expectations.
     
    Candidates should have: an Associate’s Degree in Culinary Arts or equivalent combination of a completed culinary program and experience; 5-7 years of experience in planning and preparing hot and cold foods for service and coordinating the work of a culinary crew in a restaurant, hotel or institutional operation; expertise and/or high level of interest in various cuisines and cooking methods, quantity food preparation, batch cooking, and general culinary techniques and skills with demonstrated mastery of all cooking methods; practical experience leading a kitchen crew in a logical, efficient and fair manner; coaching and training culinary skills and techniques; designing plate and buffet presentations and developing recipes and menus; a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of kitchen sanitation and food safety practices and ability to enforce safe food handling guidelines; a willingness to be a team player who is held accountable for the quality of products produced by others, for meeting tight deadlines, and for contributing to the success of all kitchen and action station production; an ability to implement culinary goals in the unit while working closely with the Director of Dining Services, Sous Chef, and Production Chef.  Candidates must read, speak and understand English and have a working knowledge of basic math, be customer-service sensitive and hospitality-oriented, as well as have certification in ServSafe, CPR, and anti-choking procedures.  Other requirements include an ability to be customer-service sensitive and to provide a hospitable environment for the entire Dana Hall community and its guests. 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.
     
    This is a 12-month, full-time position reporting to the Director of Dining Services and Sous Chef. This position will include nights and weekends. Flexibility is required.  
     
    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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  • Dining Service Attendant

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Dining Service Attendant. 

    The individual in this position will be accountable for:
    • Demonstrating a focus on customer service by anticipating needs and accommodating requests, as well as seeking to assist and accommodate customers to promote a pleasant dining experience
    • Consistently greeting, welcoming and interacting with customers in a warm and friendly manner to promote an atmosphere of hospitality
    • Prepping and stocking products for the current shift and next shift and proactively preparing for busy periods
    • Setting up and/or breaking down assigned food service stations in an efficient and sanitary manner
    • Preparing, assembling, and/or serving various foods and beverages in a professional manner
    • Coordinating and expediting food preparation from the kitchen and action stations, as well as ensuring safe food handling and on-time production according to established procedures
    • Planning and executing the production and presentation for assigned meals including designing and executing buffet presentation
    • Keeping assigned food service stations and storage areas properly cleaned, fresh and full
    • Brewing coffee, maintaining all beverage machines, toasters, panini machines and other equipment
    • Assisting the culinary staff with basic food service tasks such as light cooking and food preparation, garnishing, and food display
    • Ensuring that all products used are fresh and within the specific usage period
    • Communicating with management and cooks about the quality and quantity of products in service.
    • Being knowledgeable about the ingredients and preparation methods of the foods served, especially with regards to the presence of potential allergens
    • Evaluating, producing, coordinating, and executing catered events on campus, as needed
    • Delivering and providing table service and other related tasks for special events
    • Following overall kitchen sanitation and food safety practices
    • Assisting with ware washing, as assigned
    • Alerting dining team members of any outdated or spoiled products, those not at proper temperature, or products that do not appear appetizing
    • Performing general cleaning tasks in accordance with the accepted food service sanitation standards that are assigned as part of the daily housekeeping and sanitation schedules and accurately completing service records
    • Executing all other related duties, as assigned, including a variety of food service related tasks in support of dining operations based on daily and seasonal demand
     
    Candidates should have: a minimum of one year planning, preparing, and serving hot and cold foods for service; a demonstrated ability to work with limited supervision in a logical, efficient and productive manner; flexibility and willingness to learn and perform various tasks, as needed; a high school diploma or GED; the ability to read, speak, and understand English fluently; demonstrated basic math skills, including food service weights and measures and be able to read and understand receiving lists, packaging labels and vendor invoices; the ability to lift, carry, and move at least 30 lbs. repeatedly; tolerance for standing, walking, lifting, and performing repetitive physical tasks;; 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 customer-service focused with an ability to implement and maintain the goals of the operation and shift priorities when situations arise; ServSafe certification (preferred but, not required).  Candidates must enjoy a high degree of customer (internal, external) contact and have a friendly, and helpful attitude. All Dining Staff team members must be customer service focused and willing to provide the best service to all of our customers.
     
    This is a 12-month, full-time position reporting to the Director of Dining Services. A rotating schedule will frequently include nights and weekends with possible overtime based on business demands. All hours are subject to change, and may be adjusted to meet business demands.    
     
    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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  • Lifeguard (Part-Time)

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Lifeguard (Part Time).  The individual in this position will be accountable for:
    • Ensuring the safety and well-being of individuals using and visiting the Shipley Center Pool
    • Responding to the needs of pool visitors
    • Working with a team to provide a safe pool environment
     
    Hours include Mondays: 7 a.m.-9 a.m., Tuesdays: 7 a.m.-7:45 a.m., Wednesdays: 6 a.m.-7:45 a.m., Thursdays: 7 a.m.-8:15 a.m., Fridays 6 a.m.-7:45 a.m., Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00-5:00 p.m. Candidates must have lifeguard and CPR certifications.  
     
    This is a ten-month, part-time position reporting to the Director of Summer Programs.
     
    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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  • Maintenance Staff (Part-Time)

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Maintenance Staff (Part-time).
     
    The individual in this position will be accountable for:
    •          Identifying and addressing the maintenance needs on a regular basis
    •          Routine machinery and vehicle maintenance
    •          Maintaining the building and grounds
     
    Candidates must be self-motivated and able to work independently with a demonstrated eagerness to understand aspects of the mechanical and operational matters of campus.  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, part-time position (20 hours/week) 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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  • Major Gifts Officer

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Major Gifts Officer to start July 1, 2020.  The individual in this position will be accountable for:
     
    ·         Securing major gifts of $25,000+ and helping donors align their philanthropic interest with the priorities of Dana Hall
    ·         Managing a portfolio of donors and prospects with an emphasis on individual donor relationships, solicitations activities, and stewardship  
    ·         Qualifying alumnae, parents (current and past), grandparents and friends as prospective donors
    ·         Creating and executing a customized cultivation plan for each person in the portfolio based on the qualifying information, relationship building, and historical giving patterns
    ·         Acquiring timely and relevant institutional information to create and execute solicitation strategies and proposals for each prospect, as appropriate
    ·         Tracking activity within Raiser’s Edge/RENXT and generating reports to track the progress of each prospect’s cultivation/solicitation/stewardship plan
    ·         Attending key Dana Hall events to interact with donors and prospects, including travel and occasional evenings and weekends
    ·         Collaborating with all members of the Advancement Office
    ·         Completing other duties as assigned
     
    Candidates must have: a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree preferred; over 5 years of fundraising and donor management work experience; technical knowledge of data management systems and processes; experience with relevant Blackbaud solutions preferred, such as Raiser’s Edge/NXT and Online Express; knowledge of Microsoft Office and 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; strong analytical skills, including the ability to analyze and interpret business and financial data; effective communication skills, both orally and in writing to maintain open communication channels with relevant stakeholders; an ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters with utmost discretion and explain Dana Hall’s planned giving program and vehicles for giving.
     
    This is a twelve-month, full-time position reporting to the Director of Major and Planned Gifts starting July 1, 2020.
     
    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 (Seasonal, Full-Time)

    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 8 to Friday, August 21, 2020 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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  • Weekend Nurse (Part-Time)

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Weekend School Nurse (Part-Time). The individual in this position will be accountable for:
     
    • Managing student health needs including medications, episodic care, wellness needs
    • Providing associated documentation and appropriate communications regarding student care
    • Utilizing the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care
    • Medication management
    • Developing and implementing of individual health plans
    • Coordinating medical emergency responses 
    • Routine school medical management of student illnesses  
    • Maintaining school records via Magnus EMR
    • Collaborating with the school personnel to ensure the safety and well-being of the students
     
    This is a 10-month, part-time position from late August through mid-June. The nurse in this position will work twice per month on Saturdays and Sundays every other weekend (10-2) excluding holidays and school closures.  Candidates must be an RN with licensure in the state of Massachusetts, as well as have current CPR certification.
     
    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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  • Varsity Field Hockey Head Coach

    Dana Hall School seeks a varsity field hockey head coach for the 2020 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. 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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  • Varsity Field Hockey Assistant Coach

    Dana Hall School is seeking a varsity field hockey assistant coach for the 2020 fall season (from late August to November). This is a part-time position that offers operational and recruiting support to the head coach with responsibilities on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays starting at 3:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays starting at 2:00 p.m., and occasional Saturdays. Experience coaching girls at the 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.
  • Lifeguard Instructor (Part-Time)

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Swim Instructor (part-time). The individual in this position will be accountable for:
    • Providing instruction for students that will culminate in lifeguard certification from the American Red Cross.
    Candidates must have experience providing lifeguard certification, as well as have current CPR certification.

    This a part-time position from March 24 through May 18 on Wednesdays and Fridays from 2:30-4:00 p.m. reporting to the Director of Athletics, Health, and Wellness.

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School of Music

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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