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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.

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Faculty

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  • Middle School Math ( Part - Time Sabbatical Replacement , January to June )

    Dana Hall School is seeking an experienced, part-time Middle School math teacher beginning in January 2020.  Responsibilities will include teaching one section of Algebra I 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 Middle School math, with experience teaching beyond Algebra I a plus
    • A post-secondary degree
    • 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 as a member of a small division
     
    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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  • Admission Assistant/Visit Coordinator ( Part Time )

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Admission Assistant/Visit Coordinator The individual in this position will be accountable for:
     
    •          Welcoming families to campus and serving as initial contact
    •          Scheduling admission visits and interviews
    •          Coordinating student tour guides and visitors’ on-site meetings with other faculty/staff
    •          Answering the main Admission phone line and email account, managing the office calendar, and responding to general Admission inquiries
    •          Preparing and mailing Admission application packets
    •          Overseeing on-campus event registration and assisting with event planning, when needed
    •          Performing various clerical tasks (scanning, filing, scheduling, etc.)
    •          Maintaining Reception Room and general office supplies
     
    Candidates should possess excellent social, written and oral communication skills; an ability to multi-task and consistently meet deadlines, the flexibility to manage multiple and, at times, competing priorities; excellent interpersonal and organizational skills with a keen attention to detail; the ability to maintain confidentiality; and the ability to work independently and collaboratively.
     
    Candidates must be enthusiastic, detail-oriented, collaborative, and willing to join a dynamic, fast-paced office that welcomes families from all over the world. This position is an essential part of the Admission team, welcoming and assisting prospective families, coordinating with multiple offices across campus, and supporting various facets of the admission process
     
    Candidates should have a college degree and a minimum of three years of administrative experience, preferably in an admission setting. Bilingual abilities in Spanish or Mandarin are a plus. Successful candidates should have a high level of proficiency with a variety of technology systems, including Microsoft and Apple platforms, MS Office Suite, and Google Apps. Candidates must be able to remain seated for extended periods of time.
     
    This a part-time position during the academic year (mid-August through mid-June) reporting to the Director of Enrollment Management and Marketing.  Position hours are 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Thursdays.  Assistance at two or three weekend or weeknight events will be required in the fall.
     
    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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  • Business Office Associate – Payroll ( Part Time )

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the part-time position of Business Office Associate – Payroll.

    The individual in this position will be accountable for: 
     
    • Processing weekly and monthly payroll for 250 employees
    • Maintaining payroll information through the collection, calculation, and entering of data
    • Supporting the Human Resource Manager in maintaining employee files and records
    • Supporting the Human Resource Manager with monthly reconciliations of payroll and benefits to general ledger accounts
    • Assisting with month-end and year-end closings
    • Providing exceptional customer service to staff, faculty, students, and families
    • Perform other duties as assigned
    Successful candidates will be an experienced staff accountant who will work closely with the Human Resource Manager to manage critical aspects of the Accounting and Finance Department with a particular focus on payroll and benefits. Candidates should also have the ability to assist, as necessary, in other Human Resource and general ledger tasks.
     
    Candidates should possess excellent social, written and oral communication skills; an ability to multi-task and consistently meet deadlines; the flexibility to manage multiple and, at times, competing priorities; excellent interpersonal and organizational skills with a keen attention to detail; the ability to maintain confidentiality, and the ability to work independently and collaboratively.
     
    Candidates should have experience with ADP and Senior Systems (preferred), as well as strong data management and analysis skills in Excel.
     
    Candidates should have a combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in accounting or another business-related field.  Three to five years of relevant payroll and accounting experience is required, as well as a strong understanding of payroll and accounting principles.  Candidates must be able to remain seated for extended periods of time.
     
    This is a twelve-month, part-time position reporting to the Human Resource Manager. 
     
    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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  • Barn Maintenance Staff ( Part Time )

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Barn Maintenance 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 but not required.

    Candidates must be self-motivated and able to work independently with a demonstrated eagerness to understand all aspects of the 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, part-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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  • 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 Hall General Worker/Dish Room

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Dining Hall Worker/Dishroom. 

    The individual in this position will be accountable for:
    • Cleaning, warewashing, pot washing, and working in the dish room following proper sanitation procedures
    • Continuously restocking items to the service floor
    • Performing housekeeping duties to maintain proper cleaning and sanitation levels in the unit by: sweeping, mopping, wiping counters; cleaning equipment, tables, and chairs; and disposing of all generated trash by following proper disposal procedures 
    • Assisting the cooks with basic kitchen tasks, as needed; providing assistance to fellow employees in performing various tasks as needed (e.g., helping serve a customer, helping an employee replenish an item during service, and cleaning up accidental spills)
    • Providing guidance and direction to assigned helpers, such as temporary employees 
    • Executing all other related duties, as assigned, including a variety of food service-related tasks in support of the Dining Service team based on daily and seasonal business demands
    • Possessing a willingness to learn additional tasks and welcoming cross-training opportunities
    • Exhibiting pride in keeping all service/production areas of the operation well-stocked, clean, and sanitary
    • Anticipating the needs of the operation, and responding to those needs in a prompt, courteous, professional, and friendly manner.

    Candidates should have: 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; a valid Massachusetts driver’s license in good standing with no restrictions and an ability to operate a panel van; 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 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 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. Previous kitchen/janitorial experience is a plus, but a dependable and service focused individual who is willing to learn will be trained.
     
    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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  • 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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  • IT Associate – Systems Administrator/Network Manager

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of IT Associate – Systems Administrator/Network Manager. The individual in this position will be accountable for:

    • Managing the School’s virtualization infrastructure composed of VMWare vCenter and Horizon View solutions
    • The management, reliability, maintenance, and support of the School’s network infrastructure including LAN/WAN/WiFi environments
    • Managing internal DHCP, DNS, and Firewall configurations, as well as all IP routing and VLAN configurations
    • Managing intrusion detection, prevention, and gateway antivirus
    • Managing Active Directory user and group maintenance
    • Managing multiple Microsoft Windows servers including client-server database applications
    • Managing disaster recovery procedures
    • Working with team members to ensure interoperability, performance, and availability of network resources including websites, databases, VoIP phone system, and other network-based solutions
    • Working with the Director of Information Systems on network design, resource allocations, and other projects as instructed
    • Assisting with Help Desk activities, as needed
    • Providing Tier II technical support, as needed

    Primary responsibilities are the oversight, management, and configuration of Dana Hall School’s wired and wireless network infrastructure including network security, bandwidth allocation, provisioning, and interoperability among various network-based resources on campus. In addition, this position manages the virtualization infrastructure composed of Windows-based servers and disaster recovery systems. It also maintains a variety of database applications for the community including support and upgrades.

    Candidates should have an ability to work collaboratively and independently. Other requirements include a Bachelor's degree and experience managing a network within an organization. A working knowledge of audio/visual systems and Google Apps management is preferred. Candidates must be able to remain seated for extended periods of time, as well as lift and move product up to 60 lbs.

    Successful candidates will be creative, curious, 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.

    This position will interact with every aspect of the Dana Hall School community. It should be understood that some infrastructure and/or system maintenance may require off-hour working hours. Whenever possible, these instances would be known and scheduled in advance.

    This is a 12-month, full-time position reporting to the Director of Information Systems.

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

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  • Middle School Learning Specialist ( Part Time )

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of part-time Middle School Learning Specialist.
     
    The individual in this position will be accountable for:
     
    • Enthusiastically supporting the cognitive, social and emotional growth of middle school students; 
    • Providing direct academic support to middle school students across subject areas, including executive functioning skills, writing, reading comprehension, and math, by utilizing a flexible push-in, pull-out model;
    • Partnering with faculty by providing suggestions for differentiation in the classroom and working together to offer targeted support to struggling students;
    • Maintaining close communication with teachers, families, administrators, school counselors and outside providers regarding student progress, areas of concern and academic supports; 
    • Helping to ensure continuity between school and home where appropriate including: reviewing and consulting neuropsychological evaluations, creating individualized learning support plans and implementing recommendations
    • Attending weekly grade-level team meetings, meetings of the Academic Support Department, and required meetings of the faculty. 
     
    Candidates must hold a bachelor's degree and demonstrate a commitment to collaborating with the Middle School students, faculty, and parents. A master’s degree in special education, literacy, counseling or a closely related field is preferred, as well as experience working with students with diagnosed learning differences. Graduate students currently pursuing an advanced degree and/or certification are also encouraged to apply. Candidates should understand, and be familiar with, differentiated and developmentally-aligned models of teaching and learning. This is a part-time position (60%, September-June) reporting to the Director of the Middle School.  
     
    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 Diving Coach

    Dana Hall School is seeking a varsity diving coach for the 2019-2020 winter season (from November through February). 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. Responsibilities include transporting students to and from the off-campus facility. 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 Squash Coach

    Dana Hall School is seeking a varsity squash head coach for the 2019-2020 winter season (from November through February). 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 Swimming Coach

    Dana Hall School is seeking a varsity swimming coach for the 2019-2020 winter season (from November through February). 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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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