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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 Athletics, Health and Wellness

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Director of Athletics, Health and Wellness.  The individual in this position will be accountable for:

    • Managing all athletic and fitness programs grades 5-12; being a visible and highly accessible advocate for the coaches, faculty, staff, and department programs
    • Recruiting, hiring, orienting, training, supervising and evaluating coaches to attract and retain highly competitive student athletes
    • Actively engaging with admission and advancement colleagues to support enrollment and fundraising initiatives, and having strong working relationships and partnerships with division heads
    • Managing the department including staffing, professional development, facilities management, proposing and managing athletic budget and strategic capital planning, as well as supervising athletic department members and serving on the Department Heads’ Committee
    • Planning, evaluating, and executing programs and events for major athletic contests and special School events
    • Working with the Associate Director of Athletics in the scheduling of all athletic contests, home and away games, officials, and transportation
    • Representing the School at events and competitions, and at various league and state associations
    • Enhancing and strengthening the opportunities found within the areas of fitness and athletics for all students, creating a sense of school spirit and engagement that is felt campus wide
    • Supervising the coordination of the School’s Health and Wellness program
    • Serving on the Health and Wellness Committee; remaining up-to-date on current research about girls’ athletics, health, and wellness
    • Teaching in the Forum program
    • Serving as an advisor to individual students
    • Coaching at least one varsity sport

    Candidates must have: a bachelor’s degree, advanced degree preferred; a minimum of five years’ experience in athletic administration; a thorough understanding of current trends in athletics and fitness for girls and young women. Experience working with a diverse range of students is essential. Experience in an independent school environment is preferred.

    Successful candidates will possess: excellent presentation, problem-solving and interpersonal skills; superior time-management skills with an ability to manage many tasks and projects simultaneously; excellent organizational skills with a strong attention to detail; an ability to maintain confidentiality and utilize effective communication skills, both orally and in writing, as well as an ability to communicate proactively, courteously and efficiently with a diverse group of constituents: students, parents, faculty, staff, administrators, alumnae and members of the community.

    This is a 12-month full-time position reporting to the Assistant Head of School, serving as a member of the School’s Administrative Team.  Working hours for this position require flexibility based on the needs of the School and include long hours during the academic year, and the need to work varying hours during special events, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

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

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Faculty

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  • Upper School Science Teacher

    Dana Hall School is seeking a full-time, experienced Upper School science teacher beginning in the fall of 2019.

    Responsibilities will include teaching 4 sections of science, 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 science courses, with specific expertise in Chemistry and Biology, up to and including the Advanced Placement level
    • A post-secondary degree in science or a related field
    • Experience in employing a variety of pedagogical approaches to reach different learning styles
    • Interest in using technology thoughtfully and creatively to enhance teaching and learning (Dana Hall School is a 1 to 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 seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and
    multicultural educational practices.


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  • Upper School Math Teacher

    Dana Hall is seeking an experienced Upper School math teacher beginning in fall 2019. 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 to 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 seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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  • Upper School Math Teacher (Sabbatical Replacement)

    Dana Hall is seeking an experienced Upper School math teacher to serve as a sabbatical replacement from January to June 2020. Responsibilities will include teaching 4 sections of math, coaching 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 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)
    • A demonstrated commitment to fostering an inclusive learning environment
    • Flexibility and collaborative spirit in working with department members and colleagues across disciplines
     
    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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Staff

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  • Barn Staff (Full-Time)

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Barn Staff.
     
    Duties will include but are not limited to:
    • Daily feeding, watering, mucking, turnout and proper care of horses as well as duties assigned by the Director, Barn Manager or Assistant Barn Manager.
    • Maintaining health and proper care of school and boarder horses.
    • Assist with veterinary visits as needed.
    • Assist with Equestrian Center facilities and grounds maintenance/upkeep to ensure a clean, tidy and safe environment.
    • Assist students with tacking as needed
    • Assist with longeing as needed
    • Dragging of rings as needed
    • Dumping of truck as needed
    • Limited overtime hours as needed
     
    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 mechanical 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 and have a valid Massachusetts driver’s license.
     
    This is a twelve-month, full-time position reporting to the Director of the Karen Stives ’68 Equestrian Center.
     
    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.


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  • Nurse Practitioner

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Nurse Practitioner.  The individual
    in this position will be accountable for:

    • Delivering health care with a focus on prevention and education, including the management of medical issues involving episodic, chronic and preventive care
    • Assessing and managing students including diagnostic and therapeutic interventions
    • Providing pediatric health care maintenance
    • Prescribing and administering medications 
    • Ordering and interpreting results of laboratory and diagnostic tests
    • Reviewing health forms at the beginning of the school year
    • Collaborating with mental health staff related to students with social or emotional difficulties
    • Collaborating with the school physician
    • Being available to students, families, faculty and staff as a resource in matters pertaining to health during and beyond the school day
    • Providing telephone triage in a rotation of after-hours and weekend coverage, including some holidays

    Successful candidates must have: a current license to practice as a CPNP-PC in the state of Massachusetts; completed an accredited educational program for pediatric nurse practitioners; current AHA Basic Life Support Certification; a minimum of one-year experience in an ambulatory or school setting.

    Candidates must possess; excellent social, written and oral communication skills; strong crisis management skills; an ability to multi-task and consistently meet deadlines; the flexibility to manage multiple and, at times, competing priorities; excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to genuinely connect with students ages 9-18 and their parents/guardians; the ability to address the developmental needs of female adolescents and young woman in an informed, compassionate manner; and the ability to be team oriented and collaborate with a variety of disciplines within the school and medical communities.

    This is a ten-month, full-time position starting on August 23, 2019 and reporting to the Director of Health Services.

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


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  • Associate/Assistant Director of College Counseling

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Associate/Assistant Director of
    College Counseling. 

    The individual in this position will be accountable for:

    • Counseling approximately 40 students in each junior and each senior class beginning mid-year junior year to guide them through the research, self- assessment, and application process
    • Writing the official School recommendation for each student and meeting as often as needed with individual students and their parents
    • Establishing and maintaining relationships with college admission officers on behalf of the School and the students 
    • Presenting workshops and meetings for parents, students in grades 9-12, and faculty
    • Supporting the work of the Director of College Counseling with office initiatives and projects
    • Visiting college and university campuses regularly and fostering relationships on behalf of the School 
    • Participating in professional organizations regionally and nationally 
    • Taking advantage of varied professional development opportunities 
    • Participating in the life of the School through such activities as serving as faculty advisor to a group of students and on other faculty/administrative committees
    Dana Hall offers a comprehensive college counseling program that supports students throughout their Upper School experience. One of the cornerstones of the School’s college counseling program is the student-centered approach. The Associate/Assistant Director of College Counseling, in collaboration with the college counseling team and colleagues across the School, will foster a student-centered college selection process that prepares students to move to higher education with confidence and competence.

    Candidates must have: a bachelor’s degree, advanced degree preferred; experience in selective college admissions and/or in a college counseling/guidance counseling office; a thorough understanding of the application process at public and private colleges and universities, as well as current trends in admission and financial aid.  Experience working with a diverse range of students (racial, ethnic, national origin, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity) is essential.

    Candidates must enjoy working with adolescents and possess a strong work ethic, superior communication skills, a commitment to collegiality, and a healthy sense of humor. Strong preference will be given to candidates with significant admissions experience at the post-secondary level. A demonstrated talent for and interest in working with bright, motivated students is essential, as is the ability to communicate proactively with parents and to address questions and concerns as they arise.

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

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


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  • Chef/Cook

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Chef/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 workload, 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; 3-5 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 twelve-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/Dishroom

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

    The individual in this position will be accountable for:

    • Cleaning, ware washing, 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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Coaching

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  • Varsity Tennis Assistant Coach (Part-Time)

    Dana Hall School is seeking a varsity tennis assistant coach for the 2019 spring season (from March through May).

    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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  • Swim 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 individual and group swim lessons for children     
    Candidates must have experience providing swim lessons to children between the ages of 3 and 12, as well as have current CPR certification or be willing to be certified on site. Current lifeguard certification is preferred.
     
    This a part-time position reporting to the Director of Aquatics. The Swim Instructor (part-time) will work approximately 15-20 hours/week. Weekday hours will be between 9:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.  All hours are subject to change.  Competitive Compensation ($20 hour)
     
    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 '18