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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. See the detailed Opportunity Statement.
     

Faculty

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  • Upper School Social Studies Teacher (Part-Time)

    Dana Hall is seeking an experienced Upper School Social Studies teacher to teach two sections of social studies on campus in the fall of 2021.

    The ideal candidate will possess most or all of these qualifications:
    • Experience teaching Upper School history or social studies, specifically the history of early western civilizations 
    • Post-secondary degree 
    • Commitment to academic vigor
    • Experience with and enthusiasm for incorporating non-western literature into a curriculum and teaching a diverse range of historical perspectives and texts
    • 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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  • College Counseling Office Administrative Assistant

     
    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of College Counseling Office Administrative Assistant.  The individual in this position will be accountable for:
    • managing the day-to-day College Office needs and processes in order to maintain an efficient office environment
    • supporting the work of the Director and Associate Director of College Counseling
    • providing “live” reception by greeting and helping students, faculty, parents, and others, and answering calls on the main College Office phone line
    • meeting and greeting approximately 150 college representatives who visit Dana Hall each fall
    • assisting students with the college application process, including sending school documents to colleges and universities, managing Naviance and/or an alternate office platform, scheduling and coordinating visits from college representatives, and communicating with students, families, colleges, and various members of the Dana Hall community
    • providing general College Office support including managing office calendar, printing, typing, filing, collating, labeling and stuffing envelopes, maintaining lists, placing phone calls, sending emails, sending regular mailings, scheduling meetings with students, and submitting special function and work orders
    • working with the Director to organize, implement, and manage the AP Testing Program
    • supporting special parent programs, including but not limited to College Admissions Information Workshops, Junior College Day, Financial Aid Night, and Introduction to Standardized Testing
    • other duties as assigned and necessary
     
    Candidates must have: a minimum of three years of administrative experience; technology skills including Microsoft Office and Apple platforms, as well as Google Apps; a college degree is preferred. Experience with Naviance or a similar platform is also desirable.
     
    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 strong attention to detail; a commitment to community, equity, and inclusion initiatives, an ability to maintain confidentiality and effective communication skills, both orally and in writing; a sense of humor.
     
    Training will be provided, and proficiency will be expected in Blackbaud, database, and report generation programs.  Candidates must be able to remain seated for extended periods of time.
     
    This is a 12-month, full-time, hourly, non-exempt, on-campus position, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., depending on the needs of the office.
     
    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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  • Director of Technical Theatre (Part-Time)

    Dana Hall School seeks an experienced, part-time Technical Theatre Director for the Performing Arts Department beginning in the fall of 2021. Responsibilities will include teaching a workshop-style class in both the Upper and Middle School on technical theatre skills, including practical shop work and set, lighting, projection, sound, and costume design. This faculty member should demonstrate proficient ability and skill as a Lighting and Sound Designer. This faculty member also works with students after school in preparation for co-curricular productions in the Middle and Upper School. The position oversees the technical and design aspects of several major public performances per year, including dance, theatre, and choral music events.

    The ideal candidate will possess most or all of the following qualifications:
    • Proven excellence in theatre production, preferably in both professional and school settings
    • Depth of knowledge of contemporary theatre and ability to distill concepts for young artists
    • Experience teaching a range of ages of students in workshop formats
    • Strong capability for logistics, problem solving, and calendaring
    • Familiarity with the tools, safety, and procedures involved in building and installing scenery and stage lighting, particularly ETC Element Lighting Console, QLab, and digital mixing consoles
    • Certification in operation of a Genie Lift
    • Ability to lift, carry, and move at least 40 lbs. repeatedly

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

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  • Middle School Counselor (Part Time)

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Middle School Counselor (part-time). The individual in this position will be accountable for:
    • Offering counseling to Middle School students grades 5-8
    • Providing referrals and coordinating treatment with outside providers
    • Consulting with families
    • Working closely with the Director of the Middle School and Director of Counseling, as well as participating in multi-disciplinary student-support teams
    • Communicating and coordinating with faculty, administrators and Health Center staff to provide support for students
    • Serving on the Health and Wellness Committee, as well as teaching Forum classes to students grades 5-8
    • Participating in an on-call rotation to respond to student crises arising after school hours
    This is a 10-month, part-time position, from late August through mid-June.  Candidates should have substantial experience counseling adolescent girls and demonstrated skillfulness in working successfully with teams of other professionals.

    Candidates with a master’s degree in counseling, psychology, or social work, as well as experience working in a school setting, are preferred. 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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  • Residential House Assistant

     
    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Residential House Assistant. The individual in this position will be accountable for:
     
    • Living in the dormitory 
    • Serving as a role model and mentor, while providing a caring, supportive environment to residential students
    • Working closely with the House Director to oversee the day-to-day operation of the dorm and the wellbeing of the students
    • Maintaining close communication with faculty, staff, students and parents, especially as it relates to boarding life
    • Managing administrative work related to running the dorm (student permissions, maintenance requests, student travel forms, etc.) 
    • Overseeing dorm duty: schedule to be determined including weekday and weekend hours not to exceed 29 hours/week
    • Participating in House Assistant meetings
     
    This is a part-time position for the academic year and it includes evening and weekend hours. House Assistants serve on the boarding life team and report to the House Directors. Successful candidates will orient, nurture and provide support and encouragement to each individual student while helping to establish a sense of community that supports the School’s mission. 
     
    Candidates should have a college degree and prior experience working with adolescent girls in a teaching or supervisory capacity, ideally in a residential setting.  Other requirements include excellent 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. 
     
    This is a part-time position reporting to the House Director.  
     
    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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  • Student Activities Coordinator

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Student Activities Coordinator. The individual in this position will be accountable for:
     
    • Building community grades 9-12 through clubs and student activities
    • Coordinating on-campus and off-campus weekend activities for Upper School students
    • Developing student activities and events in conjunction with Dana Hall clubs and organizations, as well as peer schools
    • Fostering continuing connections between the boarding and day community
    • Creating and managing the weekend duty schedule for Upper School faculty
    • Advising the Student Activities Club
    • Coordinating or assisting with Student Affairs initiatives, such as orientation, retreats, leadership workshops, and end-of-year events, in addition to major Upper School events and traditions.
    • Serving as a Class Dean
     
    Successful candidates will be creative, energetic, organized, outgoing, and able to bring vibrancy to student activity programming for Upper School boarding and day students. Candidates must be eager to connect with, encourage, and support students, as well as able to work closely with and coordinate colleagues.  
     
    Candidates should have a college degree and prior experience working with adolescent girls.  Other requirements include excellent communication skills, an ability to multi-task and maintain details, in addition to the flexibility to manage multiple and, at times, competing priorities.
     
    This is a ten-month, part-time, benefits-eligible position reporting to the Upper School Dean of Students.
     
    The Student Activities Coordinator Position may be held in conjunction with other roles at the school such teaching, coaching, and serving as a House Assistant. Candidates should apply separately if they are interested in other positions.
     
    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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  • Junior Varsity Squash Coach

    Dana Hall School is seeking a junior varsity squash head coach for the 2021-2022 winter season (from November through February). This is a part-time position with responsibilities on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays starting at 3:45 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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  • Middle School Basketball Coach

    Dana Hall School is seeking a middle school basketball coach for the 2021-2022 winter season (from November through February). This is a part-time position with responsibilities on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays starting at 2:15 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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  • Middle School Soccer Coach

    Dana Hall School is seeking a middle school soccer coach for the 2021 fall season (from September through November). This is a part-time position with responsibilities on Monday through Friday starting at 2:20 p.m. 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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  • Rock Climbing Instructor - Part-time

     
    Dana Hall School is seeking a part-time rock climbing instructor starting September 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 Basketball Assistant Coach

     
     
    Dana Hall School is seeking a varsity basketball assistant coach for the 2021-2022 winter season (from November to February). 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 4:00 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays starting at 2:15 p.m., and occasional Saturdays. Experience coaching girls at the high school or college level is required. Candidates must be capable of inspiring young people to be leaders on and off the court and to help support their growth as hard-working competitors who strive to perform at their best.

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

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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