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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.

Faculty

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  • English Teacher (Part-Time)

    Dana Hall School seeks an experienced, part-time Upper School English teacher starting in January 2018 until the end of the school year. Responsibilities will include teaching one section of English 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 high school English
    • Post-secondary degree in English or closely related field
    • Commitment to academic vigor
    • Enthusiasm for incorporating non-western literature into the curriculum
    • Readiness to employ a variety of pedagogical approaches for a variety of learning styles
    • Interest 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
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Staff

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  • Middle Chef

    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. 

    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.
     
    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 January 2018. This is a part-time position with responsibilities on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Friday from 2-6 p.m. and Wednesdays from 12-4 p.m. with the possibility of expanding hours.

    Responsibilities include:
    • Instructing Dana Hall students in grades 5-12, as well as community students
    • 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 is required. Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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  • Campus Safety Personnel

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

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  • Dining Hall General Worker/Dish Room

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Dining Hall General Worker/Dish Room. 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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  • Barn Staff Member

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for a full-time position in the Karen Stives ’68 Equestrian Center. General responsibilities include: mucking, general horse handling, tacking up and barn maintenance. This position includes weekend hours. Candidates should have experience in horse care and a driver’s license.

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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 8 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 that will last from September through June reporting to the Director of Aquatics. The Swim Instructor (part-time) will work approximately 12-15 hours/week.
     
    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 Basketball Assistant Coach

    Dana Hall School is seeking a varsity basketball assistant coach for the 2017-18 winter season (from November through March). 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.

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  • Junior Varsity Softball Coach

    Dana Hall School is seeking a JV softball coach for the 2018 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.

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  • Junior Varsity Tennis Coach

    Dana Hall School is seeking a JV tennis coach for the 2018 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.

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  • Middle School Basketball Coach

    Dana Hall School is seeking a Middle School basketball coach for the 2017-2018 winter season (from November through March). This is a part-time position with responsibilities on Tuesdays, and Thursdays starting at 2:15 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays starting at 2 p.m. Experience coaching girls at the youth or high school level is required and teaching experience is preferred.

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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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  • Aquatics Center

    Favorite Place on Campus
  • Singing the Alma Mater

    Favorite Dana Hall Memory
  • Western Civilization

    Favorite Class

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  • Maya

    "My favorite Dana Hall memory would be the first time I ever sang the Alma Mater with my fellow classmates. That was most definitely the first time I felt like I was truly a part of something. Joining hands with my future Silver Sisters made me truly feel like I was a Dana girl."
    -Maya '20