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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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  • 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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Staff

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  • Chef/Cook (Full-Time)

    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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  • Advancement Office Database Manager (Full-Time)

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Advancement Office Database Manager.  The individual in this position will be accountable for:
     
    • Working collaboratively with the Advancement Office staff, senior administrative staff, department heads, faculty, and staff to provide accurate information on alumnae, parents, and other constituents
    • Maintaining constituent records and all related Alumnae Office data
    • Performing specialized and technical tasks relating to maintenance of constituent records and files
    • Providing data needed for all solicitations and communication from the Advancement Office
    • Providing support and training for all advancement and alumnae relations programs, as needed, as well as recording gifts and event registrations, including reunion
    • Maintaining a thorough knowledge of report inventory and their uses, and working with staff to clarify report requests and formatting needs, as well as make changes to enhance Crystal Report /custom report formats, as needed
    • Creating and maintaining appeal codes and producing reports on appeal effectiveness
    • Reviewing and updating annually the Advancement Office manual, including instructional procedures for gift processing, end-of-year activities, and policies that improve data integrity 
    • Producing weekly, monthly and annual statistical reports on gifts, pledge reminders, and other related fundraising reports
    • Facilitating monthly reconciliation of gifts and pledges entered into the system and working closely with the Business Office to reconcile gift information accurately
    • Performing all year-end procedures including closing the Annual Fund by reconciling with the Business Office, and participating in annual (summer) data turnover
    • Collaborating with the Director of Information Systems and personnel in offices across campus to ensure the efficient and accurate exchange of data, and attending Campus Data Group meetings
     
    Candidates must have: a bachelor’s degree; work experience in data management; technical knowledge of data management systems and processes; experience with relevant Blackbaud solutions preferred, such as Raiser’s Edge/NXT and Online Express.
     
    Successful candidates will possess: excellent problem-solving, technology, and customer service skills; superior time-management skills with an ability to manage many tasks and projects simultaneously, while adhering to deadlines and maintaining quality work products; excellent organizational skills with a strong attention to detail and an ability to create effective action plans to meet goals; effective communication skills, both orally and in writing; an ability to communicate complex issues, as well as to maintain open communication channels with relevant stakeholders.  
     
    This is a twelve-month, full-time position reporting to the Director of Advancement.

    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 (Full-Time)

    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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  • 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