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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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  • Upper School Spanish Teacher

    Dana Hall School seeks an experienced, part-time Upper School Spanish teacher beginning in the fall of 2017. Responsibilities will include teaching one or two sections of Spanish 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 Spanish
    • Commitment to preparing students to communicate effectively in the target language
    • 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)
    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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  • Cataloging Librarian (Temporary, Part-Time)

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

    • Cataloging all library materials (copy cataloging and original cataloging, edit MARC records, maintain catalog)
    • Providing reference services: conducting formal and informal reference interviews with students and faculty
    • Providing course and classroom support as needed
    • Supporting the operation of the library and its programs
    • Acquiring, maintaining inventories, and troubleshooting circulating AV (cameras, etc.)
    • Supervising students visiting the library and offering support and guidance to them, as necessary
    • Supervising on-duty student employees

    Successful candidates will be kind, creative, curious, and detail-oriented with strong organizational, communication, and accurate record-keeping skills, as well as have a strong work ethic and an ability to effectively work and multi-task in an active school environment. Candidates should be comfortable with rapidly changing technologies, have experience working with young people, excellent interpersonal skills, an ability to work collaboratively and independently, as well as enjoy reading and working with adolescent girls.

    Candidates should have a Master's degree in Library/Information Science, cataloging experience, proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Apps, as well as experience using Apple products. Work experience in a school or library environment is preferred, as is familiarity with TLC. Candidates must be able to remain seated for extended periods of time, as well as lift and move product up to 60 lbs.

    This a temporary part-time position that will last from late August through December 18th. The Cataloging Librarian will work 21 hours per week from Tuesday to Thursday, including Tuesday evening coverage (Tuesday: 1:45 pm - 9:45 pm, Wednesday: 10 am - 5 pm, Thursday: 8 am - 3:30 pm). Several additional shifts for professional development, training, and school events are anticipated. The Cataloging Librarian reports to the Library Director.

    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 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. Weekday hours will be between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., and weekend hours will be between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. All hours are subject to change.   
     
    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.
    General responsibilities for this position include:

    • Living in the dormitory
    • Working closely with the House Director to oversee the day-to-day operation of the dorm and the well being of the students
    • Managing administrative work related to running the dorm (student permissions, maintenance requests, student travel forms, etc.)
    • Being in communication with faculty, staff, students and parents, as it relates to boarding life
    • Serving as a role model and mentor, while providing a caring, supportive environment to residential students
    • Facilitating dorm duty: Monday, Wednesday, Saturday (5:00pm – overnight), and Sunday morning (8:30am – 9:00am)
    • Participating in House Assistant meetings
    • Serving on a Weekend Duty Team, chaperoning weekend activities, and other similar activities (approximately) two times per year
    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 Dean of Residential Life. 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.

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

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  • Student Affairs Associate

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Student Affairs Associate. The individual in this position will be accountable for:

    • 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 through participation in the Head’s Council for Residential Life
    • 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.
    • Assisting with multicultural and international student programming
    • Assisting with Health & Wellness programming
    • Other duties to be determined by the strength of the candidate (e.g. coaching)
    Successful candidates will be creative, energetic, organized, outgoing, and willing 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 position (30 hours per week) reporting to the Dean of Students.

    The Student Affairs Associate Position may be held in conjunction with the House Assistant Position, in which case compensation includes room and board, meals, and monthly stipend payments. Candidates should apply separately if they are interested in both positions.

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

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  • Groundskeeper

    The Groundskeeper will performing duties related to the maintenance of grounds of a campus covering several acres. This includes but is not limited to grass cutting and trimming using riding mower and/or push mower , lining sports fields, maintaining flower beds, spread mulch as needed, pruning of trees and shrubs, fall clean-up including leaf blowing and removal, snow shoveling as needed, maintain and operate power equipment, and assist with set up and break down of special events across campus. This position may be called on to assist with traffic patrol and parking. As a member of the Buildings and Grounds team, the groundskeeper performs a variety of tasks.

    The qualified candidate must be reliable, as well as flexible and willing to learn and perform various jobs as needed. The individual must enjoy a high degree of customer (internal, external) contact and have a friendly and helpful attitude. Previous grounds experience necessary. This position is physically demanding and involves bending, lifting, climbing, and lifting. This position requires outside job duties in all weather conditions.

    This is a 12-month Monday – Friday position from 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Team members are required to work approximately every 8 weekends from 7 a.m. – 12 p.m. Holiday coverage required. Overtime based on School demands. All hours are subject to change, and may be adjusted to meet School demands.  

    Responsibilities:
    • Responsible for basic grounds maintenance ensuring a manicured look across campus
    • Mow and trim grass, using necessary equipment
    • Maintain all flower beds on campus
    • Mulch flower beds and other areas as needed
    • Prune trees and shrubs
    • Perform fall clean-up, including leaf blowing and removal
    • Perform snow/ice removal of roads, parking areas, walkways and entrances as necessary, generally by hand-shoveling/sanding
    • Perform general maintenance and operation of power equipment.
    • Line sports field for events as required
    • Assist with set-up and break down of special events across campus.
    • Assist with traffic control and parking, as needed
    • Provide maintenance coverage approximately every 8 weekends and some holidays
    • Willingness to learn additional tasks and welcomes cross-training opportunities                                                                                                            
    • Exhibits pride in keeping all grounds in excellent condition
    Basic Qualifications:
    • 2-3 years of general grounds experience
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Valid Massachusetts Driver’s License in good standing with no restrictions
    • Massachusetts DOT card (may be obtained after hire)
    • Successful CORI (criminal record report) and fingerprinting required
    • Must be able to lift, carry and move at least 50 pounds repeatedly
    • Must read, speak, and understand English fluently
    • Be a team player who is willing to be held accountable for the quality work
    • Customer service focused
    • Ability to implement and maintain the goals of the department
    • Shift priorities as situations arise

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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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  • Deli/Prep Cook

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Deli/Prep Cook. 
     
    The individual in this position will be accountable for:
    • Preparing a variety of hot and cold menu items utilizing basic culinary fundamentals and techniques
    • Following established department guidelines and standards as required by HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point)
    • Following proper sanitation practices when preparing any food item for service.
    • Ensuring that all food items are cooked, held, and chilled to the required temperature
    • Organizing the work station to handle the projected business and store all food products according to food safety guidelines
    • Completing all required service records and temperature charts.
    • Cleaning and sanitizing equipment and food prep area following proper cleaning and sanitizing procedures
    • Continuously restocking items to service floor (e.g., cold prep or hot prep)
    • Assisting other cooks with basic kitchen tasks, as needed
    • Assisting other 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 (e.g., temps)
    • 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
    • Executing all other related duties, as assigned, including a variety of food-service related tasks in support of unit, department operations based on daily and seasonal business demand
    • Anticipating the needs of the operation, and responding to those needs in a prompt, courteous, professional, and friendly manner.  
    • Possessing the flexibility to manage multiple and,  at times, competing priorities and stressful situations
    • Executing all other related duties, as assigned, including a variety of food service and sanitation-related tasks in support of the Dining Service team based on daily and seasonal business demand    
    • Displaying a high degree of customer contact and having a friendly and helpful attitude
    Candidates should have: a minimum of one year of cooking experience using deli slicer, griddles, ovens and other basic techniques to prepare a wide range of products to order; 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).
     
    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 Coach

    Dana Hall School is seeking a Varsity Tennis Coach for the 2018 spring season (from March to May). This is a part-time position with responsibilities on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 3:30 p.m., and Wednesdays and Fridays starting at 2 p.m. Experience coaching tennis to girls at the high school or college level is required, and teaching experience is preferred.  
     
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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