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Open Positions


• Varsity Men's Soccer Coach

Learning Strategies Teacher (Upper School)

 Art Teacher (Upper School)

 

 

 

Varsity Men's Soccer Coach

(Posted: April 18, 2017)

Dunn School is seeking an experienced part-time Varsity Men's Soccer Coach for the 2017-2018 season. Qualified applicants should have prior experience coaching high caliber high-school soccer and an understanding of the academic commitments student athletes balance with their sports schedules. The soccer season begins in mid-November and ends with the successful completion of a CIF Tournament run.

Coaching expectations are the following: 

 • Attention to the needs of the program and the student athletes involved
 • Oversight and mentoring of the Junior Varsity Men's Soccer Program and its coaching staff
 • Coordination with Dunn School's Athletic Administration on all aspects of soccer scheduling, practices and physical plant issues
 • A professional demeanor and pride in all aspects of Dunn School and its students

How to Apply: Please email a letter of introduction and your resume to Dunn School Associate Head of School Gene Vachon at gvachon@dunnschool.org. Your cover letter should highlight any education, previous experience, or desire to work in a boarding school environment.

 

 

 

Learning Strategies Teacher

(Posted: April 18, 2017)

Employment type: Full time, Upper School
Salary: Competitive salary commensurate with experience
Benefits: Includes medical and dental; retirement; and meals; may include housing
Date: Beginning mid-August, 2017

Since 1973, Dunn has integrated and supported college-bound students with learning disabilities in a mainstream college-prep environment. Our Learning Strategies Program serves bright, motivated students in grades 6-12 with a constructive, practical and inspiring program that maximizes each student's success.  Students within the Learning Strategies Program enroll in the same college-preparatory, Honors and AP classes as all other students.

The Learning Strategies Program also includes a class called “Executive Group.”  Students in the Executive Group work closely with a Learning Specialist in a small group setting (4:1 maximum) to develop a growth mindset. This class is designed to teach and practice thinking skills linked to executive functions which include planning, organization, and time management, as well as work on active reading, writing and problem solving strategies.

As a full-time learning strategies teacher, you will be responsible for working with students in one-to-one instruction and may also lead a section of the Executive Groups. As well, this position will include one season of coaching, student advising, and residential duty in our upper-school dormitories.

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Roles and Responsibilities

  •  • Teach 6 sections of Learning Strategies

  •  • Coach 1 season of after-school athletics or activities

  •  • Residential duty in the dormitories

  •  • Weekend duty (approximately four weekend duty shifts and six Friday night duty shifts)

  •  • Student advisor (6-7 students)

 

The ideal candidate for this position will have the following professional skills and characteristics:

  •  • Experience working with students who have learning differences in a 6th- through 12th-grade educational environment

  •  • Master's degree in special education or a closely related field

  •  • Ability to work collaboratively

  •  • A breadth of knowledge of high-school curricula

  •  • Superior communication and organization skills

  •  • The ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment

  •  • A desire to learn and grow professionally

 

How to Apply:  Please email a letter of introduction and your resume to Dunn School Associate Head of School, Gene Vachon: gvachon@dunnschool.org.  Your cover letter should highlight any education, previous experience, or desire to work in a boarding school environment.

 

 

 

 

Art Teacher

(Posted: April 18, 2017)

Employment type: Full time, Upper School
Salary: Competitive salary commensurate with experience
Benefits: Includes medical and dental; retirement; and meals; may include housing
Date: Beginning mid-August, 2017

As a full-time classroom teacher, you will be responsible for teaching sections of Studio Art in our Fine Arts Department. The Dunn School fine arts curriculum is taught in grades 7 through 12, and though the primary teaching roles will be with upper-school students (grades 9-12), there will be some enrichment classes for middle-school students (grades 6-8) included as part of this position. As a full-time faculty member, you will be also be involved with other facets of the Dunn School boarding community such as coaching, advising, and residential duties.

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Roles and Responsibilities

  •  • Teach 4 to 5 sections of Studio Art

  •  • Coach 1 season of after-school athletics or activities

  •  • Residential duty in the dormitories (2-3 nights/month Sunday-Thursday)

  •  • Weekend duty (approximately five weekend duty shifts and five Friday night duty shifts)

  •  • Student advisor (4-6 students)

  •  • Participation in the Dunn School Leadership Program

  •  • Other duties and roles to be determined

 

The ideal candidate for this position will have the following professional skills and characteristics:

  •  • Studio Art teaching experience (certification is not required) in a 6th- through 12th-grade educational environment. Ability to also teach another world language is preferred.

  •  • Ability to transition to other roles in the art department (e.g., photography, design, etc.) in subsequent school years.

  •  • Bachelor’s degree

  •  • Ability to work collaboratively

  •  • Good writing skills

  •  • Academic computer literacy

  •  • The ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment

  •  • A desire to learn and grow professionally
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How to Apply:  Please email a letter of introduction and your resume to Dunn School Associate Head of School, Gene Vachon: gvachon@dunnschool.org.  Your cover letter should highlight any education, previous experience, or desire to work in a boarding school environment.

 

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the whole student to their fullest potential, for a lifetime of learning and leadership.

— Mike Beck
Head of School