Dunn School is a remarkable place to work, whether you are a teacher, administrator, or member of the staff. As an employee of Dunn School, you join a community that cares for students and supports the wellbeing of everyone in the community.


Open Positions
 

Learning Strategies Teacher (Upper School)

 Dean's Office Assistant

 Health Services Assistant

 Summer Program Director & Admissions Officer

 

 

 

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.

See Full Description Here

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.

 

 

 

 

Dean's Office Assistant

(Posted: May 16, 2017)

Title: Dean's Office Assistant
Employment type:
Part time (approximately 25.5 hours/week, excluding vacations)
Date:
Beginning early June, 2017

 

The Dean’s Office Assistant supports the Dean of Students in overseeing the daily life of our students. The person in this role will have daily interaction with students and faculty in helping to manage the logistics of the Dean’s Office. The Dean’s Office Assistant will also work closely with with other departments within the school. A strong mastery of computer, communication, and grammatical skills will be vitally important as will an ability to multitask in a busy academic setting and to anticipate the needs of the students and the Dean’s Office.

See Full Description Here

Roles of the Dean’s Office Assistant

  • Dean’s Office Support Organizing student information and paperwork
  • Processing weekend permissions for boarding students Processing student discipline information
  • Editing and compiling Dunn School Handbooks
  • Maintaining the Student Directory
  • Engaging in written and verbal communication
  • Managing Google calendars
  • Communicating daily information from the Dean’s Office

The ideal candidate for this position will have the following professional skills and characteristics:
  • The ability to clearly communicate with adults and students in person and in written form
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Familiarity with Google Apps, Microsoft Office, Adobe
  • The ability to recognize, analyze, and effectively solve problems in a timely and organized manner
  • The ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • A desire to learn and improve personally

To apply

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

 

 

 

 

Health Services Assistant

(Posted: May 3, 2017)

Title: Health Services Assistant
Employment type:
Full time
Salary:
Competitive salary commensurate with experience
Benefits:
Includes medical, dental, retirement, and meals
Start Date:
Mid-July 1, 2017

Dunn School Health Services is committed to the health and well being of the Dunn community and provides appropriate medical resources to this end. The Health Services Assistant is part of a compassionate, caring team of professionals, who work in conjunction with the faculty, staff, and administration of Dunn School to support our students’ physical and emotional health.

See Full Description Here

Duties
  • Manage the daily administrative tasks of the Health Office Schedule student appointments
  • Provide transportation to student appointments
  • Manage patient flow within the Health Office
  • Other occasional duties in support of Dunn School Health Services
  • Triage student illness and injury as required
  • Provide medical support at sporting events

Schedule
  • Office coverage: Three 12-hour shifts per week (10 a.m. to 10 p.m.); plus 4 hour flex time

Preferred Qualifications 
  • Education/certification in health related field, or athletic training (i.e. EMT, LVN, or AT)
  • Experience working with high school students
  • Experience working in a clinic/residential setting

 

To apply
Please send your resume and a letter of introduction to Gene Vachon, Associate Head of School, at gvachon@dunnschool.org.

 

 

 

 

Summer Program Director & Admissions Officer

(Posted: May 3, 2017)

Title: Summer Program Director & Admissions Officer
Employment type:
Full time
Salary:
Competitive salary commensurate with experience
Benefits:
Includes medical, dental, retirement, and meals; position may or may not include housing.
Start Date: 
July 1, 2017

The Summer Program Director/Admissions Officer is responsible for the enrollment of the Summer Academy, an ESL and Learning Strategies based program, as well as curriculum oversight, hiring, and all essential functions of a successful summer program. This position shares it’s time between Summer Programs and the recruitment of students for the academic year as an Admissions Officer. As an Admissions Officer, this position assists in all aspects of the admissions process. The position is responsible for assisting in the development of a recruitment program that helps the Admissions Office enroll students who advance Dunn School’s mission while staying within the admission and financial aid budgets. The position also assists the Director of Admission in articulating Dunn School’s values and mission in target markets and the recruitment and admission of students and families into the Dunn School community (6th-12th grade). Outreach efforts for both programs should be targeted at students who reflect a range of demographics, academic skills, personalities and backgrounds that support Dunn School’s mission. The position is a member of the Admissions-Marketing Committee, the Financial Aid Committee and reports to the Director of Admission.

See Full Description and Requirements Here

 

To apply

Please send resume and cover letter to the attention of Mike McKee, Director of Admissions, at mmckee@dunnschool.org.

 

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

— Mike Beck
Head of School