• Berwick
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Employment Opportunities

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  • Assistant Director of Admission

    Assistant Director of Admission

    Berwick Academy seeks an Assistant Director of Admission who will report directly to the Director of Enrollment Management and will work collaboratively with the admission team to fulfill the enrollment targets of the school.  Specific responsibilities include:

    Manage Upper School Admission, to include:

    • Recruit, cultivate, interview and manage upper school candidates and their families through the admission process
    • Manage Tour Guide Program, including selection of Head Tour Guides and training of tour guides
    • Represent Berwick at school fairs
    • Develop relationships with feeder schools, consultants, and other key influencers
    • Serve as liaison to athletics, arts and innovation departments to ensure candidates are connected to coaches, performing and visual arts faculty, and innovation students; and to ensure athletic and artistic needs are represented in admission committee meetings
    • Serve on the Upper School Admission Committee, reading and evaluating applications, and organizing and preparing for committee meetings
    • Develop and manage yield strategy and tactics
    • Collaborate with the Director of the Upper School and Deans to support retention efforts
    • Attend Upper School Faculty meetings
    • Contribute to the Upper School community as an advisor, coach and/or teacher
    • Manage all Admission events, including monthly Berwick in Action, Revisit Day, Step-Up Night, Off-Campus Receptions/Events and New Parent Orientation
    • Collaborate with middle and upper school deans to organize the plan for transition of students and their families from the middle to upper school (through communication, step-up visit days, exposure to clubs, athletics, arts, Step-Up Night and other initiatives)
    • Perform special projects as assigned, which may include market research, competitor analysis, survey design and implementation, and website enhancements
    • Collaborate with Admission Team and Director of Communications to develop and execute branding, marketing strategies and tactics, and social media campaigns
    • Support lower and middle school admission efforts as needed

    Qualifications:
    • Minimum of 3 years of admission experience in an independent school
    • Ability to contribute to the Upper School as an advisor, coach and/or teacher
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
    • Technical savvy and comfort with Google and social media platforms, and an admission database
    • Ability to connect with and inspire prospective students and their families
    • Strong organizational and analytical skills
    • Flexibility, self-initiative, innovative spirit, sense of humor, and ability to work effectively with a team in a fast-paced environment

    CLICK HERE TO APPLY

    Berwick Academy, situated on an 80-acre campus just over one hour north of Boston, serves 600 students, pre-kindergarten through grade 12, from Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine. Deeply committed to its mission of promoting virtue and useful knowledge, Berwick Academy empowers students to be creative and bold. Berwick strives to graduate alumni who shape their own learning, take risks, ask thoughtful questions, and come to understand and celebrate their authentic selves.  Founded in 1791 and rooted in a tradition of college preparation, our culture of innovation prepares students for a complex and dynamic world.
     
  • Director of Enrollment Management

    The Director of Enrollment Management at Berwick Academy is responsible for the Academy’s enrollment in grades Pre-K through 12. The Director oversees student recruitment and retention, all enrollment functions at the School, and oversees a staff of three in the Admission Office. The successful candidate will have strong written and oral communication skills, be data-driven, and be a team player who is innovative, creative, and enjoys being challenged. This position relies on significant teamwork within the School and requires a person with strong leadership, organizational, and analytical skills. The overall goal for the Director is to build on the Admission Office’s strengths, provide initiative and leadership, and implement strategies to ensure that the Office can meet its goals and challenges. The Director of Enrollment Management is a lead spokesperson at the School and represents Berwick Academy to all constituents, including students, parents, alumni, faculty and staff, and the local community. The Director of Enrollment Management reports directly to the Assistant Head of School for External Affairs and is a key member of the School’s Senior Administrative Team. The successful candidate will have at least five years of enrollment management experience. A Bachelor’s degree is required, and a Master’s degree is preferred.

    Duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
     
    • Embrace the unique mission and values of Berwick Academy and understand the importance of cultural competency
    • Serve as an integral leader for the school community and participate fully in the daily life of the school
    • Oversee the entire enrollment process from recruitment of new students to re-enrollment
    • Work to enroll mission appropriate students of diverse backgrounds and meet the enrollment goals set by the Board of Trustees
    • Maintain statistical and trend data related to admission and enrollment and present present this data to the Administrative Team, Board of Trustees, and faculty and staff and ensure that changes and challenges in these trends are anticipated, understood, and addressed
    • Oversee data collection and retention to foster data-driven decisions
    • Proficiency in and oversight of the the School’s onBoard database platform and other online marketing tools and technologies utilized in recruitment and enrollment
    • Manage, evaluate, and oversee the professional development of the Admission Office
    • Lead the school in a campus-wide Admission effort
    • Manage the Admission Office budget
    • Oversee new student transition to division directors and support services
    • In collaboration with the Division Directors, create and execute a comprehensive retention plan
    • Maintain and encourage relationships with sending schools, counselors, and consultants
    • Lead the school in building its small residential student population
    • Enhance the school’s screening of student English proficiency in modestly growing its ELL population
    • In conjunction with the Director of Financial Aid, oversee the full financial aid, tuition remission, and scholarship programs
    • Collaborate with the Director of Communications on all aspects of the marketing and social media plans

    The Director of Enrollment Management extends himself/herself beyond the responsibilities of a job description when the need arises, and assists with all other duties as assigned.

    Berwick Academy, situated on an 80-acre campus just over one hour north of Boston, serves 600 students, pre-kindergarten through grade 12, from Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine. Deeply committed to its mission of promoting virtue and useful knowledge, Berwick Academy empowers students to be creative and bold. Berwick strives to graduate alumni who shape their own learning, take risks, ask thoughtful questions, and come to understand and celebrate their authentic selves.  Founded in 1791 and rooted in a tradition of college preparation, our culture of innovation prepares students for a complex and dynamic world.

    No phone calls please.

    To Apply Click HERE
  • Pre-Kindergarten-8th Grade Counselor

    Berwick Academy, a PK-12 coeducational day school located in Southern Maine seeks a school counselor for grades Pre-Kindergarten through 8. Ideal candidates will have a degree in school counseling (or social work or general counseling) and the skills and versatility to work with students in both developmental groups, with an emphasis on Middle School experience. A collaborative approach and interest in immersing in school initiatives are the hallmarks of a successful candidate. In addition to counseling responsibilities, candidates can expect to teach wellness classes in the Middle School and be involved in student life in other forms as well. A health education background and the ability to offer academic support strategies are also appealing qualifications. This position begins in the 2018-19 academic year. If interested please refer to http://www.berwickacademy.org/Page/About-Us/Employment- Opportunities.

    Berwick Academy is an equal opportunity employer. We seek candidates who will add to the diversity of the community.

    Click Here to Apply
  • School Custodian

    Berwick Academy, a PK-12 grade day school is South Berwick, Maine, seeks a full time responsible school custodian to maintain and protect our facilities. The ideal candidate will be experienced in this role focused on building up keep. They will have great physical endurance to cover a large and vast campus. A keen eye for detailing and diligence are also imperative in this custodial maintenance position.
    Some of the responsibilities include but are not limited to the assurance that all academic and administrative spaces on campus are ready for the next academic day by mopping, sweeping, and vacuuming as well as the removal of trash and recycling in all areas on campus. Other tasks include washing and sanitizing toilets, sinks, and showers in our many locker rooms/restrooms and training facilities. These duties will involve restocking disposables (i.e. paper products and sanitizers/soaps) and wiping down interior and exterior glass/mirrors.  Working knowledge of industrial cleaning equipment and appliances are also a must. These pieces of equipment and tools include vacuums, brooms, mops, extractors, high speed buffers, and auto scrubbers used for stripping, cleaning, buffing, and applying floor finishes to hard surface floors as well as shampooing carpets. The role of this individual will extend into assisting with facility related setups that include meetings, classrooms, conferences, events etc., as well as occasionally assisting in snow removal operations from sidewalks, lifting heavy items, and moving tables and chairs. This may require the flexibility/ability to work some weekends.

    An important part of this role will also include securing the facilities after operating hours by locking doors and closing window in assigned buildings. This includes reporting unauthorized occupants. As an employee of the school there is the expectation that the individual will enforce and support the policies established by Berwick Academy and its facilities department.

    Berwick Academy is located approximately one hour north of Boston in the beautiful seacoast area of southern maine and southern New Hampshire. The Berwick campus spans roughly 80 acres and includes 10 academic buildings, 2 administrative as well as 5 residential structures. Our student body commute from 68 communities that include the states of Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts.

    This position begins immediately. Interested candidates should contact Jason Murray, Director of Facilities at jmurray@berwickacademy.org
     
     
  • Substitute Teachers

    Berwick Academy, a PK-12 grade day school in South Berwick, Maine, seeks substitute teachers for the 2017-18 school year in grade PK-12. Candidates should offer some experience working with students in a school environment.

    Berwick Academy is located approximately one hour north of Boston in the beautiful Seacoast area of Southern Maine and Southern New Hampshire. The Berwick campus spans roughly 80 acres and includes 15 buildings, with students commuting from 68 communities from Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts.
  • Teaching Apprentices

    Berwick Academy's Teaching Apprentice Program (TAP) offers a purposeful blend of hands-on teaching experiences and graduate courses, resulting in a M.Ed. from Lesley University. Each TA works full time under the guidance of experienced Berwick mentors for an entire academic year while taking Lesley courses. Our apprentices develop the knowledge and skills essential for successful teaching while earning legitimate work experience at one of New England’s finest independent schools. The program will begin in June, and is open to aspiring educators.

    Placement options:
    • Lower School (Prek - Grade 4) - Self contained classrooms
    • Middle School (Grades 5 - 8)  - Sections in Humanities, Math, English, History, Science, Art, Spanish
    • Upper School (Grades 9 - 12) - Sections in  Math, English, History, Science, Art, Spanish, Latin
    The Berwick Academy / Lesley University collaborative program is designed for highly motivated, intellectually curious adults who want to participate in a comprehensive and enriching teacher residency program. We encourage people of varying ages, experiences, and backgrounds to apply.
    We are looking for the following:
    * A successful graduate of an accredited undergraduate program, having earned a B.S. or B.A.
    * Dedicated to meaningful experiences with children
    * Committed to becoming a teacher

    Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references.

    For more information, applicants can visit- https://www.berwickacademy.org/page/about-us/teaching-apprentice-program-with-lesley-university
  • Upper School Math Teacher

    Berwick Academy, a PK-12 coeducational day school located in Southern Maine seeks a math teacher to join our Upper School Faculty. Ideal candidates would have the versatility to teach all levels of Upper School math, ranging from Geometry and Algebra 2 through advanced Calculus, as well as an interest in helping to design more innovative math classes in the future.  

    A qualified candidate will show strong evidence of exceptional teaching and a keen understanding of the developmental needs of high school students. A collaborative teaching approach and instructional leadership skills among peers are also hallmarks of a successful candidate.  As a member of the Upper School Faculty, candidates can expect to teach four classes, serve as an advisor and coach two seasons of sports or lead equivalent afternoon responsibilities.  This position begins in the 2018-19 academic year. 

    Berwick Academy is an equal opportunity employer.  We seek candidates who will add to the diversity of the community.

    No phone calls please.
  • Upper School Science Teacher

    Berwick Academy, a PK-12 coeducational day school located in Southern Maine seeks a dynamic teacher to complement our expanding upper school science program. Ideal candidates would have the skills and versatility to teach physics, engineering and computer science. A qualified candidate will show significant evidence of exceptional teaching and a keen understanding of the developmental needs of high school students. A collaborative/interdisciplinary teaching approach and instructional leadership skills among peers are also hallmarks of a successful candidate. As a member of the Upper School Faculty, candidates can expect to teach four or five classes, coach one or two seasons of sports or lead equivalent afternoon responsibilities, and serve as an advisor. This position begins in the 2018-19 academic year. If interested please refer to http://www.berwickacademy.org/Page/About-Us/Employment- Opportunities.
    Berwick Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

    We seek candidates who will add to the diversity of the community.

    Click Here to Apply
Berwick Academy is located in the town of South Berwick, Maine. The School is in close proximity to popular Seacoast locations including Portsmouth, NH, Kittery, ME, the Kennebunks, and York, ME. The ocean, mountains, and local cities like Boston and Portland are an hour or less from our School. Benefits of working for Berwick Academy include:
  • Critical Friends Groups (group seminars for teachers where teachers support and assess each other)
  • Professional Development funding, including master's program, sabbatical, workshops, and conferences
  • Annual grant program for classroom and program enhancements
  • Cultural Competency Committee comprised of faculty, staff, administrators, parents, and trustees
  • Small class sizes and engaged students
  • Technology Purchase Plan - interest free financing on personal purchases via payroll deductions
  • Free lunch in our Commons Dining hall
  • Employee Wellness - access to the fitness room, weekly yoga classes

Serving Maine, The Seacoast of New Hampshire, and the North Shore of Massachusetts

Berwick Academy, situated on an 80-acre campus just over one hour north of Boston, serves 600 students, Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12, from Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine. Deeply committed to its mission of promoting virtue and useful knowledge, Berwick Academy empowers students to be creative and bold. Berwick strives to graduate alumni who shape their own learning, take risks, ask thoughtful questions, and come to understand and celebrate their authentic selves.  Founded in 1791 and rooted in a tradition of college preparation, our culture of innovation prepares students for a complex and dynamic world.