• Berwick
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Employment Opportunities

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  • Charter Bus Driver

    Berwick Academy, a private independent PK-12 School in South Berwick, Maine is looking for qualified charter bus drivers. The ideal candidate will be responsible for being on-call to drive morning and/or afternoon fieldtrips as well as athletics and special event charters. This is a part-time position. Salary: $25/hour
    Requirements
    • Need to be 21+ years of age
    • CDL Class B with "P" and "S" endorsements with and airbrake certification
    • Excellent bus driving record
    • Pass background check and random drug test (paid by school)
    • Complete training and orientation
    For more information, please visit our website at www.berwickacademy.org/employment. Berwick Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

    Click HERE to apply.
  • Dance Instructor

    Berwick Academy’s dance program is offered to grades K-12, with classes in ballet, modern, hip-hop, acro, contemporary, tap, jazz, and companies. We currently have openings in our Hip-Hop/Contemporary and Lyrical offerings on Tuesdays and our Modern/Ballet and Acro classes on Fridays. There is also the potential to choreograph additional material on our Middle School and Upper School companies.

    Responsibilities include:
    • Teach technique and choreography in specific styles to all levels, beginner through advanced.
    • Mentor students for auditions, choreography projects or senior concert
    • Choreograph yearly dance concert and other events upon request of Dance Department Chair
    • Complete quarterly summative assessments of students' participation and progress.
    • Communicate with Director of Dance on a regular basis regarding student progress in writing and in person.
    • Share responsibility with other dance faculty in departmental administrative duties such as supervising students in field trips or rehearsing their own work.
    • Attend department meetings approximately once/trimester (meetings will occur during regularly scheduled days)
    • Participate in audition workshops for applicants, as well as auditions and call back.
    • Participate in school community events.
    • Participate in Pre-Production and Production weeks as needed, leading to performances on May 17th and 18th.

    Qualifications:
    • A strong background in modern dance and contemporary styles of dance.
    • Three years teaching experience.
    • A team player who can collaborate with the department chair and other dance faculty in building a culture of seriousness and professionalism in the department.
    • Self-motivated and ability to take responsibility.
    • Commitment to the arts as an important element in a complete education.
    • Commitment to cultural, ethnic and linguistic diversity as a significant element in a complete education.

    No phone calls please.

    Click HERE to apply.
  • 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
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.