Gap Year Entrepreneurship Program
Darrow School is seeking a School Nurse that will report to the Dean of Students and serve as a member of the health team, and be an integral part of the Darrow community. Ideal candidate will be able to partner with students, families, faculty and health providers to provide students health services that facilitate optimal physical, mental, emotional and social growth, and development. Must be dynamic, detail oriented, adaptable and have an understanding and appreciation of adolescent development. It is critical that the School Nurse be able to maintain confidentiality, provide keen customer service and treat students with kindness, compassion and respect. They must listen to students, assess and address health concerns and communicate both orally and in writing with faculty, school administrators, and families when students are injured, sick, or experiencing other health concerns. The School Nurse must be fully integrated into the community, interacting with students and faculty both in and outside of health services office, including living on campus during the academic year. This position requires working at minimum 40 hours per week during the academic year and be on-call for needs that arise after hours.
Competitive salary and benefits, with campus housing. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com <School Nurse Job Description>
Darrow School seeks a Learning Specialist that will mentor students in educational training session to enable students to produce superior academic work. Utilizing their expertise in Special Education or related field, will assist with evaluating students’ learning profile and support needs and conduct mentoring sessions with individuals and small groups. Will collaborate in providing professional development supports for the mentoring team.
The academic program includes traditional core curriculum as well as a large variety of elective courses. In addition to creating learning environments in the classroom, other responsibilities include spending time with students in the dorms, coaching and/or leading extra-curricular activities, advising and weekend responsibilities.
Competitive salary and benefits, with campus housing. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org <Learning Specialist job description>
Gap Year Entrepreneurship Program
Darrow School seeks an experienced, entrepreneurial and energetic educator to co-found, with the Head of School, a gap year program teaching recent high school graduates how to design and launch a social enterprise or a commercial enterprise.
• In the first 60 days collaboratively develop a program framework that can be highly individualized and customized for each student.
• During the year develop observable expertise for each student in agile project management and lean start-up practice.
• Facilitate each students’ development of their enterprise such that their learning capabilities and strengths are maximized and weaknesses identified and improved where necessary.
• Oversee day-to-day and week-to-week student progress in developing their enterprise.
• Sign-off on students launch stipend spending requests.
• Assess the “weekly deliverable” presentation of each student.
• Document the development of the curriculum and program to ensure effective program improvement iterations.
• Teach foundational course in social and commercial enterprise design and development.
• Conduct occasional insight interviews to help program iteration and improvement.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com
Darrow School, an independent, co-ed, boarding and day school for grades 9-12, offers a comprehensive and individually focused college-preparatory curriculum that features a unique combination of classroom instruction, experiential learning, and environmental consciousness. The School is located on 365 acres in the Town of New Lebanon, located on the New York State side of the Berkshires, and is comprised of 26 buildings, 16 of which are Shaker-built and designated as Registered National Historic Landmark buildings.
Darrow offers a generous benefit package that includes retirement, health, life, and disability insurance plans, vacation, holiday and sick leave. Many positions are year-round; others offer an academic-year schedule. Given the residential responsibilities of a boarding school, housing is provided for numerous position either in a dormitory or residences on campus.
Darrow School does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, age, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, or sexual orientation, in the administration of any of its employment practices, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, educational, athletic, recreational, and other school-administered programs.
Darrow is an equal opportunity employer boasting a beautiful work setting and a supportive community environment.