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Working at Groton

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Working at Groton School means entering a close community that is dedicated to nurturing students in grades eight through 12 and preparing them, as the School’s founder Rev. Endicott Peabody said, for “the active work of life.” Groton School provides competitive salaries and an appealing benefit package to a diverse workforce of faculty and staff.

Faculty Positions

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  • History Teacher

    Groton School invites applicants for a full-time history position starting in September 2022. We are seeking a dynamic candidate with a strong interest in teaching world history from a wide range of periods, voices, and cultures. The successful candidate will join a department committed to the school’s ideals of diversity and inclusion. Responsibilities will include teaching four courses of history in collaboration with other experienced members of the department.
     
    Faculty members are also expected to contribute to the extracurricular life of the school and share some dormitory and residential school responsibilities. Qualifications, therefore, include a demonstrated interest in coaching or coordinating extracurricular activities and a willingness to fulfill evening and weekend duties.
     
    Teachers are provided with living quarters, meals in the school Dining Hall, utilities (except for telephone), and medical insurance.
     
    Please note that, prior to hire, the selected candidate will be asked to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19. All employees of Groton School are required to wear a mask while indoors and must take weekly school-facilitated COVID tests.

    Founded in 1884, Groton School is a diverse community devoted to inspiring lives of character, scholarship, leadership, and service. Three hundred eighty students in grades eight through twelve benefit from the guidance of more than ninety faculty members who live on a bucolic New England campus with world-class facilities, less than an hour’s drive from Boston, Massachusetts.
     
    Groton School is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity and seeks employees who reflect and support our mission-driven commitment to a diverse school community. The school complies with all government regulations regarding non-discriminating employment practices and, beyond that, provides an atmosphere that ensures all have the opportunity to succeed on their own merit, qualifications, and abilities. Groton School does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any characteristics protected by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.
     
    Interested candidates should send a resume and a letter of interest to candidates@groton.org.
     
    Groton School is an equal opportunity employer.
  • History Teaching Fellow

    Groton School is seeking a history teaching fellow. The teaching fellow will teach two courses with the guidance of experienced members of the department. Interested candidates should have a B.A. in history and be qualified to teach either World History or U.S. History.
     
    Groton School requires faculty members to contribute to the extracurricular life of the school and share some dormitory and residential school responsibilities. Qualifications, therefore, include a demonstrated interest in coaching or coordinating extracurricular activities and a willingness to fulfill evening and weekend duties.
     
    Teaching fellows are provided with living quarters, meals in the school Dining Hall, utilities (except for telephone), and health insurance.
     
    Please note that, prior to hire, the selected candidate will be asked to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19. All employees of Groton School are required to wear a mask while indoors and must take weekly school-facilitated COVID tests.

    Founded in 1884, Groton School is devoted to inspiring lives of character, scholarship, leadership, and service within a diverse, inclusive, and close-knit community. Three hundred eighty students in grades eight through twelve benefit from the guidance of more than ninety faculty members who live on a bucolic New England campus with world-class facilities, less than an hour’s drive from Boston, Massachusetts.
     
    Groton School is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity and seeks employees who reflect and support our mission-driven commitment to a diverse school community. The school complies with all government regulations regarding non-discriminating employment practices and, beyond that, provides an atmosphere that ensures all have the opportunity to succeed on their own merit, qualifications, and abilities. Groton School does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any characteristics protected by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.
     
    Interested candidates should send a resume and a letter of interest to fellows@groton.org.
     
    Groton School is an equal opportunity employer.

Teaching Fellow Program

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  • Charles C. Alexander Teaching Fellow Program

    Groton School, a coeducational boarding school in Groton, Massachusetts, welcomes applicants to the Charles C. Alexander Teaching Fellow Program. This program serves recent college graduates interested in working under supervision to develop the varied skills required of secondary boarding school teachers. The program offers as wide an exposure as possible to all aspects of boarding school life.

    The teaching fellow's responsibilities will include teaching two classes under the supervision of an experienced member of the department as well as observation of other classes. The fields open to fellows are English, History, Mathematics, Classics, French, Spanish, Chinese, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Religion, and the Arts (not Art History), but the departments with openings vary from year to year. Openings will be listed on this page. Fellows also help coach athletics during at least two but preferably three seasons, assist in dormitory supervision one or two evenings per week and every fourth Saturday evening (or as needed), and participate in other areas of school life commensurate with their interests and talents.

    Teaching fellow appointments are one-year, salaried positions. Also provided are living quarters, meals in the school's Dining Hall, and full utilities, except for telephone. Medical insurance is offered, with recipients paying a small percentage of the premium for the plan chosen.

    We are accepting applications through January 7, 2023 for the 2023–24 school year.

    College seniors and recent graduates interested in applying for the Fellows program should submit a cover letter; a resume indicating education, previous employment, interests, and athletic experience; a copy of their college transcript; and three letters of recommendation to the Charles C. Alexander Teaching Fellow Program, Groton School, 282 Farmers Row, P.O. Box 991, Groton, MA 01450-0991. Questions should be directed to Ms. Rita Lalli at 978-448-7502 or fellows@groton.org.

Staff Positions

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  • Assistant Varsity Football Coach

    Groton School is seeking an assistant varsity football coach to work approximately twenty hours per week during the Fall season (September 1 – November 19). The hours will vary based on practice and game times.

    The assistant football coach is responsible for assisting the head coach with organizing the football program. The position assists with conducting practices, motivating students, instructing student athletes in strategies and techniques, helping with day-to-day logistics, and game statistical support.

    Responsibilities
    • Assisting the head football coach with instructing Varsity athletes in the rules, regulations and techniques of the sport
    • Organizing and directing individual and small group practice activities/exercises as directed by the head coach
    • Overseeing and coaching the junior varsity program and players
    • Assessing athletic skill and monitoring players during competition and practice
    • Following established procedures in the event of an athlete’s injury
    • Traveling with the team to away games
    • Helping with end-of-season player comment writing, as well as awards
    • Modeling sportsmanship and nondiscriminatory practices in all activities
    Qualifications
    • One or more years of coaching experience
    • Excellent knowledge and teaching skills in analysis and techniques of football
    • Strong motivational and communication skills
    • Inclusive approach to teaching and educating
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a wide array of constituents (students, coaches, staff, faculty, health care providers)
    • Up-to-date CPR certification
    Interested candidates should email a resume to jobs@groton.org and include Assistant Football Coach in the subject line.

    Groton School is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Manager of Operations, Admission Office

    Groton School is seeking a Manager of Operations to coordinate the daily operations of the School’s Admission Office, including the overall admission decision process and the non-compensation budget. The Manager of Operations will be the point person for technical questions pertaining to the admission application process from start to finish. Strong candidates for this position will also have a working knowledge of Slate, the CRM implemented by the School this summer.

    Responsibilities and Duties
    • Managing the day-to-day tasks of the Admission Office
    • Under the direction of the Dean of Admission, coordinating the office staff schedules and workflow
    • Working in related software systems (Gateway, SSAT, TOEFL, IELTS and SLATE) to ensure a streamlined
    • application process
    • Overseeing the online decision process and letters, revisit program, and advisor program
    • Responding to inquiries by phone, email and in-person
    • Assisting in generating mailings and correspondence throughout the year
    • Coordinating admission office events and receptions
    • Assisting other Groton offices regarding admissions work
    • Monitoring monthly budget reports and keeping the Dean of Admission apprised of budget status
    • Working with the Communications Department to maintain the admission website
    • Providing back-up support for other administrative personnel as needed
    Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
    • At least three years’ experience in general office work, preferably in an education setting
    • Strong organizational and communications skills; excellent attention to detail
    • Ability to exercise tact and discretion, with strict adherence to confidentiality at all times
    • Strong computer and analytical skills; familiarity with SLATE a plus
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Google Suite
    • Ability to complete tasks on time despite distractions and interruptions
    This is a full-time (40 hours per week, 12 months per year) salaried, benefits-eligible position.

    Please note that, prior to hire, the selected candidate will be asked to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19. All employees of Groton School are currently required to wear a mask while indoors and must take a weekly school-facilitated COVID test.

    Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to jobs@groton.org. Please put “Manager of Operations” in the subject line.

    Groton School is an equal opportunity employer.


    About Groton School
    Founded in 1884, Groton School is a diverse community devoted to inspiring lives of character, scholarship, leadership, and service. Three hundred eighty students in grades eight through twelve benefit from the guidance of more than ninety faculty members who live on a bucolic New England campus with world-class facilities, less than an hour’s drive from Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Part-Time Zamboni Operators

    Groton School is seeking two part-time Zamboni operators to work Saturdays and Sundays for approximately 12-18 hours per week from October through March.

    No experience necessary.

    Responsibilities include:
    • operation of ice making equipment
    • customer assistance
    • snow shoveling
    • general building cleaning
    Qualifications:
    • A valid driver’s license
    If you are a team player, interested in being part of a diverse and busy work environment, please send your resume to jobs@groton.org and put Zamboni Operator in the subject line.

    Groton School is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Visits Coordinator, Admission Office

    The Visits Coordinator is responsible for the overall planning and execution of Groton School’s Admission Office visits program for prospective students and their families. As a key front-facing member of the admission team, the Visits Coordinator works to ensure that all visitors have an excellent experience when visiting the school, whether in person or virtually.

    This position requires an understanding of the admission cycle, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with adolescents from many different backgrounds. The job requires a penchant for organization and the flexibility to move from one task to another over the course of the day and throughout the admission season.

    Responsibilities and Duties
    • Greeting prospective applicants and their families when they arrive on campus
    • Supervising the daily visit schedule and tour guide program
    • Working with the Director of Admission to train admission prefects and tour guides
    • Answering queries by phone and email
    • Processing and maintaining application records
    • Keeping members of the school community informed about visitors
    • Helping with mailings throughout the year
    • Assisting with the coordination of events and receptions both on and off campus, some of
    • which may take place outside of regular hours
    • Groton’s Visits Coordinator will also conduct interviews at times
    Qualifications
    • Ability to work effectively with adolescents from many different backgrounds
    • Some experience in an educational environment is ideal
    • Strong organizational and communications skills and excellent attention to detail
    • Ability to exercise tact, discretion, and confidentiality
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Google Suite
    • Ability to complete tasks on time despite distractions and interruptions
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred

    Additional Information
    This is a 10-month full-time (40 hours per week) benefits eligible, hourly position. The annual schedule coincides approximately with the school calendar (August 15 - June 15).

    The weekly schedule includes Saturday mornings once every third week between early September and late January, as well as covering the office for one week sometime between June 15 and August 15.

    Please note that, prior to hire, the selected candidate will be asked to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19. All employees of Groton School are currently required to wear a mask while indoors and must take a weekly school-facilitated COVID test.

    Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to jobs@groton.org. Please put “Visits Coordinator” in the subject line.


    About Groton School
    Founded in 1884, Groton School is a diverse community devoted to inspiring lives of character, scholarship, leadership, and service. Three hundred eighty students in grades eight through twelve benefit from the guidance of more than ninety faculty members who live on a bucolic New England campus with world-class facilities, less than an hour’s drive from Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Part-time Medical Chaperone

    Groton School is seeking part-time medical chaperones to transport students to off-campus appointments.
     
    These are on-call positions during the Groton School academic year (early September through June).  
     
    Responsibilities include:
    • Driving students to and from off-campus medical and behavioral health visits (in areas including, but not limited to, Boston and Manchester, NH).
    Requirements:
    • A valid driver’s license and a good driving record
    • A clean and reliable passenger vehicle 
    • Evidence of adequate liability and collision automobile insurance
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality
    • Knowledge of adolescent issues and basic familiarity with the health care environment are helpful.
    Please note that, prior to hire, the selected candidate will be asked to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19 and will require a background check.
     
    Please send your resume to jobs@groton.org with Medical Chaperone in the subject line.
     
    Groton School is an equal opportunity employer

Become Part of Groton's Vision


A coeducational, primarily residential school of 383 students, Groton sets for its students the highest standards of academic achievement, intellectual growth, ethical awareness and behavior, sportsmanship, athletic endeavor, and service to others.

The school takes leadership seriously, and our concern for character is a point of distinction. Our mission goes well beyond preparing students for college, instead aiming to provide an experience that addresses students' growth and maturity. With a balance of tradition and innovation, Groton provides exceptional opportunities to deserving students from diverse social, geographic, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds, and accepts students without regard to their families' ability to pay tuition.
 
If you are applying to become a member of Groton’s faculty, you should understand that Groton believes it is essential that teachers take part in students' lives. Groton's faculty does what the best faculties do: it builds student-teacher relationships that reach beyond the classroom and affirm and nurture the spirit while challenging the mind. Faculty members are expected to fulfill the founding vision that they take up the teaching profession as "their life's work."

An inclusive, tight-knit community, the Groton faculty is dedicated to inspiring student lives of character, learning, leadership, and service.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Groton School is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity and seeks employees who reflect and support our mission-driven commitment to a diverse school community. The School complies with all government regulations regarding non-discriminating employment practices and, beyond that, provides an atmosphere that ensures all have the opportunity to succeed on their own merit, qualifications, and abilities. Groton School does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.