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Working at Groton

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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  • Interim Art Teacher

    Groton School seeks an art teacher as a fall term (Aug. 28–Nov. 24) replacement for a teacher on leave until Thanksgiving. The position will teach different levels of the Art & Design foundation course, Drawing, and Sculpture, in collaboration with experienced members of the department.
     
    This position does not include benefits.

    Founded in 1884, Groton School is a diverse community devoted to inspiring lives of character, learning, leadership, and service. Three hundred eighty-two 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, all 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. Please reference Art Teacher in the subject line.
     
    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.

    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, before January 10, 2019. Questions should be directed to Ms. Rita Lalli at 978-448-7502 or fellows@groton.org.

Staff Positions

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  • Assistant Athletic Trainer

    Groton School is seeking a full-time assistant athletic trainer, who will work closely with the head athletic trainer in the prevention and care of athletic injuries. The athletic trainer, who will report to the director of athletics, will typically work 35–40 hours per week while school is in session. Responsibilities will include assisting with the rehabilitation of injured athletes, administering baseline concussion testing, collating required student medical/safety protocol forms, scheduling and transporting athletes to appointments, and collaborating with colleagues to help educate coaches and athletes on the latest information regarding injury prevention, injury rehabilitation, and safe coaching practices. Full benefits are included. Travel is required. The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in sports medicine and be licensed or eligible in the state, in accordance with the MA State Rules and Regulations Governing the practice of 259 CMR 4.00: Athletic Trainers, the NATA Code of Ethics and Board of Certification Standards of Professional Practice, and CPR/AED Certified. Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to jobs@groton.org, and reference Trainer in the subject line.
  • Electrician (full-time)

    Groton School is seeking a full-time licensed electrician, to begin 7/1/2019, who will maintain secondary electrical systems and equipment, including distribution of secondary power, fire alarm and security systems, energy management and back-up power supply systems (UPS), and telephone and data wiring. This position includes benefits.

    A minimum of three years’ experience as a licensed electrician is required, along with a high school or trade school diploma. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license.

    If you are a team player and interested in being part of a diverse and busy work environment, please send a resume to jobs@groton.org and reference Electrician in the subject line.
  • Evening Library Staff Associate

    The Groton School library seeks an evening associate, to begin September 2019, who will help process new books (using computer software) and support basic library functions during evening evening study hours. This associate also will be responsible for supervising 11th and 12th graders who study in the library.

    The position requires a detail-oriented person with a functional knowledge of computer systems, and related skills. The candidate must be able to lift and move materials up to 20 pounds. Candidates also must demonstrate an ability to work successfully with adolescents.

    Work hours are Sunday through Friday 7:00–10:00 p.m., with one weekday evening off, either Monday or Tuesday. The schedule conforms to the Groton School academic calendar, with significant breaks for the holidays and summer. This position may be split between more than one person.

    Interested candidates should send their resume to jobs@groton.org and reference “library” in the subject line.
  • Nurses

    Groton School has immediate openings in our Health Center for the 2018–19 ​academic ​y​ear. Per ​diem evening and night positions are available. Nights may include 6​:00 p.m. to 6​:00 a.m. or 10​:00 p.m. to 6​:00 a.m. shifts. The ideal candidates will have experience working with adolescents in an office, urgent care, emergency room​,​ or school setting or other relevant nursing experience. Job responsibilities include first aid, assessment​,​ prescribed treatment of illness and injury, medication administration, triage, emergency response, and electronic medical documentation in a school setting. Candidates should possess a ​b​achelor's in ​nursing with ​a ​current Massachusetts RN license, a minimum of ​three​ years of nursing experience, and excellent communication skills. To apply, please send a cover letter to jobs@groton.org and reference RN in the subject line.

Become Part of Groton's Vision


As a coeducational, primarily residential school of 372 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 has never been narrowly to prepare students for college, but rather to provide an experience which, while academically rigorous, goes far beyond college requirements, addressing important personal aspects of 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.
 
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 Groton teachers take up the teaching profession as "their life's work."

A diverse and intimate 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.