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Building a Career at Pingree

If you are looking for an innovative, collaborative, and supportive work environment, consider joining the dedicated community of talented faculty and staff at Pingree School. Committed to developing global citizens, Pingree actively seeks faculty and students of character and intelligence from diverse social, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds.

Professional Development

Pingree believes in and proudly supports lifelong learning and the ongoing professional development of its faculty, staff, and administrators. Recently completed programs and endeavors include:

  • Greening Your 21st Century School
  • Museum Institute for Teaching Science
  • National Soccer Coaches Association of America National Diploma Course
  • Honors Performance Series Choral Conference
  • The Art of Teaching Grammar (University of New Hampshire)
  • International Teaching Exchanges in Mexico, Spain, Taiwan, and Turkey

Commuting to Pingree

The average commute to Pingree is roughly 25 minutes, with faculty and staff members traveling from as far away as Boston, Weston, Waltham, and Westminster. The Hamilton/Wenham stop of the Newburyport line is just under three miles from campus, and the Beverly Depot of the Rockport line is about seven miles away. Ample parking is available on site.

Fellowship Program

Through the Pingree Fellowship, we seek to work with talented, developing professionals by introducing them to the craft of teaching. In line with Pingree’s school mission statement, “a love of learning flourishes best in a diverse community,” the Pingree Fellowship seeks to identify and work with promising people from traditionally underrepresented populations in independent schools. We aim to provide fellows with the opportunity to teach, coach, and advise, preparing them for a career in independent schools.

Program Details and Application

The North Shore

Pingree is located approximately forty-five minutes north of Boston in South Hamilton, MA. The school’s 100-acre campus is surrounded by picturesque farmland, wooded walking trails, and traditional new england homes. Crane Beach — a local favorite — is just 20 minutes away, and the school sits in close proximity to a number of small shops and local restaurants.

Faculty Perspectives


Current Openings

Pingree is always looking for exceptional faculty and staff with demonstrated enthusiasm in their professions and a strong desire and ability to work with adolescents. If you don’t see an opening that fits but feel passionate about education and learning, e-mail us with your resume and cover letter. We are happy to accept applications all year round.

Pingree Fellowship for 2017-2018

The Pingree community is dedicated to academic excellence and the development of high personal standards. Pingree believes that a love of learning flourishes best in a diverse community that respects truth, curiosity, creativity, humor, and independent and imaginative thinking. Committed to developing global citizens, Pingree actively seeks faculty and students of character and intelligence from diverse social, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds.

Pingree School is hiring two teaching fellows for the 2017-2018 academic year as part of the Pingree Fellowship Program. The Pingree Fellowship Program is designed to work with talented, developing professionals by introducing them to the crafts of teaching, coaching, and advising at independent schools. Fellowship positions are available in Arts, English, History, Languages (Spanish, French, Chinese), Math, Science, and Technology. The Fellowship runs for a one-year term with the option to extend to two years.

The Pingree Fellowship Program seeks candidates from underrepresented populations in independent schools with a record of strong content preparation and demonstrated interest in working with youth. The Fellowship welcomes those who have recently graduated from undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as career changers. Formal teacher training is not required.

For more information and to complete an application, visit http://www.pingree.org/about/access/pingree-fellow....

Pingree School is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Pingree School is an equal opportunity employer and considers employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


Director of Athletics and Afternoon Programs

Director of Athletics and Afternoon Programs
Academic Year
2017-2018

Pingree School is a dynamic and aspirational, independent, coeducational day school on the North Shore of Boston, located on a beautiful 100-acre campus in South Hamilton, where 370 students in grades 9 through 12 solve problems, build community, and learn how to learn. The Pingree community is dedicated to academic excellence and the development of high personal standards. Pingree believes that a love of learning flourishes best in a diverse community that respects truth, curiosity, creativity, humor, and independent and imaginative thinking. Committed to developing global citizens, Pingree actively seeks faculty, staff, and students of character and intelligence from diverse social, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

The Director of Athletics and Afternoon Programs is a member of the senior Administrative Team and establishes the vision and direction for Pingree’s afternoon and athletics programs. The Director oversees and manages these co-curricular programs within the context of a day school committed to promoting health and wellness, citizenship, teamwork, and sportsmanship. The Director is responsible for developing and maintaining the philosophy and policies of the athletics program in concert with the mission and goals of Pingree School. Pingree is a member of the Eastern Independent League, the Evergreen League (for football), and the Holt League (for hockey). Pingree is committed to the teacher-coach model.

This Director of Athletics is responsible for providing leadership for the program, which, in collaboration with the Athletics Department, includes:

  • Modeling and promoting high standards of citizenship and sportsmanship
  • Communicating the values and goals of the athletics and afternoon program
  • Hiring coaches
  • Mentoring coaches and staff
  • Overseeing members of the athletics staff, providing them with timely and effective performance reviews while supporting their professional development
  • Evaluating coaches and programs
  • Assuming financial responsibility for the program
  • Submitting and managing an annual budget
  • Establishing, communicating, and overseeing policies and procedures
  • Serving as a Pingree ambassador at league meetings and school events
  • Keeping students, parents, faculty, and administration informed
  • Coordinating maintenance and improvement of facilities
  • Supporting the Admission and College Offices in support of students and programs
  • Collaborating with other departments to ensure that the afternoon program goals are closely coordinated with other institutional priorities
  • Coordinating and ensuring communications in the preparation of timely and accurate sports and program information
  • Being involved in the broader life of the school and serving on the Curriculum Committee, Admissions Committee work, and other groups as needed
  • Overseeing team travel and scheduling with colleagues
  • Overseeing the purchasing equipment and uniforms
  • Overseeing athletics results, statistics, awards with colleagues

Qualifications and Skills Required for Position:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in administration, coaching, or playing interscholastic athletics preferred
  • Strong organizational skills needed to collaborate with academic and non-academic departments
  • Commitment to working collegially in a diverse community and communicating effectively with a diverse population
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

The Director of Athletics and Afternoon Programs reports directly to the Head of School.

To Apply for the Director of Athletics and Afternoon Programs position, please send a cover letter and resume as a Word or PDF document to Joy Foley, Executive Assistant to Head of School at jfoley@pingree.org

Pingree School is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

School Counselor

School Counselor
Full-time, academic year

The Pingree community is dedicated to academic excellence and the development of high personal standards. Pingree believes that a love of learning flourishes best in a diverse community that respects truth, curiosity, creativity, humor, and independent and imaginative thinking. Committed to developing global citizens, Pingree actively seeks faculty and students of character and intelligence from diverse social, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds.

The School Counselor supports the social and emotional health and overall well-being of students on campus. The School Counselor works closely with faculty and administration and works with the School Nurse on adult and student programs related to health and wellness. The Counselor collaborates daily with the Assistant Head of School, Dean of Students, and members of the Student Support Team to ensure that the health of the whole child is considered. The Counselor serves a key role in creating and sustaining an atmosphere of emotional wellness among students. The Counselor reports to the Assistant Head of School.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide regular counseling support sessions with students and families, as needed
  • Maintain a current and accurate referral database of mental health service providers; connect parents with outside therapeutic referrals as needed; and coordinate with outside providers working with students
  • Maintain accurate clinical notes regarding all students
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students and guardians through meaningful and frequent communications
  • Implement and teach wellness programming for students and teach select community education units on wellness and decision-making
  • Provide crisis management support
  • Facilitate family dialogue during times of change, grief, and loss
  • Provide parental support and guidance related to child development as needed
  • Provide educational programs and training for parents, faculty, and staff
  • Meet regularly with the Nurse, Assistant Head of School, Dean of Students, Dean of Community and Multicultural Development, and Director of the Educational Resource Center to review the health and wellness of our student population
  • Member of the Student Support Team and participate in grade-level and student review meetings
  • Support faculty in their roles as advisors and teachers
  • Actively participate in the life of the School
  • Other duties as necessary

School certification, Master’s degree, and 3+ years of school experience preferred.

Pingree School is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please send cover letter and resume as a single Word or PDF document to Joy Foley, Executive Assistant to Head of School, at jfoley@pingree.org

Mathematics Department Chair

Mathematics Department Chair

The Pingree community is dedicated to academic excellence and the development of high personal standards. Pingree believes that a love of learning flourishes best in a diverse community that respects truth, curiosity, creativity, humor, and independent and imaginative thinking. Committed to developing global citizens, Pingree actively seeks faculty and students of character and intelligence from diverse social, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds.

Pingree School seeks an experienced math teacher to serve as our Mathematics Department Chair for the 2017-18 academic year. We seek educators who will build upon Pingree’s established integrated curriculum and collaborative approach to teaching mathematics. The successful candidate will have a deep knowledge of and passion for mathematics, a proven record of excellence in teaching and academic leadership, and an appreciation for problem-based, student centered pedagogy. They will be committed to and enjoy working with adolescents in all areas of school life, be open to exploring collaborative, experiential and interdisciplinary teaching opportunities, possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, and demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion.

Specific responsibilities of the math chair position include:

  • Oversee the math program including reviewing the curriculum and implementing new initiatives when appropriate.
  • Share in and support the math department’s commitment to writing authentic course materials and continuing to develop innovative forms of assessment
  • Supervise members of the department and help support their ongoing professional development and growth including observing them regularly, facilitating their evaluations, and serving as their advocate.
  • Hold regular department meetings, review and amend department policies, oversee the placement of students, manage the departmental budget, assign sections and other duties to members of the department.
  • Meet with and counsel students and parents/guardians regarding course sequencing and placement when appropriate.
  • Sit on the curriculum and department chair committees.
  • Collaborate with the assistant head for academic affairs and the hiring team on the hiring of math department faculty
  • Serve as an ambassador for the school by effectively and proactively communicating the value of the mathematics program, especially the self-designed integrated approach, to current and prospective families.

The chair is expected to teach three sections, lead one co-curricular or equivalent activity, and serve as an advisor. The math chair is supervised by the assistant head of school for academic affairs.

Pingree School is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please send cover letter and resume as a single Word or PDF document to Joy Foley, Executive Assistant to Head of School, at jfoley@pingree.org


Prep@Pingree - Summer Opportunities

Associate Athletic Trainer - Part Time

Associate Athletic Trainer
Part-Time Academic Year
2017-2018

Pingree School is a dynamic and aspirational, independent, coeducational day school on the North Shore of Boston, located on a beautiful 100-acre campus in South Hamilton, where 370 students in grades 9 through 12 solve problems, build community, and learn how to learn. The Pingree community is dedicated to academic excellence and the development of high personal standards. Pingree believes that a love of learning flourishes best in a diverse community that respects truth, curiosity, creativity, humor, and independent and imaginative thinking. Committed to developing global citizens, Pingree actively seeks faculty, staff, and students of character and intelligence from diverse social, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds

Pingree School seeks an experienced athletic trainer to join our Athletics Department for the 2017-2018 school year, beginning in late August 2017. Reporting to the the Head Athletic Trainer, the Associate Athletic Trainer will work with students competing on Pingree’s 45 interscholastic teams across 19 different sports, in addition to those participating in co-curricular after school activities such as theater, yoga/zuma, and robotics. Eighty percent of Pingree students participate in athletics in any given season; teams play full schedules of home and away games, including some weekend contests.

The ideal Associate Athletic Trainer will possess a strong work ethic, problem solving skills, communication skills (both written and verbal), and flexibility, as coverage hours change by season. The Associate Athletic Trainer will also be expected to assist in managing the day to day workings of the athletic training room. These duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting in preseason ImPACT baseline testing
  • Assisting in daily field set up and break down
  • Assisting in injury evaluation, rehabilitation, and return to play protocols
  • Assisting in daily maintenance of athletic training room and equipment found within
  • Assisting in accurate record keeping/documentation of injuries and daily treatments (experience with Magnus EMR a plus)
  • Assisting in game and practice coverage in conjunction with the Head Athletic Trainer on both weekdays and weekends
  • Assisting with coverage of traveling Pingree varsity teams when deemed necessary by the Director of Athletics or the Head Athletic Trainer
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics or Head Athletic Trainer

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a CAATE accredited program
  • NATABOC certified
  • Licensed or eligible for Massachusetts state license
  • Current CPR certification

To apply for the Associate Athletic Trainer position, please send a cover letter and resume as a Word or PDF document to Joy Foley, Executive Assistant to Head of School at jfoley@pingree.org.


Pingree School is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Human Resources Manager

Position: Human Resources Manager
Reports to: Director of Finance and Operations
Department: Business Office
FLSA: Full-time. Exempt.

Pingree School is a dynamic and aspirational, independent, coeducational day school on the North Shore of Boston, located on a beautiful 100-acre campus in South Hamilton, where 370 students in grades 9 through 12 solve problems, build community, and learn how to learn. The Pingree community is dedicated to academic excellence and the development of high personal standards. Pingree believes that a love of learning flourishes best in a diverse community that respects truth, curiosity, creativity, humor, and independent and imaginative thinking. Committed to developing global citizens, Pingree actively seeks faculty, staff, and students of character and intelligence from diverse social, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Pingree seeks a Human Resources Manager to provide oversight and day-to-day management of the human resources of the school. The Human Resources Manager will be responsible for employee relations, recruitment, compensation trends, and overall personnel management in consultation with the senior leadership of the school.

Responsibilities and essential functions:

  • Administer all human resource policies and procedures.
  • Work collaboratively with the Head of School, Assistant Head for Academic Affairs, Director of Finance and Operations, and staff supervisors to define positions, write job descriptions, advertise job openings, manage job applications, check references, schedule interviews, attend Hiring Team meetings, and maintain hiring statistics.
  • Prepare annual employee agreements in coordination with the Head of School and Business Office.
  • Review, revise, and update Pingree’s compensation plan by conducting wage surveys and reviewing salary bands on an annual basis.
  • Facilitate and track professional development meetings and budget.
  • Serve as a liaison for health and wellness initiatives.
  • Maintain employees files.
  • Run CORI and Fingerprint checks for new employees and as required.
  • Enter new hires into database system.
  • Facilitate orientation and off-boarding procedures.
  • Oversee staff evaluations and annual goals process.
  • Act as a key leader for faculty and staff to resolve personal matters and employee relations issues.
  • Serve as a resource for managers supervising employees.
  • Communicate benefits plans and review offerings annually.
  • Stay informed of changes in employment law and state and federal regulations and the potential impacts on Pingree.
  • Communicate compensation philosophy.
  • Maintain a recruiting strategy to attract top candidates.
  • Review the status of exempt and nonexempt staff to ensure employees are properly categorized.
  • Track employee attendance.
  • Manage health and tax-deferred benefit programs.
  • Manage long-term disability and life insurance programs and worker compensation claims.
  • Manage short-term disability and all FMLA leaves.
  • Update Employee Handbook and school website annually.
  • Assist with related duties in the business office as required or assigned.

Functional competencies:

  • Leadership/integrity — Effectively communicates the school’s mission, policies, and shared goals; builds trust among colleagues; is accountable; lives up to commitments.
  • Team player/commitment to a cause — Understands the big picture and manages areas of responsibility in a manner consistent with the school’s mission and strategic goals.
  • Interpersonal skills/communication — Effectively communicates verbally and in writing; elates to employees, faculty, and staff members in a cooperative manner that helps others achieve their best.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, professionalism, and high ethical standards
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills
  • Punctuality and dependability
  • Creative ability, a positive outlook, and a sense of humor
  • 5 years of HR-related experience with evidence of increasing responsibility
  • A bachelor’s degree

To Apply for the Human Resources Manager position,

please send a cover letter and resume as a Word or PDF document to Joy Foley, Executive Assistant to Head of School at jfoley@pingree.org


Pingree School is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Pool Director

Pool Director

Summer 2017

The Pingree community is dedicated to academic excellence and the development of high personal standards. Pingree believes that a love of learning flourishes best in a diverse community that respects truth, curiosity, creativity, humor, and independent and imaginative thinking. Committed to developing global citizens, Pingree actively seeks faculty, staff, and students of character and intelligence from diverse social, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds.

Pingree Day Camp in South Hamilton is seeking a Pool Director for the 2017 summer season. Applicants must be 21 years or older with current Lifeguard, CPR/First Aid certification and previous experience as a lifeguard/swim instructor/supervisor, etc. is required.

Pingree Day Camp 2017 will run from June 26 to August 18 from approximately 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Interested applicants should follow the employment instructions found here: http://www.pingree.org/page.cfm?p=1806

Questions can be directed to Britney Rand at summer@pingree.org

Pingree School is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Substitute Teacher

Interesting in substitute teaching at Pingree? Please fill out our substitute teacher application and send it with your resume and cover letter to jfoley@pingree.org.

Visual Arts Teacher - Short Term, Full Time

Visual Arts Teacher
Short Term, Full Time

The Pingree community is dedicated to academic excellence and the development of high personal standards. Pingree believes that a love of learning flourishes best in a diverse community that respects truth, curiosity, creativity, humor, and independent and imaginative thinking. Committed to developing global citizens, Pingree actively seeks faculty, staff, and students of character and intelligence from diverse social, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds.

Pingree is currently seeking applicants for a short-term, full-time Visual Arts Teacher in the Art Department to begin in September 2017 through the end of December 2017. We are looking for energetic and versatile candidates who possess a passion for and broad experience in the field of visual art as well as a desire to work collaboratively in a dynamic and collegial department of artist-teachers. The teaching responsibilities of the position will include working with the visual arts faculty in teaching the printmaking rotation of a full-credit foundational Freshman arts survey course, and full-credit courses in Drawing/Painting, Printmaking, and Advanced Studio Art. The candidate will be expected to coordinate and assist with the assembly of art portfolios for seniors in the college application process and to partner with the visual arts faculty in presenting work for our student art shows. The successful candidate will be deeply invested in a student-centered and process-intensive approach to art pedagogy, will have enthusiasm and appreciation for working with adolescents of a wide range of arts experience, and will desire to take imaginative risks and to innovate in their teaching.

Potential candidates should have experience teaching visual art to students at the high school level.

A B.F.A in visual art or a B.A. in art education is preferred. Applicants should be familiar with recent scholarship in art as well as current teaching practices including the application of new methodologies and technologies in the classroom.

Pingree School is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please send cover letter and resume as a PDF or Word document to Joy Foley, Executive Assistant to Head of School, at jfoley@pingree.org.

Pingree School is an equal opportunity employer and considers employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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