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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.

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.

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.


Part-Time Dance Teacher


Part-Time Dance Teacher

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, part-time Dance Teacher in the Art Department to begin in late February 2017 through the end of the academic year. We are looking for energetic and versatile candidates who possess a passion for and broad experience in the field of dance 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 performing arts faculty in teaching the dance rotation of a full-credit foundational Freshman arts survey course, a half-credit Dance Ensemble, and two half-credit sections of a Yoga/Dance course. Participating in the organization and facilitation of the dance component of Pingree’s Spring Arts Festival in May 2017 is also expected. Experience teaching and working in a variety of dance styles would be an asset. We are interested in candidates who have experience with solo and ensemble choreography, and who have experience with and interest in collaborating with other performing arts disciplines. The successful candidate will be deeply invested in a student-centered and process-intensive approach to dance pedagogy, will have enthusiasm and appreciation for working with adolescents of a wide range of dance experience, and will desire to take imaginative risks and to innovate in their teaching.

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

A B.F.A in dance or a B.A. in dance education is preferred. Applicants should be familiar with recent scholarship in dance 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.


Chinese Teacher (Maternity Leave)

Mandarin Chinese Maternity Leave Position

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 accomplished and enthusiastic world language instructor to teach five sections of Mandarin Chinese to begin in early April 2017 by shadowing our current teacher and extend through the end of the school year in June. In addition to teaching the five sections, responsibilities include submitting student grades and comments at the midpoint and end of the term and contributing to student review meetings.

Language instruction at Pingree has as its underlying essence the belief that our curriculum should be equally focused on the development of proficiency and confidence in reading, writing, listening, and speaking in the target language. The successful candidate will be fluent in Mandarin and will have experience with and a passion for teaching in the target language at multiple levels in a secondary school. Experience or ability to teach advanced levels, such as Honors Chinese 5, would be an added strength. Pingree seeks candidates who value creativity, innovation, and the use of technology in the classroom. Additionally, interested candidates should be committed to working collaboratively in a dynamic and collegial department. Finally, we seek candidates who believe in integrating cultural learning along with language learning.

Pingree School is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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


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.

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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