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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.


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


English Teacher


English 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 and students of character and intelligence from diverse social, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds.

Pingree School seeks an English Teacher for the 2017-2018 academic year. The ideal candidate will have a degree in the field, a minimum of three years of experience working with adolescents in an educational environment, and familiarity with non-western literature. Responsibilities include teaching four sections at various grade-levels (still to be determined), meeting one-on-one with students during free time to workshop papers and offer extra help as needed, contributing to curriculum development, and working as part of a collaborative department.

The discussion-based classroom is at the heart of Pingree’s English program. Successful candidates will demonstrate an eagerness to work closely with students to help them develop their own voices and ideas through discussion and writing. The curriculum encompasses both traditional and modern literary works, and it emphasizes critical thinking and reading alongside analytical and creative writing. We seek candidates who convey passion for a diversity of literature and dedication to the writing process, who are comfortable with new classroom technologies as appropriate, who are committed to professional development and sharing best practices with colleagues, and who will build a good rapport with students.

In addition to teaching English, the position includes coaching and/or supervising two seasons of a sport or equivalent activity, as well as serving as an advisor. Consequently, candidates must exhibit both a passion for their subject matter, as well as a commitment to working with adolescents both inside and outside of the classroom.

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


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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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