|Brooks School provides a co-educational, college preparatory program for roughly 380 students on a 251-acre campus overlooking Lake Cochichewick. |
Small classes allow students to work closely with teachers, fostering a relationship that is at the core of the warm, close-knit community. With a challenging academic curriculum that includes 17 advanced placement courses, Brooks also offers opportunities to study abroad in Africa, Europe and South America. A unique summer science program places fifth-formers in labs at Massachusetts General Hospital and Tufts Medical Center, as well as in the wilds of Tanzania and on the coast of Canada in Labrador. On the stage and in the gallery, visual and performing arts are an integral part of school life, while on the athletic fields, numerous teams have won New England or league championships in recent years.
The average faculty tenure of approximately 10 years reflects an atmosphere and culture that recognizes the importance of exceptional teachers. Brooks is a great place to work.
|Nondiscrimination Policy |
Brooks School does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, sexual orientation, disability or religion in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, employment policies, financial aid and loan programs, athletic programs and other school administered programs and activities.
|Assistant Director of Communications |The assistant director of communications is a staff position that assumes overall responsibility
for the school’s website and electronic communications. He/She independently oversees the upkeep of the school’s website, www.brooksschool.org
. The assistant director is expected to write and post in a timely fashion numerous news stories each week. These stories often feature slideshows and/or videos, illustrating various aspects of life on campus.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND KEY OBJECTIVES
- Overall responsibility for the content on the school’s website.
- Provide writing and photography support to the editor of the Brooks Bulletin as needed.
- Work with the alumni communications coordinator to provide consistent messaging to all constituents.
- Attend evening and weekend events as the photographer and writer. This is a esponsibility that is shared with other members of the Communications Office.
- Stay current in the area of best practices to ensure that the website takes advantage of advancing technologies and functions.
- Develop school website content standards and guidelines for style, tone and content.
- Post to, maintain, and monitor the school’s social media outlets, such as Facebook and Twitter.
- Garner increasing public awareness of the school’s attributes through various forms of professional media coverage (from honor roll press releases to story pitches to local and national media).
- Must have the ability to work well with students, faculty and staff, parents, and alumni.
The assistant director is expected to be a solid writer who is capable of generating interesting stories and posting them in a timely fashion. This position requires comfort and familiarity with various types of technology (familiarity with Whipplehill websites is a plus). The assistant director needs to be well organized, self-motivated, energetic and capable of balancing multiple priorities and contributing to the overall high morale of the office.
Bachelor’s degree required. Other preferred qualifications include: photography skills and basic
knowledge of Constant Contact, Vimeo, iMovie and Photoshop.
Please submit cover letter and resume to email@example.com
|Executive Assistant to the Head of School|Position Title:
Executive Assistant to the Head of SchoolEmployment Category:
Full Time, Non-ExemptPermanent/Temporary:
Head of SchoolBenefits Eligible:
40 hours a week with schedule to be determined; evening and weekend work as required
Reporting to the Head of School and serving as a resource to the leadership of the School, the Executive Assistant will coordinate the management of the Head of School’s office and his 24/7 commitments to the School, provide a full range of administrative and project support for the Head and the School, and attend board and committee meetings planning all logistics and taking minutes as appropriate.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND KEY OBJECTIVES
• Work with the Head to manage his calendar and schedule being sure his schedule is set to reflect his highest priorities and that he has all materials prepared for each appointment; field inquiries from and arrange for meetings with parents and alumni; assist with travel planning; reserve meeting spaces; track all meeting attendance; and arrange for refreshments
• Work proactively with the Head of School’s spouse to keep her informed of any school events that may be of interest to her or benefit from her attendance; schedule and manage the use of the Head’s home for School-related special events, entertainment and meetings
• Provide administrative support for the Head of School’s spouse in her school-related activities
• Play a leadership role in setting and maintaining an annual calendar of student-related events involving the Head of School and his residence
• Prepare and manage the preparation of reports, briefing materials, correspondence, proposals, and related documents; draft memoranda, announcements, and correspondence for the Heads review and signature; oversee the preparation and distribution of trustee materials prior to board meetings
• Provide support in responding to incoming telephone calls for the Head, collecting reliable information to assist him in returning calls, or referring calls to more appropriate staff members
• Coordinate and complete projects and special assignments with a view to being sure the needs of the whole School are being met
• Manage the Head’s budget; submit expense reports; order office supplies; determine technology needs; arrange for continuous technology improvements
• Attend board and committee meetings as requested; take and distribute minutes and notes; plan all logistics for trustee meetings including meals and refreshments and where necessary trustee travel
• Oversee any individuals working in the Head of School residence such as housekeeping, facilities, dining services and outside contractors
• Assume full responsibility for insuring the Head of School’s residence is appropriately ready for any school function including coordinating with housekeeping, facilities, dining services and ordering flowers etc.
• Provide support for special events on campus, kudos, awards and gifts
• Take utmost care to maintain and protect the confidentiality of the Head’s Office and for student and employee files that are located in the Main Office
• Prepare annual letters of agreement for new and returning members of the faculty
• Support School administrators as appropriate
• Other duties and special projects, as assigned
• Bachelor’s degree preferred
• 7-10 years of experience with increasing responsibility
• The ability to effectively present information to students, parents, and school administrators in writing and orally
• Discretion and the ability to handle confidential and sensitive matters appropriately
• State-of-the-art computer skills; Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word and Power Point; Google Docs; strong management, negotiation and project management skills
• Ability to effectively multi-task while working in a highly organized fashion
• Experience managing a budget
• An open and collaborative work style; ability to communicate openly and fully to be sure work is done accurately and in full support of the Head’s and School’s strategic objectives
• A positive outlook and a sense of humor
• A high level of integrity and a strong work ethic
• Successful completion of a criminal records background investigationPlease direct all resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brooks School is currently seeking a dynamic and collaborative educator who is passionate about teaching history. This part-time, non-housed position includes teaching two sections of modern world history or AP Art History.
Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in history or a related field with a master’s degree preferred. Employment officially begins on July 1, 2015. Please look at www.brooksschool.org
for more information about our school.
Please direct all inquiries in the form of a cover letter and resume to John H. Haile, Dean of Faculty, 1160 Great Pond Road, North Andover, MA 01845. email@example.com
Brooks School actively seeks candidates who embrace our school’s values, and we do not discriminate on the basis of an applicant’s race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
|Major Gifts Officer|
Brooks School, a coeducational boarding and day school, grades 9 through 12, located in North Andover, Massachusetts, seeks an experienced, dynamic and strategic Major Gifts Officer to join our advancement team. Reporting directly to the Director of Development, the Major Gifts Officer will identify, cultivate, solicit and close gifts from the School’s high level donors. We seek an innovative and self-motivated individual with demonstrated strong interpersonal skills who can effectively relate to donors, volunteers, colleagues and high level School administrators. This development professional will have a demonstrated track record in major gifts, significant planned giving experience, and proven leadership abilities to help Brooks stay on its current trajectory of ambitious achievement.
The Major Gifts Officer will be an organized and results-oriented fundraising professional, an enthusiastic, genuine and effective communicator, and a team player dedicated to the mission of the school which is, “At Brooks School, we seek to provide the most meaningful educational experience our students will have in their lives.”
The duties and responsibilities of the Major Gifts Officer include, but are not limited to:
- Develop and implement solicitation programs for major gifts to Brooks.
- Identify, cultivate and solicit Brooks alumni and friends capable of making major gifts ($50,000 or more) to Brooks.
- Create and present proposals to prospects for consideration according to donor’s interest and financial situation.
- Initiate and maintain regular contact with prospective donors by visit, letter and phone.
- Act as a liaison among donors, the Development Office, key school administrators and departments.
- Travel extensively to achieve 12 to 15 meaningful moves a month for cultivation and stewardship of prospective donors.
- Responsible for reunion class targeting and solicitation.
- Participate in regular staff and volunteer screening and review meetings to identify new prospects and plan cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies for current capital gift prospects.
- Responsible for moves management for prospects in Raiser’s Edge.
- Assist in marketing and implementation of Brooks’ planned giving program with other members of the Development team.
- Must coordinate all strategies for annual, capital and planned giving solicitations for major gift prospects with Development volunteers and staff.
- Must maintain confidentiality of all alumni records and information.
- Assist the Director of Development with assigned tasks as needed.
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- A minimum of five years of significant development experience or roles with transferrable skills.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills required to relate to donors, volunteers, and colleagues.
- Strong negotiating, organizational, analytical and fundraising skills.
- Knowledge of financial planning, tax and charitable gift laws, and planned giving vehicles and methods preferred.
- Appreciation of the mission of private boarding schools is essential.
Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter to Gage Dobbins, Director of Development, Brooks School, 1160 Great Pond Road, North Andover, MA 01845, firstname.lastname@example.org
|Medical Driver|Position Title:
Medical DriverEmployment Category:
Director of the Health CenterExempt/Non-exempt:
Non-exemptSchedule (hours and weeks):
Monday thru Friday with varying hours. Requires scheduling flexibility and ability to work additional hours as necessary.Benefits Eligible:
Reporting to the Director of the Health Center, the Medical Driver/Administrative Assistant will drive students to and from medical appointments.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND KEY OBJECTIVES
• Using his or her own car, drive students to and from medical appointmentsQUALIFICATIONS
• MA driver’s license with an excellent DMV driving history report
• Person must be responsible, interact well with adolescents, and be organized.
• Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Ability to effectively interact and present information to students, parents, health care providers and members of the community
• Discretion and the ability to handle confidential and sensitive matters appropriately
• An open and collaborative work style
• A high level of integrity and work ethic
• Understanding of HIPAA
The employee will typically use his or her own car to transport students although there may be times when he or she may drive a Brooks School vehicle. Mileage will be reimbursed. The School will require a certain level of insurance coverage, and successful completion of the Criminal Offender Records Investigation check. The School will also require an acceptable Registry of Motor Vehicles report.
• Reports to the Director of Health Center
• Ability to climb stairs to reach the office
• Ability to drive in a variety of weather conditions
• Ability to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
|School Minister and Director of Spiritual Life|
The School Minister & Director of Spiritual Life will:
- Direct the team responsible for nourishing the spiritual life of the school.
- By teaching and by example, work to further in every way the school’s mission (“we seek to provide the most meaningful educational experience our students will have in their lives”) and its accompanying core values (empathy, engagement, integrity, passion, creativity and confidence).
- Nurture and support the spiritual development of all members of the community, whatever their faith, while honoring the school’s Episcopal heritage.
- Organize all chapel services – three each week.
- Collaborate with others in teaching and directing the “Self & Others” curriculum.
- Cooperate and collaborate with others at school responsible for community service, wellness and diversity and inclusivity.
The School Minister & Director of Spiritual Life reports to the Dean of Faculty, meets regularly with the Head of School and serves as a member of the Department Chairs’ Committee and the Curriculum Committee.
- Ordination in the Episcopal Church or deep familiarity with its workings
- Skill at relating to students in a residential setting (either school or college)
- Experience and expertise at directing programs related to spiritual life and health
Submit a resume and cover letter to:
John H. Haile
Dean of Faculty
1160 Great Pond Rd.
North Andover, MA 01845
Brooks School does not discriminate on the basis of an applicant’s race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
|Temporary Staff Nurse|Position Title:
Temporary, 32 hours per week days TBDReports to:
Director of Health ServicesExempt/Non-exempt:
Non-ExemptSchedule (hours and weeks):
As needed to fill open shifts: days, evenings, nights and weekendsBenefits Eligible:
Responsible for the management of student health needs including medications, episodic care, wellness needs and all associated documentation. This also entails all appropriate communications regarding the student’s care.
This position requires availability, sometimes on short notice, for various shifts including days, evenings, nights and weekends. This is an academic year position. This nurse will be asked to fill open shifts including holidays.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND KEY OBJECTIVES
• Follow specific shift duties as assigned being flexible in meeting the needs of the Health Center while recognizing that the position involves duties not solely confined to nursing
• Obtains health history, performs physical assessment and delivers care to student per Brooks Health Center policies, procedures, and guidelines
• Identifies and treats health disorders of students according to the standing orders
• Communicates effectively with other members of the nursing staff, to assure continuity of care; consults with Nurse Practitioner or School Physician regarding student’s care, as appropriate
• Follows through with orders provided by School Physician or Nurse Practitioner
• Collaborates with students’ outside physicians to establish plans of care
• Assures that student health records are up to date in accordance with the Commonwealth of MA requirements for school health; documents all aspects of care appropriately
• Maintains appropriate confidentiality and a professional approach towards students, their families, faculty, staff, and all others involved in the wellbeing of the student
• Provides appropriate student health education related to plan of care
• Communicates, as necessary, with family members
• Promotes and assists in the control of communicable diseases; reports communicable diseases according to guidelines
• Serves as a resource on health issues
• Follows universal precautions when providing care
• Administers medication according to the 5 Rights and documents appropriately
• Administers vaccines and documents appropriately
• Counsels students concerning problems such as pregnancy, STDs and substance abuse, in order to facilitate responsible decision making
• Arranges to have needed supplies and equipment stocked and on hand
• Coordination of outside appointments related to the students health care needs
• Urgent care to Brooks Employees, as needed, including appropriate documentation of care provided
• Willingness to be subjected to a background check
• Other related duties as assigned
• Various tasks as requested by manager
• Maintain continuing educations requirements, as required by licensing board
• Maintain continuing education credits, related to the field of adolescent medicine and school nursing
• CPR certified
• Maintain yearly Blood Borne Pathogen Training, as per OSHA guidelines, and annual concussion training
• Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of MA
• Bachelor prepared nurse with minimum of two year nursing experience, or Associate Degree and five years
• Experience working with adolescent population, preferred
• School nursing experience, preferred
• Basic Microsoft Office (Excel) skills are required
• Communicate effectively with all school personnel
• Ability to maintain confidentialityPHYSICAL DEMANDS
The work performed by the school nurse is physical and requires physical activity including but not limited to performing the following tasks:
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment
• Ability to climb stairs to and from the Health Center
• Ability to be on one’s feet for several hours at a timePlease direct all resumes to email@example.com.