Employment

Brooks School provides a co-educational, college preparatory program for roughly 380 students on a 270-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.

Available Positions

Per Diem Staff Nurse

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Brooks School is seeking a Per diem Staff Nurse, reporting to the Director of Health Services.

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION

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, on weekends 24 hours per week, this could include some holidays. This is an academic year position. This nurse will be asked to fill open shifts including holidays

Schedule (hours and weeks): Saturday and Sunday shift 3:00 PM- 7:00 AM and either 7:00 AM -3:00 PM or 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBLILITES

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

QUALIFICATIONS

Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of MA

Bachelor prepared nurse

Minimum two-year nursing experience; urgent care or ER experience preferred

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 confidentiality

PHYSICAL 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 time

If interested, please send a short letter of introduction and a resume to Beth McNeff, Director of Human Resources at hr@brooksschool.org.

Date: May 2, 2017

Medical Driver, Part-Time

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Reporting to the Director of the Health and Wellness Center, the part-time, permanent staff Medical Driver/Administrative Assistant will drive students to and from medical appointments, Monday through Friday (with varying hours). This position requires scheduling flexibility and the ability to work additional hours as necessary.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND KEY OBJECTIVES

Using his or her own car, drive students to and from medical appointments

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience
  • 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

NOTE: 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.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Reports to the Director of Health and Wellness Center

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • 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

If interested, please send a short letter of introduction and a resume to Beth McNeff, Director of Human Resources at hr@brooksschool.org.

Part-Time Library Assistant

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The part-time library assistant works 16 hours a week during the academic year (30 weeks.) Hours will include a combination of morning, day, and evening hours. This position supports the Library Director and assists students, faculty, staff and community members with all library services including circulation, basic reference, and technology support.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assist students/faculty/others with checking items in and out as well as helping locate resources in online catalog, library databases, and web products.
  • Assist patrons with and troubleshoot, as needed, all library equipment and applications
  • Receive and process new materials
  • Shelving of materials
  • Help create material lists for research guides
  • Create and rotate library displays
  • Other clerical and library duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree and proven library work experience as wells as comfort working with computers, mobile devices, social media and applications. The Library Assistant must genuinely enjoy working with high school aged students and be comfortable working alone. Knowledge of automated library systems, the Dewey Decimal System, and library research guides is required. Candidate must have means of transportation. The school is not near mass transit.

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS

The Library Assistant must have the following physical qualifications:

  • Ability to sit at circulation desk for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to use keyboard for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to regularly move throughout large building.
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds.

TO APPLY

This is a non-benefitted staff position. Hourly wage is $14. Please submit cover letter and resume by January 19, 2018 to Library Director Ann Massoth at amassoth@brooksschool.org.

No phone calls.

French Teacher

Brooks School seeks a dynamic, enthusiastic and creative French Teacher to cover a long term leave from March 2018 through the remainder of the academic year. The ideal candidate should be able to teach all levels of French language.

COMPETENCIES

● Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching from a full immersion approach that includes reading, writing, speaking, listening, and culture

● Ability to use technology as a vehicle for learning gains

● Apply engaging and innovative student-centered teaching practices

● Work collaboratively with the members of the department

● Self-directed with a strong work ethic

● Committed to school-wide initiatives, campus involvement, and the lives of our students outside of the classroom

● A sense of humor and patience and empathy for adolescents

● Excellent communication skills

QUALIFICATIONS

● Innovative teaching practices and a focus on skills-centered learning

● Interest and practice of using technology for instruction

● Native or near native fluency in French

● Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues within the department to enhance our curriculum

● Bachelor's degree required in French education, literature and/or culture; Master's degree preferred

● Minimum of 1-3 years of teaching experience in a 9-12 grade world language program (or applicable practicum experience)

● Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents

● Commitment to working in and fostering an inclusive community

● Strong writing skills

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

● The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

● While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk and reach with hands and arms.

● The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

If interested, please send a short letter of introduction and a resume to Beth McNeff, Director of Human Resources at hr@brooksschool.org.


Lacrosse Coach – Junior Varsity Level

POSITION SUMMARY
The coach is responsible for assisting the head coach in all aspects of the junior varsity lacrosse team. This includes developing and mentoring athletes on and off the field, supervising daily practices, and contributing skill instruction. Start Date: March 2017.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assume responsibility for safely and effectively coaching Brooks School lacrosse Monday through Saturday from end of March through to Memorial Day. Practices are typically from 3:45 to 5:30 PM, with games Wednesday and Saturday.
  • Communicate and collaborate daily with other coaches on topics of technique and training.
  • Encourage and motivate students individually and as a team.
  • Assist the Head Coach with the administration of practices, matches, and games.
  • Attend to First Aid requirements as necessary.
  • Possess and maintain a coaching philosophy that is in accordance with the mission of Brooks School.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE

  • A positive outlook with enthusiasm for the sport of lacrosse
  • A college degree with relevant experience coaching at the high school or club level and/or a successful personal background in competitive lacrosse
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with secondary school students
  • A strong commitment to the student-athlete concept
  • Strong technical understanding of high school lacrosse skills and technique
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • A valid driver’s license and willingness to drive 14-passenger school busettes
  • Pass background check and other references, as needed

If interested, please send a short letter of introduction and a resume to Bobbie Crump-Burbank, Director of Athletics, at athletics@brooksschool.org.

General Maintenance Worker and Grounds

POSITION DESCRIPTION

February 6, 2018: Reporting to the Grounds Supervisor, this full-time, non-exempt permanent staff General Maintenance Worker and Grounds crew member will work 40 hours per week; overtime as assigned, and is eligible for benefits.

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION

This position is in the grounds department where the individual will typically be performing tasks associated with grounds maintenance. The overall emphasis of this position is to maintain, improve and enhance the Brooks School Campus to a high standard that benefits the members of the Brooks community and all who may visit. This position may be assigned to other roles within the Facilities Management Department, based on workload and economic conditions.

Candidate must submit to a post-hire physical exam, drug testing, and a background check. Also, must possess a valid driver’s license. There is a required 90-day probationary period. At the end of that period, the employee will be evaluated for their ability to successfully continue in this position.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND KEY OBJECTIVES

  • Familiarity and proven experience in landscaping and grounds type work -- This includes but is not limited to OSHA regulations pertaining to workplace safety and chemical use
  • Read and understand related safety documents
  • Safely operate machinery and equipment such as tractors, chain saws, gas propelled lawnmowers etc
  • Work in inclement conditions
  • Understand and follow the regulations in the Brooks Staff Handbook
  • Perform furniture set-ups and take-downs as necessary and for campus events
  • Snow removal, performed via handwork or equipment
  • Be familiar, or through reasonable training, be capable of installing athletic field templates
  • Collect and dispose of campus trash
  • Courier and mail services
  • On-call duties as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School graduate or GED preferred
  • Landscaping and/or Grounds experience, including maintenance is preferred
  • Experience in other trades is a plus
  • Hoist Engineers License is a plus
  • Pesticide Applicators License a plus
  • Successful completion of Medical exam and criminal records background investigation

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The work performed by grounds workers can be physical at times and requires 8 hours or more a day of physical activity including but not limited to performing the following tasks:

  • Bend, lift, twist, kneel, reach and perform other movements to fully perform grounds tasks
  • Read and understand employment-related safety information
  • Lift up to 80 pounds repeatedly
  • Work indoors and outdoors where temperatures will range from below zero to 100 degrees
  • Walk and work on a variety of uneven and slippery surfaces
  • Operate related machinery

If interested, please send a short letter of introduction and a resume to Beth McNeff, Director of Human Resources at hr@brooksschool.org.

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.





Employment Application

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If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources Manager Beth McNeff at bmcneff@brooksschool.org or email hr@brooksschool.org.

Thank you for your interest in Brooks School.