EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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We are looking for applicants who have vision, energy, a strong work ethic, a good sense of humor, strong interpersonal skills and an enthusiasm for working with motivated, college-bound students.


Investing in our teachers' professional development helps us attract and retain educators who are characterized by joy and expertise. Because of this, Pinewood encourages our faculty and staff to participate in a professional development event each year - a conference, class, workshop, or other unique experience - that the school underwrites. Investing in our teachers is an investment in our students' educational journey as we encourage them to become kind, well-rounded people who are poised to change their world for the better.

Open K-6 Positions

Art Teacher | Full Time | Beginning 2019-2020 Academic Year

Pinewood School is seeking a 3rd- through 6th-grade art teacher. The art teacher is responsible for developing in each student an interest in and the ability for creative expression in visual terms, using skills and techniques of artistic expression consistent with school guidelines; to develop aesthetic understandings and appreciations; to discover and develop talents of students in the field of art. The Art Teacher is also a member of the Middle Campus faculty and as such is responsible for supervision duties, substituting for colleagues when necessary, attending all faculty meetings, and other required meetings, and participating in professional development experiences in accordance to the Middle Campus guidelines and expectations.

Responsibilities
  • Collaborate and integrate with faculty across disciplines to build meaningful curricular connections.
  • Teach knowledge and skills in 2D and 3D art, including but not limited to: drawing, painting, ceramics, and art history; understand, model, and teach vocabulary as it pertains to art, art history, and art appreciation.
  • Provide instruction by which students develop aesthetic concepts and appreciations along with the ability to make qualitative judgments about art.
  • Understand a variety of “masters” techniques and be able to compare/contrast to contemporary theory and practice.
  • Model the foundations and different approaches to drawing media technique.
  • Provide individual group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of students with varying intellectual and artistic abilities, and to accommodate a variety of instructional activities.
  • Instruct students in proper care and use of tools and equipment.
  • Keep the art room organized including common areas, storage areas and controlled use of materials, equipment and tools to prevent loss or abuse, and to minimize time required for distribution and collection.
  • Evaluate each student’s performance and growth in knowledge and aesthetic understandings.
  • Select and order books, instructional materials, tools, instructional aids, supplies, etc. and maintain required inventory records.
  • Plan and present art displays and exhibitions designed to exhibit students’ work for the school and/or the community.
  • Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the school and/or in self-selected professional growth activities.
  • Communicate with parents on student progress.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by school administration.
Compensation and Benefits

Pinewood School is focused on maintaining an excellent faculty and offers a generous compensation plan with competitive salary, TIAA-CREF retirement benefits, and full medical/dental coverage.

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Send letter of introduction and resume to Middle Campus Principal Sarah Haun at shaun@pinewood.edu.

Music Teacher | Full Time | Beginning 2019-2020 Academic Year

Pinewood School is seeking a 3rd- through 6th-grade music teacher who would be responsible for developing in each student an interest in and the ability for creative expression and performance through music using skills and techniques of musical expression consistent with school guidelines. Pinewood uses the Orff Schulwerk approach and the Kodaly method in our music classes and would be interested in a teacher who has been trained or who would be willing to be trained in these methods. The music teacher is also a member of the Pinewood Middle Campus faculty and as such is responsible for supervision duties, substituting for colleagues when necessary, attending all faculty meetings, and other required meetings, and participating in professional development experiences. The music teaching position is full time plus benefits.

Requirements
  • Explore pitch, melody, and harmony with students through singing, ear training, and solfege.
  • Teach students to play, create, and sing music as an ensemble.
  • Introduce students different types of music from various cultures and time periods.
  • Coordinate with History Department to provide reinforcement through music of the time period being studied.
  • Help students to identify musical elements such as rhythm, meter, melody, phrase, form, and dynamics.
  • Instruct students about how to compose and notate original music.
  • Help students have an appreciation and recognition of folk music from around the world.
  • Expose students to great composers and their signature works.
  • Develop student’s performance skills and audience etiquette through classroom recitals and school concerts.
  • Teach simple improvisation techniques using the pentatonic scale.
  • Instruct how to sight read rhythmic notation using whole notes, half notes, quarter notes, eighth notes and sixteenth notes.
  • Instruct students in proper care and use of musical equipment.
  • Keep the music room organized, including instruments, to prevent loss or abuse, and to minimize time required for distribution and collection.
  • Select and order music, instructional materials, instruments, instructional aids, supplies, etc. and maintain required inventory records.
  • Communicate with parents on student progress.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by Administration.
  • Conduct a 3rd-6th extracurricular choir that will perform at school assemblies, rest homes, community events, and school concerts.
Compensation and Benefits

Pinewood School is focused on maintaining an excellent faculty and offers a generous compensation plan with competitive salary, TIAA-CREF retirement benefits, and full medical/dental coverage.

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Send letter of introduction and resume to Curriculum Coordinator Laura Blotter, lblotter@pinewood.edu

STEM Teaching Associate | Full Time | Beginning 2019-2020 Academic Year

Pinewood School is seeking a full-time teaching associate to assist and support our STEM programs on our Lower and Middle Campuses (K-6) during the 2019-2020 school year. This individual would work closely with the Technology Curriculum Coordinator, assisting him with direct instruction in our Coding classes, Design/Engineering classes, maker clubs, robotics clubs, and supervision of our iMaginarium Makerspace programs. In this role, you would also support a number of diverse technology and maker-ed-focused efforts across the K-6 level through collaborative instruction with teachers in and outside the classroom. Pinewood School has made great strides in the past few years to expand its technology, coding, design, and engineering programs, introducing coding/robotics instruction starting at Kindergarten, building a Makerspace at our Middle Campus, and expanding our curricular and club efforts in all of these areas. While the majority of this role will be on our Lower and Middle Campuses, there may be some limited need on our Upper Campus as well.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone with experience, background, or an aptitude for technology, computer science, and maker education, as well as a desire to either gain further experience in the field of education or begin a career of their own as an educator.

Teaching associates are full members of the Pinewood faculty community that work in an apprenticeship model with faculty and administrators. This is a full-time, one-year contract position for the 2019-2020 school year. There is potential for continuation of the contract or expansion of this role in subsequent years for the right individual as our program evolves.

Responsibilities
  • Collaboration with the Technology Team and faculty to implement curriculum and support classroom instruction
  • Support club offerings in maker ed and introductory robotics
  • Maintain and support our iMaginarium Makerspace and Maker Carts
  • Limited as-needed support for basic tech issues
  • Exercise sound judgement and decision-making in all aspects of the role
  • Establish a safe and secure learning environment
  • Perform various educational supervision-related duties
  • Attend regular relevant grade-level, faculty, and professional development meetings
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience working with children (either formal or informal)
  • Basic knowledge of block-based programming languages, 3D printing, CAD design, and use of maker-ed tools
  • Good understanding of Mac and iOS platforms and software
  • Willingness to commit to a one-year full-time contract
Compensation and Benefits

Pinewood School is focused on maintaining an excellent faculty and offers a generous compensation plan with competitive salary, TIAA-CREF retirement benefits, and full medical/dental coverage.

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Send resume and cover letter to Technology Curriculum Coordinator Jonathan Brusco at jbrusco@pinewood.edu.

Open 7-12 Positions

Math Teacher | Full Time | Beginning 2019-2020 Academic Year

Pinewood School is seeking a full-time Upper Campus (grades 7-12) math teacher for the 2019-2020 school year.

Our ideal candidate would have:
  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mathematics
  • Mastery at the high school AP level in Calculus or Statistics
  • Teaching experience
  • Tutoring experience
  • Great communication skills
  • A passion for teaching and a positive attitude
  • Patience and flexibility with students with different learning styles
  • Comfort in designing and executing curriculum as part of a mathematics department

We are looking for an applicant who has vision, energy, a strong work ethic, a good sense of humor, strong interpersonal skills and an enthusiasm for working with college-bound students.

Compensation and Benefits

Pinewood School is focused on maintaining an excellent faculty and offers a generous compensation plan with competitive salary, TIAA-CREF retirement benefits, and full medical/dental coverage.

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Please send resume and cover letter to Math Department Chairperson Christine Walters (Chrissie) at cwalters@pinewood.edu. No phone calls, please.

Social Studies Teacher | Full Time | Beginning 2019-2020 Academic Year

Pinewood School is seeking a full-time Upper Campus (grades 7-12) social studies teacher for the 2019-2020 school year to teach AP World History, AP US History, and US History at the high school level. We are looking for an applicant who has vision, energy, a strong work ethic, a good sense of humor, strong interpersonal skills and an enthusiasm for working with college-bound students.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in History or related field required, MA preferred
Compensation and Benefits

Pinewood School is focused on maintaining an excellent faculty and offers a generous compensation plan with competitive salary, TIAA-CREF retirement benefits, and full medical/dental coverage.

Apply Now

Please send resume and cover letter to Social Studies Department Chairperson Jaime Fields at jfields@pinewood.edu. No phone calls, please.

Spanish Teacher | Full Time | Beginning 2019-2020 Academic Year

Pinewood School is seeking a full-time Upper Campus (grades 7-12) Spanish teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. We are looking for an applicant who has vision, energy, a strong work ethic, a good sense of humor, strong interpersonal skills and an enthusiasm for working with college-bound students.

Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Spanish or related field

Our ideal candidate would have:

  • Ability to teach both beginner- and intermediate-level courses
  • A passion for teaching languages and culture
  • Familiarity with various language-teaching methodologies
  • Comfort designing and executing curriculum
Compensation and Benefits

Pinewood School is focused on maintaining an excellent faculty and offers a generous compensation plan with competitive salary, TIAA-CREF retirement benefits, and full medical/dental coverage.

Apply Now

Please send resumes to World Language Department Chairperson Olivia Bradley at obradley@pinewood.edu. No phone calls, please.

Open Administrative Positions

There are no administrative positions open at this time.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and as such, do not discriminate against employees or applicants in any aspect of our employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability or any other category protected by applicable local, state, or federal law. We similarly do not engage in or permit discrimination on the basis of any category protected by applicable local, state, or federal law with regard to the administration of Pinewood School's admissions policies or school programs and activities.

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