August 1, 2020

Employment Opportunities

  • IMMEDIATE OPENINGS FOR 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR:
  • Assistant Teacher/Paraprofessional (Part Time)
  • School Counselor
  • Spanish Teacher (Part Time)
  • Tremont School requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, wear masks indoors, and participate in our weekly pooled testing program.
  • Interested candidates should forward a cover letter, resume and three references (at least one supervisory) to employment@tremontschool.org.
  • The Tremont School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin or sexual orientation in its employment practices, administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Teaching and Learning at Tremont School

Tremont School is a strategically small, progressive middle school, high school and post graduate program (approx. 50 students). Our students are challenged to take ownership of their learning in our deliberately diverse and collaborative community. We create a real-world, interdisciplinary context that fosters joyful exploration and develops students’ natural curiosity, personal interests, and individual potential. Tremont graduates are critical thinkers, problem solvers, and compassionate and dynamic citizens. At Tremont School, we use a combination of pedagogies centered around student-directed learning with a thematic curriculum. This Living Curriculum approach provides a personalized learning experience for each of our students. Our students and teachers learn together in a civic-minded community that highly values friendships and intellectual curiosity. 

Our Faculty and Administrators become part of a devoted team and a warm school environment that encourages creative expression, celebrates each person’s individuality and values the unique role we each play in our community. Our Faculty possess broad knowledge, a collaborative spirit, interdisciplinary experience, and a desire to connect with each student’s interests. They have experience developing and implementing student-centric experiential learning opportunities for a wide range of learners. Working collaboratively with our team of skilled educators, you will have a unique opportunity to help shape an evolving program that encourages creativity, builds confidence and fosters compassionate and thoughtful engagement in the world around us. 

 Core Beliefs 

  • Students thrive when they feel connected to what they are learning and contribute to a community.
  • Strong communities are built on a foundation of respect for diversity of thought, learning styles, personality, and culture. 
  • Students need to learn how to navigate their own learning in order to become life-long learners.
  • The richest learning environment integrates physical, social, emotional and cognitive lives.
  • Tremont School is a collaboration among students, teachers, parents, and the community. 

Assistant Teacher/Paraprofessional (Part Time)

Tremont School is growing and is exploring qualified candidates for Assistant Teacher/Paraprofessional for the current school year. This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated adult to share their passions and experience as they support a learning environment where all students can thrive! The successful candidate will become part of a warm and inclusive community that encourages professional and personal growth while providing a collaborative and supportive learning environment. 

We are seeking an outstanding Assistant Teacher/Paraprofessional with background working with students with diverse learning profiles, a collaborative spirit, interdisciplinary experience, and a desire to connect with each student’s interests. Working collaboratively with our Middle School team of skilled educators, you will have a unique opportunity to help shape an evolving program that encourages creativity, builds confidence and fosters compassionate and thoughtful engagement in the world around us. Our students have a range of learning profiles and this person would help provide individualized support when needed as well as facilitate some small group work. S/he would also serve as general support for the lead teachers to help better differentiate within the classroom. The ideal candidate should have experience developing and implementing student-centric experiential learning opportunities for a wide range of learners. 

This is a wonderful opportunity for a motivated and creative educator to become part of a devoted team and a warm school environment that encourages creative expression, celebrates each person’s individuality and values the unique role we each play in our community. 

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with students with varying learning needs, ASD and mild self-regulation challenges is preferred
  • Classes in education, special education, psychology or related fields are required
  • Familiarity with Collaborative Problem Solving or Collaborative Proactive Solutions (CPS) approach to student management is highly desirable.
  • Written language, technology skill, and interpersonal communication skills to support communication among team members, with community contacts, school staff and parents is required.
  • Associate’s degree or minimum of 60 college credit hours (classes in education, special education, psychology or a related field preferred). Successful completion of ParaPro Assessment may be substituted for educational requirements.
  • Bachelor’s degree in education, special education, psychology or other related field preferred.
  • Experience working with Middle and High School students in a school setting or recreation setting is preferred.

Essential Job Duties (not limited to):

  • Assist the classroom teacher as needed in their efforts to help students in need of individual attention throughout the school day.
  • Implement academic and social programming and strategies as developed by the team.
  • Implement accommodations and modifications as outlined on the student Personal Learning Plan as developed by the team and/or an IEP.
  • Help foster an inclusive and supportive learning environment 
  • Serve as a key partner for teachers in their efforts to differentiate and address individual and small group learning needs.
  • Assist in data collection to support student growth and progress.
  • Promote social interactions throughout the day.
  • Support individual needs of students as they experience difficulty in the classroom setting to ensure they are able to more successfully engage, sometimes working with individual students outside of the classroom.
  • Maintain confidentiality about all personal information regarding the student, programming and family.
  • Assist in all aspects of the school day whether or not such aspects directly pertain to the individual student, this includes supervision at breaks, lunch or other “duties.”
  • Responsible for implementing “other job related duties” as assigned by the Director of Teaching & Learning or Executive Director.
  • Consistent and on-time attendance is required for supervision and instruction of the students.
  • May be expected to provide substitute educator services.
  • May be expected to attend training related to position.

Tremont School requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, wear masks indoors, and participate in our weekly pooled testing program. Interested candidates should forward a cover letter, resume and three references (at least one supervisory) to employment@tremontschool.org.

School Counselor

Tremont School seeks a School Counselor to oversee the social and emotional growth of our student body and act in a leadership role while creating and sustaining an atmosphere of emotional wellness among Middle School, High School, and Postgraduate students. Reporting to the Executive Director, the counselor utilizes collaboration, leadership, and advocacy skills to promote the social, emotional, and academic success of our students.

The role collaborates with our Student Support Team to plan, implement, and evaluate comprehensive programming to ensure our students reach their full potential. This position requires a strong commitment to promoting the overall well-being and growth of the student body.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Providing short-term solution-focused clinical support to students as needed
  • Overseeing emotional crisis situations 
  • Maintaining appropriate documentation 
  • Collaborating with caregivers and students to ensure outside therapeutic supports are in place when needed
  • Supporting positive, healthy social connections between students 
  • Being a key liaison for outside clinical providers and Tremont administration, teachers, and support staff 
  • Serving as a liaison for parents and Tremont administration, teachers, and support staff regarding the social and emotional well-being of students 
  • Supporting the Advisory Program to ensure effectiveness and students, families, and teachers experience success 
  • Providing regular consultation to teachers 
  • Collaborating with the Learning Support Coordinator to ensure social, emotional, and academic supports remain integrated 
  • Being an active member of the Student Support Team, which includes the student’s Faculty Advisor, Learning Support Coordinator, Health & Wellness Faculty, and Clinical Consultant   
  • Supporting the implementation of the Executive Functioning Program and supporting the students in utilizing the Executive Functioning strategies  
  • Providing clinical insights in the development and implementation of Personalized Learning Plans (PLPs)
  • Collaborating with Admin team to ensure social and emotional supports are in place 
  • Collaborating with Executive Director and Director of Teaching & Learning to ensure school policies support the social and emotional needs of the students 
  • Providing clinical insights to the Director of Admissions regarding the admissions process 
  • Creating a Professional Development Program for teachers, students, and parents to ensure the community is aware of mental health issues and how to support our student body
  • Ensuring the community is inclusive and emotionally safe  
  • Guiding the community’s diversity and inclusion initiative  
  • Supporting the Collaborative & Proactive Solutions (CPS) model within our community (CPS Training will be provided )
  • Developing reportable means to measure the social & emotional progress of students  
  • Adhering to laws, policies, procedures, and ethical standards of the school counseling profession and Tremont School policies
  • Other duties related to the health and well-being of our student body and/or professional team or as directed by the Executive Director or Director of Teaching & Learning

Ideal Experience and Personal Characteristics

  • Master’s level or terminal clinical degree 
  • At least 3-years of experience working clinically in school settings 
  • Experience in working with a diverse student population 
  • Experience in working collaboratively with teams 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Experience in leadership positions 
  • Dedication to strong ethics and a compassionate demeanor 

Tremont School requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, wear masks indoors, and participate in our weekly pooled testing program. Interested candidates should forward a cover letter, resume and three references (at least one supervisory) to employment@tremontschool.org.

Spanish Teacher (Part Time)

Tremont School is growing and is seeking a Part Time (0.3 FTE/12 hrs per week, onsite) Middle & High School Spanish Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. This is an exciting opportunity for a talented teacher to utilize their ideas, passions and experience to create a learning environment where all students can thrive! The successful candidate will become part of a warm and inclusive community that encourages professional and personal growth while providing a collaborative and supportive learning environment. 

Qualifications 

  • A strong commitment to Tremont School’s mission and vision 
  • Highly energetic, highly motivated individual 
  • A sense of humor, an optimistic outlook, a love of kids, an open mind and a desire to make a difference  with an innovative school 
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic and flexible environment 
  • Strong team player and collaborator 
  • Familiarity with Living Curriculum and/or other experiential learning approaches
  • Experience with project-based, thematic, and integrated learning 
  • Familiarity with Collaborative Problem Solving or Collaborative Proactive Solutions (CPS) is desirable  
  • Experience with a wide variety of assessment approaches 
  • An ability to discern students strengths and challenges; to build on strengths and to support challenges to help move students toward thoughtful self-determination 
  • An ability to assist learners in finding learning paths that build upon their passions and interests
  • Willingness to take student perspectives seriously in solving problems 
  • Interest in social/emotional learning as an important part of daily classroom life
  • Bachelor’s degree required, graduate degree preferred 
  • This is a .3 FTE position (approximately 12 hours per week onsite) 

Ideal Experience and Personal Characteristics 

  • Master’s level or terminal degree 
  • At least 3-years of experience working in school settings 
  • Experience in working with a diverse student population 
  • Experience in working collaboratively with teams 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Dedication to strong ethics and a compassionate demeanor 

Tremont School requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, wear masks indoors, and  participate in our weekly pooled testing program. Interested candidates should forward a cover letter, resume and three references (at least one supervisory) to employment@tremontschool.org.