August 1, 2020

Employment Opportunities

  • IMMEDIATE OPENINGS FOR 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR:
  • 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 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. At Tremont School, we use a Living Curriculum approach that combines student-directed learning with teacher-guided, project-based, thematic curriculum. 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. 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. 

Tremont School is a deliberately diverse and collaborative community that challenges students to take ownership of their learning. 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. 

 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. 

Responsibilities 

Teachers at the Tremont School – in addition to traditional teaching responsibilities – will have a high level of responsibility for the creation of the curriculum of the school. Teachers take on an advisory role and are required to take Collaborative Problem Solving training (a.k.a. Collaborative Proactive Solutions).

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/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 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 on-site) 

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.