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Working at Groton

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Working at Groton School means entering a close community that is dedicated to nurturing students in grades eight through 12 and preparing them, as the School’s founder Rev. Endicott Peabody said, for “the active work of life.” Groton School provides competitive salaries and an appealing benefit package to a diverse workforce of faculty and staff.

Faculty Positions

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  • Chemistry Fellow

    Groton School is seeking a chemistry teaching fellow beginning in September 2024. The teaching fellow will teach two courses of introductory chemistry in collaboration with experienced members of the department.
     
    Faculty members are also expected to contribute to the extracurricular life of the school and share some dormitory and residential school responsibilities. Qualifications, therefore, include a demonstrated interest in coaching or coordinating extracurricular activities and a willingness to fulfill evening and weekend duties.
     
    Teachers are provided with living quarters, meals in the school Dining Hall, utilities (except for telephone), and medical insurance.

    Please note that, prior to hire, the selected candidate will be asked to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19.
     
    Founded in 1884, Groton School is a diverse community devoted to inspiring lives of character, scholarship, leadership, and service.  Three hundred eighty students in grades eight through twelve benefit from the guidance of more than ninety faculty members who live on a bucolic New England campus with world-class facilities, all less than an hour’s drive from Boston, Massachusetts.
     
    Groton School is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity and seeks employees who reflect and support our mission-driven commitment to a diverse school community. The school complies with all government regulations regarding non-discriminating employment practices and, beyond that, provides an atmosphere that ensures all have the opportunity to succeed on their own merit, qualifications, and abilities. Groton School does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any characteristics protected by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.
     
    Interested candidates should send a resume and a letter of interest to fellows@diative.com

    Groton School is an equal opportunity employer.
  • History Teacher

    Groton School invites applicants for a full-time history position starting September 2024. We are seeking a dynamic candidate with a strong interest in teaching world and US history from a wide range of periods, voices, and cultures. The successful candidate will join a department committed to the school’s ideals of diversity and inclusion. Responsibilities will include teaching four courses of history in collaboration with other experienced members of the department. 

    Faculty members are also expected to contribute to the extracurricular life of the school and share some dormitory and residential school responsibilities. Qualifications, therefore, include a demonstrated interest in coaching or coordinating extracurricular activities and a willingness to fulfill evening and weekend duties.
     
    Teachers are provided with living quarters, meals in the school Dining Hall, utilities (except for telephone), and medical insurance.

    Please note that, prior to hire, the selected candidate will be asked to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19.
     
    Founded in 1884, Groton School is a diverse community devoted to inspiring lives of character, learning, leadership, and service.  Three hundred eighty students in grades eight through twelve benefit from the guidance of more than ninety faculty members who live on a bucolic New England campus with world-class facilities, all less than an hour’s drive from Boston, Massachusetts.
     
    Groton School is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity and seeks employees who reflect and support our mission-driven commitment to a diverse school community. The school complies with all government regulations regarding non-discriminating employment practices and, beyond that, provides an atmosphere that ensures all have the opportunity to succeed on their own merit, qualifications, and abilities. Groton School does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any characteristics protected by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.
     
    Interested candidates should send a resume and a letter of interest to candidates@diative.com.
     
    Groton School is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Math Fellow

    Groton School is seeking a mathematics teaching fellow. The teaching fellow will teach two courses with the guidance of experienced members of the department. Interested candidates should have a B.A. or B.S. in mathematics and be willing to teach at the higher levels, including AP Calculus BC or Multivariable Calculus. Experience in programming is a plus, but not required.
     
    Faculty members are also expected to contribute to the extracurricular life of the school and share some dormitory and residential school responsibilities. Qualifications, therefore, include a demonstrated interest in coaching or coordinating extracurricular activities and a willingness to fulfill evening and weekend duties.
     
    Teachers are provided with living quarters, meals in the school Dining Hall, utilities (except for telephone), and medical insurance.

    Please note that, prior to hire, the selected candidate will be asked to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19.
     
    Founded in 1884, Groton School is a diverse community devoted to inspiring lives of character, scholarship, leadership, and service.  Three hundred eighty students in grades eight through twelve benefit from the guidance of more than ninety faculty members who live on a bucolic New England campus with world-class facilities, all less than an hour’s drive from Boston, Massachusetts.
     
    Groton School is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity and seeks employees who reflect and support our mission-driven commitment to a diverse school community. The school complies with all government regulations regarding non-discriminating employment practices and, beyond that, provides an atmosphere that ensures all have the opportunity to succeed on their own merit, qualifications, and abilities. Groton School does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any characteristics protected by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.
     
    Interested candidates should send a resume and a letter of interest to candidates@diative.com.
     
    Groton School is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Physics Fellow

    Groton School is seeking a physics teaching fellow beginning in September 2024. The teaching fellow will teach two courses of introductory physics in collaboration with experienced members of the department.
     
    Faculty members are also expected to contribute to the extracurricular life of the school and share some dormitory and residential school responsibilities. Qualifications, therefore, include a demonstrated interest in coaching or coordinating extracurricular activities and a willingness to fulfill evening and weekend duties.
     
    Teachers are provided with living quarters, meals in the school Dining Hall, utilities (except for telephone), and medical insurance.

    Please note that, prior to hire, the selected candidate will be asked to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19.
     
    Founded in 1884, Groton School is a diverse community devoted to inspiring lives of character, scholarship, leadership, and service.  Three hundred eighty students in grades eight through twelve benefit from the guidance of more than ninety faculty members who live on a bucolic New England campus with world-class facilities, all less than an hour’s drive from Boston, Massachusetts.
     
    Groton School is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity and seeks employees who reflect and support our mission-driven commitment to a diverse school community. The school complies with all government regulations regarding non-discriminating employment practices and, beyond that, provides an atmosphere that ensures all have the opportunity to succeed on their own merit, qualifications, and abilities. Groton School does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any characteristics protected by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.
     
    Interested candidates should send a resume and a letter of interest to fellows@diative.com

    Groton School is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Physics Teacher

    Groton School is seeking a full-time Physics teacher, a faculty position, beginning in September 2024. Responsibilities will include teaching four courses in Physics in collaboration with other experienced members of the department. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching physics at the high school level. Experience teaching in a fabrication lab or maker space is also desirable.

    Faculty members are also expected to contribute to the extracurricular life of the school and share some dormitory and residential school responsibilities. Qualifications, therefore, include a demonstrated interest in coaching or coordinating extracurricular activities and a willingness to fulfill evening and weekend duties.
     
    Teachers are provided with living quarters, meals in the school Dining Hall, utilities (except for telephone), and medical insurance.

    Please note that, prior to hire, the selected candidate will be asked to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19.
     
    Founded in 1884, Groton School is a diverse community devoted to inspiring lives of character, scholarship, leadership, and service.  Three hundred eighty students in grades eight through twelve benefit from the guidance of more than ninety faculty members who live on a bucolic New England campus with world-class facilities, all less than an hour’s drive from Boston, Massachusetts.
     
    Groton School is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity and seeks employees who reflect and support our mission-driven commitment to a diverse school community. The school complies with all government regulations regarding non-discriminating employment practices and, beyond that, provides an atmosphere that ensures all have the opportunity to succeed on their own merit, qualifications, and abilities. Groton School does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any characteristics protected by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.
     
    Interested candidates should send a resume and a letter of interest to candidates@diative.com.
     
    Groton School is an equal opportunity employer.

Teaching Fellow Program

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  • Charles C. Alexander Teaching Fellow Program

    Groton School, a coeducational boarding school in Groton, Massachusetts, welcomes applicants to the Charles C. Alexander Teaching Fellow Program. This program serves recent college graduates interested in working under supervision to develop the varied skills required of secondary boarding school teachers. The program offers as wide an exposure as possible to all aspects of boarding school life.

    The teaching fellow's responsibilities will include teaching two classes under the supervision of an experienced member of the department as well as observation of other classes. The fields open to fellows are English, History, Mathematics, Classics, French, Spanish, Chinese, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Religion, and the Arts (not Art History), but the departments with openings vary from year to year. Openings will be listed on this page. Fellows also help coach athletics during at least two but preferably three seasons, assist in dormitory supervision one or two evenings per week and every fourth Saturday evening (or as needed), and participate in other areas of school life commensurate with their interests and talents.

    Teaching fellow appointments are one-year, salaried positions. Also provided are living quarters, meals in the school's Dining Hall, and full utilities, except for telephone. Medical insurance is offered, with recipients paying a small percentage of the premium for the plan chosen.

    We are accepting applications through January 10, 2024 for the 2024–25 school year.

    College seniors and recent graduates interested in applying for the Fellows program should submit a cover letter; a resume indicating education, previous employment, interests, and athletic experience; a copy of their college transcript; and three letters of recommendation to the Charles C. Alexander Teaching Fellow Program, Groton School, 282 Farmers Row, P.O. Box 991, Groton, MA 01450-0991. Questions should be directed to Ms. Rita Lalli at 978-448-7502 or fellows@diative.com.

Staff Positions

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  • Manager of Events & Public Programs

    Groton School is seeking a Manager of Events & Public Programs to orchestrate school events at the Headmaster's House for all Groton School constituents including students, faculty, alumni, parents, trustees, visiting dignitaries and the local friends of the school.

    The ideal candidate will have a highly developed ability to be a flexible team-player, while multi-tasking a multitude of administrative functions related to the operation of the Headmaster’s House and oversight of related events. Reporting to the Headmaster’s spouse, this is a 40-hour per week, 12-month per year, exempt, salaried staff position with benefits.
     
    Responsibilities and Duties
     
    The Manager of Events & Public Programs will be responsible for:
    • Communicating with Dining Hall personnel, the Buildings and Grounds Department, the Headmaster’s Housekeeper and outside vendors.
    • Scheduling and preparing for the arrival and departure of guests at the Headmaster’s House.
    • Purchasing and maintaining an inventory of household goods for use in public areas.
    • Arranging for maintenance of and repairs to the house.
    • Managing information related to events, including but not limited to house inventory checklists, vendor lists and calendar items.
    • Coordinating and overseeing the daily, weekly, monthly and seasonal cleaning of the house, inside and out. 

    Qualifications
     
    Qualified candidates will have:
    • A college degree or equivalent experience.
    • A solid software aptitude, preferably in Google Suite, Word and Excel.
    • The capacity to work with minimal supervision.
    • Excellent customer service skills.
    • A detail-oriented mindset and a commitment to organization and accuracy.
    • The ability to be diplomatic and to handle privileged information confidentially.
     
    Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to: jobs@diative.com
     
    Groton School is an equal-opportunity employer.
  • Part-time Medical Chaperone

    Groton School is seeking part-time medical chaperones to transport students to off-campus appointments.
     
    These are on-call positions during the Groton School academic year (early September through June).  
     
    Responsibilities include:
    • Driving students to and from off-campus medical and behavioral health visits (in areas including, but not limited to, Boston and Manchester, NH).
    Requirements:
    • A valid driver’s license and a good driving record
    • A clean and reliable passenger vehicle 
    • Evidence of adequate liability and collision automobile insurance
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality
    • Knowledge of adolescent issues and basic familiarity with the health care environment are helpful.
    Please note that, prior to hire, this position will require a background check.
     
    Please send your resume to jobs@diative.com with Medical Chaperone in the subject line.
     
    Groton School is an equal opportunity employer

Become Part of Groton's Vision


A coeducational, primarily residential school of 383 students, Groton sets for its students the highest standards of academic achievement, intellectual growth, ethical awareness and behavior, sportsmanship, athletic endeavor, and service to others.

The school takes leadership seriously, and our concern for character is a point of distinction. Our mission goes well beyond preparing students for college, instead aiming to provide an experience that addresses students' growth and maturity. With a balance of tradition and innovation, Groton provides exceptional opportunities to deserving students from diverse social, geographic, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds, and accepts students without regard to their families' ability to pay tuition.
 
If you are applying to become a member of Groton’s faculty, you should understand that Groton believes it is essential that teachers take part in students' lives. Groton's faculty does what the best faculties do: it builds student-teacher relationships that reach beyond the classroom and affirm and nurture the spirit while challenging the mind. Faculty members are expected to fulfill the founding vision that they take up the teaching profession as "their life's work."

An inclusive, tight-knit community, the Groton faculty is dedicated to inspiring student lives of character, learning, leadership, and service.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Groton School is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity and seeks employees who reflect and support our mission-driven commitment to a diverse school community. The School complies with all government regulations regarding non-discriminating employment practices and, beyond that, provides an atmosphere that ensures all have the opportunity to succeed on their own merit, qualifications, and abilities. Groton School does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.