Sustainability Director: Westtown School is a Quaker, coeducational, college preparatory day and boarding school for students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, located less than one hour west of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The campus is located on a 600 acre campus which includes a working farm, large tract of forest, a small lake with a dam. The physical plant includes numerous academic and support buildings, dorms, and faculty/staff housing.

Reporting to the Assistant Head of School for Faculty and Program this twelve month, half-time position provides focused, energetic leadership to advance Westtown School’s Sustainability Mission Statement as a core strategic value and to promote Westtown School in the forefront of  sustainability education. The Director will develop strategy to foster sustainable prosperity in all of Westtown’s roles as a place of learning, a business enterprise, and a member of the local community.

This job is accomplished by working as a team member with our administration, faculty, staff, students and community members to provide the knowledge, skills, and motivation that will integrate sustainability values and practices into the school’s strategic planning and student programs, as well as land and physical plant management.  The Director ensures  that principles of sustainable prosperity are embedded in all of Westtown School’s roles, goals and objectives –as a place of learning, a business enterprise, and a member of the local community.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree is a plus
  • Minimum of five years working in a school setting
  • Five years of experience in Sustainability work, with proven track record of collaborative leadership, accomplishment and goal attainment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of sustainability topics across business operations and K-12 education

Experienced with diversity and can demonstrate a high degree of cultural competency. Qualified, interested candidates who wish to apply should visit http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter and select Show All Job Openings.

Chemistry Teacher: Westtown School seeks a one-year, temporary Upper School chemistry teacher with an outstanding academic background, exceptional interpersonal skills, and the ability to connect meaningfully with students throughout our intentionally diverse community. Candidates should have experience teaching high school, as well as the ability to teach all levels from Introductory (Atoms to Reactions) through Advanced (Chemical Bonding & Equilibrium and Chemical Reactions). Opportunities to coach athletics and participate in the residential program are available. Visit: http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter & select ‘Show All Job Openings’.

Catering Personnel: Westtown School is seeking several On-Call Catering Personnel to prepare and service special events on campus.  The catering personnel will be responsible executing catering that is consistent with school programming. Strong communication skills are essential as well as maintaining professionalism with all students and parents. Qualified, interested candidates who wish to apply should visit http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter and select Show All Job Openings.

School Security Officer:  Westtown School has openings for part-time security officers.  Various shifts to be covered are weekends (either 6am-2pm or 2pm-10pm) and weekdays (2pm-10pm) with occasional variations as needed by the department.  EMT  preferred. Must be able to pass First Aid/CPR training test.  Driver's license & reliable transportation required.  Base pay starting at $15/hr.  Qualified, interested candidates who wish to apply should visit http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter and select Show All Job Openings.

Watercraft Staff: Westtown School Summer Camps seeks an experienced Canoeing Instructor (ideally with a current American Canoe Association instructional certificate in canoeing and lifeguard training) to lead watercraft activities on the school’s lake. Candidates should have 2 or more years of experience working with youth in a school or camp setting. Qualified, interested candidates who wish to apply please visit: http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter & select ‘Show All Job Openings’.

Waterfront Lifeguard: Westtown School Summer Camps seeks an experienced Waterfront lifeguard to provide lake front supervision and to ensure a safe environment for the camp’s waterfront activities. Candidates should have current first aid/ CPR/ bloodborne pathogens training and 2 or more years of experience working with youth in a school or camp setting. Qualified, interested candidates who wish to apply please visit: http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter & select ‘Show All Job Openings’.

Lower School Music TeacherPre-Kindergarten to Fifth Grade: Westtown School is seeking a creative, adaptive, music teacher to begin August 2017. The successful candidate will have see music as a way to express feelings and thoughts and as a way to experiment through movement and production. To inspire students, the teacher must play an instrument with a high level of skill and embody both a love of music while being able to demonstrate the power of music to transform and inform lives. The candidate should have experience instructing students in music theory, harmony, score and sight-reading, composition and music appreciation. Developing a Lower School curriculum modeled on the Orff method is an opportunity for the next music teacher. Fundamental to their teaching practice, the teacher will understand how diversity and inclusion enrich children’s learning and lives.  Further, the teacher will use music as a way to deepen and express the values of Friends education. In addition, the responsibilities include: leading choral groups in regular and special performances, collaborating with homeroom teachers for plays and productions and participating in the life of Lower School by attending faculty meetings, monitoring recess and other duties.   A BM/BS in Music Education and completion of Orff-Schulwerk Level I are preferred.  Minimum three to five years teaching experience is required. Please send a resume, a cover letter, which describes your philosophy of music education, and a list of three references. Qualified, interested candidates who wish to apply please visit: http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter  & select ‘Show All Job Openings’. 

Middle School Math Teacher:  Westtown School, a Quaker, college preparatory day and boarding school located in beautiful Chester County, PA., invites applications for a part-time Middle and Upper School Math faculty position, teaching an integrated math curriculum that includes real world problem solving and coding. Successful candidates should bring a genuine excitement about working with Middle School aged students as an advisor and core teacher, integrating our 1:1 iPad program into their classroom, and participating fully in our rich program of Middle School co-curriculars, which includes opportunities for coaching, theater work, and outdoor education.  Position may additionally include an opportunity for Upper School Residential duties.  Qualified, interested candidates who wish to apply should visit http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter and select Show All Job Openings.

Part Time Assistant Coaches – Westtown Aquatic Program: Westtown Aquatic Program (WAP) is looking for 3 part-time coaches starting Sept. 2016. Position includes, and is not limited to; 10 and unders group,11-13 year old group and assist the head coach at the senior level. Westtown Aquatics is located on the grounds of Westtown School. Interested applicants should have prior USA-swimming coaching experience or college level swimming experience.  Hourly rate will be commensurate with experience.  Hours range depending on group placement. Please include – Resume, 3 references, and all current certifications. All inquiries about the positions and submitted resumes will remain confidential. Resumes will be taken until positions are filled. Qualified, interested candidates who wish to apply should visit http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter and select Show All Job Openings.

Bus/Van Driver:  Westtown School has an immediate opening for a PT, less than 20 hours per week, bus/van driver.  The bus/van driver transports passengers to and from the school on scheduled routes and/or to and from special excursions, ensuring the safety of passengers during transport, loading and unloading from vehicle.  For bus driving, current CDL with air brakes restriction removed and Passenger and School Bus endorsements required. Qualified, interested candidates who wish to apply should visit http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter and select Show All Job Openings.

Substitute Teachers and US Tutors:  Westtown School is seeking short and long term substitute teachers, PK-12, and Upper School tutors for the 2017-2018 school year.  All subject areas are welcome.  Must have appropriate clearances. Qualified, interested candidates who wish to apply should visit http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter and select Show All Job Openings.

Mandarin Teacher: Westtown School seeks a part-time Upper School Mandarin teacher with an outstanding academic background, exceptional interpersonal skills, and the ability to connect meaningfully with students throughout our intentionally diverse community. Candidates should have near native fluency in both Mandarin and English, experience teaching high school, and the ability to teach Intermediate through Advanced Mandarin. Opportunities to coach athletics and participate in the residential program are available.  Qualified, interested candidates who wish to apply should visit http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter and select Show All Job Openings.

Registrar/College Counseling Coordinator: Westtown School seeks a Registrar/College Counseling Coordinator with exceptional interpersonal skills, outstanding facility with technology, and the ability to connect meaningfully with students and families throughout our intentionally diverse community. The Registrar/College Counseling Coordinator is responsible for maintaining all student academic records, providing administrative support to the Director of Studies and the College Counseling office, and supporting school-based standardized testing. This highly collaborative twelve-month position requires a highly organized self-starter with a growth mindset to interact with all constituencies of the school, both internal and external. Candidates should have at least five years of experience in a similar role. Qualified, interested candidates who wish to apply should visit http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter and select Show All Job Openings.

Information Technology Intern: The Westtown School is seeking an energetic, self-motivated individual to support our IT department as an Intern for the Summer 2017. (June 19 thru Sept. 1, 2017)  A strong proficiency with computers is required. Must be willing to work 28 hrs./wk Monday thru Friday. Strong attention to detail and good communication skills are necessary.   Qualified interested candidates who wish to apply should visit - http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter and select Show All Job Openings.


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