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Employment

Wilbraham & Monson Academy, situated on 300+ acres in Western Massachusetts, is an independent day and boarding school of 425 students in grades 6 - postgraduate. As one of the country’s oldest boarding schools, Wilbraham & Monson Academy has been educating global citizens and world leaders since 1804.

Wilbraham & Monson Academy, the Global School®, values employees who are knowledgeable in their fields and committed to serving a global community. We offer our faculty and staff competitive compensation and benefits as well as opportunities for professional development. If you would like to join our community, we welcome your application for an available position.

WMA prohibits discriminatory conduct of any kind. Unlawful discrimination is the unfair or unequal treatment of an individual (or group) based on certain characteristics that are specifically protected by law or Academy policy. These characteristics include: race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, military status, gender identity and any other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

Current openings

Academic Services Learning Specialist

Academic Services Learning Specialist

Program Description

The main focus of the Academic Services Program at Wilbraham & Monson Academy is to provide students with the tools they need to reach their intellectual and academic potential. Students who are accepted into the program have a diagnosed learning disability. The objective of the program is to assist a student in further developing strengths while coping with specific areas of weakness. The regular classroom curriculum is used so that the support teacher can facilitate the development of strategies that are appropriate for each individual student. Students receive one-on-one support for 45-minute blocks during the academic day, with the number of sessions per week dependent upon need and student/family desire.

Job Description

Student/Family Services

  • Provide one-on-one instruction to a caseload of students and oversee support services for upper and middle school students diagnosed with learning disabilities to ensure appropriate instruction and accommodation
  • Communicate with parents in regards to the plan, progress on plan/objectives and meets with all parties (including student) to ensure plan compliance
  • Provide written progress reports each marking period, which include data pertaining to measurable goals in Individualized Learning Plan

Program Communication and Advancement

  • Proactively communicate and meet with individual teachers to suggest ways in which differentiated instruction may improve a particular student’s performance
  • Remain up to date in learning practices as well as ADAA compliance issues by learning and implementing new strategies under the guidance of the Director of Academic Services
  • Contribute to the development of a school wide perspective that supports and celebrates Academic Services as a key component of teaching and learning at WMA

School/Community Responsibilities

  • Proctor afternoon study hall and/or lead an afternoon extracurricular activity for two out of three seasons
All interested parties are asked to send a resume and cover letter to Dean of Faculty Walter Swanson at wswanson@wma.us.

Assistant Director of Print & Graphic Design

Assistant Director of Print & Graphic Design

Reporting to the Director of Marketing & Communications, the Assistant Director of Print & Graphic Design is responsible for the creation of all print and digital marketing materials.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Print Materials: Responsible for the creation of all print materials and publications including Admission and Advancement materials, postcards, posters, programs and brochures, working with internal departments and external printers and mail houses, etc.

Digital Graphics: Create graphics to be used on the Academy’s website, social media platforms and in email blasts

Photography: Digital photography and photo editing for online use

Social Media Management: Assist in managing social media posts and campaigns: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram

Must have working knowledge in:

  • Adobe InDesign or Illustrator: prepare informational pieces for print
  • Adobe Photoshop: design banners and info graphics for website and social media
  • Word, Excel, Powerpoint: word processing, PDF creation, creating presentations
  • iMovie & Digital Media: operate camera and video camera and produce videos

Bachelor's degree required; photography, social media management and videography knowledge a plus. Sense of humor a must. Experience in education-focused graphic design is preferred.

The Assistant Director of Print & Graphic Design is a part-time, 25 hours per week position. Aside from any required duties consistent with the supervision and maintenance of a residential student community, the Assistant Director of Print & Graphic Design should expect to be on campus some nights and weekends throughout the year.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Interested candidates should send letter of interest, resume and samples of work or digital portfolio to marketing@wma.us.