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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 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.

Faculty & Staff Openings

Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Technician

Works under the general direction of the Director of Facilities and Maintenance Supervisor, is responsible for the maintenance and repair of Campus Buildings, Faculty Residences, surrounding grounds, athletic fields, and related equipment; all other work as assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor.

Essential Job Functions:

·       Performs preventative maintenance for School facilities, equipment  and faculty housing

·       Responds to emergencies as directed by Maintenance Supervisor.

·       Performs semi-skilled interior and exterior building maintenance and repairs such as painting, floor covering, plumbing, carpentry, mechanical, and other unskilled and semi-skilled trades work.

·       Changes light bulbs, properly stores bulbs and records data as required.

·       Reports maintenance and repair needs to supervisor.

·       Maintains departmental equipment.

·       Performs other related duties as assigned

·       Must be available for emergency callouts during time off.

Knowledge, ability and skill requirements:

·       Knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods and procedures used in maintenance, construction and repair activities; general knowledge of the principles and practices of carpentry, painting, plumbing, and wiring.

·       Ability to prioritize repair and maintenance activities; ability to read and follow instructions

·       Ability to use hand tools for repairs and maintenance

Education and requirements

·       High School education, supplemented by broad training in general maintenance

·       Must have and maintain valid driver’s license.

·       Must pass CORI check and Fingerprinting.

Occasional evening, holiday, or weekend work required to support facilities, projects, events, and programs

Please send resume and salary requirements to Christopher W. Reed, Director of Facilities at creed@wma.us.

Maintenance technician plumber

Maintenance Technician Plumber

Works under the direction of the Director of Facilities and Maintenance Supervisor, performs skilled heating, air conditioning and ventilation work and performs other maintenance work as assigned.

Essential Job Functions:

·       Performs preventive maintenance for School facilities and equipment.

·       Tests, repairs and installs plumbing and gas systems, grease and steam traps, sinks, water closets, urinals, water systems, pneumatic systems and lines, sprinkler fittings, valves, pumps, laboratory type plumbing and gas fittings, dishwashers and other kitchen equipment, hot water heaters and boilers, coils, piping fittings, flushometers, sanitary and drain systems, roof drains, propane gas systems, backflow preventers, and all other types of plumbing and gas fitting components.

·       Repairs and replaces valves, faucets, sinks, bubblers, tanks and fixtures, replaces gaskets and washers.

·       Clears clogged drains and toilets, assists with cleaning overflow and backups.

·       Keeps abreast of all safety and building codes, asbestos laws, and guidelines related to plumbing and heating trades.

·       Reports maintenance and repair needs to supervisors.

·       Maintains all hand and power tools, in good operating condition.

·       Perform all necessary paperwork as required

·       Obtains permits as necessary

·       Works in compliance with the town's Environmental Management System.

·       Checks completed work for accuracy

·       Performs other semi-skilled interior and exterior building maintenance and repairs such as painting, floor covering, carpentry, mechanical, and other unskilled and semi-skilled trades work including snow removal activities.

·       Must be available for emergency callouts during time off.

Supervisory Responsibility: May supervise other Building Maintenance technicians, seasonal or part-time help or individuals performing community service.

Knowledge, Ability and Skill Requirements

·       Graduation from high school diploma or GED equivalent plus specialized training as a plumber and a minimum of five (5) years of journeyman level experience.

·       Must have and maintain valid Massachusetts journeyman plumbing license.

·       Must have ability to work from blue prints or create own plan when needed.

·       Must have and maintain valid driver's license.

·       Must be able to pass CORI check and fingerprinting.

Occasional evening, holiday, or weekend work required to support facilities, projects, events, and programs

Please send resume and salary requirements to Christopher W. Reed, Director of Facilities at creed@wma.us.

 

Maintenance Technician HVAC

Maintenance Technician HVAC

Works under the direction of the Director of Facilities and Maintenance Supervisor, performs skilled heating, air conditioning and ventilation work and performs other maintenance work as assigned.

Works under the direction of the Director of Facilities and Maintenance Supervisor, performs skilled heating, air conditioning and ventilation work and performs other maintenance work as assigned.

Essential Job Functions:

·       Performs preventive maintenance for School facilities and equipment

·       Tests, repairs and installs boilers, burners, furnaces, and fans and motors for air handling equipment,

·       Keeps abreast of all safety and building codes, asbestos laws, and guidelines related HVAC trades.

·       Reports maintenance and repair needs to supervisors and inputs them into SchoolDude work order program. Perform all necessary paperwork as required

·       Maintains all hand and power tools in good operating condition.

·       Monitors and complies with applicable national, state and local building codes

·       Obtains permits as necessary

·       Checks completed work for accuracy

·       Responds to emergencies as directed by supervisors.

·       Reads and interprets electrical and mechanical drawings and specifications.

·       Ability to plan work schedule to coordinate with other departments to ensure timely completion of projects.

·       Performs other semi-skilled interior and exterior building maintenance and repairs such as painting, floor covering, carpentry, mechanical, and other unskilled and semi-skilled trades work including snow removal activities.

·       Must be available for emergency callouts during time off.

Supervisory Responsibility: May supervise other Building Maintenance technicians, seasonal or part-time help or individuals performing community service.

Knowledge, Ability and Skill Requirements

·       Graduation from high school diploma or GED equivalent plus specialized training as an HVAC and a minimum of five (5) years of experience.

·       Must have and maintain valid Massachusetts boiler license.

·       Must have ability to work from blue prints or create own plan when needed.

·       Must have and maintain valid driver’s license.

·       Must pass CORI check and Fingerprinting.

Occasional evening, holiday, or weekend work required to support facilities, projects, events, and programs

Please send resume and salary requirements to Christopher W. Reed, Director of Facilities at creed@wma.us.

 

Learning Center Instructor

Learning Center Instructor

Full-time and Hourly Positions Available

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 accommodations
  • Communicate with the Director in regards to the plan, progress on plan/objectives and plan compliance
  • Provide written progress reports each marking period, which includes a description of targeted skills, strategies taught, and level of independence in the use of said strategies.

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 
  • 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 (required for those seeking full time employment only)

  • Coach an afternoon extra-curricular/athletic activity for two out of three athletic seasons
  • Provide five weekends of activity duty for our residential community

Qualifications

  • Masters Degree preferred
  • 3-5 years special education / learning support in classroom and/or individual settings
  • High school math and science exposure and experience preferred

Full-time salary commensurate with experience. 

Hourly employees will be compensated at a rate of $50 per session with a student. Rotating block schedule necessitates flexibility in hours. 

All interested parties please send resume and cover letter to Dean of Faculty Walter Swanson at wswanson@wma.us. Please express preference for either full time or hourly position.

 

 

Coaching Vacancies

Girls' Varsity Basketball Assistant Coach

Girls' Varsity Basketball Assistant Coach

The responsibilities of this position will involve assisting in the coaching and management of the Girls' Varsity Basketball team. This will include assisting in the creating of practice and training plans, game management and the overall guidance of the members of this team. 

The start of practice will be Nov. 11. We are on Thanksgiving Break from Nov. 22 to Dec. 3. 

The regular season will end Feb. 29 and the New England Tournament is the following week.   

Daily practices are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Normal practice times will run from 5 - 7 p.m. The games for this team are normally held on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Wednesday is a half day of school, so the commitment would begin sometime after noon.

Salary will be based on experience.

If interested, please contact:
Don Nicholson

Director of Athletics
Wilbraham & Monson Academy

Middle School Boys' Basketball Assistant Coach

Middle School Boys' Basketball Assistant Coach

The responsibilities of this position will involve assisting in the coaching and management of the Boys' Middle School Basketball team. This will include assisting in the creating of practice and training plans, game management and the overall guidance of the members of this team. 

The start of practice will be on Dec. 3. Christmas Vacation is from Dec. 19 to Jan. 7.

The regular season will end on Feb. 28.   

Daily practices are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Normal practice times will run from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m.. The games for this team are normally held on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Wednesday is a half day of school, so the commitment would begin sometime after noon.

Salary will be based on experience.

Please contact Don Nicholson, the Wilbraham & Monson Academy Director of Athletics, if interested. 

413.221.4207
dnicholson@wma.us