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Employment Opportunities

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.

Faculty

There are no open positions at this time. 

Staff

Director of Admission

The Director of Admission manages all aspects of admission, recruitment and financial aid efforts for the Academy. The Director oversees seven full-time staff members as well as parent volunteers, serves as a member of the Senior Administrative Team, and works closely with all School constituencies, including the Board of Trustees. The ideal candidate will be an experienced admission and financial aid professional who can provide leadership in admission, marketing and recruitment.

Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree, three to five years of admission and financial aid experience, commitment to WMA’s mission, strong written and verbal communication skills, demonstrated organizational and managerial experience, a strong strategic and analytical skill set, warmth and a sense of humor. 

If interested in applying, please email resume, letter of interest and three references by April 7, 2014 to:         

Christine H. Baker
The Baker Group
P.O. Box 6105
Holliston, MA 01746
508.429.9178
cbaker@thebakergrp.com

 

Summer Programs  •  Teaching Intern Program 2014 

Internship Dates

Thursday, June 26— Saturday, August 2, 2014

 

The Internship

WMA Summer Programs teaching intern program affords college students the opportunity to gain experience as an independent school faculty as a teacher, dorm advisor and coach.  Under the supervision of senior teachers, the internship provides a rewarding experience and is particularly beneficial for those interested in teaching at a boarding school.

Internship duties:

  • Assist two different senior teachers in two courses
  • Live in a dorm and serve as a house adviser for 6-8 advisees
  • Coach in the afternoon athletic program
  • Chaperone at least four student activity trips

Qualifications

Applicants should have completed their sophomore, junior or senior year of college.

  • Desired college majors: Science, English, Mathematics, History, Education, foreign languages, ESL, Studio Art, and Photography.
  • Successful candidates will possess good communication skills, be energetic, enthusiastic, passionate, creative, and be able to demonstrate a strong interest in a career in education.
  • Some athletic ability is required.
  • You must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.

Stipend – includes room and board.

Completed sophomore year of college - $2800

Completed junior year of college           - $2900

Completed senior year of college          - $3000

Application Procedure:

Submit the following. Preference given to completed applications received by March 17, 2014.

  • A letter expressing your reasons for applying to the intern program
  • Your resume
  • Two letters of recommendation; at least one of which must be from a college professor who can evaluate your academic work and who can assess your potential as a teacher
  •  Recommendations from employers or clergy are welcomed
  • A recent college transcript
Submit materials via email to jirzyk@wma.us or mail to:
Jim Irzyk, Director of Summer Programs
Wilbraham and Monson Academy
423 Main Street
Wilbraham, MA 01095

 

WMA Security Guard • Full-time 30hrs/week

General Job Description

The primary function of Security Guard is to practice the “detect, deter, observe and report” methodology. It is your duty to make rounds at designated times. This means to make sure everything is secure, i.e. doors locked, windows closed and lights are off. Also, check boilers during heating season and make sure they are running properly (no leaking pipes, etc.) Security Guard acts to protect property by maintaining a high visibility presence to deter illegal and inappropriate actions, observing (either directly, through patrols, or by watching alarm systems or video cameras) for signs of crime, fire or disorder; then taking action and reporting any incidents to the Administrator and emergency services as appropriate.

Security Guard must be familiar with the WMA “Crisis Response” manual.

The Guard provides a visible deterrence to a crime as well as presents a positive impression of rule enforcement at the school.

Security Guard is often called upon to respond to minor emergencies and to assist in serious emergencies by guiding emergency responders to the scene of the incident and documenting what happened on an incident report.

Guard will also provide security for special school events or functions.

Required Skills

  • Requires good judgment in the analysis of facts and their application
  • Good interpersonal skills for contact with both faculty, administration and students
  • Good communication skills to communicate well as you have to deal with faculty and students, knowing how to effectively speak to them – being assertive and calm – may help you to avert potentially volatile situations
  • Requires the ability to work independently
  • Must possess a valid Massachusetts operator’s license
  • This position requires a lot of walking, lifting 50 pounds or less, as well as dealing with situations that may require the use of physical strength

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.

Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • CPR certified
  • Preferred Associate’s Degree in Administration of Justice or equivalent or prior experience as a law enforcement officer

Applicants for faculty and administrative positions should send a cover letter, resume, and three letters of reference to:

Don Kelly
Wilbraham & Monson Academy
423 Main Street
Wilbraham, MA 01095

Application materials can also be emailed to:
Don Kelly

Applicants for staff positions should send a resume and references to:
Janet Murphy
Wilbraham & Monson Academy
423 Main Street
Wilbraham, MA 01095

Application materials can also be emailed to:
Janet Murphy

Nondiscrimination policy
Wilbraham & Monson Academy does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, physical attributes, disability, age or sexual orientation. We administer our admissions, financial aid, educational, athletic, extracurricular and other policies so that each student is equally accorded all the rights, privileges, programs and facilities made available by the school.

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