Employment

Pine Point School is a vibrant, energizing place to teach and work. The average tenure for faculty is 18 years and 70% of our faculty have earned advanced degrees. Resumes are accepted at all times and any job openings are posted on this page.

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Current Openings

Lower / Middle School Dance Teacher

Pine Point School is seeking a full-time dance teacher who understands the cognitive and developmental needs of learners of all ages and who has the ability to differentiate instruction. This is an 11-month position. The successful candidate will have the ability to collaborate with colleagues in a progressive learning environment and be dedicated to the Pine Point School mission of helping students engage in developing a strong academic and ethical core, a lifelong curiosity about their world, and a commitment to reaching solutions creatively, collaboratively, and compassionately.

Instruction is provided through a collaborative, active and engaging curriculum focused on creative movement and problem solving through collaboration. The candidate must have a commitment to integrating dance with curriculum across the grades and have a willingness to work with a dynamic and creative team. The position includes writing report cards/comments, conferencing with parents, and maintaining consistent communication with colleagues and parents of students. Participation in our school environment such as advising, coaching, leading co-curricular programs and field trips is expected.

Skills, Knowledge, and Attributes:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred
  • Experience and comfort with hands-on, inquiry-based style of teaching
  • Experience and comfort with managing collaborative learning groups
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Evidence of the ability to engage, motivate, assess, and develop student learning
  • Background in modern dance and ballet
  • Experience with choreography / composition in own work as well as teaching it
  • Experience with past and current dance styles and genres
  • Fundamental knowledge of dance history (Prehistory, Egyptian, Greek/Roman, Dark/Middle Ages, Renaissance, Romantic, etc.)
  • Experience with musical theater
  • Experience and comfort with technology
  • Warmth of personality, energy, a sense of humor and an interest in participating in school-wide events

If interested, please contact Head of School Diana Owen and include:

  • Current resume
  • Personal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • List of professional references

Review of applications will begin as soon as they are received and continue until the position is filled.

Substitute Teachers

Pine Point School seeks substitute teachers throughout the school year. Substitutes for grades preschool through Grade 9 are needed for variety of roles and classes including short- and long-term, mornings, afternoons, and after school. Strong candidates will understand the cognitive and developmental needs of young children. Successful candidates will also have the ability to collaborate with colleagues in a progressive learning environment and be dedicated to the Pine Point School mission of helping students engage in developing a strong academic and ethical core, a lifelong curiosity about their world, and a commitment to reaching solutions creatively, collaboratively, and compassionately.

Skills, Knowledge, and Attributes:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Warmth of personality, energy, a sense of humor and an interest in participating in school-wide events
  • Experience and comfort with hands-on, inquiry-based programs
  • Experience and comfort with managing diverse learning groups
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Desire and ability to engage and motivate student learning

If interested, please contact Maureen Gosselin (mgosselin@pinepoint.org) with (1) a letter of interest and (2) a current resume.

Review of applications is ongoing.

Pine Point School believes that a widely heterogeneous population brings richness and depth to a community and is committed to creating and sustaining an environment which embraces and celebrates social, racial and ethnic diversity. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at the School are based on merit, qualifications and abilities.

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