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

Director of Finance

Pine Point School is seeking an experienced professional who, in partnership with the Head of School and the Leadership Team, can manage the financial and physical resources of the School with an approach that provides for the long-term sustainability of the School. 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.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and oversee financial policies, procedures, and internal controls to safeguard assets, protect confidential information, and ensure accurate financial reporting
  • Oversee school business functions, including tuition billing and collection, accounts payable, contracting, payroll, human resources, accounting and reporting, regulatory reporting and compliance, and other business administration activities, supervise the audit
  • Administer the annual budget and multi-year forecasting process to align with the School’s goals and mission and maintain account records related to the School’s budget
  • Provide financial reports to school leadership and the board
  • Participate in the development and implementation of school strategy, providing recommendations, financial analysis, projections, and other data to inform the process
  • Support the efforts of the Development Office
  • Collaborate with and assist the Head of School and the Board of Trustees in meeting fiduciary responsibilities
  • Understand the culture and climate of the School and the wider educational environment
  • Manage, mentor, and develop direct reports, providing constructive feedback.
  • Model and foster high ethical standards, integrity and respect for colleagues, alumni, parents, students and community members in the conduct of school business.
  • Communicate clearly and positively to all staff and stakeholders
  • Ensure that human resources policies and practices are clearly articulated, consistently applied, and conform to legal requirements
  • Coordinate campus safety, ensure all safety inspections are current
  • Serve as the School’s primary contact with contractors and service providers
  • Oversee the maintenance of the buildings, grounds, and equipment
  • Oversee the School’s transportation system
  • Remain current with business management trends and cultivate professional standards and development by participating in local, regional and national professional organizations
  • Other duties as requested

Skills, Knowledge, and Attributes:

  • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree required, MBA preferred
  • Three years experience as a CFO or Business Manager
  • Experience in a 501c3, non-profit organization, independent school experience preferred
  • Experience forecasting, creating, managing and working within budgets
  • Advanced computer skills with particular knowledge in relevant applications (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, accounting software). Knowledge of Google applications a plus.
  • Ability to manage both long and short-term projects, ability to work under pressure while maintaining professional standards
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven success in a senior administrative role, preferably working with a board
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Keen analytical and quantitative skills and a demonstrated attention to detail
  • Creative problem solver, intellectually curious lifelong learner, warmth of personality, and a positive outlook

If interested, please forward to Diana Owen, Head of School:

  • 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.

Facilities Coordinator

Pine Point School is seeking a part-time Facilities Coordinator who would be responsible for coordinating and implementing the maintenance of the buildings, grounds and equipment of Pine Point School. This person will have the ability to recognize maintenance needs, take the initiative and be a proactive steward of our facilities working with minimum supervision and high accountability. The Facilities Coordinator will have regular oversight of contractors, custodial and janitorial providers, and complete minor repairs and projects on campus as needed. This individual would ensure facility readiness for day-to-day operations as well as special events. This individual would report directly to the Director of Finance and Operations. This is a year-round position.

The successful candidate will be able 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:

  • Skill and experience with facilities maintenance ranging from minor upkeep to tasks requiring more physically strenuous effort
  • Experience and working knowledge of trades such as plumbing, electrical, HVAC systems, carpentry, construction
  • Organized and detailed oriented
  • Strong oral and written communication skills to communicate regularly and effectively with faculty, staff, parents, trustees, and contractors, as needed
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team, including through the use of technology tools such as Google Docs and Google Sheets
  • Manage an annual budget
  • Develop and implement an ongoing equipment replacement program
  • Strong sense of service to all constituents
  • Awareness of the unique demands of working in a school environment
  • Warmth of personality, energy, a sense of humor and an interest in participating in school-wide events
  • Assume responsibility of other projects in pursuit of the school’s mission and as assigned by the Director of Finance and Operations or the Head of School

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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