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Fryeburg Academy, located in Maine, is a private boarding and day school serving grades 9-12, and a Post-Graduate year. We invite you to explore our site and learn how students from around the globe find their place in the world through our exceptional academic, art, and athletic programs.
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Employment

Required: A strong belief in independent education, and in particular, the mission of Fryeburg Academy.

Employment at the Academy is for those who will join us in striving to create a supportive school environment that promotes respect, tolerance, and cooperation, and working towards preparing students for responsible citizenship. We seek capable, well-qualified employees who will work both independently and collaboratively while maintaining high professional standards.

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  • Facilities and Maintenance Technician 

    The Facilities and Maintenance Technician is responsible for assisting the Facilities and Maintenance Department with maintenance services at Fryeburg Academy. They should take pride in being a part of Fryeburg Academy by working to ensure our buildings and grounds are representative of our strong community and academic presence. The Facilities and Maintenance Technician reports to the Facilities and Maintenance Director and/or Assistant Director. 

    Specific duties fall among the following essential functions of the job:
    • Support the maintenance department in keeping a safe and clean campus facility for our staff, students and community
    • Possess a basic understanding of general building and/or grounds maintenance
    • Drive students to appointments as necessary and assist in airport transportation on school breaks
    • Snow Removal. Responsible for assisting in cleanup of school grounds during and after snow events. 
    • Ability to work in a group and/or independently to complete a project or task
    • Attention to detail to ensure the task is completed accurately and in a timely manner
    • React positively to change and have the ability to prioritize tasks
    • Adhere to proper methods of lifting, moving, stacking tools equipment and materials
    • Have the ability to lift at least 50 pounds
    • Work in both indoor and outdoor settings in varying weather conditions
    • May be required to stand, bend, kneel or crawl to access areas requiring repair or maintenance
    • Occasional exposure to bodily fluids and chemicals. FA will provide training, equipment and protection necessary in these instances 
    • The ideal candidate will have have an interest in learning new things or ways of completing tasks
    • Open to participating in training opportunities when they arise
    • Other duties as needed or assigned

    Additional Duties which you may be asked to be responsible for: 
    • Responsibilities may include plowing, shoveling, etc. Training on operation of plow vehicles will be provided if necessary. Occasionally this work will be outside of normally scheduled work hours. 
    • Schedule and coordinate transportation for students. This will require the ability to communicate with requesting school staff, the maintenance department and available drivers. Coordinate with the maintenance department the availability and readiness of school vehicles, work with requesting staff to determine details of needed transportation. Keep an accurate list of available drivers and work with them to cover needed trips.
      • There may be times when you are asked or required to act as a driver either during our outside of your normal work hours
    • Responsible for all shipping and receiving for the Facilities and Maintenance department
    • Respond to emergency calls to perform repairs to buildings or equipment during off-duty hours when the Facilities and Maintenance Director and the Assistant Facilities Director are unavailable or on vacation
    Qualifying Education and Experience
    • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
    • 2+ years experience in facilities maintenance preferred, but not required
    • Existing knowledge or experience in carpentry, landscaping or transportation is a plus 
    • Must possess a valid Drivers License
    • Bloodborne Pathogens Training required (FA will provide)
    Κnowledge, Skills, Dispositions:
    • Willingness and ability to take direction from Facilities Director and Assistant Facilities Director
    • Effective oral and written communication skills 
    • Ability to interact professionally with students and staff
    • Follow safety regulations and proper use of equipment and tools
    Interested candidates should submit an application to Erin Wentworth, Human Resources Manager (ewentworth@fryeburgacademy.org).

    All Fryeburg Academy employees are subject to Maine Dept. of Education Criminal History Record Check and are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

    Fryeburg Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  • IT Support Technician

    Purpose
    Fryeburg Academy, a 590-student day and boarding high school in Western Maine and the Mount Washington Valley, seeks an outstanding IT support technician who prizes hard work and professionalism and who seeks a rewarding career. This position involves working alongside the Technology Director and Database Administrator. The ideal candidate will interact with the students and staff as well, so an outgoing and friendly personality is a plus. The Fryeburg Academy community encompasses students and staff from a variety of backgrounds and cultures, and with a range of academic interests and skills. The ideal candidate will be energetic and eager to learn.

    Specific duties fall among the following essential functions of the job
    • Maintain/Ensure reliability of all Faculty, Staff and Student devices
    • Understanding of Microsoft Operating Systems
    • Understanding of Google Chrome OS
    • General understanding of Networks, Wired and Wireless Technology
    • Maintain/Ensure reliability of MFP, Large Copiers
    • Maintain essential classroom hardware
    • Maintain and Respond to all Technical Support issues via FA Ticket System
    • Serve as a cooperative, collaborative and innovative member of the Technology Department
    • Ability to work in a physical environment - requires walking distances, carrying and moving equipment around campus
    • Other Duties as assigned by Technology Director

    Qualifying Education and Experience
    • Bachelor’s or Associate's degree preferred, but not required
    • 3-5 years office experience; school setting preferred
    • Demonstrated knowledge in the use of technology, including databases, Excel, Google spreadsheets, and Acrobat Pro DC PDFs

    Κnowledge, Skills, Dispositions
    • Sound organizational abilities and practices
    • Professionalism and positive interpersonal skills 
    • Adherence to confidentiality
    All Fryeburg Academy employees are subject to Maine Dept. of Education Criminal History Record check. 

    Interested candidates should submit an application by either visiting the employment page of Fryeburg Academy’s website or by requesting one from the Fryeburg Academy Business Office. Applications can be emailed to Erin Wentworth, Human Resources Manager (ewentworth@fryeburgacademy.org) or delivered directly to Fryeburg Academy. 

    Fryeburg Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  • OLRC: Seasonal Gardener

    Purpose
    Fryeburg Academy’s Outdoor Learning and Research Center gardener supports agricultural programming by planting, maintaining, harvesting, and preparing produce that is used by FA’s food services. Through collaboration with the Garden Manager, the OLRC Director, food services, students, and faculty, the gardener ensures that the garden’s value as both a teaching resource and supply of fresh produce is maximized. This individual has a specialized understanding of  the process of growing produce in northern New England, and an interest in mentoring adolescents that want to learn more about gardening. This hourly  role is intended to begin no later than Sept 2, 2022 and end by Nov 18th, 2022,  at approximately 20 hours per week. For the successful and interested gardener, the role has the potential to resume  in mid- May and go through the summer 2023. 

    Specific duties fall among the following essential functions of the job
    • Planting, maintaining, harvesting, and prepping produce from the school garden
    • Providing logistical and educational support for students that are working in the garden
    • Help coordinate harvested and processed food drop offs with either food services or other local charities

    Qualifying Education and Experience
    • Experience managing a farm or large garden in northern New England or similar climate
    • Experience working with adolescents is a plus

    Κnowledge, Skills, Dispositions
    • Ability to work independently in a farm or garden setting
    • Effective oral and written communication skills
    • Certification or experience with food safety is a plus
    • Professionalism and positive interpersonal skills 

    Fryeburg Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  • OLRC: Winter Season Hiking Instructor (seasonal)

    Purpose:
    Fryeburg Academy’s winter hiking  instructor  provides students with opportunities for exploration and growth in the sport of winter hiking. The  instructor works closely with the director of the Outdoor Learning and Research Center, who serves as the co-instructor and program coordinator. This individual has a passion for the sport of hiking, outdoor adventures,  and for mentoring adolescents in the development of  physical and emotional wellness in those settings and beyond, and an ability to model those qualities. 

    Specific duties fall among the following essential functions of the job:
    • Perform physical tasks, including hiking in sometimes steep, icy terrain with a 50lb pack
    • Model self care in the backcountry by responding proactively to environmental hazards
    • Contribute to the development of positive group culture 
    • Manage risks associated with exercising, hiking, and winter camping

    Qualifying Education and Experience:
    • Experience working with adolescents 
    • Climbing experience

    Κnowledge, Skills, Dispositions:
    • Local knowledge of the White Mountain is a plus 
    • Knowledge of hiking equipment, including snowshoes and crampons
    • Wilderness Medical Certification is a plus
    • Experience with winter camping
    • Flexibility to work after school (2:30-6:00 p.m.) and on weekends is required
    • LNT certification is a plus

    All Fryeburg Academy employees are subject to Maine Dept. of Education Criminal History Record check. 

    Interested candidates should submit an application by either visiting the employment page of Fryeburg Academy’s website or by requesting one from the Fryeburg Academy Business Office. Applications can be emailed to Erin Wentworth, Human Resources Manager (ewentworth@fryeburgacademy.org) or delivered directly to Fryeburg Academy. 

    Fryeburg Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  • Residential Life: Activity Specialist (part-time)

    Purpose:
    Fryeburg Academy, a 575-student day and boarding high school in Western Maine and the Mount Washington Valley, seeks a Residential Life Activity Specialist. Working under the direction of the Director of Residential Life, activity specialists carry out afternoon and weekend activities to support resident student programming.

    Specific duties fall among the following essential functions of the job:
    • Ensure the health, safety and well-being of participants in the program by providing appropriate supervision at all times. 
    • Promote an inclusive, welcoming, and respectful environment that embraces the diversity of all participants.
    • Plan and implement meaningful activities and special events that are student centered, age-appropriate, and fun! 
    • Teach participants the fundamentals of specialized activities, including activities that build their level of skill and confidence. 
    • Serve as a positive role model for participants. 
    • Prepare the learning environment, lessons, and necessary supplies for activities. 

    Qualifying Education and Experience:
    • High School diploma or equivalent required; College credits and formal education in specialized activity preferred.
    • Minimum of two (2) years of experience working with youth.
    • Formal certification in specialized activity may be required.

    Κnowledge, Skills, Dispositions:
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
    • Must be available to work scheduled hours Monday – Friday from 2:00pm to 6:00pm and occasional weekends
    • Professionalism and positive interpersonal skills 

    Interested candidates should submit an application, letter of interest, résumé, and three references to Erin Wentworth, Human Resources Manager (ewentworth@fryeburgacademy.org).

    All Fryeburg Academy employees are subject to Maine Dept. of Education Criminal History Record Check.

    Fryeburg Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  • Residential Life: Driver (part-time)

    Purpose:
    Fryeburg Academy, a 575-student day and boarding high school in Western Maine and the Mount Washington Valley, seeks part-time drivers to begin employment immediately. 

    Specific duties fall among the following essential functions of the job:
    • Ensure the health, safety and well-being of participants in the program by providing appropriate supervision at all times. 
    • Use school vehicles to provide transportation to Fryeburg Academy students
    • Arrive on schedule
    • Maintain a polite and professional demeanor at all times

    Qualifying Education and Experience:
    • Valid Driver's License
    • Clean driving record
    • Availability to take night and weekend trips when needed

    Κnowledge, Skills, Dispositions:
    • Use school vehicles to provide transportation to Fryeburg Academy students
    • Arrive on schedule
    • Maintain a polite and professional demeanor at all times

    All Fryeburg Academy employees are subject to Maine Dept. of Education Criminal History Record check. 

    Interested candidates should submit an application by either visiting the employment page of Fryeburg Academy’s website or by requesting one from the Fryeburg Academy Business Office. Applications can be emailed to Erin Wentworth, Human Resources Manager (ewentworth@fryeburgacademy.org) or delivered directly to Fryeburg Academy. 

    Fryeburg Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Fryeburg Academy

FRYEBURG ACADEMY
745 Main Street
Fryeburg, ME 04037
p. (207) 935-2001      
f.  (207) 935-5013      
admissions@fryeburgacademy.org
Fryeburg Academy is an independent boarding and day school, serving grades 9-12 and postgraduate. We invite you to explore our site and learn how students from around the globe find their place in the world through our exceptional academic, art, and athletic programs.