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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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  • Art Teacher (Anticipated FY24 position)

    Fryeburg Academy, a 625-student day and boarding high school in Western Maine and the Mount Washington Valley, seeks an innovative Art teacher beginning late August 2023. This full-time position involves teaching five classes of Art at various levels. Candidates must have a highly developed knowledge of varying art techniques and pedagogy. The successful candidate will demonstrate the enthusiastic ability to work with students from a variety of backgrounds and cultures, and with a diverse range of academic interests and skills.

    Fryeburg faculty have significant responsibilities connected with the school's boarding program and extracurricular offerings. The Academy is therefore looking for individuals who enjoy working with high school students both in and out of the classroom and who wish, through commitment to a variety of roles, to strengthen its community. Experience working with students outside of the classroom- tutoring, coaching, in a residential or camp setting, or as an activity advisor- is a plus.
    Knowledge, Skills, Dispositions:
    • A strong belief in independent education, and particularly the mission of Fryeburg Academy
    • Outstanding instructional skills driven by a passion for the arts
    • The ability to motivate, support, and challenge students in a working studio environment, in a wide variety of media
    • Effectively instruct students with a wide range of skills and experience, from students new to art, to those who hope to pursue a career in the visual arts
    • Interest in collaboration with other arts faculty members in the implementation of the interdisciplinary Arts Certificate Program
    • Provide a vision for the visual arts program that includes curriculum, student skill development and outcomes, and a variety of content and media
    • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively while maintaining high professional standards
    • A willingness to work with students of all backgrounds and abilities
    • Outstanding knowledge of art subject matter and techniques
    • A desire to work with students both in and out of the classroom. In particular, a willingness to serve as an academic advisor for a group of 10-14 students for their four years of high school.

    Qualifying Education and Experience:
    • Bachelor's degree in education or visual arts field- Master’s degree preferred
    • Art 6/9-12 teaching certification preferred
    • All Fryeburg Academy employees are subject to Maine Dept. of Education Criminal History Record Check.
    Fryeburg Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    TO APPLY: Interested candidates should submit an application, letter of interest, résumé, college transcripts, and three references to Erin Wentworth, Human Resources Manager (ewentworth@fryeburgacademy.org).
  • Associate Director of Advancement and Alumni Relations

    The A&AR Associate Director executes the school’s annual fundraising campaign and is a key steward for FA’s alumni body,  helping to cultivate this constituency for a lifetime of connection to the school and donor support.  

    This individual should possess very strong interpersonal and communication skills and is highly adept in the use of social media. S/he has an outgoing and friendly nature and an appreciative understanding of the history and diversity of Fryeburg Academy’s student body and alumni base.  The Associate Director of Advancement and Alumni Relations is one member of a three-person advancement team and is charged with developing appropriate strategies and goals for annual fundraising and friend-raising.  This position reports to the Director of Advancement and Alumni Relations.

    Specific director duties fall among the following essential functions of the job:
    • Plans and executes annual strategy for Academy Fund success
    • Plans and implements annual calendar of alumni events, ensuring follow-up to build relationships, communicate, and create/prime donors
    • Asks for gifts and prepares identified alums for the ask by others
    • Does individual outreach to alumni in recognition of their life events
    • Develops and runs FA Class Agent program
    • Works with FA senior class to develop understanding and beginning practice of philanthropy; builds engagement of the school’s younger alumni
    • Serves on editorial board for Scenes magazine 
    This position also involves participation in the following advancement team functions:
    • Developing/maintaining knowledge of FA’s alumni base in all areas – names, locations, work and personal histories, affinity levels, ability to donate to FA or assist FA with services
    • Communicating school news and alumni-interest items with alumni base in multiple venues:  website, social media, shared photography, community events, information delivery, press releases, event coverage, Scenes magazine, e-newsletters
    • Hosting a variety of public FA functions
    • Updating records in Raiser’s Edge fundraising software

    Qualifying Education and Experience:
    • B.A. or B.S. required
    • Experience in annual fundraising for non-profit organizations and/or familiarity with independent school alumni and development operations preferred
    • FA alumni status a plus

    Κnowledge, Skills, Dispositions:
    • A strong belief in independent education, and particularly the mission of Fryeburg Academy 
    • Excellent communication and organizational skills
    • Ability to utilize technology to operation’s advantage, i.e., tailored use of database, spreadsheets, social media
    • Goal-orientation; ability to analyze progress and outcomes via data, and to adjust accordingly
    • Experience with event planning and management
    • Affinity for occasional travel
    • Sociable desire for regular and visible involvement in life of the school

    TO APPLY: Interested candidates should submit an application, letter of interest, résumé, college transcripts, 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.

  • Associate Head of School

    Fryeburg Academy’s Associate Head of School, an executive officer reporting to the Head of School, consults with the Head of School and other key senior leaders to identify and support FA’s objectives for visibility, enrollment, advancement, and special program operations.  Working closely with the respective department leaders, this position is responsible for developing and guiding the overall strategies that guide marketing and public relations, enrollment, advancement, capital projects, and special initiatives. 

    The AHOS must be strategic, creative, and pragmatic in balance. He/She must have an understanding of, and a firm commitment to, the central mission of FA as an independent town academy serving a diverse student population comprised of boarding and day students; a successful record of both managerial leadership and customer service; effective experience in data analysis; a proven ability to communicate with all constituencies inside and outside of the Academy. 

    The AHOS is responsible for daily operations in the absence of the Head of School and for supervising directors in the following administrative areas: admission and summer programs, communications, and advancement.  The AHOS regularly travels in support of admission and advancement efforts and works closely with the Head of School, the Director of Budget and Finance,  a number of board committee chairs, and the senior team.

    Essential functions:
    • Guide, support, and supervise the admission director in achieving enrollment targets
    • Guide, support, and supervise the advancement director in achieving advancement targets
    • Supervise the communications director, ensuring proactive, consistent, and strategic publications, web, and social media presence in service of the school’s admission, advancement, and reputational aims
    • Serve as a primary liaison with the MWV SKI team and other partnership developments
    • Collaborate with the director of facilities, director of budget and finance, and the chair of building and grounds on capital projects
    • Oversee the establishment of and ensure proper staffing of FA summer programs and summer facility use 
    • Collaborate in the design and execution of the school’s strategic plan 
    • Serve as a key advisor to the Head of School, other members of senior administrative leaders, and the Board of Trustees
    • Act as head of school when designated
    • Serve on the Senior Team

    Qualifying Education and Experience: 
    • Master’s degree
    • Relevant leadership and management experience in an independent school setting; experience as an associate/assistant head preferred

    Knowledge, Skills, and Dispositions:
    • Demonstrated knowledge of management principles and practices
    • Ability to use salient data for planning
    • Experience as a relentless problem-solver who takes initiative and contributes as a results-oriented, analytic, strategic thinker
    • Outstanding attention to detail and accuracy; patience
    • Excellent communications skills, both oral and written
    • Ability to manage, evaluate, and motivate staff; ability to innovate
    • Ability to work with diverse constituencies fairly, respectfully, consistently, and with  integrity
    • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively while maintaining high professional standards
    • Excellent organizational skills; ability to establish and manage multiple priorities; ability to work under pressure
    • A strong belief in independent education, and particularly the mission of Fryeburg Academy – a belief that shapes all decisions:  financial, operational, legal, educational, and ethical
    • Commitment to leadership as a team-based endeavor and the collegial, frank communication and collaboration that team processes entail
    All Fryeburg Academy employees are subject to Maine Dept. of Education Criminal History Record check. 

    Fryeburg Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    NOTE: All applications will remain confidential until we reach the point where references need to be contacted for final candidates. 

    TO APPLY: Interested candidates should submit a Fryeburg Academy application, letter of interest, résumé, statement of educational leadership, college transcripts, and three or more references (including contact phone numbers and email addresses) to Erin Wentworth, Human Resources Manager (ewentworth@fryeburgacademy.org). Applications will be accepted until February 6, 2023. The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2023.
  • Business Office Associate

    Fryeburg Academy’s Business Office Associate is responsible for accounting and data entries. This individual handles all aspects of accounts receivable billing, purchasing and the daily operation of the Campus Store. The Business Office Associate reports to the Director of Budget and Finance.

    Principle Responsibilities
    • Process and reconcile accounts receivable invoices, monitor balances due
    • Manage all aspects of the school’s purchasing needs including pricing, vendor engagement, order tracking and invoice reconciliation.
    • Responsible for the daily operation of the Campus Store including inventory, sales, mail orders and deposits
    • General assistance with office accounting, data & journal entries, account reconciliations, and distribution of monthly reports.
    • Provide administrative support to the Budget/Finance Director and Human Resources Manager
    • Manage the lunch accounts and system data entry as needed
    • Assistance with tuition management and student billing 
    • Other office functions as needed
    Performance Measures 
    • Work to keep all receivable accounts accurate and billed in a timely manner
    • Ensure that all purchase orders are processed and delivered within the established time frame
    • Accuracy in store transactions and adherence to the store procedures and policies

    Preparation, Knowledge and Skills
    • Degree or experience in relevant field; bookkeeping experience preferred
    • Proficiency in databases, spreadsheets, financial software, Microsoft Office and Google Suite
    • High math literacy and ability to analyze data
    • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively while maintaining high professional standards
    • Effective communication, interpersonal, and strong organizational skills
    • Adherence to confidentiality

    Physical Requirements 
    • Prolonged periods of working at a computer
    • Occasional bending, kneeling, squatting
    • Frequent sitting, standing, walking and stair climbing

    TO APPLY: Interested candidates should submit an application, letter of interest, résumé, college transcripts, 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.
  • Chemistry Teacher (Anticipated FY24 position)

    Fryeburg Academy, a 625-student day and boarding high school in Western Maine and the Mount Washington Valley, seeks an innovative chemistry teacher beginning late August 2023. This full-time position involves teaching five classes of Chemistry including Honors-level and AP sections. Candidates must have a highly developed knowledge of chemistry, and be proficient in running chemistry labs. Knowledge of other science subjects is a plus. The successful candidate will demonstrate the enthusiastic ability to work with students from a variety of backgrounds and cultures, and with a diverse range of academic interests and skills.

    Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience and developed, varied strategies for teaching chemistry. Fryeburg faculty have significant responsibilities connected with the school's boarding program and extracurricular offerings. The Academy is therefore looking for individuals who enjoy working with high school students both in and out of the classroom and who wish, through commitment to a variety of roles, to strengthen its community. Experience working with students outside of the classroom- tutoring, coaching, in a residential or camp setting, or as an activity advisor- is a plus.

    Knowledge, Skills, Dispositions:
    • A strong belief in independent education, and particularly the mission of Fryeburg Academy
    • Ability to work with, encourage, and inspire students to seek continuous growth
    • Ability and desire to innovate in the classroom
    • Excellent communications skills, both oral and written
    • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively while maintaining high professional standards
    • A willingness to work with students of all backgrounds and abilities
    • Outstanding knowledge of chemistry subject matter
    • Understanding of how students learn and best pedagogical practices in chemistry
    • A desire to work with students both in and out of the classroom. In particular, a willingness to serve as an academic advisor for a group of 10-14 students for their four years of high school.
    Qualifying Education and Experience:
    Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred.

    TO APPLY: Interested candidates should submit an application, letter of interest, résumé, college transcripts, 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.
  • Director of Residential Life

    To promote and ensure a living environment and experience in which Fryeburg Academy boarding students will thrive, the Director of Residential Life provides program leadership that is innovative, supportive, and collaborative. The director manages an engaged staff and acquaints him/herself with each student in the program, overseeing all aspects of residential life operations.

    This individual possesses strong interpersonal and organizational skills, understands and enjoys the diversity of needs and experiences inherent in the Academy’s boarding population, and enhances and integrates the residential experience at Fryeburg Academy. The Director of Residential Life works closely with the Director of the Center for International Students, the school’s Admissions staff, the OLRC Director/staff, the school’s on-campus therapeutic counselor, and other individuals charged with student life concerns. S/he is assisted by two residential life associates and reports to the Dean of Student Life.

    Specific Director duties fall among the following essential functions of the job: 
    • Plan and ensure execution of a residential life program that meets the needs of the students and all areas outside of the school day- prioritizing safety, engagement, community, relationships, and wellness.
    • Ensure effective communication with boarding students, families, proctors, deans, and school administration  
    • Oversee residential staff training; formulate proctoring and supervision schedules 
    • Support and guide residential staff members, and evaluate staff performance 
    • Supervise the development and ongoing evaluation of overarching residential program goals and program delivery
    • Collaborate on community-building events/practice, activities design, and related details 
    • Assess, as an ongoing process, res. life policies and procedures; recommend needed additions or modifications 
    • Administer res. life policies and procedures consistently to ensure the safety and well-being of boarding students and residential staff 
    • Manage all aspects of the residential life program budget, ensuring that school policies are followed with regard to spending and accounting
    • Administer discipline related to student conduct in residential contexts; participate in processes relating to major conduct infractions
    • Oversee logistics of student transportation, travel, homestay, and school vacation programs

    Skills/Qualifications: 
    • Min. 5 years in an educational setting; supervisory experience required
    • Demonstrated understanding of adolescent development 
    • Cultural sensitivity and awareness 
    • Staff experience in a boarding program 
    • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills 
    • Sound organizational abilities, including the ability to balance administrative duties and timelines
    • Demonstrated ability to delegate tasks as appropriate
    • Technological proficiency; experience with Google Suite preferred

    TO APPLY: Interested candidates should submit an application, letter of interest, résumé, college transcripts, 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.

  • 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

    TO APPLY: 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. 

    All Fryeburg Academy employees are subject to Maine Dept. of Education Criminal History Record check.  Fryeburg Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Facilities and Maintenance Technician (entry level position) 

    The Facilities and Maintenance Technician (an entry level position) 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. 
    • 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
    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
    TO APPLY: 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.  Fryeburg Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  • Film Workshop Teacher, part-time (Anticipated FY24 position)

    Fryeburg Academy, a 625-student day and boarding high school in Western Maine and the Mount Washington Valley, seeks an innovative part-time Film Workshop teacher beginning late August 2023. This full-time position involves teaching two classes of Film Workshop at two levels. Candidates must have a highly developed knowledge of varying cinematographic techniques and styles, and general and subject-specific pedagogy. The successful candidate will demonstrate the enthusiastic ability to work with students from a variety of backgrounds and cultures, and with a diverse range of academic interests and skills.

    Fryeburg faculty have significant responsibilities connected with the school's boarding program and extracurricular offerings. The Academy is therefore looking for individuals who enjoy working with high school students both in and out of the classroom and who wish, through commitment to a variety of roles, to strengthen its community. Experience working with students outside of the classroom- tutoring, coaching, in a residential or camp setting, or as an activity advisor- is a plus.
    Knowledge, Skills, Dispositions:
    • A strong belief in independent education, and particularly the mission of Fryeburg Academy
    • Outstanding instructional skills driven by a passion for the arts
    • The ability to motivate, support, and challenge students in a working studio environment
    • Effectively instruct students with a wide range of skills and experience, from students new to film, to those who hope to pursue a career in the creative arts
    • Interest in collaboration with other arts faculty members in the implementation of the interdisciplinary Arts Certificate Program
    • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively while maintaining high professional standards
    • A willingness to work with students of all backgrounds and abilities
    • Outstanding knowledge of film subject matter and techniques
    • A desire to work with students both in and out of the classroom. In particular, a willingness to serve as an academic advisor for a group of 10-14 students for their four years of high school.

    Qualifying Education and Experience:
    • Bachelor's degree in education, or relevant visual arts field- Master’s degree preferred
    • Arts 6/9-12 teaching certification preferred
    • All Fryeburg Academy employees are subject to Maine Dept. of Education Criminal History Record Check.
    Fryeburg Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    TO APPLY: Interested candidates should submit an application, letter of interest, résumé, college transcripts, and three references to Erin Wentworth, Human Resources Manager (ewentworth@fryeburgacademy.org).
  • Health Center Assistant

    Purpose:
    The Health Center Assistant will assist the School Nurse and Director of Health and Wellness with the day to day operations of the Health and Wellness Center,  the coordination and organization of COVID-19 policies, procedures, follow-through, as well as other health-related initiatives. This person possesses strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills. This is an in-person,  part-time, 20-hour per week position.

    Specific duties fall among the following essential functions of the job:
    • Organization and coordination of annual vision exams
    • Determination of student eligibility/need for various health related items based out outlined criteria
    • Working with students and families as needed/directed by the School Nurse/Director of Health and Wellness
    • Administrative duties as assigned by the School Nurse/Director of Health and Wellness
    • Organization and implementation of COVID-19 and other vaccination clinics
    • Administrative management of COVID-19 cases
    Qualifying Education and Experience:
    •  Competence in Google suite/related products
    • Administrative experience
    • Experience working in a healthcare environment
    Κnowledge, Skills, Dispositions:
    • Developed problem-solving abilities
    • Ability to prioritize
    • Effective oral and written communication skills
    • Sound organizational abilities and practices
    • Professionalism and positive interpersonal skills 
    TO APPLY: 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. 

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

  • Mathematics teacher, w/ Finance (Anticipated FY24 position)

    Fryeburg Academy, a 600-student day and boarding high school in Western Maine and the Mount Washington Valley, seeks an innovative Mathematics teacher for the FY24 school year. This full-time position involves teaching five math classes. Candidates must be proficient in mathematical concepts, content, and skills. The job will include instruction in algebra, finance, and general math. The successful candidate will demonstrate the enthusiastic ability to work with students from a variety of backgrounds and cultures, and with a diverse range of academic interests and skill levels.

    Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience and developed, varied strategies for teaching math.  Fryeburg faculty have significant responsibilities connected with the school's boarding program. The Academy is therefore looking for individuals who enjoy working with high school students both in and out of the classroom and who wish, through commitment to a variety of roles, to strengthen its community. Experience working with students outside of the classroom- tutoring, coaching, in a residential or camp setting, or as an activity advisor- is a plus. On-campus housing is available immediately.
    Knowledge, Skills, Dispositions:
    • A strong belief in independent education, and particularly the mission of Fryeburg Academy
    • Ability to work with, encourage, and inspire students to seek continuous growth
    • Ability and desire to innovate in the classroom
    • Excellent communications skills, both oral and written
    • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively while maintaining high professional standards
    • A willingness to work with students of all backgrounds and abilities
    • Outstanding knowledge of subject matter
    • Understanding of how students learn and best pedagogical practices in mathematics
    • A desire to work with students both in and out of the classroom. In particular, a willingness to serve as an academic advisor for a group of 10-12 students for their four years of high school

    Qualifying Education and Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred

    All Fryeburg Academy employees are subject to Maine Dept. of Education Criminal History Record Check
    Fryeburg Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    TO APPLY: Interested candidates should submit an application, letter of interest, résumé, college transcripts, and three references to Erin Wentworth, Human Resources Manager (ewentworth@fryeburgacademy.org).
  • Substitute Coordinator/Testing Coordinator (Anticipated FY24 position)

    Purpose:
    Fryeburg Academy, a 625-student day and boarding high school in Western Maine and the Mount Washington Valley, seeks a Substitute Coordinator/Testing Coordinator beginning late August 2023. This full-time position involves both coordinating substitute teachers and organizing school-based testing, including coordinating state tests and SAT/PSAT, and proctoring AP exams. Candidates must be highly organized and self-sufficient, and will demonstrate the enthusiastic ability to work with adults and students alike.

    Knowledge, Skills, Dispositions:
    • A strong belief in independent education, and particularly the mission of Fryeburg Academy
    • Outstanding organizational skills
    • The ability to effectively substitute teach on short notice
    • Excellent people skills
    • Developed ability to create, organize, and manipulate spreadsheets
    • Detail-oriented
    • Strong time-management skills
    • Ability to work independently

    Qualifying Education and Experience:
    • Bachelor's degree
    • All Fryeburg Academy employees are subject to Maine Dept. of Education Criminal History Record Check.
    Fryeburg Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

Fryeburg Academy

FRYEBURG ACADEMY
745 Main Street
Fryeburg, ME 04037
p. (207) 935-2001      
f.  (207) 935-5013      
admissions@fryeburgacademy.org
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