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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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  • Database Administrator and IT Administrative Assistant

    FRYEBURG ACADEMY
    Title: Database Administrator and IT Administrative Assistant
    Reports to: IT Department

    Position Summary
    This position is focused on the database (Blackbaud system), data quality, forms, and database support for the Academy. This person will also assist in administrative support functions for the IT department- this includes supporting the copy center and mailroom.

    Principal Responsibilities
    • Enter, export, and manipulate data in the myFryeburg Blackbaud system, including but not limited to:
      • State testing imports and exports
      • Assisting with student data and family data; including sending electronic contact update forms to families twice a year.
      • Assisting with myFryeburg data integrity procedural manual: nomenclature, notating fields that create a complete record, etc. 
      • Assisting HR with setup of employee user accounts in myFryeburg during onboarding and withdrawal/termination. 
        • Ensuring accuracy of website faculty/staff employee directory
      • Managing myFryeburg picture uploads for student and employee user accounts 
      • Managing myFryeburg electronic school forms
      • Managing myFryeburg activity groups and internal community resource page builds/uploads 
      • Ensuring student data is accurately imported and exported correctly through all systems including ODIN (school lunch), SmartTuition (student billing), RaisersEdge (alumni), BrightArrow (alert system), and other databases as necessary -Library system
    • Digitizing and printing/copying academic material and other records for dissemination through the myFryeburg Learning Management System
    • Assisting with school mail
    • Assisting the IT department with orders, bills, and other administrative needs.

    Preparation, Knowledge, and Skills
    • Bachelor’s or Associates degree
    • 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
    • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively while maintaining high professional standards
    • Excellent organizational skills and detail-oriented
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
    • Adherence to confidentiality

    Benefits and Salary:
    • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
    • Outstanding benefits
    • Free Lunch during the school year
    • Tuition remission
    Friendly and Supportive work environment

    Please send a letter of interest, resume and 3 references to our Human Resources Department, attention: Erin Wentworth at 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.


  • Learning Support Center Tutor, Math Emphasis

    Fryeburg Academy’s Learning Support Center is responsible for assisting students with their course work and monitoring
    academic progress. The learning center is a place where students may be assigned for specific extra help, remediation or
    supplemental instruction. Students may also go to the learning center during a free period, lunch, or afterschool for
    academic assistance on an as needed basis- this can be scheduled by appointment or on a walk-in basis as available. The
    Learning Support Center is staffed by three tutors who can assist students in a wide range of subjects and numerous types of
    academic support needs; they are not responsible for creating curriculum or course materials but may provide students with
    supplemental material to assist them as necessary. Learning Support Center tutors report to the director of post-secondary
    and school counseling.

    Learning Support Center tutorial duties fall among the following essential functions of the job:
    ● Assist students, both individually and in small groups, with time management, project management, test
    preparation, and credit recovery
    ● Guide students toward independent, effective executive functioning through development of habits of mind and
    practice
    ● Communicate with students’ support team, including grade-level dean and school counselor
    ● Maintain a learning space conducive to purposeful work, and ensure students’ adherence to FA’s expectations for
    classroom conduct

    Specific mathematics-related tutorial duties include the following additional essential functions:
    ● Serve as consult/resource for fellow Learning Support Center tutors as necessary
    ● Serve as primary tutor for students requiring assistance with math skills and coursework beyond
    Algebra I

    Qualifying Education and Experience
    ● Bachelor’s degree
    ● Experience in an academic setting; mathematics instruction and/or learning support experience preferred
    ● High competence in a range of high school topics and skills, including mastery of mathematics knowledge through
    Algebra II

    Κnowledge, Skills, Dispositions:
    ● A strong belief in independent education, and particularly the mission of Fryeburg Academy
    ● Effective communication skills, both oral and written
    ● Ability to work with, encourage, and inspire students to seek continuous growth
    ● Ability and desire to innovate
    ● Ability to work both independently and collaboratively while maintaining high professional standards
    ● A willingness to work with students of all backgrounds and abilities
    ● Understanding of how students learn and best pedagogical practices

    Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to ewentworth@fryeburgacademy.org 

    All Fryeburg Academy employees are subject to the Maine Dept. of Education Criminal History Record Check.
     
    Fryeburg Academy is an equal opportunity employer. 
  • Special Services Coordinator

    Description:
    Fryeburg Academy is seeking a special services coordinator to oversee all special education programs at Fryeburg Academy.  The coordinator leads a special services department of six full-time faculty, a school social worker, and several educational aids. The coordinator ensures that Fryeburg Academy meets the needs of students with disabilities by fulfilling the students’ individual educational plans; provides program leadership that is innovative, supportive, and collaborative; manages and engages staff and acquaints themselves with each student in the program.
    Fryeburg faculty and staff have significant responsibilities connected with the school's boarding program; the special services coordinator will have a role on a dormitory supervisory team or within the weekend administrative supervisory rotation.
    The successful candidate should possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills, understand and enjoy the diversity of students in the program, and have a strong understanding of special education law and regulations. The special services coordinator will work closely with faculty, families, and the local school administrative unit, will assign caseloads, and will carry a small student caseload. This position reports to the Director of Studies.

    Specific coordinator duties fall among the following essential functions of the job:

    Special Education Law and Student Services
    -Interpret and implement Chapter 101 and IDEA regulations. 
    -Manage the special education referral/screening process
    -Determine eligibility to special education services based on evaluations and State of Maine regulations. 
    -Ensure the Academy thoroughly follows special education laws and regulations
    -Manage the College Board Student Services with Disabilities accommodation process
    -Evaluate students and write academic evaluations
    - Facilitate individualized education plan meetings for each student that receives special services

    Departmental Leadership
    -Plan and coordinate staffing needs of the department
    -Support and guide special services staff members; foster departmental collaboration; evaluate staff performance

    Curriculum
    -Design and direct departmental curriculum that meets the special needs of students
    -Customize curriculum to meet the special needs of students

    Stakeholder Consultation
    - Meet regularly with the local school district special education director and assistant special education director to keep them abreast of new student developments and ensure the use of common procedure and practice
    -Work with the local school district special education representatives to develop and ensure implementation of student IEP’s.
    -Work closely with post-secondary school counselors on individual student schedules and with counselors, social workers, grade-level deans, and faculty in assessing individual students and ensuring comprehensive support
    -Work with the admission office and incoming families to assess students’ needs

    Qualifications/skills:
    -Master’s degree preferred 
    -Maine Department of Education Certification 282 or 030
    -Five years teaching experience and/or administrative experience in the field of special education; working knowledge of Maine Department of Education Special Education Regulations (chapter 101) and IDEA
    -Strong understanding of adolescents, learning differences, learning disabilities
    -Excellent leadership, organizational, and communication skills.
    -Skill in establishing and maintaining productive working relationships with students, faculty, parents, and external resources. 
    -Aptitude to assess psycho-educational testing, with current knowledge base regarding learning differences/disabilities and educational trends. 
    -Demonstrated ability to initiate actions with minimal supervision and maximum discernment.

    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.

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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.