We hope you'll find the The Bement School a warm and supportive school community in which to put your commitment to young people to use. We add new faculty and staff each year. We enjoy giving new educators their first classroom, and we cherish the history and ballast that our forty-year veterans provide. Bement is an equal opportunity employer, and candidates who represent diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
Full-Time Drama Teacher 2017-2018
The Bement School, a K-9 day and boarding school in the charming, historic village of Deerfield, is looking for an experienced educator to join students and faculty from all over the region and the world. The Bement School intentionally fosters a community where members of diverse backgrounds, ethnicities, nationalities, and perspectives actively share and grow together in a truly holistic learning environment. Candidates ready to embrace our uniquely diverse population should be:
- collaborative, motivated, dedicated educators
- knowledgeable about directing, drama history, movement and dance, improvisation, and set-design
- experienced working with a wide range of elementary and middle school students, and be able to design age-appropriate activities and productions
- flexible, with a sense of humor and joy in working with children
- skillful writers and communicators
- committed to individual and professional growth working with a team of committed arts educators
- eager to cultivate relationships with students,
parents, and colleagues
Candidates will be responsible for all aspects of
multiple small productions each term and a final large production. The
successful candidate will embrace change, demonstrate flexibility, and
balance the heritage and foundation of the past with the possibility for
the future. The school is currently undertaking a full review of
curriculum and pedagogy, and the successful candidate will have the
opportunity to help shape the school’s trajectory for years to come.
Willingness to live and work as part of a boarding community is
A bachelor’s degree in a related field is required, and at least three years of teaching experience are preferred. The Bement School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates who represent diversity for the school are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Bement school offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including housing and board for the right candidate. Please provide a letter of interest, resume, and list of three professional references (electronic applications preferred) to:
Toni Costa, Executive Assistant
The Bement School
P.O. Box 8
Deerfield, MA 01342
Bement is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and candidates who represent
diversity for the school are strongly encouraged to apply.