Working at Bement

Our teachers, coaches, administrators, and staff work in concert to cultivate a learning community where both adults and students are challenged and inspired to lead meaningful lives. Bement is a welcoming, vibrant school, and we promote an inclusive environment that celebrates the differences among our staff members.

Educators at Bement develop deep bonds with students and are active across campus life, from teaching courses, to advising students, to coaching sports, and leading a table during our family-style lunches. We seek candidates who want to dive into our community with passion, offering creative, experiential learning projects and driving new initiatives that elevate our school. We nurture young talent with brave ideas and hire seasoned veterans at the top of their game.

The Bement School is committed to providing competitive compensation and benefits plans, including, in some cases, housing for dorm parents on campus. Faculty have access to professional development opportunities, both on and off campus, and we actively seek to build and maintain a faculty and staff whose individual artistic, athletic, and literary passions enhance the educational environment for our whole community.

Bement is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and candidates who represent diversity for the school are strongly encouraged to apply.




Employment Opportunities

Adjunct Dorm Parent

Adjunct dorm parents assist with the boarding program on the weekends. Adjuncts are typically scheduled for 6-hour shifts and will facilitate a pre-determined on or off campus weekend itinerary. A successful adjunct is able to engage a diverse group of students with a joyful attitude and appropriate expectations. This is a part-time position.

Founded in 1925, The Bement School serves a locally and globally diverse student body of 220 boys and girls in grades kindergarten through nine. Serving both day students from the Pioneer Valley and southern Vermont and New Hampshire, as well as boarding students from many different international locations and US states, Bement has long provided a rigorous, yet warm, learning environment for our students.

Desired qualifications:

  • Experience working with youth at the middle school level
  • Valid driver’s license with responsible track record of driving
  • Flexibility and a sense of humor
To apply:
Please contact the Director of Residential Life, Terry Shields at tshields@bement.org.

Bement is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and candidates who represent diversity for the school are strongly encouraged to apply.




After-School Dance Instructor

The Bement School, a K-9 day and boarding school with over 220 students in the charming, historic village of Deerfield, is looking for an experienced band director 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.

The dance instructor will:

  • Work with the lower school head to design programming in a range of movement activities
  • Lead after-school dance and movement classes for students for Bement students and local children
  • Communicate and coordinate with parents, with the help of the lower school head

The Bement School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates who represent diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please email a letter of interest, resume, and references (electronic materials only) to:

Emily Lent
Lower School Head
elent@bement.org

Dining Services Associate

The Bement School is a K-9 day and boarding school with over 220 students in the charming, historic village of Deerfield, MA. 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. The Bement School actively seeks a full-time employee to work in Dining Services. The successful candidate will work as a team member to produce healthy, balanced, and tasteful food for students, faculty, and staff in a diverse, international and multicultural environment that creates a hospitable climate aligned with Bement’s values. The working schedule will consist of day and evening hours on weekdays and some weekends.

Responsibilities include:

  • Food service
  • Food preparation
  • Dining hall set up
  • Cleaning
  • All other duties as assigned by the Directors of Dining Services

Desired qualifications:

  • Basic knife handling skills
  • Current ServSafe Certification
  • Ability and flexibility to work mornings, evenings, and weekends

To apply:

Please forward a letter and resume to Toni Costa, Executive Assistant, at tcosta@bement.org

Bement is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and candidates who represent diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Dance and Movement Instructor

The Bement School, a K-9 day and boarding school with over 220 students in the charming, historic village of Deerfield, seeks a dance and movement instructor to join students and faculty from all over the region and the world. This position is an exciting opportunity for someone with a strong dance and movement background to develop and lead creative programming in a beautiful dance studio. After-school programming takes place four or five days a week from 3:30-5:30.

The dance instructor will:

• Design programming in a range of movement activities, including ballet
• Lead after-school dance and movement classes for Bement students and local children
• Communicate and coordinate with families

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.

The Bement School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates who represent diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.


Please email a letter of interest, resume, and references (electronic materials only) to:

Emily Lent, Lower School Head
elent@bement.org