Working at Bement



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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elementary Teacher

Starting August 2019

 The Bement School, a kindergarten through grade nine coeducational day and boarding school in historic Deerfield, Massachusetts, seeks an elementary teacher to join a vibrant learning community with students from all over the United States and the world. Our students enjoy a rigorous, hands-on, multidisciplinary approach to learning that prepares students to be compassionate, respectful, and resilient global citizens. 

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 should be:

  • motivated, dedicated educators eager to collaborate across grade levels, divisions, and subjects
  • knowledgeable about child development and learning styles
  • flexible, with a sense of humor and joy in working with children
  • experienced in project-based learning and prudent integration of technology
  • committed to individual and professional growth and to working on a team
  • ready to cultivate relationships with students, parents, colleagues, and the wider community
  • familiar with, and motivated by, the unique challenges and opportunities of being part of an independent and boarding school community

The successful candidate will embrace change, demonstrate flexibility, and balance the foundation of the past with the possibilities of the future. The Bement School offers a competitive salary, retirement program, and full benefits package. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. Year-round on-campus housing with utilities included and meals during the school year for the incumbent and family may be offered to the successful candidate in exchange for service in our boarding community. 

A bachelor’s degree is required; a master’s degree 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.

To apply:

Please provide a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to:

Toni Costa, Executive Assistant
The Bement School
P.O. Box 8
Deerfield MA 01342
tcosta@bement.org

No phone calls, please.

Middle School Science Teacher        

 Starting Fall 2019

The Bement School, a kindergarten through grade nine coeducational day and boarding school in historic Deerfield, Massachusetts, seeks a middle school science teacher to join a vibrant learning community with students from all over the United States and the world. Our students enjoy a rigorous, hands-on, multidisciplinary approach to learning that prepares students to be compassionate, respectful, and resilient global citizens.

The successful candidate will teach students in the Bement Upper School (grades 6-9) science classes. Desired qualifications include:

  • Experience teaching science, preferably at the middle school level, including biology, earth science, environmental science, chemistry, and physics
  • Familiarity with an independent boarding school, either as a student or faculty member
  • Willingness to collaborate across grade levels, divisions, and subject areas
  • Ability to integrate technology and differentiated instruction in a diverse classroom of learners
  • Eagerness to participate in the full breadth of independent school life, including teaching, coaching, advising, and living on campus as part of our boarding community.

The Bement School offers a competitive salary, retirement program, and full benefits package. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. It is anticipated that year-round on-campus housing with utilities included, and meals during the school year for the incumbent and family, will be offered in exchange for service in our boarding community. 

A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is required; a master’s degree and at least three years of teaching experience are preferred.

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

To apply:

Please provide a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to:

Toni Costa, Executive Assistant
The Bement School
P.O. Box 8
Deerfield MA 01342
tcosta@bement.org

No phone calls, please.