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New Hampshire Named a Top 3 State in the Nation for Quality of Life and Livability.

The Derryfield School campus is nestled on 70+ acres in north Manchester, NH. The region offers an array of arts and cultural venues, recreational and health facilities, and over 600 non-profit organizations. The New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts’ seacoasts are within an hour from School — mountains and lakes are plentiful!

Current Openings

Assistant Director of Facilities

Position Title: Assistant Director of Facilities

Full-Time, Salaried

Reports to: Director of Facilities

Position Summary:
Responsible for supporting the physical plant operations of the school, including all buildings and grounds to provide a safe, healthy, and comfortable environment for students, faculty, and staff. The individual in this position is responsible for the scheduling and supervision of maintenance and repair activities performed by maintenance and custodial staff, and communicating with faculty, staff, and administration.

Facility and Grounds Responsibilities:
● Schedules and supervises maintenance staff engaged in building and grounds upkeep and repair;
● Supervises, and evaluates maintenance staff; ensures staff receives training related to specific job tasks and responsibilities; participates in recruitment efforts;
● Develops, implements, and supervises preventative maintenance programs for buildings, grounds, mechanical, vehicle, and electrical, utility, and safety and security systems
● Administer HVAC, access control, keys, fire alarms, and other building systems;
● Supervises custodial crew engaged in cleaning school buildings and premises
● Follow all local, state, federal and OSHA guidelines at all times. Ensure that other staff members are in regulation compliance.
● Be available to respond in the event of a campus emergency.
● Provide department leadership in the absence of the Director of Facilities.
● Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
● Five or more years of progressively more responsible experience in physical plant maintenance, preferably in a school or higher education setting;
● Three or more years of supervisory experience, or; a combination of education and experience
● Bachelor’s degree in building trades or related field, preferred;
● Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with faculty, staff, and administrators;
● Ability to effectively communicate ideas and information in written and oral format to faculty, staff, and administrators
● Must have a strong customer service background
● Able to multitask and work collaboratively; deadline-oriented
● Accountable and eager to learn; good team player
● Dedication to the institution and department to ensure all facilities and grounds are maintained to their highest quality, and that events run smoothly and professionally.

Salary range is $60,000-65,000 based on experience. The Derryfield School is an equal opportunity employer, Derryfield is fully committed to attracting, retaining, and developing the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, age, nation of origin, sexual orientation, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to Debbie Bremberg at dbremberg@derryfield.org. The Derryfield School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Coaching Openings

Become a Coach at Derryfield
 
Have you ever thought about how you can make a difference in your child and their friends’ lives? Coaching is an incredibly impactful and rewarding opportunity for adults in our community to get involved in their children’s lives. Now more than ever, we could use your help. Finding quality coaches who have the time and flexibility to coach in the afternoons is becoming harder and harder for a variety of reasons. While experience and knowledge of the sport is often required and helpful, there are also plenty of opportunities for adults who are new or novice to coaching, but have the desire to learn. If you have the time, energy and passion to become involved with one of our athletic programs, please do not hesitate to reach out. A full listing of open athletic opportunities is listed below.
2023-2024 Opportunities
  • Assistant Varsity Baseball
  • Assistant and Head Girls Middle School Lacrosse
  • Assistant and Head Boys Middle School Lacrosse

Salary is based on years of experience and coaching level. Interested candidates should email Athletic Director Chris Hettler (chettler@derryfield.org) with a resume and contact info for 2-3 references from current or former direct supervisors. Letters of recommendation are optional but appreciated.

Sub/Per Diem Nurse

The priority for the substitute school nurse is to oversee and provide for the individual health needs of students while the regular nurse is away temporarily or work in conjunction with the regular nurse as back up support.

Essential Duties and Responsiblities:

The priority for the substitute school nurse is to oversee and provide for the individual health needs of students while the regular nurse is away temporarily or work in conjunction with the regular nurse as back up support.

  • Responsible for direct and indirect care given to students in compliance with school policies, professional standards or practice, physician’s orders and the Individual Health Plan.
  • Comply with professional nursing practice standards, guidelines, relevant statutes, rules, and regulations.
  • Functions in accordance with New Hampshire Nurse Practice Act, Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses, and the school policies and procedures.
  • Promotes and maintains good health as well as the prevention of illnesses and injuries.
  • Acts in a manner that respects the dignity, confidentiality, and rights of all students and staff.
  • Upholds regulations and laws related to confidentiality, reporting of child abuse and neglect, and other health-related requirements.

General Skills/Knowledge/Aptitudes:

  • Current CPR, AED certification
  • Graduate or currently enrolled in an accredited nursing program
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred or working towards.
  • Energetic, patient and inspiring
  • Works in clear alignment with institutional objectives, strategies and goals.
  • Highly collaborative and team-oriented style.
  • Knowledge and skills to evaluate and treat a variety of medical conditions,
  • Ability to effectively communicate information both orally and in written form and to a diverse group,
  • Knowledge of current medical and health standards ,
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and to do so in accordance with laws such as HIPAA, and FERPA,
  • Knowledge of the New Hampshire Nurse Practice Act, Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses, and the school district’s policies and procedures

To Apply:

Applicants interested in joining our dynamic, forward-thinking community of talented, compassionate educators should send a cover letter (including salary requirements), resume, and three references to Human Resources, Debbie Bremberg at dbremberg@derryfield.org.

An equal opportunity employer, Derryfield is fully committed to attracting, retaining, and developing the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, age, nation of origin, sexual orientation, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Substitute Teachers

The Derryfield School is accepting applications for substitute teachers at our independent college preparatory day school, grades 6-12 in Manchester, NH. Hourly wage is $15.00. Low student/teacher ratio. Dynamic environment.

Please email your resume and three references to Human Resources, Debbie Bremberg at dbremberg@derryfield.org.

For information about the School, please visit our website at www.derryfield.org.

EOE

How to Apply

Applicants interested in joining our dynamic, forward-thinking community should send a cover letter and resume to Human Resources, Debbie Bremberg at dbremberg@derryfield.org.

Derryfield Benefits

In addition to our competitive benefits’ package (health, dental, retirement, etc.) and welcoming, inclusive community, we offer:

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

There shall be no discrimination, because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or handicap status, applied by the School or the board of trustees in violation of applicable law in the employment of personnel, in the admission of students, in the offering of instruction and programs, or in the election of trustees.

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