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Employment Opportunities

Over fifty years of leading lives of passion and purpose.
The Derryfield School encourages applications from and prohibits discrimination against any applicant or student because of race, color, religion, gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other category which may be protected by applicable state or federal law. The School also promotes respect for all people, and will not tolerate harassment based on any of these characteristics nor on differences based on gender identity or expression.

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  • Coaching Openings

    The Derryfield School has openings for the following coaching positions for 2020. If you are interested in one of them, please send your coaching resume to, and/or contact, Director of Athletics Chris Hettler at chettler@derryfield.org or 603.669.4524. 
    Spring 2020
    MS Boys Lacrosse Head Coach

    Fall 2020:
    Varsity Field Hockey Head Coach and JV Assistant Coach
    Varsity Crew Assistant Coach
    Girls Varsity Soccer Assistant and JV Head

    View full job responsibilities here.
  • Director of Library and Media

    The Library Director at The Derryfield School creates a welcoming and inclusive environment for the school’s community where resources can be accessed, where members of the community can collaborate, and where students can be instructed in an efficient, ethical and legal use of information. 

    This candidate will be able to work independently while also working collaboratively as a member of a team.  She or he will possess strong written and oral communication skills, excellent organizational skills. Prior library experience is a plus.  This is a salaried, 40 hours a week minimum, year-round position with an excellent benefits package.
    • Develop with faculty a 6-12 scope and sequence, creating and evaluating activities, lessons, and assessments, for media literacy and academic research.
      • Provide instruction to students in finding the best digital and print  information and media for the particular purpose defined by the individual.
      • Network with teachers to develop activities which stress effective research strategies.
      • Meet with teachers to plan research projects, according to class needs.
      • Develop and co-teach media literacy units with teachers in various departments including skills such as critical thinking; close reading; evaluation of resources, including graphs and images; understanding of logical fallacies and false news; and how to be an ethical social media citizen. 
    *Instruct and serve as a resource on copyright issues and ethical use of various resources.
    • Teach information technology skills to all students so that all graduates will be able to locate, evaluate, and manage information resources and technology.
    • Promote reading, in any format, as a life-long habit.
    • Support the school’s Project-Based Learning initiatives and the one-to-one device program.
    • Participate in the school’s professional development programs.
    • Create a virtual and physical library space that is user-centered and accessible.
    • Select materials and technology which supports the school’s educational philosophy and curriculum. Create and organize a carefully curated collection of both digital and physical resources, including material that will encourage personal reading and intellectual curiosity, in accordance with the official Materials Selection Policy adopted by the Board of Trustees.
    • Develop short and long-range goals to guide the development of the library program.
    • Promote a love of reading through various programming initiatives. Promote the library media program, services, and its materials by maintaining a positive relationship with students, staff, and the community.
    • Prepare articles and reports highlighting all aspects of the library program.
    • Oversee the library volunteers and their day-to-day tasks.
    • Prepare and oversee a library media program budget which will provide the best possible library program for the Derryfield School.
    • Additional duties as assigned.

    • Bachelor’s Degree required in Library Studies. Master’s Degree a plus.
    • Demonstrated experience with diversity and inclusion.
    • A minimum of 5 years of progressively successful experience managing a library.
    •  A passion for working with young people in a gentle way.
    • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work within deadlines.
    • A high level of integrity and an extraordinary work ethic.  

    The Derryfield School encourages applications from candidates who support the School’s commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive living and working environment. If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume including references and salary expectations to Debbie Bremberg at dbremberg@derryfield.org. The Derryfield School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

    For more information, please visit:  www.derryfield.org.  
  • 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 $11.25. Low student/teacher ratio. Dynamic environment. Please email your resume and three references to Debbie Bremberg, dbremberg@derryfield.org. For information about the School, please visit our website at www.derryfield.org. EOE
  • Upper School Math Teacher

    The Derryfield School is a coeducational, independent day school serving grades 6-12, inspiring bright, motivated young people to be their best and providing them with the skills and experiences needed to be valued, dynamic, confident, and purposeful members of any community.

    The Derryfield School seeks an enthusiastic and dedicated Upper School Math/ Statistics teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.
    The candidate must be able and interested in teaching Statistics as well as other topics in high school math. They should have coaching or extra curricular interests, possess positive interpersonal skills, enjoy working with high school students, and have the energy and interest to contribute to the school community in a variety of areas.

    The ideal candidate will be an educator with:
    • A degree in Mathematics or a related field.
    • Experience teaching mathematics and enthusiasm for helping young people learn statistics as well as other applications of math.
    • Experience with current best practices in math education, including the use of technology, real world application, and project based learning, 
    • Experience working with young people,
    • A growth mindset and a desire to take on new challenges.

    Salary for this position will be competitive for similar positions for day schools in New England. For information about the school, please visit our website at www.derryfield.org.  EOE.

    To Apply: 

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

In the Classroom at Derryfield

List of 5 news stories.

  • A Look at Deeper Learning

    Lindley Shutz
    At Derryfield, we transform children’s lives and learning by drawing on the best ideas in education. One idea that is inspiring us is ‘deeper learning.’ According to Harvard School of Education professor Jal Mehta, in his Education Week article, “No One Has a Monopoly on Deeper Learning,” sustained, powerful education combines three critical elements...
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  • Transformative Learning

    Lindley Shutz
    Transformation occurs when students are challenged; when the work is meaningful; when students care about the people, the process, and the outcomes; and when students see that what they have learned has impact....
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  • Leadership, Ethics, and Development Curriculum

    Derryfield’s “Leading for the Common Good” campaign has certainly delivered results. Created with the goal of involving all Derryfield students in leadership development experiences and fostering influence, character, and awareness, the initiative has seen hundreds of students participate in conferences, retreats, and activities. However, prior to the 2019-2020 school year, Derryfield lacked a program that would expose students to a cohesive curriculum focused on leadership and life skills in 6th-12th grades....
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  • Advanced Topics Emphasize Applied Learning

    Emanne Khan
    When Upper School students began the process of selecting their classes for this year last spring, their options for higher level courses were different than in the past. Throughout the school year, there had been buzz amongst the community about moving beyond the College Board’s Advanced Placement curriculum, and the newly-designed Advanced Topics courses arrived as the realization of that goal....
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  • Inaugural Exploration Block

    Lamplighter Staff
    Friday marked the first day of the brand new Exploration Block at Derryfield, where students have nineteen choices for classes--ranging from Bee Keeping to Financial Literacy to Rugby. These classes are part of the new Derryfield schedule, offering students a chance to pursue interests and passions outside of the regular academic grind. They will meet two out of every eight days....
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The Derryfield School

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