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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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  • After School Attendant/Study Proctor

    The After School Attendant supervises students waiting to be picked up by parents or waiting to ride the evening buses. Students are restricted to a small area of the school (currently the Library) and study and socialize until they are picked up. The Attendant provides supervision, ensures younger students are signed out appropriately, and generally monitors the activities of the students as they are waiting.

    This role is under the general, technical, and administrative supervision of the Division Heads, and in accordance with established policies and procedures, the after-school attendant’s  responsibilities include the overall supervision of students from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m..
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities (these responsibilities include but are not limited to the following):
    • The primary responsibility of the After School Attendant is to ensure the safety and supervision of students from 4pm to 6pm.
    • Derryfield students on the whole are well behaved and respectful.They use the after school time for casual socializing and to complete homework as they wait to go home.
    • The Attendant’s responsibility with upper school students is to be an adult presence that the students can go to for help and to provide simple supervision.
    • The Attendant’s responsibility with middle school students is to supervise and ensure that students are signed out by an adult (or older sibling) from the library or are dismissed in time to meet the buses outside of the school.
    Skills and Knowledge:
    • Ability to relate to students, parents and school system personnel.
    • Ability to supervise students from grades 6-12.  
    • Ability to pass the CPR and First Aid course.

  • Coaching Openings

    The Derryfield School has openings for the following coaching positions for the 2019-2020 school year. 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. 
    Fall 2019:
    Field Hockey JV assistant
    JV Boys soccer assistant

    Winter 2019/20:
    Varsity Alpine head and assistant coaches
    Middle School Alpine head coach
    Middle School Boys basketball assistant

    View full job responsibilities here.
  • Custodian

    Under the general, technical, and administrative supervision of the Director of Facilities, and in accordance with The Derryfield School’s established policies and procedures, the facilities custodian performs cleaning duties to ensure a healthy, safe and attractive school environment.    
    These responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: 

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    Performs basic cleaning duties, which may include some of the following actions  (not an exhaustive list): 
    1. vacuuming areas as needed with a backpack vacuum
    2. dusting or washing of chairs, desks, tables, room surfaces, exercise equipment, glass
    3. maintaining floors, including floor finishing and floor machine operation  
    4. removing trash indoors and out
    5. cleaning bathrooms/ locker rooms
    6. maintaining secured building,  following opening and closing procedures
    Operates motor vehicles, motorized equipment, grounds and snow removal equipment.

    Follows all safety instructions in usage of supplies, equipment and machinery; wears appropriate personal protective gear; maintains a clean, safe and orderly work area.

    Performs light maintenance work, which may include (not an exhaustive list):
    1.  painting
    2.  removing snow from sidewalks, entrances and exits 
    3.  landscaping, planting flowers, shrubs, mowing, weed trimming  
    Performs other duties as assigned.  

    Skills and Knowledge:
    • Working knowledge of cleaning procedures.
    • Working knowledge of safety precautions in the use of all equipment and supplies. 
    • Ability to use cleaning tools.  
    • Ability to operate a transportation vehicle in a safe and economical manner, knowledge of traffic and highway safety rules and regulations.  
    • Valid driver’s license, excellent driving record.  
    • Mandatory background check
    • G.E.D. or high school diploma. 
    • Occasional overtime required for certain School activities; extra hours may be mandatory, especially if called in for an emergency or special event.
    • Attention to detail and excellence a must!
    Physical and psychological demands: 
    • Must be able to lift 50 lbs independently and up to 100 lbs with assistance from another team member using appropriate lifting practices.       
    • Must be physically and mentally capable of performing multiple tasks, and capable of consistently functioning well in a fast-paced environment.
    • Flexibility and good decision making skills required
    • Must have a strong commitment to, and ability to execute superior customer service. 
    • Must be able to accept critical feedback and direction in a professional manner.  
    • Must exhibit the following qualities to be a successful team player:
    1. trustworthiness through behavior and consistent work results
    2. trust and support of other team members, superiors, and Derryfield employees.
    3. ability to communicate timely and in a professional manner to address conflicts.
    4. strong evidence of commitment and loyalty to the team, the tasks, and the School.
    5. strong evidence of ownership and accountability for work and mistakes.
    6. consistent and superior attention to detail and results. 
  • 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

In the Classroom at Derryfield

List of 5 news stories.

  • 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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  • Project Based Learning Grows at Derryfield

    Emanne Khan '19
    A good deal of learning continued to take place within the walls of Derryfield after the last students walked out the doors on June 4. Professionals from the Buck Institute for Education spent three days on campus during the second week of June, collaborating with Derryfield faculty members on how to integrate project based learning into the academic curriculum....
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  • David Baroody

    Welcoming New Faculty

    Pete Brandt
    Derryfield is thrilled to announce incoming members of the teaching faculty for the 2019-2020 school year. These teachers will bring a wide range of original perspectives and experiences to Derryfield and are excited to join the community in the fall.
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  • Putting New Ideas to Work

    Mark Blaisdell
    As faculty continue to develop their Exploration mini-courses for next year, some faculty have also created opportunities to teach in longer blocks. Sixth grade team members Tracy Blaisdell and Rick Zeller recently combined class periods on consecutive days to create extended class time....
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  • Progress Report: Derryfield's Academic Vision

    Three years ago Derryfield launched a process to examine our teaching, our academic program, and our daily schedule.  As we have shared with you in Cougar Tracks, at Parent Night presentations, Middle and Upper School communications meetings, and through many parent forums, this has been exciting and energizing work, in which we’ve sought to keep the best of what has always worked at Derryfield and add the best of what’s new in the brain-science of teaching and learning....
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The Derryfield School

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