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Employment Opportunities

Over fifty years of leading lives of passion and purpose.

Current Openings

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  • Administrative Assistant

    The Administrative Assistant performs administrative functions for the Associate Head of School, the Upper School Division Head and the Assistant Head for Faculty and Innovation. 28 hours per week.
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Joins forces with the entire faculty and staff to carry out activities essential to a healthy happy school environment as determined necessary by the Head of School.
    • Maintain the US Google Calendar, Faculty Portal and similar data systems.
    • Manage database and Excel data for numerous projects.
    • Create and proof content or transcribe from rough draft, correspondence, bulletins, memorandums, and other material.
    • Maintains credit card reporting and billing process.
    • Collaborates with the Head of Upper School on all major US activities, including community service projects, retreats, field trips. 
    • Collaborates with Dean of Faculty on faculty evaluation data collection and communications and hiring process.   
    • Collaborates with Associate Head of School on scheduling related to Wednesday Meetings, Professional Development Days, and more.
    • Additional duties as assigned
    Skills and Knowledge:
    • Working with a multi-line telephone system and must know telephone protocol.
    • Knowledge and skill with computer programs and platforms, specifically Gmail, Google docs, Google Calendar, Microsoft Word and Excel.  Training is available. 
    • Superior customer service skills with daily interactions with students, parents and coworkers.
    • Ability to triage phone calls and prioritize duties effectively.  
    • Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or one- 2 years related experience and/or training.  
    • Overtime may be mandatory for additional events, especially if called in for an emergency.
    • Heavily detail oriented and organized.

      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, inclusive, compassionate educators should send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Human Resources, Debbie Bremberg at dbremberg@derryfield.org.
  • Coaching Openings

    The Derryfield School has openings for the following coaching positions for 2020-2021. 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 2021
    Boys MS baseball assistant 
    Boys MS lacrosse assistant
    MS Spring Co-Ed Strength and Conditioning Coach
    View full job responsibilities here.
  • 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.

  • Equity & Inclusion in the Classroom

    Among the most important areas of development in recent years is that of curriculum. From the humanities to STEM disciplines, teaching and learning includes discussions of race, racism, and inclusion. Professional academic organizations such as the National Council for Teachers of English (NCTE) and the Gilder Lehrman Institute encourage teachers to consider the value of students having opportunities to see themselves in what they read and study.* Derryfield’s humanities teachers choose a range of texts that are intellectually challenging and diverse in perspectives....
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  • Joy in Cacophony

    Laura Russell
    Middle School Justice teacher Laura Russell reflects on how some of the technology solutions she used in teaching virtually this spring have actually improved her ability to lead thoughtful, small-group discussions in her classes...
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  • On Living in a Coronavirus Age

    Read excerpts from reflections that seniors in Louisa Burdette's Creative Writing class wrote in response to a piece by C.S. Lewis called "On Living in an Atomic Age." 
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  • 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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Non-Discrimination Statement

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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The Derryfield School

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