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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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  • Art Teacher

    The Derryfield School Creative Arts department seeks an enthusiastic, collaborative, and interdisciplinary visual artist and teacher to begin August 2021. As a faculty member, the candidate must lead as a positive educator and role model for the School community of students, parents, alumni, trustees and colleagues.  Faculty member’s general duties include teaching 4-5 classes, leading two additional school activities (coaching sports or the equivalent), advising students, and participating in a variety of school events as a leader or chaperone.  
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities of the Art Teacher:
    • Demonstrate and teach in a range of 2D and 3D media appropriate for both middle and upper school visual art classes. Media may include, drawing, painting, sculpture, digital arts, fashion, and architecture.
    • Elevate and support learning, creativity and self-expression of the students.    
    • Support Lyceum Gallery Manager with 4-5 annual exhibitions.
    • Promote student engagement in the visual arts through annual Scholastic Arts participation.

    The ideal candidate will be an educator with:
    • A degree in visual arts and/or visual arts education (preferably a Masters Degree)
    • An energetic, patient and inspiring presence as a teacher and leader, with a sense of humor.
    • Successful classroom teaching experience and experience with implementing technology and multimedia in the classroom. 
    • A proven commitment to the development of young people as individual learners.  
    • Demonstrable computer literacy skills. 
    • An active studio art practice outside of the classroom.
    • A collaborative and team-oriented style.  
    • A commitment to developing the character, global citizenship and an appreciation of people from diverse backgrounds in students. 
    • Interest in curriculum development within and across disciplines. 
    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.  

    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.
  • 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.
  • Director of Research and Opportunity

    In order to promote a culture of best practices in 21st century education and continue to partner with the local Manchester area, The Derryfield School seeks a dynamic educator with experience in research, literacy, and an interest in cultivating community connections.
    The ideal candidate:
    • is a growth minded educator with an advanced degree in education, media literacy, or library science or the equivalent experience.
    • demonstrates experience cultivating community connections and facilitating students’ experiences beyond the school walls.
    • possesses experience in or a strong desire to lead service learning programming. 
    • possesses strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with students and colleagues. 

    Responsibilities of the position include:
    1. Supporting student and faculty research for papers, projects, and curriculum development. 
    2. Partnering with teachers to cultivate media literacy and use of technology in research.
      1. Coordinating with the director of STEM to create opportunities for the Maker Space to be utilized as collaborative work space for all disciplines.
    3. Coordinating community connections
      1. Oversee service for grades 6-12; plan and carry out service for grades 9-12; work with faculty on service learning curriculum. 
      2. Coordinate with Alumni Engagement to connect Upper School students with off campus opportunities: summer programs, leadership workshops, internships, and service.
    4. Partnering with faculty and students in cultivating equity, inclusion, and global competencies in curriculum, projects, and community outreach.
    5. Coordinating staffing and managing the library. 
      1. Organize and train teaching fellows to help supervise the library and maker space.
      2. Coordinate responsibilities of volunteers.
      3. Redesign the library space as a quiet study and work space.
        1. Reframe the balance of print and digital resources.
        2. Create calm space for reading and focused quiet study for students, faculty, and staff. 
      4. Create lively, collaborative space in the Science & Innovation Center’s maker space. 
      5. Coordinate space with college counseling to create research/ learning commons. 
      6. Oversee the library budget. 
    6. Teach one class as fitting to their academic background.

    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.
  • Fitness Director

    The Derryfield School seeks a full time Fitness Director to start during the 2021-2022 school year. Goal: Derryfield strives to be a leader in the field of student health and wellness education and needs a director who has the skills and drive to develop curriculum and build programming that will serve all levels of athletes and is a model for other schools.

    This director will be responsible for developing the 6-12 fitness program, including curriculum for the LEAD program. They will consult with the Athletic Director and work in tandem with the wellness director, but will need to be a proactive self starter who functions in an independent manner and takes full ownership of the program as they work tenaciously toward its development.
    The ideal candidate for the Fitness Director should possess:
    • Demonstrated initiative and ability to independently develop, evaluate and lead state-of-the-art innovative programs.
    • Success in developing health and wellness curriculum 
    • Career educator in personal training for students that focuses on age appropriate practices and lifelong habits for Middle School through adults (familiarity with the Boyle Method is preferred.)  
    • Background and certification in S&C and Venture sports/activities (rock climbing/high and low ropes)
    • Success as a classroom teacher. of SEL, leadership and wellness.
    • Strong technology skills
    • Strong interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills, and a desire to work collaboratively. 

    Responsibilities of the position include:
    • Recruit and attract students for group strength & conditioning training and other fitness activities throughout the school day. Coordinate staffing of the facility throughout the day and ensure maximum utilization of the athletic & wellness center for students, faculty, and staff.
    • Offer and instruct two to three blocks of S&C daily.
    • Offer and instruct S&C after school for MS and US students and staff for two trimesters (2:30-4:30pm). Work with the Dean of Faculty to train other school staff to cover the third trimester of S&C instruction.
    • Develop individualized fitness programs for students, faculty, staff and teams.
    • Work with the LEAD team to develop and teach, from a holistic perspective, fitness components of the LEAD program.
    • Provide instruction in and maintenance of rock wall, high and low ropes courses. Develop curricular and co-curricular opportunities for students to utilize these facilities. Recruit faculty to help with the use and instruction of these areas. Develop revenue producing opportunities for these facilities.
    • Teach one to two A&W exploration class per trimester (climbing wall, volleyball, pickleball, basketball, etc). Work with AD to develop X block A&W options and to staff them.
    • Co-Admin on duty for games with AD during the season in which they are not leading after school S&C. Duties include greeting and ensuring that refs have arrived, crowd control, back-up scoreboard clock operator, “puts out fires.”
    • Possibly fill the role of a  US or MS advisor.
    • Coach one to two sports per year.
    • Develop and oversee the after hours (4:30pm-TBD) revenue producing after-school personal (or small group) training program for students (with contracted trainers).
    • Develop revenue-producing summer programming that utilizes our athletic & wellness facilities. Revenue goals for this position will be set annually.
    • Oversee a portion of the athletic operations, possibly including:
      • Uniform and equipment distribution, inventory, storage, cleaning.
      • Locker distribution to students, faculty, staff.
      • Coordinates team pictures each season with the media department.
      • Work with the AD to maintain, restock and enhance the cardio and S&C rooms.
      • Other jobs as assigned or needed by the athletic department.
    TO APPLY
    The Derryfield School encourages applications from candidates who support the School’s commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment. The School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
     
    For more information, please visit: www.derryfield.org. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Deborah Bremberg at dbremberg@derryfield.org.

  • MARKETING AND STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS ASSOCIATE

    Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Strategic Partnerships, the Associate is responsible for implementing marketing and communications strategies in line with the School’s Strategic Plan and guidelines of the Financial Sustainability Board Committee. The primary objectives of the Marketing and Strategic Partnerships Associate are to elevate the visibility of the School’s auxiliary revenue services to generate funding streams un-related to tuition, to forge and maintain partnerships between Derryfield and outside organizations and businesses, and to support the overall marketing of the School through writing, digital strategies, and graphic design.
    The ideal candidate will possess excellent interpersonal, writing, and technical skills; and must be able to work independently as well as collaboratively with various constituents throughout the School and the community. This is a salaried, 40 hours per week minimum, year-round position with an excellent benefits package. This position starts on July 1, 2021.

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    The Marketing and Strategic Partnerships Associate will communicate openly, solve problems proactively, offer creative ideas and work as a positive, engaged team member.

    • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, business management (or related field), and a minimum of 2 years of experience in people-facing and/or project-based work.
    • Proficiency with Google Drive and Mac platform, and expertise (or the ability to build fluency) in WordPress, Adobe InDesign, and database and event management tools.
    • Must possess superior interpersonal skills across all platforms: email, phone and Zoom conversations, interdepartmental meetings, and networking opportunities.
    • Must be highly flexible, able to adjust priorities, work under the pressure of deadlines, and display a can-do attitude with ability to deal positively with frequent change and deadlines.
    • Willingness and ability to work flexible schedules, including occasional evenings and weekends to represent Derryfield at networking events.
    • A sense of humor.
    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Cultivates and maintains authentic relationships with individuals, corporations, and community organizations to foster new partnerships and strengthen existing relationships.
    • Markets Derryfield’s facilities available for rental usage through targeted campaigns to appeal to arts organizations (Auditorium), athletic clubs (Athletics & Wellness Center and fields/courts), corporations (conference rooms and classrooms), and individuals for party rentals (gymnasium/rock climbing wall).
    • Writes/composes letters and Google surveys aimed at increasing rental partners and nurturing the relationships through consistent communication and assessing satisfaction periodically.
    • Works with Auxiliary staff/Buildings & Grounds and vendors to plan, schedule, cross-promote and communicate information regarding events.
    • Research competition and trends related to Summer Camps/Programs, and propose additions to expand and/or revamp our summer camp offerings.
    • Works in tandem with the Director of Digital Communications to create, enhance, and update Auxiliary Services microsite/landing page.
    • Visits partner facilities to investigate how we may expand our partnerships beyond rentals (i.e. Seacoast United)
    • Attends networking events and actively engages with attendees (including Chamber After Hours and Bedford Living Connects meetings.)
    • Develops and maintains a comprehensive social media strategy for Auxiliary Services.
    • Writes news releases, website articles, and digital media copy.
    • Works with the Director of Digital Communications to maintain and update overall website content.
    • Creates campus signage as needed to support Buildings & Grounds, Philanthropy & Engagement, and other departments.
    • Embraces and develops other revenue enhancement and external relations responsibilities as needed.

    TO APPLY
    The Derryfield School encourages applications from candidates who support the School’s commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment. The School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
     
    For more information, please visit: www.derryfield.org. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Deborah Bremberg at dbremberg@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
  • Wellness Director

    The Derryfield School seeks a full time Wellness Director to start during the 2021-2022 school year. Goal: Derryfield strives to be a leader in the field of student health and wellness education and needs a director who has the skills and drive to develop curriculum and build programming that will serve all students and is a model for other schools.

    This director will be responsible for developing and implementing a variety of wellness programs,  including curriculum for the LEAD program. They will consult with the Athletic Director and work in tandem with the Fitness Director, but will need to be a proactive self starter who functions in an independent manner and takes full ownership of the program as they work tenaciously toward its development.
    The ideal candidate for the Wellness Director should possess:
    • Demonstrated initiative and ability to independently develop, evaluate and lead state-of-the-art innovative programs.
    • Success in developing health and wellness curriculum 
    • Success as a classroom teacher. of SEL, leadership and wellness.
    • Strong technology skills
    • Strong interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills, and a desire to work collaboratively. 

    Responsibilities of the position include:
    • Design, promote, and lead wellness opportunities for students that utilize the athletic & wellness facilities; including but not limited to yoga, mindfulness, nutrition, dance. The wellness program should prioritize opportunities and curriculum that focus on preventative programming. 
    • Develop after school and summer programming that is revenue producing dealing with wellness activities. 
    • Work with the LEAD team to develop and teach, from a holistic perspective, health & wellness components of the LEAD program. Long term goal of becoming LEAD program director.
    • Work with the counseling office to develop and offer wellness opportunities and social-emotional discussion groups.
    • Develop health & wellness programming for students, faculty, staff and teams (Ex: Captains programming, leadership workshops, nutrition, stress management).
    • Teach two to three middle school LEAD classes per trimester.
    • Work collaboratively with the counseling office.
    • Coach one to two sports per year.
    • Teach one to two A&W exploration class per trimester (climbing wall, volleyball, pickleball, basketball, etc). Work with AD to develop X block A&W options and to staff them.
    • Co-Admin on duty for games with AD during the season/s in which they are not coaching. Duties include greeting and ensuring that refs have arrived, crowd control, back-up scoreboard clock operator, “puts out fires.”
    • Possibility of being an US or MS advisor.
    • Oversee a portion of the athletic operations, such as:
      • Bus scheduling
      • Middle school game scheduling
      • Other responsibilities as determined by the Athletic Director
    TO APPLY
    The Derryfield School encourages applications from candidates who support the School’s commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment. The School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
     
    For more information, please visit: www.derryfield.org. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Deborah Bremberg at dbremberg@derryfield.org.

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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