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Employment Opportunities

Over fifty years of leading lives of passion and purpose.

Current Openings

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  • Coaching Openings

    The Derryfield School has openings for the following coaching positions for 2022-2023. If you are interested in one of them, please send your coaching resume and 2-3 contacts of references from current or former direct supervisors to Director of Athletics Chris Hettler at chettler@derryfield.org or 603.669.4524. 

    Fall 2022 Sports
    Head (1) and Assistant (2) Varsity Crew Coaches
    Head Varsity Girls Soccer Coach
    Head JV Girls Soccer Coach
    Assistant Varsity Boys Soccer Coach
    Head JV Boys Soccer Coach
    Head Middle School Girls Soccer Coach
    Assistant Varsity Boys Soccer Coach
    Assistant Middle School Cross Country Coach

    Winter 2023 Sports
    Assistant JV Girls Basketball Coach

    Spring 2023 Sports
    Head Middle School Boys Lacrosse Coach
    Head Middle School Boys and Girls Tennis Coach
    View full job responsibilities here.
  • Custodian

    Come join a great community!! Under the 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
    3. maintaining floors, including floor finishing and floor machine operation  
    4. removing trash 
    5. cleaning bathrooms
    6. maintaining secured building,  following opening and closing  procedures
    • Follows all safety instructions in usage of supplies, equipment and machinery; wears appropriate personal protective gear; maintains a clean, safe and orderly work area.
    • Operates motor vehicles, motorized equipment, grounds and snow removal equipment.
    • Follows all safety instructions in usage of equipment and machinery; wears appropriate personal protective gear; maintains a clean, safe and orderly work area.
    • May be responsible for transporting students to and from School or School sponsored activities, from time-to-time.
    • Performs light maintenance work, which may include (not an exhaustive list):
    a)   painting
    b)   removing snow from sidewalks, entrances and exits 
    c)   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.  
    • G.E.D. or high school diploma. 
    • Occasional overtime required for certain School activities; overtime may be mandatory, especially if called in for an emergency.
    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.
    • 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. 
  • 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.

    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
  • 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 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.

  • Caroline Thirkill Attends New Teacher Retreat

    Elaine Loft
    Caroline Thirkill, Upper School world language instructor, attended the NH New Teachers Retreat held in July at Keene State College. The New Teachers Retreat is an organization dedicated to the development and retention of young talent in the teaching profession.
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  • Derryfield and Malone School Online Network

    Elaine Loft
    Derryfield is the only school in New Hampshire that is a member of the Malone School Online Network (MSON), which offers advanced, college-style seminar courses in an online, synchronous format....
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  • Diverse Voices in Literature

    Elaine Loft
    For the past several years, Laurie Byron (upper school English teacher) and Jodie Leen (middle school English teacher) have worked to broaden and diversify the scope of Derryfield’s literature program. This year students in both classes had the amazing opportunity to visit (via Zoom) with the authors whose works they had been studying throughout the fall term....
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  • Expanding Global Competencies

    Beginning in the fall of 2020, Dr. Brandon Gauthier, Director of Global Education, began working with the faculty to integrate global competencies into course work and global study programs. Gauthier frames his role as: “help(ing) Derryfield continue to conceptualize global education as about person-to-person connections...
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  • 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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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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