Employment at Stoneleigh-Burnham School

In keeping with its mission to maintain a diverse educational community, Stoneleigh-Burnham School does not discriminate in its admissions process, educational and employment policies, financial aid programs, athletics and other school-administered programs. Please click here to view our full statement on diversity

Stoneleigh-Burnham School is committed to excellence in teaching and holds high standards for its employees. Applicants should be committed to single-sex education and be interested in making a positive impact on the lives of adolescent girls. Candidates who can contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of the community are encouraged to apply.

Stoneleigh-Burnham School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Stoneleigh-Burnham School, an independent boarding and day school for girls in grades 7-12, in Greenfield, MA seeks a Director of Marketing and Communications, effective August 2019. 

The Director of Marketing & Communications (DMC) is responsible for external and internal marketing and communication initiatives of the school, including online presence, inbound and outbound marketing, print and electronic publications, public relations, and advertising. The DMC is responsible for helping create and implement strategic marketing initiatives, including managing projects, vendors, and related budgets. Reporting to the Head of School, the DMC ensures that all communications (including messages and images) reflect the mission, core values, history, and reputation of the school. The DMC works with all members of the school community to ensure consistency of message and strong brand representation in all communications. The position is exempt.

The role requires a keen awareness and understanding of the School’s culture and sensitivity to the perspectives of its key constituencies: faculty, students, alumnae, parents, prospective families, and donors. To keep that understanding current, the DMC works closely with the Directors of Development & Alumnae Relations and Admissions, as well as other department heads of the school. Finally, the DMC manages an in-house staff of 1 1⁄2 FTEs, as well as associated contractors and vendors.

DMC Responsibilities:

  • Managing and updating content and images on the school’s website, as well as working on SEO efforts and landing pages for social media.
  • Managing the process of producing publications, including coordination of editorial needs, ensuring efficient review and approval of work, submission to vendors and proper distribution, if applicable.
  • Designing all print materials ensuring accurate logo and photo usage and adherence to brand standards.
  • Overseeing the production of materials, including coordination with outside vendors (web hosts, photographers, printers, mail services), quality control, compliance to school and industry standards, and expense control.
  • Creating and managing a multifaceted budget for the office.
  • Writing articles, press releases, and news for print and electronic communications including the development of theme and story ideas, research, interviews, editing, and proofreading.
  • Responsibility for backup administrator phone once every eight days when school is in session. 

Qualifications for the position:

  • At minimum, a bachelor’s degree
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience, preferably in an educational setting
  • Demonstrated leadership and management capacity
  • Experience developing, analyzing, and managing a budget
  • Interest in building a strong online presence and helping create improved parent outreach
  • Appreciation for the value of an all-girls’ education
  • Ability to work well in a close community
  • Flexibility to work occasional evenings and weekends for school events
  • Demonstrated proficiency in writing and editing for a wide variety of purposes including: magazine; newsletters; website; press releases; social media; admissions and development campaigns; speeches; and advertising copy
  • Salary is commensurate with experience.

Please send cover letter, resume, and references to:

Susan Smith, Assistant to the Head of School, employment@sbschool.org

Samples of print, electronic and other communications pieces are welcome.

The summer intern will assist the Development and Alumnae Relations Office in development and fundraising projects. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in marketing, fundraising, or non-profit development.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Assist with administrative, clerical, and data entry duties using Stoneleigh-Burnham’s constituent database, Raiser’s Edge
  • Draft and edit letters, articles, and reports
  • Assist with event planning and implementation
  • Manage Stoneleigh-Burnham’s stationery and print materials inventory
  • Write content for web and social media
  • Manage paper filing and assist with office organization systems
  • Other duties as assigned

Learning component:

  • Database entry skills
  • Donor stewardship and cultivation
  • Event planning
  • Social media and web content management
  • High-level communications skills
  • Operations of a full Development and Alumnae Relations Office including: fundraising, communications, marketing, data management, events, and alumnae relations.

Position requires:

  • Enrolled in undergraduate degree program at an accredited college or university
  • Discretion with confidential and sensitive information
  • Proficient in Google Docs and Microsoft Office Word and Excel
  • Familiarity with database management tools helpful
  • Interest in marketing, fundraising, and non-profit development
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Detail oriented and superior organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Ability to commit to 10-15 hours per week through mid-August

How to apply: Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Susan Smith, ssmith@sbschool.org

Stoneleigh-Burnham School, an independent boarding and day school for girls, grades 7-12/PG, located in Greenfield, Massachusetts, seeks a part-time Athletic Trainer for the 2019-2020 academic year. The position begins August 2019, or as soon after that as possible, and runs until May 2020. Stoneleigh-Burnham School, an IB World School, is committed to excellence in teaching and holds high standards for its faculty and staff.

Hours are: 3-6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday
12-6 p.m. Wednesday and some Saturdays*
*(times may vary depending on home or away game schedules)

Responsibilities: Part-time Athletic Trainer to manage acute and chronic injuries and medical conditions for the school community during the afternoon.

  • Provide immediate medical intervention
  • Work closely with Director of Student Health and Athletic Director
  • Provide primary and emergency health care to students, staff and visitors
  • Administer treatment in accordance with school policy/ATC procedure
  • Confirm student eligibility for sports
  • Interpret student health needs for teachers and other school personnel
  • Maintain clinical documentation on all student services
  • This may or may not be a residential position.

Applicants should have the minimum of a B.A. in Athletic Training, be BOC certified, certified in FA/CPR, and licensed by the State of Massachusetts. They must be committed to single-sex education and be interested in making a positive impact on the lives of adolescent girls. They should also have an appreciation for cultural diversity and enthusiasm for working in an international environment.

Please send cover letter, resume, and two references to:
Scott Gray, Athletic Director
sgray@sbschool.org

Stoneleigh-Burnham School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Up to two part-time positions are available for reliable and responsible people to do barn chores. Multiple mornings are available; hours are 6-10 a.m. Barn chores include but are not limited to feeding, turning horses out, mucking, sweeping, and more. Some horse experience required and tractor driving experience a plus.

Contact Kristen Hart, khart@sbschool.org or call (413) 773-8333

Stoneleigh-Burnham School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All shifts, or a combination of the following shifts:
Weekdays 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Weekday Evenings  3:00-8:00 p.m.
Weekends 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Responsible for the cleaning and storage of all dishes, serving utensils, and cookware.
Assist the cook with food prep assignments when needed.
Responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the kitchen floors (usually evening shift).
Needs to exhibit good people skills and a positive attitude.

To apply, contact Dining Service Directors:
Carrie Holmes at (413) 824-4660
or Jeff VanIderstine at jvanIderstine@sbschool.org

Stoneleigh-Burnham School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Saturday and Sunday 7 a.m.-3 p.m.
Readies the cereal, toast, yogurt, waffles, fruit and beverage bars.
Readies the serving line for meal time.
Responsible for monitoring the hot food line and the other food and beverage supplies prior to and during mealtimes and clean up after mealtimes.
Needs to exhibit good people skills and a positive attitude.
Light food prep required.

To apply, contact Dining Service Directors:
Carrie Holmes at (413) 824-4660
or Jeff VanIderstine at jvanIderstine@sbschool.org

Stoneleigh-Burnham School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.