Faculty Positions

Eagle Hill School is firmly committed to providing equal employment and advancement opportunities for all present employees as well as for applicants in all phases of the employment process (recruitment, hiring, assignment, conditions of employment, compensation, benefits, training, promotion, transfer, discipline and termination). The School will act without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, past/present history of mental disorder, intellectual disability, physical or learning disability, including blindness or status as a veteran, pregnancy or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable law, in all aspects of the employment process and relationship.

Open Positions
Certified Special Education Teachers or Literacy Teachers

Accepting applications for qualified special education or literacy teachers for the 2023-2024 school year.

  • It is expected that all teachers will have at least a Bachelor’s Degree and will complete a Master’s Degree in an appropriate instructional area (i.e. special education, literacy) and will apply for a Connecticut State certification in their instructional assignment area.
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  • Applicants should upload their resume and letter of intent below.

The teacher plays an integral role in the instructional program by working with students, providing high-quality instruction that meets the needs of each child in his/her class. Close collaboration with colleagues ensures that the ‘team’ approach vital to each child’s success at Eagle Hill is supported. The school mission, philosophy, and culture are grounded in a belief in the worth of every individual and the importance of treating all with respect and support, and the teacher is expected to embrace this collaborative viewpoint through his/her daily interaction with all members of the Eagle Hill community.

Full-time teaching at Eagle Hill School:

School day is from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

  • After 2 p.m., when the academic day ends, full-time teachers are involved in coaching, teaching an afternoon activity (i.e. cooking, drama, photography), or proctoring study halls
  • All full-time faculty members have a two-week winter and two-week spring break (usually, the last two weeks of March)
  • Each new full-time teacher is assigned a veteran Master Teacher as a mentor.
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Director of Development

Responsibilities 

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising program that includes annual giving, major gifts, planned giving, capital campaigns, and special events. 
  • Manage and mentor a team of three development professionals, including an Annual Giving Associate, an Alumni Relations Associate, and Database Manager. 
  • Partner closely with the Head of School and Board of Trustees in their cultivation and solicitation activities. 
  • Build a strong and effective major gifts program and create goals, timetables, and metrics to benchmark growth. 
  • Design and implement a best practices stewardship program, including alumni and parent relations.
  • Supervise the development team and assist them in establishing and achieving goals, timetables, and appropriate strategies for assigned prospects and projects. Hire, train, and evaluate people in these positions. 
  • Conduct regular prospect visits with the goal of qualifying and soliciting major prospects for the annual fund, capital, or planned gifts. 
  • Acquire timely and relevant institutional information to create and execute solicitation and stewardship strategies for each prospect, as appropriate. 
  • Track activity and generate reports to track the progress of each prospect’s cultivation/solicitation/stewardship plan. 
  • Conceive and attend key Eagle Hill School events and volunteer committee meetings as necessary. 

Qualifications 

  • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in fundraising and development, preferably in an educational or non-profit setting. 
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills; demonstrated solicitation experience. 
  • Proven track record of success in developing and implementing fundraising strategies, securing major gifts, and achieving annual fundraising goals. 
  • Strong leadership and management skills, with the ability to lead and mentor a team of development professionals. 
  • Demonstrated ability to strategize, implement, and build major gift programs and activities, along with a talent for motivating a team and volunteers. 
  • Flexibility and initiative, as well as the ability to work independently, combined with the skills for thriving in a team environment. 
  • High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information. 
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines. 
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of database research and maintenance. 
  • Must be able to travel and work evenings and weekends as needed. 

Eagle Hill School School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks to reflect in its faculty and staff the diversity present within its student body. The school invites candidates to join in this process who bring a substantive and varied combination of educational pursuits and lived experiences that demonstrate the capacity to make a meaningful contribution. 

Interested candidates, please contact Narwhal Talent Partners: 
Peter G. Hamilton | (617) 620-9268 
Christian G. Henry | (857) 285-3364 
search@narwhaltalent.com 

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Do NOT submit your application through the website. Use the contact Information above.

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Director of Communications and Marketing

Reporting to the Head of School, the Director of Communications and Marketing will be an exceptional relationship builder and storyteller who leads with confidence and self-awareness. As a member of the senior administrative team, the Director will enjoy solving problems and will demonstrate initiative, leadership, creativity, and empathy. Cheerfully persistent and entrepreneurial, the Director will be a natural storyteller and persuader while initiating best practices and processes designed to improve the daily operations of the school. A thought partner to the Head of School, the Director will provide strategic advice for both emergent and long-term planning and help to articulate a clear vision and brand identity for Eagle Hill School. Over time the Director will have the ability to build out a small team, but in the short term, the successful candidate must be capable of working in a resource-constrained environment and motivated by the opportunity and autonomy to build something new. 

Responsibilities 

  • Partner with the Head of School to articulate and promote the mission, vision, and identity of Eagle Hill School. 
  • Create, implement, and measure the success of a comprehensive marketing and communications program that will enhance the school's image and position and facilitate internal and external communications. 
  • Manage the strategic and creative design communications and marketing activities of the school. 
  • Articulate and reimagine the school's desired image and position and ensure consistent communication of image and position to all audiences. Establish a positioning statement, graphic guidelines, and records for key pieces of communications (logos, color palette, brand identity, stationery, email signatures, video, key printed materials, website, social media). 
  • Promote integrated school experiences by working with key constituencies, including faculty, parents, students, alumni, and the public. 
  • Leverage vendors to design, produce, and distribute all school publications, including the school magazine. 

Qualifications 

  • A team player who values relationship building and has the desire and ability to work collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders, including members of the leadership team, faculty, staff, students and parent volunteers. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Possesses strong creative, strategic, analytical, and organizational skills. 
  • Experience overseeing the design and production of print materials and publications, website management, and social media content creation and management. 
  • Computer literacy in word processing, database management, and page layout, including experience with Adobe Creative Suites and MS Office products and other tools. 
  • Ability to work independently and responsibly while managing multiple projects simultaneously. 
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in marketing, communications, or public relations with demonstrated success. 
  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, marketing, and/or public relations preferred. 

Eagle Hill School invites candidates to join in this process who bring a substantive and varied combination of educational pursuits and lived experiences that demonstrate the capacity to make a meaningful contribution as a senior leader within its community. 

Interested candidates, please contact Narwhal Talent Partners: 
Peter G. Hamilton | (617) 620-9268 
Christian G. Henry | (857) 285-3364 
search@narwhaltalent.com 

See the Full Job Description

Do NOT submit your application through the website. Use the contact Information above.

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School Based Clinician

Serves as a member of the Counseling and Support Services Team to evaluate the needs of students with language based learning disabilities in an educational setting; to assist students in understanding and seeking solutions to social, emotional, or academic challenges; to serve as a resource pertaining to student behavior management and learning strategies; to participate in all Counseling and Support Services master planning activities; to be an active member of one of the division educational advisory teams; and to do other related functions as needed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform his/her educational duties in a sound, professional manner, devoting his/her full professional time to supporting the instructional program of the School and devoting his/her best effort, skills and attention to further the interest of the School, its students, faculty, administrators and program.
  • Serve as a member of either the Lower or Upper School Educational Advisory Teams that will be responsible for all the students in the division, attending to their academic, social and emotional learning needs and general well-being.
  • Perform duties including delivery of social-emotional learning, group and individual counseling of students, teacher collaboration and consultations, parent collaboration and consultations, psychoeducation reports, and attendance at staff meetings.
  • Required Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
    • Working knowledge of child development, learning disabilities, and special education
    • Ability to interact with a wide variety of people
    • Ability to establish an effective rapport/relationship with children, parents, faculty and staff
    • Ability to work collaboratively with members of the educational advisory team and learning support team
    • Ability to effectively communicate, orally and in writing
    • Ability to adapt techniques to varying personalities and environments
  • Knowledge of:
    • Principles, practices, trends, goals and objectives of the school and its mission
    • Philosophical and educational aspects affecting a psychological services program
    • Human relationships, conflict resolution strategies and procedures, and team building methods and techniques
  • Performance:
    • Prioritize and manage own time effectively and balance the various demands of the position.
    • Develop annual goals in consultation with the Director of Counseling and Support Services
    • Complete an annual self-reflection as part of the evaluation process
    • Review annual self-reflections of department members as part of the evaluation process
    • Give his/her attention to extracurricular requirements as required by the School, including but not limited to, attendance at school events and education meetings.
  • Responsible for all other duties related to the position as directed by the Director of Counseling and Support Services or the Head of School or his/her designee.
  • Members of the Eagle Hill faculty are responsible for helping to develop and implementing student IEPs as developed by the PPT.

Expected Credentials:

  • Possession of Certification as a School Psychologist, School Social Worker or School Counselor as required by the State of Connecticut
  • Bachelors and Masters Degrees with at least one in the field of psychology, social work
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Full-Time Faculty Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Eagle Hill School provides Faculty and Administrators with a wide variety of benefits, some of which are listed below. For a full list of faculty benefits or for more information, contact our Business Office (HR@eaglehill.org).

  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • Defined contribution retirement plan
  • Graduate school reimbursement
  • Childcare tuition reimbursement
  • Housing (when available)
  • Weekly in-service programs for faculty development