Employment Opportunities

Westover School is entrusted with the task of preparing its diverse community of young women for challenging college work while developing the moral, social, and personal capacities that allow them to flourish and make the world a better place. We have found that our motto, “To Think, To Do, To Be”, provides us with enduring inspiration in addressing students’ thought, action and spirit. We therefore seek teachers who are passionate about their subjects, intelligent in their pedagogy, and committed to their community.

Committed to providing our faculty with opportunities for advancement, we offer many opportunities for faculty development. Our competitive compensation and benefits package includes the following:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Holidays
  • Vacation Time
  • Sick Time
  • TIAA-CREF Retirement Plan, matching benefit
  • Tuition Remission for employee children after three years
  • Housing and Board benefits
  • Opportunities for faculty enrichment
  • Fitness Center

Westover School is an Equal Opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, intellectual or physical disability, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, transgender identity or status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Administrators must be familiar with this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.


Jobs

Admission Assistant/Receptionist

The mission of Westover School is to provide an environment that inspires the intellectual, artist, athlete, and philosopher in each student. Westover challenges young women to think individually, embrace diversity, and to grow intellectually and spiritually. Westover encourages in each student integrity, responsibility, and commitment to community.

The Office of Admission at Westover School conveys the Westover message both internally and externally, to successfully enroll, educate, and unify a diverse community of young women who will graduate and become agents of change in the world. Under the supervision of the Director of Enrollment Management, the Admission Assistant/Receptionist works and collaborates with the full Admission team to achieve our goals.

Admission Process Coordination

  • Data management of the inquiry to application process for all prospective families; this includes but is not limited to: management, maintenance and data entry of inquiry, application and application supporting materials, contact information, etc; assigning of office contacts; feeder/peer school, consultant, programs, etc data entry and maintenance; management of application materials and distribution to appropriate office contact; outreach as needed to families, schools, consultants, etc
  • As one of the first points of contact for the Admission team, greet prospective families with positive energy and customer service outlook; manage phone inquiries Ability to multi-task, be socially flexible, manage a fast paced front-end office
  • With Assistant Director of Admission, execute and support Tour Guide Program through tour scheduling, tour guide management, class scheduling etc
  • Maintain reception/waiting room area for admission visitors
  • Coordinate enrolled student files for Academic Office
  • Assist admission team with reporting, as needed
  • Coordinate and support Admission events and initiatives, as needed
  • Attend/represent Westover School at school fairs, events, conferences, etc, as needed

Admission Office Operations/Communications

  • Manage multiple mailings, by regular and electronic, throughout the admission cycle to prospective families, students, consultants, feeder schools, parents, etc as well as international mailings
  • Manage admission office supply inventory and ordering
  • Manage Westover promotional materials to include research, vendor relations, inventory, and ordering
  • Maintain yearly budget book by scanning all bills & invoices
  • Assist with travel planning/reservations/appointments, as needed
  • Assist, as needed, with all follow up communication from admission events, visits, etc
  • Maintain archive of all mailings/communications

Required Skills:

  • Exceptional verbal, written and communication skills
  • Database management; knowledge of systems such as Finalsite, Blackbaud, Whipplehill, etc
  • Proficient using Microsoft Suite
  • Social media savvy
  • Event planning management

This job involves extended periods of sitting, data entry and computer use, as well as frequent lifting and use of stairs. Extensive walking and standing is required for tours, visits, and events.

Please send a cover letter and résumé to:

Lauren Castagnola
Coordinator of Faculty Hiring
1237 Whittemore Road
Middlebury, CT 06762
lcastagnola@westoverschool.org

Westover School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Dorm Parent

Westover School is seeking applicants for a part-time position as a dorm parent, which may include fulfilling other duties in coaching or community service.

Dorm parents live in the dorm with students and are committed to providing the care, support, and supervision that create a living environment conducive to the social, personal, and intellectual development of young women. Dorm parents are on duty three nights each week and every other weekend. They host a dinner table once or twice a week, and they help to proctor study hall during the spring trimester.

This position may be combined with other current part-time openings to create a three-quarter time or full-time position, depending on the experience and interests of the applicant.

Westover School is an all-girls' boarding and day school, grades 9-12. We are committed to providing a college preparatory education in a small community atmosphere that emphasizes student-adult interaction. Our faculty have been chosen not only for their scholarship but also because they are people who share several fundamental moral concerns: a belief in passing on to young women their own enthusiasm for learning, a sense of beauty, a compassion for others, and a commitment to educating students of diverse backgrounds. Westover, through program and faculty, endeavors to develop in each student the confidence and strength to shape her own life - to become the best that she can be.

Westover School is located in Middlebury, CT; 45 minutes from New Haven, 1 1/2 hours from New York City, and 2 hours from Boston.

Please send a cover letter and résumé to:

Lauren Castagnola
Coordinator of Faculty Hiring
1237 Whittemore Road
Middlebury, CT 06762
lcastagnola@westoverschool.org

Westover School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Varsity tennis coach

Westover School is seeking an individual who possesses the skills and motivation to serve as Varsity Tennis Coach. The candidate should have knowledge of and experience with the game and be a positive educator.

This position is for the spring 2018 season. Practices are Mondays through Fridays after 1 p.m. with most matches occurring on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

If interested, please contact Tiz Mulligan, Director of Athletics, at tmulligan@westoverschool.org or call 203-577-4557.

Getting to Westover

Address: 1237 Whittemore Rd, Middlebury, CT 06762

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