Careers

CURRENT Openings

To apply, candidates should send by post, email, or fax:

• Completed Application Cover Page

• A cover letter

• A current resume

Application material should be sent to:

Heather Ferrara , Assistant to the Head of School

The Learning Project Elementary School

107 Marlborough Street

Boston, MA 02116

hferrara@learningproject.org

Fax: 617-266-3543

www.learningproject.org

Qualified candidates will be notified by the school to arrange a mutually convenient visit and interview.

Teaching Positions:

 

Administrative Positions:

Director Of Admissions and School Advancement

The Director of Admissions and School Advancement is responsible for planning and implementing the school’s ongoing admissions program and for collaborating with the Head on the development and implementation of the school’s broadly defined advancement efforts. ‘Advancement’ duties include planning, implementing and managing all aspects of annual and special fundraising, the development, printing and distribution of the schools publications, web site management, advertising and press relations, and management of the school’s August Scholars summer enrichment program for Boston public school students at risk of summer learning loss.  The person in this position will also work directly with several committees of the Board of Trustees.

A candidate for this position should have a BA degree and preferably a Masters and must have exceptionally strong writing and presentation skills.  The ideal candidate will be someone with experience working professionally in these areas, but we are also interested in teachers with six or more years of classroom experience who are considering a transition into school administration.


Administrative Assistant

The Learning Project Elementary School seeks an administrative assistant with strong writing skills and an exceptional talent for organization.  The Administrative Assistant provides office support and reception functions for the school.  The Administrative Assistant will report to the External Relations and Events Coordinator and provide assistance to the administrative staff and faculty as needed.  The Administrative Assistant also serves daily as a resource for parents and children.

The candidate must be pleasant and friendly, enjoy children, have good communication skills, and be a self-starter who is unfailingly willing to assist others.  Reliability, flexibility, and ability to problem solve independently is crucial.  Applicants should enjoy working in a small, close-knit community.

The successful candidate will have, at minimum, a Bachelor’s degree and two years experience in an office environment.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office is also required.  Experience with Raiser’s Edge a plus but not essential. This is a full-year position with generous vacation time.