About

Employment

Looking to work in a dynamic, diverse,
student-centered school environment?
Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences, a nonprofit, independent school, offers a range of professional opportunities as well as a highly competitive salary and benefits package for full-time employees. Benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, tuition assistance, a retirement plan and generous vacation.

You will find application directions at the bottom of each job listing.

In addition to current openings, we do keep resumes on file for future openings. You can submit your cover letter, application and resume to resumes@xrds.org.

Crossroads School does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, gender or gender identity, age or sexual orientation.

Employment

Current Opportunities

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  • Administrative Associate

    Department: Middle School Administration
    Immediate Supervisor: Director of Middle School
    Full Time, 10 Month Staff Position

    Primary Purpose:
    To organize and implement systems for the operations of the Middle School: scheduling, grade reporting, standardized testing, and co-producing school-wide assemblies and events.

    Essential Job Responsibilities:
    General Administration
    • Produce student, teacher, and room schedules via cloud-based Blackbaud tools
    • Facilitate and Monitor trimester grades production
    • Produce & distribute biweekly, internal student attendance reports
    • Produce student planner in partnership with the Assistant Director
    • Assist deans with the input of student requests during add/drop periods
    • Organizes and schedules MS Parent day in collaboration with MS Administration
    • Weekly participation in MS Administration meeting
    • Weekly campus walk with MS Director to note issues of safety and maintenance.
    • Weekly multimedia communication of MS work, key events and/or compelling topics for publication on the XRDS website
    Students
    • Assist administration in daily supervision of students during snack and lunch
    • Supervise after-hour Study Hall during Winter term for athletes with late practices.
     
     
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  • Building Maintenance Engineer

    Status: Full-time
    Division/Department: Facilities
    Reports to: Plant Manager 
    Location: 21st Street and/or Norton Campus

    Position Overview:
    A Building Maintenance Engineer must possess a variety of skills encompassing most of the construction trades. Maintenance workers might paint the lobby one day, fix a broken garbage disposal the next morning and replace a faucet later in the day. Building maintenance workers handle repairs that require basic skills as an electrician, carpenter, plumber, mechanic, painter, HVAC technician and roofer. However, building maintenance workers must always remain aware of their limitations and request the services of a licensed or other team members when the worker’s lack of expertise or local ordinances require it.
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  • Database Coordinator

    REPORTS TO: Senior Database Administrator
     
    We are seeking a Database Coordinator under the direction of the Senior Database Administrator to provide administrative and logistical support to the Advancement office. This individual will be a key member of the Database team and support a variety of fundraising and data management projects.

    Responsibilities:In partnership with the Database Manager, support Development Operations by utilizing Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge database, including:

    • Data entry: Process all donations received and maintain digital records, as well as create and maintain constituent records.
    • Generate all gift receipts/donor acknowledgements promptly, while ensuring a high level of attention to detail.
    • Assist Database Manager with data requests when needed. This may include creating/running Queries and Exports.
    • Provide data and support for solicitations, including segmented mailings and email campaigns.
    • Aid in preparing data and donor lists for the School’s Annual Report.
    • Coordinate data updates between Education Edge, Raiser’s Edge and our Website.
    • Manage all matching gift tracking and collection.
    • Policies and procedures: Continuously evaluate, and suggest improvements to, current protocol, and ensure our documentation is kept up-to-date.
    • Audit data for errors and inconsistencies on a regular basis.
    • Provide technical support and training to Development colleagues for Raiser’s Edge.
    • Build and manage Online Express donation and event registration forms, in collaboration with Development colleagues

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  • Lab Technician for Middle and Upper School Science Departments (Part-Time)

    The Crossroads School Middle and Upper School Science Departments is looking for a part-time lab technician for the second semester of the school year. The technician will be responsible for the following:
    • Taking an inventory of all chemicals and lab kits, re-ordering when necessary as well as preventing over ordering.
    • Keeping track of chemical waste and organizing disposal
    • Handling all equipment repair and maintenance
    • Preparing labs for teachers
    • Being present during labs that require additional personnel to be present
    • Post-lab reorganization: placing chemicals and kits back in their proper locations, cleaning glassware etc.
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  • Upper School ESL/TEFL Teacher (PT) (IMMEDIATE OPENING)

    Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences is looking for an experienced ESL/TEFL educator to teach one section of TEFL for the 2019-2020 school year. Working with an innovative English department, this teacher will be responsible for setting the curriculum, assessing the students’ needs and offering a course that allows for fluency of reading comprehension, oral and written expression.
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  • Upper School Music Department Chair and US Jazz Band Conductor (FT)

    Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences is a K-12 college preparatory school that believes that each student will develop a personal commitment to learning, respect for independent thinking and expanding curiosity about the world and its people. The school believes that the arts are an essential part of the curriculum. Students are encouraged to express themselves creatively; therefore, the arts are significant to student life.


    The Crossroads School is seeking an experienced music educator, with a focus in jazz, to lead its Upper School Music department, as well as conduct its competitive combos. The music department offers courses in digital and vocal music, music theory, as well as a funk, rock soul band and three competitive jazz combos.  
     
    The department chair is responsible for overseeing the daily running of the department, which includes:
    • Working collaboratively with faculty, other department chairs, school administrators, students and parents.
    • Working with music faculty and administration in evaluating the program and curriculum.
    • Hire music teachers and coaches
    • Coordinate department performances and commencement musical performances
     
    The jazz conductor is responsible for:
    • Teaching and conducting three competitive combos
    • Teaching jazz theory class
    • Conducting orchestra (musical director) for school musical
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  • 8th Grade Science Teacher

    Crossroads School seeks an innovative and dynamic Middle School Science Teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.  Crossroads offers a variety of opportunities and enriching activities for students from diverse backgrounds to engage in.  At Crossroads, we strive to develop and nurture each child’s potential, while challenging them to inquire, observe, and think critically about the world around them.  The Middle School Science program works on a spiraling curriculum and applicants must be comfortable with Earth, Life, and Physical sciences.
    The eighth grade science curriculum includes the following units of study: Physics, Astronomy, Chemistry, and Biology.  Textbooks are not used; instead, articles, excerpts from texts, and various lab investigations have been constructed to supplement the material taught throughout the year.  Science teachers utilize the principles of project-based learning, inquiry-based learning, and experiential education to communicate the subject matter at this progressive institution.
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  • Associate/Assistant Dean of College Counseling

    Crossroads School seeks the unique college counselor for the 2020-2021 school year who is capable of balancing progressive education values with the more traditional college-going expectations prevalent in selective college admissions. Crossroads instills and cultivates a process-centered approach to learning, and to post-secondary planning, amidst fearless pursuit of traditional, and non-traditional, colleges and careers.
     
    The Associate/Assistant Dean of College Counseling will work in concert with the Dean of College Counseling, Associate Dean of College Counseling, the Upper School Advising team, Dean of Curricular Life, Dean of Students and the Head of Upper School to provide comprehensive college counseling, academic planning and social/emotional development and learning. The Associate/Assistant Dean should be skilled at, and excited to provide individualized and specific college counseling services for students with a range of interests and talents, including exceptional artistic and athletic abilities.
     
    The candidate must have excellent listening, organizational and communication skills. Public speaking experience, multi-tasking ability and comfort with a fast-paced environment are expectations. The best candidates will possess an easy-going personality, a great sense of humor, a fully-charged work ethic and a love of working with teenagers.
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  • Athletic Trainer

    Status: Full-time staff (10 months), 40 hours/week, benefits (no vacation)
    Location: Robinson Training Room/ Norton Sports Complex
    Division/Department: Athletics, Athletic Training
    Reports to: Athletics Director

    Position Overview: 
    Crossroads Athletic Training staff supports the needs of over 500 student-athletes the three divisions at Crossroads School (Elementary, Middle, and Upper). This is a full time staff position that works only 10 months during the year. This position is primarily responsible for managing the health and safety of Crossroads’ Student-Athletics before during and after athletics practices and competition. Normal work hours vary based on practice and game schedules, which fluctuate season to season. A “typical work day” is Monday-Friday and may vary due to team schedules and coverage needs. Extended hours during the winter season include late night coverage until 9 or 10 pm as well as Saturday game coverage. Holiday break coverage (winter and spring) may vary and will be determined by the Athletics Director.
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  • Custodian

    Position: Part-time, 5-10 p.m., Monday through Friday

    Position Overview: We are looking for a responsible custodian to maintain and protect our facilities. The ideal candidate will be experienced in a custodian role focused on building upkeep. 
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  • Grade teacher

    Responsibilities: 

    The Grade teacher in the Elementary School at Crossroads:
    • Shares all teaching responsibilities with the Lead Teacher in terms of curriculum, instruction and assessment
    • Supports differentiation in the classroom and is proficient in utilizing interventions to support multiple learning styles
    • Demonstrates mastery in effective classroom management techniques
    • Supports a philosophy of progressive, whole child education
    • Maintains regular communication with parents
    • Delivers both whole group and small group instruction
    • Shares supervision of lunch,recess and carpool with Teachers
    • Shares writing of student progress reports
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  • Part Time Security Guard


    IMMEDIATE JOB OPENING

    Status: Part time Hourly (Non-exempt)

    Primarily Day Shift (6:00am to 11:10am or 1:00pm to 6:00pm) Monday through Friday

    Ordinarily less than 29 hours/week with overtime as needed to fulfill job requirements. This post is will be required to work some weekends and will be required to work during school holidays, including the Winter and Spring Breaks.

    Ordinarily less than 29 hours/week with overtime as needed to fulfill job requirements. This post is will be required to work some weekends and will be required to work during school holidays, including the Winter and Spring Breaks.

    Responsibility:
    To provide safe movement to and from school when crossing public roadways and intersections by observing gaps in the traffic and leading pedestrians across the roadway or intersection. To proactively protect all school assets, to identify and report suspicious activity or potential threats, serve as a visible deterrent to crime, and be responsible for the overall safety and security of the School.
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  • Water Safety Instructor

    Status: Part-Time (non-exempt)  Up to 35 per week; hours vary. Position starts April 18.
    Reports to: Aquatics Manager
    Division/Dept.: Aquatics

    Position Overview
    The Water Safety Instructor is responsible for enforcing swim lesson and pool rules fairly and politely, being responsive to program participants, ensuring participant safety, being patient and enthusiastic while teaching and holding productive lessons, setting up and cleaning up after aquatics activities, maintaining communication and relationships with program participants, and other tasks assigned by Crossroads Aquatics Manager, Head Lifeguard, and administrators.
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Employment

Benefits

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  • Medical Insurance

    Full-time employees are given the option to choose between an Aetna PPO, an Aetna health savings account (HSA), an Aetna HMO or a Kaiser HMO medical plan. Crossroads currently pays 100% for the premium of the HSA and both HMO plans. There is a monthly cost to the employee for the Aetna PPO plan. Crossroads also contributes to the cost of premiums for spouse/partner and dependent coverage.
  • Dental Insurance

    Crossroads offers a PPO plan through Sunlife at no cost to the employee. Crossroads contributes toward the premium for plans that have spouse/partner and dependent coverage.
  • Vision Insurance

    Crossroads pays 100% for an employee vision care plan through VSP. Crossroads contributes toward the premium for plans that have spouse/partner and dependent coverage.
  • Retirement Savings Plan

    Crossroads offers pre-tax and Roth retirement plans through TIAA. Employees can participate in a traditional or a ROTH IRA retirement savings plan.

    Crossroads will make contributions to the plan for new employees based upon the number of years of full-time employment at a nonprofit accredited educational institution to the Group Retirement Annuity. With no previous work experience at an educational institution, the contribution will match up to 1% of salary in years one and two, and then contribute 1% of salary without a match for the third year of service. For every year after three years of full-time service, the Crossroads contribution will increase by 1% per year, until it reaches a maximum of 8% in year 10.
  • Life Insurance

    Through Aetna, Crossroads pays the full premium for a Basic Life & AD&D life insurance policy, equal to the employee’s salary for up to a maximum of $50,000. Supplemental Life insurance is also available for purchase at a reduced group rate.
  • Disability Income Protection

    Short-term: At no cost to the employee Crossroads offers FT employees short-term disability for one week of supplemental pay for each year of full-time employment, up to a maximum of eight weeks. This is offered only once per disabling condition and once per fiscal year and requires an application to state disability insurance.

    Long-term: After 90 days of disability or exhaustion of sick leave/short-term disability, the employee is offered 60% of their income up to a maximum of $10,000 per month, as long as they remain disabled, up to age 65.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

    UNUM offers MA-level counselors 24/7 to provide confidential assistance with personal or work related concerns. This is offered to all employees and their family members, regardless of enrollment status at no cost.
  • Vacation

    Non-teaching full-time employees are eligible for vacation accrual and benefits. Accrual rates are explained in the employee handbook.
  • Other Benefits

    • Tax Saving Program: Flexible Spending Account
    • Computer & bike purchase loan program
    • Commuting incentives
    • Tuition remission
    • Scholar Share 529 plan payroll deductions
    • Staff and faculty sabbaticals
    • Professional development