Employment Opportunities

Northfield Mount Hermon is an independent, coeducational college-preparatory school, located in western Massachusetts, with approximately 650 boarding and day students in grades 9 through 12, and a postgraduate year.

NMH employs approximately 130 people in teaching and administrative faculty positions, and more than 210 in staff positions. Some jobs are year-round; others offer an academic-year schedule or are part-time. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds who support the school’s mission to engage the intellect, compassion, and talents of our students, empowering them to act with humanity and purpose.

NMH offers competitive wages and a generous benefit package that includes retirement, health, and life insurance plans, paid vacation, and holiday and sick leaves. 
 


Current Faculty and Staff Openings:

Faculty Openings

Faculty at NMH contribute to all aspects of the school community. The normal faculty workload includes a combination of classroom teaching, student advising, coaching, and dormitory supervision.

Adjunct Coaches

All NMH faculty candidates should possess a demonstrated interest in making a positive impact on the lives and learning of adolescents, and an eagerness to work with a diverse community in a boarding-school environment.

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Northfield Mount Hermon, a secondary boarding school located in Western Massachusetts is actively recruiting adjunct coaches in the following areas:

  • Rowing Assistant

  • Basketball

  • Junior Varsity Baseball Assistant

The successful applicant will have substantial experience in athletics as a coach preferably at the secondary school level or higher education.  Candidates must have excellent organizational and decision-making skills and demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Familiarity with rules and regulations of relevant athletic associations required. As an adjunct coach you may be asked to be available to students, colleagues, and parents for the necessary and sometimes unpredictable contacts that are an integral part of a boarding school program.  

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To apply for this position, please send your cover letter and résumé, by mail or e-mail, to:

Mail:
Human Resources
Northfield Mount Hermon
One Lamplighter Way
Mount Hermon, MA 01354

E-mail: hr@nmhschool.org

Screening will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Northfield Mount Hermon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

CONTACT

Dean of Faculty
Office of Faculty Recruitment
Northfield Mount Hermon
One Lamplighter Way
Mount Hermon, MA 01354

413-498-3432 | faculty_recruitment@nmhschool.org

Staff openings

Staff positions are diverse and range from entry-level to management.

Plumber/Oil Burner Technician

All NMH staff candidates should possess a demonstrated interest in making a positive impact on the lives and learning of adolescents, and an eagerness to work with a diverse community in a boarding-school environment

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Northfield Mount Hermon seeks an experienced motivated individual to perform all facets of plumbing and heating system installation, repair, and maintenance. The Plumber/Oil Burner Technician assists with routine maintenance, repairs, replacement, renovations and new installations in all campus buildings such as classroom buildings, dormitories, office/administration buildings, and residential housing.  

The successful applicant will have a High School diploma or its equivalent with 3-5 years experience in the field. Applicants must have a Journeyman Plumber License; Oil Burner License, HVAC Journeyman and Pipe and Gas Fitters license all preferred. Additional qualifications include the ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with diverse constituencies, as well as possessing outstanding written and oral communications skills. Applicants must have excellent organizational and decision-making skills including the ability to manage multiple tasks in a timely, quality-oriented manner and the ability to balance independent and collaborative work. This position is required to work flexible hours and be on call during interim periods, a valid driver’s license is required.

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To apply for this position, please send your cover letter and résumé, by mail or e-mail, to:

Mail:
Human Resources
Northfield Mount Hermon
One Lamplighter Way
Mount Hermon, MA 01354

E-mail: hr@nmhschool.org

Screening will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Northfield Mount Hermon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Cook

All NMH staff candidates should possess a demonstrated interest in making a positive impact on the lives and learning of adolescents, and an eagerness to work with a diverse community in a boarding-school environment

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Northfield Mount Hermon seeks an energetic individual to assist in meal preparation for the NMH community and customers. This position is responsible for the preparation, service and presentation of all meals according to established policies and procedures relating to: food quality, service, portion control and sanitation.

The successful applicant will have a high school diploma or more and 3-5 years of previous food preparation experience in an institutional/restaurant environment.  ServSafe Food Safety Certification is required. Additional qualifications include outstanding organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with a team, as well as being a self-starter capable of working independently.  Love of food and cooking is also a plus! NMH dining services staff work closely with our students, the ability to work effectively with and instruct adolescents in the preparation and service of meals is essential. Must be able to work weekends and overtime.

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To apply for this position, please send your cover letter and résumé, by mail or e-mail, to:

Mail:
Human Resources
Northfield Mount Hermon
One Lamplighter Way
Mount Hermon, MA 01354

E-mail: hr@nmhschool.org

Screening will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Northfield Mount Hermon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Lifeguard

All NMH staff candidates should possess a demonstrated interest in making a positive impact on the lives and learning of adolescents, and an eagerness to work with a diverse community in a boarding-school environment

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Northfield Mount Hermon School is currently seeking Lifeguards for the 2019 summer season, beginning mid June and continuing to mid August. The Life guarding schedule is 5-15 hours per week (weekday and weekend hours). Must be 16+ years of age and fully certified by the American Red Cross.

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To apply for this position, please send your cover letter and résumé, by mail or e-mail, to:

Mail:
Human Resources
Northfield Mount Hermon
One Lamplighter Way
Mount Hermon, MA 01354

E-mail: hr@nmhschool.org

Screening will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Northfield Mount Hermon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Groundskeeper

All NMH staff candidates should possess a demonstrated interest in making a positive impact on the lives and learning of adolescents, and an eagerness to work with a diverse community in a boarding-school environment

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Northfield Mount Hermon seeks an energetic individual to maintain the safety and physical appearance of the athletic facilities including the hockey rink and pool facility and at times, assist with the outdoor campus landscape. Other responsibilities include support and the collection and disposal of rubbish, recycling and surplus materials for the school and other duties as assigned.

The successful applicant must be able to acquire and maintain licenses needed for pest control in the turf industry; previous athletic field & grounds maintenance experience is preferred; the ability to work in adverse weather conditions is required. Successful applicants will have outstanding interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.  Additional qualifications include the ability to work collaboratively with a team, as well as being a self-starter capable of working independently. The ability to work well with adolescents is required. This position requires: the ability to lift approximately 75 pounds and perform repetitive motion tasks, a valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain a DOT,  2B and 1C hoisting license is required. Flexibility in weekly work schedule, some scheduled weekend work as well as overtime is required and must be available for 24-hour emergency call for snow removal.

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To apply for this position, please send your cover letter and résumé, by mail or e-mail, to:

Mail:
Human Resources
Northfield Mount Hermon
One Lamplighter Way
Mount Hermon, MA 01354

E-mail: hr@nmhschool.org

Screening will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Northfield Mount Hermon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact

Office of Human Resources
Northfield Mount Hermon
One Lamplighter Way
Mount Hermon, MA 01354

Phone: 413-498-3229 | Fax: 413-498-3240
hr@nmhschool.org

U Penn Residency Program

The University of Pennsylvania's Penn Residency Master's in Teaching program is a groundbreaking collaboration between the Penn Graduate School of Education and a consortium of the nation's leading Boarding Schools. With an innovative and comprehensive curriculum designed specifically for the boarding schools' unique setting, the program provides aspiring teachers an opportunity to receive a master's degree in education in concert with the exceptional fellowship programs offered by participating schools.

2019-2020 Openings

All NMH faculty candidates should possess a demonstrated interest in making a positive impact on the lives and learning of adolescents, and an eagerness to work with a diverse community in a boarding-school environment

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We are accepting applications for all departments. For the 2019-2020 academic year we are most likely to hire in Mathematics and History & Social Science, although other disciplines are possible. 

Responsibilities of the position include a combination of classroom teaching, student advising, resident dormitory supervision, and coaching or equivalents.  Candidates who can coach an interscholastic team two out of three seasons are encouraged to apply.

For more information on the program, please visit: http://www.gse.upenn.edu/boarding/about-program

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To apply for this position, please send your cover letter, résumé, personal statement, 3 letters of recommendation and official transcript(s) from all undergraduate programs, to:

Mail:

Office of Dean of Faculty 
Northfield Mount Hermon                                                          
One Lamplighter Way 
Mount Hermon, MA 01354                  

Phone: (413) 498-3432; Fax: (413) 498-3155                        
E-mail: Faculty_Recruitment@nmhschool.org

Screening will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Northfield Mount Hermon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 


Equal Employment Opportunity

Northfield Mount Hermon is a community devoted to learning. The school incorporates a broad range of human experiences and perspectives that enrich our school’s community and prepare our students for life and leadership in a pluralistic society. 

Read our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy.


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