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.

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.

Project Manager

 

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, qualified individual to manage and be responsible for the administration of campus projects. The project manager reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer to compile, coordinate and facilitate the renovation, repair or new construction of school buildings across the campus. Working closely with the school’s physical plant department, the project manager will be responsible for managing projects, monitoring schedules and costs and assuring quality standards on a variety of building projects at the school, large and small.  

The successful applicant will have a 2-4 years college education with a degree in a construction related field or equivalent with 3-5 years of construction experience with 2-3 years of project management preferred. Experience/knowledge of project programming, budgeting, building codes, fire and safety codes 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. A high level of knowledge and comfort with computers is required; experience with Microsoft Office and Google products is preferred. A valid driver’s license is required. Some weekend and evening work required. 

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To apply for this position please send your cover letter and resume by mail or email to:

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

Email: hr@nmhschool.org

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

 

Custodian

 

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 carry-out campus custodial services. Responsibilities include general cleaning, floor cleaning, rubbish and recycling removal, building maintenance, the provision of occasional set-up and moving services for the school and school events, and other duties as assigned.

The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal skills, and outstanding organizational and communication skills.  Two to three years previous experience preferred. The ability to communicate and work well with adolescents is required. Additional qualifications include the ability to work collaboratively with a team, as well as being a self-starter capable of working independently.  This position requires the ability to lift 50+ pounds and perform repetitive motion tasks. Occasional overtime may be required.Applicants must possess a demonstrated interest in making a positive impact on the lives of adolescents and to work with a diverse student body in a boarding school environment.

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To apply for this position please send your cover letter and resume by mail or email to:

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

Email: hr@nmhschool.org

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

Per Diem Nurse

Candidates should also be familiar with boarding school life,  have a demonstrated interest in making a positive impact on the lives of adolescents, and experience in equity and inclusion work that supports a diverse community in a school environment.

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Northfield Mount Hermon seeks an experienced nurse to provide nursing care to the NMH student community.  The position is responsible for patient assessments and treatment plans according to medical and health services guidelines, referring students to the school’s physician as appropriate. All nursing staff assists in the maintenance of accurate and up-to-date medical records.

The successful applicant will have an RN or LPN degree and current Massachusetts license; previous emergency, adolescent or family medicine experience preferred; outstanding organizational, written and communication skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills essential.  The ability to administer medications according to guidelines is required. Additional qualifications include attention to detail, the ability to work collaboratively with a team, as well as being a self-starter capable of working independently in an overnight capacity

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To apply for this position please send your cover letter and resume by mail or email to:

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

Email: hr@nmhschool.org

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

PT Dining Services

Candidates should also be familiar with boarding school life,  have a demonstrated interest in making a positive impact on the lives of adolescents, and experience in equity and inclusion work that supports a diverse community in a school environment.

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Northfield Mount Hermon seeks an energetic individual to assist in all areas of dining services. This is a part time position for the academic year, various schedules available. Job responsibilities include the preparation of cold menu food service items, maintaining cleanliness of dining rooms, offices, restrooms, and storage areas in support of a residential dining program, dishwashing duties and may assist with deliveries to campus catered events.

 he successful applicant will have a high school diploma or equivalent experience; food service experience preferred, will train; outstanding organizational, communication and interpersonal skills a must. Additional qualifications include the ability to work collaboratively with team, as well as being a self-starter capable of working independently.  This position works closely with and supervises NMH students therefore the ability to work with and interact effectively with adolescents is required. 

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To apply for this position please send your cover letter and resume by mail or email to:

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

Email: hr@nmhschool.org

Screenings 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
Email: hr@nmhschool.org

Northfield Mount Hermon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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.

Nhu Hoang

My philosophy is: Fail early, so you can eventually succeed.

Tabatha Collins

Struggling in a class doesn't mean that you are not good at it.

Camryn Crocker

I ask myself, “What would I want if I were a student here?”

Gretel Schatz, Director of the Dance program, instructs a dance student.

I want dance students to engage their own memory and intellect.

Hugh Silbaugh

"I’m a teacher and a dean. Teaching always comes first."

Becca Malloy

Science isn't just talk, but it certainly helps.

Mary Hefner

I love teaching AP Bio. The kids are highly motivated.


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.


Eugene

“The best thing about NMH is the connections you make.” 

Connor

“NMH challenges students to innovate and persevere while keeping in mind the effects of our actions on the community."

Taneyah

“This community gives me the resources to grow as a student and discover passions I never knew I had.” 

Anna

“I am confident in myself and my abilities to succeed, thanks to NMH.”

Miles

"I love the freedom I have to explore what I am passionate about."

Leighlani

"NMH gives us space to experiment and gradually to grow into ourselves."

Noah

"I noticed how welcoming everyone was when I first came to campus.”

Ayleen

“The first step to excelling at NMH is embracing your own individuality.” 

Tayhee

“I appreciate the bond faculty and students have at NMH.”

Marissa

"The community at NMH is unlike any I’ve ever known, and for that I am grateful.”

Olivia

"NMH allows me to be myself in the classroom and ensures I am an articulate, curious, and courageous student.”

Aksorn

“I was initially surprised by how relaxed, yet academic, the environment is."

Abby

"The curriculum here is hard, but it’s the right amount of hard."

Ngone

“The academics are extremely rigorous, but because of the way teachers present things, it’s like, ‘I have school today!’”