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Career Opportunities

Oldfields School is committed to the intellectual and moral development of young women. In a culture of kindness and mutual respect, we encourage each student to make the most of her academic and personal potential. We seek to guide each student to grow in character, confidence, and knowledge by encouraging her to embrace the values of personal honesty, intellectual curiosity, and social responsibility.

Our motto – Fortezza, Umilitade, e Largo Core - Courage, Humility, and Largeness of Heart, are the core values and beliefs that define our school culture.

Oldfields School is an equal opportunity employer, and is constantly seeking to provide our students with the best faculty and administration available. We seek applicants who are open to professional growth and are committed to our mission and motto.

Qualified candidates can submit their resume electronically to humanresources@oldfieldsschool.org or mail to:

Oldfields School
Attn: Human Resources
1500 Glencoe Road
Sparks Glencoe, Maryland 21152


Current Opportunities:

Director of Admission

Description of Qualifications:
  • A minimum of five years of admission/financial aid experience; a master’s degree or higher preferred
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills
  • Skilled in promoting a vision, communicating a strategy, and implementing goals
  • Knowledge of and experience working with varied learners; the ability to interpret testing and neuro-psych evaluations; the experience to predict excellent matriculation matches
  • A track record of working successfully with a variety of constituents, including parents, students, referral professionals, and faculty and staff
  • Experience successfully training, managing, and mentoring a motivated staff
  • The ability to maximize technological tools for information and database management to reflect, project, and forecast enrollment opportunities
  • Experience determining the appropriate role of financial aid in optimizing enrollment management
  • A broad-based understanding of marketing that allows one to further an organization’s brand using varied methods including social media and inbound marketing
  • A work history that includes speaking publicly on behalf of an organization to large audiences and in intimate settings
  • The ability to travel broadly on behalf of the School

Description of Duties:

The Director of Admission will be responsible for the overall day-to-day operations of a vibrant office, with three admission officers. The Director will be responsible for working with the entire Oldfields community to aid in the admissions and retention process. As a member of the senior leadership team, the Director of Admission will not only be an advocate for enrollment, he or she will also be engaged with issues that influence school life and have an impact of faculty/staff, students, and their families. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Oversee the program of admissions of new students to the School
  • Present the School to prospective students and parents, which includes systematic and efficient handling of applicants and communication with candidates and their parents; interviews with candidates and their parents; arrangements for educational testing; securing of necessary student credentials; and communicating final decisions to appropriate individuals
  • Oversee the admission office, create admissions budget and appropriate admissions and marketing materials, mailings, and publications
  • Advise and consult the Head of School on all aspects of admissions and school life
  • Develop new programs and initiatives to attract and retain qualified and mission-appropriate students
  • Organize and oversee the Financial Aid Committee with the Head of School and the CFO/Business Manager
  • Evaluate and redesign where appropriate all aspects of the admissions and marketing program with the goal of maintaining a capacity enrollment of mission-appropriate students and a wait-list of qualified applicants
  • Personally demonstrate the persistence, insistence, and consistence necessary to inspire positive behavior
  • Actively promote and teach the faculty and staff about the school admissions and the admissions process
  • Proactively communicate with prospective and current parents
  • Have a regular presence on campus and in classrooms, dorms and on playing fields in particular
  • Keep relevant statistics on all aspects of the admission and re-enrollment program and ensure the Head of School is regularly updated on enrollment issues
  • Represent the School at various gatherings and conferences
  • Act as a member of various ad hoc and standing committees as necessary
  • Support the School and its leadership
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head of School

Director of Learning Support

The Director of Learning Support coordinates and manages all campus resources utilized by students with learning differences. This person will also coordinate the Academic Strategies Program, a one-on-one fee-based learning support program that is provided to our Oldfields families. The Director of Learning Support provides support for teachers and parents regarding students’ specific needs. Knowledge of best practices supporting students with mild to moderate learning disabilities and a master’s degree in Learning Disabilities, Special Education, or related field with a minimum of 2 years of experience is required.



  • Review psycho-educational assessments and generate Oldfields Accommodation Plans (OAPs) and Academic Strategies Plans (ASPs) for each student. Review plans with students, parents and appropriate faculty/staff.
  • Work with students on a drop-in or scheduled basis depending on need and schedule. Teach effective learning strategies, test-taking skills, organizational and time management skills.
  • Communicate regularly with parents, according to each student’s plan (i.e. weekly or bi-monthly to report the results of one-to-one student tutoring session).
  • Communicate regularly with teachers to cooperatively meet students’ needs.
  • Maintain a current list of educational evaluators and provide appropriate information to families needing this service.
  • Coordinates, plans spaces for, and communicates with adult tutors and peer tutors on campus.
  • Observe students in classes in order to appraise their learning needs.
  • Offer faculty workshops and resources.
  • Attend academic departmental team meetings, as needed.
  • Arrange special testing accommodations on class tests and trimester exams for students with OAPs. Inform students and teachers of accommodations.
  • Collaborate with Admissions Office concerning prospective students and meet perspective families as requested.
  • Help seniors apply for college accommodations as warranted.
  • Oversee AP exams in May – ordering, scheduling rooms and proctors, etc.
  • Assist the accommodations request process for college admissions standardized testing and the administration of these tests for school-based testers.

Head Varsity Softball Coach

Date Needed: 2/22/17
Part-Time Position
Head Varsity Softball Coach
Oldfields School is currently seeking a Head Women’s Varsity Softball Coach for the 2017 Spring Season. We are a boarding school of 175 girls looking to build our very young program in the IAAM ‘C’ conference.  Personal competitive high school and/or college experience preferred.
Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching, coaching and mentoring an exceptional group of female athletes.
  • Prepare each athlete individually while upholding a strong, positive team mentality.
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of the rules, strategies and techniques of the game.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Availability for all practices, games, championships and award banquets.
    • Practice time: M – F (3:45 – 5:45pm)
    • Approximately 2 games/week
  • Ability to drive a 15 passenger vehicle – Training available.
  • Start Date – February 22nd, 2017
  • End Date – May 13th, 2017
  • We offer competitive pay for this temporary position.

Please send resume and cover letter to our Athletic Director, Keslie Tomlinson. TomlinsonK@OldfieldsSchool.org

Human Resources/Business Office Associate

Position: Human Resources / Business Office Associate (PART-TIME)

Oldfields School is searching for an experienced Human Resource / Business Office Associate on our campus in Sparks – Glencoe, Maryland.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintenance of employee records
  • New employee interviews and orientation
  • Benefits administration
  • Maintenance of policies, procedures, and manuals
  • Administration of Wellness Programs
  • ACA knowledge a plus
  • Assistance to Business Office with various projects

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 3+ years of human resource experience
  • 20 +/- hours per week
  • Proficient with various Microsoft Office programs
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail
Compensation: Negotiable

Learning Support Specialist

The Learning Support Specialist works under the supervision of the Director of Learning Support to provide tutoring, support, and guidance for identified students with specific needs or any student who requests organization or study skills assistance. Knowledge of best practices supporting students with mild to moderate learning disabilities and a master’s degree in Learning Disabilities, Special Education, or related field with a minimum of 2 years of experience is required.


  • Review psycho-educational assessments and help generate student educational plans (OAPs) and Academic Strategies Plans (ASPs). Review these with students and appropriate faculty.
  • Work with students on a drop-in or scheduled basis, depending on their need and program. Teach study strategies, test-taking skills, organizational skills, etc., per the job description in the Faculty Policies and Procedures Handbook.
  • Communicate regularly with parents, according to each student’s plan (i.e. weekly or bi-monthly to report the results of one-to-one student tutoring session).
  • Communicate regularly with teachers to cooperatively meet students’ needs.
  • Observe students in classes in order to appraise their learning needs.
  • Help coordinate faculty workshops and resources as needed
  • Attend academic departmental team meetings, as needed.

RN School Nurse

RN nurse for Health Services in Girls Boarding School Community of students 8-12th grade

  • Provide medical assessment and care on 24-hour basis to 180 students
  • On-call duties two nights a week and every other weekend
  • Administer prescription and OTC medication as needed
  • Arrange appointments for students with local physicians as needed
  • Work directly with Athletic Trainers and athletic team coaches to manage diagnosis and treatment of student/athlete injuries
  • Possible on campus housing available
  • Administrator for Magnus Health Tracker – electronic management of all health and immunization records including records for international students
  • Helpful and polite attitude toward faculty, staff, and students with understanding of their needs and respect for their privacy
  • Provide and create a warm and nurturing environment
  • Registration and certification as a Registered Nurse (RN) in Maryland
  • Familiarity with standard emergency protocol
    • SunMar26 Boarders Return 7:30 PM
    • MonMar27 Late Start 9:30 AM
    • MonApr03 Revisit Overnight
    • TueApr04 Revisit Day - All Classes
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