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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

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Director of Admission and Enrollment Management

Director of Admission and Enrollment Management

Oldfields School, an all-girls international boarding and day school, grades 8-12 in northern Baltimore County, is looking for an experienced Director of Admission and Enrollment Management. This is an outstanding opportunity for a person with a high degree of integrity, a keen interest and a deep commitment to the value of a single sex independent school education.

The Director of Admission and Enrollment Management will be responsible for the overall day-to-day operations of a vibrant office. The Director will be responsible for working with the entire Oldfields community to aid in the admission and retention process. As a member of the Leadership Team, the Director will not only be an advocate for enrollment, he/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 daily admission office operations, manage admission office personnel and organize staffing model to accomplish annual goals and strategic initiatives
  • Create admissions budget with the CFO/Business Manager
  • Advise and consult with the Head of School on all aspects of admission 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 all aspects of the admissions and marketing program with the Director of Communications and Marketing
  • Actively promote and teach faculty and staff about the School’s admission process
  • Proactively communicate with prospective and current parents and students
  • Maintain a positive and regular involvement in all aspects of boarding school life
  • Maintain relevant statistics on all aspects of admission and enrollment management
  • Represent the School at gatherings and conferences
  • Serve as a member of standing and ad hoc committees as necessary
  • Support the School and its leadership
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head of School

Description of Qualifications:

  • A minimum of five years of admission/financial aid experience is preferable; a master’s degree or higher is also preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills
  • Skilled in promoting a vision, communicating a strategy, and implementing goals
  • Knowledge and experience working with diverse learners with the ability to interpret testing and neuro-psychological evaluations as well as predict excellent matriculation matches
  • Proven ability to work successfully with a variety of constituents, including students, parents, students, referral professionals, and faculty/staff
  • Experience in successfully training, managing, and mentoring a motivated staff
  • Skill in using technology and databases to reflect, project, and forecast enrollment opportunities
  • Experience in determining the appropriate allocation of financial aid to optimize enrollment management
  • A broad-based understanding of marketing initiatives to further the schools brand
  • Experience with speaking publicly to large and small audiences
  • The ability to travel broadly on behalf of the School

Supervisor: Head of School

Interested candidates should send resume, cover letter and references in pdf format to Oldfields School at employment@oldfieldsschool.org. Oldfields School offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries, and a generous benefits package & on campus housing is available. Oldfields is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Development Database Analyst

The Database Analyst is critical to the data management function of the Development Office of a small boarding school in north Baltimore County, MD.This individual will serve as database administrator for the Development Office, responsible for all data input/output as well as problem-solving, troubleshooting, and maintenance of the system. He/she will monitor and proof all gift entries and changes to constituent records as well as coordinate database integration with other departments, and also oversee database use in events management. He/she will train new employees on database usage. This person will also participate in fundraising administration, prospect research, annual AIMS/NAIS data surveys, produce yearly report on giving, constituent relations and other development department activities.

Qualified candidates must be experienced with Blackbaud’s The Raiser’s Edge and database administration. A bachelor’s degree is required. Accuracy and strong attention to detail in basic financial reporting, proficiency with Microsoft office (Excel) and managing multiple tasks is required. An understanding of the fundamentals of fundraising is also essential. The successful candidate should be able to work well independently as well as within a team environment.

Oldfields School offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries, and a generous benefits package. Oldfields is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume, in PDF format, to the Human Resources Department at

employment@oldfieldsschool.org

English Teacher and Department Head

Oldfields School, an all-girls international boarding and day school, grades 8-12, is seeking a full-time, experienced English teacher and Department Head to begin in August 2018. The School is committed to teaching a population of diverse learners including English language learners. Therefore, the position requires a versatile teacher with experience and education in teaching literature, writing, and language mechanics from the introductory level to AP and advanced levels. In addition to teaching assignments, the position includes leading and managing the English department, implementing the curriculum, monitoring the achievement of students and effectiveness of teachers, maintaining the budget and other related supervisory duties. The ideal candidate will be organized, energetic and engaging, with a willingness to inspire and support all kinds of learners.

Duties include:

  • Supervision of the English department
  • Teaching five English classes
  • Coaching or other extracurricular activity
  • Advising two to four students
  • Faculty who receive free residential housing and board are required to do dorm supervision, periodic weekend duty, and other duties pertinent to boarding school needs.
  • Faculty who live off campus are required to do monthly weekend duty.

Minimum requirements:

  • B.A. or M.A. in English or other closely related field
  • Three or more years’ full-time teaching experience English language and literature
  • Two or more years of experience as a Department Head
  • An interest in participating in the athletic, extracurricular, and residential life of the School.
  • Ability to oversee the student literary publications and possibly the annual yearbook.

Oldfields School offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries, and a generous benefits package. Oldfields is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If interested, please email a letter of interest, resume and current references to: Ms. Helen Fitz, Dean of Faculty at fitzh@OldfieldsSchool.org.

English Teacher

Oldfields School, an all-girls international boarding and day school, grades 8-12, is seeking a full-time, experienced English teacher to begin in August 2018. The School is committed to teaching a population of diverse learners including English language learners. Therefore, the position requires a versatile teacher with experience and education in teaching literature, writing, and language mechanics from the introductory level to AP and advanced levels. The ideal candidate will be energetic and engaging, with a willingness to inspire and support all kinds of learners. Qualified candidates may be considered for a Department Head position.

Duties will include:

  • Teaching five English classes
  • Coaching or other extracurricular activity
  • Advising two to four students
  • Faculty who receive free residential housing and board are required to do dorm supervision, periodic weekend duty, and other duties pertinent to boarding school needs.
  • Faculty who live off campus are required to do monthly weekend duty.

Minimum requirements:

  • B.A. or M.A. in English or other closely related field
  • Three or more years’ full-time teaching experience English language and literature
  • To be considered for a Department Head position, two or more years of experience in that position
  • An interest in participating in the athletic, extracurricular and residential life of the School
  • Ability to oversee the student literary publications and possibly the annual yearbook.

Oldfields School offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries, and a generous benefits package. Oldfields is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If interested, please email a letter of interest, resume and current references to: Ms. Helen Fitz, Dean of Faculty at fitzh@OldfieldsSchool.org.

History/Social Sciences Teacher

Oldfields School, an all-girls international boarding and day school, grades 8-12, is seeking a full-time, experienced History/Social Sciences teacher to begin in August 2018. The School is committed to teaching a population of diverse learners including English language learners. Therefore, the position requires a versatile teacher with experience and education in teaching World and American History and other Social Sciences from the introductory level to AP and advanced levels. The ideal candidate will be energetic and engaging, with a willingness to inspire and support all kinds of learners.

Related academic duties may include assisting with Model UN.

Duties include:

  • Teaching five History classes
  • Coaching or other extracurricular activity
  • Advising two to four students
  • Faculty who receive free residential housing and board are required to do dorm supervision, periodic weekend duty, and other duties pertinent to boarding school needs.
  • Faculty who live off campus are required to do monthly weekend duty.

Minimum requirements:

  • B.A. or M.A. in History or other closely related field
  • Experience teaching AP or Honors History/Social Science courses
  • An interest in participating in the athletic, extracurricular, and residential life of the School

Oldfields School offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries, and a generous benefits package. Oldfields is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If interested, please email a letter of interest mentioning you are a CS&A candidate, resume and current references to: Ms. Helen Fitz, Dean of Faculty at fitzh@OldfieldsSchool.org.

Groom/Barn Maintenance, Stable (Part Time)

Oldfields School, an all-girls international day and boarding school, grades 8-12 in northern Baltimore County, is looking for experienced Groom/Barn Maintenance staff.

A Groom/Barn Maintenance plays a vital role in the overall operations of the barn including the health of the horses and the routine of the daily barn schedule. The groom/barn maintenance person's first responsibility is the well-being of each horse. Maintenance work at the barn includes equipment operation of a tractor and a skid steer and various building and grounds repair and upkeep duties.

It is imperative that barn staff have a healthy relationship with students, parents, barn staff, and Oldfields faculty and staff.The individual must be friendly and respectful with a willingness to work with others. In this environment of both a barn and boarding school, it is important for this person to understand the different "hats" they must wear when interacting with students, parents, barn staff and the greater Oldfields campus community.

The position is responsible for the following:

  • Bringing in and turning out horses, feeding and watering, grooming and blanketing horses;
  • Performing general cleaning tasks around stable each day;
  • Opening and closing of the barn each day according to assigned check list;
  • Farm maintenance as needed including fence board repair, dragging and seeding paddocks, mowing, and weed eating;
  • Painting of facility and or jumps;
  • Helping build jumps and any other structures and items that the barn needs;
  • Assisting students during lesson times when getting tacked up;
  • If qualified, teaching may be available as well as schooling school horses;
  • Help clean stalls as needed;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Three or more years of horse and equipment operation experience is required.
  • Must have confidence to handle a variety of horses.
  • Ability to operate a skid steer and tractor effectively and safely.
  • Barn and related property maintenance experience required.
  • Must be a team player, self-motivated and able to work independently.
  • Physical requirements: Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and remain active for an eight hour shift.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including weekends.
  • Must be flexible, able to follow directions, and provide top level horse care.
  • Must be willing to work as a team, but be independent enough to work on their own when needed or is deemed necessary.

Interested candidates should send resume, cover letter and references in pdf format to The Oldfields School to employment@oldfieldsschool.org.

Oldfields School offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries, and a generous benefits package. Oldfields is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.

Job Type: Part time, non-exempt position, approx. 25 hrs/week
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