Working at Pike

The Pike School in Andover, Massachusetts, is an independent day school of 440 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through Grade Nine. The Pike School community represents culturally and socio-economically diverse families from 38 communities. Pike seeks candidates who possess skills in multicultural teaching and leadership practices and a dedication to working in a diverse community. Candidates must also have demonstrated a commitment to collaboration and lifelong learning, as well as an expertise in best practices in elementary education. Pike faculty and staff are an integral part of the Pike community who inspire our students to become independent thinkers and responsible citizens.

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Front Desk Office Assistant

The Pike School is an independent day school serving 440 students from Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 9. Located on 35 woodland acres in Andover, Massachusetts, Pike families come from 35 different communities in northeastern MA and southern NH. Pike faculty and staff are an integral part of the Pike community who inspire our students to become independent thinkers and responsible citizens. Pike seeks candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to collaboration and lifelong learning, as well as a dedication to working in a diverse community.

Skills/Qualifications:

Successful candidates will be enthusiastic, detail-oriented with strong organizational and communication skills, as well as have an ability to effectively work and multi-task in a calm and professional manner within an active school environment.

This is a part-time, school-year, position beginning February 13, 2017. The Office Assistant will work Monday-Friday 1:00-6:00 pm (occasional summer hours are available). Work experience in a school environment is preferred. Other requirements include excellent command of Microsoft Office, Excel, Google Docs, and database/school management systems experience.

Other Primary Functions:

  • Welcome students, parents, faculty, staff, and visitors
  • Oversee a multi-line phone system
  • Provide clerical and administrative support to all Administrative Offices

Position: Part-time with commensurate benefits.

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Collaborative Teacher Training Program


Are you interested in becoming an elementary teacher? Click here to learn more about our M.Ed. Program in elementary education with Lesley University.

Contact the Director: mszegvari@pikeschool.org


Assistant Librarian

The Pike School in Andover, Massachusetts, is seeking a part-time Assistant Instructional Librarian to join a vibrant Library Department, serving students in grades PreK - 9, faculty, and families.

Responsibilities

  • preparing and teaching classes ranging from PreK - 5th grade;
  • staffing the circulation desk;
  • maintaining circulation, and materials records using Alexandria library software;
  • assisting students and faculty with ready reference, online resources, and literature recommendations;
  • creating promotional displays and materials such as thematic reading lists.

Experience and Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be committed to multiculturalism and to the role of school libraries in education and will have the following qualifications:

  • ability to work effectively with elementary/middle school students and faculty;
  • competence with Microsoft Office, Google Apps for Education; and library management software;
  • familiarity with using iPads and Chromebooks in an educational setting
  • minimum 2 years experience in a school library, including collection management and instructional experience;
  • flexibility in hours/days available
  • some graduate-level coursework in library science, library media studies, or children’s literature.

This academic year position is approximately 16 hours per week, ideal for part-time professionals or graduate students.

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Substitute Nurses

Are you looking to be a part of a busy and fun health office, working with children? We are an independent, PK–9, elementary day school seeking substitute nurses. Candidates must have a current Massachusetts Nursing License and be certified in CPR.

After an orientation to the nurse’s office substitutes would be asked to cover full days in the office for sick days, emergencies and professional conference days.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and references to: dhartigan@pikeschool.org

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Substitute Teachers

Are you looking to be a part of an educational setting, working with children? We are an independent, PK–9, elementary day school seeking substitute teachers. Bachelor's degree and some experience teaching or working with elementary age students are strongly preferred. Candidates should demonstrate a history of punctuality, responsibility and flexibility.


Substitutes could be asked to teach full or half days in regular or specialists' classrooms (indicate if preference). They are expected to provide instruction and implementation of lesson plans, manage the classroom, and ensure student learning.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and references to: resumes@pikeschool.org

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It is the policy of The Pike School to maintain a school environment that is free from discrimination and to conduct its educational practices, admissions program, financial aid policies, hiring and other school administrative programs on the basis of an individual's qualifications and abilities. The Pike School does not discriminate on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation or disability or any other classification protected by law.

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