Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Long Trail School (LTS) is looking for employees who are passionate about teaching, relate well to young adolescents, and can contribute to our overall school community.  LTS seeks teachers who can actively engage students in the learning process. LTS is fortunate to have an abundance of natural resources both on campus and in the surrounding communities to utilize as classroom space.  LTS desires creative, dynamic individuals who can share their passions with our students as we strive to provide them with rich, powerful educational experiences both in and out of the classroom.

To apply, please send a cover letter  and resume to Dean of Academics Mary Ellen Mega at mmega@longtrailschool.org.

A strong candidate will have excellent subject expertise in chemistry and at least five years of related teaching experience.  An advanced degree is required. This position includes teaching IB and applied chemistry  and courses such as Integrated Science, Earth Science, Physical Science and elective courses.  The person who assumes this position will also have to maintain related laboratory materials and equipment. 

Candidates who possess the versatility to teach in other fields of science or mathematics, when necessary, are encouraged to apply.

A strong candidate will have excellent subject expertise in physical education and coaching, with an advanced degree preferred, and at least two years of related teaching experience.  This position includes teaching middle school and upper school physical education classes as well as coaching each season. The physical education teacher will work collaboratively with the wellness teachers to plan a developmentally appropriate program. 

Candidates who possess the versatility to teach in other fields, when necessary, are encouraged to apply.

A strong candidate will have excellent expertise in graphic design, photography, and other computer aided arts. Preferably, the ideal candidate will have at least five years of related teaching experience.  The strong candidate will  engage our students in active learning and help to develop a passion for graphic design.  

Candidates who possess the versatility to teach in other fields, when necessary, are encouraged to apply.

Reports to: Dean of Academics
FTE: 0.50 (0.25 – without teaching)

The Diversity/Equity Coordinator will work with faculty and students to develop a community based on inclusion and acceptance. This includes promotion of and communication for current-year plans, as well as longer-term future planning with the mission of relationship management and stewardship of the programs for years to come.  All activities must comply with the new COVID-related LTS Health and Safety protocols.

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Act as liaison to and develop strong relationships with the various diversity and inclusion related groups/clubs in the school, and respond to diversity- and equity-related issues among the student body as they arise
  • Chair the Social Justice Committee
  • Supervise the Social Activism Student Group.
  • Teach The Human Experience.
  • In collaboration with the Dean of Academics, develop and implement a professional development plan for students and faculty on social justice issues.
  • Implement, monitor progress, and recommend adjustments in developing the school’s infrastructure for meaningful inclusion of all its community members. 
  • In collaboration with the Dean of Academics, work to evaluate the curriculum and curricular materials used at LTS.
  • Act as a liaison between the school and local communities of color to serve these communities better and to support the school’s outreach and admissions marketing and recruitment programs.

Reports to: Dean of Academics
FTE: 0.2-0.4

The Student Life Coordinator will monitor student attendance and discipline.  This person would work collaboratively with the School Counselor and the Dean of Academics to insure student compliance and achievement. 

Overall Responsibilities:

The list below is not inclusive of all responsibilities, but is a general overview of expectations for the position. 

  • Honor Board; take in referrals, investigate, chair Honor Board, keep records of infractions, maintain correspondence with students, parents, and faculty.; 
  • Attendance: insure student compliance with attendance policy; institute correspondence protocol for students coming close to attendance limits, maintain correspondence with students, families, and faculty for any attendance issues.
  • Discipline: Oversee the referral system, handle investigations, keep records of all behavior referrals and outcomes, correspond with students, parents and faculty.
  • Referrals:  Monitor incoming referrals; assign referrals to appropriate faculty members; track progress of referrals.Monitor access to online classes ensuring students are attending classes appropriately and not abusing the privilege of taking classes online..

Reports to: Dean of Academics
FTE: 0.50-0.75

The Student Experience Coordinator will organize and administer all student activity programs and co-curricular activities outside of the athletic department.  This includes promotion of and communication for current-year activities, as well as longer-term future planning with the mission of relationship management and stewardship of the programs for years to come.  All activities must comply with the new COVID-related LTS Health and Safety protocols.

Overall Responsibilities:

The list below is not inclusive of all responsibilities, but is a general overview of expectations for the position. *Many student activities require supervision beyond the school day.  No additional compensation and/or PTO days will be granted for work done in the capacity of the Coordinator. 

  • Oversee the running of all student organizations and clubs.  
    • Co-Advise the Student Council group with a faculty representative
    • Co-Advise the Peer Emotional Wellness group with the School Counselor
  • Supervise the campaign and election of the Student Council Co-Presidents and grade level representatives.
  • Coordinate and monitor leadership training of student activity representatives and officers in Student Council, NHS, Ambassadors, Sports Captains, etc..
  • Manage the after-school programming and supervision for students not participating in athletics. 
  • Event planning:  
    • Arrange as necessary for technical details such as police, chaperones, faculty chaperones, and custodial help,  
      • Communicate with parents about events.  Respond to routine questions and requests in an appropriate manner.  Events include, but are not limited to:
AirBand (Co-Chair) Cabin Fever Week Color Team Events
Dances 

(schoolwide, SnowFlake Ball)

Fall Trip/Outings First Day of School Events
HOBY International Week Last Day of School Events
Prom Senior Class Trip Stewardship Day
  • Travel Program: 
    • Maintain relationships with the LTS sister schools in Europe 
    • Plan, supervise, advertise the grade level travel opportunities (i.e., Spain, Germany, Italy, Montreal, Washington, D.C., etc.)
    • Conduct informational meetings for parents on trips
    • Work with LTS sister schools to grow the Immersion Programme
    • Support the NPX trip.  
  • Communication/Advertising/Financials: 
    • Maintain the school’s events and activity on the website and in eNews
    • Advertise events on the website, in eNews, through email, at morning meetings, etc.
    • Maintain accurate financial records for each event/activity
  • Collaborate with the Long Trail Family Network (LTFN) in the Academics and Student Experiences Group to develop programs for faculty appreciation, professional development, travel, and student activities.
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