Current Openings

Openings for the 2017-2018 Academic Year

Athletics Openings

The Athletics Department has several Sports Coach openings for the 2017-18 Academic Year. If you enjoy working as a member of a team, as well as coaching athletes from all over the world, consider joining our expanding athletics program. Positions are available for all 3 seasons and for Varsity and sub-Varsity levels in the following sports:

The MacDuffie School is accepting applications for the following positions in the Athletics Department:

Head Tennis Coach   Varsity Boys and Girls.  Teams compete against other New England preparatory schools.  Daily practice 4:00 – 5:30pm.  Game days are typically Wednesdays and/or Saturdays, consisting of 8-10 games each throughout April and May.  Coach should be able to instruct a diverse population with varied levels of tennis skills and experience.  

Assistant Ultimate Frisbee Coach  To assist the Head Coach in a popular and expanding program.  The various levels of Ultimate teams compete in the Western Mass/Northern Connecticut region.  Daily practice 4:00 – 5:30pm.  Game days are typically Wednesdays and/or Saturdays, consisting of 12-15 games throughout April and May.   Previous Ultimate Frisbee playing or coaching experience is desirable, but not essential.

Assistant Track and Field Coach   Experience in coaching Throwing (Discus/Shot/Javelin), High Jump, and Hurdles are required.  The newly established team practices daily 4:00 – 5:30pm.  Meets are typically on Wednesdays and/or Saturdays, consisting of 8-10 meets throughout April and May. Competes are against other New England preparatory schools in an 8-10 meet season.

How to apply for Coaching positions:  Contact the Director of  Athletics 413-255-0000 x103 or athleticdirector@macduffie.org.


Openings for the 2018-2019 Academic Year

Dean of Students

Start date: July 1, 2018. The Dean of Students reports to the Assistant Head of School and is responsible for all issues relating to the well being of the students during their attendance at the school. These include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following areas:

  • To assist in the admission process interviewing, and evaluating applicants for enrollment

  • To maintain student attendance and discipline, and follow-through with correspondence and record keeping relating to discipline; to utilize the Judiciary Council as necessary

  • To assist with the selection of prefects

  • To organize the student elections process

  • To coordinate new student orientation and new student advising responsibilities.

  • To assist in maintaining a comprehensive calendar of school events; to keep the entire school community informed of various school programs and activities.

  • To manage the school counseling function, and to refer students to the school counselor, as necessary

  • To schedule regular assemblies, and manage assembly programming such as special speakers, etc

  • To coordinate advising activities, and manage the advising program and grade-level coordinator programs

  • To coordinate student council leadership activities

  • To coordinate the student leadership program

  • To coordinate the Co-curricular Activity Program (CAP) which operates as a supplement to the Arts and Athletics Programmes

  • To coordinate clubs and affinity groups

  • To coordinate programs such as peer mentoring, smoking cessation, and support groups

  • To coordinate duty

  • To coordinate student affairs issues with the Assistant Head

  • To serve on the Executive Team

  • To manage the daily bus service

  • To keep the head fully informed on student issues and all other relevant matters pertaining to school life.

  • To produce and maintain the student handbook

  • To coordinate parent alerts as necessary

  • To oversee the establishment and enforcement of the school dress code

  • To organize certain school-wide events, such as MLK Day, Diversity Day, Spirit Weeks, Winter Carnival and/or Spring Festival, and Magnolia Day

  • To attend certain events such as Open Houses and Back to School Night

  • To teach one course and mentor one advising group, as necessary

  • To perform other duties as assigned by the head of school.

  • To support the school and its leadership.

Please Note: When submitting cover letters, resumes and references please convert your files to PDF or Microsoft Word format and send them to hr@macduffie.org unless otherwise specified above.