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We're a community of educators dedicated to helping students develop a passion for learning while empowering them to become open-minded, principled citizens in a global community. Whitby’s staff and faculty are passionate about teaching because we ourselves are passionate about learning. From Professional Development to Professional Learning Communities, what better way to model a love of learning to our students than to embrace opportunities for growth ourselves?

 

Lauren Vilato

Lower School S.A.I.L. Teacher

Jenna Fox

Lower Elementary Teacher

Challenge is Just Another Word for Opportunity

Challenge is Just Another Word for Opportunity

Do you see challenge as an opportunity for growth? So do we. Our faculty and staff are encouraged to collaborate, reflect and challenge one another on a regular basis. Sure, sometimes these conversations can cause friction - but these open and honest exchanges help us to become out-of-the-box thinkers, and stimulate new and innovative ideas in education.

Current Job Openings

Position:  Director of Information Technology

Division(s): All School 

Date Effective:  Fall 2022

Reports to: Head of School

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A master's degree (preferred) or bachelor's degree in computer science or technology.  Experience in computer information systems, systems administration, systems engineering or equivalent work experience  
  • Demonstrated understanding of TCP/IP networking, DNS, DHCP, Apple and Microsoft operating systems, endpoint protection, mobile device management
  • Basic understanding of most technology protocols, command line interface, scripting, programming languages, LDAP, Layer 3 Switching, Android, iOS
  • Demonstrated experience troubleshooting all types of technology in a networked environment
  • At least one technology certification from vendors such as Apple, CompTIA, Microsoft, Cisco or demonstrated equivalent skillset
  • Experience working with Veracross or similar school information system
  • Demonstrated experience developing a large budget, procuring equipment in bulk and negotiating with vendors
  • Experience and interest in teaching and working with students and faculty colleagues
  • Experience with technologies that support both school infrastructure and classroom learning environments
  • Knowledge of 21st-century learning principles and teaching techniques that use technology
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Certified Google Educator or Apple Certified Teacher/Educator a plus
  • Skills, talents, and flexibility for contributing to the independent school community in additional capacities. For example, coaching sports, advising extracurricular activities, supervising a computer club, coaching a robotics team, etc.
SUMMARY OF POSITION 

The Director of Information Technology is broadly tasked with overseeing and supporting all aspects of information technology across the Whitby community. The Director is responsible for managing a department that functions to provide comprehensive analysis, support, and solutions to all members of the Whitby community. In addition, the Director ensures the accessibility, security, confidentiality, and structural integrity of all the school’s data. The Director provides leadership in ensuring that requests for hardware and software are supported by current research in pedagogy and/or industry best practices, that they are consistent with the school system’s instructional technology plan and technology guidelines, and that they can work within the framework of the school’s infrastructure. 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Oversee maintenance of the school’s internal hardware and software infrastructure 
  • Oversee maintenance of external cloud-based services 
  • Manage all aspects of the school’s information system (Veracross), including general usage, maintenance, training, development, and troubleshooting across all departments and divisions and to all students and parents of the Whitby community
  • Ensure the sanctity, accessibility, security, and structural integrity of all the school’s data through procedures and policies that function to control access, support backups, and provide compatibility
  • Maintain all aspects of the network, including security, availability, access, performance, filtering
  • Procure new hardware and software to support the school’s technology initiatives. Manage the ongoing process of purchasing new hardware and software to replace broken or legacy equipment.
  • Monitor and maintain all aspects of the network, including but not limited to security, availability, access protocols, latency, bandwidth usage, and content filtering 
  • Provide ongoing technical advice, support, solutions, and training to all members of the Whitby community

Candidates should submit a letter of interest and an up-to-date resume to Jack Creeden, Head of School (jcreeden@whitbyschool.org) and Simone Becker, Assistant Head of School and Head of Lower School (sbecker@whitbyschool.org). Position available immediately.


 

Director of Finance, Operations, and Human Resources – Whitby School

Position Summary

Whitby School is seeking an experienced people, budget, and project manager to become the Director of Finance, Operations, and Human Resources. The Director will be the conduit to the School’s outsourced finance partner and will be the main human resources point of contact for Whitby’s faculty/staff. He/she will also assist the Head of School and Assistant Head of School to manage day-to-day school operations (e.g., field trips, Development Office special events, risk management assessments, summer programs) and ensure systems and processes are maintained and continuously improved.

 

The Director is instrumental in building and sustaining a thriving school. He/she works to support the initiatives of the Head of School and Assistant Head of School. The job is to drive exemplary operational results as a collaborative member of the school’s leadership team. The role reports to the Head of School.

 

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Full-time 12-month Position

Reports to: Head of School

CLICK HERE to review the full job description and apply online. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Has leadership experience and sound judgment in working with multiple constituencies
  • Understands the developmental stages of an 18-month through Grade 8 student body
  • Experience in creative problem-solving and program development
  • Understands and supports the importance of meeting the After-School needs of Whitby families
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial spirit committed to program expansion

SUMMARY: Supports the Whitby School Mission, Montessori and IB philosophies, and Whitby School policies and procedures for the purpose of maintaining quality and excellence. The Coordinator will develop, enhance, promote and establish an Extended Day and WECCP curriculum that supports student learning. Primary goals include:

  • Assisting in complementing the current academic, social and physical development curriculum
  • Supporting the needs of Whitby families
  • Building a stronger profile in the Greenwich community
  • Creating a program that is also a revenue source

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Part-Time (20 hours/week)

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Qualifications:

  • Earned undergraduate degree or associate degree within a related field
  • Prior experience in a science laboratory working with students
  • Knowledge and experience utilizing OSHA standards and other ‘best practice’ resources in relation to laboratory setup and safety
  • Ability to work in a supportive and collaborative environment
  • Demonstrated competency in the use of technology
  • Satisfactory completion of a pre-employment background check
  • Meets all local or state health requirements, including Covid-19 vaccination

Summary of Position: 

The goal of this position is to support inquiry-based learning in lab and classroom settings, and ensure that all lab activities are conducted in a safe manner. The responsibilities involve supporting the work of science teachers and their students to ensure that they

  • make the best use of the time students spend in the laboratory
  • use equipment safely
  • accurately record the results of their work

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The Whitby School seeks a full-time teacher for our Stepping Stones Program (18 months through three years). Candidates will have experience in curriculum design, possess knowledge/experience with early childhood, and demonstrate the ability to teach and engage a rand of students at all learning levels. Knowledge of Montessori pedagogy and International Baccalaureate is preferred, but not required.

The teacher must be comfortable working within a team environment and will be encouraged to make positive contributions to all areas of child development while monitoring/assessing student progress. The incumbent must maintain close communication with the team teachers and parents while displaying energy, enthusiasm, and humor. Teachers will be expected to contribute and share feedback to parents during conferences and in written reports.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or working toward completion of degree
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented

APPLY HERE.

Whitby is looking for dedicated and caring individuals who have experience with children to work as substitute teachers.

Experienced candidates should hold a degree. Experience or knowledge of Montessori education and/or International Baccalaureate is highly desirable; all positions require team teaching and strong collaborative skills.

Some of the areas for substitute teaching include:

  • Infant-Toddler Teachers (Ages 18 months to 3 years)
  • Early Childhood Teachers (Ages 3-5 years)
  • Elementary Teachers (Ages 6-10)
  • Middle School Teachers (Grades 5-8)
  • Learning Specialists (Special Education, Math Specialists, Gifted and Talented)
  • Special Area Teachers (Art, Music, Drama, Foreign Language, and Physical Education

APPLY HERE.

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Whitby is committed to supporting a diverse community.  In keeping with this commitment, Whitby abides by applicable federal and state laws and does not discriminate in any of its policies or educational programs on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, disability or any other category protected by law.