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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.

Interested candidates should send resume, cover letter and references in pdf format to Human Resources, The Oldfields School at employment@oldfieldsschool.org. Oldfields School offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries, and a generous benefits package.

 

Director of Financial Aid and Associate Director of Admission

Updated: March 2019

Report: Director of Enrollment Management

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

The Director of Financial Aid and Associate Director of Admission will oversee the practical and strategic aspects of the Oldfields financial assistance program by managing and enhancing current systems. The Director of Financial Aid and Associate Director of Admission will maintain strong relationships with a wide range of constituents, including scholarship programs, secondary school placement professionals, faculty members, school administrators, students and their families working to identify admission markets and achieve success across the Oldfields admission effort. The Director of Financial Aid and Associate Director of Admission will provide leadership, awareness and an understanding of the importance of an all-girls secondary school education, while helping to make the Oldfields learning community one in which diversity of thought and experience are represented. This position reports to the Director of Enrollment Management and serves as the leader of the Financial Aid Committee.

This is a full-time, year-round position requiring frequent travel and work outside of regular business hours. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Participate in all facets and phases of the enrollment process, including fielding inquiry calls, conducting on/off-campus candidate interviews, cultivating and stewarding relationships with prospective families through all phases of the inquiry to enrollment process.
  • Engage in significant travel for recruitment and other related admissions events.
  • Read applications and make admission decision recommendations as a member of the File Review Board.
  • Oversee Financial Aid budget, distribution, and the Financial Aid Committee, reporting to the Director of Enrollment Management.
  • Review Financial Aid Policy with the Director of Enrollment Management and Admission Committee annually to ensure philosophy/policy alignment and maintenance of best practices, making adjustments as needed. 
  • Serve as a thought partner in enrollment research and planning.
  • In collaboration with the admission team, develop, execute, and evaluate the vision for recruitment of students for the school including goal-setting and attainment.
  • Identify trends in independent school, boarding school, and girls school demographics and collaborate with internal departments and external constituents to create long and short term recruitment strategies.
  • Exercise a working knowledge of the strategic relationship between the roles of admission, marketing, and financial aid while achieving enrollment and retention objectives. 
  • Coordinate re-enrollment efforts, in collaboration with the Director of Enrollment Management.
  • Work with the admission team to develop and implement Admission and outreach events including:  Open Houses, information sessions, target-area events, sponsored events and others as developed.
  • Work collaboratively with Business, Communications, Development and Alumnae offices and Student Life as needed.
  • Performs other assignments as necessary.

Secondary Responsibilities: 

  • Actively participate in the residential experience, which may include dormitory or other campus responsibilities, academic advising, coaching and/or similar duties.
  • Performs other assignments and ancillary duties as necessary.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or three to five years of experience in admission, preferably working with the financial aid process. 
  • General understanding of standardized testing and different academic environments.
  • Interpersonal skills, organization, strong work ethic, and willingness to work within a boarding school schedule, including some weekends and evenings, are vital to the success of working at Oldfields School.
  • Demonstrates cultural competency for diversity of identities and experiences, an orientation toward equity and inclusion, and cultural competency in all aspects of Oldfields life.
  • Possess strong communication skills, an enthusiasm for working with young people, a desire to travel domestically and internationally, and an ability to connect with a diverse group of students and families.
  • Understands and supports the mission and motto of Oldfields School.
  • Respects the traditions and purpose of an all-girls secondary school education.

Interested candidates should send resume, cover letter and references in pdf format to Oldfields School at employment@oldfieldsschool.org. Please reference the position being applied for in the subject line.  Onsite interview is required.  First round interviews will be conducted in early April.  Criminal background checks are performed on all new hires.  Oldfields School offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries, a generous benefits package and on-campus housing is available. Oldfields is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Spanish Teacher

Date: March 29, 2019

Report: Director of Academics and Programmatic Affairs

Oldfields School, an all-girls international boarding and day school, grades 8-12, in beautiful Baltimore County, Maryland, is looking for an experienced, full-time Spanish teacher to begin in August 2019. This is an outstanding opportunity for a person with a high degree of integrity and a keen interest and deep commitment to the value of single-sex independent school education.

As an international school community, Oldfields is committed to teaching a diverse group of students, including English language learners.  Consequently, the ideal candidate is a teacher, with native or near-native fluency, who is versatile and experienced in teaching all levels of Spanish language, literature, and culture. Applicants who are energetic, engaging, and eager to inspire and support young women in a residential educational setting are best suited for this position.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Teach four or five Spanish classes
  • Participate in our experiential May Program
  • Coach and lead an extracurricular activity
  • Serve as a student advisor
  • Provide weekly dorm supervision, serve on a weekend duty team and perform other duties associated with living and working in a boarding school setting as a residential faculty member
  • Serve on a monthly weekend duty team as a non-residential faculty member

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree BA in Spanish or other closely related fields
  • Native or near-native fluency in Spanish
  • Three or more years of full-time experience teaching Spanish language and literature preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Appreciates and embraces the all-encompassing and interactive culture of a boarding school community 
  • Respects the traditions and purpose of an all-girls secondary school education 
Interested candidates should send résumé, cover letter and references in pdf format to employment@oldfieldsschool.org. Please reference the position being applied for in the subject line. Onsite interview is required. Criminal background checks are performed on all new hires. Oldfields School offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries, and a generous benefits package. On-campus housing is also available. Oldfields is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

English Teacher

Date: March 29, 2019

Report: Director of Academics and Programmatic Affairs

Oldfields School, an all-girls international boarding and day school, grades 8-12, in beautiful Baltimore County, Maryland, is looking for an experienced, full-time English teacher to begin August 2019. This is an outstanding opportunity for a person with a high degree of integrity and a keen interest and deep commitment to the value of single-sex independent school education. 

As an international school community, Oldfields is committed to teaching a diverse group of students, including English language learners.  Consequently, the ideal candidate is a teacher who is versatile and experienced in teaching literature, writing and language mechanics from the introductory level to the AP and honors levels. Applicants who are energetic, engaging and eager to inspire and support young women in a residential educational setting are best suited for this position.

Qualified candidates who are interested in assuming the role of department chair should also apply.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Teach four or five English classes
  • Participate in our experiential May Program 
  • Coach and lead other extracurricular activity
  • Serve as a student advisor
  • Provide weekly dormitory supervision, serve on a weekend duty team and perform other duties associated with living and working in a boarding school setting as a residential faculty member
  • Serve on a monthly weekend team as a non-residential faculty member 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in English or other closely related fields
  • Three or more years of full-time experience teaching English language and literature 
  • Two or more years of experience as a department chair if interested in being considered  for the department chair position
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Appreciates and embraces the all-encompassing and interactive culture of a boarding school community
  • Respects the traditions and purpose of an all-girls secondary school education

Interested candidates should send résumé, cover letter and references in pdf format to employment@oldfieldsschool.org. Please reference the position being applied for in the subject line. Onsite interview is required. Criminal background checks are performed on all new hires. Oldfields School offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries and a generous benefits package. On-campus housing is also available. Oldfields is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Admission Counselor/Assistant Director of Admission

Updated: April 2019

Report: Director of Enrollment Management

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

The Admission Counselor presents the School and its program to prospective families, recruiting domestic and international day and boarding students in grades eight through twelve. The Admission Counselor will maintain strong relationships with a wide range of constituents, including scholarship programs, secondary school placement professionals, faculty members, school administrators, students and their families working to identify admission markets and achieve success across the Oldfields admission effort. The Admission Counselor will provide leadership, awareness and an understanding of the importance of all-girls secondary school education while helping to make the Oldfields learning community one in which diversity of thought and experience are represented. Ideal candidates will possess a student experience in a boarding school setting, and/or up to two years of boarding school admission experience. Position title will be determined based on experience.

This is a full-time, year-round position requiring frequent travel and work outside of regular business hours.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Participate in all facets and phases of the enrollment process, including fielding inquiry calls, conducting on/off-campus candidate interviews, cultivating and stewarding relationships with prospective families through all phases of the inquiry to the enrollment process.
  • Engage in significant travel for recruitment and other related admissions events.
  • Read applications and make admission decision recommendations as a member of the File Review Board.
  • Help to manage the Student Ambassador Program (tour guides, representation at local admission events, student panels during campus events, outreach to prospective students, etc.).
  • Liaise with academics, arts, wellness, residential life, and athletic departments to ensure that prospective candidates and their families are connected to the appropriate faculty and administrators during the admission process.
  • In collaboration with the entire team, develop, execute, and evaluate the vision for recruitment of students for the school including goal-setting and attainment.
  • Work with the admission team to develop and implement Admission and outreach events including: Open Houses, information sessions, target-area events, sponsored events and others as developed.
  • Maintain annual updating and reporting to various school associations and review sites - TABS, NAIS, Niche, Boarding School Review.
  • Coordinate efforts of the Online Ambassador program.
  • Work with the PDSO to support international students.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Actively participates in the residential experience, which may include dormitory or other campus responsibilities, academic advising, coaching and/or similar duties.
  • Performs other assignments and ancillary duties as necessary.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or experience in admission.
  • Interpersonal skills, organization, strong work ethic, and willingness to work within a boarding school schedule, including some weekends and evenings, are vital to the success of working at Oldfields School.
  • Fluency in using technology applications including MS Office Suite, Google Suite, and similar products. Experience using admission databases or CRMs preferred.
  • Demonstrates cultural competency for the diversity of identities and experiences, an orientation toward equity and inclusion, and cultural competency in all aspects of Oldfields life.
  • Possess strong communication skills, an enthusiasm for working with young people, a desire to travel domestically and internationally, and an ability to connect with a diverse group of students and families.
  • General understanding of standardized testing and different academic environments preferred.

Interested candidates should send resume, cover letter and references in pdf format to Oldfields School to employment@oldfieldsschool.org. Please reference the position being applied for in the subject line. Onsite interview is required. Criminal background checks are performed on all new hires. 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.

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