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Career Opportunities

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. 

School Counselor (Part-Time)

Report: Assistant Head of School

Oldfields School, an all girls’ international boarding and day school, grades 8-12, located in northern Baltimore County, seeks applicants for an experienced School Counselor.  This is a full-time, exempt 10-month residential or non-residential position requiring work and on-call hours outside of regular business hours.  This is an outstanding opportunity for a person with a high degree of integrity and a deep commitment to the value of a single sex independent school education.

The Oldfields School Counselor plays an integral role in supporting students’ academic, social, and emotional growth at Oldfields. Adolescence is a time where students face both personal and developmental challenges that have an impact on their academic growth, and the school counselor works with students to help develop a plan to navigate life’s daily challenges. The mission of the School Counselor is to implement a comprehensive, developmental school counseling program aligned with the school’s mission to ensure each girls’ success through courage, humility, and largeness of heart. To achieve this, the School Counselor meets students on an individual basis, as well as in a group setting, while also collaborating closely with the Director of Health Services, the Dean of Students and the School’s consulting psychologists.

This is a part-time, 10-month position requiring work and on-call hours outside of regular business hours.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Work collaboratively with administrators and faculty to identify and refer students who may benefit from individual counseling sessions.
  • Work with students to develop strategies to address social-emotional challenges that may impact their day to day experience.
  • Provide group wellness and counseling opportunities programming focusing on a variety of different reasons, including but not limited to academics, family, social, emotional and peer related issues.
  • Provide one-on-one brief counseling to students.
  • Work with the Director of Health Services and the student’s family to refer the student to the school’s consulting mental health professional, or, if appropriate, another outside mental health provider.
  • Act as a liaison between the mental health provider and the student’s immediate team to coordinate how to best support the student at Oldfields.
  • Attend team meetings to discuss students of concern and help create and implement a plan of action and support.
  • Preserve confidentiality for students and families on mental health issues.
  • Create and implement group and classroom guidance lessons for all students based on grade level needs.
  • Assist in creating educational curriculum to enhance the residential life programs.
  • Provide crisis intervention and assessment as needed.
  • Provide programming and education to students, parents, and faculty on topics related to emotional health and wellness within a high school community.
  • Adhere to and assist in enforcing all school policies and procedures.
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned for housing arrangement.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in counseling, Licensed Social Work, or psychology.
  • Experience/training in a middle or high school environment is preferred.
  • Willingness to work within a boarding school schedule, including evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to effectively listen, respond, and present information to students, parents, faculty and staff.
  • Ability to effectively communicate via phone or email with parents and student support systems in order to provide a safe and healthy academic, athletic and boarding environment.
  • Ability to take initiative and demonstrate strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Work in partnership with the Director of Health Services, the Dean of Students and the School’s consulting psychologists.
  • Work in collaboration with the Director of Health Services in assessing physical, mental and emotional needs, with an emphasis on the safety of our students.
  • Attend Health and Wellness team meetings
  • Maintain confidentiality of all physical and mental health related information.
  • Enforce all School policies and procedures inline with the mission of the School
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software; Excel, and Word.
  • Experience with Magnus Health Tracker or similar software.
  • Must be able to respond to onsite emergencies.  
  • Works well independently and collaboratively.

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 may be required. Background checks are performed on all new hires. Oldfields School offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries, and a generous benefits package. Oldfields is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At Oldfields, each girl’s success is enhanced as we celebrate the personal experiences that often are informed by socio-economic status, race, age, nationality, ideology, sexual orientation, gender identity, expression and ethnicity. We honor and respect the opportunity to learn and grow from the multitude of valuable life experiences and personal beliefs from every member of our community. The community is committed to a continuously active and innovative process of creating a welcoming, inclusive, and safe environment for everyone.

School Nurse

Report: Director of Health Services

Oldfields School, an all girls’ international boarding and day school, grades 8-12, located in northern Baltimore County, seeks applicants for a licensed registered nurse.  This is a full-time, exempt 10-month residential or non-residential position requiring work and on-call hours outside of regular business hours.  

The Oldfields School nurse promotes health and safety across the Oldfields campus by coordinating care with the Director of Health Services, school counselor, local public health department and medical providers. The nurse is responsible for communication with parents, faculty, administration and staff in order to provide a safe and healthy academic, athletic and boarding environment.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND SKILLS

  • Help manage 24-hour Health Center operation and on-call hours in order to provide a safe and healthy academic, athletic and boarding environment.
  • Coordinate care with local public health departments, medical providers, school counselor and athletic trainer.
  • Communicate with local and state public health departments to prevent or control communicable disease.
  • Communicate via telephone or email with parents regarding all illness and injury and advise day parents on return to school and/or activity protocols.
  • Manage the packing and dispensing of daily medications and OTC medication.
  • Administer prescription and OTC medication as necessary.
  • Manage daily COVID-19 symptom checks for all students, faculty and staff.
  • Facilitate testing, tracking and temporary quarantine of boarding students suspected of COVID-19 or other infectious diseases until the student is safely removed from campus.
  • Help maintain documentation of all health and immunization records, of all students, through Magnus Health Tracker software before and during the school year.
  • Arrange medical appointments with local physicians and providers for the treatment of boarding students with acute illness or  injury, including medical, dental and orthopedic appointments as needed.  (May require the transportation of students).
  • Coordinate with the Director of Residential Life, Administrators on Duty and Athletic Trainers to facilitate transportation of boarding students to medical appointments.
  • Assist students with education and management of chronic medical conditions, i.e., asthma, allergies, diabetes, etc.
  • Act in loco parentis for all boarding students requiring off-site medical evaluation and treatment.
  • Follow a rotating weekend on-call schedule with other Health Center staff. Occasional overnight hours as needed.
  • Health and Wellness Team member
  • Have the ability to provide tobacco, drug and alcohol education.
  • Responsible for maintaining inventory of PPE, AED and all medical supplies.
  • Assist with insurance claim filing for all boarding students

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • Current Maryland RN license - BSN preferred.
  • Able to obtain all MD required clearances for work in a school setting and have a valid MD driver’s license.
  • Current Red Cross or American Heart Association CPR/Basic Life Support certification.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to be flexible and adapt to the changing demands of a school population.
  • Willingness to work within a boarding school schedule, including evenings and weekends.
  • Proficient verbal and writing skills to facilitate communication with parents.
  • Act as a liaison between school personnel, family, health care providers, and the school community.  
  • Work in partnership with the School Counselor in assessing physical, mental and emotional needs, with an emphasis on the safety of our students.
  • Attend Health and Wellness team meetings in the Director of Health Services’ steed.
  • Promote a warm and nurturing environment in the Health Center.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all health-related information.
  • Enforce all School policies and procedures inline with the mission of the School
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software; Excel, and Word.
  • Experience with Magnus Health Tracker or similar software.
  • Must be able to respond to onsite emergencies.  
  • Ability to stand or sit at a computer for extended periods.
  • Must be able to exert up to 35 pounds of force to lift, push, pull, carry, or otherwise move objects.

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 may be required. 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.

At Oldfields, each girl’s success is enhanced as we celebrate the personal experiences that often are informed by socio-economic status, race, age, nationality, ideology, sexual orientation, gender identity, expression and ethnicity. We honor and respect the opportunity to learn and grow from the multitude of valuable life experiences and personal beliefs from every member of our community. The community is committed to a continuously active and innovative process of creating a welcoming, inclusive, and safe environment for everyone.

Spanish Teacher (Part-Time)

Report: Director of Academics

Oldfields School, an all-girls international boarding and day school, 8-12 in northern Baltimore County, is seeking an experienced Spanish teacher. 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.        

Teaching duties will include the following, in adherence to Oldfields School Policies and Procedures:

  • Instruct students in beginning-level to advanced-level Spanish, adhering to the written curriculum and guided by the School’s Mission Statement.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to students.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' readiness.
  • Prepare, administer, grade tests and assignments and complete Interims and Report cards to evaluate students' progress in a timely manner.
  • Maintain regular communication about students’ academic progress with students, parents, advisors, and the Director of Academics. This includes the use of Class Pages and FAWeb, the on-line gradebook, in accordance with the required schedule.
  • Timely completion of: duties, email response and meeting attendance are required.
  • Conform to the policies and procedures in the Employee Handbook with special attention to the Faculty Policies and Procedures section.

Qualifications:

  • B.A. or M.A. in Spanish or other closely related field is required.
  • Strong candidates will have an interest in participating in the extracurricular and residential life of the school.
  • Understanding of and desire to work with high school girls.
  • Energetic and engaging, with a willingness to inspire and support diverse learners.

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 may be required. Background checks are performed on all new hires. Oldfields School offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries, and a generous benefits package. Oldfields is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At Oldfields, each girl’s success is enhanced as we celebrate the personal experiences that often are informed by socio-economic status, race, age, nationality, ideology, sexual orientation, gender identity, expression, and ethnicity. We honor and respect the opportunity to learn and grow from the multitude of valuable life experiences and personal beliefs from every member of our community. The community is committed to a continuously active and innovative process of creating a welcoming, inclusive, and safe environment for everyone.


NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

Oldfields School prohibits discrimination based on the following characteristics: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, disability and age in its admissions procedures, educational programs, services, activities or employment practices.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the School’s non-discrimination policies, including its Title IX policy:

Name: Claire Guidera
Title: Dean of Students
Office Address: 1500 Glencoe Rd. Sparks Glencoe, MD 21152
Telephone Number: 443-662-1005
Email Address: guiderac@oldfieldsschool.org

Name: Rachel Welch
Title: Network Manager
Office Address: 1500 Glencoe Rd. Sparks Glencoe, MD 21152
Telephone Number: 443-662-1042
Email Address: welchr@oldfieldsschool.org 

For assistance related to Title IX or other civil rights laws, please contact OCR at OCR@ed.gov or 800-421-3481, TDD 800-877-8339.


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