College Preparatory School for Girls Grades 3-12

Employment

A strong faculty is the hallmark of an excellent school. At Holton-Arms, we offer faculty and staff a community that is dedicated to high professional and ethical standards and committed to promoting excellence in teaching at every grade level and in every discipline. Our professional standards are in turn a model for our students.

We provide competitive salaries, excellent benefits, programs for professional development, and the opportunity to work with some of the best faculty, staff, and students.

If you are interested in joining our community, please look at our current opportunities.

Cover letter and resume may be sent to:

ATT: Human Resources
Holton-Arms School
7303 River Road
Bethesda, MD 20817
recruitment@holton-arms.edu
Fax: 301-767-2710

Current Openings:

Middle School Math Teacher 2017-2018

Holton-Arms School invites applications for the position of Math Teacher for the 2017-18 school year. Founded in 1901, Holton-Arms is an independent college preparatory girls school with 664 students in grades 3 through 12, located on a 57-acre campus in Bethesda, MD, a suburb of Washington. The School is known for its commitment to academic excellence, and for its leadership in providing opportunities for young women in athletics and the fine and performing arts. We are a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff reflecting the population of the metropolitan Washington, DC area.

Candidates must have teaching experience in a rigorous, college preparatory program at the Middle School level and enjoy working with students as well as with colleagues. Successful candidates should have a strong educational background in mathematics and be able to teach a 7th and 8th grade curriculum that ranges from Pre-Algebra through Geometry. We seek individuals who are eager to create a student-centered classroom and are willing to explore ways to use technology to achieve this goal. Collegiality and an eagerness to collaborate with colleagues on advancing the school’s strategic initiatives are essential. Involvement beyond the classroom is an expectation and candidates who are able to lead extra-curricular activities are preferred.

We offer a comprehensive benefit package with a competitive salary.

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to:

ATT: Human Resources
Holton-Arms School
7303 River Road
Bethesda, MD 20817
Email: recruitment@holton-arms.edu

Fax: 301-767-2710

Facilities Manager for Engineering

Holton-Arms School invites applications for the full-time position of Facilities Manager for Engineering for the 2016-17 school year. Founded in 1901, Holton-Arms School is an independent college preparatory girls school with 657 students in grades 3 through 12, located on a 57- acre campus in Bethesda, MD, a suburb of Washington. The School is known for its commitment to academic excellence, and for its leadership in providing opportunities for young women in athletics and the fine and performing arts. We are a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff reflecting the population of the metropolitan Washington, DC area.

The Facilities Manager for Engineering is a full-time position and reports to the Director of Facilities. The Facilities Manager will plan, direct, and coordinate the engineering operations within the organization. This is a full-time exempt management position.

Responsibilities include:

Operations:

  • Schedules and assigns work responsibilities to engineering staff to meet shift requirements.
  • Orients and trains engineering staff to perform maintenance activities and tasks.
  • On call availability for emergencies and projects as assigned by Director of Facilities.
  • Observes / evaluates corrective maintenance or repair on equipment.
  • Provide high level technical competence across a range of skills within building engineering.
  • Work hand in hand with engineering staff to maintain equipment when needed.
  • Makes recommendations on maintenance repairs and contracts in a timely manner.
  • As part of the Facilities emergency preparedness team, identifies potential problems, develops response plans and manages crises when needed.

Administration:

  • Monitors the functions of service contractors and building repair and maintenance contractors.
  • Inventories and acquisitions of maintenance supplies.
  • Maintains disaster preparedness, identifies potential problems, develops response plans and manages crises.
  • Develops, implements, and reviews policies, procedures, and standards covering preventative, routine, and breakdown maintenance services.
  • Oversees the construction, installation, and preventative maintenance of equipment.
  • Ensures highly efficient safety program. Conforms to OSHA standards.
  • Supervises administration of maintenance facility, including preparation of budgets, work schedules, goals and objectives, and purchase/requisition documents.
  • Additional duties may be required to meet mission of the school.

Requirements

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in management of maintenance department or facility.
  • Knowledge of electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and carpentry trades. Must be able to operate tools and equipment related to facility maintenance. Excellent understanding of mechanical systems and their operation.
  • Knowledgeable in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and clean background check.
  • Must possess good communication skills especially during emergency situations.
  • Strong customer service, communication and interpersonal skills required.
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills. Experience managing staff is a plus.
  • Must perform all duties in a professional manner, understand and follow written and verbal commands and make independent and good judgment decisions based on School policies and procedures.
  • Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

Working Conditions

Work is performed inside and outside the building with exposure to inclement weather and unpredictable crisis situations. Flexibility with working hours and working conditions is required.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package with a competitive salary

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to:

ATT: Human Resources
Holton-Arms School
7303 River Road
Bethesda, MD 20817

email to: recruitmen@holton-arms.edu or Fax: 301-767-2710

Part-Time Softball Coach

Holton-Arms School is seeking a part-time Softball Coach for the spring semester. Founded in 1901, Holton-Arms is an independent college preparatory girls school with 664 students in grades 3 through 12, located on a 57-acre campus in Bethesda, MD, a suburb of Washington. The School is known for its commitment to academic excellence, and for its leadership in providing opportunities for young women in athletics and the fine and performing arts. The school has outstanding facilities including an eight lane all-weather track, a six lane pool, two full size gyms, a fitness center, three fields (including an artificial turf field), large dance studio and seven tennis courts. We are a diverse community of students, faculty and staff reflecting the population of the metropolitan Washington, DC area.

We are seeking candidates with previous playing experience, coaching experience is preferred. Coaches are expected to uphold the program's objectives, and enforce proper fundamentals & sportsmanship. Schedule flexibility required for evening practices and games. This is a coaching-only position; no teaching vacancies are available at this time. Stipends are provided. A background check is required.

Interested applicants should submit cover letter and resume to:

Attn: Human Resources

The Holton-Arms School

7303 River Road

Bethesda, MD 20817

recruitment@holton-arms.edu

Fax 301-767-2710

To learn more about Holton-Arms, please visit our website at www.holton-arms.edu.

Part-Time Lacrosse Coaches

Holton-Arms School is seeking Lacrosse Coaches for the varsity and junior varsity teams. Founded in 1901, Holton-Arms is an independent college preparatory girls school with 657 students in grades 3 through 12, located on a 57-acre campus in Bethesda, MD, a suburb of Washington. The School is known for its commitment to academic excellence, and for its leadership in providing opportunities for young women in athletics and the fine and performing arts. The school has outstanding facilities including an eight lane all-weather track, a six lane pool, two full size gyms, a fitness center, three fields (including an artificial turf field), large dance studio and seven tennis courts. We are a diverse community of students, faculty and staff reflecting the population of the metropolitan Washington, DC area.

Coaches will have the opportunity to coach a great group of girls in one of the most competitive leagues in the country. Previous playing experience and/or lacrosse coaching experience is preferred. Coaches are expected to uphold the program's objectives, and enforce proper fundamentals and sportsmanship. Schedule flexibility is required for evening practices and games. The season begins February 27, 2017 and ends May 17, 2017. Competitive stipends are provided. A background check is required

Interested applicants should contact Athletic Director Julie Treadwell at Julie.treadwell@holton-arms.edu and recruitment@holton-arms.edu

Benefits Manager

Holton-Arms School invites applications for the new full-time position of Benefits Manager. Founded in 1901, Holton-Arms School is an independent college preparatory girls school with 657 students in grades 3 through 12, located on a 57-acre campus in Bethesda, MD, a suburb of Washington, DC. The School is known for its commitment to academic excellence, and for its leadership in providing opportunities for young women in athletics and the fine and performing arts. We are a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff reflecting the population of the metropolitan Washington, DC area.

Position Summary:

The Benefits Manager reports to the Human Resources Director (HR Director) and is responsible for regulatory compliance, oversight, administration, and communication of all benefits including medical insurance and the 403(b) retirement plan, management of broker and carrier relationships, new hire required paperwork and background checks, and should have extensive knowledge of HRIS systems.

General Responsibilities:

Compliance

Works with the HR Director and Director of Finance and Operations (DFO) to administer human resource policies and procedures, standards and regulations

Lead compliance efforts with all existing governmental and labor legal reporting requirements including EEO, ADA, FMLA, ERISA, DOL, Workers Compensation, OSHA, COBRA, etc.

New Hires and Benefits

In coordination with the HR Director and Security Department, perform background checks on new hires.

Ensure all new hire paperwork is completed for all employees and ensure that all information is processed.

Work with HR Director and DFO to negotiate benefit pricing with vendors.

Administer and explain benefits to employees, serve as a liaison between employees and carriers/brokers.

Administer leave programs

Work with HR/Payroll Coordinator to monitor time-off and overtime, benefit premiums and retirement contributions

403(B) Retirement Plan

§Develop communication materials and training programs to communicate 403(B) plan provisions to current employees.

§Work with HR Director on 403(b) discrimination testing and preparation for filings and audit.

Qualifications/Skills

Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or a related field

Specialized certification in Human Resources-related area (PHR, SPHR) preferred

Demonstrated outstanding customer service and organizational skills

Ability to juggle tasks, set priorities, and work independently

Ability to use discretion in handling confidential information

Ability to work cross functionally with payroll and accounting colleagues

Strong computer skills (especially ADP Workforce Now, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint)

Excellent written skills, including ability to develop accurate business correspondence, HR documentation, and ability to design and develop HR documents, forms, and templates, and communication materials.

We seek applicants with integrity, warmth, confidence, a positive outlook, a solid work ethic, and a good sense of humor.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package with a competitive salary

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to:

ATT: Human Resources

Holton-Arms School

7303 River Road

Bethesda, MD 20817

Email to: recruitmen@holton-arms.edu or Fax: 301-767-2710

Private Music Teachers - Fine and Performing Arts Adjunct Program

Holton-Arms School invites applications for part-time music teachers for its after school Arts Adjunct Program for this school year. We are currently seeking professionals to teach in the following areas: guitar, piano, saxophone, and voice.

Founded in 1901, Holton-Arms is an independent college preparatory girls school with 645 students in grades 3 through 12, located on a 57-acre campus in Bethesda, MD, a suburb of Washington. The School is known for its commitment to academic excellence, and for its leadership in providing opportunities for young women in athletics and the fine and performing arts. We are a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff reflecting the population of the metropolitan Washington, DC area.

The Holton-Arms Fine & Performing Arts Adjunct Program provides extracurricular music education for students and adults in the Holton community and those from the greater Washington metropolitan community. Professional adjunct faculty members offer private and group lessons in vocal and instrumental music including piano, guitar and harp. The program includes informal and formal performance opportunities throughout the year with open studios, studio workshops, and recitals.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelors degree or above in music performance on his/her instrument or voice. We seek individuals with exceptional musicianship who are eager to provide instructional support for students in the Holton curricular ensemble program, to expand students' musical education beyond the scope of the School's ensemble program (e.g. guitar and piano), and to make the same outstanding instruction available to students outside of the Holton community.

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to:

ATT: Human Resources Holton-Arms School 7303 River Road Bethesda, MD 20817

recruitment@holton-arms.edu Fax: 301.767.2710

Part-Time Substitute Teachers Grades 3-6

Working at Holton

A strong faculty is the hallmark of an excellent school. At Holton-Arms, we offer faculty and staff a community that is dedicated to high professional and ethical standards and committed to promoting excellence in teaching at every grade level and in every discipline. Our professional standards are in turn a model for our students.

We provide competitive salaries, excellent benefits, programs for professional development, and the opportunity to work with some of the best faculty, staff, and students.

If you are interested in joining our community, please look at our current opportunities.

Cover letter and resume may be sent to:

ATT: Human Resources
Holton-Arms School
7303 River Road
Bethesda, MD 20817
recruitment@holton-arms.edu
Fax: 301-767-2710

Current Opportunities:

Holton-Arms School invites applications for the position of part-time Substitute teacher for the 2014-15 school year. Founded in 1901, Holton-Arms is an independent college preparatory girls school with 640 students in grades 3 through 12, located on a 57-acre campus in Bethesda, MD, a suburb of Washington. The School is known for its commitment to academic excellence, and for its leadership in providing opportunities for young women in athletics and the fine and performing arts. We are a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff reflecting the population of the metropolitan Washington, DC area.

Position Summary:
Substitute teacher assumes the duties of the classroom teacher on an as needed basis. Notification could be several days in advance or the day of the sub job. Substitutes need to have experience working with children in an academic setting, must be familiar with classroom management, and must be willing to comply with the requirement of fingerprinting and background checks.

We seek candidates with previous elementary school teaching experience and that are:
• Passionate about education
• Dedicated to student achievement
• Excited about collaborating, and
• Relentless in their pursuit of excellence

A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

We offer a competitive salary.
If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to:
ATT: Human Resources
Holton-Arms School
7303 River Road
Bethesda, MD 20817
E-mail: recruitment@holton-arms.edu
Fax: 301-727-2710

Middle and Upper School Part-Time Substitutes

Holton-Arms School invites applications for the position of part-time Substitute Teacher for our middle and upper school divisions. Founded in 1901, Holton-Arms is an independent college preparatory girls school with 657 students in grades 3 through 12, located on a 57-acre campus in Bethesda, MD, a suburb of Washington. The School is known for its commitment to academic excellence, and for its leadership in providing opportunities for young women in athletics and the fine and performing arts. We are a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff reflecting the population of the metropolitan Washington, DC area.

Position Summary

The Substitute Teacher assumes the duties of the classroom teacher on an as needed basis. Notification could be several days in advance or the day of the sub job. Substitutes need to have experience working with children in an academic setting, must be familiar with classroom management, and must be willing to comply with the requirement of fingerprinting and background checks.

We seek candidates with previous middle or upper school teaching experience in math, science, history, or English, and that are:
• Passionate about education
• Dedicated to student achievement
• Excited about collaborating and
• Relentless in their pursuit of excellence

A Bachelor’s degree is required.

We offer a competitive salary.

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to:
ATT: Human Resources
Holton-Arms School
7303 River Road
Bethesda, MD 20817
Email: recruitment@holton-arms.edu
Fax: 301-727-2710

The Holton-Arms School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, or sexual orientation in the administration of its hiring, educational policy, admissions, financial aid practices, or of its athletic and other School-administered programs.

Working at Holton

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One of the great things about working at Holton is that the girls are fearless. They get the idea that taking science and engineering is the expectation. They say, "it's a tough course, but I can do it. I can take on that challenge. "

– Chris Lee
Upper School Science

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