Founded in 1898, Miss Hall’s School was one of the first all-girls boarding schools established in New England. Today the School is a nationally recognized, boarding and day independent secondary school that combines an exceptional college-preparatory curriculum with two acclaimed leadership programs, Horizons and the Girls’ Leadership Project. Both programs are central to our belief that, in addition to outstanding academic preparation, girls need additional skills that allow them to step confidently into college and beyond, when they will be expected to communicate effectively and authentically, voice opinions with resolve and respect, and be comfortable having influence, leading change, and contributing boldly and creatively to the common good.

Open Opportunities

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  • Director of Admissions & Enrollment Management

    Guided by the School’s mission and vision and a genuine commitment to student empowerment, the Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management provides creative vision and dynamic leadership for all enrollment management and student recruitment efforts.  An integral member of the School’s Leadership Team, the Director is an ambassador for the School, a partner with the faculty, and a champion of the mission and values that define Miss Hall’s School.  The Director will develop and implement effective strategies to meet enrollment objectives, inspire the Admissions team to achieve ambitious goals, and provide outreach for the School both locally and globally. 

    The full position description can be found here.  The School is seeking applicants who are available for July 1, 2017.  Cover letters and resumes should be addressed to our Head of School at hr@misshalls.org.  No phone inquiries please.
  • Director of College Counseling - Full Time

    The Director of College Counseling shepherds each student and family through the individualized process of college application and selection. Serving as an advocate for the School and the student, the Director partners with the Director of Academic Counseling and Dean of Academics and Faculty to guide students to achieve their academic goals while at MHS and to ensure that Miss Hall's students are afforded the best opportunities for college. We seek candidates who are excited to contribute to the community, collaborate, and support the promise and future of Miss Hall’s students. 

    A full job description with qualifications can be found here.

    Qualified candidates are asked to submit a letter of interest and resume to the Manager of Human Resources by emailing HR@misshalls.org.
  • Leadership Gifts Officer - Full Time

    A steward of the School’s mission and values, the Leadership Gifts Officer is responsible for the cultivation and solicitation of leadership level gifts to the School. Responsible for meeting revenue goals from leadership donations, this position requires a high level of social interaction with the ability to nurture relationships, manage multiple projects and deadlines, and travel as needed on behalf of the School.  The ideal candidate will show a personal commitment to the education of a diverse student body and will aspire to enhance the visibility and reputation of Miss Hall's School.

    A full job description with qualifications can be found here.

    Qualified candidates are asked to submit a letter of interest and resume to the Manager of Human Resources by emailing HR@misshalls.org.
  • Math Department Chair - Full Time

    Miss Hall’s School seeks a Math Department Chair to lead an innovative and transformational math department. A deeply collaborative and dedicated educator, the Math Department Chair will be a master teacher, support faculty within the department in their teaching and professional development goals, and collaborate with other department chairs to develop rich interdisciplinary learning opportunities through the lens of our signature programs in girl's leadership and experiential learning.

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    Qualified candidates are asked to submit an application to the Manager of Human Resources by emailing HR@misshalls.org.
  • ESL Teacher - Part Time

    Miss Hall’s School seeks a part-time English teacher to work with non-native speakers for the 2017-18 school year. The three-level English as a Second Language Program at Miss Hall’s School was developed to prepare international students for academic success at Miss Hall’s and in college. Emphasis is placed on oral comprehension, grammar, vocabulary, reading comprehension, writing, and understanding elements of American culture. Candidates must have native or near-native English fluency with excellent knowledge of grammatical structures, vocabulary, and spelling. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years relevant teaching experience and a deep commitment to the education of young women. All Miss Hall’s faculty are expected to take an active role in the community life of a small boarding school and to embrace the School’s mission and core values.

    Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and references to
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How To Apply

Cover letters and resumes can be emailed to hr@misshalls.org or mailed to Miss Hall's School, Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 1166, Pittsfield, MA 01202-1166.  An employment application can be completed in lieu of a resume. 

It is the policy of Miss Hall's School not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, ancestry, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, or because he or she is a protected veteran.  Miss Hall's School is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

In accordance with Massachusetts law, Miss Hall's School performs a criminal background check on all employees.  Criminal History Record Information is used for employment purposes and shall only be accessed for applicants who are otherwise qualified for the position for which they have applied and who have received a formal job offer.  Unless otherwise provided by law, a criminal record will not automatically disqualify an applicant.

Miss Hall's School uses the E-Verify system and complies with Federal and State law, including the following regulations and policies:
   -Family Medical Leave Act
   -Employee Polygraph Protection Act
   -Right to Work

Professional Development

The MHS faculty and staff, supported in part by the Dr. Mary H. Grant Faculty Research and Professional Development Fund, regularly seek opportunities to build their skills on behalf of the School and its students. A sampling of recent professional development by MHS faculty and staff:

  • Director of Horizons Alison Basdekis and Expressive Arts Teacher Ellie Spangler were presenters at the Global Forum on Girls’ Education in New York. Spangler also spent a portion of her summer studying Abstract Art in Sweden, as the first recipient of the Paternotte Family Faculty Travel & Study Grant to support faculty professional development. 
  • Science Department Chair Ed Eckel attended “Chairing Your Department” at the Independent School Management conference in Wilmington, DE. He also participated in the Vernier Summer Institute in Hartford, CT.
  • Science Teacher Donna Daigle attended the United States of Women Summit in Washington, DC. 
  • New member of the Math Department, Yaran Sun, attended the AP Statistics Summer Institute at Fordham University in New York; and participated in the New England New Teacher Seminar at Pomfret School. 
  • History and Academic Skills Center Teacher Liza Burbank attended “Coaching Teens with ADHD” at the International Coaching Foundation in Alexandra, VA. 
  • Language Department Chair Pamela Breslin attended TEDx Berkshires in Lenox, MA.
  • New member of the History Department, Charlotte Green attended the AP Human Geography Summer Institute at the Taft School.
  • English Teacher Julie Schutzman attended High Tech High Summer Institute, learning about interdisciplinary and project-based learning.

Competitive Salaries & Benefits

Benefits for employees may include:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Time
  • Holiday Pay
  • Tuition Remission
  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings or Reimbursement Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance 
  • Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Personal Umbrella Insurance
  • Travel Insurance
  • Retirement Plan with 6% Matching Contribution
  • Retirement Planning Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Meals in the Dining Room
Benefits are based upon position held, number of hours worked, and tenure in position.
492 Holmes Road • Pittsfield, MA 01201  (413) 443-6401

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Located in the Berkshires in western Massachusetts, Miss Hall's School is a private, college preparatory boarding and day school for girls in grades 9-12.
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