Thank you for your interest in Ross as a potential employer.


 

We hope you will take a moment to explore the job opportunities listed here. We encourage you to review our professional development opportunities. In addition to providing excellent support for our faculty, Ross Institute has a number of opportunities for teaching professionals from all over the world.

 

Faculty Positions

All faculty have responsibilities in our Student Life programs. Preference is given to candidates who act as boarding parents, living in boarding houses with students. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to hr@ross.org.


Upper School Science Teacher

The Upper School Science Teacher works in close cooperation with the Dean of Science and the Director of Academics who oversee all curriculum and faculty in the science program.  

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for teaching a high school integrated science curriculum which would include teaching units in different science disciplines, such as biology and physics

  • Implement Science Goals: problem-solving skills, history of the sciences, with modern connections, lead scientific method investigations, and apply technology for research and communication.

  • Provide students with regularly scheduled assignments, as well as a variety of formal and alternative assessments. 

  • Design lessons and projects reflecting the theory of multiple intelligences. 

  • Compose observations and evaluations of student performance throughout the year

  • Participate in grade level instructional activities, such as weekly grade-level and domain (department) meetings, and assist in the integration of science with cultural history, the core of the School's curriculum. Dedication to the Ross School's mission and vision is essential.

Qualifications

  • Candidates for the position should have experience and/or education in teaching an integrated and multi-discipline science approach with a strong focus on physics and biology.

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s Degree preferred. 

 

Tennis Professional Program Director

The Ross Institute (East Hampton, NY) seeks Tennis Professional Program Director to operate, teach, and oversee Ross School’s tennis program. This includes oversight of the Lifelong Learning Adult programs as well as oversight and participation of the instruction to adults and children at all skill levels. In coordination with Ross School’s wellness program, jointly manage the instruction of school curriculum. Create and implement the tennis education curriculum for the school. Manage instruction and provide instruction on tennis nutrition and physiology to both Ross School students and participants in the Ross School Tennis Academy. Plan and develop methods and procedures for implementing program each trimester, manage recruitment for lifelong learning programs and junior programs, conduct on court evaluation and testing for tennis applicants, manage and develop schedules of all programs and affiliated teaching pros. Occasionally teach lessons at both the group and private levels to juniors and adults. Ensure implementation of the proper teaching methods as implemented by the Director of Tennis. Uphold and model all policies and procedures that apply to all employees as outlined in the Faculty and Staff Handbook for Ross Institute and Ross School. Requirements: B.S. in Physical Education, Exercise Health, or a related field, with 4 years of experiences in tennis coaching and/or tennis program management. Requirements as include Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) Certification.

Email resumes to vcarmo@ross.org

Teaching Associate/House Parent

The associate teacher program at Ross is a unique and transformative opportunity for highly qualified recent college graduates to enter the independent school professional workforce in a vibrant and creative academic and residential life program, mentored by and working alongside master teachers in their fields. Teaching Associates will be assigned responsibilities and duties in a particular academic area commensurate with an assessment of their individual skills and qualifications. Teaching Associates will be required to actively instruct and supervise students in all classroom and residential life settings. Teaching Associates will be formally evaluated and assessed at the end of the school year.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Co-teach three classes in an appointed area of expertise

  • Supervise one study support class each trimester

  • Teach up to two independent classes

  • Act as a substitute teacher when necessary

  • Serve doctor, desk, post office, or other duties each week, as necessary

  • Coach or act as an assistant coach for one sport per school year

  • Serve as a House Parent in the school’s boarding program

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and an exceptional college transcript

  • Background in wellness/fitness preferred

  • Multilingual skills a plus

  • Valid U.S. driver’s license

  • Ability to demonstrate expert knowledge of content and skills related to discipline(s) assigned

  • Ability to effectively engage with learners of all levels and backgrounds

  • Ability to demonstrate awareness and importance of international education and intercultural understanding

  • Ability to support the academic needs and coursework of students, families, and other professionals associated with Ross distance learning programs

Ross School Girls Head Varsity Volleyball Coach

Ross School is looking for a Girls Head Varsity Volleyball Coach for the Fall 2019 season. The successful candidate will develop student athletes who are committed to academic and athletic excellence. Ross competes in Section XI of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee all high school and middle school levels of volleyball

  • Educate and supervise coaching staff

  • Set practice schedule

  • Assist AD in season scheduling

  • Supervise athletes at competitions and practices

  • Set attendance and discipline policies in accordance with school policies and code of conduct

  • Have high expectations and hold staff and student-athletes accountable to these expectations

  • Plan/develop a supplies & sport budget

  • Attend pertinent athletic department and Section meetings

  • Ability to work cooperatively with student-athletes, their families, and teachers to assist all student-athletes in maximizing their academic as well as athletic potential

  • Oversee communication with community, parents, and athletes

  • Fulfills all First Aid/CPR/AED certification requirements

  • Be able to pass a criminal background check in addition to having an acceptable driving record

  • Qualifications

  • Previous volleyball coaching experience

  • Commitment to academic and athletic excellence

  • Ability to lead and motivate a coaching staff and a large group of young women

  • Strong leadership skills, organizational habits, and exceptional communication skills

 

 

Staff Positions

Preference is given to candidates who act as boarding parents, living in boarding houses with students. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to hr@ross.org.


Assistant Director of Admissions

The Assistant Director of Admissions assists the Director of Admissions in all areas related to admission, marketing, and student recruitment.  Significant international and domestic travel is required.

Responsibilities

  • Assists in the enrollment process from inquiry to enrollment.

  • Interviews and directs prospects as they proceed form inquiry to enrolled.

  • Actively communicates with prospects and referral sources.

  • Represents the School both on campus and off in his or her role as an Admission Officer.

  • Responsible for all prospects (inquiry to enrolled) from assigned markets.

  • Actively participates in the Trusted Partner program by visiting and actively communicating with recruitment partners.

  • Conducts tours and open houses for the Upper & Lower School.

  • Travels to recruit students internationally and domestically.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Admission.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in marketing, informational technology or systems, education or other appropriate field.  

  • 1-3 years experience in an independent boarding school, higher education admission setting, or related sales and marketing experience preferred.

  • Outstanding oral and written communication and presentation skills.

  • Knowledge of and ability to use relevant tools for communication and reporting.

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and frequent deadlines.

  • Outstanding technical skills. Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, databases and other computer skills are required.

  • Weekend and evening work required; frequent travel required.

  • Fluency in Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, Russian, German or Portuguese preferred.

  • Ability to relocate from one physical space to another throughout the course of the day as well as attend off site meetings.

  • Ability to read, analyze, develop and interpret documents in English.

 

Assistant Director of Residential Life

The Assistant Director of Residential Life provides administrative oversight for the school’s residential program including maintenance and transportation.  The Assistant Director of Residential Life is a resource for students, faculty, administration and staff for all matters related to boarding student conduct, safety and well-being. This is a full-time position with days and workplace hours to be determined by the Director of Residential Life and the Leadership team.  The Assistant Director will be on a three person Residential Life on-duty rotation.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and organize the weekend activity program.

  • Assist in coordinating vacation travel plans on the departing and return weekends.

  • Assists in development and implementation of programs for professional development for house parents during the August Retreat. 

  • Provides minutes of weekly house parent meetings for all house parents.

  • Coordinates deployment of boarding house vehicles.

  • Assists in planning for weekend travel and confirming travel permission.

  • Assist in house placement for all students at beginning of year.

  • Maintain overview of house composition.

  • Work with Director to assess housing change requests.

  • Collect and distribute all necessary boarding forms, permissions, and records.

  • Maintain spreadsheet directories of boarding house information including rosters.

  • Assist health office with coordination of transportation for doctor visits off campus.

  • Provide logistical support for the associate program.   

  • Update residential database

  • Be a DSO to help in issuing new student I20s and maintain the SEVIS data base

  • Be available on three weekend rotation for on campus duties

  • Serve as a houseparent. Duties include weekday evenings as well as numerous weekends, which require availability Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Duties and responsibilities may be modified from time to time and additional duties may be assigned.

  • Track student’s performance; address complaints and resolve problems; direct and coordinate student’s participation in the residential program.

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline.

  • Previous experience in Residential Life at the Ross School or at another boarding school.

  • Ability to relocate from one physical space to another throughout the course of the day.

  • Ability to read, analyze, develop and interpret documents such as curriculum, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals in the language of instruction.

  • Ability to correspond in English with parents, students, colleagues and others.

  • Driving various passenger vehicles that can range from minivans to minibuses.

  • Ability to speak effectively before groups and/or employees of the organization.

  • Ability to use technology in communication and in instruction, including google, excel, work in databases and Filemaker pro

  • Ability to engage in teamwork and work cooperatively with others.

 

Facilities HVAC Technician

Ross School seeks an experienced HVAC Technician to provide assistance with the maintenance of services including repairs and alterations to ensure that all facilities and equipment function properly, remain in sound condition, and meet the needs of the organization’s activities and programs.

Responsibilities

  • Communicate with and support the organization’s managers with projects requiring HVAC skills and experience greater than the standard maintenance personnel

  • Skills will include general and advanced HVAC trade work

  • Assist the Facilities Supervisors in completion of service requests and other routine duties

  • Schedule HVAC repairs and maintenance during periods of little or no occupancy to facilitate organization’s day-to-day operations

  • Develop HVAC recommendations and proposals to present to Director of Facilities for improvements to the facility

  • Document actions taken for all work through the building management software

  • Assist Facilities Department with all aspects of the building and grounds maintenance to the various building owned/operated by organization

  • Assist in event setups and takedowns

  • Make a conscientious effort at keeping the organization orderly, both inside and out

Requirements

  • General HVAC knowledge in a commercial setting

  • Must possess a valid NYS driver’s license

Preference is given to candidates who act as boarding parents, living in boarding houses with students. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to hr@ross.org.

 

Please email hr@ross.org for more information.