The Hartsbrook School

Job Openings

Communications and Outreach Director

We are seeking candidates for a .6 time salaried Communications and Outreach Director position for the 2017 – 2018 school year.  The Communications and Outreach Director is responsible for guiding Hartsbrook’s communications to the external and internal community with the goal of attracting interest and enrollment in the school and retaining current families. The primary focus of this new position is to position Hartsbrook in the external community in appropriate settings and to provide the internal support needed to do this, to oversee the school’s advertising and marketing budget, to manage the school’s e-newsletter, website and social media platforms, and to keep the internal community well informed through various communication methods.

The ideal candidate will have a background in marketing and communications and Waldorf education.

Salary and Benefits: The salary for this position ranges from $21,000 to $30,000 for a .6 position, commensurate with experience. There are also pro-rated health and dental insurance, short and long-term disability insurance,  and tuition remission benefits for enrolled children as well as employer contributions to a 403(b) plan.

We encourage candidates to send a letter of interest, resume and the names of three references to employment@hartsbrook. org. Please also fill out the employment application found below. We accept applications on a rolling basis.

About The Hartsbrook School

Today, the Hartsbrook School continues to thrive, enrolling over 260 students from early childhood through grade twelve at our campus in Hadley. Our 54-acre campus, with pastoral views of farmland, woodlands, streams, and the Seven Sisters hills of the Holyoke Range, enhances and deepens our students’ daily experiences. We integrate the vibrant cultural and intellectual life of the Five College area with a strong commitment to living sustainably and in community here in western Massachusetts. Our faculty and staff are a multi-generational group who strive to support each other in our shared work.

The inspiration of our founding teachers continues to guide the direction of our school today. We take our mission seriously – our faculty and staff are “dedicated to nurturing the unique spirit of each child. Our program from early childhood through the high school integrates academic, artistic and practical work to awaken clarity of thought, warmth of heart, and strength of purpose. Through joy in learning, kinship with nature, and working in community we prepare students to meet the challenges of the future and to find purpose and direction in their lives.” For more information about the school, visit our website at hartsbrook.org.