|Located ten minutes west of Boston, Fessenden is a Pre-K - Grade 9 day and boarding school for boys. Enrollment at the School is 491 including 100 boarders in the upper grades from thirteen countries and many states in the U.S. A faculty and staff of over 100 provide a challenging educational program with a unique level of support for maturing boys. The school motto, “Labor Omnia Vincit” (work conquers all), reflects the objective of the School: boys are challenged to do their best, to take risks as learners, and to reach their full potential. In addition to intellectual diligence, a Fessenden education is based on high standards for personal behavior. The core values of the School underscore a strong academic, athletic and arts program designed specifically for boys. We seek qualified and experienced faculty and staff who support the objective of educating boys to become responsible young men of character and who are interested in contributing to a vibrant school community both in and outside of the classroom.|
|Maternity Leave Sub for Science Teacher, Grades 7-9|
Fessenden seeks a long-term substitute for an Upper School Science Teacher.
Fessenden seeks a long-term substitute for an Upper School Science Teacher. The dates for the position will run from early September to December 18, 2015. The substitute will be teaching two sections of eighth grade physical science and two sections of ninth grade biology. Other duties will include academic advising, study hall, and lunch table coverage. The successful candidate will have experience teaching students of this age and should possess a passion to inspire and to engage students in appreciating science as it relates to their everyday lives. An advanced degree is preferred but not required. Candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Scott L. Smith, Assistant Head (email@example.com). The email must include your name and the position in which you are interested.
Fessenden Inclusion Statement
At Fessenden inclusion means building a community whose spirit and purpose is based on mutual respect and care. It is vital that each member feels recognized and valued. Inclusion is an essential part of our mission to cultivate each student’s potential and develop each boy’s mind, character, and heart. We believe that differences of backgrounds, perspectives and cultures are integral to preparing boys to be successful young men in a global community. Ongoing, mindful practice of inclusion requires both individual and institutional commitment to self-examination and learning. We further our mission to be a joyfully inclusive community by aligning policies, curriculum, and decision-making to support diversity and inclusion. Inclusion is at the heart of how we treat each other in our daily interactions.
We are guided by and are committed to the following community principles:
- Treat others with honesty and respect
- Practice compassion; make an effort to understand and care for others
- Honor diversity; promote a healthy respect for individual differences and affirm commonalities
- Celebrate individual potential; nurture the many ways boys learn
- Reject prejudice, bullying, and elitism; renounce behavior that excludes others
- Engage in open, trusting dialogue; seek to learn from those who have differing opinions
- Serve to strengthen our inclusive community