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Employment Opportunities


Burr and Burton Academy is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. It is against Burr and Burton’s policy for any employee to discriminate against an applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, and religious creed, sex (including pregnancy), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws. The school’s equal opportunity practices extend to recruitment, hiring, selection, compensation, benefits, transfer, promotion, training, discipline and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.  


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  • ACCESS Program Learning Specialist

    Burr and Burton Academy seeks a full-time experienced special educator, beginning August 2023, to provide direct services to students with disabilities in an intensive needs program. Candidates must have experience with case management and direct instruction of students with developmental disabilities, including behavioral, academic, communication and/or attention challenges. Candidates should also have an understanding of the executive functioning, social emotional and behavioral needs of teens. Necessary qualities include effective communication, initiative, and knowledge of special education regulations as well as the ability to complete and interpret evaluations and IEPs. A calm, supportive demeanor and willingness to work as a collaborative team member with educators, families, and outside agencies is a must. Certification in special education is required. This position also requires experience with augmentative devices, and willingness to learn new technologies as determined by individual student needs. Interested candidates should submit a personal statement, resume and three references (preferably in a single pdf document) to Robin Urbanski, Assistant to the Headmaster, at rurbanski@burrburton.org. Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis. The posting will be removed from the school's website once the position is filled.
     
  • Accounts Payable and Purchasing Specialist

    Burr and Burton Academy is seeking an experienced, full-time Accounts Payable and Purchasing Specialist. The Accounts Payable and Purchasing Specialist is responsible for performing a variety of financial activities related to the accounting reporting functions of the Business Office.  The position supports the Director of Finance.
    Key responsibilities include:

    • Verification and processing of all invoices and general ledger postings using accounting software
    • Managing credit card processing
    • Manage vendor database including year end processing of 1099s
    • Purchase equipment and supplies for all faculty and staff
    • Reconcile monthly accounts and provide reports as needed
    • Manage internal scholarship travel grant expenses to faculty and students


    Knowledge & Skills:

    • Understand basic accounting practices with 3-5 years of experience preferred
    • Understanding Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT and Data Base strongly preferred 
    • Proficient with spreadsheets and Google Platform
    • Strong communication skills
    Burr and Burton Academy offers an excellent benefit package which includes paid time off, 403(b) retirement plan with a 5% employer match, health, dental, life and disability insurance.
    Interested candidates should submit a personal statement, resume and three references (preferably in a single pdf document) to Erica Dunlap, Human Resources & Payroll Manager, at edunlap@burrburton.org. Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis.  

     
  • Director of Finance and Operations

    Burr and Burton Academy is seeking a full-time Director of Finance and Operations. The Director of Finance and Operations is a member of the school’s administration team and has the overall responsibility for all non-academic and business operations of the school. This person provides the Headmaster and the Trustees with the information that they need to carry out their responsibilities in ensuring the fiscal health and integrity of the school’s business functions and the sound management of the school’s resources. This person needs to be motivated, energetic, creative, organized and comfortable working closely within a team.

    Key responsibilities include:

    • Reports to the Headmaster and collaborates with administration, departmental leaders, and the finance committee of the board of trustees to prepare, manage and monitor school finances. 
    • Leads a business office consisting of accounts payable manager, accounts receivable manager, and human resources and payroll manager.
    • Provides data and recommendations for various aspects of the operation of the school.
    • Provides financial control of all major capital projects, including technology expenses, campus expansion projects, and improvements.
    • Other responsibilities based on expertise and capability of the individual.
    Burr and Burton Academy offers an excellent benefit package which includes paid time off, 403(b) retirement plan with a 5% employer match, health, dental, life and disability insurance.

    Interested candidates should submit a personal statement, resume and three references (preferably in a single pdf document) to Erica Dunlap, Human Resources & Payroll Manager, at edunlap@burrburton.org. Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis. The posting will be removed from the school's website once the position is filled.
  • Social Studies/Humanities Teacher

    The Burr and Burton Academy Social Studies department seeks a full-time, motivated, enthusiastic, team-oriented colleague, beginning August of 2023. Candidates should have experience teaching high school students, a degree in the Social Sciences, and the ability to develop and deliver a rich and meaningful integrated curriculum in a differentiated classroom setting. Applicants interested in joining a collaborative English/Social Studies Humanities team that prepares students today to shape the world tomorrow should submit a personal statement, resume and three references (preferably in a single pdf document) to Robin Urbanski, Assistant to the Headmaster, at rurbanski@burrburton.org. Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis. The posting will be removed from the school's website once the position is filled.
  • Visual Arts and Design Teacher

    The Burr and Burton Academy visual arts department seeks a motivated, enthusiastic, collaborative visual arts and design teacher, beginning August 2023. The full-time position involves teaching design classes along with running the school’s Design Studio and helping to integrate student design projects across core academic programs. The design curriculum focuses primarily on the use of visual language, creative problem-solving, the design process, and proficiency in basic tools and techniques of making (digital and traditional). 
     
    Candidates must have a strong design background, experience teaching high school students, a degree in the visual arts and/or design, and the ability to develop and deliver a rich and meaningful curriculum in a differentiated classroom. Candidates must also be comfortable using technology and working in digital platforms, including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, as well as Sketchup Pro. 

    Applicants should submit a personal statement, resume and three references, as well as samples of personal and/or student artwork (preferably in a single pdf document) to Robin Urbanski, Assistant to the Headmaster, at rurbanski@burrburton.org.  Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis. The posting will be removed from the school's website once the position is filled.
  • Paraeducator

    Burr and Burton Academy is looking for a Paraeducator to support students in grades 9-12. This position will support students with various academic activities. The paraeducator is expected to assist students with homework assignments, class projects, test preparation and other school related activities.

    The ideal candidate will be flexible, have experience working with children, have excellent communication skills and have the desire to learn new skills. This candidate must also be caring, patient and must enjoy working collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.

    Burr and Burton Academy provides an excellent benefits package that includes medical and dental coverage up to a single plan, 403(b) matching contributions, paid sick/personal days and school calendar vacations and holidays. Background check required.  Interested candidates should submit a personal statement, resume and three references (preferably in a single pdf document) to Erica Dunlap, Payroll & HR Manager, at edunlap@burrburton.org.
  • Coaching Positions

    We are looking for some great educators to work with our athletes. Feel free to share with people who you think would be great.
     
    • JV Girls Soccer
    • JV Boys Soccer
    • Assistant Cross Country
    • Varsity Nordic Skiing
     
    In addition to being knowledgeable about the sport and having the ability to teach sport-specific skills, candidates should be able to provide vigorous educational experiences, teach respect for individual differences, demand the highest standards of performance and behavior, foster a mindset of perseverance, and establish a supportive and caring community. The ideal candidate views coaching as an opportunity to help young people develop into healthy adults.
     
    Please send letter of interest, a statement of philosophy, resume, and three letters of recommendation to:

    Dave Miceli
    Director of Athletics
    PO Box 498
    Manchester, VT 05254
    dmiceli@burrburton.org
     
  • Driver Education Teacher

    Burr and Burton Academy is searching for three (3) experienced and enthusiastic educators to fill part-time driver education teacher positions from June through August. The ideal candidate must have experience in both the in-class and on-the-road components of driver education. Candidates must be able to work creatively and collaboratively to create an environment that invites respect for all persons, relate a sense of fairness, and practice commitment to inclusion and diversity. 
     
    Qualifications: Educator license by the State of Vermont with a Driver Education endorsement required; Knowledge and experience with both the in-class curriculum and on-the-road instruction; Demonstrated understanding of best practices in teaching and learning, must be enthusiastic, student centered, and committed to educating all students to high standards.
     
    Please send a letter of interest, resume and three references to edunlap@burrburton.org.
     
  • Bus and Van Drivers

    Be part of the team that makes education possible. BBA is looking for bus drivers to help facilitate field trips, athletics events, and school travel. Pay is highly competitive, ranging from $23 to $29 per hour. We’re seeking both certified CDL and Type II drivers as well as those willing to be trained; we can help to provide training and licensing. Please contact Franci Carieri at fcarieri@burrburton.org for more information.

    Please see full job description HERE.
  • Full-time Maintenance Custodial Position

    Open duties to include grounds work, general maintenance and cleaning. Competitive compensation and benefits package.
    Please call 802.549.8230 or email Franci Carieri (fcarieri@burrburton.org) for an application.
    Equal Opportunity employer.
  • Substitute Teachers

    Burr and Burton Academy seeks substitute teachers and paraeducators for all subjects, grades 9-12. Ideal candidates should hold a bachelor’s degree, demonstrate strong communication skills, be able to implement effective classroom management techniques, and enjoy working with adolescents. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and three references to Erica Dunlap: edunlap@burrburton.org.