Employment


Thank you for your interest in employment at Landon School. Teaching, administrative and staff positions will be posted here as they become available and will be listed in their respective tabs below. To apply, please follow the directions in the position description. Thank you!

Teaching Positions

Teacher-Coach-Mentor Positions

Theater Arts and Drama Teacher

Landon School, an independent day school for boys (grades 3–12) in Bethesda, Maryland, seeks a Theater Arts and Drama Teacher for the 2017–18 school year. The ideal candidate will exhibit an enthusiasm for working with boys in grades 6–12, have experience teaching drama and managing the technical aspects of performances, demonstrate flexibility and a warm sense of humor, be eager to collaborate with colleagues, and express a desire to be actively involved in the school community. The position entails teaching four theatrical arts classes (three Middle School, grades 6–8, and one Upper School, grades 9–12), directing two plays/musicals (one in each division), managing the tech booth during school-day events, and serving as an advisor to a small group of Middle School students. A bachelor’s degree and experience teaching theatrical arts are required. Please submit cover letter with resume and list of references by email to Hans Farnstrom athans_farnstrom@landon.net.(No telephone inquiries please.)

Administrative/Staff Positions

ADMINISTRATIVE/STAFF POSITIONS

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College Counseling Assistant

Landon School, an independent day school for boys (grades 3–12) in Bethesda, Maryland, seeks a College Counseling Assistant for the 2017–18 school year. The assistant will report to the Director of College Counseling and join a team that also includes two associate directors of college counseling. The ideal candidate pays careful attention to detail, maintains confidentiality, and has strong interpersonal and office skills. The responsibilities of the College Counseling Assistant include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Serve as office manager for the College Counseling Office.
  • Provide administrative support to the director and two associate directors of college counseling.
  • Coordinate and proctor PSAT and AP exams.
  • Manage Naviance and eDocs, the electronic systems used to manage students’ college applications.
  • Provide logistical support for college counseling events.
  • Schedule visits from college and university representatives.

The College Counseling Assistant is a full-time, 10-month position and will receive a competitive salary and benefits. Qualified candidates should have a bachelor’s degree and relevant experience. Please submit cover letter with resume by email to David Toomer at david_toomer@landon.net. (No telephone inquiries please.)

Director of Annual Giving

Landon School, an independent day school for boys (grades 3–12) in Bethesda, Maryland, seeks a Director of Annual Giving for the 2017–18 school year to successfully implement the Landon School Annual Fund for alumni, current parents, parents of alumni, grandparents, and friends, and raise annual unrestricted financial support for the school. Landon's mission is to prepare talented boys for productive lives as accomplished, responsible and caring men whose actions are guided by the principles of perseverance, teamwork, honor and fair play.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop multi-year giving strategic and operations plans
  • With the Headmaster and Finance Office, develop a dollar goal for each constituency of the annual fund in line with plan
  • Supervise and synchronize the timely distribution of all solicitation materials through all communications channels to all constituencies
  • Oversee any phonathon or other structured gift solicitation programs
  • Recruit and manage volunteer leadership to ensure proper communication and necessary support and follow up
  • Work with Development office staff to ensure that all annual fund gifts are acknowledged in a timely and accurate fashion and appropriately recorded in database
  • Make recommendations for movement of assigned donors to major gift tracking
  • Pursue professional development opportunities as appropriate to remain current with best practices
  • Support School and its leadership by embracing and supporting the Landon Mission/Philosophy, core values, and all School policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Development or the Head of School

Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree plus 5-7 years of work experience with fundraising and donor relations, ideally in a school setting
  • Experience with Raisers Edge/other fundraising software program and other technology such as MS Office suite
  • Demonstrated success in gift cultivation and solicitation
  • Strong administrative/leadership experience; record of success in managing and working collaboratively and productively with team of volunteers
  • Solutions-oriented, industrious, passionate about achieving results
  • Skillful communicator – in both writing and speech
  • High degree of integrity, discretion, and trustworthiness
  • Proficient, organized, detail-oriented and capable manager
  • Professional demeanor and presentation
  • Able and willing to work a flexible full-time schedule, including evenings and weekends
  • Personal traits to include:
    • Proactive, optimistic, and positive attitude
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Sense of humor, ability to smile, and balanced perspective
    • High emotional intelligence and cultural competency
    • Confident but humble

To Apply

Please send cover letter with resume and list of references to Patti Pfeiff at patti_pfeiff@landon.net. (No telephone inquiries please.)

Upper School Office Assistant

Landon School, an independent day school for boys (grades 3–12) in Bethesda, Maryland, seeks an Upper School Office Assistant for the 2017–18 school year. The ideal candidate is computer savvy, understands budgeting and scheduling, and possesses strong interpersonal, writing and organizational skills. The position requires a bachelor’s degree and knowledge of Microsoft products including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Familiarity with school database software such as Blackbaud, as well as design software such as Adobe, is helpful. The position reports to the Head of the Upper School (grades 9–12), and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Maintain student attendance records: oversee sign-in system and recording attendance in database.
  • Update students' records in Upper School database with advisor and locker assignments.
  • Provide Upper School Office administrative support: telephone coverage, mail handling, ordering of supplies, and necessary communications internally and externally.
  • Assist with scheduling of appointments for the Head of the Upper School.
  • Assist Upper School personnel with maintenance issues, including copiers, classroom and restroom repairs, issuing of keys, and assistance with use of the fax machine.
  • Receive, file and disseminate required forms and lists to appropriate school personnel.
  • Produce the Upper School’s biweekly newsletter.
  • Maintain student and faculty schedules.
  • Plan/host parent-focused events, such as Back-to-School Night and parent conferences.
  • Send communications to parents.
  • Help to coordinate and communicate coverage for faculty who are absent.
  • Coordinate Upper School exams, course registration process, Class Day, and closing of school efforts.

Please submit cover letter with resume by email to Ehren Federowicz at ehren_federowicz@landon.net. (No telephone inquiries please.)

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