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Nantucket Lighthouse School is an equal opportunity employer. It is the school’s policy to grant equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental handicap, military status, citizenship status and other status protected by federal, state or local law. The school provides equal opportunities in employment, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment. It is our policy to make reasonable accommodations as required under the law.
Nantucket Lighthouse School is seeking a visionary and energetic Director for Camp Lighthouse. The Director position runs from December 1, 2024 to September 30, 2024 and reports directly to the Head of School of Nantucket Lighthouse School. We are looking for a candidate with a deep understanding of child development and experience in the following areas: camp and/or enrichment programming, supervision of staff, communication with families, and constructive problem solving. Additionally, we are seeking a leader who is able to multi-task, think on their feet, inspire and effectively lead others, and someone who is flexible and resilient.
- Ensure full compliance with all federal, state, and county regulations governing summer programs
- Plan, implement, and direct all aspects of Camp Lighthouse including:
- Expense management
- Contract rate negotiations
- Program offerings and development
- Scheduling (daily, weekly, and summer)
- Maintenance and enforcement of the Camp Lighthouse handbook in conjunction with the Head of School and Business Manager
- Registration, billing, and payments, as well as staff and subcontractor payroll
- Communication with parents before and during the camp season to ensure campers are set up for success
- Supervision of staff, including the Assistant Camp Director (hiring, training, scheduling, evaluating, and mentoring)
- Day-to-day oversight and supervision of Camp Lighthouse, its campers and staff
- Collaboration with all Camp Lighthouse staff to ensure the programs reflect the mission, philosophy, and core values of Camp Lighthouse and Nantucket Lighthouse School
- Appropriate safeguards and ratios for the students in each program
- Maintenance of all necessary records
- Daily posts on the Camp’s social media
- Prepare for and schedule the camp inspection with the Board of Health in a timely manner and organizing the accompanying documents
- Report any student, parent, or staff issues or health or safety concerns directly to the Head of School, consult before responding to sensitive situations, and follow-up promptly
- Uphold and enforce school rules, administrative regulations, and board policies
- Connect with professional learning communities and engage in professional development
- Report weekly to the Head of School while working alongside the Business Manager
- Other duties as assigned by the Head of School
Core “out of season” responsibilities include planning for the upcoming Camp season with the Nantucket Lighthouse School’s Head of School and Business Manager. Key aspects of this pre-season work will be focused on developing financial aid procedures and facilities-use plans, hiring and training of Camp staff, ordering Camp merchandise for students and counselors and coordinating the sale of items throughout the Camp season, researching and complying with all a federal, state, and county regulations governing summer programs, developing the Camp’s website and marketing plan, and organizing systems for registration, payment, and waitlists.
Post-season work includes ensuring the building and grounds are returned to a school-ready state, working with Nantucket Lighthouse School's Director of Development to design a Camp Lighthouse appeal, surveying families about their experience at Camp Lighthouse, and reconciling all Camp accounts and issues.
- A proven ability to develop strong relationships with colleagues, students, and families
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Leadership skills in the position’s essential functions
Salary and benefits commensurate with experience and will range $40,000-$50,000
Assistant Camp Director
Nantucket Lighthouse School is seeking an Assistant Director for Camp Lighthouse. The Assistant Director position runs from May 1, 2024 to August 31, 2024 and reports to the Director of Camp Lighthouse and the Head of School of Nantucket Lighthouse School.
We are looking for a candidate with an understanding of child development and experience in camp and/or enrichment programming.
The Assistant Director of Camp Lighthouse assists with the day-to-day operations of camp and supports the Camp Director with the supervision of staff, camp registration systems, and merchandising, marketing and communications.
Salary and benefits commensurate with experience and will range $15,000-$25,000
Substitute Teachers and Enrichment Unit Teachers
Nantucket Lighthouse School is occasionally in need of substitute teachers and/or enrichment unit teachers across all subjects.
How to Apply:
If you wish to be considered for a role at Nantucket Lighthouse School, submit a resume along with a cover letter indicating your interest to
Emily Miller | Head of School
1 Rugged Road
Nantucket, MA 02554
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