Rectory School’s 138-acre rural campus provides a scenic and secure home to approximately 270 students covering the ages from Pre-K to 9th grade.  Rectory is a coeducational institution at all levels.  The 5th – 9th grade junior school has approximately 210 students 145 of which are boarding students.  These students come to Rectory from all around the United States and from nine different countries. Average class size is 10 and the student teacher ratio is 4:1.

Rectory School is hiring Learning Specialists

RECTORY’S INDIVIDUALIZED INSTRUCTION PROGRAM (IIP) celebrates the uniqueness of each person. A pioneer among junior boarding schools in individualizing instruction, Rectory has provided our students with one-to-one instruction as an integral part of our educational milieu since our founding in 1920. Rectory’s IIP is designed to address a range of academic needs (remediation and enrichment) with seamless integration into the academic day. Ask any Rectory student and learn the importance that he or she places on the relationship built between learning specialist and student.  

Learning Services Position:
The Rectory School has an opening for a full-time Learning Specialist in our middle school (grades 5-9). A desire to work with middle school students is essential. Experience with student-centered teaching and having experience working with students with specific learning differences is preferred. Learn more about The Rectory School by visiting the website,

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide one-on-one and small-group support/instruction for students
  • Make regular assessments of student achievement and progress.
  • Report regularly on student achievement and progress.
  • Meet with individual parents as necessary to discuss the progress of their children.
  • Assist with the writing of individual learning plans that will target pupils’ specific curricular/learning needs.
  • Support teachers with learning support and assessment accommodations.
  • Develop and maintain communication and documentation protocols related to learning support.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in special education or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Ability to collaborate with faculty, staff, admin, and parents.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, verbally and in writing.
  • Positive attitude, flexible approach, and a sense of humor.

Please email cover letter, resume and three references to Diana Richardson, Assistant to the Head of School at email address

Any offer of employment with The Rectory School is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug test in accordance with company policy.

Rectory School is hiring Auxiliary Dorm Parents for our boarding students.

This is a 10-weekend position, working every third weekend. The position will last for the entirety of the academic year 2022-2023, starting in September and ending in the first week of June.

Hours are as follows:

  • 4:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m. on Friday
  • 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. on Saturday
  • 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. on Sunday

The job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supervising the students in the dormitory.
  • Helping run weekend activities.
  • Supervising meals in the dining hall.
  • Communicating with head dorm parents regarding time spent on duty in person and through the use of the dormitory blog.
  • Fostering a sense of community in the dormitory
  • Enforcing the rules and regulations written in the Residential Life and Middle School Handbooks.
  • Ensuring the dormitory is a safe environment.

Ideal candidates must be at least 20 years old, possess good communication skills, have prior experience working with middle school students, enthusiastic, active, patient, and kind.

Interested parties are asked to submit a resume, and at least three references along with contact information to Justin Bendall, Director of Residential Life and School Counseling at

Any offer of employment with The Rectory School is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug test in accordance with company policy.


POSTED JULY 22, 2022