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Employment Opportunities

The Well School has been an innovative leader among elementary schools in the Monadnock Region of New Hampshire for over 50 years. Since its inception, the school has offered an education focused on the whole child using a curriculum that embraces outdoor experiences and the arts and emphasizes community participation. The school’s core values of kindness, cooperation, and respect permeate daily life on campus. A deliberately small community, The Well School currently enrolls 142 students.

The Well School is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

To apply for a position, send a cover letter and resume to TJ Mackey, Head of School, at

Available positions:

extended day staff member

The Well School is looking to hire an enthusiastic Extended Day Staff Member. The right person will be nurturing, energetic, creative, a team player, and will have a love for nature and supporting the whole child.

The Extended Day Staff Member reports directly to the Program Director. In collaboration with other Extended Day staff, this position is responsible for supervising children in preschool through Grade 4 in an after-school program that emphasizes play, creativity, and a welcoming atmosphere.

The Extended Day Staff Member will seek to model the school’s philosophy of education through instruction and example. Staff members will facilitate  programs and activities that meet the school’s expectations as well as students’ interests and capabilities. The Extended Day Staff Member will take precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities, and will keep accurate records. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Report to work by 2:45 p.m., Monday through Friday, and leave by 5:45 p.m.

  • In a program of 12 to 15 students, between the ages of 3 years old through 4th grade, create a developmentally appropriate, fun, positive, caring, and inclusive after-school environment. Monitor and engage with students in a variety of activities and settings (e.g. classroom, playground, etc.) and ensure safety at all times

  • Handle social, emotional, and behavioral issues as they arise with the support of other Extended Day staff

  • Demonstrate courtesy, compassion, and respect in relating to children, families, visitors, and coworkers

  • Report safety and wellness incidents to maintain students’ personal safety and adhere to state laws

  • Maintain a safe, clean, and organized environment

  • Ensure the development of positive relationships with children for promoting self-esteem and self-discipline

  • Observe each child to assist in assessing skills, interests, and needs, and use this information to facilitate individual learning and growth

  • Record any crucial observations regarding student development and ensure that it is communicated to the Primary Teacher

Qualification Requirements:

  • Prior experience with professional child care, i.e. teaching assistant, camp counselor, daycare teacher, or nanny 

  • Outstanding organizational skills

  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, with a professional and empathetic approach

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Detail-oriented

  • High-energy and enthusiastic about children and working as a member of a team

  • Must be able to participate in a physically active program

Compensation:  Salary pay averaging $14 per hour