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The Chestnut Hill School reaffirms its long-standing non-discriminatory policy of employment. CHS hires faculty and staff of any race, color, religion, gender, family structure, sexual orientation, or national and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally afforded or made available to employees at the school. The School does not discriminate in violation of any law or statute in the administration of its policies or programs. CHS is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to promote diversity through its hiring.

Current Job Openings

Executive Assistant to Head of School

The Chestnut Hill School is looking for an Executive Assistant to the Head of School. The Executive Assistant will support and participate in the school's mission, work, and daily activity. The ideal candidate will bring a professional presence, energy, and enthusiasm to the position and be able to work with all employees, families, administrators and the Board of Trustees. Essential qualifications for this job include a collaborative style, organization, flexibility, an ability to communicate effectively, to prioritize and to maintain confidentiality, knowledge of an comfort with technology, as well as a genuine openness to and respect for the perspectives and views of others. This person should also enjoy elementary school students and be drawn to the mission of the school. This position is new, and start date is immediate, with some flexibility. Send resume to: Tamara Schurdak, Head of School at

Interns (Kindergarten-Grade 6)
Full Time - Faculty

Required Education: BA/BS required.

This full-time internship is for individuals pursuing a master’s in education and/or those who are exploring elementary school teaching. Interns are paired with a teacher in a K-6 classroom, observing classes, assisting with projects, and taking increased responsibility for classroom management and lesson planning/delivery. Interns receive formal support and take part in teaching seminars. Other responsibilities may include family/teacher conferences, meetings, and supervision duties. BA/BS required. Salary and benefits: $19,000 and medical insurance. Hours are M-Th 7:30-3:45 and Fri. 7:30-3:00. CHS is an EOE and seeks to promote diversity through its hiring. Send resume to: Michael Coppola, Academic Dean/Dean of Faculty at


Substitute Teaching
Part Time - Faculty

Required Education: Teaching experience

Applications for substitute teaching positions may be submitted at any time during the school year. Substitutes are expected to arrive by 7:45 am and work until 3:15 pm Mondays through Thursdays; the hours are 7:45 am to 12:25 pm on Fridays. The payrate is $85 to $100 per day Monday-Thursday and $50 to $60 per day on Fridays. Candidates for substitute teaching positions must have a minimum of a bachelor's degree, though preference will be given to candidates with a master's degree and/or experience in education. Send cover letter and resume to: Michael Coppola, Academic Dean/Dean of Faculty, either at or at The Chestnut Hill School, 428 Hammond St, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467.