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Rossman School is currently seeking candidates for the following positions. Click a link or scroll down for more information.

Facilities Manager
Language Arts Substitute Teacher
Teaching Assistant for the Extended Day Program



REPORTS TO: Director of Business and Finance

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Directs, coordinates and supervises facilities and maintenance staff.  Exhibits understanding and support of the school’s mission and goals, in personal conduct and management of others.

Essential Functions

  • Directs, schedules and supervises all building and grounds maintenance staff at the school.  Responsible for department personnel management, training, development, and evaluation.
  • Manages responses to all facility work orders originating from building users, using established processes.
  • Schedules and performs regular preventive maintenance on all building systems, including MEP, roofs, finishes, safety and monitoring systems, and equipment.
  • Selects 3rd-party maintenance contractors and manages the fulfillment of their contract obligations, including quality control of their work.
  • Oversees regular cleaning of the school, supervises day custodians and manages staff of custodians performing building cleaning on an evening shift.
  • Organizes, schedules and supervises all repair and construction projects, with sensitivity to school seasonality and operational needs.
  • Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal regulatory requirements, including work safety regulations.  Oversees inspections of all building systems as needed for compliance (boiler, fire alarms, playground equipment, etc.).  Serves as point of contact with regulatory bodies having jurisdiction.
  • Creates and manages annual operating budget and capital renewal (PPRRSM) budget for facilities department, in conjunction with Director of Business and Finance and with advice of the Building and Grounds Committee, and controls facilities expenditures.
  • Monitors and analyzes campus energy consumption, identifies energy conservation measures, and proposes changes for adoption.  Calculate impacts of improvements and reports to Director of Business and Finance.  Adjusts operations as indicated to reduce energy expenditures.
  • Collaborates with program and staff leadership, to understand special needs and maintain quality of support to the mission (e.g. academic leaders, food service, athletics, and technology).  Provides facilities support to campus events (e.g. setups and takedowns).
  • Participates constructively in the strategic development and management of the campus (e.g. master plan, zoning compliance, utilities services, energy management).  Reports to Director of Business and Finance and, when required, to Buildings and Grounds Committee with analysis of department activity, measures of facility performance, and is expected to identify opportunities for improvement on an ongoing basis.


  • Character traits including integrity, kindness, honesty, respect, and responsibility.
  • Five years of related technical work experience is required, including a minimum of two years of experience in an educational setting, independent school strongly preferred.  Related experience could entail construction, plant engineer, or facility management.
  • Proven personnel management skills and contractor management experience, with aptitude to judge quality of performance in all major technical trades and personal experience in at least one technical trade (carpentry, mechanical, electrical, structural).  Technology user skills sufficient to prepare reports in Excel and Word, and aptitude to operate BAS (building automation system). 
  • Communication skills (oral and written) and confidence in conveying information to all types of members of the community, including teachers, administrators, trustees, parents, students.
  • Ability to adapt behavior to function effectively in the institution’s culture.
  • Commitment to the institution’s needs and readiness to respond 24/7/365 as reasonable and necessary.
  • College or trade school degree or equivalent experience required, preferably in one of the following disciplines:  Industrial Management, Construction Management, Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or Architecture.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment

  • Frequently lift equipment and materials weighing 50 pounds or more.
  • Crawl, climb ladders, twist, turn and reach in completing a variety of job duties.
  • Work outside in hot or cold conditions for extended periods of time.
  • Work in wide variety of environments as found in all areas of the school.

To Apply:



Rossman School is seeking an energetic and responsible long-term language arts substitute teacher who enjoys working with children. Responsibilities are for the month of October, 2018 from 7:45 a.m. through dismissal at 3:15 p.m. The Language Arts substitute’s job is to enable each student to learn in the absence of the regular teacher in a positive, kind environment.


  • Bachelors degree in education or a related field
  • Experience with children

To Apply:



Rossman School is seeking an energetic and responsible part-time teaching assistant for the Extended Day Program, part time or full time. Teaching assistants are responsible for students in Junior Kindergarten through sixth grade. They help students with homework and projects, facilitate structured and non-structured play and communicate with parents and teachers to ensure student’s safety and success.  

The job begins on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 and ends in May 2019. Regular school holidays are included. (Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Spring break (March 15 – April 1).


  • Prior experience in education or childcare
  • Ability to be flexible and reliable
  • Work collaboratively with teachers and parents
  • Maintain a safe, healthy and nurturing learning environment
  • Bachelors degree preferred

To Apply:


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