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We want to meet you

Sanford is always looking for talented faculty and staff. We encourage candidates to send us their resume and cover letter throughout the calendar year. Often we do not know which subject areas/grade levels will be open for any given year; however, Sanford welcomes the opportunity to meet you. 

Please send your materials to: positions@sanfordschool.org

Employment Opportunities

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  • Long-Term Maternity Substitute - Visual Arts

    Long-Term Maternity Substitute
    Sanford's Upper School is seeking a long-term maternity leave substitute teacher for a visual art teacher to teach Wheelthrowing, Darkroom Photography, and Honors/AP art.  This position would start in early spring. Candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to the Head of Upper School Abbi Smith at Smithabbi@sanfordschool.org. 
  • Associate Director of Development

    Associate Director of Development

    Reporting to the Associate Head of School for Advancement, the Associate Director of Development will be responsible for helping to manage a major gift fundraising plan with an emphasis on donor relationships, solicitation and stewardship. This person will design and implement a comprehensive strategy for a robust major gifts and planned giving program. They will work closely with the Development Team to ensure effective donor-recognition including reporting, events and other communications. In addition, the Associate Director of Development will play a central role in building strong relationships between Sanford and the alumni community.

    Essential Duties
    • Qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward current and prospective donors of major/leadership gifts, planned gifts, and future campaign gifts and pledges through fundraising best practices and strategies.
    • Maintain and increase donor engagement, and secure major, leadership, and planned gifts (five and six-figure)  through personalized correspondence, in-person visits, telephone/video calls, proposals, presentations, and/or other relationship-building methods.
    • Ensure achievement of fundraising goals, moving donors along the prospect pipeline, deepening relationships to better understand and strategically align donors’ priorities and goals with Sanford’s needs, and growing a culture of philanthropy in the school’s current and alumni communities.
    • Solicit gifts and pursue grants for building renovation/construction, naming opportunities, endowment, programs, scholarships, or other initiatives identified as a priority by the School.
    • Work with the Associate Head of School for Advancement to establish clear metrics for success, track progress to goal, and adjust strategy as required.
    Position Requirements
    The successful candidate will have experience working and cultivating relationships with donors and have a track record of securing five and six-figure major gifts. Bachelor’s degree required with at least 3 years of progressive experience in frontline fundraising, with a focus on major gift fundraising as well as demonstrated success with soliciting and securing 5+ figure gifts/pledges. 
    Qualified candidates should be able to:
    • successfully manage all aspects of the giving cycle and establish/build relationships with top-level donors
    • make in-person major and planned gift solicitations, as well as assisting others with solicitations
    • conduct timely and appropriate follow-up, successfully close major and planned gifts, and achieve or exceed fundraising goals
    • analyze donors’ propensity, capacity, and enthusiasm to give, and ensure donor alignment
    • create, plan, implement, and manage multiple and concurrent projects and events
    The Associate Director of Development for Leadership Giving and Alumni Engagement is a salaried, full-time, benefit eligible position. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, 403b retirement fund with a percentage match, and tuition remission.

    Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Mrs. Jaime Morgan, Associate Head of School for Advancement at morganj@sanfordschool.org. Please refrain from calling.
  • Substitute Teachers

    Substitute teachers needed for all grade levels. Applicants need to have a teaching background and be available from 7:30 AM–3:30 PM. Candidates may be called on short notice for daily needs or for longer-term assignments. If you are experienced and interested in supporting our team of teaching excellence, please email resume to positions@sanfordschool.org
  • After-School Program Staff Member

    Sanford School is seeking an energetic, flexible and creative individual to work in its after-school program 5-days each week from 2:45 PM–5:15 PM. This program provides after-school care for lower and middle school students on school days (Extended School Days) and during school holidays and breaks (Extended Holidays). The After-School Program staff members are also involved with After School Enrichment Activities (ASEPs).  

    Visit the Before & After-School Care page for more information on our programs.

    Please send a letter of interest and resume to Melissa Bollman at bollmanm@sanfordschool.org
  • Nursing Substitutes

    Sanford School's nurse provides care to our students in PreK through Grade 12. 
    We are looking to build our pool of substitutes for our school nurse position, for both planned and unplanned days off. We are seeking current, licensed RN's with pediatric experience and knowledge of food allergies, asthma and type 1 diabetes care.
    If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity, please contact Jennifer Conway at conwayj@sanfordschool.org.

Our Mission

Sanford School identifies and develops the intellectual and creative talents of a diverse group of students. Within a caring and supportive college preparatory environment, students are encouraged and challenged to achieve their finest in academics, athletics and the arts. Our ultimate goal is to teach students to live humanely within the Sanford community in order to prepare them to meet the demands and responsibilities of the future in the broader world.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Sanford’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is best stated in our board approved Statement of Diversity:

Throughout the school’s history, Sanford has celebrated and respected the unique talents of our community members. We continue to create an inclusive, nurturing environment that instills a healthy respect for differences. Sanford values diversity at our core, including, but not limited to: culture, ethnicity, race, spirituality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, learning styles, socio-economic status, and interests. Check out our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion page for more information.

Our faculty and staff say…

Sanford School is an equal opportunity employer and abides by all federal, state, and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and fair employment practices. The school is committed to employment and personnel policies and practices that provide equal employment and advancement to all qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, age, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender, disability, genetic profile, national origin, ethnic background, sexual orientation, military service or citizenship or other protected category.

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