About Us


Make an Impact at Shady Hill

Make an impact on the lives of children at Shady Hill School.

  • Develop independent, joyful and curious learners. Shady Hill School in Cambridge has been a leader in progressive education since 1915.  Guided by our mission, we empower students to be intellectually adventurous and wholeheartedly just.
  • Engage students in important questions. Guide children as they explore their world and test their powers.
  • Be a part of our historical and contemporary commitment to social justice. We believe that an inclusive and equitable community is an educational imperative.
  • Educate differently. Our school employs the Central Subject methodology where students in Grade III-VIII engage in an in-depth integrated study of a particular subject, time or people in history.  
Experience the joy that comes from working at Shady Hill!
Check Out the Available Job Openings!

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Faculty Openings

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Administrative & Staff Openings

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  • Director of Student Life

    Shady Hill School has a Director of Student Life position. 

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  • Kitchen Assistant

    Shady Hill has a Kitchen Assistant position. 

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  • Middle School Division Head

    Shady Hill School has a Middle School Division Head position.

    Inquiries and applications can be submitted via the RG175 website at RG175.
  • Middle School Counselor

    Basic Purpose: This full-time, 10.5-month position provides services to the Shady Hill Middle School community, consisting of students in Grades 5-8. This position is responsible for supporting the social, emotional and behavioral needs of students in collaboration with teachers, administrators, and families.

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  • Custodian/Light Maintenance Worker

    The Custodian/Light Maintenance Worker will be responsible for performing second shift custodial, maintenance, event preparation, and safety/security functions for the purpose of ensuring an attractive, sanitary, and safe environment for students, staff, and visitors. 

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Other Openings

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  • Substitute Teacher

    We are currently taking applications for substitute teaching positions in our Lower and Middle School for the 2022-2023 academic year.
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Whom To Contact

If we have no posted job openings and you would like to be considered for a future position at our school, please send your cover letter and resume to:

Lyndsey Starks
Director of Human Resources 
Shady Hill School
178 Coolidge Hill
Cambridge, MA 02138
617.520.5260      178 Coolidge Hill  Cambridge MA 02138           Association of Independent Schools in New England