An independent day school located in Marblehead, serving pre-k through grade 8

Employment Opportunities

Tower School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, handicapped status, sexual orientation, nationality, or ethnicity in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, financial aid programs, or athletic and other school-administered programs.

Upper School Division Head (Grades 6-8)

Tower School seeks an Upper School Division Head (Grades 6-8), to begin July 1, 2017.

The Upper School Division Head is responsible for leading and inspiring faculty, advocating for and nurturing our students, communicating with families, and coordinating and developing strong academic programs for the 6th – 8th grade division with approximately 75 students and 10 – 12 faculty.  The Upper School Division Head reports directly to the Head of School and, in collaboration with the Lower School Division Head, must ensure a continuity of program and practice across all grade levels.

The Division Head should be knowledgeable about best practices and progressive pedagogy. The ideal candidate should possess superior leadership and communication skills, a minimum of five years of teaching and/or administrative experience, a master’s degree (preferred), and a passion for the development of middle school students. Candidates should also be committed to continuing development of relevant professional knowledge and skills. Candidates should also have high energy, a good sense of humor, and a willingness to be flexible, collaborative and creative.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to

Lower School Division Head (Grades Pre-K-5)

Tower School seeks a child-centered Lower School Division Head to begin July 1, 2017.

Reporting directly to the Head of School, the Lower School Division Head will create the vision of the Lower School, grades Pre-K through 5, in partnership with a forward thinking faculty and Tower’s senior administrative team. Possessing a master’s degree (preferred) and a minimum of five years teaching and/or administrative experience, the ideal candidate will respect childhood, communicate skillfully with parents and colleagues, and have a deep knowledge of elementary and early elementary pedagogy. The ideal candidate should also be committed to continuing development of relevant professional knowledge and skills. As a leader and motivator of students, faculty and parents, he or she will appreciate and exhibit wisdom, humor, creativity, flexibility and a collaborative nature.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to

Long-Term Substitute Spanish Instructor

Tower School seeks a long-term substitute instructor in Spanish to cover a maternity leave from April through June 15, 2017, with the possibility of returning for the fall of 2017.

Qualified candidates will be fluent in Spanish and demonstrate experience in teaching the language to students in elementary and middle school grades. Experience living and/or, working in a Spanish language culture is preferred.  Candidates should have a passion for working with respectful students, most of whom will have had some prior years of Spanish instruction. Candidates must have the ability to multi-task, be flexible, organized, and have good interpersonal skills. A B.A. degree is required.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to  


Fifth Grade Teacher

Tower seeks an experienced, dynamic fifth grade teacher to begin August 28, 2017.

To read the detailed job description, click here.

Teachers at Tower School are passionate, innovative, and dedicated members of the Tower community who embrace the philosophy and traditions of the School while always striving for excellence. Teachers are committed to individual and professional growth, value and respect every member of the community, and are devoted to helping students achieve success. Teachers demonstrate commitment to the mission and values of Tower School.  

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to

  • 75 West Shore Drive
  • Marblehead, MA 01945
  • Phone: 781.631.5800
  • Fax: 781.631.2292

Tower students are articulate, self-motivated, confident learners who engage in their academic success, develop strong leadership skills, and create opportunities to contribute meaningfully in their communities and the world.



Tower’s teachers champion the value of excellence in elementary education. They’re accomplished at creating a delicate balance – in which a positive process for learning stands alongside a curriculum designed to challenge each and every student. The result? Tower’s students are engaged, confident learners, eager to reach for extraordinary academic success.



Jan 25 | 8:30-11:00 AM
Pre-K-Grade 8

Theme-based, monthly parent and toddler workshops that focus on music, art, movement and FUN! These workshops fill quickly. Contact our Admission office to pre-register. 



We challenge students to attain personal levels of achievement—on the field and off.

Through Tower’s Athletic Program, students experience the intrinsic benefits of physical activity; the correlation between hard work and personal improvement; and the value of good sportsmanship. Participation is expected of all students. Improved skills for each player are a priority.



Tower's innovative program and modern facility depend upon contributions from our community members.



Join us for an awesome Summer at Tower! Gain coding skills in our technology lab, create work in our art studios  that reflects your personal style, build and command your own robot, sharpen your filmmaking and editing skills, improve your basketball game, gain an appreciation for the outdoors, learn to swim...and make lasting friendships at Summer at Tower!



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