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.

Current openings:

Temporary Position: Summer Camp Nurse

Tower School's summer camp, Summer at Tower, has a temporary position available for a nurse from late June through August 12. Hours are: Monday-Thursday 8:30 am-4:00 pm and Friday8:30 am-1:00 pm. Responsibilities include providing basic medical care to campers and staff, dispensing daily medication, responding to emergencies, and being part of the camp administration and community.

This person must be well organized, possess strong communication skills, be a supportive colleague and have experience working with children ages 3 to 14.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Lori Whalen.

Employee Benefits

Health:  Harvard Pilgrim Health - Tower pays 100% for individual and 60% for dual or family coverage if full-time; eligible upon hire.

HSA:  Available to employees enrolled in Tower's group health insurance; administrative fees paid by Tower along with a HSA contribution of $1500 per year.  

TIAA-CREF - Tower contributes 5% of base salary after one year of full-time employment and 10% after 25 years.  

7 weeks vacation per year

Sick Time




Long-term Substitute Instructor in Spanish

Tower School seeks a part-time substitute Instructor in Spanish to cover a maternity leave in August, 2016.  

Qualified candidates will be fluent in Spanish and demonstrate experience in teaching the language to students in 6th through 8th grade.  Experience living and, perhaps, working in a Spanish language culture is preferred.  Candidates should have a passion for working with ambitious and talented 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 bachelor's degree is required.

Please send cover letter and resume to Peter Twadell, Dean of Faculty, Tower School, 75 West Shore Drive, Marblehead, MA 01945 or click here to email Peter Twadell.

  • 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.



Experience the atmosphere and excitement of a busy school day. Tour our campus, step into classrooms and meet our teachers. No appointment necessary.

OPEN HOUSE EVENTS  |  MAY 11 & 12 | 8:30-10:30 AM
Join us for our Open House events on Wednesday, May 11 & Thursday, May 12, from 8:30-10:30 am. Step into classrooms, engage with our students, and meet our teachers. Please R.S.V.P. to Reagan Kenwell, Director of Admission, at 781.631.5800 or by email at



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!




Welcome to My Tower.

Our redesign provided an opportunity to reorganize the information most often referenced by Tower community members. Here, you’ll gain quick access to Veracross, download forms and permission slips, and discover ways to participate in our vibrant community through the TSPA.



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