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:

After School Staff

Job Purpose
Tower School is committed to providing a safe and orderly environment for students during non-instructional time periods at the end of the day. This is a part-time position of up to 15 hours per week between 3:00 and 6:00 PM, Monday through Friday, while school is in session.  The After School Staff reports to the Assistant Head of School.

Responsibilities and Skills

  • The staff will work as part of a team supervising Tower School students from Pre-K through Grade 8 after school. 
  • The staff is responsible for ensuring the school’s health and safety rules are followed, for interacting with students and encouraging appropriate play and for managing students’ behavior, working with the teachers and administration where appropriate. 
  • Applicants must be physically able to work outside throughout the year.
  • Applicants must be knowledgeable about student behavior and characteristics, and have a repertoire of acceptable methods to redirect students. 
  • They must have a nurturing yet firm demeanor and must be committed to ensuring student safety.
  • Organizational skills are needed since these staff members often have several duties to perform simultaneously.
  • They must have very good communication skills in order to effectively communicate with students and parents.
  • Previous work experience working with students and knowledge of first aid is an asset. 

Please send your resume to Deb Strainge, Assistant Head of School, at

Part-time Early Childhood Librarian

Start date: August 2016.

Tower School is seeking a collaborative, passionate and creative professional to join our team. This position will require candidates to have: a comprehensive knowledge of library science, the ability to manage and expand a first-class children’s collection, knowledge of electronic databases, current technologies, and community resources.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides expertise regarding children’s developmental stages, interests, Tower community needs and children’s literature.
  • Provides reference and reader’s advisory services with age-appropriate materials and online searches for children and teachers.
  • Creates, promotes, and presents children’s programming (focuses on developmental needs, interests, and promoting children’s literacy.)
  • Develops reading lists, book-talks or other creative means to make the children’s collection more accessible.
  • Coordinates and prepare for the annual Tower Book Fair.
  • Manage Children’s collection for replacement and/or removal of materials.
  • May organize and conduct projects related to Tower School goals and needs.
  • Performs other job-related duties and projects as assigned.

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree required

Other Education Credentials

  • Master’s Degree in Library Science (MLS) or Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science (MLIS) with a demonstrated interest (i.e., coursework, training, professional experience) in service to children. 


  • Requires a minimum of one year of library experience; prefer a candidate with a minimum of one year of MLS experience working with children in a library setting
  • Knowledge of children’s development stages, interests, and children’s literature; and the ability to promote library resources and programs for children.
  • Excellent communication skills, demonstrates a “whatever-it-takes” work ethic.


Application: Please send cover letter and resume to Deb Strainge, Assistant Head of School, at


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.


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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.


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.


Summer at Tower is an awesome summer camp for children and teens! Come to camp and gain coding skills in our technology lab, enter our art studios and create work that reflects your personal style, build and command your own robot, sharpen your videography 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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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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