Job Openings

Blair Academy, in the treatment of employees and applicants for employment, is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination.

School Setting

Founded in 1848, Blair Academy is a dynamic, coeducational boarding school in northwest New Jersey where 460 students pursue a superior college preparatory education amid a caring, vibrant community. Strong faculty-student relationships lead to exceptional learning and empower students to become persons of great accomplishment and character.

How to Apply—Faculty Positions

Unless otherwise specified in the job listing, a résumé, letter of interest, 2-3 letters of recommendation, and a current transcript (which may be unofficial) should be forwarded to Maria Bowditch, director of faculty hiring, by mail at P.O. Box 600, Blair Academy, Blairstown, N.J.  07825-0600 or, by email at bowdim@blair.edu

How to Apply—Staff Positions

Inquiries about non-teaching positions should be directed to the email address listed in the individual position descriptions. 

Part-Time Childcare Teacher

Blair Academy’s Childcare Learning Center has an opening for a Part-Time Teacher.  We believe in creating a safe and stimulating environment to challenge the whole child. We encourage effective communication and positive behavior by example. Our aim is to inspire joyful participation and discovery as we prepare empathetic, emotionally secure, cognitively prepared, passionate, and responsible young citizens.

This part- time position will join a team of teachers that strive, create and provide a safe, nurturing environment for children in an early childhood setting.  The candidate will ensure, support and maintain the individual needs of the children and families of Blair Academy. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist, support and implement a developmentally age appropriate curriculum for children of the ages 6 weeks through 13 years.
  • To strive to create and support each child and family's individual needs through ensuring the highest quality childcare is provided.
  • Support Blair Academy’s Learning Center’s mission and philosophy as well as policies to parents, children, co-workers and the Blair Academy community.
  • Continue and grow professionally in the field of early childhood by attending trainings, workshops and participating in webinars.
  • Ensure a continuity of care is offered by supporting the daily needs of the Learning Center.

Qualifications:

  • Experience within the field of Early Childhood Education preferred
  • Must be flexible with schedule and available part-time weekly hours:  Monday through Friday as well as Saturday morning’s
  • CPR Certified preferred

How to Apply:

Resume and salary requirement should be forwarded to Human Resources, PO Box 600, Blair Academy, Blairstown, N.J. 07825-0600 or, by email to HR@blair.edu

Blair Academy, in the treatment of employees and applicants for employment, is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination.  

Registered Nurse

Part-time positions on day, evening and night shifts, Per-diem positions on all shifts    

The Blair Academy J. Brooks Hoffman Health Center has openings for part-time RN’s and Per-Diem RN’s. The successful candidate will have exceptional communication and assessment skills, the ability to work independently as well as part of the health care team and a desire to work with outstanding adolescence.

Duties & Responsibilities:

(The following list of duties & responsibilities are not intended to be complete or all-inclusive and does not preclude management from assigning other or related functions.)

  • Provide appropriate nursing care within the scope of RN practice.
  • Function as a member of the health care team to promote healthy practices and behaviors.
  • Care for ill and injured students on an in-patient and outpatient basis.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all interactions. Keep accurate and timely patient records.
  • Respond to emergency situations on campus as they arise.
  • Communicate with the health care team, students and parents/guardians.
  • Perform duties assigned to maintain the patient flow such as checking medication and other supplies.
  • Assist with student registration at the start of the school year and emergency coverage.
  • Attend staff meetings, and participate in meeting the physical, psychological and social needs of the school community.  

Requirements:

  • Current RN license for NJ
  • Current CPR certification
  • Minimum of 2 years clinical experience
  • Ability to speak, read and write the English language
  • Ability to hear, process and carry out written and oral instructions precisely.
  • Must be flexible in covering additional time as may be needed, including occasional weekends and evenings  

How to Apply:

Please send cover letter and resume to Human Resources, Blair Academy, PO Box 600, Blairstown, NJ 07825 or email them to hr@blair.edu.  No phone inquiries, please.  E.O.E 

Blair Academy, in the treatment of employees and applicants for employment, is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination.

Certified Medical Assistant or LPN

The Blair Academy J. Brooks Hoffman Health Center has an opening for a part-time CMA or LPN. The schedule for the position is Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. This position will be filled by someone who provides direct patient care in a busy Health Center of a residential boarding school. The successful candidate will have exceptional communication skills, the ability to work independently as well as part of the health care team and a desire to work with outstanding adolescence. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

(The following list of duties & responsibilities are not intended to be complete or all-inclusive and does not preclude management from assigning other or related functions.)

  • Support of nursing care for students
  • Vital signs
  • Point of care testing for things such as rapid strep testing
  • Venipuncture
  • Documentation
  • Care for students who may need to remain in the Health Center due to illness
  • Coordination and facilitation of the flow of students through the Health Center
  • Maintain confidentiality of all interactions. Keep accurate and timely patient records.
  • Work will be performed under the supervision of a licensed RN.
  • The CMA or LPN will report all observations to the RN.

Requirements:

  • High School diploma
  • Completion of an appropriate training program
  • Possession of a valid NJ Medical Assistant Certification or LPN license
  • 1-2 years of relevant clinical experience
  • Current CPR certification
  • Experience with venipuncture and processing of lab specimens
  • Ability to speak, read and write the English language
  • Ability to hear, process and carry out written and oral instructions precisely.
  • Must be flexible in covering additional time as may be needed, including occasional weekends and evenings

In addition, the position also requires an individual to be physically fit with the ability to kneel, balance, sit and stand for prolonged periods, carry/lift/push/pull items of greater than 50 lbs, and quickly respond to situations. The position involves potential exposure to infectious waste and infectious diseases such as TB, HIV, and Hepatitis B and C. Exposure to unpleasant sights, sounds and smells should also be expected.

How to apply:

Please send cover letter and resume to Human Resources, Blair Academy, PO Box 600, Blairstown, NJ 07825 or email them to hr@blair.edu.  No phone inquiries, please.  E.O.E 

Blair Academy, in the treatment of employees and applicants for employment, is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination.

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