The mission of The Woodhall School is to provide an opportunity for success to young men of above-average intellectual ability in grades 9-12, who have had difficulties in traditional school environments. The school embraces an individualized approach that allows each student to realize his potential and to take accountability in all areas of his life.
The school’s individualized approach includes an interpersonal and intrapersonal component that four pillars of the Woodhall School academics, communications, athletics, and student life.
Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), the School offers a traditional college-preparatory curriculum, offering seven Advanced Placement courses. Class sizes range from three to four students, thus allowing for individualized instruction.
Students participate in a variety of clubs and interscholastic athletic teams, including soccer, cross-country, basketball, wrestling, lacrosse, as well as intramural activities such as drama, outdoor education, and physical training. All students engage in community service.
All members of the faculty and administration share responsibility for the personal and academic growth of each student and participate in all four components of the School. The Woodhall School seeks teachers and administrators who believe in a young person’s potential and ability for growth and in a learning community based on compassion, integrity, and respect.
A successful candidate will possess strong interpersonal and intrapersonal abilities and demonstrated organizational and communication skills. Most importantly, the candidate will embrace the unique mission of The Woodhall School and its focus on the holistic educational process. Experience in boarding schools is preferred but not required
Empathy, humor, compassion, a desire to work holistically in a boarding school community with young men who are bright, have an unconventional learning style, and fragile self-esteem.
On-campus housing, dining hall privileges, generous medical insurance plan