Employment Opportunities


Equal Opportunity Employer


Nantucket Lighthouse School is an equal opportunity employer.  It is the school’s policy to grant equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental handicap, military status, citizenship status and other status protected by federal, state or local law.  The school provides equal opportunities in employment, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.  It is our policy to make reasonable accommodations as required under the law.


Development Director


The Nantucket Lighthouse School (NLS) Development Director reports to the Head of School (HOS) and is an integral part of the administrative team. S/he works closely with the Board of Trustees and the Development Committee to coordinate fundraising events, run annual and capital campaigns, cultivate donors, secure major gifts, and write grant proposals.


The Development Director should have strong writing skills and excellent interpersonal skills. S/he should have a positive and collaborative approach in his/her ability to promote NLS awareness in the community and work with our Communications and Event Director.


The position is full-time and year-round. Compensation commensurate with experience.


Spanish Teacher Position, Nantucket Lighthouse School (2021-2022) 


Nantucket Lighthouse School is seeking a Part-Time Spanish Teacher. We are a dynamic, progressive school offering a unique, integrated curriculum that incorporates experiential and hands-on learning. We are looking for a collaborative motivated educator to join our teaching faculty.


The ideal candidate has experience teaching a second language, strong communication skills, and experience working with children. 


The Nantucket Lighthouse Part-Time Spanish Teacher is responsible for planning weekly lessons for children Pre-School to 5th grade, contributing periodically to family newsletters, and keeping timely correspondence with faculty and families to communicate student progress. 


Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume toChristine Hanson, 1 Rugged Road, Nantucket, MA 02554 or chanson@nantucketlighthouseschool.org. Please include at least three references.


Substitute Teachers and Enrichment Unit Teachers


Nantucket Lighthouse School is occasionally in need of substitute teachers and/or enrichment unit teachers across all subjects.


If you wish to be considered as a substitute or enrichment teacher at Nantucket Lighthouse School, submit a resume along with a cover letter indicating your interest to


Christine Hanson / Head of School
1 Rugged Road
Nantucket, MA 02554


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