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.


Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to

Charity Grace Mofsen, NLS Board Vice Chair

1 Rugged Road, Nantucket, MA 02554 or admin@nantucketlighthouseschool.org

Please include at least three references.


Spanish Teacher (part-time)


Mission and History


The Nantucket Lighthouse School is looking for a part-time Spanish teacher for the upcoming
22-23 school year. NLS seeks a qualified educator to teach Spanish language and culture in
preschool through grade 5. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish is required, as is knowledge
of the world’s Spanish-speaking cultures. The ideal candidate has experience in elementary
education, strong interpersonal and communication skills, experience working with a range of
abilities, and a solid understanding of early childhood education and development.


1. Establish and maintain a healthy and trusting learning environment, fostering nurturing
relationships with students while supporting the social, emotional, and academic lives of
each child.
2. Create and deliver dynamic, interactive project-based Spanish lessons for all students in
preschool through grade 5 with an emphasis on Spanish language and culture.
3. Evaluate students' progress throughout the year to monitor growth and differentiate
instruction to meet the needs of all learners.
4. Communicate about student growth, write comments for reports and additions to weekly
newsletters, and meet with administrators and other faculty to share student learning.
5. Collaborate with colleagues, attend weekly faculty and/or division meetings.
6. Desire to take advantage of continuing personal goals and increasing knowledge of
educational innovations through opportunities for professional development.


To Apply:

Interested candidates may email a letter of interest, resume, and three references to:
Position to start on August 29, 2022


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


Charity Grace Mofsen, NLS Board Vice Chair
1 Rugged Road
Nantucket, MA 02554


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