Jobs at Old Sturbridge Village are diverse and exciting ways to connect with history. Current job openings will be posted below when available. Unless otherwise noted in the job posting, please send cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources Department
Old Sturbridge Village
1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd.
Sturbridge, MA 01566

or send via email

Old Sturbridge Village does not provide housing and is not able to assist candidates with interview or relocation costs.

Current Job Openings

Night Auditor / Front Desk Representative (Old Sturbridge Inn & Reeder Family Lodges)

Under the supervision of the Front Desk Manager, the Night Auditor coordinates front office activities to assure that guest service standards are consistently met along with auditing of daily activity.

MUST be able to work overnights from 11 pm-7 am and must be able to work weekends and holidays.

Audit Responsibilities:

Guest Service Responsibilities:

Position Requirements:


Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to jobs@osv.org.

Yearlong Fellowship Opportunities (Old Sturbridge Village)

Old Sturbridge Village offers yearlong Fellowships to those who would like an in-depth opportunity to learn more about living history museums. As a living history site dedicated to the history of early 19th century rural New England, a major component of OSV’s mission is keeping traditional skills alive. Fellows will focus on a specific area working with an expert/mentor, areas include: Trades, Crafts, Households, Agriculture, Horticulture, and Costume Study & Production.

Learn more here.

 

Part-time Museum Educator/Interpreter (Coggeshall Farm Museum - Bristol, RI)

Do you love working with children? Are you looking for a flexible, part-time job in an energy-filled, social work environment? Come join the staff of Coggeshall Farm Museum (CFM) in Bristol RI, as we embark on a new, innovative partnership with Old Sturbridge Village (OSV) in 2020.

Museum Educators/Interpreters’ role is engaging and educating CFM’s wide audience from school groups to front gate visitors. Programs will include small group hands-on workshops, costumed interpretation, and special programming throughout the year. Museum Educators/interpreters are also responsible for greeting school buses, helping to prep teaching materials, and providing input into the content and design of CFM’s education/interpretive programs.

Department: Museum Program

Focus Area:

Education and Interpretation

Education & Experience:

Responsibilities:

Hours, Stipend & Application:

This is a part-time seasonal job; hours will follow bookings for school programs. CFM will also be looking occasional weekday & weekend availability for costumed interpretation throughout the year. Through the partnership with OSV, there will be some training opportunities in Sturbridge Ma.

This position pays minimum wage.

For more information about our partnership, visit www.coggeshallfarm.org


Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to jobs@osv.org.

Part Time Ticket Clerk (Coggeshall Farm Museum - Bristol, RI)

Under the supervision of the Visitor Services Manager and Coggeshall Farm Program Coordinator, the Visitor Services Clerk will sell admission tickets to individuals and group visitors using the automated ticketing system, Altru. This position is Part-Time at Coggeshall Farm Museum (CFM) in Bristol, Rhode Island. Hours will vary with most of the work being from Thursday-Sunday. MUST be able to work weekends and holidays.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following:

Requirements:

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Three months up to and including one-year experience working with the public in a museum, educational institution, or historical society; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of audiences.

Other Qualifications:

Individuals in this position are subject to a Criminal Conviction Record check upon hire and every other year thereafter.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee may occasionally be required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment: 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to jobs@osv.org.

Lodges Housekeeper (Seasonal) (Old Sturbridge Village - Old Sturbridge Inn & Reeder Family Lodges)

Working with the management team at the Inn & Lodges, this housekeeping position will perform year-round cleaning and general maintenance duties for guest rooms and general areas.  The position will also share duties in regards to scheduling, inventory, record keeping, and room inspections.

This position is part-time and less than 20 hours per week with limited benefits.

Must be available weekdays, weekends and holidays.  Must have a valid driver’s license.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Requirements:

Part-Time Janitor/Housekeeper (Old Sturbridge Village)

Under the supervision of the Housekeeping Supervisor, the Janitor/Housekeeper will perform year-round cleaning and general maintenance duties for public restroom areas, buildings, offices, exhibit spaces, and other large scale cleaning and maintenance tasks as assigned.

This position is part-time, 10 hours per week with limited benefits.

MUST be able to work at least 4-5 days a week with weekends and some holiday availability required.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Requirements:

Lodges Housekeeper (Year Round) (Old Sturbridge Village - Old Sturbridge Inn & Reeder Family Lodges)

Working with the management team at the Inn & Lodges, this housekeeping position will perform year-round cleaning and general maintenance duties for guest rooms and general areas.  The position will also share duties in regards to scheduling, inventory, record keeping, and room inspections.

This position is year round, a minimum of 25 hours per week with benefits.

Must be available weekdays, weekends and holidays.  Must have a valid driver’s license.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Requirements:

 


Please send resume to jobs@osv.org

Special Education Teachers (Grades K-6) (Old Sturbridge Academy) (SY 20-21)

Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School is seeking talented educators to serve as Special Education Teachers for grades K-6. Successful candidates possess experience working in diverse schools with English Language Learners and students with disabilities, classroom management expertise, and a passion for pioneering collaborative curriculum development set at a living history museum.

Special Education Teacher Qualifications:

Strongly Preferred:

Teacher Responsibilities:

Other Expectations:

Opportunities:

Compensation:

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. We also offer medical, and dental benefits along with Long-Term and Short Term disability along with retirement options.

​Our Commonwealth Charter School Final Application is available on the DESE’s website.

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, email the following to jobs@osv.org

Upper Elementary Teacher (Grades 3-5) (Old Sturbridge Academy) (SY 20-21)

Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School is seeking an outstanding educator to serve as an Upper Elementary (grades 3-5) schoolteacher. We are looking for an individual with content matter competency and talent for building relationships with elementary school students. If you are looking at a growing charter school uniquely located at a living history museum and believe in the power of project-based learning, you are the candidate for this position!

Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School will provide K-8 students with rigorous, real world learning experiences in a supportive and nurturing school community, helping all students to become reflective inquisitors, articulate communicators, critical thinkers, and skilled problem solvers. The ideal candidate wants to be part of a community committed to being leaders for equity.

Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School, an EL Education (formerly known as Expeditionary Learning) school working in partnership with Old Sturbridge Village, will foster a learning environment that represents all aspects of the diversity spectrum where our students will meet or exceed grade-level expectations in all subject areas.

Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School opened in 2017 and will serve 280 students in grades kindergarten through sixth during the 2020-2021 school year. There are 40 students in each grade level. We are chartered K-8 and will have a maximum enrollment of 360 students-each year we add a grade until we reach eighth grade. We believe in hands-on learning that focuses on three levels of student achievement: mastery of knowledge and skills, character, and high-quality work. Our school’s habits of character, which define our culture, are courage, collaboration, stewardship, perseverance, and high-quality work.
Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation/gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree required (Master’s degree preferred) Massachusetts academic teacher license required. Sheltered-English Immersion (SEI) Endorsement required. Positive experience working with primary school students with diverse backgrounds and learning styles. Classroom management strategies for working with elementary school students.

Content competency: Collaborative, team player who is willing to share the workload, ask for help, and receive feedback; Positive energy, flexible thinker, and a growth mindset; Strong interpersonal skills who enjoys meeting other people and builds professional relationships with ease, including young people; Passion for the school’s mission, strong verbal, and written communication skills in English; comfort in presenting in front of groups of students and adults. Organized and able to manage multiple priorities.

Desire to work with people who have diverse racial, ethnic, religious, and socio-economic backgrounds and willing to engage in self-work pertaining to implicit biases Embodies EL Education’s saying, “We are crew, not passengers.” (Kurt Hahn)

Teacher Responsibilities:

Plan and deliver effective units and lessons that check for student learning using a variety of assessment techniques. Sets high expectations for all students but understands that students may take different pathways to reach those expectations. Use teaching methods that engage all students in critical thinking, ownership, discovery, curiosity, and joy throughout the lesson.

Design case studies incorporate fieldwork (including the resources at Old Sturbridge Village), experts, and service learning, projects, and products. When relevant, contribute to the planning of learning expeditions (see here). Use assessment and data to analyze student learning, create intervention plans, and decide what to re-teach, provide additional support, or enrich Implement students’ Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and 504 accommodations by using a variety of accommodations and modifying assignments, when applicable. Use SEI strategies to meet the needs of English Learners in content areas as they develop reading, listening, speaking, and writing competency.

As needed, adjust, and differentiate the curriculum to align curriculum and instruction with the needs of your students Teach intervention lessons to students who need additional support. Regularly and proactively communicate with families.

Teach, re-teach, and positively enforce school-wide consistencies and classroom expectations Implement school-wide behavior management structures including the use of restorative practices Lead an advisory crew of students in daily check-ins, discussions, team building activities, social-emotional learning, and preparation for Student-Led Conferences. Collaborate with other educators and colleagues, including co-teachers, EL Education school designer, middle school team members, special education teachers, instructional assistants, service providers, Old Sturbridge Village colleagues, and school leaders about students, classroom management, culture, habits of character, curriculum, instruction, and assessment

Other Expectations:

Attend New Teacher Orientation and Professional Development before and after the school year as indicated by the school calendar Attend evening events including Admissions/Orientation Events, Celebrations of Learning, Home Visits, Student-Led Conferences, Performances, and Graduations.

Follow the school’s faculty handbook related to school rules, policies, and procedures.

Fulfill duty responsibilities which may entail arrival/dismissal or lunch/recess duty.

Attend weekly Professional Development. Participate and contribute at IEP/504 meetings; take part in Student/Teacher Assistance Team (STAT) for students who do not have an existing IEP but who may demonstrate additional behavioral or academic support. Participation in Common Planning Time and Data Meetings with colleagues and school leaders

Compensation and Benefits:

The salary for this position is based on education background and years of experience. This position contributes to the Massachusetts Teachers Retirement System (MTRS) We offer Medical and Dental benefits along with Short Term, and Long-Term Disability as well as retirement options.Time-off benefits include sick days, personal days, as well as holidays and school vacations indicated in the school calendar

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, email the following to jobs@osv.org:

Please include: Resume, 2 letters of recommendation, and 3 references with contact information

In your cover letter please address the following prompts: