About Bancroft School Bancroft School is a community of students, faculty, administrators, and parents working together to create an atmosphere of engaged and active learning where students discover their unique paths with joy and confidence. Students are empowered to celebrate and deepen their curricular excellence and embrace their talents to emerge as leaders, humanitarians, and globally engaged citizens.
Bancroft is a PreK - Grade 12 independent day school located in Worcester, Massachusetts — a thriving city with a rich history and a bright future and one in which the school is deeply invested. Founded in 1900, the School’s 30-acre campus is in a residential neighborhood north of downtown Worcester. 400 students come from 63 cities and towns around central Massachusetts and represent a wide variety of different backgrounds and experiences that contribute to the unique and diverse learning environment. The school is committed to cultivating a community that embraces diversity and an inclusive campus in which each individual is safe, known, and valued. Bancroft students and faculty are committed to honoring the dignity of the individual and the celebration of difference.
In January of 2020, the school unveiled a 5-year strategic plan,BluePrint125— a product of extensive internal investigation and collaborative discussion among the School’s many constituents. In recent years, the School has made significant investments in campus enhancements to improve energy efficiency, air quality, and public safety; and create flexible, multi-functional spaces in the school buildings, music wing of the Performing Arts Center, and new Field House.
Position Summary Bancroft School is currently seeking Independent Contract Orton-Gillingham certified and trained tutors for our Hope Graham Program. Building upon Bancroft’s commitment to nurture, respect, and educate diverse learners, the Hope Graham Program at Bancroft School is designed for students with diagnosed language-based learning differences in grades two through eight.
Orton-Gillingham tutors are contracted to provide direct tutoring services, as independent contractors, to students during regular school hours. The primary function of an HGP Orton-Gillingham Tutor is to work directly with students. Some additional responsibilities are expected including preparation for services, planning lessons, and reporting on student progress. Hours are flexible and are arranged based on agreement between the Director of Academic Support and the Contracted Tutor. Candidates must be Orton-Gillingham Certified and have experience working in a school-based setting. Please do not apply without Orton-Gillingham Certification.
Bancroft seeks dynamic candidates who will be active participants in the community beyond the classroom, with additional interest in overseeing extracurricular activities in athletics, clubs, and activities. Bancroft is committed to cultivating and sustaining a community that embraces difference and welcomes candidates who will add to the racial and cultural diversity of our community.
Bancroft School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we subscribe to all federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination of any sort in our hiring practices.
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Families throughout Central Massachusetts and MetroWest choose Bancroft School for its robust college-preparatory academics and supportive community. The Bancroft experience fosters good people who emerge as leaders, humanitarians, and globally engaged citizens. Bancroft students develop deep connections in the community, and form lasting relationships with faculty, coaches, and peers. Each child’s individual learning style and interests guide their explorations into core academics, arts, sports, and co-curriculars. Founded in 1900, Bancroft is Greater Worcester’s leading independent PreK–12 day school.