Located on the border of Morris and Somerset counties, Gill St. Bernard's was founded in 1900. The school is situated on a 208-acre campus that includes more than 20 buildings, a turf field, tennis courts, a working farm, as well as a two-acre garden, and orchard which offer our students college-level facilities.
 
At Gill, we seek to bring out the best in all of our students and foster a love of learning in academics, the arts, and athletics. Our teachers are at the center of all we do. Their knowledge and enthusiasm for their subject matter inspires our students to seek challenge and discover their own passions, both inside and outside of the classroom.
 
The GSB community is made up of educators who share a passion for teaching and working with children of all ages. Guided by the school's mission, we prepare our students for success not only in college, but in keeping with the goal of achieving a meaningful life. A sense of balance permeates all that we do here.
 
At GSB, we believe in and embrace lifelong learning. Regular professional development is available and fosters a growth mindset among our faculty. Financial assistance is available for teachers pursuing advanced degrees.

The school offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. The campus is conveniently located just north of Interstate 287 and Route 206 in Gladstone, NJ. It is easily accessible from Morristown, Summit and Bridgewater.

Benefits to All Full-Time Employees

· Medical and Prescription Drug Insurance
· Dental Insurance
· Vision Plan
· Retirement Plan
· Group Life Insurance with AD&D Coverage
· Supplemental Employee-Paid Life Insurance
· Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
· Medical/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
· Financial Support for Advanced Degrees
· Tuition Remission for Children of Employees

Non-Discrimination Policy

Gill St. Bernard's School prohibits discrimination against and harassment of any employee or any applicant for employment because of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. All personnel who are responsible for hiring and promoting employees and for the development and implementation of the School's programs or activities are charged to support this effort and to respond promptly and appropriately to any concerns that are brought to their attention.

Current Openings

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  • Farm Manager

    Job Summary: Gill St. Bernard’s school is looking for an entrepreneurial leader to manage our farm program. This expert will lead the development, management and general maintenance of Gill St. Bernard’s Home Winds Farm. The manager will lead the Farm Educator; recruitment and management of our seasonal farm interns and volunteers; sell produce on-site and in local markets; and work with students and public groups that frequent the farm for educational purposes.
     
    This is a full time, salaried position.
     
    Specifications:
     
    Leadership
    · Establish long range objectives (in one, three, and five year increments) for the farm program and execute the strategies and actions to achieve them.
    · Supervise Farm Educator, farm interns and volunteers.
    · Produce annual field and livestock plans.
    · Create, codify, and maintain farm policies and procedures infrastructure and landscape with the help of the Farm Educator, interns and volunteers.

    Garden Management
    · Coordinate produce needs with culinary team, market, and educational programs.
    · Plant, cultivate and harvest crops. Determine fertilizing and insect control in partnership with the grounds supervisor
    · Establish soil building program (crop rotation) including composting
    · Supervise all purchasing of seeds, materials, equipment, livestock
    · Assess and modify policies and practices for selling vegetables, fruit, cut flowers and meat in local markets and on-site
    · Inspect orchards and garden to determine maturity dates of crops for maximum production
    · Ensure all crops and meat are properly stored and packaged for purchase
    · Inspect equipment to ensure proper and safe functioning

    Animal Husbandry
    · Supervise the general care of the animals and be diligent in the control of illnesses
    · Oversee all breeding activities of farm animals
    · Supervise Farm Educator in watering and feeding all livestock, keeping all barns, pens and coops clean
    · Supervise all veterinarian and farrier visits
    · Monitor the well-being of all livestock daily
     
    Administrative
    · Manage the Home Winds Farm budget and maintain accurate financial records
    · Ensure compliance with government regulations, health, and safety standards
    · Prepare financial and operational reports including monthly board reports
    · Create and drive marketing plan in collaboration with the communications department
    · Manage all inventory and sales records for meat and produce
    · Partner with Human Resources in recruiting, interviewing, selecting and hiring farm interns
    · Perform day-to-day administrative tasks
    · Research and write proposals for private and government grants
    · Stay abreast of industry changes
    · Other duties as assigned by the Head of School or Chief Financial Officer

    Qualifications and skills:
    · Bachelor’s or master’s degree and/or pertinent continuing education (e.g. pesticide certifications, additional coursework, etc.)
    · Minimum of 5 years’ experience leading a team
    · Knowledge of current techniques and equipment for planting, growing, and harvesting food products (both plant and animal) for consumption, including storage and handling techniques
    · Farm planning experience and working knowledge of farm infrastructure
    · Good interpersonal and communication skills, oral, and written
    · Good organizational and record keeping skills
    · Ability to work independently
    · Experience working with farm machinery
    · Good computer skills
    · Experience in writing grant proposals
    · Ability to repeatedly lift 50 pounds
    · Ability to work in the field, outdoor classroom and office including hard repetitive physical work
    · Some evening and weekend hours are frequently required
    · Current driver’s license and clean driving record

Interested in Working at GSB?

Unless indicated otherwise, please direct all inquiries (including a cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three references) to Josie Muench, Director of Human Resources, via email to jmuench@gsbschool.org.
Gill St. Bernard’s is a private, coeducational day school for students age three through grade 12, located in suburban New Jersey. Each of the three school divisions provides a rigorous, meaningful, and age-appropriate curriculum, and all students benefit from the environmental learning opportunities that exist on our 208-acre campus.