The Rectory School

An Independent, Coed, Junior Boarding (5-9) and Day School (Early Childhood-9)

Why Work At Rectory?

Ask anyone who works at Rectory, and you'll find a person happy to be part of a thriving, vital place of learning that makes the difference in young people's lives. Maybe it's time for you to be part of our community. Please respond by email or letter to the contact names listed for each position.

School Profile

Rectory School was founded in 1920 when the Reverend and Mrs. Frank H. Bigelow sought to create an individualized learning program for their son John. The benchmark program, IIP, has developed into a distinct advantage of a Rectory education. Rectory has the capacity to meet the educational needs and aspirations of a wide range of students – from strong traditional learners to those who have inquisitive minds but need more academic support.

Rectory School’s 138-acre rural campus provides a scenic and secure home to approximately 270 students covering the ages from Pre-K to 9th grade. Rectory is a coeducational institution at all levels. The 5th – 9th grade junior school has approximately 210 students 145 of which are boarding students. These students come to Rectory from all around the United States and from nine different countries. The average class size is 10, and the student teacher ratio is 4:1.

Application for Employment

Opportunities for Employment

Accounting & Human Resource Manager

Rectory School seeks a team-oriented individual for the position of Accounting & Human Resource Manager. This positions mission is to ensure the smooth operations of the day-to-day accounting and human resource functions of Rectory School; to make sure the School is in compliance with state and federal regulations in these same areas; and to support the Rectory Community whom this department serves in a pleasant, efficient and timely manner.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Manage and oversee the day-to-day accounting and reporting functions, including supervision of three staff members responsible for accounts payable, payroll, student billing, and accounts receivable.
  • Oversee administrative aspects of human resources, including but not limited to, new hire on-boarding, oversight of federal and state background checks, drug testing, enrollment of employee benefit programs, and other HR functions as needed.
  • Oversee month, quarterly, and year end reconciliations and close.
  • Ensure that the School complies with all applicable accounting procedures and standards in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the Financial Accounting Services Board (FASB).
  • Proactively review the School’s accounting, financial reporting, and internal control policies and procedures to seek continuous improvement and to achieve government and regulatory compliance.
  • Prepare various financial reports, including monthly financial statements, and reports for federal, state returns.
  • Provide periodic analysis and documentation in support of the financial statements, annual budgets, and long-range financial plans.
  • Review all balance sheet accounts and subsidiary ledgers, ensuring reconciliation to the general ledger on a monthly basis.
  • Reconcile gift income with the Development Office records on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
  • Oversee, coordinate, and prepare for the annual audits (financial, 403(b) and workers compensation)
  • Oversight of on campus ATM and postage meter.
  • Oversee daily cash requirements.
Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in accounting or finance required, CPA or MBA a plus
  • Five to seven years of accounting and finance experience, nonprofit experience preferred
  • Experience with administrative aspects of human resources.
  • Proficiency with Excel and computerized accounting systems required (Senior Systems experience a plus)
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Highest regard for confidentiality and high ethical standards
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills, with experience in effectively communicating key data to senior leadership
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects under the pressure of deadlines
  • Ability to manage, mentor, and develop business office staff.

Application for employment may be downloaded above.

Interested parties are asked to submit a resume, cover letter, and at least three references along with contact information. (Email submissions preferred.)

Mrs. Diana Richardson
drichardson@rectoryschool.org
Headmaster’s Assistant
Rectory School
528 Pomfret Street
P. O. Box 68
Pomfret, CT 06258

Any offer of employment with Rectory School is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug test in accordance with company policy.

Facilities and School Safety

The following notifications are required by law and should not be construed to indicate the existence of any hazardous conditions in our school buildings.

Asbestos Management Plan 2017-2018

THE RECTORY SCHOOL
NOTIFICATION
ASBESTOS MANAGEMENT PLAN

JULY 20, 2017

IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTIONS 19A-333-1 THROUGH -13 OF THE REGULATIONS OF CONNECTICUT STATE AGENCIES, “ASBESTOS-CONTAINING MATERIALS IN SCHOOLS,” WE NOTE THE AVAILABILITY OF OUR ASBESTOS MANAGEMENT PLAN (AMP) FOR REVIEW. THE AMP IS AVAILABLE TO PARENTS AND GUARDIANS, SCHOOL PERSONNEL AND THEIR REPRESENTATIVES, EPA AND STATE REPRESENTATIVES, AND THE PUBLIC.

THE AMP INCLUDES REPORTS OF 3-YEAR AND 6-MONTH INSPECTIONS, REPORTS OF ASBESTOS REMOVALS AND OTHER RESPONSE ACTIONS, TRAINING, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES AND OTHER INFORMATION OF OUR ASBESTOS MANAGEMENT PROGRAM.

THIS AMP IS MAINTAINED IN THE FACILITIES OFFICE AND IS AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW DURING NORMAL OFFICE BUSINESS HOURS. MR. MARIO HURTADO AT PHONE NO 860 234 0966 IS THE DESIGNATED PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR MANAGING THE RECTORY SCHOOL ASBESTOS MANAGEMENT PROGRAM.

WE REMIND YOU THAT THIS NOTIFICATION IS REQUIRED BY LAW AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED TO INDICATE THE EXISTENCE OF ANY HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS IN OUR SCHOOL BUILDINGS.

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