Employment Opportunities for 2014-15:


Office Administrator 

Foothills School of Arts and Sciences seeks an office administrator for a full-time, 12-month position.  This person manages the operations of the school’s front office, supports other administrators and represents the school’s culture and values to internal and external groups.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Initial point of contact for parents, staff, students and guests
  • Support of admin functions including school records, database, and calendar
  • Oversight of office equipment and supplies
  • Supporting school-wide events
  • Editing school publications
  • Basic first aid

Skills and Qualities Needed:

  • Warm and caring demeanor, positive interpersonal skills
  • Enjoys being with adults and children in a school environment
  • Works well with a team
  • Organized, detail oriented
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced technology skills (MS Office and a willingness to learn other applications)
  • Flexibility, adaptability
  • Able to work calmly in a busy school environment
  • Takes initiative and brings projects to completion
  • Possesses good judgment

Preference given to candidates with a degree and previous work experience in a school or non-profit setting.

Salary and benefits are competitive.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and 3 letters of reference to Foothills School via email (jninnemann@foothillsschool.org) or mail to the address below.   No phone calls, please.

Foothills School

Attn:  Office Admin

618 S. 8th St.

Boise, ID 83702 


Open Application: Faculty Positions

Foothills School has an open application process for qualified candidates for full- and part-time teaching appointments, grades Pre-K to 9th. The school seeks candidates with a commitment to deep and rich education, collaborative team teaching, a particular interest in inquiry-based education, and a proven capacity to differentiate educational experiences at the classroom level. 

For faculty positions at Foothills School:
  • A Bachelor's Degree is required.
  • A Master's Degree and direct classroom teaching experience preferred. 
  • Expertise and specialized training in specific discipline(s) and/or grade levels.
  • A diverse educational and experiential background is also preferred to offer the best potential for success in our unique environment.

A teaching certficiation is not required for applicants to Foothills School.

A hard copy application packet should include:
  • cover letter
  • statement of educational philosophy
  • resume/CV
  • three letters of recommendation
  • an application: printable PDF Version 

You may opt to complete the application process online - find the Application Form here, which allows for the attachment of the supporting documents (cover letter, statement of educational philosophy, resume/CV, letters of recommendation). 

Application materials for teaching positions should be submitted to Jon Ninnemann, Head of School618 South 8th Street, Boise, ID 83702, or faxed to 208.331.3082.

Nondiscrimination Policy: Foothills School of Arts and Sciences does not discriminate on a basis of age, race, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability or other classifications protected by law, in all of its operations. 
An independent school serving pre-school through 9th grade.
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