Summer IT Assistant

Staff / Seasonal

Shady Hill School, Cambridge, MA

About Shady Hill School:  

Since 1915, Shady Hill, a school of approximately 530 students (PreK – Grade 8) and 90+ faculty, has been a leader in progressive education. Shady Hill is a deeply mission-driven school.  We seek to develop independent, joyful and curious learners who respect their own accomplishments and those of others. We strive to be a community whose values are strong and whose teachers are unafraid to engage students in important questions. The school’s program allows children to explore their worlds and test their powers.  As a school with a historical and contemporary commitment to social justice, we believe that an inclusive and equitable community is an educational and moral imperative that empowers us all. Therefore, we seek to hire candidates who demonstrate a mindset and skill set that prioritizes cultural competence, equity, and justice in their practice with students and in their work with colleagues.

About the position: 

Shady Hill School is looking for a Summer IT Assistant for Summer 2024. This full-time, hourly, short-term position will begin in May or June (depending on candidate availability) and end in late August. The Summer IT Assistant will assist with cleaning equipment, hardware testing, computer setup/provisioning, laptop cart cord management, inventorying of equipment, and the setup of technology in teaching spaces, meeting spaces and offices. Based on the duration, this position is not eligible for benefits. 


  • Interest in Information Technology required
  • High school degree required
  • Current college student with IT coursework preferred
  • Understanding of computer networking tasks preferred

 How to Apply: Please send a resume to along with a paragraph explaining your interest in the position. Please be sure to include “Summer IT Assistant” in the subject line of the email.

COVID19 Protocols: All Shady Hill employees are required to provide proof of vaccination and to observe campus COVID protocols. All health and safety protocols are subject to change based on state, local and CDC guidelines and at the discretion of the Health and Safety Team. 

Employees must be authorized to work in the United States. Shady Hill is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. For a description of the school, refer to:

Shady Hill School

Cambridge, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School
All Gender