A coed boarding and day school for grades 4-9

Where most classrooms end, ours begin.


Employment Opportunities

Horse Manager/Riding Instructor

North Country School and Camp Treetops provides exceptional outdoor experiential learning to middle school boarding and day students utilizing the special environment in which we live.

We seek a Horse Manager to manage our herd of resident horses and our unique horse-riding program for our school and camp. This person must have qualifications including CHA certification in instruction and trail guiding, as well as equine facility management. He or she must have demonstrated experience in teaching various styles of riding to children of all ages. He or she will be required to manage and assess the care of our herd, work with other staff that also assist in the care of our herd and safety of our students, and create meaningful programs for riding instruction.

This is a rare opportunity for someone who works well independently, has great communication skills, loves caring for horses, and has a desire to work with children. A more detailed job description is available upon inquiry.

To apply, or to request more information, please send by mail a resume and brief cover letter to: Horse Manager Search Committee, North Country School and Camp Treetops, 4382 Cascade Road, Lake Placid, NY 12946.



North Country School is committed to providing a working and living environment that fosters mutual respect and relationships free of discrimination based on a protected characteristic, and to complying with the spirit and letter of applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations relating to equal employment opportunity. For purposes of subsection A and B below, protected characteristics at North Country School are an individual’s race, color, ethnicity, gender, religion, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. In addition to the guidance set forth below, a full explanation of equal employment opportunity and harassment prevention requirements, as defined by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, is available in the business office of North Country School.

A. Non-Discrimination

North Country School is committed to:

• Administering all personnel actions, including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, demotion, work assignments, classification, discipline, termination, compensation, benefits, training, education, tuition assistance and social and recreational programs, without regard to any protected characteristic;

• Administering all human resources policies, processes, and/or procedures without regard to any protected characteristic; and

• Making required reasonable accommodation for the physical and/or mental disabilities of qualified employees and job applicants.

B. Harassment

North Country School is committed to providing a harassment-free work environment, which includes time an employee spends interacting with co-workers in work-related settings such as during business-related travel, as well as meetings, conferences, training sessions and social events sponsored by North Country School.

Impermissible harassment includes, but is not limited to:

• Making an individual’s terms or conditions of the provision of his/her services to North Country School contingent on rendering sexual favors,

• Insinuating or conducting oneself in a manner that suggests that the submission to or rejection of sexual favors by any individual covered by this policy will in any way influence decisions concerning the employment or contractual relationship between North Country School and the individual; or

• A comment, material, gesture or any other communication or conduct, which is unwelcome and offensive, demeaning, or derogatory towards any person or group of persons, based on a protected characteristic.

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