Deerfield Academy is seeking a creative and passionate person to join our dynamic team in the Dining Hall. This position is responsible for baking a variety of baked goods for the Dining Hall, snack bar, and Café.

 Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Baking a large variety of goods, including rolls, breads, cakes, pies, cookies, muffins etc.
  • Using commercial kitchen equipment, including ovens, mixers, and commercial roll and cookie production equipment;
  • Helping to clean and sanitize commercial kitchen equipment;
  • Maintaining the bakery in a clean and sanitary condition and performing the role of Food Service Worker or Cook as needed.


  • Completion of 12th grade or equivalent;
  • 3 – 5 years of experience with baking a variety of items in a commercial environment;
  • Experience in food service, food preparation, sanitation, and safety practices in a commercial kitchen;
  • Ability to measure, scale, and follow recipes for high volume baking
  • ServSafe certification or willingness to become certified is required.

Interested in learning more about working in the Deerfield Academy Dining Hall? Watch this behind-the-scenes video with Joe Ferrer, our Special Events Chef.

Deerfield offers a generous benefits package, including health, dental, retirement, and paid time off.


The successful candidates will receive a $1000.00 sign-on bonus ($500 paid at time of hire and $500 paid at the end of 90 days of employment)

Click here to apply online.

Equal Opportunity Employment Policy

Deerfield Academy is a private, coeducational boarding school located in western Massachusetts with 650 students and 130 faculty. The Academy was founded in 1797 and has no religious affiliation.

Deerfield Academy is committed to equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, pregnancy, protected military veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.