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The Town School offers its teachers highly competitive salaries and benefits, a collegial and supportive work environment, and significant support for professional development. We seek teachers who view their work as a calling, who work hard and are dedicated to their students, and who expect to continue to grow as professionals. The Town School is an equal opportunity employer.

Town Faculty/Staff benefits include (for full time employees)

  • Medical and dental coverage for employees; partial subsidy towards family medical coverage with choice of plan
  • Optional flex spending, 403b plans
  • Pension plan
  • TransitCheks, qualified parking, and computer loan program
  • Long and short term disability and life insurance, plus the option for supplemental insurance at group rates
  • Additional benefits such as discounted health club membership, discounted Verizon personal wireless service for employees, and complimentary lunch

To apply

Unless otherwise noted, applicants for all positions should send a resume, letter of interest, and the names and contact information of three professional references to Douglas Brophy, Head of School at employment@townschool.org.

Employment Opportunities for 2018-19

Resumes and inquiries are welcome at any time; our main hiring season takes place in early Spring for the following school year.

Math Specialist, Grades 5 – 8

Math Specialist, Grades 5 – 8

The Town School seeks an experienced middle school educator for the Math Specialist for Grades 5 - 8 position for the 2018-19 school year.  
The math specialist will work in partnership with the Nursery through Lower School math specialist and will work with guidance and student support teams. The position requires a background in math as well as experience with curriculum development and an understanding of how students learn math. The specialist will oversee curriculum and work with Upper School math teachers to help implement curriculum to meet the needs to all students. 

Qualifications include:
  • a Master’s degree in math education/leadership
  • 5 years of experience as a math teacher, specialist, or curriculum developer. 
  • being knowledge about math learning and instruction at the grade 5 – 8 level
  • excellent communication skills with both students and teachers as well as various constituencies
  • experience with TERC Investigations and Connected Math Project 3 are a plus.
To apply:  

Unless otherwise noted, applicants for all positions should send a resume, letter of interest, and the names and contact information of three professional references to Andrea DeJesus at employment@townschool.org.  No phone calls please.

Health Educator for Grades 5 - 8

Health Educator for Grades 5 - 8

We are seeking an experienced health educator to teach grades 5 through 8 the following topics: puberty, decision making, healthy relationships, gender development, sexual health and protection and consent.

Primary Responsibilities:

Teaching health classes from middle of November - end of February:  grade 5 for 6 classes; grade 6 for 6 classes; grade 7 for 6 classes; grade 8 for 6 classes.

  • Teaching experience specifically with middle school students, parents and faculty.
  • Access to age appropriate materials and resources to enhance our curriculum as well as a background in equity and diversity pedagogy.
  • Experience in the independent school setting who will collaborate with the Assistant Head of Upper School on curriculum and schedule.
To apply:  

Send a resume, letter of interest, and the names and contact information of three professional references to Andrea DeJesus, Head of Upper School at employment@townschool.org. No phone calls please.


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