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Employment

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. 

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

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, 2019-20 School Year

Math Specialist, Grades 5 – 8

for the 2019-20 School Year

The Town School seeks an experienced middle school educator for the Math Specialist for Grades 5 - 8 position for the 2019-20 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.

Part Time 7th and 8th Grade Spanish Teacher

Responsibilities: 

  • Teach 2 sections of Spanish
  • Potentially serve as an US Homeroom teacher/advisor
  • Participate in other US duties, as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Exhibits a positive way of being, as an educator and community member, in all school contexts
  • Shows an appreciation for the craft of teaching, along with a passion for and knowledge of middle school language learning and the developmental needs of children in this age range
  • High linguistic competency beyond the middle school curriculum
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion
  • Fluency with the ACTFL WORLD-READINESS STANDARDS FOR LEARNING LANGUAGES
  • Strong capacity to integrate technology into classroom teaching
  • Demonstrated success in collaborating with colleagues, parents and students
  • Possesses the following habits: collaboration, organization, confidence, reflection, vulnerability and resiliency, communication and transparency, curiosity, ethics, social and emotional intelligence, and action-orientation
  • At least 5 years teaching experience, preferably across multiple grades

To apply:  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.
 

Part Time 7th and 8th Grade Latin Teacher

Responsibilities: 

  • Teach 2 sections of Latin
  • Potentially serve as US Homeroom teacher/advisor
  • Participate in other US duties, as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Exhibits a positive way of being, as an educator and community member, in all school contexts
  • Shows an appreciation for the craft of teaching, along with a passion for and knowledge of middle school language learning and the developmental needs of children in this age range
  • High linguistic competency beyond the middle school curriculum
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion
  • Fluency with the ACTFL WORLD-READINESS STANDARDS FOR LEARNING LANGUAGES
  • Strong capacity to integrate technology into classroom teaching
  • Demonstrated success in collaborating with colleagues, parents and students
  • Possesses the following habits: collaboration, organization, confidence, reflection, vulnerability and resiliency, communication and transparency, curiosity, ethics, social and emotional intelligence, and action-orientation
  • At least 5 years teaching experience, preferably across multiple grades

To apply:  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.

4th Grade Co-Head Teacher

Town seeks a 4th Grade Co-Head Teacher for the 2019-20 school year.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively and professionally with co-teacher, grade-level, divisional, and school-wide colleagues for curriculum planning, student support, and mentoring

  • Actively partner with parents and Guidance team to closely monitor and support student progress

  • Differentiate instruction to attend to the needs of individual children

  • Communicate effectively with colleagues, parents, and administration

  • Contribute constructively to all faculty discussions and continue to grow professionally (i.e. conferences, in-service training, current literature)


Qualifications: 

  • 3-5 years teaching experience in an elementary setting required

  • Experience with TC Readers/Writers Workshop and TERC Investigations

  • Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion

  • Experience incorporating technology in support of student learning

  • Commitment to continued professional development

  • Advanced degree


Town aspires to be an equitable and inclusive school community and therefore strongly encourages applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences, as well as a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

To apply:  Send a resume, letter of interest, and the names and contact information of three professional references to David A. Wood, Head of Lower School at dwood@townschool.org. No phone calls please.
 


Equal Employment Opportunity

The Town School is strongly committed to equal employment opportunities for all individuals. The School does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, religion or religious practices, color, gender, including gender identity/expression, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, creed, citizenship status, military or veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, prior arrest or conviction record, genetic predisposition, status as a domestic violence or stalking victim, caregiver status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable state, federal, or local laws.     

Contact

540 East 76th Street
New York 10021
p 212-288-4383
f 212-988-5846
info@townschool.org