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Employment

The Town School offers faculty and staff competitive salaries and benefits, a collegial and supportive work environment, and significant support for professional development. We seek educators 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. Our ideal staff members have a flexible, team-oriented approach and a clear understanding of how their work supports the school's mission.

Town Faculty and 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.

Upper School Math Teacher for 2022-23 School Year (6th and 8th Grade)

The Town School seeks an experienced middle school educator to teach 6th and 8th Grade Math for the 2022-2023 school year.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach 6th and 8th Grade Math
  • Co-lead a 6th Grade homeroom and advise 6th Grade students
  • Work collaboratively and professionally with subject area, grade-level, divisional, and school-wide colleagues for curriculum planning, student support, and mentoring
  • Actively partner with parents and the Upper School Student Support team to closely monitor and support students’ progress
  • Differentiate instruction to attend to the needs of individual students
  • Partner with grade-level and department colleagues regarding Town’s Math curriculum
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues, parents, and administration
  • Serve as a full community member by attending meetings, participating in committees, and volunteering for various duties to supervise students
  • Contribute constructively to all faculty discussions and continue to grow professionally (i.e., conferences, in-service training, current literature)

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, or related field preferred
  • At least three years of teaching experience in a middle school setting required
  • Experience with Connected Math Project a plus
  • Experience incorporating technology in support of students’ learning
  • Supportive of Town’s mission and philosophy
  • Demonstrate a commitment to equity and support of Town’s Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; demonstration of personal growth and accomplishment in this area preferred
  • Personal characteristics of an outstanding professional: warmth, tact, discernment, superb communication and organization skills, high energy, and a good sense of humor

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: Candidates should send a letter of interest, resumé, and the names and contact information of three professional references to Carol Seeley, Head of Upper School, at employment@townschool.org.

Nursery-Kindergarten Associate Teachers for 2022-2023

The Town School is looking to hire an entry-level pre-kindergarten and kindergarten associate teacher for the 2022-2023 school year.  This position is perfect for new teachers who want to grow and learn as they will be mentored by two co-head teachers.  A Bachelor’s degree is required.  

RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • To work with two co-head teachers in a collaborative environment to plan and implement a purposeful and balanced program that infuses traditional and innovative teaching styles in a warm and nurturing environment.  
  • Help set up and maintain an effective classroom environment.
  • Meet regularly with co-head and specialist teachers for curriculum planning.  Prepare for these meetings as necessary.
  • Carry out classroom responsibilities as designated by the co-head teachers.
  • Meet regularly with co-head teachers to review associate responsibilities and discuss teaching styles and techniques as it pertains to The Town School.
  • Communicate effectively with faculty and staff.
  • Help keep accurate and thorough records on children including daily attendance, anecdotal records and progress reports.
  • Participate in all guidance meetings.
  • Prep for and participate in parent/teacher conferences.
  • Assist in the writing of year-end reports.
  • Attend and contribute effectively to all Tuesday after-school faculty, divisional and committee meetings.
  • Assist the Admissions Office with the student interview process for prospective Kindergarten students entering the division.
  • Continue to grow professionally through in-service training, workshops or coursework.
  • Help foster the spirit of community at Town.
  • Embrace the School’s moral mission of “Taking Care of Town:  Self – Others – Surroundings.”
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, and supportive of Town’s Statement on Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity; demonstrated personal growth and accomplishment in this area preferred.

To apply: Candidates should send a letter of interest, resume, and the names/contact information of three professional references to: employment@townschool.org
 


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.