Employment

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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. 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 Tony Featherston, Head of School at employment@townschool.org.

Employment Opportunities for 2017-18

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

Head of Upper School, Effective July 2017

Overseeing grades 5-8, 165 students, and 25 faculty, the Head of Upper school is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Division, including supervising teachers; overseeing, coordinating, and developing academic programs; communicating with parents; and maintaining a warm and challenging learning culture. Reporting directly to the Head of School, the Head of Upper School is a member of the senior leadership team.

Candidates should have an advanced degree, middle school teaching experience, and be a proven educational leader. We seek a collaborative, hard-working, creative, and disciplined person to assume this position. A deep background in curricular development and 21st century learning skills is essential, as are a sense of humor and strong sense of self.

To apply: Candidates should send a letter of interest, a resume, and the names/contact information of five references by January 6, 2017 to Tony Featherston, Head of School, at employment@townschool.org.

The Town School is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact

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