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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 Tony Featherston, 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.

Business Office Associate

Business Office Associate

This is a full-time, annual non-exempt position with competitive salary and generous benefit package, including more than six weeks paid time off. The Business Office Associate assists the business office team and reports to the Controller.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Cash Receipts:

    • Receive & code all incoming funds 

    • Process bank deposits

  • Assist Faculty & Staff with ordering classroom & office supplies

  • NYS DOE reimbursement processing

  • Filing of accounts payable invoices

  • Assist with billing systems

  • Payroll and benefits reconciliations

  • Provide payroll and benefits processing support to the Controller and the Finance Manager 

  • Maintain personnel files

  • Record and reconcile petty cash

  • Assist with annual audit preparation as necessary

  • Assist with meeting preparation

  • Special projects and clerical duties as needed

Qualifications:
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a finance environment

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel & Word

  • Experience with Blackbaud/Financial Edge and ADP a plus

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Highly organized and efficient

  • Discretion with sensitive / confidential matters 

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent experience


Upper School Science Teacher, 5th and 6th Grades

Upper School Science Teacher, 5th and 6th Grades

Town seems an experienced middle school teacher for 5th Grade Science for the 2018-19 school year.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Teach 5th and 6th grade science classes.
  • Homeroom Advisor to 5th grade students
  • Work collaboratively and professionally with subject area, grade-level, divisional, and school-wide colleagues for curriculum planning, student support, and mentoring.
  • Differentiate instruction to attend to the needs of individual children.
  • Actively partner with parents and Student Support team to closely monitor and support student progress.
  • Communicate proactively and effectively with colleagues, parents, and administration.
  • Organize the outdoor education trip in the fall for 5th and 6th graders.
  • Collaborate with the science department in order to plan and implement Science Night.
  • Serve as a full community member by attending meetings, participating in committees and volunteering for various duties supervising students.
  • Contribute constructively to all faculty discussions and continue to grow professionally (i.e. conferences, in-service training, current science curricula).

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree required.
  • At least 5 years teaching experience in a middle school setting required.
  • Commitment to equity and inclusion in support of student learning and personal and professional growth.
  • Passion for teaching middle school age children.
  • Experience incorporating technology in support of student learning.
  • Knowledge of science content and curricula.
  • Interest in continued professional and curriculum development.

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.

Contact

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