As faculty and staff openings occur, they will be posted here. Our openings are also regularly posted in the Jobs in Education listings of the Sunday Week in Review section of the New York Times.

The Brearley School actively seeks diversity in its faculty and student body.


The School offers many benefits to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement annuity plans, long-term disability insurance, a flexible spending plan, a computer purchase loan plan, the City’s TransitChek program, and lunch and snacks for all employees without charge. New faculty may apply for housing in a Brearley-owned building on East 77th Street.

Current Openings

  • Development Assistant

    Reporting to the Director of Development, the Development Assistant will play a key role in Brearley’s fundraising and engagement efforts by providing high-­‐level administrative support to the Director of Development and the Development Office.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Coordinate meetings for leadership volunteers, including scheduling and location,
    agenda, RSVPs, meeting materials and minutes.

    • Manage the Director of Development’s calendar, including scheduling and preparing
    briefings and background information.

    • Assist with Annual Fund and Alumnae Program mailings and events, including producing acknowledgements and other letters and labels, handling postage, taking RSVPs, making nametags, and participating in staffing events as needed.

    • Collaborate with other offices in the School (Business Office, Food Services, Technology, Facilities, Reception) for streamlined execution of Development events and business operations.

    • Coordinate “Class Notes” for twice yearly school magazine, The Brearley Bulletin. Gather
    submissions from class agents, and input new information into Raiser’s Edge database.

    • Assist in the preparation of reports, presentations, and meeting minutes including
    formatting and proofreading.

    • Participate in database management, accurately inputting address changes and other
    data updates as assigned.

    • Make travel arrangements including booking flights, hotels, and rental cars for Development staff as needed.

    • Review expenses, process receipts, provide reports and track related budget line items
    for the Development team.

    • General office management duties including answering the general development extension and directing calls, ordering supplies, and overseeing equipment maintenance.

    • Other duties as assigned.


    The Development Assistant must be an efficient, reliable team player with a positive outlook and with the competence to interface professionally with the school’s most significant donors and high-­‐level volunteers, as well as with colleagues and students. The Development Assistant must use discretion with confidential or sensitive information and manage several projects simultaneously in a fast-­‐paced, goal-­‐oriented environment.

    This position demands exceptional attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy, strong organizational and planning skills, a proactive approach to anticipating and solving problems, as well as flexibility and the ability to shift focus with changing priorities.


    Bachelor’s degree and related experience. Capacity to draft well-­‐written correspondence and proofread documents. Proficiency with Mircrosoft office programs, including Excel and merging Word documents. Experience with Raiser’s Edge preferred.

    Please submit cover letter and résumé to development@brearley.org or by mail to Development and Alumnae Relations, The Brearley School, 610 East 83rd Street, New York, NY 10028. No phone calls please.

    The Brearley School actively seeks diversity in its employees and student body and encourages
    people of color to apply.

  • Development Database Manager

    Position Overview: Reporting to the Assistant Director of Development, the Development Database Manager is an important member of the Development team - responsible for processing gifts, maintaining database records and providing accurate constituent information to support fundraising and engagement strategies.

    Key Responsibilities include:

    Information Management:
    • Maintain Brearley’s development database of approximately 18,000 alumnae, parents and other constituents using Raiser’s Edge software.
    • Receive, process and input gifts and pledges into database. Report and balance daily gifts for Development and Business Offices.
    • Manage and implement gift receipt, acknowledgement and pledge reminder process.
    • Aggregate incoming donor information and ensure records are accurately and regularly updated, including adding new constituents, updating biographical information and noting event attendance.
    • Provide accurate reports and data files to meet both internal and external information reporting needs, including monthly reconciliation with Business Office, the annual Giving Report and gift documentation for auditors.
    • Conduct financial and biographical research using online search tools and public documents.

    Position Details:
    • Work closely with development leadership to produce and assess information that can inform decision-making and advance fundraising.
    • Assure proper recording and acknowledgement of all gifts.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree with at least two years of relevant experience, preferably in advancement services or a related field such as library science or business information.
    • Extensive experience and proficiency with database management. Strongly prefer advanced knowledge of database software (particularly Raiser’s Edge). Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
    • Outstanding problem-solving and organizational skills, attention to detail and the flexibility to respond to changing priorities.
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and proactively refine office processes to maximize efficiency.
    • Enjoys interacting with volunteers while maintaining institutional confidentiality.
    • Team player with proactive approach and a positive outlook.

    Please submit cover letter and résumé to development@brearley.org or by mail to The Development and Alumnae Office, The Brearley School, 610 East 83rd Street, New York, NY 10028. No phone calls please.

  • Math Fellow

    One-year, entry-level position designed for new teachers or those changing careers; reduced teaching load; grades 5-9; undergraduate degree in mathematics preferred.

  • Fall 2014 Coaching Positions

    Varsity Sports
    Start Date: August 19-November 1,2014
    Practices/Games: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
    Time: 3:00pm - 5:30pm

    Open Positions
    Varsity Field Hockey - Assistant Coach
    Junior Varsity Volleyball - Head Coach and Assistant Coach
    Varsity Volleyball - Assistant coach

    Middle School Sports
    Start Date: September 3-November 1, 2014
    Practices/Games: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
    Time: 3:00pm - 5:30pm

    Open Positions
    Cross Country - Assistant Coach
    Volleyball - Assistant Coach
    Soccer - Assistant Coach

  • To Apply:

    Unless otherwise noted, please send résumé and cover letter to: Registrar, The Brearley School, 610 E. 83rd St., New York, NY, 10028 or to registrar@brearley.org.

    No phone calls please.