Employment Opportunities

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.

Current Openings

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  • Administrative Assistant in Office of Admission

    Full time, 12-month position: Monday–Friday 8:00 am – 4:30pm with willingness to stay late on occasion
    This position demands excellent organizational skills, accurate data management and the ability to multi-task and work independently in a busy office.  Confidentiality and discretion along with excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a must.  The Assistant is the first point of contact for all applicant families.  Daily interactions with visiting students and parents are an integral part of the job.
    Provides support to:
    • Director of the Lower School Admission who is responsible for enrollment of grades K – IV
    • Director of Middle and Upper School Admission and Financial Assistance who is responsible for enrollment of grades V – X and the supervision of financial aid for new and returning students
    Responsibilities include:
    • Managing the Office of Admission and supporting the needs of the Directors
    • Maintaining physical and electronic files
    • Scheduling visits for applicants and monitoring daily flow of visitors
    • Preparing weekly schedule of tours
    • Organizing Parent Tour Guide Team and interfacing with Student Tour Guides
    • Maintaining calendars for both Directors
    • Managing Admission portal as well as data flow and integration with the School’s website, databases and other applications
    • Accurate data input and use of database functions including mail merge, email, statistics, queries and reports
    • Preparing all decision letters and enrollment contracts for new students
    • Responding informatively to telephone queries
    • Preparing for and attending school fairs, evening events, and entrance examinations
    • Communicating school wide with Administrative Offices and Academic Departments
    • Communicating with Department of Technology as needed to maintain functioning of all pertinent data bases and admission section of website
    College degree and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and database management required
    Familiarity with a school environment preferred

  • Athletic Trainer

    Certified Athletic Trainer (NATA/NY State Licensed) and Health Office Assistant for immediate hire or by August 2015.

    • Provide athletic training services during the school day, evenings and some weekends 
    • Ensure compliance with New York State laws regarding concussions
    • Assist in the nurse's office 
  • Teacher of Art

    September 2015 Position
    Part-time, one year sabbatical leave replacement for Middle and Lower School Art classes.  The Art Department educates first through twelfth grade students in visual thinking and technical confidence through a dynamic curriculum of 2D and 3D design, photography, painting, printmaking, ceramics and carpentry. Planning and developing curriculum is an ongoing collaborative effort.
    Applicants must have strong drawing, color and design skills.  Fine arts background, with an MFA or M.Ed. and prior teaching experience with middle and lower school students required, as is basic computer proficiency.
  • Teacher of Math (4-12)

    September 2015. This is a part-time position.

    The members of Brearley’s Math Department teach grades 4 – 12 through BC Calculus and Linear Algebra and believe that cross-divisional teaching enhances the math program. Strong candidates should have the flexibility to teach Middle or Upper School and a commitment to inspiring an appreciation of mathematics at all levels. Experience with Middle or Upper School math teams a plus.
  • Teacher of Physical Education

    September 2015 Full-Time Position

    K-12; 3 years experience and degree in PE required
  • Teacher of Science

    September to November 2015 Position

    The Science Department seeks a full-time, maternity-leave teacher teacher of Lower and Middle School science (grades K-5). Elementary school teaching experience required.
Submitting Your Résumé 
Unless specified otherwise, please submit your cover letter and résumé to registrar@brearley.org
or by mail to Registrar, The Brearley School, 610 East 83rd Street, New York, NY 10028. No phone calls please.

Faculty Benefits

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.