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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  • Department Head, Learning Skills

    The mission of the Learning Skills Department is to ensure that every student receives the support she needs to have a successful educational experience at Brearley. The department provides assistance to students in all three divisions who are at risk for reading or math difficulties (Lower School) or who are currently having academic difficulties (Middle and Upper School) with language acquisition. All members of the department teach Language Arts to Classes I, II and III and some teach Math to these classes as well. The department offers classes for supplementary work in reading and writing for IV - VIII and works individually with students in the Upper School. Responsibilities include:

    • Arrange teaching assignments, in consultation with Division Heads
    • Assign shared duties equitably to department members: teaching, testing, scoring, record keeping and attendance at class meetings K to X
    • Arrange coverage for absent teachers when they cannot do so themselves and keep track of teacher absences
    • Encourage communication between department and Lower School and subject teachers
    • Oversee ordering of books and materials, work with assistant to the Head of the Lower School on NYSTL order, oversee distribution of books when they arrive
    • Write, with department, periodic and on-going documents: curriculum mapping, NYSAIS self-evaluation and response to evaluation, test result summaries and records over time
    • When hiring new teachers or sabbatical replacements, read resumes, conduct interviews, schedule and evaluate practice classes, schedule interviews with Division Heads, Head of School, Dean of Academic Life; coordinate results with candidates
    • Write department evaluations
    • Read and edit for brevity and errors reports written by department members
    • Keep records of department teaching assignments over the years
    • Keep Registrar informed of teachers, groups and changes as they occur for Senior Systems and Whipple Hill
    • Maintain a running record, as much as possible, of progress of all Learning Skills Department students
    • Oversee department budget
    • Consider new materials, space needs etc. of department
    • Review and reassess Testing, Language Arts and Middle School skills program: new materials, technology and methodology
    • Coordinate and participate in screening of all class K and approximately 2/3 of all girls in classes I to III for Lower School Language Arts groups every fall
    • Schedule and administer selected standardized testing, including preparation of test materials, oversight of accommodations, distribution of results and communication with relevant parties (Division Heads, parents, etc.)

    Please submit 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.
  • Head Teachers (K-4)

    M.A. preferred; permanent and 1-year sabbatical replacement positions.
  • Associate Teachers

    The Associate Teacher Program at The Brearley School is a unique opportunity for new teachers to strengthen their teaching skills by working closely with experienced teachers and mentors in a structured and rich environment. Learning through observations and conversations with the other teachers is one of the Program's main characteristics. As the year progresses, Associate Teachers have ample opportunities to teach, following their Room Teachers’ guidance and using their own ideas and style. In addition to teaching, the Associate Teachers join the rest of Brearley's faculty by participating in Professional Development Days and special events with parents and other teachers.
    The Associate Teacher Program is a one-year, full-time position that requires a high degree of professionalism, commitment and responsibility. Candidates may apply for a second year. Associate Teachers are invited for a second year of teaching at the discretion of the school.

    For K-5; some relevant experience preferred; Bachelor’s degree required.
    Please submit 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.
  • Winter Sports Coaching Positions

    Coaching positions are open for the following Winter sports:


    Please send résumé and cover letter to Kristen Williams (kristen.williams@brearley.org).

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.