• Brearley

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 values diversity and is an inclusive community with respect to age, race, gender, religion, ethnicity, sexual preference and gender identity.  Our hiring practices are consistent with our values.

Current Openings

List of 5 items.

  • Assistant Middle School Softball Coach

    Beginning Spring, 2017
  • Assistant Varsity Tennis Coach

    Beginning Spring, 2017
  • Assistant Varsity Track Coach

    Beginning in Spring, 2017
  • Head of Middle School Student Life

    The Brearley School, an independent K-XII day school for girls in New York City known for its academic excellence, cross-divisional teaching and diversity, seeks an experienced, compassionate and innovative leader to become its Head of Middle School Student Life. (Position to begin in the 2017- 2018 school year.) 

    The Head of Middle School Student Life, a newly formed position, maintains the School’s commitment to providing a healthy and inclusive environment for its Middle School students that supports their intellectual and personal development. This position is appointed by and reports to the Head of School.
    Responsibilities include:
    ● Articulating a clear vision for a Middle School culture that nurtures the intellectual, social and emotional development of students in Classes V-VIII.
    ● Working collaboratively with faculty, administrators and staff to foster the mission of the school and to implement Opening Doors, A Strategic Vision for Brearley. (Click here to view Opening Doors.)
    ● Managing the daily operations of the Division, including leadership of Room Teachers and Advisors and communication with parents.
    ● Acting as a highly visible role model who personifies a school culture that values respect for self and others, intellectual adventurousness, the passionate exchange of ideas, resiliency and generosity.
    ● Knowing students in the Division so as to appreciate and support the unique and lively contributions of each individual.
    ● Supporting complementary programs in equity and inclusion, counseling and wellness, service learning and extracurricular activities.
    ● Partnering with a dynamic and diverse team of administrators to lead the institution. 
    The strong candidate will find great joy in teaching middle school students and have a deep interest in and familiarity with literature supporting girls’ education, wellness, and equity and inclusion. S/he will also have demonstrated success in leading programs for this age group, collaborating with colleagues and working closely with parents. S/he will be open-minded, inspiring, patient and skilled at listening, speaking, writing and supervising colleagues. Humor, creativity, energy, cultural competence, organization and the ability to bring out the best in others are essential. A BA is required.
    A competitive compensation package, commensurate with level of experience.
    Candidates should send a resume, letter of interest and at least three current references to Maria Duckett, Special Assistant to the Head of School, at headsoffice@brearley.org.
  • Head Varsity Softball Coach

    Beginning Spring, 2017
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.
The Brearley School
610 East 83rd Street
New York, NY 10028
(212) 744-8582
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