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

List of 11 items.

  • 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 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 Science

    September 2015 Position

    The Science Department seeks a full-time teacher of Lower and Middle School science (grades K-5). Elementary school teaching experience required.
  • History Teacher and Possible Department Head

    For Middle School and Upper School (6-12).  Full time. Advanced degree required. 

    The successful candidate will teach three or four classes per year, including at least two stages of the core curriculum, which includes a four-year survey of world history in grades 6-9 and U.S. history in grade 10.  Brearley History courses emphasize writing, research, and intensive work with primary sources.  Department members also develop advanced electives for students in grades 11-12 and participate in the wider life of the Brearley School.
  • Librarian

    September 2015 Position

    Full-time K-12 librarian with a focus in early childhood education and a full-time, one year sabbatical leave replacement K-12 librarian for the 2015-2016 school year.  An MLS/MLIS degree is required.
  • Teacher of French

    September 2015 Position 

    Full-time teacher of French for Classes V-XII.  The successful candidate will have three years of teaching experience, a strong interest in the use of technology in the classroom and be an eager, willing collaborator.  A Bachelor of Arts degree and native or near-native proficiency are required.
  • Teacher of Music (Cello)

    September 2015 Position

    Full-time, one year sabbatical leave replacement for group cello lessons.  In addition to having solid performing experience, the successful candidate will be versed in a variety of pedagogical approaches and musical styles, and will have a strong background in teaching young musicians age 7 - 18.  Five years of teaching experience and strong writing skills are preferred.
  • Head Teachers (K-4)

    September 2015 Positions

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

    September 2015 Positions

    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.
  • Teacher of Physical Education

    September 2015 Position

    Full-time teacher of Physical Education K-12.  A degree in Physical Education and three years of experience are required.  The candidate will be also expected to coach.
  • Coaches

    Fall and Winter 2015 Positions

    Coaches for Field Hockey, Soccer, Volleyball, Cross Country, Basketball, Squash and Swimming. 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.