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

  • Maintenance Position

    Reporting to the Building Superintendent, supports the maintenance and repair of building systems including, but not limited to construction, alteration, preparation, painting and repair to structures made of wood, sheetrock, plaster, concrete brick or block.  Position will also perform small electrical and plumbing repairs, packing, unpacking, relocating and moving of furniture, equipment and boxes, making deliveries as well as assisting with diverse departmental needs.
    • Ability to work in a team environment, able to maintain cooperative working relationships; demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse population.
    • Assists in the maintenance and repair to building related systems including, but not limited to HVAC, electrical, plumbing, door hardware and related equipment.
    • Safely perform heavy physical labor.
    This position is required to have a broad knowledge of standard practices and procedures of construction trades, including materials and tools and applicable code requirements.
    Responsibilities and duties
    • Perform various building maintenance and repair tasks in a timely manner.
    • Maintain building and custodial equipment.
    • Operate building and grounds equipment such as blowers and snow throwers.
    • Taping, painting and tiling on a regular basis.
    • Work safely with or around hazardous materials on a daily basis.

    Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to facilitiesjob@brearley.org or fax to (212) 570-8676.
    Please do not phone the School.
  • Science Teacher (Grades 7, 9)

    Long-term substitute with flexible schedule to teach seventh grade (Matter, Energy and the Atmosphere) and ninth grade (Biology).
  • Temporary Porter

    Supports the efforts of the Department of Facilities in cleaning and maintaining the School's buildings by utilizing best practices to clean all of the areas to a level consistent with the high standards of the School, and report any maintenance and repairs necessary to a supervisor in support of maintaining a safe and healthy environment.
    Responsibilities include cleaning walls, ceilings, floors, baseboards, toilet rooms, lockers, exposed plumbing and electrical systems, furniture and equipment and remove garbage and recycling. This position also is responsible for packing, unpacking and moving boxes, furniture and equipment, restocks supplies and makes deliveries within the building upon request
    Performs minor maintenance and repairs (such as painting) as needed and will sometimes assist maintenance personnel and carpenters with other duties.
    Must be familiar with all cleaning chemicals, be able to comply with OSHA requirements for safety and be familiar with the tools or materials necessary to execute the job properly.
    Must have ability to interact positively with Supervisors and coworkers, and work well in a team environment.   Must be flexible with work and work schedules. Must be friendly, courteous, polite, able to communicate well with others, and to offer to help when assistance is needed.

    Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to facilitiesjob@brearley.org or fax to (212) 570-8676. Please do not phone the school.

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.
Unless otherwise noted, 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.