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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 orientation and gender identity.  Our hiring practices are consistent with our values.

*Current Openings*

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  • Archivist/ Lower School Librarian Assistant

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    The Archivist/Lower School Library Assistant is a part-time position totaling 20 hours of work per week. The person in this role will split their responsibility each week between serving as the archivist for the school and supporting the Lower School Library team.

    Schedule:
    Archivist: Flexibly scheduled for about 8 hours a week
    Lower School Library Assistant: Monday-Friday: 1:30-4:00 PM

    Qualities needed:
    The Brearley School, founded in 1884, has a long history, which is maintained in the School’s archive. The school archivist is responsible for managing the archive through the organization and preservation of the school’s records. The archivist should have an interest in learning about the School’s history, experience in managing an archive, including work with digital materials and knowledge of best practices and archival standards. Much of the archival work is done independently, so the ideal candidate should be motivated, a self-starter and detail oriented.

    The Lower School Library Assistant role requires an efficient, organized, technologically proficient individual who is flexible and takes initiative. The Lower School Library Assistant should be comfortable working with students, teachers, and parents. Experience working at a school is desirable.

    Responsibilities include:
    Archivist role:
    • Assess, preserve and maintain school documents and objects
    • Create and maintain computer archives and databases
    • Organize and classify archival records to make them easy to search through
    • Collaborate with the School's community to find and acquire new materials for the archives

    Lower School Library Assistant role:
    • Assisting at Lower School library desk with circulation needs, including helping check in and check out books.
    • Processing and preparing new books for circulation
    • Updating themed bulletin boards and maintaining library space
    • Helping to maintain library collection by shelving books and other duties

    Education:
    MLS or Equivalent Experience, Archives certificate preferred
     
     
    
  • Assistant Director of Admission

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    Full-time position: Monday-Friday 8:00 am -4:30 pm with evening and weekend events

    The Assistant Director of Admission reports to both the Director of Lower School Admission and the Director of Middle and Upper School Admission and Financial Assistance. The Assistant Director is a member of the admission team and assists in the coordination, promotion and execution of all admission activities, events and initiatives. This position demands excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, as well demonstrated self-awareness and ability to listen when communicating with a diversity of constituencies about Brearley’s mission, culture and program. A warm, welcoming manner, ability to work as a team member, self-motivation and a sense of humor are essential.
     

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
    • Interviewing Kindergarten applicant parents
    • Interviewing Middle and Upper School applicants as time permits
    • Organizing and training adult tour guides
    • Organizing and attending admission events
    • Collecting and analyzing statistical data
    • Extending Brearley’s reach to new populations in the greater New York City area by identifying and visiting schools and community-based organizations and hosting local receptions for prospective students and families.
    • Coordinating social media, including photography of classrooms, assemblies, events, and development of related content; managing the scheduling and posting of Brearley’s social media accounts, including Instagram, Twitter and Facebook; collaborating with Admission, Athletics, Communications and Development Departments to ensure consistent messaging across all platforms of the School. Some evening and weekend work required to cover important community events.

    Qualifications:
    • College degree
    • At least 3 years experience in admissions, preferably at an independent school
    • Proficiency with Filemaker & Google Suite
     
     
     
  • Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC)/Health Office Assistant

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    Full-time exempt position: Monday-Friday 10:00am-6: 00 pm with some late and weekend coverage for athletic programs and sports events. On the 4
    th weekend date, a flat daily rate will be issued.

    The position will assist the School Nurse in the day-to-day operation of the Health Office and provide coverage for afterschool sports activities as well as develop and conduct healthy programs for faculty and staff. The position demands confidentiality, good communication and interpersonal skills, excellent data entry and computer skills and the ability to multitask, take initiative and undertake projects.
     
    Responsibilities include:
    Athletic Training
    • Provide first-aid and treat athletic injuries during the school day and after school activities
    • Develop therapeutic exercise programs and oversee post-surgical conditioning
    • Develop appropriate fitness and training programs for students
    • Ensure compliance with NYS mandated concussion protocol
    • Electronic data entry and injury surveillance
    • Oversee AT budget, supplies, and maintenance of AED kits
    • Attend weekly Athletic Department Meetings
    Health Care & Education
    • Assist with basic first aid as needed by students, faculty and staff
    • Monitor self-directed students who take prescribed medications kept in the Nurse’s office
    • Provide supervision to ill students in the Nurse’s office
    • Conduct CPR/AED classes for faculty and staff
    • Develop a Wellness program for faculty and staff
    • Assist in developing a health section for the Brearley website
    • Provide coverage in the Nurse’s office as needed
    
    Record Management
    • Assist in maintaining health files for all students by tracking dates of physical exams and follow up with parents/guardians regarding the information on student records
    • Assist in developing a list of students with special medical needs
    • Provide current immunization records to graduating seniors
    • Assist in completing required records to ensure compliance with applicable NYS laws
    • Enter student data into Magnus Health Center program

    Education/Skills
    • Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training or  related field required; Masters degree preferred
    • Must be BOC certified and NYS registered
    • Proficiency in data entry and computer-related skills required
    • Athletic Training Experience preferred


  • Director of Counseling and Wellness

    Director of Counseling and Wellness
    Start Date: July 2019
     
    The School
    The Brearley School is a nationally respected learning community of 725 girls in K-12 and 200 faculty and staff members. An independent school that draws students from all five boroughs of New York City and beyond, Brearley is a center of extraordinary intellectual energy and exuberance.
    “Opening Doors: A Strategic Vision for The Brearley School” (www.brearley.org/openingdoors) which was approved by the Board of Trustees in October, is the blueprint for the next chapter in the School’s history of educational leadership. In addition to maintaining and enhancing Brearley’s exceptional teaching and curriculum and creating new space for the School, the plan’s key initiatives include an emphasis on balance in daily life and the redefinition of the model of healthy achievement and success for Brearley students and girls everywhere.

    The Position
    The position of Director of Counseling and Wellness is an integral part of Brearley’s vision for our Student Life program. The Director serves as a vital nexus for all activities in support of the social and emotional wellbeing of our girls in Classes K – XII. S/he must embrace an inclusive and culturally-sensitive approach to wellness and will help provide the momentum needed to sustain and nurture a healthy, safe and caring school environment. In addition to providing traditional counseling services as necessary to students in the Lower, Middle, and Upper School, the Director will work closely with the Division Heads, the Lower School psychologist, the Middle/Upper School Counselor, and the School Nurse, among others, to promote the health and wellness of our student body. As a leader in this thread of the School’s work, the Director must be comfortable balancing collaboration with colleagues, while working in an entrepreneurial and self-directed manner.
    This is a full-time staff position, reporting to the Assistant Head of School for Student Life.

    Responsibilities
    The position’s responsibilities include:
    • Provide supervision and oversight of the Counseling Wellness Department (CWD): Middle/Upper School Counselor; Lower School Psychologist; School Nurse
    • Coordinate and organize all social-emotional wellness programming in K-12, including our sexuality education program
    • Obtain training in the Our Whole Lives (OWL) sexuality education program and lead the recruitment and facilitation of training for faculty and staff
    • Collaborate with Division Heads and CWD to design, implement, and follow up on policies and procedures
    • Provide leadership, direction, and coordinate resources during school-related dilemmas or emergencies
    • Train administrators, faculty and staff on relevant social and emotional developmental issues
    • Provide direct short-term counseling to students, referral services for families, and consultation to parents, faculty, and staff on an as-needed basis.
    • Work with Division Heads and Parent Association leadership to develop parent education programming.
    • Provide leadership and support in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion


    Requirements
    • Must be a New York State licensed psychologist and have a minimum of five years of experience post-licensure
    • Ph. D. or Psy. D. in school psychology, counseling psychology, or clinical psychology
    • 2-3 years prior experience in a school setting
    • Experience in the design and implementation of a social-emotional curriculum;
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in multicultural environments and administer culturally-competent and developmentally-appropriate support;
    • Crisis-management skills and experience facilitating crisis-preparedness training;
    • Experience in providing trauma support;
    • Strong writing, verbal and listening skills;
    • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills.
    • Experience dealing with a widely diverse community socio-economically, racially, and culturally
     
    Submitting Your Résumé
    Please submit your cover letter and résumé to the registrar@brearley.org or by mail to, The School Registrar, The Brearley School, 610 East 83rd Street, New York, NY 10028. No phone calls please.

    The Brearley School actively seeks diversity in its faculty and student body.
  • Lower and Middle School Teacher of Learning Skills

    The Brearley School, an independent girls’ school serving over 700 students K-XII, seeks candidates for a full-time position as Teacher of Learning Skills in Classes I-VIII.
     
    Founded in 1884, the school is a center of intellectual exuberance, attracting students from across and beyond New York City. Its mission has long combined outstanding academics with an insistence on larger purpose:  we seek to prepare our students for principled engagement in the world.  
     
    A Brearley teacher loves to teach students who love to learn.  She or he has the wisdom and skill to spark in them a pioneering spirit as well as the ability to think critically and creatively. We count on our faculty to create and maintain an atmosphere of honesty, generosity and genuine respect for the thoughts, efforts and feelings of others.  Many are scholars, artists or athletes. We actively seek to build, nurture and sustain a diverse faculty and student body.
     
    This position, like many at the school, entails cross-divisional teaching, which is an essential aspect of our program.  We educate our students with a network of teachers who know them for years, who recognize that they flourish in their own time, and who know where the curriculum begins and how it will proceed.  A Brearley education is rooted in ideas and practices that have been developed over time and through thoughtful, deliberate collaboration. We encourage new faculty to bring new ideas and fresh insights that might enhance a strong, beloved foundation.
     
    The ideal candidate will have a genuine passion for and command of subject matter; a sincere interest in young people and an appreciation for the variety of ways in which they grow and learn; excellent communications skills; fairness, consistency and promptness in evaluating student work and in responding to students’ individual progress; the desire to collaborate; acollegial spirit and a sense of humor; and a commitment to helping students think independently and develop confidence in their own abilities.
     
    Class size averages 3-7 students.  A Brearley teacher also educates students through service in other areas, such as advising a small group of students, for example, guiding a club or chaperoning trips, and attending extracurricular events in which the students take part. 
     
    Responsibilities include teaching phonics-based Language Arts, working with Lower School students on mathand math remediation, teaching writing, reading and study skills to Middle School students, and meeting individually with Upper School students.  The department works with small, homogenous Language Arts groups in Classes I, II and III and with small writing groups in Class IV.  The Middle School curriculum focuses on reading comprehension, essay writing, and study skills.  The candidate should be trained to teach students with math and language difficulties; an advanced degree in reading/literacy or a related field, as well as teaching experience in this area, is required. 
     
    Interested candidates may apply for this position by sending a cover letter and resume to registrar@brearley.org.
     
    The Brearley School is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to hiring exceptional, dedicated teachers of diverse backgrounds. We consider qualified individuals for employment with the School regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability or any other state or federal protected classification.
     
     
  • Lower School Room Teacher (Anticipated)

    The Brearley School, an independent girls’ school serving over 700 students K-XII, seeks candidates for Lower School Room Teacher in Classes K-IV.
     
    Founded in 1884, the school is a center of intellectual exuberance, attracting students from across and beyond New York City. Its mission has long combined outstanding academics with an insistence on larger purpose: we seek to prepare our students for principled engagement in the world.  
     
    Lower School Room Teachers are first and foremost responsible for the overall well-being of the child in school and play a vital role in the lives of our youngest students.  They are responsible for establishing a foundation and creating an environment in which each girl feels and knows that she is a part of this community, capable of accomplishing all the tasks set before her. Helping each girl understand how she best learns is another critical facet of this position. Room teachers oversee the lives of their students from the moment the girls arrive at the homeroom until the last girl has been sent off at day’s end. They are alert to shifts of mood, behavior, work habits, and friendships, and they are aware of the girls’ academic progress and their activities. They serve as mediators in situations the girls are unable to manage by themselves, and as experts on the child when speaking with parents.
     
    Brearley teachers love to teach students who love to learn.  They have the wisdom and skill to spark in students a pioneering spirit as well as the ability to think critically and creatively. We count on our faculty to create and maintain an atmosphere of honesty, generosity and genuine respect for the thoughts, efforts, and feelings of others.  Many are scholars, artists or athletes. We actively seek to build, nurture and sustain a diverse faculty and student body.
     
    A Brearley education is rooted in ideas and practices that have been developed over time and through thoughtful, deliberate collaboration. We encourage new faculty to bring new ideas and fresh insights that might enhance a strong, beloved foundation.
     
    The ideal candidate will have a genuine passion for and knowledge of elementary education; a sincere interest in young people and an appreciation for the variety of ways in which they grow and learn; excellent communications skills; fairness, consistency and promptness in evaluating student work and in responding to students’ individual progress; the desire to collaborate; a collegial spirit and a sense of humor; and a commitment to helping students think independently and develop confidence in their own abilities.
     
    We seek college graduates with at least two years of experience in an elementary classroom.
     
    Interested candidates may apply for this position by completing an application and sending a cover letter and resume to registrar@brearley.org.
     
    The Brearley School is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to hiring exceptional, dedicated teachers of diverse backgrounds. We consider qualified individuals for employment with the School regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability or any other state or federally protected classification.
  • Lower, Middle and Upper School Teacher of Physical Education

    The Brearley School, an independent girls’ school serving over 700 students K-XII, seeks candidates for the position of Teacher of Physical Education in Classes K-12.  This position is ongoing and full-time.
     
    An undergraduate degree in Physical Education or a related field is required.  The successful candidate will teach in the K-XII PE curriculum and coach two varsity seasons in Middle or Upper School.
     
    Founded in 1884, the school is a center of intellectual exuberance, attracting students from across and beyond New York City. Its mission has long combined outstanding academics with an insistence on larger purpose:  we seek to prepare our students for principled engagement in the world.
     
    A Brearley teacher loves to teach students who love to learn.  She or he has the wisdom and skill to spark in them a pioneering spirit as well as the ability to think critically and creatively. We count on our faculty to create and maintain an atmosphere of honesty, generosity and genuine respect for the thoughts, efforts and feelings of others.  Many are scholars, artists or athletes. We actively seek to build, nurture and sustain a diverse faculty and student body.
     
    This position, like many at the school, entails cross-divisional teaching, which is an essential aspect of our program.  We educate our students with a network of teachers who know them for years, who recognize that they flourish in their own time, and who know where the curriculum begins and how it will proceed.  A Brearley education is rooted in ideas and practices that have been developed over time and through thoughtful, deliberate collaboration. We encourage new faculty to bring new ideas and fresh insights that might enhance a strong, beloved foundation.
     
    The ideal candidate will have a genuine passion for and command of subject matter; a sincere interest in young people and an appreciation for the variety of ways in which they grow and learn; excellent communications skills; fairness, consistency and promptness in evaluating student work and in responding to students’ individual progress; the desire to collaborate; a collegial spirit and a sense of humor; and a commitment to helping students think independently and develop confidence in their own abilities.
     
    A Brearley teacher also educates students through service in other areas, such as advising a small group of students, for example, guiding a club or chaperoning trips, and attending extracurricular events in which the students take part.
     
    Interested candidates may apply for this position by sending a cover letter and résumé to registrar@brearley.org.
     
  • Middle and Upper School Teacher of Classics

    The Brearley School, an independent girls’ school serving over 700 students K-XII, welcomes candidates for the position of Teacher of Classics in Classes VII-XII.  This is a full-time position.  
     
    The successful candidate will be able to teach Middle and Upper School students, have an M.A. in Classics, and be an eager, willing collaborator.  Three years of teaching experience is preferred.
     
    Founded in 1884, the school is a center of intellectual exuberance, attracting students from across and beyond New York City. Its mission has long combined outstanding academics with an insistence on larger purpose:  we seek to prepare our students for principled engagement in the world.
     
    A Brearley teacher loves to teach students who love to learn.  She or he has the wisdom and skill to spark in them a pioneering spirit as well as the ability to think critically and creatively. We count on our faculty to create and maintain an atmosphere of honesty, generosity and genuine respect for the thoughts, efforts, and feelings of others.  Many are scholars, artists or athletes. We actively seek to build, nurture and sustain a diverse faculty and student body.
     
    This position, like many at the school, entails cross-divisional teaching, which is an essential aspect of our program.  We educate our students with a network of teachers who know them for years, who recognize that they flourish in their own time, and who know where the curriculum begins and how it will proceed.  A Brearley education is rooted in ideas and practices that have been developed over time and through thoughtful, deliberate collaboration. We encourage new faculty to bring new ideas and fresh insights that might enhance a strong, beloved foundation.
     
    The ideal candidate will have a genuine passion for and command of subject matter; a sincere interest in young people and an appreciation for the variety of ways in which they grow and learn; excellent communications skills; fairness, consistency and promptness in evaluating student work and in responding to students’ individual progress; the desire to collaborate; a collegial spirit and a sense of humor; and a commitment to helping students think independently and develop confidence in their own abilities.
     
    A Brearley teacher also educates students through service in other areas, such as advising a small group of students, for example, guiding a club or chaperoning trips, and attending extracurricular events in which the students take part.
     
    Interested candidates may apply for this position by sending a cover letter and resume to registrar@brearley.org.
     
    The Brearley School is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to hiring exceptional, dedicated teachers of diverse backgrounds. We consider qualified individuals for employment with the School regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability or any other state or federally protected classification.
  • Middle and Upper School Teacher of English (Full-Time)

    The Brearley School, an independent girls’ school serving over 700 students K-XII, welcomes candidates for the position of Teacher of English in Classes VI-XII.  This is a full-time, ongoing position. We actively seek to build, nurture and sustain a diverse faculty and student body.
     
    Beginning with Class VI, the English Department introduces students to major literary works; it instructs students in close reading, clear writing, literary analysis, formal grammar, creative expression, oral communication of ideas, and thoughtful debate. All English teachers teach in both the Middle and Upper School.
     
    The English Department is especially interested in candidates with expertise in the ethnic literatures of the United States, diasporic or transnational literature, or the writing of fiction. An advanced degree in English or a related field and 6 years of relevant teaching experience are required.
     
    Founded in 1884, the school is a center of intellectual exuberance, attracting students from across and beyond New York City. Its mission has long combined outstanding academics with an insistence on larger purpose:  we seek to prepare our students for principled engagement in the world. 
     
    A Brearley teacher loves to teach students who love to learn.  She or he has the wisdom and skill to spark in them a pioneering spirit as well as the ability to think critically and creatively. We count on our faculty to create and maintain an atmosphere of honesty, generosity and genuine respect for the thoughts, efforts and feelings of others.  Many are scholars, artists or athletes.
     
    The ideal candidate will have a genuine passion for and command of subject matter; a sincere interest in young people and an appreciation for the variety of ways in which they grow and learn; excellent communications skills; fairness, consistency and promptness in evaluating student work and in responding to students’ individual progress; the desire to collaborate; a collegial spirit and a sense of humor; and a commitment to helping students think independently and develop confidence in their own abilities.
     
    Class size averages 13-16 students.  A Brearley teacher also educates students through service in other areas, such as advising a small group of students, for example, guiding a club or chaperoning trips, and attending extracurricular events in which the students take part.
     
    Interested candidates may apply for this position by sending a cover letter and resume to registrar@brearley.org.
     
    The Brearley School is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to hiring exceptional, dedicated teachers of diverse backgrounds. We consider qualified individuals for employment with the School regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability or any other state or federal protected classification.
     
  • Middle and Upper School Teacher of French

    The Brearley School, an independent girls’ school serving over 700 students K-XII, welcomes candidates for the position of Teacher of French in Classes V-XII.  This is a one-year, full-time position.
     
    The successful candidate will be able to teach from Class V to Class XII, 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.
     
    Founded in 1884, the school is a center of intellectual exuberance, attracting students from across and beyond New York City. Its mission has long combined outstanding academics with an insistence on larger purpose:  we seek to prepare our students for principled engagement in the world.
     
    A Brearley teacher loves to teach students who love to learn.  She or he has the wisdom and skill to spark in them a pioneering spirit as well as the ability to think critically and creatively. We count on our faculty to create and maintain an atmosphere of honesty, generosity and genuine respect for the thoughts, efforts, and feelings of others.  Many are scholars, artists or athletes. We actively seek to build, nurture and sustain a diverse faculty and student body.
     
    This position, like many at the school, entails cross-divisional teaching, which is an essential aspect of our program.  We educate our students with a network of teachers who know them for years, who recognize that they flourish in their own time, and who know where the curriculum begins and how it will proceed.  A Brearley education is rooted in ideas and practices that have been developed over time and through thoughtful, deliberate collaboration. We encourage new faculty to bring new ideas and fresh insights that might enhance a strong, beloved foundation.
     
    The ideal candidate will have a genuine passion for and command of subject matter; a sincere interest in young people and an appreciation for the variety of ways in which they grow and learn; excellent communications skills; fairness, consistency and promptness in evaluating student work and in responding to students’ individual progress; the desire to collaborate; a collegial spirit and a sense of humor; and a commitment to helping students think independently and develop confidence in their own abilities.
     
    A Brearley teacher also educates students through service in other areas, such as advising a small group of students, for example, guiding a club or chaperoning trips, and attending extracurricular events in which the students take part.
     
    Interested candidates may apply for this position by sending a cover letter and resume to registrar@brearley.org.
     
    The Brearley School is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to hiring exceptional, dedicated teachers of diverse backgrounds. We consider qualified individuals for employment with the School regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability or any other state or federally protected classification.
  • School Nurse (Part-Time)

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    Responsibilities:
    To provide part-time health and emergency care to students and staff, promote wellness and serve as a resource for health concerns in the school setting. The School Nurse coordinates the delivery of health services through communication and collaboration with parents, students, staff and physicians.

    Part-time duties include, but are not limited to:
    • Protecting and maintain student’s health by providing professional nursing services in accordance with Nursing Standards and NYS Licensing
    • Documenting health services provided
    • Administering medications and treatments as ordered
    • Reviewing and maintaining accurate cumulative health records, including immunizations.
    • Facilitating NY State-mandated immunization and communicable disease control requirements
    • Identifying and assessing students’ health needs, implementing services, and evaluating plans of care which impact student learning and achievement or safety
    • Developing individual health care plans and modifications for students with special health care needs.
    • Acting as the liaison between home and school, and community regarding student health concerns
    • Participating as a member of the Counseling and Wellness Department; including participating in parent and/or faculty workshops
    • Participating as a member of the school’s Emergency Management Team

    Qualifications:

    • Current certification in CPR
    • Current Mandated Reporter training
    • Experience in pediatric or public health nursing
    • Prior experience in school nursing preferred
  • School Psychologist, Lower School (K-4)

    Brearley’s Counseling and Wellness Department is seeking a full-time psychologist to work primarily with our lower school students (K-4). Additionally, the selected staff member will function as a coordinator/project manager of the lower school’s social and emotional learning (SEL) efforts. The position is for the academic year 2019-2020 and reports directly to the Director of Counseling and Wellness. The ideal candidate will possess a solid understanding of children’s academic, social, and emotional development at each grade level.

    Position Summary
    Support Diverse Learners
    • Co-lead faculty, staff, and parent workshops/trainings in response to identified needs
    • Collaborate with the LS Division Head and Head of Learning Skills to determine educational assessment needs of students
    • Provide social, emotional, and behavioral assessments to students and compile reports complete with recommendations
    • Provide culturally responsive services to students and families from diverse backgrounds
    Improve Academic Achievement
    • Complete 6-8 psychoeducational assessments (including social, emotional, and behavioral assessments) for lower school students per year and compile reports complete with recommendations
    • Complete classroom observations and provide feedback regarding student behavior
    • Consult with faculty/staff/administrators
    Promote Positive Behavior and Mental Health
    • Collaborate with faculty/staff to implement programs and curricula regarding SEL
    • Co-facilitate Our Whole Lives (OWL) sexuality education program K-5
    • Ensure fidelity to SEL and OWL program implementation through regular observation and feedback
    • Use diagnostic, formative, and summative assessment to monitor students’ social-emotional and behavioral progress in response to the SEL curriculum
    • Offer short-term individual counseling to students K-4
    • Co-lead group counseling K-4
     
    Create and Maintain a Safe, Positive School Climate
    • Prevent bullying
    • Support social and emotional learning
    • Implement classroom-wide positive behavioral supports
    • Provide crisis prevention and intervention services
    Qualifications
    • A Master’s, specialist, or doctoral level degree in School Psychology
    • 3-5 years minimum of relevant experience
    • Solution-focused, problem-solving counseling techniques
    • Highly effective crisis management skills
    • Familiarity working with learning specialists
    • Capacity to team-build
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Capacity to lead and inspire others
    • Comfort facilitating discussion regarding sexuality education with students, teachers, and parents
    • Willingness to participate in the Our Whole Lives (OWL) training program upon hire
    • Ability to effectively develop and present information to and facilitate discussions with all constituencies of the school
    Interested and qualified candidates should apply by emailing a resume and cover letter describing your interest in the position as well as the skills you have that will serve well in this position to http://registrar@brearley.org by Wednesday, May 8. Please place “LS School Psychologist” in the subject line of your email.
     
     
  • Teacher of Math

    The Brearley School, an independent girls’ school serving over 700 students K-XII, seeks a full-time, ongoing Math teacher in the Middle and Upper Schools.
     
    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.
     
    Founded in 1884, the school is a center of intellectual exuberance, attracting students from across and beyond New York City. Its mission has long combined outstanding academics with an insistence on larger purpose: we seek to prepare our students for principled engagement in the world.
     
    A Brearley teacher loves to teach students who love to learn. She or he has the wisdom and skill to spark in them a pioneering spirit as well as the ability to think critically and creatively. We count on our faculty to create and maintain an atmosphere of honesty, generosity and genuine respect for the thoughts, efforts and feelings of others. Many are scholars, artists or athletes. We actively seek to build, nurture and sustain a diverse faculty and student body.
     
    This position, like many at the school, entails cross-divisional teaching, which is an essential aspect of our program. We educate our students with a network of teachers who know them for years, who recognize that they flourish in their own time, and who know where the curriculum begins and how it will proceed. A Brearley education is rooted in ideas and practices that have been developed over time and through thoughtful, deliberate collaboration. We encourage new faculty to bring new ideas and fresh insights that might enhance a strong, beloved foundation.
     
    The ideal candidate will have a genuine passion for and command of subject matter; a sincere interest in young people and an appreciation for the variety of ways in which they grow and learn; excellent communications skills; fairness, consistency and promptness in evaluating student work and in responding to students’ individual progress; the desire to collaborate; a collegial spirit and a sense of humor; and a commitment to helping students think independently and develop confidence in their own abilities.
     
    Interested candidates may apply for this position by sending a cover letter and resume to registrar@brearley.org.
     
    The Brearley School is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to hiring exceptional, dedicated teachers of diverse backgrounds. We consider qualified individuals for employment with the School regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability or any other state or federal protected classification.
  • Teacher of Photography

    The Brearley School, an independent girls’ school serving over 700 students K-XII, welcomes candidates for the position of Teacher of Photography in Classes IV-XII. This is an ongoing part-time position.
     
    Founded in 1884, the school is a center of intellectual exuberance, attracting students from across and beyond New York City. Its mission has long combined outstanding academics with an insistence on larger purpose: we seek to prepare our students for principled engagement in the world.
     
    A Brearley teacher loves to teach students who love to learn. She or he has the wisdom and skill to spark in them a pioneering spirit as well as the ability to think critically and creatively. We count on our faculty to create and maintain an atmosphere of honesty, generosity and genuine respect for the thoughts, efforts and feelings of others. Many are scholars, artists or athletes. We actively seek to build, nurture and sustain a diverse faculty and student body.
     
    This position, like many at the school, entails cross-divisional teaching, which is an essential aspect of our program. We educate our students with a network of teachers who know them for years, who recognize that they flourish in their own time, and who know where the curriculum begins and how it will proceed. A Brearley education is rooted in ideas and practices that have been developed over time and through thoughtful, deliberate collaboration. We encourage new faculty to bring new ideas and fresh insights that might enhance a strong, beloved foundation.
     
    The ideal candidate will have a genuine passion for and command of subject matter; a sincere interest in young people and an appreciation for the variety of ways in which they grow and learn; excellent communications skills; fairness, consistency and promptness in evaluating student work and in responding to students’ individual progress; the desire to collaborate; a collegial spirit and a sense of humor; and a commitment to helping students think independently and develop confidence in their own abilities.
     
    Class size averages 13-16 students, although a typical group for Photography is smaller. A Brearley teacher also educates students through service in other areas, such as advising a small group of students, for example, guiding a club or chaperoning trips, and attending extracurricular events in which the students take part.
     
    An advanced degree in Fine Art or a related field and six years of experience in teaching Digital and Analog Photography are required. Experience with Photoshop, time-based mediums, student publications and writing skills are preferred.
     
    Interested candidates may apply for this position by sending a cover letter and resume to registrar@brearley.org.
     
    The Brearley School is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to hiring exceptional, dedicated teachers of diverse backgrounds. We consider qualified individuals for employment with the School regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability or any other state or federal protected classification.
  • Teaching Fellow in English/Middle School

    The Brearley School, an independent girls’ school serving over 700 students K-XII, seeks a Teaching Fellow in English/Middle School.
     
    Founded in 1884, the school is a center of intellectual exuberance, attracting students from across and beyond New York City. Its mission has long combined outstanding academics with an insistence on larger purpose: we seek to prepare our students for principled engagement in the world. We actively seek to build, nurture and sustain a diverse faculty and student body.
     
    The Teaching Fellow program allows early-career teachers the opportunity to work with experienced mentors while teaching a reduced load of classes. Teaching Fellows meet regularly with their partner teachers, observe classes and Teaching Fellows are appointed for one year with the possibility of renewal for a second year.
     
    The Teaching Fellow in English will teach two courses, Class VI and VIII in the Middle School, and will participate deeply in the life of the Middle School. The Fellow will be a point person for our Recess Initiative, helping to coordinate supervision, scheduling, Upper School leaders and activities. Working closely with the Head of Middle School Student Life on this initiative, the Middle School Associate will attend Middle School Recess daily. She or he will serve as an Advisor to students in either Class VII or VIII and attend weekly Advisory grade-level meetings to discuss student support and monthly Middle School Advisor meetings for training and brainstorming sessions. She or he will work with the Class V Homeroom teachers, serve as a substitute instructor of English and homeroom when homeroom teachers are absent and consult the Class V Homeroom teachers in the development of their grammar unit. There are opportunities for coaching, for which the Fellow would receive an additional stipend.
     
    A Brearley teacher loves to teach students who love to learn. She or he has the wisdom and skill to spark in them a pioneering spirit as well as the ability to think critically and creatively. We count on our faculty to create and maintain an atmosphere of honesty, generosity and genuine respect for the thoughts, efforts and feelings of others. Many are scholars, artists or athletes.
     
    A Brearley education is rooted in ideas and practices that have been developed over time and through thoughtful, deliberate collaboration. We encourage new faculty to bring new ideas and fresh insights that might enhance a strong, beloved foundation.
     
    The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate or graduate degree in English; a genuine passion for and command of subject matter; a sincere interest in young people and an appreciation for the variety of ways in which they grow and learn; excellent communications skills; fairness, consistency and promptness in evaluating student work and in responding to students’ individual progress; the desire to collaborate; a collegial spirit and a sense of humor; and a commitment to helping students think independently and develop confidence in their own abilities.
     
    Interested candidates may apply for this position by sending a cover letter and resume to registrar@brearley.org.
     
    The Brearley School is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to hiring exceptional, dedicated teachers of diverse backgrounds. We consider qualified individuals for employment with the School regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability or any other state or federal protected classification.
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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 breakfast and lunch for all employees without charge. New faculty may apply for housing in a Brearley-owned building on East 77th Street.
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