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

*Current Openings*

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  • Development Associate

    Reporting to the Director of Development, the Development Associate plays a key role in Brearley’s fundraising and engagement efforts by administering campaign fundraising and by assisting the Director of Development.
    Responsibilities Include:
    • Coordinate with the Head of School’s office to schedule donor meetings and events for Development & Alumnae Relations. Manage the related briefing calendar and ensure the Head of School and top volunteers receive necessary background information in a timely manner.
    • Administer prospect pipeline for rated donors, reviewing and updating the document, initiating actions and next steps as appropriate. Ensure that visit contact reports by volunteers, Head of School, and the Director of Development are recorded in Raiser’s Edge database.
    • Collaborate with the Director of Development in supporting the campaign co-chairs and members of the campaign council in their work to cultivate donors and solicit gift commitments. Track volunteer assignments and provide necessary background information.
    • Coordinate meetings for the Development and Trusteeship Committees of the Board of Trustees, as well as the Campaign Council. This work requires interface with the School’s leadership volunteers and includes preparation of presentations as well as managing scheduling, agendas, logistics, RSVPs, and minutes.
    • Monitor the campaign’s progress, regularly updating campaign reports and ensuring accuracy of gift and pledge totals.
    • Manage development research, conducting preliminary prospect review and overseeing the work of the research consultant.
    • Write prospect briefings, incorporating research and summarizing recent activity. Write occasional foundation grant proposals and stewardship reports, tracking due dates to ensure timely submission.
    • Prepare campaign gift agreement letters and supervise campaign commitment process.
    • Manage the Director of Development’s calendar, organize weekly staff meetings and bi-annual team retreats.
    • Manage occasional special events, including preparing invitations, tracking RSVPs, creating nametags, writing briefings and talking points, and providing staffing.
    • Track campaign and development operating budgets, review expenses and process invoices.
    • Other duties as assigned, with occasional evening and early morning hours.
    Minimum Qualifications:
    Bachelor’s degree and related fundraising experience. Prior knowledge of development database software or other data management tool. Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, including Excel and Word. Appreciation for Brearley’s educational mission.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    Prior experience in supporting a major gifts fundraising program, knowledge of campaign reporting, and expertise with the Raiser’s Edge database.
    The Development Associate must have excellent organizational and communications skills, strong attention to detail, interpersonal skills, a positive outlook, good judgment and the ability to manage several projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, goal-oriented environment.
    The position requires the ability to interface professionally with high level donors and volunteers, and discretion with confidential or sensitive information.
    The successful candidate will be a motivated professional who is eager to be part of a determined and dedicated development team in the midst of an ambitious capital campaign.
    TO APPLY: submit resume and cover letter to development@brearley.org.
    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.
  • Network & Information Systems Specialist


    The Network and Information Systems Specialist assumes the primary responsibility of the efficient performance of the Brearley School's network and server infrastructure.   Working in a highly supportive and collaborative environment, the Network and Information Systems Specialist works closely with the Director of Technology and other Technology Department members to ensure that all students, faculty and staff consistently receive the technical resources needed to support the academic and intellectual rigor of its programs.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Your Daily Responsibilities
    • Detect, diagnose and resolve antivirus, malware and other computer security issues.
    • Monitor networks, firewalls and security event logs.
    • Monitor server and desktop backup services.
    • Resolve network, wireless and server connectivity issues for students, faculty, and staff.
    • Perform file restores for faculty and staff where necessary.
    • Provide occasional event and assembly support with special network requirements (e.g. graduation, sporting events)
    • Resolve network issues related to classroom audiovisual requirements(e.g. streaming media, screen sharing, videoconferencing)

    Your Monthly Responsibilities
    • Actively maintain and monitor the campus physical networking infrastructure (switches, ports, patch panels, and wall jacks).
    • Actively maintain and monitor the campus wireless network for performance issues.
    • Actively maintain and monitor the campus local area and wide area networks for bottlenecks and potential issues.
    • Manage relationships with vendors and managed service providers.
    • Work with managed service providers to patch virtual servers and physical appliances during predetermined downtime windows.
    • Create, populate, update and maintain an infrastructure operations dashboard for analyzing trends and identifying potential issues and problems.

    Your Yearly Responsibilities
    • Consult and recommend campus infrastructure and hardware upgrades with respect to capacity planning and budgeting.
    • Create, update and maintain Active Directory and email accounts for faculty, staff and students.
    • Update and maintain campus documentation, network maps, and operating procedures.
    • Train and inform other department members on issues related to infrastructure.

    Your Summertime Responsibilities
    • Manage projects related to the testing, upgrading and optimization of core infrastructure components.   Potential projects include, but is not limited to: upgrading physical wiring and networking, routers and switches, wireless network optimization, local and wide area network optimization, and phone system upgrade and optimization.

    Your Mission-Focused Responsibilities
    • Participate in and contribute to activities that pertain to school community and mission (e.g. student assemblies, faculty/staff meetings, equity leadership groups)
    • Serve on and contribute to special school committees and subcommittees (e.g. administrative technology and crisis committees).
    • Contribute “tips and tricks” articles to department professional development newsletter.

    Required Knowledge:

    You are expected to have experience supporting, or the ability to rapidly learn:
    • MacOS, iOS and Chrome devices.
    • Active Directory services, physical and virtual Windows servers in the enterprise.
    • The GSuite and Office365 administrator consoles.
    • Physical networking and wiring, VLANs, network switches, and firewalls.
    • Wireless controllers and networks.
    • Mobile device management, enterprise antivirus and cloud security platforms.
    • Desktop and server backup services.
    • SIP/VOIP phone systems.

    Ideal Qualities:

    You are ideally:
    • Adaptable and responsive to the ebb and flow of a typical school day.
    • Equally comfortable working with kids of all ages or computers of all ages.
    • Passionate about mission-focused academic institutions and deep learning experiences.
    • An excellent writer and communicator, especially when pertaining to technical issues and non-technical people.
    • A highly analytical, precise, detail-oriented worker.
    • Innovative with respect to solving problems and finding solutions.
    • An effective multi-tasker and project manager.
    • Self-motivated with respect to learning new tools, techniques and concepts.
    • Organized and able to set and re-set priorities.
    • Ready to say “I don’t know, but I’ll find out!” and demonstrate follow-through on those words.
    • Appreciative of every school employee’s role as an educator.
    • Willing to stop to tie a shoe, provide gentle guidance for lunchroom behavior, or help an Upper School student with an independent project.

    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.
  • Trumpet (Brass) Teacher (Grades 5-12).

    Adjunct position.  Classroom instruction and group coaching for MS/US orchestra.  Master’s degree, 1-3 years of teaching, piano skills and Kodaly training preferred. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills required.
  • Violin Teacher (Grades 3-12)

    Adjunct position.  Classroom instruction and group coaching for MS/US orchestra.  Master’s degree, 1-3 years of teaching, piano skills and Kodaly training preferred. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills required.
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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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