General Teacher Applications

Current Openings

Lower School-Middle School Earth Science Position

Starting date: September 2018

The Browning School seeks an experienced science educator for teaching earth science and general science in Lower and Middle School classes, within the range of Grade 2 to Grade 8.  The ideal candidate will have a masters degree in experimental science or science teaching, with experience in discovery-based, non-formal science education and interested in curriculum development. A dynamic, team-oriented teacher is sought to join a highly collaborative science department which has an emphasis on individual science research, experimentation, and environmental stewardship. Browning science teachers typically work with students across divisions, so an affinity for working with boys at different developmental stages is required. A Browning teacher engages with students beyond the classroom, advising clubs, affinity groups, advisory, field trips and taking part in extra-curricular events.

The Browning School is a K-12 boys school located on 62nd Street in midtown Manhattan, New York. The Browning school seeks to promote diversity in its hiring process and is committed to building an inclusive community and culturally diverse faculty. The Browning School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, marital status, disability, or any other basis.

Please send resume and cover letter to Emilie Wolf at ewolf@browning.edu.

Lower School ASSOCIATE POSITION

The Browning School, is an independent K-12 school for boys in New York City, is seeking a Lower School Associate Teacher for the 2018-2019 school year.
Our ideal candidate will have a familiarity with lower school teaching practices and the ability to teach a wide range of learning styles, have good classroom management skills, strong collegial skills, and a healthy sense of humor.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated interest in working with children
  • Teaching experience in a Lower School (Preferred)
  • An advanced degree in Education (Preferred)

The Browning school seeks to promote diversity in its hiring process and is committed to building an inclusive community and culturally diverse faculty. The Browning School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, marital status, disability, or any other basis.

Please send all resumes to Laura Alterman at lalterman@browning.edu.

FIRST GRADE MATERNITY LEAVE TEACHER

The Browning School, an independent K-12 school for boys in New York City is seeking a maternity leave placement for a first grade head teacher. This position is scheduled for September 2018 through-December 2018 and includes benefits and competitive salary.

Our ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Five years Head Teaching experience in K- 2nd grade
  • An advanced degree in Education
  • The ability to demonstrate exceptional classroom management skills
  • The skill to teach a wide range of learning styles
  • Strong collegial skills and a healthy sense of humor.
  • Knowledge of Singapore Math, Fountas and Pinnell Assessments and guided
  • Reading instructiion a significant plus.

The Browning school seeks to promote diversity in its hiring process and is committed to building an inclusive community and culturally diverse faculty. The Browning School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, marital status, disability, or any other basis.

Please send all resumes to Laurie Gruhn at lgruhn@browning.edu.

 

US-MS Chemistry Teacher

The Browning School, a K-12 boys school located on 62nd Street in New York City, seeks a full-time experienced science educator for teaching Chemistry in Middle and Upper School classes, within the range of Grade 8 to Grade 12 for the 2018-2019 school year.

The ideal candidate will have the flexibility to teach levels of chemistry from introductory physical science to Advanced Placement chemistry. Three years teaching experience, an advanced degree in chemistry, and training in laboratory safety and chemical management are preferred. Browning science emphasizes a solid foundational experience intertwined with individual exploration and research. A dynamic, team-oriented teacher is sought to join a highly collaborative science department which has an emphasis on individual science research, experimentation, and environmental stewardship. Browning science teachers typically work with students across divisions, so an affinity for working with boys at different developmental stages is required. A Browning teacher engages with students beyond the classroom, advising clubs, affinity groups, advisory, field trips and taking part in extra-curricular events.

The Browning School seeks to promote diversity in its hiring process and is committed to building an inclusive community and culturally diverse faculty. The Browning School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, marital status, disability, or any other basis.

Please send resume and cover letter to Emilie Wolf, ewolf@browning.edu

 

ADMISSION ASSOCIATE (Maternity Leave replacement)

Open: July 2018 - Early January 2019. Browning seeks an Admission Associate for a five-month period who is highly professional, diligent, organized, mature, steady and discreet, has familiarity with Blackbaud, Veracross and Ravenna, is willing to learn new systems and approaches, and to contribute in all ways to the smooth functioning of a very busy Office of Admission. A great degree of comfort with a school environment and interaction with students, parents, and prospective families, as well as a very professional and pleasant phone demeanor is a must, as are a positive, upbeat, can-do demeanor and a solid sense of humor. A background in education and/or admission experience is preferred.

The Admission Associate is responsible to both Directors of Admission with respect to all clerical matters for the Office of Admission including, but not limited to:

Admission Processes:

  • Processing all applications and preparing/maintaining admission files

  • Receiving and responding to inquiries

  • Scheduling appointments for prospective parents and applicants

  • Preparing weekly schedule of tours for distribution

  • Fielding scheduling issues regarding Parent Tour Guides

  • Maintaining and regularly updating database of admission information

  • Daily sorting and filing of all departmental mail and paperwork

  • Maintenance of the Admission Department calendar

  • Organizing and attending admission events (including those that occasionally occur in the evening)

  • Assisting with Kindergarten applicant assessment

  • Attending school placement fairs and other school events (including those that may occasionally occur in the evening), as needed;

Enrollment Management:

  • Updating and maintaining enrollment data

  • Preparing enrollment, attrition, applications and admission summaries, statistics and PowerPoint presentations

Other:

  • Communicating with the Department of Technology as needed to maintain smooth functioning of all computer, website and Department of Technology matters that pertain to the Office of Admission;

  • Coordinating with other administrative assistants in front desk coverage and various clerical tasks; and

  • Assisting Division Heads in preparing transcripts for current students applying to other schools.

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a resume and two references to kwest@browning.edu.

ADMISSION EVALUATOR (Maternity Leave replacement)

Open: September 2018 - November 2018. Browning seeks an Admission Evaluator for a three-month period who has experience in working with and assessing children aged 3-6, as well as prior experience working in admission. Candidates must be professional, organized and possess strong interpersonal, communication and computer skills, as well as a good sense of humor. The Admission Evaluator is responsible to the Director of Admission. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Leading daily playgroup sessions for Kindergarten applicants

  • Scheduling and conducting one-on-one assessments of applicants to Grades 1-4

  • Writing evaluation report about each applicant

  • Observing applicants in their early childhood settings

  • Conducting parent interviews as needed

  • Serving as a member of the Admission Committee (assisting in making

    decisions)

  • Assisting Director and Associate with data entry and clerical tasks as needed.

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a resume and two references to kwest@browning.edu.

part-time learning specialist

The Browning School,  an independent K-12 school for boys in New York City, is accepting applications for a part-time Reading/Learning Disabilities Specialist to provide 1:1 and small group reading, writing,  and study skills support for boys in 3rd-8th grade.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of five years of experience and a Master’s Degree in Reading or Special Education

  • Familiarity with at least one Orton-Gillingham-based phonics program and be trained in The Hochman Method

  • Knowledge  of best teaching practices and the ability to engage boys

  • The ability to interpret scores from the CPT-IV, QRI, WJ, and tests administered during psychoeducational evaluations.  

The ability to work flexibly in a collegial, fast-paced school is imperative. Basic math instruction skills are a plus. The position will begin September 2018.

The Browning school seeks to promote diversity in its hiring process and is committed to building an inclusive community and culturally diverse faculty. The Browning School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, marital status, disability, or any other basis.

Please send all resumes to: Kristen Sheppard (ksheppard@browning.edu).