Employment
Candidates interested in teaching at Kent Place School should send a cover letter and resume to the Director of Studies by mail, e-mail or fax: Kent Place School, 42 Norwood Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901, teaching@kentplace.org or fax: (908) 608-9064. Candidates interested in any staff positions should send a cover letter and resume to the contact information listed with each open position.

Faculty Positions Available

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  • Computer Science Teacher - Middle & Upper School

    Kent Place School  is seeking a forward-thinking educator to join the Computer Science and Engineering Department to develop, teach, facilitate, and support innovative courses, co-curricular activities, independent student projects and research that enhance CSE content knowledge and explore the intersections of CSE with the humanities, the arts, and health & wellness. This position will work within the Middle School and Upper School Divisions. Students in these divisions learn to code in Scratch, Python, HTML, Java, and other processing languages; to build and program robots; to design and program soft and hard circuits; and to fully execute engineering and human-centered design processes. A desirable candidate will not only have strong CSE pedagogical content knowledge, but also evidenced ability to cultivate an inclusive learning environment that is accessible to all students and advances equity in STEM. 

    In addition to teaching a full course load, the CSE faculty member will advance school-wide STEM initiatives by facilitating an after-school STEM program, developing and implementing relevant programming that builds capacity of use of the Innovation Lab, Fabrication Lab, Wonder Lab, Media Center, and CSE Hubs.  Furthermore, the CSE faculty member will cultivate and maintain relationships with faculty across academic departments and the MS and US divisions to provide STEM-literacy Professional Development for faculty and cross-disciplinary learning opportunities for students. Bachelor’s degree in computer science, math, engineering, physical science or related field required; Master’s degree in computer science, related field or education preferred. Minimum 3 years of prior teaching experience preferred.

    Please submit resume and cover letter to teaching@kentplace.org with “Computer Science" in the subject line. Kent Place School is an equal opportunity employer. We seek candidates who support the development of a school community that is culturally competent, a working environment that is affirming and inclusive, where each member feels safe and valued, as described in our Diversity statement.
     
  • Daily Substitute Nurse

    Kent Place School is seeking nurses to serve as daily substitutes in our Jr. pre-K - 12th grade school. All interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to teaching@kentplace.org with "Nurse Substitute" in the subject line. Must have current NJ nursing license and experience in an educational setting is preferred.  Kent Place School is an equal opportunity employer. We seek candidates who support the development of a school community that is culturally competent, a working environment that is affirming and inclusive, where each member feels safe and valued, as described in our Diversity statement.
  • Daily Substitute Teacher

    Kent Place School is seeking conscientious educators to serve as daily substitute teachers, particularly with Physical Education and Primary School experience, for the 2019-20 school year. All interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to teaching@kentplace.org with "Substitute" in the subject line. To substitute teach at Kent Place, all teachers must have a college degree and experience in education is preferred.  Recent retirees encouraged to apply. Kent Place School is an equal opportunity employer. We seek candidates who support the development of a school community that is culturally competent, a working environment that is affirming and inclusive, where each member feels safe and valued, as described in our Diversity statement.
  • Upper School English Teacher - Maternity Leave Replacement

    We are seeking a full-time maternity leave replacement in upper school English; we anticipate this position will begin in early March and continue through the end of the 2019-20 school year. Candidates should have experience with teaching British/World Literature, expertise in and enthusiasm for teaching writing, and a student-centered, culturally responsive philosophy. Responsibilities will also include participating in community events. Requirements: minimum three years English teaching experience; Master’s degree in the academic field or in teaching preferred.
     
    Please submit resume and cover letter to teaching@kentplace.org with “US English" in the subject line. Kent Place School is an equal opportunity employer. We seek candidates who support the development of a school community that is culturally competent, a working environment that is affirming and inclusive, where each member feels safe and valued, as described in our Diversity statement.
  • Upper School History Teacher (August 24, 2020 start)

    Kent Place School is seeking an upper school history teacher with a passion for global understanding, communication, inquiry, and depth of content knowledge, particularly in world history. The ideal candidate should be an interdisciplinary thinker who has the potential and ability to teach a range of courses and historical thinking skills; experience at the Advanced Placement level a plus. Responsibilities for this position will include collaborating with colleagues, advising students, and participating in community events. Requirements: minimum three years History/Social Studies teaching experience; Master’s degree in academic field or in Teaching preferred.
     
    Please submit resume and cover letter to teaching@kentplace.org with “US History" in the subject line. Kent Place School is an equal opportunity employer. We seek candidates who support the development of a school community that is culturally competent, a working environment that is affirming and inclusive, where each member feels safe and valued, as described in our Diversity statement
  • Upper School Mathematics Teacher (August 24, 2020 start)

    Kent Place School is seeking a mathematics teacher to inspire upper school girls to develop their interests in math and pursue futures in STEM fields. We seek individuals who enjoy collaboration with colleagues, demonstrate the personal initiative to innovate in their teaching practice, and who are interested in growing  as a teacher and teacher-leader. Candidates should have a keen interest in using math to investigate and answer interdisciplinary questions in both the natural and social sciences. The candidate would join a math department committed to lesson study and the use of assessment to develop girls' love of learning, confidence, and mathematical proficiency.

    Responsibilities will also include advising a group of students and participating in community events. Candidates with all levels of mathematics teaching experience will be considered;  teaching experience, a Master’s degree in academic field or in Teaching, and the ability to teach different math courses are desired. 

    Please submit resume and cover letter to teaching@kentplace.org with “US Mathematics" in the subject line. Kent Place School is an equal opportunity employer. We seek candidates who support the development of a school community that is culturally competent, a working environment that is affirming and inclusive, where each member feels safe and valued, as described in our Diversity statement
     
  • Upper School Science Teacher (August 24, 2020 start)

    Kent Place School is seeking an upper school Science teacher with experience teaching Biology and Physics, enthusiasm to collaborate with an inquiry based department, ability to teach a range of courses, advise a group of students, and to participate in community events. Candidate should have expertise and interest in curriculum development, and passion for promoting STEM fields. Requirements: minimum of three - five years science teaching experience. Master’s Degree in academic field or in Teaching preferred.
     
    Please submit resume and cover letter to teaching@kentplace.org with “US Science" in the subject line. Kent Place School is an equal opportunity employer. We seek candidates who support the development of a school community that is culturally competent, a working environment that is affirming and inclusive, where each member feels safe and valued, as described in our Diversity statement

Staff Positions Available

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  • Bus Driver/Maintenance Technician

    Kent Place School seeks a full-time school bus driver/maintenance technician. Anticipated daily hours are a split-shift format with a.m./p.m. bus driving and facilities support duirng the day; occasional afternoon trips and other school tasks may be required. Minimum 40 hours per week, occasional overtime as needed. Candidates must possess a valid Class B CDL License with Air Brakes, P & S endorsements, clean driving record and good communication skills. Previous bus driving or CDL experience preferred; maintenance background preferred, but willing to train a strong candidate. Please submit a cover letter and resume to employment@kentplace.org. Kent Place School is an equal opportunity employer. We seek candidates who support the development of a school community that is culturally competent, a working environment that is affirming and inclusive, where each member feels safe and valued, as described in our Diversity statement.  
  • Campus Security Officer - Part-Time

    Kent Place School seeks a part-time campus security officer to work M-F, 5pm-10pm, with occasional weekend functions. Former law enforcement, military or security background with SORA certification required; minimum 2 years of experience preferred. Must have strong interpersonal and customer service skills. Please send cover letter and resume to employment@kentplace.org with “Campus Security” in the subject line. Kent Place School is an equal opportunity employer. We seek candidates who support the development of a school community that is culturally competent, a working environment that is affirming and inclusive, where each member feels safe and valued, as described in our Diversity statement.  

Summer Camp

For more information about Summer Camp at Kent Place employment opportunities, please visit the Summer Camp's employment page.
Kent Place School is an all-girls K through 12 independent college preparatory day school with a coeducational Preschool, located in Summit, NJ.