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.
  • Middle School History Teacher

    Kent Place School is seeking a middle school history teacher who will be responsible for teaching and advising students and contributing positively to the life of the KPS community.

    The ideal candidate should be an interdisciplinary thinker who has the potential and ability to teach a range of courses and historical thinking skills in courses that emphasize a variety of disciplines including, but not limited to, history, ethics and leadership, sociology, comparative politics and studies around women and gender. Teaching duties may also include leading courses in a trimester elective program that centers around civics and government and/or mock trials, along with leading a group of students in our Middle School Advisory program.

    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.  We welcome candidates who are passionate about working with middle school students, dedicated to their own lifelong learning, are comfortable and knowledgeable about the integration of technology in instructional skills.

    Please submit a resume and cover letter to teaching@kentplace.org with “MS 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. 
     

Staff Positions Available

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Summer Camp

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Kent Place School is an all-girls K through 12 independent college preparatory day school with a coeducational Preschool, located in Summit, NJ.