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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  • 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.
  • Learning Specialist (Grades 6-12)

    Kent Place School is seeking a Learning Specialist with expertise in middle and high school students to join our student support team. Knowledge of adolescent development, learning strategies, formal evaluation tools and techniques, assessment, curriculum and best practices will be expected. Candidates should have 3-5 years’ experience in an educational setting, and demonstrated strength in teacher consultation, and student and parent engagement. This position requires at minimum a bachelor’s degree and/or certification in Special Education, School Psychology, or comparable fields. An ideal candidate will also have prior full-time classroom teaching experience. Please submit resume and cover letter to teaching@kentplace.org with "MS/US Learning Specialist" 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.
  • Permanent Substitute Teacher

    Kent Place School seeks an experienced early elementary (PreK-3) teacher for a full-time position.  Candidates should have pedagogical expertise, fluency in educational technology, demonstrated enthusiasm for inspiring young children, willingness to participate in school community events, and a BA and/or advanced degree in Elementary Education. Please send a cover letter and resume to teaching@kentplace.org with “PS Teacher” 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.
  • Primary (PreK-3) Teacher

    Kent Place School seeks an experienced early elementary (PreK-3) teacher for a full-time position.  Candidates should have pedagogical expertise, fluency in educational technology, demonstrated enthusiasm for inspiring young children, willingness to participate in school community events, and a BA and/or advanced degree in Elementary Education. Please send a cover letter and resume to teaching@kentplace.org with “PS Teacher” 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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  • Aftercare Assistant

    Kent Place School seeks an Aftercare Assistant who is skilled at working with children of primary school age (JPK - Grade 5) for a part-time position.  Candidates should be able to work from 2:45 pm - 6:00 pm everyday during the school year.  Please send a cover letter and resume to employment@kentplace.org with “KPK Assistant” 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.
  • Campus Security Officer - Part-Time

    Kent Place School seeks two part-time campus security officers for the following shifts:

    - Monday through Friday, 7am-12pm, with occasional weekend functions
    - Thursday & Friday, 5pm-10pm and Saturday 8am-1pm, with possibility of additional days as needed; must be able to work all 3 days

    Former law enforcement, military or security background with SORA certification required; minimum 2 years of experience preferred. 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.  
  • Maintenance Mechanic

    Kent Place School seeks full-time, 12-month, maintenance mechanic to support general campus maintenance and upkeep. Responsibilities include preventative maintenance, repairs, grounds maintenance, daily mail/package distribution and other duties. A minimum three years of general maintenance experience required. Send cover letter and resume to employment@kentplace.org with “Maintenance” 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.
  • Project Manager - The Ethics Institute at Kent Place School

    The Ethics Institute at Kent Place School seeks a full-time Project Manager, available immediately. The Project Manager will be directly responsible to provide all necessary support, including logistical and organizational support, for the Ethics Institute's initiatives, special events, workshops and signature programs. Strong technology and social media skills are a must, as is the ability to communicate effectively with all constituencies related to a school community. Additionally, the Project Manager will maintain and oversee the Ethics Institute’s database, thus creating new networking and stewardship opportunities. The Project Manager will report to the Director, and work with the Director and Assistant Director of the Institute, as well as with all community constituents to create, implement, market, and facilitate ethics initiatives for both Kent Place School and the greater community. BA and a minimum of 3 years experience required, preferably in a school or non-profit environment. A positive attitude and ability to multitask is essential. Please send a resume and cover letter to employment@kentplace.org with “Ethics” 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.