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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  • Adjunct Faculty: Flute Instructor

    Kent Place School is seeking a part-time flute instructor who is committed to fostering a love for instrumental performance in young students in our thriving orchestral program. Responsibilities include: beginning instructional classes, Grades 3-5, middle and upper school sectional rehearsals, chamber music, private lessons, and participation in student performances. Requirements: minimum three years teaching experience; Master's degree in academic field or in Teaching preferred. Please submit resume and cover letter to teaching@kentplace.org with "Flute" 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 Musical Choreographer - PT

    Kent Place School is seeking a choreographer for our middle school musical. Candidates should possess an expertise in dance instruction and have experience with middle school students. This is a part-time position from September through the end of January. Undergraduate or Master's degree preferred. Please send cover letter and resume to teaching@kentplace.org with ""Musical Choreographer" 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 Counselor

    We are seeking a high school counselor for the 2019-20 academic year. Primary responsibilities will include providing supportive counseling, assessment and crisis intervention to students in grades 9-12, making referrals, and providing consultation with parents, faculty and outside mental health providers. Essential elements of this role will be to address the socio-emotional needs and education of girls via assemblies, small groups and classes, panel events, advisory, and peer education activities, and to create faculty training and professional development related to adolescent mental health and wellness. Candidates should be collaborative, expecting to work with all constituencies, including deans, learning specialist, nurse and faculty to address psychosocial, behavioral and co-morbid medical and learning issues. 

    Requirements: Candidates should have experience working with adolescent girls and families and navigating systems, a strong clinical foundation, assessment and advocacy skills, and crisis intervention background. Masters or Doctorate in Social Work, Active NJLCSW or LSW, and/or State of NJ Certificate as School Social Worker are required.

    Please send a cover letter and resume to: teaching@kentplace.org with “US Counselor” 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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  • Administrative Assistant - Athletic Department

    Kent Place School seeks a reliable and personable Administrative Assistant to work as a key team member in the Athletic Department. Candidate should be enthusiastic about working with students, faculty and families. Candidate should be a self-starter who efficiently prioritizes tasks, creates systems, and works collaboratively. Fluency with Google Suite, strong communication and interpersonal skills, and prior scheduling experience required. Position is 12 months, 30 hours per week with benefits. Please send resume and cover letter to employment@kentplace.org with Athletic 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.
     
  • Advancement Services Manager

    Kent Place School seeks an Advancement Services Manager. This full-time, 12-month position works closely with the Director of Annual Giving and serves as the primary database and prospect data manger in the Advancement Office. Responsibilities include managing all aspects of Raiser’s Edge database system, daily gift processing and pledge billing, producing donor lists and various reports, and managing ongoing data system projects. Candidates must have strong organization and communication skills, ability to multitask and maintain attention to detail, work both independently and collaboratively, and possess excellent analytic and problem solving skills. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 5 years of experience in database management; proficiency in Raiser’s Edge and RE NXT. Full job description available here. Please submit resume and cover letter to employment@kentplace.org with “Advancement” 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.
  • Assistant Director of Communication

    Kent Place School seeks a dynamic and creative Assistant Director of Communications to join our team. This position reports to the Director of Communications, works alongside fellow Communications team members, and will partner with departments and our signature programs to create marketing strategies and content for a variety of communications channels. A passion for writing and creating content for multiple platforms, strong project management and problem-solving skills, experience with producing magazine content and features, the ability to think strategically and analytically, demonstrate initiative, anticipate needs, meet deadlines, and understand the trends and most effective tools to reach multiple constituents are qualities of a well-suited candidate for this position. Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in related field. Minimum five years of progressive work experience required.  All applicants must submit a cover letter, résumé, and two writing samples and include "Assistant Director of Communications" in the subject line when writing to employment@kentplace.org. Submissions without writing samples will not be considered. 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. 
  • Digital Marketing Specialist

    Kent Place School seeks a Digital Marketing Specialist. This position will serve as the online media specialist for the school, serving the needs of the Communications Office as it furthers the overall brand and mission of the school. Responsibilities include managing the social media presence and content for the external main website and microsites, manifesting and analyzing SEO, curating and producing all forms of video and providing strategy and execution of digital advertising and lead generation. Additional duties include supporting the internal and external marketing efforts, serving as the department photographer and photo associate editor of the school’s magazine. Candidates should have experience with content, customer relationship management, database systems and social media management; possess strong writing and copy editing skills, project management and interpersonal skills and exceptional attention to detail. Bachelor’s degree required with a minimum of two years of experience, preferably in an independent school or college. Please submit a cover letter, resume and a writing sample to employment@kentplace.org with “Digital Marketing 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
  • Director of Operations

    Kent Place School seeks an experienced leader for our Director of Operations role. The Director of Operations is a member of the Leadership Team and works closely with all senior administrators.  The Director is responsible for the oversight of Facilities and Operations, Crisis Management and Planning, Campus Safety, Dining and Food Services, Facility Use and Rental, Transportation, and Campus Housing. The Director of Operations will facilitate the management of operations, future planning and safety and security of all school facilities as well as non-tuition revenue streams. AUXS is acting on behalf of Kent Place School to recruit candidates for this position. Full job description and process to apply can be found using the following link: https://auxs.org/operational-positions/kent-place-school-director-operations/

    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.
  • Director of Philanthropic Engagement

    Kent Place School seeks a Director of Philanthropic Engagement. This full-time, 12-month position will focus on developing the Leadership Gifts program and partner strategically with the Director of Advancement on a comprehensive and visionary campaign. Responsibilities include identifying and cultivating major gifts prospects, creating and implementing a comprehensive stewardship plan, developing and tracking engagement metrics, creating written communications and proposals and actively participating in donor and volunteer events. Candidates must have previous management experience, excellent communication and organization skills, strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills, and a collaborative work style.  Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 7 years of experience in major gifts/campaigns in an independent school or university setting; familiarity with Raiser’s Edge and RE NXT a plus. Full job description available here. Please submit resume and cover letter to employment@kentplace.org with “Advancement” 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.
  • Director of the Upper School

    Kent Place School seeks a Director of the Upper School to begin July 1, 2020. The Director of the Upper School is the primary administrator for grades 9–12, a division of approximately 300 girls and 50 faculty. The Director of the Upper School has overall responsibility for curriculum, faculty support and supervision, and student and parent programs for the division. He or she reports to the Head of School and is a member of the Leadership Team. Support personnel include an administrative assistant, the Dean of Students, the Academic Dean, the Director of College Advising, the School Counselor, the Learning Specialist, and a nurse. Please see the full job description here. Interested and qualified candidates should submit electronically in one email and as separate documents (preferably PDFs) the following materials:
    • A cover letter expressing their interest in this particular position
    • A current résumé
    • A one-page statement of educational philosophy and practice
    • A list of five professional references with name, phone number, and email address of each (references will not be contacted without the candidate’s permission)
     
    Please send materials to:

    John Faubert, Senior Consultant john.faubert@carneysandoe.com or
    Karen Whitaker, Search Consultant karen.whitaker@carneysandoe.com or
    Sloane Meyer, Assisting John Faubert and Karen Whitaker sloane.meyer@carneysandoe.com
     
    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.
     
  • Full-Time Bus Driver

    Kent Place School seeks a full-time school bus driver (with benefits). Anticipated daily hours are in a split shift format, approximately  7:15am-10:15am and 2:30pm-6:30pm, but flexibility is required in order to meet the needs of school. Other school tasks may be required. Minimum 30 hours per week, occasional overtime as needed. Candidates must possess valid Class B CDL License with Air Brakes, P & S endorsements, clean driving record and good communication skills. Must be able to pass a background check, drug test and physical. Previous school bus driving experience required. Please submit 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.
     
     
  • HVAC Technician

    Kent Place School seeks full-time HVAC Technician. Responsibilities include daily HVAC and boiler maintenance and general maintenance duties. Candidate should have minimum 1-2 years HVAC experience; HVAC certification preferred. Send cover letter and resume to employment@kentplace.org with “HVAC” 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

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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.