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.
  • 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.
  • Primary School French Teacher (Maternity Leave Replacement)

    Kent Place School is seeking an enthusiastic, experienced French teacher who is skilled working with younger learners to join a thriving primary school community. Responsibilities for this September 2021 maternity leave replacement position will include collaborating with colleagues and participating in community events. Requirements: minimum three years teaching French and fluency with education technology; Master's degree in academic field or in Teaching preferred. Please submit a resume and cover letter to teaching@kentplace.org with “PS French” 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 School Physical Education Teacher

    Kent Place School is seeking a physical education and health educator who specializes in elementary school. Candidates should have prior experience working with young children, enthusiastic, team-oriented approach, and expertise in early childhood classroom management. The physical education and health educator would be responsible for teaching health and wellness literacy as well as physical activity and movement skills. In addition to helping students develop physical fitness and literacy skills, they will coach, and they may teach physiology, nutrition, and other health literacy related topics and provide workshops to parents. 

    Requirements: minimum 3 years of experience in working with elementary and middle school aged students is preferred. Bachelor’s degree in Health Education or related field. Please submit a resume and cover letter to teaching@kentplace.org with “Physical Education” 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

    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 employs a culturally responsive approach to pedagogy and who has the potential and expertise to teach a range of courses, historical thinking, and writing skills; experience at the Advanced Placement level, specifically in Economics a plus. Expectations for this position will include collaborating with colleagues, advising students and clubs, 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. 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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  • Assistant Athletic Director

    Kent Place School seeks an Assistant Athletic Director to support and enhance the daily operations of the school athletics program. Responsibilities include site management of athletic contests, creating policy and procedures for game day operations, developing primary and middle school sports programs, managing sports information for marketing and social media, coordinating student athlete recognition initiatives, oversee uniform and gear orders and inventory of equipment and serve as a coach for one sport.  Requirements: Bachelor’s degree,  3-years experience in an administrative athletics role and prior coaching experience preferred. Candidates should possess strong communication, technology and social media skills and demonstrated leadership experience. Please send 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.
  • Educational Technology Integrator and Support Specialist

    Kent Place School seeks an Education Technology Integrator and Support Specialist. This position is a member of the technology team and will provide technical assistance for students in grades Junior PreK-12 and coach teachers on best practice in pedagogy when utilizing educational technology in the classroom. Responsibilities will include leading end-user training for students, faculty, and staff; creating and maintaining instructional content; developing and implementing a K-12 EdTech Skills scope and sequence, teaching technical skills in collaboration with classroom teachers, and assisting in the technical support of software and school equipment. BA required, preferably in Educational Technology or related field; minimum 3 years of relevant experience, prior K-12 school experience preferred. Must be proficient with Windows and Apple products, Blackbaud LMS, G Suite, and open to learning new systems. Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to work with children and adult learners are essential. Please send a cover letter and resume to employment@kentplace.org with “Technology” 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.
  • School Nurse

    Kent Place School is seeking a School Nurse for the 2021-2022 school year. This is a full-time, 10-month position, with possible summer program opportunity.  Responsibilities include managing daily health office operations; promoting student health; ensuring compliance with NJ State regulations, school policies and procedures; providing health guidance and cultivating health and wellness initiatives within the community. Requirements: Current NJ State Registered Professional Nursing License, current CPR/BLS certification. Experience in an educational setting is preferred. Please submit a cover letter and resume to employment@kentplace.org with “School Nurse Position” in the subject line. Kent Place 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.