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.
  • School Counselor

    Kent Place School is seeking a school counselor for students in grades 6-12 to fill a part-time position (approximately 3 days per week) for the remainder of the 2021-22 academic year (January 2022 start date). Primary responsibilities will include providing supportive counseling, assessment and crisis intervention, 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 and behavioral needs of students. This counselor will join the MS/US counseling team. Candidates should be collaborative, expecting to work with all constituencies, including deans, learning support coordinator, nurse and faculty to address psychosocial, behavioral and co-morbid medical and learning issues. Experience with elementary school-age children is a plus.
    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. Graduate-level Master's or Doctoral degree in Psychology, Counseling or another related field, 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 “MS/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
  • Upper School English Teacher - Leave Replacement, Part-Time

    Kent Place School seeks an experienced high school English teacher to fill a part-time (two 11th grade classes/60% position) maternity leave position from mid-March - June 2022. Candidates should have pedagogical expertise, enthusiasm for teaching American Literature and writing, a willingness to offer student support in the writing center, and attend some after-school meetings. 

    Requirements: minimum three years teaching experience; Master’s degree in the academic field or in Teaching preferred. Please send a cover letter and resume 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.

Staff Positions Available

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  • Athletic Coaches

    Kent Place School  has several athletic coaching opportunities available. Please click here for a full list of open positions. All coaches must complete required NFHS Coaching paperwork prior to the start of their season. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Bobbi Moran, Director of Athletics, at moranr@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.
      
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  • Bus Driver - Part-Time

    Kent Place School seeks a part-time school bus driver available for day, evening and weekend work. CDL, P and S endorsements, previous bus driving experience and excellent driving history required.  Please send a 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.
  • Chief Enrollment and External Affairs Officer

    Kent Place School seeks a Chief Enrollment and External Affairs Officer to oversee the admission and re-enrollment process and sets strategy for this vital component of the institution. In addition, the Chief Enrollment and External Affairs Officer coordinates and executes the School's strategy for our communications program and externally facing programs including The Ethics Institute, Girls' Leadership Institute, summer camp and auxiliary programs. The Chief Enrollment and External Affairs Officer attends meetings of the Board of Trustees and is the internal lead on implementing the Kent Place strategic plan. For the full position description, please click here. Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and educational philosophy to Educator's Ally at leadershipsearch@educatorsally.com by December 31, 2021. 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 Technician

    Kent Place School seeks a full-time, 12-month, maintenance technician to support general campus maintenance and upkeep. Responsibilities include preventative maintenance, repairs, grounds maintenance, event setup and break down 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.
     

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.