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Career Opportunities

As faculty and staff openings occur, they will be posted here. We can never predict when we will have openings so please send your resume and cover letter to apply regardless of openings.

The hiring process typically involves a phone interview, onsite visit that includes a tour of the campus, interviews with the hiring team, and a demo lesson. We try our best to make hiring decisions in a timely manner.

The Churchill School and Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, physical challenge, national or ethnic origin, ancestry or any other characteristic. Churchill is committed to building a diverse staff and strongly encourages applications from candidates of color.

Working at Churchill

The Churchill School and Center is located at 301 East 29th Street in the Kips Bay neighborhood of Manhattan. Several grocery stores, restaurants, a movie theater, a Target, and other businesses dot the area and provide a lively atmosphere to the neighborhood. The 6 Train is located nearby as well as several bus lines, including Limited Bus routes.

The Churchill School and Center offers a full package of benefits including discounted lunch plans, healthcare plans, dental and vision plans, health savings accounts, disability income benefits and life insurance, commuter benefits, flexible spending accounts, retirement accounts, and maternity and paternity leave. 

Additionally, Churchill offers various professional development opportunities throughout the year, both onsite and off. New staff is provided with a week-long orientation that gives an overview of learning disabilities and our approach to learning disabilities education. For more information about see our Professional Development section.

Open Positions at the Churchill School and Center

List of 4 frequently asked questions.

  • CSE Liaison

    Position Description

    The CSE Liaison is a 12-month position that helps Churchill to carry out its Mission and works directly with Churchill families, assisting with the funding process, whether through the CSE (CBST deferral process), settlement, and/or due process hearings.  The CSE Liaison serves as a resource on educational law for Churchill as it applies to enrollment management processes, such as financial aid, tuition management, and retention strategies.  The CSE Liaison will report directly to the Director of Enrollment Management. 

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Community Engagement 
    • Liaise between families (incoming and currently enrolled) and Churchill School as well as attorneys, CSE, and representatives necessary during IEP/CSE and due process proceedings.
    • Coordinate with attorneys to schedule and/or prepare Churchill faculty for impartial hearing testimonies.
    • Participate in Churchill admissions events for prospective families and/or education professionals.
    • Support the development of community outreach programming relating to the IEP/CSE and funding processes.
    • Develop and maintain a strong network of educational attorneys.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Student Information Management
    • Gather from Churchill educators and administrators and/or prepare the necessary documentation to assist with advocating for students during IEP/CSE and due process proceedings, including but not limited to draft IEPs, progress reports, affidavits, attendance records, and/or program descriptions.
    • Manage student information systems related to the IEP/CSE process, including but not limited to the Frontline database and master Student Information list.
    • Coordinate the scheduling of IEP meetings.
    • Maintain records of individual student/family IEP/CSE and due process proceedings.
    • Other duties as assigned. 

    Legal Interface
    • Train and support instructional faculty as needed to facilitate IEP/CSE and due process proceedings.
    • Report to the Financial Aid Committee on the merits of students’ cases from academic, financial, and procedural perspectives.
    • Coordinate with the Business Office to proactively track tuition receivables and communicate with students’ families, attorneys, and the DOE as needed.
    • Participate in IEP meetings as a parent advocate when necessary and appropriate.
    • Educate current, incoming, and prospective families and/or the greater community about the funding and/or CSE/IEP processes as they relate to enrollment at Churchill.
    • Other duties as assigned. 

    Qualifications

    The CSE Liaison has a background in educational law and/or special education administration and has a deep understanding of IDEA, due process proceedings, and IEPs.  They have helped families navigate IEP meetings and due process proceedings with the NYC DOE and know the intricacies of NYC DOE functioning.  Furthermore, the CSE Liaison is:
     
    • An advocate: promotes equity and possesses a genuine call to work with students with disabilities and their families.
    • A people person: has exceptionally positive interpersonal skills, is energized by conversations with families, and thrives when collaborating with a team.
    • A systems thinker: can identify challenges, their root causes, and smart strategies for creating systemic improvements and solutions.
    • A multi-tasker: can organize and manage the multi-faceted, fluid demands of day-to-day operations with grace and precision.
    • Compassionate yet direct in their approach, especially when under pressure.
    • An excellent writer, speaker, and listener.
    • Reliable: has a strong attendance record and demonstrates a high level of commitment to the families they serve.
    • A professional who maintains confidentiality and displays ethical judgment and integrity. 
    • Tech-Savvy: proficient in Microsoft and Google platforms and adept at learning new systems and databases.

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants should send a current resume, references, and a cover letter outlining all experience relative to the position. Churchill works to be a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Please include your thoughts and experiences on the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in a school setting and offer an example of your work with students through an equity lens. Send in a PDF format to Sarah Szen,  apply@churchillschoolnyc.org with the subject: CSE Liaison - Your Name.

    The Churchill School and Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical challenge, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, or any other characteristic. Churchill is committed to building a diverse staff and strongly encourages applications from candidates of color as well as candidates from under-represented groups.

    Churchill Mission

    The Churchill School and Center, a K-12 coeducational college-preparatory day school, is dedicated to working collaboratively with students, educators, and families to help children with language-based learning disabilities realize their full potential.
  • Middle School Music Teacher

    Position Summary and Overview

    The Churchill School and Center is seeking a full time music teacher for the Middle School division.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Embrace and model Churchill’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. 
    • Individual responsibilities will vary based on the teacher's skills and interests, but candidates should have extensive classroom experience and a willingness to work collaboratively as part of a group of enthusiastic arts educators, across all content areas and divisions.
    • Plan curriculum, lessons and assignments/projects.
    • Develop critical thinking, problem solving skills and tools for students to become independent learners.
    • Break down/scaffolding of in-class assignments and projects.
    • Grade student work and participation.
    • Track student’s work and progress.
    Ideal Qualities:

    The ideal candidate will have...

    • BA or BS Degree (Degree in Music Education, Special Education or related field required)
    • MA or MS Degree (Degree in Music Education or Special Education or related field preferred)
    • NYS Teacher Certification preferred
    • Three or more years of classroom experience building positive and appropriate relationships with middle school age students
    • Knowledge of, or willingness to continue higher levels of education to obtain knowledge of effective teaching strategies and methodologies for working with children with language-based learning disabilities
    • Candidate should be highly motivated and well organized with strong skills in verbal expression.
    • Band direction and facilitation of private lessons.
    • Experience with musical theater and accompaniment is a plus.
    • Knowledge of, or experience with, learning disabilities is a plus.
    How to Apply

    Interested applicants should send a current resume, references, and a cover letter outlining all experience relative to the position. Churchill works to be a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Please include your thoughts and experiences on the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in a school setting and offer an example of your work with students through an equity lens. Send in a PDF format to msresume@churchillschoolnyc.org.

    The Churchill School and Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical challenge, national or ethnic origin, ancestry or any other characteristic. Churchill is committed to building a diverse staff and strongly encourages applications from candidates of color as well as candidates from under-represented groups.
     
    Churchill Mission

    The Churchill School and Center, a K-12 coeducational college-preparatory day school, is dedicated to working collaboratively with students, educators, and families to help children with language-based learning disabilities realize their full potential. By building upon their strengths, we provide a rigorous program that teaches children perseverance, resilience, and the importance of self-awareness and self- advocacy. We prepare our children to become courageous, confident, productive, and caring people who will embrace the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century. Tolerance, respect, and active engagement are hallmarks of our intentionally diverse community. The Churchill School and Center recognizes its responsibility to the wider educational community and is committed to remaining a leader in its field
  • Education Technology Specialist

    Position Summary 
    The Churchill School and Center is seeking an Educational Technology Specialist to work primarily in the High School. This is a full-time, 10-month position for the 2021-2022 school year. The Technology Specialist reports to the Director of Technology, and works closely with the Educational Technology Coordinator, faculty, students, and administration to support and enhance the use of technology in the classroom. 

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities 
    • Embrace and model Churchill’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion 
    • Work collaboratively with faculty to integrate technology into curricula to enhance instruction and learning 
    • Teach technology classes 
    • Work one-on-one with students in need of training in assistive technology
    • Develop and lead professional development sessions for faculty 
    • Train students, faculty, and administration to use available software and hardware 
    • Keep up to date with current trends in technology in schools 
    • Attend regular planning meetings with teaching teams and provide technology updates and extension ideas 
    • Investigate innovative technologies and applications for implementation in the classroom 
    • Meet regularly with technology team 
    Possibilities 
    • Develop an after-school program in robotics, 3D design/printing, and/or other topics 
    • Collaboratively examine and develop future technology curriculum 
    Qualifications 
    The ideal candidate is organized, thoughtful, and possesses the strong interpersonal skills necessary to assist students and faculty members. They should have experience with macOS, iOS, and Google Apps for Education, and experience developing and leading professional development sessions for faculty. They are flexible and open to learning new skills and able to adapt to the changing nature of technology in schools. 

    A bachelor’s degree and classroom experience are required. Experience with students with learning disabilities and NYS teaching certification are preferred. 

    Application Instructions 
    Interested applicants should send a current resume, references, and a cover letter outlining all experience relative to the position. Churchill works to be a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Please include your thoughts and experiences on the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in a school setting and offer an example of your work with students through an equity lens. All files should be sent in PDF format to techjob@churchillschoolnyc.org
    The Churchill School and Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical challenge, national or ethnic origin, ancestry or any other characteristic. Churchill is committed to building a diverse staff and strongly encourages applications from candidates of color as well as candidates from under-represented groups.
  • High School Assistant Mathematics Teacher

    Position Summary and Overview
    The Churchill School & Center, a K-12 school for students with language-based learning disabilities, is seeking a High School Assistant Mathematics Teacher.
     
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Embrace and model Churchill’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
    • Demonstrate commitment to Churchill’s mission and core values.
    • Abide by all applicable policies, procedures, and rules established by the school and as specified in the Churchill Staff Handbook.
    • Support the head teacher with taking attendance each period, grading assignments, and the planning of math lessons and assignments.
    • Contribute to the school’s professional learning community in accordance to the highest professional standards of the teaching profession.
    • Work collaboratively with faculty members.
    • Assist with preparation of student progress reports and IEPs.
    • Attend professional development workshops provided by the school.
    • Support students by
      • scaffolding in-class assignments, tasks and projects
      • helping them develop critical thinking, problem solving skills, and tools to self-advocate and be productive learners
      • utilizing multimodal methods of teaching
    Qualifications
    The ideal candidate will have...
    • BA or BS Degree in an area of mathematics (a Master’s degree in Education, Special Education or a related field is helpful but not required)
    • Knowledge of and interest in high school mathematics up to the Calculus level
    • Experience building positive and appropriate relationships with people
    • Familiarity with using a Texas Instruments Graphing Calculator
    • Interest in professional career development in the field of education
    • Patience, flexibility, good organization skills, and a sense of humor
    How to Apply
    Interested applicants should send a current resume, references, and a cover letter outlining all experience relative to the position. Churchill works to be a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Please include your thoughts and experiences on the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in a school setting and offer an example of your work with students through an equity lens. Send in a PDF format to hsresume@churchillschoolnyc.org
     
    The Churchill School and Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical challenge, national or ethnic origin, ancestry or any other characteristic. Churchill is committed to building a diverse staff and strongly encourages applications from candidates of color as well as candidates from under-represented groups.
     
    Churchill Mission
    The Churchill School and Center, a K-12 coeducational college-preparatory day school, is dedicated to working collaboratively with students, educators, and families to help children with language-based learning disabilities realize their full potential. By building upon their strengths, we provide a rigorous program that teaches children perseverance, resilience, and the importance of self-awareness and self- advocacy. We prepare our children to become courageous, confident, productive, and caring people who will embrace the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century. Tolerance, respect, and active engagement are hallmarks of our intentionally diverse community. The Churchill School and Center recognizes its responsibility to the wider educational community and is committed to remaining a leader in its field.

Mission Statement

The Churchill School and Center, a K-12 coeducational college-preparatory day school, is dedicated to working collaboratively with students, educators, and families to help children with language-based learning disabilities realize their full potential. By building upon their strengths, we provide a rigorous program that teaches children perseverance, resilience, and the importance of self-awareness and self-advocacy. We prepare our children to become courageous, confident, productive, and caring people who will embrace the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century. Tolerance, respect, and active engagement are hallmarks of our intentionally diverse community. The Churchill School and Center recognizes its responsibility to the wider educational community and is committed to remaining a leader in its field.