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  • Enrollment Management Assistant


    Position Description
    The Enrollment Management Assistant is a 12-month position that helps carry out The Churchill School and Center’s Mission of empowering students with language-based learning disabilities.  By providing exceptional administrative support to the Enrollment Management Office, the Enrollment Management Assistant is essential to the admissions, financial assistance, and tuition funding processes.  The Enrollment Management Assistant joins the Enrollment Management Team, working to meet short- and long-term enrollment goals set by school leadership and the Board of Trustees, and will report to the Chief Enrollment and Strategy Officer.  

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    • In coordination with the appropriate internal staff, prepare and transmit the necessary documentation for students during IEP/CSE and due process proceedings, including but not limited to draft IEPs, progress reports, affidavits, program descriptions, and attendance records.
    • Manage student information systems related to the IEP/CSE process, including but not limited to the Frontline database and master Student Information list.
    • Assist with scheduling IEP Meetings, DOE Assessments, and Classroom Observations.
    • Proactively track tuition receivables and delinquencies and pursue necessary follow-up in collaboration with the Business Office.
    • Communicate with families and their educational attorneys regarding outstanding legal documentation.
    • Coordinate efforts and act as a conduit between the Enrollment Management and Business Offices, disseminating relevant documentation and information to ensure tracking of funds.
    • Support Financial Assistance and Admissions processes, including responding to referrals and inquiries, processing applications, preparing contracts, scheduling appointments, and communicating with families.
    • Maintain accurate and complete records and support data collection, reporting, and analysis.
    • Attend and supervise after-school, evening, and weekend school-sponsored events and activities as needed.
    • Other duties as assigned. 

    Qualifications
    The ideal Enrollment Management Assistant candidate has a Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of proven experience providing responsible administrative support, preferably in an educational or legal setting.  Furthermore, the Enrollment Management Assistant is:
    • A Multi-Tasker: has stellar organizational skills and can manage the multi-faceted, fluid demands of day-to-day operations with grace and precision.
    • Tech-Savvy: proficient in Blackbaud, Microsoft, and Google platforms and adept at learning new systems and databases.
    • Reliable: has a strong attendance record and demonstrates a high level of commitment to the families they serve.
    • Ethical: maintains confidentiality and displays discretion, sound judgment, and integrity. 
    • An Advocate: promotes equity, possesses a genuine call to work with students with disabilities and their families, and recognizes the unique community we seek to create.
    • Customer-Oriented: provides excellent customer service by communicating empathetically, sensitively, and effectively.

    Salary Range
    $70,000-80,000 Commensurate with experience

    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.  Send in a PDF format to Sarah Szen, apply@churchillschoolnyc.org with the subject: Enrollment Management Assistant - 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.
  • Middle School Leave Replacement Teacher


    Position Summary and Overview
    The Churchill School & Center, a K-12 school for students with language-based learning disabilities, is seeking a 6th Grade Science Teacher to fill in for maternity leave coverage from March 2023 - June 2023. 

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    • Demonstrate commitment to Churchill’s mission and core values
    • Embrace and model Churchill’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion 
    • Work collaboratively with co-teacher and other related service providers and specialists to plan and implement units of study, lessons, assignments, projects & activities
    • Support students by scaffolding in-class assignments, tasks and projects
    • Assess student work and participation
    • Seek improved methods of teaching through professional development opportunities
    • Maintain an organized and consistent classroom management system 
    • Establish a strong sense of community and culture to create a safe learning environment for all members of the learning space
    • Establish and maintain parent contact
    • Supervise daily homeroom in collaboration with co-teacher

    Qualifications
    The ideal candidate will have...
    • BA or BS Degree (Degree in Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Special Education or related field preferred) 
    • MA or MS Degree (Degree in Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Special Education or related field preferred) 
    • NYS Teacher Certification preferred 
    • Experience working with, mentoring, supervising and/or building positive relationships with middle school aged children 
    • 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
    • Familiarity with Smartboards, Google Drive, and technology in the classroom
    • Interest in professional career development in the field of special education
    • Patience, flexibility, good organization skills, and a sense of humor

    Salary Range
    • $55K - $68K commensurate upon experience 

    How to Apply
    Interested applicants should send:
    • Current resume;
    • Cover letter and;
    • references 

    in PDF format to: msresume@churchillschoolnyc.org. Candidates should make sure to outline all experiences relative to the position. Furthermore, 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.

    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 Mathematics Assistant 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

    Salary Range
    $40,000 – $47,000; commensurate with experience. 
     
    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.
  • Middle School Science Assistant Teacher

    Position Summary and Overview
    The Churchill School & Center, a K-12 school for students with language-based learning disabilities, is seeking a middle school science assistant teacher for immediate hire.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    • Demonstrate commitment to Churchill’s mission and core values
    • Embrace and model Churchill’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion 
    • Work collaboratively with cooperating Head Teacher and other related service providers and specialists in science classes and potentially one math class 
    • Conduct observations of head teacher planning and implementing lessons 
    • Support daily lessons 
      • Assist with preparing materials for upcoming lessons 
      • Assist head teacher in delivering curriculum 
      • Utilize technology to enhance lessons
      • Support students by scaffolding in-class assignments, tasks and projects
      • Assess student work and participation
    • Seek improved methods of teaching through professional development opportunities
    • Work collaboratively with team members
    • Assist in developing and supporting behavior management plans as necessary 
    • Other duties as assigned (lunch, hallway, accompany students to specialist classes, etc.)
    • Attend relevant staff meetings 

    Qualifications
    The ideal candidate will have...
    • BA or BS Degree (Degree in Science, Education, Special Education or related field preferred)
    • Knowledge of and comfort with general science and basic chemistry concepts
    • Experience working with, mentoring, supervising and/or building positive relationships with middle school aged children 
    • 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
    • Familiarity with Smartboards, Google Drive, and technology in the classroom
    • Interest in professional career development in the field of special education
    • Patience, flexibility, good organization skills, and a sense of humor

    How to Apply
    Interested applicants should send:
    • Current resume;
    • Cover letter and;
    • references 
    in PDF format to: msresume@churchillschoolnyc.org. Candidates should make sure to outline all experiences relative to the position. Furthermore, 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.

    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.
     
    Salary Range
    $40k - 47k
  • Photography/Graphic Design Head Teacher


    Position Summary and Overview
    The Churchill School & Center, a K-12 school for students with language-based learning disabilities, is seeking a full time Photography & Graphic Design teacher for the High School division. 

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    • Demonstrate commitment to Churchill’s mission and core values
    • Embrace and model Churchill’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion 
    • Establish a strong sense of community and culture to create a safe learning environment for all members of the learning space
    • 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 and differentiate curriculum to meet the needs of the students
    • Develop critical thinking, problem solving skills and tools for students to become independent learners
    • Seek improved methods of teaching through professional conferences, readings, supervisory support, and evaluation of teaching results 
    • Attend relevant staff meetings as required
    • Maintain student records (grading and grade books, report cards, behavior plans, conference notes, attendance, etc.)
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications
    The ideal candidate will have...
    • BA or BS Degree (Degree in Arts Education, Special Education or related field preferred)
    • MA or MS Degree (Degree in Arts Education, Special Education or related field preferred)
    • NYS Teacher Certification 
    • Three or more years of classroom experience building positive and appropriate relationships with 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.
    • Familiarity with Smartboards, Google Drive, and technology in the classroom.
    • Extensive knowledge and experience with digital photography, the Adobe Creative Suite and In-Design. 
    • Yearbook layout and large format printing experience are a plus.
    • Patience, flexibility and a sense of humor.
    • Candidate should be highly motivated and well organized.

    Salary
    $60,000 - 80,000 Commensurate with experience

    How to Apply
    Interested applicants should send:
    • Current resume;
    • Cover letter and;
    • References 
    in PDF format to: hsresume@churchillschoolnyc.org. Candidates should make sure to outline all experiences relative to the position. Furthermore, 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.

    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.
  • Elementary School Literacy Specialist


    Position Summary and Overview
    The Churchill School & Center, a K-12 school for students with language-based learning disabilities, is seeking an elementary school Literacy Specialist for hire. 

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    • Demonstrate commitment to Churchill’s mission and core values
    • Embrace and model Churchill’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion 
    • Work collaboratively with the elementary school team including teachers, related service providers and specialists to plan and implement research-based, appropriate assessments, curriculum, units of study, projects and activities
    • Support teachers by providing professional development related to all areas of literacy instruction
    • Support students by providing expert service in both pull-out and push-in settings
    • Assess student progress and participation
    • Communicate often with parents/families 
    • Participate in interdisciplinary meetings and elementary school leadership meetings 
    • Seek improved methods of best practice with regard to literacy instruction for students with language-based learning disabilities through professional development opportunities

    Qualifications
    The ideal candidate will have...
    • Candidates are required to have NYS Literacy Certification 
    • A minimum of five years of relevant experience 
    • Experience providing literacy intervention to students 
    • Knowledge of, or willingness to continue higher levels of education to obtain knowledge of effective practice and methodologies for working with children with language-based learning disabilities
    • Familiarity with Smartboards, Google Drive, and technology
    • Interest in professional career development in the field of special education
    • Patience, flexibility, good organization skills, and a sense of humor

    Salary Range
    • $73K - $85K commensurate upon experience 

    How to Apply
    Interested applicants should send:
    • Current resume;
    • Cover letter and;
    • references 
    in PDF format to: esresume@churchillschoolnyc.org. Candidates should make sure to outline all experiences relative to the position. Furthermore, 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.

    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.
  • Certified Athletic Trainer


    Position Summary and Overview
    The Churchill School & Center, a K-12 school for students with language-based learning disabilities, is seeking a Certified Athletic Trainer to join the health team. Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the Certified Athletic Trainer is responsible for the health and well-being of student athletes through the care and prevention of athletic injuries.  This is a part time, 10 month position beginning in August 2022. Hours will generally be M-F from 2:00PM-6:00PM. Hours may vary per game and practice schedule.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    • Demonstrate commitment to Churchill’s mission and core values
    • Embrace and model Churchill’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion 
    • Deliver on-site athletic training services including in-person coverage for scheduled team practices and home competitions as necessary
    • Evaluate injuries and develops treatment and exercise plans within the NYS scope of practice
    • Ensure compliance with NYS mandated concussion protocol
    • Provide protective taping, bracing, preliminary evaluation and referral services to appropriate medical professionals 
    • Perform school professional and coach training in CPR/AED, First Aid, and Concussion Training
    • Maintain accurate medical records  and accident reports
    • Understanding and adherence to COVID protocols

    Qualifications
    The ideal candidate will have…
    • Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training preferred
    • Current Athletic Trainer certification from NYS
    • Current and good standing BOC certification
    • Instructor of First Aid and CPR (Certified Red Cross Instructor) to certify coaches and school professionals
    • Must have strong interpersonal communications and human relation skills.
    • Strong communication skills, ability to collaborate with co-workers, and exercise flexibility 

    How to Apply
    Interested applicants should send:
    • Current resume;
    • Cover letter and;
    • References 
    in PDF format to: healthoffice@churchillschoolnyc.org. Candidates should make sure to outline all experiences relative to the position. Furthermore, 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.

    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.

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.

Churchill School is self-insured through UnitedHealthcare. For more information click here.

Vision Statement

A world where students with language-based learning disabilities embrace their learning differences and see limitless possibilities.

Mission Statement

To provide an innovative and transformational K-12 learning community that empowers students with language-based learning disabilities.