About

Careers

Open Positions at the Churchill School and Center

List of 5 frequently asked questions.

  • Manager of Annual Gifts


    Position Description
    Reporting to the Chief Philanthropy and Communications Officer, the Manager of Annual Gifts will be Churchill’s point person for data management and donor research and will manage and execute Churchill School and Center’s annual giving campaigns. The Manager of Annual Gifts will be a critical part of the Philanthropy and Communications team, an ambassador for the school and the department, and will have contact with a diverse set of stakeholders. Excellent interpersonal communication skills and a high level of discretion and confidentiality are required. 
     
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    • As an ambassador for the school and the department of Philanthropy and Communications, emphasize to each and every member of our community, whether they are giving of time, talent, or dollars, that their involvement is critical to making all we do possible.
    • Ensure data integrity of Raiser’s Edge which includes but is not limited to accurate gift and data entry, reporting, data hygiene recommendations, conducting data maintenance and clean-up efforts, and reconciling gift reports with the business office. 
    • Create and maintain a User’s Manual that captures policies and business rules for all Raiser’s Edge users.
    • Create queries and exports to support ad hoc reporting needs, mailing lists, and email lists.
    • Research and prioritize donors and prospects, including data mining of major gift portfolios, and produce donor briefings, as needed.
    • Actively participate in prospect strategy meetings and work with the Chief Philanthropy and Communications Officer and Head of School to develop outreach and cultivation plans for prospects.
    • Manage the annual fund (Churchill Fund) campaign: 
      • Work with the Chief Philanthropy and Communications Officer to develop a theme for the fall and spring solicitations
      • Coordinate mail and email campaigns
      • Monitor the flow of gifts
      • Enter gifts into our database
      • Formulate strategies to follow up with donors as necessary
      • Craft and send gift acknowledgments.
    • Assist with the preparation and production of philanthropy-related collateral such as the annual report as needed.
    • Craft and send gift acknowledgments.
    • Assist with organizing special events. This may include pulling lists and reports, entering event revenue and donations into the database and/or event software, and assisting with guest registration.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • Minimum 5 years of fundraising and database management experience
    • Experience with fundraising and data management systems, i.e., Raiser’s Edge, Mailchimp
    • Experience with prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship
    • Positive people-centered way of interacting with others
    • Excellent listening skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills 
    • Exceptional ability to think creatively and unconventionally/see things from different perspectives
    • Extremely detail-oriented
    • Well-disciplined and self-motivated, able to work with a high degree of independence as well as part of a team
    • A high degree of discretion and ability to handle confidential matters and information
    • Ability to effectively identify, analyze, and solve problems
    • Excellent time management skills and a high degree of organization, careful attention to detail, ability to multitask, and to prioritize and manage multiple projects and deadlines

    How to Apply
    Interested applicants should send a current resume, cover letter, and writing sample 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, particularly as it pertains to philanthropy and communications. Send in a PDF format to  kcampbell@churchillschoolnyc.org with the subject: Manager of Annual Gifts - 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.
  • 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.

    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.
  • Elementary School Maternity Leave Assistant Teacher


    Position Summary and Overview
    The Churchill School & Center, a K-12 school for students with language-based learning disabilities, is seeking an elementary school (Grade 3) maternity leave assistant teacher for hire from September 19, 2022 - December 2, 2022.

    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 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

    Qualifications
    The ideal candidate will have...
    • BA or BS Degree (Degree in Elementary Education, Special Education or related field preferred)
    • Experience working with, mentoring, supervising and/or building positive relationships with elementary 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: 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.

    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.
  • 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. 

    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.

    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.
  • Middle School Math Head 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 math teacher.

    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
    • Work collaboratively with Assistant/Cooperating Teacher and all members of a team that emphasizes the individual needs of learners
    • Plan middle school math curriculum, lessons, and assignments
    • Maintain class websites with course descriptions, pictures, etc.
    • Write student report cards, IEP goals, and progress reports
    • Support students by 
      • Scaffolding in-class assignments, tasks and projects
      • Developing critical thinking, problem solving skills and tools to become self advocates and productive learners
      • Utilizing multimodal methods of teaching
    • Assess student work and participation
    • Maintain organized and consistent classroom management system 
    • Initiate and maintains parent contact 
    • Seek improved methods of teaching through professional conferences, readings, supervisory help, and evaluation of teaching results 
    • Attend relevant staff meetings as required
    • Other duties as assigned (lunch, hallway, etc.)

    Qualifications
    The ideal candidate will have...
    • BA or BS Degree area of math, education or related field preferred
    • MA or MS Degree Math Education, Special Education or related field preferred
    • NYS Teacher Certification 
    • Three or more years of classroom experience building positive and appropriate relationships with young 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
    • 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.

    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.

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.

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.