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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, resturants, 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

List of 6 frequently asked questions.

  • Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    The Churchill School and Center, seeks an experienced Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.     

    This position reports directly to the Head of School and will be responsible for strategic leadership in helping Churchill fulfill its Mission.  The Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is a resource for students, administrators, faculty and staff, parents, and the wider community.  The primary focus for the role is to train and develop capacity for all school leadership to identify systematic inequities and to chart action steps for strategic diversity, equity, and inclusion beginning with, but not limited to anti-racism work.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Embrace and model Churchill’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
    • Provide strategic leadership in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion, serving as a member of the senior leadership team.
    • Bring knowledge and provide teaching about the history and impact of racism.  Be able to apply an anti-racism lens to school-wide systems. Bring an understanding of anti-racism as a starting point for all anti-bias work.
    • Provide internal and external support to constituent groups, particularly underrepresented groups and affinity groups.
    • Problem solve with administrators, teachers, students, and parents, dealing with issues in a collaborative and sensitive manner, building unity around diversity, equity, and inclusion issues and concerns.
    • Assess the School’s current efforts in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion, providing guidance and innovative thinking to an ever-evolving area of Churchill School culture.
    • Serve as a liaison and support, coordinating and communicating with administration, faculty, students, and parents regarding diversity-related concerns.
    • Coordinate with The Churchill Center for Professional Development and Engagement to develop programming in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion for faculty, staff, professionals, and parents in the Churchill community and beyond.
    • Monitor and review school communications to ensure they reflect the Churchill community culture and diverse needs.
    • Assist with the hiring and retention of faculty/staff of color and help ensure equity and fairness throughout the hiring process for all candidates.
    Qualifications

    The ideal candidate will have:
    • At least 5 years of experience in the field of diversity, equity, and inclusion work in an independent school setting.
    • A demonstrated ability to think strategically about initiatives and programming.
    • Interest in working in a school for students with language-based learning disabilities.
    • The ability to differentiate instruction.
    • An awareness of how complex factors impact education, including socio-economic differences, race, sexual orientation, learning disabilities, social-emotional needs, etc.
    • A high degree of emotional intelligence, strong communication and interpersonal skills.
    • A sense of humor.
    Interested applicants should send a current resume, references and a cover letter referencing all experience relative to the position. In addition, please discuss how you have brought your personal perspective on diversity, equity, and inclusion to a broader community thereby enriching the whole. Please send in PDF format to Maggie King, Assistant to the Head of School at mking@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, 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.

    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.
     
  • High School Video and Moving Image Teacher

    The Churchill School & Center, a K-12 school for students with language-based learning disabilities, is seeking a head teacher for Video and Moving Image in the high school division. 

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Embrace and model Churchill’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
    • Plan curriculum, lessons and assignments/projects.
    • Develop critical thinking, problem solving skills and tools for students to become independent, college bound learners.
    • Break down/scaffolding of in-class assignments and projects.
    • Grade student work and participation.
    • Track student’s work and progress.
    Qualifications

    The ideal candidate is highly motivated and well organized with strong skills in verbal expression. Proficiency in some or all of the Adobe creative suite (Premiere, After-Effects, Animate) is necessary. Candidate should also have completed a minimum of bachelor’s degree, preferably in education or position related content.

    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 educators. 

    Interested applicants should send a current resume, references and a cover letter referencing all experience relative to the position. Churchill works to be a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Please share your experiences in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Please send in a PDF format to afisher@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, 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.


    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.
     
  • Educational Technology Specialist

    Position Summary

    The Churchill School and Center is seeking an Educational Technology Specialist to work primarily in the Middle School. This is a full-time, 10-month position. 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
    • 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  
    • Embrace and model Churchill’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
    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.

    Qualified and interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to techjob@churchillschoolnyc.org

    The Churchill School and Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    No phone calls. No recruiters. 
     
  • Technology/Library Media Assistant

    The Churchill School and Center, is seeking a Technology/Library Media Assistant to start immediately.
     
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
     
    Supports the Head Teacher by:
    • planning curriculum, lessons, and assignments
    • grading student work and participation
    • taking attendance each period
    • maintaining website with course documents and assignments
    • tracking students' work and progress
     
    Supports Students by:
    • developing critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and tools to become independent learners
    • providing extra help 
    • maintaining records
    • breaking down and scaffolding assignments

    Supports the Library by:
    • cataloging and checking out media, including books
    • assisting in maintaining the library database
    • organizing books and materials 
    • helping patrons locate books and materials
    Supports the Institution by:
    • Embracing and modeling Churchill’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
     
    Qualifications

    The ideal candidate has:
    • BA in Education
    • knowledge of and interest in Technology and Media Studies
    • classroom experience or experience building positive, appropriate relationships with teens 
    • experience working with students with learning disabilities
    • experience with smartboards, Google Drive, and technology in the classroom
    • patient and organized 

    Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume in PDF format to techjob@churchillschoolnyc.org, with the subject: Technology/Library Media Assistant. 

    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.
     
  • Elementary School Assistant Teacher

    The Churchill School & Center, a premier K-12 school for children with language-based learning disabilities, is seeking a 2nd Grade Assistant Teacher to fill a maternity leave position beginning on March 30, 2020.

    Job Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree in special education/general education or related field
    • Strong desire to work with elementary school students
    • Embrace and model Churchill’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
    • Willingness and ability to work collaboratively with a team
    • Comfortable with technology use in the classroom
    • Candidates with experience and those in the process of obtaining
    • a Master's Degree in Special Education are given preference
     
    Please send your cover letter, resume and references to: esresume@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, 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.
  • School Nurse

     
    The Churchill School and Center is seeking a school nurse to serve as the leading health professional for the school community. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the nurse is responsible for the daily management and coordination of school health services, communicating and collaborating with the community and providing preventative, acute and follow up care for students. 

    Serving as a liaison to families and staff on health and wellness issues, the nurse will play an integral role in supporting an optimal physical, mental, emotional and social climate promoting an environment that is positive and student-centered. This is a full-time 10-month position beginning in August 2020.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Embrace and model Churchill’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. 
    • Provide health and emergency care to students and staff in a two-building campus.
    • Administer medications and treatments as indicated and prescribed by a healthcare provider.
    • Administer first aid and provide emergency and preventative care to students and staff.
    • Identify and assess students' health needs, implementing services and evaluating care plans to achieve optimum student learning and safety.
    • Collaborate with school psychologists to assess and address the physical and emotional needs of students.
    • Develop individual healthcare plans and modifications for students with special health care needs.
    • Inform and educate appropriate faculty and staff regarding student allergies and medical conditions.
    • Prepare and maintain accurate cumulative health records for each student including NYS mandated immunization and communicable disease control requirements. 
    • Record, compile and report data as required by the NYS and NYC Department of Health.
    • Document and communicate all health services provided for accidents.
    • Record and log all student and staff health-related visits to the nurse's office.
    • Review health appraisals and sports clearance forms for student athletes prior to the season.
    • Provide relevant medical information to the athletic director and /or coaches.
    • Act as a liaison between the school and home regarding student health issues.
    • Provide staff and community educational opportunities as needed.
    • Participate as a member of The Churchill School Emergency Management and Crisis Team
    • Demonstrate sensitivity, good judgement, and confidentiality when working with students and families.
    • Demonstrate outstanding interpersonal, organizational and time management skills.
    • Ability to remain calm and courteous under pressure.
    • Maintain a clean, orderly and safe office including a regular inventory of supplies.
    Qualifications

    The ideal candidate:
    • NYS licensed registered professional nurse
    • AED and CPR certified (current)
    • Minimum three years nursing experience in a school, pediatric or emergency room setting.
    • Baccalaureate degree in nursing or a related field
    • NYS Mandated Reporter training (current)
    • Fluent in technology platforms including  google suite and Magnus
    Interested applicants should send a current resume, references and a cover letter referencing all experience relative to the position. Churchill works to be a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Please share your experiences in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Please send in a PDF format to spalermo@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, 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.
     

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.