About D-E


The members of the Dwight-Englewood School faculty and staff community are a lively, engaged group of exceptional individuals who passionately believe in "meeting the challenges of a changing world" and are committed to "mak(ing) it better." 

To learn more about being a member of our community click on  "current openings."


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  • Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Search

    OVERVIEW Dwight-Englewood has a long history of putting DEIB work at the forefront of its identity. Its diverse student body, hailing from 118 different zip codes, provides a rich source of people to infuse the community conversation with authentic voices and lived experiences. Coupled with a commitment to “see” DEIB as a critical element in all aspects of the educational experience at Dwight-Englewood, the school seeks to equip students with skills and context to navigate the complex world in which we live. At this point in time, with a new Head of School and a new DEIB vision statement expected to be ratified by the Board of Trustees this spring, the school is set to affirm and make progress on key foundational values while reevaluating and committing time and resources to structures for important institutional growth. The school is positioned to continue working towards supporting the full range of diverse perspectives, while building a community of respect for all. The next Director of DEIB will work with school leadership on setting the path for growth and deepening experience.

    • Working with the Head of School and Board of Trustees to build a strategic plan and a clear direction for implementing that plan and measuring its progress;
    • Engaging the various constituencies in building a shared sense of ownership in the DEIB work of the school;
    • Leading a department of DEIB professions to continue to design, develop, and implement meaningful programming for students preK-12;
    • Establishing a solid, consistent professional development model for community members;
    • Supporting the parent/caregiver community in building a common language and tool set to support their student’(s’) DEIB journey at Dwight-Englewood;
    • Working with school leadership on identifying work streams in all areas of the school for DEIB practice;
    • Identify new ways to attract, engage, affirm, support and retain a diverse and talented adult educator community;
    • Partnering with the Board of Trustees to identify critical areas related to DEIB that intersect with school governance.
    • Humble and authentic leader who is approachable and eager to engage with various members of the community;
    • A team builder, educator, and mentor who calls individuals into the work, supports their development, and deploys them aligned to their strengths, roles, and responsibilities;
    •A steady demeanor and the ability to maintain professional equilibrium and stand strong when navigating the challenging work facing diversity practitioners in schools;
    • A deep appreciation for the development of young people and a desire to engage with students as a part of their work;
    • Demonstrated decisive decision making in the face of difficult elements of advancing the work of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging with a school community;
    • The ability to move work from theory to practice, identifying the “right” moment to implement the important ideas within the community;
    • Empathetic and patient listener with the ability to be a strong networker and talent finder who can draw in new adults to enhance the community;
    • Effective communicator and innovative thinker with a focus on facilitating the tension between diversity of people/thought and an authentic sense of inclusion and belonging;
    • Strong established experience and competency regarding oversight of educational and programmatic initiatives for students and adults.

    TO APPLY Interested and qualified candidates are invited to contact the consultants in confidence. Candidates will ultimately need to submit the following materials as separate PDF documents (saved as your name Dwight-Englewood— e.g. Heather Flewelling Dwight-Englewood resume):
    • A cover letter expressing their interest in this particular position;
    • A current résumé;
    • Candidates may be asked to submit additional materials.
    to: Brandon Jacobs Search Consultant brandon.jacobs@carneysandoe.com or
    Heather Flewelling Search Consultant heather.flewelling@carneysandoe.com
  • Teaching at D-E

    • Faculty/Student Ratio is 1:9
    • Class Size: Average class size is 16. In all three divisions (Lower, Middle & Upper Schools), classes rarely exceed 18 students. 
    • Class load: Middle and Upper School teachers generally teach 18 50-minute periods per week, the equivalent of four-and-a-half courses. 
    • There is a strong teacher voice in curriculum planning, leading to many opportunities for cross-disciplinary teaching.
  • Support for Faculty

    • Funds for professional development and advanced education are available. 
    • A student-support team of trained professionals to which faculty may turn when they have concerns about the achievement or behavior of students in their classes. 
    • A program of faculty supervision whose specific focus is on professional growth. 
    • Opportunities for close interaction with other teachers. This includes specific programs in which faculty are organized in teams, as well as informal networks in which the faculty work together.
  • Salaries

    D-E Administration and the Board of Trustees are committed to a competitive salary schedule. Faculty new to the school are placed on a salary step commensurate with their teaching experience and educational background.

  • Benefits

    Dwight-Englewood's benefit package is competitive with other independent schools and provides the following:
    • Health benefits: comprehensive medical & dental coverage, wellness program, and fitness center. 
    • Financial Planning: TIAA/CREF 403(b) retirement plan, flexible spending accounts, tuition assistance, and professional development funds. 
    • Income protection: workers' compensation, disability benefits, life insurance, and Accidental Death and Dismemberment. 
  • Questions?

    Email our Director of Human Resources, Kelly J. Baltes, at baltek@d-e.org. 


Dwight-Englewood seeks resumes only for positions posted on its website. The address is on each opening. Due to the volume of applications, we are unable to answer phone queries.

Statement of Non-Discrimination

Dwight-Englewood is a non-profit corporation accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and the New Jersey Association of Independent Schools. Dwight-Englewood School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, ethnicity, age, national origin, religion, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy or military veteran status. The diversity of our student body supports our commitment to employ a diverse faculty and staff. Educators  and staff from all backgrounds who bring knowledge and expertise in equity, diversity and multicultural education are especially encouraged to apply.
Mailing Address: 315 East Palisade Avenue Englewood, NJ 07631
gps: 81 Lincoln Street, Englewood, NJ 07631
201-569-9500 Email: d-e@d-e.org
Located in Englewood, New Jersey, Dwight-Englewood is a greater New York City area private school with a rigorous college prep curriculum for boys and girls in preschool through grade 12.