About D-E

Employment

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 the links listed below.

Ready to apply? Email employment@d-e.org

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  • 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. 

Current Openings

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  • Coaching Opportunities

    The Athletic Department at Dwight-Englewood School is comprised of coaches that are either full time faculty members or adjunct status.  At Dwight-Englewood School, we find that the relationships fostered through a role as a coach are truly special and rewarding.  The Department of Athletics is committed to providing an outstanding staff and quality facilities, all in an environment that fosters stronger and healthier bonds throughout the school community.  Previous experience with coaching or in playing the sport is preferred and will among the primary criteria for filling these positions.  Qualified candidates should send cover letter and resume to: employment@d-e.org

    Coaching Positions for the 2022-23 School Year
     
    Openings for Upper and Middle School Coaching Positions
    (Spring Season 2023)

    Coaching positions at the MS
    • MS Assistant Boys' Baseball coach 
    • MS Assistant Co-ed Track coach 
    • MS Assistant Girls' Lacrosse coach 
    • MS Assistant Boys' Tennis coach 
    • MS Assistant Girls' Softball coach 
    Coaching positions at the US
    • US Head JV Baseball coach 
    • US Assistant Track & Field coach (field events/throwing) 
    • US Assistant Girls' Lacrosse coach 
    • US Head JV Boys' Tennis coach 
     
  • Facilities Administrative Assistant

    Job Title: Facilities Assistant
    Department: Facilities
    Reports To: Director of Facilities
    Classification: Non-Exempt twelve-month position
     
    Summary:
    Performs a variety of management support duties for the Director of Facilities and the Facilities department.
    Responsibilities:
    • Regularly processes accounts payable for the department including creating purchase orders, following them to completion, and submitting to the business office.
    • Regularly monitors and processes credit card transactions for payment for the department.
    • Tracks department expenditures by logging all requisitions into the budget ledger for accurate spend amount.
    • Schedules meetings and maintains calendars.
    • Carries out administrative duties such as filing, copying, scanning, etc.
    • Answers calls and forwards all maintenance and grounds issues to the Facilities manager.
    • Coordinates meetings and project requirements with outside vendors
    • Tracks department time off and absences for approval by management.
    • Takes accurate minutes of meetings
    • Coordinates parking assignments and parking tag distribution
    • Handles sensitive information in a confidential manner
    • All other duties as assigned by the Director of Facilities.
    Requirements:
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be proficient in Excel, Word, and Google suite
    • Spanish proficiency a plus
    • NJ DOE Fingerprinting and background check
    • Negative TB test and covid vaccinations are required
    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 from all backgrounds who bring knowledge and expertise in equity, diversity, and multicultural education are especially encouraged to apply.
    Job Type: Full-time
     
    Schedule:
    • 8 hour shift
    • Monday to Friday

    Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to
    employment@d-e.org
  • HVAC Technician

    Dwight-Englewood School (D-E) is a coeducational, independent college preparatory day school of 1028 students, serving Preschool (age 3) through Grade 12. D-E is the product of three merged schools, the oldest of which was founded in 1889. The School is one of the most ethnically diverse in Bergen County, and students represent over 115 different zip codes in New Jersey and New York. Dwight-Englewood is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and the New Jersey Association of Independent Schools and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools.

    D-E is seeking an HVAC Technician, Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM. This position will report to the Director of Facilities.

    General Responsibilities:
    • Maintain and repair HVAC equipment
    • Plumbing
    • Electric
    • Other duties as assigned
    Qualifications:
    • Minimum 3 years HVAC experience
    • NJ Black Seal License (Preferred)
    • HVAC Building management system experience
    • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
    • Effective communication skills
    • Basic computer skills required
    • Valid driver's license required
    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 from all backgrounds who bring knowledge and expertise in equity, diversity, and multicultural education are especially encouraged to apply.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Salary: $30.00 - $42.00 per hour

    Please send resume and cover letter to employment@d-e.org
     
  • Interim Preschool 3 Assistant Teacher (Jan - June)

    Lower School Interim Preschool 3 Assistant Teacher (January-June)

    The Lower School assistant teachers are a vital part of the grade-level team. Working closely
    with the classroom teachers, learning specialists and administration, the assistant teachers
    support the children and the classroom teachers in all aspects of their Lower School
    experience. Assistant teachers set goals alongside their cooperating teachers and participate
    in the full life of the school. We value their contributions and support their continued
    professional development.
    Primary Responsibilities
    ● Support and model the spirit of the mission and founding documents of the Dwight-
    Englewood School
    ● Collaborate and communicate with teachers to know and support the academic,
    social, physical and emotional needs of children
    ● Work with classroom teachers to create a classroom/learning environment that is
    developmentally appropriate and supports a range of learners
    ● Continue to grow as a professional through internal and external professional
    development opportunities and participation in learning communities
    Specific Duties
    ● Support the range of students through work with whole groups, small groups and
    individual children across the curriculum. This may require work with students who
    need remediation or more challenging material, as needed and determined alongside
    the classroom teacher and the student support team.
    ● Assist in planning and implementation of curriculum for individual, small and large
    group activities, both indoors and outdoors, that promote learning in the areas of
    social-emotional, cognitive, and physical development, and that motivate children’s
    enthusiasm for active participation in the learning process.
    ● Develop curriculum and lead lessons in areas of interest
    ● Work with classroom teachers to assess and collect information about students using
    a variety of tools including formal and informal assessments. Use information to
    inform instruction and share with classroom teachers, administrators, and parents
    during conferences.
    ● Supervise children during non-academic times such as snack, recess, rest and dismissal
    ● Ensure safety and well-being of students in the classroom, as well as in the play spaces
    and on field trips
    ● Participate in school and classroom events such as parent conferences, grade-level
    planning meetings and faculty meetings
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    ● Degree in early childhood and understanding of current practices in early childhood
    preferred
    ● Understanding of developmental and curricular expectations and benchmarks for 3
    and 4-year-olds
    ● Previous teaching experience in a lower school setting preferred
    ● Familiarity with a variety of instructional strategies including, but not limited to,
    Reggio-inspired educational settings
    ● Desire to work in a community committed to professional development and a
    willingness to learn

    Qualified applicants should send cover letter and resume to: employment@d-e.org
  • Technical Director of Theater

    Dwight-Englewood School (D-E) is a coeducational, independent college preparatory day school of 1028 students, serving Preschool (age 3) through Grade 12. D-E is the product of three merged schools, the oldest of which was founded in 1889. The School is one of the most ethnically diverse in Bergen County, and students represent over 115 different zip codes in New Jersey and New York. Dwight-Englewood is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and the New Jersey Association of Independent Schools and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools.

    The technical director is responsible for operating and maintaining Schenck Auditorium (450 seats) and Hajjar Theater (150 seats). The technical director will, each year, manage and oversee the design of at least four public theater productions (Upper School play and musical, Middle School musical, and Spring Showcase), design lights, props, sound, and special effects. The technical director is also expected to build sets, hang lights, and maintain the backstage areas during the school day. The technical director will possess significant set-building experience, including drafting, carpentry, scenic painting, and welding, and will also maintain backstage areas, keeping them clean and organized. The technical director will work with students on building sets, hanging lights, and building props after school as well as some Saturdays. Responsibilities also include setting up microphones, screens, and technology for school assemblies, guest speakers, and other school related events in Schenck and Hajjar. Supervise live school events. The technical director must be proficient in using AutoCAD and/or Vectorworks. The director of live events reports directly to the technical director.
    The successful candidate must have the desire to work with students, and the ability to work well and in a collaborative way with theater directors and colleagues.

    The position requires:
    • Knowledge of best theater production practices
    • Interest in/accumen for working with students and staff in an rigorous but kind independent school
    • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form
    • Creating and implementing a technical theater curriculum for students
    • Teaching one tech course per semester, upper school (starting in the second year of employment)
    • Leading a middle school tech club once a week
    • Purchasing construction materials
    • Designing and building the set for two musicals and one play
    • Supervising and building sets and props
    • Knowledge of scenic painting techniques
    • Setting and enforcing safe-use guidelines for equipment
    • Routinely performing preventive maintenance on equipment and venues
    • Evaluating, sourcing, and purchasing new equipment as approved and needed
    • Estimating design costs for each show
    • Maintaining inventory of equipment and supplies
    • Overseeing tech weekend, production week, and strike
    • Ability to lift heavy loads – 50+ pounds
    • Ability to climb stairs and ladders
    • Ability to manage and execute multiple projects at once
    • Ability to work in a team be it creative, staff or faculty
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a positive attitude
    This is a twelve month contract, and reports directly to the theater department chair. In the first year, the technical director will have three weeks of summer vacation, starting in the summer of 2024 vacation will be five weeks. The position begins July 1, 2023. The ideal candidate would hold a degree(s) in technical theater and/or ample technical experience as well as experience working with students.

    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 from all backgrounds who bring knowledge and expertise in equity, diversity, and multicultural education are especially encouraged to apply.

    Please send a resume and cover letter to employment@d-e.org
  • Upper School Math Teacher (Leave Replacement Position)

    Leave Replacement Position (Mid February 2023 through June 2023)
    Overview:  Dwight-Englewood School, the largest independent school in Bergen County, NJ, and a growing, vibrant, and diverse learning community in the New York City metro area, is seeking to fill a temporary leave Upper School Math teaching position. We seek an energetic, curious teacher who wants to inspire students to learn more about themselves and the world around them.
     
    Essential Responsibilities:
    • Actively support the Mission of the School and put that vision into daily practice.
    • Teach sections of higher level math including Honors Calculus and Pre-Calculus. 
    • Meet weekly with the department to discuss students and to coordinate instruction and curriculum.
    • Serve as an advisor to a small group (usually around ten) of students.
    • Provide extra help during assigned study hall periods.
    • Perform other duties as assigned, such as lunch supervision, etc.

    Desired Qualities:
    The ideal candidate will offer most or all of the following qualities as well as the qualifications that follow:
    • A true love of working with high school students.
    • A personality that is approachable, encouraging, and positive.
    • Experience with cross-curricular instruction, project-based learning, and process-based feedback, with a sincere interest in collaborating with colleagues.
    • Clear, consistent, and dynamic communication with students, colleagues, and parents.
    • Experience leading advisory programs and/or other student-centered programs.
    • A growth mindset.

     Position Requirements:
    • A Bachelor’s Degree in Math or related fields.
    • School  experience, with a strong background in working with college bound High School students.
    • Personal and professional alignment to the school’s mission, vision, and values.
    • Knowledge of and commitment to diversity, multiculturalism, and anti-bias education in all aspects of the work with Upper School students, families, and colleagues.
    • Excellent oral, written, and electronic communication skills.
     
    Terms of Employment:
    • This is an approximately 5-month teaching position serving as a leave replacement.
    • Teachers commit to eight-hour workdays as well as attendance at faculty meetings and other school-wide meetings and events.
    • Professional days are considered workdays and participation in planned activities is expected.
     
    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 from all backgrounds who bring knowledge and expertise in equity, diversity, and multicultural education are especially encouraged to apply.
     
    Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to employment@d-e.org
     
     
     
     
  • Substitute Teachers

     
    Independent coeducational day school
    on a 41-acre campus in northern New Jersey suburb seeks:

    SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS

    Lower School (Pre-K – 5th Grade)
    Middle & Upper Schools

    If you are interested in applying, kindly send your resume to

    employment@d-e.org


    Dwight Englewood School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    One Community – Infinite Possibilities

Questions?

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.