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 the links listed below.

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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.
  • Quality of Life

    Limited subsidized housing, free lunch, computer loans, etc.

  • 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. 
    • Tuition Remission: 50% Discount for Employee Children; 50% - 100% for Summer Programs.
  • Questions?

    Email our Director of Human Resources, Lynda Soriano, at sorial@d-e.org

Current Openings

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  • Gatehouse Security Officer  (Part-Time)

    SHIFT:  Monday through Friday 3:00pm to 7:00pm (Subject to change)
    Overall Responsibility
    The Gatehouse Security Officer position staffs the Gatehouse entrance to the school community. The Gatehouse Security Officer delivers exceptional customer service while fostering an environment of safety and security. This includes but is not limited to; screening and documenting all traffic and/or persons entering the community, providing proper parking passes & maps, giving concise verbal directions to assist visitors with wayfinding, and directing emergency response vehicles to the proper location. 
    • Maintain a visible and professional presence at the Gatehouse.
    • Provide concise and accurate directions to visitors and emergency response units.
    • Follow safety protocol for COVID-19 by performing temperature checks for all visitors.
    • Answer security phone calls and maintain communication with Facilities Office
    • Monitor security cameras.
    • Perform additional duties as assigned by Supervisors to ensure the effective and efficient operation of the Community such as snow removal and general maintenance and custodial duties.
    • Strive to support the School’s Foundation Documents.
    • Participate in appropriate in-service training and workshops.
    • Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED Certificate required.
    • Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license.
    • Valid Security Officer Registration Act (SORA) License required.
    • AED / CPR Certified preferred.
    • One year or more of progressively responsible experience in a security–related field preferred.
    • Demonstrates excellent integrity and good moral character and initiative.
    • Exhibits a personality that demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills to relate well with students, staff, administration, parents and the community.
    • A positive attitude and willingness to work with a diverse population.
    • Must have strong communication skills, problem solving skills, and be self-motivated.
    • Computer literacy skills with excel and email required.
    • Sufficient physical ability, strength, mobility and stamina to carry out job duties in hot, cold and inclement weather conditions.
    • Walking, long periods of sitting, standing, and lifting are required.
    • Ability to lift up to 50lbs.
    • Security officer uniform required. (Supplied by School)

    Qualified candidates should send cover letter & resume to:  employment@d-e.org
  • Accounts Payable Coordinator

    Dwight-Englewood School is seeking a full-time Accounts Payable Coordinator. The primary function of this team member is Accounts Payable while supporting all aspects of the business office.
    Administration and Coordination of Accounts Payable including:
    • Full ownership of the accounts payable process beginning with setting up new vendors, processing invoices and payments with coordination through the month end reconciliation of accounts payable
    • Maintain the A/P database, and systems that support transactions and records, including third party payment processor (Paymerang).
    • Maintain vendor profiles, payment data, contract payment spreadsheets, agreements, and equipment leases
    • Execution of the complete disbursement cycle, recording and reviewing expenses, payments, reporting, and analysis of expenditures
    • Receive, enter, and review invoices and other invoice support; identify errors; ensure proper approval, coding, and allocation to appropriate general ledger accounts
    • Review approvals for consistency with the School’s procurement policies
    • Prepare payment file for payments via Paymerang. Ensure vendor profiles are accurate at all times
    • Process checks for payments internally on demand as requested from time to time via Blackbaud Accounts Payable
    • Monthly reconciliation of accounts payable
    • Download monthly credit card statements and distribute to card holders for approval;  review reports for proper G/L distribution and detail receipts; monthly journal entries and reconciliation of credit card charges to receipts from various department
    • Track and apply contract payments on capital projects
    • Reconciliation of annual insurance premiums
    • Annual preparation and filing of Forms 1099 and 1096 
    • Year end audit responsibilities including account reconciliations related to accounts payable and accrued expenses, disbursements, various expense accounts;  other year-end closing responsibilities as needed
    • Communicate with vendors, budget managers, faculty and staff to promptly resolve internal and external inquiries and discrepancies
    • Provide monthly expense reports to various departments
    • Provide entry level accounting support to the Controller and to the CFO
    • Administrative duties, including filing and mailing, as may be assigned as necessary 
    • 2 years’ experience in accounts payable using a computerized A/P system; or a degree in Accounting with internship experience
    • Knowledge of accounts payable, prepaid expenses, accruals, account reconciliation and monthly closing process; or successful completion of accounting coursework preferred
    • Understanding of basic accounting concepts and transactions preferred
    • Experience using accounting software to process accounts payable preferred
    • Knowledge of Blackbaud FE NXT Accounts Payable, Expense Management, and General Ledger modules strongly preferred but not required
    • Knowledge of Concur Solution a plus, but not required
    • Knowledge of Paymerang a plus, but not required
    • Excellent computer skills with experience using excel, and creating and maintaining spreadsheets
    • Superb attention to detail and strong quantitative and analytical skills required
    • Customer service oriented with the ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing
    • Must have a strong work ethic, exhibit professionalism and the desire to be part of our team
    • Interest in learning accounting in a non-profit environment 
    • This is a full time 12-month non-exempt position, Monday through Friday and may require occasional overtime.
    This is an on-campus position and COVID-19 vaccination is required.
    Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume to employment@d-e.org.
  • AfterCare & Enrichment Vacancies

    D-E 360° ACE 2021-2022
    Job Openings
    “As a community of learners, Dwight-Englewood School strives to foster in each student a passion for life-long learning. We seek excellence, honor integrity and embrace diversity in order to meet the challenges of a changing world and make it better.” 
    -Mission Statement
    ACE Director
    PK-K  Lead Teacher                                                        Program Coordinator
    PK-K Assistant Teacher                                                Clubhouse Coordinator
    PK-K Aides                                                                     Clubhouse Coaches Gr 1-5

    Adjunct Instructors & Vendors
    Every D-E Aftercare & Enrichment (ACE) team member is essential to the well-being of our children and the success of our program. All of our work should support our School’s mission statement and values. We commit ourselves to attend this work with modeling and follow through with school policies and procedures as we work collaboratively with colleagues. Our basic competencies are:
      • Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs.
    • Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions and perceptions.
    • Builds rapport and relates well to others.
    • Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively.
    • Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in program.
    • Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience.
    • Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well.
    • Uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge.
    • Pursues self-development that enhances job performance.
    Job Description: PK-K ACE Lead Teacher ($40/HR):
    • Work throughout the Academic Calendar year (August-June).
      • Maintain on-campus hours of 2:00-6:15 pm daily (Monday-Friday).
      • Occasionally stay later - late pick-ups require us to be here.
      • Work adjusted hours during Faculty Professional and Advancement Days.
    • Coordinate program scheduling with Director
    • With the Director, plan, organize, and implement:
      • Daily program schedules
      • Scope and sequencing of semester programming.
    • Develop lesson plans
    • Be familiar with the program’s policies and operation.
    • Facilitate operation of site.
    • Keep up to date in the field of education and school-age child care. Participate in 20 hours of training per year.
    • Maintain certification in basic first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    • Attend monthly meetings to share ideas and concerns.
    • Attend program trainings, functions and family events.
    • Ability to supervise children by sight and sound at all times.
    • Ability to move quickly to react to safety issues.
    • Ability to move around the gym/field to assist children and supervise children with daily activities, social interaction, physical, and emotional needs.
    • Ability to lift equipment and supplies up to 30 lbs.
    • Ability to work in all elements (i.e. outside in all weather)
    Lead Teacher Qualifications:
    A degree in Early Childhood Education or similar field and one year experience OR a similar mix of education and experience.
    JOB DESCRIPTION: PK-K ACE Assistant Teacher & Aides (X2) 
    Our Lead, Assistant Teachers, and Aides work together to:
    • Collaborate with Lead for lesson planning.
    • Meet the individual needs of the children.
    • Participate in staff and training meetings,
    • Interact with the children to support play, exploration, and learning.
    • Present expectations that are appropriate to the child's age and developmental level.
    • Plan and implement activities that develop self-esteem and social skills.
    • Communicating appropriately and professionally with parents and fellow staff.
    • Committing to continuing education.
    • Ability to supervise children by sight and sound at all times.
    • Ability to move quickly to react to safety issues.
    • Ability to move around the gym/field to assist children and supervise children with daily activities, social interaction, physical, and emotional needs.
    • Ability to lift equipment and supplies up to 30 lbs.
    • Ability to work in all elements (i.e. outside in all weather)
    Assistant Teacher Qualifications:
    12 post-secondary credits in early childhood development or a related field.
    Experience working with children ages 6 weeks-6 years.
    High school diploma or GED.
    Minimum of 18 years of age.
    Teacher Aide Qualifications:
    High school diploma or GED.
    Minimum of 18 years of age.
    Experience with 6 weeks to 6 years preferred, not required.
    JOB DESCRIPTION: (New) Program Coordinator  ($30/HR)
    The position is responsible for ensuring that ACE programs are; safe, organized, and convey the mission, purpose, image, and core values of Dwight-Englewood School. This person will:
    • Work throughout the Academic Calendar year (August-June).
      • Maintain on-campus hours of 2:00-6:30 pm daily
      • Stay later, as unscheduled late pick-ups require
      • Work adjusted hours during Faculty Professional and Advancement Days.
    • Maintain daily program attendance logs.
    • Coordinate scheduling and room assignments with Director
    • Maintain a safe, clean environment and facilitate operations of all locations.
    • With Director, supervise, observe, train, and mentor vendors, staff and/or volunteers.
    • Be familiar with facilitation techniques and have the ability to manage conflict resolution.
    • Possess knowledge of various resources for programming ideas and the skills to utilize that information in directing daily activities.
    • Promote positive relations with school personnel.
    • Maintain equipment and inventory supplies.
    • Uphold program policies and operation.
    • Keep up to date in the field of education and school-age child care. Participate in 20 hours of training per year.
    • Maintain certification in basic first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    • Attend monthly lunch meetings to share ideas and concerns.
    • Attend program trainings, functions and family events.
    • Display a positive attitude that is conducive to good public relations.
    • Expand job knowledge and skills by demonstrating a willingness to learn.
    • All other duties as assigned.
    • Maintain updated certifications CPR/AED, First Aid.
    • Be at least 18 years of age AND possess an Associate’s degree in child development, elementary education, physical education, recreation or related field
    • At least two years direct experience working with children under the age of 13 years.
    • Preferred - one year experience working in a supervisory capacity in child care programming.
    • Bonus - familiarity with Responsive Classroom practices.
    • Ability to supervise children by sight and sound at all times.
    • Ability to move quickly to react to safety issues.
    • Ability to move around the gym/field to assist children and supervise children with daily activities, social interaction, physical, and emotional needs.
    • Ability to lift equipment and supplies up to 30 lbs.
    • Ability to work in all elements (i.e. outside in all weather)
    JOB DESCRIPTION: Clubhouse Coordinator
    • Serve as the chief source of information regarding ACE programs and schedules.
    • Supervise daily attendance sign in / sign out procedures.
    • Be responsible for the release of students to appropriate parent or authorized individual.
    • Keep account of each child’s schedule.
      • Report errors in attendance lists to Director immediately.
    • Set up and prep Clubhouse equipment for upcoming activities and events.
    • Promote a safe and orderly environment; take all reasonable precautions to protect students, facilities, and materials.
    • Assist instructors with instructional reinforcement and behavior management.
    • Assist with administrative duties, as necessary.
    • Model persistent and apparent supervision of established routines and procedures.
      • This is in effect everywhere ACE is taking place; in the cafeteria, playgrounds, hallways, during specials, on field trips, and/or with visitors.
      • Work with Director to modify and update routines and procedures.
      • Develop an awareness of developmental capabilities in order to observe and respond to students' physical, personal, emotional and hygienic needs, when necessary.
      • Report to Director student behaviors (positive & negative) and notable progress.
    • Be familiar with our health and emergency policies and treat sick or injured children as indicated. Report all injuries to the Director.
    • Make announcements to kids throughout afternoon: handwashing, run through of daily activities, clean up, snack, etc.
    Clubhouse Coordinator #1:
    • Work throughout the Academic Calendar year (August-June).
      • Maintain on-campus hours of 2:30-6:30 pm daily
      • Stay later, as unscheduled late pick-ups require
      • Work adjusted hours during Faculty Professional and Advancement Days.
    • Order snacks, organize storage of foodstuff.
    • Develop Game Time in Clubhouse
    • Ability to supervise children by sight and sound at all times.
    • Ability to move quickly to react to safety issues.
    • Ability to move around the gym/field to assist children and supervise children with daily activities, social interaction, physical, and emotional needs.
    • Ability to lift equipment and supplies up to 30 lbs.
    • Ability to work in all elements (i.e. outside in all weather)

    Clubhouse Coaches Gr 1-5 
    The AfterCare Program is an afterschool program that guides students through a variety of activities that focus upon building individual initiative and group participation. Each term, new themes lead children to discover and explore basic ideas in science, math, language arts, geography, and other academic areas. Hours: 2:00 pm – 6:30 pm, Monday – Friday when school is in session.
    Specifically, the responsibilities of Clubhouse Coaches include but are not limited to:
    • Attending a mandatory orientation before the program begins
    • Meeting with the director on a daily basis for important information, direction, and feedback
    • Supervising the students throughout the program (in the classroom, during snack, on playgrounds, etc.)
    • Assisting the lead instructor with organizing and cleaning up materials for class activities
    • Assisting the Program Director with administrative tasks like copying, taking attendance, and keeping track of materials/supplies
    • Chaperoning field trips and/or campus activities
    • Helping teachers provide material for the weekly newsletter 
    • Assisting the director and teachers with pick-up and drop-off time
    • Interacting with parents
    • Enjoy interacting with children
    • Participate in all activities
    • Use good judgment and act responsibly
    • Be present and arrive on time to all meetings and activities
    • Use electronic devices ONLY during breaks (cell phone and iPod usage when counselors are with the students is strictly prohibited and cause for dismissal)
    • Dress appropriately for the school atmosphere
    • Serve as a role model and set the tone of leadership
    • Be honest
    • Be considerate
    • Be courteous and use good manners
    • Respect the work of others
    • Respect and care for materials and property
    • Follow safety rules
    • Be responsible for their own actions
    • Respect the rights of the members of the community
    Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume to: keighs@d-e.org
  • Coaching Opportunities

    The Athletic Department at The Dwight-Englewood School is comprised of coaches that are either full time faculty members or of 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 experiences with coaching or in playing the sport is preferred and will be among the primary criteria for the filling of these positions.
    Qualified candidates should send cover letter and resume to:  employment@d-e.org 

    Open Coaching Positions (Spring of 2022)
    *Head Boys JV Baseball Coach
    *Coed Assistant Golf Coach
    *Head Girls JV Lacrosse Coach
    *Head Boys Middle School Tennis Coach
    *Head Girls Middle School Lacrosse Coach
    *Head Girls Middle School Softball Coach
  • Director of College Counseling

     The Dwight-Englewood School College Counseling Office (CCO) seeks an experienced and energetic individual to join our dynamic six-person team as a Director of College Counseling.
    The individual in this position will guide students and their families through all stages of the college search and admissions process, demonstrating a commanding knowledge of college admissions and financial aid, an interest in remaining current on the admissions and higher education landscape, and a commitment to professional development.  The CCO fosters an active and open-minded collaboration with families, and a supportive environment in which students learn to identify their goals and interests, manage a complex process, and make healthy and confident decisions about their higher education. We believe that each student should be accountable and proactively engaged in the self-evaluation, research, and application processes that are essential to maximizing the match between individuals and their college goals.
    As an academically rigorous college preparatory institution which greatly values diversity and integrity, this work serves a vital role in our community. Understanding that Dwight-Englewood School is recognized as being one of the most culturally diverse schools in Bergen County, the Director must have the broadest possible knowledge and understanding of the range of possibilities for students. The four Directors of College Counseling work in collaboration with each other and the Dean, each reporting to the Dean of College Counseling and the Upper School Principal.
    The Director of College Counseling will:
    • Counsel approximately 30-35 students through the college application process in grades eleven and twelve
    • Collaborate on targeted presentations and workshops for students in grades nine and ten
    • Teach College Knowledge, the college counseling curriculum, during the spring semester of junior year; and oversee progress through the senior fall process of finalizing student college application lists, essay development and completion, and submission of applications
    • Establish, maintain, and develop relationships with college admissions professionals and D-E faculty/staff
    • Attend and participate in national and regional conferences, individual college visits, and virtual professional development programming
    • Develop and maintain professional relationships with parents/guardians regarding their children’s college process
    • Compose detailed counselor recommendation letters for senior advisees and act as advocate for each advisee
    • In collaboration with CCO colleagues, plan and implement events for students and families, including but not limited to: college roundtable parent discussions, workshops/presentations  on financial aid, athletic recruiting in the college process, Junior Family College Night, Virtual College Conference, and grade level specific programming.
    • Represent CCO at school wide admission open houses and other events as needed
    • Advise on course selection and its ramifications in the college selection process
    • Assess students’ academic progress to meet requirements of specific colleges
    • Remain informed about financial aid issues in the college process and assist senior families in their understanding of financial aid packages
    • Advise students and families on the college admissions software Scoir, which serves as the central communication tool and application management database for students and the CCO
    • Assist in creating, updating, and editing written materials and online content.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean of College Counseling or the Principal
    The ideal candidate will possess:
    • Three to five years’ experience in selective college admissions and/or college counseling in independent schools, and extensive knowledge about the college research, application, and selection process.
    • Excellent communication ability, including effective writing and presentation skills    
    • Desire and a demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative environment with an established team
    • Strong knowledge and understanding of college options and application process, and the ability to guide a diverse student body with specific information about schools   
    • Superior organization, attention to detail, and follow-through
    • Empathetic approach and counseling expertise with both parents and students
    • Facility and experience with technology
    • Enthusiasm for working collaboratively with adolescents and their families
    • Humor, flexibility, and grace under pressure, and the ability to work independently
    • Demonstrated commitment to uphold Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging 
    Terms of Employment:
    This administrative position begins each year in mid-August two weeks before school opens (one week before the faculty arrives) and lasts until mid-June, for a week after the faculty leaves. Specific dates are provided in each contract. 
    Please submit a resume and letter of interest to employment@d-e.org
  • HVAC Technician

    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 an HVAC Technician, Monday through Friday from 6:00AM - 2:00PM. This position will report to the Director of Facilities.

    General Responsibilities:
    ● Maintain and repair HVAC equipment
    ● Plumbing
    ● Electric
    ● Other duties as assigned

    ● Minimum 3 years HVAC experience
    ● NJ Black Seal License (Preferred but not required)
    ● HVAC Building management system experience (Preferred but not required)
    ● Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
    ● Effective communication skills
    ● Basic computer skills required
    ● Valid driver's license required

    If you are interested in applying for the above job vacancy and meet the minimum requirements, please send resume to: employment@d-e.org
  • Lower School Recess Coach

    The Lower School seeks a recess coach to assist with first through fifth grades recess, lunch and throughout the school day. Recess is a vital part of the Lower School experience, and the Lower School recess coach is an integral part of the program.  Working closely with students, faculty, and administration, the recess coach helps create a safe, active, joyful and inclusive recess experience for all students. The Lower School recess program takes place outdoors in all types of weather, and the recess coach is there to inspire in students a love of being outside and of active play.  The Recess Coach also works alongside faculty to supervise children during lunch, dismissal and other times of the school day in the classrooms and other indoor spaces.
    • Support and model the spirit of the mission and foundation documents of the Dwight-Englewood School
    • Model and teach safe, active, inclusive play for children in grades 1 through 5
    • Teach a variety of competitive and noncompetitive games, sports and activities
    • Work alongside colleagues to model and support respectful, safe recess behavior
    • Help children negotiate recess time and learn the importance of fair, safe, inclusive play
    • Maintain recess equipment and supplies
    • Understanding of and interest in child development - (Ages 5 through 11 years old)
    • Ability to provide direction and support as children during play time clearly, fairly and respectfully
    • Knowledge of CPR/First Aid, and concussion protocols preferred; Training will be offered
    • Familiarity with, or willingness to learn, about the Responsive Classroom philosophy or other comparable philosophies that address social and emotional learning
                Daily, Monday through Friday from 11:00am - 4:00pm
    Applicants should send cover letter and resume to:  employment@d-e.org
  • Maintenance/Custodial Worker - 2nd Shift

    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 a Maintenance/Custodial Worker for our second shift: 3PM – 11PM, Monday through Friday. This position will report to the Facilities Manager, Custodial Manager and Director of Operations.

    Provides for the general maintenance of school buildings and grounds.
    General Responsibilities

    • General maintenance duties including sheetrock repair and spackling,
    • Minor plumbing and electrical work,
    • Custodial work,
    • Landscaping and snow removal, 
    • Painting, 
    • Other duties as assigned.

    • Experience in building and grounds operations preferred,
    • Willing to learn various trades,
    • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds,
    • Valid driver's license required,
    • Must be a team player with effective communications skills.

    If you are interested in applying for the above job vacancy and meet the minimum requirements for the position, please send resume to: employment@d-e.org 
  • Upper School Psychologist or Social Worker

    As a member of the Student Support Team, the psychologist or social worker will work to address the social-emotional needs of students. Ideal candidates have strong crisis intervention skills and can provide research-based approaches to counseling (ACT, CBT, DBT experience preferred). Candidates should have excellent interpersonal skills and express a desire to become part of the school community.
    Primary Responsibilities:
    • Provide support to students to address the social-emotional issues that impact their school day.
    • Serve as a resource for teachers and deans.
    • Serve as a member of the Student Support Team to identify ways to address student needs and to create a cohesive plan both at school and at home.
    Specific Duties:
    • Provide short-term individual counseling to students.
    • Provide referrals and resources to families to address social-emotional concerns. 
    • Participate in Student Support Team (SST) meetings to discuss students and to identify strategies to address individual needs.
    • Collaborate with classroom teachers, deans, and administrators in order to support students.
    • Collaborate with outside service providers in order to create a consistent program for individual students.
    • Observe students in class to develop accommodations and support.
    • Work with faculty to further develop an understanding of the developmental and social-emotional needs of Upper School students.
    • Participate in the life of the Upper School community as well as whole school initiatives.
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    The ideal candidate will have a certificate or license in psychology, school psychology or clinical social work and previous experience in a school setting. Training and experience in research-based approaches to therapy is preferred.
    Supervision for permit-holders obtaining a license in psychology is available on-site.
    Terms of Employment:
    • While an 80% percent (4 days a week) schedule is preferred, the schedule for this position can be flexible. 
    • This is a ten month position including vacations for winter break and spring break as well as other school holidays.
    • Eight hour work days as well as attendance at faculty meetings, division meetings and department meetings.
    • Professional days are considered work days and participation in planned activities is mandatory.

    Qualified candidates should send cover letter and resume to:  employment@d-e.org
  • Upper School Science Teacher - One Semester Leave Replacement Position

    Position Opening: Upper School Science Teacher
    One Semester Leave Replacement Position January - June 2022
    This is a leave replacement position in science for someone with a strong background in life science, a passion for  teaching and a desire to work with teenagers. This is a full-time position to teach in our innovative integrated biology and chemistry program for 9th and 10th graders. This two year sequence emphasizes environmental application, experimental design, and real world examples. A significant laboratory component stresses hands-on learning and in-class use of personal computers for data collections, visualizations and research. 
    This position will include three sections of the 9th grade course and an Introduction to Biopsychology Elective.
    We seek a creative science teacher who will be challenged and captivated by the possibilities of forwarding our integrated curricula in a building designed to facilitate innovation, expansion, and growth.
    Responsibilities:  Teaching four sections of science. Additional responsibilities include attendance at periodic faculty meetings, and weekly planning meetings with other science teachers, and other campus-wide supervisory duties.
    Qualifications:  The ideal candidate must have a strong background in chemistry and biology; familiarity with molecular biology and ecology would also be helpful. Candidates should be willing and able to integrate computer applications into the curriculum. Individuals who apply should be extremely responsible, highly motivated, and excited by the potential of teaching in an integrated program. Experience in teaching at this level is preferred.
    NOTE: This temporary one semester position could turn into full time for 2022-2023 for the right candidate.
    Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume to employment@d-e.org

    Dwight-Englewood is a coeducational, college preparatory school for students in preschool through grade twelve.  Our school community draws together students, faculty, administrators, staff, parents, alumni, and trustees of varied religious, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds.  We prize this rich diversity, the tolerant exchange of ideas and interests, and the respect and friendship that enhance our daily lives.
    For more than 100 years, Dwight-Englewood has given students the highest quality preparation for the country’s most demanding colleges and universities.  The school combines a rigorous academic program with a wide range of artistic, athletic and intellectual activities.  D-E is committed to providing students with the skills and experiences needed to thrive in a world marked by diversity in race, religion, national origin, and point of view.  In small classes the teachers create an environment that promotes ethical decision-making centered around the school’s core values: respect, honesty, good judgment, commitment, courage, and community.
    The school enrolls over 900 students from over 90 communities in Bergen and northern Hudson Counties in New Jersey, southern Rockland County in New York, and New York City. Dwight-Englewood School offers a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salaries.  Dwight-Englewood’s forty-acre campus is in a quiet New Jersey suburb ten minutes away from New York City by car or public transportation.  Our convenient location accommodates both urban and suburban residential choices, provides a wide variety of cultural opportunities, and offers easy access to nearby athletic and outdoor experiences.
  • Substitute Teachers

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


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

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


    Dwight Englewood School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    One Community – Infinite Possibilities


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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.
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Summer Grants 2019

Ellie and Dick Phayer Adventure Endowment for Curricular Development

Diane Christian and Joan Maffetone
– will be attending the Road Scholar program in Newfoundland and Labrador. The trip will provide the opportunity to learn about different peoples and cultures, providing immersion in words and phrases, stories and songs that are influenced by the dialects of the English, Irish, and Scottish immigrants. $2500 grant.

Frimi Sagan Summer Grant

Wendy Blasius
- will be furthering her knowledge of Ancient Roman and Greek history by travelling in Southern Italy and visiting many of its architectural and historical sites. Requested and received $2000.

Daniel Carragher – plans to drive a part of the U.S. Civil Rights Trail (https://civilrightstrail.com/), focusing primarily on cities in Alabama (Birmingham, Selma, Montgomery, and Tuskegee), but starting in Memphis, TN, and ending in Atlanta, GA, in order to visit places he has lectured about for years. Requested and received $2350.

Talya Kagedan – will be attending the Embodied Positive Psychology Summit: Leadership in Education. Topics explored include the importance of meaning to create connectedness within the learning environment, the science of character education, whole-person engagement in lessons, and stress resilience and its impact on educators’ engagement and work longevity. Requested and received $1752.

Varun Khattar - plans to read historical, sociological, psychological, and educational literature and conducting exploratory research into existing school and community-based programs focused on Asian American identity and leadership development. Requested and received $2000.
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.