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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  • Administrative Systems Coordinator

    The Administrative Systems Coordinator position is one of two technical experts on the computer services staff. This person is ultimately responsible for the implementation, repair, and maintenance of all software, systems, and services related to computer technology on campus. Working closely with the Network Administrator, this person will help ensure that all of the school’s technical systems are running smoothly. This person will share after-hours on-call duties with the Network Administrator.

    Primary Responsibilities:
    • Develop and implement strategies and solutions that improve the efficiency of administrative office processes
    • Working with Vendor Support as needed, resolve all issues related to software and services on our network.
    • Provide second-level technical support as needed
    • With Network Administrator, provide after-hours on-call support for critical systems
    • Manage Data Flow across all campus data systems
    • Install and configure new servers
    Specific Duties:
    Primary technical support for software, systems, and services on campus including but not limited to:

    • Network and Client OS
    • Print Servers and Paper-Cut
    • G-Suite
    • “On” Products
    • Destiny
    • Geoffery / Door Access
    • Time Clock Plus
    • Alpha Card
    • FitnessGram
    • Raiser's Edge/Financial Edge
    • Odin POS system
    • OnSite Web Servers
    • mySQL / MSSQL database servers
    • Patch Management
    • Gather regular performance statistics of all systems listed above.
    • Attend department meetings of administrative staff on a regular basis to develop a deep understanding of technical needs of each office.
    • Meet regularly with directors of administrative offices to identify needs and priorities.
    • With all department members, assist with phone and walk up technical support.Assist with other general department activities such as workshops as needed.
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Minimum 5 years experience in managing Active Directory and other network data services in a medium size network environment (>500 users)
    • Facility with programming fundamentals (Python, Javascript, Java or other modern languages)
    • Broad technical fluency in the area of computer networking and systems interoperability.
    • Ability to match emerging technology solutions  to institutional needs.
    • Thorough understanding of database concepts including SQL
    • Creative Problem solver.
    • Technical leader with demonstrated ability to chart a course for network growth and sustainability.
    • MSCE certification preferred but not required.

    Terms of Employment:
    • 12 Month position
    • Standard work hours and vacation as per the Employee Handbook
    • On-call for technical emergencies (shared with Network Administrator)
    Candidates should send cover letter and resume to:  employment@d-e.org
  • Coaching Positions

    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
    Middle School
    FALL SEASON 2019-20
    * Boys "B-Level" Assistant Soccer Coach
    WINTER SEASON 2019-20
    * Boys "B-Level" Assistant Basketball Coach

    Upper School
     FALL SEASON 2019-20
    * Girls' Assistant Varsity Soccer Coach
    * Girls' Head Junior Varsity Soccer Coach  
    * Girls' Assistant Varsity / Junior Varsity Field Hockey Coach
    * Girls' Junior Varsity Volleyball Coach

    WINTER SEASON 2019-20
    * Girls' Head Junior Varsity Basketball Coach
    * Boys' Assistant Varsity Basketball Coach
    * Boys' Head Junior Varsity Basketball Coach
    * Boys' Head Freshman Basketball Coach
    SPRING SEASON 2019-20
    * Girls' Head Lacrosse Coach
    * Girls' Assistant Varsity Lacrosse Coach
    * Girls' Assistant Varsity Track Coach (sprinter specialist)  
  • Upper School Testing Coordinator

    The Upper School Testing Coordinator (TC) is responsible for coordinating, proctoring and supporting school-based standardized and non-standardized tests in grades 9 through 12 during the academic year. The TC is responsible for maintaining all testing documentation. The TC will report directly to the Upper School Principal and will work closely with the Lead Learning Specialist, College Counselors, Registrar and Principal to provide necessary oversight of special testing accommodations. The TC is expected to be on campus from August 26, 2019 through June 30, 2020.

    Primary Responsibilities:
    • Coordinate school-based testing and students with accommodations for College Board tests (SAT, PSAT and SAT Subject Tests).
    • Coordinate school-based Special Testing accommodations for ACT. Responsible for coordinating and scheduling proctors and students during 3-week test windows for each test date (September, October, December, February, April, June and July, perhaps).
    • Help coordinate test accommodations for Upper School students for January and June exam periods.
    • Coordinate and maintain the Upper School testing center.
    Specific Duties:
    • Uphold and enforce school rules, College Board and ACT testing policies and state and federal laws and regulations.
    • Work collaboratively with staff.
    • Provide organizational structure to testing environments.
    • Work with upper school’s Lead Learning Specialist, College Board SSD Coordinators and school Registrar to support students with test accommodations.
    • Compile, maintain and file all test reports, records, and other documents as required by D-E, the ACT and College Board, and ensure documentation is sent to appropriate testing agencies.
    • Maintain individual files of completed student tests and return to classroom teachers or administrators, when necessary. - if helping with Jan/Jun Exams)
    • Be prepared for potential test irregularities /crisis intervention
    • Plan the necessary time, resources, and materials to support student accommodations.
    • Actively support the efforts of others to ensure student accommodations are met.
    • Coordinate with school facilities managers to ensure rooms are available and ready for testing environments.
    • Coordinate with Taub Center for technical / computer needs.
    • Coordinate and communicate via email special testing schedule with students and parents.
    • Maintain confidentiality and adhere to regulations set by the American for Disabilities Act (ADA).
    • Pursue professional development through reading, attending conferences, and involvement with related agencies or organizations.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    Specific Skills:
    • Ability to work well with upper school students with special learning, physical and emotional needs within a school setting.
    • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
    • Knowledge of general office equipment.
    • Ability to plan, schedule, and direct the work of other proctors.
    • Ability to recognize when a decision and further collaboration is required.
    • Ability to act efficiently and effectively.
    • Ability to direct and influence the actions of others.
    • Ability to perform under pressure.
    • Ability to perceive needs, concerns, and personal problems of others and skills in resolving conflicts with tact and tolerance with people of different backgrounds.
    • Ability to communicate orally and in written form.
    • Adhere to testing regulations and ethics.
    Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to: employment@d-e.org
  • US / MS Innovation Coordinator

    The US / MS Innovation Coordinator will help shape the vision for the development of grade 6-12 student skills in the areas of coding, electronics, engineering, and design thinking. This person will work closely with US / MS librarians to foster student-centric learning experiences that leverage 21st Century research skills. Coordinating program with the LS STEM leader, LS Information Literacy Specialist, and Associate Director of Technology for Academics, this person will play a critical role in a complete PK-12 scope and sequence of learning activities that foster student creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving. Steward of the Taub Center makerspace, this person will ensure that the space is well-stocked with materials, equipment is in good working order, and students are well-supervised. This person will also teach a partial load of elective courses in the STEM disciplines and coordinate STEM related extracurricular activities.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Teach up to 3 elective courses in the STEM / MakerEd field
    • Develop Curriculum related to MS / US MakerEd and Innovation
    • Assist with Coaching US and MS Robotics Teams
    • Subject to availability offer a student activity related to STEM in each season
    • Supervise student work in the makerspace
    • Manage supplies, equipment, and materials. Reorder as necessary
    • Train students in the use of digital fabrication tools (3D printer / Laser Cutter)
    • Meet regularly with librarians and LS STEM and Information Specialists
    • Assist in leading library “maker events” throughout the year
    • Assist Computer Services with summer project work including new student training and computer rollout
    • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Bachelor's Degree in related field
    • Strong background in computer programming
    • Familiarity with electronics concepts
    • Familiarity with mechanical engineering concepts
    • Excellent rapport with students
    • Experience working in a makerspace or shop classroom
    • Excellent knowledge of PBL or other student-centered / constructivist teaching methods
    Terms of Employment:
    • 12 Month Position
    • Standard work hours and vacation as per Employee Handbook
    Candidates should send 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:


    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


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.
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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.
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.