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.

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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. 
     
    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • 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.
     
    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • 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.
     
    PHYSICAL DEMANDS/OTHER:
    • 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
  • Athletic Administrative Assistant

    The Dwight-Englewood School is seeking an energetic, detail-oriented, self-motivated, professional to assist the athletic department on the day-to-day logistics and operations in a confidential and responsible manner.  This includes but is not limited to answering and directing phone calls, constructing and editing emails, and relevant information to staff, handling a variety of tasks in order to ensure that all interactions between the athletic office and others are positive and productive.
     
    The ideal candidate will have background knowledge of interscholastic athletics and/or secondary school experience, computer/database knowledge, interpersonal strengths, exceptional communication, strong organizational skills, and be able to lift 40 pounds.
     
    This position reports directly to the Director of Athletics and Associate Director of Athletics.  Must have the ability to work well with a variety of faculty, staff, students, parents, alumni, and outside constituents. This is a full-time, eleven-month, position. The hours are 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.  On occasion, work some evening and/or Saturday events.  Special event hours and days may vary and will be set by the Athletic Director according to the need.
     
    Primary Responsibilities:
     
    • Oversee all aspects of the general coordination of the Athletic Dept.
    • Perform a wide range of clerical, secretarial, and general office duties.
    • Serve as the first ‘point of contact’ and the welcoming face and voice of the Athletic Dept. Office for parents, students, and visitors.
    • Provide administrative support to the Directors of Athletics.
    • Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of student, staff, and parent information.
     
    Specific Duties:
     
    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Performs a wide range of clerical, secretarial and general office duties. (fax, copying, mailings)
    • Answers telephone and schedules appointments
    • Game confirmations with opposing schools (Home + Away)
    • ​Referee confirmations and processing payment vouchers received for game management.
    • ​In conjunction with the Athletic Director, processes and logs purchase orders.
    • ​​In conjunction with the Athletic Director, assists in ordering equipment / uniforms.
    • ​Maintains rosters, records, accomplishments, etc.
    • ​Manage Athletic Website (daily updates, directions and scores)
    • ​In conjunction with the Associate AD, manage athletic transportation and early dismissals.
    • ​​Process Tournament Applications (i.e., state/county/invitational)
    • ​​Spring Trips  (manage registration and payments)
    • ​​Manages office supplies, orders and credit card reconciliation
    • ​​Inventory and Coordinates distribution of team uniforms.
    • Serve as the Secretary to the Athletic Advisory Committee - Meets at night 6 times per calendar year.  Responsible for booking meeting room, catering items, gathering meeting materials, and taking/communicating minutes.
     
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Ability to create a warm, welcoming, and calm atmosphere within a busy, sometimes hectic office.
    • Computer literate.
    • Good writing, analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Knowledge of principles and practices of organization, planning, records management, and general administration.
    • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a high traffic/high volume office.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, visitors, and colleagues.
    • Ability to operate standard office equipment, including but not limited to computers, telephone systems, copiers, and facsimile machines.
    • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
     
    Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to:  employment@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 (Fall of 2021)
    Head Coach Boys Freshman Soccer Coach
    Assistant Varsity Field Hockey Coach
    Middle School Assistant Cross Country Coach
    Middle School Head Girls Tennis Coach
     
  • M.E.P. 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 a M.E.P. Technician, Monday through Friday from 6:00AM - 2:00PM. This position will report to the Facilities Manager and Director of Operations.
     
    General Responsibilities
     
    • Maintain and repair HVAC equipment 
    • Plumbing and electrical work
    • Landscaping and snow removal 
    • Soldering and brazing
    • Other duties as assigned
     
    Qualifications: 
    • Minimum 3 years residential & commercial HVAC experience
    • EPA 608 Universal Certification
    • NJ Black Seal License (Preferred but not required) 
    • Experience with residential and commercial HVAC equipment 
    • HVAC Building management system experience  
    • Willing to learn various trades
    • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
    • Effective communication skills
    • Valid driver's license required 
    • OSHA Certification requested
     
     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 
     
     
  • 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.

    Summary:
    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.
     
    Qualifications: 

    • 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 
     
  • Part-Time Upper School French Teacher

    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 part-time Upper/Middle School French teaching position.  Individuals who apply should be extremely responsible, highly motivated, and be open to expanding their own teaching. Experience in teaching at the high school level and an advanced degree are preferred. 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 three sections of French in Middle and Upper School, which meet for four fifty-minute periods per week.
    • Attend weekly departmental and/or divisional meetings after school.
    • Participate in activities as required.
    • Provide extra help for students as necessary.
    • 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 upper and middle school students.
    • A true love of language teaching and an understanding that language is part of culture and teaching language is therefore teaching culture.
    • A personality that is approachable, encouraging, and positive.
    • Experience with cross-curricular instruction, project-based learning, and process-based feedback.
    • Clear, consistent, and dynamic communication with students, colleagues, and parents.
    • A growth mindset.

    Position Requirements:
    • A Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred), with a strong emphasis on degrees in related fields.
    • At least three years of teaching experience.
    • 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, in both English and the target language.
     
    Terms of Employment:
    • This is a 10-month teaching position.
    • Professional days are considered workdays and participation in planned activities is mandatory.
     
    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.
 
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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
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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.