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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  • Assistant Director of Equity & Diversity Engagement

    Dwight-Englewood School (D-E) seeks a creative educator who will bring strong Lower and Middle School experiences to the role of Assistant Director of Equity & Diversity Engagement beginning August 2021.
    D-E’s Lower School is a place where faculty encourage children to embrace every aspect of childhood development and play, while paying close attention to each students’ academic growth and progress. Grade-levels range from Preschool 3 through Grade 5.
    D-E’s Middle School program is designed around the needs of students in grades 6-8. Middle School students are offered diverse offerings in academics, arts, and athletics, and in the areas of personal ethics, problem solving skills, as well as in diversity, equity and inclusion.
    The Assistant Director will co-lead and co-facilitate DEI work in the Lower and Middle Schools, and assist with other school wide projects as needed. Reporting to the Director of Equity & Diversity Engagement, the Assistant Director will work closely with Lower and Middle School students, teachers and administrative staff, along with the Upper School Equity & Diversity Coordinator.
    Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Assists the Director of Equity & Diversity Engagement with curricular and extracurricular programs, and professional development projects focused on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Lower and Middle Schools
    • Collaborate with the Director of Equity, Lower School and Middle Principals, Assistant Principals and Middle School Deans in advancing each division’s DEI work
    • Provide resources and support to Lower and Middle School faculty professional development for DEI
    • Assist with parent groups
    • Membership on and co-facilitation of the Diversity Committee.
     
     Qualifications and work habits:
    • Bachelor’s degree in a field related to education, or equity and inclusion
    • Knowledge of good practices in anti-bias and anti-racist education, experiences with multicultural education and working with diverse students, families and colleagues
    • Teaching experience with younger students
    • Understanding of early childhood, elementary and middle school education and student development
    • Experience coordinating DEI projects and initiatives
    • Ability to work effectively with students, colleagues, and parents
    • Strong listening, collaboration, and communication skills
    • Strong work ethic, demonstrating integrity and discretion
    • Strong research and interpersonal skills, written, and oral communication and presentation skills
    • Able to balance and prioritize work and multiple projects, detail oriented, organized, and deadline driven
    • Technologically savvy
    • Flexible, dependable, approachable, and professional
     
    The interested candidate should:
    • Be a good teacher, collaborator, and facilitator
    • Be discerning, thoughtful and communicative
    • Exhibit a collaborative approach to project and program leadership
    • Find joy in working with young children and with middle schoolers
    • Bring strong social-emotional outlooks.
    Terms of Employment:
    • This is a full-time, exempt administrative position beginning two weeks before school begins and working two weeks after the end of the school year, approximately 10 ½ months.
    • Eight-hour workdays as well as attendance at faculty meetings and other school-wide meetings and events are required. Work day may be extended as needed for school events, including some weekends and evenings.
    • Professional days are considered workdays.
     
    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.
     
    Interested candidates should send a 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
     
    FALL SEASON
    * Girls Assistant JV Soccer Coach
    * Assistant Varsity Cross Country Coach
    * Middle School Girls' Tennis Coach
    * Middle School Girls Volleyball Coach
    * Middle School Boys' Soccer Coach
     
    WINTER SEASON
    * Girls Assistant JV Basketball Coach
     
    SPRING SEASON
    * Head Crew (rowing) Coach
    * Girls JV Softball Coach
    * Girls Assistant Varsity Lacrosse Coach
    * Girls Head JV Lacrosse Coach
    * Boys JV Lacrosse Coach
    * Middle School Head Girls Lacrosse Coach
    * Middle School Track and Field Coach
    * Middle School Assistant Baseball Coach
     
  • Eighth Grade Science/Math Teacher

    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 Eighth Grade Science/Math teaching position.  Beginning work in our brand new Middle School building, the teacher will have the unique opportunity of developing the culture and systems of this new space in collaboration with the grade level team and administration. The teacher will work closely with teachers of other disciplines to provide age-appropriate instruction in reading, writing, and critical thinking.  Grounded in the school’s mission statement, the Middle School faculty are further characterized by the following traits: student-centered, collaborative, engaging, and process over product oriented.  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 four sections of class which meet for four fifty-minute periods per week, two in 8th grade Math and two in 8th grade Science.
    • Meet weekly with the eighth grade team to discuss students and to coordinate instruction and curriculum.
    • Attend weekly departmental and/or divisional meetings after school.
    • Serve as an advisor to a small group (usually around ten) of eighth grade students
    • Participate in overnight field trips and day trips as a chaperone.
    • Provide extra help during TAG periods, before school, or other times as needed
    • 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 focus on student-centered, collaborative, engaging, and “process over product” in their professional practice.
    • A true love of working with middle school students, and 13-14 year olds specifically.
    • 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.
    • Experience leading advisory programs and/or other student-centered programs.
    • A growth mindset.

    Position Requirements:
    • A Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred).
    • At least three years of teaching experience, with a strong background in Middle School instruction.
    • 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 Middle School students, families, and colleagues.
    • Excellent oral, written, and electronic communication skills.
    • Leadership of after-school activities (in athletics, the arts, or other programs).
     
    Terms of Employment:
    • This is a 10-month teaching position.
    • 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 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
  • Gatehouse Security Officer

    Shift:  Monday through Friday 6:30AM - 2:30PM 

    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) 
  • Lower School Learning Specialist

    Dwight-Englewood Lower School is a place where faculty encourage children to embrace every aspect of childhood development and play, while paying close attention to each students’ growth and progress. Grade levels range from Preschool 3 through Grade 5.
     
    Dwight-Englewood encourages faculty to practice both the art and science of teaching. Our faculty understand the importance of balancing explicit instruction with more open-ended inquiry, and they bring this perspective to their planning and work with students. In addition, faculty understand the importance of observing and assessing students both formally and informally in all subject areas and throughout the day in order to plan instruction for whole groups, small groups and individuals. The desire to continue to grow and learn professionally within our diverse community of learners is essential, and we seek colleagues who will remain excited by the opportunity to do so.
     
    The position:
    Dwight-Englewood School is seeking a dynamic and experienced Lower School Learning Specialist. We are currently interviewing candidates interested in working with a range of children enrolled in
    Preschool 3 through grade 5. Collaborating with the current Learning Specialist is essential to success in this position.  The Learning Specialist supports, supplements and extends classroom instruction, and works collaboratively to provide a high-quality, research-based literacy program that meets the range of learners.
     
    Interested candidates should:
    • Be well organized and have excellent communication skills in order to cultivate equity and understanding in a diverse school community
    • Exhibit a collaborative approach to teaching that produces and reveals a genuine enthusiasm for working with colleagues by sharing strategies and exploring effective ways to enhance the student experience
    • Possess a passion for teaching and learning and find joy in working with young children, laying a social-emotional foundation upon which academic excellence may be built
    Responsibilities:
    • Support and model the spirit of the mission and founding documents of the Dwight-Englewood School in work with students, teachers, families, and administrators.
    • Develop methods to support and challenge students both in small groups and within the classroom setting.
    • Serve as a resource to increase teacher capacities in literacy instruction.
    • Serve as a member of the Student Support Team to develop ways to address individual student needs and create cohesive plans to be implemented both at school and at home.
    • Continue to grow as a professional through professional development opportunities.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of, experience with, the developmental, social, emotional and cognitive issues of the primary grades.
    • Create differentiated, challenging lessons aligned with school philosophy, standards and curriculum.
    • Maintain professional and collaborative collegial relationships that encourage sharing, planning, and working together toward improved instructional skills and student success
    • Communicate with families about student progress, goals, benchmarks respectfully, openly and showing an ability to ask questions and listen with empathy.
     
    Specific Duties:
    • Supporting Students
      • Provide instruction to students in need of remediation and learning support.
      • Provide small group reading and writing instruction to the range of students in the classroom and in other appropriate settings.
      • Assess the strengths and needs of students, using a range of assessment tools, including standardized tests, and communicate findings to teachers and families.
      • Monitor rate of progress of strategies of support implemented for any student.
    • Support and Development for Teachers
      • Provide instructional support and coaching to classroom teachers.
      • Support teachers in developing and utilizing assessments to guide instruction.
      • Work collaboratively with the current Learning Specialist and the Literacy Team to provide a high-quality literacy program.
    • Student Support Team
      • Collaborate with members of the Lower School Student Support Team to make referrals as well as review and implement evaluation plans.
      • Develop plans to address individual student needs in coordination with classroom teachers and members of the Lower School Student Support Team.
      • Provide teachers with an understanding of learning concerns and aid them in the implementation of school-based accommodations.
      • Communicate with families to develop and monitor plans for school and home.
      • Communicate with external tutors, specialists and agencies to develop and monitor plans for support.
      • Meet with members of the school-wide Student Support Team.
    • Assessments
      • Conduct diagnostic reading and writing assessments.
      • Plan, organize, interpret and utilize standardized testing.
      • Collaborate with teachers to provide and utilize ongoing assessment.
    • Involvement in the DE Community
      • Supervise children during non-academic times such as snack, recess and dismissal.
      • Participate in school and classroom events such as Back-to-School night, Lower School assemblies, parent conferences, grade-level planning meetings and faculty meetings.
     
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Advanced degree in Elementary Education, and/or Special Education required.
    • Understanding of child development, curriculum expectations and benchmarks, for elementary school students
    • Knowledge of remediation programs and other research-based strategies that support a range of learners including Wilson, Orton-Gillingham, Words Their Way and The Teachers College Units of Study in reading and writing.
    • Familiarity with a range of formal and informal assessments, including the Fountass and Pinnell Benchmark Assessments.
    • Previous experience working in an elementary school setting as a teacher or learning specialist.
    • Familiarity and experience  working and teaching with online platforms including Zoom, Seesaw, Google Classroom - or other comparable platforms.
     
    Terms of Employment:
    • This is a 10-month teaching position.
    • 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 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.
     
    Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: employment@d-e.org
     
  • Lower School Principal

    Dwight-Englewood School seeks an experienced Lower School leader and a skilled Lower School teacher to serve as the School’s next Lower School Principal. The successful candidate will be one who loves children and enjoys being in the classroom and being present with students, teachers, and parents. S/he will have experience with the curriculum and pedagogy used in the Lower School at D-E, including the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project and Singapore Mathematics, as well as the Responsive Classroom approach. Importantly, s/he will be a culturally competent and visionary educator with a demonstrated commitment to and skill in leading a diverse community of learners with an integrated curricular approach to embracing and ensuring equity, inclusion, and belonging from the earliest years. Warm and approachable to students, teachers, and parents; kind yet firm; reflective and collaborative; passionate about children and education; committed to knowing every child; and an active listener, the next Lower School Principal will find an excellent school that seeks to be even better and that has the team and resources to make that quest a reality.
     
    Educators’ Collaborative, LLC is assisting with the search, and more information can be found at D-E Lower School Principal Search on the Educators’ Collaborative website.
     
  • Lower School Science Teacher

    Dwight-Englewood Lower School is a place where faculty encourage children to embrace every aspect of childhood development and play, while paying close attention to each students’ growth and progress. Grade levels range from Preschool 3 through Grade 5.
     
    Dwight-Englewood encourages faculty to practice both the art and science of teaching. Our faculty understand the importance of balancing explicit instruction with more open-ended inquiry, and they bring this perspective to their planning and work with students. In addition, faculty understand the importance of observing and assessing students both formally and informally in all subject areas and throughout the day in order to plan instruction for whole groups, small groups and individuals. The desire to continue to grow and learn professionally within our diverse community of learners is essential, and we seek colleagues who will remain excited by the opportunity to do so.
     
    The Position:
    Dwight-Englewood School is seeking a dynamic and experienced Lower School Science Teacher who will focus on an expanse of science inquiry and instruction.  The Lower School Science program is a vital component of the Lower School experience. We are currently interviewing candidates interested in teaching children enrolled in Grades 2 through Grade 4.  Collaborating and envisioning with the Preschool 3 through Grade 1 Science teacher and the Grade 5 STEM teacher is required, as we strengthen our approach to Science programming in the Lower School.
     
    Interested candidates should:
    • Be well organized and have excellent communication skills in order to cultivate equity and understanding in a diverse school community
    • Exhibit a collaborative approach to teaching that produces and reveals a genuine enthusiasm for working with colleagues by sharing strategies and exploring effective ways to enhance the student experience
    • Possess a passion for teaching and learning and find joy in working with young children, laying a social-emotional foundation upon which academic excellence may be built
     
     
    Responsibilities:
    • Support and model the spirit of the mission and founding documents of the Dwight-Englewood School in work with students, teachers, families, and administrators
    • Develop methods to inspire, support and challenge students in the science classroom
    • Alongside the Dwight-Englewood Science Department, imagine, design and implement science curriculum
    • Continue to grow as a professional through professional development opportunities
    • Demonstrate knowledge of, experience with, the developmental, social, emotional and cognitive issues of the primary grades.
    • Create differentiated, challenging lessons aligned with school philosophy, standards and curriculum.
    • Maintain professional and collaborative collegial relationships that encourage sharing, planning, and working together toward improved instructional skills and student success
    • Communicate with families about student progress, goals, benchmarks respectfully, openly and showing an ability to ask questions and listen with empathy.
     
    Specific Duties:
    • Teaching and Inspiring Students
      • Provide science instruction in second through fourth grade while fostering creativity, rigor, and an understanding of how scientists work, learn and share ideas about the physical world
      • Help students build connections between classroom experiences and the world around them, with a particular focus on environmental issues
      • Provide a coherent, cohesive curriculum and include opportunities for creativity and student choice and voice
      • Provide space for students to understand science is another tool to help make the world a better and more equitable place for all
      • Assess the strengths and needs of students, using a variety of summative and formative assessments. Share student progress with families on a regular basis
    • Assessments
      • Conduct formative and summative science assessments
      • Plan, organize, interpret and utilize ongoing assessments in order to plan instruction to meet the needs of the class
     
     
    • Involvement in the D-E Community
      • Perform assigned supervisory duties that include, but are not limited to, recess, lunch and dismissal supervision.
      • Participate in school and classroom events such as Back-to-School night, Lower School assemblies, parent conferences, grade-level planning meetings and faculty meetings
     
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Advanced degree in Elementary Education, and/or Science Education required.
    • Understanding of child development, science curriculum expectations and benchmarks, for elementary school students
    • Previous experience working in an elementary school setting as a teacher or science teacher
    • Familiarity and experience working and teaching with online platforms including Zoom, Seesaw, Google Classroom - or other comparable platforms
    • Understanding and experience using the Next Generation Science Standards to design and implement curriculum
    • Experience with and knowledge of STEM, inquiry, based learning,  innovation and design thinking
     
    Terms of Employment:
    • This is a 10-month teaching position.
    • 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 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.
     
    Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: employment@d-e.org
     
     
     
     
  • Upper School Language Teachers (2)

    Teaching positions (2): Upper School French Teacher AND Upper School Spanish 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 an Upper School French AND Upper School Spanish 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 five sections of class Spanish or French which meet for four fifty-minute periods per week
    • Attend weekly departmental and/or divisional meetings after school.
    • Serve as an advisor to a small group (usually around ten) of Upper School students
    • 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 school students.
    • 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.
    • Experience leading advisory programs and/or other student-centered programs.
    • A growth mindset.

    Position Requirements:
    • A Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred), with a strong emphasis on degrees in related fields.
    • Ability to teach a second language a plus but not required
    • At least three years of teaching experience, with a strong background in Upper School instruction.
    • 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..
    • Leadership of after-school activities (in athletics, the arts, or other programs).
     
    Terms of Employment:
    • This is a 10-month teaching position.
    • 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 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
     
     
     
     
  • World Language Department Chair

    The World Language Department Chair provides leadership and direction to the department in alignment with the school’s mission, values, and educational goals and priorities. The chair is held as the expert in implementing the vertical curriculum of the department, including the support of critical questions and innovative pedagogical models in the study of language.
     
    Primary Responsibilities:
     
    • Leads department’s faculty members in ongoing curriculum review and design, and instructional strategies, based on a strong understanding of best practices, in partnership with the Middle School and Upper School Principals.
    • Supports and evaluates in an ongoing way teachers in grades 6 - 12 in conjunction with the Middle and Upper School Principals.
    • Provides curriculum leadership within the department, and consults with the Lower School when requested.
    • Works with the Head of School, Principals, the Chairs and Principals’ Committee, and the Program Committee to plan and implement an excellent overall educational program across all three divisions in alignment with the school’s “foundation documents.”
    • Articulates the department’s strategies in achieving the mission and goals of the School and sets departmental objectives, assessments, and policies accordingly in cooperation with the members of the department and in concert with the Principals and Head of School.
    • Strives to inspire a love of language in students as well as an understanding of how best to learn language.
     
    Specific Duties:
     
    • Together with the Principals, the Director of Equity and Diversity Engagement, and the Director of Human Resources, the chair implements hiring procedures to fill language openings in the Middle and Upper Schools.
    • Makes recommendations to the Principals for staffing assignments of teachers.
    • Provides specific professional development in the discipline and coordinates that professional development with ongoing all-school professional development efforts.
    • Administers all aspects of departmental spending, including preparation of budget and supervision of expenditures.
    • Performs general professional activities common to department chairs.  These include, but are not limited to, the following: managing placement of current and entering students, ordering texts and supplies, participating in the orientation of new faculty, developing summer reading lists, supporting the ongoing activities of the admissions office, and supervising the exam and grading procedures of departmental faculty
    • Teaches two class sections, modeling best practices in language instruction and inspiring a love of language learning in students.
    • Participates productively as a member of the Chairs and Principals Committee and the Program Committee in order to ensure academic integration of the school’s program and to exchange information and ideas regarding the total school program.
    • Holds regularly scheduled department meetings, maintains records of such meetings, and provides minutes of the meetings to the Principals.
    • Serves as a role model to encourage faculty self-evaluation, professional growth, scholarship, and effective training.
    • Involves the department in developing and mapping the scope and sequence of the language curriculum.
    • Conveys information to members of the department regarding plans, curriculum development and assessment, resources, facilities, and activities which affect department members.
    • Is aware and coordinates the teaching objectives; materials; methods and means of assessment; used by each teacher within the department, and maintains records relating to standardized test scores and course grades in department courses.
    • Publicizes  within the school community the scholarship and endeavors of the department and gives recognition to exceptional achievement within the department.
    • Supports the School and its leadership.
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the Head of School.
     
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
     
    • At least five years of successful teaching experience in language or related fields.
    • Knowledge of and experience in curriculum development, including emerging paradigms, pedagogy and methods for the study of language.
    • Advanced degree preferred, in language or language education
    • Flexibility, strong communication skills and ability to be a collaborative team leader in the department and across the School generally.
    • Sound technology skills.
     
    Terms of Employment:
     
    • This is an extended teaching position with administrative duties. Chairs return to school one week before the faculty arrives in August, and remain one week after the faculty departs in June. 
    • Professional days are considered work days 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.
     
    Interested 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:

    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?

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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.