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
  • 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.
     
    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
    • 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.
     
    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
    • 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.
     
    CERTIFICATIONS/JOB REQUIREMENTS:
    • 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.
     
    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
    • 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
     
    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
    • 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
    • MAKING STUDENTS FEEL RESPECTED, COMFORTABLE, AND CARED FOR THE DURATION OF THEIR PARTICIPATION IN OUR PROGRAM
    ALL STAFF MEMBERS ARE EXPECTED TO:
    • 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
     
  • Assistant Athletic Trainer

    The Dwight-Englewood School is seeking an energetic, detail-oriented, self-motivated, professional to assist the head athletic trainer (ATC) and athletic department on the day-to-day sports medicine responsibilities.
     
    The ideal candidate will have the necessary credentials and knowledge of athletic injuries and treatment, computer/database knowledge, interpersonal strengths, exceptional communication, strong organizational skills, and be able to lift 50 lbs.
     
    This position reports directly to the Director of Athletics, Associate Director of Athletics, & Head Athletic Trainer.  Must have the ability to work well with a variety of faculty, staff, students, parents, and outside constituents.  This is a full-time, 10-month position with benefits.  Work hours will be determined by the Directors of Athletics and in consultation with Head Athletic Trainer.  This may include weekends, some holidays, school breaks/vacation, and evenings. 
      
    Primary Responsibilities:
    • Provide athletic training services to middle school & high school student-athletes complying with the domains of athletic training set forth by the Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer (BOCATC);
    1) Injury and illness prevention and wellness promotion
    2) Examination, assessment, and diagnosis
    3) Immediate and emergency care
    4) Therapeutic intervention
    5) Health care administration and professional responsibility
      
    • Act as liaison and maintain open communication between physicians/specialists, the school nurses, head ATC, administrators, coaches, student-athletes, and their parents.
    • In conjunction with the head ATC, facilitate meetings with the coaching staff to address athletic training procedures and policies (i.e. Emergency Action Plans).
    • Aide and assist with enforcing School and State (NJSIAA) health protocols and policies.
    • Assist the head ATC and athletic directors with other duties as requested.
    • Provide the coaches and athletic directors with a list of athletes medically eligible to compete under State (NJSIAA) and School rules and regulations.
    • Maintain accurate records of injuries, treatments, and other necessary administrative requirements of the athletic trainer.
    • Provide insurance claim forms for sports injuries treated by a physician.
    • In conjunction with the head ATC, develop and maintain a budget for the athletic training program.
    • In conjunction with the head ATC, inventory and replenish athletic training supplies and equipment.
    • In conjunction with the head ATC, establish proper training room procedures regarding team medical kits, water coolers, and maintaining the cleanliness of the training room.

    Requirements:

    Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in athletic training
    BOC certification
    Emergency Cardiac Care certification
    Licensed in the State of New Jersey (via State Board of Medical Examiners)
    Ability to pass a background check
    Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
     
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Ability to create a warm and calm atmosphere within a busy, sometimes hectic office/workspace.
    • Computer literate (i.e. excel, word, google suite).
    • 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 workspace.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues.
    • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
     
    Qualified applicants should send cover letter and resume to:  employment@d-e.org
     
  • Assistant Director of Alumni Relations & Giving

    With a primary focus on the Alumni Annual Fund, the Assistant Director of Alumni Relations & Giving will play a key role in the continued expansion of the alumni fundraising programs.  The Assistant Director of Alumni Relations & Giving will report to the Director of Alumni Relations and Giving to develop strategies and implement tactics that will successfully increase engagement and philanthropic support from key alumni constituencies.
     
    Through personal solicitations and work with volunteers, this position will focus on identifying, cultivating, and building an alumni network to solicit alumni donors as well as to increase the overall participation rate of alumni who give to the school.  The position also includes further development and maintenance of an alumni internship/networking program and working with alumni class officers for both the alumni Annual Fund and alumni class affairs.
     
    Alumni Annual Fund (60%):
    • Works with the Director of Advancement and the Director of Alumni Relations and Giving to set goals and strategies for alumni participation in the Annual Fund including increasing alumni membership in the leadership giving society
    • Organizes and spearheads Alumni Annual Fund print and on-line solicitations, including timing and nature of appeals, writing copy, working with outside vendors as necessary to manage all aspects of campaign
    • Maintains relationships with assigned Alumni Annual Fund class captains and works with them for optimal outreach to classmates for D-E events including major class reunions
    • Conducts personal solicitations to prospects when assigned
    • Works with Advancement team to identify alumni candidates for major gifts and planned giving cultivation
    • Manages stewardship of donors in concert with Alumni Director and the Director of Philanthropy
    • Co-manages with the Director of Student Activities and Community Service the current student fundraising council including review of fundraising proposals and assistance with event planning
    • Responsible for Alumni Annual Fund reporting for volunteers and staff working closely with Database Manager. This includes preparing quarterly Alumni Annual Fund performance and comparison reports for management review
     
     
    Alumni Networking Program and Alumni Relations (40%):
    • Maintains relationships with assigned class representatives and works with them for outreach to classmates for D-E events including major class reunions
    • Schedules, prepares agenda and takes minutes for Alumni Relations Committee quarterly meetings
    • Works closely with Director of Alumni Relations to identify alumni prospects for providing possible mentor relationships for young alumni as well as alumni networking opportunities and alumni career panelists
    • Responsible for maintenance and administration of the Alumni Career Mentorship program, working closely with the Director of Alumni Relations and Giving and the Upper School Principal
    • Helps manage LINKED in alumni group
    • Manages and updates Social Media applications for alumni relations and giving with consultation with the Communications and Advancement offices
    • Develops and maintains relationships with current and former “legacy” and “lifer” families
    • Works closely with the Senior class, the Dean of the senior class and the Director of Student Activities and Community Service to prepare for “alumni-hood” while identifying future alumni class leaders
    • Assists Communications and Alumni Relations offices with all aspects of periodic alumni print and electronic communications including proofing
    • Assists with database maintenance for alumni changes and news
    • Supports the Advancement office for all events especially major Reunions
     
    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree required, with a minimum of 3-5 years of development experience, preferably in independent schools
    • Demonstrated skill in gift solicitation
    • Excellent oral and written communications skills
    • Ability to represent the school to external constituents and work effectively with internal constituents
    • Experience in planning and managing special events and alumni fundraising activities
    • Volunteer management experience including identification, training, and stewardship
    • Some evening and weekend work when required
    • Experience with Blackbaud RENXT and Microsoft Office is recommended
    • Extra consideration will apply to alumni applicants of Dwight-Englewood School
     
     
    Qualified applicants 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 (Winter of 2021-22)
    Assistant Boys Varsity Basketball Coach (Leave position)
    Head Boys Freshman Basketball Coach (Leave position)
    Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach

    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 (Leave position)
     
  • Development Database Manager

    The Dwight-Englewood School is seeking an energetic, detail-oriented, self-motivated, professional individual with experience to plan, organize and manage data for the Development Office in a confidential and responsible manner. The ideal candidate will have independent school or other non-profit experience, computer/database skills, exceptional communication, interpersonal strengths, and strong organizational skills. This position reports directly to the Director of Advancement and must have the ability to work well with a variety of faculty, staff, students, parents, alumni, and outside constituents. This is a full-time, twelve-month, exempt position. The hours are 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
     
    Responsibilities:
    • Manages database information through Raiser's Edge NXT for the Development Office for all constituents.
    • Performs data entry and manages the data-entry processes on a timely basis to ensure accurate, updated, and relevant information on donors and prospective donors.
    • Builds queries to assist in gathering accurate data for solicitations, stewardship, and philanthropy.
    • Knowledge of importing and exporting data into various application interfaces.
    • Coordinates Raiser's Edge with the School's other interfaces and systems e.g.: Ravenna, Give Smart, On Board, etc. and provides technical assistance on Raiser's Edge, programs, and systems.
    • Willing and able to evaluate and implement other development technology as required.
    • Serves as liaison between development office and IT department on computer-related problems.
    • Ensures integrity of database by screening changes, (maintaining alumni database and Raiser's Edge matches by using plug in feature) conducts periodic data proof tests.
    • Records receipt, acknowledgement, and updates of all gifts & donations; maintains journals of data revisions and gifts reports and all aspects of gift processing and support of donor stewardship and correspondence.
    • Prepares mail merges and mass mailings for Annual Fund solicitation, events and invitations as needed.
    • Organizes data to prepare and generate lists of donors for annual fund report, quarterly financial reports in preparation for the annual audit, Board of Trustee reports and such other reports that are requested by School administrators for Development Committee meetings, Annual Fund volunteers, etc.
    • Coordinate regular reconciliation and fund alignment with Business Office, including posting to the general ledger, documentation for auditors and fiscal year reports, to ensure accounts are balanced. 
    • Provide Raiser’s Edge NXT training and support to other Development staff.
    • Provide staffing support for community events held during the day and some evenings, as needed.
    • Undertake other duties as assigned. 
     
    Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications:
     
    • Candidate must have excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills. Must be able to manage multiple projects at the same time. Position interfaces with faculty, staff, parents, alumni, and friends of the institution. Must have a calm, helpful demeanor with all constituents, working cooperatively and positively with all. Must be comfortable in a team environment, but still able to work independently. Must be able to exercise sound judgment in the implementation of the organization’s policies and procedures. Ability to and interest in, working in a fast-paced, team-based environment.
     
    • The ideal candidate will have a degree in Computer Science and a minimum of 3-5 years working with Raiser’s Edge or an equivalent combination of educational and professional experience including a strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (particularly Excel) and Google Workspace tools.
    • Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to the mission of the School.
    Qualified candidates should send cover letter and resume to:  employment@d-e.org
     
  • Library & Computer Services Administrative Assistant

    The Library & Computer Services Administrative Assistant is primarily responsible for supervision of the library spaces and direct assistance to its patrons. Additionally, the LCS Administrative Assistant performs a wide array of administrative management tasks in support of the Librarians and the Computer Services departments, including budget management, inventory forecasting, record keeping, ordering, and accounting. As the “face of the department,” this person must have excellent interpersonal skills and be very comfortable interacting positively with both students and adults.
     
    Primary Responsibilities:
    • Provide general supervision of the library including sole supervision in the evening hours
    • Provide administrative support to the Library and Computer Services Departments
    • Forecast inventory and equipment needs; place orders as appropriate
    • Manage budgets and reconcile General Ledger
    • Manages software license renewals and monitors license compliance
    • Manages insurance claim process for damaged student computers
    • Help to maintain a positive and vibrant intellectual climate in the library
     
     
    Specific Duties:
    • Circulation duties
    • Manage fines
    • Maintain office and book processing supplies
    • Re-shelve books
    • Assist with end-of-year book inventory
    • Generate purchase orders
    • Pay bills
    • Resolve General Ledger
    • Place orders for equipment
    • Respond to issues on public Xerox machines, replace consumables, and coordinate with vendor as appropriate
    • Ordering and provisioning of employee cell phones as needed
    • Receive and inventory equipment
    • Renew annual software license agreements
    • File, track, receive, and resolve insurance claims
    • Manage student billing information and coordinate with Business Office
    • Manage Interlibrary Loan
    • Sell retired devices
     
     
    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Strong computer and technology skills
    • Punctual
    • Good time management / ability to work independently
    • Attention to detail
    • Ability to lift 30 lbs. to shoulder height
    • Comfort with students and managing student behavior in a positive way
     
     
    Terms of Employment:
    • 12 months
    • Hours 11:00-7:00 M-F (8:00-4:00 in summer)
    • Vacations and hours as per the Employee Handbook

    Applicants should send cover letter and 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.
     
    Responsibilities:
    • 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
     
    Qualifications:
    • 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
     
    Hours:
                Daily, Monday through Friday from 11:00am - 4:00pm
     
    Applicants should send cover letter and resume to:  employment@d-e.org
     
  • 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 
     
  • 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
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.