Employment Opportunities

Bennett Day School’s goal is to build a top-tier independent school with passionate and highly-dedicated team members that strive for excellence. Our current openings are listed below. Please review and select any positions in which you are interested in applying for to be directed to the online application process. If you have any questions, email us at personnel@bennettday.org

Substitute Teacher Position

Substitute Teacher Position

Bennett Day School is a progressive independent day school looking for passionate educators with innovative spirit and rich background in early childhood, primary classroom, and school experience.  We are a new type of independent school; unabashed believers in the values of progressive education, we put students at the center of the process of learning.

The substitute teacher positions are for candidates eager to participate in and learn through the development of a new academic program.  The ideal candidate would have a flexible schedule that allows for pre-scheduled dates as well as day-of requested dates. Substitute teachers help support classroom learning and school culture.  Bennett Day School fosters a collaborative work environment where a substitute will support an authentic learning place for all students.

Job Qualifications:

  • Experience in early childhood and/or elementary classrooms
  • Creative spirit
  • Collaborative mindset; adept at working with teams and open to new ideas
  • Experience with technology use and applications
  • Adaptability
  • Education Background: a Bachelor’s degree or working towards a degree is preferred
    • Early childhood and elementary coursework required

Job Requirements:

  • Physical strength to independently lift 10-15 lbs
  • Fluency in written and oral English language.
  • Ability to oversee and ensure the safety of children in and out of the classroom

Job Specifications:

  • Direct classroom work with children ages 4 to 7 years old
  • Work collaboratively with lead teacher in all aspects of classroom life
  • Recess and gross motor play supervision
  • Support and model positive discipline
  • Support family style eating
  • Hours:  
    • Early Childhood Campus Possibilities:
      • M – Th: Full day 7:45 – 2:45, Half day 7:45 – 11:30, AfterCare until 5:30
      • F: Full day 7:45-12:15, AfterCare until 5:30
    • Flagship Campus Possibilities:
      • M – Th: Full day 7:15 – 3:15, Half day 7:15 – 12:45, AfterCare until 6:00
      • F: Full day 7:15-12:45, AfterCare until 6:00
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Learning Specialist Teacher

Agreement Start Date:  July 1, 2018, School Calendar Start Date: August 13, 2018

Bennett Day School is a progressive independent day school looking for passionate educators with innovative spirit and rich background in adolescent learning and school experience.  We are a new type of independent school; unabashed believers in the values of progressive education, we put students at the center of the process of learning.

The primary responsibility of the Bennett Day School Learning Specialist is to support the academic and developmental needs of the Bennett Day School community.  The Learning Specialist position is an academic-year position beginning in July of the 2018-2019 academic year.  The Learning Specialist will work in close partnership with students, faculty, and families to provide support and direction connected to academic and developmental growth of students in grades preschool through Seventh Grade.  This includes supporting established curriculum, project-based learning, and individual student growth, as it relates to current educational best practices, personalized learning and neuroscience research.  The Learning Specialist is a resource for teachers and parents to consult on academic and developmental needs.  Engaging parents through consultation about learning practices, as well as collaborating with teams of teachers about children, are critical elements of this position. The ideal candidate will possess a deep understanding of children’s academic and developmental expectations at each grade and age level.   Experience with case management, including student IEPs and 504 plans, in addition to management of related resources, personnel, and law is preferred.  

Job Specifications

  • Facilitate developmentally appropriate academic growth at each grade level through whole and small group instruction
  • Develop various proactive academic programs to support classroom instruction for individual student needs, which may include the creation and implementation of varied types of documentation and assessment
  • Collaborate with teachers to support classroom instruction, curriculum, and project based learning
  • To serve as first resource for teachers looking for additional suggestions, strategies and/or methods related to the academic and developmental needs of individual students, as well as groups of students
  • To assist in support of students and families transitioning to/from Bennett Day School
  • To keep the Principal and Director of Early Childhood Education fully informed on student issues and other relevant matters pertaining to student and school life
  • Provide training/teaching for students, teachers and parents for the school’s ongoing development of best practices, pedagogical approaches, and differentiated instruction
  • Build an In-depth knowledge of laws, policies, procedures, and ethical standards as related to the unique needs of our student population, teaching faculty, and larger school community
  • To serve as the liaison and coordinate with teachers, administrators, and outside support systems (physicians, mental health professionals, hospitals, courts, child protective services, etc.) for the purpose of providing/receiving requested information, making recommendations, and supporting our students

Job Qualifications

  • Understanding of the tenets of progressive education
  • Passion for the mission and the vision of Bennett Day School
  • Experience in individual student case management
  • Working Knowledge of Individuals with Disabilities Act, including Individual Education Plans, 504 plans, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of assistive technologies and learning resources
  • Strong professional network of learning specialists
  • Thoughtful judgment and effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent skills in oral and written communications
  • Ability to effectively present information to all constituencies of the school
  • Flexibility in adapting to change that happens in an entrepreneurial minded school
  • Three years minimum of relevant experience
  • Master’s degree related to Special Education preferred
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Summer Camp Specialist: STEM

July 19, 2018- August 10, 2018

Bennett Day Summer Camp is seeking a STEM Director to instruct campers (ages 5-10) in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.  This is a fun job! Campers will have opportunities to work in the school’s state of the art facilities as well as take field trips all over the city. Bennett offers  competitive compensation, commensurate with experience.

Job Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching in a STEM environment
  • Enthusiasm for educating!
  • Ability to create exciting and FUN lesson plans
  • Team player able to collaborate with other counselors and camp directors

Job Specifications:

  • Seasonal Positions
  • Maintain materials and equipment in TESLab
  • Prepare lessons and projects in advance that focus around STEM
  • Participate in three family/community evening or weekend events prior to camp
  • Participate in camp counselor training and camp set up prior to camp

Qualifications:  

  • Must submit health history record and examination form prior to first day of work.
  • Ability to interact with all age levels.
  • Experience developing or running Stem Programs

 

Some physical requirements may include: standing, some bending, stooping, and stretching.  Requirement for eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to make projects and assist campers.  Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate camper activities/program.  

 

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Bennett Day School is an equal opportunity employer.  All applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital, or veteran status; disability; or any other legally protected status.  Equal access to the hiring process, services, and employment is available to all persons.