employment Opportunities

Hewitt employees are consummate learners, inspiring leaders, and passionate scholars. Our community is collaborative, reflective, and deeply committed to supporting the research on girls. Hewitt’s robust professional development program supports employees through on-and-off-site opportunities in areas that include the latest and best research on girls, metacognition and learning, diversity and inclusivity, technology, global studies, problem-solving, mindfulness, and leadership.

Current Openings

Lower School Associate Teacher

FLSA Status: Exempt
The Hewitt School - New York, NY

POSITION SUMMARY

Established in 1920, The Hewitt School empowers girls to discover their full intellectual and creative abilities, to pursue their passions and personal best, and to lead lives of consequence with character, compassion, and conviction. Located on New York City’s Upper East Side, Hewitt is an independent school serving girls in grades K through 12. As a community, Hewitt is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty, staff, and student body.

Lower school associate teachers at the Hewitt School partner with head teachers to observe, plan and implement whole-group, small-group, and individual instruction in literacy, math, and social studies. In collaboration with head teachers, associate teachers care for homeroom students, their classroom and materials. The associate is responsible for assisting the head teacher in the monitoring of academic, social, and emotional progress of the students. Head teachers provide regular feedback and support to associate teachers looking to develop their practice and work towards future head teaching positions. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Daily preparation of materials.
  • Supervising students at the park (recess), lunch, and out of school events (field trips, concerts).
  • Participating in faculty meetings and other school events.
  • Assisting with classroom management in homeroom and co-curricular classes.
  • Supporting head teacher with parent communications and newsletters.
  • Pursuing relevant professional development opportunities.
  • Assessing students across academic subjects.
  • Participating in parent/teacher conferences and child study team meetings.
  • Possible progress report writing.
  • Other typical daily teacher tasks.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • A deep appreciation for student‐centered, engaging, and innovative teaching practices. 
  • Experience in early childhood/elementary classrooms.
  • A master’s degree in education, or currently pursuing such a degree. 

QUALIFICATIONS DESIRED

  • Knowledge of independent school culture and functioning preferred, but not required.
  • Experience with Responsive Classroom techniques preferred. 

TO APPLY: Please submit a resumé, cover letter, and examples of previous relevant work to employment@hewittschool.org. Please reference the job title in the subject line of your email. No phone calls, please. Recruitment will remain open until position is filled; applicants should apply as soon as possible for consideration.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

The successful candidate for this position must be able to provide employment references, successfully complete a post-offer background check (criminal background check and verification of education and prior employment), submit a completed physical exam by a licensed medical practitioner stating they are able to perform the essential functions of the position, and demonstrate legal work authorization to work in the United States.

The Hewitt School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of the school not to discriminate on the basis of any category prohibited by applicable federal, New York State and/or New York City laws/regulations. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment process, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation/benefits, performance evaluations, disciplinary actions, training, working conditions, layoff, and termination.

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Lower School Head Teacher

FLSA Status: Exempt
The Hewitt School - New York, NY

POSITION SUMMARY

Established in 1920, The Hewitt School empowers girls to discover their full intellectual and creative abilities, to pursue their passions and personal best, and to lead lives of consequence with character, compassion, and conviction. Located on New York City’s Upper East Side, Hewitt is an independent school serving girls in grades K through 12. As a community, Hewitt is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty, staff, and student body.

The Hewitt School is seeking a lower school head teacher for the 2019-2020 school year.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The head teacher is responsible for the education and support of students in their homeroom.
  • They will plan and implement lower school curriculum in a self-contained classroom setting, including math, reading, writing, and social studies.
  • The lower school head teacher is responsible for the monitoring and evaluation of the academic, social, and emotional progress of the students.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • The successful candidate will have a deep appreciation for student-centered, engaging, and innovative teaching practices and will welcome the opportunity to collaborate with other educators in developing integrated, student-centered curricula.
  • Experience with workshop methodology is essential.
  • A master’s degree in education, or currently pursuing such a degree. 

TO APPLY: Please submit a resumé, cover letter, and examples of previous relevant work to employment@hewittschool.org. Please reference the job title in the subject line of your email. No phone calls, please. Recruitment will remain open until position is filled; applicants should apply as soon as possible for consideration.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

The successful candidate for this position must be able to provide employment references, successfully complete a post-offer background check (criminal background check and verification of education and prior employment), submit a completed physical exam by a licensed medical practitioner stating they are able to perform the essential functions of the position, and demonstrate legal work authorization to work in the United States.

The Hewitt School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of the school not to discriminate on the basis of any category prohibited by applicable federal, New York State and/or New York City laws/regulations. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment process, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation/benefits, performance evaluations, disciplinary actions, training, working conditions, layoff, and termination.

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Middle School Learning Specialist

FLSA Status: Exempt
The Hewitt School - New York, NY

POSITION SUMMARY

Established in 1920, The Hewitt School empowers girls to discover their full intellectual and creative abilities, to pursue their passions and personal best, and to lead lives of consequence with character, compassion, and conviction. Located on New York City’s Upper East Side, Hewitt is an independent school serving girls in grades K through 12. As a community, Hewitt is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty, staff, and student body.

The Hewitt School is seeking a middle school learning specialist for the 2019-2020 school year.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The middle school learning specialist is responsible for supporting the coordinator of middle school learning resources in handling all student evaluations, planning and providing learning accommodations and support, and the administration of CTPV testing.  
  • The middle school learning specialist is also responsible for coaching middle school teachers in the implementation of effective teaching practices supported by research in girls’ education.
  • Serve as a middle school advisor.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • The successful candidate will have experience with middle school social-emotional learning and have a deep appreciation for student-centered, inquiry-based, and culturally responsive teaching practices.
  • A commitment to girls’ education is essential.
  • They will have experience in middle school classrooms and should have a master’s degree in education with a specialization in special education or literacy.   

QUALIFICATIONS DESIRED

  • Experience in special education mathematics a plus.
  • Knowledge of independent school culture and functioning preferred, but not required.

TO APPLY: Please submit a resumé, cover letter, and examples of previous relevant work to employment@hewittschool.org. Please reference the job title in the subject line of your email. No phone calls, please. Recruitment will remain open until position is filled; applicants should apply as soon as possible for consideration.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

The successful candidate for this position must be able to provide employment references, successfully complete a post-offer background check (criminal background check and verification of education and prior employment), submit a completed physical exam by a licensed medical practitioner stating they are able to perform the essential functions of the position, and demonstrate legal work authorization to work in the United States.

The Hewitt School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of the school not to discriminate on the basis of any category prohibited by applicable federal, New York State and/or New York City laws/regulations. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment process, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation/benefits, performance evaluations, disciplinary actions, training, working conditions, layoff, and termination.

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Non-Discrimination Statement

Hewitt is an inclusive and diverse community of students, faculty, administration, trustees, and staff and continues to integrate diversity into the life of the school. Hewitt respects and values individuals whose differences include age, ethnicity, family structure, gender, learning styles, physical ability, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status.

Employee Benefits

The Hewitt School is committed to offering employees a competitive salary and benefits package*, including the following:

  • Medical insurance (Hewitt contributes between 75% and 90% of cost, dependent on plan selected)
  • Dental and vision insurance plans
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Pre-tax transit and parking benefit
  • Life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Employee assistance plan
  • Retirement plan, including automatic contribution of 8% of salary for eligible employees
  • Free breakfast and lunch
  • Professional development funds
  • Generous time off

*Benefits eligibility is based on percentage of full-time hours worked. For questions about benefits or to learn more about working at Hewitt, please contact us.