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


ABOUT HEWITT

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.

POSITION SUMMARY

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

ABOUT HEWITT

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.

POSITION SUMMARY

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

ABOUT HEWITT

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.

POSITION SUMMARY

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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Middle School Science Teacher

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

ABOUT HEWITT

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.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Hewitt School seeks a full-time science teacher with a background in physics and engineering to teach in its middle school division.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach full load of science courses, including middle school elective.
  • Collaborate with department members on pedagogy and curricular scope and sequence.
  • Serve on academic committees as determined by the associate head for learning and innovation.
  • Serve as a full member of the community by leading clubs, electives, or activities beyond classroom duties, attend school events such as concerts and games, and serve as proctor as needed.
  • Engage fully in Hewitt’s commitment to implementing current research on girls in the classroom and beyond.
  • Write student reports and stay in regular communication with parents.
  • Participate in admissions and parent education events.
  • Write entries for the weekly divisional newsletters about class activities.
  • Chaperone field trips, including potential overnight trips.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s degree in science.
  • Teaching experience. 

QUALIFICATIONS DESIRED

  • Master’s degree in science or science education.
  • Demonstrated commitment to anti-bias education and social justice. 
  • Inquiry-based pedagogy.
  • Culturally responsive approach to teaching.
  • Fluency in multiple student-centered instructional approaches.
  • Commitment to student life.
  • Proven dedication to professional growth and purpose-driven practice.
  • Professional practice and ability to model contemplation as part of intellectual exploration.

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 and Upper School Digital Arts and Design Teacher

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

ABOUT HEWITT

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.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Hewitt School seeks a full-time digital arts and design teacher to teach in our middle and upper school.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach full load of digital arts courses with the ability to teach in various media
  • Collaborate with department members on pedagogy and curricular scope and sequence
  • Serve on academic committees as determined by the associate head for learning and innovation
  • Serve as a full member of the community by leading clubs, electives, or activities beyond classroom duties
  • Attend school events such as concerts and games, and serve as proctor as needed
  • Engage fully in Hewitt’s commitment to implementing current research on girls in the classroom and beyond
  • Write student reports and stay in regular communication with parents.
  • Participate in admissions and parent education events
  • Write entries for the weekly divisional newsletters about class activities.
  • Chaperone field trips, including potential overnight trips

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s degree in visual arts
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Bridge, Adobe InDesign, and video editing
  • Teaching experience

QUALIFICATIONS DESIRED

  • Master’s degree in arts or arts education
  • Demonstrated commitment to anti-bias education and social justice
  • Inquiry-based pedagogy
  • Culturally responsive approach to teaching
  • Fluency in multiple student-centered instructional approaches
  • Commitment to student life
  • Proven dedication to professional growth and purpose-driven practice
  • Professional practice and ability to model contemplation as part of intellectual exploration

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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Upper School Science Teacher

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

ABOUT HEWITT

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.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Hewitt School seeks a full-time science teacher with a background in biology and chemistry, including advanced topics.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach full load of science courses, including AP chemistry in upper school, using problem-based and inquiry-based methods.
  • Collaborate with department members on pedagogy and curricular scope and sequence.
  • Serve on academic committees as determined by the associate head for learning and innovation.
  • Serve as a full member of the community by leading clubs, electives, or activities beyond classroom duties. Attend school events such as concerts and games, and serve as proctor as needed.
  • Engage fully in Hewitt’s commitment to implementing current research on girls in the classroom and beyond.
  • Write student reports and stay in regular communication with parents.
  • Participate in admissions and parent education events.
  • Write entries for the weekly divisional newsletters about class activities.
  • Chaperone field trips, including potential overnight trips.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, or related field.
  • Teaching experience. 

QUALIFICATIONS DESIRED

  • Master’s degree in chemistry, biology, or science education.
  • Experience with standards and/or competency-based assessment.
  • Commitment to environmental studies as core to science education.
  • Demonstrated commitment to anti-bias education and social justice.
  • Inquiry-based pedagogy.
  • Culturally responsive approach to teaching.
  • Fluency in multiple student-centered instructional approaches.
  • Commitment to student life.
  • Proven dedication to professional growth and purpose-driven practice.
  • Professional practice and ability to model contemplation as part of intellectual exploration.

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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Learning and Innovation Program Associate

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

ABOUT HEWITT

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.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Hewitt School seeks a full-time learning and innovation program associate to support the assistant head of school for learning and innovation in strategic planning, project management, and administrative functions. Opportunity to teach a course in middle and/or upper school for qualified candidates.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve on the learning and innovation team in the capacity of program associate contributing to the team’s thinking, taking and distributing notes, and maintaining all relevant records and files for the team.
  • Conduct research to inform discussions about Hewitt’s evolving commitment to educating girls and young women.
  • Collaborate with the communications team on programmatic messaging, website, and curriculum materials.
  • Manage the logistics of bringing thought partners and other educators to The Hewitt School for informational visits and presentations, including sharing relevant materials prior to visit, gathering questions and points of interest for visitors, and designing a meaningful experience.
  • Work with assistant head of school for learning and innovation to plan parent education events on pedagogy and curriculum.
  • Plan event logistics (e.g. food service, location booking, room setup) and oversee event implementation for select events such as meetings with faculty, staff, parents, and visiting speakers. 
  • Work with assistant head of school for learning and innovation to plan professional development experiences on campus.
  • Manage the logistics of the school-wide professional development process and budget, including reservations and travel bookings.
  • Support assistant head of school for learning and innovation in daily operations, including email and phone communication, budget and expense reviews, and calendar management.
  • Support the instructional rounds process through informal class visits for data collection, oversight of faculty participation schedule, communications about rounds, and collection/synthesis of data.
  • Participate in the annual scheduling process with the K-12 scheduling team to resolve schedule conflicts, review for student and faculty experience, and innovate in relation to programmatic needs.
  • Teach or co-teach a course each year as appropriate and if qualified.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s degree. 
  • Experience in teaching, education policy, and/or project management.
  • High intrinsic motivation and capacity for work, strong interpersonal skills, discretion, flexibility, proactivity, ability to set priorities, and sterling independent judgment.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously, and excellent organizational, technological, and follow-up skills.
  • Experience with project management fundamentals (time and task management, tracking milestones and deadlines, and managing multiple collaborators or stakeholders), and familiarity with project management and productivity tools and platforms.
  • Expertise (i.e. full competency and extensive experience) with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and Google Suite (Gmail, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides).

QUALIFICATIONS DESIRED

  • Master’s degree in education or other relevant area.
  • Demonstrated commitment to anti-bias education and social justice.
  • Inquiry-based approach to problem solving.
  • Cultural competency skills.
  • Fluency in multiple student-centered instructional approaches.
  • Commitment to student life.
  • Proven dedication to professional growth and purpose-driven practice.
  • Professional practice and ability to model contemplation as part of intellectual exploration.

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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Marketing Director

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

ABOUT HEWITT

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.

POSITION SUMMARY

We seek a strategic, innovative leader to help us tell the Hewitt story and advance the Hewitt brand. You will be passionate about content marketing and about creating compelling, useful, and informative brand experiences across all channels (web, social media, email, print, on campus). You are entrepreneurial and enjoy being a maker who can see strategy through to implementation. You are well versed in user-centric design and design thinking, committed to data-driven decision making, and devoted to creating experiences and content that serve and delight users. Most importantly, you will take a player-coach approach and will find satisfaction in building the skills and processes needed to make Hewitt shine in our constituents’ eyes. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

Digital experiences: Make Hewitt’s digital platforms as compelling and useful as possible. Serve as our in-house authority on user-centric design, information architecture, mobile-first design, SEO, and digital best practices. Develop and execute enhancements and updates to the public website and authenticated parent experience, and provide coaching and direction to the colleagues who maintain other internal sites and tools.

Brand strategy and creative direction: Serve as the steward of the Hewitt brand experience, considering how the Hewitt brand comes to life in each and every touchpoint for distinct user groups. Provide direction to our team’s producer and to colleagues on how to use the brand to inspire confidence and school pride. 

Partner management: Manage freelance designers, agencies, production firms, and vendors who help us with projects. Provide strategic direction and help our partners understand the Hewitt brand so they can create great work for us -- be the appreciative, committed, tough-but-fair client every agency dreams of.

Data-driven marketing and decision making: Develop processes and tools for using data to evaluate potential areas of investment, assess the efficacy of our marketing programs, and better understand user needs. Provide coaching to colleagues in technology/IT on data structure and tools required to support data-driven marketing.

Experience strategy: Lead efforts to improve the Hewitt experience for key constituent groups such as parents and guardians, prospective applicant families and students, alumnae, and employees. Convene colleagues from across the school to focus on important opportunities (such as new student/parent onboarding) and develop plans and processes for improvement.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s degree (minimum)
  • A minimum of 8 years professional experience in a relevant field such as marketing, design, digital, social media, or communications
  • Expertise with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Google Suite (Gmail, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides), and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Proficiency with social platforms (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter), content management platforms, and web and social media analytics
  • Experience in project and program management
  • Excellent communication skills, with experience writing proposals and crafting presentations
  • Commitment to learning new software, digital tools, and social media platforms, and to staying abreast of current trends and best practices

QUALIFICATIONS DESIRED

  • Experience working in an agency or consulting environment
  • Experience with institutional equity and diversity work

SPECIAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Attend relevant in-class activities and occasional evening and weekend academic events, informational events, family gatherings, or performances

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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Creative Office Manager

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

ABOUT HEWITT

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.

POSITION SUMMARY

We seek a creative and multifaceted colleague to help us tell the Hewitt story across our web, social media, and print channels. You believe in using content to tell compelling stories and will enjoy being a “maker” whose work can be seen in every corner of the school. Your strong background in office and project management and your talent for graphic design/production, photography, and videography will help you thrive in our exciting, hands-on environment. At Hewitt, you will put your stellar organizational and creative skills to work as you have fun while doing meaningful work.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

Office management: Help our office, which serves the school as an in-house creative and content agency, manage projects and “keep the trains running” on time and on budget. Create branded items such as stationery, swag, and environmental design by preparing art, sourcing products, and handling vendors. 

Photography and videography: Capture, edit, and produce high quality photographs and videos of school activities and events. Curate online photo galleries, develop social media content, and choose photos for email marketing, publications, and prominent on-campus displays.

Graphic design and production: Bring the school’s visual brand identity to life. Manage the brand asset library and branding guidelines, and craft documents, presentations, posters, apparel, and event materials that make Hewitt shine. Use templates and existing layouts to make branded materials such as event programs and marketing collateral, and craft some original graphics. 

Content management: Organize content so it can be repurposed easily and effectively, customized for each platform, and shared with a variety of constituent groups. Manage video and photo libraries and serve as our team’s file management authority. 

Social media and website management: Create content and post to social media platforms, the public website, and various intranets/portals. Work closely with the associate director to make updates and evaluate the success of content types and strategies.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s degree (minimum)
  • A minimum of 4 years professional experience in a relevant field such as marketing, design, digital, social media, or communications
  • Expertise (i.e. full competency and extensive experience) with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Google Suite (Gmail, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides), and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Proficiency with social platforms (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter) and an understanding of what types of content work best on each platform
  • Experience juggling multiple projects at a time; ability to break projects into trackable tasks and to meet delivery deadlines

QUALIFICATIONS DESIRED

  • Experience with content management platforms and web and social media analytics
  • Experience with institutional equity and diversity work

SPECIAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Attend relevant in-class activities and occasional evening and weekend academic events, informational events, family gatherings, or performances

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.