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 Science 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 seeks candidates for its lower school science teacher.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and teach K-3 science curriculum
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers to integrate content
  • Integrate the newest research on girls into Hewitt’s science curriculum.
  • Track and monitor the science learning of all K-3 students
  • Liaise with middle and upper school science faculty to align scope and sequence
  • Coordinate with technology, art, and math teachers on STEAM programming
  • Celebrate student work by posting in newsletters and other communication channels

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree in science education or elementary education
  • At least two years teaching experience 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.

Download a PDF version of the job description here. 

Middle School English 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 seeks a full-time middle school English teacher. Experience with “writing as thinking” pedagogy is preferred.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach four sections of middle school English and an elective
  • Serve on academic committees as determined by the dean of teaching and learning
  • Serve as a full member of the community by leading clubs 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 English or ELA or related field
  • Master’s degree in English or English education
  • Teaching experience

 
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.

Download a PDF version of the job description here. 

Middle School Part-Time String Teacher and Conductor

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 seeks a string teacher and conductor to begin and develop a string program at the school. We are seeking a teacher conductor to teach cello and violin in the fifth and sixth grades, both in small groups and in performance ensembles. The program will develop in future years to expand into the seventh grade and eventually to extend through the upper school. The teacher will be responsible for creating and managing the program with the collaboration of the department, which will include facilitating instrument rental and oversight. Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in applied music or music education (preferred) from an accredited institution with a concentration in a string instrument and with experience in ensemble conducting

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach small group lessons to students including beginners
  • Conduct multiple small string ensembles
  • Partner with Chair of Performing Arts department in developing a sustainable program
  • Serve on academic committees as determined by the Dean of Teaching and Learning
  • 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

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s Degree in applied music or music education
  • Concentration in a string instrument
  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • Teaching experience and experience in ensemble conducting

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.

Download a PDF version of the job description here. 

Middle and Upper School History 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 seeks a full-time history teacher to teach courses in middle and upper school. Global studies and/or economics is a plus.  Possible leadership opportunities depending on qualifications and interest.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach four sections of history
  • Serve on academic committees as determined by the Dean of Teaching and Learning
  • Serve as a full member of the community by leading clubs 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 History or related field
  • Master’s Degree 
  • Teaching Experience 

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.

Download a PDF version of the job description here. 

Middle and Upper School Science 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 seeks a full-time science teacher to teach biology/chemistry focused courses in middle and upper school. Possible leadership opportunities may be available depending on qualifications and interest.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach four sections of science
  • Serve on academic committees as determined by the dean of teaching and learning
  • Serve as a full member of the community by leading clubs 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
  • Master’s degree in science or science education
  • Teaching experience 

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.

Download a PDF version of the job description here. 

College Guidance Associate and Part-Time English 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 seeks a part-time college guidance associate who will work in the college office and also teach two sections of English (grades 9 and 10).  The person in this position, which is on a 10 month faculty schedule, will report primarily to the director of college guidance and will also be a member of the English department. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

Shared responsibilities with the director of college guidance:

  • Oversees college representative visits during the fall
  • Communicates with admission representatives during the early and regular decision application processes 
  • Conducts college seminars for seniors (fall) and juniors (spring)
  • Manages the  teacher recommendation process
  • Uploads forms and documents to Naviance (college guidance letters of recommendations; transcripts)
  • Coordinates/schedules key events including junior class admissions committee case studies program and junior class college trip
  • Oversees an anticipated caseload of approximately one-third of the class (10-13 students)

Administrative Duties:

  • Serves as AP coordinator 
  • Works as the liaison to services for students with disabilities coordinator regarding students receiving accommodations
  • Coordinates/schedules events including standardized testing information evening and junior class college night
  • Attends key college networking events such as the NACAC  annual conference

Teaching responsibilities:

  • Teaches two sections of English: Finding Your Voice (grade 9); American Literature (grade 10)

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED 

  • Bachelor’s degree in English or related field
  • Master’s degree 
  • Experience working in admissions in a college/university or high school
     

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.

Download a PDF version of the job description here. 

School Counselor - Grades 6-12

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 school counselor for grades 6-12  reports to the middle and upper school division heads, but works closely with all constituents within the school to provide preventative and reactive support to ensure social, emotional, and physical wellness.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

Counseling work:

  • Develops relationships with students in grades 6-12
  • Works with a subset of students to provide 1:1 support ( for academic, social, or emotional guidance) 
  • Facilitates crisis response work with students and their families
  • Makes referrals to outside professionals for students needing therapy ( and also sometimes neuropsych reports or executive functioning support)
  • Communicates with parents of students receiving in-school counseling about the appropriate treatment plan
  • Supports deans and division heads in cases of discipline and response
  • Participates in middle and upper school student support teams
  • Consults with director of diversity and inclusivity to counsel students of diverse backgrounds
  • Supports deans in the development of comprehensive advising programs

Health education:

  • In coordination with health and wellness staff, develops and implements a K-12, research-based curriculum
  • Teaches pertinent content to students in grades 6-12
  • Coordinates and helps implement Hallways data
  • Coordinates with outside research specialists to integrate newest research into health programming
  • Serves as a resource for faculty with respect to curriculum design and student support as it pertains to wellness

Group work:

  • Coordinates and implements the tapestry circle (middle and upper school) program 
  • Considers new group work to improve prevention strategies
  • As needed, supports advisors in the development of new advising programming

Consultant to faculty, staff and administration:

  • Considers treatment and support for students of concern
  • Makes recommendations and accepts in-school counseling referrals based on conversations
  • Provides informal professional guidance to faculty and advisors to best support the social/ emotional learning of students
  • Coordinates with outside professional development groups to help foster counseling skills in teachers and advisors
  • Collaborates with the school nurse, learning specialists, and deans to ensure student health, wellness and safety

Parent support and education:

  • Promotes parent education and helps coordinate regular parent meetings
  • Fields calls and hosts meetings with parents to help support student success
  • Coordinates with outside researchers to inform parent education programming
  • Provides informal parent coaching to inform student success

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • 3-5 years of experience in a school setting 
  • Masters degree in school counseling, psychology or social work 

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.

Download a PDF version of the job description here. 

 

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.