Employment Opportunities

Poughkeepsie Day School employs a diverse, talented and enthusiastic faculty, administration and staff. Job openings are posted as they become available.


Grade 2 Assistant Teacher (part-time)

Poughkeepsie Day School has an opening for an assistant teacher for Grade 2. This is a part-time position, running from approximately 8am to 12pm during the academic year, beginning on August 29, 2016. A background in education and experience in an elementary setting are preferred. B.A. required


Girls Varsity Coach

Poughkeepsie Day School is seeking an experienced girls varsity soccer coach. The season begins on Tuesday, September 6, and runs through the second week of November.


Mandarin Teacher / After-school Enrichment Program

Poughkeepsie Day School is seeking a Mandarin Teacher for our after-school enrichment program for grades pre-k through 6. Sessions run once a week, from 3:15 to 5:30pm. Candidates may select the day of their preference:

  • Mondays (from April 4 through May 23)
  • Tuesdays (from April 5 through May 24)
  • Wednesdays (from April 6 through May 25)
  • Thursdays (from April 7 through May 26)
  • Fridays (from April 8 through May 27)

Qualifications include previous teaching experience and a creative approach to language acquisition for young learners.

B.A. required.


Boys Varsity Basketball Head Coach

Poughkeepsie Day School is seeking a coach for our boys varsity basketball team, beginning in late November. Applicants should be knowledgeable in basketball skills and tactics, responsible and reliable and able to work well with high school students.


After-school Program Assistants

Poughkeepsie day School is seeking several assistants for our after-school program. Hours are from 2:30 to 6:00pm. This is a part-time position, running daily whenever school is open.

Important qualifications, along with a genuine interest and delight in the wellbeing and happiness of children, include the ability to:

  • take responsibility and work as a team
  • recognize how and when to offer support and guidance
  • maintain calm in periods of intense activity
  • interact and communicate well with parents

Personal hobbies and skills are helpful, including: musical ability, theater experience, athletic skills, practice in any of the visual arts and crafts, etc.

Previous experience working with children is essential. The position offers excellent experience for applicants seeking a career in education.


Substitute Teachers

Poughkeepsie Day School is seeking per diem substitute teachers in a variety of subjects for all three academic divisions: lower, middle and high school.

The school day runs from 8:15am to 3:15pm.

B.A. required. New York State certification preferred.


How to Apply

To express interest in posted positions and future employment* at PDS, please send a resume and cover letter to:

Poughkeepsie Day School
Attn: Victoria Mayes, Assistant to the Head of School
260 Boardman Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Fax: 845-462-7603
Email: jobs@poughkeepsieday.org

*Note: If you choose to submit an unsolicited resume in anticipation of a position becoming available it will be kept on file for one year only.