Employment

Employment


Employment Opportunities

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

Poughkeepsie Day School strives to have its faculty, administration and student body reflect the diversity of the society in which we live. PDS is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of our school’s mission and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Poughkeepsie Day School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.


Middle School Math Teacher

Poughkeepsie Day School, the mid-Hudson’s leading progressive, PreK-12 day school, is currently seeking candidates to fill a full time Math teaching position for our Middle School (6th-8th) for the 2019-2020 school year. This position will also come with advising responsibilities, and ample opportunities for interdisciplinary work. If you teach best by working collaboratively and can ignite passion and purpose in your students, we want you to be a part of our team.

The ideal candidate will have experience in teaching a range of courses (6th grade math through Algebra) in a math curriculum to middle school aged students, and will be experienced in project-based and inquiry-based learning. The interest and ability to teach High School level courses (Geometry through Calculus) is an asset. The candidate must possess a BA in an appropriate subject area. A masters degree in the subject area is preferred but not required.

Job Type: Full-time


High School French Teacher (part time)

Poughkeepsie Day School, the mid-Hudson’s leading progressive, PreK-12 day school, is currently seeking candidates to fill a part time French language teaching position for our top level high school students for the 2019-2020 school year. If you teach best by working collaboratively and can ignite passion and purpose in your students, we want you to be a part of our team.

The ideal candidate will be fluent in French, have experience teaching high school age students, will be familiar with proficiency based teaching methodologies and inquiry-based learning.  We are looking for a candidate who values and understands students’ language acquisition process and is passionate about collaborating with young minds to foster excitement and purpose, while guiding upper level interpretive (reading and listening) and communicative skills (speaking and writing).  A successful candidate will be able to:

  • Collaborate with colleagues in and outside the world languages program to continue shaping that program and its goals, mainly in the high school (grades 9-12)

  • Work with a curriculum, and evaluate students based on standards of language acquisition (e.g., ACTFL)


History Teacher (9th – 12th grade)

Poughkeepsie Day School, the mid-Hudson’s leading progressive, PreK-12 day school, is currently seeking candidates to fill a full time History teaching position for our High School (9th-12th) for the 2019-2020 school year. This position will also come with advising responsibilities, and ample opportunities for interdisciplinary work. If you teach best by working collaboratively and can ignite passion and purpose in your students, we want you to be a part of our team.

The ideal candidate will have experience in teaching a range of courses in a history curriculum to high school aged students, and will be experienced in project-based and inquiry-based learning. The candidate must possess a BA in an appropriate subject area. A masters degree in the subject area is preferred but not required.

Job Type: Full-time


After School Assistant

Poughkeepsie Day School is seeking a part-time Assistant for its After School Program for the school year 2019-20. Hours: Mondays-Fridays 2:45-6:15 pm. Requirements: Bachelors of Arts completed or in progress, with focus on early childhood development and 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.

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


How to Apply

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

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.