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.


Admissions Director

The Admissions Director effectively communicates the school’s culture and philosophy to prospective families and the wider community. The position oversees all aspects of the admissions process, from first inquiry through enrollment. The Admissions Director will also work closely with the leadership team to ensure strong retention of current families. The Admissions Director builds relationships with institutions and groups outside the campus and, as a member of the advancement team, is involved in external marketing, internal communications and events.

The position requires an ability to explain the value of our distinctive school to all potential members of the PDS community, along with tact and humor. Solid personal and organizational skills are important. It’s a demanding, satisfying job that offers the chance to make a real difference to the school. This is a 12-month position that reports to the Head of School.

Experience and Education
B.A. required; M.A. preferred.  Experience preferred.

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 and High School Spanish Teacher – Long Term Substitute

Poughkeepsie Day School, the mid-Hudson’s leading progressive, PreK-12 day school, is currently seeking candidates to fill a Spanish teaching position for our Middle School and High School (7th-12th) as a long term substitute for a maternity leave. This position begins in mid-November, and will end in early February (dates may change). 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.

Responsibilities Include teaching one section of each of the following: 

  • 7th grade Spanish
  • 8th grade Spanish
  • Spanish 3 (HS)
  • Spanish Seminar (HS – Highest level)

The ideal candidate will be fluent in Spanish, have experience teaching (or the ability to teach) students from grades 7-12, and 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. The candidate must possess a BA in an appropriate subject area. A masters degree in the subject area is preferred but not required. 

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.

Job Type: Leave Replacement


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.

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.


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.