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Employment

With an enrollment of 52% students of color, The Elisabeth Morrow School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. We seek candidates who will add to the diversity of our school community. The Elisabeth Morrow School is located 10 minutes from Manhattan.

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Open Positions

Middle School Humanities Teacher

The Elisabeth Morrow School seeks a middle school humanities teacher to teach both history and creative writing starting in September of 2017. The ideal candidate will hold a strong background in the humanities--preferably a degree in history, English, or a related field--and prior middle school social studies and/or English teaching experience, an innovative disposition, and experience and a desire to work with middle school students. The dynamic individual who assumes this role will also oversee and teach our award winning creative writing program and serve as an advisor.

Please send resumes/letters of interest to jobs@elisabethmorrow.org.


Middle School Nurse

The Morrow House Nurse is the prime employee responsible for the health and well-being of all Morrow House students. The ideal candidate will have prior school nursing experience and be familiar with New Jersey school nursing policy, middle school health and wellness curricula, and have a appreciation for middle school students. This is a full time position with office hours running from 7:45-3:45 p.m. five days per week.

Position Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Attend to the immediate health needs of all students, faculty and staff as well as any visitors to the building, including injury and sickness and communication with families.
  • Create, communicate, and facilitate all medical policies and procedures to middle school students, faculty, and parents, including but not limited to food, field trips, and day-to-day on campus activities.
  • Oversee and facilitate school compliance with all state regulations and mandates, including student screening, record keeping, and paperwork.
  • Monitor family and faculty compliance with submissions to Magnus SMR, our electronic medical records system.
  • Order and stock necessary supplies for the nurse’s office for all school related medical needs, including nursing supplies, classroom supplies, and first aid kits.
  • Serve as the primary facilitator of middle school safety policies and procedures including fire and lockdown drills.
  • Oversee and facilitate the paperwork and medical clearances for all EMS physical education and athletic participation.
  • Facilitate internal and external resources to provide a comprehensive health education program by working with the Morrow House Division Head and Physical Education Department faculty.
  • Support the Athletic Department by providing medical support during practices and helping to staff athletic trainers during games.
  • Liaise with the Lower School/Chilton House Nurse and other school medical personnel, including any physicians with whom the school has a relationship.

Please send resumes/letters of interest to jobs@elisabethmorrow.org.


First Grade Teacher

The Elisabeth Morrow School seeks an innovative and experienced first grade homeroom teacher for the 2017-18 school year. The appointed candidate will join a school dedicated to creating a vigorous and comprehensive curriculum, which combines imagination, collaboration and critical thinking with a focus on cooperation, consideration, compassion and courtesy to serve the whole child.

The homeroom teacher is responsible for instruction in language arts, math, and social studies. In addition, the teacher is responsible for following the tenets of Responsive Classroom to create a safe and caring learning environment compatible with the school’s philosophy, and differentiating instruction to meet student needs.

The dynamic educator who assumes this role will possess:

Fluency in reading instruction and assessment

Experience in developing a balanced approach to math instruction emphasizing computational skills, procedures, conceptual thinking, and problem-solving strategies

interest in constructive learning environments with value on tinkering, inquiry, creation, play, and reflection

Proficiency with educational technology, including the use of iPads, and maintenance of a class website

Teaching experience in an elementary school setting

A master’s degree as well as experience with Responsive Classroom methodology preferred.

Please submit resume and cover letter to bbrennan@elisabethmorrow.org

Enrollment Management Coordinator

The Elisabeth Morrow School seeks an enrollment management coordinator to assist the director of enrollment management and two associate directors of admissions in all facets of admissions, re-enrollment, financial aid, outreach marketing, and retention. The appointed candidate will work in a collaborative, fast-paced, fun environment and be energized by EMS’ mission and opportunity to impact education. They will be truly excited to join a diverse and culturally rich community, and will be a highly resourceful, organized and detail-oriented multitasker with excellent communication skills. They will show a commitment to continual departmental improvement and efficiency and be energized by working in a collaborative environment both at EMS and with partner schools and organizations. They also will meet the highest standard of professional discretion with the ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. Must have proficiency with MS Office Suite/Google applications and database systems (Blackbaud preferred), and excellent customer service skills.

Second language proficiency and understanding of sales and marketing techniques are a plus.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Welcoming, greeting and interacting with families as their first contact to the school
  • Admissions database management (Blackbaud experience preferred)
  • Events management in collaboration with the admissions team
  • Schedule management for the Director, including interviews and appointments for prospective families and visiting students
  • Reporting, tracking and coordination of departmental information including applicant files
  • Standard administrative tasks (responding to inquires, preparing mailings, greeting families, meeting preparation, etc.)
  • Transportation Coordinator (responsibility for bussing)

This is a 12 month position with occasional weekend and evening hours required, beginning in early July with training in advance as possible.

To apply please send resume and cover letter to Kathleen Visconti, Director of Enrollment Management, kvisconti@elisabethmorrow.org


Part-Time Development Associate and Alumni Manager

The Elisabeth Morrow School is seeking a versatile part-time (3/5 position) Development Associate and Alumni Manager to support a growing fundraising effort. This is a 12 month position with occasional evening and weekend duties.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Help organize and execute the annual fund appeal each year;
  • Assist with special stewardship projects and cultivation events for all constituencies;
  • Recruit and manage fundraising volunteers, schedule key meetings, coordinate agendas, and prepare materials;
  • Gather information from academic departments and administrators for communication to funders;
  • Maintain development calendar;
  • Coordinate with communications staff to ensure consistent messaging;
  • Utilize Raiser’s Edge database and other systems to track, analyze and report on relevant development activities;
  • Draft class notes and articles for the twice-yearly school magazine.

WHAT YOU’LL BRING TO US:

Professional Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Two years of administrative, alumni relations or fundraising experience, preferably within a development team or non-profit organization;
  • Comfort talking with people about money;
  • Discretion and the ability to work independently;
  • Proven research abilities, including gathering and interpreting data and funder prospecting;
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills;
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Fluency with Microsoft Office/Google tools;
  • Familiarity with Adobe, in particular with Photoshop;
  • Familiarity with fundraising software, Raiser’s Edge preferred.

Personal Characteristics

  • You thrive in a creative, inventive, fast-paced environment;
  • You are data-driven, results-oriented and a forward-looking catalyst for positive organizational change;
  • You have a collaborative and flexible workstyle and you’re excited to work with other departments and independently;
  • You are tech savvy and can learn fast.

WHY WORK HERE?

We believe our faculty and staff are the heart and soul of the organization. Our workplace culture is challenging, supportive, collaborative and mission-driven. We take a genuine interest in career paths and work-life balance, and encourage creative ideas from staff at all levels.

You’ll enjoy a welcoming professional environment, abundant professional development opportunities and flexibility in your work hours. EMS will give you skills and experience that are the foundation of a successful career in fundraising for independent schools, colleges and universities, arts and nonprofits of all types.

Please submit your resume and a one-page writing sample by June 1 to: Keith Wiggs, Director of Development, The Elisabeth Morrow School, 435 Lydecker Street, Englewood, NJ 07631 or kwiggs@elisabethmorrow.org.


Positions Available


Substitute Teachers at all levels, early childhood through eighth grade. All subjects.

Immediate openings for lunch aides, lower school (Grade 1-4) level

Email resumes to: jobs@elisabethmorrow.org

Administration

Head of School

Aaron Cooper

Director of Finance

John Pratt

Middle School Head

Paul Baly

Lower School Head

Beth Anne Brennan

Director of Early Childhood Programs

Tricia Eickelberg

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