The Elisabeth Morrow School's shared purpose is to provide exemplary academics and character development in a diverse and inclusive child-centered community, inspiring students to become curious scholars, ethical leaders, and global citizens.

With an enrollment of 63% 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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Substitute Teachers

The Elisabeth Morrow School seeks energetic and knowledgeable substitute teachers for all grades for the 2018 - 2019 school year. Substitute teachers are responsible for delivering daily lesson plans, providing a caring and safe classroom experience for students, monitoring lunch and recess, and other teaching duties as requested.

EMS offers instruction in many subjects, including:

  • Math
  • Science
  • Art
  • Reading and Writing Workshop
  • History/social studies
  • Spanish and Latin Language instruction 
  • Physical Education 
  • Library Science

Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree.  Work experience with children ages 3-14 is preferred.  This is a rolling position and substitute teachers are hired based on the availability of openings.  Please send your resume to


Auxiliary Programs Associate

The Elisabeth Morrow School prides itself on serving the needs of children and their families throughout the day and year. Our Auxiliary Programs encompass a diverse array of activities and services including before-school care, after-school childcare, a variety of after-school educational and recreational offerings, vacation camps and Summer Explorations – a rich assemblage of week-long programs to enrich and delight children age 3 through grade 9.

We seek an Auxiliary Program Associate to support the Director in the following areas:

  • Designing and implementing new programming
  • Recruiting and hiring program instructors and program staff
  • Evaluating programs and personnel
  • Overseeing program registration
  • Overseeing daily operations and scheduling
  • Growing program participation and revenue through
    • Marketing tools
    • Advertising
    • Competitive pricing
    • Assessing changing family needs and preferences
  • Organizing and implementing open houses and camp fairs
  • Maintaining records and managing databases
  • Managing financial accounts
  • Ordering equipment and supplies
  • Overseeing facility rentals
  • Remaining current with the American Camping Association accreditation requirements and procedures
  • Other tasks as assigned

This leadership opportunity requires someone energetic, personable, collaborative, flexible and responsible, able to adapt to the needs of multiple programs operating simultaneously. The candidate must bring strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with different constituencies.

This is a full-time 12-month position, starting on July 1. 

The successful candidate will possess:

  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in a school or camp environment
  • Proficiency with technology, including but not limited to:
    • Spreadsheets
    • Camp Database
    • Word documents
    • Google applications


  • Knowledge of or experience in youth programming
  • Knowledge of or experience in human resources management, plant maintenance, transportation, budget and finance
  • A sense of humor!


Director of Alumni Relations

Overview: This new position will be responsible for developing a comprehensive alumni relations program, including all aspects of alumni fundraising, events, and communications. This person will also work closely with Development office colleagues to coordinate and develop campaign prospect strategies. The Director of Alumni relations will be responsible for a portion of prospect research, specific to Alumni, with some support from the Development Services Assistant.  Attention to detail and self-starting required. Fluency in Microsoft Office required.  Experience with Alumni Relations and Raiser’s Edge proficiency recommended. Experience with prospect research preferred but not required.

Reports to: Senior Director of Institutional Advancement

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Provide guidance and support for innovative thinking for the development of a new alumni program
  • Strengthen the School’s culture of philanthropy and be part of a growing development program
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive Alumni program including events, communications, and solicitations
  • Develop and adhere to Alumni program annual plan and calendar
  • Manage annual fund solicitations of alumni via mail, email, phone and in-person visits
  • Coordinate campaign prospect strategies with Annual Fund Manager, Director of Major and Planned Giving, and Senior Director of Institutional Advancement
  • Participate in campaign prospect visits, as appropriate
  • Manage all alumni events, including reunions, cultivation, stewardship, social mixers, and other events developed as part of the program
  • Manage all communications with alumni community and coordinate with the Development and Communications staff to create content for social media, annual reports, and newsletters
  • Assist in donor pipeline development by identifying and, as directed by the Senior Director of Institutional Advancement, strategically cultivating alumni campaign prospects
  • Ensure that alumni events in the Public Phase have appropriate campaign presence, logos, messaging, and materials
  • Support the creation of goals and metrics alongside the Senior Director of Institutional Advancement
  • Regularly report on the Alumni Relations program at staff meetings
  • Research alumni prospects and delegate select and manageable number of research priorities to the Development Services Assistant
  • Track all activity in Raiser’s Edge and work with Development Manager to pull appropriate reports as needed
  • Prioritize and commit to participation in internal Development staff meetings including:
    • Prepare agenda and check in points for weekly 1-1 meetings with Senior Director of Institutional Advancement
    • Attend and report at regular Development office prospect strategy meetings 
    • Attend and report at regular Development office staff meetings

To apply please send cover letter and resume to

Part-Time Interventionist

The Elisabeth Morrow School is seeking an Interventionist for 25 hours a week to support specific students in their learning in third and fourth grades. This candidate’s responsibilities will include small group instruction in all academic areas, differentiation of curriculum, and teacher collaboration.

The successful candidate will have a completed master’s degree with a focus on specialized education and literacy. This candidate should be a motivated, collaborative, and flexible professional who is  innovative, technologically competent, and have excellent oral and written communication skills. We welcome newly graduated professionals who are seeking supervision and a desire to grow as a teacher.  Please send a cover letter and resume to 

Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications

The Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications works in partnership with the Director of Marketing and Communications to meet the demands of a fast-paced office, helping to better communicate the school’s mission and value proposition to all constituents. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting the Director of Marketing and Communications (DOMC) in the development of branding strategies that drive engagement and conversions in all forms of media for all constituents
  • Creating unique content for social media outlets that stimulate follower interaction, sharing, and engagement
  • Working with marketing consultants and the Director to scrutinize Google Analytics, social media performance, and to research emerging media platforms
  • Curating content including images, video, editorial, and interactive media on the school website
  • Monitoring website activity and offering suggestions on improving audience engagement
  • Working in conjunction with the DOMC to take photographs and shoot video for the school
  • Producing weekly newsletter with the DOMC
  • Developing content for the Appletree Magazine, the bi-annual school publication, and additional marketing collateral
  • Creating e-mail marketing content using design programs such as Constant Contact
  • Supporting the DOMC in applicable functions as requested

The successful candidate will be:

  • Willing to learn new tasks and taking on challenges
  • Highly detail-oriented
  • Experienced in photography and video
  • An excellent writer and editor with good verbal communication skills
  • Capable of juggling competing demands
  • Able to manage time and understand the importance of deadlines
  • Experienced with Google Suite, Microsoft and the Adobe Suite, including Photoshop, InDesign, Lightroom, and Premiere Pro. Working knowledge of Constant Contact, HTML and Content Management Systems a plus
  • Customer service oriented and have an ability to work with parents, students, faculty, administrators and trustees at the school

The ideal candidate will have experience working in communications, development or admissions of a primary school or in higher education. Please send a researched cover letter and resume to Brian Kaplan, Director of Marketing and Communications, at

For more information about The Elisabeth Morrow School, please visit The Elisabeth Morrow School is located 10 minutes from Manhattan in Englewood, NJ. With an enrollment of 52% students of color, The Elisabeth Morrow School seeks candidates who will add to the diversity of our school community. We are committed to a policy of non­discrimination 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.

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:

Divisional Administration

Middle School Head

Phil Cox

Lower School Head

Beth Anne Brennan

Director of Early Childhood Programs

Laura Mactas