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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Senior Leadership Positions

Senior Director of Institutional Advancement

The Elisabeth Morrow School contracts with search firms for some available senior leader positions. These currently include Senior Director of Institutional Advancement. Candidates must apply directly through the search firms and not through this website or another job site. For more information please go to Deerfield Associates.

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!


Middle School Science Teacher

Middle School Science Teaching Position:

The Elisabeth Morrow School, a Pre-K-eighth grade independent school in Englewood, NJ, is accepting applications for a middle school science teacher.  The successful candidate will teach four middle school science classes, collaborate with the science department, and serve as a middle school advisor.  Desired candidates will hold a bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) in a related discipline, significant teaching and/or equivalent experience within a science field, and an openness or experience collaborating with STEAM integration.  The successful candidate will possess a strong work ethic, a collaborative style, and a passion for teaching middle school students and for science.

Please send resumes to

Associate Director of Admissions for Lower and Middle School

The Associate Director of Admissions for Lower and Middle School will report to the Director of Enrollment Management and will be a member of the Admissions and Advancement teams. As a prominent external representative of our school, the Associate Director of Admissions will be expected to professionally and effectively market the school throughout New Jersey and New York by telling the EMS story in a compelling way. 

Along with a team of admissions professionals, the Associate Director of Admissions will work to increase market awareness of The Elisabeth Morrow School and the unique attributes of a threes-through-eighth grade education.  This is an 11-month position and requires summer responsibilities and begins on July 1, 2019.

The essential job functions will include:

  • Admissions- tours, intensive follow-up, processing, arranging visits, retention, and following recruitment strategies for application and enrollment goals.
  • Outreach- feeder schools and organizations, creation of events specifically for recruitment, attendance at external events. This will be an important part of the job, and it is expected that the new Associate Director will spend time doing school and organizational visits.
  • Oversee the Student Ambassador Program
  • Participate in Admissions Committees
  • Participate in and help to coordinate after-school, evening, and weekend admission events and fairs 
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director

The desired skills and experience include:

  • Experience as an educator and understanding of curriculum and lower school and middle school aged development
  • Proficiency in social media and strong technology skills; experience with Ravenna a plus
  • BA required, advanced degree a plus
  • Experience in independent and/or international admissions is essential. 
  • Language proficiency in other than English language and familiarity with international populations are also desirable. 
  • The ideal candidate is a team player who possesses high energy, creativity, and superior communication skills.  Collaboration with faculty, administrators and volunteers are essential in this position. 
  • Ability to be a good listener and employ sales techniques is also critical.
  • An understanding of what is needed to support a diverse school community 

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Director of Enrollment Management Kathleen Visconti. EMS offers a strong tuition remission program. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. 

Development Services and Stewardship Manager


Overview: This position will be responsible for providing administrative support in various areas of the development office including database management, annual fund, events, and research. While reporting to the Senior Director of Institutional Advancement, this person will also work closely with colleagues in various capacities. The Development Services and Stewardship Manager will lead prospect research based on development team requests and gift and data entry into Raiser’s Edge NXT. Additionally, this person will maintain the schedule of stewardship steps for the annual fund and campaign, and provide overall office management support to the Development Office. Superior time management skills, attention to detail, self-starting, and the ability to manage multiple projects at once are required. Fluency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel, and basic online search engines required.  Experience with CRM tools such as Raiser’s Edge preferred. Experience with prospect research preferred but not required.

Reports to: Senior Director of Institutional Advancement

Key Responsibilities:


  • Provide light administrative support to the Senior Director of Institutional Advancement
  • Help maintain Senior Director’s calendar and schedule meetings, as needed
  • Prepare meeting materials for the Senior Director
  • Manage and file hard copies of communications sent by Senior Director
  • Other duties as assigned by the Senior Director of Institutional Advancement

Office management

  • Develop systems for overseeing the management of the Development Office, including office master calendar, coordinating all staff meetings including: 1-1 staff meetings with Senior Director of Institutional Advancement, Head of School, Development Staff weekly meetings, Prospect Strategy meetings, and Office retreats
  • Welcomes and directs guests by phone and in person
  • Maintains inventory of office supplies and coordinates with other EMS departments to develop efficient process for anticipating needs and placing orders
  • Coordinates with outside vendors for technical support (printers, computers, Raiser’s Edge)
  • Works closely with colleagues to anticipate mailing schedules and coordinates volunteers for efficient execution of large-scale mailings

Prospect research

  • Discreetly and confidentially conduct prospect research requests from Development office colleagues
  • Participate in prospect research training and professional development depending on prior experience
  • Work with Development Office colleagues to develop a system for prioritizing research requests
  • Provide initial recommendation for whether an individual should be considered a prospect

Database management

  • Maintain Raiser’s Edge; gift and data entry
  •  Coordinate with the Business Office to reconcile gifts
  • Coordinate with the database managers/registrar

Stewardship management

  • Help develop and maintain a hierarchy of donor recognition activities
  •  Ensure prompt donor acknowledgement by senior leaders and Trustees
  • Maintain a list of plaques and signs, dedicating spaces around campus
  • Maintain a schedule of communications and reports to donors about the impact of their contributions
  •  Ensure the accuracy of donor listings for the annual report of giving


  • Provide support to annual fund and alumni events and programs
  • Work closely with the Development team to support planning and executing the Gala
  • Support planning and execution of cultivation and stewardship events

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to

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 

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

Paul Baly

Lower School Head

Beth Anne Brennan

Director of Early Childhood Programs

Tricia Eickelberg