Careers

Teaching at Princeton Day School

At Princeton Day School, the pursuit of excellence is a cooperative process nurtured by an outstanding faculty. Our experienced teachers believe in creating a classroom atmosphere where the learning process is valued. At PDS, the classroom extends beyond the walls of the school house and is equally regarded on the fields, courts, ice, and stage. The world-class faculty believes strongly in professional growth and development, and teachers routinely receive in-service training, participate in conferences, attend graduate courses, and travel for enrichment opportunities—all fully supported by the school.

We are always interested in meeting outstanding teachers who are looking to teach in a supportive community of learners. Professionals with a Master’s Degree and several years of teaching experience are encouraged to apply. Princeton Day School values the contributions of teachers who:

  • Demonstrate excellence in the classroom
  • Understand the powerful influence of technology on students’ lives
  • Enjoy connecting with students outside the classroom through: advising, coaching, attending games and concerts, chaperoning events, sponsoring activities
  • Have a sense of humor and like to laugh
  • Are strongly committed to their students and colleagues

Princeton Day School actively seeks students, families, and employees who value and contribute to the fullness of a diverse community within the context of its mission. EOE.

UPPER SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST/COUNSELOR

The Upper School Counselor will join the Princeton Day School student services team and work primarily with students in grades 9-12 providing support to help them succeed socially and emotionally. A key member of the student services team, health and wellness committee and academic affairs committee, the Counselor plays an integral role in all aspects of school life and works cooperatively with the rest of the team to ensure that mental, emotional and psychological needs are addressed in an empathetic and therapeutic manner at school.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide acute and short-term mental health evaluation and counseling for students when needed.
  • Coordinate and facilitate meetings with faculty and parents to gather information, assess student needs, and devise action plans as indicated.
  • Conduct preliminary assessment of students with areas of academic concern, which may include screening measures, classroom observations, and consultation with parents and teachers.
  • Establish and maintain professional relationships with professionals in the community. Make referrals to mental health professionals in the community for outside therapy and evaluation.
  • Help implement the health and wellness curriculum in the upper school.
  • Support the Dean of Students and the Upper School advising system.
  • Serve as a resource for committees and departments such as admissions, academic affairs, health and wellness, and student life.
  • Provide consultation and programming to parents and teachers regarding adolescent development, mental health issues and psychosocial pathology.
  • Provide ongoing faculty and parent professional development around topics of interest.

The successful candidate will have at least 5 years of experience working with upper school students and a graduate degree in school psychology or counseling.
Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of references to Marybeth Roach, Director of Human Resources, at mroach@pds.org


DATABASE MANAGER

Princeton Day School seeks an experienced full-time database manager to join the Advancement Office team. The Database Manager supports all development programs within the Advancement Office. Focus is primarily on gift recording and acknowledgement, database accuracy and maintenance, and report generation. This is a full-time, twelve-month position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for overall accuracy of Raiser’s Edge database, overseeing constituent data entry and changes.
  • Responsible for all gift entry, tracking and filing including gifts of cash, payroll deduction gifts, gifts of securities, checks, and credit cards. Perform gift entry as needed during high volume times.
  • Oversee the deposit of all gifts to the business office on a regular basis; reconcile with the business office.
  • In collaboration with Director of Annual Giving and the Director of Capital Giving, produce and mail all acknowledgements receipts, pledge reminders, stewardship letters, and other communications as requested on a timely basis
  • Design and produce Raiser’s Edge reports, queries, and lists for development staff, business office, school administration and volunteers as requested.
  • Document and maintain documentation on Raiser’s Edge policies and procedures. Promulgate them within office; provide RE feature change/update information to office members.
  • Execute exception reporting to improve data quality (for example, matching gift companies, emails in non-primary email). Implement regular review of constituents with DNS and other solicitation codes.
  • Implement improved procedures for monthly credit card gifts and for payroll deduction reconciliation.
  • Implement mailings designed to improve data accuracy (for example, alumni still listed as living at home).
  • Assist with data integrations into other systems such as Education Edge and EverTrue
  • Maintain and update Target Analytics/Research Point wealth screening portal
  • Represent Advancement Office in all RE IT related issues; responsible for relationship with Blackbaud/RE, resolving any customer service issues, and opening/closing service tickets.
  • Perform all global changes and updates to the database including appeals/volunteers/targets/solicitors.
  • Create all necessary mailing and email lists, as requested
  • Prepare Annual Report Donor listings per instructions from Director of Advancement and Director of Annual Giving.
  • Perform other duties as requested, delegated, or assigned

COMPETENCIES:
Strong communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Attention to detail
Comfortable working with/learning new technologies
Self-starter who can work independently to problem-solve, as well as take direction
Ability to multitask and be flexible
Competent with Microsoft Word and Excel

The successful candidate will also possess a sense of humor, flexibility, energy, collegiality, patience, a willingness to learn, and the ability to work effectively with a team.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's degree required
A minimum of three years of related Advancement Services experience in non-profits with Raiser’s Edge
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills, ability to meet deadlines
Strong analytical ability a must
Strong background in computer technology and familiarity with Blackbaud products preferred
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Clear understanding of the mission, values, organization and traditions of an independent school

Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of references to Marybeth Roach, Director of Human Resources, at: mroach@pds.org.

MATH DEPARTMENT CHAIR

The Math Department Chair will guide the Department in the continued development of a strong and effective approach to teaching mathematics, guided by five fundamental priorities:

- Create a vibrant curriculum that engages our students, stimulates their curiosity, and awakens them to the power and relevance of math in their future lives.
-Ensure that all students, regardless of their future college and career trajectories, acquire a baseline of mathematical literacy.
- Offer our most motivated, ambitious students a rigorous, dynamic experience that will propel them into future professional opportunities as leaders in mathematics.
- Teach math in an integrated, experiential fashion that mirrors the “interdisciplinary” connections between math, science, and technology in the actual world.
- In collaboration with the Chair of the Science Department and the school's STEAM coordinator, play a leading role in the advancement of Princeton Day School's signature STEAM curriculum.

Primary Responsibilities:
Department Chairs have three primary areas of responsibility: facilitating the professional growth of their faculties; exercising curricular leadership; and performing managerial functions necessary for the efficient operation of each Department.

I.Facilitating the Professional Growth of Teachers.
The majority of a Department Chair’s time should be devoted to cultivating the human capital and professional excellence of the teachers within each Department.

Specific responsibilities of the Department Chair include:
×Supervision of teachers.
×Establish expectations for teaching, assessment, and classroom management.
×Engage in daily or weekly classroom observation of all teachers.
×Provide mentoring and professional development.
×Oversee the formal evaluation of faculty, in concert with Division Heads.

II.Exercising Curricular Leadership.
×Lead Departmental conversations about teaching, learning, pedagogy, and curriculum. Ensure that the PDS Department is a leader in education and is conversant with “best practices” in the field.
×Develop and articulate “Departmental Priority Learning Outcomes” for the PDS Department
×Regularly review and assess the entire curricular sequence of courses from Grades 5-12.
×Ensure that all course offerings align with the Department’s Priority Learning Outcomes.
×Foster a curriculum – and a teaching culture – which is both “challenging” and “supportive,” with a special emphasis on cultivating a “growth mindset” in students.

III.Managing the Day-to-Day Functioning of the Department
×Lead regular Department meetings with clearly developed, organized agendas.
×Assist with interviewing, hiring, and training of new faculty
×Oversee the course placement process. Determine staffing and sectioning requirements in concert with the Division Heads. Coordinate the process of placing students – both new and returning -- in appropriate courses. Administer placement tests to facilitate this process, as necessary. Work with course scheduler. Respond to student and parental questions about the placement process.
×Attend Department Chair Meetings and Academic Affairs Meetings.
×Develop and manage the Department Budget.
×Find substitute teachers when faculty are away from school.
×Communicate with parents when subject-related questions and concerns arise
×Teach at least two courses.

Qualifications:
×Master’s Degree
×Teaching experience (10+ years).
×Proven success in mentoring faculty.
×A passion for learning and a commitment to academic excellence and student achievement
×Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting, facilitate discussion, and lead groups to consensus
×Expertise and experience with curriculum design, development, implementation and assessment.
×Knowledge of “best practices” in both content-specific instruction and teaching more broadly.
×Experience with integration of technology.
×Experience with differentiated instruction.
×Creative and resourceful, with a sense of humor and strong work ethic
×Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Applicants should submit resume, cover letter and references to the attention of Marybeth Roach, Director of Human Resources, at mroach@pds.org.

UPPER SCHOOL HISTORY TEACHER

Princeton Day School seeks experienced candidates for a full-time teaching position in our History Department. Teaching responsibilities include four sections of Upper School History. Possible courses to be taught are: Comparative Government, Economics, US History and World History. Candidates should be experienced teachers who are well educated, equally passionate about their subject and students and who integrate technology into his/her teaching. Advanced degree preferred. A full-time faculty member serves as an advisor to 6-8 students and has various duties including an extracurricular activity. Our faculty are expected to contribute to the school life outside the classroom. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Marybeth Roach, Director of Human Resources at mroach@pds.org

UPPER SCHOOL MATH TEACHER

Princeton Day School anticipates needs in its Upper School Math program (Grades 9-12) beginning Fall 2018.
Candidates should be experienced teachers who can teach a range of high school math courses, as well as have an interest in the possibility of crossing over and teaching middle school students.
The Upper School Math curriculum runs from Algebra I to BC Calculus and includes Accelerated, Honors, and AP classes. In addition to the “core” Upper School mathematics curriculum, the school has recently launched an ambitious “STEAM” initiative, with new interdisciplinary courses (Robotics, Engineering, Coding, Design Thinking), all of which are taught in a newly-constructed 2000 square foot STEAM Center. Candidates with an interest in STEAM and experience teaching math in an interdisciplinary way are of particular interest to the school.

PDS seeks candidates who are well educated, equally passionate about their subject and their students, work well in a collaborative environment, and integrate technology into their teaching.In addition to classroom teaching, faculty contribute to the community life of PDS as an advisor of 6-8 students and in extra-curricular activities such as coaching or clubs.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of references to Marybeth Roach, Director of Human Resources, at mroach@pds.org

UPPER SCHOOL PHYSICS TEACHER

Princeton Day School is seeking an experienced upper school Physics teacher for the 2018-19 school year and beyond.

Primary Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Teach Upper School Physics and/or engineering courses
  • Assist in extra-curricular areas of the school
  • Serve as an advisor in the upper school
  • Commitment to collaboration
  • Have knowledge of best practices in Science instruction and assessment
  • Integrative STEAM experience preferred

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Advanced degree preferred)
  • Teaching experience (5+ years)
  • Proven success in teaching
  • Background in computer science and the ability to teach programming/coding a plus
  • Forward thinking and creative teacher
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting
  • Experience with technology integration
  • Creative and resourceful, with a sense of humor and strong work ethic

PDS seeks candidates who are well educated, equally passionate about their subject and students, work well in a collaborative environment and integrate technology into their teaching.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and list of references to Marybeth Roach, Director of Human Resources at: mroach@pds.org

MIDDLE SCHOOL VISUAL ARTS TEACHER

Princeton Day School is seeking a dynamic and experienced Grade 5 through Grade 8 Visual Arts Teacher beginning Fall of 2018.
Working in an exciting and creative environment that enjoys a long-standing commitment to artistic excellence, the ideal candidate will possess the interest, ability and vision to enhance our program and expand on its current offerings. This full-time position involves instruction of Middle School students in our well-equipped studios. The successful candidate will show flexibility and creativity and be able to work collaboratively while making cross-curricular connections with different disciplines, grade levels and divisions.

Primary Responsibilities:
●Teach 5th through 8th Grade Visual Art
●Demonstrate extensive knowledge of Middle School Art techniques and pedagogy in a studio setting
●Actively engage students in curriculum through varied and differentiated instruction
●Present various experiences and approaches to art in a wide range of media and foundational skills
●Incorporate technology, digital art and new media into studio and lessons
●Commitment to collaborative and innovative teaching styles
●Display flexibility, resilience and a sense of humor
●Continued professional development
●Serve as an Advisor in the Middle School

Qualifications:
●Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art or Education, MFA preferred
●Successful teaching experience, preferably Middle School
●Evidence of continued work as an active studio artist, and a commitment to growth, both as an artist and as an educator
●Ability to manage all aspects of a Visual Arts studio, including equipment, materials, equipment and budget
●Experience and evidence of technological integration
●Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting
●Experience with differentiated instruction
●Effective communication skills
●Creative and resourceful, with a strong work ethic

Applicants should submit resume, cover letter and references to Marybeth Roach, Director of Human Resources, at mroach@pds.org

MIDDLE SCHOOL HUMANITIES TEACHER

Princeton Day School seeks experienced candidates for a full-time Middle School Humanities position beginning Fall 2018. Teaching responsibilities may include two sections of 7th or 8th grade History and two sections of 7th or 8th grade English. We are looking for teachers committed to the middle school aged student. Additionally, we seek candidates who are committed to our mission of educating and nurturing each student. PDS is particularly interested in teachers who engage diversity and environmental sustainability, and challenge students to relate literature studies to their local and global worlds. Strong candidates will be knowledgeable about and committed to best practices, including interdisciplinary collaboration and the use of technology to enhance student learning. In developing and sharing curricular ideas, PDS teachers strive to create a coherent experience, full of supportive challenge, for all students.

A full-time faculty member serves as a homeroom advisor and has various duties including an extra-curricular activity. Our faculty are expected to contribute to the school life outside the classroom.

Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in English or History, or related fields
•Affinity for working with Middle School students; also invite flexible applicants who have been successful teaching in Middle and Upper School
•Innovative and forward-thinking approaches to instruction
•Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting
•A strong investment in professional growth
•Experience with technology integration
•Experience with differentiated instruction

Interested Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Marybeth Roach, Director of Human Resources, at: mroach@pds.org

MIDDLE SCHOOL MATH TEACHER

Princeton Day School is seeking an experienced Math teacher for the 2018-19 school year and beyond. Primary Responsibilities include but not limited to:
•Teach middle school math classes.
•Ability to teach the most gifted students in the school.
•Serve as advisor in the middle school.
•Assist in extra-curricular areas of the school
•A passion for learning and a commitment to academic excellence and student achievement
•Commitment to collaboration
•Have knowledge of best practices in math instruction and assessment
•Integrative STEAM experience preferred

Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s Degree (Masters preferred)
•Teaching experience (5+ years)
•Proven success in teaching
•Forward thinking and creative teacher
•Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting
•Experience with technology integration
•Experience with differentiated instruction
•Creative and resourceful, with a sense of humor and strong work ethic

PDS seeks candidates who are well educated, equally passionate about their subject and students, work well in a collaborative environment and integrate technology into their teaching.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of references to Marybeth Roach, Director of Human Resources at: mroach@pds.org.

THEATER ARTS TEACHER (Grades 5-8)

Princeton Day School is seeking a 5-8 Theater Arts Teacher beginning Fall of 2018. This full-time position will involve instruction of students in the Middle School. This instructor will have teaching responsibilities as detailed below. The ideal candidate will have a BFA (minimum, MFA preferred) in Acting, Directing or Educational Theater with a minimum of three years’ experience teaching students in grades 5-8 preferred.

Specific duties include:
-5th grade Theater class
-6th grade Theater class
-7th grade Theater class
-8th grade Theater elective class (Fall Semester)
-8th grade Musical Theater elective class and Direct 8th Grade Musical Production (Spring Semester)
-Direct Middle School Fall Play
-Middle School Advisor

PDS values the contributions of teachers who demonstrate excellence in the classroom; understand the powerful influence of technology on students’ lives; enjoy connecting with students outside the classroom through advising, coaching, attending games and concerts, chaperoning events, and sponsoring activities; have a sense of humor and like to laugh; and are always willing to go the extra mile for their students and colleagues.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of references to Marybeth Roach, Director of Human Resources, at: mroach@pds.org.

LOWER SCHOOL CLASSROOM TEACHERS (Grades 3 & 4)

Princeton Day School seeks two full time experienced elementary classroom teachers to join the Lower School beginning in the Fall 2018.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Experienced elementary lead teacher with at least 4-5 years of successful classroom teaching is preferred
  • Lower School teaching experience at Grade 2 or above
  • BA+ preferred with coursework in elementary teaching and learning, or literacy
  • Theoretical understanding and classroom experience in applying developmentally appropriate practices and a broad knowledge of effective teaching strategies
  • Experience in organizing, implementing, and maintaining an effective, collaborative instructional program within a school setting

Responsibilities:

  • Create a classroom environment that reflects and promotes the mission of Princeton Day School
  • Implement a program of effective and developmentally appropriate practices in the elementary classroom based upon current research
  • Create meaningful learning experiences that help all students understand the subject matter based on their abilities, attitudes, effort, and achievement in a heterogeneous classroom environment
  • Understand and apply the principles of differentiation, inquiry based instruction, and curriculum integration
  • Understand and apply the principles of literacy and mathematical acquisition
  • Use multiple approaches to assess student abilities and the merit of a student's work
  • Integrate technology into planning and teaching
  • Help students access and use information technology and other resources to become independent learners and problem solvers
  • Collaborate with grade level colleagues, Learning Resource Center, and other support personnel to develop and implement plans to ensure academic and social success for each student
  • Demonstrate a global and multicultural perspective
  • Regularly communicate with parents to provide and explain information regarding students’ social, academic, and behavioral progress
  • Participate in school-wide, divisional, and grade level meetings
  • Participate fully and cooperatively in a professional learning community
  • Demonstrate a willingness to implement new initiatives in curriculum
  • Understand growth mindset and work to instill this idea in our students

Applicants should submit resume, cover letter and references to Marybeth Roach, Director of Human Resources, at mroach@pds.org

LOWER SCHOOL GENERAL MUSIC & PERFORMING ARTS TEACHER (Grades PK-4)

Princeton Day School is seeking a Pre-K through Grade 4 General Music and Performing Arts Teacher beginning Fall of 2018. The Music Teacher reports to the Head of Lower School and to the Director of Fine and Performing Arts/ Design, works closely with the Coordinator of Music and with the Arts Faculty. This full-time position will involve instruction of students in the Lower School. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education (Master’s preferred) with a minimum of three years’ experience teaching elementary students preferred. Level certification in Orff-Schulwerk and/or Kodaly is recommended and piano skills are essential. Experience teaching elementary theatre and dance is highly desirable, with an emphasis on storytelling and creative movement. The candidate will show flexibility and creativity and be able to work collaboratively when making cross-curricular connections with different grade levels.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
●Teach daily lessons for Pre-K through Grade 4, integrating Music, Theater and Dance
●Conduct the Fourth Grade Chorus
●Coordinate and lead various concerts and performances throughout the year, including LS Assemblies, Holiday and Special Programming, as well as the Closing Ceremony
●Coordinate and Produce the Fourth Grade Operetta
●Lead Players’ Circles
●Collaborate with other PDS Arts disciplines, including Dance, Theater and Visual Arts
●Coordinate and Direct parent booster groups

PDS values the contributions of teachers who demonstrate excellence in the classroom; understand the powerful influence of technology on students’ lives; enjoy connecting with students outside the classroom through advising, coaching, attending games and concerts, chaperoning events and sponsoring activities; have a sense of humor and like to laugh; and are always willing to go the extra mile for their students and colleagues.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and list of references to Marybeth Roach, Director of Human Resources, at: mroach@pds.org

COACH - MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS' LACROSSE HEAD COACH

Princeton Day School is seeking a head coach for the Middle School Girls’ Lacrosse team. Coaching season runs from February 26th through June 1st. Practice is held from 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm on Monday through Friday with games scheduled during the week. The successful applicant will have knowledge of the sport, experience playing/coaching and working with school-aged children, as well as possess the ability to teach individual skills and build a team. The applicant will be expected to demonstrate excellent organizational and communication skills, ability to use email, ability to manage groups, works as a team and the ability to lead and take direction. Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree required. Applicants should submit resume and cover letter via email to Marybeth Roach, Director of Human Resources, at mroach@pds.org

COACH - MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS' LACROSSE ASSISTANT

Princeton Day School is seeking an assistant coach for the Middle School Girls’ Lacrosse team. Coaching season runs from February 26th through June 1st. Practice is held from 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm on Monday through Friday with games scheduled during the week. The successful applicant will have knowledge of the sport, experience playing/coaching and working with school-aged children, as well as possess the ability to teach individual skills and build a team. The applicant will be expected to demonstrate excellent organizational and communication skills, ability to use email, ability to manage groups, works as a team and the ability to lead and take direction. Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree required. Applicants should submit resume and cover letter via email to Marybeth Roach, Director of Human Resources, at mroach@pds.org

COACH - BOYS' VARSITY TENNIS ASSISTANT

Princeton Day School is seeking an assistant coach for the boys’ varsity tennis team. Coaching season runs from February 26th through May 27th with practices/games held on Monday – Friday from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. with some weekends. Candidate should have experience as a player and coach, experience working with school aged children, possess a working knowledge of the game, be an effective communicator, possess the ability to work as a team and build team cohesion, ability to lead and take direction from the head coach, highly organized, reliable, energetic, flexible, personable, and able to use email effectively. Candidate should have the ability to represent the School and the program in a positive light. Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree required. Applicants should submit resume and cover letter to Marybeth Roach, Director of Human Resources, at mroach@pds.org.

COACH - BOYS' JV TENNIS ASSISTANT

Princeton Day School is seeking an assistant coach for the boys’ JV tennis team. Coaching season runs from February 26th through May 27th with practices/games held on Monday – Friday from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. with some weekends. Candidate should have experience as a player and coach, experience working with school aged children, possess a working knowledge of the game, be an effective communicator, possess the ability to work as a team and build team cohesion, ability to lead and take direction from the head coach, highly organized, reliable, energetic, flexible, personable, and able to use email effectively. Candidate should have the ability to represent the School and the program in a positive light. Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree required. Applicants should submit resume and cover letter to Marybeth Roach, Director of Human Resources, at mroach@pds.org.

COACH - BOYS' JV LACROSSE HEAD COACH

Princeton Day School is seeking a head coach for the boys’ JV lacrosse team. Coaching season runs from February 26th through May 27th with practices/games held on Monday – Friday from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. with some weekends. Candidate should have experience as a player and coach, experience working with school aged children, possess a working knowledge of the game, be an effective communicator, possess the ability to work as a team and build team cohesion, ability to lead and take direction from the head coach, highly organized, reliable, energetic, flexible, personable, and able to use email effectively. Candidate should have the ability to represent the School and the program in a positive light. Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree required. Applicants should submit resume and cover letter to Marybeth Roach, Director of Human Resources, at mroach@pds.org.

Substitute Teachers

Princeton Day School seeks substitute teachers for all grade levels and subject areas. A substitute teacher is responsible for providing instruction, managing the classroom environment, and promoting student learning in the absence of the regular classroom teacher. Substitute teachers must implement teacher lesson plans, assign student class work and homework, maintain classroom control and discipline. Substitutes must have teaching capabilities and able to follow oral and written directions. Bachelor’s Degree required. Interested applicants should submit resume, cover letter and three references to Marybeth Roach, Director of Human Resources, at mroach@pds.org

PART-TIME SCHOOL NURSE

Princeton Day School anticipates an opening for a part-time, experienced school nurse to join the Health Office for the 2017-18 school year. The schedule for this position is to be determined but will be for a maximum of 29 hours/week, Monday through Friday. The successful candidate will be a licensed, registered nurse and possess CPR certification. The candidate should also possess excellent communication skills, a sense of humor, flexibility, energy, collegiality, a willingness to learn, and the ability to work effectively with a team. Candidates should forward their cover letter, resume and three references to Marybeth Roach, Director of Human Resources, at mroach@pds.org.

GROUNDSKEEPER

Princeton Day School seeks a full-time Grounds Keeper who will work on multiple sites with responsibilities to include but not limited to cutting lawns and fields, operating equipment, caring for ornamental plants and trees, field painting and care, landscape maintenance, and pool care. 5-10 years landscaping/grounds experience (preferably in an academic setting), landscaping equipment operation experience/skills are required and experience with/knowledge of Athletic Field maintenance preferred. Must possess a valid driver’s license and pesticide operator’s license. Must be able to work inside/outside - summer/winter, use ladders and lift 80 lbs. Applicants should submit resume, cover letter and references to the attention of Marybeth Roach, Director of Human Resources, at mroach@pds.org.

After School Assistant

Princeton Day School seeks Part-Time Assistants for the Extended Day Program. Under general supervision of the Director of After-School Programs, the position’s primary responsibility is ensuring a safe and orderly environment for after school care.

Working days/hours: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Wednesdays from 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Experience and/or interest in working with children ages 4 – 11 years. General duties include: providing assistance to the Director of After School Programs in the implementation of the after school care including effective management of large groups, small groups, and individual children both indoors and out-of-doors. Ability to work independently, understand and carry out oral and written directions and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff, students, and parents. Interested applicants should submit resume, cover letter and three references to Marybeth Roach, Director of Human Resources, at mroach@pds.org

Custodian - Temporary/Substitute

Princeton Day School seeks an experienced custodian to join the maintenance staff on a temporary/substitute basis. The custodial staff is responsible for keeping the building in a clean and orderly condition by performing the general cleaning duties in assigned areas including but not limited to: vacuuming, dusting, trash removal, recycling, carpet/floor maintenance. Candidate should be a self starter with the ability to work independently. Must be able to lift 60 lbs. Valid driver’s license and background check required. Interested candidates should submit their resume and references to Marybeth Roach, Director of Human Resources, at mroach@pds.org.

Required Materials: Princeton Day School requires of all employment applicants (1) a resume and (2) a cover letter that helps us understand more about you and your interest in our school. If you have a personal statement or copies of reference letters, we welcome these, as well.

Submitting Your Materials: Please submit your materials via email to the designated recipient. Those without internet access may mail their employment materials to the attention of Marybeth Roach, Director of Human Resources.
We do not guarantee return of submitted materials.

No phone calls, please. We acknowledge receipt of online applications within 2 business days and mailed applications within two weeks. When we fill an open position, we remove the listing from this employment page. Thank you for respecting our No Calls policy.

Princeton Day School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, civil union status, domestic partnership status, affectional or sexual orientation, sex, gender identity or expression, disability, liability for service in the Armed Forces, or any other protected status as defined by federal, state, or local law.

If you have questions, please email Marybeth Roach. We appreciate your interest in Princeton Day School.

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