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At Pingry, we’re always searching for exceptional teachers with an eye for a teachable moment. If you’re passionate about educating young people in a student-centered classroom environment, we should talk.

Our faculty excels in subject area expertise and possesses a strong desire to share their passion with their students. They’re also willing to embrace the additional duties typical of a “country day school” philosophy, such as advising students, coaching, or directing or supervising clubs and activities.

Our teachers are expected to have a bachelor’s degree in their subject area – a Master’s is preferred, and funding support for work towards that degree is available beginning in one’s second year at Pingry.

Pingry strongly supports ongoing professional development and encourages all faculty members to seek professional growth opportunities through conferences and workshops, visits to other schools, summer fellowships, and the pursuit of advanced degrees. The school awards nine endowed chairs that recognize outstanding teaching, dedication to students, and contributions to school life. Teachers are always free to propose new courses and approaches that they believe will enhance the curriculum and benefit the students.

Through our “Plus One” initiative, we also encourage our teachers to pursue their passions and get to know students outside the classroom, by coaching a team, advising a club, or assisting with a drama production. In every instance, we encourage teachers to strike a balance between “investing” (trying something new) and “harvesting” (working with an existing passion). Faculty members are also encouraged to meet with the Director of Athletics to determine how their interests might align with Pingry’s coaching needs.

Current Openings

Upper School Director

The Pingry School seeks a personally and intellectually dynamic educational leader to serve as head of the Upper School.

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Middle School Director

The Pingry School seeks a dynamic educational leader who is passionate about the middle school age group to serve as head of the Middle School.

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Squash Club Director

The Squash Club Director reports to the Director of Summer and Auxiliary Programs, and works with the Director of Athletics and Squash Coach. The Pingry School is willing to sponsor a visa and offer relocation assistance. Position begins December 1, 2016.

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After-School Program Assistant

Activities will include: help with homework, disperse snack, provide games and activities while maintaining a safe and secure environment for our students enrolled in the aftercare program. This position will also help coordinate the students participating in the enrichment program and the late bus. This position will support the coordinator who will be on-site. This position is Monday - Friday 3:30-5:30 every day The Pingry School is in session (can be flexible).

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Coaching Positions for 2016-2017

  • Head Varsity Field Hockey
  • Assistant Varsity Boys' Lacrosse
  • Assistant Varsity Softball
  • Head Middle School Boys' Lacrosse
  • Head Middle School Baseball

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Carter Abbott, Director of Athletics, at cabbott@pingry.org.

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Benefits to all full-time employees:

  • Medical and Prescription Drug Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Group Life Insurance with AD&D Coverage
  • Supplemental Employee-Paid Life Insurance
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Medical/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Financial Support for Advanced Degrees
  • Tuition Remission for children of employees
  • Wellness Program