Brearley One Word

Teacher of Writing and Learning Skills

610 E 83rd St, New York, NY 10028, USA Req #70
Wednesday, January 10, 2024

The Brearley School, an independent girls’ school serving over 770 students K-12, welcomes candidates for a full-time ongoing position as a Teacher of Writing and Learning Skills in the Middle and Upper School beginning August 2024.


We invite interested candidates to apply for this position by completing an application and uploading a cover letter and resume.


Responsibilities include teaching three to four Middle School courses in the Learning Skills curriculum and giving one-to-one executive function support to Middle and Upper School students (classes 5-12).


The ideal candidate will:

  • have a bachelor’s degree in the subject area; an advanced degree is preferred
  • have three to five years of experience in teaching English Language Arts at the middle and/or high school levels
  • have experience working with students in the area of executive functioning
  • demonstrate strong skills in communication
  • demonstrate the desire to work collaboratively and in consultation
  • have a commitment to the education of girls
  • understand the needs of students at various levels of intellectual and social development
  • have competence in inclusive, anti-bias, anti-racist pedagogy


About the School

Founded in 1884, the school is a center of intellectual exuberance, attracting students from across and beyond New York City. Our mission has long combined outstanding academics with an insistence on a larger purpose:  to cultivate in our students a commitment to the greater good. In pursuit of this goal, we actively strive to build, nurture and sustain a diverse faculty and student body. We are committed to creating an inclusive, equitable, and antiracist school community, and we expect our faculty, staff, students, parents, and trustees to pursue meaningful change through deliberate and measurable actions.



In 2023-24, the total full-time salary for this position ranges from $75,100 to $143,500 depending on experience.  Salary ranges updated annually at the end of January.



Benefits offered to eligible employees include a range of options for health insurance coverage with generous employer contributions across the plans; an HSA plan; pre-tax transit benefits; breakfast and lunch without charge; support for professional growth and development; and the opportunity to participate in a community based on collaboration, mutual care, and a commitment to the greater good.


The Brearley School is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to hiring exceptional, dedicated teachers of diverse backgrounds. We consider qualified individuals for employment with the School regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability or any other state or federally-protected classification.

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  • 610 E 83rd St, New York, NY 10028, USA