Careers at Trinity-Pawling

Join the Trinity-Pawling community! At Trinity-Pawling, we are committed to the School’s mission to educate and instill a value system that prepares young men to be contributing members of society amidst the challenges of an ever-changing world. Our work environment is one that values character traits such as perseverance, effort, zest, resiliency, global-awareness, will power, and learned optimism. The holistic, student-centered nature of the Trinity-Pawling community is committed to prepare students for the 21st century and lifelong learning — we invite you to join us!

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Open Faculty Positions

English Teacher (Grades 8 and 9)

About the Position

Trinity-Pawling School is seeking a full-time English Teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. Candidate will be responsible for teaching students who possess a wide range of abilities. He or she should be energetic, flexible, positive and should understand the developmental and cognitive needs of high school boys. He or she should be committed to creating and sustaining a collaborative and creative learning environment for the students. 

In addition to teaching, the candidate will be responsible for full participation in our boarding school community with assignments in our residential, advising, and co-curricular programs (coaching 2-3 seasons or the equivalent).   

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree (Master’s Degree in related area preferred), 2+ years teaching experience, and a clear understanding of differentiated instruction. He or she should be familiar with project-based learning techniques.
 
In addition, the qualified candidate should be able to:  

  • integrate a thoughtful pedagogy that aligns with mission and vision of the School; 
  • inspire students with a sense of humor, flexibility, high energy, and collegiality;
  • coach athletics or lead an extracurricular activity (prior experience preferred)
  • leverage technology to enhance instruction; 
  • communicate clearly, effectively, and compassionately (orally and in writing) with students, parents, and colleagues; 
  • motivate teenagers: (the over and the underachiever, the super-focused and the unfocused, the gifted and the learning disabled); 
  • demonstrate a clear interest in being part of a community that is committed to diversity and inclusion; 
  • establish and reinforce clear boundaries while being a positive role model to students;
  • meet the physical demands which may include traveling on uneven terrain, climbing/descending stairs, standing for long periods of time, and carrying up to 50 pounds.

How To Apply

To submit an application for this faculty position at Trinity-Pawling School, please send a resume, cover letter, and two letters of recommendation to Todd Hoffman, Dean of Faculty.
 
Please note:  All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background check.
 

Science Department Chair / Teacher

About the Position

Trinity-Pawling is seeking a Department Chair for the Science Department who can also teach either Physics or Chemistry. This is a full-time position. Candidate will be responsible for teaching students who possess a wide range of abilities. He or she should be energetic, flexible, positive and should understand the developmental and cognitive needs of high school boys. He or she should be committed to creating and sustaining a collaborative and creative learning environment for the students. 

In addition to teaching, the candidate will be responsible for full participation in our boarding school community with assignments in our residential, advising, and co-curricular programs (coaching 2-3 seasons or the equivalent).   

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree (Master’s Degree preferred),  5+ years of teaching experience, a proven ability to lead and mentor faculty, and a clear understanding of differentiated instruction. He or she should be familiar with project-based learning techniques.
 
In addition, the qualified candidate should be able to:  

  • integrate a thoughtful pedagogy that aligns with mission and vision of the School; 
  • inspire students with a sense of humor, flexibility, high energy, and collegiality;
  • coach athletics or lead an extracurricular activity (prior experience preferred)
  • leverage technology to enhance instruction; 
  • communicate clearly, effectively, and compassionately (orally and in writing) with students, parents, and colleagues; 
  • motivate teenagers: (the over and the underachiever, the super-focused and the unfocused, the gifted and the learning disabled); 
  • demonstrate a clear interest in being part of a community that is committed to diversity and inclusion; 
  • establish and reinforce clear boundaries while being a positive role model to students;
  • meet the physical demands which may include traveling on uneven terrain, climbing/descending stairs, standing for long periods of time, and carrying up to 50 pounds.

 
The School is eager to consider applications from applicants who identify with groups traditionally underrepresented in independent school communities.

How to Apply

To submit an application for this faculty position at Trinity-Pawling School, please send a resume, cover letter, and two letters of recommendation to Todd Hoffman, Dean of Faculty.
 
Please note: All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background check.
 

Science Teacher (Grades 9-12)

About the Position

Trinity-Pawling is seeking a full-time Science Teacher who can teach Physics or Chemistry for the 2019-2020 school year. Candidate will be responsible for teaching students who possess a wide range of abilities. He or she should be energetic, flexible, positive and should understand the developmental and cognitive needs of high school boys. He or she should be committed to creating and sustaining a collaborative and creative learning environment for the students. 

In addition to teaching, the candidate will be responsible for full participation in our boarding school community with assignments in our residential, advising, and co-curricular programs (coaching 2-3 seasons or the equivalent).   

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree (Master’s Degree preferred),  2+ years teaching experience, and a clear understanding of differentiated instruction. He or she should be familiar with project-based learning techniques.

In addition, the qualified candidate should be able to:  

  • integrate a thoughtful pedagogy that aligns with mission and vision of the School; 
  • inspire students with a sense of humor, flexibility, high energy, and collegiality;
  • coach athletics or lead an extracurricular activity (prior experience preferred)
  • leverage technology to enhance instruction; 
  • communicate clearly, effectively, and compassionately (orally and in writing) with students, parents, and colleagues; 
  • motivate teenagers:  (the over and the underachiever, the super-focused and the unfocused, the gifted and the learning disabled); 
  • demonstrate a clear interest in being part of a community that is committed to diversity and inclusion; 
  • establish and reinforce clear boundaries while being a positive role model to students;
  • meet the physical demands which may include traveling on uneven terrain, climbing/descending stairs, standing for long periods of time, and carrying up to 50 pounds.

The School is eager to consider applications from applicants who identify with groups traditionally underrepresented in independent school communities.

How To Apply

To submit an application for this faculty position at Trinity-Pawling School, please send a resume, cover letter, and two letters of recommendation to Todd Hoffman, Dean of Faculty.
 
Please note: All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background check.
 

Foreign Language Department Chair / Spanish Teacher

About the Position

Trinity-Pawling is seeking a Department Chair to lead our Foreign Language Department  who can also teach Spanish. This is a full-time position. Candidate will be responsible for teaching students who possess a wide range of abilities. He or she should be energetic, flexible, positive and should understand the developmental and cognitive needs of high school boys. He or she should be committed to creating and sustaining a collaborative and creative learning environment for the students.

In addition to teaching, the candidate will be responsible for full participation in our boarding school community with assignments in our residential, advising, and co-curricular programs (coaching 2-3 seasons or the equivalent).

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree (Master’s Degree preferred),  5+ years of  teaching experience, a proven ability to lead and mentor faculty, and a clear understanding of differentiated instruction. He or she should be familiar with project based learning techniques.
 
In addition, the qualified candidate should be able to:  

  • integrate a thoughtful pedagogy that aligns with mission and vision of the School; 
  • inspire students with a sense of humor, flexibility, high energy, and collegiality;
  • coach athletics or lead an extracurricular activity (prior experience preferred)
  • leverage technology to enhance instruction; 
  • communicate clearly, effectively, and compassionately (orally and in writing) with students, parents and colleagues; 
  • motivate teenagers: (the over and the underachiever, the super-focused and the unfocused, the gifted and the learning disabled); 
  • demonstrate a clear interest in being part of a community that is committed to diversity and inclusion; 
  • establish and reinforce clear boundaries while being a positive role model for students;
  • meet the physical demands which may include traveling on uneven terrain, climbing/descending stairs, standing for long periods of time, and carrying up to 50 pounds.

The School is eager to consider applications from applicants who identify with groups traditionally underrepresented in independent school communities.

How To Apply

To submit an application for this faculty position at Trinity-Pawling School, please send a resume, cover letter, and two letters of recommendation to Todd Hoffman, Dean of Faculty.
 
Please note: All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background check.
 


Open Staff Positions

School Chaplain

About the Position

Trinity-Pawling School is located on 230 acres overlooking the beautiful Hudson River Valley, just 60 miles north of New York City. Founded in 1907, Trinity-Pawling is an independent Episcopal school that is deeply grounded in its Episcopal tradition and welcomes and affirms all faith traditions in its community. The School offers boarding and day programs serving 300 boys in grades 7-12 and offers a postgraduate program.

The goal of a Trinity-Pawling education is to unlock the potential for greatness that exists in each boy. Inherent in the philosophy of Trinity-Pawling is the belief that, as children of God, we possess certain distinctive gifts and talents given to us by a loving God. The School community reflects this belief and teachers are committed to helping each boy discover their gifts and talents.

With 90% of faculty living on campus, students learn and grow in a close-knit community. Students are guided by teachers who are also their coaches and dorm parents, establishing strong faculty-student collaboration and providing for 24/7 learning. All Saints Chapel is the central meeting place for the Trinity-Pawling community, with worship and service being key components of our transformational learning environment.

Trinity-Pawling School seeks a collaborative, inspiring leader to serve as the School’s Chaplain commencing in the 2019-2020 school year. The Chaplain will have a wonderful opportunity to shape and strengthen the spiritual life of the Trinity-Pawling community.

The Trinity-Pawling Chaplain will partner with the Headmaster and other members of the administrative team to foster exceptional School experiences for our faculty, students, and parents. Upon joining the School community, a campus residence will be provided for the Chaplain.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the Chaplain include, but are not limited to:

  • Pastoral care for the School community
  • Organization and leadership of three chapel services per week and one morning meeting
  • Leadership of special worship services as scheduled throughout the school year
  • Leadership and stewardship of a growing community service program
  • Leadership role on the administrative team
  • Leadership with service learning initiatives, which may include planning domestic or foreign student service-related field trips
  • Religious academic instruction
  • Coaching and/or student advising, as applicable
  • Various assignments consistent with life in a boarding school community


The successful candidate:

  • Will hold a Masters Degree in Divinity and/or Religion
  • Will be an ordained priest, preferably in the Episcopal Church
  • Will serve as a nurturing, collaborative, dynamic, and mindful leader, who will cultivate and sustain positive energy, cooperation, respect, and transparency among all constituencies
  • Will serve as a trusted guide and positive role model for adolescent boys
  • Will be a highly effective communicator and will demonstrate outstanding judgment and interpersonal skills
  • Will possess a strong foundation of faith, spirituality, and religious knowledge
  • Has prior experience with youth and/or school ministry
  • Is insightful, intuitive, and observant, with the ability to recognize the potential in people and community
  • Demonstrates humility and a sense of humor
     

Interested candidates should send a cover letter stating their interest in the position, accompanied by a resume, to Headmaster William W. Taylor, in care of Ms. Donna Bellini at dbellini@trinitypawling.org.

Evening Custodian

About the Position

Trinity-Pawling School seeks a results-oriented individual with drive, initiative and excellent customer service skills to clean and maintain assigned buildings as well as be the point person for visitors and guests of our state of the art field house.

Essential Duties

  • Maintain and enhance the cleanliness and positive appearance of an assigned building or area according to department standards and schedules by:
    • Sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, vacuuming floors, steps, and surfaces;
    • Cleaning and dusting furniture, exhibit cases, pictures, door trim, and other similar surfaces;
    • Washing, polishing and maintaining windows, blinds, doors, mirrors, walls, and other similar glass, metal, and wood surfaces
    • Cleaning and sanitizing restrooms, weight room and cardio equipment
    • Emptying waste containers, and pick up and dispose of interior trash, litter, and other similar debris.
    • Ensuring supplies are maintained by checking and restocking materials as needed, and notifying the supervisor when stock runs lows.
  • Perform “deep cleaning” projects (floor stripping, shampooing, and waxing, cleaning hard to reach fixtures and surfaces, etc.) on a scheduled basis.
  • Optimize special events by “setting up” and “tearing down” according to event needs, schedules, and standards. Tasks may include setting up and removing furniture, tables, chairs other similar items.
  • Secure buildings and events by patrolling the facility to correct and report unsafe conditions/hazards (unlocked doors, blocked exits, mechanical problems, unauthorized people) and reporting incidents or suspicious activities to the Director of Facilities.
  • Ensure visitors and guests of the Field House receive the highest customer service by greeting all who enter the facility in a warm, friendly, professional manner, resolve problems and respond to emergencies as appropriate.
  • Promote the interest of students by being a good role model, establishing and reinforcing clear boundaries; encouraging students’ autonomy and independence and acting in a transparent manner.

Job Requirements

Must be at least 18 years old and able to read, write, and follow instructions. Prior experience as a school custodian and/or working with strippers, buffers and cleaning chemicals a plus.

Job Type: Full-time
Hours: 2:00 PM-10:00 PM

The qualified candidate must be able to:

  • Deliver excellent results with little or no direction
  • Interact with all members of the community with a friendly and professional manner
  • Maintain a high standard of cleanliness and odor control in the work area
  • Use cleaning chemicals and work safely
  • Use an auto scrubber, upright vacuum and vacpack
  • Work collaboratively as a team as well as independently
  • Report to work as scheduled (on-time) and work overtime as needed
  • Lift, carry, push, pull up to 75 pounds as well as climb stairs and traverse on uneven surfaces

Trinity-Pawling School offers all full-time employees a comprehensive benefit plan which includes medical, dental, retirement, and paid time off as well as the use of our state-of-the-art facilities.

Apply Now

Trinity-Pawling School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability or veteran status. Discrimination based on any of the above groups is strictly prohibited.  This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, compensation, promotion, transfer, training, leave of absence, and termination.

Questions? Reach Out!

For questions regarding our open FACULTY positions, please reach out to:

Todd Hoffman
Dean of Faculty
845-855-4878 thoffman@trinitypawling.org

For questions regarding our open STAFF positions, please reach out to:

Laurie DelBalzo
Director of Human Resources
845-855-4856
ldelbalzo@trinitypawling.org