An Independent Episcopal Day School for Ages 3 Through 12th Grade in Burlington, New Jersey

Careers at Doane Academy

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Thank you for your interest in a career at Doane Academy.

Doane Academy welcomes qualified candidates seeking to join the ranks of our professional faculty and staff. We are interested in applicants who are devoted to an education for life, who are willing and able to embrace our small school culture, are committed to mastering the art and craft of educating, and can combine enthusiasm for their expertise with an understanding of the many different ways students learn.

Application Process

Interest applicants should send a cover letter and C.V., to George B. Sanderson, Headmaster,
Doane Academy at gsanderson@doaneacademy.org.

Current Positions:

Part-Time AP Psychology Teacher

Doane Academy, an independent day school in Burlington, NJ for children from age 3 through grade 12, seeks a part-time AP Psychology teacher to serve as a leave replacement from January 21, 2020 through mid-May, 2020.  Teaching responsibilities will be two sections of 11th/12th grade AP Psychology, with each class meeting every 5 of 6 days on a rotating class schedule.

Applicants must have at least three years of experience as an upper school social studies of psychology teacher, preferably in an independent school setting.   Strong applicants will have a background in psychology and/or specific experience teaching AP Psychology and a demonstrated commitment to working in a diverse, inclusive school in a collegial environment.  Excellent communication skills, flexibility, a sense of humor, and a love for working with high school students are all important characteristics of strong candidates.  For more information about Doane Academy, go to www.doaneacademy.org.

Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred.  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to George Sanderson at gsanderson@doaneacademy.org

Part-Time US History Teacher

Doane Academy, an independent day school in Burlington, NJ for children from age 3 through grade 12, seeks a part-time US History teacher to serve as a leave replacement from January 21, 2020 through mid-May, 2020.  Teaching responsibilities will be one section of 10th grade US History, meeting every 5 of 6 days on a rotating class schedule.

Applicants must have at least three years of experience as an upper school History or social studies teacher, preferably in an independent school setting.  Strong applicants will have specific experience teaching 20th century US History and a demonstrated commitment to working in a diverse, inclusive school in a collegial environment.  Excellent communication skills, flexibility, a sense of humor, and a love for working with high school students are all important characteristics of strong candidates.  

Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred.  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to George Sanderson at gsanderson@doaneacademy.org

Coach - Middle School Girls Basketball

Coach – Middle School Girls’ Basketball

Doane Academy has developed a reputation for its highly respected basketball program, which combines a tradition of winning with a commitment to personal growth and citizenship.  We are currently seeking a head coach for the middle school girls’ basketball team with the following qualifications:

  • BA degree or equivalent preferred;

  • 1-3 years middle school or comparable club coaching experience strongly preferred;

  • strong verbal and written communication skills required;

  • a commitment to developing strong, ethical leaders in the athletic program and the broader school community required;

  • independent school experience a plus.

Inquiries in the form of a cover letter and resume should be directed to Dan Williamson, Director of Athletics, at dwilliamson@doaneacademy.org.

Substitute Teacher

Substitute Teacher

Doane is seeking substitute teachers for the 2019-2020 academic year. In the absence of a full-time teacher, substitute teachers provide instruction using existing lesson plans and manage the classroom environment. Candidates are required to have earned a college degree; classroom teaching experience, especially in an independent school environment, is preferred. To apply, email your letter of interest and resume to George Sanderson, Headmaster, at gsanderson@doanecademy.org.

About Doane Academy

Doane Academy, founded in 1837, is an independent Episcopal day school serving students from age 3 through grade 12 in Burlington, New Jersey. The student body includes approximately 236 students. Doane maintains a deep commitment to academic excellence, leadership, the arts, athletics, and character development, which you can learn about by exploring this website. We are located on the banks of the Delaware River, about 30 minutes from Philadelphia and slightly over an hour from New York City.