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, Head of School,
Doane Academy at gsanderson@doaneacademy.org.

Current Positions:

 

College Counselor
 

Doane Academy seeks an experienced leader in the field of college counseling/admissions to serve as its Director of College Counseling. 

Duties include the following:

advising students and their families as they move through the college research, application and selection process;
working with students individually and in small groups;
writing letters of recommendation;
planning and executing on-campus admission and financial aid programs and workshops for parents, students, and college admissions representatives;
advising students, teachers, and parents on course selection, registration and consequences in the college selection process;
advising faculty in their writing of college recommendations;
serving as the school’s liaison to the NCAA eligibility center;
establishing and maintaining working relationships with college admissions professionals throughout the United States;
visiting college and university campuses;
coordinating applications for accommodations for college admissions tests, when applicable;
maintaining familiarity with important programs and issues in the admissions, financial aid, and college counseling fields;
representing the School at meetings and conferences of professional associations; 
supervising the school’s Registrar, who provides administrative support to the Director of College Counseling.
    
This 12-month full-time position reports directly to the Head of the Upper School and indirectly to the Head of School.

A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years college counseling and/or college admissions experience is required. The successful candidate will possess a sophisticated and current understanding of selective college admissions and financial aid. Exceptional counseling, writing, and communication skills are essential, as is an enthusiastic commitment to school life and to the mission of Doane Academy.  Experience supporting first generation college students and their families is a plus.  A familiarity with Naviance and Scoir is strongly preferred.  The position begins July 1, 2021.

Interested candidates should send a current c.v. and cover letter to George Sanderson, Head of School, at gsanderson@doaneacademy.org
 

Upper School Chemistry Teacher


Doane Academy seeks a full-time teacher of upper school chemistry and an additional science or computer science course beginning in the 2021-2022 academy year.  The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

●    A minimum of three years experience with teaching upper school chemistry courses, including Advanced Placement is preferred, but with consideration will be given to academic and work experience in lieu of classroom time.
●    BA with major in sciences, BS, or BSE degree required; masters degree preferred.
●    Ability and interest in teaching additional science or technology courses -- such as Physics or Computer Science -- required.
●    Familiarity and experience with using student-centered pedagogies such as Modeling Instruction, Harkness, ISLE, and CIMM, among others, strongly preferred.
●    Experience with technology integration strongly preferred.
●    Experience teaching in a remote learning environment is a plus.
●    Experience with S.T.E.A.M. curriculum and/or involvement with extracurricular S.T.E.A.M. activities is a plus.
●    Ability to independently oversee chemical storeroom and monitor compliance with OSHA regulations required.
●    A proven commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is required.
●    Candidates should have enthusiasm for joining an entrepreneurial, collegial, enthusiastic, innovative, fun group of teaching professionals.

In addition to the classroom responsibilities, teachers are Doane serve as advisors to small groups of students and often take on the responsibility of overseeing clubs or other extracurricular activities.  Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Michael Russell, Director of Studies and Academic Innovation, at mrussell@doaneacademy.org

 

Upper School History Teacher
 

Doane Academy seeks a full-time teacher of upper school History beginning in the 2021-2022 academic year. The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Experience with teaching upper school History classes including World History required.
  • BA degree required; masters degree preferred.
  • Experience with technology integration strongly preferred.
  • Experience teaching in a remote learning environment is a plus.
  • Background in teaching non-American and non-Western history courses strongly preferred.
  • Candidates should have enthusiasm for joining an entrepreneurial, collegial, enthusiastic, innovative, fun group of professionals who are committed to innovative, transformative teaching.

The specific teaching responsibilities will be dependent on the candidate’s background and interests, as well as the specific needs of the department.  Doane Academy’s student body is unusually diverse and teachers at our school are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

In addition to the classroom responsibilities, teachers are Doane serve as advisors to small groups of students and often take on the responsibility of overseeing clubs or other extracurricular activities.  Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to George Sanderson, Head of School, at gsanderson@doaneacademy.org
 

Middle School Science/S.T.E.A.M. Teacher
 

Doane Academy seeks a full-time teacher of middle school science and S.T.E.A.M. beginning in the 2021-2022 academy year.   The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

●    Experience with teaching middle school science courses including Earth Science, Life Science, and Physical Science.
●    BA with major in sciences, BS, or BSE degree required; masters degree preferred.
●    Experience with technology integration and coding strongly preferred.
●    Experience teaching in a remote learning environment is a plus.
●    Experience with S.T.E.A.M. curriculum and/or involvement with extracurricular S.T.E.A.M. activities is a plus.
●    Candidates should have enthusiasm for joining an entrepreneurial, collegial, enthusiastic, innovative, fun group of teaching professionals.

The specific responsibilities are teaching one section of each of the following courses:
●    6th grade integrated science
●    7th grade integrated science
●    8th grade integrated science
●    6th, 7th, and 8th grade Programming and Robotics (one trimester each)

In addition to the classroom responsibilities, teachers are Doane serve as advisors to small groups of students and often take on the responsibility of overseeing clubs or other extracurricular activities.  Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Allison Baratta, Head of Middle School, at abaratta@doaneacademy.org

 

Substitute Teacher
 

Doane is seeking substitute teachers for the 2020-2021 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, Head of School, 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.