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

Employment at Doane Academy


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

Lower School Spanish Teacher

Doane Academy seeks a full-time lower school Spanish teacher with the following qualifications and experience:

  • Experience with and/or training in teaching lower school Spanish (preschool-grade 5).
  • Superior oral and written fluency in Spanish.
  • Masters Degree in Spanish or related field preferred.
  • Having both an entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit.
  • Enthusiasm for, and knowledge about, Spanish-speaking cultures.
  • Ability to teach within an immersion model (ability to teach class 100% in the target language).
  • Familiarity with proficiency-based curricula and communicative approach to instruction.
  • Willingness to collaborate with other lower school teachers and middle and upper school Spanish teachers.
  • Expertise with using technology to support language acquisition.
  • Time spent living or studying abroad is a plus.
  • Familiarity with, or experience, teaching in an independent school environment is a plus.

Interested candidates should send a cover lever and resume to Allison Baratta, Head of Middle School, at abaratta@doaneacademy.org


Theater Director

Doane Academy seeks a part-time Theater Director to join our faculty for the current academic year. The successful candidate will support students in grades 4 to 12 in our performing arts program. He or she will act as director and oversee all aspects of our winter/spring upper school production (either a drama or musical, depending on the year) and our lower school spring production. In addition, the Theater Director will serve as an advisor for the Christmas pageant and a limited number of other selected events.

The qualified candidate must possess a deep appreciation for the potential of students and bring with them a creative spirit, sense of humor, and passion for collaboration. Exceptional flexibility, teamwork, communication, and organizational skills are essential. Ability and interest in technical theater is highly desirable but not required.

Candidates should possess an undergraduate degree in the performing arts as well as experience with directing high school students. An advanced degree, teaching experience, and familiarity with independent schools are preferred but not required.

Work schedule

This is a part-time position based on the seasonal nature of the productions that the school stages. The candidate for this position should anticipate working some non-traditional hours as performance and rehearsal schedules demand.

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 225 students. Doane maintains a deep commitment to academic excellence, leadership, and character development. The school’s appreciation for the arts is broad and deep. Although we are a small school, our distinguished alumni include a 2-time Tony Award winner and various others who have achieved notable success in the arts. We are located on the banks of the Delaware River, about 30 minutes from Philadelphia and slightly over an hour from New York City.

Application Process

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


Substitute Teacher

Doane is also seeking substitute teachers for the 2017-2018 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

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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.