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Thank you for your interest in teaching opportunities at The Stony Brook School.

Established in 1922, The Stony Brook School is a co-ed, Christian, college preparatory (grades 7-12) boarding and day school situated on a beautiful 55-acre campus on the north shore of Long Island in New York. The Stony Brook School is known around the world as an institution that prizes both academic rigor and authentic Christian faith. With talented students from around the country and around the globe coming to us from a variety of faith backgrounds, potentially world-changing ministry opportunities abound.

We are seeking educators who are inquisitive, proficient, multi-talented, and passionate about impacting young lives; individuals who view the pursuit of knowledge as a life-long responsibility. Our living and learning environment is nurtured in the belief that community spirit grows from and thrives on multiple points of contact (i.e. teacher, coach, dorm parent, advisor) between faculty and student.

If you believe your commitment, skills, talents, and passion can enhance this environment and support the equipping of tomorrow's leaders, we encourage and welcome your application.

We seek a racially and ethnically diverse workforce.

Current Open Positions

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  • Alumni Relations Associate

    Serves as the primary School representative and liaison to all the Stony Brook School alumni.
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  • Chinese Teacher

     
    The Stony Brook School is seeking an experienced and innovative educator to teach upper level and advanced Chinese courses beginning August 2019. This is an exciting opportunity to work at one of the country’s most prestigious Christian academic institutions as a member of a talented and dedicated faculty. All candidates should have demonstrable Christian commitment and an educational philosophy that is consistent with The Stony Brook School’s mission statement.

    The strongest candidates will have:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Chinese Language or Chinese education required, with a master’s degree strongly preferred
    • Three or more years of Chinese teaching experience, up to AP level preferred but not required
    • High energy, high career ambition, and strong ability to connect with teenagers
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Eagerness to serve in a faith-based learning environment that emphasizes faithful Christian scholarship and character formation
    • Proficiency with technology and a desire to incorporate technology into the classroom
    • Ability to differentiate instruction effectively in block periods
    • Ability to develop language immersion field trip courses around Long Island and New York City
    • Experience working as part of a collaborative team of teachers
    • Ability to interact professionally with a globally diverse group of parents and school community members
    • Demonstrated commitment to professional development and lifelong learning
    • Maturity and stability sufficient for a demanding position
    In addition to the typical teaching load of four to five sections, Stony Brook faculty members contribute to all aspects of boarding school life, including evening and weekend supervisory duties, coaching, chaperoning, proctoring study halls, and overseeing meals. The Stony Brook School particularly seeks candidates who are enthusiastic about living in a dormitory apartment and providing residential life leadership.  Compensation is commensurate with experience and education and includes housing, some utilities, meals, excellent health insurance, and a retirement plan.

    Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter via email to the Academic Dean, Sean Riley, at sean.riley@stonybrookschool.org and fill out the application for employment at https://www.stonybrookschool.org/page/employment-application.
  • Director of Upper School

    Overview:
    The Stony Brook School, a historic Christian 7th-12th Grade Boarding and Day School located on the North Shore of Long Island is seeking a Director for its Upper School starting July 1, 2019.  The Upper School at Stony Brook is tenth-twelfth (10-12) grades and represents 250 boarding and day students. Reporting to the Campus Head, The Director of Upper School position is a front line, hands-on position which requires a seasoned, skilled leader who is able to inspire trust and confidence in students, teachers and parents alike through wise, firm and nurturing oversight of the division.  Previous experience in a residential setting is strongly preferred. 
     
     
    Responsibilities:
    The Director is responsible for all activities and operations of the Upper School in furtherance of the mission and purpose of the School.  These include but are not limited to:
    • Establish and maintain the tone and culture of the Upper School Division 
    • Work in conjunction with the Associate Head of School and the Academic Dean to oversee and develop faculty in the Division
    • Determine both disciplinary standards and consequences for violations 
    • Enforce student discipline 
    • Coordinate all parent contact and communication related to Upper School students
    • Plan/Coordinate/Lead student assemblies for the Upper School Division
    • Lead Honor Council 
    • Oversee Division compliance with all New York State safety laws- fire drills, intruder drills etc.
    • Oversee Student Advisory Program and Learning Services Program   
     
    Requirements: 
    • Committed follower of Jesus Christ
    • 3-5 years of leadership within a school setting (preferably in a residential setting)
    • Masters degree or higher
    • Demonstrated passion for and skill in working with teenagers
    • Excellent communication skills 
    • Highly organized and detail oriented
    • Familiarity with Blackbaud school management software preferred but not required
     
    Personal Characteristics:
    Since the Director of Upper School is such a visible presence for our students, the individual needs to embody the mission of The Stony Brook School and the following personal characteristics are essential for success in the role:
    • Impeccable integrity
    • Emotional maturity 
    • Relational skill and wisdom
    • Authoritative 
    • Humility 
    • Sense of humor
    • Indomitable work ethic
    • Compassionate and empathetic
     
    Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter via email to the Head of School, Mr. Joshua Crane, at joshua.crane@stonybrookschool.org.
  • English Teacher

     The Stony Brook School is seeking an experienced and innovative educator to teach English, beginning August 2019. This is an exciting opportunity to work at one of the country’s most prestigious Christian academic institutions as a member of a talented and dedicated faculty. All candidates should have demonstrable Christian commitment and an educational philosophy that is consistent with The Stony Brook School’s mission statement.

    The ideal candidate will have:
    • Bachelor’s degree in English or a related field required, with a master’s degree strongly preferred
    • Three or more years of teaching experience
    • High energy, high career ambition, and strong ability to connect with teenagers
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Eagerness to serve in a faith-based learning environment that emphasizes faithful Christian scholarship and character formation
    • Broad literary knowledge and deep understanding of best practices in English education
    • Proficiency with technology and a desire to incorporate technology into the classroom
    • Ability to differentiate instruction effectively in block periods
    • Experience working as part of a collaborative team of teachers
    • Ability to interact professionally with parents and school community members
    • Demonstrated commitment to professional development and lifelong learning
    • Desire to contribute to various aspects of school life (advisor, dorm parent, coach, club sponsor)
    • Maturity and stability sufficient for a demanding position

    In addition to the typical teaching load of four to five sections of class and four sessions of mini-courses, Stony Brook faculty members contribute to all aspects of boarding school life, including evening and weekend supervisory duties, coaching, chaperoning, proctoring study halls, and overseeing meals. The Stony Brook School particularly seeks candidates who are enthusiastic about living in a dormitory apartment and providing residential life leadership.  Compensation is commensurate with experience and education and includes housing, some utilities, meals, excellent health insurance, and a retirement plan.

    Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter via email to the Academic Dean, Sean Riley, at sean.riley@stonybrookschool.org.
  • Evening Registered Nurse (Part Time)

    Part Time Evening Registered Nurse
    The Stony Brook School is seeking a Part Time, Evening Registered Nurse to be a part of the School’s Health and Wellness Center.  This is a 10-month position to begin November 2018.
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  • Health Teacher

    The Stony Brook School is seeking an experienced and innovative educator who can develop and teach a new Health curriculum for grades 7-10 beginning August 2019. This is an exciting opportunity to work at one of the country’s most prestigious Christian academic institutions as a member of a talented and dedicated faculty. All candidates should have demonstrable Christian commitment and an educational philosophy that is consistent with The Stony Brook School’s mission statement.

    The strongest candidates will have:
    • Bachelor’s degree in a field connected to Health education, with a master’s degree strongly preferred
    • Three or more years of Health teaching experience
    • High energy, high career ambition, and strong ability to connect with teenagers
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Eagerness to serve in a faith-based learning environment that emphasizes faithful Christian scholarship and character formation
    • Proficiency with technology and a desire to incorporate technology into the classroom
    • Ability to differentiate instruction effectively
    • Experience working as part of a collaborative team of teachers
    • Ability to interact professionally with parents and school community members
    • Demonstrated commitment to professional development and lifelong learning
    • Maturity and stability sufficient for a demanding position
    In addition to the typical teaching load of four to five sections, Stony Brook faculty members contribute to all aspects of boarding school life, including evening and weekend supervisory duties, coaching, chaperoning, proctoring study halls, and overseeing meals. The Stony Brook School particularly seeks candidates who are enthusiastic about living in a dormitory apartment and providing residential life leadership, but day faculty are also welcome.  Compensation is commensurate with experience and education and includes housing, some utilities, meals, excellent health insurance, and a retirement plan.

    Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter via email to the Academic Dean, Sean Riley, at sean.riley@stonybrookschool.org and fill out the application for employment at https://www.stonybrookschool.org/page/employment-application.
  • History Teacher

    The Stony Brook School is seeking an experienced and innovative educator to teach History, beginning August 2019. This is an exciting opportunity to work at one of the country’s most prestigious Christian academic institutions as a member of a talented and dedicated faculty. All candidates should have demonstrable Christian commitment and an educational philosophy that is consistent with The Stony Brook School’s mission statement.

    The ideal candidate will have:
    • Bachelor’s degree in History or a related field required, with a master’s degree strongly preferred
    • Three or more years of teaching experience
    • High energy, high career ambition, and strong ability to connect with teenagers
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Eagerness to serve in a faith-based learning environment that emphasizes faithful Christian scholarship and character formation
    • Broad knowledge of various fields such as United States, European and World History and deep understanding of best practices in History education is highly desired
    • Ability to plan and implement lessons and assessments with a strong emphasis on developing historical thinking skills.
    • Proficiency with technology and a desire to incorporate technology into the classroom
    • Ability to differentiate instruction effectively in block periods
    • Experience working as part of a collaborative team of teachers
    • Ability to interact professionally with parents and school community members
    • Demonstrated commitment to professional development and lifelong learning
    • Desire to contribute to various aspects of school life (advisor, dorm parent, coach, club sponsor)
    • Maturity and stability sufficient for a demanding position
    In addition to the typical teaching load of four to five sections of class and four sessions of mini-courses, Stony Brook faculty members contribute to all aspects of boarding school life, including evening and weekend supervisory duties, coaching, chaperoning, proctoring study halls, and overseeing meals. The Stony Brook School particularly seeks candidates who are enthusiastic about living in a dormitory apartment and providing residential life leadership. Compensation is commensurate with experience and education and includes housing, some utilities, meals, excellent health insurance, and a retirement plan.

    Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter via email to the Academic Dean, Sean Riley, at sean.riley@stonybrookschool.org.
  • Math Department Chair

     
    The Stony Brook School is seeking an experienced and innovative educator to lead our Mathematics department beginning August 2019. This is an exciting opportunity to lead one of the country’s top Christian school mathematics programs. Our students consistently win major mathematics competitions, and they take classes beyond AP Calculus BC, including Linear Algebra, Formal Logic, Number Theory, AP Statistics, as well as high-level computer programming courses beyond AP Computer Science A. All candidates for this position should have demonstrable Christian commitment and an educational philosophy that is consistent with The Stony Brook School’s mission statement.

    The strongest candidates will have:
    • Master’s degree in mathematics or mathematics education
    • Three or more years of teaching experience, ideally with departmental leadership experience as well
    • High energy, high career ambition, and strong ability to connect with teenagers
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Eagerness to serve in a faith-based learning environment that emphasizes faithful Christian scholarship and character formation
    • Proficiency with technology and a desire to incorporate technology into the classroom; computer programming experience a plus
    • Ability to differentiate instruction effectively in block periods
    • Experience working as part of a collaborative team of teachers and department chairs
    • Ability to interact professionally with parents and school community members
    • Demonstrated commitment to professional development and lifelong learning
    • Desire to contribute to various aspects of school life (advisor, dorm parent, coach, club sponsor)
    • Maturity, stability, emotional intelligence, and organizational skills sufficient for a demanding position
    In addition to the typical teaching load of three or four sections, Stony Brook department chairs contribute to all aspects of boarding school life, including evening and weekend supervisory duties, coaching, chaperoning, and overseeing meals. The Stony Brook School particularly seeks candidates who are enthusiastic about living in a dormitory apartment and providing residential life leadership.  Additionally, the mathematics department chair helps the registration and advising team throughout the summer and early fall with on site math placement testing. Compensation is commensurate with experience and education and includes housing, some utilities, meals, excellent health insurance, and a retirement plan.

    Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter via email to the Academic Dean, Sean Riley, at sean.riley@stonybrookschool.org.
  • Mental Health Counselor

    The Staff School Counselor at the Stony Brook School is responsible for overseeing the overall well-being of students while considering academics, medical treatment, residential life, family, culture, social/peers, assessments, history, behaviors, presenting concerns, etc.  This information is applied by executing interventions, administering treatment plans, collaboration with student supports, crisis management, conducting groups, and providing individual sessions.  In addition, this position requires a high level of confidentiality in accordance with ethical practice, and adheres to school policy with regard to who and when to disclose information for student and school safety.  The Staff School Counselor designs programs for students, constructs training for staff, and promotes professional development relating to areas of need as they relate to mental health.  This position also works to make resources available and accessible to the community using the network of supports on and off campus. 
     
    Specific Responsibilities: 
    • Reports to the Director of Counseling Services
    • Use results from Needs Assessment to design programs, groups, and speakers
    • Collaborate with outside network of providers to maintain relationships and integrate services when needed as outlined in protocol 
    • Use Google Form Referral system to guide intakes 
    • Use a Behavior plan when necessary to collaborated with parents, academic support, teachers, nurse and administration for tracking progress and creating a unified approach to care
    • Use evidence based strategies for interventions and adhere to ethical standards/best practice for school counseling 
    • Have a knowledge base therapeutic intervention strategies (CBT, DBT, Systems, etc.) in order to integrate outside providers interventions school treatment plan when appropriate 
    • Demonstrate computer competency and ability to integrate MagnaCare to track data, take notes after each session, document intakes and referrals, schedule appointments and access information from other departments that would be necessary when creating strategy 
    • Attend Continuing Education seminars and trainings to enhance skill and expertise
    • Manage high risk students using protocol, and create plans for integrating students in crisis back into school environment 
    • Design training for faculty and staff that reinforces protocols for accessing school support systems and tracking progress
    • Design groups for students--Canvas (open mic/coffee house), Group targeted for students that may not fit mold of Stony Brook, Stress Management, Current Impacts on Mental Health, etc--to support needs collectively 
    • Speak to students and invite speakers to address students in large group settings with topics that would be relevant to needs from assessment and coordinate with chapel and adviser groups 
    • Communicate with parents
    • Demonstrates sensitivities to diversity of student body and is competent in fashioning approach to adhere to ethical standard for multicultural awareness and faith-based interventions 
    • Drive boarding students, when appropriate, to evaluations or assessments
    • Manage all scheduling for off and on campus appointments 
    • Manage billing and check requests for all providers 
    • Arrange schedule for therapist/psychiatrist that works with the school and be a liaison between his/her services and boarding parents 
    • Play a role in the operation the Mentor Program
    • Teach at least one mini course devoted to mental health
     
    Minimum Qualifications 
    • Master’s Degree, NYS Licensed, or transferable license 
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in school setting or clinical setting
    • Strong organization skills with attention to detail 
    • Effective written and communication skills 
    • Excellence in planning and implementing projects 
    • Experience in multi-faceted operations 
    • Competency with computer systems, statistics, and evidence based practice 
    Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter via email to Chad Hardison, Director of Counseling Services, at chad.hardison@stonybrookschool.org.
  • Physics and STEM Teacher

    The Stony Brook School is seeking an experienced and innovative educator who can teach Physics and Engineering, Mathematics, and/or Computer Science-based STEM classes beginning August 2019. This is an exciting opportunity to work at one of the country’s most prestigious Christian academic institutions as a member of a talented and dedicated faculty. All candidates should have demonstrable Christian commitment and an educational philosophy that is consistent with The Stony Brook School’s mission statement.

    The strongest candidates will have:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Physics or Computer Science or an education degree in a STEM field required, with a master’s degree strongly preferred
    • Three or more years of teaching experience, preferably with some Physics, Math, or STEM teaching experience
    • High energy, high career ambition, and strong ability to connect with teenagers
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Eagerness to serve in a faith-based learning environment that emphasizes faithful Christian scholarship and character formation
    • Proficiency with technology and a desire to incorporate technology into the classroom
    • Ability to differentiate instruction effectively
    • Experience working as part of a collaborative team of teachers
    • Ability to interact professionally with parents and school community members
    • Demonstrated commitment to professional development and lifelong learning
    • Maturity and stability sufficient for a demanding position

    In addition to the typical teaching load of four to five sections, Stony Brook faculty members contribute to all aspects of boarding school life, including evening and weekend supervisory duties, coaching, chaperoning, proctoring study halls, and overseeing meals. The Stony Brook School particularly seeks candidates who are enthusiastic about living in a dormitory apartment and providing residential life leadership.  Compensation is commensurate with experience and education and includes housing, some utilities, meals, excellent health insurance, and a retirement plan.

    Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter via email to the Academic Dean, Sean Riley, at sean.riley@stonybrookschool.org and fill out the application for employment at https://www.stonybrookschool.org/page/employment-application.
  • Substitute Registered Nurse

    Substitute Registered Nurse
    The Stony Brook School is seeking a Substitute Registered Nurse to be a part of the School’s Health and Wellness Center.  This is a 10-month position to begin November 2018.
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  • Communications Associate

    To inform and inspire internal and external audiences about the School’s distinct mission, students, alumni and programs. This position requires an energetic, creative, and organized individual who is qualified to write and edit for web, social media and print publications and who can work collaboratively on the School’s communication team. This individual must have the interpersonal skills to interface with vendors, designers, faculty, students, and parents.
     
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  • Development Associate

    The candidate provides support for all development, event and communication functions; is responsible for coordinating and executing activities designed to engage, cultivate and steward donors.
     
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  • Coaching Positions (Part Time)

    The Stony Brook School is seeking part-time seasonal coaches. This is an exciting opportunity to work at one of the country’s most prestigious faith-based academic institutions as part of a thriving and successful athletic department. The Stony Brook School, founded in 1922, seeks coaches who are proficient and passionate about impacting young lives.

    Please send resume to Dan Hickey, Director of Athletics at daniel.hickey@stonybrookschool.org.

The Stony Brook School

1 Chapman Parkway, Stony Brook, NY 11790 | 631-751-1800
A Christian, co-ed, college preparatory boarding and day school for 7-12th grade students