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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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  • 7-9th Grade English and History Teacher

    The Stony Brook School is seeking an experienced educator to teach full-time in the English and History departments, beginning August 2017. 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 an educational philosophy that is consistent with The Stony Brook School’s mission statement. Candidates should have experience and passion for teaching world history, literature, grammar, and composition.

    The ideal candidate will have:
    • Bachelor’s degree in English, History, or a related field required; experience teaching World History preferred; Master’s degree strongly preferred
    • Three or more years teaching experience
    • High energy, high career ambition, and strong ability to connect with teenagers
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Proficiency with technology and a desire to incorporate technology into the classroom
    • Eagerness to serve in a faith-based learning environment that emphasizes character development
    • 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, 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 fill out our online employment application.
  • AP Psychology and Health Teacher

    The Stony Brook School is seeking an experienced and innovative educator to teach AP Psychology and Health courses beginning August 2017. 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:
    • Master’s degree in Psychology or Health Education
    • Three or more years of teaching experience, preferably AP Psychology 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 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

    This position may be part-time or full-time, depending on the school’s needs and the candidate’s abilities and availability to contribute to other areas 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 fill out our online employment application.
  • Director of Development

    Opportunity:  The Stony Brook School, a premiere Christian Boarding and Day School on Long Island is seeking a multi-talented, relationally skilled, and self-motivated individual to lead its Development Office.  The School stands at the precipice of significant opportunity and needs the right leader to help catalyze and mobilize fundraising efforts towards the realization of our full potential as a School.  The Director of Development will be a vital member of the Administrative Team and will report directly to the Head of School.
     
    Personal and Professional Qualifications
     
    The Director of Development should have the following qualifications/attributes:
    • An unswerving commitment to Jesus Christ, characterized by impeccable Christian character and membership in an evangelical church 
    • Strong and proven verbal and written communications skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal and relational skills: a friendly, poised, and professional demeanor, and modest, professional dress; tactful, courteous, energetic, and polite.
    • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times.
    • Ability to work independently and make decisions in accordance with the Head of School’s expectations, established school policies and procedures and school mission and core values.
    • Ability to plan, set priorities, and implement work in a disciplined manner to keep multiple projects progressing to completion simultaneously with minimal direction.
    • Strong computer skills including word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation creation, social networking, and web-based technologies. The ability and willingness to adapt and upgrade computer skills if needed; and ability to quickly learn and utilize new technologies.
     
    Position Description
     
    Position Objective:  The Director of Development grows support for the mission of The Stony Brook School by building strategic and favorable relationships with potential donors through positive communication, personal requests to give, and disciplined follow-through. Serving the school through the work of growing generous giving, the Director of Development fills a crucial role by applying the school’s strategy and approach to engage individuals in face-to-face dialogue about investing long-term in The Stony Brook School.
     
    Status: Full-time
     
    The responsibilities of the Director of Development include:
    1. Serve as an ex-officio member of the Board Development Committee.
    2. Provide creative and innovative leadership in establishing new programs for the development and enhanced impact of The Stony Brook School.
    3. Develop and implement short-term and long-term, high-impact action plans to engage donor prospects face to face, seeking their generous financial support for the mission and vision of The Stony Brook School.
    4. Implement disciplined methods for contacting, scheduling, visiting, and personally following-through to consistently grow a base of support from a growing number of donors.
    5. Establish and maintain contact with key individuals in businesses and foundations with the potential for contributing funds, services, or other resources.
    6. Develop and implement plans for involving a growing and broad constituent base (e.g. parents, past parents, grandparents, alumni, corporations, foundations, friends).
    7. Maintain an appropriate level of visibility at school events where The Stony Brook School constituents attend.
    8. Identify and recruit volunteers for Development related teams and projects.
    9. Build a Development team that will provide effective implementation of the Development strategy of The Stony Brook School.
    10. Organize and oversee various capital campaigns, giving campaigns, annual giving, and special projects.
    11. Integrate the efforts of key people (Head of School, board members, key staff, volunteers, etc) in the implementation of giving campaigns and development programs.
    12. Integrate the efforts of various school staff, organizations, committees, and groups in organizing and implementing development programs.
    13. Provide appropriate training for staff or volunteers related to development and communications.
    14. Provide leadership for major development events (small and large group meeting, key donor lunches, banquets, organized phone-a-thons, etc.)
    15. Provide leadership for all internal and external communications that create a culture of generous giving to The Stony Brook School.
    16. Provide leadership and/or assistance in internal or external communications, public relations, media resources, community organizations and other initiatives internal to marketing and communications.
    17. Provide leadership in implementing a planned giving approach for The Stony Brook School that creates opportunities for long-term sustainable giving.
    18. Apply a disciplined approach to communication with the Head of School as this must be the primary way to stay informed and connected to The Stony Brook School operations and improvements.
    19. Regularly attend school or staff and volunteer meetings as assigned by the Head of School.
    20. Attend occasional Board meetings to provide appropriate communication or reports at the special request of the Head of School.
    21. Communicate and administrate The Stony Brook School fundraising policies and procedures among constituent groups (faculty, staff, parents, students, and alumni).
    22. Maintain careful notes, update and maintain the appropriate development records at all times.
    23. Other job-related duties as assigned.
    24. Maintain accurate records in donor database.
  • Geometry Teacher

    Geometry Teacher

    The Stony Brook School is seeking an experienced and innovative educator to teach Geometry and elective STEM courses beginning August 2017. 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:
    • Master’s degree in mathematics or mathematics education
    • Three or more years of teaching experience, preferably with some geometry 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; computer programming experience a plus
    • 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, 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 fill out our online application form and send a resume and cover letter via email to the Academic Dean, Sean Riley, at sean.riley@stonybrookschool.org.



  • Middle School Mathematics Teacher

    The Stony Brook School is seeking an experienced and innovative educator to teach 7th-9th grade mathematics courses (Pre-Algebra and up) and elective STEM courses beginning August 2017. 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:
    • Master’s degree in mathematics or mathematics education
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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, 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 fill out our online application form and send a resume and cover letter via email to the Academic Dean, Sean Riley, at sean.riley@stonybrookschool.org.


  • Science Chair

    The Stony Brook School is seeking a Science education leader to leads its seven-person Science Department.  This is a fantastic opportunity for the right leader to develop a world-class high school science program.  With a brand new STEM Lab, a major Science and Research University across the street and a demonstrated track record of AP success, the School needs a visionary leader who can leverage these assets to take our program to new heights.  The right leader will possess the rare combination of both vision and execution in the exercise of her or his leadership.  Perhaps most importantly, this person will be supremely motivated by the desire to demonstrate that the Christian faith and science have a vital and symbiotic relationship that ultimately enhances scientific inquiry and discovery.  While previous Science department leadership is preferred, it is not required.

    Characteristics Sought:
    • Master Teacher – demonstrated ability to teach one or more Science disciplines. Demonstrated success with project-based and inquiry-based approaches to pedagogy.
    • Networker – ability to identify and cultivate the right relationships in this resource-rich research region that will ultimately benefit the program
    • Recruiter – ability to attract talented faculty to the program
    • Evaluator/Developer – ability to help teachers grow in their craft and a willingness to confront teaching that does not meet defined standards of excellence
    • Highly Organized – ensure that facilities and assets are well-organized for teacher and student effectiveness
    • Thought Leader – ability to clearly articulate the connection between faith and science
    • STEM-conversant – familiar with thriving STEM programs; understanding of how science fits within the STEM paradigm
    • Advocate for student science research – promoter/developer of strategies and programs to promote science research for high school students

    Job Requirements:
    • Manage Science Department budget (largest departmental budget on campus)
    • Maintain departmental resources through monitoring and ordering of supplies
    • Teach maximum of three classes
    • Evaluate, cultivate, develop department of seven people
    • Participate in the hiring of new Science Department faculty
    • Attend weekly department chair meetings
    • Help students prepare for national science competitions

    In addition, 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. Compensation is commensurate with experience and education and includes housing, some utilities, meals, excellent health insurance, and a retirement plan.
  • 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