Employment

The Park School is a college-preparatory day school serving 300 students in prekindergarten through grade 12. Through a rigorous and progressive curriculum, the School develops in students the habits of mind and essential skills that lead to success in college and life.

The Park School is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified professionals regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, or sexual orientation.

We are seeking applicants for the following positions:

History Teacher

Park is seeking a full-time history instructor for the 2019-20 academic year. Teaching assignments would include general history survey and some specialized elective courses in our upper school (grades 9-12).
 
The successful candidate will put a premium on effective written and oral communication; be committed to developing students into critical readers, writers, and thinkers; and embrace the opportunity to prepare students for a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive world. They will also exhibit enthusiasm for teaching across grade levels and working collaboratively with colleagues across content areas.
 
Additional Notes
  • Physical demands
  • Moderate amount of walking across campus is required
  • Able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs.
Education Requirements
  • Qualified applicants must have a Bachelor's degree and relevant teaching experience
  • A teaching certificate: preferred
Applicants will need to submit a resume, list of courses taught, cover letter, and three letters of reference. To apply please click here.

Technology Fellowship

Our Technology Fellowship is a part-time (20 hour per week), 12 month, entry level position within the Information Technology department. It is a two-year placement providing an experiential learning opportunity specifically open to graduate students in the field of technology with a focus on technologies in educational environments. This would allow time for the fellow to pursue graduate courses at a local institution of higher education.

The Technology Fellow reports directly to the Director of Technology, and is primarily concerned with supporting Faculty, Staff, and students with general technology issues in a multi-platform environment. It is expected that the Technology Fellow will be available minimally during regular business hours Monday-Friday from 8:00am-5:30 pm year-round. Occasional evening and weekend hours will be required for scheduled maintenance or major projects.

Sample Duties
  • Technology Support including network hardware, software, and audio visual equipment.
  • Conduct one on one and group training sessions on a variety of technology topics.
  • Assist classroom teachers in technology integration.
Position Requirements
  • Must be a graduate student enrolled in a technology program.
  • Strong multi-tasking, troubleshooting, analytical, communication and technical skills.
  • Excellent grasp of verbal and written English. Must be able to use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation in written communications.
  • Ability to lift or move up to 25lbs frequently and occasionally lift or move items weighing more than 50lbs.
  • Must be fluent in GSuite and Office 365.
  • Positive attitude.
  • The candidate must be a US Citizen or permanent resident. There are no visa sponsorships available.
Salary: $12.00 /hour
To apply please click here.

Judaic Studies Teacher

Park will welcome members of the Kadimah Academy of Buffalo, a Jewish Community Day School, as part of an innovative new partnership. In support of a Kadimah Scholarship program, The Park School of Buffalo is seeking a Judaic Studies teacher for the 2019-2020 academic year. This position would be either part-time or full-time, depending on the candidate’s skills and the program’s needs.  This position may include educational time both during the regular school day and/or after school. We are looking for educators who are excited about student-centered learning, the creation of a classroom environment that is comprised of a community of learners, and who value creativity, innovation, and small class sizes.
 
This opening is more than a job. It's an opportunity to join a community of educators and families with the goal of helping children and young adults experience excellence in learning through hands-on, experiential instruction in world cultures and traditions.
 
Roles and Responsibilities
The Park School of Buffalo engages the whole student in a diverse and creative community that nurtures the joy and responsibility of active learning in all, from our youngest learners to our graduates, who leave with the skills essential to college success and the confidence to serve and lead. And, it all starts with faculty such as Judaic Studies teacher.
  • Teaching Judaic studies (Torah, Talmud/Mishnah/Navi, Rashi, Parsha, Midrashim, holiday customs and rituals, Shabbat, Jewish values, Lifecycles, and Holocaust studies as appropriate)
  • Collaborating with colleagues when planning and leading holiday school programs.
  • Teaching students Jewish prayer services, ensuring daily prayer and the ability to lead services
  • Developing an understanding of Israel and Israeli culture
  • Designing and implementing lessons that motivate students and create active learning experiences.
  • Preparing and implementing differentiated instruction, activities, and assessments that meet the needs of every student.
  • Building relationships with all students, so they are actively engaged in the classroom activities
  • Coordinating and leading Jewish programming for the school and community.
Qualifications
  • Successful experience teaching Judaic studies in an elementary and/or middle school.
  • Proficiency in the Hebrew Language or teaching Hebrew as a foreign language preferred.
  • Personal religious observance required.
Competencies
  • Positive
  • Creative
  • Energetic
  • Flexible
  • Organized
  • Resourceful
Additional Notes
  • Physical demands
  • Moderate amount of walking across campus is required
  • Able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs.
Education Requirements
  • Qualified applicants must have a relevant undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited educational institution and/or rabbinic ordination.
  • A teaching certificate: preferred
To apply please click here.

Per Diem Substitutes

The Park School seeks qualified teachers for our Per Diem Full-Day and Half-Day Substitute Teacher List. We seek candidates in the following disciplines: elementary education, art, music, physical education, computers, mathematics, science, social studies, English, Spanish, French, and TESOL.
 
Candidates must:
  • Have a bachelor's degree; certification required for elementary education.
  • Demonstrate an affinity for and experience working with children and young adults.
  • Indicate in your cover letter which grades (PK-Grade 6 or Grades 7-12) and subject areas you have an interest in.
To apply please, send cover letter, resume, and list of three references via email ONLY to Angela DiSalvo, Director of Academic Operations at adisalvo@theparkschool.org.
Founded in 1912, The Park School of Buffalo has the distinction of being one of the oldest Progressive schools in the country. Park is an independent, co-educational school serving approximately 300 students enrolled in prekindergarten (3 and 4 year olds), lower school (kindergarten through grade 4), middle school (grades 5 through 8), and upper school (grades 9 through 12). Park is uniquely situated on 34 beautiful acres in Amherst, New York. The School’s campus – formerly a farm – includes a pond, marsh, gardens, and a greenhouse while being located just minutes from downtown Buffalo and easily accessible from many communities throughout Western New York. Park’s educational philosophy embraces active, student-centered learning, delivered by exceptional teachers who design and continuously update a robust curriculum. Faculty members approach each student as an individual within the context of a kind and respectful community. From the preschool years through college preparation, The Park School of Buffalo helps learners realize their own unique potentials and prepares them to be confident, successful, life-long learners.

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