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 currently looking to fill the following positions:

Head Coach - Boys Varsity Basketball

We are looking to hire a Head Coach to work with our Boys Varsity Basketball team. This person will report to the Director of Athletics.
 
Job Summary: Directs all aspects of a successful boys basketball program. Responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of all activities related to the program. These areas include, but are not limited to attracting potential student-athletes, planning and supervising of practices, games, control of equipment and supplies, and organization and implementation of program development activities; abide by League and State rules and regulations; maintain accurate uniform and equipment inventories; plan and closely supervise all team travel; serve as a positive role model for all student-athletes; develop and maintain good communication with team members; utilize effective motivational strategies; make hiring recommendations; train and orientate assistant coaches.
 
Requirements/Qualifications: Knowledge of The Park School of Buffalo culture, the NYSAIS and NYSCHSAA rules and regulations; basic computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer); strong communication and interpersonal skills; willing to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends, some weekday travel required; strong organizational skills; playing and coaching experience, preferably at the college level; Bachelor’s degree preferred; valid driver’s license.
 
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references by June 12, 2017 to: Marcus Hutchins, Director of Athletics and Physical Education at mhutchins@theparkschool.org.

The Park School of Buffalo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Head Coach - Boys Varsity Soccer

We are looking to hire a Head Coach to work with our Boys Varsity Soccer team. This person will report to the Director of Athletics.

Job Summary: Directs all aspects of a successful boys varsity soccer program. Responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of all activities related to the program. These areas include, but are not limited to attracting potential student-athletes, planning and supervising of practices, games, control of equipment and supplies, and organization and implementation of program development activities; abide by League and State rules and regulations; maintain accurate uniform and equipment inventories; plan and closely supervise all team travel; serve as a positive role model for all student-athletes; develop and maintain good communication with team members; utilize effective motivational strategies; make hiring recommendations; train and orientate assistant coaches.

Requirements/Qualifications: Knowledge of The Park School of Buffalo culture, the NYSAIS, IAC and NYSCHSAA rules and regulations; basic computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer); strong communication and interpersonal skills; willing to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends, some weekday travel required; strong organizational skills; playing and coaching experience, preferably at the college level; Bachelor’s degree preferred; valid driver’s license.
 
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references by June 12, 2017 to: Marcus Hutchins, Director of Athletics and Physical Education at mhutchins@theparkschool.org.

The Park School of Buffalo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Grade 5 Core Teacher

We are looking to hire a dynamic, proactive teacher to guide students through their first year of middle school. This position entails teaching the 4 core subject areas and serving as class advisor. Must have classroom experience with, and affinity for, students of this age. Strong pedagogy, differentiation, and developmental awareness required. Candidates must strike the right balance between demand and nurture and have the following qualifications:
 
  • Have a demonstrated background in differentiating instruction
  • Engage students in creative, challenging learning
  • Have exceptional organizational and communication skills
  • Have a BA or BS; MA or MS preferred
  • Have strong computer & technology skills
Please send cover letter, resume, and list of three references VIA EMAIL ONLY to: Angela Pileri, Head of Middle School at apileri@theparkschool.org

Grade 6 Core Teacher

We are looking to hire a dynamic, proactive teacher to guide students through their second year of middle school. This position entails teaching the 4 core subject areas and serving as the grade 6 class advisor.  Must have classroom experience with and affinity for students of this age.  Strong pedagogy, differentiation, and developmental awareness required.  Candidates must strike the right balance between demand and nurture and have the following attributes:
 
  • Have a demonstrated background in differentiating instruction
  • Have the ability to engage students in creative, challenging learning
  • Have exceptional organizational and communication skills
  • Have a BA or BS; MA or MS preferred
  • Have strong computer & technology skills
Please send cover letter, resume, and list of three references VIA EMAIL ONLY to: Angela Pileri, Head of Middle School at apileri@theparkschool.org

Per Diem Substitutes

Park School seeks qualified teachers for our per diem substitute 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 and subject areas you have an interest in.
To apply for this position, send cover letter, resume, and list of three references to:

Lower School Positions
Valerie Rico, Lower School Head
vrico@theparkschool.org

Middle School Positions
Angela Pileri, Middle School Head
apileri@theparkschool.org

Upper School Positions
Jeremy Besch, Upper School Head
jbesch@theparkschool.org

The Park School of Buffalo
4625 Harlem Road
Snyder, NY 14226
(716) 839-1242
Founded in 1912, The Park School of Buffalo has the distinction of being one 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.

The Park School Of Buffalo

4625 Harlem Road
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