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:

IMMEDIATE OPENING: Director of Camps and Auxiliary Adventures

The Park School of Buffalo has an immediate opening for a full-time Director of Camps and Auxiliary Adventures oversees and implements all aspects of managing Park Summer Camps, and supports other youth and family programs and events throughout the school year.
The successful candidate will be an energetic individual with impeccable communication skills, creativity, and flexibility.

Preferred candidates will:
  • A minimum of 3 years of employment within summer day camp and/or sleep-away camp programs with a minimum of 2 years in a camp leadership role.
  • Manage and run Park Camps, during our ten-week Summer program.
  • Provide individual and team supervision and professional development to staff.
  • Recruit, hire, and train staff.
  • Execute marketing plans to retain and recruit campers.
  • Maintain Park Camp social media and website; collaboratively with Park School.
  • Ensure all files and systems are maintained in accordance with standards for NY state.
  • Develop and manage Park Camp and Enrichment Budgets.
  • Create and Staff Camp/Enrichment Committee.
  • Oversee implementation and development of appropriate curriculum for each camper age
  • In collaboration with Park faculty and admin, develop and implement vacation camps, kids nights out, Park’s Immersion Program extended day, Saturdays at Park, ropes course, and other fall/winter programming for Park-aged kids.
  • Other duties as assigned, supporting enrollment management team at Park.

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Per Diem Substitutes

The 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

Middle School Positions
Angela Pileri, Middle School Head

Upper School Positions
Jeremy Besch, Upper School Head

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
Snyder, NY 14226
Receptionist: 716-839-1242
Voicemail: 716-839-1243
Fax: 716-839-2014