Employment

The Allen-Stevenson School actively seeks to forward diversity goals through its process of hiring faculty and staff. 

List of 5 items.

  • Director of Alumni Relations

    Director of Alumni Relations

    The Allen-Stevenson School seeks an experienced professional to serve as Director of Alumni Relations. This position manages the School’s alumni engagement and alumni-focused special events. The ideal candidate will be an organized self-starter. He/she will be approachable, outgoing, tech-savvy and comfortable with a wide range of constituencies and volunteers.

    Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Collaborate with staff, faculty and volunteers to develop and maintain innovative alumni programming
    • Identify, cultivate and engage potential alumni leaders in the life of the School as speakers, volunteers,
    hosts, committee members, board members, and donors
    • Support Director of Annual Giving with alumni donor outreach, including solicitation meetings.
    • Support alumni capital campaign solicitations with Director of Development and Campaign Manager
    • Research prospective alumni donors and prepare donor research profiles for volunteers and staff
    • Lead planned giving effort with support from alumni volunteers and Director of Development
    • Plan and implement calendar of alumni events and activities, including Alumni Reunion Weekend, Young Alumni Day, and Alumni Affinity/Networking Events
    • Manage the Allen-Stevenson Alumni Council, providing guidance and support with regard to periodic
    Alumni Council meetings, Executive Committee meetings, and Development Committee meetings
    • Work with the Communications Office in implementing alumni print and virtual communications such as the Lamplighter, Blue & Gold (monthly electronic newsletter) and website; manage the alumni
    section of the website
    • Benchmark with peer institutions to determine best practices to engage alumni in impactful and cost effective ways
    • Work with the Database Manager to oversee the collection and verification of lost alumni and improve industry and employment information in the School’s database
    • Manage the part-time work of the Alumni Liaison, faculty member David Kersey h’98, to include volunteer cultivation, stewardship, solicitation meetings, and other projects
    • Serve as senior representative for Alumni Relations both internally (Faculty, Administration, Parents Association) and externally (Professional Organizations, Peer Institutions)
    • Fulfill other duties as assigned by the Director of Development and Headmaster

    Qualifications/requirements:
    Bachelor’s Degree and minimum two years related experience
    Demonstrated success in development and/or alumni relations
    Superior oral, written, interpersonal and organizational skills
    Excellent computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint, and social
    media; experience with a donor database such as Raiser’s Edge or Senior Systems preferred

    Allen-Stevenson seeks to forward its diversity goals through its hiring process.
  • HEAD OF UPPER SCHOOL



    Allen- Stevenson School, a K-9 boys independent day school of 415 students in New
    York City, seeks an Upper School Head for grades 7-9 beginning July 1, 2017. We seek
    an experienced educational leader who understands the development of boys and is
    excited to collaborate in a spirited school environment that values excellence in each of
    the 3 A’s—academics, athletics and the arts.

    The Upper School Head is a senior level administrator who reports directly to the
    Headmaster. He or she is responsible for running the day-to-day operations of the
    division, including supervising teachers; managing, coordinating, and developing
    academic programs; communicating with parents; and overseeing discipline. The
    candidate may also have responsibility for helping to place 8th and 9th grade students in other ongoing schools.

    Allen-Stevenson provides an “enlightened traditional” education while inspiring boys to
    become scholars and gentlemen. To assure excellence in teaching and learning, the Upper School Head should have knowledge of best practices along with a background of
    demonstrated leadership, organization, management and supervision. The successful
    candidate will be a collaborative, creative, disciplined self-starter who loves learning,
    thrives in a diverse school environment, and likes building bridges with other parts of the School.

    Allen-Stevenson actively seeks to forward its diversity goals through its hiring process.
    To apply: Candidates should have an advanced degree and at least 5 years of teaching
    experience at this level. Prior administrative experience is preferred. Candidates should
    send a letter of interest, a resume, a statement of educational philosophy, and the names and contact information of three references to hr@allen-stevenson.org.
  • Human Resource Generalist

    The HR Generalist is responsible for planning, prioritizing, organizing and managing all aspects of the HR administrative workflow and related projects for the School.  This individual will provide support for and strategic analysis of benefits administration including the School’s various health plans, retirement plans, personnel policies, compensation, and regulatory compliance.  The ideal candidate will have the ability to contribute to the development of new HR systems, processes, and operations to ensure greater efficiencies.
     
    Payroll Responsibilities
    • Prepare and process bi-monthly payroll for approximately 150 employees
    • Prepare journal entry to classify payroll and prepare monthly reconciliation for all benefits vendor invoices
    • Responsible for quarterly payroll reconciliation to the Form 941
    • Effectively coordinate with business office staff on payroll-related matters
     
    Benefits Administration
    • Successfully manage and coordinate benefit programs for employees in conjunction with the School’s benefits brokers and providers, including all employee communication, problem solving and claims resolution
    • Ensure all plans comply with applicable laws and statutes (HIPPA, ERISA and IRS guidelines)
    • Manage annual open enrollment and renewal process for all employees
     
    Human Resource Management
    • Track and maintain records for paid time off and ACA compliance
    • Coordinate dissemination of benefits information, and human resource policies to new hires
    • Develop and maintain employee files and other pertinent employee information
    • Remain knowledgeable about HR trends and industry best practices, and advise on implementation of new policies to remain in compliance
    • Work with DFO to review and update Employee Handbook annually
    • Periodically audit job descriptions and classification of employees as appropriate under the Fair Labor Standards Act
    • Ensure compliance with federal and state employment statutes and laws
    • Manage employee separation process for both voluntary/involuntary terminations
    • Complete annual compensation and benefit surveys and census requests
    • Assist in the production of faculty contracts and staff salary notification letters
     
    Required Skills and Qualifications
    The ideal candidate will have the ability to accurately interpret procedures and regulations along with the ability to ensure appropriate implementation.  This individual should possess excellent oral and written communication skills, and a service oriented demeanor with the ability to identify appropriate channels for handling employee concerns.  Strong working knowledge of Excel and HRIS software, and experience processing payroll is required. Basic accounting knowledge is preferred.
     
    Please send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to businessoffice@allen-stevenson.org.
     
  • Middle Grades Math Teacher

    Allen-Stevenson School seeks a math teacher for grades 4 – 6. The successful candidate will have a comprehensive understanding of math at this level, value collaboration with colleagues, see professional growth as essential, and understand the developmental stages boys go through. Experience teaching middle grades math and/or a master’s degree in teaching math (or related field) are preferred; leadership experience and interest are a plus. Allen-Stevenson actively seeks to forward its diversity goals through its hiring process.
  • Spanish Teacher

    Allen-Stevenson seeks a dynamic, collaborative Spanish teacher for a full time position. We are an innovative faculty that seeks candidates to complement the strengths of our program and to add his or her own expertise and background to provide additional breadth to the core of the curriculum.
     
    Candidates should understand differentiated instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners and possess the ability and willingness to use multiple teaching methods to reach a broad range of students.
     
    Teachers are required to follow our curriculum guide, plan engaging and challenging units of study, differentiate for diverse learners as well as heritage language learners, use formative and summative assessments, keep anecdotal and assessment records and use them to write comprehensive student reports, and to create end-of-unit performance assessments which demonstrate what students know and can do independently. Additionally teaching will serve as advisors to a small group of boys. Teachers are expected to participate fully in the life of the school, be a team player, a supportive colleague, and a hard worker.
     
    Preferred Qualifications:
    -       Advanced degree in Spanish education
    -       Fluency in Spanish and college-level reading and writing skills in Spanish
    -       A passion for working with young people
    -       An understanding of educating boys
    -       An understanding of early childhood development
    -       An openness to professional development and continuous learning
    -       Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
     
     
    Required qualifications:
     
    -       B.A./B.S. degree or equivalent degree or educational qualifications from an accredited college or university.
    -       Native or near-native fluency in Spanish
    -       Demonstrated knowledge of a variety of instructional techniques
    -       At least two years of full-time teaching experience in k-8 public or independent schools beyond student teaching
    -       Experience in curriculum mapping, backwards planning, creating performance assessments
    -       Strong skills in second-language learning with focus on project-based learning, Total Physical Response, TPRS, Digital storytelling
    -       Level of comfort with new technologies in a 1:1 setting: using technology to support differentiation, managing a class portal, teaching basic technology literacy skills.
     
     
    Responsibilities for the position include but are not limited to:
    -       Instruction of multiple sections of Spanish ranging from grade k-9
    -       Collaborations with other language teachers around curriculum and pedagogy
    -       Other responsibilities such as advising, interdisciplinary collaboration, elective courses, possible coaching, and other extra-curricular activities
     
    Applicants should supply the following materials to Samara Spielberg, Spanish Team Leader.
     
    -       Statement of Educational philosophy
    -       Resume
    -       Cover letter
    -       List of references

Employment Opportunities

The Allen-Stevenson School is an urban elementary day school for boys from Kindergarten through Ninth Grade. The School was founded in 1883 by Francis Bellows Allen. An Allen-Stevenson education helps to foster a boy's natural intellectual curiosity about the world, about himself, and about the various communities of which he is part.

Qualifications for teaching at Allen-Stevenson include: BA required, MA preferred; strong background and knowledge of the desired discipline; ability to work well with a range of able, highly motivated children; ability to work well with a team; strong organizational skills and high energy and creativity.

Send all cover letters and resumes to hr@allen-stevenson.org

Updated March 27, 2017
Allen-Stevenson’s distinctive “enlightened traditional” approach educates boys to become scholars and gentlemen.