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Manhattan Country School faculty and staff work together in an atmosphere of mutual respect, warmth and commitment to the vision and mission of the school. Our community of more than 50 employees, in New York City and at our 180-acre farm in the Catskills, mirror the diversity of our student body. 

Current job openings are listed below. Application instructions are provided within each job posting. 

MCS supports teacher-training programs at Bank Street College, City College, New York University and Teachers College, Columbia University, among others, so there are opportunities each year for assistant, student and intern teachers in many of our classrooms, as well as at the MCS Farm. Résumés and cover letters for these positions are accepted in the early spring for the following school year, and may be sent to Michèle Solá, Director, Manhattan Country School, 150 West 85th Street, New York, NY 10128 or e-mailed to Ellen Porter at eporter@manhattancountryschool.org.


Assistant to the Afterschool Director

Manhattan Country School is seeking an Assistant to the Afterschool Director for the school year 2017-2018.

The role of the Assistant to the Afterschool Director includes being a right-hand person to the Director and:

  • assist in classes
  • supervise playgroups
  • occasionally substitute teach
  • set-up, clean-up
  • motivate and gently discipline students
  • administrative responsibilities as they arise

Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree 
  • Experienced and effective in group management
  • Comfortable working with young children individually and in groups (ages 4 through 12) – minimum 1 year experience
  • Kind, compassionate, and enthusiastic
  • Punctual, self-directed and consistently responsible
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and some prior administrative experience

Must be available:
Part-time, Monday through Thursday, 2:00 - 6:30 p.m. We may be expanding our programs in January 2018 to Monday-Friday. Minimum commitment for one academic year

Benefits:
Salary commensurate with experience
Opportunity to work in a warm and community-oriented school setting

To apply:
Please provide cover letter and resume and describe your interest in the position and experience working with children.
Contact Chawon Williams, Afterschool Director, at cwilliams@manhattancountryschool.org

 

 

 

 

There are currently no positions available, but check back soon.

MCS supports teacher-training programs at Bank Street College, City College, New York University and Teachers College, Columbia University, among others, so there are opportunities each year for assistant, student and intern teachers in many of our classrooms, as well as at the MCS Farm. Résumés and cover letters for these positions are accepted in the early spring for the following school year, and may be sent to e-mailed to Ellen Porter at eporter@manhattancountryschool.org.