Career Opportunities

Working at St. Luke's

Thank you for your interest in a career at St. Luke's School, selected as one of Connecticut's Top Workplaces in 2015. The talent, dedication and enthusiasm of St. Luke's faculty and staff define the experiences of our students and reputation of the School. We attract the best and brightest by creating a vibrant learning community and fostering professional growth and fulfillment. St. Luke’s offers competitive compensation as well as a generous benefits package that includes:

  • Retirement benefits
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Short- and Long-term disability benefits
  • Vacation, personal and sick days
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Educational expenses reimbursement
  • Healthy lunches and snacks, daily, for free
  • Partial tuition remission

St. Luke’s offers an inclusive environment where differences in race, culture, and personal beliefs are embraced as assets that enhance education. St. Luke’s prides itself on being a forward-thinking school and home to the Center For Leadership - where students hone their own distinct leadership skills by developing a Design mindset, an Inclusive ethos, a Global perspective, and a Service orientation.

Teaching Opportunities

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  • 2017-2018: Upper School Spanish Teacher

    Primary Job Responsibilities:
    • Teach full-time course load of four or five Spanish classes
    • Participate in an after-school activity each season (coaching preferred)
    • Serve as a Co-Advisor for 5-8 Upper School students
    • Assist with supervisory duties, such as study hall proctoring, lunchroom supervision, detention duty, and chaperoning events.

    Key Skills and Qualities:
    • Demonstrated passion for Spanish language and culture
    • Superb written and oral communication skills
    • Willingness and ability to use technology within curriculum
    • Desire to be a role model for young people
    • Interest in and enthusiasm for leadership education as defined above

    If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and references by email to Liz Perry, Head of Upper School, at and Jim Foley, Assistant Head of School for Leadership & Innovation, at

  • All positions have been filled.

Administrative Opportunities

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  • 2017-2018: School Nurse

    St. Luke’s School is looking for an experienced school nurse to join our community. This is a 12-month position, reporting to the Director of Safety & Security, and joining a four-person team to manage the health & well-being of the school community. This is a critical role for which the successful candidate must have proven experience working with children and adolescents, be a team player, an excellent communicator and a reassuring presence for parents, students, and teachers.

    General Responsibilities

    Provide direct professional nursing services to students and staff, including:
    • Compile daily attendance records
    • Treat illnesses and injuries, comfort patients until released to the next step (parent, guardian, EMS)
    • Document and maintain logs of accident/incident reports for students and staff
    • Receive and review student health files from incoming and returning students
    • Monitor and update records for immunization, allergies, or any other mental or physical impairments and produce communication to appropriate administrators
    • Work with parents to coordinate administration, documentation, and refills of prescription medications
    • Maintain accurate medical records and procedures to assure compliance with State and Federal laws or mandates
    • Where student support and medical needs coincide, work in conjunction with the Community Support Service Team
    • Coordinate with the Director of Dining Services regarding student special dietary need and/or allergy issues 
    • Inventory and order appropriate supplies 
    • Perform other health or school-related work as assigned

    Desired Skills & Characteristics

    • BSN or higher equivalent degree
    • Minimum of 5 years experience in a clinical and/or school setting
    • An educator at heart - someone who sees teaching as a crucial part of their work, interested in and capable of leading workshops or partnering with teachers on lessons.
    • Tech-savvy and forward-thinking; looks ahead at and investigates innovations in practice and procedure.
    • Compassionate and empathetic to the needs of students, parents & teachers
    • Upbeat, flexible, can-do attitude

    If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and references by email to Troy Haynie, Director of Safety & Security, at
  • All positions have been filled.

Coaching Opportunities

Contact Us

If you would like to be considered for future opportunities at St. Luke’s, please email your resume and a thoughtful cover letter:

For teaching positions:
Jim Foley, Assistant Head of School for Innovation and Leadership, at

For administrative or staff positions:
BJ Casey, Assistant to the Head of School, at

For Athletic Department positions:
Mike West, at

    Get to know . . .

    Jim Foley, Assistant Head of School for Leadership & Innovation
    Liz Perry, Head of Upper School
    Michael Mitchell, Director of designLab
    Sonia Bell, Director of College Counseling
    Gareth Fancher, Head of Middle School
    Jim Yavenditti, Director of Studies

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    St. Luke’s School is an equal opportunity employer. St. Luke’s School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law with regard to hiring, terms and conditions of employment or educational programs. We strive to provide a welcoming educational environment where the value and dignity of each and every member is respected and valued.
    St. Luke’s School is a secular private school in New Canaan, Connecticut for grades 5 through 12 serving 25 towns in Connecticut and New York. Our exceptional academics and diverse co-educational community foster students’ intellectual and ethical development and prepare them for top colleges. St. Luke’s Center for Leadership builds the commitment to serve and the confidence to lead.