Current Nationwide Search for Director of Equity and Inclusion

St. Luke’s School seeks a strategic leader to serve as its next Director of Equity and Inclusion. In this highly visible role reporting to the Head of School, the next Director will lead and guide the community forward towards St. Luke’s Vision for Inclusive Excellence, a school-wide priority endorsed by the Board of Trustees, expanding on the school’s active work in this area. The preferred candidate will be responsible for providing dynamic, collaborative leadership across the school in support of St. Luke’s mission and long-standing commitment to equity and inclusion. The Director will work closely with students, faculty, staff, parents, trustees, and other school leaders to further enhance a climate of equity and inclusion for all members of the school community and to foster a school environment equally conducive to the well-being and success of all members.

Detailed Job Description (downloadable). 


Working at St. Luke's

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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  • 2019-20 Job Opening: Upper School Biology Teacher

    St. Luke’s School, a secular, college-preparatory day school serving grades 5 through 12 in New Canaan, Connecticut, seeks a full-time teacher, primarily in the discipline of biology, to join our Science Department.  A successful candidate will join a team of passionate teachers who bring science to life for students. In 2014, we opened a brand new science wing, including Harkness tables in each classroom along with ample laboratory bench areas and state-of-the-art technologies.  Our Science Department faculty are enthusiastic people who love teaching and learning, with two teachers each in the following disciplines: biology, chemistry, and physics. We hold advanced degrees but wear our intellectualism lightly. We pride ourselves on professionalism, collegiality, and the supportive, innovative environment that is conducive to exceptional teacher development.  Our Upper School Science curriculum includes multiple advanced courses, as well as a capstone senior research project for our STEM Scholars.

    Located in New Canaan, Connecticut, St. Luke’s attracts families from 25 towns throughout Connecticut and New York. A combination of challenging academics and truly exceptional community support distinguishes St. Luke’s and encourages our students to go above and beyond their own expectations. 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.

    Primary Job Responsibilities:
    • Teach full-time course load combining Upper School Biology classes with classes in Chemistry, designLab, or electives reflecting the candidate’s expertise.
    • Participate in an after-school activity for three seasons (athletic coaching preferred).
    • Serve as co-advisor for a group of 6 to 8 students.
    • Assist with supervisory duties, such as study hall proctoring, lunchroom supervision, and chaperoning events.

    Key Skills and Qualities:
    • Inspiring, collaborative teacher
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Experience using technology creatively and working in a 1:1 teaching environment
    • Passion for innovation and creative problem solving
    • 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 perrye@stlukesct.org. and Jim Foley, Assistant Head of School for Leadership & Innovation, at foleyj@stlukesct.org. 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 every member is respected.
  • 2019-20 Job Opening: Upper School World Language Teacher (Spanish)

    St. Luke’s School, a secular, college-preparatory day school serving grades 5 through 12 in New Canaan, Connecticut, seeks a full-time teacher to join its award-winning World Language (WL) Department.  The WL team is comprised of 6 Spanish teachers, 5 French teachers, 3 Classics teachers, and 1 Mandarin teacher. The WL program is known regionally and nationally for its innovations, use of cutting-edge technology, blended/online course offerings, and total immersion modern language classes.  This position involves teaching 4 sections of upper school Spanish (through levels 3 or 4) as well as some extracurricular involvement.
     
    Primary Job Responsibilities:
    • Teach full-time course load of four or five upper school Spanish classes, from level I to IV. Ability to also teach upper school French at any level a big plus.
    • Participate in an after-school activity for three seasons (athletic coaching or debate preferred).
    • Serve as co-advisor for a group of 6 to 8 students.
    • Assist with supervisory duties, such as study hall proctoring, lunchroom supervision, and chaperoning events.
    • Contribute as member of grade level teaching teams designing interdisciplinary units of study.

    Key Skills and Qualities:
    • Inspiring, positive, flexible, collaborative teacher - equally with fellow teachers as with children
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Understanding of early adolescent development
    • Experience using technology creatively, and ideally working in a 1:1 teaching environment
    • Passion for innovation and creative problem solving
    • Desire to be a role model for young people
    • Interest in and enthusiasm for leadership education as defined below.

     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 every member is respected.
     
    If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and references by email to Jim Foley, Assistant Head of School for Leadership & Innovation, at foleyj@stlukesct.org and Jon Shee, US World Language Dept. Chair, at sheej@stlukesct.org.

Administrative Opportunities

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  • Audio/Video Specialist

    St. Luke’s School, a secular, college-preparatory day school serving grades 5 through 12 in New Canaan, Connecticut, seeks an Audio/Video Specialist to join its dynamic, enterprising Technology Department.  The mission for this role is to create and maintain an environment where faculty, staff, and students can confidently and effectively use A/V equipment to improve teaching and learning.

    The St. Luke’s IT team includes 1 Network Specialist, 1 Systems Support Specialist, 1 A/V Specialist, 3 Academic Technologists, and 1 Director of IT. We promote a thoughtful collaborative environment, focusing not only on the development of solutions for today’s challenges, but also on the cultivation of innovative ideas for the future. This is a full-time, 12-month, entry-level position.

    Primary Job Responsibilities:
    • Ongoing proactive assessment, maintenance, and management of the school’s A/V equipment and inventory, including: projectors, interactive whiteboards, sound systems, microphones, video monitors, screens, Crestron control, and conferencing equipment.
    • Provide AV and tech support for school events and large meetings, including faculty meetings, Board of Trustee meetings, and student-led seminars.  Some events may take place during the evening or on a weekend.
    • Provide group and individual training as necessary for faculty and staff on effective A/V use in meeting spaces.
    • With the IT team, develop and implement long-term strategic plans for A/V lifecycle needs, including upgrade, repair, replacement, and installation of equipment.
    • Assist the IT Team with other needs as assigned, including (but not limited to): technology support for non-academic departments in the school; livestream video; device deployments and collections; project management for special projects.

    Key Skills and Qualities:
    • Proactive, takes initiative
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Detail-oriented, results-focused
    • Strong work ethic, committed and persistent
    • Creative problem-solver
    • Ability and desire to learn quickly about new technology
    • Proven ability to collaborate effectively with others, including colleagues of varying levels of technical aptitude
    St. Luke’s attracts families from 25 towns throughout Connecticut and New York. A combination of challenging academics and truly exceptional community support distinguishes St. Luke’s and encourages our students to go above and beyond their own expectations. 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.

    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 every member is respected.

    If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and references by email to Eleanor Page, Director of IT, at pagee@stlukesct.org and Jim Foley, Assistant Head of School for Leadership & Innovation, at foleyj@stlukesct.org.
     

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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 Leadership and Innovation, at foleyj@stlukesct.org.

For administrative or staff positions:
BJ Casey, Executive Assistant to the Head of School, at careers@stlukesct.org.

For Athletic Department positions:
Mike West, at westm@stlukesct.org
    Jim Foley, Assistant Head of School for Leadership & Innovation
    Liz Perry, Head of Upper School
    Amber Berry, Head of Middle School
    Michael Mitchell, Director of designLab
    Sonia Bell, Director of College Counseling
    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, CT 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.