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Join our team!


The Town School offers faculty and staff competitive salaries and benefits, a collegial and supportive work environment, and significant support for professional development. We seek educators who view their work as a calling, who work hard and are dedicated to their students, and who expect to continue to grow as professionals. Our ideal staff members have a flexible, team-oriented approach and a clear understanding of how their work supports the school's mission.

Town Faculty and Staff benefits include (for full time employees)

  • Medical and dental coverage for employees; partial subsidy towards family medical coverage with choice of plan
  • Optional flex spending, 403b plans
  • Pension plan
  • TransitCheks, qualified parking, and computer loan program
  • Long and short term disability and life insurance, plus the option for supplemental insurance at group rates
  • Additional benefits such as discounted health club membership, discounted Verizon personal wireless service for employees, and complimentary lunch

To apply

Unless otherwise noted, applicants for all positions should send a resume, letter of interest, and the names and contact information of three professional references to Douglas Brophy, Head of School at

Employment Opportunities

Resumes and inquiries are welcome at any time; our main hiring season takes place in early Spring for the following school year.

Director of Finance

Leading the Business Office Team and reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, The Director of Finance is responsible for the fiscal operations of the school.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manage the accounting department, ensuring accurate and timely financial information in
    accordance with US GAAP
  • Supervise the Business Office Staff, establishing proper segregation of duties and maintaining
    internal controls
  • With Business Office staff, oversee purchasing, payments, debt, investments, banking, payroll
    and benefits programs
  • Secure an annual external audit of the school’s financial statements and retirement plan
  • Prepare all necessary schedules for the filing of Form 990
  • Complete all necessary membership surveys (NAIS, NBOA and others)
  • Monitor cash flow and borrowing
  • Review and approve semi-monthly payroll
  • With COO, Head of School, and division and department leaders, create and monitor office
  • Supervise billing and collection of tuition and fees, including for all auxiliary programs,
    development events and building rentals
  • With Head of School, Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management, and COO, oversee
    financial-aid decision-making
  • Oversee and administer additional support programs for financial aid students
  • Ensure compliance with lending covenants, audit standards and with all regulatory and funding
    agencies and the rules of accrediting bodies; initiates change where required
  • Assist COO as needed with the negotiation and monitoring of third-party contractual obligations,
    such as construction and professional services and contract and grant proposals
  • Serve as liaison with the school’s Investment advisor
  • Report to the Board of Trustees Audit, Finance, and Retirement Committees
  • Perform miscellaneous projects as assigned by the COO and Head of School


  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in accounting, master’s preferred, and five years’ experience in
    non-profit accounting, including managerial experience
  • Demonstrate a commitment to equity and support of Town’s Statement on Diversity, Equity, and
    Inclusion; demonstration of personal growth and accomplishment in this area preferred
  • Independent school experience preferred
  • Strong customer service skills and ability to serve all constituencies promptly and with warmth
  • Ability to work in a collegial and open office environment
  • Technology Proficiency, in particular with Microsoft Office, Blackbaud (Financial Edge)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated and flexible
  • High level of discretion


Town aspires to be an equitable and inclusive school community and therefore strongly encourages applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences, as well as a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Candidates should send a letter of interest, resumé, and the names and contact information of three professional references to Jason Bossart, Chief Operating Officer at

* Salary Range $150-$170K, with generous benefits package


Equal Employment Opportunity

The Town School is strongly committed to equal employment opportunities for all individuals. The School does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, religion or religious practices, color, gender, including gender identity/expression, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, creed, citizenship status, military or veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, prior arrest or conviction record, genetic predisposition, status as a domestic violence or stalking victim, caregiver status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable state, federal, or local laws.     


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