We are hiring for Fall 2018!

Headmaster

We seek a Headmaster to lead the Neumann Classical School as it expands.

The Neumann Classical School is private co-educational classical elementary school. We educate children in the traditional liberal arts to enlarge and illuminate their minds. The Neumann Classical School is faithful to the teaching Magisterium of the Catholic Church. We provide sound catechesis, access to the sacraments, and the example of joyful Catholic teachers. Neumann teaches children to know, love, and serve God so that they may be happy with Him.

The Neumann Classical School opened in the Fall of 2016 with 9 students from the greater NYC metropolitan area for grades K-1. In 2018-2019 we will offer grades K-3. We are seeking a new full-time head of school, who will also have light teaching duties until the school has a larger student body. The Headmaster has an important leadership role and bears the responsibility of articulating the liberal arts vision and Catholic mission of the Neumann Classical School to a wide audience including the school community, prospective families, stakeholders, and the Archdiocese of New York.

The ideal candidate should:

  • Be a practicing and joyful Catholic in good standing with the Catholic Church
  • Be knowledgeable about a classical curriculum and a liberal arts education
  • Have training or experience in school administration (Master’s degree in school administration, educational leadership, or related field is preferred; prior work experience is required).
  • Have experience as an educator, ideally in a Catholic school setting (minimum of 4 years teaching is required).
  • Be collegial and collaborative. Be able to identify and work towards a common goal.
  • Have strong leadership abilities and excellent people management skills.
  • Possess superior written and oral communication skills.

Headmaster and teaching duties include:

  • Educating a very small group of students
  • Setting general school policies, procedures, and facilities operations
  • Managing and guiding faculty
  • Reporting regularly to the Board of Directors about the school’s progress and operations
  • Enacting policies related to the school’s vision
  • Working with the Curriculum Committee to implement the curriculum
  • Overseeing recruitment and admissions
  • Maintaining a cordial but formal channel for including the parent community and for addressing their concerns and suggestions.

Applicants should submit:

  • A resume of the relevant training and work experience
  • The names of two work-related references and one pastoral reference
  • A cover letter (not exceeding 2 pages) describing your love of the Catholic faith, knowledge of a classical education, and key relevant work experience.

The salary is competitive.  The position begins as soon as August 1, 2018. If interested, please apply to admin@neumannschool.org (subject: Headmaster position).

Second / Third Grade Teacher

We seek a full-time second grade teacher to educate a small classroom of 5-10 students. The teacher will implement a classical Catholic curriculum. Bachelor’s degree and teaching experience are required. Study in the Liberal Arts and knowledge of Latin are preferred.

Applicants should have a strong practicing Catholic faith. We intend the teacher to be a loving and joyful Catholic role model for the children. Applicants for this position should have excellent written and spoken language skills. The teacher should demonstrate a love of learning and represent the school well. The school day is 8:30 to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Applicants should submit a resume of relevant training and work experience. A cover letter (not exceeding 2 pages) should explain your love of the Catholic faith, knowledge of a classical education, and key relevant work experience. For more information, or to apply, please contact admin@neumannschool.org.