Employment

Rippowam Cisqua School has a longstanding policy of providing Equal Opportunities for all persons in employment. All qualified applicants for employment will be recruited, hired, and assigned on the basis of merit, without regard to race, religious beliefs, sex, age, national origin, or disability. The employment policies and practices of the School ensure that all qualified employees are treated equally and with no discrimination in compensation, opportunities for advancement (including promotions and transfers), training, and discipline.

Administration/Faculty Openings

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  • Lower School Library Media Specialist

    The successful candidate will inspire and promote a love of independent reading in young children and will be a creative, passionate, and experienced educator with a strong background in library and educational technology services. Our ideal candidate will work closely with our faculty to design and co-teach curriculum including topics such as research practices and databases, copyright regulations, use of multimedia and use of online tools for writing, reading, and researching. She or he will be well versed and current in pedagogy, as well as literature which is developmentally appropriate and facilitate a love of learning. An enthusiasm to promote the use of engaging media and differentiated technology is critical. This candidate will oversee responsibilities including, but not limited to, managing a schedule of use of the library for classes and small groups. The successful candidate should possess the ability to lead collaboratively and articulate to all constituencies a vision to embrace research, use of multimedia outlets and experience in using a 21st-century library environment. In addition, this candidate will facilitate book club programs within the school and inspire new and creative ways for student and faculty use within the library space. Candidates should be eager to provide rigorous, relevant, and responsive, student-centered instruction that meets the needs of a range of students; developing a more multicultural curriculum; and integrating technology as it inspires and facilitates learning. In addition to managing the library function, RCS faculty members are encouraged to contribute in other significant ways to the work of the community. Other supervisory responsibilities and duties are shared among faculty members.

    If you are interested in applying for the Lower School Library Media Specialist position, please send a resume and cover letter to the Lower Campus Division Head Penny Jennings at jennings@rcsny.org.

Teaching Internship Program

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  • Teaching Internship Program

    The Teaching Internship Program at Rippowam Cisqua School provides “on the job” training for interns and apprentice teachers interested in elementary education. This is a unique mentoring program for recent or current MAT, M.Ed. program, and college graduates interested in elementary education. Classroom placements range from PreKindergarten to fourth grade. Each intern is assigned to a homeroom and works directly alongside a head teacher to provide instruction to students in language arts, mathematics, and social studies. Love of learning and children, as well as a sense of humor, are essential. If you are interested in applying for the Teaching Internship Program, please send resume and cover letter to the Lower Campus Division Head Penny Jennings at jennings@rcsny.org. For candidates interested in athletics, interns have opportunities to coach in the School’s interscholastic athletic program. For more information, please contact the Upper Campus Division Head Bill Barrett at barrett@rcsny.org.
To inquire about faculty and staff employment opportunities in Grades PreKindergarten - 4, please contact:

Penny Jennings
Head of the Lower Campus
Rippowam Cisqua School
P.O. Box 488
Bedford, NY 10506

To inquire about faculty and staff employment opportunities in Grades 5 - 9, please contact:

Bill Barrett
Head of the Upper Campus
Rippowam Cisqua School
P.O. Box 488
Bedford, NY 10506