Nuts and Bolts of an Independent/Private School Job Search

Date(s) - Thursday, February 6, 2014
6:15 pm - 8:15 pm

CUNY Graduate Center, room 9206

Are you thinking of applying for teaching positions in private/independent schools this spring?  Wondering what the search process looks like for these types of positions?  Join us on Thursday, February 6th at 6:15 p.m. in room 9206 to hear Pat Ranard and Brandie Clark of Faculty Diversity Search speak. They’ll provide you with:

  • An overview of independent schools in the NYC region
  • What they look for in potential teachers
  • How to write a strong resume and cover letter
  • What to expect in an interview

All are welcome to attend.  Please register by clicking here.

Faculty Diversity Search (FDS) is a program that recruits teachers and administrators of color and other under-represented minorities for 30 independent schools.

Independent Schools Offer:

  • Small classes
  • Motivated students
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Strong community of educators


  • Teaching experience at the college or secondary level
  • BA in the subject the applicant wishes to teach; Master’s degree strongly preferred
  • Strong verbal and writing skills
  • A commitment to working with children and young people both inside and outside the classroom
  • A commitment to excellence, collaboration, and professional growth
  • U.S. citizenship, permanent residency, or an approved work visa
  • State certification is not required

For more information visit or call 212-501-0031



The Office of Career Planning and Professional Development
365 Fifth Avenue | New York, NY 10016 | Room 3300.08 | 212-817-7425
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