Founded in 1814, Emma Willard School was built on the notion that women could excel in an academically rigorous environment, just like men. Over 200 years later, Emma remains an institution that thrives on intellectual curiosity and making way for everyone’s voice to be heard. Surrounded by century-old gothic architecture, EMployees at Emma Willard School become a part of a community that is surrounded by tradition, yet focused on meeting the greatest challenges of our world. From working toward anti-racism to addressing climate change to pursuing social justice, the Emma community is engaged in combining academic excellence with real-world impact. What’s more, we genuinely care about one another while we’re doing it.
If you love being a part of something greater than yourself, Emma is your place. If you love being a part of a community that supports and cares about one another, Emma is your place. If you love striving for excellence, Emma is your place.
Summer employment opportunity July 1, 2024 through August 2, 2024
he English Department seeks an enthusiastic and dedicated instructor to contribute to our effort to build a curriculum of diverse voices. They will teach sections of English I, II, and/or III, with the likelihood of designing and teaching senior electives in subsequent years.
The Pool Manage will oversee all swimming instruction and participate in activities.
Emma Willard School seeks to fill a temporary Houseparent role during the spring semester of 2024.
Emma Willard School seeks an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher to work as a full-time Science Instructor starting the 2024-2025 academic school year. This position requires the flexibility to teach across various levels and disciplines of science and have an interest in designing elective courses (e.g.. Advanced Studies Physics, environmental science).
Interested in joining the faculty at Emma Willard School? We practice "continuous recruitment" and collect resumes year-round to quickly have on file when positions become available. If you would like to be considered, submit your application to the Teaching Faculty Resume Collection job listing.
“I love working for an organization whose values align with their practices. I have found Emma to be a mission-driven school that is constantly engaging in productive self-reflection.”
“I love working at Emma because I can show up authentically.”
“In short: the students. Emma students come into the classroom curious, willing to work, and full of the most amazing questions. They create an environment where it is acceptable, even celebrated, to be excited about learning!”
“I love being a part of the community at Emma. Whether it is observing Morning Reports, attending the shows, watching the annual traditions unfold, or participating in the delicious meals, even as a staff member I feel like I am involved in these experiences.”
“The institution is oriented towards innovation and capable of change to adapt to the every-changing world our students live in. There are excellent resources to support teachers in becoming better teachers and well-rounded humans.”
“My students' depth, decency, and drive. My colleagues' passion for what they teach and commitment to community. A school administration that is committed to both listening and to action.”
“I'm always learning something new, and there are so many opportunities to do so. I feel valued, recognized, and heard by my colleagues. We support and encourage each other to pursue our passions.”
“Students at Emma are a joy to work with. Set high expectations and they will meet them every time.”