Employment Opportunities

Chatham Day School seeks talented individuals to join our community of passionate educators and lifelong learners. We offer an inclusive environment where differences in race, culture, and personal beliefs are embraced as assets that enhance education. We believe our faculty is able to go above and beyond because of the wonderful spirit found in our CDS community.
Chatham Day School posts opening for teaching, administrative, or staff positions as they become available. Below is a list of current opportunities we have available. If you are interested in submitting your information for an open position, please email your cover letter, resume, and employment application to employment@chathamdayschool.org. Please include the job title in the subject line of your email.  No phone calls, please.

Current Positions: (as of 6/22/18)


The Lower School Lead Teacher is responsible for providing a stimulating and developmentally
appropriate educational environment in accordance with the School’s mission and philosophy. 

Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in education or related field and preferably a master’s degree. Minimum of 3-5 years Lower School lead teaching experience and a desire to work in a collaborative, collegial community. Experience in independent schools is a plus.

Job Description:​ Plan, implement, and differentiate curriculum in math, reading and writing workshops, science and social studies; communicate with families regarding student progress, both verbally and in writing; meaningfully integrate technology into the academic program; participate in professional development; create a supportive and caring classroom environment in which students can learn and interact positively with one another through student-centered instruction, collaboration and authentic assessment.


Chatham Day School, an independent, coeducational preschool through grade eight school in Chatham, New Jersey, seeks Substitute Teachers for the 2017 - 18 school year. When our full-time teachers are absent, substitute teachers implement the relevant lesson plans while managing the learning environment so that students are encouraged to do their best and reminded to adhere to the routines and structures of the class. Successful candidates will have a bachelor's degree, experience working with children, flexibility, energy, and strong communication skills.
Chatham Day School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, physical handicap, medical condition, gender identity or expression or other basis prescribed by law. Chatham Day School complies with applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy pertains to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruitment, employment, salary, promotion and assignment.