Career Opportunities

Tower Hill School recognizes and celebrates the fact that outstanding teachers make for an exceptional student experience. Our faculty build valuable connections with students that motivate academic excellence and shape character development — in the classroom, on the fields and out in the community. Every day, our teachers model the intellectualism and growth mindset that we foster in our students.

Founded in 1919 in the entrepreneurial spirit of creating a model day school for Wilmington and the country, Tower Hill School serves students age three through Grade 12 under one roof. Our student-centered approach incorporates personalization and innovation, while building upon a strong traditional foundation. Teachers are the heart of the school, and on any given day in any given classroom, you will encounter curiosity, rigor and laughter.

While full-time positions are listed when they become available, please feel free to contact Assistant Head of School Art Hall (ahall@towerhill.org) should you be interested in considering opportunities at Tower Hill School.

Teaching Openings

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  • Kindergarten Teacher

    Tower Hill is looking for an enthusiastic kindergarten teacher to foster and facilitate the intellectual and social development of the children. Teaching kindergarten includes planning, implementing and assessing lessons. The successful candidate will teach children with patience and creativity. Duties include designing a teaching plan and using activities and instructional methods to motivate children; additionally, other duties as assigned by the head of school.

    Job Requirements:
    - Design and follow a complete teaching plan
    - Organize learning material and resources
    - Use a variety of activities and instructional methods (songs, stories, media, structured games, art, outdoor activities, etc.) to motivate and stimulate children’s abilities
    - Maintain an open line of communication with parents and provide appropriate information
    - Assess students' performance and progress to ensure they are mastering the skills on a regular basis
    - Monitor children’s interactions and nurture cooperation and sharing
    - Work cooperatively with administration and staff
    - Follow and comply with teaching standards and safety regulations
    - Bachelor's degree in education

    Preferred Candidates:
    - Proven working experience as a kindergarten teacher, kindergarten assistant or teacher aide
    - Experience with Reading and Writing Workshop as well as Fundations
    - Excellent knowledge of child development and the latest education theories and practices
    - Creative and artistic teaching abilities
    - Teaching and organization skills
    - Patience and flexibility
    - Strong communication skills
    - Keep abreast with the latest trends and best practices

    Please submit a cover letter and résumé to Mr. Art Hall (ahall@towerhill.org); no telephone inquiries, please.
  • Substitute Teachers

    Tower Hill is looking for energetic and motivated substitute teachers to work with teachers at all levels, from Preschool to Upper School. Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree and enjoy working across different disciplines. Flexibility in schedules is helpful as there are times we need a substitute without advanced notice. 
     
    Substitutes will be provided with lesson plans from the full-time classroom teacher and are asked to follow those in a way that ensures consistency and optimal learning. In addition to providing a positive learning environment, substitutes will also fulfill any duties that the full-time classroom teacher was assigned for the day(s) they serve as the classroom teacher. 
     
    Preferred candidates will possess a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Education and experience working with groups of children. A cover letter and copy of a recent resume should be sent to Mr. Art Hall, Assistant Head of School and Dean of Students, at ahall@towerhill.org

Staff Openings

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  • Assistant or Associate Director of College Counseling

    Tower Hill seeks an Assistant or Associate Director of College Counseling beginning July 1, 2019. The ideal candidate will have admission experience at a selective college or university, college counseling experience at a competitive high school or both.  
     
    Candidates must demonstrate excellent writing and presentation abilities, strong organizational skills and a desire to work collaboratively with other members of the school community. Salary and level will commensurate with experience. Please submit a cover letter, résumé and references to Mr. Art Hall (ahall@towerhill.org); no telephone inquiries, please.
  • Day Camp Counselor

    Applicants must love working with children and be at least 18 years of age. Prior experience with children ages 3-12 is preferred. CPR and first aid training a bonus. Contact Cindy Sardo at 302-575-0550 to schedule an interview.   

Non-Discrimination Statement

Tower Hill School does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin in the administration of its policies or programs.

Professional Development

Tower Hill faculty members are lifelong learners who embrace professional development opportunities. In addition to in-service days offered throughout the year, teachers are encouraged to pursue workshops, conferences and continuing education that further their craft. They also have numerous opportunities to coach athletics, serve as student advisors, mentor student government groups and participate in the arts, as their professional goals and interests dictate.

Benefits of Employment at Tower Hill

Health & Wellness
Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Access to Fitness Facilities  

Work-Life Balance
Paid Sick Time
Paid Personal Days
After School Program Included on specific days

Financial Security
Competitive Salary Band Structure
403(b) with Matching Component
Life Insurance
Long-term Disability Insurance
Medical Flexible Spending Account

Additional
Tuition Remission
50% Tuition Coverage for Graduate School
Lunch
Discounted Summer Camp