Career Opportunities

Full-Time Openings

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  • Theater Teacher

    Tower Hill School seeks an experienced theater teacher to join a growing department.  The position includes teaching existing curricula in the Lower and Middle School, support and/or direction of the Upper School productions, which will include evening and/or weekend rehearsals, and collaborating with the rest of the department to develop new programming. The ideal candidate will have experience in teaching theater as well as professional experience on both sides of the curtain. Please send a cover letter and C.V. to Mr. Harry Baetjer at
  • Upper School Spanish

    Tower Hill seeks an Upper School teacher of Spanish for all levels, introductory language to advanced electives on culture, literature or film of the Spanish speaking world. The successful candidate will have native or near-native proficiency and a demonstrated passion for the language and for teaching high school students. Experience or an interest in teaching one course in French, Latin or Mandarin would be an additional asset but is not required. A love of travel and the desire to lead student trips is preferred. Please send a cover letter and C.V. to Mr. Harry Baetjer at
  • Biology/Environmental Teacher

    The Biology/Environmental teacher is responsible for the general administration of the Ecological and Sustainability Education Program for grades K-12 at Tower Hill School. In implementing and administering the program, the Coordinator will develop initiatives (which may include garden program, recycling program, contributions to reduction of carbon footprint, green club, etc.). They will advocate for sustainability practices, facilitate interaction and collaboration among various groups on campus, identify, promote and monitor sustainability initiatives, prepare and disseminate information in print and electronic media on and off campus. The successful candidate would also be responsible for teaching a senior level course in sustainability and one class of freshman level biology. 
  • Upper School Biology

    Tower Hill School seeks an experienced Upper School biology teacher. The position includes teaching sections of accelerated ninth-grade biology as well as advanced biology (the equivalent of an AP level course) to seniors. The teacher will work in tandem with our other biology instructors to develop our curricula. A B.A. in biology is required, and a master’s degree would be preferred. Interest or knowledge of biofuels and a desire to be part of the renewable energy initiative is a plus, but not a prerequisite.
  • Middle School Science

    Tower Hill School seeks an experienced middle school science teacher with a broad background in the sciences and a passion for working with middle school students.  The candidate should be well versed in experiential science education to help develop our curriculum. The candidate would be a team player, joining a close-knit faculty where each grade level has a team of teachers cooperating to advance middle school science. While coaching and club leadership experience are preferred, they are not required.  Please send a cover letter and C.V. to Mr. Harry Baetjer at
  • Lower School Teacher

    The Tower Hill Lower School is seeking professional, energetic, dedicated classroom teachers who have experience in grades one through four. Candidates must have a BA in Elementary Education and three to five years of classroom experience as a lead teacher. Teachers who have experience with Reading and Writing Workshop and Singapore Math are preferred.
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  • Lower School Math Coach

    The Math Coach will serve the Lower School community, grades Pre-Kindergarten through 4th by working collaboratively with both teachers and students to ensure the best possible math instruction and learning takes place. The Math Coach will support our teachers through teaching demonstration lessons, providing resources, and sharing best instructional practices in grade level meetings, faculty meetings and other inservice opportunities. 
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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, 2017.  The ideal candidate will have admission experience at a selective college or university, college counseling experience at the secondary level, or both.  Candidates must demonstrate excellent writing and presentation abilities, possess strong organizational skills, and a desire to work collaboratively with other members of the school community.  Salary and level will be commensurate with experience.  Please submit cover letter, résumé and references to Mr. Anthony Pisapia (; no telephone inquiries please.
  • Director of Development

    As Tower Hill prepares to celebrate its Centennial in 2019, the Director of Development will have a unique opportunity to not only serve in a key role as a member of the senior leadership team of the School, reporting directly to the Head of School, but he/she will lead the Development Committee of the Board, build the internal infrastructure within the development office, partner with the Head of School, Trustees, and other constituencies to plan a Centennial Campaign, and oversee a successful Centennial. The focus of Tower Hill's Centennial campaign will surely be to support the "human side" of Tower Hill, ensuring that the school's endowment increases, and that we invest in faculty salaries, professional development, faculty sabbaticals and study grants. 
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  • Director of Alumni Engagement

    Reporting to the Chief Advancement Officer, the Director of Alumni Engagement is responsible for the school’s overall alumni outreach and is expected to lead a comprehensive program to engage local, national and international alumni for the Tower Hill School. Working in a collaborative environment, the Director will work closely with the CAO, Head of School, faculty/staff colleagues, and the Board of Trustees to implement all alumni fundraising, events, activities, and communications in order to expand and strengthen relationships with alumni.  The Director will foster consistent alumni engagement and philanthropy, working strategically with Advancement Colleagues to advance the philanthropic priorities of the School.
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While full-time positions are listed when they become available, please feel free to contact Office of the Head of School should you be interested in considering opportunities at Tower Hill School.

Office of the Head of School
Tower Hill School
2813 W. 17th Street, Wilmington, DE 19806

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

Part-Time Openings

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  • None available at this time.

Founded in 1919, Tower Hill School is a private, college prep school in Wilmington, Delaware, serving students in preschool through Grade 12.
Tower Hill is regarded as one of the best private schools in the U.S. Many of Tower Hill's students attend top universities and colleges.

  • Tower Hill School
  • 2813 W. 17th Street
  • Wilmington, DE 19806
  • 302-575-0550