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Poughkeepsie Day School employs a diverse, talented and enthusiastic faculty, administration and staff. Job openings are posted as they become available.

Spanish Teacher: Middle & High School

Poughkeepsie Day School seeks a full-time teacher of Spanish for grades 6 through 12.

The position requires a creative and constructivist approach, along with experience in creating active and interactive learning and engaging students with the Spanish language.

Master's degree preferred. Previous teaching experience in a school setting required.

Librarian/Media Information Specialist

Poughkeepsie Day School seeks a full-time Library/Media Information Specialist to manage our Chapman Library Commons. The position involves the traditional duties of a librarian, including curation of the collection and management of circulation and information databases.

Our Library Commons includes a makerspace and is the primary campus location for technical support for students and teachers. The successful candidate will also provide basic desktop/ laptop support. 

The position involves working with students and faculty, grades pre-K through 12, in an active, collaborative media and technologically rich environment. The ability to think creatively about all the ways that information can be accessed by the school community and a willingness to pitch in as needed are essential.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing the school's Chapman Library Commons and supporting the library extension makerspace, including circulation, the print collection, databases and makerspace equipment
  • Collaborating with teachers to support curriculum development and integrating information literacy and technology skills
  • Helping students and their teachers with information navigation and evaluation of information sources
  • Supporting students of all ages as engaged readers, researchers and library users
  • Basic troubleshooting for computer hardware
  • Software installation

Degree in library media science preferred. Master’s degree preferred. Ability to troubleshoot and configure hardware and software and experience with Google Apps helpful.


After-School Program Director

Poughkeepsie Day School has an immediate opening for a director of our after-school program serving grades pre-k through 6. This is a part-time position.

B.A. required. M.A. preferred. Previous experience in a school setting preferred.


Lower School Teacher

Poughkeepsie Day School has an opening for a head teacher for a dynamic classroom in a collaborative environment. The position requires experience in balanced literacy and constructivist mathematics and skill with integrated thematic instruction. 

B.A. Required. M.A. Preferred. Previous experience teaching in an independent school preferred. Local applicants only.



To express interest in posted positions and future employment* at PDS, please send a résumé and cover letter to:

Poughkeepsie Day School
Attn: Victoria Mayes, Assistant to the Head of School
260 Boardman Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Fax: 845-462-7603
Email: jobs@poughkeepsieday.org

*Note: If you choose to submit an unsolicited résumé in anticipation of a position becoming available it will be kept on file for one year only.

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PDS is an equal opportunity employer.

260 Boardman Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Tel 845.462.7600
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