About Us
The Emery/Weiner School seeks qualified, progressive, energetic, faculty members from diverse backgrounds for grades 6 through 12. Preference is given for experience and advanced degrees. The School does not discriminate in employment against any individual on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, religion, or age.

The School offers a wide range of benefits and opportunities to eligible faculty and staff, including:
  • Competitive salaries based on experience, degree, and performance
  • Financial assistance with moving expenses
  • Two health insurance programs
  • Prescription drug plan
  • Dental and vision care insurance
  • Disability and life insurance
  • A flexible spending plan
  • A 403(b) retirement annuity plan with School matching
  • Professional development support
  • Cafeteria lunch discount
  • A computer for each full time faculty member
  • An average class size of 15 students
  • Active community service and experiential learning programs
  • Middle School faculty have average teaching load of 5 classes plus advisory and activity sponsorship. Upper School faculty teach 5 classes plus Chavaya and may be asked to supervise independent studies or special projects, sponsor a club or activity, or chaperone field trips
Houston’s low cost of living, moderate climate, world-class arts, cuisine, entertainment, openness to families, recreational opportunities, and rich cultural diversity make it an excellent place to work and live.
 


Current Openings

Biology: The Emery/Weiner school is seeking a dynamic and highly qualified educator with high school teaching experience in the areas of Biology and related fields. This is a full time position for the 2015-2016 school year. The ideal candidate has a strong academic background in the life sciences,  has applicable teaching experience with a preference for  teaching upper level and advanced high school courses, an advanced degree, and is ready to work in a supportive and collaborative environment.

Qualified applicants are asked to  submit a letter of interest, current resume and the names and contact information for three references to Dr. Lue Bishop at lbishop@emeryweiner.org, and are encouraged to learn more about our school at www.emeryweiner.org

Upper School History: The Emery/Weiner school is seeking a colleague ready to step into a role that demands an extensive academic background in history, experience teaching a variety of high school history courses, and who has a deep desire and ability to actively engage students by creating and presenting thoughtful and creative lessons each day. This is a full time position for the 2015-2016 school year. In addition to academic credential and requisite experience, the ideal candidate is committed to experiential learning and serving as a mentor to a small group of students.

Qualified applicants are asked to submit a letter of interest, a current resume and the names and contact information for three references to Dr. Lue Bishop at lbishop@emeryweiner.org, and are encouraged to learn more about our school at www.emeryweiner.org

Eighth Grade Geography: The Emery/Weiner School seeks an experienced Eighth Grade Geography teacher for the 2015-2016 school year. This is a full time position that includes being a student advisor. The ideal candidate has experience teaching at the middle school level, is excited to be with this age group, and has an advanced degree. 

This eighth grade history course will enable students to use geography to analyze the world around them. Using a case study approach, students will examine how geography impacts government structure, the economy, religions, and population in regions around the world. Each unit will culminate with a top news story from the region to allow students to dig deeper into how the region has developed to what it is in the 21st century.

Qualified applicants are asked to submit a letter of interest, current resume and the names and contact information for three references to Jennifer White at jwhite@emeryweiner.org, and are encouraged to learn more about our school at www.emeryweiner.org

Vocal Music Instructor: The Emery/Weiner School is seeking an experienced and dynamic vocal music instructor for the 2015-16 school year. Full-time faculty member will teach vocal music and direct choirs at both the Middle and Upper School levels for a growing vocal music department. Excellent piano skills required. Seeking candidate who can build the program while teaching the fundamentals of sight-reading, choral music and vocal technique. Candidate may also serve as the Music Director for the school musicals (additional stipended position -- not required). Experience with TAPPS or similar music competitions preferred. Ideal candidate able to teach theatre arts or dance as well for introductory middle school courses.

Qualified applicants are asked to submit a letter of interest, current resume and the names and contact information for three references to Jennifer White at jwhite@emeryweiner.org, and are encouraged to learn more about our school at www.emeryweiner.org

Middle School English: The Emery/Weiner School seeks a highly qualified Middle School English teacher for the 2015-2016 school year. Candidates should have a degree in English or education and preferably a master’s degree. Minimum of 3-5 years middle school English teaching experience with a real passion for the middle school age group desired. This is a full time position that includes being a student advisor as well as being integrally involved in many other student life activities throughout the school year. 

Qualified applicants are asked to submit a letter of interest, current resume and the names and contact information for three references to Jennifer White at jwhite@emeryweiner.org, and are encouraged to learn more about our school at www.emeryweiner.org.

Sixth Grade Judaic Studies: The Emery/Weiner School seeks an experienced Sixth Grade Judaic Studies teacher for the 2015-2016 school year. Major responsibilities include teaching classes, being a student advisor, taking an active role in Student Life programming, especially Jewish Life programming, and being involved in the ongoing refinement of our academic program. Qualified candidates should also have the ability to advance and support the ethos and values of the school. Applicants should have experience learning and teaching Jewish texts, knowledge of Hebrew, at least a Bachelor’s degree in a related field, but preferably an advanced degree such as an MA, and a strong commitment to a pluralistic, transdenominational approach to Judaism.

Qualified applicants are asked to  submit a letter of interest, current resume and the names and contact information for three references to Jill Shoshany at jshoshany@emeryweiner.org, and are encouraged to learn more about our school at www.emeryweiner.org

Technical Theatre Director: The Emery/Weiner School is seeking an experienced and dynamic Technical Theatre Director for the 2015-16 school year. Full-time faculty member will tech-direct and design all productions (additional stipend), and teach technical theatre courses. Seeking candidate who can build upon a thriving program. Directing opportunities available for right candidate if interested. Ideal candidate able to teach introductory theatre arts or dance courses as well. Experience with ISAS ArtsFest and TAPPS preferred.

Qualified applicants are asked to submit a letter of interest, current resume and the names and contact information for three references to Head of Upper School Lue Bishop at lbishop@emeryweiner.org, and are encouraged to learn more about our school at www.emeryweiner.org