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 race, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation or identity, or religion.

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
  • Free cafeteria lunch
  • 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 advisory 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

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  • Middle School English Teacher

    Job Title: Middle School English Teacher
    Department: Middle School
    Reports to: Head of Middle School
    Classification: Exempt
    Status: Full-Time
    Date: August, 2020

    Job Summary: We are currently seeking a dynamic, innovative, and collegial Middle School English Teacher to join our collaborative middle school faculty. Responsibilities include teaching five sections of Middle School English and serving as an advisor, as well as student life, coaching, and chaperoning duties according to the experience of the candidate and needs of the school. A strong candidate will have a minimum of three to five years of teaching experience and a desire to teach in a progressive, student-centered independent school that values innovative pedagogy and experiential education. An outstanding candidate should be able to demonstrate a track record of innovation, flexibility, collegiality and student success.
    The Emery/Weiner School is a private, college-preparatory middle and high school located in Houston, TX. We provide the finest academics, educate the whole child, and inculcate a unique student culture. We do this in an environment which is framed by and infused with progressive and pluralistic Judaism.
    Our academic program encompasses traditional and progressive methods. While we stress the development of traditional academic skills, we also engage in experiential learning and regular field trips. Our approach to Judaic studies is a modern one which seeks to make the faith and traditions relevant for each student. Our culture is one that empowers students, instilling in students a sense of responsibility not only for their school community, but for the community at-large. The result is a learning partnership in which students feel a sense of ownership in the institution and — more importantly — graduate with profound sense of self and moral self-reliance.
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  • Substitute Teacher

    The Emery/Weiner School seeks innovative, energetic, and dedicated Substitute Teachers. Substitute positions are available for daily and long-term assignments. The Emery/Weiner School offers instruction in many subjects, including: Math, Science, Technology, Performing & Visual Arts, Judaic Studies, Language Arts, Social Science, World Languages; including Spanish and Hebrew language instruction and seeks Substitute Teachers in each discipline. Substitute Teacher hours vary but will generally be between the hours of 7:30 am to 4:00 pm. 
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