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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  • Associate Director of Advancement

    Job Title: Associate Director of Advancement
    Reports to: Director of Advancement
    Classification: Exempt
    Status: Full-Time

    Job Summary:
    The Emery/Weiner School seeks an Associate Director of Advancement to support the mission of the School by developing and administering fundraising campaigns and events, building strong relationships with donors and prospective donors, and cultivating a strong base of support in our community.
     
    The Emery/Weiner School is an independent, college-preparatory middle and high school that offers top-ranked academics, educates the whole child, and inculcates a unique student culture in an environment infused with pluralistic Judaism. Students carry with them the spirit of Tikkun Olam as they pursue an education not only for their own benefit but also to help improve the world in which they live. Our academic program encompasses traditional and progressive methods. While we stress the development of traditional academic skills, we also engage in experiential learning outside the walls of the classroom. Our culture is one that empowers students, instilling a sense of responsibility that extends to the outside community. The result is a learning partnership in which students feel a sense of ownership in the institution and — more importantly — graduate with a profound sense of self and moral self-reliance.
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  • Choir Teacher and Theatre Department Music Director

    Job Title: Choir Teacher and Theatre Department Music Director
    Classification: Exempt
    Status: Full-Time
    Date: August 2022

    Job Summary:
    The The Emery/Weiner School seeks a dynamic, innovative, and collegial Music Director and Choir Teacher to join our collaborative faculty. Responsibilities include Music Directing for after-school theatre program, and teaching choir classes during the school day. Position may also participate in advisory, student life, and chaperoning duties according to the experience of the candidate and needs of the school. A strong candidate will be an experienced arts professional with a background in musical theatre, teaching and/or working with young people, 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 an independent, college-preparatory middle and high school that offers top-ranked academics, educates the whole child, and inculcates a unique student culture in an environment infused with pluralistic Judaism. Students carry with them the spirit of Tikkun Olam as they pursue an education not only for their own benefit but also to help improve the world in which they live. Our academic program encompasses traditional and progressive methods. While we stress the development of traditional academic skills, we also engage in experiential learning outside the walls of the classroom. Our culture is one that empowers students, instilling a sense of responsibility that extends to the outside community. The result is a learning partnership in which students feel a sense of ownership in the institution and — more importantly — graduate with a profound sense of self and moral self-reliance.
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  • Director of Marketing & Communications

    Job Title: Director of Marketing & Communications
    Department: Advancement
    Reports To: Director of Advancement
    Classification: Exempt
    Status: Full-time
    Approved By: Director of Advancement

    Job Summary:
    The Director of Marketing & Communications works primarily with the offices of Advancement and Admissions to coordinate the School’s internal and external communication processes and materials, implement marketing and branding efforts, support fundraising campaigns, and recruit & retain students.

    The Emery/Weiner School is an independent, college-preparatory middle and high school that offers top-ranked academics, educates the whole child, and inculcates a unique student culture in an environment infused with pluralistic Judaism. Students carry with them the spirit of Tikkun Olam as they pursue an education not only for their own benefit but also to help improve the world in which they live. Our academic program encompasses traditional and progressive methods. While we stress the development of traditional academic skills, we also engage in experiential learning outside the walls of the classroom. Our culture is one that empowers students, instilling a sense of responsibility that extends to the outside community. The result is a learning partnership in which students feel a sense of ownership in the institution and — more importantly — graduate with a profound sense of self and moral self-reliance.
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  • Executive Assistant to the Head of School

    Job Description: The Executive Assistant to the Head of School provides an array of secretarial and administrative tasks delegated by the Head of School in support of the school’s mission. The Executive Assistant also holds the responsibility of ensuring responsiveness, efficiency, and enhance collegiality, so that all stakeholders are well served. In addition, the Executive Assistant provides administrative support to the Board of Trustees, Senior Leadership Team, and manages a variety of special projects and events.
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  • Facility Operations

    Job Title: Facility Operations
    Reports to: Director of Facilities
    Classification: Non-Exempt
    Status:
    Full-Time

    Job Summary:
    The Emery/Weiner School seeks a Facility Operations position that will coordinate and oversee all events on campus, calendar coordination, coordinate vendors, and assist the Director of Facilities in all areas of operations.

    The Emery/Weiner School is an independent, college-preparatory middle and high school that offers top-ranked academics, educates the whole child, and inculcates a unique student culture in an environment infused with pluralistic Judaism. Students carry with them the spirit of Tikkun Olam as they pursue an education not only for their own benefit but also to help improve the world in which they live. Our academic program encompasses traditional and progressive methods. While we stress the development of traditional academic skills, we also engage in experiential learning outside the walls of the classroom. Our culture is one that empowers students, instilling a sense of responsibility that extends to the outside community. The result is a learning partnership in which students feel a sense of ownership in the institution and — more importantly — graduate with a profound sense of self and moral self-reliance.
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  • Substitute Teacher

    Job Summary:
    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.

    The Emery/Weiner School is an independent, college-preparatory middle and high school that offers top-ranked academics, educates the whole child, and inculcates a unique student culture in an environment infused with pluralistic Judaism. Students carry with them the spirit of Tikkun Olam as they pursue an education not only for their own benefit but also to help improve the world in which they live. Our academic program encompasses traditional and progressive methods. While we stress the development of traditional academic skills, we also engage in experiential learning outside the walls of the classroom. Our culture is one that empowers students, instilling a sense of responsibility that extends to the outside community. The result is a learning partnership in which students feel a sense of ownership in the institution and — more importantly — graduate with a profound sense of self and moral self-reliance.
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  • Upper School English Teacher

    Job Title: Upper School English Teacher
    Reports to: Head of Upper School
    Classification: Exempt
    Status: Full-Time
    Date: August 2022

    Job Summary:

    The teaching assignment will include five sections of Upper School English, along with other student life and chaperoning duties. A strong candidate will have a minimum of three to five years of teaching experience in high school level English courses; an advanced degree, advanced courses teaching experience and/or independent school experience are preferred. A strong candidate must have 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. Coaching experience would be considered a plus.

    The Emery/Weiner School is an independent, college-preparatory middle and high school that offers top-ranked academics, educates the whole child, and inculcates a unique student culture in an environment infused with pluralistic Judaism. Students carry with them the spirit of Tikkun Olam as they pursue an education not only for their own benefit but also to help improve the world in which they live. Our academic program encompasses traditional and progressive methods. While we stress the development of traditional academic skills, we also engage in experiential learning outside the walls of the classroom. Our culture is one that empowers students, instilling a sense of responsibility that extends to the outside community. The result is a learning partnership in which students feel a sense of ownership in the institution and — more importantly — graduate with a profound sense of self and moral self-reliance.
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The Emery/Weiner School

A private, college-preparatory middle and high school serving grades 6-12. 
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