Experience the Difference
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 College Counseling

    Job Title: Associate Director of College Counseling
    Reports to: Director of College Counseling
    Classification: Exempt
    Status: Full-Time
    Start Date: August 2023

    The Emery/Weiner School seeks a dynamic, innovative, and collaborative Associate Director of College Counseling to join our College Counseling Department. Responsibilities for this position include providing comprehensive college counseling services to Upper School students; building strong relationships with students, parents, and colleges/universities; collaborating on student and parent programming; and managing all aspects of students’ college application processes. Additional responsibilities include participation in student life (e.g. club sponsorship), supervisory duties, and school trip chaperoning/facilitation according to the experience of the candidate and needs of the school. 

    A strong candidate will have a minimum of five to seven years of college counseling experience and a desire to work in a progressive, student-centered independent school that values kindness, honesty, and hard work. An outstanding candidate will demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, close attention to detail, and strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills. 
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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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  • Upper School Judaic Studies Teacher

    Job Title: Upper School Judaic Studies Teacher
    Reports to: Head of the Upper School
    Classification: Exempt
    Start Date: Immediately or August 2023

    The Emery/Weiner School seeks a dynamic, innovative, and collegial Judaic Studies teacher to join our collaborative faculty. Responsibilities for this position include teaching at least five sections of Judaics courses and serving as a homeroom Advisor. Additional responsibilities include participation in student life (e.g. club sponsorship), participation in Jewish Life programming, supervisory duties, and school trip chaperoning/facilitation according to the experience of the candidate and needs of the school. This position may involve teaching Tanach, Rabbinics, Jewish history and/or philosophy, with a focus on how the views of tradition inform aspects of our lives today. The Judaics teacher will also work closely with members of the Judaics department to provide an inspiring and motivational Jewish learning environment. 

    The ideal applicant is an enthusiastic professional with a broad range of subject knowledge and previous high school teaching experience. A strong candidate will 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.


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  • Upper School Learning Support Specialist

    Job Title: Upper School Learning Support Specialist
    Reports to: Assistant Head of Upper School
    Classification: Exempt
    Status: Full-Time
    Start Date: Immediately or August 2023

    The Emery/Weiner School seeks a dynamic, innovative, and collegial Learning Support Specialist to join our collaborative Student Support Team. Responsibilities for this position include supporting students with documented learning differences by providing intervention and remediation; supporting teachers in their efforts to encourage success for students with varied learning needs within the classroom; working with parents, students, and outside professionals in order to better support students.  Additional responsibilities include participation in student life (e.g. club sponsorship), supervisory duties, and school trip chaperoning/facilitation according to the experience of the candidate and needs of the school. 

    The ideal applicant is an enthusiastic professional with a broad range of content knowledge and previous experience working with high school students. A strong candidate will have a minimum of three to five years of Learning Support experience and a desire to work in a progressive, student-centered independent school that values kindness, honesty, and hard work. An outstanding candidate will demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, close attention to detail, and strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills. 
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  • Upper School Social Sciences Teacher

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

    The Emery/Weiner School seeks a dynamic, innovative, and collegial Social Sciences teacher to join our collaborative faculty. Responsibilities for this position include teaching at least five sections of Social Sciences courses and serving as a homeroom Advisor. Additional responsibilities include participation in student life (e.g. club sponsorship), supervisory duties, and school trip chaperoning/facilitation according to the experience of the candidate and needs of the school. This position may involve teaching World History, United States History, Government, Speech & Debate, Economics, and/or Model United Nations, with a focus on teaching using a critical thinking lens.

    The ideal applicant is an enthusiastic professional with a broad range of subject knowledge and previous high school teaching experience. A strong candidate will 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.
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  • Athletics Coaches

    The Emery/Weiner School is seeking coaches for the 2023-24 school year. The applicant should have knowledge of the sport, enjoy working with young people, and have good organization/communication skills. 

    • Program Head Girls Lacrosse
    • Program Head Boys Soccer
    • Program Head Golf Coach
    • Boys Lacrosse Coach
    • Baseball Coach
    • Tennis Coach
    • Softball Coach
    • Volleyball Coach
    • Football Coach
    • Track & Field - Jumps Coach (*22-23 Position Still Opened)
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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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The Emery/Weiner School

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