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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  • 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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  • Judaic Studies Teacher

    Job Title: Judaic Studies Teacher
    Reports to: Division head
    Classification: Exempt
    Status: Full-Time

    The Emery/Weiner School seeks a dynamic, innovative, and collegial Judaic Studies Teacher to join our collaborative faculty. Responsibilities include teaching five sections of Judaics and serving as an advisor as well as participation in student life, coaching, and chaperoning duties according to the experience of the candidate and needs of the school. The ideal applicant is an enthusiastic professional with a broad range of subject knowledge and previous secondary school teaching experience. 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 teacher will also work closely with members of the staff to provide an inspiring and motivational Jewish learning environment. 

    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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  • Middle School Mathematics Teacher

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

    The Emery/Weiner School is seeking a middle school mathematics teacher for the 2022-23 school year. A genuine commitment to middle school education, an interest in innovative approaches to math education, and the ability to work collaboratively with a strong team will be essential in this role. The role also requires a passion for working with middle school students in the classroom, through our experiential learning program, and in other areas of our school.
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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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  • Upper School English Teacher

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

    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.
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  • Upper School Mathematics Teacher

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

    Job Description: The Emery/Weiner School seeks a mathematics teacher qualified to teach upper level mathematics courses for the 2022-23 school year. Joining a veteran team of teachers, the ideal candidate brings a proven track record of outstanding performance teaching mathematics. The candidate has a passion for working with students in the classroom as well as leading them through our experiential learning program and in other areas of our school.
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The Emery/Weiner School

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