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We want to meet you

Sanford is always looking for talented faculty and staff. We encourage candidates to send us their resume and cover letter throughout the calendar year. Often we do not know which subject areas/grade levels will be open for any given year, however, Sanford welcomes the opportunity to meet you.

Please send your materials to: positions@sanfordschool.org

Employment Opportunities

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  • US STEM Teacher

    This position will teach Physics, Engineering, and Woodworking. Interested candidates should send a letter of application addressing qualifications for the position, the names of at least three references, and a complete resume to: positions@sanfordschool.org attn: Mark Anderson, Head of School, Sanford School, 6900 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, DE 19707. Please, refrain from calling.
  • Assistant Director of College Counseling

    Sanford School seeks qualified candidates for an opening for an Assistant Director of College Counseling. Sanford, a PreK-12 independent day school in Hockessin, Delaware, just west of Wilmington and south of Philadelphia, enrolls roughly 625 students, 275 in the Upper School. The Assistant Director of College Counseling works closely with and under the supervision of the Director of College Counseling to serve the needs of the school's student body in navigating the college search process in alignment with the School's core tenets.

    Specific responsibilities of the Assistant Director of College Counseling include, but are not limited to:
    • Working directly with between 30-40 students and their families in their 11th & 12th grade years to support their college search process
    • Working with the Director to present appropriate special programming to support the College Counseling office and the School's families
    • Writing recommendations letters for students to whom the counselor has been assigned
    • Serving as a school advisor to a group of 10-12 students and acting as primary point person for those students' families regarding the students' holistic experience at Sanford
    • Managing the College Counseling office's social media platforms
    • Overseeing, with the Director, the Upper School testing program, including AP, PreACT, PSAT 8/9, PSAT/NMSQT, SAT: School Day, and ACT District Testing, as needed
    • Teaching and/or coaching as experience informs
    • Developing and implementing lessons for the School's 11th Grade College Class curriculum
    • Fostering healthy relationships with peers and colleagues both within the school and at other institutions, both secondary and post-secondary
    • Attending conferences and events to further professional development
    • Other duties as assigned
    To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Mr. Casey Zimmer at positions@sanfordschool.org.
  • Substitute Teachers

    Substitute teachers needed for all grade levels. Applicants need to have a teaching background and be available from 7:30 AM–3:300 PM. Candidates may be called on short notice for daily needs or for longer-term assignments. If you are experienced and interested in supporting our team of teaching excellence, please email resume to positions@sanfordschool.org
  • After-School Program Staff Member

    Sanford School is seeking an energetic, flexible and creative individual to work in its after-school program 5-days each week from 2:45 PM–5:15 PM. This program provides after-school care for lower and middle school students on school days (Extended School Days) and during school holidays and breaks (Extended Holidays). The After-School Program staff members are also involved with After School Enrichment Activities (ASEPs).  

    Visit the Before & After-School Care page for more information on our programs.

    Please send a letter of interest and resume to Melissa Bollman at bollmanm@sanfordschool.org
  • Nursing Substitutes

    Sanford School's nurse provides care to our students in PreK through Grade 12. 
    We are looking to build our pool of substitutes for our school nurse position, for both planned and unplanned days off. We are seeking current, licensed RN's with pediatric experience and knowledge of food allergies, asthma and type 1 diabetes care.
    If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity, please contact Jennifer Conway at conwayj@sanfordschool.org.

Our Mission

Sanford School identifies and develops the intellectual and creative talents of a diverse group of students. Within a caring and supportive college preparatory environment, students are encouraged and challenged to achieve their finest in academics, athletics and the arts. Our ultimate goal is to teach students to live humanely within the Sanford community in order to prepare them to meet the demands and responsibilities of the future in the broader world.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Sanford’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is best stated in our board approved Statement of Diversity:

Throughout the school’s history, Sanford has celebrated and respected the unique talents of our community members. We continue to create an inclusive, nurturing environment that instills a healthy respect for differences. Sanford values diversity at our core, including, but not limited to: culture, ethnicity, race, spirituality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, learning styles, socio-economic status, and interests. Check out our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion page for more information.

Our faculty and staff say…

Sanford School is an equal opportunity employer and abides by all federal, state, and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and fair employment practices. The school is committed to employment and personnel policies and practices that provide equal employment and advancement to all qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, age, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender, disability, genetic profile, national origin, ethnic background, sexual orientation, military service or citizenship or other protected category.

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