Job Opportunities

Welcome to The Ethel Walker School, a diverse and inclusive community dedicated to educating and empowering girls in grades six through 12. Learn more about academics, arts, athletics, and student life at Walker’s.

Job openings are posted below. All positions require that the successful candidate is committed to an all-girls boarding and day school, and wishes to be a part of an inclusive and welcoming community.

As a residential boarding school, Walker’s serves as a second home to many of our students. We embrace an “all-in” approach, meaning that we are here for them 24/7, providing an environment in which they feel safe, supported, and engaged.

Teaching faculty impact our students’ lives in multiple ways inside and outside of the classroom. All teaching faculty are required to serve as student advisor, and fulfill other duties as assigned which could include coaching, leading student activities, or mentoring an academic club. Faculty residing on campus are also expected to participate in extra-curricular and residential programming, and are required to obtain a public passenger endorsement for their drivers' licenses.

Current Openings

English Teacher

The Ethel Walker School, a boarding and day school for girls in grades 6 - 12 located in Simsbury, CT, is seeking a full time English teacher. Candidates should have a BA degree in either English or a closely related field. Preference will be given to those candidates with advanced degrees (MA, PhD) in English or Education / Teaching and who have some experience in the classroom. No certification is required.

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Full Time Theatre/Music Teacher

The Ethel Walker School is seeking a Middle School theatre and music teacher. The position involves directing a Middle School musical or play, teaching theatre performance fundamentals, as well as various teaching and directing duties within the music program. Both vocal and instrumental experience is preferred.

Other responsibilities include: attending faculty meetings; attending department meetings; meet with students regularly; communicating regularly with students and their parents about academic progress; meeting deadlines for written comments, grades and other school record keeping; attending all required evening events including family style dinners, faculty meetings, banquets, concerts, and assigned weekend team duties; serving as an academic advisor for four to six upper school students, serving on team duty; weekend activity coverage, approximately six weekends/year; and other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will be required to participate in the life of The Ethel Walker School in ways that are at once typical of boarding school and unique to our close knit community including obtaining a Public Passenger Endorsement on your driver's license in order to be able to transport students in the Walker's minivans and 15 passenger buses. Requires a background check, physical exam, screening and fingerprinting.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter in one pdf document to:

Coaching Positions

The Ethel Walker School offers many inter-scholastic sports for its student body. Many of these teams have teams at various levels, including Varsity, JV, and occasionally Thirds and Middle School teams. Ethel Walker currently has coaching opportunities available in the following sports: field hockey, soccer, basketball and lacrosse.

Experience playing and/or coaching at a high level is required. A strong commitment to providing girls with high quality instruction and coaching as well as modeling a strong balance between athletics, academics and community involvement are important qualities for candidates for this position. To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to Attn: Athletic Director

Please contact us with any inquiries in specific areas and send your resume to

The Ethel Walker School is an equal opportunity employer. We seek candidates who would add to the racial and cultural diversity of the School community and we encourage applications from women. Decisions on employment are made on the basis of individual qualifications.

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