Classroom Proctor

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Ethical Culture Fieldston School

Published 28 days ago

October 16, 2020

Who we are?

Ethical Culture Fieldston School is a progressive PreK-12 independent school that has been serving students from throughout New York City and the surrounding suburbs since 1878. ECFS offers a rich curriculum in the arts, sciences, and humanities. A co-ed, nonsectarian school, it serves a diverse community of about 1,700 students on two campuses -- one in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, and the other in Manhattan. 

What is essential about working at our school? 

The Ethical Culture Fieldston School has a long history of equity and inclusion deeply rooted in our mission and the educational philosophy of our founder, Felix Adler. We embrace diversity of ancestry, family, identity, culture, and belief and seek a student body and faculty that reflect the pluralism and socio-economic diversity of metropolitan New York. We affirm both our differences and commonalities and strive to balance individuality and community. In keeping with our progressive tradition, we are dedicated to increasing our students’ cultural literacy to help them understand multiple perspectives, and see the world beyond the self. 

We expect members of our community to engage in open dialogue about living and learning in a diverse environment inside and outside the classroom. We see this work, with its creative tensions, as a catalyst for individual and collective growth. On a daily basis, we are committed to making this vision of a democratic, pluralistic and progressive school a reality. 

What are we looking for?

ECFS is seeking proctors to assist in the classrooms, including PE classes. Proctors should be available on an on-call basis to serve as proctors for pre-K-12 grades. Alternatively, some proctors may receive a semi-permanent assignment if needed by the School. Pending this possible need, we may also offer a long-term engagement with a permanent faculty member.

Ethical Culture Fieldston School is seeking personable and enthusiastic professionals who are inspired by working closely with our students and faculty. The ideal candidates will have interest in working in a school, must be available to work in person on campus, some relevant experience with working with students is preferred. Teaching experience is not necessary. 

Proctors are needed for half day or full day pending on the division/grade. Proctors may be assigned to a wide variety of coverage needs. 

Duties may vary but are not limited to: 

  • Assisting with lunch duties
  • Assisting with P.E. classes outside
  • Hallway and study halls monitoring
  • Classroom supervision (not teaching)
  • Assist with student clubs/advisory groups
  • Supporting/monitoring before and after school transitions to/from buses
  • And other related duties as assigned

We provide our proctors with as much advance notice as possible, administrative support, and competitive compensation. 


  • A flexible attitude, punctuality, and a sense of humor are essential. 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, creativity, judgement, initiative and strong sense of humor
  • Ability to interact with children and colleagues of diverse cultural and social backgrounds
  • Comfortable with job flexibility and ambiguity

To be considered for the above mentioned position, please submit a resume, and contact information for three references. Please do not email or call the school directly. 

EEO Info

ECFS is an equal opportunity employer. Our goal is to be a diverse community of professionals that broadly reflects the people of the metropolitan New York City area, our students, and families. We aim to align our hiring process with our mission and institutional goals. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion or religious practices, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national origin, age, ability status, military status, unemployment status or any other category protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws. ECFS takes affirmative action in support of its policy to employ and advance all qualified candidates.

Who we are?

Ethical Culture Fieldston School is a progressive PreK-12 independent school that has been serving students from throughout New York City and the surrounding suburbs since 1878. ECFS offers a rich curriculum in the arts…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule
  • High School Diploma Required
  • Entry level





3901 Fieldston Road, The Bronx, NY 10471

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