Porter's Policies

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  • Non-Discrimination in Admission

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  • Non-Discrimination in Hiring

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  • Sexual Harassment

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Miss Porter's School is a member of SPHERE, a consortium of eleven Hartford-area independent schools committed to broadening diversity of our student bodies, administration, faculty and staff. SPHERE schools do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin in the administration of their hiring, education and admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other school administered programs.


Located in Farmington, Connecticut Miss Porter's School is an all-girls boarding and day school, enrolling 320 students in grades nine - 12. Since 1843, Miss Porter's School has partnered tradition with innovation to provide a superior education to young women. Our mission is to educate young women to become informed, bold, resourceful and ethical global citizens. We expect our graduates to shape a changing world.

In accordance with applicable law, Miss Porter's School does not discriminate against any individual based on age, ancestry, color, genetic information, learning disability, marital status, past or present history of mental disability, national origin, physical disability, race, religious creed, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status.

Porter's is a rigorous college preparatory school, committed to excellence in the classroom. The salary and benefits package is competitive with other NAIS schools and is commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the candidates; housing may also be provided.

Current Openings

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  • Chief Advancement Officer

    Posted January 25, 2016
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  • Director of Annual Fund

    Posted October 30, 2015
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  • Director of Wellness

    Posted October 14, 2015
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  • Intern Positions in Chemistry or French (PENN Residency Master’s in Teaching)

    Posted November 16, 2015
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  • History Teacher

    Posted November 18, 2015
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  • Principal Gifts Officer

    Posted June 22, 2015
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  • Faculty Positions

    Miss Porter's School accepts applications on an ongoing basis for teaching positions in English, French, Latin, Spanish, history, art history, science, mathematics, visual and performing arts, and computer science. Please submit your materials to careers@missporters.org. You will be notified if your application and qualifications match a position opening.

    Classroom responsibilities involve four or five courses per academic year and faculty members are expected to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the school and share some dormitory and residential school responsibilities. Qualifications for all teaching positions, therefore, include a demonstrated interest in coaching or coordinating extra-curricular activities and a willingness to fulfill evening and weekend duties.Bachelor's degree required for all faculty positions; Master's preferred.

Penn Residency Master's in Teaching

The University of Pennsylvania's Penn Residency Master's in Teaching program is a groundbreaking collaboration between the Penn Graduate School of Education and a consortium of the nation's leading Boarding Schools. The program provides aspiring teachers an opportunity to receive a master's degree in education in concert with the exceptional fellowship programs offered by each school.

If you are interested, please contact careers@missporters.org. Please include PRMT in the subject line of your email.

For more information about the program, visit http://www.gse.upenn.edu/boarding