Chapin’s faculty is the enduring heart, mind and soul of our school.  Chapin is deeply committed to attracting and retaining teachers of the highest quality.  For when all is said and done, no factor contributes more significantly to the quality of a school’s educational program than the quality of its teachers. 

After-School Program Coordinator

After School Program (ASP) Coordinator 

  Job Description: 

  • Be comfortable engaging with and working around children grades 1 – 8 

  • Assess, enhance and maintain current program by creating a safe and enriching experience for students 

  • Have direct parent and student contact and understand the need for and display diplomacy, professionalism and confidentiality  

  • Responsible for snack program including purchase, preparation with staff assistance and awareness of allergy restrictions working in conjunction with the school nurse 

  • Responsible for front desk duties including, but not limited to, answering phones after school hours, allowing parent access to building, ensuring proper student sign out as students are picked up. 

  • Respond in a timely fashion to all inquiries regarding the program 

  • Manage and resolve student discipline issues and parent complaints in accordance with Chapin policy 

  • Keep accurate records of all incidents, injuries and communications and provide written report of any issues 

  • Personally supervise the day to day operation from 2:45 p.m. to 6:00 pm or until the last student is picked up 

  • Keep accurate accounting of student hours and electronically submit to Business Office on weekly basis 

  • Oversee staff regarding duties and proper conduct 

  • Work with Business Office to develop annual budget and work within the parameters of approved budget   


  • High School Graduate, college degree preferred 

  • Prior work experience leading similar program 

  • Candidate must be able to display organizational skills 

  • Must be proficient with all forms of electronic communication and be able to prepare Google, Excel and Word documents  

  • Ability to lift 20 lbs 

Pre-School After-School Assistant

Preschool Afternoon Assistant

Chapin School, a coeducational three-year-old through eighth-grade independent school located in Princeton, NJ, seeks an energetic, caring, and collaborative Preschool Assistant to join our afternoon preschool team. Chapin is committed to each child’s academic, emotional, ethical, creative and social development through inquiry-based, experiential learning activities that fully engage our students in the collaborative learning process. 

Candidates are able to:

Nurture the natural curiosity of young learners.

Be flexible with colleagues and students.

Communicate with families.

Demonstrate knowledge of the special developmental stages of 3, 4, and 5 year old children.

High School degree required. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience working with young students in an enriching school environment. Hours are Monday to Friday 2:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. on days school is in session.  For the continuity of our young students, we are looking for a candidate who is available all 5 days. 

 To apply, please, submit via email, your cover letter, resume and three references. Please address communications to Patty Holmes and send to Karen Hepburn at khepburn@chapinschool.org. No telephone inquiries, please. All submissions will be acknowledged upon receipt, and those candidates who best match the qualifications will receive an interview.

Chapin School is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunities. The school and its representatives adhere to the laws governing hiring practices. Fair and consistent practices are followed for every applicant

How to Apply

To apply for an open position at Chapin,  send a letter, resume, and three professional references to Karen Hepburn. Chapin welcomes candidates who would add to the diversity of our school community.

Karen Hepburn
Chapin School
4101 Princeton Pike
Princeton, NJ 08540