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About Chapin School

Chapin is a 210-student age-three through eighth grade, co-educational school in Princeton, New Jersey. Celebrating its 90th year, the school has an excellent academic reputation and outstanding secondary school placement record.

Chapin School’s Mission

Chapin is dedicated to the belief that lifelong habits of the mind and heart are formed in the elementary and middle school years. Chapin provides a richly textured education that inspires academic achievement and builds strength of character. Within a diverse, caring, and supportive community, we prepare our students to meet the future with skill, confidence, determination and generosity of spirit.


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. 

How to Apply
Chapin is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks a diverse and broad spectrum of qualified candidates. To apply for an open position at Chapin, send a letter, resume, and three professional references to Karen Hepburn at or to the person mentioned in the job description. Chapin welcomes candidates who would add to the diversity of our school community.

Open Positions