Careers at Taft

Careers at Taft

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Faculty member Jeremy LaCasse in the classroomTaft sits on 226 acres of rolling hills, ponds, and historic buildings and venues in Watertown, Connecticut. Our location at the tip of Litchfield County offers easy access to the natural beauty and cultural riches that are the hallmarks of the region.

Taft is a place where faculty and staff members grow professionally, build strong personal relationships, and help shape the future, one student at a time. We consciously work to build a professional community that is diverse in perspectives, talents, backgrounds, and experiences, yet singular in its commitment to preparing young men and women for lives of consequence in an ever-changing and global community. We value rigor, and deliver it with heart.

Teaching Positions

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How to Apply

Candidates for faculty positions should complete the online application at This application process requires you to include a PDF copy of your resume and cover letter.


If you have any questions regarding teaching positions, please contact Dean of Faculty Edie Traina at or 860-945-7980.

If you have any questions regarding the online application process, please contact Christine Grogan at or 860-945-7860.

Open Positions

  • Boys' Head Varsity Squash Coach
  • Girls' Head Varsity Lacrosse Coach
  • Crew Coach
  • Ice Hockey Coach
  • College Counselor
  • French Instructor
  • History Instructor
  • Spanish Instructor
  • Mathematics Instructor
  • Computer Science Instructor

BSTR Teaching Fellowships

Taft is pleased to partner with the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education in offering aspiring teachers the opportunity to earn a Master’s degree in education while completing teaching fellowships on our Watertown, Connecticut campus.

Learn More About Taft Teaching Fellowships

Current Teaching Fellow Openings

No openings at this time.

If you have any questions concerning the Fellowship Program, please contact Eileen Bouffard at or 860-945-7804.

If you have any questions regarding your online application, please contact Christine Grogan at or 860-945-7860.

Non-Teaching Positions

General inquiries about non-teaching employment should be directed to

Chief Financial Officer/Business Manager
Major Gifts Officer

The Taft School is fully accredited by The New England Association of Schools and Colleges. The Taft School is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer in accordance with regulations adopted by the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities. It is the policy of The Taft School to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religious creed, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental retardation, mental disability, or physical disability.