Working at Riverdale

Riverdale is an exciting and rewarding place to work. We have more than 300 employees who help us meet the challenge of our mission every day. 

Great teachers are always learning

Riverdale teachers model the ongoing learning that students experience in their lives.

Learners for life

Riverdale faculty share their stories of lifelong learning.

Riverdale Faculty Guest Teach In South Africa

Six teachers and two students take part in the Sumbandila summer program for high-performing, disadvantaged youth at Ridgeway College in South Africa.


Age Smart Award

In 2018, the Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center presented an Age Smart Employer Award to Riverdale Country School for offering programs to support workers of all ages. 

The Selection Committee took note of the grants established by the Frankel family that allow faculty and staff to explore personal passions during the summer recess.

2018 Age Smart Award Companies

Five Riverdale staff members are featured in this video about companies that promote generational diversity in the workplace and support older employees.

Learn More

Please visit our Job Listings page to see current employment opportunities.

Riverdale Country School

Mind • Character • Community



Lower School
1 Spaulding Lane
Bronx, NY 10471
LS: (718) 549-7780

Middle/Upper School
5250 Fieldston Road
Bronx, NY 10471
MS/US: (718) 549-8810

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Riverdale teaches students to become lifelong learners by fostering "growth" mindsets. Go There ><

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The River Campus offers a spacious, natural setting for our youngest students, inspiring learning and play. Go There >

Riverdale offers "STEAM" (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) teaching to Lower School students. Go There >

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Middle School students explore hands-on learning through the Riverdale Maker program. Go There >

Project Knowmad allows Middle Schoolers to learn in a different way, using NYC as their classroom. Go There >

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Riverdale teaches students to make connections through our interdisciplinary programs. Go There >

The club and activity program encourages students to explore their passions and try new things. Go There >

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About 80 percent of Upper School students participate in athletics. Go There >

Riverdale's Hill Campus has an indoor pool, football stadium, weight room, and 3 playing fields. Go There >

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Riverdale has entry points in Pre-K, Kindergarten, 6th, and 9th Grades. Visit our campus today. Go There >

Approximately 20 percent of Riverdale students receive some level of financial aid. Go There >

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Last year's Annual Fund totaled nearly $5 million in gifts from alumni, parents, and friends of the school. Go There >

Have you included Riverdale in your estate plans? Please let us know and join our expanding group of Hackett Planned Giving Society members today. Go There >

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