Employment Opportunities

Full Time Middle School Science Teacher and Advisor – November to June Maternity Leave

The Willow School is an independent preschool through eighth grade school in Gladstone, NJ. Our students attain academic and intellectual excellence as they also embrace the joy of learning and develop an appreciation for the wonders of the natural world. Students learn in an environment that fosters independent thinking, creativity, self-reliance and integrity.  

The Willow School now has an opening for a full-time Middle School Science teacher and advisor from early November 2017 through the end of the school year in June 2018 (8 months).  We are seeking an enthusiastic, talented, team-oriented teacher to join a highly dedicated team of Middle School teachers. The successful candidate will be one who fully supports the mission of The Willow School in and out of the classroom, and is able to follow our curriculum as well as creating independent lessons as needed.   

The Middle School Science Program is designed to help students better understand their grade level theme by asking and answering essential questions. Each unit includes in-depth presentations and student-led, hands-on activities and experiments. The sixth grade focuses on eight physical science units, while the seventh grade focuses on seven life science units and the eighth grade on eight Earth science units. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Full time Middle School Science Teacher and Advisor
  • Take part in all duties and initiatives of faculty
  • Provide extra help to students outside of class
  • Meet and communicate with parents both formally and informally
  • Provide regular feedback to students

Qualifications:

  • Experience in planning and facilitating student-centered classes at the middle school level
  • Experience with classroom technology  
  • Degree in one branch of Science and/or the education of Science
  • Demonstrated outstanding teamwork and collaboration skills with colleagues
  • Ability to engage with middle school students and their parents
  • NJ Teaching Certificate is preferred but not required
The Willow School is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

Please send cover letter and resume to employment@willowschool.org

Part-time Substitute Teachers

The Willow School, an independent preschool through grade eight school in Gladstone, New Jersey, seeks highly qualified substitute teachers for the 2016-17 school year. Appropriate candidates will join a highly dedicated team of teachers of all grade levels. Our school curriculum centers on ethics, ecology, and excellence. Ideal candidates will resonate with this approach. Previous teaching experience required.

Please send cover letter and resume to employment@willowschool.org

The Willow School seeks to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.