Employment Opportunities

Part-Time Reading Specialist

The Willow School, an independent preschool through grade eight school in Gladstone, NJ, seeks a highly qualified reading specialist for the 2018-19 school year. The appropriate candidate will join a highly dedicated team of homeroom and specials teachers. The ideal candidate will not only be a talented teacher dedicated to improving students’ reading skills, but will also be a solid fit for The Willow School’s mission and community.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Identify students in need of extra help to develop grade-level skills in Language Arts
  • Create and implement individualized programs for identified students, meeting one-on-one with the students in the program
  • Develop and implement a monitoring process for students in the program, working collaboratively with the students’ homeroom and specials teachers
  • Demonstrate outstanding communication with parents, students, and colleagues, particularly as it relates to the progress of the students
  • Maintain confidentiality about students in accordance with state and federal law

Qualifications:

  • Reading Specialist Certificate and Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Education
  • Minimum of three years’ teaching experience preferred
  • NJ Teaching Certificate preferred

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.  

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


Fourth Grade Homeroom Teacher

The Willow School, an independent preschool through grade eight school in Gladstone, NJ, seeks a highly qualified 4thgrade elementary school classroom teacher for the 2018-19 school year. The appropriate candidate will join a highly dedicated team of lower school homeroom and specials teachers. The ideal candidate will not only be a talented elementary school teacher, but will be a solid fit for The Willow School’s mission and community.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Instruct students in reading, writing, math, science, and social studies
  • Integrate core subjects and school-wide foundational themes, such as our virtues program and sustainability
  • Possess knowledge and have experience in project-based learning and systems thinking
  • Collaborate with specials teachers to integrate the curriculum between all disciplines
  • Demonstrate outstanding teamwork and collaboration with all members of the Willow faculty, especially lower school colleagues
  • Demonstrate outstanding communication skills with parents, students, and colleagues
  • Provide extra support to students as needed
  • Fully utilize our 34-acre campus as an instructional resource
  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Childhood or Elementary Education
  • NJ Teaching Certificate preferred

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

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.


Middle School Science Teacher

The Willow School, an independent preschool through grade eight school in Gladstone, NJ, seeks an experienced Science Teacher for a part-time position for the 2018-19 school year.  TWS is looking for teachers committed to professional development, personal growth, and the holistic growth of their students. As part of the middle school team, coordination across four subject areas is critical – Science, Mathematics, English, and Social Studies. The primary responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Teach middle school science (6th, 7th, 8th grades)
  • Serve as an advisor in the middle school
  • Assist in extra-curricular areas of the school

Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience in middle school
  • Bachelor’s Degree in math or a science discipline (Masters preferred)
  • Knowledge of best practices in contemporary science instruction
  • Experience with curriculum development and systems thinking
  • Strong ability to work collaboratively in a team setting
  • Experience with technology integration
  • Experience with differentiated instruction
  • Creativity and resourcefulness in the classroom
  • A commitment to academic excellence and student achievement
  • A strong work ethic and ability to relate to the middle school-aged student
  • Flexibility with methods and modalities in presenting topics

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

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.


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 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.